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Google has just made a shocking announcement about shutting down Google+, the social network that was launched to compete Facebook. According to the company, Google+ failed to get user attention and over 90% of the user sessions created for no more than five seconds. Google+’s API was also accused of some security concerns recently so instead of making Google+ more secure, they decided to halt it.
In March 2018, a bug was discovered in a Google+’s API that was making it possible to access data of private Google+ profiles. The data fields that were accessible are the name, gender, age, occupation, and email. Google did not inform its user initially and as per the company, they cannot confirm which users were impacted.
Google+ will still be available for Enterprise users as Google says that Google+ is the best product as an internal social network. Google is also planning to announce new Google+ products that will be based on their Enterprise customers …
Researchers say font, which slants to the left and has gaps in each letter, can aid recall.
Australian researchers say they have developed a new tool that could help students cramming for exams – a font that helps the reader remember information.
Melbourne-based RMIT University’s behavioural business lab and design school teamed up to create “Sans Forgetica”, which they say uses psychological and design theories to aid memory retention.
About 400 university students have been involved in a study that found a small increase in the amount participants remembered – 57% of text written in Sans Forgetica compared with 50% in a plain Arial.
Three members of the Expedition 56 crew returned safely to Earth Thursday from the International Space Station, where they spent months providing hands-on support for scientific research in low-Earth orbit, working to keep the orbiting laboratory fully operational, and performing three spacewalks.
NASA astronauts Drew Feustel and Ricky Arnold, and cosmonaut Oleg Artemyev of the Russian space agency Roscosmos landed at 7:44 a.m. EDT (5:44 p.m. in Kazakhstan) southeast of the remote town of Zhezkazgan in Kazakhstan.
The crew completed hundreds of experiments during its 197-day expedition in space. Highlights included an investigation to study ultra-cold quantum gases using the first commercial European facility for microgravity research, and a system that uses surface forces to accomplish liquid-liquid separation…