15 browser extension essentials you need to go online

You can’t navigate the web without these add-ons. Image: getty / mashable Editors independently select all products and services featured here. If you buy something through our links, we may receive a commission. By Sasha Lekach2019-12-09 14:06:00 UTC Essentials Week spotlights unexpected items that make our daily lives just a little bit better. The right…

India’s ruling party accused of running deceptive Twitter campaign to gain support for a controversial law

Bharatiya Janata Party, the ruling party in India, has been accused of running a highly deceptive Twitter campaign to trick citizens into supporting a controversial law. First, some background: The Indian government passed the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA) last month that eases the path of non-Muslim minorities from the neighboring Muslim-majority nations of Afghanistan, Bangladesh…

Satellite constellations: Astronomers warn of threat to view of Universe

Image copyright Marco Langbroek/SatTrackCam Leiden Image caption Astronomers are concerned that the bright satellites could hinder their research Astronomers are warning that their view of the Universe could be under threat. From next week, a campaign to launch thousands of new satellites will begin in earnest, offering high-speed internet access from space.But the first fleets…

SpaceX to cap transitional year with launch, poised for big things in 2020

Ready to go to GTO — Fairing reuse, Starlink trains, and Starship testing marked big moments in 2019. Eric Berger – Dec 16, 2019 3:15 pm UTC Enlarge / The Falcon 9 rocket launching Monday has flown twice previously, including this July launch to the International Space Station.SpaceX7:20pm ET Monday Update: SpaceX launched its 13th…

The Army Bans TikTok

Happy New Year! Well, it was for a day or two, anyway. But after the US assassinated Iranian military leader Qasem Soleimani in a drone strike, experts warned that the likely retaliation could include disruptive cyberattacks, along with more traditional strikes. It’s an alarming start to the year, especially as tensions continue to escalate.Elsewhere in…