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  • Google's experimental Dart language seeks to speed up Android apps 3 days ago

    New Delhi: For 20 years, Google's non-game Android apps have been written in Java and now Google aims to change that with a new language that will focus on speed and responsiveness. The new language, as part of the Dart on Android project, dubbed Sky, is an open source experiment to...
  • AirAsia crash: Divers retrieve more bodies, raising total to 100 February 7, 2015

    Jakarta: Indonesian divers have recovered several more bodies from December's AirAsia crash, including one from the jet's cockpit, bringing the total number of victims retrieved to 100, an official said on Saturday. The Airbus A320-200 crashed into the Java Sea on December 28 while flying from Surabaya, Indonesia's second-largest city,...
  • Indonesia resumes search for AirAsia crash victims February 1, 2015

    Jakarta: Indonesian rescuers on Sunday resumed their search for 86 victims still missing from the AirAsia plane that crashed on December 28 with 162 people on board, an official said. National search and rescue agency chief Bambang Soelistyo last week said search and rescue teams were being given two days'...
  • New attempt to lift AirAsia jet's fuselage fails as rope snaps January 25, 2015

    Jakarta/Singapore: A fresh attempt to lift the sunken fuselage of the doomed AirAsia plane from the Java Sea on Sunday failed when a wire rope snapped after the wreckage reached the surface of the water, Indonesian officials said. Efforts to lift the fuselage or the main section of the Airbus...
  • Indonesian divers recover bodies from near crashed AirAsia jet fuselage January 22, 2015

    Aboard KRI Banda Aceh: Indonesian divers on Thursday found six bodies near the fuselage of an AirAsia jet that crashed last month into the Java Sea, but were unable to enter the wreckage where most of the victims are believed to be trapped, a navy official said. Days of rough weather...
  • AirAsia plane climbed too fast, then disappeared, says Indonesia January 20, 2015

    Jakarta: An AirAsia plane that crashed last month with 162 people on board was climbing at an abnormally high rate, then plunged and suddenly disappeared from radar, Indonesia's transport minister said on Tuesday. Ignasius Jonan told Parliament that radar data showed the Airbus A320 was climbing at about 6,000 feet a...
  • No evidence so far of terrorism in AirAsia crash, says Indonesia January 19, 2015

    Jakarta: Indonesian investigators said on Monday they had found no evidence so far that terrorism played a part in the crash of an AirAsia passenger jet last month that killed all 162 people on board. Andreas Hananto said that his team of 10 investigators at the National Transportation Safety Committee (NTSC)...
  • Sea conditions prevent divers from reaching AirAsia fuselage January 18, 2015

    Pangkalan Bun: High waves and strong currents in the Java Sea again prevented Indonesian navy divers from accessing the fuselage and what is believed to be the cockpit from the AirAsia plane that crashed three weeks ago, officials said. A team of 15 navy divers tried to get to the wreckage...
  • Cockpit voice recorder recovered from crashed AirAsia jet, says official January 13, 2015

    Jakarta: Divers retrieved the cockpit voice recorder from the wreck of an AirAsia passenger jet on Tuesday, MetroTV said quoting a transport official, a key piece of evidence for investigators to determine the cause of the crash that killed 162 people. The cockpit voice recorder, which records conversations between the pilots...
  • AirAsia jet's black box found, to be retrieved on Monday January 11, 2015

    Jakarta/Singapore: The crucial black box of the crashed AirAsia jet was today found in the Java Sea stuck under debris from the plane's fuselage and will be retrieved on Monday as the major breakthrough in the search raised hopes of unravelling the mystery of the crash soon. Indonesia's Directorate General...
  • Indonesian search team raises tail of crashed AirAsia plane, no black box found January 11, 2015

    Indonesia: Indonesian search and rescue teams raised on Saturday the tail of an AirAsia passenger jet that crashed nearly two weeks ago with the loss of all 162 people on board, but have yet to locate the black box flight recorders. Indonesia AirAsia Flight QZ8501 lost contact with air traffic control...
  • Indonesian military chief heads to monitor the marine salvage after tail of missing AirAsia QZ8501 found January 8, 2015

    Indonesia: Indonesian Armed Forces Commander General Moeldoko said he is heading to Pangkalan Bun, the centre of the search and rescue operation, to supervise the risky salvage of the crashed AirAsia jet. "Today I'm going again to Pangkalan Bun to supervise the salvage of AirAsia8501 and to support my troops who...
  • AirAsia crash: Tail section found in Java Sea, black boxes still missing January 7, 2015

    Jakarta/Singapore: The tail section of the AirAsia flight that went down more than a week ago was found on Wednesday in the Java Sea, raising hopes that the plane's black boxes might soon be recovered to determine the cause of the mysterious crash. "We have found the tail that has...
  • Crashed AirAsia jet's pilots did not get weather inputs: Reports January 5, 2015

    Jakarta: AirAsia Indonesia allegedly violated standard procedures which resulted in the pilots of the airline's doomed plane not receiving a required weather report before takeoff, a media report has said citing leaked official documents. The Jakarta Post reported that the leaked documents have given rise to allegations that AirAsia Indonesia violated...
  • Divers resume search for victims and fuselage of AirAsia QZ8501 jet January 5, 2015

    Indonesia: The weather improved on Monday and divers will attempt again to locate large objects on the ocean floor believed to be the fuselage of the AirAsia flight that crashed more than one week ago, killing all 162 on board. At least five ships with equipment that can detect the plane's...
  • Relatives mourn as recovery of bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 begins December 31, 2014

    It was a heartbreaking day for the families of those on board AirAsia flight 8501 as remains of the plane were discovered. Little Angela posted a heartbreaking message on social media saying 'Papa, come home. I still need you'. ...
  • Sea bed sonar image believed to be that of missing AirAsia plane December 31, 2014

    Indonesia: A sonar image showing a large, dark object on the sea bed is believed to be a missing AirAsia plane, an official with Indonesia's search and rescue agency said on Wednesday after bodies and debris were found in the area. Ships and planes have been scouring the Java Sea for...
  • Bad weather hampers search for AirAsia QZ8501 wreckage after 3 more bodies, debris found December 31, 2014

    Indonesia: Ships and planes resumed the search for wreckage, bodies and black boxes of a doomed AirAsia plane on Wednesday after Indonesian rescuers found several bodies and debris floating in shallow waters off the coast of Borneo. However, 2-3 metres (6-9 ft) waves and winds prevented divers from searching the crash...
  • Wreckage, bodies might hold clues in AirAsia QZ 8501 crash December 31, 2014

    New York: With search teams pulling debris and bodies from AirAsia Flight 8501 out of the Java Sea, attention now shifts to the investigation to determine what happened as the jet was heading from Surabaya, Indonesia, to Singapore. The most important piece of evidence will be the flight-data and cockpit-voice recorders....
  • Searchers resume hunt for bodies from AirAsia jet QZ8501 December 31, 2014

    Pangkalan: A massive hunt for the 162 victims of AirAsia Flight 8501 resumed in the Java Sea on Wednesday, focusing on an area of the aqua-colored waters where the first bodies and debris were located a day earlier. But wind, strong currents and high surf hampered recovery efforts as distraught...
  • Live: More than 40 bodies of AirAsia QZ8501 victims recovered from Java sea, confirms Indonesian Navy December 30, 2014

    Several pieces of debris have been spotted floating in the sea off Borneo island which have been confirmed to be of the missing AirAsia jetliner. AirAsia Flight 8501 disappeared from radar over the Java Sea near Belitung island. ...
  • Indonesia expands search for missing AirAsia jet, US sends warship December 30, 2014

    Jakarta: Countries around Asia on Tuesday stepped up the search for an AirAsia plane carrying 162 people that is presumed to have crashed in shallow waters off the Indonesian coast, with Washington also sending a warship to help find the missing jet. Soelistyo, head of Indonesia's search and rescue agency, told...
  • 12 dead, nearly 100 missing in Indonesian landslide: Official December 13, 2014

    Jemblung: A landslide triggered by torrential downpours has killed at least 12 people and left nearly 100 others missing on Indonesia's main island of Java, an official said. Hundreds of rescuers were digging through mud and rubble after the landslide buried scores of houses in Jemblung village in central Java...
  • Indonesia: 21 die, 74 go missing in boat capsize September 27, 2013

    A boat carrying asylum seekers heading to Australia sank in the waters off West Java in Indonesia on Friday, killing at least 21 people and leaving 74 others missing, a local military officer said. The boat carrying 120 people from Pakistan and Lebanon was hit and pushed by huge waves in...
  • Oracle fixes 42 holes in Java to revive security confidence April 17, 2013

    San Francisco: Oracle Corp released a major security update on Tuesday for the version of Java programming language that runs inside Web browsers to make it a less popular target for hackers. The patch fixes 42 vulnerabilities within Java, including "the vast majority" of those that have been rated as the...
  • First Facebook, then Apple and now Microsoft's computers hacked February 23, 2013

    Seattle: Microsoft said on Friday a small number of its computers, including some in its Mac software business unit, were infected with malware, but there was no evidence of customer data being affected and it is continuing its investigation. The world's largest software company said the security intrusion was "similar" to...
  • Hackers who targeted Facebook attack Apple, infect Macs February 20, 2013

    Boston: Apple was recently attacked by hackers who infected Macintosh computers of some employees, the company said Tuesday in an unprecedented disclosure describing the widest known cyber attacks targeting Apple computers used by corporations. Unknown hackers infected the computers of some Apple workers when they visited a website for software developers...
  • Facebook describes how the hacking incident happened February 16, 2013

    San Francisco: Facebook is getting an unwelcome look at the shady side of the hacking culture that CEO Mark Zuckerberg celebrates. Intruders recently infiltrated the systems running the world's largest online social network but did not steal any sensitive information about Facebook's more than 1 billion users, according to a blog...
  • Apple blocks Java on Macs due to security threat February 1, 2013

    New York: Some Mac users were taken by surprise on Thursday as their computers stopped running programs written using the Java programming language after Apple blocked Java due to security problems. Java allows programmers to write a wide variety of Internet applications and other software programs and run them on most...
  • Oracle says Java is fixed; US says Java still risky January 15, 2013

    Los Angeles: Oracle Corp. said Monday it has released a fix for the flaw in its Java software that raised an alarm from the US Department of Homeland Security last week. Even after the patch was issued, the federal agency continued to recommend that users disable Java in their Web...