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India's fastest supercomputer established at Pune's IITM
Union minister for science and technology Harsh Vardhan on Monday dedicated India's fastest and first "multi-petaflops" supercomputer to the nation here. Petaflops is a measure of a computer's...
Facebook introduced 'Disaster Maps' feature in India which respond more effectively to natural disasters
Facebook has partnered with the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and a non-profit body, SEEDS in India, to offer tools to these agencies to help them respond more effectively to natural...
'ElectroShoe': This brilliant idea came to Siddharth’s mind after the Nirbhaya incident took place
Women safety has become one of the major concerns of our nation now a days. Keeping it in his mind, a 17-year-old boy Siddharth Mandala uses concepts of physics and learned a few basic coding skills...
With 180% growth, Chinese smartphone vendors set to wipe out Indian brands
Chinese vendors captured 49% of the Indian mobile phone handset market in the first quarter of 2017 -- a 180 per cent (year-on-year) revenue growth -- threatening to wipe out domestic players from...
Meet Cito: This smartwatch can move in five directions
If you love flaunting a smartwatch on your wrist, here's a new one that can rotate, hinge, translate, rise and orbit, and is "smart" in every sense of the word. The prototype, named Cito, can...
‘Sumo T3000’: One charge can keep the phone running for 50 days
Jivi Mobiles on Friday launched a new feature phone “Sumo T3000” with a powerful 3600 mAh battery that claims to keep the phone charged up to 50 days. Priced at Rs. 1,490, the device comes with 2.8-...
Satya Nadella launches 'Project Sangam': Aimed at employing and empowering low-skilled workers
In a big push for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Skill India initiative, Microsoft's Indian-born CEO Satya Nadella on Wednesday launched " Project Sangam " to help the government not only train but...
Nokia launches MIKA, a digital assistant to help Telecom Operators
After Nokia Android phones launched ' Viki ', a personal digital assistant, Nokia has now launched its own digital assistant named ' MIKA ', which is essentially helps telecom operators by providing...
Smartphone sales fall 30% in top 50 Indian cities in Nov: IDC
Smartphone sales in the top 50 Indian cities fell sharply by 30.5 per cent in November 2016 over the previous month, hit by double whammy of liquid cash crunch and cyclical softness post festive...
Over 25 lakh rural citizens adopt digital modes of payments through ‘Digi Dhan Abhiyan’ programme
More than 25 lakh people in rural areas of the country have adopted digital modes of payments through ‘Digi Dhan Abhiyan’ programme, the Ministry of Electronics and IT (MeitY) said on Tuesday. Over...
Total Number of e-Governance Transactions in India crossed 1,000 crores in 2016
The total number of e-governance transactions in the country has increased by 33% and crossed Rs 1,000 crore this year, according to eTaal, the web portal for circulation of e-Transactions statistics...
Drones to transport blood in rural areas soon
Not just pizzas or groceries, drones can one day transport blood for transfusion to hospitals in rural areas — while keeping it safe and intact — in less time. In what is believed to be the first...
Scientists of IIT Kharagpur tested a new Tool which prevents Train Collision
Train journeys could soon be safer as scientists of IIT Kharagpur have successfully tested a new tool for electronic railway interlocking system which prevents trains from colliding into each other...
India to have 1 billion mobile users by 2020: GSMA
India will have almost one billion unique mobile subscribers by 2020 and already now is the worlds second largest smartphone market, overtaking the US in first half of 2016 with an installed base of...
TRAI slapped Fine on Airtel, Vodafone, Idea for denial of interconnection to Jio
The Indian telecom regulator on Friday slapped heavy penalties on three telecom players -- Bharti Airtel, Vodafone India and Idea Cellular -- for not providing sufficient points of interconnections (...
Samsung Galaxy Note 7 is, indeed, the Worst Smartphone launch in recent times
Amid battery explosion fears, Samsung temporarily suspended the production of Galaxy Note 7 smartphone and advised owners not to use the device, both original and the replaced one. " Consumers with...
Interbrand revealed Top 100 Most Valuable Brands in the World
The top 100 brands in the world have been revealed, Apple Inc, Google and Coca-Cola topped the list of the world's 100 most valuable brands in 2016. Apple tops the list, despite iPhone sales falling...
ISRO's Successful SCATSAT-1 Launch: Here’s Why It Is Crucial
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched PSLV's longest flight SCATSAT-1 on Monday. The rocket weighing 320-tonne carried a total of eight satellites and was blasted off...
Modern Day Inventions That Failed To Impress
Last week Tim Cook announced the launch of Apple's latest innovation, the wireless earphones "Air Pods", while several Apple lovers can't wait to try this device, critics are unimpressed. While only...
Why ISRO's GSLV launch is a big deal
India's Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle made its first ever operational flight, taking a two tonne weather communication satellite into space on September 8, 2016. This weather communication...
Is the iPhone 7 really worth the hype?
Apple does it again! Everyone is now talking about the iPhone 7. A gala event, a magical entry and a few exciting new launches thats what every Apple launch is about isn't it? Well this was no...
Crazy Inventions
Towers turning smog into diamonds Well, this certainly looks bizarre but it is actually happening. The aim is to turn a health hazard to thing of beauty. A 7m tall tower sucks up polluted air. This...
Beware Before You Abuse A Child: POSCO e-Box Is Here
We live in an age where most children are seen using smart phone and tabs. This is certainly not a habit to boast about, but the Government has found a good use of these smart phones and tabs. The...
Vending Machines making life easier
A Pizza vending machine makes its debut in a school in San Francisco and the social media is going gaga about it. Cincinnati’s Xavier University teamed up with a French company to make this happen...
Li-Fi: The Future of Information Technology!
We have come a long way ever since Charles Babbage invented the first computer. After innovations like the personal computer, laptop, mouse and the world wide web, the field of Information Technology...
Greatest Inventions by Indian Students
Can you believe this? An engineering student built his own iron man suit and it is definitely an achievement. This Malappuram student was looking to build an exosuit for the military and in heavy...
Technology Meets Sports in Rio Olympics
When you are conducting an event as big as the ongoing Rio Olympics , there is no chance for error. Every second counts. Every move, every action of the atheletes is to be scrutinised. Given the high...
Indian Aircraft AN-32 Goes Missing
Indian Air Force AN-32, carrying military personnel and a few civilians, has gone missing after it took off on Friday morning. The plane was carrying 29 people, who are all feared dead, according to...
Sexting
Cellphones and social networking sites have taken over our lives. We connect over the internet , share, like, tweet our thoughts, but things don't just end there, many of our love lives have also...
Journey To Jupiter: All You Need To Know About NASA’s Juno Mission
After 1,825 days (5 years), NASA’s Juno aircraft reached Jupiter. The NASA not only celebrated Independence but the day will also be marked for Juno that put itself into orbit around Jupiter. The...
Flipkart Most Preferred Online Platform In India: Survey
E-commerce marketplace Flipkart has emerged as country’s most trusted brand and preferred online platform nationwide, according to a study conducted by research firm Red Seer Consulting. The survey...
Why Automatic Mode In Cars Is Hard To Trust
Pressure on auto industries increase as a driver in Florida met with an accident due to the autopilot mode in Tesla Motors Model S car. Now, the auto industries need to ensure that the automated...
Tech Freaks Rejoice, Android Nougat Is Here!
It was a moment every tech lover was waiting for and after a lot of speculation the makers of Android finally revealed the name of its latest operating system 'Android 7.0'. Introducing #...
India Officially Becomes A Member Of MTCR: All You Need To Know
India on Monday officially joined the Missile Technology Control Regime ( MTCR ) as a full member. This development comes three days after its failed NSG bid due to stiff opposition from China and...
Google Launched 'Gboard' Keyboard For Apple Users In India
Online search engine giant Google on Tuesday launched a new keyboard app called ‘Gboard’ for Apple iOS users in India. The app lets users search and send information, GIFs, emojis and more — right...
Tim Peake, Yuri Malenchenko and Tim Kopra
A couple of days ago, three astronauts returned to earth after a six month stint at the International Space Station. These three men, Tim Peake, Tim Kopra and Yuri Malenchenko were part of '...
You’ve Been Reading Something on Facebook Because You Are Impatient
While browsing through Facebook posts, most people would have come across a post from a website called Terribly Tiny Tales. As the name suggests, the post would be just that – a really short story...
Pay Isn't Everything, Indians Prefer 'Ideal' Job: Adobe
Indian office workers are more positive and flexible compared to those surveyed in the US and the UK and half of them would choose to move to their 'ideal'job, even for less pay, says a survey...
Microsoft & Linkedin Join Forces, But Will The Merger Succeed?
It was a takeover that took everyone by surprise. Software Giant Microsoft acquired professional social networking site Linkedin for a whopping $26.2 Billion dollars. This is by far the most...
India's Concern Over Google Street Maps Is Not Completely Irrelevant
Google is doing what it does best - mapping minute details. But this time, it has gone a little over the edge. Why, you ask? It tried to release Google maps in India. While some might think it as a...
Four Newest Elements On Periodic Table Have Now Got Names
Names for the four newly discovered elements - with atomic numbers 113, 115, 117 and 118 - have been proposed as nihonium , moscovium , tennessine and oganesson respectively, IUPAC has announced. In...
India and US agreed to go ahead with the construction of six new nuclear reactors, in India
This one is for all those people who think PM Modi’s foreign visit brings back no yield. In his recent visit to the United States of America , PM Modi met US President Barack Obama. India and U.S...
Isn't It High Time For India To Get Its Own Google?
For people all over the world, Google is the one-stop solution for all their problems. If one wants to know what is Tom Cruise's age, you just need to type "What is Tom Cruise's age" in Google's...
Teenagers Find Social Media 'Likes' As Rewarding As Chocolates
The same brain circuits that are activated by eating chocolate and winning money are activated when teenagers see large numbers of "likes" on their own photos or the photos of peers in a social...
Foxconn Workers Replaced With Robots: What Will Happen To The Employees?
On the squeeze to deliver more and produce personal technology devices to meet the needs of growing markets, companies are trying out new methods to keep the production costs minimal, in order to be...

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