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Google bails on floating 'interactive space'

Last Updated: Saturday, August 02, 2014, 02:50

Google confirmed that it was selling an enormous floating barge being converted into a space for showing off and learning about technology.

Efficient solar cells are a step closer

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 22:21

The more light a solar panel`s active elements absorb, the more power it produces. So, researchers have now replaced a two-step process for producing black silicon - highly efficient materials that reflect almost no light - with one.

Nasscom moots for technology entrepreneurship mission

Last Updated: Sunday, June 08, 2014, 13:13

"Over the last 2-3 years, it (start-ups scene) has really widened. All the key elements of this ecosystem are there in terms of venture capital, private equity, angel investors, mentors," Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar said in a statement.

Smart lifestyle takes centre stage at Asia tech show

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 04:19

Asia`s largest tech trade show will be a battleground for smart innovations when it kicks off in Taiwan Tuesday -- from car systems which warn when you are driving badly to a toothbrush-style camera that films the user`s teeth.

New graphene-type material created

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 15:01

Scientists have created a new material, related to graphene, which has the potential to improve transistors used in electronic devices.

Bitcoin gang nears 300-mark as more virtual currencies sprout

Last Updated: Sunday, May 25, 2014, 12:34

The digital currency club is nearing 300-mark with new entrants such as Yin, Yang, Speed, Love and Silicon Valley coins sprouting unabated, while the market leader 'bitcoin' recovers from tightened regulatory vigil and collapse of its largest trading platform.

Silicon Valley can be created anywhere: Vinod Khosla

Last Updated: Friday, May 16, 2014, 12:17

Silicon Valley: Observing that Silicon Valley is not so much a place as a state of mind, Indian- American billionaire venture capitalist Vinod Khosla believes it can be created anywhere by out of the box thinking.

Indian-American millionaire beats girlfriend 117 times, but ducks jail

Last Updated: Friday, April 25, 2014, 20:52

Gurbaksh Chahal, India-born CEO of RadiumOne, a Silicon Valley company focusing on real-time advertising across web, mobile and Facebook, has dodged jail time even after beating his girlfriend 117 times.

Gen next plastic computers closer to reality

Last Updated: Thursday, April 17, 2014, 12:49

Scientists have developed a new technique that brings inexpensive computers, cell phones and other systems that substitute flexible plastic for silicon chips one step closer to reality.

Apple and Samsung to renew patent battle in US court

Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 15:27

Apple and Samsung will return to federal court in the heart of Silicon Valley Monday for a new round in their seemingly perpetual patent war.

How Facebook avoided Google`s fate in talent poaching lawsuit

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 05:02

Facebook Inc emerged as one of the biggest Silicon Valley companies to have resisted rivals` entreaties to stop poaching each other`s employees.

AAP launches online platform in US to tap grassroot support

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 21:47

Aam Aadmi Party`s US chapter has launched a unique online platform that it expects to be a game changer in the upcoming general elections by tapping into popular support from inside and outside India.