Thursday, June 20, 2013
2 CERN scientists to be honoured by President
Two eminent scientists associated with CERN, the prestigious European laboratory for particle physic...
NIT-T to recruit 120 Assistant Professors
The National Institute of Technology Tiruchi (NIT-T), which is celebrating its Golden Jubilee this y...
60% Japanese oppose govt on nuclear tech export: Poll
Nearly 60 percent of the survey respondents were against Prime Minister Shinzo Abe`s nuclear export ...
Google pledges to donate 5 million dollars to charities to rid web of child porn
Google has vowed to spend a whopping five million dollars to remove child pornography and abuse from...
Now, automated `coach` to help people improve interview skills
New software developed at Massachusetts Institute of Technology can be used to help people practice ...
Now, electric bicycle that can fly
Three Czech Republic companies have teamed up to make a prototype of an electric bicycle that can fl...
Iran failed to live up to its obligations under int’l law: US
US said that Iran has not been able live up to its commitments under international law to prove that...
New sulfur-based battery outperforms traditional lithium-ion technology
The ORNL battery design, which uses abundant low-cost elemental sulfur, also addresses flammability ...
Microsoft enters Myanmar market
Software giant Microsoft has officially announced its entry in Myanmar, partnering with Myanmar Info...
Technology can enable refinement in teaching methodology: Pranab Mukherjee
Asserting that technology can enable refinement in teaching methodology, President Pranab Mukherjee ...
US Army’s new robotic bird drone too realistic
A robotic bird created for the US Army for being used as a miniature spy drone is so convincing that...
Hot Jupiter planets `not regularly consumed by their stars`
Stars have an alluring pull on planets, especially those in a class called hot Jupiters, which are g...
Gesture-recognition technology developed using Wi-Fi signals
A team, led by an Indian researcher, has developed a system which uses radio waves from Wi-Fi to sen...
Wi-Fi signals can recognise human gestures: Researchers
Researchers claim to have found a way to detect and recognise human gestures using only Wi-Fi signal...
Indian tablet PC market grew nearly 3-times in Q1 2013: Study
Both international and home grown companies jointly sold around 3.49 lakh units in the same period a...
Samsung-Apple patent row: Older iPhones, iPads sales banned by trade body
Apple was found to infringe on a patent that relates to 3G wireless technology and the ability to tr...
Lenovo in initial talks over smartphone joint venture
Lenovo would set up a joint venture with Japan's NEC Corp to focus on smartphone manufacturing and d...
Now, GM fungi to produce cheaper biofuel
Researchers are manufacturing genetically modified fungi to produce significantly cheaper bio-fuel.
Facial recognition technology quickly identifies Boston Marathon bombing suspect
Researchers at Michigan State University including an Indian professor were able to quickly identify...
Google to add Galapagos Islands to Street View
The search engine sent trekkers with 42lbs backpacks containing cameras mounted on towers to wander ...
Manufacturing one pair of sneakers emits 30 pounds of CO2
A typical pair of running shoes generates 30 pounds of carbon dioxide emissions, equivalent to keepi...
Iran expands nuke technology: Diplomats
Diplomats say Iran is moving ahead to update a program the West fears could be used to make nuclear ...
4G to debut in Shanghai next month
4G services, which provide mobile users with internet access up to 50 times faster than the current ...
Soon, your hand can be your smartphone!
Researchers are developing a revolutionary new technology that puts the mobile phone on the palm of ...
Tata Management Training Centre, UKTI join hands for UK SMEs
Tata Management Training Centre and UK Trade and Investment (UKTI) have joined hands to mentor and s...
Now, robot bartender to serve cocktails
Scientists have developed a robot that can act as the perfect bartender - from shaking a martini to ...
Students in Ghana launch mini-satellite
Their project might not sound like much: The college students today launched a tiny model of a satel...
SC to hear plea against govt action for online comments
The SC agreed to hear a plea seeking to restrain govt authorities from taking any coercive action ag...
Novel dye could give cleaner pictures of what goes inside cells
Danish chemists have introduced a novel dye that they say have the potential to outperform all fluor...
4G to be passe, Samsung`s 5G is here
Samsung Electronics has claimed that it has found a revolutionary way to transmit data swiftly throu...
Samsung announces 5G breakthrough
South Korean electronic giant Samsung Electronics has successfully tested a super fast fifth generat...
New type of `superwheat` to increase productivity
British scientists have claimed that they have developed a new type of wheat which could increase pr...
Engineering student commits suicide by jumping before train after being ragged
An engineering student allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a train in Thane, on Friday.
Technology transfer institute to come up in Kerala: Chandy
To further scientific advancements in Kerala, the state government will set up a Central-State Insti...
BARC to showcase technological achievements in agriculture and food sciences
India`s premier atomic energy research institution BARC will showcase its achievements in the fields...
Cognizant Q1 Net up 16.6%, maintains yearly revenue outlook
IT services firm Cognizant Wednesday posted 16.6 percent rise in consolidated net profit at USD 284....
`Invisible thread` can help fight fashion pirates
Fashion designers may soon have a new tool in their fight against pirated knockoff garments, thanks ...
Ready to supply next Aakash tablet at Rs 2500 apiece: Datawind
After completing supply of 1 lakh units of Aakash tablets to IIT Bombay for Rs 2,263 apiece, Datawin...
2.97 mn professionals employed in IT-ITeS sector in FY13: Govt
The total number of professionals working in India's USD 100 billion IT-Information Technology Enabl...
Tata tie-up with Tel Aviv University on tech innovations
Tata Industries and Ramot at Tel Aviv University (TAU), have entered into a strategic memorandum of ...
Tata Steel to shut UK technology centres, job cuts expected
A source told 'The Sunday Times' that Tata Steel may then shift this research to the Netherlands and...
Now, turn your desk into touchscreen with new tech
Scientists have developed a new technology that can enable you to turn almost any surface into a tou...
Monsoon likely to be normal this year: Government
The country is expected to have normal monsoon this year with overall rainfall of 98 per cent, news ...
`Knock-off jihadis` can`t break American spirit: Joe Biden
US Vice President Joe Biden has described the two Boston Marathon bombers as twisted, perverted, cow...
Motivations behind Pinterest activities: Study
Gender plays significant roles among Pinterest users, a recent study has revealed.
Asus FonePad tablet to be launched in India on April 24
Taiwanese technology giant, Asus will launch its 7-inch Android tablet- FonePad in India on April 24...
Wipro slumps over 11%; m-cap dips Rs 7,712 cr post earnings
After making a weak opening, shares of the company further lost 11 percent to Rs 328 on the BSE, in ...
Boston bombings suspect captured, brother killed
A Chechen-origin teenager suspected to be behind the deadly Boston bombings was on Saturday captured...
FBI at US home of sister of Boston bomb suspects
The FBI is at the New Jersey home of the sister of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
Boston bombing suspects not connected with Chechnya: Official
Two brothers identified as suspects in Boston marathon bombings grew up in Russia`s Chechnya but hav...
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