Jul
04
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:11 AM
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Israeli computer science engineer Eden Saig from the Technion University has developed a new machine learning system that can classify sentiments 'hidden' in the text shared on social networks. Saig has been a student of artificial intelligence (AI) and has published a paper titled Sentiment Classification of Texts in Social Networks, under guidance of Prof. Shaul Markovich. The new AI system is intelligent enough to figure out sarcasm, iron and emotions in the text messages.

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Jul
03
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:52 PM
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There are currently two methods to secure online payments made via credit cards. First there is the 3D secure password and then the One Time Password that is sent to your cell phone for every online transaction. Just when you though there could not be any more ways to protect your online financial transactions, MasterCard has started testing a new method of authentication that does not require you to remember any passwords and all you have to do is take a selfie. The way it works is simple....
Jul
03
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 3:37 PM
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Bill Gates and team started Microsoft with a vision to put desktop on every desk and after decades; that vision has come to reality. All over the world, Microsoft powered desktop operating system Windows totally dominates the desktop operating system markets with ~ 91% market share. The report was published by NetMarketShare that puts Windows on the top followed by OSX at ~7% and Linux at third place with ~1% of the entire desktops.

Microsoft knows how important Windows it is for...
Jul
03
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by Radhika at 10:35 AM
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How many times have you been in a situation where you need to create a professional video or animation clip for your product and service and those services aren't readily available in your locality? Startups in India are many a times looking to connect with filmmakers and artists to collaborate for their creative presentations, however they don't get what they need in a hassle-free manner. This is where Nikhilesh Tayal's StagePhod.com comes to the rescue. In November 2014, Nikhilesh founded...
Jul
03
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:54 AM
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When it comes to the world of smartphones, Oukitel isn't just as famous as Apple, Samsung, LG and others. But the company's leaving no stone unturned in getting world's attention. Oukitel is readying a phone that will outlast every other phone in the market when it comes to the battery life. The upcoming Oukitel K10000 boasts of a 10,000 mAh battery. If that doesn't drop your jaw, then keep in mind that your latest smartphone doesn't even come closer to that.

All over the world, the...
Jul
02
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:34 AM
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The Chinese phone maker Xiaomi, popularly known as the the 'Apple' of China, is building the next flagship - Mi5. While the company is closely guarding the hardware and software specs and the feature set Mi5 will have; it can't prevent leaks. The latest leak about the Mi5 specs hints at a powerful hardware+software combo in the making. It also sets the launch date of Mi5 sometime in November this year. Here's all we know about the next one from Xiaomi -

Xiaomi's engineers seem to be working...
Jul
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:14 PM
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Er. Matti Makkonen, the inventor of short messaging service (SMS) is no more. Makkonen was 63 and fighting an illness and took his last breath on June 26th. Known to the world as 'Father of SMS', Makkonen was a Finnish engineer who pioneered the messaging service in the field of mobile communications. Makkonen graduated as an electrical engineer from the Oulu Technical College in 1976 and worked for various telecom companies. He avoided interviews, but BBC's Leo Kellon had managed to get him...
Jul
01
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by Radhika at 11:37 AM
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Most weekends call for an outing with family or friends to outskirts of the city and most prefer to drive the car themselves instead of a third-party driver. Nimish Agrawal and Navendu Saxena, graduates from Delhi College of Engineering (batch of 2010), knew that road trips are the latest 'in' thing. Though there are several really good car rental companies out there, most don't rent car without a driver. Cashing in on the opportunity, the engineer duo set out to build their own self-drive...
Jul
01
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:56 AM
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If you are an iTunes user on OSX or Windows, it's time to upgrade to iTunes 12.2. Apple has began rolling out the latest update that features Apple Music and Beats 1 Radio service; which Apple had announced few weeks ago. Apple Music is currently offering a 3 month trial of the service for all the users and all you need to do is pick up a subscription plan of your choice - Individual or Family and you're all set. You will be charged only after the three month trial ends and you can always...
Jun
30
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:44 PM
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If you are a grown-up, one of the most boring and filthiest chores that you have to do on a regular basis is cleaning up your toilet. You have to get your hands dirty with a toilet brush and smelly disinfectants. This has perhaps been the norm since flushable toilets were first invented. All of this is about to change with the Loogun that debuts on Kickstarter this weekend. As you might have guessed from the name “Loogun”, it is a hand-held motorised device that sprays a powerful jet into...