Aug
04
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:13 PM
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Zvezda NPP, a russian company has developed a new space suit that promises to make the space walk safer for astronauts. NASA recently reported that cosmonauts Gennady Padalka and Mikhail Kornienko are getting ready for a spacewalk on the Russian side of the ISS. The duo will exit the Pirs docking compartment on Monday to perform about 6 hours of tasks that involve replacement work and photo-inspection of the module. They have tested the new Orlan spacesuits for leakages already.

The new...
Aug
04
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by Ankita Katdare at 4:24 PM
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The car that has become the hottest topic of discussion among automobile enthusiasts is Maruti Suzuki S-Cross. For long, Indians have been waiting for the launch of S-Cross and finally we have the official unveiling set for August 5th. Consumers are also excited for the launch as this ride will be sold exclusively via the NEXA showroom, a modern retail channel set up by the company that focuses on giving visitors a lifetime experience. Maruti Suzuki has promised a hundred of such NEXA...
Aug
04
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by Jason Estibeiro at 11:55 AM
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The field of big data and its usage for the purpose of marketing is no secret. The advertisements or suggestions that we see based on our browsing history is pretty evident. One of the ways that we think of (or atleast I do) to evade such promotions is to go incognito so that we are not recognized by our browsing history. But now, it has come to light that even going incognito or installing AdBlock Plus for that matter doesn’t prevent the website from recognizing you. The visitor’s...
Aug
03
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by Jason Estibeiro at 12:41 PM
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The 150 year old Finnish company that was bought by Microsoft said at that time that they are hanging their shoes in cell phone industry so that they can work ‘innovative technologies’. But nothing was revealed about the field in which Nokia had started working. Just when everyone thought that Nokia was down and out for good, it has stepped back up and has stepped up very strongly. In an event held for the entertainment industry in Las Vegas, Nokia announced Ozo, a next-gen camera that can...
Aug
03
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:16 PM
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Tanmay Ratnaparkhe and his three friends from college - Suneet Kulkarni, Sneh Thakkar and Piyush Chavan, who were by now working in IT MNCs, decided to quit their jobs and team up to start Torqus to build POS, Supply Chain and Restaurant Management systems that are perfect help for mid-sized businesses.

Started in 2011, the team of four foodies has developed various products and solutions that can be used by eateries to manage their back-end systems really well. Torqus products are being...
Aug
02
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:43 PM
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From time to time, large mammals like tigers and elephants get into conflict with men and result into many a lives getting hurt. As a solution to this problem, researchers from Dehradun-based WildLife Institute of India (WII) have come up with the idea of using technology as a tool for human life protection. The researchers have planned to use autonomous drones for surveillance of forest areas. These aerial drones, equipped with high resolution cameras and a GPS device, will be flown around...
Aug
02
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:28 AM
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China's FAST telescope will have the capability of listening to the sounds originating from distant places in the Universe, reports ToI. The telescope, currently under construction among the mountains of Guizhou province, is...
Aug
02
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by Jason Estibeiro at 9:01 AM
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Indian mobile handset company Lava, after having recently launched the Lava Iris X1 Beats and Lava Iris X1 Atom has now come out with their sixth smartphone in the Iris X1 sub brand. The new phone called Lava Iris X1 Selfie, as the name...
Aug
02
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:44 AM
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GaN aka Gallium Nitride is the latest exotic material developed by Cambridge Electronics Inc (CEI), a company born out of MIT. The GaN holds the promise not only to make electronics cheaper, but also cut down the global energy consumption by as much as 20% in the next 10 years. The Department of Energy (DoE), United States dedicated about $70 million for Gallium Nitride research. GaN is all set to become the next silicon for power electronics circuits to be used in electronic gadgets and...
Aug
01
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:16 PM
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A team of Chemical and Biomedical engineers from Penn State University, Fundan University, University of Illinois and Harvard Medical School have developed a synthetic water channel that mimics the natural water channel proteins called "aquaporins" in a much better way by being easy to manufacture and more more stable. This international team of researchers came up with the thought of using a self-assembling synthetic membrane for better water purification, DNA recognition, gas separation...