May
25
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:11 PM
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Dr. Vijay Nath, assistant professor at BIT Mesra Electrical and Communications Engineering department will receive sponsorship from Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to research and develop special sensors for missiles. Professor Nath will design ultra low power CMOS (Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor) temperature sensors. ISRO will use the application in missile / rocket systems for determination of its location in space.

ISRO has sanctioned about Rs. 25 lakh for this three...
May
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:50 AM
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The word 'anthropomorphism' has a meaning that could seem 'creepy' to some. Assigning human characteristics to any not-human thing may sound like a plot from a thriller movie, but a technology surrounding this is what some of the Google engineers may be working upon. A patent filed by Richard Wayne DeVaul and Daniel Aminzade in the name of Google has recently been discovered. It talks of a new device incorporated in the shape of a doll or a toy (possibly a teddy bear or a bunny as is...
May
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:23 AM
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Researchers have been using the technological ability to see really tiny objects for advancing the fields of medical science (detect cancer) as well as electronics (nanotechnology). In a new research work conducted by the engineers at University of Buffalo, a new metamaterial hyperlens has been developed that looks like the Slinky we all have played with as kids. It is now being said that this technology can be used to build the world's most powerful optical system in future cameras and...
May
25
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by Guneet Kaur Khanuja at 8:23 AM
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DoPartTime is a Staffing and Recruiting company founded by Mohankumar Swaminathan and Arun David in the year 2014. DoPartTime is an on-line portal which facilitates hiring and finding of part-time jobs on-line. The company is based in Coimbatore, India. The product development centre is located in Chennai, India.

Mohankumar Swaminathan completed Bachelors in Computer Science Engineering from Karunya University in the year 2011. He then worked as a Solutions Consultant for almost two years...
May
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:12 AM
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Timex is a leading brand in watches for over a century. The company has jumped on the bandwagon of wearable devices by introducing its own new smartwatch called 'Timex Ironman Move X20'. Checking a little history of the brand will tell you that Timex Ironman is a digital wristwatch first produced by Timex over 30 year back that continues to be made in different styles even today. The same brand is continued in the Move X20 activity tracker, a gadget to worn on the wrist. Compatible with iOS...
May
25
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:49 AM
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You must've seen a kid play with lego blocks and learning to put them together on their own by the good ol' 'trial and error' method. Well, that's how the UC Berkeley robot learns various motor skills. A team of researchers from University of California has developed algorithms that empower robots to learn on their own. What is now being called a major step forward in the field of AI, this technique of reinforcement learning helps a robot complete different tasks without pre-programmed...
May
24
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by Jason Estibeiro at 9:03 PM
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The Gionee Elife E7 handset was released back when Mobile World Congress was held in March 2015. The handset mostly received positive reviews wherever it was released. Maybe this is the reason that Gionee is rumoured to launch the Elife E8 handset soon. The handset recently received its certification from TENAA, a Chinese telecommunications equipment certification centre and according to Android Headlines, because of this reviewing, the specs of the device have become known.

If you look at...
May
24
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by Ankita Katdare at 7:30 PM
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Digital India program is getting stronger with every passing month. Government officials working on this project have taken an initiative for analysis of malware and cleaning of botnets so that device owners can remove malicious software for free and have a more secure experience while using various services. Botnet (a word short for robot and network) is a term used to denote the network of internet connected computers that start spam attack or DDoS (Denial of Service) attacks. The...
May
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:16 PM
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The government of India has taken steps to setup 70 supercomputers to accelerate research work in various domains including weather and defence. These supercomputers will have varying speed of operations from 0.5 to 20 petaflops. However, as the work progresses, the newer super computing machines will even operate at 50 petaflops. In case you are not aware - a petaFLOP is a unit of measuring computer's processing speed. One petaFLOP is 10^15 floating point operations per second.

The early...
May
24
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:30 AM
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Android factory reset option promises to wipe out all your personal data and information from your gadget. It's a common and suggested practice to factory reset your phone or tablet before you sell it to someone or discard it. It turns out that the factory reset could just be making you believe that you've wiped out your personal data forever and no one can retrieve it. A team of researchers from Cambridge University have published a paper titled...