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May
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AirTel - India's leading Mobile Service Provider today announced that they are the first ones in the world to offer Facebook access over USSD service to all AirTel subscribers. Which means you can now access all your FB status updates on your jurassic mobile without needing a data service. The service has been rolled out immediately to over 150 million AirTel subscribers in India, making world's favorite social network just a button press away. Singapore based U2opia which develops innovative...
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Poets may praise heart's passions, athletes may be advised to show heart, but for engineers heart is a pump. Well, at least, the latest innovation from Swiss engineers proves that. Engineers from Switzerland's University of Bern have designed and developed a 'Blood Turbine' that sits your arteries and generate power from the blood flow, just like a hydro turbine connected to a generator. Engineers found out that a normal human heart produces1 or 1.5 watts of hydraulic power and the pacemakers...
May
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The Energy Technologies Institute aka ETI has commissioned a project to develop next generation of large wind turbines with 90 meter long blades. ETI is a UK based company formed from UK government and global companies. ETI is responsible for bringing together projects in the clean energy and infrastructure domain. With the commissioning of new project, the institute will ask developers and designers to build and test the wind turbine blades over 90m long - equal to height of the Big...
May
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Paraplegia which impairs lower half of body and makes a person to totally depend on others will now be possible to overcome. A team headed by Prof. Homayoon Kazerooni, Dept. of Mechanical engineering University of California has developed an exoskeleton to help paraplegic people to walk easily. The exoskeleton developed by Prof. Kazerooni and his team of students contains sensors, actuators and small motors which help in physical movement of paraplegic student, Austin Whitney.

It was a life...
May
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</strong>Many of us are familiar with the large number of touch-screen technologies which are available in the market. Touchpad, Touch Screen Phones, Multiuser laptops etc, have already made us addicted to the touch screen technology. But a new technology developed by <strong>Texas A&M Interface Ecology Lab allows us to make use of an special empty frame with a highly responsive touch screen capabilities. This facility allows us to make use of our hands, legs, elbows or whatever part of...
May
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:53 AM
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A new IBM study of more than 3,000 global CIOs (Chief Information Officers) shows that 60 percent of organizations are ready to embrace cloud computing over the next five years as a means of growing their businesses and achieving competitive advantage.

The figure has nearly doubled the number of CIOs who said they would utilize cloud in IBM's 2009 CIO study. This revelation is the...
May
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The first thing that comes to an engineer’s mind when thinking about Germany is the huge automobile industry. Surely, the Germans have been the pioneers in many technologies concerned with cars. On Monday, Germany took another giant forward stride in this field by unveiling the government’s ambitious but achievable plan of replacing all the gasoline driven cars by electric vehicles by the end of 2030. The idea sounds great and has earned accolades from all the corners of the world....
May
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Looks like the hurdles in the path of Motorola’s recently launched tablet Xoom do not seem to abate easily. The news is that the users of wi-fi versions of the Xoom tablet are not able to access the new movies tab.

The Motorola Xoom tab is available in wi-fi version as well as 3G version. A few days ago, Motorola announced that those with the 3G version will receive an update from honeycomb Android version 3.0 to 3.1, which will be free over the air. The update supported peripheral USB...
May
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“Big ideas, make businesses big”, some management Guru once said. Dr. Norbert Reithofer, CEO, BMW seems to be following the same advice. Recently in an annual general meeting held at Munich, Germany he appealed to employees and well wishers not only to increase sales target, but also to increasing number of employees and number of models too.



In the annual meeting at Munich, a review of previous...
May
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A lot of people use laptops, tablets and e-reader’s these days, but it’s difficult to carry all the three of them, so one has to make a choice as which device is more required right now. Well there’s good news for you all, now these three gadgets will be available in just one and you will be able to make use of any one of them anytime. The device will be small, foldable and a more comfortable device to carry. The concept device is named Flexbook....