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Jul
08
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 2:38 PM
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Engineers at Swinburne University Of Technology have developed an optical computing technology that would allow storing of about 10.6 years of HD-TV video on a single disc aka nearly a petabyte (=1048576 GB) of data on a single disc. Professor Min Gu, the diretor for micro-photonics at Swinburne said that the technology now allows us to produce a focal spot that is about 1 / 10,000 th of the human hair. It allows more data to be written on the overall writeable area of the disc. The...
Jul
08
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by Ankita Katdare at 9:44 AM
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It was in January that Facebook introduced its new advanced search feature called the Facebook Graph Search. Making the traditional search bar on all your Facebook pages look and act different, the Graph Search is being launched for all users in the United States. The tool allows users to conduct more advanced searches - like "Eateries in Mumbai that my friends...
Jul
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 5:48 PM
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If you are a developer or a designer or just out of school programmer, Yahoo! India R&D is bringing the event of the year for you. A subsidiary of American internet corporation Yahoo! Inc, the sixth edition of Yahoo! Hack India is being organized by Yahoo! India R&D in Hyderabad on July 13 and 14, 2013. It is the first time that the Yahoo! Hack India is being hosted outside Bangalore and it is for sure that like every year, this time around the response from developers from all over India is...
Jul
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:43 AM
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Everyone knows that one person in office or at the university who gets restless when the quick smoke break is denied. However hard they try, they just can't quit smoking. So, for all those who need help in quitting that hazardous habit, Yung Chang and her colleagues at Arizona State University’s Biodesign Institute have launched an ambitious new project designed to attack nicotine dependence in a totally novel manner. After having received $3.3 million grant from the National Institute of Drug...
Jul
06
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:16 AM
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ASUSTeK Computer, the Taiwanese multi-national has brought the world's thinnest Windows 8 tablet-cum-notebook, a truly revolutionary product of its kind to the Indian market. Now launched in India, the ASUS Transformer Book TX300 at 4mm is so thin, you start loving the slick. Amidst much fanfare, Mr. Apratim Sharma, the Country Product Manager, System Business Group of Asus India launched their new product, in the presence of Shah Rukh Khan, the film star and promoter with much excitement. The...
Jul
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 10:17 PM
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You know what? Google's 1Gbps optic fiber network is a thing of the past already. What's cool is 100Gbps Internet. Japan and European Union have embarked on a series of research projects that'd redefine the connectivity forever. The STRAUSS project - will aim for development of a 100Gbps fiber optic network. Once developed, it would offers 5000 times the average internet connection speed Europe and Japan are getting at present. The project involves research on optical packet switching...
Jul
05
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by Smriti Jha at 4:49 PM
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Stella, which is Latin for 'Star' is the product of The Solar Team Eindhoven (STE) of TU/e in the Netherlands. Glorified as the world's first solar-powered family car, Stella is the first 'energy-positive car' roomy enough for four people, a trunk, intuitive steering and a range of 600 kilometers. The electricity generated by the solar cells of the car are on an average more than the car requires to run. This surplus supply of electricity can then be returned to the power grid, hence justifying...
Jul
05
by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:16 PM
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Samsung seems to be pushing the hardware to limits and the latest rumor about Galaxy Note III is that the phablet will have a whooping 3GB of memory (RAM). Korean newspaper, the Korea Economic Daily has claimed that the next generation of Samsung's phablet series 'Note' will have a cool 3GB of memory. The Note II, has 2GB of memory. The newspaper also notes that the Galaxy Note III will feature a screen size either 5.7" or 5.99", sAMOLED, FULL HD (1080p). Just a few days ago, we learned that...
Jul
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 4:24 PM
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Karbonn Titanium S9 has been launched in India with a price tag of Rs. 19,990. The Titanium S9 makes an interesting launch from Karbonn mobiles and the timing of the launch makes us wonder whether Karbonn is looking to take on the rival Micromax head-on. The technical specifications of the phone are impressive, but do they make the phone worth the price? Does the phone have the 'pull' factor to snatch up buyers who might be looking to buy an Android for the Rs. 20k price range? Let's find out....
Jul
05
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:37 AM
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Say hello to 'Water Chip' that takes an entirely different approach to desalination. The chip has been developed by chemists at the University Of Texas at Austin and University of Marburg in Germany as a new methord for the desalination of seawater. It uses lesser energy and is 'dramatically simpler' than the conventional techniques. The team working on the project says that the energy requirements of this chip are so low that it can run on a battery bought from a store.

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