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by Ankita Katdare at 11:24 AM
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Though developers are the one who will be primely interested, those of us who love online shopping and use PayPal for the same, this is some news. PayPal has launched the Android SDK and it will available for US-based developers starting wednesday i.e. May 15th. It was in March that we saw the launch of PayPal's iOS SDK and now we have the Android version at our disposal. The iOS software development kit supports all iOS 5+ versions on all iPhone and iPad screen sizes and resolutions. And as...
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:29 AM
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Google Go programming language has hit version 1.1, just in time before everyone forgot the programming language that Google introduces several months ago. The version 1.0 of Google Go was launched in March last year and since then, there were only minor bug fix releases. But the version 1.1 brings a ton of improvements over 1.0, which include significant performance boost, compiler and linker optimisations. In addition, the engineering team behind Go has fine tuned the garbage collector,...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:49 AM
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India's IT industry is mostly services oriented and NASSCOM wants India to shine in product development as well. The organisation has setup a separate unit to foster software products development initiatives in India and wants to create a $10 billion market by 2020. It's interesting to note that the formation of product council is one of the measures proposed by a committee that was chaired by Narayana Murthy; co-founder & Chief Mentor of Infosys - one of the leading IT services companies in...
May
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by Smriti Jha at 6:43 AM
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As Google Glass takes center stage, all eyes are set on the technological marvel, quite aptly. But nascent as it is, the Glass comes with its share of woes. Google Glass FAQ mentions the possibility of compromised quality on the display screen in bright sunlight. A circumvent is tricky to achieve, and only comes at the cost of draining the battery life. Lumiode, a Brooklyn-based startup is making its way...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:25 AM
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Tata X0 is the new small car under development at Tata Motors' Ranjangaon plant near Pune. The sources closer to the development have confirmed that the new compact car will be based on the popular Indica platform and may see sunlight not before 2015. The X0 may draw its design inspirations from Indica but will carry the 'small car' label, along with their Nano brand. Nano has not been performing to the expectations. In April this year, Tata Motors could ship only 948 units which is drastically...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:14 PM
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You sure have heard about the Li-Ion batteries (your smartphone might just have one) but have you heard about the Lithium-Air battery? The Li-Air battery stores 4x as much energy per pound as the traditional Li-Ion battery, but the technology hasn't seen rapid development in the recent months. The nature of the electro-chemical reactions that take place in these batteries is not yet clearly understood. However, MIT researchers Robert Mitchell & Betar Gallant have used a transmission electron...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 6:54 PM
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Google Smartwatch is coming and if the recent leaks are to be believed, it'll be unveiled before Apple talks about their iWatch. After a lot of nonsense in the tech blogging space about the smart-watches, it looks like we've some concrete information. AndroidAuthority claims that they've spoken with sources closer to Google's engineering team and they confirmed the smartwatch development going on at Google. The Internet world has advanced at the previous Google I/O conferences, and this...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:59 AM
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Rolls Royce PLC has announced that they'll back the ambitious 1000 mph Bloodhound Super Sonic Car (SSC) project. The Bloodhound SSC will be powered by the Rolls Royce EJ200 jet engine along with a custom hybrid rocket that will propel the car to unimaginable 1600 km/h (Mach 1.4) speeds. The company will also provide financial backing to the project along with technical support.

Colin Smith, director of engineering & technology at Rolls Royce...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:33 AM
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Notion Ink's official website may show 'Busy Creating. Back Soon', but the Adam II specifications got leaked at the National Technology Day Awards 2013. The price of the tablet is expected to be in the Rs. 10k range while the specs do look impressive for the price point. Notion Ink's Adam (first) had failed to impress the gadget reviewers around the world and the company did earn a lot of negative PR as it failed to respond to customer complaints effectively. The company then went back in...
May
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:58 AM
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Samsung's getting the 5G game ready by 2020. Sammy's electronics & telecommunication engineers have already succeeded in downloading stuff at 1Gbps speeds in recent tests. According to Yonhap News, engineers required 64 antenna elements to do the trick. The 5G technology promises data transfer rates up to 10 Gbps; as compared to 75 Mbps that the current 4G LTE. Samsung confirmed that they tested the new platform using 28 GHz waveband. The company believes that the technology can reach...