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Jul
17
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:14 PM
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The Coolest Cooler has raised a cool sum of $5M+ on Kickstarter and the project's got 43 days left to raise more money from backers. The project that set out to raise just $50,000 has already become a 'hot' favorite of about ~29K people on Kickstarter. Ryan Grepper from Portland, the creator of the "Coolest", promises to deliver a cooler that is jam packed with features that you never knew would exist in a cooler. Ryan says that the Coolest Cooler is so cool that it will make you find excuses...
Jul
17
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:55 PM
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When the news of Ex-Apple CEO John Sculley backing the home-grown company - Obi Mobiles came forth, it did turn a lot of eyes towards the new entrant in the Indian electronics segment. Passed around over at talks as his own brand in India, Obi Mobiles has another big name associated with it, with Micromax's former division head - Ajay Sharma, becoming their new CEO. Amidst a lot of...
Jul
17
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:26 AM
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The presence of radioactive gases such as radon and thoron in the off-gas streams of the Thorium and Uranium Processing Facilities (UPF). Serious questions have been raised about the need for UPF in the near past, especially because development of some of these centres is being delayed for a long time. However, in a recent news, BARC or Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai and Mangalore University have come together and developed a new and simple charcoal-based thoron mitigation system that...
Jul
17
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by Akhilesh Garud at 9:11 AM
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With an aim to understand the role of sea ice in ocean circulation and functioning of polar system, a scientist professor Ian Hawes of University of Canterbury, New Zealand has developed a remote controlled underwater vehicle to measure the thickness and the biological productivity of Antarctic sea ice. His team is equipping the underwater vehicle with specific instruments to look up at the sea ice from below and tell how thick it is, how transparent it is and how much algae is growing...
Jul
16
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 7:46 PM
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Say hello to Jibo Robot - the machine that ain't a machine! Developed by Jibo Inc., this tiny robot aims to be a part of your family. Just about a foot tall (11 inches) and weighing 6 pounds, Jibo promises to bridge the gap between electronics, mechanics, robots, humans and home. Dr. Cynthia Breazeal, founder of Jibo Inc. and director of Personal Robots Group at the MIT Media Labs wants to humanize technology and Jibo is one big step in that direction.


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Jul
16
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:18 PM
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The folks over at the AirType project want you to imagine a keyboard that fits in the palm of your hand. A new wearable accessory developed by the team allows you to type on any surface, or none. The interesting part of this concept it that - there's no need to learn AirType, it is designed to learn you. It will track the finger movements you make to type the letters and learn them. Designed to be just as portable as your mobile device, AirType device adapts to the way you type. It's smart i.e....
Jul
15
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by Akhilesh Garud at 11:32 PM
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Micromax has silently released their first hexa-core processor powered smartphone - Canvas HD plus today. This smartphone is available in black-gold and white-gold colors on online retail store - Infibeam for Rs. 13,500. Let us go through the features of this phone.

Powered by a 1.5GHz Mediatek MT6591 hexa core processor and 1 GB RAM, the Canvas HD Plus sports a 5 inch HD display (1280x720 pixel resolution) toughened by Gorilla Glass. Further, it runs on Android 4.4 KitKat and has an internal...
Jul
15
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by Sanyam Khurana at 11:27 PM
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On its official blog, Google recently announced 'Project Zero', an initiative that aims at making Internet more secure. Security has always been the top most priority for the internet giant, Google. They have already applied various security measures in making their services such as Gmail, Drive and even search more secure by SSL encryption. The recent discovery of the Hearbleed bug, left all of us drenched in fear, and thus Google started this new project to find un-discovered bugs in...
Jul
15
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:22 PM
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Nothing is more depressing than seeing your smartphone run out of juice at the moment you need it the most. Doesn’t matter if you have a ridiculously expensive phone with a huge battery it still lets you down time and again. Even if you switch off battery sapping features such as GPS, Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and your data connection your phone manages to run out of charge because it has been claimed that your display consumes nearly 50% of your charge. We know that the Russians found the solution to...
Jul
15
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by Chaitanya Kukde at 8:03 PM
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If the title makes you remember T-1000, the antagonist of the sci-fi movie Terminator 2: Judgement Day, you aren't alone. Made of liquid, T-1000 was able to squeeze itself into tight spaces and could repair itself when harmed. MIT et al have managed to create something in the similar vein, but much less evil than the T-1000. Low cost material, made of wax and foam which can change states from soft to hard and vice-versa have indeed become a reality. These materials will be primarily used...