Aug
17
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 8:30 PM
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The British Government has committed £500 million to construct first of its kind electric network on highways that will allow the low emission and electric vehicles (EV) to travel long distances. The network will provide wireless charging facility to the vehicles, on the go. The aim of this project is to mitigate the risk of EVs running out of power on longer journeys and reduce the overall fuel costs. The project will also ensure that the installation and maintenance of the network will...
Aug
17
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by Ankita Katdare at 2:42 PM
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The Linux Foundation has declared the launch of its new Open Mainframe Project today. When it comes to the big corporates wanting to run critical applications that need bulk data to be processed, their only recourse, still, are mainframe computers. Right from industry statistics to ERP solutions, the companies are increasingly using mainframe systems to tackle the intense workloads. After Linux OS arrived on IBM mainframe machines in 1999, users could benefit from the power of the open...
Aug
17
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 1:21 PM
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A new type of paint, currently under development at the Johns Hopkins University's Applied Physics Laboratory holds promise to reflect sunlight off the surface to maintain lower temperatures. This new paint was described at a recent meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS) by Jason J. Benkoski. If the ongoing tests on the paint produce desired results, it will help keep ships, cars and buildings stay cool and thus...
Aug
16
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:05 AM
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Reliance Jio is leaving no stone unturned for a big bang launch of their 4G services in India by December this year. Yesterday, on the eve of India's Independence Day, Reliance announced the beta program of 4G services to all its employees. Reliance aims to test their 4G LTE (long term evolution) network with over a lakh of its employees before its full fledged commercial launch by the end of the year.

Led by Mukesh Ambani, Reliance Jio has invested over one lakh crore Indian rupees in...
Aug
15
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 4:41 PM
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If an exclusive report from Reuters is to be believed, Kaspersky Lab, the international software security group headquartered in Russia was involved in a secret campaign to harm its competitors’ reputation. Reuters interviewed two former employees and found out how Kaspersky was out to malign smaller names in the security software market with the help of a closely guarded campaign. The whole story that was narrated the ex-employees who wished to remain anonymous reads out like the classic...
Aug
15
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 11:57 AM
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Say hello to the Red Button Public Robotic Spectrum aka RBPRS - India's first ever high-tech system to keep the crime in check. The police at Aluva, a town in Kochi and a private IT firm Red Button have jointly set up a system that promises to help people seek police help 24x7, instantly. The system comprises of a 10 meter tall pole equipped with sophisticated electronics that can record visuals with an IR HD camera fitted atop and send the information quickly to the nearest police control...
Aug
15
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by Ankita Katdare at 11:04 AM
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The Indian comedy group AIB is more serious than ever. Earlier this year, the four team members of AIB posted a video informing its viewers about NetNeutrality and what the citizens of India can do about is. Their efforts collectively with the entire internet pitching in, lead to the awareness spreading like wildfire and about 1 million people sent their emails to TRAI expressing their opinion on the issue. This time around, as the discussion has moved to the Indian's Government's official...
Aug
15
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by Ankita Katdare at 10:10 AM
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BlackBerry Inc. is proud to introduce its latest luxury smartphone in India called 'Blackberry Porsche Design P’9983 Graphite' priced at Rs. 99,990. Banking on its strong suit i.e. productivity and effective collaboration, this is a BlackBerry device crafted from high-quality materials available in two variants: Black special glass weave and Grey hand-wrapped leather. Featuring a small 3.1 inch touch display with 720x720 resolution, the BlackBerry 10 OS running smartphone features 64 GB of...
Aug
14
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 9:01 AM
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The Cochin International Airport (CIAL) has set an example for others by being the first ever airport in India that's fully powered by solar power. On August 18, Kerala chief minister Mr. Oommen Chandy will inaugurate the newly constructed 12MW solar power plant. The solar plant has been built inside the airport premises with an aim to power all the electronic equipments and general infrastructure at the airport.

With 100% adaption of solar power, the Cochin International Airport has...
Aug
13
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by Kaustubh Katdare at 5:29 PM
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NASA is planning to recruit freelancers around the world to design the smartwatch app for astronauts. This smartwatch app will be used by astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) in the ongoing space research program. NASA's Centre of Excellence for Collaborative Innovation aka CoECI has tied up with Freelancer.com, one of the top websites in the world for freelancers, to design the graphical user interface of the new smartwatch app.

The app will be officially called...