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Oct
07
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by Dhananjay Harkare at 4:11 PM
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As the news of first online murder likely to happen by year-end is making rounds of the internet, in another news the internet giant Yahoo! announced that three of its servers were hacked by Romanian hackers. It is strongly believed that hackers succeeded in breaching the security of servers by exploiting the shellshock security hole. Yahoo is one of the major companies to publicly disclose the shellshock related vulnerability. However, the company has also claimed that the officials have not...
Oct
07
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by Ankita Katdare at 12:35 PM
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The construction of the world's biggest telescope or TMT (Thirty Meter Telescope) on the Hawaii Island near the Mauna Kea Volcano has begun. That's right. With India, Japan, US, Canada and China rolling their sleeves up, the development team is thinking of a completion date in 2022. The projected costs for this project are about $1.47 billion (and Japan would be bearing almost a quarter of it). A team of engineers, scientists and project managers is currently busy planning the design &...
Oct
07
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 11:42 AM
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At a time when people around the world were busy discussing Windows 10, some folks at Microsoft’s research wing were busy finalising a proof-of-concept technology that would transform any room into an Xbox game. The project titled RoomAlive is based on last year’s IlumiRoom project which created an interactive projection mapping surrounding a television screen. While the former project relied...
Oct
06
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by Ankita Katdare at 3:12 PM
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Intex Technologies has launched a new smartphone known as 'Intex Aqua Y2 Pro' that is priced below Rs. 5,000 and offers a 1 GHz MediaTek (MT6572) Dual Core processor running Android 4.4.2 KitKat OS. The specifications list for the phone offers the most basic features and at a price of Rs. 4,333 there's not much to expect from the Aqua Series Android device. Packed inside the phone is 512 MB RAM and 4 GB of internal memory which can further extended up to 32 GB via microSD card. The Intex Aqua...
Oct
06
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:42 AM
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With fingerprint sensors only now entering our mobile devices, it's time for other secure authentication techniques to arrive in the latest software on our computers. Keeping up with fast pace in the security techniques development, Ahmad Hassanat from the IT Department at Mu'tah University in Jordan has come up with a software that reads the user's lips to authenticate him for logging into the computer. By making the machine learn how to analyze the pattern in lip & mouth movements, Hassanat...
Oct
05
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by Ankita Katdare at 6:18 PM
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In a groundbreaking research work at the Ohio State University, a team from the department of Chemistry and Biochemistry has come up with a new device that works as a solar cell as well as a rechargeable battery. What is now being called the 'world's first most-rechargeable solar battery', the new hybrid device from OSU researchers has potential to significantly lower the costs of renewable energy production by up to 25%, if it goes into mass production in the industry. Yiying Wu, a Professor...
Oct
05
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:39 AM
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Lenovo India has silently pushed its new Android tablet in the Indian market with Lenovo A8-50, an 8-inch Android device that features voice-calling. Running on the slightly older Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS out-of-the-box, the Lenovo A8-50 tablet shall soon be upgraded to the latest version - Android 4.4 KitKat. Priced in India at Rs. 17,999 the tab features a 8-inch HD screen with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels with 10-point multi-touch. Under the hood, the tablet comes with a 1.3 GHz...
Oct
02
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by Sharvari Panchbhai at 7:47 PM
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Researchers from the RMIT University have created a nano-structure by using a technology that emulates the human brain. The novel structure is developed by using a thin film, which is made from a functional oxide material. This material is more than 10,000 times thinner when compared to a human hair. The main objective of this research is to replace the hard drive technologies that are used in memory devices such as flash memory, dynamic random-access memory (DRAM), solid-state drive (SSD)....
Oct
02
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by Satya Swaroop Dash at 10:59 AM
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Alcatel has announced the India launch of its Firefox OS smartphone at a press event held yesterday. The Alcatel Onetouch Fire C comes with a dirt-cheap price tag of Rs. 1,990 and will be available exclusively on Flipkart soon. As you might have noticed, Alcatel’s offering is three hundred bucks cheaper than the Spice Fire One Mi - FX 1.So let’s see what the...
Oct
02
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by Ankita Katdare at 8:02 AM
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XOLO does it again by bringing one of the latest features in an Android smartphone at an affordable price in India. Launched today, the XOLO Q2100 features fingerprint sensor that ensures only YOU are able to access your device. Now when it comes to smartphones with fingerprint scanners, the only brand names that come to our minds are the biggies like Apple and Samsung. While on one hand Samsung has several phones in its Galaxy Series that feature the sensor as the security feature (latest...