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May 16, 2015 11:06 am gmt |
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Indian netizens are angry with Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after he posted a map of India sans Jammu & Kashmir, Forbes reported. Mr. Zuckerberg posted the image on his Facebook page following the launch earlier this week in Malawi of the Facebook-led Internet.org. However, several Indian net use...
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May 15, 2015 12:54 pm gmt |
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Disney’s Big Hero 6 star Baymax has captured the hearts of millions around the world. But while the health monitoring balloon-like machine is a work of science fiction, researchers are working towards making soft, human-friendly robots a reality. Chris Atkeson’s work in the field of soft ...
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May 15, 2015 10:14 am gmt |
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Mars will be the next target of China’s deep space exploration after the country’s successful soft landing on the moon in 2013, said an expert. Wu Weiren, chief designer of China’s lunar exploration program, said China sets Mars as its next goal by following international examples. ...
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May 15, 2015 9:15 am gmt |
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Microsoft announced yesterday (Thursday) three apps for making hyperlapses videos that compress the passage of time to make a breathlessly fast-paced version of the original clip. The company’s imaging researchers released two free mobile versions, Microsoft Hyperlapse for Windows Phone and a p...
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May 15, 2015 9:05 am gmt |
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Microsoft is killing off its Windows Phone brand, which has languished in the mobile market for the last five years. In its place: Windows 10 Mobile, a reference to the original name of its smartphone operating system, Microsoft announced in a blog post Wednesday. The company started distancing itsel...
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May 13, 2015 11:13 am gmt |
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Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch “Instant Articles” that will let them publish articles directly to the social network’s mobile news feeds. Instant Articles will let stories load more than 10 times faster than standard mobile web articles and will include con...
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May 13, 2015 10:06 am gmt |
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Apple may be developing the next iPhone as more than just an incremental upgrade. It’s likely to be launched in September as per Apple’s usual time frame, the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus (assuming Apple continues with its usual naming convention) will start off by offering a Force Touch ...
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May 13, 2015 8:53 am gmt |
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Samsung yesterday (Tuesday) revealed a new chip family to power the Internet of Things, putting it in more direct competition with Intel, Qualcomm and others in the quest to connect everything. Young Sohn, the Samsung Electronics president and chief strategy officer in charge of Menlo Park, Calif.-ba...
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May 12, 2015 12:08 pm gmt |
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Google has temporarily removed users’ privileges to edit certain locations in Google Maps through its Map Maker tool. The move comes after an Android was spotted urinating on the Apple logo just south of Rawalpindi in Pakistan, at coordinates 33°30’52.5″N 73°03’33.2″E la...
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May 12, 2015 11:34 am gmt |
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The Californian state’s Department of Motor Vehicles has announced that 4/48 self-driving cars on public roads in California have been involved in accidents in the last eight months. The agency began issuing permits for the testing of autonomous vehicles in September 2014. 3/4 cars belonged to ...
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May 12, 2015 11:07 am gmt |
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Next thing wants $50,000 to finish development of the credit-card sized Chip computer. The first versions will have a 1 GHz processor, 512MB of Ram and 4GB of onboard storage. The gadget, due to go on general release in early 2016, could become yet another rival to the popular Raspberry Pi bare bones...
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May 11, 2015 10:54 am gmt |
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China’s smartphone market has reached saturation, according to a new study by industry analyst IDC that carries potentially significant implications for the global handset industry led by giants like Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. During the first quarter of 2015, smartphone shipment...
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May 11, 2015 9:25 am gmt |
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Richard Brown, an Oxfordshire engineer, built a jet bike which has the potential of reaching speeds of up to 724 km per hour (450 m/h). And a British team is putting the finishing touches to a land speed world record attempt on two wheels with their “Jet Reaction” jet bike. Brown and his ...
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May 11, 2015 6:23 am gmt |
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As phones started becoming smart, people discovered they could do much more than just make calls. Today, there are many who use a phone to surf the Web, chat with people using messenger apps, listen to music, watch movies, and play games. These capabilities don’t require high-end hardware anymo...
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May 11, 2015 6:12 am gmt |
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One Plus, as promised, and launched its Power Bank in India. It is now available to buy via exclusive online partner Amazon. Called the OnePlus Power Bank, it features a 10000mAh capacity, and will be available in Silk White and Sandstone Black colors, just like the One Plus One smart phones themselv...