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  • Is Wolf 1061c exoplanet next Earth
    Is Wolf 1061c Exoplanet Next Earth?

    In an attempt to search for life outside Earth, an astronomer has studied an exoplanet called Wolf 1061 and found the celestial body could be habitable in the future. Astronomer Stephen Kane from San Francisco State University, in his research focused on finding "habitable zones" where water coul..

  • Microsoft launches ‘Azure Analysis Services’

    Microsoft on Friday announced the public preview of 'Azure Analysis Services', a latest addition to company's Cloud platform to simplify data analysis. Azure Analysis Services is an enterprise grade OLAP (online analytical processing) engine and BI (Business Intelligence) modeling platform, offer..

  • Now Check Fertility At Home With Your Smartphone

    For men who feel hesitant in performing a fertility test in the presence of doctors and nurses, a new smartphone-powered YO sperm kit for home use is here that includes everything needed to collect a sample and is claimed to be accurate. According to a report in tech website DigitalTrends on Thur..

  • Mobile Screen-Recorded Short Film ‘WhatsUpMom’ Goes Viral

    A 90-second-long mobile screen-recorded short film 'WhatsUpMom', videographed by Mathukutty Xavier to break away from the monotony of doing a script of debut film, has gone viral and crossed six lakh views and 7,000 shares in 50 hours. Twenty-three-year-old Xavier, who finished his graduation in ..

  • Panasonic Launches Waterproof Bluetooth Earphones
    Bluetooth sports earphones RP-BTS50

    Panasonic India on Wednesday launched new Bluetooth sports earphones RP-BTS50 which are designed to experience clear sound while working out at the gym, cycling or running. Priced at Rs 8,999, the RP-BTS50 is waterproof, comes with a 12mm driver which is compatible with aptX, AAC and has blue LED..

  • Zuckerberg Denies Stealing Oculus Technology
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    Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has denied the allegations of stealing technology that was used to create the Oculus virtual reality (VR) headset by saying that Oculus did not use the technology it did not own. "We are highly confident that Oculus products are built on Oculus technology. The idea th..

  • ‘Black Hole Man Of India’ C.V. Vishveshwara Dead
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    Veteran scientist C.V. Vishveshwara, known as a pioneer in black hole research in India, has died, researchers associated with LIGO said on Tuesday. Celebrated as the 'Black Hole Man of India', the 78-year-old died on Monday evening in Bengaluru following a bout of illness, LIGO India said on its..

  • Mobile App Launched To Help Aqua Farmers Increase Yield

    Aqua farmers Ramachandra Raju and Venu Dantuluri have developed mobile "Aqua App" to help farmers engaged in aqua culture enhance their yield and quality. With the use of this android and iOS app, farmers can locate the manufacturers of feed themselves. This rules out involvement of middleman in ..

  • Intel Unveils World’s First Robotic Solution For Retail

    Highlighting the importance of data and smart and connected solutions in transforming the retail industry, Intel has unveiled Simbe Robotics Tally -the world's first robotic autonomous shelf auditing and analytics solution for retail. The solution was unveiled at NRF 2017, an annual convention an..

  • Researchers Develop Low-Cost, Efficient LED Lighting

    At a time when existing LEDs are helping to keep electricity bills low, a group of scientists has developed a more efficient and low-cost alternative to the materials used in traditional LEDs. Princeton engineering researchers refined the manufacturing of light sources made with crystalline subst..