Rebellion led Indian-American teen to $250,000 science prize (11 minutes ago)
By Arul Louis
New York, March 26 (IANS) A rebellion began Indian-American teen Indrani Das on her way to the brain research that got her the quarter-million-dollar Regeneron Science Talent Search award for high school students.
Four startups from T-Hub bags global awards (22:40)
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) Four startups from T-Hub, one of the largest start-up ecosystem builders in India, have bagged global awards, a statement said on Saturday.
US, UK electronics ban on Middle East flights takes off (20:44)
London, March 25 (IANS) A ban on laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on flights from Turkey and some countries in the Middle East and North Africa to the US and Britain came into effect on Saturday, the media reported.
Railways to save Rs 41,000 cr on energy costs (19:44)
Hyderabad, March 25 (IANS) Indian Railways aims to save Rs 41,000 crore (over $6 billion) on electricity expenses by switching over to solar energy over the next 10 years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced on Saturday.
Panasonic to launch next generation camera on March 28 (17:46)
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Aiming to provide an immersive photography experience to users, Panasonic India will on Tuesday launch its new "LUMIX GH5" camera that can capture 6K photos.
Himachal to import chemical to treat apple plants (17:30)
Shimla, March 25 (IANS) The Himachal Pradesh government has got permission from the Union Ministry of Agriculture for importing a chemical and machinery to combat serious problems afflicting apple produce, an official said on Saturday.
Complaint against Microsoft in US (14:04)
New York, March 25 (IANS) Three persons in the US have filed a lawsuit against Microsoft claiming that its Windows 10 update destroyed their data and damaged their computers, a media report said.
Brtish teenager points out error in NASA data (13:34)
London, March 25 (IANS) A 17-year-old Brtish teenager pointed out a major error in a set of data that NASA collects from the International Space Station (ISS), the media reported.
Childhood brain tumour survivor's high body fat ups stroke risk (12:50)
Toronto, March 25 (IANS) Survivors of childhood brain tumours have more body fat, increasing their risk of stroke, heart disease, type 2 diabetes and early death, research has shown.
Nokia confirms US availability of its Android phones (12:38)
New York, March 25 (IANS) Finnish tech firm Nokia, which made a comeback with three Android-based phones -- Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) -- has confirmed that the handsets will be available in the US this year.
Facebook to begin testing GIF button for comments (11:26)
New York, March 25 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that will allow users post GIFs from services like Giphy and Tenor as comments.
Purest, most massive brown dwarf identified (10:36)
London, March 25 (IANS) A record breaking brown dwarf -- a star too small for nuclear fusion -- with the purest composition and the highest mass yet known has been identified by an international team of astronomers.
Army wants next war fought with Indian technologies: General Rawat (22:14)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Friday said it wants to fight the next war with Indian technologies.
Aadhaar verification boosts user confidence on matrimonial sites: Survey (19:30)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Aadhaar verification boosts customers' confidence in the authenticity of profiles on matrimonial sites, reveals a survey.
Keeping audiences engaged with creative content a challenge: YouTube artistes (17:54)
Mumbai, March 24 (IANS) YouTube artistes like Bhuvan Bam, Shirley Setia and Zakir Khan feel that it is challenging to keep creating new and creative content for their audience.
MuveAcoustics launches new portable speakers (17:52)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) MuveAcoustics, a brand by Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company Zeeva, on Friday launched two new portable speakers in India.
Facebook unveils new shopping ad format 'collection' (16:42)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Facebook on Friday announced a new shopping ad format called 'collection' to help marketers showcase their products in more visually appealing ways.
Flexible glass for tiny medical devices developed (16:30)
New York, March 24 (IANS) Researchers have found a way to make the normally brittle material of glass bend and flex, adding a new level of flexibility to the microscopic world of medical devices.
UK workers at risk of being replaced by robots (15:42)
London, March 24 (IANS) More than 10 million UK workers are at high risk of being replaced by robots within 15 years as the automation of routine tasks gathers pace in a new machine age, a report said on Friday.
New vitamin may help DNA repair, reverse ageing process (15:40)
Sydney, March 24 (IANS) Scientists have identified a vitamin that plays a key role in repairing damaged DNA and may lead to the development of a drug that can reverse ageing, fight cancer as well as help in space travel.
Facial recognition tech helps diagnose rare genetic disease (15:30)
New York, March 24 (IANS) Researchers have successfully used a facial recognition software to diagnose a rare, genetic disease that mainly affects children of African, Asian and Latin American descent, paving the way for physicians to diagnose the disease by snapping a photo.
Three-day 'Cognizance 2017' kick-starts at IIT Roorkee (15:04)
Roorkee, March 24 (IANS) Aimed at unleashing the potential of budding engineers to develop ideas that can make the lives of Indians better, the three-day annual event 'Cognizance 2017' of IIT Roorkee kick-started here on Friday.
Digital technology to accelerate business growth: Study (15:00)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) Adoption of advanced business digital technologies can lead to increase in revenues by up to 27 per cent, increase in employment by up to 84 per cent, and enhanced access to international markets by up to 65 per cent for small and medium businesses (SMBs), said a joint study by Assocham-Deloitte.
Panasonic to launch 'intelligent' smartphones on March 27 (With Images) (14:58)
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) In a bid to provide great experiences to consumers, Panasonic India is set to launch two smart intelligence-based smartphones on March 27 in the country.
We fixed vulnerabilities years back: Apple on Wikileaks CIA documents (14:46)
Washington, March 24 (IANS) A day after WikiLeaks published its second archive of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files claiming the agency developed hacking devices for Apple products, the Cupertino-based tech company has refuted security vulnerabilities in its products.