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Gene Therapy: India Biotech Forum, Japanese Trade Body Ink MoU

By   /  August 11, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Gene Therapy: India Biotech Forum, Japanese Trade Body Ink MoU

In a bid to advance research and commercialise regenerative medicine and gene therapy in India, the Association of Biotechnology Led Enterprise (ABLE) — a consortium of biotechnology companies — on Friday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with a Japan-based trade association. The collaboration between ABLE and Forum for Innovative Regenerative Medicine (FIRM) will focus […]

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Now Water Used As Propellant For Tiny Satellites

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Now Water Used As Propellant For Tiny Satellites

By K.S.Jayaraman | IANS Engineers at Purdue University in the US have designed and tested a micropropulsion system that uses liquid water as the propellant for orbital maneuvering of tiny satellites called CubeSats. With rapid developments in miniaturisation of technologies CubeSats — which typically weigh about two kilograms — are poised to take over the […]

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Google Improves ‘Search’ Experience For Indian Users

By   /  August 10, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Google Improves ‘Search’ Experience For Indian Users

In a bid to further improve the search experience for its users in India, Google on Thursday introduced latest update to its ‘Search’ app. The update, available in English, would provide users easy access to information like cricket scores and statistics, weather, nearby restaurants, ATMs, grocery stores and more, Google said in a statement. The […]

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Now, sunglasses that can generate solar power

By   /  August 3, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Now, sunglasses that can generate solar power

London, August 3 (IANS): Researchers have designed new “smart” solar sunglasses incorporating semi-transparent organic solar cells that can generate electric power enough to operate devices such as hearing aids. The invention can pave the way for other future applications such as the integration of organic solar cells into windows or overhead glazing, the researchers said. […]

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From Toddlers To Teens, Watch For Signs of Gadget Dependency

By   /  July 7, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on From Toddlers To Teens, Watch For Signs of Gadget Dependency

By Trisha Mukherjee | PTI Every time her toddler refused to eat, Paramita Chatterjee pulled out the iPad or phone, put on a Snow White story and the food on the plate would disappear in no time. The harried working mother thought she had learnt the trick to easy and quick parenting. Three years down the […]

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Whatsapp Emerges As Major News Media Platform

By   /  June 23, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Whatsapp Emerges As Major News Media Platform

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has emerged as a force to reckon with in news media, apparently at the cost of its owner Facebook, according to a new report. “We’ve been tracking the growth of WhatsApp for some time but its use for news has jumped significantly in the last year to 15 per cent, with […]

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India Emerges as Strong Early Adopter of All Flash Array Storage: NetApp

By   /  May 10, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on India Emerges as Strong Early Adopter of All Flash Array Storage: NetApp

By Nishant Arora | IANS Generating data is one thing; storing it is another — and that the real headache in a “Data Age” where solutions based on artificial intelligence ( ), machine learning and analytics have created a colossal sea of information. For enterprises — both traditional and start-ups — managing humongous data has become […]

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Trackers in weapons, biometrics in smart guns soon

By   /  May 8, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Trackers in weapons, biometrics in smart guns soon

New Delhi, May 8 (PTI): Trackers in weapons and biometrics in smart guns are some of the new technology that the security forces fighting the Naxals may adopt soon to check use of looted arms by the guerrillas. The idea was floated by Home Minister Rajnath Singh while addressing a meeting of chief ministers of […]

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Top Soil Scientist Keen to Help India, but ‘Nobody Listens’

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Top Soil Scientist Keen to Help India, but ‘Nobody Listens’

By Ranjana Naraya Dakhla (Morocco): His expertise as a soil scientist has helped arrest degradation and grow crops in several areas across Africa and the world. Much sought after and bestowed with many prestigious awards, Indian American scientist Rattan Lal is keen to share his knowledge with India to boost soil health and productivity, but […]

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Your Smartphones May Be Secretly Talking, Breaching Security

By   /  April 4, 2017  /  Technology  /  Comments Off on Your Smartphones May Be Secretly Talking, Breaching Security

Do you use smartphone apps to organise lunch dates, make convenient online purchases or communicate the most intimate details of your existence? Beware, these apps may be secretly talking to each other and potentially breaching your security, researchers warn. A study showed that applications on the android phones are able to talk to one another […]

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