Jaswant Brar

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Google Voice Search Gets Smarter, Now Understands Complex Questions And Their Meaning

If voice-based assistants are to become the primary way we interact with our devices now and in the future, then Google has just upped the ante in the battle between its own voice search functionality and that of rival mobile assistants like Apple’s Siri or Microsoft’s Cortana. While Google’s app …

The Strange, True Story of the Man Whose Maid Was Worth Millions

<i>EDITOR’S NOTE: The article you are reading is an updated and clarified version of an article first published on</i> The Nation<i>’s website on November 9,</i> …

India

Scientists suggest a way to lower your stroke risk: Shorten your workweek

Do you worry that your workaholic ways are killing you? A new study says you may be right.<p>In an analysis of more than half a million men and women from around the world, those who put in long hours at the office were 33% more likely to suffer a stroke than their colleagues who clocked out earlier. …

When McAllen, Texas, found itself at the centre of America’s ‘migrant crisis’, it called in reinforcements – a 62-year-old nun with a revolutionary idea<p>On a Saturday morning in the mild days of early summer in the Rio Grande Valley, a green municipal bus pulled up to a quiet parking lot in downtown …

Immigration

Humans are genetically modifying mosquitoes to fight a disease we helped create

It’s America’s closest thing to a tropical tourism mecca. But Key West’s biggest attraction isn’t the sun-splashed beaches. Its charm lies in its balmy evenings, with their open-air parties steeped in tequila and rum runners, drawing a blend of tourists and locals who pack the pastel-gothic Old …

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Advanced Gmail Filters That Aren’t Available in Gmail

Gmail filters help you automatically sort email messages based on rules. So if your boss has sent an email message, the filter can mark it as …

The 2016 U.S. Presidential Race: A Cheat Sheet

Little-known Evan McMullin finally takes up the mantle of anti-Trump conservative, three months before the election.<p>There are three months until Election Day, and anti-Trump Republicans finally have their man—even if they’ve never heard of him.<p>On August 8, Evan McMullin announced he is running as …

Government

90-year-old Florida man faces 60 days in jail for feeding the homeless

Two ministers and a 90-year-old homeless advocate in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, face up to 60 days in jail and a $500 fine for violating a city …

15 Powerful Quotes From the World's Most Humble President

"I've seen some springs that ended up being terrible winters. We human beings are gregarious. We can't live alone. For our lives to be possible, we …

Russian Hacker Group APT28 Used Unpatched Adobe, Windows Exploits To Infiltrate US Government Networks

According to US-based security research firm FireEye, a Russian group it dubs APT28 is responsible for attacking a number of different government …

Google Has a New Handwriting Keyboard and It Actually Works

David Paul Morris—Bloomberg/Getty Images<p>Jon Shenk—AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Google/AP<p>Bryan Bedder—Getty Images for Engadget Expand<p>Getty Images<p>Andrea …

Here Are the 5 Things TIME 100 Says About the World

The annual TIME 100 list of the world’s most influential people is out—and looking very international. Fifty-one selectees were born outside the …

13 Mesmerizing Photos That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Place In The Universe

There's no picture more humbling than one that shows us how small we are in the universe.<p>On this 25th anniversary, TASCHEN has compiled the most breathtaking deep-space images that the Hubble Space Telescope has ever produced, in a remarkable full-color book, <i>Expanding Universe: Photographs from the</i> …

Top NASA Scientist: We'll Find Signs of Alien Life 'Within a Decade'

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

Microsoft’s Office Lens app turns your iPhone or Android phone into a powerful scanner

Microsoft is bringing one of its impressive Windows Phone apps to iOS and Android today. Office Lens is effectively a portable scanner in your pocket, allowing you to capture pictures of whiteboards, documents, and receipts to save and edit them digitally. While many apps like Scanner Pro, Scanbot, …

The Warrior Imams On The Battlefields Of Iraq

Imams have joined Shiite militia on the frontlines of the fight against ISIS, tasked with stoking the religious passions of the fighters – but also working to keep them in line. BuzzFeed News' Mike Giglio reports from Iraq.<p>SADAAN, Iraq — The imam stepped through the broken village holding an …

40 years and counting: the team behind Voyager’s space odyssey

On a chilly March morning, Steve Howard, aged 65, is at work in his office on the northern edge of Pasadena, California. Two computer screens are squeezed on to his corner desk along with family photos, a tissue box and tins of Altoids Curiously Strong Peppermints. The office is in a quiet business …

Space

Microsoft's Cortana is coming to iOS and Android

Microsoft is planning to bring its Cortana digital assistant to iOS and Android as a standalone app. While the software maker has previously confirmed Cortana would come to additional operating systems, <i>Reuters</i> reports that the standalone app will be available on phones and tablets running iOS and …

Researchers Have Achieved Wireless Speeds of 1 Tb Per Second

That’s fast enough to download 10 full-length movies in less than a second... wirelessly.<p>Researchers at the University of Surrey in England have …

Modi suit, Kejriwal's muffler more politically fashionable than Gandhi's khadi

OPEN TO OPINION<p><b>English</b> | Bangla<p>The ubiquitous costume of the political class since before independence seems to be already dead.<p>POLITICS<p>| 5-minute …

A Stronger Way to Connect.

Trove is a tool to help you automatically map and safely share your personal network. Exchange introductions that work.

Mophie announces battery case for Galaxy S6 and its non-removable battery

It'll be available at launch for $99.95<p>Seeing Samsung's Galaxy S6 wrapped in a bulky battery case could soon become pretty common. During yesterday's unveiling of the Galaxy S6, Samsung repeatedly claimed that now is a perfect time for the company to say goodbye to user-swappable batteries. The S6 …