Manish Johari

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Honda: we won't be able to sell gas-only engines in China by 2025

We're fortunate that most auto companies are embracing an alternate energy future, with all manner of electric cars hitting the streets lately -- and that's not to mention hydrogen-powered vehicles like the Toyota Mirai and Honda's Clarity. The latter manufacturer just gave a pretty frank appraisal …

Engines

The Real Science Inspired By Star Wars

From Darth Vader's breathing to the dual sunsets of Tatooine, we take a look back at the real studies inspired by the Star Wars universe.<p>As <i>Star Wars: The Force Awakens</i>—the latest installment in the <i>Star Wars</i> saga—prepares to take us back to a galaxy far, far away, few could be more excited than the …

Six-month limit likely to declare firms bankrupt

The government-appointed Bankruptcy Law Committee has recommended a speedy process and a timeline of six to a maximum of nine months to deal with …

Viruses Can Be Genetically Modified To Transmit Energy

Viral solar panels could be most efficient ever<p>Plants absorb sunlight and convert it to energy with nearly perfect efficiency—none of the energy goes to waste. Electrical engineers are always striving for that kind of efficiency, but nowhere is it more pronounced than in solar panels. Even the best …

How to watch the DARPA Robotics Challenge finals online for free

DARPA's Robotics Challenge is finally coming to a close. The finals will be held on June 5th to 6th, almost three years after the contest was launched, in Pomona, California -- but you thankfully can watch it live, even if you can't make it there in person. CuriosityStream, a new website the serves …

Thousands of cancer patients are now getting drugs tailored to their genes — and it's part of a giant experiment

CHICAGO (AP) — The federal government is launching a very different kind of cancer study that will assign patients drugs based on what genes drive their tumors rather than the type.<p>The National Cancer Institute's NCI-MATCH trial will be a massive precision medicine experiment at more than 2,400 …

Cancer

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

Is India's 100 smart cities project a recipe for social apartheid?

In architectural renderings, Gujarat International Financial Tec-City resembles a thicket of glassy blue skyscrapers soaring above the Sabarmati River in Gandhinagar, capital of the western Indian state of Gujarat. Its “signature towers” include the Diamond, a 410-metre spire resembling an icy …

The path to a wearable future lies in academia

(Reuters) - For a glimpse of what is, what might have been and what may lie ahead in wearable devices, look beyond branded tech and Silicon Valley start-ups to the messy labs, dry papers and solemn conferences of academia.<p>There you'd find that you might control your smartphone with your tongue, …

Wearable Tech

Crowdfunding may get easier for start-ups in India

<b>Mumbai:</b> India’s stock market regulator is considering relaxing a key provision of its plan to create a crowdfunding platform for small enterprises, …

As sensors shrink, watch as 'wearables' disappear

(Reuters) - Forget 'wearables', and even 'hearables'. The next big thing in mobile devices: 'disappearables'.<p>Even as the new Apple Watch piques consumer interest in wrist-worn devices, the pace of innovation and the tumbling cost, and size, of components will make wearables smaller - so small, some …

Xiaomi's affordable Yi action camera versus the GoPro Hero

The first thing my Spanish mother-in-law asked me when she saw the Xiaomi Yi was, "Is that a toy camera?" With its lime-and-aqua-marine color scheme, it's not hard to see why she might think that. But no, it is not. In fact, Xiaomi's Yi camera raised a few eyebrows when it was announced recently. …

You can now post comments directly on Dropbox files

Dropbox today started rolling out the ability to add comments to files. The feature, first available in March as part of the company’s early access program, is free for all: Basic, Pro, and Dropbox for Business users.<p>Dropbox expects comments to be used for feedback as well as collaboration. …

Speed demon: One man's mission to make his Tesla go faster

The speed demon<p>One man's quest to make his Tesla go faster.<p>The speed demon<p>One man's quest to make his Tesla go faster.<p>JUPITER, Florida — The car is, …

This Is How Uber Will Take Over The World

The ride-hail giant is expanding globally — and it's doing so by replicating the hyperlocal approach it already uses in the U.S. Auto-rickshaws for India, Lamborghinis for Singapore.<p>Conceived as a solution to what its founders described as "the horrible taxi problem in San Francisco," Uber's …

REPORT: Spending on Mobile App Install Ads to Reach $3B in 2015

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Mobile Ad Revenues Will Blow Past Desktop Ad Spending By Early Next Year

Ever since the iPhone kickstarted the mobile revolution, advertisers have been struggling to keep up with the massive changes in people’s online behavior. Despite the reality that people are now spending more time on their smartphones and tablets, the amount companies spend on mobile ads has …

Mobile

Meet Cyanogen, The Startup That Wants To Steal Android From Google

It’s a little hard to take Kirt McMaster seriously at first. He tends to run on his own schedule, and when he shows up 20 minutes late for a meeting on a recent weekday, there’s not so much as a mention of his tardiness, let alone an apology. In black jeans, a black hoodie that looks a half-size …

Mobile

India’s tech opportunity: Transforming work, empowering people

A dozen disruptive technologies can add up to $1 trillion in GDP by 2025 and help bring millions of Indians up the MGI Empowerment Line.<p><b>Millions of</b> …

Brands Will Soon Know If You Watched Their Video Ads

Google unveiled viewability reporting for its video ad platforms today at CES today. It enables advertisers to tell whether clips delivered via the company’s Google’s DoubleClick ad services are watched by users, reports Bloomberg.<p>Neal Mohan, vice president of display and video advertising at …

Advertisers are supposedly paying insanely high rates to get their ads on Snapchat

Discover allows publishers to curate five of the day's most popular stories in a mobile-friendly format and sell accompanying video ads. If a publisher sells a campaign, they get to keep 70% of the revenue. If Snapchat sells the campaign, revenue is split 50-50.<p>Recode's Kurt Wagner dug up a little …

Advertising

Guardian, FT, CNN and Reuters in ad deal to take on Facebook and Google

Pangaea Alliance initiative will give brands access to more than 110 million online readers using programmatic advertising system<p>The Guardian, the Financial Times, CNN International, Reuters and the Economist have teamed up to pool their digital advertising space, to fight back against the drain of …

Yes, Larry Ellison's Oracle Is Now A Cloud Company

In case there were any lingering doubts, Oracle has truly become a cloud company. Not that it doesn’t still sell on-premises software and hardware, but cloud is the fuel that is making the company’s motor hum.<p>On March 17, Oracle reported Q3 fiscal 2015 revenues of $9.3 billion, up 6% in constant …

5 Ways to Validate Your Startup Ideas With $100

<i>Sean Kim is the creator of The Growth List, helping you create a business around your lifestyle. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>There is a misconception that is spread around the media that in order to win big, we need to risk big.<p>That the most successful entrepreneurs, business owners, …

15 quotes from Awesome Startup Employees that show why working for a startup is a great idea

Did you read the Awesome Startup Employee stories that show why working for startups is a great idea?<p>More and more people are joining startups today. …

Birst Banks $65 Million for Business Intelligence and Analytics

Business analytics vendor Birst Inc. on Tuesday added itself to the list of private software companies raising money from public-market investors, with a $65 million round led by Wellington Management Co.

Flipkart moves towards becoming app-only platform

<b>Bengaluru:</b> India’s largest e-commerce firm Flipkart Ltd and its unit Myntra have both shut their mobile websites in their first big move toward …