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This Graphic Shows Why the U.K. Election is not Quite as Democratic as it Seems

Before the final results came in from the U.K.’s general election, in which Prime Minister David Cameron’s Conservative Party won a surprise …

Why Microsoft is calling Windows 10 'the last version of Windows'

"Right now we’re releasing Windows 10, and because Windows 10 is the last version of Windows, we’re all still working on Windows 10." That was the message from Microsoft employee Jerry Nixon, a developer evangelist speaking at the company's Ignite conference this week. Nixon was explaining how …

Jet Airways launches express cargo service

Jet Airways has launched FAST-TRACK, a premium express cargo service on its domestic network for customers needing urgent shipment of air cargo in a …

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 …

Urbanism

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 …

Pebble Reveals the Time Steel and Plans for Smartstraps

One of the biggest criticisms of the Apple Watch, even before its officially launched, is the limited number of sensors built into the device. That’s why I suspect there’ll be some sore heads in Cupertino today after Pebble announced its plan for smartstraps.<p>After launching its color screen Pebble …

Europe's Languages Were Carried From the East, DNA Shows

The new settlers, revealed by a genetic analysis, may solve a mystery swirling around the origins of Indo-European languages.<p>New DNA evidence suggests that herders from the grasslands of today's Russia and Ukraine carried the roots of modern European languages across the continent some 4,500 years …

Anthropology

15 Pictures That Perfectly Capture The Love Between Dog And Owner

"Dogs definitely have similar mannerisms and traits to their owners. A dog, like a child, is a product of its environment."<p>Over the course of several years, the two artists traveled between Europe and the United States to meet and photograph dozens of pet owners with a unique affinity for their …

Japan's Nintendo to develop smartphone games with online firm

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co Ltd will venture into smartphone games, heeding calls from investors to boost revenue by taking iconic characters like Super Mario to players increasingly shunning its consoles.<p>Attendees walk past Nintendo Co.'s Super Smash Bros. signage at …

Datawind unveils 3G smartphones PocketSurfer 2G4 and 3G4 in India; starting from Rs 1,999

Aakash tablet maker Datawind today launched its entry level 2G and 3G mobile handsets, priced in range of Rs 1,999-Rs 5,499, offering free data plan …

Xiaomi overtook Samsung, Apple as India’s biggest 4G handset vendor in January: CMR

Xiaomi surpassed global smartphone giants Samsung and Apple in terms of market share to become India’s top 4G handset seller in January this year, …

Snapdeal buys small stake in GoJavas, earmarks $150-200 mn for logistics

<b>New Delhi:</b> Snapdeal has picked up a minority stake in logistics firm GoJavas as it eyes ten fold growth in volumes in the next two-three years. …

Cabinet approves Bill to unearth black money

The offence will be non-compoundable and the offenders won’t be allowed to approach the settlement commission.<p>By: Written by | New Delhi |<p>The …

India

Satellites: a glimpse inside a secret world

Back in 1945, when science fiction writer Arthur C Clarke conjured up the idea of an Earth-orbiting broadcast satellite, he neglected to patent it: he couldn’t imagine one being built in his lifetime. He wasn’t the only one caught off guard when the Soviet Union sprung a satellite on the world just …

Space Exploration

Are Humans Really Headed To Mars Anytime Soon?

With recent news headlines proclaiming that dozens of people have been selected as finalists for a Martian astronaut corps, it might seem like a trip to this alien world might finally be close at hand.<p>But let's have a little reality check. What are the chances that we really will see people on the …

Space Science

Windows 10 for phones and Windows Phone 8.1 GDR2 new builds surface on WP Bench

New builds belonging to Windows 10 for phones and Windows Phone 8.1 GDR 2/ Update 2 have surfaced on the WP Bench site.<p>Build 8.10.15113.0 for Windows …

Samsung Could Roll Back Its Own Software And Embrace Microsoft For Galaxy S6

We’ve already heard reports that Samsung could be pumping the breaks on TouchWiz with its next flagship, but a new report from the generally accurate SamMobile today says that it will also be removing most of its in-house pre-loaded software from the Galaxy S6, and instead offering a host of …