Nitin Ranade

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Nokia Lumia 2520 review: a good Windows tablet, not the best for typing

The Lumia 2520 is Nokia's first Windows tablet -- and it may well be its last. By the time Nokia is ready to design a follow-up product, the Finnish firm might officially be a part of Microsoft. For now, though, the Lumia 2520 is about to go on sale worldwide under the Nokia brand, and will compete …

15 Times Batman Was 100% Done With The Justice League

Superheroes are assholes.

Comic Books

India’s upcoming mission to Mars is a chance to best Russia and China

If all goes according to plan, on Nov. 5 India will celebrate a successful liftoff of its first Mars-bound space mission, the Mangalayaan, or Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM). Designed by the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) as a test of the country’s space technology and ability to orbit a …

Space Exploration

Old drugs, new tricks: ADHD medicine could help with binge-eating

The body is a complex and mysterious machine. This is not lost on pharmaceutical firms, which sometimes stumble onto winning drugs when the unanticipated side-effects of a new medicine prove more useful—or lucrative—than its original aim.<p>Today British pharma group Shire announced promising results …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

A Space-Age Wheelchair, Without The Bumps And Stigma

A Japanese car designer tries his hand at creating the mobility device of the future.<p>Satoshi Sugie first became interested in mobility vehicles after meeting a frustrated wheelchair user in Japan in 2010.<p>“He said he gave up going even two blocks away,” Sugie says. “One reason was he didn’t want to …

Wheelchairs

Watch A Drone Make A Masterpiece Of The New York Public Library

A unique look inside NYPL’s architecture using ultralight, flying technology<p>The New York Public Library is a stunning piece of architecture. Its Rose Reading Room has 51-foot ceilings and measures the length of a football field (that’s more than a Manhattan block), yet it has no columns, making it …

J Craig Venter sequenced the human genome. Now he wants to convert DNA into a digital signal

J Craig Venter has been a molecular-biology pioneer for two decades. After developing expressed sequence tags in the 90s, he led the private effort …

GE experimenting with '3D painting' to repair metal parts

Everyone is already all over this whole 3D printing thing. But 3D painting? It's a much emptier field. GE is experimenting with such a technology called "cold spray" that slowly builds up layers of metal by spraying metal powder at extremely high velocities. Instead of recreating works of art, the …

Blockbuster, Netflix and the end of movies as a product

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Credit: yapsnaps<p>Something funny happened this week when I read the news about Blockbuster (S DISH) shutting down all of its …

BitTorrent creator Bram Cohen on piracy and autism

It is nearly 12 years since Bram Cohen decided to create a faster way to share large files over the internet.<p>His invention, the BitTorrent protocol, allows computers to download a single file from multiple sources simultaneously, and - at the same time - to upload the sections, as they become …

BitTorrent

Friday's Daily Telegraph front page: 'Pensions face new blow from ministers'