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India’s n-power gets a boost

Proud to be an indian?

Though there have been improvements India still lags in many aspects as the Human Development Report 2016 shows

India

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Messaging

Asus announces its new Zenfone 3, alongside premium “Deluxe” and massive “Ultra”

Over the past few years, a common trend in the smartphone world saw a myriad of OEMs pushing out a multitude of flagships. As demand for bigger-screened devices arose, so did the request for smaller handsets, often leading to at least two versions of the same device.<p>Asus is today pushing those …

Mobile Technology

​How Samsung plans to be the next Bowers and Wilkins

The name "Samsung" evokes images of phones, TVs and maybe even appliances. But the Korean electronics giant is betting big on audio, too. We got a look at the company's California testing lab where its sonic aspirations begin.<p>"Have you heard of the TMZ?" asks Allan Devantier, the head of Samsung's …

Audiophile

Why india needs monsoon so badly

The Met department has forecast a normal monsoon and this could have a positive impact on the economy

India

This golf tracking system turns your phone into a virtual caddie

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Arccos On some level, all golf tech is superfluous. Golf is a game with no shortcut to competency — you either practice and get the …

9 Cant-Miss Book Club Picks for February

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Google Wants New Types Of Hard Disk Drives

Eric Brewer and colleagues from Google presented an interesting white paper at the Usenix FAST conference in Santa Clara, CA. They argue that with the growth in portable devices and services in the Cloud, hard disks will be deployed primarily as part of large storage services housed in data …

Databases

Rail budget 2016: Two loco plants to be set up

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu announced the setting up of two locomotive factories worth ₹40,000 crore in the Railway budget today. Capital plans of …

Suresh Prabhu

Airtel rolls out LTE-Advanced network in Kerala

Bharti Airtel on Sunday became the first mobile operator in India to commercially install LTE-Advanced technology (4G+), after it rolled out the same …

India

LG unveils home surveillance robot 'Rolling Bot'

LG unveiled a smart home surveillance robot 'Rolling Bot', which connects with other home appliances and also amuses pets with a laser pointer at the …

Home Appliances

LG unveils G5 smartphone at MWC

LG has unveiled its G5 smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2016 in Barcelona. The phone features a metal body, an always-on 5.3-inch QHD display, …

Mobile Technology

Project Loon has successfully delivered video-capable speeds as it moves into carrier testing

Google’s parent company Alphabet told a TED conference in Vancouver that its Project Loon Internet-delivery balloons had successfully delivered speeds of 15Mbps – fast enough for streaming video. It is preparing for carrier tests in Indonesia and elsewhere this year.<p>Alphabet X head Astro Teller …

Project Loon

New Delhi became capital of India on this day

India’s then British Viceroy Lord Irwin formally inaugurated New Delhi as the capital of the country on February 13, 1931. Delhi has a geographical …

India

World powers agree on Syria ceasefire in a week

The International Syria Support Group agreed to implement a nationwide “cessation of hostilities” in Syria by the end of next week at a meeting in …

Middle East

We're all Africans: Meryl Streep

Actress Meryl Streep, heading her first film jury at the Berlin International Film Festival, on Thursday said that all humans are originally from …

Film Festivals

India was third most disaster-hit in 2015: UN

India has been named the third most disaster-hit nation in 2015 after China and the US by a UN report. India witnessed 19 disasters, over 2,800 …

India

RailYatri to address health emergencies in train

Indian startup RailYatri on Thursday updated its app to help passengers in medical emergencies during train journeys. The latest update available on …

Android Apps

Facebook India MD Kirthiga Reddy quits

Facebook India Managing Director Kirthiga Reddy today announced her exit from the company through a Facebook post. The first employee for Facebook in …

India

#gravitationalwaves trending on Twitter today

On the day after Gravitational Waves were discovered, #gravitationalwaves was a top Twitter trend in India on Friday. A user excited about the …

Trends

Video explains concept of gravitational waves

A video released by 'The Verge' explains the concept of gravitational waves. The discovery of gravitational waves, proposed by Albert Einstein in …

Gravitational Waves

Use as much technology as possible: PM Modi

While addressing principals of around 1,300 senior secondary schools, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today urged using as much technology as possible. …

India

7 states accounted for 63% Padma Shris in 16 yrs

From 2001 to 2016, seven states accounted for 63% Padma Shri awardees, the fourth highest civilian award in India. These seven states include Delhi, …

India

BoE keeps interest rates on hold at 0.5%

The Bank of England (BoE), the central bank of the UK, on Thursday voted to keep the interest rates on hold at a record low of 0.5%. Meanwhile, the …

Interest Rates

Facebook adds Tor support to its Android app via The Tor Project’s Orbot app

Today, Facebook announced that it is bringing Tor support to its Android app, a couple years after the company decided to make Facebook available directly over the Tor network in October of 2014. Facebook says that “a sizeable community of people” are using the site over Tor, so bringing the …

Apps

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