TECH

From Tracking Turtle Migration to Toyota Big Data

The Centre of Excellence for Data Analytics and Business Insights (CEDABI) – a dedicated centre for research and learning at the MYRA School of Business, was launched in the presence of global experts from Boeing, Indian Institute of Science, Minacs, ReMSL, Toyota and others at Hotel Ritz Carlton, Bangalore on Friday, March 11, 2016. At the seminar, two secrets of ...

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Microsoft Quietly Ditches Bitcoin

More than a year after allowing people to pay money into their accounts using bitcoins, Microsoft has quetly removed the Bitcoin, the virtual currency, top up option saying it is no longer redeemable. Microsoft note said:“You can no longer redeem bitcoin into your Microsoft account. Existing balances in your account will still be available for purchases from Microsoft Store, but ...

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Shocker Smartphone ‘Freedom 251’ Literally Priced Rs.251, Specs Outshine

Ringing Bells has revolutionized the smartphone market with the launch of its new smartphone Freedom 251, as the title suggests for only Rs.251, which makes it the cheapest smartphone in the world and the NOIDA-based company is upbeat with the launch today by Union Defence Minsiter Manohar Parrikar. The new smartphone is a testimony to the Indian government’s Make in ...

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Smartphone for Rs.500 ($7) to Hit Indian Market Tomorrow

Ringing Bells, a just 5-month-old company has shocked many netizens and media when it had sent an invite revealing that is launching a smartphone on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 that is priced as cheap as Rs.500 ($7). Unbelievable but many journos found that the company was very much there after making frantic calls. The device priced Rs.500 is aptly named ...

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Powerful Google Effects Photo Shift from Picasa

With a view to promote new Google Photos service, internet search giant Google has announced the shutting down of its decade-old Picasa photo editing software. Originally created by Lifescape in 2002, Picasa was bought by Google in July 2004, which it began to offer as freeware. “Picasa” is a blend of the name of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso, the phrase mi ...

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Smart Chip Developed to Connect Brain Signals to Prosthetic Limbs

Scientists at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore have developed a small smart chip that can be paired with neural implants for efficient wireless transmission of brain signals to inner organs that can be monitored from outside. Neural implants when embedded in the brain can reverse the symptoms of Parkinson’s disease or give paraplegic people the ability to move their dead or ...

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Wireless Charging, A Game Changer for Google Self-Driving Cars

Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG) has announced that it is testing new ground for wireless charging of its self-driving pod in Kirkland location that will revolutionize the way self-driving cars charge themselves without manual wired charging, taking another leap forward in its future driving project. Google has already filed details of the project with the US Federal communication Commissionabout its plan to ...

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Sayonara Amit: Top 10 Contributions Made by Singhal to Google Search

Google has bid ‘Sayonara’ to its most influential engineer Amit Singhal, shocking the tech world and raising eye-brows among the Googlers, who never thought that the tech maestro from India would be dispensed with so ease. “Search is stronger than ever, and will only get better in the hands of an outstanding set of senior leaders who are already running ...

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A-la CES-2016, Bangalore Opens India Electronics Week 2016

While many Bangalore techies have finished either pysical or virtual attendance at the CES-2016 held in the US, back home another similar show was on a platter for them, organised by desi ventures — EFY group along with ELCINA (Electronic Industries Association of India), ELCOMA (Electric Lamp and Component Manufacturers Association of India), IET Institution of Engineering and Technology), SMTA, ...

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Hollywood Sees Virtual Reality as Game Changer, Study Finds

The Consumer Technology Association (CTA) and National Association of Television Program Executives (NATPE) have announced the findings of a joint virtual reality (VR) research study of content creators in the Hollywood community that paint a picture for the future of the nascent technology. The study is part of an ongoing multi-year partnership between the two organizations. The study, conducted through 16 ...

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CES 2016: Sling TV Unveils New User Interface

Sling TV unveiled its second-generation user interface (UI) at CES 2016. The new design will create a more personalized experience, as well as improve content discovery across the Sling TV platform. The new UI will be optimized for each Sling TV-supported device and will start rolling out to devices in a phased-approach, starting in the first quarter of 2016. “TV ...

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Delhi Police Launches ‘Found’ Web-App

Inching closer towards complete digitization of procedures, Delhi Police has successfully launched the Found app, a web-based application. The app comes as an extension to the previously launched ‘lost report for missing articles in Delhi’. Found is formulated keeping in mind another major pain point of the general public to locate their missing articles. In the very first week of ...

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5 Technology Predictions for 2016

CA Technologies has unveiled top five areas where it says the technology and business agenda in 2016 will drive towards and dominate the market. With software now squarely at the center of the business, organizations are digitally transforming by embracing agile practices and new technologies that deliver innovations to market quickly and securely. “Businesses are facing greater urgency to commit ...

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For Rs.6777, Onida’s Debut Smartphone i4G1 Challenges Rivals

MIRC Electronics, manufacturer of ONIDA brand appliances and a household name in India for three decades, has enetered the smartphones market with the debut of its lightest 4G Smartphone priced Rs.6,777 and powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz Quad core processor, which also supports the 4G connectivity across all network operators. The i4G1 is powered with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 1.2GHz Quad ...

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Sundar Pichai First Bought his Smartphone in 2006, Now Owns 30

Google CEO Sundar Pichai in his interaction with Delhi students at the Shri Ram college of Commerce said what one would have expected that he was not the kind of IIT-scorers in India. The man behind Google’s Android project that has powered morethan 70% of smartphones across the globe, bought his first smartphone in 2006. He says he has more ...

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Contest Offers Meizu M2 Smartphone for Free @Re.1

Those who are good in artistic qualities and creativity can enter the contest to win Meizu m2 smartphone for Re.1, said the smartphone maker. The contest via the #m2for1 on twitter is open for all. The contest stipulates that users should visualize where they want to see the Meizu logo and they have to implement the idea by either painting ...

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