The buck stops at iPhone 4S with Siri; Where is iPhone 5?

The press conference at Cupertino-based Apple’s headquarters on Wednesday morning turned out to be the most disappointing event for iPhone 5 lovers as Apple could only launch its updated iPhone 4S with voice navigation feature that it calls “Siri”. As the shortest invite said, “Let’s talk iPhone,” the outcome was not entire unexpected. What is Siri? Siri, Apple’s latest voice ...

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India’s $35 tablet computer meant for students to be launched today

India’s Human Resources minister Kapil Sibal will unveil the country’s $35 tablet computer meant for students, officially on Wednesday. The tablet was developed as part of the National Mission on Education as a low cost alternative to high-end tablets which were available at $200. Even the latest tablet made by an Indian company called Pepper was priced $99. “The tablet ...

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Nobel Prize to Ralph Steinman remains valid

The Nobel Prize Foundation has decided to go ahead with the 2011 Nobel Prize in Medicine to the late Ralph Steinman, though he died three days before the announcement was made. From 1974, the Statutes of the Nobel Foundation stipulate that a Nobel Prize cannot be awarded posthumously, unless death has occurred after the announcement of the Nobel Prize. Before ...

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Amanda Knox freed, who’s guilty then?

The sensational murder trial of British university exchange student Meredith Kerchner by her roommates Amanda Knox, Rudy Guede and Raffaele Sollecito in November 2007 took a twist on Monday with the jury acquitting Amanda and her friend. Kercher was a Leeds University student from Coulsdon in Surrey in 2007 when she was killed in Perugia. Her roommates and Rudy were ...

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The 2011 Nobel Prize for Medicine

The 2011 Nobel Prize for Medicine has gone to three researchers for their work on the immune system. One-half of the prize money will go jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann “for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity” and the other half to Ralph M. Steinman “for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its ...

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Ads are just answers: Not always, says report

Days after introducing premium Google Analytics which will offer in-depth analytics at $150,000 for major online businesses and website owners to implement market strategy, search engine giant Google has come out with another offer, this time with the launch of a marketing campaign in New York to promote the use of enhanced search ads. Nick Fox, Vice President of Product ...

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