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Microsoft Windows 10 to Bid Good-Bye to Passwords Forever?

Microsoft Windows 10, to be released next month may do away with passwords, a chronic problem for many people despite its security angle. Instead the Windows 10 may feature other modes of identity, including the FIDO or fast Identity Online standards for users to sing in. While biometric sign in is not ruled out, the Fido may create a “universal ...

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‘ABCD 2’ Top Box Office Hit of 2015 with Rs.14.3 Crore, Pushes ‘Gabbar is Back’ to No.2

  Not surprisingly, ABCD 2, the Bollywood’s match to Hollywood-based dance drama hits, has made it big earning the highest box office collections of Rs.14.3 crore on its opening day, June 19, relegating Akshay Kumar’s “Gabbar is Back” to No. 2 position. Released in 3D in more than 500 theatres, the choreographer’s delight has been released in more than 2,000 ...

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Daily Aspirin Mantra Acts on Breast Cancer too, Says Study

Aspirin has long been seen as an anti-coagulent and heart-friendly medicine but now studies show that a daily dose of aspirin may curb the growth of breast cancer or tumour. Indian-origin scientist Dr Sushanta Banerjee from the Kansas City Veterans Affairs Medical Center and the team found that aspirin is able to create a non-conducive conditions around cancer stem cells ...

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NASA Can Predict Solar storms 24 Hours in Advance Now

NASA scientists have successfully tested a tool to predict solar geomagnetic storms which often disrupt our own including one of Indian-origin have developed a new tool that can predict solar geomagnetic storms at least 24 hours in advance, forewarning telecom disruptions, if any. Neel Savani, an Indian-origin space scientist at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland has come ...

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Breast Cancer Breakthrough: Study Finds Trigger Spreading Tumour, Halting it Stems Growth

Once breast cancer is diagnosed, it is a painful rush from pillar to the post for patients and relatives. The Edinburgh University scientists have succeeded in finding a revolutionary approach to stem the growth of the tumour by targeting the disease’s trigger itself. In their lab experiments, researchers have found that blocking the signals in mice with breast cancer can ...

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Prince William Back From Training for Second Royal Baby’s Birth

As Kate Middleton is waiting for the day to go to the hospital this weekend for the second royal baby’s birth, her husband Prince William finished his rescue pilot training on time “earlier than expected” and returned to be at her side during the delivery time. Prince William (the Duke) was undergoing training as a pilot with the East Anglia ...

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NASA Hunt for Alien Life with Global Climate Model Simulation Now

It took more than 30 years for NASA to open its tight-lipped response to theories of aliens or UFOs around the world but now within the ranks of NASA’s Gobbard Institute for Space Studies (GISS, there is conviction they may find alien life in the next 30 years. The researchers from New york-based institute say that tracing alien life is ...

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FaceBook Wakes up to Ban ‘Hoax’ News Stories but Allows ‘Satire’

Facebook Inc, which has introduced news features a year ago is realizing that news domain is not fair and often misused by “hoax” perpetrators spreading them like viral all over its massive 1.35-billion member-base of online social network. The company has announced that it will introduce a feature allowing Facebook users to flag a story as “purposefully fake or deceitful ...

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Anupam Shrivastava is new BSNL chairman and managing director

Anupam Shrivastava has been appointed the chairman and managing director (CMD) of state-run BSNL from Jan 15, a company statement said here Friday. Shrivastava has been appointed CMD of BSNL for a period of five years or till the time of superannuation at the age of 60 years, it said. “Government is focusing on connecting unconnected people with telecom services ...

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Facebook to Turn Into Video-based Channel in 5 Years: Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said the social networking site Facebook will be mostly in video format in next five years, with an aim to make it inclusive of both Google News and Youtube features on one platform. “In five years, most of the Facebook will be video,” Zuckerberg said at a community town hall meeting in California. When questioned about ...

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Chelse Clinton Gives Birth to Daughter, Didn’t Need Obama’s Convoy to Hospital

Chelsea Clinton, married to Marc Mezvinsky four years ago, gave birth to a duaghter Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky on Friday evening in New york, where she lives with her husband, an investment banker. Chelsea, daughter of former US President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, said in a Twitter message soon after the birth of her child: “Marc ...

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June 9 Brief News and Photos

The Vice President, Shri Mohd. Hamid Ansari being welcomed by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on his arrival at Parliament House to attend the Joint Session of the Parliament, in New Delhi on June 09, 2014. The President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee being welcomed by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on his arrival at Parliament House to attend the ...

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Today’s Brief News in Photos 8 June

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha introduced to the personnel of 26 ED during his visit, in Bangalore on 8, Jun 14. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha accompanied by the Secretary Defence Production, Shri G. C. Pati shown the facilities at Base Repair Depot by the Air Officer Commanding, ...

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