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The perfect convertible that is powerful and versatile

October 6, 2018

  It was in 2016 that I first used a Microsoft Surface Book. At that time it was amongst one of the best laptops you could buy, provided you had the moolah to get one. But that device never came to India. In 2018, things are a bit different and Microsoftsees potential for the Surface series – […]

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NASA’s MAVEN Spacecraft Marks 4 Years in Mars Orbit With a Selfie

September 25, 2018

NASA’s MAVEN spacecraft released a selfie image of the spacecraft at Mars, celebrating its four years in orbit studying the upper atmosphere of the Red Planet. MAVEN’S selfie image looks at ultraviolet wavelengths of sunlight reflected off of components of the spacecraft. The image was obtained with the Imaging Ultraviolet Spectrograph (IUVS) instrument that normally looks at […]

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JBL Endurance Dive Take it for a swim

September 14, 2018

JBL Endurance Dive is perfect for swimming, surfing and other water sports activities. Here’s our review of JBL Endurance Dive. My morning walk is pretty much the only time I get to listen to music. But over the past couple of years, I have weaned myself off the habit, preferring to listen to nature more. […]

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Google is shutting down its Inbox app

September 13, 2018

NEW DELHI: Search giant Google is pulling the plug on its Inbox app. In a blog post, the company said that it will soon be bidding ‘good-bye’ to the Inbox app. “Support for Inbox will conclude in 2019,” said the company in the post. Google launched the Inbox app in the year 2014 in order to improve Gmail. The […]

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Sign up now for 2-for-1 tickets to TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, released April 5

March 17, 2017

Disrupt Berlin 2017 doesn’t take place until December, but if you’re looking to attend the best startup show in Europe for the lowest possible price, an important deadline is fast approaching. We’ll be releasing a limited number of tickets to Disrupt Berlin on Wednesday, April 5 and the special price of two for the price of […]

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Nasa’s New Institute to Explore Ways to Protect Astronauts

August 21, 2016

The US space agency has established a new institute charged with researching and developing innovative approaches to reduce risks to humans on long-duration exploration missions, including Nasa’s “Journey to Mars”. The Nasa Translational Research Institute (NTRI) will implement a “bench-to-spaceflight” model, moving results or methods from laboratory experiments or clinical trials to point-of-care astronaut health […]

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How Twitter Helped Solve Milky Way Mystery

August 21, 2016

Taking help from Twitter, two astronomers have uncovered the strongest evidence yet that an enormous X-shaped structure made of stars lies within the central bulge of the Milky Way galaxy. Previous computer models and observations of our own galaxy have suggested that the X-shaped structure existed. But no one had observed it directly. Some astronomers […]

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Joint Development of Isro and Nasa’s Nisar Satellite Detailed

August 21, 2016

The Indian space agency and US Nasa’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory are jointly working on the development of Dual Frequency (L&S band) Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) Imaging Satellite named as Nasa-Isro Synthetic Aperture Radar (Nisar), slated to be completed and launched by 2021, parliament was told on Thursday. The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will be […]

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Isro to Launch INSAT-3DR Weather Satellite in August

August 21, 2016

India will launch a weather satellite next month with its heavy rocket, the geosynchronous satellite launch vehicle (GSLV-Mk II), Indian space agency chief A.S. Kiran Kumar said in Chennai on Friday. The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) will launch INSAT-3DR next month with its GSLV rocket, said Kiran Kumar at the Madras Institute of Technology […]

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Powered by Google, UN Flexes Tech Muscle to Fight Climate Change

August 21, 2016

New Google-powered software will help the world tackle problems related to climate change, deforestation and food production, a United Nations agency said on Friday, as it presented its revamped online platform. Open Foris, UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) software, uses high-resolution satellite images to monitor the environment and changes in land use and forest […]

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