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28 Jun 2022Elon Musk
Happy birthday Elon Musk: Tracing his life and key milestones
Tesla and SpaceX CEO, Elon Musk, has been an enigma to many.
14 Nov 2020Banaras Hindu University (BHU)
36 IIT scientists on Stanford's world's top 2% scientists list
As many as 36 scientists from two Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) have featured on the list of top 2% of the world's most-cited scientists compiled by the prestigious Stanford University, California, USA.
12 Nov 2020Bloomberg
Restaurants, hotels, gyms have highest risk of spreading COVID-19: Study
A new study has indicated that restaurants, gyms, and hotels have the highest risk of spreading COVID-19.
13 Oct 2020Nobel Prize
Watch: Nobel Prize winner wakes up co-winner to share news
The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics were announced to the world on Monday, however, one of the recipients of the honor only heard about the win from a late-night knock on his door.
12 Oct 2020Nobel Prize
American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize
The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to United States economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement on Monday.
27 Apr 2020Amazon Prime Video
Stanford researchers develop algorithm to upgrade video streaming
As millions remain under lockdown and glued to their screens, researchers at Stanford University are working to make content streaming more seamless than ever.
28 Jan 2020Technology
This soft, stretchable battery can soon power your wearables
In a major development, engineers at Stanford have come up with a new soft and stretchable battery for electronics.
03 Jan 2020Google
Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about
Indians have been making a mark in the global tech space for many decades, playing an important role in the industry and contributing in various ways.
14 Dec 2019Gaming Bytes
These video games can teach you management strategies
Business management is a daunting task and not everyone knows it intuitively.
18 Nov 2019Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Stanford's new 'smart hospital' has robots, automated guided vehicles
As hospitals around the world continue to incorporate smart technologies and robots, Stanford University is building a tech-powered health care center from ground up.
10 Jul 2019India
Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about
Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.
18 Jun 2019India
#HealthBytes: Five natural ways to get gorgeous skin
Everyone wants clear, glowing, and beautiful-looking skin.
03 Jun 2019India
#HealthBytes: 5 tips to get golden-glowing skin this summer season
Everyone desires healthy and beautiful-looking skin.
12 Mar 2019India
18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2
An 18-year-old Mangaluru boy named Muhammed Suhail CS was honored with the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar this January.
01 Feb 2019North Korea
US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump
US President Donald Trump yesterday said the details of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced next week, and that a date and place had been settled.
26 Nov 2018DNA
China's claim about creating first gene-edited babies has scientists outraged
The scientific community has been sent into a frenzy following claims by a Chinese scientist that he had helped make the world's first genetically-edited babies.
25 Sep 2018Israel
Drink to Old Times: World's oldest brewery found in Israel
Are you a beer lover? Do you enjoy a beer every now and then? With peanuts, nachos, or chicken wings?
28 Aug 2018Rajasthan
To promote entrepreneurship, Rajasthan-govt sends 91 students to Silicon Valley
Rajasthan government has sent 91 students under "Student Startup Exposure Program" to Silicon Valley as part of its efforts to promote entrepreneurship in the state.
18 Aug 2018Gaming Bytes
#CareerBytes: These video games can teach you management strategies
Business management is a daunting task and not everyone knows it intuitively.
10 Aug 2018Technology
7 incredible technologies you're likely to see in your lifetime
Over the past two decades, technological growth has turned our world upside down.
02 Aug 2018India
India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics
New-Delhi born and Australia-bred Akshay Venkatesh has made India real proud.
29 Jul 2018California
At 15, Indian-American genius becomes an engineer!
Three years ago, Indian-American prodigy Tanishq Abraham graduated from a California college when he was just 11, and made headlines globally.
13 Jul 2018Health & Wellness
#HealthBytes: For golden glowing skin, follow these 5 simple hacks
Cliche as it sounds, everyone wants to have a beautiful, healthy skin. But so much pollution and extended exposure to sun can badly impact one's skin cells, and thus ruin skin's health.
21 Jun 2018Asia
26-year-old Isha Ambani gets an MBA from Stanford University
It's been a memorable couple of months for Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani. A little over a month after announcing her engagement, she has now completed her MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.
15 Jun 2018Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
Stanford researchers have trained an AI bot to make memes
If you thought artificial intelligence was just restricted to cancer research, analyzing supernovae, and the like, you're quite mistaken.
31 May 2018India
IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings
Regaining its lost position after a lull of seven years, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has made it to the top-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2018.
30 May 2018Facebook
Evan Spiegel: The sassy Snapchat chief who speaks his mind
Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snapchat, is a controversy child. He doesn't hold himself back, it doesn't matter if at the receiving end it is his customers, competition or his own investors.
22 May 2018Google
4.4mn iPhone users sue Google for unlawfully collecting personal info
4.4 million iPhone users in the UK have filed a lawsuit against Google accusing it of unlawfully collecting users' personal information and violating their privacy from 2011 to 2012.
01 May 2018Yogi Adityanath
UP Cabinet Minister begins 5-day US visit to woo investors
Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Minister Sidhartha Nath Singh today began his five-day visit to the US with a high-level meeting with Medtronic, one of the largest health companies in the world.
29 Apr 2018Uber
UP minister on five-day US visit to woo investors
To showcase Uttar Pradesh as an ideal investment destination, cabinet minister Sidharth Nath Singh today embarked on a five-day visit to the US to rope in certain reputed companies like Lockheed Martin, Boeing and Amazon for setting up their units in the state.
21 Mar 2018Google
Google pledges $300 million towards fighting fake news
In a bid to tackle the issue of fake news, Google has launched a project called the Google News Initiative (GNI).
09 Mar 2018Twitter
Twitter appoints distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal as CTO
Distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal, IIT-Bombay alumnus, has been appointed the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter.
08 Nov 2017India
Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen
In a world lost in selfies and procrastination, it's rare to come across stories of youths that inspire action towards a more just, inclusive tomorrow. Kartik Sawhney's is one such story.
30 Oct 2017Samsung
Who could succeed Kwon Oh-Hyun as Samsung CEO?
South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics is in a leadership crisis following CEO & Co-Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-Hyun's shocking resignation.
29 Oct 2017Larry Page
Alphabet Results: Google-founders get $3.5 billion richer in a day
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin saw a combined rise of $3.5 billion in their net-worth as Class A stocks of Alphabet, Google's parent company, hit a record-high price of $1,061 per share.
12 Sep 2017Technology
Stanford University AI experiment criticized for 'identifying gay faces'
A Stanford University facial recognition experiment claims to have the ability to distinguish between homosexual and heterosexual individuals.
08 Sep 2017Hollywood
Bromances are here, and with them, happier and healthier men
Many people fighting for feminism seem to be mistaken in their approach: they focus on women, the 'victims', and stand against men, the 'perpetrators'.
02 Sep 2017India
Social Media: Congress enters BJP territory
The Congress seems to be taking a leaf from the BJP's book.
16 Jul 2017Cancer
Maryam Mirzakhani, first female fields medal recipient, dies at 40
Maryam Mirzakhani, Iranian math genius and a Stanford University professor recently died in the US. She had been suffering from breast cancer, which had spread to her bones.
19 Jun 2017Electric Vehicles
Wireless electricity transmission: The impossible is now a reality
Scientists at Stanford University have developed a technology to wirelessly transmit electricity to moving objects.