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5 fortune-telling methods to seek the unknown

24 Jan 2022

5 fortune-telling methods to seek the unknown

Are you someone who believes that certain cosmic events hold the key to your future?

Swedish researchers discover gene that cuts COVID-19 severity by 20%

17 Jan 2022

Swedish researchers discover gene that cuts COVID-19 severity by 20%

A latest study by Swedish researchers has discovered a gene that reduces the intensity of COVID-19 infections by 20%.

Hyderabad doctors perform cutting-edge 'breathing lung transplant'

12 Dec 2021

Hyderabad doctors perform cutting-edge 'breathing lung transplant'

Doctors at Hyderabad's Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences conducted a cutting-edge "breathing lung transplant" on a middle-aged patient Saturday.

Solar eclipse 2021: NASA scientists explain 8 myths and facts

04 Dec 2021

Solar eclipse 2021: NASA scientists explain 8 myths and facts

Several parts of the world will witness a solar eclipse Saturday as the Moon passes between Earth and the Sun, casting a shadow on some areas of our planet, blocking the Sun's light.

Spotify scraps Car View to make space for 'new innovations'

28 Nov 2021

Spotify scraps Car View to make space for 'new innovations'

Music streaming giant Spotify has announced the retirement of its feature called Car View that first appeared in 2019. The company has decided to make this move to "make way for new innovations."

Truecaller 12 update released with Video Caller ID, Ghost Calling

25 Nov 2021

Truecaller 12 update released with Video Caller ID, Ghost Calling

Truecaller on Thursday launched version 12 of its popular caller ID app for Android users. This update brings several new features, including Video Caller ID that lets users set a short video preview to let the other person know who is calling.

Collins Dictionary crowns 'NFT' as Word of the Year 2021

25 Nov 2021

Collins Dictionary crowns 'NFT' as Word of the Year 2021

The Collins Dictionary has recently proclaimed "NFT" as its Word of the Year 2021. Interestingly though, it isn't a word, but an acronym that stands for non-fungible token.

NASA will slam spacecraft into asteroid to test humankind's defenses

25 Nov 2021

NASA will slam spacecraft into asteroid to test humankind's defenses

NASA has launched a spacecraft on a direct collision course with an asteroid, intentionally. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission intends to test technologies for defense against potential asteroid collisions.

Google Messages now translate iMessage reactions into emojis

24 Nov 2021

Google Messages now translate iMessage reactions into emojis

Google's latest update to its Messages app narrows the gap between Android and iOS users a bit more. Apple's iMessage allows users to react to messages but when they interact with Android users via the app, those reactions get converted into text messages.

Windows 11: Microsoft promises to fix performance issues in 2022

23 Nov 2021

Windows 11: Microsoft promises to fix performance issues in 2022

If you have upgraded to Windows 11, you are certainly not happy. To make matters worse, Microsoft has suggested its users to wait for the performance upgrades to be rolled out.

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

18 Nov 2021

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

Recently, evidence of a ninth planet in our solar system has been found by British astronomer Michael Rowan-Robinson in data gathered back in 1983.

Zuckerberg shows Meta gloves that help wearer feel virtual objects

18 Nov 2021

Zuckerberg shows Meta gloves that help wearer feel virtual objects

In a new video, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg can be seen feeling objects with a technology being developed so the sense of touch can be incorporated into the metaverse.

Group of strangers united by cryptocurrency could buy US Constitution

17 Nov 2021

Group of strangers united by cryptocurrency could buy US Constitution

Sotheby's is auctioning off the only known copy of the US Constitution owned by an individual. If that isn't a rare event itself, a group of cryptocurrency investors formed six days ago is rallying support to acquire it.

Netflix Games finally debuts on iOS with five titles

11 Nov 2021

Netflix Games finally debuts on iOS with five titles

Streaming giant Netflix announced the debut of Netflix Games on Android last week. Now, the service is available on iOS as well, and users can choose from five launch-day titles to play.

Elon Musk's Starlink to offer cheaper internet in India

08 Nov 2021

Elon Musk's Starlink to offer cheaper internet in India

Since earlier this year, Elon Musk-led SpaceX's satellite internet service, called Starlink, has been in the news for its ability to offer high-speed internet in the remotest parts of the world, including in rural India.

PM Modi meets engineer who could make Delhi's air cleaner

07 Nov 2021

PM Modi meets engineer who could make Delhi's air cleaner

During his two-day trip to attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference, PM Narendra Modi met Delhi-based mechanical engineer Vidyut Mohan for a brief interaction in Glasgow, Scotland.

How Microsoft Loop fuses collaborative editing with Microsoft Office's familiarity

04 Nov 2021

How Microsoft Loop fuses collaborative editing with Microsoft Office's familiarity

Microsoft has announced a new Office-style application called Microsoft Loop designed to resemble collaborative document editors such as Notion and Coda.

Blue Origin, Boeing to establish 'business park' in low-Earth orbit

28 Oct 2021

Blue Origin, Boeing to establish 'business park' in low-Earth orbit

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos's Blue Origin has unveiled plans to build a "space park" that would be launched into low Earth orbit.

This company couldn't find paying billionaires for trip to space

26 Oct 2021

This company couldn't find paying billionaires for trip to space

Were you praying you would witness the day no billionaire wanted to pay for a trip to space? Well, that day is here.

Musk's Boring Company will build Vegas Loop with 51 stations

22 Oct 2021

Musk's Boring Company will build Vegas Loop with 51 stations

Local officials have recently greenlighted Elon Musk-led Boring Company's proposal to build a network of underground tunnels in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Will we be able to access Wi-Fi on Moon soon?

18 Oct 2021

Will we be able to access Wi-Fi on Moon soon?

Move over Starlink, NASA's new study has pitched a plan to help America's internet coverage issues.

Canon sued for disabling scanning, fax if printers exhaust ink

18 Oct 2021

Canon sued for disabling scanning, fax if printers exhaust ink

A consumer has filed a class-action suit against Canon Inc. in the US for not allowing certain printers to use the scanner and fax functions if the printer runs out of ink.

NASA's Lucy space probe blasts off to explore asteroids

17 Oct 2021

NASA's Lucy space probe blasts off to explore asteroids

American space agency NASA launched the Lucy Mission space probe strapped to a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket from Launch Complex 41 at Cape Canaveral Space Force Station in Florida on October 16.

Asteroid larger than Pyramid of Giza to zoom by tomorrow

14 Oct 2021

Asteroid larger than Pyramid of Giza to zoom by tomorrow

NASA might be planning to launch the Lucy spacecraft to investigate the Jupiter Trojan asteroid belt but few cosmic events come close to the one we are about to witness on Friday.

Hasselmann, Manabe, Parisi win Nobel Physics Prize for climate discoveries

05 Oct 2021

Hasselmann, Manabe, Parisi win Nobel Physics Prize for climate discoveries

Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann, and Giorgio Parisi won the 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics for "groundbreaking contributions to our understanding of complex physical systems."

NASA releases its first AR-enabled comic: Check details here

26 Sep 2021

NASA releases its first AR-enabled comic: Check details here

NASA released its first digital, interactive graphic novel Saturday in a two-pronged effort to commemorate National Comic Book Day as well as to encourage more youngsters to sign up as astronauts for the planned Artemis manned lunar missions.

Apple researching how iPhones could help detect cognitive decline, depression

23 Sep 2021

Apple researching how iPhones could help detect cognitive decline, depression

Tech giant Apple is reportedly developing methods to detect depression, anxiety, and cognitive decline using digital clues gathered from your Apple devices, including iPhones and Apple Watches.

NASA announces landing site for its VIPER lunar rover mission

21 Sep 2021

NASA announces landing site for its VIPER lunar rover mission

In May, NASA announced the VIPER mission to the moon under the Artemis program to look for water, its deposits, or at least signs of it on the dark side of the moon.

You can now download most detailed simulation of the universe!

13 Sep 2021

You can now download most detailed simulation of the universe!

Astronomers can't compare multiple universes to ours because there is only one universe known to exist.

Largest known Triceratops dinosaur skeleton goes under auction in October

09 Sep 2021

Largest known Triceratops dinosaur skeleton goes under auction in October

The reconstructed skeleton of a 66 million-year-old Triceratops dinosaur could soon belong to a passionate enthusiast ready to part with around €1.2 million (roughly $1.4 million).

Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner invest in start-up for anti-aging research

07 Sep 2021

Jeff Bezos, Yuri Milner invest in start-up for anti-aging research

Elon Musk might be pioneering brain-machine interfaces at Neuralink but Jeff Bezos doesn't appear to be stopping after flying to space. His latest crazy bet on technology is nothing short of a science fiction flick.

NASA testing Joby's eVTOL aircraft for commercial readiness as air-taxi

06 Sep 2021

NASA testing Joby's eVTOL aircraft for commercial readiness as air-taxi

American space agency NASA has finally started testing Joby Aviation's electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) vehicle for its Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) National Campaign.

Boston Dynamics flexes its Atlas robot's parkour skills on camera

22 Aug 2021

Boston Dynamics flexes its Atlas robot's parkour skills on camera

A video of three robots dancing to Do you Love Me went viral on the internet late last year. Now, the company behind those antics, Boston Dynamics, has shown off its creations' mastery over a parkour routine.

YouTuber manages to swing like Spider-Man with custom-made web shooters

22 Aug 2021

YouTuber manages to swing like Spider-Man with custom-made web shooters

Real-life superheroes seldom have the technology demonstrated in movies although they may not be lacking perseverance and grit.

Researchers achieve breakthrough, inch closer to igniting nuclear fusion reaction

22 Aug 2021

Researchers achieve breakthrough, inch closer to igniting nuclear fusion reaction

Researchers at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's National Ignition Facility (NIF) in California successfully achieved a breakthrough that inches humankind closer to sustainable power generation by nuclear fusion last week.

IIT Guwahati researchers' breakthrough improves lifetime of NVM cache memory

21 Aug 2021

IIT Guwahati researchers' breakthrough improves lifetime of NVM cache memory

Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati (IIT-G) have made a breakthrough in memory architectures used by non-volatile memory (NVM) of computers.

T-Mobile investigating alleged data hack affecting 100 million customers

16 Aug 2021

T-Mobile investigating alleged data hack affecting 100 million customers

American telecom operator T-Mobile has confirmed that it is investigating a data breach possibly involving around 100 million customers.

Japanese researchers have set new internet data transfer speed record

18 Jul 2021

Japanese researchers have set new internet data transfer speed record

Most modern computers are capable of gigabit-speed (1 Gbps) wired internet. Meanwhile, organizations like NASA, where the internet is a mission-critical component, enjoy wired internet speeds up to 400 Gbps.

PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

16 Jul 2021

PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to virtually inaugurate several railway and development projects in Gujarat today.

Huawei engineer develops open-source autonomous self-balancing bicycle after an accident

11 Jul 2021

Huawei engineer develops open-source autonomous self-balancing bicycle after an accident

When we think of the uses for Artificial Intelligence in the mobility sector, we usually think of autonomous cars, right? But the implementations today are still in development and outside the financial reach of commoners.