Independence Day 2018: ‘Gaganyaan’ will take an Indian in space by 2022, says PM Narendra Modi

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 15, 2018 10:24:23 am Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Independence Day address from the ramparts of Red Fort on Wednesday, said the country will see an Indian on a space mission under an indigenous space project called ‘Gaganyaan‘ before 2022. This was Modi’s last […]

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Indian customers shifting focus on unique features from cost advantage: ViewSonic

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 12, 2018 4:19:36 pm ViewSonic has been in the PC display, projector space in India for many years now. We quizzed Eric Wei, Senior Sales Director Asia Pacific at ViewSonic, to understand his views about the market, opportunities and challenges. Excerpts from an email interaction. What […]

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NASA probe takes off for closest-ever journey to the Sun

By: Bloomberg | Updated: August 13, 2018 5:15:50 am NASA successfully launched a spacecraft toward the sun on Sunday, hoping to increase scientific understanding of how our star works. The Parker Solar Probe’s departure promises to set a plethora of records, including speediest spacecraft, highest velocity while leaving Earth and closest solar approach. It will […]

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ISRO to launch TV channel on centenary celebrations of founder Vikram Sarabhai

By: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: August 13, 2018 3:33:31 pm As a part of renowned scientist Vikram Sarabhai’s centenary celebrations, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch a television channel. The year-long celebrations are scheduled to start in August 2019 to honour the visionary scientist and the organisation’s founder. The […]

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New AI technique to make cancer treatment less toxic

By: IANS | New York | Published: August 11, 2018 8:33:21 pm MIT researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have developed novel machine-learning techniques to improve the quality of life for patients by reducing toxic chemotherapy and radiotherapy dosing for an aggressive form of brain cancer. Glioblastoma is a malignant tumour that appears in the brain […]

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Qualcomm wins Taiwan reprieve as global antitrust battle rages

By: Bloomberg | Published: August 10, 2018 1:44:12 pm Qualcomm Inc, the smartphone chipmaker fighting regulatory actions and lawsuits threatening its most profitable business, has reached a settlement with Taiwan’s antitrust regulators that reverses most of a $773 million fine. As part of an agreement announced Friday by the Fair Trade Commission, the company will […]

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OnePlus 6 to Samsung Galaxy Note 8: YouTube lists the best phones for watching video

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 10, 2018 5:17:00 pm OnePlus 6 and LG’s G7 ThinQ have been featured as Signature Devices for premium video quality. Compiled by YouTube, the list importantly excludes Apple’s iPhone X, and rates the recently launched Galaxy Note 9 highly among all devices. Signature Devices, according to […]

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Indian-origin researcher explains da Vinci’s ‘hydraulic jump’

By: PTI | London | Published: August 10, 2018 2:41:05 pm By altering these attributes of the water he was able to accurately predict the size of the hydraulic jumps. This was regardless of which direction the water was moving – debunking the 200-year-old gravitational theory as the cause of a kitchen sink type hydraulic […]

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Partial Solar Eclipse 2018 on August 11: Here are the timings in India

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: August 10, 2018 3:40:01 pm Solar Eclipse 2018: In the early hours of August 11, a part of the Sun will appear to be covered by the Moon’s shadow. This celestial phenomenon called a partial solar eclipse, will result in the Sun being visible as a crescent […]

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