Pixel 3 XL: Google could end up launching an entirely different phone on October 9

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 9, 2018 1:42:05 pm Google appears to have played a ‘marketing stunt’ with the string of Pixel 3 XL leaks. According to Jon Prosser of Front Page Tech (FPT), Google appears to have misled tech bloggers and journalists about the final look and specifications of the Pixel 3 […]

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Planet hunting Kepler telescope wakes up again: NASA

By: IANS | Washington | Published: September 6, 2018 3:30:05 pm NASA’s planet-hunting Kepler space telescope has woken up from yet another slumber and begun collecting science data again, the US space agency has said. It began collecting science data on August 29 for its 19th observation campaign. “After being roused from sleep mode, the […]

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YouTube Originals is now in India: Here’s everything you need to know

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 6, 2018 4:50:02 pm YouTube Originals has been rolled out in India and the service is currently free and ad-supported. The Google-owned company said in a press statement that subscription option for YouTube (YT) Originals is yet to be announced, though it did not give an […]

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Scientists pioneer novel model to turn sunlight into fuel

By: IANS | London | Published: September 4, 2018 7:06:41 pm   In a breakthrough move, British scientists have used natural sunlight to convert water into hydrogen and oxygen by mixing biological components and man-made technologies. The team led by academics at the University of Cambridge, used semi-artificial photosynthesis to explore new ways to produce […]

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AI-based system developed by Google will help predict earthquake aftershock locations

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 3, 2018 4:59:49 pm Scientists from Google and Harvard have teamed up to create an AI-based model that can improve detection of aftershocks associated with an earthquake. The study group have recently published a paper, and relied on data from recent 118 earthquakes across the globe […]

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OLX reports 40 per cent growth as pre-owned phone market thrives in India

By: IANS | New Delhi | Published: September 1, 2018 8:39:19 pm With more and more Indians aiming to own high-end smartphones, the pre-owned smartphone market is booming and on the online trading platform OLX, the average selling price (ASP) of a pre-owned smartphone has jumped from Rs 9,000 to Rs 11,000 in just one […]

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NASA set to launch space laser to track Earth’s melting ice

By: PTI | Washington | Published: August 31, 2018 10:51:43 am NASA is set to launch the most advanced laser instrument of its kind in to the space next month, to measure the changes in the heights of Earth’s polar ice in unprecedented detail. The Ice, Cloud and land Elevation Satellite-2 (ICESat-2) will measure the […]

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