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Aadhaar Leak: Jharkhand Government Reportedly Exposed Details of Thousands of Workers

February 4, 2019

Joining the growing list of infamous Indian governmental institutions and agencies, Jharkhand government has allegedly been spotted leaking the Aadhaar numbers and other personal details of thousands of governments workers on its website. The online system being used by the government to manage the attendance of all of the governmental workers in the state reportedly […]

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Under Armour Is Blasting Off Into a New Market: Spacesuits

January 29, 2019

Under Armour is teaming up with Richard Branson’s Virgin Galactic to create the next generation of apparel and footwear for pilots and passengers on trips to space. The athleticwear company will also provide uniforms for Virgin Galactic employees at its Spaceport America operations centre in New Mexico, and will help design programs to physically prepare astronauts for flights, […]

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NASA Telescopes Capture Birth of Black Hole or Neutron Star

January 15, 2019

Photo Credit: Sloan Digital Sky Survey AT2018cow erupted in or near a galaxy known as CGCG 137-068 An international team of astronomers, using NASA telescopes, have captured the first ever image of a star that collapsed to form a compact object, and are debating whether it is a black hole or a neutron star. NASA’s Asteroid […]

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Xiaomi Mi AirPOP PM2.5 Anti-Pollution Mask with 3D Design, 4-Layer Protection Launched in India

January 4, 2019

Xiaomi on Thursday launched the Mi AirPOP PM2.5 Anti-Pollution Mask in India, with the company clearly hoping to capitalise on the ongoing increase in air pollution in the country. The new mask is available for purchase exclusively through Mi.com with a price tag of Rs. 249. The Chinese company claims that its latest offering is […]

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Google Says Gboard for Android Now Supports Over 500 Language Varieties, Google Photos Expands Private Album Limit to 20,000

December 22, 2018

Gboard and Google Photos have made headlines again this week. Google has announced that Gboard for Android now supports more than 500 language varieties. In the meanwhile, Google has also increased the limit of uploads to private albums. To recall, Google launched the virtual keyboard on Android in 2016 with support for nearly 100 different […]

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YouTube, Under Pressure for Problem Content, Takes Down 58 Million Videos in Quarter

December 14, 2018

YouTube took down more than 58 million videos and 224 million comments during the third quarter based on violations of its policies, the unit of Alphabet’s Google said on Thursday in an effort to demonstrate progress in suppressing problem content. Government officials and interest groups in the United States, Europe and Asia have been pressuring YouTube, Facebook and […]

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Breakthrough in construction of computers for mimicking human brain

December 3, 2018

“SpiNNaker can support detailed biological models of the cortex — the outer layer of the brain that receives and processes information from the senses — delivering results very similar to those from an equivalent supercomputer software simulation,” says Dr. Sacha van Albada, lead author of this study and leader of the Theoretical Neuroanatomy group at […]

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AMD Radeon RX 590 Mid-Range GPU Announced for Full-HD PC Gaming

November 19, 2018

AMD is introducing a new mid-range GPU, the Radeon RX590, in order to captialise on demand from users looking to upgrade but not spend too much. The Radeon RX590 is not based on a new architecture, but instead a refresh of the current mainstream Polaris architecture. It is AMD’s first GPU to be manufactured on […]

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LaCie USB Type-C Portable SSD With 540MBps Speeds, Up to 2TB Storage Launched

November 11, 2018

LaCie has expanded its portfolio to launch a new USB Type-C portable SSD in the US market. The device comes in varied storage variants, going up to 2TB, and the price starts from $115 (roughly Rs. 8,300). The SSD’s big highlight is that it is ultra-portable weighing under 100 grams, and the square-shaped device fits […]

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Telecom Operators Inform DoT of Sites to Test Alternate KYC Process

November 10, 2018

Telecom service providers have informed the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) about the sites to excercise the Proof of Concept (POC) of the new non-Aadhaar KYC process. Each operator would carry out the process at two sites, as per a DoT notification. The notification dated November 6 said that Bharti Airtel would carry out the process at Delhi and Meerut […]

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