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Proud ISRO said “Mission accomplished ” after launch of GSAT 29

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched the GSLV Mark III rocket carrying the GSAT-29 communication satellite from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota on Wednesday. Marking ISRO’s fifth launch for the current year, the communication satellite carries high throughput communication transponders in the Ka and Ku bands which can expand high-speed data transfer Read More…

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Octopus in aquarium gives birth to thousands of babies

A curator at the UGA Marine Education Center and Aquarium and Savannah, Georgia revealed the shocking moment he realised one of his octopus charges had been given the wrong sex. According to MailOnline, Devin Dumont found that the tank holding Octavius, the aquarium’s sole octopus resident, was full of tiny particles that looked like confetti. Read More…

Business Technology

HSBC facilitates blockchain-based international trade transaction In India

In a first for India, British banking major HSBC has executed a trade finance transaction involving an export by Reliance Industries to an American client using the blockchain, which massively reduced the time taken for processing the documents. The blockchain-enabled letter of credit transaction facilitated a shipment between Reliance and the US-based Tricon Energy, a Read More…

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“Walkout For Real Change” Tsunami hits google

In Silicon Valley, women also are becoming fed up with the male-dominated composition of the technology industry’s workforce a glaring imbalance that critics say fosters unsavoury behaviour akin to a college fraternity house. Hundreds of Google engineers and other workers around the world walked off the job Thursday to protest the internet company’s lenient treatment Read More…

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Israel to supply missile defence systems to India for $777 million

The Long-Range Surface-to-Air Missile system is an operational Air and Missile Defence (AMD) system used by Israel’s navy as well as by India’s navy, air and land forces. India has awarded an additional USD 777 million deal to a leading Israeli defence firm for supplying Barak 8 LR-SAM Air and Missile Defence Systems to seven Read More…

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iOS 12.0.1 users complaint software update causing new issues

Though Apple’s first update to iOS 12 has cured the iPhone charging problem, iOS version 12.0.1 is causing users to complain about frequently broken calls, network and signal connectivity problems and battery life issues, the media reported. “Since upgrading, owners of both new and old iPhones are finding their phones either don’t make or receive Read More…

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Data breach affected 29 million users, details impact: Facebook

Cyber attackers stole data from 29 million Facebook accounts using an automated program that moved from one friend to the next, Facebook Inc (FB.O) announced on Friday, as the social media company said its largest-ever data theft hit fewer than the 50 million profiles it initially reported. The company said it would message affected users Read More…

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Rajasthan reports 29 cases tested +ve for Zika virus

Rajasthan Additional Chief Secretary (Health), Veenu Gupta said, “So far, there are a total of 29 people who have tested positive for Zika virus.” As one of those affected in Jaipur hailed from Bihar and visited his Siwan home recently, the eastern state has issued advisories to all its 38 districts to keep a close Read More…

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WhatsApp adheres RBI Circular for Payment data localisation policy.

Mobile messaging platform WhatsApp Tuesday said it has built a system that stores payments-related data in India, in line with RBI’s data localisation policy.  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI), in a circular in April, had said all system providers will have to ensure that the entire data relating to payment systems operated by them Read More…

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Soon Robots will be used in Police station and traffic Points says Kerala Cop

“The future policing will be mainly with the help of technology, especially robotics,” Inspector General Manoj Abraham, the nodal officer of Cyber Dome, told media  “The future policing will be mainly with the help of technology, especially robotics,” Inspector General Manoj Abraham, the nodal officer of Cyber Dome, said  Robots will soon receive you at Read More…

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Air Chief Marshal echos Ruling benches voice

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal, BS Dhanoa, taken ruling bjp position and defended the Rafale purchase as “a game changer” at the annual Air Force press conference here. “We have lots of advantages in the Rafale deal…this and the S400 will enhance capabilities to counter our shortfalls,” the Air Chief pointed Read More…

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Hyperloop capsule unveiled at Spain

Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HyperloopTT/HTT) provided the first look of their full-scale passenger Hyperloop capsule at an unveiling ceremony in Puerto de Santa Maria, Spain. The capsule, “Quintero One” is constructed almost completely out of HyperloopTT’s Vibranium — a specially made dual-layer smart composite material.  It was built at the Southern Spain aerospace facilities of HyperloopTT’s Read More…

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Mobile Companies Instructed to submit plan to discontinue Aadhar based eKYC

The Supreme Court, last week, struck down Section 57 of the Aadhaar Act, which allowed private companies to use the 12-digit biometric ID-based eKYC.  Days after the Supreme Court imposed curbs on the use of Aadhaar, biometric-issuing authority UIDAI Monday asked telecom companies to submit, within the next 15 days, a plan to stop using Read More…

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Nobel Prize 2018 for medicine to James Allison, Tasuku Honjo

Medicine is the first of the Nobel Prizes awarded each year .The prizes for achievements in science, literature and peace were created in accordance with the will of dynamite inventor and businessman Alfred Nobel and have been awarded since 1901. James Allison and Tasuku Honjo won the 2018 Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine for Read More…

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50 million accounts hacked claims Facebook

Facebook Inc’s worst security breach ever is a major blow to the company’s effort to rebuild trust with users of the social network after a privacy scandal in March. Facebook shares dropped more than 3% Friday after the company disclosed that hackers took advantage of a security issue to attack its systems, impacting almost 50 million accounts. A Read More…

Asia Market Technology

WhatsApp appoints grievance redressal mechanism for india

India is WhatsApp’s biggest market with more than 200 million users. It, in July, limited message forwards to five chats at a time and had also removed the quick forward button placed next to media messages to discourage mass forwarding. It has also introduced a ‘forward’ label to help users identify such messages. The Indian Read More…

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Per capita alcohol consumption in India doubled : WHO

The WHO has emphasized on the development, implementation and evaluation of cost-effective interventions for harmful use of alcohol as well as creating, compiling and disseminating scientific information on alcohol use and dependence, and related health and social consequences. The “Global strategy to reduce the harmful use of alcohol”, negotiated and agreed by WHO Member States Read More…

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44th flight of the PSLV launched

After 33-hour countdown, India’s premier space agency ISRO launched two commercial satellites from Sri Harikota on Sunday. The British satellites  NovaSAR and S1-4  together weighing about  889 kilograms were launched at 10.08 PM. The foreign satellites, meant for forest mapping and flood and disaster monitoring, among other uses, would be released into sun synchronous orbit Read More…

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WHO release world laziest countries list

According to a WHO report published on medical journal The Lancet, Kuwait has ranked last out of 168 countries with only 67 per cent of it’s population who are physically inactive. Uganda tops the list with being the most energetic country where only 5.5 per cent are physically inactive.  India was ranked 117 with 34 Read More…

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Fish oil during pregnancy improves kids BMI

Copenhagen University researchers discovered pills taken during the later stages of pregnancy, gave children higher body mass indexes (BMI), but they did not gain more body fat than children’s whose mothers didn’t take it. “Fish oil supplementation from the 24th week of pregnancy led to a higher BMI in the offspring from 0 to six Read More…

National Technology

Another MiG-27 fighter jet crashes in Devalia village Jodhpur

A MiG-27 fighter aircraft of the Indian Air Force crashed in an agriculture field in Jodhpur’s Banad area during a routine mission on Tuesday morning, but no loss of life was reported. The pilot ejected safely from the single-seater fighter aircraft and was taken to a hospital in an IAF helicopter, defence spokesperson Colonel Sombit Read More…

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Post Facebook data leaks Apple tighten norms for apps

Globally, in particular   after Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica data scandal, there has been popular demand that tech companies be transparent about how they use users’ data.  Data privacy has also grown among tech companies after the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) law was put into effect from May 25. The European law is touted as Read More…

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Wipro bagged 1.5billion$ IT Contract from USA Alight Solutions

Wipro, India’s third largest IT services company, on Sunday announced that it has won a $1.5 billion deal from US-based Alight Solutions. The deal, spanning 10-years, is the largest one ever taken up by the company in its history. It will mandate Wipro to provide a comprehensive suite of solutions and services to Lincolnshire, Illinois-based Read More…

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Google relay on artificial intelligence to assist in floods & diseases

August 2018 Floods have wreacked havoc across kerala  this year, Hundreds have lost their lives, while thousands have been rendered homeless. More than 7.8 lakh people are estimated to be in relief camps. It is important to note how how Google, on its part, has launched a series of measures to provide help and assistance Read More…

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80 Electric buses to bengaluru from October 2018 : Olectra Greentech

Olectra Greetech (formerly Goldstone Infratech Ltd) manufactures electric buses in technical collaboration with Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD Auto Industry Co Ltd. It has set up a plant in Hyderabad to assemble electric buses. Olectra Greentech Ltd said on Wednesday that it is ready to supply electric buses to BMTC. The company is waiting for Read More…

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Researches say dad protein intake decides offspring health

Researchers conducted the study on mice, which were the human equivalent of 30-years-old. They were fed half the recommended amount of protein. The dietary imbalance of protein resulted in the mice containing lower quality sperm and seminal fluid. Their offspring were also bigger and developed type 2 diabetes. Not having enough protein affects the quality Read More…

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WhatsApp stored on Google Drive after Nov 12 can it be hacked ?!

WhatsApp claims that chats and media exchanged on its app are fully (end-to-end) encrypted. WhatsApp is set to undergo a big change. WhatsApp’s new partnership with Google sets the WhatsApp backups free from the limited 15GB storage space on Google Drive. Until now, WhatsApp data that were stored on Google Drive were counted against the Read More…

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2.5 microns dust leading to 4.2 million premature deaths every year : WHO

Outdoor air pollution leads to 4.2 million premature deaths worldwide each year, with close to 60% of the deaths from heart attacks and strokes, according to the World Health Organisation.  Finally, scientists appear to have figured out just how fine dust attacks the cardiovascular system. An analysis of the effect of the different components of Read More…

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Snowden calls for penalties on companies that misuse Aadhaar

Edward Snowden said during the ‘Talk Journalism’ event held in Jaipur last weekend.  Snowden  ex-CIA employee responsible for exposing multiple global surveillance programmes run by the National Security Agency (NSA) in the US, was speaking his mind on digital privacy and India’s Aadhaar initiative which has been mired by various controversies since its weak data Read More…