Ericsson and Apple Sign Patent License Agreeement, Settle Litigation
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Ericsson and Apple Sign Patent License Agreeement, Settle Litigation

In a recent statement released by Ericsson, the Swedish telecom equipment maker on Monday said it has signed a patent license agreement with Apple Inc but did not specify how much it would earn from the deal. Ericsson estimated however that its overall revenues from intellectual property rights in 2015 would hit 13-14 billion Swedish crowns ($1.52-$1.64 billion), including positive effects from the settlement with Apple, up from 9.9 billion in 2014. Last January, Ericsson filed a complaint against Apple over mobile technology licence payments, responding to a lawsuit from the iPhone maker ear

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Let your heart pour out #Twitter
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Let your heart pour out #Twitter

The Micro blogging website operator Twitter seems to have digested the fact that something’s just can’t be summed up in 140 characters. According to a recent report by Re/code (technology portal), company executives are working on a new product which will allow its users to write more than 140 characters. As an initial step, the company seems to be working on elimination of hyperlinks from its character count. However, it will be really interesting to see how twitter will keep its eccentricity alive after scraping its signature character limit to better compete in the socially vivacious wo

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Super Memory Alloy Created
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Super Memory Alloy Created

A new scientifically useful shape memory alloy (SMA) has been produced by engineers, which springs back into its original shape even after a breathtaking 10 million times’ bending. SMAs are a unique class of metal alloys which are capable of recovering apparent permanent strains after heating over a specified temperature. The Breakthrough The new alloy has been created from nickel, titanium and copper, and is several times better than any previous memory alloy as it can sustain 10 million bends before wearing out. Previous alloys had a high-cycle fatigue and could regain their shape once or

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Computex Taipei 2015
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Computex Taipei 2015

The Computex Taipei 2015, the CIT’s Mecca for IT firms proved to be a great hit this year. It is famed to be the biggest event in Asia where ideas turn into reality, and innovation is at its expressive best. Several IT players converged at the event to flaunt their latest designed gadgets and gizmos. The year 2015 was marked by wacky and pioneering exhibits of phone-controlled devices and wearable timepieces. These smart devices attend to the human need in various manners and cater to the requirements of fitness/health, young adults, enterprises, senior care and even help keeping track of ch

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Apple Plays Music
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Apple Plays Music

Apple has a complete new offering for the music junkies, the Apple Music, an app that has the world’s widest collection of music, programmed by distinguished music experts. Apple Music is a one-stop music station with instinctive and streaming music service, and is going to be the world’s live 24-hour radio station. It would help the listeners tune in with their favourite artists and songs. It’s going to be a direct competition to Spotify, Tidal and several other music Apps. Apple Music is the largest and dandy medley of music designed by the experts for iPhones, iPads, iPod touch, Mac,

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Sundar Pichai is Google CEO
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Sundar Pichai is Google CEO

Pichai Sundararajan is the new Chief Executive Officer of Google Inc., succeeding Larry Page. Google has already announced that it will be restructured and be renamed Alphabet, after the new parent company. Sundar Pichai would thus be the CEO of Alphabet. Born in 1972 in Chennai, India, and an alumnus of IIT Kharagpur, Sundar earned his MS from Stanford and MBA from Wharton, and then joined Applied Materials and McKinsey & Company before moving on to Google in 2004. He is renowned as the man who made Google Chrome browser and Chrome OS popular worldwide. Earlier, he made strides up the Goo

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Huawei launches ‘Huawei Watch’ and ‘Mate S’ smartphone in Middle East
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Huawei launches ‘Huawei Watch’ and ‘Mate S’ smartphone in Middle East

Chinese tech giant Huawei has launched its most talked about smartphone ‘Mate S’ and ‘Huawei Watch’ for the Middle East region in Dubai. The Huawei Mate S’ touch screen control technology is a perfect amalgamation of chic design and master craftsmanship. Its touch feature goes in sync with Huawei Mate S finish and gives an excellent opportunity to preview and enlarge the screen by pressing it with one finger while viewing photos. The Huawei Watch has been crafted from stainless steel, with a sapphire 1.4-inch display and includes 4GB of storage and 512MB of RAM capacity. The device u

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India’s First Space Observatory
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India’s First Space Observatory

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully launched ASTROSAT on September 28, 2015 its first dedicated multi-wavelength mini space observatory into space to understand the high energy processes in binary star systems containing neutron stars and black holes. At a cost of Rs 1.8 billion and with a lifespan of five years, it will orbit 400 miles above Earth. With the same polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV), India also launched from Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh six foreign satellites for Canada, Indonesia and the United States (this was the first time ISRO launched satellites fo

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Aber a common digital currency for the UAE and Saudi Arabia
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Aber a common digital currency for the UAE and Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority and UAE Central Bank announced the launch of common digital currency ‘Aber’ to forge closer financial ties. On 29th Jan 2019, both the apex monetary bodies released a joint statement mentioning that the new digital currency will be used in financial statements between the two countries through Blockchains and Distributed Ledgers technologies. This new digital currency also serves as an additional medium for financial remittances between the two countries. In the initial stages, this pilot project concentrates on the technical aspects and focuses on the pr

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Building Blocks of Life Found
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Building Blocks of Life Found

In a recent discovery, Rosetta Spacecraft has detected amino acid glycine, a key building block of life, in the Comet 67P Churyumov–Gerasimenko directly for the first time. This discovery supports the various theories related to the relation between life’s ingredients and the cosmic bodies. An instrument known as the Rosetta Orbiter Spectrometer for Ion and Neutral Analysis (ROSINA) mass spectrometer was used to discover the element. Rosetta is a space probe built by the European Space Agency launched on 2 March 2004. It became the first spacecraft to orbit a comet on 6 August 2014 when i

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