Nasa’s Curiosity Rover Detect High Levels of Methane on Mars
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Nasa’s Curiosity Rover Detect High Levels of Methane on Mars

A team of scientists from Nasa’s Mars Science Laboratory Rover, Curiosity, has detected the largest amount of methane on Mars. According to Nasa, the rover has found about 21 parts per billion units (ppbv) by volume of methane, the largest amount of gas ever measured. The finding came from the rover’s Sample Analysis at Mars tunable laser spectrometer that measured that 21 billionths of the volume of air is methane. According to Ashwin R. Vasavada, the project scientist for the mission, a new set of instructions were sent to the rover to follow up on the readings through mission contro

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Emmy Awards 2016
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Emmy Awards 2016

A night filled with cinematic stars and heartfelt speeches, the 68th Primetime Emmy Awards 2016 reflected the landscape of television industry. Hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, the event was held on September 18, 2016 at the Microsoft Theater in Downtown Los Angeles, California and was broadcast in the U.S. by ABC. In the event, 68th Primetime Emmy Awards felicitated some of the best television programmes of the United States from June 1, 2015 until May 31, 2016, as chosen by the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. On July 14, 2016, the nominations were declared by Anthony Anderson and Lauren G

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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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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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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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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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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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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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