ISRO to use Radar Imaging Satellite to locate missing IAF plane AN-32

ISRO to use Radar Imaging Satellite to locate missing IAF plane AN-32

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ISRO will be using its Radar Imaging Satellite (RISAT) that can see through the clouds to locate the missing Indian Air Force (IAF) plane. The plane went missing on Friday morning with 29 people on board. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chairman A.S. Kiran Kumar told IANS that"We will be using RISAT to locate the missing aircraft. The satellite can take pictures both during the day and night. It can see through the clouds".

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Twitter to not Periscope its quarterly earnings results

By about 12 hours ago.

Twitter to not Periscope its quarterly earnings results

Micro-blogging website Twitter will not use its live streaming video app, Periscope, to broadcast its Q2 earnings, which are set to land next Tuesday, a media report said. Midway through 2015, Twitter started broadcasting its earnings calls via Periscope.  Not many companies use live video for earnings, and it was an easy way for Twitter to promote one of its new products to investors, recode.net reported on Friday. More →
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Here’s how NASA is preparing astronauts for Journey to Mars

By on July 24, 2016 at 12:00 AM.

Here’s how NASA is preparing astronauts for Journey to Mars

NASA has sent a team of astronauts to the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean on a 16-day mission to prepare for future deep space missions and the journey to Mars. The “aquanauts” were sent to train undersea in simulated space mission as the bottom of a blue ocean and the surface of a Red Planet have something in common  which is the extreme condition of both the places. More →
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This Kickstarter project will help you turn your smartphone into a laptop

By on July 23, 2016 at 10:00 PM.

This Kickstarter project will help you turn your smartphone into a laptop

A startup based in the US has launched a smart laptop shell that turns your Android smartphone into a laptop. The shell called the Superbook makes it more convenient and affordable for people in developing countries like India and South Africa to carry the product to their office in their pocket. More →
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IRCTC ties up with State Bank of India to revamp its e-wallet; to improve Android app

By on July 23, 2016 at 8:00 PM.

IRCTC ties up with State Bank of India to revamp its e-wallet; to improve Android app

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation said that it will be launching a host of initiatives and programs, including passenger insurance and unreserved ticketing. Talking about the same, Arun Kumar Manocha, Chairman and Managing director of IRCTC said, "We are going to start passenger insurance soon and have already issued letter of award. We have short-listed three companies. The insurance would cost less than Rs 2 per trip for a sum insured of Rs 10 lakh". More →
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LeEco in plans to acquire US TV company VIZIO

By on July 23, 2016 at 7:00 PM.

LeEco in plans to acquire US TV company VIZIO

Chinese company LeEco, is planning to acquire US TV vendor VIZIO in a bid to fast track its expand its overseas plan. The rumors of the two jointly hosting an event in Hollywood dated July 26, has led to speculations of the acquisition. Not much is known at the moment and it is likely that the details of the deal will be announced at this event. More →
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Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch delayed to August: Analyst

By on July 23, 2016 at 5:55 PM.

Xiaomi Mi Note 2 launch delayed to August: Analyst

We have been hearing about the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 aka Xiaomi Note 2 for quite some time. A few rumors said that the smartphone will be unveiled on July 25, couple of days before Xiaomi’s China event where it is likely to launch the Xiaomi Redmi Pro. Now, popular analyst Pan Jiutang has revealed that the Xiaomi Mi Note 2 could be launched in August.

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Japan urges not to play Pokémon Go in tourist areas

By on July 23, 2016 at 5:20 PM.

Japan urges not to play Pokémon Go in tourist areas

The very popular game Pokémon Go was launched in Japan recently. Soon after the launch Japanese authorities urged visitors to stop playing augmented reality smartphone game Pokémon Go in popular tourist sites. The most emphatic protest came from the Izumo-taisha shrine, considered the second most sacred in Japan, which banned the use of Pokémon Go within its premises on Friday after the game had launched, according to its website. More →
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Nokia set to make a comeback with two smartphones: Report

By on July 23, 2016 at 4:10 PM.

Nokia set to make a comeback with two smartphones: Report

Looks like the long wait for Nokia smartphones finally comes to an end. Nokia is all set to make a smartphone comeback with two new Android 7.0 Nougat devices by the end of this year, a media report said on Saturday. The two unnamed devices will have premium metal designs complete with IP68 certification, which means they will be as water resistant as Samsung's Galaxy S7, The Inquirer reported. More →
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Pokémon Go daily used twice as much as Facebook: Report

By on July 23, 2016 at 3:06 PM.

Pokémon Go daily used twice as much as Facebook: Report

The ‘Pokémon Go‘ fever that has gripped smartphone users across the globe has led Japanese video game giant Nintendo to double its value at the Tokyo Stock Exchange . The massive popularity of the augmented reality game Pokémon GO has broken many a record. While on a daily basis, it is being used twice as much as the Facebook app on Android, the insanely popular app from Niantic Labs has the most first-week downloads since Apple launched its iOS app store eight years ago, media reports said. More →
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