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Google commemorates geochemist Katsuko Saruhashi on her 98th birth anniversary with a doodle

New Delhi: Google on Wednesday honoured Katsuko Saruhashi, a Japanese scientist, whose list of achievements is wide. She was a geochemist who made some of the first measurements of carbon dioxide (CO2) levels in seawater. Saruhashi did pioneering to prove how the effects of radioactivity fallout can spread across the entire world and not just affect the immediate area. Later Saruhashi turned her attention to studying acid rain and its effects. ... Read More »

Reliance Jio effect: Airtel offering unlimited calls, 40GB data at Rs 499

New Delhi: Telecom operators are leaving no stone unturned to take on the stiff competition from new entrant Reliance Jio. In its bid to rival Reliance Jio’s Rs 498 offer, Airtel has come up with a new plan offering unlimited calls, 40GB 3G/4G internet to subscribers at Rs 499. In Airtel’s Rs 499 postpaid plan, the company is offering 40GB ... Read More »

TCS features as a Leader in Cloud Enablement Services by Everest Group

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has been recognized as a ‘Leader’ in Everest Group’s report ‘Cloud Enablement Services – Market Trends and Services PEAK Matrix Assessment 2018’. The report enlightened the company’s end-to-end mature Cloud Enablement Services Suite, internally developed IP for Cloud and technology alliances as its key strengths. TCS offers an end-to-end cloud services portfolio consisting of cloud advisory ... Read More »

Facebook Shares Suffer Biggest Single-Day Drop In 4 Years

San Francisco: Shares in Facebook, the world’s largest social media company, on Monday suffered the biggest one-day drop of its stocks in four years. Facebook shares declined 7 per cent on Wall Street, following reported data leakage of its 50 million users for alleged political purposes. Losses for Facebook shares came after US and British media reported that the data ... Read More »

New algorithm may prevent cyber attacks on GPS devices

Scientists have developed a novel algorithm that may help detect and prevent cyber attacks on GPS-enabled devices in real time. The algorithm developed by researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) in the US mitigates the effects of spoofed GPS attacks on electrical grids and other GPS-reliant technologies. “Malicious agents have the ability to disrupt a device’s ... Read More »

Whats App bringing major change to its app – Know how it will impact you

WhatsApp Messenger has updated its ‘Delete for Everyone’ feature. From the 7-minutes or 420 seconds deadline, Whatsapp users can now delete sent messages within 4096 seconds or 68 minutes and 16 seconds. However, it must be noted that the extended deadline is live for WhatsApp Android beta version 2.18.69. A stable release for Android and iOS is expected to follow ... Read More »

Stephen Hawking, Best Known Physicist Since Albert Einstein, Dies At 76

LONDON:  Stephen Hawking has died at the age of 76, his family spokesperson said today. The renowned British scientist died peacefully at his home in Cambridge in England in the early hours of this morning, his family says. Stephen Hawking’s children, Lucy, Robert and Tim said in a statement: “We are deeply saddened that our beloved father passed away today. He ... Read More »

Google Will Now Let Musicians to Post Updates Directly to Search Results

In what could damage Twitter’s popularity, Google is now allowing US musicians to post updates directly to its Search result pages. This update is an expansion of the Posts on Google feature that the company first rolled out for big companies and celebrities in 2016, and included local businesses last year. “Posting on Google is a new way to share relevant, fresh content with ... Read More »

Tata Power launches IoT based, asset-tracking, automation solution

Tata Power has launched IoT based, asset-tracking, automation solution enabled by Tata Communications. Tata Power worked on a state-of-the-art IoT solution to create process efficiency in monitoring and harnessing insights from the data collected from an internal Geographical Information System (GIS). This solution also allows for various features like asset trace log on a periodic basis and Geo Fence breach ... Read More »

Aadhaar Biggest Tool To Empower The Poor, Says Mohandas Pai

Bengaluru: As the controversy over Aadhaar rages on, noted IT veteran and tech investor Mohandas Pai said today that the biometric ID is the biggest tool for empowering the poor. He also pitched for privacy laws to prevent the misuse of Aadhaar. “One must understand, Aadhaar is the biggest tool of empowerment for poor and others,” Pai told Press Trust ... Read More »