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Memmoo, a phone to speak with many, to launch in Kerala


September 17th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 15 (IANS) Britain's KloudPaD, a mobile electronics convergence brand, is ready with its non-GSM based wireless open phone memmoo network for consumers in Kerala.This was announced at the ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

A sweet story from Karnataka


June 12th, 2012 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 12 (IANS) Ask about Karnataka's most popular mithai and Mysorepak is the obvious answer. But there is another sweetmeat that many swear by, the kunda, from Belgaum ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Ideal Cures to launch new tablet coating product in Geneva


May 21st, 2012 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Indian pharmaceutical company Ideal Cures will launch Instanute DR, a coating product for solid oral medicines at the Vitafoods Europe event in Geneva Tuesday."Instanute DR ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Russian inventors sue Sony


February 25th, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Feb 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Two Russian inventors have filed a patent violation lawsuit with a Moscow court against Sony Electronics in Russia.They claim that a rear touchpad installed on ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Terminator-Style Contact Lenses to be available soon


November 23rd, 2011 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Nov 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Welcome to the future! A new computerized contact lens keeps you updated with information. The Terminator-styled lens, when it is finally made available to the public, ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

50 agreements inked under India Innovation Growth Programme


September 29th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 29 (IANS) Fifty commercialization agreements were inked here Thursday by the 2011 winners of the DST-Lockheed Martin India Innovation Growth Programme that aims at getting new technology from ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Novel anti-shingles agent developed


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): Shingles is a condition that affects mostly elderly and for which no specific treatment exists.Now, researchers at the University of Georgia and Yale University have discovered an effective ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Haryana engineering students invent oxygen-run bike


April 15th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by ANI
Palwal (Haryana), Apr 15 (ANI): In a bid to promote green energy, some engineering students of Palwal city in Haryana have designed a motorbike that can run on oxygen.The idea originated with ... Read more...

Posted in Feature |

UAE to give awards for service to nation


March 28th, 2011 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, March 28 (IANS/WAM) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) will award its citizens for their services to the nation.The "Emirates Appreciation Award" that was approved by the cabinet aims ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Now, get rid of stinky shoes using UV gadget that blitzes the smell away!


February 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 17 (ANI): Are smelly shoes a constant embarrassment for you? Worry not, for inventors have come up with SteriShoe, a device that sterilises the bacteria, which cause odours, by using ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Rich nations asked to transfer green techniques


February 5th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 5 (IANS) "It is imperative that industrialised countries transfer clean technologies to developing countries at low cost or no cost," Nobel prize winning economist Joseph Stiglitz said here Saturday.The ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New solar fuel device that ‘mimics plant life’


December 24th, 2010 - 3:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 24 (ANI): Scientists have unveiled a prototype solar device that mimics plant life, turning the Sun's energy into fuel.The device uses the Sun's rays and a metal oxide called ceria ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Researchers convert plastic bottles into porous cement


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) Researchers have converted discarded plastic bottles in combination with soil to form a porous cement like substance that could be the construction material of the future.It could ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Cement-like substance could help the environment


November 21st, 2010 - 1:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A scientist has developed a cement-like substance that could help with stormwater management while potentially keeping millions of plastic bottles out of landfills.An assistant professor of civil and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s first fully functioning sex robots ‘can simulate an orgasm’


November 17th, 2010 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 17 (ANI): The world's first fully functioning sex robots could be heading to the UK.Inventors in the US say there is an increasing demand from Brits for these mechanical ... Read more...

Posted in World |

If you don’t like a gift, just swap it online


November 11th, 2010 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 11 (IANS) Online retailer Amazon could soon allow people to swap gifts they don't want with the items they really want. The company has been granted a patent application ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Rockmelt: A Social Browser Emerges In The Web


November 9th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Nov 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With so many Internet browsers already present and easily accessible, is there any need for yet another browser? The inventors of the new social browser Rockmelt ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Blind inventors make computers accessible for the visually challenged


October 6th, 2010 - 2:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 6 (ANI): Two blind computer programmers at Queensland University of Technology (QUT) have developed a free, open-source program which provides a synthetic voice to read the words on a computer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Lego brick not a trademark, EU court rules


September 14th, 2010 - 4:42 pm ICT by IANS
Luxembourg, Sep 14 (DPA) Danish toymaker Lego cannot register a picture of one of its iconic building bricks as a trademark, because the Lego product cannot be distinguished from other manufacturers' bricks, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Weird Business Ideas That Can Work


August 18th, 2010 - 8:18 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Aug 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) With the advent of technology and the wonder called internet new ways of making money and earning a living have become possible. Apart from the conventional ... Read more...

Posted in Odd news |

Heart-valve inventor Donald Shiley dies at 90


August 1st, 2010 - 11:06 pm ICT by BNO News
LOS ANGELES (BNO NEWS) — Donald Shiley, one of the co-inventors of Pfizer’s Bjork-Shiley heart valve, died on Saturday. He was 90.Shiley, whose health had been failing for years, was one of ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indians immigrants boosting technological innovation in US


July 16th, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 16 (ANI): Indians immigrants are boosting technological innovation in the United States, according to a study published by William Kerr of the Harvard Business School and William Lincoln of the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Coming soon: A football that powers cell phone!


July 6th, 2010 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 06 (ANI): A football that generates electricity to charge a cell phone or power a light from a short kick is set for trial at the 2010 FIFA World Cup ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Americans Looking To Upset The Proud English In Their Own Sport


June 12th, 2010 - 7:23 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar June 12, (THAINDIAN NEWS) England will be taking on the USA in tonight's World Cup clash. The match is awaited eagerly more for the fans' reactions than the actual play ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

New software to ward off ’shoulder surfers’


May 31st, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): Frustrated with unwanted people looking at your computer screen? Inventors Martin Ek and Bo Larsson have developed software to alert you whenever there is 'shoulder surfer' around.The new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New method to create field-effect transistors


May 26th, 2010 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 26 (ANI): Scientists in the U.S. say they have made thin films of nanotubes with ink-jet printers to create field-effect transistors - the basic element in integrated circuits.While the scientists ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Microsoft loses as Toronto firm wins claim over Word patent


May 12th, 2010 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, May 12 (IANS) Ruling against Microsoft, the US Patent and Trademark Office Tuesday confirmed a patent held by Toronto-based i4i Inc. The tiny Canadian company had taken the software giant to court ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Microsoft loses appeal on Word patent verdict


April 2nd, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 2 (IANS) A tiny Canadian company i4i Inc. which had won a big legal battle and $290 million in fines against Microsoft over violations of its patent in Word applications, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Polytechnic College students invent Cell phone-operated tractor


March 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
Moga (Punjab), Mar 20 (ANI): Two students of the Moga Polytechnic College have invented a tractor that can be operated with the help of a mobile phone.The duo has worked on ... Read more...

Posted in National |

10 silliest ideas from the science hall of shame


March 4th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 4 (ANI): While science takes the credit for those breakthrough discoveries that have changed how humans live, it also boasts a string of silly inventions, many of which haven't really ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Robots to rescue injured soldiers in the future


February 28th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 28 (ANI): The US military is urging engineers to come up with designs for a robot that can rescue injured soldiers from the battlefield, with minimal or no help from ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

World’s first engine-driven “free kick” machine ‘can beat Ronaldo’!


January 26th, 2010 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 26 (ANI): Japanese inventors have created a "free kick" machine that can smash a football faster than Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.The motorised behemoth can apparently hit football at speeds of ... Read more...

Posted in Sports |

How to improve mammogram accuracy in detecting breast cancer


December 23rd, 2009 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 23 (ANI): Using an obscure phenomenon called stochastic resonance (SR) could improve the clarity of signals in systems such as radar, sonar and even radiography, which are used in medical ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Honda promises to change the world with first ‘mechtronic’ unicycle


December 2nd, 2009 - 4:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, December 2 (ANI): If Honda has its way, then pavements across the globe will soon be the domain of U3-X, the world's first "mechatronic" unicycle.According to a report in The ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, a ‘massaging’ bra to give women’s busts a boost!


November 23rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 23 (ANI): Spanish experts have come up with a new wonder bra that gives women a lift and massages their breasts.The underwear apparently uses hidden pouches of water and ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

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