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Homeland Security’s all-in-one app for bomb threat


July 2nd, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 2 (IANS) In the first chaotic moments after suspicion of a bomb threat, first responders have a myriad of questions, assessments, and decisions to make, all at once, ... Read more...

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Dubai to donate used laptops for charity


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Three organisations in Dubai have launched a campaign through which the public will be encouraged to donate used laptop computers which will then be recycled and ... Read more...

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No laptops, Brad wants kids to play in dirt


October 29th, 2011 - 2:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 29 (IANS) Actor Brad Pitt has reportedly hidden his children's computers as he wants them to indulge in outdoor activities.The "Moneyball" actor, who raises six children - ... Read more...

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Unicef helps Pakistan’s underdeveloped schools


June 29th, 2011 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 29 (IANS) Unicef has launched a new mission - to help educate 28,000 children in a remote underdeveloped district in Pakistan's northwestern province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.A delegation ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Jayalalithaa asks PM for Rs.10,200 cr for free laptops


June 14th, 2011 - 5:56 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 14 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday asked the central government for a special grant of Rs.10,200 crore to implement her party's poll promise of ... Read more...

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2 dead, 16 injured after explosion in Foxconn factory in southwest China


May 21st, 2011 - 3:23 am ICT by BNO News
CHENGDU, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- An explosion on Friday killed two people and injured 16 more in a Foxconn factory in southwest China's Sichuan Province, the state-run Xinhua news agency reported.At about ... Read more...

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Child porn charges against MP leaves South Australian Labor Party shocked


April 22nd, 2011 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Adelaide, Apr. 22 (ANI): The Labor Party in South Australia is reeling from a sex scandal involving one of its lawmakers.Poor poll results, party infighting and calls for a leadership change have ... Read more...

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How people judge quality of product by price if someone else buys it


April 20th, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 20 (ANI): A new study has shown that people are more likely to judge the quality of a product by its price if someone else bought it.But when it come ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Smart phones not replacing TV or newspapers for news access


March 18th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 18 (ANI): A new study has found that mobile media technologies such as smart phones aren't taking people away from relying on traditional media sources such as newspapers or television.Instead, ... Read more...

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Usher, ex-wife Tameka’s stolen sex tape being offered to highest bidder


March 15th, 2011 - 4:27 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 15 (ANI): A sex tape of R 'n' B singer Usher Raymond with his ex-wife Tameka Foster is being offered to media outlets.According to TMZ.com, Usher, 32, believes that the ... Read more...

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‘Nanoscoops’ batteries that charge ‘40 times faster than conventional ones’


January 5th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute researchers are pioneering a new study in which they have developed a type of nanomaterial that could spark a new generation of Lithium ion batteries ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Video-game technology may accelerate new drugs’ development


November 4th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 4 (ANI): A new technology used in video games may help in speeding the development of new products and potentially life-saving drugs.C&EN Associate Editor Lauren K. Wolf notes that consumer ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

New undersea robot is ‘fast, hovers and carries several instruments’


November 3rd, 2010 - 1:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3 (ANI): MBARI engineers recently demonstrated a new super-efficient autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV) that can travel rapidly for hundreds of kilometres, "hover" in the water for weeks at a time, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Now, wireless recharging for mobile phones


September 16th, 2010 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 16 (IANS) You will soon be able to recharge your mobile wirelessly. Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system that is capable of charging multiple portable electronic devices like ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Mobile phones ‘to be recharged wirelessly from 2012′


September 16th, 2010 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sep 16 (ANI): Cell phone users may soon be able to recharge their devices wirelessly.Japanese technology company Fujitsu has developed a system capable of simultaneously charging multiple portable electronic devices such ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

In i-Pad era, typewriters still go clickety clack (With Images)


June 30th, 2010 - 2:49 pm ICT by IANS
By Jutika Chetia New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) Ravi Robinson has been in love with his rusty but dependable typewriter for 40 long years and the bonds still go strong. In the ... Read more...

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How laptops can boost learning in college classrooms


May 21st, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 21 (ANI): A study has shown that despite laptops being a major distraction in college classrooms, they can actually increase students' engagement, attentiveness, participation and learning.But in order to achieve ... Read more...

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Laptops can make students more attentive in classrooms


May 21st, 2010 - 4:06 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 21 (IANS) Laptops can help students become more engaged, attentive, participatory and learning-oriented in the classroom, says a new study. Perry Samson, University of Michigan (UM), professor in atmospheric, oceanic and ... Read more...

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NASA Prepares Shuttle Atlantis For Final Journey Into Space


May 14th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
May 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In Cape Canaveral, Florida this morning, the weather was partly cloudy and expected to clear into a warm, and beautiful sunny day. Puffy clouds flitted sparsely across clear ... Read more...

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Scientists find glitch in common digital security system


March 7th, 2010 - 11:45 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 7 (ANI): Computer scientists at University of Michigan have found a major flaw in a most common digital security technique used to protect both media copyright and Internet communications.The experts ... Read more...

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Former fugitives sentenced in Florida for fake credit card manufacturing


March 4th, 2010 - 4:53 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – Former fugitives sentenced in Florida for possessing more than 3,000 stolen credit card numbers, prosecutors said Wednesday.Octavio Delemos, 26, Ruddy Perez-Espinal, 25, formerly of Miami-Dade County, and Alfredo ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Soon, you’ll be able to surf the web at the speed of light!


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new infrared laser made from germanium that operates at room temperature, which has made light-speed computing come ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Act now, or you’ll have e-waste mountain, UN tells India


February 24th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Bali, Feb 24 (IANS) India, China and other developing countries face "the spectre of hazardous e-waste mountains" unless they step up action to collect and recycle e-waste, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) ... Read more...

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Malicious software can invade smart phones, warns Indian American


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) Malicious software can now invade new generations of smart mobile phones, potentially with more serious consequences, says an Indian American computer scientist. "Smart phones are essentially becoming regular computers," ... Read more...

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New security threat against ’smart phone’ users identified


February 23rd, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by ANI
Normal 0Washington, February 23 (ANI): Scientists have identified potential new security threats against new generations of smart mobile phones that could be carried out without the owner's knowledge.Computer experts at Rutgers University ... Read more...

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School District Spies on Kids @ Home Through Webcams


February 19th, 2010 - 10:07 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Philadelphia, Feb 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Lower Merion School District in the the Philadelphia area could be in a lot of trouble. A federal lawsuit has been filed against this school ... Read more...

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Mobile phones to top 5 billion this year


February 16th, 2010 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 16 (IANS) Global demand for mobile telephones remains strong, despite the economic crisis, with the number of individual mobile cellular subscriptions likely to top 5 billion this year, according ... Read more...

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Bihar to teach SMS-based monitoring system to Rajasthan


February 8th, 2010 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Feb 8 (IANS) Impressed by e-governance in Bihar, the Rajasthan government has sought help from the state to launch an SMS-based monitoring system. Now a team of officials in Bihar will ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Now carry-on bags banned on flights from Canada


December 29th, 2009 - 10:56 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Dec 29 (IANS) Carry-on bags were also banned on the US-bound flights from Canada Monday even as tighter security measures threw departures into chaos. The new security measures came into force at ... Read more...

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Technology giving rise to generation of depressed people, says expert


December 28th, 2009 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 28 (ANI): Although technological wonders have made our lives easier, it might also be giving rise to a generation of depressed people, says an expert.According to psychologist Daniel Goleman, ... Read more...

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‘Arrested Americans had contacted jihadist groups in Pakistan’


December 11th, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, Dec 11 (IANS) The five Americans arrested in Pakistan had contacted radical jihadist organisations, including two terrorist groups with links to the Al Qaeda, say US media reports ... Read more...

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Paper Battery invented by scientists at Stanford University


December 9th, 2009 - 2:21 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Stanford, Dec 8 (THAINDIAN NEWS) In a starling development scientists at the Stanford University have come out with a noble invention and which is making battery out of ordinary paper. It could ... Read more...

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Researchers find superior way to harness waste heat


November 20th, 2009 - 5:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 20 (IANS) More than half the energy consumed worldwide is wasted, most of it in the form of excess heat. A new technology, developed by MIT researchers, would help convert ... Read more...

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Nandan Nilekani to help Bihar improve e-governance


November 14th, 2009 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Nov 14 (IANS) Bihar has sought the help of Infosys co-founder Nandan Nilekani, the chief of India's Unique Identification Database Authority, to improve the state's e-governance system. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar ... Read more...

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Taylor Swift concert tickets available


October 24th, 2009 - 1:43 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Corpus Christi, Oct 23 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According to reports, the Taylor Swift concert tickets got sold out on Ticketmaster.com within one hour of opening. However, recent reports suggests that more tickets ... Read more...

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