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US-India business summit sees huge potential (Lead, changing dateline)


April 29th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Menlo Park (California), April 29 (IANS) The first annual US-India Business West Coast Summit attended by 300 top business leaders from the two countries has highlighted the dynamic potential that ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Gmail outage affects tens of millions of users worldwide


April 18th, 2012 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- An estimated 35 million users of the popular webmail service Gmail were unable to access their accounts on early Tuesday afternoon, Google said, although the issue ... Read more...

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Gmail outage affects users worldwide


April 18th, 2012 - 12:14 am ICT by BNO News
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -- A large number of users of the webmail service Gmail were unable to access their accounts on early Tuesday afternoon, according to users affected by the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Facebook acquires Instagram for $1 billion


April 10th, 2012 - 4:29 am ICT by BNO News
MENLO PARK, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) -— Internet social network giant Facebook announced on Monday that it has reached an agreement to acquire popular photo-sharing app Instagram for roughly $1 billion.According to the ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

Six Indian-Americans in Forbes Midas 100


April 7th, 2011 - 10:00 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 7 (IANS) Six Indian-Americans figure in The Midas 100, Forbes' list of venture capitalists who bucked the trends of shrinking firms and declining returns to "create wealth ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Apple’s new iPad today to kick off tablet war


March 2nd, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto/New York, March 2 (IANS) With 2011 touted as the year of the tablet, the tablet war begins this week with Apple unveiling its new iPad Wednesday and BlackBerry-maker Research ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Tablets set to sweep corporate offices


February 25th, 2011 - 4:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh New York, Feb 25 (IANS) Just second year into their existence, tablets are set to sweep corporate offices, according to a survey.With tablets' business apps luring them, about half of ... Read more...

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Regular bedtime linked to better language, math skills


June 7th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 7 (IANS) Having a regular bedtime ensures development of language, reading and maths skills among four-year-old children, says a new study. The study also provides a wealth of information about typical ... Read more...

Posted in Health |

Clock ticking for Istanbul quake


March 13th, 2010 - 3:33 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 13 (ANI): Reports indicate that the clock is ticking for an earthquake to strike the city of Istanbul in Turkey.The magnitude-6.1 earthquake that hit eastern Turkey on March 8 ... Read more...

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Chile quake occurred in zone of “increased stress” caused by 1960 temblor


March 2nd, 2010 - 2:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): A geologist has determined that the massive, 8.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Chile on February 27 occurred in an offshore zone that was under increased stress caused by a ... Read more...

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Rajaratnam’s insider scheme twice as large as suspected


January 7th, 2010 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
New York, Jan 7 (DPA) Federal prosecutors have doubled the amount they believe Sri Lankan billionaire Raj Rajaratnam skimmed off an insider New York trading scheme, charging his profits were a whopping ... Read more...

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Gamma rays from “star factories” in galaxies other than Milky Way detected


November 3rd, 2009 - 3:24 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): NASA's Fermi telescope has detected gamma rays from "star factories" in other galaxies.Two so-called "starburst" galaxies, plus a satellite of our own Milky Way galaxy, represent a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Soon, robots to replace army medics on battleground


March 5th, 2009 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 5 (ANI): Robots may soon replace army medics on the battlefield, say researchers.Scientists hope to replace Mobile Army Surgical Hospital with "Trauma Pod" including robot surgeons and nurses, in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Tesla Motors to open a showroom in Chicago


March 4th, 2009 - 10:43 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi
Tesla Motors two outlets in Los Angeles and Menlo Park and now it will be the first outside California. Hence the opening is at a Chicago store. The Chicago facility is in ... Read more...

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Chemical reaction in landslide rocks may start wildfires


December 2nd, 2008 - 5:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec 2 (ANI): A new research has suggested that a chemical reaction in rocks in landslides may be responsible for starting wildfires.According to a report in New Scientist, in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Groundwater seems to be taking on CO2 100 times faster than atmosphere


November 19th, 2008 - 3:58 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has determined that groundwater seems to be taking on carbon dioxide (CO2) 100 times faster than the atmosphere.According to a report in Discovery News, ... Read more...

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Arsenic-eating bacteria rewrite evolutionary history


August 15th, 2008 - 2:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 15 (ANI): A new kind of photosynthesis that uses arsenic instead of carbon dioxide to harvest light promises to rewrite evolutionary history - at least that of arsenic metabolism ... Read more...

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Climate change may cause Yellowstone Geysers to stop erupting


July 10th, 2008 - 3:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 10 (ANI): A long term study of Yellowstone National Parks iconic geysers has suggested that dry spells caused by climate change are slowing, and may even stop the geysers ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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