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HP plans to cut 2,000 more jobs


September 11th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, Sep 11 (IANS) Hewlett-Packard (HP) plans to cut 2,000 more jobs, expanding total job cuts to nearly 29,000 in its latest reorganization efforts, the company said in a ... Read more...

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Rome airport hosts Leonardo da Vinci exhibit


October 11th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Rome, Oct 11 (IANS/AKI) A major exhibition of all the flying machines designed by Renaissance inventor and artist Leonardo da Vinci opens Wednesday at Rome's main international airport, which is ... Read more...

Posted in World |

World’s slenderest material to shape future computers


July 25th, 2011 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
London, July 25 (IANS) Graphene, the world's slenderest material, could help shape the next generation of computers that would make their existing counterparts seem like stone age relics. Thanks to ... Read more...

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A tap of finger to charge your iPad


June 23rd, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 23 (IANS) Thanks to a new discovery, a simple tap from your finger may be enough to charge portable devices like mobile phones and iPads.Simon Ruffell from the ... Read more...

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BlackBerry likely to unveil new smart phones next week


April 28th, 2011 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) is likely to unveil new smart phones at its annual BlackBerry World conference next week in Florida."It's going to be ... Read more...

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Coming soon: Low-cost touch screens made of renewable materials


January 28th, 2011 - 5:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 28 (ANI): Researchers at Fraunhofer are developing an alternative to expensive touchscreens - displays made of low-priced renewable raw materials that are available all over the world.The basic element of ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

More than 50pc shoppers prefer traditional checkouts to DIY scanners


January 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Jan 22 (ANI): A new survey has found that more than half of shoppers prefer a regular checkout to DIY scanners if the queues are too long.The review by Choice revealed ... Read more...

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Acer unveils dual-screen laptop


November 25th, 2010 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
London, Nov 25 (IANS) Acer has launched the Iconia, a laptop-cum-tablet computer with two touch screens. The new dual-screen laptop has two 14 inch displays, including one in place of a traditional ... Read more...

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Microsoft launches Windows Phone 7 range


October 12th, 2010 - 3:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Oct 12 (IANS) Microsoft has unveiled a new range of smartphones to rival the phenomenal success of Apple's iPhone.The company wants its new operating system, Windows Phone 7 (WP7), to put ... Read more...

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Soon, cheap and durable touch screen for your phone


June 24th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Looking for touch screen phone but not willing to spend big bucks on something that could be easily breakable? Well, here's a solution to your dilemma- a new ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Graphene to pave way for development of advanced touch screens


May 31st, 2010 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): A team of American and Israeli researchers has come up with a new method for the production of bulk quantities of one-atom-thick sheets of carbon called graphene, a ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Silver and gold nanowires to improve touch screens


May 25th, 2010 - 2:18 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 25 (ANI): Silver and gold nanowires can improve touch screen flexibility and durability, say scientists from Stanford University.Rather than the protective glass that shatters when dropped, wires can be ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Skinput system could be the new touch screen


March 6th, 2010 - 11:16 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists have developed a new system called Skinput, which could be the new touch screen in today’s world. Many people are not comfortable with the small ... Read more...

Posted in Technology Industry News |

New material leads way for pressure-sensitive mobile devices


February 9th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): A UK firm has come up with a material that exploits a quantum physics trick, which could lead to the development of handheld devices with pressure-sensitive touch-screens and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Apple iPad specifications


January 28th, 2010 - 1:59 am ICT by admin
By Archit Tantia San Francisco, Jan 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Apple's new product which claims to revolutionize the computing industry is a 0.5-inches thin tablet called the iPad. It weighs 1.5 pounds. As ... Read more...

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Soon, security system for touch screens to ward off shoulder surfers


January 15th, 2010 - 12:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, January 15 (ANI): New touch screen phones may soon be equipped with a system to stop 'shoulder surfers' from spying your secret pass codes, thanks to computer scientist who developed the ... Read more...

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Samsung eyes growth in touch phone segment


December 9th, 2009 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Dec 9 (IANS) Mobile phone maker Samsung Electronics is upbeat about the Indian market and hopes to grow over 18 percent in value terms this fiscal, a top official said Wednesday. ... Read more...

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Soon, smudge-free smart phones


August 20th, 2009 - 4:38 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 20 (ANI): The touch screens of smart phones, portable media players and other devices tend to smudge easily, but scientists say they have a test to determine the chemical composition ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

E-books to make book-filled school bags history Down Under


August 16th, 2009 - 3:32 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Aug 16 (ANI): Australian students may soon be leaving their school bags behind as the e-book industry claims to include almost all books in light, hand-held portable devices within the next ... Read more...

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Now, use your fingers as remote control to perform variety of tasks


February 21st, 2009 - 12:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 21 (ANI): Touch screens could soon be history, for scientists have developed a new communication platform, called the iPoint 3D, that just requires users to mover their hands in ... Read more...

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Even monkeys can subtract


February 19th, 2009 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 19 (ANI): Humans may not be the only intelligent animals on Earth, for a new study has shown that monkeys can subtract. Duke University researchers, who conducted the study, said ... Read more...

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Monkeys, babies, college kids can think about numbers without using language


February 14th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): Duke University researchers say that basic "number sense" seems to be common to monkeys, babies, and college kids. The researchers came to this conclusion while studying how ... Read more...

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”Smart” fabric would glow to warn its wearer of allergens


December 4th, 2008 - 3:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 4 (ANI): Scientists at the University of Michigan are developing a ''smart'' fabric that could warn its wearer of allergens, by glowing in response. According to a report in ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Americans start voting to avoid election day rush


October 25th, 2008 - 9:47 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 25 (IANS) The US presidential election is ten days away, but Americans in large numbers are already turning out to vote to avoid the long lines, registration and voting machine ... Read more...

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BlackBerry Storm unveiled to take on iPhone


October 8th, 2008 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 8 (IANS) To pitch itself in direct competition with Apple's iPhone3 and woo general consumers, Canadian wireless giant Research in Motion (RIM) Tuesday unveiled its much-expected first clickable touch-screen BlackBerry ... Read more...

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The computer mouse could be extinct in 3 to 5 years


July 18th, 2008 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 18 (ANI): It took the world by storm 40 years ago, but now, after four decades, the demise of the evolutionary computer mouse is very near, predicts a leading ... Read more...

Posted in National |

Red Ribbon Express hits the right track on AIDS(Feature)


May 8th, 2008 - 12:05 pm ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar Guntur (Andhra Pradesh), May 8 (IANS) Blazing a crimson trail as it criss-crosses through India, the Red Ribbon Express (RRE) is grabbing attention among the rural masses as it spreads ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Conductive, flexible stained glass made from carbon nanotubes


April 10th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by admin
Washington, April 10 (ANI): Researchers have used carbon nanotubes to make thin films that are semitransparent, highly conductive, flexible and come in a variety of colors, with an appearance similar to ... Read more...

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Touch screens replace waiters at Germany restaurant


April 9th, 2008 - 5:46 pm ICT by admin
London, Apr 9 (ANI): A new restaurant in Germany has freed diners from the shackles of disdainful service and hefty tips by providing waiter-less service.People coming to 'S Baggers in the ... Read more...

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InfoSignz Technologies launches a free digital signage platform


March 13th, 2008 - 5:05 pm ICT by admin
Pune, Mar 13 (ANI/Business Wire India): InfoSignz Technologies, a digital signage and narrowcasting solution provider, has launched a free version of their digital signage management platform. This is the first time, ... Read more...

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Two iPhones and an iPod Touch makes for the iBand


March 6th, 2008 - 4:07 pm ICT by admin
London, March 6 (ANI): Three art students from Austria have pushed the boundaries of their technical imagination to another high by using two iPhones and an iPod Touch to form the "iBand.Seb, ... Read more...

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Canines too are computer savvy


November 29th, 2007 - 1:59 pm ICT by admin
Washington, November 29 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Vienna in Austria have shown dogs possess the ability to classify complex colour photographs and place them into categories in the same manner ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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