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What stops electric planes from taking off?

Although the development is underway for the past 30 years, the batteries prove to be a limiting factor. The key task is to pack more power into smaller spaces.

Green house gases emissions from aeroplanes has become major concern for environmental sustainability. (Photo by Upal Patel on Unsplash)
Published on Aug 23, 2022 02:44 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Now more ads in Microsoft Outlook running on iOS and Android devices: Report

Redmond- based tech giant has earlier put ads only in the ‘Other’ tab for free users, but since a few months the ads are also appearing in the single-inbox mode.

Ads has started pouring in for free users of Outlook mobile apps.(Photo by Ed Hardie on Unsplash)
Updated on Aug 23, 2022 11:04 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

These tips will make your spreadsheet skills better

The Spreadsheets are often the preferred way of data analysis and problem solving. So let us learn the best practices to be employed while using spreadsheets.

Google docs offers an option of web browser-based spreadsheet tool.
Published on Aug 23, 2022 09:46 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

This air vehicle claims to be pollution-free, will take first flight in 2026

“Sustainability is a global imperative. Airlander is by its very nature good at being green," Hybrid Air Vehicles claims its air vehicle will be zero-carbon emitter.

The artistic expression of Hybrid Air Vehicles' airlander 10(Hybrid Air Vehicles)
Published on Aug 22, 2022 06:39 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

This technology may make e-reading faster and more focused

This browser-based software claims that our brain does not read all the letters of any word. It has already memorised some words and reading only a few letters helps it to recognise and interpret meaning.

Digital reading is rapidly gaining traction among readers. (Photo by Priscilla Du Preez on Unsplash)
Published on Aug 22, 2022 03:40 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

MIT engineers develop ultra-thin ‘electronic skin’: Report

Wearable sensors are helpful for our health monitoring as being wireless it constantly measures the person’s glucose concentrations, blood pressure, heart rate, and other activities. Presently available wireless wearables are bulkier as they due house Bluetooth chip for connectivity.

The diagrammatic expression of the working of wireless wearable sensors.(MIT News)
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 06:40 PM IST

Snapchat takes major decision on its flying drone

Pixy was launched at the end of April during Snap’s annual partner summit.

Pixy is pocket-sized drone capable of sending footage and photos wirelessly on snapchat app in phone.(Pixy)
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 06:21 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

WARNING! These 35 malicious apps are really harmful for your Android phone

These apps remain hidden from users because they ‘confuse the user and conceal their presence’ by changing icons and renaming themselves.

The Google Play Store is the world's most popular Android app source.(Photo by Mika Baumeister on Unsplash)
Published on Aug 20, 2022 03:01 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Explained: What is ethanol blending and why is it important?

Ethanol mixing is said to reduce environmental degradation while adding extra income to the pocket of sugar cane farmers. It will help India achieve its dream of self-reliance in the energy sector.

20 percent Ethanol blending reduced carbon monoxide emissions by 50% in two-wheelers and 30% in four-wheelers.(NITI Aayog)
Published on Aug 20, 2022 01:04 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Rajiv Gandhi birth anniversary: Ex-PM's 5 contribution to India's tech prowess

“India is not a stagnant country. We are progressing. We are in a state of flux. Our society, our economy, is developing. Science and technology must be the key to this development,” Rajiv Gandhi emphasised.

Rajiv Gandhi was deeply interested in development of modern technology in India.(HT Photo )
Updated on Aug 20, 2022 10:54 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Fed up of printout hassles? This app will deliver printed docs in 11 minutes

The service is available between 6 in the morning to 12 till midnight and has no minimum order requirement for availing the service

Formerly known as Grofers, Blinkit was acquired by food delivery app Zomato for <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>4,447 crore.(REUTERS)
Updated on Aug 19, 2022 11:50 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Realme 9i's 5G variant to be launched today, see specifications here

The streaming of launch will be live from 11:30 am on Realme India’s YouTube and social media channels.

Realme is targeting the affordable 5G market segment by upgrading its existing models to 5G.
Updated on Aug 18, 2022 11:28 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Saudi woman handed 34-year jail term for tweeting: Report

Salma al-Shehab, mother of two and a resident of the United Kingdom, was on a holiday trip to Saudi Arabia and had tweeted in support of another woman's right activist.

After promotion of MBS to crown prince, Saudi Arabia undertook many women centric reforms. Among them, the ban on woman drivers was lifted in 2018. (Photo by Fayez Nureldine / AFP)(AFP)
Updated on Aug 18, 2022 10:10 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Atal Bihari Vajpayee's 3 iconic contributions to India's science & technology

Atal Bihari Vajpayee is the third prime minister to hold the office thrice. His tenure witnessed India making significant progress across all sectors. Nation remembers the statesman on his 4th death anniversary.

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passed away at the age of 93 on August 16, 2008.(PTI photo)
Updated on Aug 16, 2022 12:13 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

This Independence Day, here's how to send WhatsApp emojis, stickers

Here, we are showing a way to download and share Independence day stickers which you can WhatsApp to your friends, family, peers to show your emotions that you feel for this glorious festival.

Everyone is preparing to rejoice our Independence day in his/her own unique style. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)
Published on Aug 12, 2022 02:42 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Meteorite impacts led to formation of continents on Earth?

New research points out that Earth’s continents were formed by gigantic meteorite impacts that were predominant during the first billion years of the planet’s four and a half billion-year history.

Meteorite impacts, similar to those responsible for the extinction of the dinosaurs, are said to be behind continent formation.(Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Updated on Aug 12, 2022 02:54 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Snapchat’s premium version for Indian users launched. Check key features

The features bundled with the subscription allow exclusive and prioritised experience for its plus users. Here, we take a look at the six paid features announced by Snapchat.

India is the biggest market for Snapchat so this move is to monetize and grow business.(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 11, 2022 11:59 AM IST

UNESCO says observatory in Bihar college not included in world heritage list 

The 106-year-old astronomical observatory of Langat Singh College, Muzaffarpur, was reported to be inscribed in UNESCO's list of endangered institutions.

UNESCO has its headquarter in Paris, and it works to promote art, culture, and heritage and its preservation globally.(Reuters/ File photo)
Published on Aug 09, 2022 01:51 PM IST

89% of Indians ready to switch to 5G technology: Report

These conclusions come amidst the growing unease over the profitability in providing 5G services. Experts are critical if India possesses a retail market for a 5G network.

Ookla’s Consumer Survey published on Monday has 2,000 smartphone users aged 18 and above across urban and rural areas of India. (mint)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 12:14 PM IST

Facing Chinese threat, what’s at stake for Taiwan’s semiconductor industry

In this digital era, semiconductors are used in almost everything, right from smartphone components to other digital devices. It is the most important component of electronic devices. The industry is overcasted by doom clouds of China- Taiwan tension.

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (left) waving beside Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen at the Presidential Office in Taipei, on Wednesday. (AFP)
Updated on Aug 09, 2022 12:15 PM IST

Now, your photographs too can change colour when stretched: Report

The research published in Nature Materials journal, gives the first scalable manufacturing technique for producing detailed, large-scale materials with “structural colour”.

The MIT team has printed large-scale images onto elastic materials that when stretched can transform their colour. (Source: MIT News)
Published on Aug 04, 2022 05:58 PM IST

Why are James Webb Telescope's images of Cartwheel galaxy hard to miss

The Hubble telescope sought to examine the galaxy, but huge amounts of dust hindering its line of sight proscribed its in-depth imagery. Thus, the galaxy remained a mystery for so long.

The James Webb Space Telescope reveals the shrouded in mystery of the dramatic Cartwheel galaxy.(Credits: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI)
Updated on Aug 04, 2022 11:42 AM IST

Gmail goes for interface design overhaul. Check new features

Google started launching its updated Gmail interface since February this year. The ‘extended rollout’ had an opt-in feature. In June, the interface became a default feature having an opt-out option. Now it has been rolled out for every Gmail user.

The improved layout supports users in exploring Google apps integrated into the Gmail main menu.(Bloomberg)
Published on Jul 30, 2022 05:47 PM IST

Stamp-sized ultrasound stickers for high resolution images of organs: Report

Ultrasound technique is a widely used technique in healthcare to monitor our internal organs. Unlike X-Ray photography or CT scan, this non-invasive procedure is not harmful.

‘Ultrasound sticker’ sticks to the body part and provides uninterrupted high-resolution ultrasound imaging for up to 48 hours.(Photo credit: MIT news)
Updated on Jul 30, 2022 11:37 AM IST

Space trip on bucket list? Travel in a balloon pod 32 km above earth for 1 cr

The luxury pod will lift 8 passengers to a space round-trip of 6 hours, reaching an altitude of about 32 km. Space Perspective, the Florida-based firm, expects launching the space travel as early as late 2024.

Space Perspective promises to offer space travel in its newly revealed balloon pod at a comparatively economical price.(Credit: Twitter/ Space Perspective)
Updated on Jul 29, 2022 05:54 PM IST

Explained: What is a private 5G network? Check applications, govt regulations

The technology is said to be a booster in India’s digital transformation journey. It will ‘accelerate the industry 4.0 initiatives’, stated Airtel which has recently tested its first ever private 5G network.

Private 5G network essentially is a network dedicated solely for firm’s own use (Representational Image/AFP File Photo)
Published on Jul 29, 2022 12:52 PM IST

India has 5th lowest mobile data prices in the world. Check Pak, Sri Lanka rates

Israel is the country which offers cheapest mobile data while Saint Helena, a British overseas territory in South Atlantic Ocean is the costliest for mobile internet data users.

The average price of one gigabyte data in India is $0.17 (around Rs. 13.5).(Representational image/HT file)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 05:31 PM IST
BySingh Rahul Sunilkumar

Now, you can record Instagram reel and your reaction at the same time!

The feature allows the user to record the subject with the rear camera while capture his/her reaction using the front camera. Both the output will appear at the same time on the screen to make the reel more interactive.

The 'Dual' feature enables a user to record with both front and rear cameras.(Representational Image/ AFP)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 03:41 PM IST
BySingh Rahul Sunilkumar

Dr APJ Abdul Kalam's 5 contributions in India's space and nuclear technology

“When I am dead, do not declare a holiday; instead work a day extra”, Kalam said. Here we remember his contribution in developing scientific temperament in India.

Nation remembers former President of India A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on his death anniversary. (Representational Image)(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 01:01 PM IST
BySingh Rahul Sunilkumar

Why is Meta shutting ‘Tuned’, the private messaging app for couples?

Launched in 2020, it became niche product for the couples to share feelings, exchange notes,photos and videos, play games, and stream music of their choice in sync. Now that COVID-19 regulations have been relaxed in most of the world, fewer couples see the need to use the app.

Meta’s (then Facebook’s) NPE Team introduced Tuned app in April 2020 (Representational Image/ Reuters)(REUTERS)
Updated on Jul 27, 2022 03:42 PM IST
BySingh Rahul Sunilkumar
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