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Alibaba: Let me Take a Selfie - 03/18/2015

Founder of Internet giant Alibaba Group Jack Ma hopes that in the near future the process of making a payment will be as simple as making selfie, in the truest sense. At the presentation a new payment system, where the confirmation will be just a snapshot of the payer’s face, was announced. Selfie introduction is intended to ensure safety when making payments - the system is able to recognize the...

Microsoft to axe Internet Explorer - 03/18/2015

US-based software company Microsoft Corporation has finally put the death knell on its web browser Internet explorer. With competition steering ahead of the erstwhile popular web browser, Microsoft has given the go-ahead to completely scrap the Internet Explorer. Meanwhile, the company is looking at introducing a new, more-web-usage-friendly, modern web browser which they have codenamed...

Revolution in Energy Storage - 03/17/2015

Mars is expected to be the future source of power generation. Scientists have invented a new device that can harvest CO2 in a way so as to empower life on Mars. The research plans a kind of engine to facilitate production of energy through Leidenfrost effect, a phenomenon that occurs when a liquid comes in direct contact with a hot surface even hotter than boiling point. This research was...

The Story Of Innovation Is Linked With Warfare Technology - 03/17/2015

The technology of warfare is responsible for innovative discoveries that have been affecting the civilian life-style from a long time. War history provides an insight into the subject. Greg Satell highlights few such examples from the World Wars that played a crucial life-changing role. Greg Satell – 14 March 2015- writes that history of warfare prepares the foundations for tomorrow’s...

Adobe launches Document Cloud service - 03/17/2015

US-based software company Adobe has launched a new cloud-based service designed to help consumers and businesses manage, share, edit and work with digital documents more easily. The company has also unveiled mobile apps which could ease up how consumers and business store their data and eliminate paperwork.   Adobe senior vice president and general manager of document services at Adobe...

Can energy be harvested from tires? - 03/14/2015

Can electricity be generated out of tires? Goodyear’s engineer certainly do hope so. Electric vehicles are jaw dropping and incredible, however as amazing as they are, one of their aspect that makes a sore selling point is their limited range.   To arrive at a solution to this end, in the past, engineers have tried to make them more efficient by inventing regenerative breaking. It involves...

iPhones with New Touch Sensitive Technology to Create New Gaming Sensation - 03/12/2015

Wall Street Journal offers a glimpse into the Apple’s upcoming iPhone launch which is about to integrate the “Force Touch Technology”. Consequently, a seemingly promising dawn awaits to be explored which could lead to a revolutionary future of the gaming world. The Wall Street Journal- 3 March 2015- revealed that the “Force Touch technology” which appears in the latest version of Macbook and...

Solar Impulse 2 completes second leg of its world tour - 03/11/2015

World’s first fuel-free airplane Solar Impulse completed its second leg of attempt to go around the world. The plane cruised for over 15 hours from Muscat to India crossing the Arabian Sea, according to the project chairman Bertrand Piccard who piloted it. The landmark journey is aimed to promote green energy in the aviation sector and also tests the endurance of its pilots. The distance...

Apple Watch – A Revolution in Technology - 03/10/2015

Apple launched its most awaited "Apple Watch" at an event in San Francisco The digital touch Apple Watch was unveiled at Yerba Buena Centre in San Francisco. It is an incredible timepiece, immediate communication device as well as an innovative health and fitness guide. The cost of the device is $349 for a base model while the high end luxury gold watch’s made of 18-karat gold price starts from...

First Ever Solar Powered Aircraft Begins Journey Across The World - 03/10/2015

Pioneered with innovation & spirit, Andre Borschberg made his dream a reality. World’s first unique solar-powered aircraft soars to its journey across the globe without a single drop of fuel. The plane took off from Abu Dhabi on 9th March 2015 headed towards Muscat, Oman’s capital. The relatively short distance of around 400 Km is the first leg of its plan for 12-stop circumnavigation around...
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