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  1. Razer’s new Blade Pro is the world’s first THX-certified gaming laptop

    Aaj.tv - Technology 03.29 / 14:15 aaj.tv
    It’s not the highly buzzed about triple-screen Project Valerie, but there is a new Razer gaming laptop coming Nnsoon. Razer’s flagship 17-inch gaming laptop is getting a handful of 2017 upgrades. Most notable among them is a move to new seventh-gen Intel Core i7 processors; specifically the one used here is an overclocked Core i7-7820HK.…
  2. Iranians, engines of US university research, wait in limbo

    Newdelhitimes.com - Technology 03.29 / 13:33 newdelhitimes.com
    Hundreds of Iranian students already accepted into U.S. graduate programs may not be able to come next fall because of the uncertainty surrounding President Donald Trump’s proposed travel ban, potentially derailing research projects and leaving some science programs scrambling to find new students. With admission season still in full swing, 25 of America’s largest research…
  3. Insurers deny claims based on questionable cell tower data

    Newdelhitimes.com - Technology 03.29 / 13:33 newdelhitimes.com
    It took Jaclyn Bentley nearly three years to prove she didn’t burn her house down for the insurance money, allegations she and her lawyer say were born of the junk practice of analyzing cellphone tower data. She was camping with her husband and co-workers at least 17 miles from her Iowa home in May 2014,…
  4. A scramble at Cisco exposes uncomfortable truths about U.S. cyber defense

    Sify.com - Technology 03.29 / 13:06 sify.com
    SAN FRANCISCO - When WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange disclosed earlier this month that his anti-secrecy group had obtained CIA tools for hacking into technology products made by U.S. companies, security engineers at Cisco Systems swung into action.The Wikileaks documents described how the Central Intelligence Agency had learned more than a year ago how to exploit flaws in Cisco's widely used Internet switches, which direct electronic traffic, to enable eavesdropping.Senior Cisco managers…
  5. Oppo F3 Plus: first look at the “Selfie Expert”

    Aaj.tv - Technology 03.29 / 13:02 aaj.tv
    Oppo makes some big claims about selfie camera performance, and they’re starting 2017 off with a big phone to back up those claims. Here’s the first look at the F3 Plus and its two front facing cameras! Video…
  6. Local cab app in the pipeline

    Www2.bangkokpost.com - Technology 03.29 / 12:50 www2.bangkokpost.com
    SAMUT PRAKAN - Three local taxi companies and a software developer plan to launch a cab-hailing application in October that can be used around the…
  7. CIO’s can now compare their state of digital transformation to their peers and competitors

    Dell EMC has opened-up the Digital Transformation Index to anyone that would like to respond to the study and find out how is your business compare to peers and…
  8. Cloudatix and Mediaguru launches startup accelerator program

    The program focused on mentoring the startup companies with well-designed programs that can help them succeed in their ventures. The event was held in association with Imperial College of London and chief mentor and Ex. vice chancellor of the University of Delhi, Prof Dinesh…
  1. Daraz.pk Announces Pakistan Day Celebrations with Week-Long Grand Green Sale

    The Grand Green Sale In commemoration of the 77th Pakistan Day, Daraz has announced its Grand Green Sale, featuring 23 mega sales, with up to 77% off across categories plus additional discount from bank partners and payment partners! This Pakistan Day, Daraz is going to change things up, introducing exciting flash sales every 3 hours. [...] The post Daraz.pk Announces Pakistan Day Celebrations with Week-Long Grand Green Sale appeared first on…
  2. Three telecom giants fined for fake subscriptions

    English.vietnamnet.vn - Science 03.29 / 11:59 english.vietnamnet.vn
     The Ministry of Information and Communications said that it has fined Viettel, VinaPhone and MobiFone VND$85 million (US$3,728) for using fake identity cards to register pre-paid phone…
  3. Five astronauts assigned to future ISS mission: NASA

    News.statetimes.in - Science 03.29 / 11:04 news.statetimes.in
    Washington: NASA has assigned five astronauts for upcoming missions aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the US space agency said today. Astronauts Joe Acaba, Ricky Arnold, Nick Hague, Serena Aunon-Chancellor and Shannon Walker all have begun training for missions launching later this year and throughout 2018. Acaba will be the first to launch, assigned to […] The post Five astronauts assigned to future ISS mission: NASA appeared first on State…
  4. Ingestible 3D snake-robot can slither through intestines

    Financialexpress.com - Science 03.29 / 09:11 financialexpress.com
    The robot, called SAW (single actuator wave-like robot), moves in a wave-like motion and can travel through the extremely squishy environment of the small intestine, researchers said. The post Ingestible 3D snake-robot can slither through intestines appeared first on The Financial …
  5. More space needed for white-hat hackers

    English.vietnamnet.vn - Science 03.29 / 08:03 english.vietnamnet.vn
     Founded in 2013, Vietnam’s first forum for cyber security research community, the whitehat.vn, which is commonly known as a forum for “white-hat hackers”, has more than 31,000 membe…
  6. Five astronauts assigned to future ISS mission: NASA

    Financialexpress.com - Science 03.29 / 07:55 financialexpress.com
    NASA has assigned five astronauts for upcoming missions aboard the International Space Station (ISS), the US space agency said today. The post Five astronauts assigned to future ISS mission: NASA appeared first on The Financial …
  7. Four Legged-Robot Spontaneously Changes Gait

    Asianscientist.com - Science 03.29 / 06:33 asianscientist.com
    Researchers in Japan have designed a robot that uses decentralized control to change from walking to trotting and…
  8. World’s First Coal-To-Ethanol Plant Up And Running In China

    Asianscientist.com - Science 03.29 / 04:13 asianscientist.com
    The plant built by the Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics has the capacity produce 100,000 metric tons of ethanol per…
  1. Bitcoin Users Beware! Govt Warns Against Bitcoin Usage; Threatens To Impose Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorism Laws

    Trak.in - Internet 03.29 / 10:59 trak.in
    There is more bad news for bitcoin startups and users from India. Govt. of India has warned users of bitcoins and startups dealing with bitcoins that their business is illegal in India. And, has threatened to impose harsh laws against them, which includes anti-money laundering laws and even terrorism laws. This comes after Reserve Bank […] The post Bitcoin Users Beware! Govt Warns Against Bitcoin Usage; Threatens To Impose Anti-Money Laundering & Terrorism Laws first appeared on…
  1. Truecaller 8 Brings Truecaller Pay and Google Duo Integration to India!

    Trak.in - Gadgets 03.29 / 08:18 trak.in
    The most used app for identifying unknown callers, Truecaller, has launched the biggest update to its platform for the Indian market specifically. Not only will the new update help you identify unknown numbers and block spam calls, but it will now also let you video call them, or pay contacts. Truecaller calls it the “largest […] The post Truecaller 8 Brings Truecaller Pay and Google Duo Integration to India! first appeared on Trak.in . Trak.in Mobile Apps: Android | i…
  1. BRIEF-Ashok Leyland says impact of write-off of BS III inventories will be minimal

    Sify.com - Auto 03.29 / 13:44 sify.com
    March 29 (Reuters) - Ashok Leyland Ltd * Contrary to reports in media about co having to take ahuge write-off of BS III inventories, co clarifies that in-factimpact will be minimal * Says has sufficient capability and capacity to make BS IVvehicles * Says "given the current demand, majority of the vehiclesin the pipeline have already been sold" * Says some more BS-III will be sold in next couple of dayswhere co has customer orders * Says for any other vehicles still leftover, co…
  2. VW files complaint over searches of its dieselgate law firm

    Sify.com - Auto 03.29 / 13:06 sify.com
    BERLIN (Reuters) - Volkswagen has filed a legal complaint with a Munich court against the searches carried out by German prosecutors at the law firm it hired to investigate its emissions scandal. The decision follows a meeting of VW's supervisory board on Tuesday when officials discussed what legal recourse the carmaker has to prevent Munich prosecutors from retaining and assessing material it had seized, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters on Wednesday. Some members of…
  3. Pulsar Festival of Speed headed to Aamby Valley

    Autocarindia.com - Auto 03.29 / 12:49 autocarindia.com
    Season 2 of Bajaj’s celebration of motorcycling is all set to hit Aamby Valley on April 2; grand finale to take place on April…
  4. FACTBOX - British business navigates rocky path to Brexit

    Sify.com - Auto 03.29 / 12:28 sify.com
    By Kate Holton LONDON (Reuters) - British businesses have endured a roller coaster ride since the vote to leave the European Union, with some ramping up their investment in the country and others pulling market flotations and ditching takeover deals. Britain avoided a full collapse in mergers and acquisitions when some foreign companies took advantage of sterling's sudden devaluation to snap up British names such as tech company ARM and pay-TV group Sky. Other multi-national firms from…
  5. Supreme Court bans sale of Euro III, BS III vehicles from April

    Sify.com - Auto 03.29 / 12:28 sify.com
    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday banned the sale of vehicles running on older Euro III fuel technology from April 1, a decision that led to a sharp fall in shares of major automakers sitting on unsold inventories. Shares of two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorp fell as much as 4.4 percent, while those of truck manufacturer Ashok Leyland were down as much as 6.6 percent and carmaker Tata Motors' shares dropped nearly 2 percent. The court, in its judgment, said health concerns of…
  6. SC upholds ban on non-BS IV vehicles' sales from April 1

    Autocarindia.com - Auto 03.29 / 12:00 autocarindia.com
    Apex court says issue of rising air pollution more important than the commercial interest of carmakers; around 824,000 vehicles likely to be…
  7. UPDATE 1-India's top court bans sale of older-technology vehicles from April

    Sify.com - Auto 03.29 / 11:42 sify.com
    (Adds value of unsold stock, analyst comment) NEW DELHI, March 29 (Reuters) - India's top court onWednesday banned the sale of vehicles running on older Euro IIIfuel technology from April 1, a decision that led to a sharpfall in shares of major automakers sitting on unsoldinventories. Shares of two-wheeler manufacturer Hero MotoCorpfell as much as 4.4 percent, while those of truck manufacturerAshok Leyland were down as much as 6.6 percent andcarmaker Tata Motors' shares dropped nearly 2…
  8. Skoda Vision E concept previews new electric car range

    Autox.in - Auto 03.29 / 11:26 autox.in
    Skoda's first ever all-electric vehicle previewed in the form of the Vision E concept. Five all electric Skoda vehicles to go on sale by 2025. This is the Skoda Vision E concept – the f…
  1. ‘Spiderman: Homecoming’ Trailer 2: Boyish Spider-Man finds his teacher in the eccentric Stark

    Animationxpress.com - Games 03.29 / 14:18 animationxpress.com
    In 2015, Sony and Marvel Studios reached a deal to share the character rights of Spider-Man, integrating the bug-boy into the already established Marvel Cinematic Universe. In 2016, Tom Holland thus made his first appearance as Spider-Man in Captain America: Civil War, a big fan of Captain Rogers but fighting on the side of Iron Man. And, he killed it! In the second trailer of his standalone film Spider-Man: Homecoming, the web crawler learns what it takes to be a … Read More The…
  2. Sun TV picks up exclusive Pay TV rights for animated series ‘YOKO’ by Jetpack Distribution

    Animationxpress.com - Games 03.29 / 13:40 animationxpress.com
    Global distributor, Jetpack Distribution, announced on 28 March, 2017, that it has inked multiple broadcast agreements with leading channels around the world for their pre-school children’s hit, YOKO. Deals have been concluded by Jetpack with Canada’s BBC Knowledge for exclusive Pay TV and SVOD (Subscription Video on Demand) rights. Canal Panda in Portugal has acquired exclusive Pay TV and non- exclusive SVOD, while Sun TV has picked up exclusive Pay TV rights throughout India and Sri Lan…
  3. Studio 100 Media’s ‘Nils Holgersson’ and ‘Blinky Bill’ set to travel over Eastern Europe

    Animationxpress.com - Games 03.29 / 13:40 animationxpress.com
    The German distribution and production company Studio 100 Media has closed an agreement with AMC Networks International – Central Europe (AMCNI CE), which will be bringing Studio 100 Media’s CGI series “Nils Holgersson” and “The Wild Adventures of Blinky Bill” to various territories across Eastern Europe such as Hungary, Romania, Moldova, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Ex-Yugoslavia including Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, Croatia, and Slovenia. AMCNI CE has acqui…
  4. Sailor Moon official fan club taking applications for 2017, with English-language sign-up support

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 03.29 / 13:19 en.rocketnews24.com
    Fans from over 120 countries now have the opportunity to join the Pretty Guardians. The Sailor Moon manga debuted 26 years ago, and during the decades since, the franchise has built one of the most passionate fanbases around. So it’s surprising to think that until last year, there wasn’t an official fan club for anime’s [R…
  5. Route Mobile founders invest $10 million into esports

    Animationxpress.com - Games 03.29 / 06:45 animationxpress.com
    Rajdip Gupta and Sandip Gupta, founders of Route Mobile, a leading messaging and voice API company globally – have launched COBX Gaming Venture with an initial investment of $10 million. Mujahid (Mojo) Rupani has been appointed as CEO of the new venture. In order to push the cause of esports, especially in India, COBX will invest in multiple aspects of the industry. Its key initiatives include the launch of an international and national (Indian) esports league as well as the for…
  6. Cola-flavored mochi sweets are half Japanese tradition, half jiggly Pop Rock

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 03.29 / 05:58 en.rocketnews24.com
    Warabi mochi is usually flavored with soybean powder, but not in the case of these treats from Osaka. It’s hard to find a dessert that feels more Japanese than warabi mochi. Linguistically tied to mochi (Japanese rice cakes), warabi mochi is actually made from fern starch, with the resulting gelatin cut into cubes and typically […
  7. The ita-bag contest showcases your favorite anime characters in the most painful way【Photos】

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 03.29 / 02:33 en.rocketnews24.com
    The results are a bright kaleidoscope of repetition and fandom that makes our eyes burn. Of the many trends in Japan, the “ita” trend is the certainly one of the most attention-grabbing. Whether you have a car decorated from front to rear in colorful anime graphics (itasha) or a room decorated with your favorite character [&#…
  8. Japan’s version of a ouija board: We try to summon Mr. Kokkuri

    En.rocketnews24.com - Games 03.29 / 01:17 en.rocketnews24.com
    Three grown men dabble in black arts typically reserved for pre-teens. Our reporter P.K. Sanjun was cleaning his ears when a thought suddenly popped into his head: “Whatever happened to Mr. Kokkuri?” Mr. Kokkuri was an urban legend of sorts in Japan during the 1970s. It is very similar to a ouija board but instead…