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Facebook is not just a stand-alone app; it has a family of apps. Have you ever seen that pictures you post on Instagram can also be uploaded on Facebook with just one click? Also, you can have conversations with your Facebook friends using Messenger. Even though these are different apps, they belong to the same family, the Facebook family. Seemingly, the Facebook family is now moving towards a new feature, the cross platform notifications. Facebook Family getting Intertwined for Notifications All the three apps are personally te...
We have got electric cars, smaller cars, and cars with a better gas mileage. What we haven’t seen yet is some kind of technological evolution with transportation. While a lot of ‘technological’ fixes have been given little to some amount of attention, not all of them have gained repute for ushering in green revolution. Every day, engineers are taking a different route, designing more environmentally sustainable modes of transportation that may overturn long-held notions greener, efficient traveling. This year, we have some of the most...
If you think that Artificial Intelligence (AI) can be clubbed with the human brain only in sci-fi movies like Ex Machina, The Matrix, or Ghost in The Shell; CEO Elon Musk is going to prove that wrong, in the near future. The multi-billionaire is planning to back a venture working on the brain-computer interfaces named ‘Neuralink’; according to reports on the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). From aerospace to electric vehicles (EV’s), the CEO of SpaceX and Tesla now wants to merge the human brains with computers, by launching Neuralink. V...
Apple Inc., the Cupertino-based company is all set to start assembling the iPhones in India starting April 2017. In China, Apple relies on Foxconn, similarly Taiwanese contract manufacturer Wistron Corp. will medium the Apple Inc.’s manufacturing of iPhone 6 and 6s in India. The Wistron Corp. will begin the production in the tech-hub of India, Banglore, in the next 5-6 weeks. A government official reported to the Business standard that it will also add iPhone SE to its manufacturing arena in about three months.Apple’s cheapest iPhone ...
The navigation softwares have made our life so easy that getting used to a new place is no more a big deal. Gone are the days when you had to think twice before taking an unfamiliar route. Back then, there were those on-road guides who used to direct you to your destination; and you better know how precise it was. All you need to do is pull out your smartphone, choose your destination and hail on the direction.There’s more… The Perks of Google Maps Google Maps doesn’t just help you to reach from Location A to Location B. Some of t...
Imagine a world with computers that run 1,00,000 times faster than the current ones! It can drastically change lives and every aspect related to humanity. Such computers can help discover planets and galaxies, diagnose diseases, and do many tasks earlier than usual. Interestingly, a team of researchers; including some engineers from the University of Michigan, say that they have found a way to achieve this, with electrons and small laser pulses. In Science, ‘femtosecond’ means one quadrillionth of a second. This team of researchers h...
A Press Release by IBM states that it has created the world’s smallest magnet. It has been done using a single atom and stored one bit of data on it. At present, the hard-disk drives use around 1,00,000 atoms to store a single bit of data. This new research helps to read and write one-bit data on one atom. It creates possibilities for developing denser storage devices that are significantly small. For example, such devices may enable the storage of almost 35 million songs on a credit card sized device. IBM’s Research on Single Atom...
Tinder Select, an elite version of the dating app meant to serve the rich and the famous. The real kicker is that it is invite only, and in order to be granted access to Tinder Select, you need to be nominated by an existing user. Once nominated, you need to be approved by Tinder too to make sure you’re worthy of mingling with CEOs, supermodels, and pop stars. As for the ordinary folks, one can only dream of getting an invite into the secret version of Tinder. However, it has also been reported that Tinder invites some people who “do ...
Apple Inc. has seen a slump in the sales of iPads in the recent times. But it is noteworthy that Apple CEO, Tim Cook is still positive about the sales going higher with the launch of new iPads. Various reports suggest that the company plans to launch three new iPads this year. These models include an iPad 9.7-inch model, a redesigned 12.9-inch iPad Pro and a new 10.5-inch iPad featuring edgeless display. While Apple has not yet announced it, reports suggest that Apple may introduce these new iPads in a special event in April. Accordin...
Virgin Galactic, the company aiming to offer sub-orbital flights into space now has a sister company named – Virgin Orbit. Its ‘LauncherOne rocket program’ is now a separate venture under the name of Virgin Orbit that will serve the booming small satellite industry. The daily operations of Virgin Orbit are in the hands of Dan Hart, an ex-Boeing executive, who has taken the position of Orbit’s president. Meanwhile, Virgin Galactic’s CEO, George Whitesides will hold the same position in its sister company. Based in Long Beach, Californ...