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According to shocking statistics made available by Food and Agriculture Organisation, every year around 1.7 billion tonnes, or almost one third of food produced for human consumption, is lost or wasted globally. Further, the associated economic, environmental and social costs of this loss are around $1 trillion, $700 billion...
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The Fake News trend on Social Media has been there for a while. But, the world really took a notice of the situation during America's recent Presidential elections where it was alleged that fake stories on Facebook helped tip the balance in a particular candidates' favour. If you thought,...
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With everything going digital nowadays, it was high time that someone did the same for our libraries. And, thankfully, one of India's premier institute, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur has developed an app for the same.The institute has given bibliophiles around the world the gift of accessing 65...
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Our Smart TVs aren't that smart after all. While the whole debate around Smart TVs being prone to hacking has been going on since the advent of the technology, but now a researcher named Rafael Scheel has discovered something that could cause some major troubles for the Smart TV...
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Elon Musk'a Tesla had a phenomenally action-packed year last year. Amongst the various things that the American company announced and launched, the ones that left a huge impression on the masses include Tesla's new solar shingles, its Model 3 debut and launch of its new battery products. In addition...
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ACT (Atria Convergence Technologies) Fibernet, which is the third largest ISP in the wired broadband category in India after BSNL and Airtel, debuted its 1 Gbps wired broadband internet connection for the first time in the country in Hyderabad yesterday. With this, ACT Fibernet became the...
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It is with great sadness that Trend Micro and its 5,500 employees around the globe have learned about the death of Raimund Genes, chief technology officer for Trend Micro. Genes, aged 54, died unexpectedly of a heart attack on Friday, March 24, at his family home in Germany. “It...
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Microsoft went ahead and launched yet another AI chatbot on February 7 this year, and the world didn't even notice. As described on its personal Facebook page, Microsoft's Ruuh is a desi AI which has personal interests in "chatting, Bollywood, music, humor, travel and browsing internet."Ruuh's...
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To make India a global manufacturing hub, 'Make in India' has been one of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's major initiative launched along side 'Startup India'. From relaxing foreign direct investment (FDI) norms to rolling out a simplified tax regime, the government has done a lot to lure high-profile foreign...
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In what could be seen as an impressive achievement, a New Zealand-based startup called Soul Machines has successfully built a virtual chatbot that can not only portray human emotions, but also read their facial expressions.According to the startup, their main aim behind creating Nadia, the chatbot,...