Science & Technology

Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22: ISRO

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India’s second mission to the Moon Chandrayaan-2, which was called off due to a technical snag, has been rescheduled for launch on July 22, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Thursday. On July 15, the launch was aborted 56 minutes and 24 seconds before lift-off at 1.55 am following a technical problem in its most powerful rocket GSLV-Mk-III, ...

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Steps Taken to Deal with Cyber Crime and Cyber Security

Central Government has taken steps to spread awareness about cyber crimes, issue of alerts/advisories, capacity building/training of law enforcement personnel/ prosecutors/ judicial officers, improving cyber forensics facilities etc. to prevent such crimes and to speed up investigation. The Government has launched the online cybercrime reporting portal, www.cybercrime.gov.in to enable complainants to report complaints pertaining to Child Pornography/Child Sexual Abuse Material, ...

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WhatsApp to end support for these phones by 2020

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Instant messaging app will stop WhatsApp from the beginning of next year in some Android smartphones. Deadlines are given in February 2020.WhatsApp has aready announced to end support for Windows Mobile Phone. By the end of this year, WhatsApp will stop working in Windows Phone. Windows Phone have already stopped selling in the market, but still some people use Windows ...

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Coverage Set for NASA Tech Missions Launching on SpaceX Falcon Heavy

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NASA Television coverage is scheduled for an upcoming prelaunch activity and first nighttime launch of a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket, which will be carrying four agency technology missions to help improve future spacecraft design and performance. The launch window for the Falcon Heavy opens at 11:30 p.m. EDT Monday, June 24, from historic Launch Complex 39A at NASA’s Kennedy Space ...

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Facebook to unveil new cryptocurrency

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Facebook is set Tuesday to unveil a bid to bring cryptocurrency payments into the mainstream, reportedly with the endorsement of governments and financial giants. The world’s biggest social network is expected to outline details of a virtual currency launching next year that it hopes will avoid the rollercoaster volatility of “blockchain” technologies such as bitcoin. Facebook is setting up a ...

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Apple previews new software as it diversifies beyond iPhones

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Apple, beset by falling iPhone sales, announced upcoming changes to its phone and computer software intended to highlight its increasing emphasis on digital services and to further position it as a fierce guardian of personal privacy. The revisions previewed Monday during a conference in San Jose, California, included a new feature that will let people log into apps and other ...

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Intel unveils 10th generation processors at computex 2019

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Intel launched the new 10th Gen Intel Core processors and new details on Intel’s innovation program – code-named Project Athena at the at COMPUTEX 2019 in Taiwan. It has also launched the first-ever gaming processor with an all-core turbo of 5 GHz. “No one wants to compromise; people want it all: battery life, performance, responsiveness, connectivity and slick form factors. ...

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Google to revamp search page for mobile users

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Google has improved its search engine for people using mobile. Mobile users will now be able to better understand which information is coming from, what they are saying and what they are looking for something. Google’s senior interaction designer Jamie Leach said, “The name of the website and its icon will appear at the top of every result card, it ...

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World gets the redefined units of measurement of kilogram, Kelvin, mole and ampere

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After decades of ground-breaking laboratory works, the world’s scientific and technical community, in a landmark and historic decision taken in the recent open session of the General Conference on Weights and Measures (CGPM) at BIPM on 16 November 2018, has unanimously adopted the resolution to redefine four of the seven base units, the kilogram (SI unit of weight), Kelvin (SI ...

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NASA planning to change asteroid’s course by colliding space shuttle

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You might hear this as a story of a Hollywood movie, but America’s space agency NASA will collide with a asteroid in reality and launch a space shuttle in 2022 for this. Through this, NASA will first demonstrate the celestial defense technique of destroying a space object before it collides with the Earth. NASA gave this information in a statement ...

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