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Sci-Tech

  • Google opens world’s first ‘pop-up’ store in London

    London, Oct 2 (ANI): Google, the world’s most popular search engine, has opened its first small ‘pop-up’ store in London. The ‘Chromezone’ is a shop within a branch of Currys and PC World on London’s Tottenham Court Road, and is being used by Google to trial a new way of selling its own ‘Chromebook’ laptops,…

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  • Cheapest computer launch on Oct 5

    New Delhi, October 1 (): When Kapil Sibal made the first ever announcement about this tablet just a year back, it was named “Sakshat”. The much-awaited $35 computing-cum-access device, to be made available to student’s right from primary schools to universities, will be launched on October 5. He said, “Soon, a 35 dollar computer will…

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  • Google+ online traffic spurts 1269 percent in a week

    London, Sept 29 (ANI): Search giant Google’s social networking site has reached a new high as the number of visitors to the site has grown by 1,269 percent. According to web traffic tracking firm Experian Hitwise, number of visitors to Google+ has increased rapidly since the site invited users to join without an invite from…

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  • Child’s IQ doesn’t determine dyslexia

    Washington, Sept 29 (ANI): Schools and psychologists have historically relied on a child’s IQ to define and diagnose dyslexia, a brain-based learning disability that impairs a person’s ability to read. If children with poor reading abilities aren’t diagnosed as dyslexic, they don’t qualify for services that a typical dyslexic does, and they’re not taught strategies…

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  • Journalists count on Twitter to disseminate info

    Washington, Sept 27 (ANI): A new study has shown that journalists count on Twitter the most when it comes to disseminating information. The research, titled ‘Join the Conversation: how Spanish journalists are using Twitter’, was carried out by professors of LABaPART group at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M – Carlos III University of Madrid)….

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  • Samsung to launch flexible phone next year

    London, Sept 27 (ANI): A mobile phone with a screen that bends and can survive the hardest blows, even a strike from a hammer, might sound fairly futuristic, but you could soon own it. In the first of its kind, Samsung is reportedly poised to release a revolutionary phone that will be so flexible that…

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  • PM too responsible for 2G loss

    New Delhi, Sept 24 (): Not only P Chidambaram but also Dr Manmohan Singh was responsible for Raja to create losses. A note written by PM accessed by an RTI activist shows that PMO  was part of the decision that pricing of spectrum was the sole preserve of the Telecom authority and that the group…

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