Technology

Bethesda pleases the raving crowd with Doom unveiling — releases in spring 2016

    Yes, Doom is back. And now we know a lot more about what kind of Doom it’s going to be. If you’re a fanatic for one of the most groundbreaking first-person shooter franchises in gaming history, you’re going to be salivating. Bethesda Softworks showed off a preview tonight of its latest Doom game in front of a crowd ... Read More »

Tech Time Warp: That Time UNIX Saved the Day in Jurassic Park

    THE VELOCIRAPTORS ARE closing in. The only chance the surviving humans at Jurassic Park have is Lex, an adolescent hacker who has to find way to reactivate the security system. And they’re in luck. “It’s a UNIX system!” she exclaims. “I know this!” Good thing it wasn’t a Windows NT system,amirite? Jurassic World world hit theaters today. For ... Read More »

WowWee’s Michael Yanofsky on the importance of tech for today’s innovators

    How important is technology to the toy industry? Tech toys often represent the ‘latest and greatest” in commercial technologies and because of this they can bring a freshness to a retailer’s offering. They are usually newsworthy, so they offer a way to build awareness in the press, social media and online. Generally the products also appeal to a ... Read More »

How to name your startup

      No one knows the value of a great domain as much as a startup. That is why some of the most successful new startups shell out upwards of $500,000 for a category killer premium name. But where does that leave everyone else? According to Wakefield Research, 52 percent of people would change their name if they had ... Read More »

Wireless Breast Cancer Detection Device to Launch in India and the US

A wireless handheld device which will enable any health care worker to conduct a breast cancer examination within five minutes and access the results on a smartphone or tablet would be launched next month in the US and India, a top US official has said.The device is the outcome of US Commerce Department’s Economic Development Administration investment of $1 million ... Read More »

New Computer Developed That Operates on Water Droplets

A computer that operates using the unique physics of moving water droplets has been developed by an Indian-origin scientist and his team.The computer is nearly a decade in the making, incubated from an idea that struck Manu Prakash, an assistant professor of bioengineering at Stanford University, when he was a graduate student. The work combines his expertise in manipulating droplet ... Read More »

Panasonic Lumix GH4 Mirrorless Camera Launched at Rs. 1,11,990

More than a year after its global launch, Panasonic has finally launched its flagship digital single lens mirrorless (DSLM) camera – the Lumix GH4 – in India. Panasonic has priced the Lumix GH4 at Rs. 1,11,990 for the body-only variant and there is another bundle, including a 12-35mm F2.8 lens, which will set you back by Rs. 1,72,990. The main ... Read More »

Glass Deposits on Mars Provide Window Into Ancient Signs of Life

In a pioneering feat, researchers have discovered glass deposits on the Red Planet, providing a delicate window into the possibility of ancient life on the Red Planet.Using data from Nasa’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO), the team from Brown University detected deposits of glass within impact craters on Mars formed in the searing heat of a violent impact. Previous research has ... Read More »

Soon, Video Games to Train Robots

While planning a task may seem simple to your mind, it is not so for robots.Researchers from the Brown University are developing a new algorithm, using a video game called Minecraft, to help robots better plan their actions in complex environments. The problem researchers in robotics face is that robots do not intuitively ignore objects and actions that are irrelevant ... Read More »

Microsoft Says Forced to Remove Facebook Integration in Windows, Windows Phone

Facebook deep integration was one of the most notable features of Windows Phone ever since the first device arrived in the market. This however is going to change as Microsoft has been forced to kill Facebook integration in several services and platforms, including Windows Phone, Windows 8, and Outlook.comMicrosoft blames the updated Graph API of Facebook as the reason for ... Read More »