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Google Project Tango Support Ends Next Year, Succeeded by ARCore

HIGHLIGHTS Google’s ARCore to replace Project Tango on mobile phones Support will be turned down by March 1, 2018 ARCore already available for Pixel phones and Samsung Galaxy S8 Alphabet-owned Google is shutting down its Project Tango computer vision platform (which graduatedto just Tango in June last year). Project Tango was Google’s initial effort to bring augmented reality to smartphones before it unveiled ARCore. A tweet from ... Read More »

Intel CEO Says Chip Flaw Damage Contained by Industry, 90 Percent Chips to Be Patched in Coming Days

HIGHLIGHTS The Meltdown security flaw only affects Intel chips Alongside, a wider-reaching Spectre flaw was also revealed Tech giants have been scrambling to update software and hardware Intel chief Brian Krzanich said Monday the impact of a recently discovered vulnerability in computer chips has been limited due to “remarkable” collaboration by the tech industry. Krzanich took the unusual step of addressing the security ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Replaced by Redmi 5 Plus, Claims MIUI Forum Moderator

HIGHLIGHTS An MIUI Forum Super Moderator claimed the new development Moderator reports that Xiaomi has dropped the Redmi Note name Xiaomi has sold over five million Redmi Note 4 units in India Though the market was anticipating the arrival of Redmi Note 5, it has now been reported that Xiaomi has replaced the anticipated handset with the Redmi 5 Plus that was unveiled alongside the Redmi ... Read More »

Conservatives go against principles by meddling in education

Almost every public policy area gets caught up in federal tax plans, including education. That should not be: The Constitution only gives the federal government specific, enumerated powers, and the feds aren’t supposed to make policy unrelated to those. As conservatives have often pointed out, education is not mentioned in that document at all. So why are some conservatives trying to ... Read More »

LG V30 to launch on European carriers by the end of the year

Like previous V-series phones, LG wasn’t too keen to launch the LG V30 it Europe. SIM-free has been available for a while now, but with little carrier involvement. That is about to change as the company announced plans to expand V30’s presence in partnership with several carriers. First is TIM Italy, which is already selling the flagship for €900 (no subsidies here). It also ... Read More »

IIT Roorkee students win international competition by developing ‘Evacool’

As a part of the ‘Go Green in the City 2017’ held at the Schneider Electric headquarters in Paris, two Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee students developed a low-cost earthenware cooling technology named Evacool. The competition was conducted to promote innovative solutions for smarter and energy efficient cities. Nimisha Gupta and Raja Jain, students of chemical engineering course at IIT ... Read More »

Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »

Honda CBR 150R, CBR 250R will be replaced by newer, more exciting products

The CBR150R and CBR250R have been the company’s flagship products in the sub-2lakh price range for some years now. However, with the recent shift to BS4 norms, the two CBRs went out of production as they remained in BS3 spec. Instead of simply updated both to BS4 spec, we hear that Honda has chosen to replace them with fresher and ... Read More »

Teachers’ Day 2017: Meritorious teachers to be awarded National Award by Vice President

Meritorious teachers working in primary, middle and secondary schools will be conferred the National Award on the occasion of Teachers’ Day by the Vice President.   Representative image Meritorious teachers working in primary, middle and secondary schools will be conferred the National Award on the occasion of Teachers’ Day by the Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu at Vigyan Bhawan. As ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s Smaller Battery Explained by Company’s Mobile Chief

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has a 3300mAh battery Galaxy Note 7 had a 3500mAh battery in comparison Samsung chief says that this was done to guarantee battery safety Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone at a grand event in New York two days ago, and the flagship device offers great specifications on paper and additional features that make it a compelling buy. ... Read More »