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Facebook Hands Swedish Prosecutors Footage in Gang Rape Case

Facebook Hands Swedish Prosecutors Footage in Gang Rape Case

Swedish prosecutors investigating a suspected gang rape and its broadcast via Facebook Live said on Friday they had received a copy of the footage from the US social media company. Prosecutors earlier this month charged two men with raping a woman in January, and a third with the crime of “grave defamation” by streaming it [...]

April 1, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Facebook Hands Swedish Prosecutors Footage in Gang Rape Case

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmarked; Scores Impressively Against Current Offerings

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmarked; Scores Impressively Against Current Offerings

Qualcomm’s latest Snapdragon 835 chipset was unveiled at CES this year, and Samsung will apparently be the first to launch its smartphone integrated with the ‘latest’ chipset. It is touted to be 20 percent faster and 25 percent more power efficient than the Snapdragon 820 chipset. Now, the Snapdragon 835 chipset’s first benchmark results are [...]

March 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Benchmarked; Scores Impressively Against Current Offerings

Russia Seeks New Cosmonauts for Manned Mission to Moon in 2031

Russia Seeks New Cosmonauts for Manned Mission to Moon in 2031

Russia’s space agency on Tuesday announced a recruitment drive for young would-be cosmonauts who it hopes will become the country’s first on the Moon. And women are welcome, an official stressed. In the first such drive for five years, Roscosmos space agency said it is looking for 6 to 8 cosmonauts who will operate a [...]

March 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Russia Seeks New Cosmonauts for Manned Mission to Moon in 2031

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

The tablet shipments in India declined 3.1-percent year-on-year to 3.7 million units in 2016 as the demand for the category continued to shrink in the country, as per International Data Corporation (IDC) India. Notably, the data includes shipments for both slate and detachables for the year 2016. “Shipments decline as the consumer demand for tablets [...]

March 15, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Annual Tablet Shipments in India Decline, Apple Enters Top 5 Makers: IDC

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

Apple said it has partnered with component supplier Ibiden to power all of its manufacturing in Japan with 100 percent renewable energy. To meet the commitment, Ibiden will invest in more than 20 new renewable energy facilities, including one of the largest floating solar photovoltaic systems in the country. “We are proud to partner with [...]

March 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy for Manufacturing in Japan

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

When James Madison drafted the first 10 amendments of the United States Constitution, known as the Bill of Rights, he had no idea how technology would shape American life or that a thing called the internet would change the way we communicate. However, Mr. Madison did know that the rights of the American people must [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on OPINION: It’s time the law caught up with technology

Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

Iranian specialists discussed the latest technology in the treatment of artery stenosis at the fourth national atherothrombosis conference in Tehran on Friday, on the occasion of the International Day of Atherothrombosis (Feb. 17). Atherothrombosis is a complex disease in which cholesterol deposition, inflammation, and thrombus formation play a major role. Rupture of high-risk, vulnerable plaques [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Vascular Treatment Technology Discussed

New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented access to seabirds in Antarctica By Fiona Breen

New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented access to seabirds in Antarctica By Fiona Breen

Antarctica can be a harsh and inhospitable place to live and work, yet it is an environment scientists are determined to find out more about. Climate change appears to be occurring on the icy continent before anywhere else. The birds and animals there are considered to be early indicators of change. New tracking technology is [...]

February 19, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on New tracking technology gives Australian scientists unprecedented access to seabirds in Antarctica By Fiona Breen

Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

Washington: Actor Ashton Kutcher, who, during his 2012 visit to India, had met sex trafficking victims and has been batting for their cause for long, says there is a need to understand the importance of using technology as a tool to eradicate slavery. Kutcher testified on his anti-sex trafficking efforts before the Senate Foreign Relations [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Ashton Kutcher calls for use of technology to eradicate sex trafficking

India’s Tata Motors, Microsoft Ink Technology Collaboration Deal

India’s Tata Motors, Microsoft Ink Technology Collaboration Deal

MUMBAI (Reuters) – Tata Motors Ltd and Microsoft India on Thursday announced a strategic collaboration on the technology front to make driving a more personalized experiences for the customers, the companies said in a joint statement. The first vehicle showcasing the vision of the enhanced driving experiences will be unveiled at the Geneva International Motor [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on India’s Tata Motors, Microsoft Ink Technology Collaboration Deal

Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Progress, innovation and technology stop for no one.  But here we are, three weeks into the Presidency of Donald Trump, and he has yet to appoint any leadership for the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy (OSTP).   Yes, the President needs to find a new National Security Advisor and Secretary of Labor nominee, but it [...]

February 16, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Mr. President: The Office Of Science & Technology Policy Is Important

Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said that the US would produce “clean coal” and that rolling back regulations from coal plants would be done in a way that was “environmentally friendly”. He told reporters that the Environmental Protection Agency, which will be led by Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt who once sued the same agency, will [...]

February 9, 2017 Saheli Technology Comments Off on Sean Spicer: Coal will be one of the cleanest uses of technology that we have