Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device

Written on:October 20, 2014
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Microsoft is planning to launch a smartwatch within the next few weeks as per Forbes report.

Microsoft Plans To Launch A Wearable Device
The smartwatch, designed to passively track a user’s heart rate and work across different mobile platforms.

The wearable gadget’s battery life will exceed two days of regular use.

Apple Inc unveiled a smartwatch on Sept. 9 that will combine health and fitness tracking with communications and will go on sale in early 2015.

Apple launches iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3

Written on:October 17, 2014
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Apple has launched iPad Air 2, iPad mini 3 on thursday.Both come with the fingerprint scanner and NFC technology. The iPad Air 2 is just 6.1mm thick.Other features on the iPad Air 2 include a graphics-supporting A8X chip that is two-and-a-half times faster than the one in the iPad Air. The camera has also been upgraded to an 8-megapixel iSight camera, and the device will provide up to 10 hours…

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India’s ISRO Successfully Launches Third Navigation Satellite

Written on:October 17, 2014
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INDIA – ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle, PSLV-C26, has successfully launched IRNSS-1C, the third satellite in the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), on thursday (October 16, 2014) at 0132 hours IST from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. According to ISRO “IRNSS is an independent regional navigation satellite system designed to provide position information in the Indian region and 1500 km around the Indian mainland. IRNSS would provide two types…

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Facebook introduces Safety Check tool for disasters

Written on:October 16, 2014
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Facebook has launched “Safety Check” Tool to notify  your  friends so  that they know you’re OK after a major disaster. In times of disaster or crisis, people turn to Facebook to check on loved ones and get updates. It is in these moments that communication is most critical both for people in the affected areas and for their friends and families anxious for news. During a major disaster, Safety Check…

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Amazon UK launches same-day pick-up services for Prime Members

Written on:October 15, 2014
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Amazon has announced that customers in the UK can use a new ‘Pass My Parcel’ same-day collection service. Amazon Prime members will be able to use the new same day collection option free of charge.Non-Prime members will be able to use it for £4.99 per delivery. Customers ordering products on Amazon will be able to buy online up to 11.45am and collect at one of 500 locations from 4pm the…

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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg donates $25 million to CDC to help fight Ebola.

Written on:October 14, 2014
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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg has announced that he is donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola. Read below this facebook Status update about this announcement. Priscilla and I are donating $25 million to the Centers for Disease Control Foundation to help fight Ebola. The Ebola epidemic is at a critical turning point. It has infected 8,400 people so far, but it is spreading…

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Malala Yousafzai, Kailash Satyarthi win 2014 award

Written on:October 10, 2014
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The Norwegian Nobel Committee has awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for 2014 to Kailash Satyarthi from India and Malala Yousafzay from Pakistan for their struggle against the suppression of children and young people and for the right of all children to education. In a statement, the Nobel committee said “Despite her youth, Malala Yousafzay has already fought for several years for the right of girls to education, and has shown…

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Google celebrates ‘Malgudi Days’ writer R.K. Narayan’s birthday

Written on:October 10, 2014
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Google is celebrating R.K.Narayan’s (Rasipuram Krishnaswami Iyer Narayanaswami) 108th birthday with special doodle. R.K.Narayan was born in Madras (now Chennai) on October 10, 1906. Narayan graduated from Maharaja’s College in Mysore in 1930. In 1934 he was married, but his wife, Rajam, died of typhoid in 1939. He had one daughter, Hema. He is best known for his works set in the fictional South Indian town of Malgudi. Some of…

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Cognizant Acquires Cadient Group

Written on:October 8, 2014
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Cognizant Acquires Cadient Group

Cognizant has Acquired Cadient Group to help Clients Drive Business Transformation Through Digital Technologies. Cadient Group is a leading digital marketing agency that serves a diverse range of industry markets and stakeholders, including pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, hospital and healthcare systems, institutions and associations. As part of the acquisition, Cognizant said it is gaining more than 100 digital specialists, as well as the digital assets and intellectual property of Cadient,…

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Yahoo Acquires MessageMe

Written on:October 4, 2014
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Yahoo has acquired mobile messaging application MessageMe. “The MessageMe application will be shutting down, allowing us to focus on helping build the best mobile communications products for Yahoo users”, MessageMe Team said. According to Techcrunch “MessageMe raised $10 million in Series A funding early in 2013, in a round led by ex-Mozilla CEO John Lilly of Greylock Partners. Other investors in the startup include a number of high-profile VCs, including…

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