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Internet Voting a Possibility in Future: Chief Election Commissioner

Chief Election Commissioner H S Brahma on Friday said voting by Internet could be a possibility in the future and the first step in this direction is the EC’s plan to make electoral rolls “totally error free”.”Voting by Internet is the next stage. The first step in the direction was …

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New Nasa Earth Missions Exploring Our Complex Planet

Four new Nasa Earth-observing missions are collecting data from space – with a fifth newly in orbit – after the busiest year of Nasa Earth science launches in more than a decade.On February 27 last year, Nasa and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) successfully launched the Earth-observing Global Precipitation …

Android

PhotoMath Updated to High-School Level, Android App Coming Soon

Damir Sabol, Croatian computer expert and entrepreneur, was helping his son with his maths homework when he had an idea.”I found it a bit tedious, all those additions and multiplications, so I reckoned, ‘We already have intelligent software, why not make it deal with maths?’” Sabol said. The result was …

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Qualcomm Preps Technology to Reduce Burden on Mobile Networks

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm wants wireless carriers to set up new technology that would offer cellphone users better reception in places like subway tunnels and shopping malls.The San Diego, California company said on Thursday it will start selling components this year featuring LTE technology adapted for a smaller scale than traditional …

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2G Spectrum Auction Will Be Subject to Final Verdict: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Thursday made it clear that the auction for 2G spectrum will go ahead according to the schedule from March 4 subject to the outcome of matter before it.”Let the auction go on and let us see what emerges from it,” a bench comprising justices Dipak Misra …

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Google Play to Get Sponsored Search Results to Boost App Discovery

Google is bringing paid or sponsored search results to Google Play the company said in a blog post on Thursday. Much like how this works on Google Search, Google Play will throw up app search results clearly labelled as ads along with organic results. The reason for this? To enhance …

Gadgets

LG Watch Urbane LTE Has A New Mobile OS

Earlier today LG announced their new LG Watch Urbane LTE, which is an LTE version of their LG Watch Urbane although it looks like the new model will have a different OS. The Watch Urbane runs Google’s Android Wear but when the Watch Urbane LTE was announced there was not …

Gadgets

New Pebble Time Smartwatch Raises Over $10 Million On Kickstarter

The original Pebble Smartwatch raised over $10 million on Kickstarter and turned the device into a very popular product, and one of the most popular Kickstarter campaigns to date and now it looks like thePebble Time is about to do the same. The Pebble Time launched on Kickstarter the other …

Gadgets

Sesame Smart Lock Lets You Unlock Your House With Your Smartphone

Sesame is a new smart lock for your house and the device replace traditional locks and comes with a smartphone app that replaces your house keys, the device works with existing locks. The Sesame smart lock is buy a company called Candy House Inc and the device is being funded …

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Microsoft ups its push to get developers onboard with its cloud-service APIs

Last fall, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella made a bold (and to some, a rather cryptic) statement. He said he considered Microsoft’s most valuable and strategic application programming interface (API) to be Office 365. His reasoning? Making Office more extensible by third-party — and Microsoft’s own — developers has a ricochet …