Science & Tech

Uber Launches Self-Driving Cars in Arizona After California Ban

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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Uber  has expanded its self-driving car program to Tempe, Arizona, the second city where customers can test the ride-hailing company’s automated technology. From Tuesday, riders who wish to travel in an UberX in Tempe will be matched with a self-driving car if one is available, according to a company spokeswoman. Arizona Governor Doug Ducey, a proponent …

More sustainable energy could be produced with new hydronium-ion battery

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

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The world’s first battery to use only hydronium ions as the charge carrier has been been developed by scientists. The study by scientists at Oregon State University was published in journal Angewandte Chemie International Edition. Hydronium, also known as H3O+, is a positively charged ion produced when a proton is added to a water molecule. …

WhatsApp status revamped to change the way you use the messaging app

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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The much-awaited update of the largest messaging app, WhatsApp, is here as it has launched a new feature that promises to change the way you use the messenger app. Alike Snapchat, the new feature will allow users to share photos, videos and animated GIFs with friends and family, all of which will disappear in 24 …

10 Technological Wonders that will change the world in near future

Monday, February 20, 2017

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The future that was predicted in Hollywood flicks like Star Wars, Star Trek and Iron-Man is finally here. From gravity defining Jetpacks to Super speed Hover-bikes, the technology is on the brink of a major breakthrough in redefining the ways we travel and communicate. With 3D printing technology now being developed for manufacturing almost everything from …

This broken iPhone is up for sale for whopping $149,999; here’s why

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Apple’s iPhone always burns a hole in your pocket when you buy a new one with latest specifications, but here’s something you don’t see every day. An old iPhone nearly six-year-old iPhone 4S with its screen smashed is up on sale for a whopping price of over Rs 1 crore ($149,999) on eBay. ALSO READ: Here’s how Uber …

Here’s how Uber is trying to build flying cars to get rid of traffic

Saturday, February 18, 2017

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Ever felt while into a cab that your taxi could fly and you can reach office on time, well this can soon be a reality as a NASA man who is credited with writing the most influential paper on flying cars and its feasibility as an urban transport vehicle, back in 2010, is joining Uber …

January 2017 is third warmest month in 137 years

Friday, February 17, 2017

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Last month was the third warmest January in 137 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by Nasa scientists. Last month’s temperature was 0.20 degrees Celsius cooler than the warmest January in 2016. However, it was 0.92 degrees Celsius warmer than the mean January temperature from 1951-1980. Two of the …

Xiaomi to soon procure license to operate own outlets in India

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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Chinese mobile handset manufacturer Xiaomi is likely to soon procure licence to operate its own branded outlets in India, as part of its effort to increase its offline distribution in coming years, company’s top executive said here today. Company’s India Head Manu Jain said Xiaomi had in March-April last year applied to the government for …

Now apply for jobs directly on Facebook

Thursday, February 16, 2017

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World’s largest social media platform has made things easy for the job seekers as social media giant, Facebook, on Wednesday, began letting businesses in the US or Canada post jobs and take applications from job seekers, posing a challenge to Microsoft-owned LinkedIn. The platform’s users will be able to find help-wanted posts at business pages on …

Samsung will soon announce official release date for Galaxy S8

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

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Samsung has already given its word about the Galaxy S8 earlier, saying that the flagship will not be launched at Mobile World Congress 2017. However, Samsung has also said this does not mean that the company will be skipping the MWC this year. According to the number of hints we have to till now, the …

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