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A Trip To Mars In 39 Days

Ad Astra Rocket Co. is looking forward to launch a plasma-powered rocket that could take astronauts to Mars in a little over a month’s time. The rocket named Variable Specific Impulse Magnetoplasma Rocket (VASIMR) is a twin peer of the one being developed for testing aboard the International Space Station. VASIMR uses the technology of radio waves, ionise propellants like ... Read More »

Google soon to launch TV software

Washington: US search engine giant Google is planning to introduce Android-based television software in May which will enable the users to access television through internet. The new software, designed to open set-top boxes, TVs and other devices to more content from the internet, is attracting interest from partners that include Sony Corp., Intel Corp. and Logitech International SA, which are ... Read More »

Infosys to manage Microsoft’s internal IT services

Infosys announced that it would manage internal IT services for Microsoft worldwide. As part of this three-year managed services agreement, Infosys would streamline implementation processes, simplify support and service, while at the same time lowering the enterprise costs through the use of the latest Microsoft solutions such as Windows 7, the Bangalore-headquartered company said in a statement. nfosys would provide ... Read More »

Microsoft’s ‘Kin’ to take on iPhone, Blackberry

Microsoft Corp. unveiled two cell phones on Monday that are meant for social networking-savvy teens and twenty-somethings, in an attempt to revitalize its mobile business and regain ground on iPhones  and BlackBerrys. Microsoft said its new touch-screen phones — a short, square-shaped handset called Kin One and a longer, more rectangular one called Kin Two — will be sold exclusively ... Read More »

3G on your phone: auction begins today

New Delhi: It’s the biggest government auction ever and could rake in a whopping Rs 50,000 crores. The 3G (third generation radio frequency ) auction begins Friday and set to create mobile history in India. 3G allows faster connectivity and will offer host of value added services like internet TV, video-on-demand, audio-video calls and high-speed data exchange. Top telecom companies ... Read More »

On First Day, Apple Sells 300,000 iPads

Apple said on Monday that it had sold more than 300,000 iPads on the device’s first day on the market, a figure that included preorders. That met the expectations of financial analysts who were keeping tabs on the release of the company’s highly anticipated tablet computer.Read Full Story From Publisher Read More »

Hundreds of iPad apps approved ahead of launch

New iPad owners will be able to choose from more than 700 apps when the Apple tablet-style computer goes on sale in the US on Saturday. Developers have been working round the clock to ensure their applications are among the first available for the Apple iPad. The device, which goes on sale in the United States on Saturday, can also ... Read More »

Blind soldier can see with his tongue using the BrainPort system

Craig Lundberg lost his sight in a rocket-propelled grenade attack three years ago in Iraq. He is the first British soldier to test the revolutionary new device called the BrainPort system. The Brain-Port system is based on technology invented at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. It is being developed by Wicab Inc., based in Middleton, Wis. The device is a non-surgical ... Read More »