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Act now, or you’ll have e-waste mountain, UN tells India

India, China and other developing countries face “the spectre of hazardous e-waste mountains” unless they step up action to collect and recycle e-waste, the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) has warned. As sales of electronic products in India, China and other developing countries are set to rise sharply in the next 10 years, these “e-waste mountains” would have “serious consequences for ... Read More »

Indian American’s Bloom Box promises to light up American homes

An India-born rocket scientist is all set to unveil a natural gas-fuelled cell box that promises to provide abundant, cheap, clean electricity to light up most American households within the next 10 years. K.R. Sridhar, 49, founder of the Silicon Valley clean tech start-up Bloom Energy, will bring out his invention at a big press event Wednesday in San Jose, ... Read More »

Adobe Flash, Reader, Acrobat Vulnerable – Information week News

The company has issued fixes for two vulnerabilities, but a third set of flaw affecting Reader and Acrobat won’t be patched until next week. The Flash Player vulnerability is designated “critical” and affects version 10.0.42.34 and earlier. Flash Player 10.0.45.2 resolves the issue and is available for download. The vulnerability affecting LiveCycle 9.0, 8.2.1 and 8.0.1, and ColdFusion 9.0, 8.0.1, ... Read More »

India Says PayPal Not Authorized for Money Transfer

PayPal does not have authorization in India to provide cross-border money transfers, a spokeswoman for the country’s central bank said on Thursday. PayPal needs authorization to operate a cross-border money transfer service, under the country’s Payment and Settlement Systems Act, Alpana Killawala, spokeswoman of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), said Thursday. In a Tuesday blog post PayPal said that ... Read More »

Recharging your cell phone with Solar Charger

A new solar cell that imitates nature’s way of converting sunlight to energy is making its debut in a variety of consumer products. The technology uses a photosensitive dye to start its energy production, much the way leaves use chlorophyll to begin photosynthesis.The dye-sensitised cells will be used to provide power for devices ranging from e-book readers to cell phones ... Read More »

Low priced Nokia 5233 at Rs. 7,850

For those who are not looking for a very high-tech cell featuring 3G and Wi-Fi, Nokia 5233 is the best option. The device priced at just Rs. 7,850, offers a 2 mega pixel camera and 3.2 inch touch screen along with SMS, MMS and email facility. Bluetooth and GPRS connectivity along with A-GPS and Ovi maps for navigation are the ... Read More »

Apple iPad Review, Specifications and Price in India

Mr.Steve Jobs & eventually Apple is always trying to innovate the very new technologies in electronics, this time they have unveiled the most rumoured & discussed Apple iPad, The tablet PC from Apple. Apple iPad have a large 9.7-inch capacitive touchscreen display and is powered by 1GHz processor. Velry slim 0.5-inch of its thickness and is of 0.7kg weight makes ... Read More »