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Smartphone app helps early detection of autism

New York, Nov 13 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new smartphone app that tracks eye movement to determine, in less than a minute, if a child is showing signs of autism spectrum disorder. Autism spectrum disorder is a serious developmental disorder that impairs the ability to communicate and interact and affects one-two person per 1,000 worldwide. The autism tracking software, ... Read More »

Earth set for warmest year after hottest September

Last month was the warmest September the world has seen since modern records began 136 years ago, according to new figures from Nasa. However the US agency added that the difference between it and the previous record in September 2014 was just 0.004 degrees Celsius, making the result a statistical tie. It was 0.91 degrees warmer than the average temperature ... Read More »

Google promises faster search with Chrome Android browser

The new feature is designed to make Web pages faster, lighter and a less costly affair New Delhi: Technology giant Google Inc. on Thursday came out with a new feature of its Chrome and Android browser for smartphone users to access Web pages faster, which will be available in India and Brazil in the next two weeks. Separately, it announced the ... Read More »

Google adds Indian Railways to its maps

The update will allow users to check Indian Railways schedules, routes across eight cities in India New Delhi: Internet search giant Google on Tuesday added Indian Railways to its maps, which will allow users to check schedules and routes across eight cities in India. “Today’s update will now allow you to see information for 12,000 trains, as well updated details ... Read More »

2015 Volkswagen Jetta facelift launching today

German luxury car manufacturer, Volkswagen will launch the new generation 2015 Jetta facelift in the country today. The vehicle made its global debut at the 2014 New York Motor Show, and is already on sale in select European and American markets. The company has slightly tweaked the exteriors of the 2015 Jetta, while the interior changes are very minimal. The ... Read More »

Gold drops Rs. 180 on subdued demand global cues

Gold prices fell by Rs. 180 at Rs. 28,090 per 10 gram at the bullion market on Wednesday on slackened demand from jewellers and retailers amid a weakening global trend. Silver also fell by Rs. 50 at Rs. 38,400 per kg on reduced off-take by industrial units and coin makers. Traders said besides sluggish demand from jewellers and retailers at ... Read More »

Microsoft Satya Nadella gets USD 84 mln compensation in 2014

New York : Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earned USD 84.3 million this year, according to the salary details coming days after the India-born chief executive was criticised for suggesting that women should not ask for pay raises but trust their “good karma” to get their dues. In a filing with the US Securities and Exchange Commission yesterday, Microsoft said Nadella will get a total compensation ... Read More »