As Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, it is finding more and more applications and technology integrations. IBM’s IoT platform, Watson, now comes integrated with blockchain, which enable recording each participant’s activity. This cAs Internet of Things (IoT) continues to grow, it is finding more and more applications and technology integrations. IBM’s IoT platform, Watson, now comes integrated with blockchain, which enable recording each participant’s activity. This can help
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While the Internet of Things has so far been the talk of the town, for all the pomp and circumstance, the most that the IoT concepts have been used so far are in homes. Aimed primarily at security and convenience of the homeowners, IoT devices such as Ring Doorbell, Nest, and Alexa do not really go any further from these primary roles. Which is why, from the industrial perspective, a
Google Instant Search that was phrased as a “fundamental shift in search” in 2010 by then search products vice president, Marissa Mayer, has been removed by the search engine giant. The trend of mobile browsing taking over desktop searches has been anticipated to have killed the value of Google Instant. Once deemed as a time-saving feat of engineering, Google Instant was created to help slow typers with text suggestions below
New space boots by Reebok, SB-01 has been prognosticated to be a game-changing innovation in footwear for astronauts. In the last 50 years or so, there could hardly be any memories of space boots being innovated or updated until this exposition of avant-garde breakthrough was introduced by the footwear giant. The company has been expected to shake hands with David Clark Company over the business of upgrading space boots. With
The 2011 disaster in Fukushima has largely been deemed as the second largest nuclear meltdown in the history of mankind. The radiation emitted from the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant has already massively contaminated the surrounding soil and has pushed nearby civilians to leave the location. The actual extent of damage at the site of the power plant has so far been unclear, and scientists have sent a robot to find
A team of scientists studying at Cardiff University have discovered an inventory of previously undetected molecules for the first time at the center of an exploded star. Located 163,000 light years away, the cooling aftermath of Supernova 1987A showed the scientists two previously undetected molecules, Formylium (HCO+) and Sulphur Monoxide (SO). The explosion of this star was first observed in February 1987 and thus the star was named after it.
With being the first to re-fly a commercial spacecraft to and from the International Space Station, SpaceX now has another achievement under its belt to boast about. In this mission, it used the Dragon capsule, which was also used during a previous trip to carry materials and supplies to the orbital facility for scientific experiments. This Dragon capsule was originally launched in September 2014. On June 3, it was refurbished
A cyberattack similar to the infamous ransomware attack WannaCry entered its third day with a number of enterprises, port operators, and government organizations being hit hard on June 27, 2017. The debilitating cyberattack started in Europe on the day and has affected more 200,000 companies so far. Over 80 companies in Ukraine and Russia have been affected at large by the Petya virus disabling computing systems and users were asked
Progress in robotics is pointing away from average science fiction theories where humans need to be afraid of sentient robots. Instead, it could be the non-sentient artificial intelligence that we need to worry about. The AI Revolution The arrival of sentient robots is only a matter of time, if the current accelerated rate of research and development is maintained. Meanwhile, the world of artificial intelligence has been undergoing a sort
Recently, the Indian government has sold nearly 2.5% of its equity stake, which it held through its investment arm Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of India (SUUTI), in the leading engineering company Larsen & Toubro. The stake was worth over Rs.4000 crore. With this, the government has inched closer to achieving its disinvestment target of Rs.72,500 crore during the course of the financial year between 2017 and 2018. L&T Shares
Charging and discharging is regular routine for us and is quite a hassle as smartphones become an integral part of our lives. As important as food and water for most! Thus, the development of a device that can wirelessly charge your smartphone is sure to get most of the public drooling over this new invention, which has been created by scientists at the Stanford University in the U.S. This device
The emergence of robo-advisors is considered as a disruptive force destined to transform the investment banking industry. Robo-advisors, also called robo-investors, are online portfolio management solutions and form the next big innovation in the area of digital banking and investment. Triggered by gains of significant cost-savings, a number of financial advisory firms are betting big on the deployment of robo-advisors to offer investment advice in the best interest of their
The construction plans for a new data center have already been initiated by Facebook, in the New Mexico region of Los Lunas. The new location is termed as a Sustainable Facebook Data Center. The initiation ceremony was hailed as a bit of a reunion between the representatives of the North American State and those of the other cities. The key intention of the new data center is to be able
The long debated GST bill is scheduled to be launched on the 1st of July, 2017 after it was introduced as The Constitution (One Hundred and First Amendment) Act 2016. The GST bill is administered by the GST council under the Chairmanship of the Union Finance Minister of India. The bill basically proposes the amalgamation of numerous State and Central taxes into one individual tax. The implementation of GST is
Recently, India and China have gotten into an economic brotherhood even after all the issues alongside the disputed border territories. The trade relations between the two countries are somewhat jittery along with foreign ties being the priority for both the nations. Trade between both the countries have escalated and even went down the track giving rise to concerns regarding the foreign trade policies of both the counties due to border
In their continuous efforts to explore the universe, scientists for the third time have detected gravitational waves. Two black holes while fusing into one jumbo black hole with a mass approximately 49 times that of the sun in our solar system spurred the spacetime wriggles. Ripples from the merger, which happened nearly 3 billion light-years away from Earth, reached the Advanced Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory, LIGO, at the speed of
In a recent spate of events, the UAE, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt, and Yemen have severed diplomatic ties with Qatar, with the accusation that Doha is supporting terrorism. These countries have also suspended air, sea, and land transport that may have connection in and out of Doha. The UAE has asked all foreign airlines to obtain permission prior to using its airspace to operate flights in and out of Doha.
Scientists at the Georgia State University have successfully managed to restructure the neural circuit of a species by installing connections of another species. This progress is expected to go a long way towards achieving the hypothesis about the evolution of neural circuits, which are connected in a network and are responsible for behavior. Different Brain Mechanism Trigger Same Behavior in Similar Species According to Dr. Paul Katz and Akira Sakurai
Presently, gold jewelry retailers are imposed with about 1% tax in most states, except Kerala wherein 5% VAT is levied. As Government of India implements GST, 3% tax will be extracted from the gold jewelers, but ICRA insists that the demand for gold products will remain constant, reasoning that waving off of farm loans in rural areas and increasing disposable income in urban parts of the country will provide the