21  April 2014   Nokia is likely to exclude its manufacturing plant in Chennai from the global purchase of its devices business by Microsoft, as the Finnish firm runs out of time and options to resolve its tax dispute with Indian authorities, people familiar with the matter said, leaving the future of 8,000 direct employees uncertain.....Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8.1 and smartphones Nokia Lumia 930, Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 with Windows Phone 8.1 OS... The number of smartphone users in urban India will cross 104 million in 2014 compared with 51 million users in 2013....




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India's Mars mission spacecraft crossed the half-way mark

India's Mars Orbiter Spacecraft crossed the half-way mark of its journey to the Red Planet along the designated helio-centric trajectory on April 09, 2014 at 9:50 am IST. The space craft is expected to reach the Martian orbit on September 24, 2014.Once it reaches Mars, Mangalyaan will revolve around the Red Planet for six months and announce India's triumph.

ISRO launch its navigational sat IRNSS 1B

The Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) is an autonomous regional satellite navigation system being developed by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to provide accurate position information service to users in the country as well as the region extending up to 1,500 km from its boundary, which is its primary service area. The second of the seven planned satellites for the system, IRNSS 1B launched successfully from Satish Dhawan Space Centre at Sriharikota

Engineering Colleges in Kerala 2014 Admissions

Complete Details of Government Engineering Colleges,Private Self Financing Engineering Colleges and Government Aided Private Engineering Colleges in Kerala with District,University Wise Listing for B.Tech Admission 2014.

Asia's Largest Science City Inagurated in Kottayam

The first Science City of South India is inagurated at Kurvilangadu in Kottayam district of Kerala. When completed Kottayam Science City is going to be larger than that of Kolkata and Singapore Science City

India Could Be The Next Booming Market For Bitcoin

Bitcoin, a payment network and an alternative form of currency, is looking at expanding in India. According to data, there will be a total of 12 million Bitcoins available for trading and no more currencies will be issued. Though bitcoin community in India is small, it seems to be growing at a fast rate.

Nokia Lumia 520 is the best selling Windows Phone in 2013

Nokia has managed to dominate about 90% of the Microsoft’s Windows Phone market worldwide, according to the latest AdDuplex figures. Nokia Lumia 520 is now the best selling single Windows device besting any other Windows Phone, Windows Tablet or Windows PC

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Windows Phone 8.1 and Cortana officially revealed at Microsoft Build 2014

Microsoft's keynote address at the Build 2014 conference unveiled the Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 8.1 Update operating systems. Micromax and Prestigio are new partners of WP. We look at the features in the Windows Phone 8.1 update, including Siri alternative Cortana and Action Center.

Researchers develop nicotine-free, disposable e-cigarette

Researchers have developed a new electronic cigarette which they claim has none of the nicotine found in many existing e-cigarettes.

Study reveals ordinary glass's extraordinary properties

Researchers raise the possibility of designing ultrastable glasses at the molecular level via a vapor-deposition process. Ultrastable glasses could find potential applications in the production of stronger metals and in faster-acting pharmaceuticals

Engineers Day Greeting Cards Free - Sent to Your Friends & Share in Facebook

Sent Engineers Day Greeting Cards to your Engineering Friends Free."Happy Engineers Day" images to post in Facebook can also download from here

Li-Fi to replace Wi-Fi in China?

Chinese scientists have successfully developed a new cheaper way of getting connected to internet by using signals sent through light bulbs instead of radio frequencies as in 'Wi-Fi'

Indian Girl Develops Touch-Free Smartphone Technology

Andrea Colaco,an Engineering girl from Goa has invented a technology that would enable the user to communicate with the cell phones through gestures. This is a path-breaking discovery as this would aide the cell-phone companies to do away with the screen-touch technology that is currently in use in most of the smartphones these days.

Shocking New Invention: Electric Underwear to Prevent Rape

Anti-Rape Underwear, which can shock a would-be rapist with 3,800 Kilovolts of electricity and send emergency text messages to the police was created by three engineering students in India.They are calling it Society Harnessing Equipment,SHE


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ISRO Answers via MOM Page in Facebook

ISRO's Official Facebook Page for Mars Orbiter Mission recieves huge attention from Social Media. Fb page receives around 266,639 likes & 72,845 talking about around 1 am on November 28. Some notable things about ISRO's FB Page dedicated to Mars Mission is that scientist clearing every doubt about mission asked by anyone who like this page or interested to know about MOM mission.

How to write in blue font on facebook?.

It is possible to write facebook status and comments in blue colour. we are providing tips and tricks to write facebook updates in various colors.coloring fb is simple,just copy paste code given in this page..

Technology »

Locata-New positioning technology could compete with GPS

An Australia-based company, Locata, is featuring a ground-based system using stronger signals than GPS for pinpointing a person's location indoors or outdoors. In place of satellites, Locata has developed technology that features ground-based equipment to project a radio signal over a localized area.

Will Ultra Pixel Camera technologyover take Mega Pixels?

Ultra Pixel is a latest camera technology inrtoduced by HTC One in which Image sensors are covered in photodiodes that convert light into electricity, which is processed and recorded as data.Ultra pixel camera better clarity than mega pixel cameras and can be used in Cheaper Smartphones


Telecom;

165 Million Mobile Internet users in India by March 2014

India is expected to have close to 165 million mobile internet users by March 2014, up from 87.1 million in December 2012 as more people are accessing the web through mobile devices and dongles, a report by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and IMRB

BSNL launches Android SmartPhones and Tablet

Indian telecom operator BSNL in association with Pantel Technologies Private Limited has launched two Android mobile devices (the Penta Smart models PS501 & PS650) , one Android tablet (Penta T-Pad WS707C) and feature phone (Bharat Phone PF300)

Gadgets »

Does Nokia Lumia 525 becomes Best Selling Windows Phone in 2014?

Nokia silently unveiled the Lumia 525 smartphone on November 27, the sequel to its best-selling Windows Phone handset.The Nokia Lumia 525 appeared on Nokia's website, confirming that it is the successor to the Finnish firm's Nokia Lumia 520.

Jolla Releases Sailfish OS Smartphone

Finnish based Nokia alumini startup Jolla unveiled the first smartphone running Sailfish OS.Sailfish was originally known as MeeGo, a mobile OS developed by Nokia.Jolla Smart Phone will be available in India early 2014 with price approx 33,000 Rs.

 

 



Exams »

GATE 2014 - All Exams likely to be Online

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) online from 2014 onwards because of its growing popularity. Exam details & Sample questions for Gate 2014

IES-2014: Indian Engineering Services Exam

Indian Engineering Services Examination, UPSC (Union Public Service commission) conducts Engineering Services Examination for recruitment in various engineering services/posts in various Government Departments.3

Science & Tech»

3D imaging:how birds manage to sing so tunefully?

3D imaging helps science understand just how birds manage to sing so tunefully.Birds have a syrinx, a special organ evolved for their singing.Magnetic imaging and micro-computed tomography help to create 3D model

Engineered bacteria make fuel from sunlight

Chemists at the University of California, Davis, have engineered blue-green algae to grow chemical precursors for fuels and plastics — the first step in replacing fossil fuels as raw materials for the chemical industry.


transportation »

World's longest Bullet Train service launched in China.

China launched world's longest high-speed rail route, a 2,298-kilometre (1,425-mile) line between Beijing and Guangzhou means passengers will be whisked from the capital to the southern commercial hub in just eight hours, compared with the 22 hours previously required.

MECHANICAL »

Transonic Engine has New Injection System but No Ignition System

Transonic Combustion, a start-up company is developing a more efficient ICE technology that could lead to further increases in efficiency."Transonic Engine has New Injection System but No Ignition System.


ELECTRONICS »

GraphExeter revolutionise electronics industry.

The most transparent, lightweight and flexible material ever for conducting electricity has been invented by a team from the University of Exeter. Called GraphExeter, the material could revolutionise the creation of wearable electronic devices, such as clothing containing computers, phones and MP3 players.


Software/mobile apps »

How to create Cinemagraph in iPhone,Android & Windows?

Cinemagraphs are still photographs in which a minor and repeated movement occurs. Cinemagraphs, which are usually published in an animated GIF format, can give the illusion that the viewer is watching a video. Although the "Cinemagraph" is available only to Lumia users, Windows Phone users now have apps like "Super Camera" for company. "Flixel" and "Fotodanz" are best cinemagraphs app for iPhones & Android respectively.

 

How to upgrade your Android smart phone to 4.1 Jelly Bean?

Secret Cell Phone Hiding Place for Boys and Girls in Class

We suggest some techniques how to hide cell phone in college and school so that a teacher would not find in mobile search on students uniform,bag or body

Why Engineering Graduates rush for Bank Jobs?

 



Engineering & Technology 

  • Biotech researchers successfully harvest quantum dots from earthworm poop.British researchers at King's College in London have succeeded in creating quantum dots by feeding earthworms soil laced with certain metals and then collecting the material excreted.Quantum dots are nano-sized semiconducting materials with characteristics defined by their crystal shape 

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  • Study found that a woman's breast tissue, age faster than the rest of the body.UCLA researchers has uncovered a biological clock embedded in our genomes that may shed light on why our bodies age and how we can slow the process.

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  • Long predicted atomic collapse state observed in graphene.Researchers led by scientists with the U.S. Berkeley Lab and the University of California (UC) have imaged the "atomic collapse" states theorized to occur around super-large atomic nuclei.Atomic collapse is one of the holy grails of graphene research, as well as a holy grail of atomic and nuclear physics..

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