Sci-Fi Films That Inspired Our Favorite Gadgets

A wise man once said that innovations are limited by your own imagination. Perhaps, this is why some of the most important inventions of our time are inspired by the work of fiction. Science fiction to be precise. Artist like to imagine intriguing gadgets that are beyond the scope of contemporary technologies at disposal. There … Read more Sci-Fi Films That Inspired Our Favorite Gadgets

The Moss That Removes Lead from Polluted Water

(Inside Science) — A new solution for purifying drinking water polluted with lead could be growing under our feet. Researchers in Japan have discovered a species of moss that can absorb large amounts of lead into its cell walls as it grows. The typical ways of removing lead and other heavy metals from water — … Read more The Moss That Removes Lead from Polluted Water

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes … Read more Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Softwares that help you calculate GST

CBEC GST: The Central Board of Excise and Customs, Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India has published an app called the CBEC GST that is available on the Google Play app store. The app was launched earlier this month and taxpayers can readily access a host of GST related information like Migration to GST, FAQs, … Read more Softwares that help you calculate GST

Top 10 Gadgets That Will Dominate 2017

  As advancement in technology reaches new horizons, superior gadgets are making their way into the market. Last year saw glimpses of revolutionary devices being unveiled at major international summits. In continuation to this, 2017 is expected to be even bigger with more surprises coming our way. A slew of amazing device launches are awaited … Read more Top 10 Gadgets That Will Dominate 2017

Moto X4, Moto Z2 Force Leaks Show That Motorola’s Game Plan Is Dual Cameras

The Moto X4 and Moto Z2 Force are now making rounds online by way of leaks, giving eager onlookers a good peek at what Motorola has under its sleeve. One big takeaway here is that the Lenovo-owned company seems to be jumping on the dual-camera bandwagon, as the two smartphones in question are equipped with … Read more Moto X4, Moto Z2 Force Leaks Show That Motorola’s Game Plan Is Dual Cameras

Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G First Impression: An entry level smartphone that serves the purpose

Karbonn now also ships smartphones to Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Middle East and even Europe. Considering the fact that Karbonn’s inception took place in 2009, the company has certainly come a long way. Karbonn launched the K9 Kavach 4G smartphone today in Delhi. What’s interesting is that the conglomerate joined hands with NPCI i.e. National … Read more Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G First Impression: An entry level smartphone that serves the purpose

Facebook Reveals It’s Working on Brain-to-Text Technology That Can Read Minds

Facebook wants to read your mind. At least, when it comes to what you’d like to say or type. The social network giant, at its annual developers conference, unveiled Wednesday projects aimed at allowing users to use their minds to type messages or their skin to hear words. “Speech is essentially a compression algorithm, and … Read more Facebook Reveals It’s Working on Brain-to-Text Technology That Can Read Minds

Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

TNN | Feb 2, 2017, 06.01 AM IST 7 Comments (Representative Image) While the Budget has let sellers of immovable property claim long-term capital gains after two years instead of the earlier three, it has discouraged investment in the housing sector for rental income by taking away a benefit provided on buying a second house. … Read more Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax

TNN | Feb 2, 2017, 06.01 AM IST 7 Comments (Representative Image) While the Budget has let sellers of immovable property claim long-term capital gains after two years instead of the earlier three, it has discouraged investment in the housing sector for rental income by taking away a benefit provided on buying a second house. … Read more Think twice as that second home won’t save much tax