BlackBerry Wins Right to Sell Secure Messaging Tools to US Government

BlackBerry said on Thursday it has won the right to sell tools for encrypting phone calls and text messages to the US federal government, garnering an endorsement from the National Security Agency for the products. The company said it received the endorsement from the NSA’s National Information Assurance Partnership, or NIAP, which reviews commercial technology products to see if … Read more BlackBerry Wins Right to Sell Secure Messaging Tools to US Government

Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

The British High Commission organised the Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate, which was hoisted by the Lady Sri Ram College. As many as 32 top debating teams from across the universities and colleges in Delhi had participated and spoke for and against the topics on gender equality and sustainable development. Sri Venkateswara College … Read more Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

The British High Commission organised the Delhi edition of the Great Britain Debate, which was hoisted by the Lady Sri Ram College. As many as 32 top debating teams from across the universities and colleges in Delhi had participated and spoke for and against the topics on gender equality and sustainable development. Sri Venkateswara College … Read more Sri Venkateswara College wins Great Britain debate in Delhi

Apple’s 10 biggest wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2016

Apple has been doomed for decades, if the steady stream of headlines about the company, its stock price, and its product lineup are to be believed. If The Macalope has taught us anything, it’s that the Apple deathwatch business is a brisk (and bizarre) one. The truth is much more complex. But by any measure, … Read more Apple’s 10 biggest wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2016

Indian researcher wins the German Green Talent award

A 29-year-old Indian research scholar from the National University of Singapore won the German Green Talent award. Shamik Chowdhury, who is doing his PhD in environmental engineering was among the 25 scholars, who were awarded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research for their innovative green ideas. Why was he awarded? The young … Read more Indian researcher wins the German Green Talent award

Inventor of $1 microscope Manu Prakash wins prestigious ‘genius grant’ fellowship

An Indian-origin scientist has won the prestigious MacArthur ‘genius grant’ fellowship for his low-cost paper microscope, that he built last year which costs less than USD 1. IIT alumni Manu Prakash was among the 12 people who won USD 625,000 award this year. He is an assistant professor of bio engineering at Stanford University in … Read more Inventor of $1 microscope Manu Prakash wins prestigious ‘genius grant’ fellowship