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       SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  
         Soon, tiny robot doctors that swim in your bloodstream    
 
 
LONDON: Scientists have built tiny robots that need not be tethered to an outside controller and can one day be used to assemble medical devices inside the body.

 
         Apple to recycle all products for free    
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Apple is offering free recycling of all its used products and vowing to power all of its stores, offices and data centres with renewable energy to reduce the pollution caused by its devices and online services.

 
         An 'upside-down planet' discovered    
 
 
WASHINGTON: Like so many interesting discoveries, this one happened largely by accident. An astronomer has discovered an 'upside-down planet' that reveals new method for studying binary star systems.

 
         Facebook rolls out location-sharing feature    
 
 
NEW YORK: Facebook users in the US will soon be able to see which of their friends are nearby using a new feature launched by the company.

 
         Soon, Google Glass to assist surgeons    
 
 
NEW YORK: The high-tech eye-wear device 'Google Glass' can be a useful tool in surgical settings, particularly in relation to training, a new study has found.

 
         YouTube still blocked in Turkey despite court rulings    
 
ISTANBUL: Turkish authorities defied court orders and reaffirmed a ban on YouTube imposed after the posting of illicit recordings of top secret security talks that was cited by Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan as part of a "dirty campaign" to topple him.

 
         Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 in India    
 
 
NEW DELHI: South Korean electronics major Samsung Thursday unveiled Galaxy S5, its flagship Android phone, in India. Priced between Rs.51,000-Rs.53,000, it will be available in the market from April 11, a top company official said here.

 
         Google testing search page with bigger fonts    
 
WASHINGTON: Google has reportedly changed the way its search results page looks in a new experiment that shows larger fonts and the ads links are no longer shown with yellow background.

 
         Apparent theft rattles the bitcoin world    
 
NEW YORK: The most prominent bitcoin exchange appeared to be on the verge of collapse late Monday, raising questions about the future of a volatile marketplace.

 
         WhatsApp's worth is more than $19 billion: Zuckerberg    
 
 
BARCELONA: Billionaire Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg defended his huge $19 billion takeover of free mobile messaging service WhatsApp, saying it is actually worth much more.

 
         Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 smartphone with larger display and heart-rate monitor    
 
 
BARCELONA: Samsung sought Tuesday to frame its new Galaxy S5 smartphone as a lifestyle product, as it emphasized a built-in heart-rate sensor and improved camera features over its slightly larger size. One of the main appeals of Samsung phones has been their size. The screen has steadily increased since the 4 inches (10.2 centimeters) on the original S from 2010, while the iPhone made that jump to 4 inches only in 2012 and has stayed that way since.

 
         Google's advice to Glass users: Don't be 'Glassholes'    
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Google gave early adopters of its internet-connected eyewear a bit of advice: don't be " Glassholes." It was the final suggestion in a recommended code of conduct posted online for software developers and others taking part in an Explorer program providing early access to Google Glass.

 
         Soon, Internet speed 1,000 times faster than yours!    
 
NEW DELHI: The next dawn of Internet technology is fast coming - at a speed you can't even imagine!Google is exploring the next big thing - 10 gigabit per second connections that are over 1,000 times faster than the average connection in the US today.

 
         World's richest man Bill Gates would still pick up a $100 bill    
 
SAN FRANCISCO: The world's wealthiest man Bill Gates would still pick up a $100 bill on the street, but he has no tips about how to get by on less than $100,000 a year.

 
         Indian startup turns your palm into a touch screen    
 
 
WASHINGTON: A new gesture-based wearable transmitter that turns your palm into a touch interface has been developed by an Indian IT-start up.

 
         Fastest ever broadband speeds achieved    
 
 
LONDON: In a breakthrough, scientists in the UK have achieved the "fastest ever" broadband speeds of 1.4 terabits per second - enough to transmit 44 high-definition movies at once.

 
         Sperm robots on way to deliver babies!    
 
 
BERLIN: Apart from their natural act, sperms are set to be used as biological motors for transporting drugs, genes and other sperms to help treat infertility and other issues.

 
         'YouTube Nation' aims to ease content discovery    
 
NEW YORK: How do you cope with an exploding world of YouTube video? Starting Tuesday, you can get help by visiting " YouTube Nation."

 
         Google set to enter your home with $3.2 billion buyout    
 
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Google has announced plans to acquire Nest Labs, a maker of smart thermostats and smoke alarms, for $3.2 billion, signalling the internet company's intention to expand into a broader array of devices and bringing valuable hardware design expertise in-house.

 
         First Tizen phones to go on sale starting March    
 
 
TOKYO: A new smartphone operating system developed by a global collaboration of tech firms to rival Google's Android and Apple's iOS will be launched in the next few months, Japanese mobile phone operator NTT Docomo said Wednesday.

 
         Yahoo may unveil Google Now rival    
 
LAS VEGAS/SAN FRANCISCO: Yahoo chief executive Marissa Mayer unveiled a handful of new products, including a competitor to Google Inc's predictive search technology for smartphones, in a debut appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show that drew a big crowd.

 
         Samsung may launch Smart Home app    
 
WASHINGTON: Samsung has come up with an integrated platform, Smart Home, that lets users connect and control all smartdevices from a single Smart Home application.

 
         Google teams with Audi, Honda, GM for on-board Android    
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Google joined with automakers General Motors, Audi, Honda and Hyundai in a new partnership to bring the Android mobile system to vehicles.

 
         Samsung teams up with Comcast for ultra-HD movies    
 
LAS VEGAS: Samsung Electronics Co, the world's largest maker of TVs, said that it is tackling the problem of getting ultra-high-definition content to its new TV sets by teaming up with the internet streaming services of Comcast, Netflix and Amazon.

 
         World's largest Ultra HD TV in stores    
 
SEOUL: Samsung says a 110-inch TV that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs is going on sale for about $150,000 in South Korea.

 
         'Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4' specifications leaked    
 
NEW DELHI: While the South Korean giant hasn't made an official announcement, a new Galaxy tablet has surfaced on US certification agency FCC's website.

 
         Antioxidant drug may reverse multiple sclerosis: Study    
 
NEW YORK: For people suffering from multiple sclerosis - that affects more than 2.3 million people worldwide - a cure may lie in an antioxidant drug.

 
         First exomoon discovered 1800 light years away?    
 
LONDON: Astronomers may have discovered the first known moon outside our solar system and it is 1,800 light years from Earth.

 
         Now, just wink to click photos on Google Glass    
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Google Glass on Tuesday announced updates to the software in its Internet-linked eyewear to allow users to snap pictures by winking.

 
         See, what was most searched on Google in 2013    
 
SAN FRANCISCO: Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google's search engine this year. Three of the world's four fastest-rising search requests on Google were triggered by the deaths of famous men.

 
 
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