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Samsung VS Apple

Samsung VS Apple

Apple and Samsung are gearing up for a battle in smartphone supremacy as the Korean electronics manufacturer plans on unveiling the Samsung Galaxy Note 2 on August 29, ahead of…

Amazon deforestation falls again

Amazon deforestation falls again

Deforestation in the Amazon rainforest has fallen again in the past 12 months, according to preliminary data published by Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research. The reduction follows the passing…

Astrophile: The Most Cruel Death of Cupid and Belinda

Astrophile: The Most Cruel Death of Cupid and Belinda

A pair of star-cross’d lovers orbits Uranus, and when they rush to meet their fate, the duo could leave the cosmic stage littered with more bodies than the final scene…

Roots To Your Phone

Roots To Your Phone

Have you ever come across the word ‘rooting’ while reading about the Android OS? Wondered what rooting is all about? Any idea how to go about it? Let us cut…

How to spot Mars on eve of NASA Curiosity’s arrival

How to spot Mars on eve of NASA Curiosity’s arrival

As NASA’s curiosity isall set to land on Mars, not many people are aware of the fact that you can go out after sunset and spot the red planet for…

Massive sanitation drive launched post Amarnath yatra

Massive sanitation drive launched post Amarnath yatra

A massive sanitation drive has been launched en route to the 3,880-metre-high Amarnath cave shrine in south Kashmir Himalayas to safeguard environment and ecology of the area. “A post-yatra sanitation…

Sony Vaio SVE14A

Sony Vaio SVE14A

There is life beyond ultrabooks. Sony Vaio SVE14A is proof. This full-sized laptop, part of Sony’s new E-series, has a flashy design with a red band running across the black…

NASA’s latest Mars mission ‘a big gamble’

NASA’s latest Mars mission ‘a big gamble’

It’s the U.S. space agency’s most ambitious and expensive Mars mission yet — and it begins with the arrival to the red planet Sunday of the smartest interplanetary rover ever…

Call for levy on single-use plastic bags in England

Call for levy on single-use plastic bags in England

A levy on single-use plastic bags should be introduced in England, environmental groups urged on Wednesday. The call comes after the latest figures showed the number of carrier bags being…

Google buying social-media startup Wildfire

Google buying social-media startup Wildfire

    Intensifying its competition with Facebook for ad revenues and attention, Google is buying a company that specialises in social media marketing. The company, Redwood City, California-based Wildfire, helps…