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Technology companies’ logos: 10 interesting stories

Technology companies’ logos: 10 interesting stories

Logos of top tech companies are among the most easily recognisable in the world. But, ever wondered how did they evolve to be in such exalted status? Be it the…

Green fodder banks to curb man-animal conflict

Green fodder banks to curb man-animal conflict

In a bid to reduce the growing incidence of man-animal conflict in Coimbatore region, the Tamil Nadu forest department plans to develop green fodder banks in key elephant populated areas…

Russia launches European satellite

Russia launches European satellite

Russia Monday launched a European weather satellite from its Baikonur space centre in Kazakhstan, Russia’s space agency Roscosmos said. A Russian Soyuz-2.1 rocket carried the MetOp-B satellite into space around…

Galaxy Chat: Samsung’s new Android 4.0 ICS-based QWERTY phone

Galaxy Chat: Samsung’s new Android 4.0 ICS-based QWERTY phone

The Samsung Galaxy Chat is now available in India for Rs. 8,499. The smartphone was spotted on Saholic.com, where the MRP is stated as Rs. 9,750, but the device is…

Youths turn eco-idol crusaders

Youths turn eco-idol crusaders

In order to encourage youngsters to spearhead the campaign for an eco-friendly Ganeshotsav, the Times Green Ganesh (TGG) Ambassador programme was launched recently at the Sophia College festival, Kaleidoscope 2012.…

Curiosity captures picture of Martian solar eclipse

Curiosity captures picture of Martian solar eclipse

A new picture taken from the surface of Mars by NASA’s rover Curiosity shows the moon Phobos, one of the two moons orbiting the red planet, moving across the face…

ForcePad: The End of Mouse Era

ForcePad: The End of Mouse Era

The advancement in technological products has been the fastest in the last 4-5 years. But one thing which has not seen a major advancement in decades is the way we…

El Aziza loses ‘hottest place’ tag

El Aziza loses ‘hottest place’ tag

Next time you quiz someone about the hottest place on earth, make sure you are updated that the tag has now been given to the Death Valley National Park in…

NASA prepares shuttle Endeavour’s move to LA museum

NASA prepares shuttle Endeavour’s move to LA museum

Endeavour will make its final journey on Monday and leave home for good. At sunrise Monday, NASA’s retired space shuttle will depart from Kennedy Space Center for a museum in…

‘Invisible’ QR codes can end counterfeit bank notes

‘Invisible’ QR codes can end counterfeit bank notes

An invisible quick response (QR) code has been created by researchers in an attempt to increase security on printed documents and reduce the possibility of counterfeiting, a problem which costs…