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Facebook profits surge as user base expands

PTI, Thursday, 28th April 2016
San Francisco: Facebook has reported a powerful surge in profits as the user base of leading social network continued to climb. Profit in the first quarter tripled from a year ago to USD 1.5 billion as revenue jumped to USD 5.4 billion from USD 3.5 billion in the same period a year earlier.

Winners announced by Jungleerummy.com for Diwali Dhamal

This year, the festive season gave Jungleerummy.com Diwali promo winners more than one reason to celebrate. ... Read More >>

Microsoft sees mega opportunities in India

New York: Microsoft recognises India as a ‘growth opportunity’, a senior company executive has said as he voiced enthusiasm over the potential of combining the firm’s technological tools with the country’s ambitious campaigns like ‘Make in India’ and ‘Digital India’. ... Read More >>

Researchers develop technique to reduce cost of solar power

Ahmedabad:  Researchers here have claimed to have developed a simple and economical way of processing to manufacture graphene-based solar cell, whose use may reduce the cost of producing solar power considerably. ... Read More >>

Indians rock in Facebook's bug programme

Chennai: India accounted for the largest share of Facebook’s bug bounty programme in the first half of 2016, ahead of countries such as the US and Mexico. ... Read More >>

New Brigge App Spans that Social Networking Gap

Chennai: When most of us boast about engaging with more than 1000 friends on social networking sites, we are essentially saying that we keep the chair warm for long hours. Truth is, we crave for a good company to hang out with and do stuff that we always dreamt of. ... Read More >>

3D printed soft robot hand adapts to objects

Washington: MIT researchers have developed a soft 3D printed robotic hand that is so responsive it can safely pick up and handle objects that are incredibly delicate, such as an egg or a compact disc. ... Read More >>

Beware: This ransomware blocks access to files

Popcorn Time injects the targeted computer with malicious codes and block access to its file system until the cyber criminal gets paid by the user. ... Read More >>

ISS to be equipped with expandable habitat

Washington: For the first time, the International Space Station (ISS) will be equipped with an expandable habitable structure that has the potential to revolutionise work on the orbital laboratory. ... Read More >>

World's smartest luxury watch unveiled

New York: A leading Swiss watchmaker and two technology titans have combined forces to produce a computerized wristwatch billed as the 'world's smartest luxury watch.' ... Read More >>

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