Oct 25, 2014 09:50 AM
A nurse, who caught Ebola while caring for a Dallas patient, who died of the disease walked out of hospital virus-free on Friday and into open arms. Nina Pham got a hug from President Barack Obama in the Oval Office at the White House. And outside the h
Oct 25, 2014 05:05 AM
A Google executive has broken the sound barrier and set several skydiving records over the southern New Mexico desert after taking a leap from the edge of space. Alan Eustace’s supersonic jump early on Friday from a high-altitude, helium-filled ball
Oct 25, 2014 04:55 AM
There is accumulating evidence in India that pollution and contamination are becoming a serious public health issue, which requires focussed strategies to mitigate. “Environment in India is not a lifestyle issue. The missing dimension in the envir
Oct 24, 2014 07:31 PM
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is migrating data of its non-Chinese customers from its servers in Beijing to Amazon AWS data centres in California (US) and Singapore as it looks to address rising privacy concerns. The migration process, which began ear
Oct 24, 2014 07:06 PM
The agency, however, warns that it’s not clear whether any of these will work against the deadly virus that has already killed over 4,800 people this year. The World Health Organisation says millions of doses of two experimental Ebola vaccines cou
Oct 24, 2014 06:52 PM
We have a pretty decent amount of augmented reality applications in the market that can do a lot of other stuff. Augmented reality has been around since the 1950s, but has upped its game in the past couple of decades. In fact, the idea of an electronic d
Oct 24, 2014 02:11 PM
Google on Friday chose to record the Indian Mars Orbiter Mission’s one month in orbit around Mars with one of its popular doodles. The doodle for October 24 shows the spacecraft with part of Mars in the background. Soon, on November 5, it will a
Oct 24, 2014 01:47 PM
Technology giant Google is teaming up with Oxford University to advance research on artificial intelligence to ultimately enable machines to better understand human users. The partnership will focus specifically on the fields of image recognition and na
Oct 24, 2014 08:25 AM
China has launched an experimental spacecraft to fly around the moon and back to Earth in preparation for the country’s first unmanned return trip to the lunar surface. The eight-day program begun on Friday is a test run for a 2017 mission that aims
Oct 24, 2014 08:16 AM
Craig Spencer (33), a doctor with Médecins Sans Frontières who recently returned from Ebola-ravaged West Africa, has become the fourth individual to test positive for the deadly virus in the U.S., with authorities announcing that he was placed i
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