Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
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Supercomputer hints moon was created in hours, not days: Report

The ground-breaking research which got published in The Astrophysical Journal Letters presents an alternative approach and is a big-eye-opener in the study of our natural satellite.

Moon evolution is simulated with supercomputer.(screengrab/Nasa)
Moon evolution is simulated with supercomputer.(screengrab/Nasa)
Updated on Oct 08, 2022 07:35 PM IST

Explained: How Artificial Intelligence can be misused to cheat in chess games

The issue cheating in chess has resurfaced after World Champion Magnus Carlsen refused to play against Hans Niemann, apparently alleging cheating.

Artificial intelligence is misused in chess games for assistance.(screengrab/Video by Pavel Danilyuk)
Artificial intelligence is misused in chess games for assistance.(screengrab/Video by Pavel Danilyuk)
Updated on Oct 08, 2022 02:29 PM IST

Explained: How RBI is using technology to operationalise e-rupee? 10 points

The RBI in its 51-page concept note detailed various aspects including the technological measures to operationalise its electronic currency, its underlying digital infrastructure and details about the various technological options the central bank is exploring.

RBI is planning to start the e-rupee project on a pilot basis(Mint Archives)
RBI is planning to start the e-rupee project on a pilot basis(Mint Archives)
Published on Oct 08, 2022 11:24 AM IST

Explained: What is Carbon dating? Can rocks be carbon dated?

Carbon dating is the measurement of the amount of C-14 radioactive leftover. After determining this, the scientist estimates the time that has passed since that thing died, although it comes with certain assumptions.

Carbon dating utilizes the radioactive decay to estimate time.(Photo by Kilian Karger on Unsplash)
Carbon dating utilizes the radioactive decay to estimate time.(Photo by Kilian Karger on Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 14, 2022 03:11 PM IST

How is Google Pixel 7 different from Apple iPhone 14? 5 points

If you are planning to buy any of these premium smartphones, then here we have compared the features of iPhone 14 and Pixel 7 to have an informed opinion.

Apple iPhone 14 is compared with Google Pixel 7
Apple iPhone 14 is compared with Google Pixel 7
Published on Oct 07, 2022 12:39 PM IST

Google's first Pixel Watch has ECG app, emergency SOS feature

Google Pixel watch comes with three months of YouTube Music premium and six months of Fitbit premium.

Google Pixel watch's design is It is inspired by the continuous surface of water droplet.(Google)
Google Pixel watch's design is It is inspired by the continuous surface of water droplet.(Google)
Updated on Oct 06, 2022 09:22 PM IST

Cryptocurrency is harmful for environment, claims research

It is comparable to the harm caused by beef, which accounts for 33% of its market, or natural gas, which accounts for 46%. And it is much higher than gold (4% of its market).

Crypto miners apply extremely specialised computer equipment and machinery that uses substantial energy.(https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-18686-8)
Crypto miners apply extremely specialised computer equipment and machinery that uses substantial energy.(https://www.nature.com/articles/s41598-022-18686-8)
Published on Oct 06, 2022 01:42 PM IST

Want to work in Apple? Tim Cook shares mantras which could get you hired

Tim Cook lauds people having these qualities and affirms that they stand a decent chance of getting hired by Apple.

Apple CEO Tim Cook was attending an event while he made these comments.(REUTERS)
Apple CEO Tim Cook was attending an event while he made these comments.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 04, 2022 05:33 PM IST

Smart manufacturing using 5G technology? Here's how it can be used

Even without the 5th generation technology, Automated Guided Vehicles are long used as load carriers that move around without an operator on board. However, with 5G, experts see the enhancement in AGVs functionality.

An application of 5G in manufacturing industry is exhibited at IMC 2022.(Singh Rahul Sunilkumar)
An application of 5G in manufacturing industry is exhibited at IMC 2022.(Singh Rahul Sunilkumar)
Published on Oct 04, 2022 12:37 PM IST

Explained: What is Metaverse & how will it benefit from 5G in India?

The advent of 5G has opened the gates for more innovations in the field of technology, among them being Metaverse.

Metaverse uses Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to give real environment feeling. (Represented Image/ Photo by Patrick Schneider on Unsplash)
Metaverse uses Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR) to give real environment feeling. (Represented Image/ Photo by Patrick Schneider on Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 03:14 PM IST

India Mobile Congress: How 5G technology can boost agriculture production?

One such application of 5G in smart farming solutions is displayed in the ongoing India Mobile Congress, the event where 5G was launched on Saturday.

The smart farming setup displayed at India Mobile Congress 2022.(Singh Rahul Sunilkumar)
The smart farming setup displayed at India Mobile Congress 2022.(Singh Rahul Sunilkumar)
Updated on Oct 03, 2022 11:46 AM IST

Want to work for Tesla? Elon Musk tweets asking techies to join him

The job position open in Tesla offers multiple roles including building AI inference chips to run Full Self-Driving software, developing Dojo system, enhancing neural networks.

Elon Musk presented the first working model of Tesla bot - Optimus at its AI Day 2022 event.(screengrab/Tesla)
Elon Musk presented the first working model of Tesla bot - Optimus at its AI Day 2022 event.(screengrab/Tesla)
Published on Oct 02, 2022 12:06 PM IST

Modi govt warns Google Chrome users against hacking threat

CERT-IN has alerted that these flaws could be exploited by a remote attacker to bypass security restriction, execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service conditions on the targeted system.

CERT-IN has specified the susceptibilities are found only on the desktop version of Google Chrome web browser.( AP)
CERT-IN has specified the susceptibilities are found only on the desktop version of Google Chrome web browser.( AP)
Updated on Oct 01, 2022 03:59 PM IST

Explained: 5G services launched, all eyes on cloud gaming in India

Cloud gaming service enables gamers to access and play video games online without needing to download the game to their device

Smartphones have become the most sought device for gaming.(Photo by Pandhuya Niking on Unsplash)
Smartphones have become the most sought device for gaming.(Photo by Pandhuya Niking on Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 01, 2022 01:05 PM IST

This supersonic aircraft will take you from New York to London in just 80 minute

The flight would take less than one and half hours to cover the distance of 5,570 km between New York and London. Boeing 777 usually takes 8 hours to cover the journey.

Supersonic jets produce intense noise due to sonic boom. (Representational Image/ Photo by Peter Mizsak on Unsplash)
Supersonic jets produce intense noise due to sonic boom. (Representational Image/ Photo by Peter Mizsak on Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 30, 2022 05:20 PM IST

'Are you down’, asks Twitterati over reports of Snapchat outage

The users are facing major problem while sharing messages on the platform, also the app and server connection is reported to be affected by the outage.

Snapchat is popular picture sharing and messaging app.(REUTERS)
Snapchat is popular picture sharing and messaging app.(REUTERS)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 02:12 PM IST

AI Day 2022: Elon Musk’s Tesla to unveil humanoid robot, supercomputer

Tesla AI day 2022, the much-hyped event will showcase the expanding capabilities of artificial intelligence and reveal the plans of new products the Musk-owned company is targeting.

Elon Musk released the promo picture of the Tesla AI day 2022 on Twitter.(Tesla)
Elon Musk released the promo picture of the Tesla AI day 2022 on Twitter.(Tesla)
Published on Sep 30, 2022 11:29 AM IST

Instagram working on feature to shield users from lewd DMs: Report

The ‘Nudity Protection’ feature will restrict cyberflashing incidents which contain sending uninvited sexual messages to strangers - often women.

Instagram have recently developed many features to enhance safety of its users.(Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash)
Instagram have recently developed many features to enhance safety of its users.(Photo by Claudio Schwarz on Unsplash)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 01:28 PM IST

On Satish Dhawan's birth anniversary, his 5 contributions to India's space tech

Prof. Dhawan was a man of varied academic expertise. His degrees included Bachelors in Mathematics and Physics, Masters in English Literature, BE in Mechanical Engineering, MS in Aeronautical Engineering and double PhD - in Aeronautics and Mathematics.

Satish Dhawan in 1972, succeeded Vikram Sarabhai as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).(ILLUSTRATION: Unnikrishnan)
Satish Dhawan in 1972, succeeded Vikram Sarabhai as the chairman of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).(ILLUSTRATION: Unnikrishnan)
Published on Sep 25, 2022 11:22 AM IST

Big setback to China as Apple may move iPhone 14 production to India: Report

The brokerage foresees that by late 2022, Apple could shift about 5% of iPhone 14 production to India. It also predicts that by 2025, from 5% presently, almost 25% of all Apple products will be produced outside of China.

Currently, major portion of iPhone production is done in China.(AP)
Currently, major portion of iPhone production is done in China.(AP)
Published on Sep 22, 2022 12:18 PM IST

NASA's Webb Telescope captures clearest view of Neptune's rings after 33 years

The image taken by Webb Telescope is exemplary as it shows the clearest view of Neptune’s rings after over three decades. In 1989, Nasa’s Voyager 2 became the first spacecraft to capture the image of Neptune.

NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope captures its first image of Neptune.(Credits: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI)
NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope captures its first image of Neptune.(Credits: NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI)
Updated on Sep 22, 2022 09:27 AM IST

Ahead of October 6 event, Google Pixel watch details leaked: Report

The eagerly waited hardware event – ‘Made by Google’ is scheduled for October 6. Experts contemplate the possibility of Google launching Pixel 7, Pixel 7 Pro and Pixel Watch on this day.

The eagerly waited hardware event – ‘Made by Google’ is scheduled for October 6.(Reuters)
The eagerly waited hardware event – ‘Made by Google’ is scheduled for October 6.(Reuters)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 06:25 PM IST

Microsoft Windows 11 gets first major update. Check new features

Now, with the update, users have got more options to customize the Start menu. Apps folders can be created by drawing apps on top of each other on the Start menu.

Windows 11 was launched in October last year.(Photo by Sunrise King on Unsplash)
Windows 11 was launched in October last year.(Photo by Sunrise King on Unsplash)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 05:20 PM IST

Centre alarms Microsoft Edge users of possible ‘high’ level hack threat

The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-IN) has issued the note cautioning flaws in Microsoft Edge that could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code or cause denial of service conditions on the targeted system.

Designed and built by Microsoft, Microsoft Edge is a cross-platform web browser.(Microsoft Edge)
Designed and built by Microsoft, Microsoft Edge is a cross-platform web browser.(Microsoft Edge)
Published on Sep 21, 2022 01:14 PM IST

Singapore has the fastest broadband download speed. Where does India stand?

The top three countries giving the fastest broadband download speeds were Singapore with 219.01 Mbps speed, Chile having 211.43 Mbps speed and Thailand having 188.75 Mbps speed. The report pointed out that Afghanistan had the slowest fixed broadband download speed of 1.90 Mbps.

Ookla's Speedtest Global Index rankings are based on median download speed.(Ookla)
Ookla's Speedtest Global Index rankings are based on median download speed.(Ookla)
Published on Sep 20, 2022 04:08 PM IST

China offers commercial space trip to private passengers for 2 crore: Report

Expert say that at a time in the trip, up to seven tourists could fly on a 10-minute journey to an altitude of about 100 km.

With technological advancements, the Space tourism industry is blooming .(Representational image/ Pixabay)
With technological advancements, the Space tourism industry is blooming .(Representational image/ Pixabay)
Published on Sep 19, 2022 07:19 PM IST

YouTube users claimed watching 10 'unskippable ads'. Video platform replies

Over the past few months, users observed the number and length of ads on the YouTube have considerably increased, particularly for unskippable formats.

Advertisement breaks are shown on YouTube usually before the video starts, but with the creator's permission it can appear throughout the video
Advertisement breaks are shown on YouTube usually before the video starts, but with the creator's permission it can appear throughout the video
Updated on Sep 19, 2022 04:48 PM IST

Elon Musk's Starlink satellite-based internet now in all seven continents

Elon Musk, founder of SpaceX, shared the news on Twitter. Earlier, in a tweet, he has said that Starlink will only be utilized for peaceful use.

Starlink recently covered the McMurdo Station at Antarctica, which is inhabited by almost 1,000 people.(Twitter/ National Science Foundation)
Starlink recently covered the McMurdo Station at Antarctica, which is inhabited by almost 1,000 people.(Twitter/ National Science Foundation)
Published on Sep 19, 2022 02:19 PM IST

Google's AI model can predict odour like human beings

We know insects including mosquitos are drawn to humans by sensing the smell. Using the artificial intelligence model, scientists hope to predict these animal sense of smell to better respond to the deadly diseases transmitted by mosquitoes and ticks.

Smells are sensed when molecules riding on the air stick to the sensory receptors present in the nose.(Photo by petr sidorov on Unsplash)
Smells are sensed when molecules riding on the air stick to the sensory receptors present in the nose.(Photo by petr sidorov on Unsplash)
Published on Sep 19, 2022 11:24 AM IST

How robot ERICA can laugh like humans? Here's what project researcher said

Exclusive: Divesh Lala, a member of the project who programmed the script to find and classify solo and shared laughter by robot ERICA, shares the significance of the research which could enable robots to laugh like humans

The android ERICA is a human-like conversational robot(screengrab/ Kyoto University)
The android ERICA is a human-like conversational robot(screengrab/ Kyoto University)
Updated on Sep 18, 2022 01:01 PM IST
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