Singh Rahul Sunilkumar
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Explained: How is UN planning to detect methane emissions using satellite data

Methane curb is by far the most effective step towards climate conservation. The new initiative will provide technical or advisory services to help in assessing methane emissions mitigation options.

Energy sector has the sizeable portion in Methane emissions.(AP Photo)
Updated on Nov 13, 2022 02:51 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Watch: Nasa's module simulating Mars habitat where crew will stay for a year

Nasa informs that the occupants will undergo simulated spacewalks, scientific research, use of virtual reality and robotic controls, and exchanging communications.

Mars Dune Alpha is a 1,700-square-foot module 3D-printed by ICON.(Nasa)
Published on Nov 11, 2022 07:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

'16 weeks of base pay...': Zuckerberg's announcements for fired Meta employees

Meta will offer compensation to all the affected employees which includes severance, healthcare, career support among others. Zuckerberg said that layoff was the last resort.

Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg issued statement regarding mass layoff(AP)
Published on Nov 09, 2022 07:28 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

“Accurate to who?” asks Dorsey as Musk envisions Twitter to be the most accurate

Musk is pressing for Twitter to become a free speech platform devoid of fake information. But it’s easier said than done. Many people, including Jack, are wondering how this will be accomplished.

Elon Musk has taken over the control of Twitter after $44 billion takeover.(Reuters)
Published on Nov 07, 2022 03:12 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Smartphones can help sense bridge failure: Report

Researchers undertook tests that involved traveling across the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco and a reinforced concrete bridge in Italy. They discovered that two smartphones could deliver information with a level of accuracy comparable to 240 stationary sensors.

Representative Image(Pexels)
Published on Nov 07, 2022 11:59 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Can a user tweet long length video on Twitter? Musk replies

Musk added that the platform will support creator monetization for all forms of content. The new Twitter owner is from the very beginning pressing for monetization feature on the platform where the creators can make money with their content.

Elon Musk Twitter Takeover: A phone screen displays a photo of Elon Musk with the Twitter logo.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 06, 2022 01:38 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Scientists develop window film that can cool room without blocking visible light

The newly developed 'Transparent radiative coolers' (TRC) can be employed as window materials to cut cooling energy requirements for buildings and automobiles, which may support significantly in addressing climate change challenges.

The window film held in hand can cool home without blocking visible lights.(ACS Energy Letters 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acsenergylett.2c01969)
Published on Nov 05, 2022 02:59 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Explained: What is ‘Aadhaar Mitra’, the newly launched chatbot from UIDAI

The new chatbot includes improved functionality such as the ability to track the progress of Aadhaar PVC cards and verify Aadhaar enrolment/update status. Residents can use the bot to register their complaints and follow up on them.

The Aadhar chatbot is available in Hindi and English.
Published on Nov 04, 2022 08:05 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

On Mann Ki Baat, PM's fresh India 'Techade' push; these IIT innovations hailed

PM Modi mentioned about the IInvenTiv fair exhibited in IIT Delhi on 14th -15th October. Total of 75 projects selected from all the 23 IITS were displayed here.

PM Modi will addressed nation on 94th episode of Maan ki Baat(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Oct 30, 2022 01:34 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Nasa's first and only lander to detect 'Marsquakes' is about to die: Report

InSight lander is the first and only spacecraft to probe Martian earthquakes. It has gathered data on over 1,300 “marsquakes” since arriving on Mars.

InSight spacecraft's latest selfie showing it covered in dust from a storm. (NASA/JPL-Caltech)
Published on Oct 30, 2022 11:29 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

What's trending on Twitter? Check the most talked themes in 2021

The Twitter trends report sheds light on the topics and interests influencing consumer behaviour in the international and Indian markets, thus can help marketers advertise their product more efficiently on the micro-blogging platform.

The Twitter trends report 2022 showed three most talked trends of 2021.(Twitter)
Published on Oct 28, 2022 11:02 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

What is the significance of 50 methane 'super-emitters' discovered by Nasa?

Methane remains in the atmosphere for approximately ten years, as opposed to hundreds of years for CO2, hence methane emission curbs have a more immediate impact on global warming.

EMIT was developed mainly to determine the mineral makeup of dust carried into Earth’s atmosphere by winds from arid regions like deserts(videograb/ Nasa)
Updated on Oct 27, 2022 05:41 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Apple's iPhone plant in China hit with Covid-19 outbreak: Report

Although Apple has sought to diversify its supply chain, including starting assembling iPhone 14 in India, Apple still relies massively on China for most of its iPhone production.

Apple is struggling to satisfy iPhone demand under Beijing’s tough Covid policy. (AP)
Published on Oct 27, 2022 12:27 PM IST
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After facing global outage, WhatsApp services online again

On Downdetector, the website which monitors real-time problem & outage, the reported cases by Indian users have dropped to less than 3,000. User reports indicate WhatsApp faced problems since 3:17 AM EDT (12:47 pm).

WhatsApp users have reported that the app is not functioning properly.(HT_PRINT)
Updated on Oct 25, 2022 03:36 PM IST

What is partial solar eclipse? How to watch it online? All details

A partial solar eclipse occurs when the Moon passes between the Sun and Earth, but the Sun, Moon, and Earth are not exactly lined up. It is not recommended to see an eclipse with the naked eye, even for a brief period.

A partial solar eclipse will be seen on Tuesday afternoon in India.(Julio Cortez / AP)
Published on Oct 25, 2022 11:28 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

How Apple's Tim Cook and Google's Sundar Pichai celebrated Diwali

Google CEO Sundar Pichai took to Twitter to share Diwali wishes but in unexpected way. “I celebrated by watching the last three overs (India vs Pakistan cricket match) again today,” he wrote.

Diwali- the festival of lights is celebrated today.(Photo by Udayaditya Barua on Unsplash)
Published on Oct 24, 2022 06:14 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Fired from her job in 2013, this engineer now makes over 3.5 crore per year

Her story is motivation for those who struggle to get regular jobs or are fed-up with the 9 to 5 office routine. She advises not to give up even if we don’t fully understand the business we’re trying to launch.

Jannese Torres began earning enough passive income to quit her 9-to-5.(delishdlite)
Published on Oct 24, 2022 10:44 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Apple Watch’s Heart rate monitoring feature saves life of a 12 year girl: Report

Imani Miles’ Apple Watch reportedly continued sending alarms, which her mother Jessica Kitchen later realised were caused by an unusually high heart rate.

The latest Apple Watch Series 8 has multiple health monitoring features. (Bloomberg)
Updated on Oct 23, 2022 03:59 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Explained: What is YouTube handle and how will it help creators?

YouTube content creators will automatically be assigned handle for their channel after November 14, 2022, if they haven’t yet selected. However it can be changed later in YouTube Studio.

YouTube content creators can use handles to direct people to their channel.(REUTERS)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 02:39 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

PM Modi launches Rozgar Mela. Check details on vacancies, sectors

The Narendra Modi government has set a significant target of allotting 10 lakh new jobs in the next one year. In its very first tranche, 75,000 citizens received their appointment letter in a single day.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses at the launch of Rozgar Mela, the recruitment drive for 10 lakh youth, via video conferencing, in New Delhi.(ANI)
Updated on Oct 22, 2022 04:05 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Explained: How Airtel's 5G service differs from Reliance Jio's standalone 5G

Airtel calls its 5G service as ‘5G Plus’ and promises to ‘redefine the way people communicate, live, work, connect and play for years to come.’ While Jio asserts its 5G being‘True-5G network’ and it runs on the Standalone network.

Reliance Jio and Bharti Airtel is currently the main competitor in 5G telecom market in India.(HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 18, 2022 06:35 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Apple's iPad Pro tablet launch to be a muted affair?

Apple, which traditionally unveils its products at a spectacular launch event, is likely to issue a press release "in a matter of days" to introduce their newest M2 chip iPad Pro tablets.

The new iPad Pro is anticipated to come before October this year.
Published on Oct 18, 2022 02:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Apple admits iPhone 14 models facing SIM-related issue: Report

Apple said they are investigating the issue and mentions it’s not a hardware problem, advising customers to keep their software up to date.

The new iPhone 14 Pro Max. (HT_PRINT)
Published on Oct 18, 2022 11:35 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Apple Watch often low on battery? Here's how to fix the problem

A Low Power Mode alert prompts you to enable the option when your Apple Watch’s battery drops to 10%. However, you can also turn on the Low Power mode in the smartwatch manually.

Apple Watch Series 8 are on display at an Apple Store.(AP)
Published on Oct 17, 2022 05:47 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

MatchAble, a dating app for differently-abled who wish to swipe right

“About 41 per cent of people with disabilities in India do not get married,” says founder of a dating app which focus on people with special needs.

MatchAble is a dating app catering to the differently abled people.(MatchAble)
Updated on Oct 17, 2022 11:57 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

IIT researchers claim their technique could solve stubble burning problem

The researchers have developed a technique through which the unwanted rice straw can be moulded to usable boards that can be used in packaging, home decor, furniture and in temporary construction work by developing required strength.

An agro-waste based microbial proof industrial viable particleboards patented by IIT Ropar.(Singh Rahul Sunilkumar)
Published on Oct 15, 2022 04:51 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Fed up of remembering too many passwords? Google has a solution to your problems

Instead of requiring a password to get into any website or app, users would now have the option to prove their identity using PINs or biometric authentication.

Passwords are often hacked to infringe the security of device leaking personal data.(Photo by FLY:D on Unsplash)
Updated on Oct 14, 2022 08:40 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Only 5% of mobile users want to switch to 5G technology this year?

The survey stresses the government should work with telecom providers and keep the 5G prices low and work with device makers to find ways of making as many device models compliant through the software updates and keep the prices of entry level 5G devices low.

Visitors at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi where Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, announced the launch of 5G services in India.(Bloomberg)
Published on Oct 14, 2022 12:49 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

Why did a Brazilian court slap $20 million fine on Apple over iPhones?

During the launch of iPhone 12, the first iPhone model to bereft from a charger, Lisa Jackson, Apple’s vice president of Environment, Policy and Social Initiatives, said that there are already 2 billion power adapters in the world, and shipping new adapters with the iPhone 12 only compounds waste.

In October 2020, Apple announced it would discontinue offering outlet chargers with new iPhones.(REUTERS)
Published on Oct 14, 2022 11:26 AM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash

What is this fingerprint figure seen in James Webb's Telescope latest image?

This pattern hints how stars and planets might have formed. The fact that the dust shells have survived suggests that the dust can endure in the harsh environment between stars and go on to provide the raw materials for new stars and planets.

This image from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope shows 'fingerprint' in space.( NASA, ESA, CSA, STScI, JPL-Caltech)
Updated on Oct 13, 2022 06:05 PM IST
By | Edited by Aryan Prakash
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