Author Archives: Loknath Das

The World’s Fastest Drone Flies At 179.6 MPH (That’s Faster Than A Tesla Model S)

The RacerX drone of the Drone Racing League reached a top speed of 179.6 miles per hour during testing, claiming the title as the fastest drone in the world. Earlier in the day of the record attempt, prototypes of the RacerX drone actually burst into flames when they reached the highest point of acceleration because of the massive amount of ... Read More »

Samsung’s 406-Inch 4K Cinema LED Screen To Change The Way We Watch Movies

Samsung has unveiled a behemoth, 406-inch screen, calling it the first LED screen theater that “amplifies the immersive experience” thanks to its HDR LED display and stellar audio technology. It’s Samsung’s first-ever commercial Cinema LED Screen. The company steeps its description of the display, basically saying that it easily surpasses conventional projector technology thanks to its next-generation picture quality. While the ... Read More »

Websites launched to help people live forever through social media

Don’t worry, when you die, you’ll still be able to update Facebook. IF your heart stops beating, you’ll keep tweeting. Suggesting you can still communicate through social media once you’re dead sounds like an episode of futuristic series Black Mirror, but living forever through our Facebook pages could happen within the decade. Researchers from the University of Melbourne have studied ... Read More »

Event: Can technology make your business better?

Join a panel of experts on Thursday 14 September to discuss how to transform your enterprise with technology. It now seems that there’s a technological hack for almost any problem that a small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) might face. From providing staff members with a way to connect to the office from the comfort of their homes, to video conferencing ... Read More »

iPhone Ban: Tech Group Sides With Apple in Qualcomm Dispute

HIGHLIGHTS Google, Amazon, Microsoft and Facebook among those against Qualcomm Qualcomm is seeking a ban on iPhone using chips other than its own Tech giants say that doing so would cause “significant shocks to supply” A group representing major technology companies has aligned itself against Qualcomm in its legal dispute with Apple by calling on regulators to reject Qualcomm’s bid to ban the import of ... Read More »

Market for tech systems to fight terror bombs on track to top $2 billion by 2022

Manpreet Romana | AFP | Getty Images A US Marine of 2nd Marine Expeditionary Brigade runs to safety moments after an IED blast in Garmsir district of Helmand Province in Afghanistan on July 13, 2009. The global war on terror is fueling demand for robotic and other technology that can defeat or detect improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The counter-IED ... Read More »

OctoFrost Group purchases Innotec Systems, strengthening grip on IQF processing tech market

Malmö, Sweden-based OctoFrost Group, a manufacturer of individual quick freezing (IQF) freezer tunnels, has purchased Innotec Systems BV, a maker of customized industrial food processing machinery. The acquisition is intended to make OctoFrost is a key player in supplying complete IQF processing lines, the company in its press release announcing the deal. Terms of the deal were not announced, but ... Read More »

Number of UK degree students receiving firsts soars

Graduates celebrate at Warwick University. From 2017-18, tuition fees will rise to £9,250 a year. Photograph: Russell Boyce/Reuters One-third of UK universities and colleges are awarding firsts to at least 25% of their students, four times as many as five years ago, figures show. In 2015-16, 50 institutions gave at least one-quarter of degrees the top grade, while 10 awarded ... Read More »

Aqua Lions 3 is the latest sub 10k smartphone from Intex

Intex Aqua Lions 3 has a 5-inch IPS HD display along with a sleek body. It weighs 162 grams and comes in two premium shades of Champagne and Black color. The device has MT6737 quad-core processor from MediaTek which performs at 1.25GHz. Well, it looks like MT6737 is out on a spree to find a place in as many smartphones ... Read More »

iPhone 8 could be called iPhone Pro; launch in September

Rod Hall, a renowned analyst from J.P. Morgan has something to say about the iPhone. Contrary to the recent reports, he thinks that the iPhone 8 will be launched on time. So going by his claims we will get to see the device in September. However, initially, it will be available only in limited quantities. Interestingly, he believes that Apple’s ... Read More »