Indo-American Develops Paper Microscope

An Indian-origin scientist has developed an incredibly low-cost microscope made almost entirely out of a very unlikely material - paper.

The Politics of Facebook

With the social media becoming an important political battleground, is Facebook affecting friendships and trying to influence our political leanings?

Trains That Can Climb Skyscrapers

Londoners Christopher Christophi and Lucas Mazarrasa have drawn up a proposal for the world's first vertical trains that will climb up skyscrapers.

Amazing Indian Science and Tech Inventions

India has always boasted of having some of the best brains in the world and the amazing discoveries and inventions by Indians will prove the fact!

Indian-origin Teen Tells US How to Save $400 Million

A 14-year-old Indian-origin boy has come up with a unique plan that could help the US save nearly $400 million a year by merely changing the font used on official documents.

Google Fined By Competition Commission of India

The Competition Commission has imposed a penalty on Google for failing to provide information related to an investigation into the Internet major's alleged unfair trade practices.

India-Africa Initiative Empowering African Women

A new initiative has India partnering with African countries to empower African women by developing skills that already exist within them.

Dendroid' Virus Threatening Android Phones in India

ndian cyber security sleuths have alerted users of Android smartphone about the malicious activities of a tricky virus called 'Dendroid'.

An Indian Shakes Up US TV industry

He is threatening to topple the titans of America's television industry with what could easily qualify as a master-stroke of Indian jugaad.

Facebook Emotions Can be Contagious

Positive posts beget positive posts and negative posts beget negative ones

Ultra-cheap Origami Microscope Developed

A microscope seems like a complex piece of kit so the idea that one can be printed on to A4 paper for around 50 cents (30p) seems incredible.

Facebook-WhatsApp Deal May Face Detailed Scrutiny in India

Facebook's $19 billion deal (Rs. 1,16,000 crore) to acquire WhatsApp may face a detailed scrutiny especially since both players have significant presence in India.

Politicians Wake Up to WhatsApp Effect

This Lok Sabha election will be fought on the ground as well as on the internet.

The WhatsApp Risk For Indian Telcos

Alternative modes of are communication already quickly gaining traction, adding to list of risks faced by telcos

IIT Grad Neeraj Arora is Man Behind All Things Business at WhatsApp

Did you know that India born Neeraj Arora, who is responsible for "all things business at WhatsApp", played a key role in sealing the deal?

Indian Team Among Leaders in Google Prize to Land on Moon

A poorly funded, rag-tag team in India is now among the top contenders for the Google Lunar XPrize, the grand global competition to land a robotic spacecraft on the Moon by December next year.

Google to Design Android Apps in Indian Languages

Google’s two-day Hackathon and workshop in Bangalore will focus on creating the applications.

Facebook Eats Competition With $19 Billion WhatsApp Acquisition

WhatsApp chief says that app will remain autonomous and operate independently

India Unveils Astronaut Vehicle

India’s state-run aerospace company has delivered the first domestically built astronaut transportation vehicle.

Solar Impulse to Visit India

Come early next year and Indians will witness a spectacle in the skies

Indian American's Game Changer Energy Project Stalled

Rusi Taleyarkhan, a 61-year-old professor at the Purdue University School of Nuclear Engineering, says he has become the victim of a witch hunt

Indian Techies Grow Up, Start Greying

The ageing of the workforce is partly the result of the industry's push to offer higher-value services and break the linear correlation between headcount and revenue growth

Facebook Likely to Lose 80 % Users by 2017

Facebook is likely to lose 80 % of its users and getting largely abandoned by 2017

Indian-origin Man Invents 3D Printer that Makes Pizzas for Astronauts

An Indian-origin engineer claims to have developed a 3D printer that can print food and pizza for astronauts on long missions.

An App For India's Babel Problem

Most problematic for Plustxt and apps like it, though, is that the online demographic shift they are banking on for long-term growth and success may not be permanent.

India is Flying High

India is one of only six countries in the world that undertakes space launches.

Annual Worst Passwords Revealed

Software firm SplashData has released the 2013 edition of its annual "Worst Passwords" list, and for the first time, "password" has been displaced from the top spot.

World’s Largest Solar Energy Plant to Take Root in India

This new energy system is part of Prime Minister Mammohan Singh’s plan to make “the sun occupy center-stage.

Google Eating Into Wikipedia Page Views

Wikipedia, the free online encyclopedia used by millions around the world, lost nearly 10 per cent of its page-views last year.

Facebook Makes First Acquisition of Indian Start-up

The startup, which builds mobile app analysis tools for app developers and testers, announced announced that the deal had been completed.

YouTube Channel Becomes Rallying Point for India's Dalits

Dalit Camera, a popular YouTube channel dedicated to India's Dalits (formerly untouchables), has become a rallying point for the community.

The Death of Indian IT Services

Thanks to the cloud, Indian IT services face a bleak future if they don't embrace change.

Why is #oomf So Popular on Social Media?

There is an enigmatic hashtag - #oomf - that repeatedly trends on social network sites, and in particular Twitter.

Rocket Carries India Into Select Space Club

India Sunday joined the select league of space-faring nations with indigenous cryogenic engine technology, successfully launching its rocket that put a communication satellite in orbit.

India Eyeing Global Satellite Market

A successful GSLV-D5 launch could make India the 6th nation with cutting edge technology

What India Did With Its Smartphones in 2013

Emerging markets like India are at the forefront of the mobile video revolution

What India Did With Its Smartphones in 2013

Emerging markets like India are at the forefront of the mobile video revolution

Infosys Employees Upset Over Software Meant to Spy on Them

A proposal by IT major Infosys to install a software that will enable the company to track the actual time spent by employees on their computers is fanning massive resentment.

Why Infosys' Biggest Offshore Centre is in Poland

Midsize cities in Poland develop as service hubs for outsourcing industry

Cheapest Indian Tablet Goes on Sale in UK

The UbiSlate 7Ci, made by UK-based company Datawind, is the commercial version of the Aakash 2 tablet, which was originally launched in India.

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