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Windows 10 upgrade will allow clean installs on the same device for free

People who upgrade to Windows 10 for free during the first year of its release will be able to erase and restore their devices later and keep the free operating system. Gabe Aul, an engineering general manager for Microsoft’s operating systems group, said in a tweet that people who upgrade …

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Health

Google Software Can Tell You Calorie Count of Food Photos

Google has some big plans for its artificial intelligence (AI) programme. The company has been working on improving its image recognition algorithms to be able to recognise objects in images. The Google Photos app already lets people search text and identifies images containing those objects, even if their file names …

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Scientists Hail ‘New Era’ in Physics as Large Hadron Collider Cranks Up

The world’s biggest particle smasher started experiments with nearly doubled energy levels Wednesday, with scientists hailing a “new era” in their bid to unlock more mysteries of the universe.The tests with collisions of 13 teraelectonvolts (TeV) came after a sweeping two-year revamp of the Large Hadron Collider (LHC), used to …

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Internet

Researchers Propose ‘Brainprints’ to Replace Fingerprints for Authentication

Brainprints or the way a human brain responds to certain words could soon take the place of passwords or fingerprints to verify a person’s identity and ensure better security, says a new study.”If someone’s fingerprint is stolen, that person cannot just grow a new finger to replace the compromised fingerprint …

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Internet

National Cyber Coordination Centre to Be Set Up

The government has approved the setting up a National Cyber Coordination Centre at an outlay of Rs. 770 crores, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Tuesday. It has also approved setting up of a Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre at an envisaged investment of Rs. 90.5 …

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Government Unveils Blueprint of PMO App to Showcase Features Ahead of Launch

MyGov, a citizen-engagement platform of the Government of India, on Tuesday announced the blueprint of the PMO Mobile App, highlighting features that would be made available to the users.The app features are based on 20 suggestions out of more than 9,500 received from different parts of the country. The app …

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Mobile

New App Lets Ophthalmologists Conduct Eye Tests Remotely

One of the major causes of blindness in remote areas is lack of access to healthcare. Now, a new smartphone app will soon change that. Developed by British ophthalmologists, the Portable Eye Examination Kit (Peek) app is likely to change the lives of people living with poor eye sight but …

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OnePlus One Price Slashed for a Limited Time

OnePlus on Monday announced a ‘special price’ for the OnePlus One smartphone in Europe and the United States. The new limited period price is $50 (roughly Rs. 3,200) less in the US, and EUR 50 (roughly Rs. 3,500) less in eligible European countries. The Chinese smartphone manufacturer has detailed smartphone …

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Internet

Intel to Buy Altera for $16.7 Billion in Its Biggest Deal Ever

Intel agreed to buy Altera for $16.7 billion as the world’s biggest chipmaker seeks to make up for slowing demand from the PC industry by expanding its line-up of higher-margin chips used in data centres. By combining with Altera, Intel will be able to bundle its processing chips with the …

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EaseUS Todo Backup Server 8.3

We live in a world where data is one of the most important assets other than all the riches. To be true, the riches can be earned again, if it is lost, but in case your important and confidential data is lost, it is lost forever. In order to protect …

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