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The Indo-Asian News Service (IANS) was established in 1986, initially to serve as an information bridge between India and its thriving Diaspora in North America. Now IANS is a full-fledged wire agency, putting out news 24x7 from around the world.

NASA's New Horizons Next Flyby Target 2014 MU69 Coming Up

NASA's New Horizons Next Flyby Target 2014 MU69 Coming Up

Continuing on its path through the outer regions of the solar system, NASAs New Horizons spacecraft...

Apr 4 2017, 12:51am CDT

Twitter's Head of Asia-Pacific Aliza Knox Quits

Twitter's Head of Asia-Pacific Aliza Knox Quits

In a yet another blow for the struggling micro-blogging website Twitter, its head of Asia-Pacific...

Apr 4 2017, 12:22am CDT

Apple's next gen iPhones to Sport new Screen Technology

Apple's next gen iPhones to Sport new Screen Technology

Apple's next generation of iPhones will bring "True Color iPad Pro" screen technology to its smartp...

Apr 3 2017, 3:41am CDT

New ultrafast, transparent Memory Devices for flexible Devices

New ultrafast, transparent Memory Devices for flexible Devices

Engineering experts from the University of Exeter have developed smallest, highest-capacity memorie...

Apr 3 2017, 12:24am CDT

Grass could Power Your Next Flight

Grass could Power Your Next Flight

Researchers have developed a process to turn grass into biofuel that could one day be used to power...

Apr 2 2017, 1:09am CDT

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook

Oculus co-founder Palmer Luckey Leaves Facebook

Palmer Luckey, co-founder of Facebook-owned virtual reality (VR) company Oculus and the inventor of...

Apr 1 2017, 12:42am CDT

Apple Park is Apple's biggest Launch in 2017

Apple Park is Apple's biggest Launch in 2017

Watch Apple Park drone video below....

Mar 31 2017, 1:19am CDT

The Mars Atmosphere was lost to Space According to NASA Researchers

The Mars Atmosphere was lost to Space According to NASA Researchers

Solar wind and radiation were responsible for stripping the Martian atmosphere, transforming Mars...

Mar 31 2017, 1:15am CDT

How a Wrong-way Asteroid Avoids Colliding with Jupiter

How a Wrong-way Asteroid Avoids Colliding with Jupiter

For at least a million years, an asteroid orbiting the "wrong" way around the Sun has been playing...

Mar 30 2017, 2:50am CDT

Study predicts Major Southern California Beach Erosion

Study predicts Major Southern California Beach Erosion

Using a new computer model, US scientists predict that 31 to 67 percent of Southern California bea...

Mar 30 2017, 2:40am CDT

Android Users to Spend more Money on Apps than Apple Users

Android Users to Spend more Money on Apps than Apple Users

Users of Google's Android operating system will spend $41 billion in total on apps and subscriptio...

Mar 30 2017, 1:38am CDT

Astronaut Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' Spacewalk Record

Astronaut Peggy Whitson set to break Sunita Williams' Spacewalk Record

Astronaut Peggy Whitson is set to surpass Indian-origin astronaut Sunita Williams' record for the...

Mar 30 2017, 1:22am CDT

iRobot Updates Roomba Vacuum Robots

iRobot Updates Roomba Vacuum Robots

US-based advanced technology company iRobot has announced an update to the iRobot HOME App that wi...

Mar 29 2017, 3:19am CDT

Facebook Launches Stories Feature

Facebook Launches Stories Feature

After Facebook-owned Instagram and WhatsApp got a Snapchat-like "Stories" update, users on Tuesday...

Mar 29 2017, 1:12am CDT

Elon Musk launches start-up to connect brains with computer

Elon Musk launches Start-up to Connect Human Brains with Computers

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has launched a start-up which aims to connect our brains to compute...

Mar 29 2017, 12:23am CDT

Stars born in Winds from Supermassive Black Holes Spotted

Stars born in Winds from Supermassive Black Holes Spotted

Astronomers have observed for the first time stars forming within powerful outflows of material bl...

Mar 28 2017, 2:09am CDT

Bovine Inspiration to our Ancestors' Diets: Study

Bovine Inspiration to our Ancestors' Diets: Study

Side-to-side movement of the teeth and jaw bones of mammals, especially cows, helped our earliest a...

Mar 28 2017, 1:37am CDT

Facebook launches Town Hall Tool to Find nearby Lawmakers

Facebook launches Town Hall Tool to Find nearby Lawmakers

Facebook has launched a new tool that would make it easier for users to find and "follow" their ele...

Mar 28 2017, 1:02am CDT

Xiaomi Aims to Create 20,000 Jobs in India

Xiaomi Aims to Create 20,000 Jobs in India

Chinese technology major Xiaomi's founder Lei Jun on Monday said India was one of the important ma...

Mar 28 2017, 12:41am CDT

Samsung to Sell Refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Samsung to Sell Refurbished Galaxy Note 7

Samsung Electronics announced on Tuesday it will sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, after...

Mar 28 2017, 12:24am CDT

86% of Firms to Upgrade to Windows 10 in 3-4 Years

86% of Firms to Upgrade to Windows 10 in 3-4 Years

Of 400 mobile technology firms in the US and four European countries surveyed, 86 percent said they...

Mar 27 2017, 2:45am CDT

NASA creates Mixed Reality Space Station with Unreal Engine to Train Astronauts

NASA creates Mixed Reality Space Station with Unreal Engine to Train Astronauts

Watch video below of NASA Software Engineer Matthew Noyes explains how NASA uses Unreal Engine to train astronauts....

Mar 27 2017, 2:22am CDT

Planet 9 Search: Australian Researchers ask Stargazers to help find Planet 9

Planet 9 Search: Australian Researchers ask Stargazers to help find Planet 9

 The Australian National University (ANU) has called on amateur astronomers to help its resea...

Mar 27 2017, 12:35am CDT

US, UK Gadget Ban on Middle East Flights Takes Off

US, UK Gadget Ban on Middle East Flights Takes Off

A ban on laptops and tablets in cabin baggage on flights from Turkey and some countries in the Mid...

Mar 26 2017, 1:27am CDT

NASA's Juno Probe set for 5th Close Flyby of Jupiter

NASA's Juno Probe set for 5th Close Flyby of Jupiter

NASA said its Juno spacecraft will make its fifth flyby over Jupiter's mysterious cloud tops on Mon...

Mar 26 2017, 1:14am CDT

Facebook to begin Testing GIF Button for Comments

Facebook to begin Testing GIF Button for Comments

Social media giant Facebook will begin testing a GIF button that will allow users post GIFs from s...

Mar 25 2017, 1:51am CDT

We fixed Vulnerabilities Years Back: Apple on Wikileaks CIA Documents

We fixed Vulnerabilities Years Back: Apple on Wikileaks CIA Documents

A day after WikiLeaks published its second archive of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) files...

Mar 24 2017, 9:45am CDT

Gravitational Waves Push Monster Black Hole from Galactic Core

Gravitational Waves Push Monster Black Hole from Galactic Core

NASA's Hubble space telescope has detected a supermassive black hole that has been kicked out of t...

Mar 24 2017, 3:39am CDT

Apple Acquires iOS Automation Tool Workflow

Apple Acquires iOS Automation Tool Workflow

US tech giant Apple has acquireed 'Workflow,' a popular iOS tool that allows users combine the fun...

Mar 24 2017, 2:40am CDT

Astronauts to Spacewalk for ISS Upgrade

Astronauts to Spacewalk for ISS Upgrade

Starting Friday, Expedition 50 astronauts will conduct up to three spacewalks outside the Internat...

Mar 24 2017, 2:37am CDT

Twitter Paid Subscription for Power Users in Consideration

Twitter Paid Subscription for Power Users in Consideration

Editor's comment: Trump soon to pay for his Twitter account?...

Mar 24 2017, 1:17am CDT

Fear of Losing Jobs to Machines Growing Because of AI Advancement

Fear of Losing Jobs to Machines Growing Because of AI Advancement

While the rise in machine learning technology may be making people's lives smarter and easier, it h...

Mar 23 2017, 6:18am CDT

NASA prepares New Atomic Clock for Space

NASA prepares New Atomic Clock for Space

 In a key advance for safely navigating future human exploration of the solar system, NASA sa...

Mar 22 2017, 3:16am CDT

Seoul says Pyongyang failed in Missile Test

Seoul says Pyongyang failed in Missile Test

South Korea's Defence Ministry said on Wednesday that North Korea failed in its test-firing of a mi...

Mar 22 2017, 1:55am CDT

Mars' Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs went Extinct same Time

Mars' Volcano and Earth's Dinosaurs went Extinct same Time

The last volcanic activity on the Red Planet ceased about 50 million years ago -- around the time...

Mar 21 2017, 5:47am CDT

Tree-on-a-chip can Pump Water for Days

Tree-on-a-chip can Pump Water for Days

Engineers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and their collaborators have designed...

Mar 21 2017, 5:43am CDT

'Qualcomm 205 Empowers Feature Phone Users with 4G LTE

'Qualcomm 205 Empowers Feature Phone Users with 4G LTE

To empower every mobile user in India, global chip manufacturer Qualcomm on Monday launched the "Qu...

Mar 20 2017, 5:38am CDT

Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Digital clutter making smartphones vulnerable, says survey

Increased digital clutter, owing to an explosion in the usage of apps, is leaving smartphones vuln...

Mar 20 2017, 5:34am CDT

Super Mario Run Comes to Android on March 23

Super Mario Run Comes to Android on March 23

Speculations that famed game Super Mario Run is coming to Android phones are set to end soon -- it...

Mar 20 2017, 2:15am CDT

Facebook Gadgets to Attack Google and Apple Rumored for April Release

Facebook Gadgets to Attack Google and Apple Rumored for April Release

In a fresh bid to take on rivals like Apple, Google and Snap, Facebook is reportedly foraying into...

Mar 20 2017, 2:08am CDT

British Man Electrocuted in Bath While Charging iPhone

British Man Electrocuted in Bath While Charging iPhone

The death of a British man when he was electrocuted while charging his iPhone in the bath, was acc...

Mar 20 2017, 1:54am CDT

Face-scanners in Chinese Public Toilet Curb Paper Waste

Face-scanners in Chinese Public Toilet Curb Paper Waste

 Automatic toilet paper dispensers using face scanners are put on trial at a public toilet in...

Mar 20 2017, 1:29am CDT

Apple's unnamed Wireless Device is just a Electronic Door Reader

Apple's unnamed Wireless Device is just a Electronic Door Reader

Apple's recently submitted application for an unnamed "wireless device" to the US Federal Communic...

Mar 20 2017, 1:22am CDT

Apple Sets Up Two New R&D Centers in China

Apple Sets Up Two New R&D Centers in China

To boost local talent, tech giant Apple has announced it would invest $508 million in China to bui...

Mar 18 2017, 1:58am CDT

The Great Dying over 250 Million Years Ago was Followed by More Extinction Events

The Great Dying over 250 Million Years Ago was Followed by More Extinction Events

Recovery after the world's worst mass extinction, or "Great Dying" that occurred about 252 million...

Mar 17 2017, 5:42am CDT

Most Millennials prefer Snapchat over other Social Media Including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

Most Millennials Prefer Snapchat over other Social Media Including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter

More than 50 percent of millennials in the US prefer checking Snapchat first over other social med...

Mar 17 2017, 4:12am CDT

SpaceX launched EchoStar Communication Satellite into Orbit

SpaceX launched EchoStar Communication Satellite into Orbit on Thursday

SpaceX on Thursday launched the EchoStar 23 communications satellite after high winds delayed a pre...

Mar 17 2017, 4:08am CDT

Trump's Budget Proposal to Limit NASA's Climate Change Research

Trump's Budget Proposal to Limit NASA's Climate Change Research

Some of NASA missions in development -- including one to land on Jupiter's icy moon Europa and a f...

Mar 17 2017, 1:11am CDT

Teenager Wins Regeneron Science Competition 2017 with Research on Treating Brain Injuries and Diseases

Teenager Wins Regeneron Science Competition 2017 with Research on Treating Brain Injuries and Diseases

Indian-American teenager, Indrani Das, won the top, $250,000 prize in the prestigious Regeneron Sc...

Mar 16 2017, 4:14am CDT

Windows 10 Creators Update Arrives in March

Windows 10 Creators Update Arrives in March

Microsoft will distribute the final version of the Windows 10 Creators Update to testers by the end...

Mar 16 2017, 2:36am CDT

WhatsApp brings back Text Status Feature

WhatsApp brings back Text Status Feature

Soon after attracting backlash over its Snapchat-like 'Stories' feature, WhatsApp has revived its...

Mar 16 2017, 2:33am CDT

Cyber Attacks on e-wallets on the Rise

Cyber Attacks on e-wallets on the Rise

As traffic to e-wallet platforms grows, there has been a significant increase in cyber attacks on...

Mar 15 2017, 3:24am CDT

Facezam App Finds Facebook Profile Based on Photo

Facezam App Finds Facebook Profile Based on Photo

Editors' Comment: Can this app be even legal?...

Mar 15 2017, 1:41am CDT

Facebook's biggest business-to-business Campaign Coming

Facebook's biggest business-to-business Campaign Coming

Social networking giant Facebook is set to launch its biggest business-to-business advertising cam...

Mar 13 2017, 6:24am CDT

Pre-installed Malware Steal Data from Smartphones

Pre-installed Malware Steal Data from Smartphones

Israel-based cyber security firm Check Point has detected a malware that is not downloaded due to...

Mar 13 2017, 6:11am CDT

Google Doodle Celebrates Holi 2017 Festival

Google Doodle Celebrates Holi 2017 Festival

Google on Monday celebrated with a special animated Doodle showing a 'flash mob' spraying a young o...

Mar 13 2017, 3:43am CDT

Facebook Helps Police to Arrest Italian Mafia Fugitive

Facebook Helps Police to Arrest Italian Mafia Fugitive

Italian investigators used Facebook to hunt down a wanted fugitive in Mexico after he posted pictur...

Mar 13 2017, 1:22am CDT

Oculus now lets you share VR Experiences on Facebook

Oculus now lets you share VR Experiences on Facebook

In a bid to increase the visibility of virtual reality (VR) content, Oculus, in a new update to its...

Mar 12 2017, 11:43am CDT

Microsoft updates Cortana app for iPhone

Microsoft updates Cortana app for iPhone

US tech giant Microsoft has updated its digital assistant Cortana app for iPhone with a redesigned...

Mar 12 2017, 9:41am CDT

US military Nude Photo Sharing Scandal Widens

US military Nude Photo Sharing Scandal Widens

Four branches of the US military are looking into the posting of nude photos of what appear to be f...

Mar 12 2017, 7:40am CDT