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India | Reuters | Friday September 19, 2014
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said al Qaeda will struggle to recruit members in the world's second-most populous nation and he praised Indian Muslims for their commitment to fight for the country.
World | Reuters | Friday September 12, 2014
A rare double burst of magnetically charged solar storms will hit Earth anytime after Thursday night, raising concerns that GPS signals, radio communications and power transmissions could be disrupted, officials said on Thursday.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday August 29, 2014
The most powerful solar flare ever is beginning to rotate to a position directly in line with Earth that, if it hits the ground, can send GPS and communication signals out of gear, the NASA reported.
Indo Asian News Service | Friday August 29, 2014
The flares from sunspot AR 2151 were detected by Nasa's Solar Dynamics Observatory and Solar Helospheric Observatory (Soho).
Reuters | Thursday August 28, 2014
Last month's election in Indonesia highlighted how powerful open data can be in tandem with a handful of tech-smart programmers, social media savvy and crowdsourcing.
World | Reuters | Tuesday August 26, 2014
The European Commission said on Monday it still had confidence in its plans to build a rival to the US satellite navigation system despite a problem with the latest launch of satellites for the network.
World | Agence-France Presse | Saturday August 23, 2014
Two European Galileo satellites launched by a Russian-built rocket on Friday from French Guiana have not reached their intended orbit, launch firm Arianespace said on Saturday.
Jamshed Avari | Wednesday August 20, 2014
The immensely popular hookup app could be turned against those who use it in hostile environments, thanks to a combination of security flaws that make it possible to pinpoint their locations.
Robin Sinha | Tuesday August 19, 2014
The ICENAV 701 in-dash car system is priced at Rs. 39,990, and runs Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with Google Play access.
Associated Press | Monday August 18, 2014
The HitchBOT was created by a team of Ontario-based communication researchers studying the relationship between people and technology.
Hitesh Arora | Wednesday August 6, 2014
The new 'smart' addition to Timex's existing Ironman series is up for pre-order, and will only release this fall.
NDTV Correspondent | Monday August 4, 2014
The 7-inch tablet runs on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, and features an 'enterprise-grade GPS chipset'.
World | Associated Press | Saturday August 2, 2014
A new Global Positioning System satellite has been launched into space.
Cities | Maya Sharma | Sunday July 27, 2014
Installing GPS and CCTV cameras in their buses, not allowing bus drivers to mingle with children and issuing identity cards to all those who come to pick up children - these are some of the new guidelines that the Bangalore police has asked city scho...
Cities | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday July 14, 2014
Radio taxis equipped with GPS/GPRS facility begin service in Varanasi town of Uttar Pradesh on Monday, an official said.
Cities | Press Trust of India | Friday July 11, 2014
Now you can use your smartphone to hire an autorickshaw in the national Capital with a new App "Pooch-O", which was today launched by Lt Governor Najeeb Jung.
Offbeat | Reuters | Thursday June 19, 2014
Nobu Okada wants to save the planet from orbiting junk, which he says is in danger of cutting us off from the satellites we depend on and the outer space beyond. But to help fund that he needs to land a can of powdered Japanese soft drink on the Moon...
Associated Press | Monday June 16, 2014
The case is just one more that illustrates how hard it is for the slow-moving judicial system to keep up with the light speed of technology.
Offbeat | Associated Press | Friday June 6, 2014
Police in Georgia say they used a GPS device hidden inside a teddy bear to track down the toy and apprehend a suspect in the theft.
World | Indo-Asian News Service | Friday May 30, 2014
A man in China has built a battery-powered scooter with a suitcase which not only helps in the transportation of his belongings but also himself, a media report said Thursday.