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  • nominated 'Imitation Game' introduces WWII codebreakers to audiences

    20 February, 2015 11:20 AM 42

    Natick: The Oscar-nominated film The Imitation Game may fudge some of the facts and amp up the drama to appeal to Hollywood audiences, but there's still a lot the film gets right about the Allied effort to crack the German armed forces' sophisticated communications code during World War II, says the owner of one of America's largest collections of Enigma

  • Budget 2015: Spectrum allocation should be made more transparent, says Videocon Telecom CEO

    20 February, 2015 11:12 AM 12

    One of the foremost recommendations to the Hon'bl Finance Minister will be to make true greater airways availability through spectrum sharing and trading that will help in optimum utilisation of this most scarce and sought after resource 'spectrum'. Spectrum allocation should be made more transparent and focused resources should be placed for its auctions

  • Russian competition watchdog opens case against Google

    20 February, 2015 10:52 AM 8

    MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia's Anti-Monopoly Service has opened a case against Google following a request from Russia's biggest search site Yandex, Interfax news agency reported on Friday citing the regulator.Yandex said on Wednesday it had asked the competition watchdog to investigate whether Google was abusing the dominance of its Android mobile operating

  • Towards a gilded life

    19 February, 2015 12:58 PM 16

    Tinker Bell, a Disney cartoon figure, is a fairy who flies with magic power from gold dust. Sprinklings of it may add magic to our lives too says the latest reports from Nature, the science magazine. This news is one that will make the advocates of Siddha medicine wag their finger saying, “I told you so!” There is an ayurvedic medicine called swarnabhaspam

  • The Climate is Changing: So What?

    19 February, 2015 12:49 PM 23

    Economists subscribe to the theory that unless the incremental benefit of changing is greater than the incremental cost of that change, the change will not occur. Be aware: Change is costly if the government has to spend on development of drought resistant rice varieties the same money that could have been spent elsewhere - on primary education teachers

  • Now mobile games on Virat Kohli

    19 February, 2015 11:24 AM 11

    A mobile game developer will distribute and market games around Indian cricketer Virat Kohli for the next three years. “Nazara Technologies, a leading mobile game developer and publisher has signed an exclusive deal with CSE (a sister concern of Cornerstone Sport and Entertainment Pvt Ltd) to develop, distribute and market games around Virat Kohli for 3 years

  • QUESTION CORNER

    18 February, 2015 4:38 PM 7

    Why are both the front wheels of a rail engine smaller than the remaining wheels of the engine? In the modern electric and diesel locomotives, all wheels are driving wheels (as they carry an electric motor on each of the axles) and are of the same size. However in older steam locomotives, there used to be different sizes of wheels. Usually there were three

  • Controlling rhizome rot in ginger

    18 February, 2015 4:36 PM 29

    Rhizome rot, also called soft rot, is one of the most devastating diseases of ginger. Initial symptoms of the disease appear as light yellowing of leaf tips which gradually spread down to the leaf blade and leaf sheath along the margin. During early stages, the middle portion of the lamina remains green while the margin turns yellow. Subsequently the yellowing

  • sowing the seeds of a successful business model - The Hindu

    18 February, 2015 4:35 PM 24

    Income generation is the most important issue for a farmer today as several agriculture produces do not get a good price and marketing facilities are not always readily available. If proper technology is provided on time and implemented with the combination of market avenues it can lead to profitable farming. In line with this finding, the Water Technology

  • V-Moda launches professional headphones in India

    18 February, 2015 12:51 PM 21

    V-Moda, makers of high-fidelity professional headphones, has entered the Indian market in an exclusive partnership with Indian distributor Ferrari Video and it’s retail brand called Headphone Zone. The current line up of V-Moda headphones that are available in India includes the Crossfade series starting at price of Rs 12,990 and includes their flagship