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uberMOTO, bike sharing service launched in Noida and Ghaziabad

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    Aiming to provide last-mile connectivity to riders in the NCR region, Uber launched its bike-sharing product ‘uberMOTO’ in Noida and Ghaziabad. ‘uberMOTO’ gives riders affordable ride through the Uber app, with fares as low as Rs 10.

    Riders receive driver and bike details and the product also includes standard safety features like GPS tracking,

    Researchers develop robot that change shape as it navigates

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      Expanding the scope of use of robotics in constrained environments, researchers have developed a robot that navigates its environment by extending its tip and controlling its growing direction based on what it senses externally. The tubular robot, developed by researchers from University of California, Santa Barbara, and Stanford University, can

      NASA eyes solar eclipse to understand Earth’s energy system

        In a bid to learn more about Earth’s energy system, scientists at NASA are planning to explore the moon’s eclipse of the sun, the space agency said in a statement. With the help of an advanced 3-D radiative transfer computer model, the scientists are working to simulate the eclipse that will occur on August 21 and pass across America. This will h

        Blippar launched ‘Halos’ facial recognition feature on its mobile app

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          In a bid to change the way people interact with each other, Blippar — a visual discovery application — has announced a new in-app feature that changes face profiles into a digital format using augmented reality (AR).

          The AR-based start-up announced the launch of “Halo”, which will introduce the users to an innovative way of expressing themselves and

          Twitter claims its anti-abuse measures are working

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            While there is still much work to be done, people are experiencing significantly less abuse on Twitter now than they were six months ago, the micro-blogging website has said. In an update on its efforts to improve user safety and anti-abuse measures on its platform, Twitter said its team is now taking action on 10 times the number of abusive

            Facebook glitch may let strangers break into your account; here’s how

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              A security researcher claims to have spotted a flaw in Facebook‘s account recovery feature that can let anyone easily break into your account — that too, without you ever noticing, media reported. According to a report in the Independent, “there is no need of a password to gain access and scammers can also lock you out of your own account”.

              The

              Mercedes Benz GLC43 AMG launched at Rs 74.80 lakh in India

                Mercedes Benz has launched another of its AMG-badged vehicles in India and this time it’s the GLC43 AMG with a price tag of Rs 74.80 lakh (ex-showroom across India) taking the tally of performance-centric vehicles in India to 10. The crossover SUV commemorates 50 years of AMG which has been setting standards of performance for tuned vehicles over t

                Xiaomi Mi Max 2 Review: Large is an understatement

                  There was a time when smartphones were smaller than they are today. The 5-inch mark for a smartphone screen was considered just about where a phone was considered a phablet, and indeed the earliest smartphones to be touted as phablets had screens just larger than five inches. Things have changed of late, and phones with 5.5-inch screens are now

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