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Xiaomi planning to launch Pro version

Beijing – Xiaomi is planning to launch the Pro version of its recently announced flagship smartphone Mi 11 with reports claiming the device would have a 80W fast charging support. GizChina reports the wired charging speed of the Xiaomi Mi 11 Pro would also increase and the battery capacity would …

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Warmest years coming: Nasa

Washington – The US space agency Nasa has revealed that Covid-hit 2020 was also the warmest year on record, just barely exceeding the record set in 2016 by less than a tenth of a degree. Massive wildfires scorched Australia, Siberia, and the US west coast — and many of the …

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NASA to unlock universe’s secrets

Washington – NASA has selected four small-scale astrophysics missions to develop a concept under new programme called Pioneers to unlock universal secrets. Thomas H. Zurbuchen, associate administrator of NASA’s Science Mission Directorate said: “The principal investigators of these concept studies bring innovative, out-of-the-box thinking to the problem of how to …

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South Korean AI creator to discard algorithms

Seoul – Scatter Lab, a Seoul-based startup, said it has decided to pull the plug on its 20-year-old female chatbot persona called Lee Luda and dispose of its database and deep learning algorithms to address concerns among its users. They temporarily suspended the Facebook-based chatbot recently, 20 days after beginning …

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SpaceX Dragon to transform science back to Earth

Washington – Nasa has said an upgraded SpaceX cargo Dragon spacecraft – a key science experiments returns from the space station through NASA’s Kennedy Space Center in Florida for the first time since the retirement of the space shuttle. The space experiments include ‘Cardinal Heart’, which studies how changes in …

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AI can improve computer’s learning ability

New York – Researchers writing in journal Frontiers in Computational Neuroscience, have revealed computer-based Artificial Intelligence (AI) can function more like human intelligence when programmed to use a much faster technique for learning new objects. Maximilian Riesenhuber, Professor of neuroscience at Georgetown University in the US, said: “Our model provides …

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Microsoft announces Surface Pro 7+ will only be sold commercially

San Francisco – Microsoft has announced it will sell Surface Pro 7+ only to commercial and educational customers. Robin Seiler, a corporate vice president in the Microsoft Devices group, in a post on a company blog said: Surface Pro 7+ is purpose-built with the needs of our business and education …

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Qualcomm launches Gen 2 in-display fingerprint sensor

San Francisco – Qualcomm said in a statement it has launched its second-generation in-display fingerprint sensor called 3D Sonic Gen 2 that offers a larger surface area for the sensor as well as faster processing. It will be available in new sizes which are 50 per cent faster and 77 …

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635M people globally at risk to sink

New York – In a study published in the journal Science 2024, researchers have warned that human activities are leading to sinking of the Earth’s surface and the phenomenon will affect 635 million people, mostly in Asia, with a total exposed Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of $9.78 trillion in the …

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Snapdragon chip for affordable smartphones launched

San Francisco – Chipmaker company Qualcomm Technologies launches Snapdragon 480 5G Mobile Platform, the first 4-series mobile platform equipped with 5G, for affordable devices. It will help drive further proliferation of 5G, allowing users access to truly global 5G connectivity and series-defying performance to power in-demand productivity and entertainment experiences. …

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