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What NASA is doing to help cut aviation emissions

What NASA is doing to help cut aviation emissions

Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Through partnership with the industry, NASA wants to advance design and modelling tools pertinent to future aircraft products with an Electrified Aircraft Propulsion (EAP) system.EAP electrical systems are being developed to replace or boost fuel-burning aircraft propulsion...

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Like wine, environmental conditions impact whiskey flavour

Like wine, environmental conditions impact whiskey flavour

New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Flavour differences in whiskey can be discerned based solely on the environment in which the barley used to make the whiskey is grown, a new study suggests.This is the first scientific study that found the environmental conditions, or terroir, of where the barley is grown imp...

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First batch of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Mexico

First batch of Sputnik V vaccine delivered to Mexico

Moscow, Feb 24 (IANS) The Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF, Russias sovereign wealth fund) announced the delivery of the first batch of Sputnik V vaccine against coronavirus to Mexico.On February 3, 2021 the Federal Commission for the Protection against Sanitary Risk of Mexico (COFEPRIS) approve...

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Reels lands in Instagram Lite app in India

Reels lands in Instagram Lite app in India

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram on Wednesday announced that its users in India will now be able to view the Reels within the Instagram Lite app."Now with this update, everyone using the Instagram Lite app in India will be able to view Reels with the Reels tab...

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Sony is working on next-gen VR headset for PS5: Report

Sony is working on next-gen VR headset for PS5: Report

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Sony is working on a next-generation virtual reality (VR) headset for the PS5 that will include an improved field of view, resolution and even a single cord to make it easier to use.According to The Verge, the headset won't launch this year, but the company is announcing...

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Intel joins hands with Google Cloud to advance 5G networks

Intel joins hands with Google Cloud to advance 5G networks

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Intel is teaming up with Google Cloud to develop integrated solutions for communication service providers to accelerate 5G deployment across multiple network and edge locations.The partnership focuses on accelerating the ability of communications service providers to dep...

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BOE to supply OLED panels for iPhone 13: Report

BOE to supply OLED panels for iPhone 13: Report

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Apple is reportedly planning to launch the iPhone 13 lineup and now a new report has claimed that the display manufacturer BOE will be one of the main suppliers of the OLED panels for the upcoming models.According to a new report from Taiwan's Economic Daily News, BOE is...

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Reddit raise another $116M, ups Series E round to $366M

Reddit raise another $116M, ups Series E round to $366M

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Online public discussion forum Reddit that raised $250 million in Series E funding earlier this month has now added more than $116 million to the round.According to TechCrunch citing a new SC filing, Reddit has increased the Series E round funding to $366 million. "The d...

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Google Maps gets full-fledged dark mode on Android

Google Maps gets full-fledged dark mode on Android

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Google Maps is now getting a full-fledged dark mode on Android, the feature has been in testing since September 2020."These days, we are all experiencing a bit of screen fatigue. With the dark themes in Google Maps soon expanding to all Android users globally, you can gi...

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Twitter CEO Dorseys Square firm invests $170M in Bitcoin

Twitter CEO Dorseys Square firm invests $170M in Bitcoin

San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorseys credit and payments firm Square has invested $170 million in Bitcoin, more than tripling its last investment in the cryptocurrency.The company purchased about 3,318 bitcoins at an average price of $51,236, the company disclosed in its quarterly e...

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