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Sethu Pradeep


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This fabric can generate electricity from your movements to power wearables
Fri, Jun 24, 2022

Tapping a 3x4 cm piece of stretchable and washable fabric generated enough electricity to light up to 100 LEDs.

Meet ViaGen, the company that will clone your beloved pet
Thu, Jun 23, 2022

Here is how ViaGen pets can clone your pets even after they pass away.

This tiny ‘crab’ is the world’s smallest remote-controlled robot
Sun, Jun 12, 2022

The crab-shaped robot is smaller than a flea and can bend, twist, crawl, walk, turn and jump.

This ultrathin fuel cell could power body implants with electricity from blood glucose
Mon, Jun 06, 2022

This fuel cell can convert the glucose in your blood into electricity so that medical implants and other in-body sensors can be powered without using batteries.

How Zypp Electric is changing deliveries with its ‘zero-emission’ delivery fleet
Fri, May 27, 2022

Apart from its 'Mission Zero Emission,' Zypp Electric also wants to make life easier for delivery agents.

Flipkart redesigns its app interface with a focus on groceries
Wed, May 25, 2022

Apart from the addition of the Grocery tab, Flipkart has also removed all the buttons on the top bar, including the “hamburger menu”.

Rise in ransomware breaches in 2021 more than previous 5 years combined: Report
Wed, May 25, 2022

The four major paths towards enabling these breaches were stolen credentials, phishing, exploitation of vulnerabilities , and the usage of botnets.

Explained: How scientists plan to use plants to remove toxic metals from soil
Tue, May 31, 2022

Toxic heavy metals are absorbed by food crops and other plants before they eventually make their way into our food chain, directly affecting human life along with ecology.

National Technology Day: Noise launches ‘Noise Labs’ for innovative new products
Wed, May 11, 2022

Noise is known for making affordable and accessible electronic products including audio devices and smartwatches.

Ather Energy’s Ravneet S Phokela on EV scooter fiascos, and why batteries need to be customised for India
Wed, May 11, 2022

We spoke to Ather Energy chief business officer (CBO) Ravneet S Phokela to find out what the company does differently. Here is an edited version of the interview.

An implant from Walletmor will let you pay at card machines using just your hand
Wed, May 04, 2022

In his left hand, Lars Goossens has an implant from a company called Walletmor, which allows him to pay at any payment terminal that accepts wireless payments by placing his hand on the device.

Engineers at Drexel University develop new Lithium-Sulphur tech that can revolutionise batteries
Thu, May 05, 2022

One benefit of Li-S batteries is that they have a higher theoretical energy density and can hold twice the charge of a regular Li-ion battery.

Six years on, Indian customers who pre-booked Tesla Model 3 are still waiting
Fri, Apr 29, 2022

While Tesla has delivered over 300,000 Model 3 cars globally, its Indian fans who paid the early deposit are a disappointed lot.

Researchers develop solar energy storage and transport technology without need for solar panels
Tue, Apr 26, 2022

Researchers at Chalmers University in Sweden used the technology to store solar energy in Sweden and ship it to their colleagues at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, who derived electrical energy from it.

Earth Day: Why Attero Recycling is focusing on the problem of used EV batteries
Fri, Apr 22, 2022

Lithium mining causes water depletion, ground destabilisation, biodiversity loss, the increased salinity of rivers and water bodies, and the contamination of soil.

Indore-based Pataa app wants to make finding addresses an easy task
Thu, Apr 14, 2022

Pataa has ambitions to be the “global language of addresses” and uses the caret symbol (^) to denote an address created on their app.

All-electric BluSmart takes a new route for cab hailing apps
Tue, Apr 19, 2022

The Gurugram-based taxi service provider promises clean vehicles, courteous drivers, no cancellations and no surge pricing.

Dartmouth engineers develop rapid printing technology for rigid and flexible solar modules
Wed, Apr 06, 2022

In comparison to silicon solar cells, perovskite cells are made of layers of minuscule crystals made of low-cost light-sensitive materials.

EV scooter fires: Why companies think battery swapping could be the solution
Sun, Apr 03, 2022

With battery swapping, as the user’s vehicle battery is discharged fully or about to be discharged, manufacturers or a third-party provider just swaps it out with a fully-charged battery at a battery-swapping station.

Indian researchers develop low-energy chip architecture to prevent attacks on IoT devices
Mon, Mar 07, 2022

The researchers demonstrated the effectiveness of side-channel attacks on commercial microprocessors in an earlier paper before developing the new chip.

Researchers build low-cost solar-powered desalination system that could help provide potable water
Thu, Mar 03, 2022

Unlike most modern innovations in passive solar desalination technologies, this one uses a wick-free system to ensure low running costs and maintenance.

The Tails operating system: What is it, who is it for, and how does it protect your identity online
Tue, Feb 22, 2022

Tails OS is used by journalists, activists, and others to keep their digital activity safe and anonymous. Learn about the operating system and how to source it safely.

Explained: How Western Digital losing 6.5 billion gigabytes worth of NAND chips will affect consumers
Thu, Feb 17, 2022

Western Digital has said it has lost 6.5 exabytes worth of NAND flash storage. How will this affect consumers?

Indian cybersecurity researcher Aman Pandey tops Google’s Android bug bounty program
Wed, Feb 16, 2022

Indian cybersecurity researcher Aman Pandey became the top researcher in Google's Android Vulnerability Reward Program (VRP) program. Pandey submitted 232 vulnerabilities to Google last year.

Explained: What we know of hacking group ModifiedElephant
Mon, Feb 14, 2022

ModifiedElephant typically weaponises malicious Microsoft Office files to deliver malware to their targets. According to SentinelOne, the specific method and payload included in the malicious files have changed over the years.