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Panel on data protection: 150 citizens express concerns over lack of transparency

The citizens requested the disclosure of the committee meeting dates, agenda, minutes, correspondences, presentations, and invited experts, as well as the responses to the released White Paper.

Citizens with mobiles as mosquito monitors

From audio of buzzing wings recorded by citizens, new technique seeks to identify mosquitoes for worldwide surveillance

Facebook ads: Social media giant announces new transparency

Facebook's announcement comes a day after Twitter said it will ban ads from RT and Sputnik, two state-sponsored Russian news outlets. Twitter also has said it will require election-related ads for candidates to disclose who is paying for them and how they are targeted.

Google’s Project Loon: DGCA to study balloon-powered internet project from next month

Under the 'Project Loon', the internet giant would use balloons floating at a height of 20 kilometers above earth surface for transmission of internet services.

Govt to launch mobile pension app for retiring govt staff

To help government pensioners, a workshop on pre-retirement counselling of 300 central government employees who are on the verge of retirement is also scheduled to be held.

Exhibit allows virtual ‘interviews’ with Holocaust survivors

An exhibit at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in New York City called "New Dimensions in Testimony" uses hours of recorded high-definition video and language-recognition technology to create a "virtual interview" with Eva Schloss, Anne Frank's stepsister, among other survivors.

Getting the best out of super-strong spider silk

It is only a few microns in diameter, about 20 times thinner than human hair. It is this amazing strength of dragline silk that has got highlighted in the Spider-Man movies.

The roots of trigonometry, freshly debated

3,700-yr-old Babylonian tablet contains world’s first trigonometric table, claim Australian mathematicians; not all are convinced.

Forget your smartphone, there’s a vintage mobile museum in Slovakia

Today, his collection boasts some 1,500 models, or 3,500 pieces when counting duplicates. The collection includes the Nokia 3310 and a 20-year old, brick-like Siemens S4 model, which cost more than twice the average monthly wage in Slovakia when it came out.

This is India’s first crowdfunded smart wallet, It can do much more than just store money

To find your wallet, you can simply ring it from your smartphone. You can also find your smartphone through your wallet by simply double tapping the wallet and it rings your connected phone. The best part is the phone starts ringing even if it's on silent mode.