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World’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered car Toyota Mirai introduced

LONDON – World’s first mass-produced hydrogen-powered car Toyota Mirai will be introduced in UK this autumn. It is coming to Britain this autumn, just in time for the opening next month of the UK’s first 24-hour, public hydrogen-refuelling station, just off the M1 near Sheffield. It has taken two decades of research and development to get this state-of-the-art four-door car on to ... Read More »

PTIB developing Restaurant Grading App to ensure wholesome food

ISLAMABAD – A Restaurant Grading App is being developed to ensure availability of safe and wholesome food for human consumption across Punjab province. Punjab Information Technology Board (PIT) is developing the App for Punjab Food Authority (PFA) to help the organisation in inspecting the food quality, process of complaint and other food checking practices. A training of food safety officers is ... Read More »

Google unveils new logo at turning point in company’s history

CALIFORNIA– First they changed their name, now they’ve changed their logo. Google introduced a new sans-serif and slightly toned-down four-colour logo on Tuesday in the biggest redesign since 1999. Google said the new design would soon be seen across all its products. Google’s homepage introduced the redesign with an animation that wiped away the old logo and drew the new one. “Google ... Read More »

Apple, Samsung lose ground in shrinking tablet market

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San Francisco  – Tablet computer sales fell in the second quarter of 2015, with market leaders Apple and Samsung losing ground to other vendors, a survey showed Wednesday.The survey by IDC said tablet sales fell in the April-June period, marking a third consecutive quarter of declining year-over-year sales.Total tablet sales were 44.7 million units, down seven percent from a year ... Read More »

Some Google Street View Cars Now Track Pollution Levels

For years, Google has had eyes in neighborhoods across the world: Google Street View cars armed with cameras, lasers, and GPS devices to filter “360-degree panoramic views” and “locations on all seven continents” to Google Maps. Aclima, a company that designs environmental sensor networks, to equip some Google Street View cars with equipment that allows them to track air pollution in real time. ... Read More »

Factory producing 41,000 fake iPhones in China

Beijing—A factory producing thousands of fake Apple iPhones has been raided and nine suspects detained in a major counterfeit bust by Beijing police. Along with more than 41,000 “iPhones” police found the factory manufactured 66,000 fake ribbon cables with a total value of 120 million yuan (£12.4 million). It is unclear how many counterfeit products were exported overseas, but at least some of the fake smartphones ... Read More »

Robots from 47 countries compete in China for 2015 RoboCup

The 19th annual competition will bring together thousands of contestants from more than 47 different countries and regions to China. Photo: DU YU/XINHUA PRESS/CORBIS

RoboCup – the World Cup for robots is being held in China In China this weekend, tiny robots of all shapes and sizes took to the field in the 19th annual competition, which brings together thousands of contestants from more than 47 different countries and regions. Robots will compete until July 23, when they will crown a RoboCup champion. This ... Read More »

Why Google’s Larry Page is the best CEO in America

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Managers the world over may boast of being the “World’s Best Boss” on cheesy mugs and desktop gag pieces, but in the case of Google’s Larry Page or Nike’s Mark Parker, the claim wouldn’t be hyperbole. That’s according to a recent report from online jobs forum Glassdoor, which ranks the top fifty CEOs based entirely on what employees think of ... Read More »

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