Globle Tech 

NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity marks 2,000th day on Red Planet

The NASA Curiosity rover has completed 2000 days on Mars, following the footsteps of its bigger brother, the Opportunity, that has been on the Red Planet for 5000 days. NASA’s Mars rover Curiosity has now marked 2,000 days on the red planet. That’s 2,000 days by Martian standards. A Martian sol, or solar day, is equivalent to 24 hours, 39 minutes and 35 seconds. So 2,000 days on Mars equal 2,055 days here on Earth. Either way, it’s a big milestone this week for scientists eager for Curiosity to begin…

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Indian Tech 

India improves fixed broadband speed rankings: Here is where it stands according to Ookla

India recorded a fixed broadband download speed of 20.72Mbps, says Ookla’s Global Speedtest Index for the month of February 2018. Ookla, the well-known speed test app for mobile and fixed broadband internet, has placed India at number 67 when it comes to fixed broadband speeds. Ookla’s report for the month of February 2018 showed that India had a marked improvement when it came to fixed broadband speed for a populous country. Previously Ookla’s Global Speedtest Index had ranked India at number 76 in the month of November of 2017 when…

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Indian Tech 

Nokia 1 with Android Go Edition launched in India: Price is Rs 5,499 and here are the details

Nokia 1, the budget smartphone with Android Oreo (Go edition) and 4G connectivity has been officially launched in the Indian market. Nokia 1 will have a price of Rs 5,499 in India. Nokia 1, the budget smartphone with Android Oreo (Go edition) and 4G connectivity has been officially launched in the Indian market. Nokia 1 with Android Go Edition will have a price of Rs 5,499 in India. Nokia 1 with Android Go will be available at all leading mobile phone outlets across the country from March 28, 2018, says the company. The…

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Globle Tech 

‘AI to help unravel mystery of human brain’

BOSTON: Scientists are using emerging artificial intelligence (AI) networks to enhance their understanding of one of the most elusive intelligence systems: the human brain. The researchers are learning much about the role of contextual clues in human image recognition. By using artificial neurons – essentially lines of code, software – with neural network models, they can parse out the various elements that go into recognising a specific place or object. “The fundamental questions cognitive neuroscientists and computer scientists seek to answer are similar,” said Aude Oliva from the Massachusetts Institute of…

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Globle Tech 

iBall launches multi-functional presenting tool

While there are devices and tools that help those who have to give presentations, it still remains an extremely niche segment. In this niche segment, domestic electronic major iBallhas launched a wireless Multi-Functional presenting tool, called the PresenTorchC9 in India. Priced at Rs 2,999, this tool is available with leading retail stores across India.  This PresenTorchC9 serves as a meeting presentation tool as well as a torch specially designed for doctors and medical examiners. So if someone is giving a presentation and needs better navigation among slides, this device can come in handy. It allows users to…

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