November, 2015

On-Demand Music Streaming to battle Piracy

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On-demand music streaming services is creating a paradigm shift in the music industry. The revenue from the worldwide retail sales of recorded music was just shy of $22 billion, with the revenue from digital platforms roughly a billion more than that from physical platforms. On-demand music streaming services have been gaining popularity owing to the fact that smartphone penetration has […]

The Cloud is now Open

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The era of cloud computing is going through an intriguing phase. Any discussion on this subject brings Amazon Web Services (AWS) to the fore. AWS has contributed so generously to this application field that I often wonder if Amazon is the only savior of cloud computing. It is undoubtedly the foremost cloud service provider. But then there is a recent […]

The Future of Manufacturing is Here

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Generative Design Powers Additive Manufacturing Have you ever wondered that while some technologies like smartphones, electronics and artificial intelligence are getting astonishingly complex and futuristic by the day, there are some that haven’t changed for decades or may be even centuries? Why is technology advancement in the space of furniture manufacturing, construction industry, and mechanical parts used in cars and […]

Blinded by the Spot

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Each time you drive if you dread the “blind spot” you are not being unnecessarily dreadful. The blind spot causes accidents routinely, all over the world, and is a nightmare for both new and veteran drivers. In the US, approximately 9% of crash scenarios involve changing lanes or merging. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in Washington […]

A Virus That Can Kill Cancer

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A vial of virus injected into a patient will help him fight cancer. This might have sounded unbelievable 25 years ago and technologically impossible 15 years back. As the technology for creating a custom virus did not exist, all early efforts focused on finding natural oncolytic viruses. During the 1960s, promising research involved using poliovirus, adenovirus, Coxsackie virus, ECHO enterovirus […]

Google Presents Solar Powered Smart Contact Lens

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THE EYES SPEAK A LOT… BUT NOW SO DOES YOUR CONTACTS LENS! The person who first held that tiny piece of wonder, called a contact lens, on a finger, and cautiously put it on his/her eyeball could probably never have thought that it could transform into a smart wearable in future, hosting a range of crazy functionalities surrounding the eyeball, […]