Microsoft embarked upon a journey to unify its platforms some time ago. The company is finally adding a key piece to the strategy, announcing universal Windows apps for all its platforms. The announcement came at the Build 2014 conference.
Back in February when a redesigned Google Maps was rolled out, a number of earlier features bit the bullet. These included the ‘search nearby’ feature which was immensely useful. Thankfully, the feature has been reintroduced now.
Frozen, the popular animated movie by Disney, has become the highest-grossing animated movie of all time. This movie was released is US at the end of last year and has cleared the $1 billion revenue mark.
Mozilla’s new CEO, Brendan Eich, has attracted bitter criticism and opposition from many quarters. Some speculated that the board members at Mozilla have probably resigned now to oppose his appointment but that may not be the case.
One of the key problems in treating a long-term medical condition is adhering to a set routine of medicine intake. To resolve this, scientists have now created a smart skin patch which can automatically dispense drugs when needed.
Since its launch, the Obamacare website has run into a lot of troubles. And these troubles remain unsorted till the last minute, with the site going down temporarily just ahead of the enrollment deadlines.
Most of the prevalent copyright laws in US and Europe tend to take care of the interests of the content studios, far more than they make sense. UK government is now all set to do away with one of these non-sense copyright laws.
Quantum computers rely on a critically important concept in quantum physics called entanglement. Researchers were recently able to create such entanglement in 103 dimensions using only a pair of particles.
A number of companies are currently engaged in a search to find alternates to lithium-ion batteries. Gbatteries has taken a different approach, finding a way of significantly improving the performance of existing lithium-ion batteries.
Whales can swim up to great depths in water to seek food. A Cuvier’s beaked whale recently set a new record for holding breath underwater by diving up to 2 miles deep and remaining underwater for more than 2 hours.
Google recently cut down the price for its Google Drive storage by a significant margin. Following in these footsteps, Amazon has also announced significant cuts for a wide range of its cloud services.
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