Nokia partners with Virgin Atlantic to enable wireless recharging during flights

Nokia has entered into a deal with Virgin Atlantic to offer wireless charging facilities at its London Heathrow Clubhouse for passengers who want to recharge their phones before a flight. New Nokia wireless charging plates will be introduced in the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse at London Heathrow later this year. Nokia and Virgin Atlantic also plan to expand wireless charging to ...

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Nokia Lumia 920 hits markets with wireless charging feature but fails to impress

As expected Nokia Lumia 920 that was unveiled today in New York has several firsts and the unique wireless charging feature. The Nokia Lumia 920 and 820 series will use a new advanced multi-touch experience based on the Synaptics ClearPad capacitive touchscreen sensing technology with the introduction of support for gloves and fingernails. Now consumers can use their smartphone touchscreens ...

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First Wireless Charging mobile phone Nokia Lumia 920 all set for launch tomorrow

Mobile phone maker Nokia will launch the next generation mobile phone Lumia 920 with wireless charging, first of its kind, on Wednesday in New York in collaboration with Microsoft. Technology blog Verge said the Nokia Lumia 920 will support wireless charging, which is not confirmed. If true, this will be the first of its kind in the industry. Apart from ...

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Responding to India’s internet clampdown

By Susan Morgan and David Sullivan WASHINGTON: Last week, the Indian government missed an opportunity to show the world the right way to handle social media in a time of crisis. With rumours about unrest sweeping the subcontinent via social media and SMS and prompting mass population movements, even stalwart free speech advocates saw justification for urgent measures. Unfortunately, instead ...

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North-East rocks as exodus subsides

While there is steady decline in the exodus of North-East people from the cities of Hyderabad, Bangalore and Pune in the weekend, Pakistan refuted India’s charges that the morphed pictures of Assam and Myanmar violence which sparked the crisis had originated on its soil. The Pakistani sources told IANS that these were untrue. “Instead of indulging in mud-slinging and blame ...

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Minor explosion hits Pune, one injured

Exactly two weeks after Pune witnessed series of blasts on a busy street forcing the country’s home minister to cancel his intended visit to the city, another minor explosion struck the city on Friday. Currently, the city is witnessing an exodus of the Northeastern people owing to some threats from local people. Early reports show that a five-year-old girl has ...

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Rumours galore trigger panic among North-Eastern people in Hyderabad, Bangalore

It was a trivial rumour that has triggered panic among the North-Eastern people who are living in Hyderabad and Bangalore that they would be killed by an agitated community in revenge to attacks in Myanmar. Bangalore’s Nelasandra and some outskirts of Hyderabad witnessed groups of local people belonging to a community threatening them to leave or face consequences soon. The ...

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Fukushima nuclear accident: Effects now visible in butterflies, humans next?

The accident at Fukushima Dai-ichi Nuclear Power Plant in japan following the March 12, 2011 earthquake and tsunami caused a massive release of radioactive materials to the environment that butterflies have shown symptoms of mutation and malformation, sending signals that the local human population may have to face the impact. A research team has shown that the accident caused physiological ...

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Quantum Teleportation possible, 100+ meters now but space-based transmission sure in future

With eights days difference, two research groups, one in China and the other in Canary islands proved that the long-cherished quantum teleportation is possible. The Chinese group did the experiemnt on May 17 and achieved quantum teleportation across Qinghai Lake in China, a distance of 97 km, which is 16 km more than the previous record. Within eight days, a ...

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