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IT Minister Vaishnaw shares video of how India's internet speed improved in a year
short by Hiral Goyal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
IT Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw shared a video on X showing how India's internet speed has improved in last 12 months. India ranked 113 in October 2022 with a median download speed of 16.5 mbps on mobile phones, according to Speedtest data. The country's ranking has now improved to 28, with a median download speed of 75.86 mbps, the video showed.
Musk facing mass resignations from X employees after giving bonus: Report
short by Hiral Goyal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Elon Musk is seeing mass resignations at his social media company X (formerly Twitter) days after handing out bonus cheques to employees, according to a report. X is reportedly operating with a skeleton staff at its office as both senior and junior employees are leaving. The company's advertising division is also losing money after some companies recently pulled their ads.
read more at Times Now
Scientists make tiny living robots from human cells; pic released
short by Hiral Goyal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Researchers at Tufts University and Harvard University's Wyss Institute have created tiny biological robots from human cells. Dubbed 'anthrobots', the robots range in size from the width of a human hair to the point of a sharpened pencil and can also move across a surface. According to the researchers, the robots have shown a remarkable healing effect on other cells.
read more at Tufts Now
Ronaldo sued for over ₹8,330 crore for promoting crypto exchange Binance in US
short by Hiral Goyal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Cristiano Ronaldo is facing a class action lawsuit in US over his promotion of the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange Binance. The lawsuit claims that Ronaldo promoted "unregistered securities" and non-fungible tokens (NFTs) of himself, which led to substantial financial losses for investors. The plaintiffs who filed the lawsuit are seeking "a sum exceeding" $1 billion (₹8,330 crore).
read more at Hindustan Times
Mamaearth's Ghazal & Varun Took Home ₹ 2.39 Cr In Salaries
short by Pratham Nagpal / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
The ongoing funding winter has resulted in layoffs and pay cuts for startup employees, giving rise to the question if startup founders have also seen a decline in their salaries. To answer this question and keep you up to date with the remunerations earned by the founders, Inc42 has launched the ‘Founder Salaries FY23 Tracker at INR 12 Cr.
AI tool to detect nuclear fusion reactors anomalies
short by Editor InceptiveMind / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Japan's NTT, in partnership with the ITER research project, is implementing an AI-powered anomaly prediction technology called Deep Anomaly Surveillance (DeAnoS), originally designed for telecom networks, to detect anomalies in experimental fusion reactor equipment at an early stage. This will potentially prevent equipment failure and ensure smooth experimental operation.
read more at Inceptive Mind
Micromotors can generate green energy from wastewater
short by Editor / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Researchers from the Institute of Chemical Research of Catalonia (ICIQ) have designed micromotors that move around independently to purify wastewater and produce ammonia, which can serve as a green energy source. These hybrid tubular micromotors combine sol-gel and hydrothermal reactions, utilizing silica as the scaffold and coating it with a manganese dioxide (MnO2) layer.
read more at Tech Explorist
China's Viral Robot Is Actually A Waitress 'Robot-Dancing'
short by Pankaj / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Artificial intelligence and robotics maybe moving at a fast pace, but the viral video of a robot serving food in China cannot be counted as one. While internet marveled at the robot jerking and moving awkwardly while guiding customers to their seat and serving them, the video actually shows a human doing a 'robot-dance'- essentially pretending to be a robot.
read more at Newschecker
‘Uni Wheel’ drive system could revolutionize EV design
short by Editor InceptiveMind / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
Hyundai Motor and Kia have unveiled the 'Uni Wheel' drive system that could transform EV mobility design. Uni Wheel enables a flat-floor configuration by moving an EV's reduction gear inside the wheel hub, creating additional space in a given vehicle's interior. New system integrates existing drive components to deliver excellent efficiency, power, and durability without impacting ride comfort.
read more at Inceptive Mind
MAN announces dual-fuel methanol 175D marine engine
short by Editor InceptiveMind / on Friday, 1 December, 2023
MAN Energy Solutions has announced that a dual-fuel version of its MAN 175D high-speed engine, capable of operating on methanol, will be available by the end of 2026. The new variant, designated MAN 175DF-M, will be available both as newbuild and retrofit variants to meet the evolving demands of the maritime industry and reduce its carbon footprint.
read more at Inceptive Mind
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