Thursday | 27 Jul 2017
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  • 'Green tyres' for smarter fuel economy
    A range of green automobile tyres will soon be launched to boost mileage and reduce pollution created by friction of rolling tyres. New materials like nanogel, ...
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  • e-Toilets offer delight
    India's first e-Toilet unit brings a convergence of electronics, web, mobile and nano technologies to revolutionise public sanitation facilities.
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  • Now, charge your phone with cow dung
    For areas which are well equipped with mobile phones but are doomed to have very little or no supply of electricity, here is some good news. Now, bio-gas ...
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  • First set of UIDs to be issued by 2011
    As one of the biggest projects happening in the world, the UID project of the Government of India is generating a lot of excitement, says <b>Nandan ...
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  • Smart power choice, powered by Google
    Residents of Mumbai, Delhi and Orissa in India will soon find out all they wanted to know about power consumption in their homes — tracking it online right ...
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  • Small tech empowering communities
    <b><i>Small technology – big impact</i></b>, a report from the US-based Academy for Educational Development shows how the new-age computing and communicating ...
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  • Computer coding helps spot art fakes
    Sparse coding, an innovative modern approach, is being used by a team of Dartmouth researchers to differentiate original artworks from the imitations. The ...
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  • Tapping a billion plus people
    <i><b>R. S. Sharma</b></i>, Director General and Mission Director of the Unique Identification Authority of India shares the work in progress on the massive ...
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  • The believer in open spaces
    <b>Michel Bauwens</b>, founder of the Peer to Peer Foundation, talks about the Free Software and Wikipedia movements as pointers to a genuine change in the way ...
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  • Power from the pedals
    An unusual CO2-free, pocket-sized cell phone charging device has been developed by two Kenyans using parts of old televisions and radios. A dynamo attached to ...
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  • How green are my gadgets?
    Companies are making their products greener in line with the expectations of their market. This year's Consumer Electronics Show witnessed many companies ...
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  • All you want to know about IPTV
    Internet Protocol Television (IPTV), referring to TV delivered through broadband services, is hotting up in India. Read about how this new technology is set to ...
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  • Using WiFi, Nepal village goes online
    Once without a telephone line and in the grip of insurgency, a remote village in western Nepal stands transformed. A local visionary's efforts with a home-WiFi ...
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  • Unveiling the 'Sixth Sense'
    This demo from the MIT Media lab, USA, was the buzz of the TED community. It's a wearable device with a projector that paves the way for profound interaction ...
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  • Extending x-ray vision
    Using locally developed open source software, doctors in Mali can send digital copies of x-rays via the internet to the main city hospital, in Bamako, for ...
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EVENTS & ANNOUNCEMENTS
» Online climate conference
Online,  November 5, 2012.
» Open Knowledge Festival 2012
Helsinki, Finland,  September 17,2012.
» ITU Green Standards Week
39, quai du Président Roosevelt 92130 Issy-les-Moulineaux, France,  September 17

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