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Internet, Ajit Pai, FCC, US

Why are people saying 'net neutrality is dead' in United States?

The US FCC, on December 14, approved the rescinding of the net neutrality guidelines it had imposed under the Barack Obama administration in 2015.

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Cryptocurrency, Currency, Bitcoin, India

Cashing in on Bitcoin: What Indians should know

As a decentralised digital currency, it affords complete anonymity during peer-to-peer transactions.

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China, NASA, Mars mission, Donald Trump

Trump's push to NASA for Moon mission is a game changer

In the 21st century, would there be a space contest between superpowers?

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2017, Discoveries, Science, Space

The coolest space discoveries from 2017

Let's rewind and take a look at all the explosive revelations.

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Arvind Kejriwal, Narendra Modi, Fourth industrial revolution, Artificial Intelligence

Can India avoid the looming catastrophe?

The Modi government is ignorant of the impact of the fourth industrial revolution.

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Theory of consciousness, Robots, Artificial Intelligence

What is consciousness, and will artificial intelligence become conscious?

This article was written by Subhash Kak, Regents professor of electrical and computer engineering, Oklahoma State University.

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Android, IOS, Apple, IPhone X

Has iPhone X taken a big bite out of Apple?

iOS lost a good chunk of share in eight major smartphone markets around the globe due to late release of iPhone X.

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Note 8, Samsung, Pixel 2, Google

Battery issues? Best smartphones that charge the fastest

Sometimes there can be no bigger convenience than a battery promising hours of juice by simply charging your device for a few minutes.

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Law, Space exploration, Antrix, ISRO

India needs a robust space law

Despite our long-standing participation in the space sector, a law regarding it has only been unveiled recently.

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Teaser, OnePlus, LG, HTC

How many pre smartphone launch 'leaks' will it take before people realise it's a gimmick?

Manufacturers need to understand the practice is akin to jumping on ethical minefields.