Monday, October 31, 2011

Artificial leaf' makes real fuel

Artificial Leaf Makes Real Fuel ? What? Is it Possible? Yes!  "if nature Can do , So we Can".

A Research Team From Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) led by Dr. Daniel Nocera, Ph.D., claims to have made a Notable discovery in the world of sustainable energy by developing the first “practical” artificial leaf Which May Show A Solution to Increasing Energy needs.

These leaves are actually advanced solar cells that mimic photosynthesis, the process by which their real-life counterparts convert sunlight and water into energy,the Principal Source of Food.

 Like Ordinary Leaves , the device can turn the energy of sunlight directly into a chemical fuel that can be stored and used later as an energy source. 

The leaf is a silicon solar cell coated with catalytic materials on its side that, when placed in a container of water and exposed to sunlight, splits the H2O into bubbles of oxygen and hydrogen. The hydrogen Bubbles can be stored in A Container and used as an energy source, for example to power a fuel cell. 

"The device both captures the solar energy and stores it in the chemical bonds of the hydrogen and oxygen that are produced from the water," Steven Reece, a research scientist with Sun Catalytix and lead author of a paper describing the breakthrough!

This Whilst Research Was Publishied in the journal Science.

The artificial leaf is made entirely with earth-abundant, inexpensive materials — mostly silicon, cobalt, and nickel — and it works in ordinary water. Other attempts have required more expensive catalysts such as platinum and/or extremely caustic water, noted Reece.

At Present The Main Thing Or Obstacle is The Collection And Storage of Energy In a Hydrogen Fuel Cells,which is a Bit Difficult And Expensive.Further These are Less Efficient than Traditional Solar Cells ( Artificial Leaf  is 4.7 % Efficient While Solar Cells Today Have 10 Percent Efficiency).Scientists Should Answer These Problem And Find A Possible configuration  to make it Cost Effective And More efficient.

Hope In future Scientists May improve This Technique And Make it available Commercially , to Solve The Energy needs of World. As The Non Renewable Sources Are Limited ,Solutions Like "Artificial Leaf" Are vital for Sustainable Life !

Checkout the Video Demonstrating the Device :

Full list of 2011 IgNobel winners

 The 2011 Ig Nobel Prize honoring achievements that first make people LAUGH, and then make them THINK, were awarded at Harvard University's historic Sanders Theatre. These Ig Awards are An American Parody For Nobel Prize Which are Given To Ten Unusual yet Thought    provoking Discoveries in Scientific Research.

 These Awards Are Awarded by Genuine Nobel Laureates at Harvard Followed By a set of public lectures by the winners at MIT. 

The event was Organised by the science humor magazine "Annals of Improbable Research" (AIR), and co-sponsored by the Harvard-Radcliffe Science Fiction Association, the Harvard-Radcliffe Society of Physics Students, and the Harvard Computer Society.

Ten prizes are awarded each year in many categories, including the Nobel Prize categories of physics, chemistry, physiology/medicine, literature, and peace, but also other categories such as public health, engineering, biology, and interdisciplinary research. But Unfortunately, this year they didn’t award an Ig Nobel for Economics.

Here is the List Of 2011 Ig Winners 

The 2011 Ig Nobel Prize winners:


Anna Wilkinson, Natalie Sebanz, Isabella Mandl and Ludwig Huber for determining that when a red-footed tortoise yawns, other tortoises don't yawn in response. 


Makoto Imai, Naoki Urushihata, Hideki Tanemura, Yukinobu Tajima, Hideaki Goto, Koichiro Mizoguchi and Junichi Murakami of JAPAN, for determining the ideal density of airborne wasabi (pungent horseradish) to awaken sleeping people in case of a fire or other emergency, and for applying this knowledge to invent the wasabi alarm.


Mirjam Tuk (of THE NETHERLANDS and the UK), Debra Trampe (of THE NETHERLANDS) and Luk Warlop (of BELGIUM). and jointly to Matthew Lewis, Peter Snyder and Robert Feldman (of the USA), Robert Pietrzak, David Darby, and Paul Maruff (of AUSTRALIA) for demonstrating that people make better decisions about some kinds of things -- but worse decisions about other kinds of things‚ when they have a strong urge to urinate. 


Karl Halvor Teigen of the University of Oslo, NORWAY, for trying to understand why, in everyday life, people sigh. 


John Perry of Stanford University, USA, for his Theory of Structured Procrastination, which says: To be a high achiever, always work on something important, using it as a way to avoid doing something that's even more important.


Darryl Gwynne (of CANADA and AUSTRALIA and the USA) and David Rentz (of AUSTRALIA and the USA) for discovering that a certain kind of beetle mates with a certain kind of Australian beer bottle.


Philippe Perrin, Cyril Perrot, Dominique Deviterne and Bruno Ragaru (of FRANCE), and Herman Kingma (of THE NETHERLANDS), for determining why discus throwers become dizzy, and why hammer throwers don't.


Dorothy Martin of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1954), Pat Robertson of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1982), Elizabeth Clare Prophet of the USA (who predicted the world would end in 1990), Lee Jang Rim of KOREA (who predicted the world would end in 1992), Credonia Mwerinde of UGANDA (who predicted the world would end in 1999), and Harold Camping of the USA (who predicted the world would end on September 6, 1994 and later predicted that the world will end on October 21, 2011), for teaching the world to be careful when making mathematical assumptions and calculations.


Arturas Zuokas, the mayor of Vilnius, LITHUANIA, for demonstrating that the problem of illegally parked luxury cars can be solved by running them over with an armored tank.


John Senders of the University of Toronto, CANADA, for conducting a series of safety experiments in which a person drives an automobile on a major highway while a visor repeatedly flaps down over his face, blinding him.

Here is the Video of The Ceremony :

Nobel Prize Winners List 2011 : All Categories

The greatest honor for achievements in specific fields -Nobel Prize bestowed by Scandinavian committees in recognition of the cultural and scientific advances Were Announced Earlier this Month. 

Every year since 1901 the Nobel Prize has been awarded for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Physiology or Medicine, Literature and for Peace. In 1968, Sveriges Riksbank established The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel, founder of the Nobel Prize. 

The winners are announced During Starting Week of This month. We Bring You the List Of This Year's Prestigious Noble Prize Winners which are Treated as At most Recognition Received by Any Person In The World. 



The Nobel Prize for Medicine/Physiology is being awarded jointly to Bruce A. Beutler and Jules A. Hoffmann ”for their discoveries concerning the activation of innate immunity” and to Ralph M. Steinman ”for his discovery of the dendritic cell and its role in adaptive immunity“. While Beutler and Hoffman received half the prize, while Steinmen received the other half.


The 2011 Physics Nobel Prize Was Awarded to Three Us Born Scientists Saul Perlmutter (Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, UC Berkeley), Prof. Brian Schmidt (High Z Supernova search team) and Prof. Adam Reiss (High Z Supernova search team). While Permutter got half the Prize, the other half went jointly to Schmidt and Reiss for the discovery of the accelerating expansion of the Universe through observations of distant supernovae. In 1998  Saul Perlmutter, Brian Schmidt and Adam Riess presented findings that overturned the conventional idea that the expansion was slowing 13.7 billion years after the big bang.


The Nobel Prize for Chemistry is being awarded to Daniel Schechtman,70 from Israel for the discovery of quasi crystals,  non-repeating regular patterns of atoms that were once thought to be impossible, which was his Nobel citation. He is the sole winner for this year’s prize.


The Nobel Prize for Literature goes to the Swedish poet Tomas Transtromer. He was awarded the Prize because because, through his condensed, translucent images, he gives us fresh access to reality.His Works are about the mysteries of the human mind won him acclaim as one of the most important Scandinavian writers since World War II.


The Nobel Peace Prize is awarded jointly to Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, Leymah Gbowee and Tawakkul Karman for “their non-violent struggle for the safety of women and for women’s rights to full participation in peace-building work”.  Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Leymah Gbowee from Liberia and Tawakkul Karman from Yemen. 
Ellen Johnson Sirleaf is president of Liberia and is the first elected female head of state in Africa, Leymah Gbowee is a peace activist and Tawakul Karman is a Yemeni journalist and human rights activist who "showed courage long before the revolution started".


The Noble Prize For Economics is Awarded to Two American Economists Thomas Sargent and Christopher Sims  for providing ways to understand the impact of policy changes on the economy. The prize is based on old research that is of great interest in the current global financial crisis.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

YouTube launching 100 new channels

The Google Inc,Owned Video Site "Youtube" Announced That it Was launching more than 100 new YouTube  The Partners  an array of Hollywood production companies, celebrities and new media groups that will produce mainly niche-oriented videos. 

Youtube,The World's Largest Online Video Site,Which Serves Up 500 Million Videos Every day With 800 Million Users Sets A Stage To Entertain More Audience With This New Channels Of Online Original Programming Videos From Acclaimed Celebrities and Production Studios. Google Aims To Create a New Digital Platform for in Contrast to "TV  Programming"

In an announcement on Friday, Youtube said it planned to create a new "online video" market in comparison to the experiences offered by the television.

Youtube New Channel Partners  include Madonna, former NBA star Shaquille O'Neal, comedian Amy Poehler, actor Ashton Kutcher, "Office" star Rainn Wilson, spiritual doctor Deepak Chopra and " Modern Family" actress Sofia Vergara. 

Sources Says that  Google paid advances of more than $100 million to get this content. The artists will be able to earn it back through ad monetization over time. The model is similar to how record labels pay advances to artists, but in this case Google will be exercising no control over the creation or production of the content. 

A full list of the partners is below:

Electus Channel - Pop Culture (name TBD)
PMC PMC Entertainment News
Young Hollywood Young Hollywood Network
DanceOn DanceOn (Madonna)
Fine Brothers Films MyMusic
Everyday Health, Inc. Everyday Health TV
TakePart™ TakePart™ TV
Digital Broadcasting Group (DBG) Spaces
Uncommon Content Partners The Conversation Channel
Demand Media eHow Home
SB Nation SB Nation
Magical Elves and InStyle magazine Little Black Dress 
Hearst Magazines Channel - Fashion & Beauty Channel (name TBD)
Emil Rensing International Channel - Auto (name TBD)
My Damn Channel My Damn Channel: Live
Uncommon Content Partners Taste & Access
Red Bull Media House North America Red Bull
Machinima Machinima
Katalyst Thrash Lab (Ashton Kutcher)
Steve Spangler Science The Spangler Effect
New Nation Networks New Nation Networks
Smart Girls at the Party Smart Girls at the Party (Amy Poehler)
Bedrocket Media Ventures and Full Picture Productions Look TV
BermanBraun theLOGE
The Young Turks Town Square
BermanBraun & Rodale Inc. Vigor
Electus NuevOn - Latin Channel (Sofia Vergara)
Clevver Media ClevverStyle ModernMom Channel
Brady Haran DeepSkyVideos
IconicTV 123UnoDosTres
The Wall Street Journal The Wall Street Journal
Pharrell Williams i am OTHER
SoulPancake Productions SoulPancake (Rainn Wilson)
Chopra Media/Generate The Chopra Well (Deepak Chopra)
Clevver Media ClevverNews
The Bowery Presents The Bowery Presents
Clevver Media ClevverTeVe
Seedwell American Hipster
Hearst Magazines Car and Driver Television
Alchemy Networks Alchemy Networks
CafeMom CafeMom Studios
Bedrocket Media Ventures Channel - Comedy (name TBD)
Bedrocket Media Ventures Channel - Action Sports (name TBD)
FremantleMedia Channel - Pets & Animal (name TBD)
Big Frame BAM
IconicTV myISH
Electus Channel - Food (name TBD)
Soccer United Marketing & Bedrocket KickTV
Lionsgate Lionsgate Fitness Channel
East of Center Productions LLC YOMYOMF
EQAL u look haute!
Philip Defranco Sourcefed
Meredith Corporation and Meredith Video Studios Digs
Vlogbrothers CrashCourse
Walter Latham Digital Walter Latham's "Kings of Comedy"
Tony Hawk's production company, 900 Films, Inc. RIDE Channel
JON M. CHU Channel - Dance (name TBD)
Vuguru & POW! Entertainment Stan Lee's World of Heroes
FAWN by Michelle Phan Fawn
DECA KinCommunity
Source Interlink Media Motor Trend
The Nerdist Channel The Nerdist Channel
Comedy Shaq Network The Comedy Shaq Network (Shaquille O’Neal)
Demand Media eHow Pets & Animals
Brady Haran numberphile
Cooking Up a Story Food Farmer Earth
Bleacher Report Bleacher Report
TED Conferences TEDEducation
Intelligent Television Intelligent Channel 
Pitchfork Pitchfork TV
Vlogbrothers SciShow
Roadside Entertainment/BAC The NOC
Alli Sports Alli Sports
The Onion Onion Broadcasting Company 
Smosh/Alloy Digital Smosh Animation (name TBD)
VICE Noisey
Knights of Good Productions Geek & Sundry
Mondo Media New Animators
BermanBraun & Rodale Inc. Taste
Varsity Pictures Awesomeness
Black Box TV Black Box TV (Anthony Zuicker, founder of CSI)
IGN Entertainment / Shine Group START Channel - Education (name TBD)
Frederator Networks Channel Frederator's Cartoon Hangover
monotransistor werevertumorro
Thomson Reuters
Slate Slate News Channel
Maker Studios The Maker Music Network
Maker Studios The Moms' View
Maker Studios Tutele
Noisey VICE
Iconic Life and Times (Jay-Z)

Tech giants and their uprising projects on solar

Created a $75 million fund with Clean Power Finance, a company that offers financing for residential solar panel installations.
The investment will enable 10,000 homeowners to install solar panels on their homes. Google is the investor in this case, and they will technically own the solar panels. The homeowners, who are essentially giving roof space in exchange for a chance to buy solar-generated electricity and they will pay a monthly fee. Google’s ROI comes through the electricity that is generated by the solar panels and sold to customers.

Apple’s plan to build a huge solar farm to help power its recently built $1 billion data center in North Carolina.
Apple will reshape part of the slope of the 171-acre vacant lot next to its Project Dolphin data center to make it more suitable for solar panels. 
Apple also has entered into a joint venture with Zimbabwe government to distribute solar-powered iPads to remote rural schools in country.

 Intel’s Solar Powered IA microprocessor capable of unprecedented low-power operation. This technology is a concept that can tune power use so low that it can be powered off a small solar cell. This could lead to “greener” computing, more always-on devices, longer battery lives, and energy-efficient powerful many-core processors for use in everything from handhelds to servers and even supercomputers.

Samsung’s Internet Schools Programme will provide technology-rich learning and teaching environment to K-12 classrooms across five countries in Africa as a pilot programme (South Africa, Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Sudan), and Samsung is planning to scale into more countries in the coming years and aim to reach 2.5 million learners in the next five years to 2015.

2006 — Microsoft is one of the early adopters of solar power. They installed solar electric system at the company’s Silicon Valley Campus (SVC). It was the largest of its kind in Silicon Valley when they introduced in April 2006. Generating 480kW at peak capacity, this system is composed of 2,288 tiles that will supply enough energy to power nearly 500 homes.

"Go Green Live Happily :) "

Nokia unveils Windows smartphone Lumia

World's Top Mobile Maker Nokia Corp. on Wednesday launched its long-awaited first Windows cell phones Hoping To Mark  Its Presence in Smart Phone's Market ,Which it Lost To Tough,Top End Smart Phone Rivals Like Apple.Inc.,SAMSUNG Corp.,Blackberry(Research In Motion),Android Phones.

At this past weeks Nokia event, the first two phones using Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7.5 OS were released, the Lumia 800 and the Lumia 710 With a Price Tag of 420 ($580) and 270.These Phones Came After Eight Months After the Collaboration of Microsoft And Nokia.In Last Feb. Nokia and Microsoft intend to jointly create market-leading mobile products and services designed to offer consumers, operators and developers unrivalled choice and opportunity.

The Lumia 800 is the more premium of the two, using the same build as the recently released N9. Powered by a Snapdragon chipset with a single-core Scorpion CPU and 512MB of RAM, the Nokia Lumia 800 runs Windows Phone 7.5 Mango. It offers 16GB of built-in storage And Also Microsoft Provides An Extra "25 Gb Cloud Storage".
Lumia 800, with Carl Zeiss optics of 8MP Camera With Auto focus And Dual LED Flash. Lumia800  will First Be Available in Selected Countries like France,UK,Singapore,America There After Selling In Other Parts Of World,Before The Year End.

Next,Lumia 710 with Same 1.4 GHz Processor And Has Same Amount Of RAM. Lumia 710 has Almost Same Features as 800.It Has A Camera of 5MP Auto Focus With a Single LED. Lumia 710 Comes With navigational applications and Nokia Music, mobile music-streaming apps Will  first be available in Hong Kong, India, Russia, Singapore and Taiwan toward the end of the year.

Nokia With Launch Of These Windows Operated Phones Expects To Regain the Market And Crawl To The Top Spot in Smart Phone Market. 
Nokia is now The World's Third in Smart Phone Field Standing Next To Apple And Samsung.

This Launch will Also Be A Step in Bringing Down The Booze in Android .With the Integration of Xbox 360 the Nokia Phones May gain a share of the market where mobile technology enthusiasts meet hardcore gamers.

As We All Know That Nokia Uses Still The old Grand Maa's Recipe "Symbian Os",Older Than Apple Iphone Software .This Integration and Launch Of Microsoft Phones May Bring A Possible Shift In Nokia's Mobile Operating System.As World Is Racing Towards Andriod Nokia Realised It Would not Be Good To Hang On Branch of Symbian Which is About To Break.  

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Microsoft Video Shows The Future Of Smartphones And Computers

World's Leading Software Giant MICROSOFT's Office Team Has Released A Dazzling Promotional Video Depicting Future Of Computing.

The Video Entitled "Productivity Future Vision (2011)," shows a world of augmented reality(a type of virtual reality that aims to duplicate the world's environment in a computer),  In Which Inter Connected Touch Screens And Gesture Controlled Devices Integrate in Every Part of Daily life .People will be a lot more technically savvy in the future.

 It was posted to the Microsoft Office Labs website and details "how we will create and share content; collaborate across teams, organizations and networks; and how we will gain contextually relevant and anticipative insights based on preferences and intent."

The video also shows walls made of grass, car windows that display the time and a refrigerator with an interactive front face that communicates what food is inside.

The Video Portrays The Idea of Future, We Generally Imagine While Reading A Book Or Watching Movie.The videos fascinate in the way that science fiction does. But what’s even more interesting is that this vision will almost certainly come true.

Video is A Perfect Blender Of Fictitious Ideas And Sixth Sense Technology.Microsoft released a video in 2008 and another one this week that together predict We'll Be Enjoying The Real Fun of Technology By 2019.

So Are You Ready For it? Will Technology Really moving Fast? Does The Vision of Microsoft's Vision of Every body's Dream Come True?


Microsfot Omni Touch

OmniTouch, a wearable projection system developed by researchers at Microsoft Research and Carnegie Mellon University, lets you turn pads of paper, walls, or even your own hands, arms, and legs into graphical, interactive surfaces.
OmniTouch uses a depth-sensing camera, similar to the Microsoft Kinect, to track your fingers on everyday surfaces. You control interactive applications by tapping or dragging your fingers. The projector can superimpose keyboards, keypads, and other controls onto any surface, automatically adjusting for the surface’s shape and orientation to minimize distortion of the projected images.

You can use the palm of your hand as a phone keypad, or as a tablet for jotting down brief notes. Maps projected onto a wall can be panned and zoomed with the same finger motions that work with a conventional multitouch screen.

It’s conceivable that anything you can do on today’s mobile devices, you will be able to do on your hand using OmniTouch,” said Chris Harrison, a Ph.D. student in Carnegie Mellon’s Human-Computer Interaction Institute.
The OmniTouch device includes a short-range depth camera and laser pico-projector and is mounted on your shoulder. But Harrison said the device ultimately could be the size of a deck of cards, or even a matchbox, so that it could fit in a pocket, be easily wearable, or be integrated into future handheld devices.
Harrison previously worked with Microsoft Research to develop Skinput, a technology that used bioacoustic sensors to detect finger taps on a person’s hands or forearm to control smartphones or other compact computing devices.
Harrison was an intern at Microsoft Research when he developed OmniTouch in collaboration with Microsoft Research’s Hrvoje Benko and Andrew D. Wilson. Harrison will describe the technology on Wednesday (Oct. 19) at the Association for Computing Machinery’s Symposium on User Interface Software and Technology (UIST) in Santa Barbara, Calif.

Wonders of the World

The Seven Wonders Of World is A Popular Known List of Honouring The Most Remarkable And Spectacular Creations in The History of Man Kind.!! These Include Both Man Made Structures and Natural Wonders!!

The Seven Wonders of Ancient World :

Early Greek Writers Made Up Lists of The Most Important Buildings in the World They Knew at that Time.The number seven was chosen because the Greeks believed it to be the representation of perfection and plenty.Of These Ancient Wonders Only "The Great Pyramid Of Giza "  Survived.

The List of Ancient Seven Wonders Of World Are :
    1)Great Pyramid of Giza
    2)Hanging Gardens of Babylon
    3)Statue of Zeus at Olympia
    4)Temple of Artemis at Ephesus
    5)Mausoleum of Maussollos at Halicarnassus
    6)Colossus of Rhodes
    7)Lighthouse of Alexandria

The Seven Wonders of Medival World :

In the 19th and early 20th centuries, some writers claimed that lists of wonders of the world have existed during the Middle Ages And is Not Just one Of The Several Lists Made.It Included The Buildings Which Were Built Before the Medieval Period.
The Seven Wonders of Medieval Age are:
*Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
*Great Wall of China
*Porcelain Tower of Nanjing
*Hagia Sophia
*Leaning Tower of Pisa

There Are Many Candidates and Many Lists Were Made For This Category.
In 2001 an initiative was started by the Swiss corporation New7Wonders Foundation to choose the New Seven Wonders of the World from a selection of 200 existing monuments. Twenty-one finalists were announced January 1, 2006.
And on July 7, 2007, in Lisbon, Portugal,Results Were Announced ,this List is Treated as Official "7 Wonders Of World ".
**Great Wall of China,China
**Christ the Redeemer.Brazil
**Machu Picchu.Peru
**Chichen Itza.Mexico
**Taj Mahal.India
**Great Pyramid of Giza (Honorary Candidate) Egypt

Friday, October 28, 2011

AMD reports $1.69 billion in revenue for Q3

American Semi Conductor Giant "Amd " (Advanced Micro Devices ) ,The Second Largest Gloal Suppliers In Micro Processors Announced Strong Finnacial Results for The Quarter of 2011.Its TurnOver Reached 1.69 billion dollars (1.20 billion euros), representing an increase of 7% over the previous quarter and 4% over the same period last year . With a Total Income of 97 Million Us Dollars .This is Up 61 Million Dollars In Q2 Last Quarter And A Speedy Recovery,Comeback From loss of $118 Million Over Last Year.

While,The Amd's Graphic Division "ATI" Reported A Net Profit of  US $ 12 Million up from the 7 Million Loss.

AMD Is One of The Largest Semi COnductor Company And One Company Standing In Between Processor Dominance of Intel!
 ATI Is Largest Supplier Of Graphic Processing Units .
AMD is World's 9th Largest SemiConductor Company!

AMD Quickly Recovered From Last Year Losses And Strike Back a Stunning Results.

Click Here To Read The Transcript of Amd Earnings Report 2011 Q3.

Amd Q3 Earnings!

Tata Pixel Car

The Tata Pixel, with ‘Zero Turn’ drive and an innovative diamond-shaped door system, is a city car concept for Europe from Tata Motors.

Based on the Tata Nano, the Pixel – at just over three metres in length – is the most package efficient four-seater in the world, comfortably accommodating four adults, unlike a typical city car which is either a two-seater or can accommodate two adults and two children only.
The Tata Pixel’s ability to maneuver and park in the tightest of spaces is made possible by its Zero Turn toroidal traction-drive Infinitely Variable Transmission (IVT).

This highly efficient, cost-effective system assists rotation of the outer rear wheel forwards and the inner rear wheel backwards during low-speed manoeuvres, while the front wheels turn at acute angles. The result is a turning circle radius of just 2.6 metres. The glass area on the scissor doors provides excellent visibility even in the most extreme turning manoeuvre.
The Tata Pixel also introduces “My Tata Connect” — the first integrated human-machine interface (HMI) concept from Tata Motors for its new generation programmes.

“My Tata Connect” enables seamless integration of the user’s smartphone or tablet with the vehicle’s infotainment system and also allows controlling key functions of the car.
With optimised aerodynamic drag, low rolling-resistance tyres, stop-start technology, and intelligent battery charging, the Tata Pixel returns European combined cycle (NEDC) fuel economy of 3.4 l/100km and CO2 emissions of just 89g/km.

In addition to serving as the infotainment display when docked in the instrument panel, the tablet also allows temperature, ventilation and air-conditioning settings to be adjusted through its touch screen, as well as displaying information on the vehicle’s performance.
A 1.2 litre three-cylinder turbocharged diesel engine, positioned at the rear of the Tata Pixel, gives lively performance.

The ‘scissor’ doors rotate upwards from the front to allow all four passengers to effortlessly enter or exit the Tata Pixel, even in the tightest of spaces, while the doors’ large glass area provides excellent visibility.
A forward sweeping roofline, with minimal front and rear overhangs, accentuates the youthful styling, while the window graphic features an interchangeable island that can be used to change the exterior appearance whenever desired.
The engine is a low-friction design, featuring variable coolant and oil pump and rapid warm-up technologies.

Source:yahoo news

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The Search Engine Giant Setting A Ground To Launch Its Much Awaited "Google Music Store" In Two weeks.Google Music Store is Already Running Up Under The name Music Beta.(Beta Testing ). A Service Which Allows The upload their music collections to Cloud(Remote Servers), from which they can then listen to their music from any Internet Enabled Device just Like a Cloud Music Services From Amazon,Etc.

Google Is Hoping To Bring Down The Reign of Apple Yet Again.It Expects to Bring "Google Music Store" as an "i Tunes" Alternative With A Cool Feature That lets The users To Integrate to Google + Social Network.It Also A Step to Compete With Its Social Opponent "Facebook" ,Which Already Has An Integration With "Spootify".
Google Uses G+,40 Million Users Social Network Incentive to Drive Sales.

Users recommend songs in an online library to Google+ contacts After Purchasing, who in turn would be allowed to listen to those songs once for free. The songs would then be available for sale as MP3 downloads, probably for around the usual 99 cents each.

However,Like The Most Of Google Products "Music Service" Also have Something Against,The Lack of  Major Labels Citi Group's EMI, Universal Music, Sony Music Entertainment And Warner Bros.Sony is unlikely to License its Content to Google as it Views "Privacy Policy of Google's Video Service Are not Effective ".
Warner Bros Backed off from Offer as it View Apple and iTunes as the more profitable area Than Google.
Although Google is Trying to Bring All music Labels On Board Before or After The Launch.

Apart from this Google is hoping that its new store will help musicians sell items such as digital downloads, concert tickets, T-shirts, stickers, posters and more to some of the 800 million people that watch YouTube-hosted videos each month.Google Merch Store Would be Rolled Out in Few Weeks And It Would Provide Some Musicians to Increase Their Income Without relying on Third Party.

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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Steve Jobs - Timeline of the former Apple CEO

Some key dates from the life and work of Steve Jobs, co-founder of Apple who died on October 5th.

1955: Stephen Paul Jobs is born on Feb. 24.

1972: Jobs enrolls in Reed College in Portland, Oregon, but drops out after a semester.

1974: Jobs works for video game maker Atari and attends meetings of the Homebrew Computer Club with Steve Wozniak, a high school friend who was a few years older.

1976: Apple Computer is formed on April Fools' Day, shortly after Wozniak and Jobs create a new computer circuit board in a Silicon Valley garage. The Apple I computer goes on sale by the summer for $666.66.

1977: Apple is incorporated by its founders and a group of venture capitalists. It unveils Apple II, the first personal computer to generate color graphics. Sales soar to the rate of $1 million a year.

1979: Jobs visits Xerox PARC and is inspired by a computer with a graphical user interface.

1980: Apple goes public, raising $110 million in one of the biggest initial public offerings to date.

1981 :Jobs gives Bill Gates a demo of the Macintosh, and Gates agrees to develop software for it. Bill Gates and Steve Jobs disagree on the future of the computer, Gates believing in its business utility and Jobs believing in its benefit to common people.
The late Steve Jobs’ hatred and disdain for IBM is very well known. When the first IBM PC came out, Apple Flipped an add in the Wall Street Journal led with the text "Welcome IBM. Seriously." 

After his passing away, an old photo from the 80s made a re-appearance on the Internets. In this photo Steve Jobs appears to be showing the middle finger to an IBM logo engraved on the walls of an IBM building.this Fuels the Intense Fire even more.

1982: Annual sales climb to $1 billion.

1983: Steve Jobs Appoints John Sculley CEO of Pepsico Inc. to serve as Apple's CEO.

1984: Job Presents The Iconic "1984" Macintosh commercial directed by Ridley Scott shows during the Super Bowl. The Macintosh computer goes on sale.

1985: Clash of The Titans.
A Growing Turmoil Erupts as AppleApple executives start blaming him for the miscalculated forecasting of Mac sales .
Jobs and Sculley clash,Leading To Resignation of Jobs.Wozniak also resigns from Apple.
Dark Age of Apple !!

1986: Jobs Finishes Selling his Apple's Stock.Jobs then Starts Next Inc., a new computer company making high-end machines for universities.
He also buys Pixar of "StarWars"Creator George Lucas film's computer graphics group for a discounted price of $10 million.

1988: Apple sues Microsoft for copying their GUI, claiming the earlier agreement to use Mac tech in Windows only extended itself only to Windows 1.0.

1989: First NeXT computer goes on sale with a $6,500 price tag.

1991: Apple and IBM Corp. announce an alliance to develop new PC microprocessors and software. Apple unveils PowerBook portable Macintoshes.

1993: Apple introduces the Newton, a hand-held, pen-based computer.The company reports quarterly loss of $188 million in July, and CEO Sculley is replaced by Apple European Head Michael Spindler. Sculley Resigsns From as CEO.While "NEXT" After Realising the Fact of Getting Back Exists From "Hardware Manufacturing" and Foucses on "Software".Next Started building Operating System Which latter Laid Foundation For "MAC OSX".

1994:PowerMac 6100/60 comes out.

1995:Pixar's First animated Film "Toystory " Hits the Theatures. It Was The first ever feature film to be made entirely with CGI Which Revoultionised The Animation Film making.
In the Same Year Pixar Went For Ipo Raising $140 Million.

1996:Return of the King !
Apple buys Next for $430 million And 1.5 Million In Apple Shares to Jobs!
Gil Amelio replaces Michael Spindler as CEO of Apple.
Apple Celebrates 20th Anniversary,Releases New Products DVD player and TV tuner.

1997: Steve Jobs returns to Apple as an adviser, then "de facto head" of company; Amelio is pushed out.Jobs shuts down many projects, focusing on computers at Apple.

1998:Apple Retruns To profits.The Birth of First imac.Apple Soon Discontinued many Mac Clone Products And Also "Newton".


Jobs Becomes "Apple's CEO".Powermac Cube Comes Out.

2001:The Ipod Line Announced On October 23 And Released on November 23 2001.
OSX 10.00 Comes out,The modern Operating System Based On NEXT Software!!

2003:Apple launches the iTunes music store with 200,000 songs at 99 cents each, giving people a convenient way to buy music legally online. It sells 1 million songs in the first week.
Jobs discovers malignant tumor in his pancreas. It's a rare form of pancreatic cancer that can be cured. He tries 9 months of alternative medicine, unsuccessfully curing the cancer.

2004:Steve undergoes a surgery to remove a tumor in July and takes a month off to recover.

Shaking up the music industry: Jobs displays the iPod mini at the Macworld Conference and Expo in San Francisco on January.

2005:Apple announces Use of Intel Chips  inside of Macs.Apple Expands the iPod line with the tiny Nano and an iPod that can play video.

Jobs gives the commencement speech at Stanford, telling three stories, one about intuition and how h e went to college and what he learned from it despite dropping out. One was about his love for Apple and losing the company. And the last was about death and his experience with cancer. The video and transcript are widely available online and the most personal look we have at his life during his second era at Apple.

2006:Disney buys Pixar for $7.4 billion. Jobs becomes Disney's largest individual shareholder. He Becomes the member of Disney's Board of Directors.


Apple Releases its  First "Smart Phone " "iphone ".
Apple Launches "Apple Tv".


Macbook Air comes out.
Rumours Spread Around That job is Ill .Jobs Trashes All these In an Event Saying  "The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated,"

Image Courtesy :"Gizmodo"

2009:Jobs Takes a "Health  Realted Leave " for 6 Months while Leaving the Responsibilities to "Tim Cook " .


Apple Announces "iphone4" in June.
Jobs Introduces new line of Products, new Apple TV, iPod Nano, iPod Touch, and iPod Shuffle in a Stage note in Jan 2010.


Ending years of anticipation, Apple and Verizon announced Tuesday that the iPhone 4 is coming to the largest wireless carrier in the U.S. on Feb. 10 at a starting price of $199.
On Jan. 17, 2011 Jobs announces a second medical leave with no set duration.In a memo to Apple employees, informing Apple that he'll be taking another medical leave of absence, though says he will "continue as CEO and be involved in major strategic decisions for the company." making Cheif Operating Officer "Tim Cook" as Incharge.
On August 24th, Steve Jobs announces his resignation as Apple CEO, moving to become the company's Chairman of the Board. He writes the following in a letter to the company:

I believe Apple's brightest and most innovative days are ahead of it. And I look forward to watching and contributing to its success in a new role.

I have made some of the best friends of my life at Apple, and I thank you all for the many years of being able to work alongside you.

Passing of The TITAN
On October 5, 2011: Jobs dies after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.