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  • Google announces smart contact lens project, tests diabetes-tracking prototype 17-01-2014 01:42 PM

    San Francisco: Google said on Thursday that it is testing a new method for diabetics to monitor their blood-sugar levels by wearing a contact lens equipped with tiny chips and an antenna. Google said a prototype of its "smart contact lens" can generate a reading of a tear's glucose level...
  • Kerala: 2nd phase of CM's Mass contact programme begins at Ernakulam 25-10-2013 01:27 PM

    The second phase of Chief Minister Oommen Chandy's mass contact programme began in Ernakulam district on Friday. Thousands of persons, including those seeking medical aid and title land deeds, lined up to meet him at the collectorate to submit their list of grievances. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Minister said...
  • Facebook, Google cannot flout Indian law: Court 24-08-2013 07:37 AM

    The Delhi High Court on Friday said that social networking site Facebook Inc and search engine Google Inc are bound by the rules of this country and cannot flout the law just because they are foreign companies. A division bench of Acting Chief Justice BD Ahmed and Justice Vibhu Bakhru...
  • Kerala CM gets UN award for 'Mass Contact Programme' 22-05-2013 03:50 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy has won the United Nation's Public Service Award for his Mass Contact Programme, which saw him directly engaging with people in the state to address their grievances. Chandy bagged the first prize from the Asia Pacific region with awardees chosen every year from five...
  • Bharti SoftBank's mobile app crosses 5 million users 22-04-2013 12:23 AM

    New Delhi: Bharti SoftBank's free mobile messaging app 'hike', which was launched globally in December 2012, has crossed 5 million subscribers. "The free mobile messaging app 'hike' from Bharti SoftBank (BSB), has crossed the 5 million active subscribers mark in just four months after its launch. This makes 'hike' one...
  • You could soon read emails on contact lenses! 22-11-2011 11:46 AM

    London: Imagine reading emails and text messages on your contact lenses which are linked to internet. It may sound a bit utopian, but scientists claim that your imagination could soon turn into a reality. In fact, the futuristic technology has taken a step nearer, thanks to an international team which...