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Delhi Pollution: NASA Image Depicts ‘River of Smoke’ Covering City, Partly Caused by Stubble Burning

Air pollution in the Delhi-NCR region has been an alarming problem over the years. The pollution levels drastically increase during winter, covering the city with dense smog. In a new finding by NASA, a cause of this problem has been identified. Photos tweeted by The Weather Channel India show that stubble burning activities in neighbouring […]

Former Apple Worker Inspires Washington State Measure Seeking to Curb NDAs

A former Apple employee who had filed a whistleblower complaint related to Apple’s use of non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) has inspired draft legislation in Washington state that seeks to restrict companies’ use of NDAs in settlements of workplace harassment and discrimination claims. The draft legislation in Washington state comes on the heels of a similar law in […]

Xiaomi Beard Trimmer 2 With USB Type-C Port Launched, Mi Power Bank Hypersonic Open Sale Announced

Xiaomi Beard Trimmer 2 was launched in India on Wednesday, September 29. The new beard trimmer from Xiaomi comes with an IPX7 rating for water resistance, LED battery display, 40 length settings with 0.5mm precision, among other features. The Mi Power Bank Hypersonic launched earlier through a crowdfunding campaign will now be available in an […]

Bill Gates’ Green Tech Fund Bets on Silicon Valley Farming Robots

Iron Ox, a Silicon Valley startup that believes robots can grow produce more sustainably, said it raised $50 million (roughly Rs. 370 crores) in a funding round led by Bill Gates’ Breakthrough Energy Ventures. Iron Ox uses robots that are integrated with a hydroponic system consuming 90 percent less water than traditional farms, said CEO Brandon Alexander. […]

Google to Buy More Office Space in New York City as Big Tech Swoops Down on Real Estate

Google plans to buy an office building in Manhattan for $2.1 billion (roughly Rs. 15,470 cores), as the Alphabet-owned search engine giant joins fellow technology companies in investing in prime real estate, even as hybrid work models become common. The deal for St. John’s Terminal site in New York City, which Google currently leases, will […]

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