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US-Russian space crew from International Space Station lands safely in Kazakhstan

A U.S.-Russian crew landed safely Friday in the steppes of Kazakhstan following a stint on the International Space Station and was greeted with extra precautions due to the coronavirus. NASA astronauts Jessica Meir and Andrew Morgan and Russian cosmonaut Oleg Skripochka touched down as scheduled at 11-16 a.m. (0516 GMT) Friday. Their Soyuz capsule landed […]

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Tech giants partner with U.S. government to provide resources for COVID-19 research

U.S.-based global tech giants, including IBM, Amazon, Google and Microsoft, have partnered with the White House to “unleash the power of American supercomputing resources” for combating the novel coronavirus, President Donald Trump has said. From volunteering to manufacturing masks and ventilators to ramping up production of essential medical supplies and general items, the country’s private […]

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How the entertainment industry, education models and taboos around crypto could change, post-SC ruling

Akshay Aggarwal had been waiting with bated breath to hear the verdict of the Supreme Court regarding crypto-currency, an encrypted, decentralised and digital medium of exchange. As the founder of Blockchained India, a pan-India community for crypto enthusiasts, this ruling means the most to him in terms of freedom of investment and of movement. Finally, […]

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Google wins $179m against ex engineer who stole trade secrets

Google has won $179 million in a case against Anthony Levandowski, former star engineer who is charged with stealing Google’s self-driving car secrets and moving on to join Uber Technologies. After the judge ordered Levandowski to pay $179 million to Google, the founder of autonomous vehicle startup Otto which Uber acquired later, filed for bankruptcy […]