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How Beijing’s vacuum cleaner theory can be used to check Delhi smog harassment as well?

While everyone including the CM in the capital is busy trying to evaluate the actual reason of Delhi-smog harassment, most of them are missing to focus upon the solution of it.   The pollution in Delhi we all know is increasing by leaps and bound day by day – and we all know this. The capital of India now can be called the Polluted Capital of India. Now the question is what to do to check this pollution? We all have heard about Beijing –one of the worlds’ most polluted…

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Top 10 technologies that make your car smart

With the leaps and bounds being made in automotive technology, what a 2018 model-year vehicle offers in terms of in-car entertainment and assistance features should now be at the top of your list when trying to make a purchasing or leasing decision on a new car, according to the experts at Kelley Blue Book. “Where driving dynamics, comfort and safety are concerned, modern vehicles are steadily marching down a path toward parity,” said Michael Harley, group managing editor for Kelley Blue Book. But not all technological features were created equal, and…

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Think twice before paying on mobile phones !

Several non-banking institutions have entered the market offering payment services and this has only boosted the consumer’s readiness to adopt digital payments; particularly, mobile payments. The following statistics easily paint a picture of the exponential growth of digital transactions in the country. Cashless payments in October 2016 increased 22% when compared to October 2015. Money transfers using mobile banking and IMPS (immediate payment system – money is transferred instantly using text messaging or online banking) showed the highest increase in over 12 months ending October 2016. Mobile banking transactions grew 175%, while money…

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Is Engine Braking More Efficient than Coasting?

Ever wonder if you should leave your car in gear or in neutral when going down a hill? Now we have an answer. There are a few schools of thought when it comes to driving a car down a hill. Some people will leave a car in a higher gear and use the brakes, while others will rely on engine braking to maintain a constant speed. And, of course, there are people every which way in between. But which method–neutral or engine braking–actually conserves more fuel while keeping you at…

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Amazon plans to hire 1,000 techies in India, here are some of the jobs on offer

Amazon is looking to hire more than 1,000 people, mostly software professionals, in India. The hires will cater largely to research and development for the company’s different divisions including Amazon.com, Amazon.in, the devices business, and the cloud computing division Amazon Web Services (AWS).The company told TOI that its hiring was limited only by the availability of talent in the required technologies and it was looking to hire as many as possible. Amazon’s website listed 1,245 open positions in India on its careers page as of Wednesday evening. It has around 50,000 people on…

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Looking for a job? This sector is said to add 30 lakh jobs by 2018

Jobseekers, there’s a sector that will create 30 lakh jobs by the year 2018. According to a report by ASSOCHAM-KPMG, telecommunications sector will generate 30 lakh jobs by next year. Roll out of 4G technology with an increase in data, entry of new players in the market, the introduction of digital wallets, the popularity of smartphone leading to the consistent increase in demand for technology and other developments in the telecom sector are likely to increase job opportunities, according to an ASSOCHAM-KPMG joint study. Emerging technologies such as 5G, M2M and…

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Amazon to sell smart locks so it can slip packages into your home

Amazon.com Inc has plans to drop off packages directly into shoppers’ homes. The world’s largest online retailer on Wednesday announced Amazon Key, a lock and camera system that users control remotely to let delivery associates slip goods into their houses. Customers can create temporary passcodes for friends and other services professionals to enter as well. The move, in the works for more than a year, may help Amazon capture sales from shoppers who could not make it home to receive an order in person, and did not want the package stolen from…

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