Researchers have developed new lithium-ion batteries that perform well at both freezing cold and scorching hot temperatures while packing a lot of energy. The batteries, described in the journal PNAS, could allow electric vehicles in cold climates to travel farther on a single charge. They could also reduce the need for cooling systems to keep
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Google on Monday shipped security updates to address a high-severity zero-day vulnerability in its Chrome web browser that it said is being exploited in the wild. The shortcoming, tracked as CVE-2022-2294, relates to a heap overflow flaw in the WebRTC component that provides real-time audio and video communication capabilities in browsers without the need to
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Gardeners know that worms are good. Cybersecurity professionals know that worms are bad. Very bad. In fact, worms are literally the most devasting force for evil known to the computing world. The MyDoom worm holds the dubious position of most costly computer malware ever – responsible for some $52 billion in damage. In second place…
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Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati, have designed an affordable ‘radiative cooler’ coating material, an alternative to air-conditioning system that needs no electricity to operate. According to officials, this material is an electricity-free cooling system as it can be applied on the rooftops, and functions both during day and night time to provide
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Xiaomi Mi Band 7 Pro has launched on Monday. The smart band offers GPS support and includes an always-on display (AOD). It sports a 1.64-inch rectangular AMOLED (280×456 pixels) display along with 326ppi pixel density. The Mi Band 7 Pro also offers independent satellite positioning, which helps in providing precise location-based tracking, without relying on
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Edtech firm Byju’s said on Monday that it has completed payment that was due for the acquisition of Aakash Educational Service and received majority of $800 million (roughly Rs. 6,300 crores) fund which it announced in March. The company is estimated to have acquired Aakash Educational Services Limited for around $950 million (roughly Rs. 7,500
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