Hacker School, an initiative started by David Albert, Nicholas Bergson-Shilcock and Sonali Sridhar. The school is a three-month immersive school for becoming a better programmer. The school sets no formal instructors; it only works on one single motive to allow the entire participant to become a better hacker, a programmer. The school are having no grades, teachers...

Kurion, the nuclear waste cleanup startup based in California, US, working on the major nuclear waste cleanup site – Fukusima in Japan, the one of the largest nuclear disasters in history. The Kurion technology was earlier used to clean the U.S.’s Three Mile Island nuclear disaster site. “Ion specific media”, the material developed by Kurion for the cleanup,...

According to 1010data’s annual assessment report, there are now more than five trillion records in the 1010data cloud, comprising of individual tables, the largest containing nearly a half a trillion rows. The total customer volume and partner data present increased by 33%, while the number of records under management grew at a faster rate of 45%. The total...

Google ended the year 2011 with making an investment of $94 million in a solar photovoltaic projects bringing their total portfolio for clean energy investments to more than $915 million. As per Google Official blog: “We’ve already committed to providing funding this year to help more than 10,000 homeowners install solar PV panels on their rooftops. But this...

Instagram, a free photo sharing application, announces today that when you share your Instagram photos to facebook, your photos will automatically be added to an “Instagram Photos” Facebook album visible to your Facebook friends. You can also share Instagram images that a friend has posted to Facebook by using the “Share” button below that friend’s image...

Another memory card format is going to come up in the market, name as “XQD Memory Card”. The card is the first of its type and Sony is the first one to launch the format. With blazing fast data transfer speeds, Sony’s XQD Memory Card achieves stable, continuous shooting to capture each moment in the highest quality. Also, when using the card with Nikon’s...

Online travel company, Yatra.com has acquired an online event and entertainment portal BuzzInTown. The Buzzintown is the one-stop-shop for all information related to events and happenings – musicals, plays, book reads, concerts, sports, live bands, exhibitions and expos, and, very importantly, those that are personal/social in nature. The acquisition is confirmed...

Nikon Corporation announces the release of the Next Generation of Digital-SLR camera model, named as D4. Nikon D4 is based on all the basic performance achieved with the D3 series, which had allowed the industry in image expression. As expected, the Nikon D4 boosts both megapixel rating to 16.2 and extended ISO of 204,800 at Hi-4, and includes a brand new full-frame...

Marriages are made in heaven are the past things. These days Weddings are made and planned completely in and all around by us only. A single way click and the whole wedding planning portal is in front of you. Yes, I am talking about the BigIndianWedding.com, the India based wedding planning portal. The BigIndianWedding offers the wedding planning service at your...

With reports confirmed, Google had bought up another batch of patents from IBM covering a range of technologies used in cellphones. The patents covered a wide range of topics, such as blade servers, data caching, video conferencing, email administration, instant messaging applications, wireless phones and javascript widgets. The transfers were registered with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office December last week. About Google: Beginning in 1996, Stanford University graduate students Larry Page and Sergey Brin built a search engine called...