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Birth of magnetar from colossal collision potentially spotted for first time

Long ago and far across the universe, an enormous burst of gamma rays unleashed more energy in a half-second than the sun will produce over its entire 10-billion-year lifetime. After examining the incredibly bright burst with optical, X-ray, near-infrared and radio wavelengths, a Northwestern University-led astrophysics team believes it potentially spotted the birth of a magnetar. […]

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Uber Launches ‘PIN-Dispatch’ Feature at Delhi Airport to Reduce Wait Time

New Delhi, Nov 9: Ride-hailing major Uber on Monday said it has launched its ‘PIN-Dispatch’ feature at Delhi airport, aimed at reducing wait time and enhancing rider experience. The feature, which is already available at Bengaluru and Hyderabad airports, will be available at Terminal 3 (T3) of Indira Gandhi International Airport, a statement said. “Starting […]

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Building a quantum network one node at a time

Researchers at the University of Rochester and Cornell University have taken an important step toward developing a communications network that exchanges information across long distances by using photons, mass-less measures of light that are key elements of quantum computing and quantum communications systems. The research team has designed a nanoscale node made out of magnetic and semiconducting […]

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Snapchat Launches AR-enabled Friendship Time Capsule

New Delhi, October 30: Snapchat has recently rolled out an AR-enabled Friendship Time Capsule feature that allows users to see how their friendship will look like in the future, in response to findings from its Friendship Report 2020. This comes after the company Snap Inc. released its second global Friendship study, interviewing 30,000 people across […]

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Snapchat Launches AR-enabled Friendship Time Capsule

New Delhi, October 30: Snapchat has recently rolled out an AR-enabled Friendship Time Capsule feature that allows users to see how their friendship will look like in the future, in response to findings from its Friendship Report 2020. This comes after the company Snap Inc. released its second global Friendship study, interviewing 30,000 people across […]