‘Nano-tech the future, will produce better solar cells’ – Times of India

Times of India'Nano-tech the future, will produce better solar cells'Times of IndiaAhmedabad: The next breakthrough in solar cells that can harness the sun's energy will come with the application of nano-technology that can help manufacture thin film solar cells. These will reduce the cost of energy production and store more solar …

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Google took down more than 700,000 bad apps in 2017 – CNET

From a flashlight app that actually stole your money to a fake WhatsApp that millions of people downloaded, it’s been a busy year for Google’s security team.

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Android users can now tell Alexa to text someone – CNET

Got an Android phone and an Amazon Echo device? You can now tell Alexa to fire off a text to one of your contacts.

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Facebook bans ads for bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies – CNET

It’s a new but “intentionally broad” policy, while the social network figures out how to better deal with scams.

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8 awesome TVs for watching the big game – CNET

Which TV should you buy in preparation for the big game? We’ve got the answer.

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Don’t use Facebook’s Messenger Kids, critics say – CNET

Kids are “simply not ready to have social media,” a child-advocacy group tells Mark Zuckerberg, sounding an alarm about Facebook’s app for the under-13 crowd.

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Nanotech startup Nicoya Lifesciences wins C$2 mln from VCs

Kitchener, Ontario nanotechnology startup Nicoya Lifesciences Inc has secured C$2 million in its latest financing. U.S. venture capital firm Ripple Ventures and Canadian angel group Golden Triangle Angel Network led the round.

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Super-expensive TVs worth drooling over – CNET

Money can’t buy happiness or love or basic human decency, but it can buy the next best thing: eye-popping TVs. Here are the perfect new sets, assuming you’re set for cash.

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Google expands Howard West program to lure more black engineers – CNET

The program will grow from three months to a full academic year, and is opening up to other historically black colleges and universities.

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‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ trailer puts shrinking heroes on the run – CNET

Paul Rudd’s Scott Lang returns from his Avengers-adventure to find that Evangeline Lilly’s Hope Van Dyne has all the cool toys now.

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