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Mirzakhani, first female 'Nobel Prize for Mathematics' victor, is dead

Mirzakhani, first female 'Nobel Prize for Mathematics' victor, is dead

At the time of her death, she was a professor in the mathematics department at Stanford University. "What's so special about Maryam, the thing that really separates her, is the originality in how sh...

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NASA Completes Its Historic Flight Over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

NASA Completes Its Historic Flight Over Jupiter's Great Red Spot

At its lowest point, NASA's probe was only 5,600 miles (9,000 km) above the clouds of Jupiter's Great Red Spot . Juno originally arrived at Jupiter on July 4th, 2016, and has since completed ...

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Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo in critical condition, says hospital

Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo in critical condition, says hospital

The Chinese government has come under fire for refusing to allow Liu to travel overseas for treatment, despite repeated calls from human rights activists and foreign governments for China to do so. Hu...

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Microsoft Launches iPhone App for Low Vision Community: Seeing AI

Microsoft Launches iPhone App for Low Vision Community: Seeing AI

Seeing AI is a free app that narrates the world around you. The app is iOS only right now, and is only available in certain Apple App Stores (US, Canada, India, Hong Kong, New Zealand and Singapor...

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Google readies its UPI payment before Whatsapp

Google readies its UPI payment before Whatsapp

The Reserve Bank of India has to look into it. Facebook and WhatsApp are in preliminary talks as well. NPCI , which is the umbrella organisation for all retail payments system in India, also ...

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Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

Will iPhone 8 ditch Touch ID entirely for facial recognition instead?

The iPhone generates almost two-thirds of Apple's sales, and has become a central hub for products like the Apple Watch, Apple TV, and the new HomePod. The new 3-D sensor is being tested for the OLE...

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