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Indian-origin researcher gets $3.3 million grant to manage battery waste

An Indian-origin researcher at University of New South Wales (UNSW), Sydney has received $3.3 million grant to transform waste and resource recovery industry by developing advanced manufacturing capabilities that focus on small-scale processing of materials produced from battery and consumer wastes.

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India to offer e-tourist visa fee based on tourist footfall

To encourage tourists to visit India, the ministry of tourism has introduced a flexible e-tourist visa regime based on tourist footfall, with higher fee for July to March peak season and a considerably lower fee if the visit to the country falls during April to June lean period. Five-year visa will be introduced with $80 fee and a one-year visa with $40 fee.

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Scientists working on wearable skin sensors to analyse sweat

Scientists are developing wearable skin sensors to analyse sweat, which may help bypass the need for more invasive procedures like blood draws. The sensor design, described in the journal Science Advances, can be rapidly manufactured using a "roll-to-roll" processing technique that essentially prints the sensors onto a sheet of plastic like words on a newspaper.

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This is what Apple CEO told Donald Trump on China tariffs and Samsung

US President Donald Trump recently said that he had spoken with Apple CEO Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. Trump said Cook "made a good case" that tariffs could hurt Apple. "I thought he made a very compelling argument, so I'm thinking about it," Trump told reporters.

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This is what Apple CEO told Donald Trump on China tariffs and Samsung

US President Donald Trump recently said that he had spoken with Apple CEO Tim Cook about the impact of US tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd. Trump said Cook "made a good case" that tariffs could hurt Apple. "I thought he made a very compelling argument, so I'm thinking about it," Trump told reporters.

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How to verify your phone number on WhatsApp

When you download WhatsApp, you are required to verify your number to create an active account on the instant messaging app. Else you will not be able to use the platform. In case you are unsure about the verification process of WhatsApp and not sure what needs to be done, here's a step-by-step guide.

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Google removes 85 adware apps from Play Store

Google has removed 85 Android apps from its Play Store after security researchers at Trend Micro found a particularly annoying adware hiding inside. According to the company, majority of the apps that were discovered were found to be disguised as photography as well as gaming apps and were downloaded over eight million times. Most of these apps affect older Andorid phones.

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COAI urges telecom regulator to create consumer awareness on new framework for pesky calls

Industry body Cellular Operators' Association of India has urged the telecom regulator to come out with focused campaigns to create consumer awareness around the new framework for flagging pesky telemarketing calls, with telcos slated to soon start submission of monthly reports on user complaints.

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COAI urges telecom regulator to create consumer awareness on new framework for pesky calls

Industry body Cellular Operators' Association of India has urged the telecom regulator to come out with focused campaigns to create consumer awareness around the new framework for flagging pesky telemarketing calls, with telcos slated to soon start submission of monthly reports on user complaints.

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Paytm says postpaid service 'active and operational' after Twitter backlash

As reports emerged of cancellation of several Paytm user's 'Paytm Postpaid' services earlier in the day, with users venting their anger on Twitter, the company has said the services are active and difficulty faced by some users will resolve once the pending KYC requests are completed.

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How these two Apple products are set to most popular after the iPhone

On a revenue basis, Apple’s wearables business is now at a $16 billion annual run rate growing at 55% to 60%. At the current pace, wearables will surpass both the iPad and Mac near the end of 2020 to become the third largest product category behind iPhone and Services when looking at revenue. For its wearables, home and accessories segment, Apple said revenue was $5.53 billion.

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How to save battery using Standby apps feature on Android smartphones

Google added a host of new features and functionality with its latest version of the mobile operating system, Android 9 Pie. Over the layer of several other easily noticeable features, there’s one hidden feature called ‘Standby apps’ that can help users boost smartphones battery as well as performance.

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