Category: Technology & Science


Hero MotoCorp announces tie-up with Gogoro, to build battery swapping network in India- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements tech2 News StaffApr 21, 2021 20:30:15 IST Advertisements In a move that is bound to boost to the electric two-wheeler market in the country, Hero MotoCorp has announced it has entered a strategic partnership with Taiwanese electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro to tap into India’s nascent EV two-wheeler space. In a press note issued earlier […]

How did NASA’s Ingenuity helicopter make it first flight on another planet?- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements The ConversationApr 21, 2021 19:13:59 IST Advertisements Imagine that you are flying a model helicopter or a drone. You are there with the auto controls. You switch them on. The rotors start to turn, gradually increasing their spin. You watch, then push the control for lift. Your helicopter rises, hovers, then at the next […]

Blood clots should be listed as ‘very rare’ side effect of J&J COVID-19 vaccine, says EU agency-Health News , Firstpost”

Advertisements Europe’s Johnson & Johnson campaign was delayed after US health regulators said the shot should be paused over blood clot fears. Advertisements The Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine is seen at a pop up vaccination site inside the Albanian Islamic Cultural Center, Thursday, April 8, 2021, in the Staten Island borough of New York. […]

Amazon launches Fire TV Cube with hands-free Alexa voice control in India at Rs 12,999- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements FP TrendingApr 21, 2021 16:34:26 IST Advertisements Amazon has announced the hands-free Fire TV Cube, which it claims is the “fastest and most powerful Fire TV device ever”. The Fire TV Cube is priced at Rs 12,999 in India. The sale for the Fire TV Cube starts 21 April on Amazon and select Croma and […]

Joe Biden to host Earth Day climate Summit; how to watch it online, who is attending- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements tech2 News StaffApr 21, 2021 15:53:03 IST Advertisements Editor’s Note: This is an ongoing story and details will be added as and when it is made available. On Earth Day, 22 April, the US President Joe Biden has decided to host a meeting with the world’s leaders titled the ‘Leaders Summit on Climate’. It […]

The climate pledges of India, China, US and world’s other top emitters- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Agence France-PresseApr 21, 2021 14:01:28 IST Advertisements Under the Paris Agreement on climate, nearly every country will have to drastically reduce their carbon emissions, and they were supposed to submit renewed plans to do so by the end of 2020. The first raft of “nationally determined contributions” (NDCs) submitted in 2015 would put Earth on […]

Lexus ES facelift debuts at Auto Shanghai 2021 with styling tweaks and feature updates- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements OverdriveApr 21, 2021 13:17:42 IST Advertisements Lexus has unveiled the mid-life facelift for the Lexus ES sedan at the ongoing Auto Shanghai 2021. Changes to the E-Class rival amount to sharper looks, an improved interior and to the brakes and chassis components. The big news with this update to the Lexus ES is that […]

LVMH, Prada use blockchain to let consumers access product information, in a bid to promote transparency

Advertisements Luxury groups have long worried about fake copies of their products, and they are keen to let customers know about how they are made in order to build their brands. Advertisements Representational image. Wikimedia Commons/Davidstankiewicz Luxury groups LVMH and Prada along with Cartier announced Tuesday they are joining forces on a blockchain that will allow consumers to authenticate their goods. Called the Aura Blockchain Consortium, the initiative […]

Whale pod breaks migration pattern, scientists believe it’s an effect of climate change- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Agence France-PresseApr 21, 2021 12:59:18 IST Advertisements Eerie wails, explosive trumpets and ghostly moans. The sounds from the underwater recorders had a story to tell, even without a single intelligible word: the whales had stayed put. The recordings gathered during the 2018-2019 winter in the freezing cold Arctic waters off Canada proved that a […]

Hero MotoCorp to suspend production at all plants till 1 May in view of COVID-19 surge- Technology News, Firstpost

Advertisements Press Trust of IndiaApr 21, 2021 12:48:04 IST Advertisements The country’s largest two-wheeler maker Hero MotoCorp on Tuesday said it is temporarily stopping operations at all its manufacturing facilities across the country, including its Global Parts Center (GPC), in the wake of a surge in COVID-19 cases across India. The company has six manufacturing […]