VODAFONE LAUNCHES KIDS PLANET, AN APP WITH OVER 3,000 CONTENTS FOR KIDS

Bangalore, 12 th April 2019: Vodafone Spain in association with OnMobile Global Limited introduces Kids Planet, an entertainment app with over 3,000 contents from Sanrio, Planeta Junior, Highlights for Children, Lingo Kids, Motion Pictures and many others, with a high educative value, addressed to kids from 3 to 12 years old. Customers will have access, from any device to games, videos, stories and songs starring characters like The Smurfs, Maya The Bee, Heidi, Marco, La Granja de Zenón, Hello Kitty, Once Upon a Time… Life, Pororo, or Cleo. Moreover, all…

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World Wide Web turns 30: Here are 5 interesting things you need to know

The World Wide Web (WWW), popularly known as the web celebrates its 30th birth anniversary. Google even had a special doodle dedicated to the birthday of the World Wide Web. The world’s first website was “http://info.cern.ch/hypertext/WWW/TheProject.html”, and it is currently active for users to access. Researchers at CERN managed to dig through older files and get what is believed to be the earliest copy of the first website. On its 30th anniversary, here are five interesting things you need to know about the web. Father of the World Wide Web Tim Berners-Lee…

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China will ‘soon’ begin construction of world’s most powerful hyper-gravity centrifuges

China will “soon” begin the construction of two hyper-gravity centrifuges that, once completed, will dethrone their American counterpart as world’s largest centrifuges in terms of capacity, a new report has revealed. The report by Reuters on Sunday came after Beijing’s recent approval of a feasibility study report by the country’s National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC). One of the two centrifuges will be designed to have a capacity of up to 1,500 gravity tons (gt), which makes it far more powerful than the current record holder, a 1,200-gt centrifuge developed…

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Family-friendly ONMO Games launches by OnMobile

OnMobile, the global leader in mobile entertainment, announces the launch of ONMO Games, changing the rules for how games are played on mobile phones and tablets. No longer will users pay for premium games or spend money on in-app purchases. With ONMO Games users will have access to one of the largest collections of premium and freemium games in one service, at a low monthly subscription fee. Ideal for mobile operators, users and game developers alike, the new ONMO Games service is breaking the traditional app store distribution model.  “The…

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Nokia 8.1 vs OnePlus 6T vs Oppo R17 Pro: Price, specifications, features compared

HMD Global earlier this month launched its latest flagship phone, Nokia 8.1, in India. Priced at Rs 26,999, Nokia 8.1 is one of the few smartphones in India to sport Qualcomm’s latest mid-range processor, Snapdragon 710. Apart from a powerful chipset, Nokia 8.1 comes with a premium design. At the given price point, Nokia 8.1 faces competition from smartphones like OnePlus 6T and Oppo R17 Pro. Here’s a detailed comparison between the three phones based on their price, specifications and features. Design and display Nokia smartphones are known for their good looks and are…

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Chang’e-4: China mission launches to far side of Moon

China has launched the first mission to land a robotic craft on the far side of the Moon, Chinese media say. The Chang’e-4 mission will see a static lander and rover touch down in Von Kármán crater, located on the side of the Moon which never faces Earth. The payload blasted off atop a Long March 3B rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center. The mission will pave the way for the country to deliver samples of Moon rock and soil to Earth. The landing will not occur until early January,…

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BT bars Huawei’s 5G kit from core of network

BT has said it will not use Huawei’s equipment within the heart of its 5G mobile network when it is rolled out in the UK. The British firm, however, still plans to use the Chinese company’s phone mast antennas and other products deemed not to be at the “core” of the service. BT also confirmed that it was stripping out Huawei equipment from the core of its existing 3G and 4G networks, as revealed by the Financial Times (FT). It follows security concerns. The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission recently issued a…

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Microsoft to give Pentagon access to ‘best technology’

US software giant Microsoft has pledged to give the Pentagon access to its “best technology” despite criticism from employees, breaking with other tech companies that are reconsidering military companies after facing internal backlash. According to Press TV, Brad Smith, Microsoft’s President and Chief Legal Officer, said Saturday that the corporation was “going to provide the US Defense Department with access to the best technology … all the technology we create. Full stop.” Speaking during a panel at the Reagan National Defense Forum at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi…

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OnMobile launches ONMO Videos in India with focus on curated regional content

OnMobile, the global leader in mobile entertainment, has launched ONMO Videos across 5 leading operators in India, Bangladesh and the Middle East. Across the globe, Indians take a deep sense of pride in their local language. They prefer content in their native language as it brings them closer to their culture and community but the challenge has always been that the desired content is available at different destinations and in different formats, across various channels. ONMO Videos is a ‘one-stop-destination’ portal on video entertainment which showcases rich and exclusive regional…

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Warming gas concentrations at new record high : Climate change

Concentrations of key gases in the atmosphere that are driving up global temperatures reached a new high in 2017. In their annual greenhouse gas bulletin, the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says there is no sign of reversal in this rising trend. Carbon dioxide levels reached 405 parts per million (ppm) in 2017, a level not seen in 3-5 million years. Researchers also note the resurgence of a banned gas called CFC-11. China ‘home foam’ gas key to ozone mystery Five things we have learned from the IPCC report Why industry can…

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