Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

Three scientists awarded 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry for development of lithium-ion batteries

The Nobel Prize in Chemistry was jointly awarded to John B Goodenough, M Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino on Wednesday “for the development of lithium-ion batteries.” “The Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2019 rewards the development of the lithium-ion battery. This lightweight, rechargeable and powerful battery are now used in everything from mobile phones to laptops […]

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone on Sept. 6

Samsung to launch foldable smartphone on Sept. 6

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. on Thursday said its first foldable smartphone, the Galaxy Fold, will be available in South Korea from September 6 with fifth-generation (5G) mobile connectivity. The world’s largest smartphone vendor said the device would be priced 2.398 million won ($1,977.47). The highly anticipated handset was originally due to hit the U.S. market […]

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

37-year-old former school teacher is India’s newest billionaire

India’s newest billionaire is a former classroom teacher who developed an education app that’s grown to a valuation of almost $6 billion in about seven years. Byju Raveendran joined the rarefied club after his Think & Learn Pvt scored $150 million in funding earlier this month. That deal conferred a value of $5.7 billion on […]

Kochi readies to host India’s largest Women Startup Summit

Kochi readies to host India’s largest Women Startup Summit

KOCHI: Aspiring women entrepreneurs from across the country will converge in the city on Thursday for the Women Startup Summit, which is being hosted by the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) in association with the Indian Women Network under the Confederation of Indian Industries. The summit will bring together successful women leaders, startup founders, policymakers and […]

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