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India has built the world’s largest solar power plant

Following eight months of construction, India has finished building its new solar power farm in Kamuthi which will replace California’s Topaz Farm as the world’s biggest solar plant. The massive facility packs 648 megawatts, which should suffice to power over 150,000 homes, and consists of 2.5 million solar modules, 576 inverters, 154 transformers as well as 6,000 kilometres of cables. The solar plant spreads over 2,500 acres (or 10 square kilometres) of land and cost a total of $679 million to build. By comparison, Topaz Farm, which can generate up…

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YouTube to introduce 4K live streaming

YouTube is increasingly regarded as a streaming platform in its own right. It’s swiftly catching up with more established players (a cough Twitch a cough) and is adding new features at a break-neck pace. Now, it’s brought 4K streaming to the platform. Starting from December 1, it’ll be possible for streamers and content creators to broadcast themselves in a resolution four times as detailed as standard 1080p. YouTube is launching the feature with a bang and plans to stream tomorrow’s Game Awards in full 4K goodness, starting at 3PM PST…

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Instagram introduces Live video and disappearing messages

After Instagram copied Snapchat and then differentiated itself by adding Boomerangs, mentions, and URLs, now the company is at it again. Live Video on Instagram Stories Starting today, the company is rolling out ephemeral Live video and messages. The first is arguably the most interesting addition and brings one of Facebook’s big features to the photo sharing app. When you’re creating a story, you’ll soon be able to swipe over to a new ‘Live’ button, offering a way for users to hop into a live stream. When someone starts streaming,…

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Twitter brings its live video app to Android TV

Twitter has been making the big push into video this year, striking deals with broadcasters for live content, including sports and the US elections. Now Twitter is bringing live video to Android TV. The company already launched live video apps for Apple TV, Amazon’s Fire TV, and the Xbox One, but apparently Android TV was just deemed important enough as well. It’s NFL deal for streaming Thursday night games is likely the most notable bit of live content on right now, but as Android Police points out, the league is…

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Microsoft starts powering its Wyoming datacentre entirely with Wind Energy

Microsoft said its Cheyenne datacentre in Wyoming will now be powered entirely by 237 megawatts of wind energy. “Our commitment extends beyond greening our own operations because these projects help create a greener, more reliable grid in the communities in which we operate,” Brad Smith, President and Chief Legal Officer, said in a Microsoft blog post on Monday. “That’s why we are announcing our largest wind energy purchases yet – 237 megawatts of wind energy – that will allow our datacenter in Cheyenne, Wyoming to be powered entirely by wind…

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Lenovo is ditching its own brand name to make way for ‘Moto’

Campaign Asia reports that gadget maker Lenovo will stop marketing smartphones with its own brand name and adopt the Moto label from here on out. The company acquired Motorola from Google for $2.91 billion in 2014. It previously announced plans to phase out the ‘Motorola’ name for handsets at the beginning of this year; the new change comes along with a shake-up of the company’s leadership. It’ll be interesting to see how this plays out for the Moto brand. As Android Police noted, there’s a risk of diluting the sensible…

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Whatsapp desktop app Latest Version Released

In this week WhatsApp desktop Application for mac and windows are released. you have a new way to stay in touch anytime and anywhere – whether on your phone or computer at home or work. Like WhatsApp Web, our desktop app is simply an extension of your phone: the app mirrors conversations and messages from your mobile device. The new desktop app is available for Windows 8+ and Mac OS 10.9+ and is synced with WhatsApp on your mobile device. Because the app runs natively on your desktop, you’ll have…

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Remotely SignOut from Gmail & Google Drive

As a heavy user of all things Google, there are occasions when have forgotten to log out of a session.  With the increased presence of Chromebooks in schools, students and teachers may run into a similar problem since Chromebooks don’t automatically log you out from your Google account, leaving you vulnerable.  Fear not!  You can remotely log out of Gmail and Google Drive from any device to end all open sessions by following these simple steps: Access your Gmail by going to www.mail.google.com Scroll to the bottom of the Gmail…

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Microsoft New Products and Updates Released

This year’s Microsoft event was the most exciting and well-rounded in recent history. And in case you missed any of it, we’ve got you covered. Windows 10 The connection is the name of the game for the latest Microsoft update. From connecting with other users in your life via its MyPeople taskbar app to an SMS Relay feature that allows you to view and reply to texts from your laptop, sharing content is the main focus. 3D visualization One of Microsoft’s most exciting announcements is the upcoming Creators Update and…

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Whatsapp Video call enabled with new Android Update

New beta versions of WhatsApp’s Android app now include a major feature: Video calls. It’s as easy as you might imagine: pull up a contact in the app, tap the call button and choose ‘Video call’. If the other person has a version of WhatsApp that supports the feature, it’ll launch a FaceTime-like call; if not, you’ll be notified that your contact needs to update their app. video calling had become available on WhatsApp’s recent beta builds for some users. try installing version 2.16.318 (451462) on a couple of different…

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