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Bharat QR code launched to push less-cash economy

The Union Government has launched Bharat QR code, a quick response (QR) code to enable digital payments without card swiping machines. It is world’s first interoperable payment acceptance solution launched by Indian Government to move towards less-cash economy. 309 more words

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7 Earth-sized planets orbiting nearby star discover by Astronomers

Astronomers have found at least seven Earth-sized planets orbiting the same star 40 light-years away, according to a study published Wednesday in the journal Nature… 1,329 more words

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Mobile Phones - An Epitome of Pride

Cell phones have been connecting people since the 1970s. The first ever cell phone was discovered on April 3rd, 1973. It was invented by Martin Cooper, a Motorola researcher and executive who became a pioneer in the wireless communications industry. 1,065 more words

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SpaceX Launches Rocket from NASA's historic Moon pad

A SpaceX rocket soared from NASA’s long-idled moonshot pad Sunday, sending up space station supplies from the exact spot where astronauts embarked on the lunar landings nearly a half-century ago. 616 more words

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