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Defence Minister AK Antony will formally induct world's biggest and versatile military transport aircraft C-17 Globemaster-III in the kit of Indian Air Force (IAF) that will strengthen the defence arms. This will be the third aircraft to be inducted in IAF service as India has already received two such aircrafts in June and July this year. US made this aircraft is capable of carrying 77-tonne of armaments and goods to remote areas and can land on rough and unprepared surfaces.

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Just few years back it was a concern for many that Indian handset makers like Micromax, Karbonn Mobiles and Intex may not get a viable option to compete with multinational companies like Nokia and Samsung. To everyone's surprise, local handset makers have very well explored the domestic market to be amongst the top and preferred choice of handset makers.

Yahoo has reportedly acquired a California-based startup with technology that incorporates artificial intelligence into a platform for image search and discovery, LookFlow. According to AllThingsD, LookFlow will join the Flickr unit and help Yahoo in building a 'deep learning group'.

Tech giant Apple has reportedly unveiled its latest range of iPad Air, which claims to be lighter and thinnest ever from the earlier range of company's product line, apart from a refreshed range of Macs and a new operating system. Apple's new iPad Air weighs just one pound and is said to be a 'screaming fast iPad', which is reportedly eight times faster the original device, which was launched in 2010. The American multinational corporation also launched its latest Mavericks computer OS.

The latest updated Windows 8.1 of Microsoft has reportedly shot off the update for its windows RT after some consumers complained of issues after downloading. The Software gaint did not give further details about the issues but assured that is is trying to fix the issue quickly.

Samsung Electronics, a global leader in manufacturing consumer goods has reportedly unveiled its fifth-generation (5G) high-efficiency green memory chips which claim to consume less energy and enhance performance simultaneously. The South Korean tech giant said that the advanced memory solutions were optimized for next generation data centers, which now use cloud computing based on a big data platform.

Sony has announced the release of it's much awaited SmartWatch 2 immediate in USA. The SmartWatch 2 can be purchased from Sony store or with 'other' online retailers. Sony SmartWatch 2 SW2 come with many new exciting features.

EMRC holds filmmaking workshop for aspiring youth in Imphal The Educational Multimedia Research Centre (EMRC) held a six-day workshop on 'Fundamentals of Digital Film-making (cinematography)' here to impart knowledge to aspiring youngsters in the field of film industry.

German multinational engineering and electronics conglomerate Siemens will reportedly cut up to 15,000 jobs worldwide by 2014 end. However, the job cuts don't imply that all the workers will lose their jobs, since some could be transferred to other departments, said a company spokesman. According to, the company is likely to cut 5,000 jobs in Germany and another 10,000 jobs will be cut abroad.

In a bid to provide much comfort with new technologies, Samsung Electronics has launched a wireless Bluetooth speaker the DA-F61 by which music listeners can enjoy more. It also provides a convenient way of listening to music from portable devices at home or on your travel/outdoors.