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Knowledge Update

Introduction & Purpose
Knowledge update and Industry update at Skyline University College (SUC) is an online platform for communicating knowledge with SUC stakeholders, industry, and the outside world about the current trends of business development, technology, and social changes. The platform helps in branding SUC as a leading institution of updated knowledge base and in encouraging faculties, students, and others to create and contribute under different streams of domain and application. The platform also acts as a catalyst for learning and sharing knowledge in various areas.

Japan develops sensor to detect viruses in five minutes

​Tokyo, March 15 (IANS) Japanese electronics giant Toshiba in collaboration with Osaka University has developed a sensor that detects infectious viruses in five minutes, the media reported on Tuesday.

New 'social' robot can teach better than humans

New York, March 15 (IANS) A team of researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is working on a new social robot that is helping students learn through personalised interactions.

Get ready for new Adobe design tool

​New Delhi, March 15 (IANS) US software major Adobe on Tuesday announced the immediate availability of an early release of its much anticipated user experience (UX) design and prototyping solution Adobe Experience Design CC (Preview).

Say goodbye to curtains as 'smart' windows are here

​New York, March 15 (IANS) Researchers from Harvard University have developed a technique that can quickly change the opacity of a window, turning it cloudy, clear or somewhere in between with the flick of a switch.

Google Maps to make navigation easy in Metros

​New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) In a bid to make navigation around big cities easy, search engine giant Google on Wednesday updated its Google Maps app that now shows a dedicated tab with information for cab services in addition to the existing driving, public transport or walking options.

Twitter officially launches app for Windows 10 smartphones

​New York, March 17 (IANS) Effectively updating its universal Windows app to support desktops and tablets, micro-blogging website Twitter has launched its app for Windows 10 smartphones, a media report said.

US Federal Reserve keeps interest rates unchanged

​Washington, March 17 (IANS) The US Federal Reserve kept its benchmark short-term interest rates unchanged as widely expected, noting that "global economic and financial developments continue to pose risks" to the US economy.

Japan reports biggest trade surplus since 2011

Tokyo, March 17 (IANS) Japan reported a trade surplus of 242.8 billion yen ($2.2 billion), marking its biggest trade surplus since September 2011, the government announced Thursday.

Facebook keen on Asia despite India saying no to Free Basics: Top executive

​New York, March 16 (IANS) Despite India saying no to Free Basics and going for net neutrality, the social networking giant eyes big growth in Asia than any other parts of the world, a top Facebook executive told the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on Tuesday.

Germany records strong consumption growth in 2015

​Berlin, March 15 (IANS) Fuelled by a favourable shopping environment, German consumers' spending in 2015 grew faster than any year else in the past 15 years.

It compensated Germany's losses in exports declines due to weak global recovery, Xinhua cited official data as showing on Tuesday.