United States of America: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

What is the significance of AI in detecting illegal cryptocurrency mining?

US-headquartered Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL) have developed a new artificial intelligence (AI) system to detect malicious codes used by illicit cryptocurrency miners who use research computers for mining of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin, Monero, and Ethereum. Mining procedure The process of cryptocurrency mining requires a lot of computing knowledge and strong coding skill. The process ..

US FDA authorizes to use blood plasma for Covid-19 treatment

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of America has authorized the use of blood plasma from the COVID-19 survivors. It will be used to treat the disease. As stated by the FDA, it can decrease the mortality of the patients as well as improve the health condition if it is used within the first three ..

WIPO: India filed less than 1% of patents filed across the world in 2019

The recent data published by the Geneva-based World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has shown that India filed less than 1% of the global patent applications with total filings of 2,053  in 2019. Apart from that, a decline has been noticed in applying for trademarks (0.7%) and only three industrial designs have been filed in 2019. ..

USISPF confers 2020 Leadership Awards on Anand Mahindra and Shantanu Narayen

Mahindra Group Chairman, Anand Mahindra and Adobe Chairman and CEO, Shantanu Narayen will be conferred with 2020 Leadership Awards by a top US-based India centric business advocacy group for their remarkable ambition in strengthening the US-India bilateral economic partnership. Key highlights US-India Strategic Partnership Forum announced that the award will be presented during the 3rd ..

Iran displays locally made ballistic and cruise missiles in the light of U.S. tensions

Amid U.S. tensions, locally made surface to surface, ballistic and cruise missiles have been displayed by Iran on Thursday. One of the missiles is named after martyr Qassem Soleimani, the former Iranian general, who was killed by the U.S. operated drone near Baghdad International Airport in January 2020. Later, Iran unveiled another missile named Abu ..