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Research explores how walking pace affects heart
Washington | January 23, 2022 5:50:40 PM IST
Postmenopausal women who report a faster walking pace had a lower risk of developing heart failure, a new study has found. ... read..


Scientists develop 'valves' in DNA to shape biological information flows
Bristol | January 23, 2022 5:50:35 PM IST
The microbial DNA continues to amaze and encourage scientists to research for the unlimited discoveries it can offer. Scientists at the University of Bristol have developed new biological parts that are able to shape the flow of cellular processes along w ... read..


Protein structures reason behind life on Earth: Study
Washington | January 23, 2022 5:50:32 PM IST
During a recent study, researchers discovered the structures of proteins that might be responsible for the origins of life in the primordial soup of ancient Earth. ... read..


Google AI tools bring back women in science to the fore
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
Google has developed new machine learning (ML) tools for use by curators at the Smithsonian in the US to help uncover and highlight many roles women have played in science over more than 174 years of history. ... read..


How iPadOS 15 helping millions of kids, professionals navigate Covid
New Delhi | Sunday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
As millions of students and professionals globally, including India, go back to learning and work from home amid the Covid wave triggered by the Omicron variant, the focus is back on devices that can boost their productivity and creativity at home and hel ... read..


Crypto.com users not able to access accounts after $34 mn hack
San Francisco | Sunday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
After several users complained about issues with logging back to their accounts on Crypto.com after the platform was hit by a $34 million hack, its CEO Kris Marszalek has been forced to respond on social media how best they can get back their accounts. ... read..


Google lands in trouble over 'Deceptive' Pixel 4 radio ads
San Francisco | Sunday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Google has reportedly landed in legal trouble over 'Deceptive' Pixel 4 radio advertising. ... read..


Microsoft unveils customised Xbox Series
Beijing | Sunday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft has revealed a customised console of its Xbox Series S to mark the Year of the Tiger on the Chinese zodiac, although it is thought that this new console will not be available for purchase, media report says. ... read..


Facebook declined to spin-off its Workplace app as $1bn unicorn
San Francisco | Sunday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
Facebook (before it was rebrandeded as Meta) was approached by venture capitalists to spin off its Workplace app and make it a new company valued at over $1 billion. But Facebook declined. ... read..


Study provides new insights into seasons on a planet outside our solar system
Montreal | January 23, 2022 3:20:28 PM IST
A recent study provided new insights into what seasons looked like on a planet outside our solar system. ... read..


New research reveals oxygen ions in Jupiter's innermost radiation belts
Berlin | January 23, 2022 12:20:17 PM IST
NASA ended its Galileo mission to Jupiter, on September 21, 2003, nearly 20 years ago. Now, scientists from Germany have unlocked a new secret from the mission's extensive data sets. ... read..


Robinhood starts rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 users
San Francisco | Sunday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Silicon Valley-based online trading app Robinhood has announced that it has begun rolling out crypto wallets to 1,000 users from the top of the wallets waitlist. ... read..


Parag Agrawal rejigs Twitter's top security team: Report (Lead)
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Micro-blogging site Twitter has shaken up its top security team. Its head of security is no longer at the micro-blogging platform and the chief information security officer will depart soon, the media reported. ... read..


Black Shark 5 series likely to be launched next month
Beijing | Saturday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
Black Shark, the gaming phone sub-division of the Xiaomi group, has rolled out the teaser of the Black Shark 5 series, which indicates that it may go official es early as February in China. ... read..


How trillion-dollar 'space economy' is threatened by debris
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 10:45:07 PM IST
The space economy is on track to be valued at a trillion dollars by the end of 2030, but assets such as navigation, weather and communication satellites that serve our society daily are threatened by space debris, an Indian-American professor has stressed ... read..


NASA offers $1mn for innovative ideas to feed astronauts
Washington | Saturday, 2022 10:15:07 PM IST
NASA will pay up to $1 million to people who can come up with innovative and sustainable food production ideas to feed astronauts in space, as the US space agency prepares to send astronauts further into the cosmos than ever before. ... read..


Parag Agrawal rejigs Twitter's top security team: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 9:15:07 PM IST
Micro-blogging site Twitter said its head of security is no longer at the company and its chief information security officer will depart in the coming weeks. ... read..


Expert RAW app for Galaxy S21 Ultra updated with new features
Seoul | Saturday, 2022 8:15:07 PM IST
Samsung has started adding Pro Mode support for the Galaxy S21 Ultra's dedicated telephoto camera via a new "Expert RAW" app. ... read..


Researchers develop AI light-field camera that reads 3D facial expressions
Washington | January 22, 2022 7:20:27 PM IST
A team of researchers reported the development of a technique for facial expression detection by merging near-infrared light-field camera techniques with artificial intelligence (AI) technology. ... read..


Google may launch its smartwatch in May
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 7:15:07 PM IST
Google is reportedly working on its own in-house smartwatch and now a popular tipster has revealed that the tech giant might release it on May 26 this year. ... read..


Tug of Sun, Moon could be driving plate motions on 'imbalanced' Earth: Study
St. Louis (Missouri) | January 22, 2022 6:21:14 PM IST
A recent study proposed that the imbalanced forces and torques in the Earth-moon-sun system drive the circulation of the whole mantle. ... read..


Microsoft discovers undisclosed bug in SolarWinds server
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 6:15:07 PM IST
While monitoring threats related to a Java logging system called 'Apache log4j2', Microsoft researchers have discovered a previously undisclosed bug in the SolarWinds software that was compromised last year. ... read..


Microsoft cancelled Andromeda OS for dual-screen devices
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft was reportedly working on a Surface device powered by a custom Windows OS before the firm turned to Android for its Surface Duo ... read..


Jabra Elite 4 Active offers secure fit, impressive audio
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
As the demand for true wireless earbuds is growing in India, Denmark-based wearable brand Jabra has introduced premium earbuds -- Elite 4 Active -- in India that comes with a lot of interesting features. ... read..


Consistent asteroid showers rock previous thinking on Mars craters: Study
Perth | January 22, 2022 4:51:21 PM IST
A new research led by New Curtin University, confirmed that the frequency of asteroid collisions that formed impact craters on Mars, has been consistent over the past 600 million years. ... read..


WhatsApp to allow transfer of chats from Android to iPhone
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Meta-owned WhatsApp is reportedly testing the possibility of allowing users to migrate chats from their Android device to an iPhone. ... read..


IBM sells its Watson healthcare assets to Francisco Partners
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
IBM has announced to sell healthcare data and analytics assets from the company (currently part of the IBM Watson Health business) to Francisco Partners, a leading global investment firm. ... read..


Study finds brain needs to update like social media feeds
California | January 22, 2022 4:20:24 PM IST
A new study has found that like our social media feeds, our brains are constantly uploading rich, visual stimuli. Instead of seeing the latest image in real-time, we actually see earlier versions because the refresh time of our brains is about 15 seconds. ... read..


Google moves to court against antitrust suit, denies collusion with FB
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 4:15:07 PM IST
Google has moved to court against an antitrust lawsuit in the US that alleged Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai and Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg were involved in a secret ad collusion plot. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy A23 may come with 50MP SK Hynix lens
Seoul | Saturday, 2022 3:45:07 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung is likely to feature a 50MP camera from SK Hynix in its upcoming smartphone -- Galaxy A23. ... read..


Study finds rapid eye movement sleep helps protect against predator attack
Washington | January 22, 2022 3:21:31 PM IST
A new study has found that rapid eye movement sleep (REM), could help animals prepare a fight or flight response against potential predator attacks. ... read..


Micromax In Note 2 launch scheduled for Jan 25 in India
New Delhi | Saturday, 2022 2:45:07 PM IST
Domestic smartphone brand Micromax has announced it will launch the 'IN Note 2' smartphone on January 25 in the Indian market. ... read..


Scientists identify new genus and species of legume, now mysteriously extinct
Oregon | January 22, 2022 1:20:21 PM IST
Researchers have described a new legume tree from flowers embedded in several lumps of amber, recovered from deep within an amber mine in the mountains of the Dominican Republic. ... read..


Study reveals new information about movement and evolution of dinosaurs
Bristol (England) | January 22, 2022 11:51:28 AM IST
A new research led by the University of Bristol has revealed the evolution of giant 50-tonne sauropod dinosaurs, like Diplodocus, from its much smaller ancestors, like the wolf-sized Thecodontosaurus. ... read..


Study finds cancer treatment might inhibit immune therapy to COVID-19 vaccination
Florida | January 22, 2022 11:51:20 AM IST
A new study has found patients with cancer who receive chemotherapy -- and some targeted therapies may mount an inadequate immune response to COVID-19 vaccination. ... read..


Apple implements new verification process for educational discounts in US
San Francisco | Saturday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Tech giant Apple has introduced a new verification process in the US to ensure that customers who want to benefit from its discounted education pricing are involved in education. ... read..


Instagram to reduce visibility of 'potentially harmful' content
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
Meta-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram is taking new steps to make "potentially harmful" content less visible in its app. ... read..


TikTok confirms testing support for paid subscriptions
Beijing | Friday, 2022 11:15:08 PM IST
Short video platform has said that it is testing support for paid subscriptions, paving the way for creators on the short form video platform to charge for their content. ... read..


Study finds additional antibodies might protect against COVID
Washington | January 21, 2022 10:50:56 PM IST
A new study has found that non-neutralising antibodies may also be important in providing protection against COVID-19. ... read..


Intel to invest $20 bn on 2 new chip factories in US
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
Chip-maker Intel on Friday said it will invest more than $20 billion to build two new factories int US for advanced chipmaking, as the world grapples with semiconductor shortage. ... read..


K'taka approves design & launch of nano-satellite by govt school students at Rs 1.9 Cr
Bengaluru | Friday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
The state government has given administrative approval for the project of 'Designing and Launching of Nano-Satellite' by government school students at an estimated cost of Rs 1.9 crore. ... read..


Apple lowers trade-in value for Android smartphones
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Apple has significantly reduced the amount of discount users get when they trade in their Android smartphones for an Apple device. ... read..


Global PC shipments up 3.1% YoY in Q4 2021
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 9:15:08 PM IST
Global PC shipments reached 90.3 million in Q4 2021 to maintain their year-on-year growth momentum at 3.1 per cent, a new report has said. ... read..


Twitter Blue rolls out NFT profile pictures for subscribed iOS users
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 8:45:08 PM IST
Micro-blogging site Twitter's subscription service Twitter Blue has rolled out a new feature to allow users to show off their non-fungible token (NFT) on their profile picture. ... read..


Google working on AR headset codenamed 'Project Iris'
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 7:45:08 PM IST
Google is working on an AR headset codenamed "Project Iris". ... read..


Researchers develop antifreeze cream to prevent frostbite injuries
Washington | January 21, 2022 7:21:49 PM IST
A team of researchers has developed a cream that prevents frostbite injuries in mice when applied to the skin 15 minutes before severe cold exposure. ... read..


Saturn's Death Star moon hides an underground 'stealth' ocean
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
Scientists have discovered an underground ocean buried beneath the surface of the Death Star-like moon of Saturn, paving the way for a new class of "stealth" ocean worlds with possible signs of life. ... read..


ISRO test fires engine for India's human space mission rocket
Chennai | Friday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully fired the high thrust Vikas engine that would power India's first rocket that would carry humans. ... read..


Crypto.com loses $34 mn in hack involving 483 users
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Leading cryptocurrency platform Crypto.com has finally admitted that 483 users on its platform lost almost $34 million in various digital coins owing to a compromise in two-factor (2FA) authentication. ... read..


Spotify losing global music streaming market share: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Swedish streaming giant Spotify still leads the global base of music subscribers but its share in the digital service provider (DSP) streaming market has been slowly declining since the past three years, according to a new report. ... read..


Newly-discovered planets on the edge of destruction: Study
New York City (New York) | January 21, 2022 5:51:28 PM IST
According to a new research, three newly-discovered planets were found to have been orbiting dangerously close to stars nearing the end of their lives. ... read..


Musk's brain implant company 'Neuralink' nears human trials
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 5:45:07 PM IST
Elon Musk-run brain-machine interface company Neuralink is preparing to launch clinical trials that will implant brain chips in humans. ... read..


Mega studio to shoot films, livestream events in space arriving soon
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
A UK-based company has announced plans to launch a space movie studio in late 2024 that will allow movie makers and creative professionals to produce, record and live stream content from low-orbit, microgravity environments. ... read..


Research shows how melanoma readies lymph nodes for tumor spread
New York City (New York) | January 21, 2022 4:50:15 PM IST
A new study revealed that melanoma cells released small extracellular packages containing the protein nerve growth factor receptor, which primed nearby lymph nodes for tumor metastases. ... read..


Apple may launch new iPhone SE 3, iPad Air soon
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to announce at least four products including a fifth-generation iPad Air, a new iPhone SE with 5G, and two new Macs at the launch event which is expected to take place in spring. ... read..


Netflix sees slowest subscriber growth since 2015, stock tanks 20%
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Despite producing global hits like 'Squid Game' in 2021, streaming giant Netflix saw slow growth in new subscribers in the fourth quarter last year -- its slowest since 2015. ... read..


Call of Duty will stay on Sony PlayStation, confirms Microsoft
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
Microsoft on Friday finally confirmed that it will allow popular game Call of Duty (CoD) to stay on Sony PlayStation, after the US tech giant gobbled up CoD maker Activision Blizzard for $69 billion. ... read..


Samsung confirms February Unpacked event for Galaxy S22
Seoul | Friday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST
Samsung on Friday finally confirmed its long-rumoured February Samsung Galaxy Unpacked event, its first major hardware launch event of 2022. ... read..


Study predicts long COVID at the initial point of diagnosis
Seattle | January 21, 2022 2:50:08 PM IST
A team of researchers has identified several factors that can be measured at the initial point of COVID-19 diagnosis that anticipate if a patient is likely to develop long COVID. ... read..


Galaxy S22 Exynos variants may launch in few regions
Seoul | Friday, 2022 2:45:07 PM IST
Samsung will be shipping the upcoming Galaxy S22 series in two SoC variants namely the Exynos 2200 as well as the Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 and now a new report has revealed a list specifying which region can expect which variant of the S22 series. ... read..


Study finds artificial intelligence may decrease frequency of adverse drug events
Washington | January 21, 2022 2:20:44 PM IST
A new study has found that artificial intelligence (AI) could be harnessed to prevent or mitigate the effects of adverse drug events (ADEs). ... read..


Study finds blood cancer may stop by targeting bone cells
New York | January 21, 2022 11:51:01 AM IST
A new study has found that to stop acute myeloid leukaemia, one of the deadliest blood cancers, targeting neighbouring bone cells may be a better strategy. ... read..


Exploring RNAi and nanotechnology for cancer therapeutics: CSIR study
New Delhi | January 21, 2022 10:50:39 AM IST
Cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide and is attached to economic burden and social stigma. The quest to find plausible therapeutic interventions to replace non-specific chemo drugs has recently led to the development of novel strategies ... read..


India, Sri Lanka extend S&T cooperation for next three years
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 6:15:08 AM IST
With focus on new areas such as waste-water technologies, biotech, sustainable agriculture, aerospace engineering, robotics, big data analytics, artificial intelligence, as well as industrial collaborations, India and Sri Lanka on Thursday extended the ex ... read..


Drop fossil fuel clients, over 450 scientists urge ad agencies
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 4:45:07 AM IST
More than 450 scientists from across the world but mostly from the US, have together called on the executives of major advertising and public relations firms to drop their fossil fuel clients to help stop spread of disinformation around climate change. ... read..


Jio collaborates with University of Oulu for 6G tech research
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 3:45:07 AM IST
Reliance Jio's Estonia unit, Jio Estonia OU, on Thursday partnered with the University of Oulu in Finland to explore 6G and beyond opportunities for the world. ... read..


Meta seeks to teach online safety on Messenger Kids
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 3:15:07 AM IST
Meta-owned Facebook on Thursday announced that it is launching Pledge Planets on Messenger Kids -- an activity to help kids learn how to use the internet safely and practice making healthy decisions online. ... read..


Sony wants Microsoft to ensure that Call of Duty stays across platforms
New Delhi | Friday, 2022 1:45:08 AM IST
Japanese technology giant Sony, which saw its stock tanked after Microsoft acquired gaming company Activision Blizzard for $69 billion, on Thursday said it expects Satya Nadella-run tech giant to ensure that games like Call of Duty (CoD) remain available ... read..


Twitter Communities hits Android four months after its debut
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 1:15:08 AM IST
Twitter Communities, a topic-based groups feature that landed on iOS and the web last year, has arrived on Android. ... read..


Cook, Pichai lobbying US Senators against antitrust law: Report
San Francisco | Friday, 2022 1:15:07 AM IST
US-based tech giants are worried about the new antitrust legislation as Apple CEO Tim Cook and Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai have been personally "calling and meeting with Senators," urging them to oppose the mooted legislation, media reports say. ... read..


Apple Music is second most used music streaming service: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
Cupertino-based tech giant's Apple Music accounts for 15 per cent of the global music streaming market, still falling behind streaming giant Spotify, which holds more than 30 per cent, says a new report. ... read..


Apple may replace 13-inch MacBook Pro with 14-inch 'M2' model
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to replace the 13-inch MacBook Pro with a new 14-inch model that will sport a new M2 chipset. ... read..


Panasonic launches new mirrorless camera in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 9:45:08 PM IST
Panasonic on Thursday launched a new full-frame box-style Lumix digital single lens mirrorless camera 'BS1H' in India. ... read..


S.Korea aims to become world's 5th-biggest metaverse market by 2026
Seoul | Thursday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
South Korea on Thursday unveiled a long-term road map to foster its metaverse industry, with the aim of becoming the world's fifth-largest market in the next five years. ... read..


Covid: AI-based X-rays with 98% accuracy may replace PCR tests
London | Thursday, 2022 8:15:08 PM IST
Scottish researchers have developed new Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology based X-rays that can likely replace currently used PCR tests for detecting Covid-19 infections. ... read..


Apple Podcasts rolls out 'Listen With' collections to help users discover shows
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 7:45:08 PM IST
Apple Podcasts is rolling out a new "Listen With" editorial franchise to give users a new way to discover podcasts. ... read..


Machine learning model uses blood tests to estimate COVID-19 survival: Study
Washington | January 20, 2022 7:21:01 PM IST
In a new study, a single blood sample from critically ill COVID-19 patients was used for analysis by a machine learning model which uses blood plasma proteins to predict survival. ... read..


MediaTek working on hardware to support upcoming Wi-Fi 7 standard
Taipei | Thursday, 2022 7:15:08 PM IST
Taiwanese chipmaking giant MediaTek has announced that it is working on hardware to support the upcoming Wi-Fi 7 standard. ... read..


Study finds Epstein-Barr virus might be leading cause of multiple sclerosis
Boston | January 20, 2022 6:51:02 PM IST
According to a new study, the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV) might be the leading cause of Multiple Sclerosis. ... read..


Google launches beta of Android games on Windows PCs
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 6:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Google is reportedly launching a limited beta of its app to bring Android games to Windows PCs. ... read..


Study identifies estrogen-regulated brain circuit that helps women control obesity
Washington | January 20, 2022 6:21:03 PM IST
A team of researchers has looked into estrogen interactions with specific brain regions that provide anti-obesity benefits in women. ... read..


Heart disease causes early brain dysfunction, may treble key Alzheimer's protein: Study
Washington | January 20, 2022 6:20:53 PM IST
A new research has found that heart disease causes a breakdown of a key brain function which links brain activity and blood flow. ... read..


Tech firm NTT Ltd appoints new India CEO
Mumbai | Thursday, 2022 6:15:08 PM IST
Global technology services company NTT Ltd on Thursday said it has appointed Avinash Joshi as Chief Executive Officer for its India business. ... read..


Microsoft announces general availability of Surface Pro 8 in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
Microsoft on Thursday announced that the new Surface Pro 8 2-in-1 laptop will be available in India from February 15. ... read..


How online learning is allowing Indian students to pursue hobbies
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:45:08 PM IST
While more than 9 in 10 Indian students (91 per cent) feel that online learning is supplementing traditional classroom approach, over 8 in 10 (83 per cent) of them say that hybrid learning model is giving them extra time to pursue hobbies, a new report sh ... read..


Hackers steal data of over 5L 'vulnerable people' at Red Cross
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 PM IST
Hackers have hit the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), compromising the personal data of more than 515,000 "highly vulnerable people" globally. ... read..


Non-Pro iPhone 14 models will not get 120 Hz ProMotion display
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 4:45:08 PM IST
Apple is expected to announce the iPhone 14 series in or around September and now a new report suggests that only the highest-end iPhone 14 models will feature Apple's ProMotion display technology. ... read..


New Apple iPhones, Samsung devices get faster 5G access in US
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 4:45:07 PM IST
Telecom operators Verizon and AT&T have kicked off the 5G era for the latest Apple and Samsung smartphone users in the US amid airline cancellations and an ongoing tussle with the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). ... read..


Study examines development of fatty liver disease under healthy diet
Washington | January 20, 2022 4:20:29 PM IST
A new study has identified two genes, previously reported to be involved in cancer, as regulators of the metabolic state of the liver. ... read..


US to reply with cyber attack if Russian hackers hit Ukraine: Biden
Washington | Thursday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
US President Joe Biden has stressed that the country would respond with its own cyber attacks if Russia continues to target Ukrainian government websites. ... read..


Matt Damon-endorsed Crypto.com admits 400 users hit in hack
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 4:15:08 PM IST
The CEO of crypto.com, a cryptocurrency platform endorsed by famous Hollywood actor Matt Damon, has confirmed that hundreds of user accounts were hacked and their funds stolen. ... read..


Galaxy S22 Series with Exynos SoCs spotted on Italian e-retailers: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 3:45:08 PM IST
Samsung Galaxy S22 series has been spotted with Exynos processors, suggesting that the company's upcoming flagship smartphones will sport the newly announced chipset under the hood. ... read..


Instagram testing subscription service for creators to sell content
San Francisco | Thursday, 2022 2:45:07 PM IST
Meta-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram has started testing subscriptions, a new feature allowing creators to offer paid followers access to exclusive content. ... read..


Study finds watching TV linked to potentially fatal blood clots
Washington | January 20, 2022 2:19:54 PM IST
According to a new study, watching TV for four hours a day or more is associated with a 35 per cent higher risk of blood clots compared with less than 2.5 hours. ... read..


Research finds COVID-19 may cause foetal inflammation even without placental infection
Detroit | January 20, 2022 12:20:12 PM IST
According to a new study, SARS-CoV-2, the virus that causes COVID-19, may cause fetal inflammation even in the absence of placental infection. ... read..


Three R&D projects approved under India-Israel I4F
New Delhi | Thursday, 2022 5:15:07 AM IST
Deliberating on widening the scope of India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F), the two countries have approved three joint R&D projects worth $5.5 million and suggested measures to create a broader India-Israel collaborative ec ... read..


S.Korea's spy agency detects malware infection in IoT devices
Seoul | Thursday, 2022 1:45:07 AM IST
South Korea's state intelligence agency said on Wednesday it has identified more than 100 sets of Internet of Things (IoT) equipment in the country that have been infected with malware. ... read..


Apple reportedly fixing known Safari fingerprinting bug
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2022 11:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Apple is working on a fix for a known bug in Safari that allows websites to view a user's browsing history and Google ID. ... read..


Qualcomm announces iSIM tech to revolutionise smartphones
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2022 10:45:08 PM IST
Chip-maker Qualcomm has demonstrated a working smartphone featuring the next-gen integrated SIM (iSIM) technology in partnership with Vodafone and Thales. ... read..


Reddit revamps its block feature
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2022 10:15:08 PM IST
Social discussion forum Reddit has revamped its block feature so that it functions more like other social platforms. ... read..


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