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Airtel partners with Western Union for real-time global payments
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday entered into a partnership with global money transfer company Western Union to launch real-time payments into bank accounts in India and mobile wallets across Africa. ... read..


IBM bats for regulating AI based on accountability,security
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
IT major IBM has released a regulatory framework for organisations involved in developing or using Artificial Intelligence based on accountability, transparency, fairness and security. ... read..


Spotify testing new Stories feature for influencer playlists
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is working on a new feature that lets influencers share Stories alongside their public playlists. The new version will let select users share video clips that contain snippets of songs and album art. ... read..


Water on early Mars may have been habitable for microbes
Tokyo | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Surface water on early Mars may have been habitable for microbial life, suggests new research which found that the Red Planet's water was mineral-rich and salty. ... read..


ISRO to send humanoid Vyommitra first into space
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Indian space agency ISRO will send a half-humanoid female into space as part of its human space mission programme Gaganyaan, said officials. ... read..


Sony India brings nostalgia back with touchscreen Walkman (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Sony India on Wednesday refreshed its iconic Walkman Series with the Android Walkman NW-A105 in the country, priced at Rs 23,990. ... read..


Huawei unveils full list of global smartphones getting EMUI 10
Beijing | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has revealed the full list of devices that are available on the global market that are eligible for the refreshed user interface based on Android 10. ... read..


Redmi K30 Pro may have Snapdragon 865 chip, 8GB RAM: Report
Beijing | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Xiaomi is likely to bring the K30 Pro with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and 8GB RAM. ... read..


2 bn years old Australian meteor crater is oldest known: NASA
Washington | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Analysing the age of the Yarrabubba meteor crater in Australia, a NASA scientist has found it to be 2.229 billion years old, making it now the oldest crater currently known. ... read..


Mysterious China virus may impact MWC Barcelona 2020
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Often considered a Mecca for tech enthusiasts, the mobile industry's premier event MWC Barcelona is facing a new challenge this year -- dealing with a mysterious virus first reported in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province. ... read..


Study reveals urine reuse as fertiliser not likely to transfer antibiotic resistance
Washington D.C. | January 22, 2020 10:11:39 PM IST
Healthy human urine is rich in components like nitrogen, potassium, and phosphate. These components are essential for healthy plants and can be used as a fertiliser. ... read..


Disney+ to launch in Europe on March 24 ahead of schedule
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Disney's video on-demand streaming service Disney Plus (Disney+) has moved up its launch date in Europe a week, from March 31 to March 24. ... read..


Samsung launches refrigerator that makes perfect curd
Gurugram | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
In an effort to help nuclear families and millennials who do not have time or expertise to make that perfect curd at home, Introducing its 2020 refrigerator line up, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its Curd Maestro refrigerator, which is the world's first t ... read..


EaseMyTrip brings flight booking experience on WhatsApp
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
EaseMyTrip, domestic online travel company on Wednesday announced its integration on WhatsApp messenger to book flight tickets. ... read..


Low-cost iPhone to get into production in February: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The low cost successor to iPhone SE is getting into mass production next month and Apple could release it in March. ... read..


WhatsApp dark mode rolling out for beta testers on Android
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Website WaBetaInfo, which follows developments with the beta version of the app on Wednesday revealed that WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode to users of its beta version for Android app. ... read..


Twitter updates Android app after users report glitch (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Hours after Android users reported glitches while logging into Twitter after it crashed on Wednesday, the micro blogging site rolled out an update on the Google Play Store. ... read..


Sony India brings Android Walkman with touchscreen display
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Sony India on Wednesday refreshed its iconic Walkman Series with the Android Walkman NW-A105 in the country, priced at Rs 23,990. ... read..


Twitter crashes on Android following update
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Twitter users in India on Wednesday were left helpless as the app crashed globally on the Android devices. The problem was acknowledged by Twitter, which has started fixing it. ... read..


Musk-run Tesla hit $100-bn market value for first time
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Signalling an all-electric future is coming our way, Elon Musk-run Tesla has hit the $100 billion in stock market valuation for the first time. ... read..


Apple to release smart keyboard with scissor design in 2020
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to introduce an updated Smart Keyboard with a scissor switch design alongside its next-generation iPad and iPad Pro models in 2020. ... read..


Global smartphone market to grow by 64 mn units in 2020-24
London | Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Riding on the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled features, the global smartphone market is expected to grow by 64.05 million units during 2020-2024, a new report said on Wednesday. ... read..


India witnesses drop in cyber threats in 2019: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
India witnessed a fall in the number of cyber threats in 2019 as compared to 2018, said a new report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky on Tuesday. ... read..


Researchers identify possible cause, treatment for inflammatory bowel disease: Study
Washington D.C. | January 21, 2020 11:41:26 PM IST
Researchers have identified a new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of Inflammatory bowel disease( IBD) and suggested therapeutic targets for the clinical trial. ... read..


Fujifilm India enters projector market
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Tuesday forayed into projector market with the launch of Z5000 - an ultra-short throw projector equipped with "folded two-axial rotatable lens" to enable omnidirectional image projection without moving th ... read..


Tencent, Black Shark to partner on gaming phones: Report
Beijing | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Tencent Games, the world's largest gaming company with hits like PUBG: Mobile and Arena of Valor has announced its new partnership with gaming smartphone manufacturer Black Shark. ... read..


88% Indians believe bots should be used for admin work
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Eighty-eight per cent of people in India believe that humans shouldn't be carrying out repetitive admin tasks if they can be automated, a new report said on Tuesday. ... read..


Ozone-depleting substances behind half of Arctic warming
Washington | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005, causing about a third of all global warming during that period, reveals a significant study. ... read..


Tesla denies driver complaints of sudden unintended acceleration
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla dismissed the complaints that its electric vehicles may suddenly accelerate on their own, calling it completely false. ... read..


Global device shipments to hit 2.16bn units in 2020: Gartner
London | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The global shipments of devices -- PCs, tablets and mobile phones -- will reach 2.16 billion units in 2020, an increase of 0.9 per cent from 2019 buoyed by growth in smartphone shipments driven by 5G handsets, a Gartner report said on Tuesday. ... read..


Realme to launch phone with Snapdragon 720G chip in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme's CEO Madhav Sheth on Tuesday announced to launch a smartphone with the new Snapdragon 720G SoC (system-on-chip) in India. ... read..


Only diversity can lead to synchronisation, say physicists
Illinois | January 21, 2020 8:12:03 PM IST
Exploring a completely new facet of diversity, a group of physicists have empirically demonstrated that within certain systems, the interacting elements can fall in sync only if they are different from each other. ... read..


Man takes over airport monitor to play video game
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
A man travelling from Oregon's Portland International Airport was caught playing popular battle royale game Apex Legends on the airport information monitor. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite in India for Rs 38,999
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Samsung India on Tuesday brought much-anticipated Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphone for a starting price of Rs 38,999 to India. It comes with 4500mAh battery, pro-grade camera and super-fast charging. ... read..


World Economic Forum, TikTok launch diversity campaign
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
In collaboration with World Economic Forum (WEF), Chinese short-video sharing application TikTok on Tuesday launched the #AllTheDifference challenge to promote inclusion in diversity ahead of the Davos summit that will discuss inclusive societies. ... read..


Qualcomm launches 720G, 662, 460 mobile platforms in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to meet the growing demand for 4G smartphones, chipset making giant Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled three new Snapdragon mobile platforms in India. ... read..


India faces high impact of hacking in APAC region: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
India is most likely to have "high" impact (58 per cent) of cybersecurity incidents on the business compared to Singapore (42 per cent) and Australia (16 per cent), a new report said on Tuesday. ... read..


Move over 5G, Japan to launch 6G by 2030
Tokyo | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Japan is reportedly planning a comprehensive strategy for "post-5G" (6G) technology by 2030 and it is believed that the new technology will be 10-times faster than the current 5G. ... read..


Global entertainment industry embraces Alibaba Cloud
Beijing | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Alibaba Cloud on Tuesday announced it has become the first Public Cloud vendor in the world to obtain the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certification from the global entertainment industry. ... read..


Facebook apps helped EU firms generate 208 bn euros in sales
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Facebook apps have helped businesses in the European Union (EU) generate sales corresponding to an estimated 208 billion euros last year - resulting in nearly 3.1 million jobs, the social networking giant said in a new report. ... read..


Tim Cook bullish on preventative healthcare technology, AR
Dublin | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Calling Augmented Reality (AR) the next big thing in technology, Apple CEO Tim Cook has reiterated his commitment towards building more preventive healthcare tools in devices like Apple Watch. ... read..


Zomato acquires UberEats India for nearly Rs 2,500 crore (Ld)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
Zomato on Tuesday announced that it has acquired Uber's Food Delivery Business in India in an all-stock deal and Uber will have 9.99 per cent stake in the Deepinder Goyal-led food delivery platform. ... read..


Earth's early magnetic field stronger than previously thought: Study
Washington D.C. | January 21, 2020 1:41:24 PM IST
The earth's invisible yet vital magnetic field exists as a result of hot molten iron flowing through its outer core. It is one of the primary factors that made our planet conducive for harbouring life. The magnetic fulfils its protective role by shielding ... read..


Researchers find explanation why little Nitrogen could be accounted for earlier in nebulous covering of comets
Bern | January 21, 2020 10:11:25 AM IST
In a recent study researchers have found the explanation for why Nitrogen could be accounted for only in little amounts earlier in the coma or the nebulous covering of comets. ... read..


Opera offering predatory loans via Android apps in India: Report (Lead)
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Opera -- a freeware web browser for Microsoft Windows -- is allegedly offering predatory loans through Android apps, running four Android apps aimed at India, Kenya and Nigeria (CashBean, OKash, OPay and OPesa) that appear to be in direct violation of Goo ... read..


Apple empowering Indian students pen success on iPads, iMacs (Lead)
Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Frequented by historians and art lovers seeking solace in its rich past, another transformation, albeit quietly, is taking place in the city of Burhanpur and this time, Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is empowering talented kids at the Macro Vision Acade ... read..


SpaceX aims to send NASA astronauts to space in Q2 2020: Musk
Washington | Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
After NASA and SpaceX successfully completed a launch escape demonstration of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, Elon Musk said that his aerospace company aims to send NASA astronauts to space between April and June this year. ... read..


Android R developer preview spotted running on Google Pixel 4
San Francisco | Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
With the next edition of Android operating system (OS) reportedly around the corner, a benchmark test has been spotted on Geekbench which indicates that a Google Pixel 4 smartphone was running the upcoming Android R OS -- the 11th iteration. ... read..


Opera offering predatory loans via Android apps in India: Report
San Francisco | Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Opera -- a freeware web browser for Microsoft Windows -- is allegedly offering predatory loans through Android apps running four Android apps aimed at India, Kenya and Nigeria (CashBean, OKash, OPay and OPesa) that appear to be in direct violation of Goog ... read..


India to see 1.5 lakh openings for data scientists in 2020
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
India is set to witness 1.5 lakh new openings for data scientists this year -- a whopping 62 per cent increase from 2019 which would led by the BFSI (banking, financial services and insurance), manufacturing, healthcare, IT and e-commerce, a new report sa ... read..


Huawei, TomTom ink deal for Google Maps alternative
Beijing | Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Sending a messege to the US that it can do without Google Maps, Chinese telecom and handset giant Huawei has now struck a partnership with Dutch location technology provider TomTom, which will allow it to use the companys maps, traffic information and nav ... read..


Airtel, Google to boost productivity, digital transformation in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Bharti Airtel and Google Cloud on Monday collaborated to boost productivity and digital transformation in India and cater to the evolving needs of millions of Indian businesses in a rapidly digitising economy. ... read..


Hacker leaks passwords for 5 lakh Internet-connected devices
San Francisco | Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
A hacker has leaked usernames and passwords of over five lakh servers, routers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices on the Dark Web which can be used to install malware on Internet-connected devices at home or at work. ... read..


Space rock twice the size of Big Ben to skim past Earth
Washington | Monday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
NASA is closely monitoring an asteroid with an estimated diameter of about 755 feet -- larger than the Golden Gate Bridge tower or more than twice the height of London's Big Ben -- that is currently heading towards Earth and is expected to skim past the p ... read..


WhatsApp faces outage in India, Twitter abuzz (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
WhatsApp users in several parts of the world, including in India, on Sunday took to Twitter to report several issues with the mobile messaging platform. ... read..


Tesla owners unintentionally buys upgrades, not getting refunds
San Francisco | Sunday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Some Tesla owners are unintentionally buying expensive software upgrades through the automaker's app which range from $ 4,000 to almost $ 10,000 and they are facing trouble getting refunds. ... read..


Facebook apologises for Xi Jinping's name goof up (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Facebook has apologised for the mistranslation of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's name as 'Mr Shithole' when translated from some Burmese language posts into English. ... read..


Will fix Internet Explorer security bug under attack: Microsoft
San Francisco | Sunday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Microsoft has confirmed a security flaw affecting Internet Explorer is currently being used by hackers and it is working on a fix, to be released at a later date. ... read..


Research leads to connection between DNA alteration and cancer
Washington D.C. | January 19, 2020 8:11:20 PM IST
A recently published study in the journal 'Molecular Cell' reveals that there are regions of non-coding DNA that may have a connection to cancer growth and progression if altered. ... read..


Psychedelic drugs can aid PTSD patients, suggests experts
South Carolina | January 19, 2020 7:11:30 PM IST
A new treatment of Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) suggests usage of psychedelic drugs which are more commonly known as Psychedelic drugs. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip may cost as low as $860
Seoul | Sunday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Samsung is expected to launch another foldable smartphone Galaxy Z Flip on February 11 at an event in San Francisco and now a new report claim that the device will be priced between $860 and $1,295. ... read..


WhatsApp hits 5bn installs on Android
San Francisco | Sunday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp for Android has now notched up a staggering five billion downloads, making it only the second non-Google app to achieve this milestone. ... read..


Facebook apologises for Xi Jinping's name goof up
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Facebook has apologised for the mistranslation of Chinese Premier Xi Jingping's name as 'Mr Shithole' when translated from some Burmese language posts into English. ... read..


Schizophrenia patients have low levels of SV2A proteins in their brains: Study
Washington D.C. | January 19, 2020 5:11:25 PM IST
People with schizophrenia appear to have decreased levels of a specific protein that is an indicator of the density of synaptic nerve endings. The scientists have been able to unveil this phenomenon due to the latest advancements in scanning techniques. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S20 to come with 5X zoom: Report
Seoul | Sunday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung is all set to launch its new next gen smartphone Galaxy S20 instead of the S11 on February 11, if the recent report is to be believed, the devices will feature a 5x optical zoom capability. ... read..


Cells fight stress with adhesion: Study
Washington D.C. | January 19, 2020 4:41:24 PM IST
Cell adhesion or cell to cell contact is imperative for the survival of human cells under protein-damaging and stressful conditions, according to a study. It was also revealed that cancer cells become more vulnerable to anti-cancer drugs when their cell a ... read..


Excessive internet use reduces study skills in students
New York | Sunday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Students who use digital technology excessively are less motivated to engage with their studies, and are more anxious about exam tests, according to a new research. ... read..


Key lessons for Jeff Bezos when he visits India next time
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 3:15:05 PM IST
He came, he saw, but failed to conquer. It appeared as if the homework was not done properly for the world's richest man who visited India after a gap of six years despite "falling in love with India every time he returns here." ... read..


India a lucrative market for super-premium foldable phones
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
The shipments of foldable, flexible or rollable display phones will grow to reach 228 million in 2028 globally, according to technology and strategic guidance firm ABI Research, and India is likely to be a major contributor, thanks to a stellar performanc ... read..


New study finds why men are more cancer prone
Washington D.C. | January 19, 2020 2:41:19 PM IST
While several health studies have indicated that men are at a higher risk of developing cancer as compared to women, a recent study finds the reason behind higher susceptibility towards this deadly disease. The study has pinpointed the loss of function in ... read..


OnePlus will bring premium tech for retail users this year
New Delhi | Sunday, 2020 2:15:05 PM IST
Aiming to cement its position in the highly-congested premium smartphone market in India, Shenzhen-headquartered handset maker OnePlus is working towards bringing premium technology to more offline users in the country in 2020, a top company executive has ... read..


SpaceX will destroy a Falcon 9 launch vehicle to test Crew Dragon escape system
Florida | January 19, 2020 11:41:24 AM IST
SpaceX is set to test the emergency escape system of its Crew Dragon passenger spacecraft. ... read..


Brain magnetic resonance imaging enhanced through artificial intelligence: Study
Washington D.C. | January 19, 2020 9:11:21 AM IST
Researchers have designed an unprecedented method that is capable of improving brain images obtained through magnetic resonance imaging using artificial intelligence. ... read..


120 new games will come to Google Stadia in 2020
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
US based search engine giant Google has revealed that it will add more than 120 games to its its subscription-based game service 'Stadia' this year. ... read..


WhatsApp to get animated stickers feature soon
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp's latest beta update for its Android has claimed that the latter might be bringing support for animated sticker packs soon. ... read..


Web cookies help double ad revenue for online publishers
New York | Saturday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
Irritating for users most of the times, web cookies nearly double ad revenue for online publishers and if users decide to opt out of online ads, there is over 50 per cent reduction in advertising revenue, new research has found. ... read..


Now, Google adds annoying icons to search on desktop
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
In a major design tweak, Google has added tiny favicon icons to its search results for reasons unknown, creating more clutter in what used to be a clean interface. ... read..


New Apple patent hints at touchscreen MacBook
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
A new patent has surfaced online that hints Apple touchscreen MacBook could be in the making. ... read..


Humble plegdes support to Australia fire relief with game bundle
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Digital storefront for video games Humble Bundle has become the latest company to pledge support to Australia as the catastrophic bushfires in the country have decimated its wildlife, killing 28 people so far. ... read..


'$150 5G phones to be launched by the end of 2020'
Beijing | Saturday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's President for 5G product line, Yang Chaobin believes that 5G smartphones priced around $150 are expected to be launched by the end of 2020 or in early 2021. ... read..


Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050 and in a series of tweets, has revealed how is he going to achieve the daunting task of colonising the Red Planet and make humans beings 'multiplanetary'. ... read..


Biomaterial mimicking muscles can turn stem cells into bone
Washington D.C. | January 18, 2020 5:11:35 PM IST
In a breakthrough invention, scientists have developed a polymer sheet that mimics muscles and has the ability to turn stem cells into bones. Stem cells are special in the sense that they can differentiate themselves into different types of cells, for ins ... read..


'Kings of the Castle' is the latest addition to Apple Arcade
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Apple has added a new game 'Kings of the Castle' to its subscription-based gaming service Arcade. ... read..


Global used smartphone market to hit 206mn units in 2019
New York | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
The global shipments of used smartphones, both officially refurbished and used ones - will reach a total of 206.7 million units in 2019 -- an increase of 17.6 per cent over the 175.8 million units shipped in 2018, according to a new report from the Intern ... read..


To create the Universe's biggest explosions, stars need a partner
Washington D.C. | January 18, 2020 4:41:22 PM IST
A recent study by Warwick University observed that stars must be in binary systems to create gamma rays. Gamma-ray bursts, caused by massive falling stars, represent the most powerful explosions in the universe. ... read..


Experiencing violence and adversity at early age can affect the brain
Washington D.C. | January 18, 2020 4:41:20 PM IST
A research study has shown that childhood adversity is a significant problem in the US, especially for children growing up in poverty. Those who face poverty have a much higher risk of being exposed to violence and suffering from a lack of social support, ... read..


US judge orders Facebook to disclose malicious apps' data
New York | Saturday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
As part of a probe ordered in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal involving 87 million users, a US judge has ordered Facebook to hand over data of thousands of apps that violated its user privacy. ... read..


Researchers develop new strategy to fight antibiotic resistance
Washington D.C. | January 18, 2020 3:11:28 PM IST
While traditional antibiotics are known to serve the purpose of killing or reducing the activity of individual bacteria, some bacteria become resistant to these antibiotics. In recent research, bioscience engineers have developed a new antibacterial strat ... read..


Women blood vessels age faster than men's: Study
Washington D.C. | January 18, 2020 3:11:23 PM IST
Women are at higher risk of cardiovascular disease as their blood vessels age faster than men's, suggests a recent study. ... read..


Scientists develop vacuum suction units that defy gravity
Washington D.C. | January 18, 2020 1:41:24 PM IST
Your dreams of scaling high rise buildings may soon come true as scientists are on their way to develop a highly effective suction unit that can be used to latch on to rough and highly textured surfaces. ... read..


NJIT scientists measure evolving energy of first minutes of a solar flare
New Jersey | January 18, 2020 7:41:20 AM IST
Toward the end of 2017, a massive new region of magnetic field erupted on the Sun's surface next to an existing sunspot. The powerful collision of magnetic energy produced a series of potent solar flares, causing turbulent space weather conditions at Eart ... read..


I fall in love with India every time I return here: Bezos (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday posted a note on the company's e-commerce website Amazon India, saying "he falls in love with India every time he returns here", a day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a publi ... read..


NASA building homes made of fungi for Moon, Mars
Washington | Saturday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Instead of habitats made of metal and glass, NASA is exploring technologies that could grow structures out of fungi to become our future homes in the stars, and perhaps lead to more sustainable ways of living on Earth as well. ... read..


UK opens trial for wirelessly charged taxis: Report
London | Saturday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Britain's push towards sustainable transport is getting more serious as the UK government is funding a trial to charge electric taxis wirelessly at ranks, rather than needing to be plugged in at charging stations. ... read..


Apple may launch 5G iPad alongside iPhone 12 later this year
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to launch its first-ever 5G iPad alongside the rumoured iPhone 12 in September. ... read..


Israel launches cybersecurity social network 'Cybernet'
Jerusalem | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Israel has launched a cybersecurity social network to share cyber-attacks information in order to protect companies and other organisations, the Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) has announced. ... read..


Apple along with its employees donated $100mn in 2019
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Apple has revealed that 21,000 of its employees donated $42 million, combined with the companys 1-for-1 donation match and $25 match per volunteer hour, making a total of $100 million to causes in 2019. ... read..


UC Browser launches new online storage feature (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
UC Browser, a subsidiary of Alibaba Innovation Initiatives Business Group, on Friday launched a new feature of online storage within its browser. ... read..


UC Browser launches new online storage feature
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
UC Browser, part of the Alibaba Digital Media and Entertainment Group has launched a new feature of online storage within its browser. As in-app Cloud storage, UC Drive is now able to save online downloadable pictures, songs, and videos on mobile devices ... read..


Huawei Mate Xs will be cheaper than the Mate X: Report
Beijing | Friday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Huawei is expected to unveil the successor to its foldable smartphone Mate X -- the Mate Xs -- at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 and now a new report has claimed that the device will be cheaper than the Mate X. ... read..


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