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Apple unveils iPad Air, mini in surprise move (Lead)
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
In a surprise move ahead of its expected launch of a video streaming service next week, Apple on Monday introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini. ... read..


Wistron not to make high-end iPhones in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 8:15:04 PM IST
All eyes are on Apple how the tech giant is planning to turn around its India story and a lot depends on how it will strategise local assembly and manufacturing of iPhones in a country where over 450 million people now use smartphones. ... read..


Apple launches iPad Air, mini ahead of mega event
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
In a surprise move ahead of its expected launch of a video streaming service next week, Apple on Monday introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini. ... read..


YouTubers try funny ways to avoid copyright issues
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
In an attempt to combat copyright-related issues on YouTube, creators have started adding self-sung songs behind funny clips they wish to shoot a reaction video on. ... read..


Astronomers discover 83 supermassive black holes
New York | Monday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
An international team of astronomers has discovered 83 "quasars", extremely luminous active galactic nucleus powered by supermassive black holes in the distant universe, from a time when the universe was less than 10 per cent of its present age. ... read..


Honor's '10 Lite' launched in new storage variant
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Monday launched a 3GB RAM+32GB internal storage variant of its recently launched "10 Lite" smartphone for Rs 11,999 in India. ... read..


Samsung India launches its 2019 AC line-up
Gurugram | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Samsung India on Monday launched the 2019 line-up of its air conditioners (ACs), with prices ranging from Rs 45,400 to Rs 75,000 and long-term warranties on different parts. ... read..


Dell, Alienware bring new PC gaming devices to India
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Refreshing its PC gaming portfolio in India, Dell and its subsidiary Alienware on Monday launched Alienware Area-51m, Alienware m15 and Dell G7 devices for the gamers in the country. ... read..


Vivo V15 Pro fastest selling in company's history
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:15:04 PM IST
The newly-launched Vivo V15 Pro has become the fastest selling smartphone in the V-series in its first week of sale on both offline and online channels, the company said on Monday. ... read..


Facebook recorded largest outage ever: Downdetector
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
The recent service outage of Facebook, for 12 hours, was the largest such incident for the social media platform, Downdetector, a subsidiary of Ookla -- a global mobile and broadband network intelligence company, said on Monday. ... read..


TECNO launches its 1st Android 9 phone in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Hong Kong-based TRANSSION Holdings' subsidiary TECNO Mobile on Monday launched its first Android 9 Pie enabled "CAMON iSKY3" smartphone in India for Rs 8,599. ... read..


New Fujifilm mirrorless digital camera now in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Fujifilm India on Monday introduced a new mirrorless camera which is equipped with Next-Gen image sensor and processing engine, aiming to achieve 30 per cent share in the Indian mirrorless market in the next three-four years. ... read..


WhatsApp, NASSCOM to impart digital literacy
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
In a bid to curb fake news during the general elections, WhatsApp and NASSCOM Foundation on Monday came together to impart digital literacy training. ... read..


Over 1 billion feature phones to be sold in 3 years
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Over a billion feature phones would be sold over the next three years as the segment is forecast to generate around $16 billion cumulatively in wholesale hardware revenues globally, a new report by Counterpoint Research said. ... read..


Boring Co gets closer to building Las Vegas tunnels
Las Vegas | Saturday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Elon Musk's plan to build underground express-route tunnels in Las Vegas has got its first approval as the board of directors of Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) has voted in favour of Musk's The Boring Company for a new people-mover pr ... read..


18-year-old defendant in Japan's first crypto theft
Tokyo | Saturday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
In Japan's first case against a hacker over cryptocurrency theft, an 18-year-old boy was referred to prosecutors for allegedly stealing about $134,300 worth of cryptocurrency, The Japan Times reported. ... read..


Google adds translation feature on Gboard for iOS
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Google has added the 'Translate' feature on its third-party keyboard -- Gboard -- for iOS users to allow them to type and translate text into different languages. ... read..


Snapchat planning to launch in-app gaming platform
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Photo-messaging app Snapchat is planning to announce its in-app gaming platform codenamed "Project Cognac" during its first-ever summit for content and developer partners on April 4 in Los Angeles. ... read..


Can Musk still drive Tesla in India?
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 2:45:04 PM IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has once again vouched to make India his next big market but the question lingers: Will the electric car ever run on desi roads? ... read..


Amazon PVD to pay royalty based on show performance
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
To reward content according to performance, Amazon is introducing a new payment structure for its self-publishing programme "Prime Video Direct" (PVD) that would go into effect from April 1, starting with the US. ... read..


This US presidential hopeful was hacking group member
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
US presidential hopeful Beto ORourke was a member of the Cult of the Dead Cow, a hacking group known for inspiring early "hacktivism", the media reported. ... read..


Pixel 4 XL may come with 2 rear cameras
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Unlike previous Pixel phones, the next Pixel XL model might come with two cameras and a sleek design overhaul. ... read..


WhatsApp new beta checks images shared on app
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 12:15:06 PM IST
To tackle the spread of fake news via its platform, WhatsApp's new beta version shows a test feature that would run Google-powered web-checks on images being shared on the app to verify their legitimacy. ... read..


Maximum members allowed on Skype group up to 50
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Software giant Microsoft is planning to increase the maximum number of people who could be part of a Skype group call from 25 to 50 members. ... read..


Twitter testing 'subscribe to conversation' feature
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 11:45:04 AM IST
Micro-blogging site Twitter is testing a "subscibe to conversation" feature that would notify users everytime a tweet is added to the conversation in order to keep up with it, without actually becoming a part of the thread. ... read..


US jury awards Qualcomm $31 mn in Apple case
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
A US jury has decided that Apple needs to pay chip-maker Qualcomm $31 million for violating three of its patents. ... read..


CarveNiche, Microsoft launch Math learning programme
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
CarveNiche Technologies on Friday announced a collaboration with tech major Microsoft for a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Math learning programme to supplement classroom learning for school students. ... read..


New Facebook technology to curb revenge porn
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
To deal with the problem of non-consensual intimate images, often referred to as revenge porn, on its platform, Facebook on Friday announced new detection technology and an online support hub to help people respond when this abuse occurs. ... read..


Huawei develops own OS in case of Android ban
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has confirmed that it has developed its own proprietary operating systems (OS) and is ready to implement those in case its legal battle with the US leads to a ban on the export of US-made products and services such as Andro ... read..


LG Uplus eyes growth momentum in 5G
Seoul | Friday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST
LG Uplus Corp would expedite deployment of the 5G network and develop various services to create new business opportunities, CEO Ha Hyun-hoi said on Friday. ... read..


IIT Roorkee ties up with ISRO for space tech cell
Bengaluru/Roorkee | Friday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST
The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee in Uttarakhand on Friday said it tied up with the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) to set up a Space Technology Cell at its campus. ... read..


Apple hits back at Spotify for antitrust complaint
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 6:45:06 PM IST
Taking exception to Spotify's complaint with the European Union (EU) alleging that the iOS App Store rules are unfair, Apple has slammed the Swedish music streaming giant for wanting "all the benefits of a free app without being free". ... read..


Two key Facebook, WhatsApp executives quit (Lead)
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Facebook, busy developing more private and encrypted communication across its apps, has lost two of its top executives -- Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced. ... read..


Huawei P30 Pro in India soon after global launch
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Smartphone maker Huawei will launch its upcoming P30 Pro smartphone in India shortly after its global unveiling at an event in Paris. ... read..


Facebook rolling out gaming tab on app
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Social networking giant Facebook has begun the initial roll-out of a dedicated gaming tab as part of the app's main navigation. ... read..


'Tech firms must take responsibility for its content'
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:35 PM IST
With fake news spread on social media platforms coming under increased scrutiny ahead of the general election, a top government official on Friday said technology firms cannot escape responsibility for harmful content on their platforms. ... read..


Qualcomm to pay Apple $1bn in rebate: US court
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 5:45:25 PM IST
A US court has ruled that Qualcomm owes Apple close to $1 billion in rebate payments. ... read..


Buy this fancy iPhone for Rs 5.8 lakh
Moscow | Friday, 2019 5:45:25 PM IST
Russian luxury brand Caviar has announced 99 pieces of iPhone XS and XS Max models at the starting price of $8,370 (nearly Rs 5.8 lakh), that come with a mechanical watch and the dial protected by a sapphire crystal. ... read..


Crew from aborted Soyuz capsule dock safely at ISS
Washington | Friday, 2019 5:45:20 PM IST
NASA astronaut Nick Hague and Alexey Ovchinin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos have safely docked at the International Space Station (ISS), five months after their Soyuz rocket booster malfunctioned soon after launch, the US space agency has said. ... read..


Tesla unveils Model Y, set to launch in 2020
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 5:45:15 PM IST
Electric Vehicle (EV) maker has unveiled its mid-size electric SUV, the Model Y, slated to be launched in 2020. ... read..


Google files patent for 'Z-fold' display technology
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 5:45:15 PM IST
Google has recently filed a patent which suggests that the search-engine giant could be interested in a "Z-fold" display technology that could bend in two different places without breaking. ... read..


US court dismisses lawsuit against Apple, Infosys
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 5:45:10 PM IST
A US court in the state of California has dismissed lawsuit against Apple and Infosys over allegations that it abused the visa system to save money. ... read..


True wireless hearables to touch 129 mn units by 2020
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The global market for true wireless hearables is expected to reach a volume of 129 million units by 2020, driven by traditional wireless headset manufacturers - Samsung and Huawei, a report by Counterpoint Research said on Friday. ... read..


Facebook removes New Zealand shooters' accounts
Christchurch | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Facebook on Friday said it removed both the shooters' accounts and a live streaming video after they opened fire at two mosques in New Zealand's Christchurch city, causing "multiple fatalities". ... read..


Google benefiting Chinese military: US officials
Washington | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Top Pentagon officials have slammed Google, saying its work with China is "indirectly benefiting" the military in that country. ... read..


Facebook blames server for outage, some users happy
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Facebook has blamed a server configuration change that caused the outage of its app along with Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger. ... read..


Twitter hired more women, Black, Latinx in 2018
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Twitter now has 40.2 per cent female, 4.5 per cent African-American and 3.9 per cent Latinx employees, the company has announced. ... read..


WhatsApp's new beta shows in-app browser
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has submitted the beta version of its next update that supports an in-app browser, a feature which is still under development. ... read..


Top Facebook, WhatsApp executives quit
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 AM IST
As Facebook pushes for a more private and encrypted communication across its apps, two of its top executives -- Chief Product Officer Chris Cox and WhatsApp Vice President Chris Daniels -- have quit the company, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced. ... read..


90% of developing economies lagging in critical skills'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Ninety per cent of developing economies, including India are falling behind or are at risk of falling behind in critical skills related to business, technology and data science, revealed a report by US-based online education company Coursera on Thursday. ... read..


Telegram gains 3 mn users after Facebook outage
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Highly-encrypted mobile messaging platform Telegram on Thursday saw a surge in sign ups as Facebook and its other services like WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger were down for hours. ... read..


Accident, speed trap reporting feature on Google Maps
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Google Maps is rolling out reporting features for speed traps and accidents, almost a year after it introduced speed limits in navigation. ... read..


Wipro opens third industrial IoT centre in Kochi
Kochi/Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
IT major Wipro Ltd on Thursday opened its centre of excellence for Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) in Kochi in Kerala, a company statement said. ... read..


Can social media tame fake news? (Dangal 2019)
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Major social media platforms like Facebook and Twitter are aware of the damage fake news can cause to the election process in India. But none has one simple solution to eliminate the impact that misinformation can have on millions of voters. ... read..


Refurbished smartphone market growth slows to 1% in 2018
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
The global market for refurbished smartphones slowed to one per cent year-over-year (YoY) growth in 2018, reaching close to 140 million units, Counterpoint Research said on Thursday. ... read..


Samsung seeks shift to full screen in new phones
Seoul | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Samsung Electronics Co. on Thursday said it will push to put cameras and sensors beneath the screens of smartphones to create "perfect full-screen" devices. ... read..


IBM announces programme to recognise developers
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to recognise the contribution of developers in the open source community, Information Technology (IT) major IBM, in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) and Nasscom, on Thursday announced a new multi-y ... read..


WhatsApp co-founder urges deleting Facebook accounts
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 3:45:04 PM IST
Speaking publicly about his differences with Facebook, WhatsApp's co-founder Brian Acton urged Stanford University students to delete their Facebook accounts, as he explained his reasons for selling the app to Mark Zuckerberg in the first place. ... read..


Twitterati call for banning Chinese products in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
With China blocking India's bid to list Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) chief Masood Azhar as a global terrorist, the call for banning Chinese products has renewed in India with yoga guru Ramdev and Meghalaya Governor Tathagata Roy leading the charge on Twitter. ... read..


Facebook joins top Indian music labels (Lead)
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 PM IST
Facebook on Thursday announced to partner top music labels in India that will let its nearly 300 million users in the country express themselves with music on its platform as well as Instagram. ... read..


TCS to drive Blockchain adoption
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Thursday announced that it is developing solutions to drive Blockchain adoption across industries, using technologies from Microsoft and enterprise blockchain software firm R3. ... read..


NASA might use commercial rockets for Moon mission
Washington | Thursday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
NASA is likely to use a commercial rocket to launch its Orion crew capsule around the Moon next year, instead of the agency's future multibillion-dollar Space Launch System (SLS), administrator Jim Bridenstine said. ... read..


US probing Facebook data deals with tech firms
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Facebook is facing criminal investigation in the US for the data deals it had entered into with smartphone makers and other technology giants, The New York Times reported. ... read..


Google releases Android Q beta on Pixel phones
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Google has released the first beta version of Android's next major update "Q" on Pixel phones with developer-focused tools as well as compatibility features for foldable phones. ... read..


Google banned 2.3 bn misleading ads in 2018
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 PM IST
Aiming to make the web a better place by protecting users from misleading and inappropriate ads, Google on Thursday announced it banned 2.3 billion misleading ads that violated its advertising policies in 2018 and introduced 31 new policies. ... read..


Twitter rolling out redesigned camera on its app
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 AM IST
Microblogging site Twitter is rolling out the redesign of its camera feature that would now allow users to capture media and overlay location, hashtag or some words on a coloured label. ... read..


Facebook apps encountering glitch (Lead)
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 11:15:06 AM IST
Facebook ruled out a cyber attack speculation which started making the rounds when products of its family of apps -- WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger -- began encountering service outage for nearly eight hours in what appeared to be one of the longest do ... read..


Google tells hardware workers to find new roles
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Raising questions over its future plans in the hardware business, Google has reportedly told several employees in its laptop and tablet division to find other roles at the company. ... read..


Facebook partners top Indian music labels
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 10:15:04 AM IST
Facebook on Thursday announced partnerships with top music labels in India that will let users express themselves with music in their posts on its platform as well as on Instagram. ... read..


Facebook denies cyber attack as Whatsapp, Instagram, Messenger suffer outage
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 AM IST
Facebook ruled out a cyber attack on its products Whatsapp, Instagram and Messenger, which suffered service outage for hours on Wednesday. ... read..


50 mn cyber threats detected during H2 2018: Seqrite
Pune | Wednesday, 2019 8:15:09 PM IST
Researchers detected close to 50 million cyber threats targeting enterprises during the second half of 2018, according to a new report from Seqrite, the enterprise arm of global IT security firm Quick Heal Technologies. ... read..


Climate change affects forest recovery after wildfire: Study
| March 13, 2019 8:11:43 PM IST
According to a recent study the forest does not regenerate after wildfires because of recent climate changes. ... read..


Taming fake news top concern: WhatsApp India (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
With the Lok Sabha election dates being announced, WhatsApp India head Abhijit Bose on Wednesday said the company which has taken several measures to limit the spread of misinformation and fake news on its platform in India is set to take more action to f ... read..


Spotify files complaint against Apple's App Store rules
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 6:45:04 PM IST
Swedish music streaming giant Spotify said it has filed an antitrust complaint against Apple with the European Union (EU) alleging that the tech giant is harming consumer choice and stifling innovation via the rules it enforces on its iOS App Store. ... read..


Medtech firm wins Qualcomm challenge for start-ups
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Bengaluru-based medtech firm Artelus India Pvt Ltd took home $100,000 after winning chipset maker Qualcomm's challenge for start-ups in India, the company said on Wednesday. ... read..


Deakin University felicitates Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
India's biotech queen and Biocon Chairperson Kiran Mazumdar-Shaw has been conferred with an honorary doctorate from Deakin University in Australia's Victoria state for her contribution to biotechnology, the company said on Wednesday. ... read..


'Firefox Lite' browser launched in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Aiming to give Indian users a fast and lightweight browser, Mozilla, the maker of the Open Source browser Firefox, on Wednesday launched 'Firefox Lite' Android browser which is less than 4MB and comes with privacy-focused browsing features. ... read..


Angry YouTuber threatens violence at Google HQ
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
On not finding his channel and the video he posted on YouTube, a disgruntled wannabe YouTuber Kyle Long tried to threaten violence at Googles Mountain View, California headquarters, in an attempt to get the tech giant to restore his account. ... read..


NASA to study Moon samples from Apollo missions
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
US space agency NASA has selected nine teams to study untouched samples collected from the Moon by the Apollo missions in the 1970s and carefully stored for nearly 50 years. ... read..


76% Indian companies hit by cyber attacks in 2018
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
Over 76 per cent organisations in India were hit by cyber attacks in 2018 as IT security continued to be a major issue across the globe, global cyber security major Sophos said on Wednesday. ... read..


Google rolls out Chrome Lite
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 3:15:06 PM IST
Google has introduced new Lite pages for its web browser Chrome that would load pages faster and work better with Android's data saver feature. ... read..


Heat wave to get deadlier for wildlife, humans: Study
| March 13, 2019 2:41:51 PM IST
Heat wave because of climate change is slowly becoming a deadly force for humans and wildlife on Earth. ... read..


Will do more to limit viral content: WhatsApp India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:04 PM IST
WhatsApp has taken several measures to limit the spread of misinformation and fake news on its platform in India but there is more to do to fully secure the platform, the company's India head Abhijit Bose said on Wednesday. ... read..


First person on Mars likely to be a woman: NASA
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
The first person on Mars is 'likely to be a woman', NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine has said. ... read..


Google says sorry for Gmail, Drive global outages (Lead)
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Google on Wednesday apologised after users around the world faced problems with accessing Gmail and other services. ... read..


Instagram adds option to turn off notifications
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is giving users more control over their notifications by rolling out an option that would mute app notifications for a chosen period of time -- much like WhatsApp's mute feature. ... read..


Google's Gboard gets offline AI dictation feature
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:04 PM IST
Google is adding an Artificially Intelligent (AI) offline dictation feature on its Gboard keyboard for Pixel phones that would allow users to speak out emails and texts even without an Internet connection. ... read..


Man arrested for selling Netflix, Spotify passwords
Sydney | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:04 PM IST
An Australian man has been arrested for selling stolen subscription details from services like Netflix and Spotify, from which he made a profit of around 300,000 Australian dollars. ... read..


Google bids goodbye to instant messaging app 'Allo'
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
After pausing investments in its "Allo" mobile messaging app, Google has finally bid goodbye to the platform that was launched with much fanfare in 2016. ... read..


Microsoft Excel confused for Surf Excel, gets hate
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 12:15:04 PM IST
Software giant Microsoft has become an unexpected victim of hate messages directed at a Surf Excel detergent commercial that has raked up a huge controversy in India over the past few days. ... read..


Google probing Gmail, Maps global outages
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Several Google users on Wednesday reported problems with accessing Gmail and other services in large parts of the world. The company said it was investigating the problem. ... read..


Microsoft app lets users explore photos by touch
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 10:45:04 AM IST
Microsoft has updated its computer vision app for the visually challenged people with an option to explore photos by touching them. ... read..


YouTube Music arrives in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:04 PM IST
In a bid to grab a pie of the growing Indian audio streaming industry, Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday announced the launch of its new music streaming app YouTube Music in the country. ... read..


Indian digital ad-fraud at $1.63 bn in 2018
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:04 PM IST
The digital ad-fraud in India has grown to $1.63 billion in 2018, which is 8.7 per cent of the global total, said a report on Tuesday. ... read..


Lava launches new feature phone in India for Rs 1,799
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Lava International Ltd on Tuesday launched in India its new feature phone "34 Super" priced at Rs 1,799 and with a 30-hour battery life. ... read..


Automated complaint resolution website launched in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:04 PM IST
Online complaint resolution provider, Resolver India, on Tuesday launched its website "Resolver.in", which is automated with zero manual interference, to allow users and companies help and connect with each other in a structured manner. ... read..


Google announces 2nd batch for startups programme in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Google on Tuesday announced the second batch of 10 startups, which will be part of its Launchpad Accelerator mentorship programme in India. ... read..


GoDaddy is official sponsor of ICC World Cup 2019
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Internet names and registrations management major GoDaddy Inc on Tuesday announced its partnership with the International Cricket Council (ICC) as the official sponsor of the 12th ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2019 that begins in May. ... read..


Facebook Hubs to nurture startups in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
To boost the startup ecosystem in India, social media giant Facebook on Tuesday launched training and mentoring facilities for entrepreneurs across nine cities. ... read..


Physicist A.K. Mohanty is BARC chief (Lead)
Mumbai | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Distinguished physicist and scientist Ajit Kumar Mohanty was appointed the new Director of the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) on Tuesday. ... read..


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