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Sad Diwali for Pixel lovers as new Google phones ditch India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 AM IST
Google which registered less than 0.1 per cent market share in the Indian premium smartphone segment in the second quarter this year, ditched the country on Tuesday, announcing that the newly-launched Pixel 4 and XL will not be available in India. ... read..


Google Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go and more launched
New York | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
The US based search engine giant Google has introduced the new Pixel 4, 4 XL, Pixelbook Go, Pixel Earbuds and Nest Mini during its annual hardware event. ... read..


Google partners Social Alpha to support start-ups in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Tata Trusts' initiative Social Alpha said on Tuesday it has entered into a partnership with Google Developers Launchpad to support social impact start-ups in Indias growing start-up ecosystem. ... read..


Apple TV app, Apple TV+ arrive on Roku platform
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
US-based online streaming service Roku on Tuesday announced the availability of Apple TV app and Apple TV+ on its platform. ... read..


'89% workers in India would trust robot more than manager'
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Workers in India are the most excited about Artificial Intelligence (AI) with 89 per cent of them appearing to be more trusting of robots over their managers, says a new study. ... read..


Uber lays off 350 staff across Eats, self-driving wings
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Global ride hailing giant Uber, in its third round of layoffs in 10 weeks, has cut off staff from its self-driving unit and Uber Eats teams, The TechCrunch has reported. ... read..


Chandrayaan-2 Director gets honorary doctorate from LU
Lucknow | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Chandrayaan-2 Mission Director Ritu Karidhal Srivastava was on Tuesday awarded a honorary doctorate by her alma mater, the Lucknow University (LU). ... read..


Uber partners DocsApp to offer healthcare benefits
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Cab aggregator Uber on Tuesday partnered DocsApp to avail free medical consultations, subsidised prescription medicines along with lab tests for its driver and delivery partners across Uber rides and Uber Eats platforms. ... read..


61% enterprises become 'intelligent' amid IoT investments
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
With growing Internet of Things (IoT) investments, a record 61 per cent enterprises globally are on the path to becoming 'intelligent', compared to only 49 per cent in 2018, a new survey by Zebra Technologies, a global leader in providing solutions and se ... read..


Flipkart takes on Amazon Prime with 'Video Originals'
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Taking Amazon Prime head on, Walmart-owned Flipkart on Tuesday forayed into original video content in India with the launch of 'Flipkart Video Originals' as the over-the-top media services (OTT) war heats up in the country. ... read..


Artificial intelligence can accurately detect diabetic eye
Washington D.C. | October 15, 2019 8:41:35 PM IST
In a new advancement in science, researchers have found that an automated; artificial intelligence (AI) screening system is capable of accurately discovering diabetic retinopathy 95.5 per cent of the times. ... read..


Microsoft launches Project xCloud game streaming preview
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft has finally launched Project xCloud game streaming service preview for Xbox users in the US, UK, and Korea. ... read..


Disney Plus unveils shows, movies coming to its streaming service
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Disney Plus has revealed the full lineup of shows, films and specials that will be available on the platform when it launches on November 12. ... read..


Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander? (Lead)
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
It's the day Indian space scientists and Chandrayaan-2 enthusiasts had been waiting for. The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Viktram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian ... read..


Astronomers use new lens technique to spot early-stage galaxy
New York | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Using a massive cluster of galaxies as an X-ray magnifying glass, astronomers have spotted a tiny dwarf galaxy in the first, super-energetic stages of star formation. ... read..


Dassault Systemes goes bullish on science in experience age
Boston | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
In a bid to examine how science is being applied to life, nature and engineering to drive sustainable innovation, 3DExperience major Dassault Systemes organised its annual "Science in the Age of Experience" event here. ... read..


US lunar orbiter to look out for India's moon lander Vikram
Chennai | Tuesday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
Has the Indian moon lander Vikram been found or not is a question that the US space agency National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) will soon be able to answer. ... read..


Smart devices, VR making Indians open minded: Study
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
More than two thirds of Indians believe that emerging technologies have the potential to make them more understandable, tolerant and open-minded, a new Lenovo study said on Tuesday. ... read..


Facebook raises questions over EU ruling on removing content
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Facebook has raised objections over the European Union (EU) ruling that the bloc's member countries can not only order the removal of content in their own jurisdiction, but all over the world. ... read..


Twitter suspends pro-Trump meme creator for copyright violation
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
Twitter briefly suspended account of Carpe Donktum (real name Logan Cook), a prolific supporter of US President Donald Trump and meme creator who shared a fake video showing Trump killing off journalists and critics. ... read..


Huawei Mate X to go on sale later this month in China
Beijing | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's foldable smartphone Huawei Mate X will go on sale in its home country China by the end of this month. ... read..


Apple denies it shares Safari data with Tencent or Google
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
After media reports surfaced that Apple is sending iOS users' data via its Safari browser to Google and the Chinese tech company Tencent, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker refuted such reports, saying it safeguards people's information in its own systems a ... read..


IMC 2019: 5G gets another push but wait only gets longer
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:20:53 PM IST
Giving India's 5G dreams another push, several tech giants on Monday demonstrated potential power of 5G with live use cases on the inaugural day of the "India Mobile Congress 2019" here. A joint KPMG in India-IMC-COAI report, however, claimed that 5G is m ... read..


Indian-origin prof wins Economics Nobel for poverty research (Lead)
Stockholm | Tuesday, 2019 4:20:53 PM IST
Indian-origin MIT professor Abhijit Banerjee, his wife and one-time Ph.D student Esther Duflo, and Harvard professor Michael Kremer have been awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics for their work which has "dramatically improved our ability to fight po ... read..


5G needs to happen faster in India: Top Intel executive
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:20:53 PM IST
India needs to roll out 5G faster in order to take advantage of the economic benefits it can bring to the nation, a top Intel executive said here on Monday. ... read..


Facebook moves forward with 21 partners on Libra project
Geneva | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:06 PM IST
Despite some top-notch firms pulling out, Facebook and 20 partner organisations have formally joined the digital currency Libra project during a meeting here. ... read..


Snapchat down again globally, users clueless
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Popular photo-messaging app Snapchat suffered a major outage on Monday, with users saying they were unable to send snaps to their friends and family members. ... read..


5G will change how telcos in India earn revenue: Cisco
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The core beneficiaries of 5G will be enterprises which will dramatically change how telecom operators in India and rest of the Asia Pacific and Japan region earn their revenue in the next five years, a top executive of global networking giant Cisco said h ... read..


Digital technologies to generate $1 trillion in India by 2025
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Emerging digital technologies are expected to generate $1 trillion in economic value for India -- spearheading the $5 trillion economy ambition by contributing 20 per cent to the countrys nominal GDP and sustaining 60-65 million jobs by 2025, an EY report ... read..


Pakistan ups cyber warfare against India on Twitter
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Pakistan is aggressively pushing sinister propaganda against India via ramping up cyber warfare on Twitter, a new report said on Monday. ... read..


'Honor Vision' smart screen unveiled at IMC
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Monday unveiled the 'Honor Vision' smart screen at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) in India. ... read..


India receives 5 lakh cybersecurity alerts daily: Report
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
As India speeds up its mission to transform into a truly digital economy with technologies like 5G, the country faces one of the highest rates of cyber security threats in the Asia Pacific region -- receiving over 500,000 security alerts daily -- which is ... read..


Fitbit unveils 'Versa 2' smartwatch in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Global wearable brand Fitbit on Monday launched its new smartwatch Fitbit Versa 2 in India at Rs 20,999. ... read..


Ericsson, Airtel showcase 5G-powered 'connected music'
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson in partnership with Bharti Airtel on Monday showcased a 5G-powered connected music performance at the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2019 here. ... read..


TECNO CAMON 12 Air smartphone launches in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings' subsidiary TECNO Mobile on Monday launched their new budget smartphone 'CAMON 12 Air' in India for Rs 9,999. ... read..


Consumer spending on technology to hit $1.69 trillion in 2019: IDC
New York | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Driven by emerging technologies including AR/VR headsets, drones, on-demand services, robotic systems, smart home devices and wearables, consumer spending on technology is forecast to reach $1.69 trillion globally in 2019 -- an increase of 5.3 per cent ov ... read..


Apple iPhone SE 2 may launch in Q1 2020 at $399
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has revealed that Apple might launch an affordable smartphone iPhone SE 2 in the first quarter of 2020 and it is likely to start selling at a price of $399. ... read..


PUBG rival Fortnite has been down for hours
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Ahead of its new season, popular Battle Royale game, Fortnite has gone down and it is believed that it return with a rebooted version featuring a brand new map. ... read..


Google honours Belgian physicist who brought cinema to life
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 3:45:06 PM IST
Way back in 1832 when Belgian physicist Joseph Antoine Ferdinand Plateau invented the phenakistiscope -- the first device to give the illusion of a moving image -- little did he know that he was laying the foundation stone for an industry that will entert ... read..


Phone locking method reveals age: Study
Washington D.C. | October 13, 2019 11:41:33 PM IST
The methods you use to lock your phone can reveal your age, claims a study. ... read..


Stalkerware installation attempts up by 35% in 2019: Report
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
The number of users that encountered at least one so-called stalkerware installation attempt surpassed 37,000 in the first eight months of 2019, which is an increase of 35 per cent when compared to the figures for the same period in 2018, a new report sai ... read..


Study predicts what people admire about superheroes
Washington D.C. | October 13, 2019 11:11:37 PM IST
A peculiar study has found that people happen to admire those superheroes who possess a strong sense of morality. ... read..


Students feel professors must stop internet usage in classroom!
Washington D.C. | October 13, 2019 10:41:36 PM IST
Other than teaching, professors must also take care of the fact that their students don't surf the web in class, believe students, says a recent study. ... read..


Apple TV+ creators asked to avoid portraying China critically
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
After facing flak for pulling a Hong Kong protest tracking app from its App Store, Apple has now reportedly urged Apple TV Plus show runners to avoid portraying China negatively. ... read..


Mobile banking app sues Facebook over Calibra logo
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Facebook's Libra cryptocurrency project has hit another roadblock, as a mobile banking app has sued its Calibra subsidiary over similar logos. ... read..


Google Play Store shuts out payday loan apps
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Aiming to fight predatory loans better, Google has banned Play Store apps with 'deceptive or harmful' personal loans where the annual percentage rate was 36 per cent or higher, such as many payday loans. ... read..


Flaw fixed in HP's controversial bloatware app
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
HP has issued a security advisory for its Touchpoint Analytics, which was said to be containing a security flaw that could let malware gain admin rights and take over vulnerable systems, as noted by security researchers from SafeBreach Labs. ... read..


Netflix to end support for older Roku players in Dec
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Streaming giant Netflix is planning to end its support for some of Roku's oldest players after December 1, including the Roku HD, HD-XR, SD, XD and XDS as well as the NetGear-branded XD and XDS. ... read..


Avaya set to enter Indian market in big way
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
After making India its research and development (R&D) hub, US-based business communication solutions provider Avaya is all set to enter the domestic market in a big way with its Cloud-based offerings. ... read..


Keeping data within India a big leap for us: Oracle
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
There is definite hunger and desire among the Indian enterprises to move their workloads to the Cloud and with Oracle Gen 2 data centre now open in Mumbai, we have ensured that sensitive data remains within the boundaries of the country, a top company exe ... read..


VMware sees Cloud adoption growing across sectors in India
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Enterprise software major VMware is seeing consistent demand from all sectors when it comes to Cloud adoption in India, with more and more enterprises now aiming to be agile and deliver optimal environment for all applications, a top company executive has ... read..


Bitfury to set up Blockchain innovation centre in Hyd
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2019 3:45:05 AM IST
The Bitfury Group, the largest full-service blockchain technology company in the world, will establish a Blockchain research and innovation centre in Hyderabad. ... read..


Netizens hail PM Modi with #Don'tGoBackModi on Twitter
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Netizens on Saturdaty trended "DontGoBackModi" as the Prime Minister met Chinese President Xi Jinping in Tamil Nadu's Mamallapuram. ... read..


Huawei Mate 20 Pro starts getting Android 10 update
Beijing | Sunday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Huawei's 2018 flagship Huawei Mate 20 Pro was slated to receive the latest Android software update -- the Android 10 and some users are already receiving the much-anticipated over the air (OTA) update. ... read..


Google Pixel Watch may debut next week
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 11:15:06 PM IST
Google might finally launch a Pixel Watch alongside the Pixel 4 at the company's hardware event scheduled on October 15. ... read..


Here's the reason for anxiety disorders
Washington DC | October 12, 2019 11:11:47 PM IST
If you're the one suffering from panic attacks or anxiety disorders and wondering the reason behind it, the answer lies in the mitochondria, the powerhouse of the cell, say researchers. ... read..


Student of Pune-based institute creates violent black hole flares
Pune | Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
A team of astronomers, led by John Paice who is a student at Pune-based Inter-University Centre for Astronomy & Astrophysics (IUCAA), has created a high frame-rate movie of a growing black hole system at a level of detail never seen before. ... read..


SEC blocks Telegrams $1.7bn cryptocurrency plans in the US
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed an emergency action and received a restraining order for the $1.7 billion planned token offering of instant messaging and voice over IP service Telegram's Blockchain and crytocurrency network. ... read..


Apple to integrate its own 5G modem in iPhones by 2022
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 8:15:06 PM IST
The Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is planning to bring its own 5G modem in iPhones by the year 2022. ... read..


Samsung reportedly works on Galaxy S10 Lite
Seoul | Saturday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Samsung is planning to come up with a new variant of Galaxy S10 which could be the Galaxy S10 Lite and would be affordable as well. ... read..


Here's how we can look at world's deadliest crop killers
Washington D.C. | October 12, 2019 7:11:36 PM IST
With the help of recent advances, we can now take a magnified look at the world's deadliest crop killers for the first time. ... read..


WhatsApp now back on Google Play Store
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Saturday confirmed that the app was now back on the Google App store after its sudden disappearance. ... read..


Microsoft keyboards to come with new Office, emoji keys
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft is planning to launch a new Ergonomic and a slim Bluetooth keyboard with dedicated shortcut keys for Office and Windows 10s emoji menu. ... read..


Google heavily paid groups that defy climate change: Report
Washington | Saturday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Google has been accused of making "substantial" donations to at least a dozen Washington-based think tanks that deny climate change and are actively campaigning against stricter climate legislation. ... read..


EY launches tech platform to help girls pursue STEM careers
New Delhi | Saturday, 2019 2:45:06 AM IST
Ernst and Young on Friday announced the development of a mobile platform in collaboration with Tribal Planet, EY STEM Tribe, to help girls in 13-18 years of age group engage in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) curriculum and pursue ... read..


WhatsApp disappears from Google Play Store
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
In a bizarre incident, Facebook-owned WhatsApp seemed to have disappeared from the Google Play Store, some users complained on Friday. ... read..


'Galaxy Fold' once again sold out in 30 minutes in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Samsung Galaxy Fold units worth Rs 1.65 lakh each were sold out on Friday in flat 30 minutes after pre-bookings were open on the company's official online store in India. ... read..


WikiLeaks source Hammond held in contempt by grand jury
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Information activist and one time WikiLeaks source Jeremy Hammond, who had admitted to leaking stolen files from an intelligence company, was held in contempt for allegedly refusing to testify before a federal grand jury in the US. ... read..


Huami's Amazfit GTS launches in India for Rs 9,999 (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami on Friday launched the Amazfit GTS smartwatch in India for Rs 9,999. ... read..


Oracle Gen 2 data centre opens in Mumbai with 100 customers (Lead)
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
In a fillip to the Indian government's demand from the global tech firms to store data locally and keep it extra secure, Oracle on Friday made its modern, secure and enterprise-grade Gen 2 Cloud region available for the existing and new customers in the c ... read..


Huami's Amazfit GTS launches in India for Rs 9,999
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami on Friday launched the Amazfit GTR 42.6mm smartwatch in India for Rs 9,999. ... read..


Oracle Gen 2 data centre opens in Mumbai, 2nd coming next year
Mumbai | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
In a fillip to the Indian government's demand from the global tech firms to store data locally and keep it extra secure, Oracle on Friday made its modern, secure and enterprise-grade Gen 2 Cloud region available for the existing and new customers in the c ... read..


Sachin Bansal slammed for endorsing sexist Twitter account
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Sachin Bansal, the co-founder of Flipkart, has been slammed online after he recommended a sexist Twitter handle named 'LifeMathMoney' to his followers on the micro-blogging site and suggested that men could learn a lot it. ... read..


Dell's modular, zero-footprint PC launched in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
Dell Technologies on Friday unveiled its OptiPlex 7070 Ultra -- a flexible, modular and zero-footprint PC which targets the Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI) and Information Technology Enabled Service (ITES) sectors. ... read..


Nokia 6.2 with triple rear cameras launched in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, on Friday launched Nokia 6.2, the first 6 series smartphone to premiere a triple camera and PureDisplay technology. ... read..


Ice on lunar south pole may have more than one source: Study
New York | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Researchers have shed light on the ages of ice deposits reported in the area of the Moon's south pole -- information that could help identify the sources of the deposits and help in planning future human exploration. ... read..


Global PC shipments grew 1.1% in Q3 2019: Gartner
Stamford | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Worldwide PC shipments showed a modest increase with 1.1 per cent growth in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, a new report by Gartner Inc. said on Friday. ... read..


Google Maps updated with enhanced voice guidance
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 6:15:06 PM IST
Google Maps has announced new improvements that would help people with vision impairment to navigate more easily. ... read..


Google pulls HK protest game for violating rules
Hong Kong | Friday, 2019 5:15:06 PM IST
Google has removed a pro-Hong Kong protestor game called "The Revolution of our Times" from the Play Store for violating rules. ... read..


At 75, Ellison puts Oracle in top Autonomous Cloud gear
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST
The Cloud landscape is changing very rapidly, with enterprises and the governments throwing more queries on data security as cybercriminals take refuge in Cloud environments -- leaving tech giants in a scramble to find solutions that are highly-secure, au ... read..


OnePlus launches OnePlus 7T Pro, 7T Pro McLaren Edition
Bengaluru | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus on Thursday completed the line-up for its flagship smartphone OnePlus 7T series with the launch of OnePlus 7T Pro and OnePlus 7T Pro McLaren edition. ... read..


HRD Ministry launches 'Dhruv' for outstanding students
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
The Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry on Thursday launched the Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme called 'Dhruv', a platform to help meritorious students achieve excellence in science, performing arts and creative writing. ... read..


Google likely to announce 5G version of Pixel 4: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Google is reportedly working on the new 5G smartphone, which the company may announce at its launch event for new products on October 15. ... read..


Panasonic launches Lumix S1H full-frame mirror-less camera
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Panasonic India on Thursday launched 'Lumix S1H', its latest digital single-lens full-frame mirror-less camera with 6K video capability, in India. ... read..


Pre-historic people relished canned bone marrow
Tel Aviv | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
In a first evidence that early Paleolithic people saved animal bones for up to nine weeks before feasting on them, Tel Aviv University researchers in collaboration with scholars from Spain have found evidence of storage and delayed consumption of animal b ... read..


Samsung to spend $10.9bn to upgrade panel making lines
Seoul | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
Samsung Display Co., a major display panel maker, said on Thursday it will invest 13.1 trillion won ($10.9 billion) by 2025, to upgrade its liquid crystal display (LCD) production facilities and produce more advanced displays amid a slump and increased co ... read..


German synagogue shooting was livestreamed on Twitch: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
A shooting that killed two people outside a German synagogue during one of the most important Jewish holidays was livestreamed for 35 minutes on Amazon's subsidiary Twitch. ... read..


With OnePlus, you are not just buying a TV, but an experience
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Television is a very imperative part of our lifestyle and family time, making it an important household investment. When its an investment, buying a quality product is imperative. ... read..


Apple removes police-tracking app used in HK protests
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
The multinational technology giant Apple said that it had removed an iPhone application allegedly used by anti-government protesters in Hong Kong to track and attack police. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Tab S6, Watch 4G, Watch Active2 launched
Gurugram | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung on Thursday introduced Galaxy Tab S6, Galaxy Watch 4G and Galaxy Watch Active2 in India. ... read..


UNICEF now accepting bitcoin and ether donations
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) has now started accepting donations in cryptocurrencies ether and bitcoin through its newly-established UNICEF Cryptocurrency Fund. ... read..


Tecno's 'dot-in-display' phone to launch under Rs 10K
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Hong Kong-based Transsion Holdings' subsidiary TECNO Mobile is set to launch a smartphone on October 14 with 'dot-in-display' under Rs 10,000 in India. ... read..


World's first cloned cow dies in Japan
Tokyo | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
The world's first cloned cow, named Kaga, has died due to natural causes aged 21 years and three months at the same research centre in Japan where it was born, government sources said on Thursday. ... read..


Apple starts selling Microsoft's Xbox controller
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Apple has started selling Microsoft's Xbox Wireless Controller in its online stores, after adding support for the gamepad in the latest software updates for iPhone, iPad, Apple TV and the Mac. ... read..


Apple to unveil AR headsets, iPhone SE 2 and more in 2020
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Noted analyst Ming-Chi Kuo said Apple is preparing to release the iPhone SE 2, a new iPad Pro, a new MacBook and an augmented reality (AR) headset by the first half of 2020. ... read..


Zuckerberg to testify before US Congress over Libra
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the US House of Representatives on October 23 to discuss concerns over his ambitious digital currency 'Libra' that has run into rough weather. ... read..


Facebook says no to Joe Biden on removing fake Trump ad
Washington | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Facebook has refused to take down a Donald Trump ad which accuses Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden of promising Ukraine money for firing a prosecutor investigating a firm with ties to Biden's son, Hunter Biden. ... read..


Avaya cloud solution to supercharge global BPOs' growth
Dubai | Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
In a bid to strengthen the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) community, global communication solution provider Avaya on Wednesday announced that the first phase of a global contact centre services transformation has gone live with Merchants - a customer ... read..


FireEye 'Digital Threat Monitoring' to secure your digital footprint
Washington | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Global cyber security company FireEye on Wednesday announced the availability of "Digital Threat Monitoring" -- a new service for customers to defend their digital footprint. ... read..


BMW plans to debut electric hatchback in 2021: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
German automobile major BMW is reportedly mulling to introduce an electric version of its 1 Series hatchback called the BMW i1 by 2021. ... read..


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