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Virgin Galactic to roll out commercial service from June 27
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:23 PM IST
Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic is aiming to launch its first-ever commercial spaceflight service beginning June 27, the company has announced. ... read..


AI technologies will take away 8 lakh jobs in Hong Kong by 2028
Hong Kong | Saturday, 2023 12:21:21 PM IST
Artificial intelligence (AI)-based technologies will take away nearly 8 lakh jobs, or 25 per cent of the total workforce in Hong Kong by 2028, a study has forecast. ... read..


Twitter suspends PlainSite and its founder's accounts under new CEO
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:20 PM IST
Twitter under new CEO has suspended the account of online database provider PlainSite and its founder Aaron Greenspan, who is a known Tesla and Elon Musk critic. ... read..


Russian ransomware group reveals more victims of MOVEit mass hack
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:20 PM IST
The Russia-linked ransomware group Clop, which exploited a critical security vulnerability in a popular corporate file transfer tool, has listed several other victims of its mass hack, that also include banks and universities, apart from federal governmen ... read..


Singapore to deploy more police robots in the absence of manpower
Singapore | Saturday, 2023 12:21:19 PM IST
After over five years of small-scale trials, Singapore will now "progressively deploy" more police robots across the city-state. ... read..


Instagram broadcast channels now rolling out globally
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:18 PM IST
Meta has announced that it is rolling out the broadcast channels on Instagram globally, along with a new 'Collaborators' feature which allows creators to invite other creators (or fans) to participate in their broadcast channel. ... read..


Reddit was never designed to support 3rd-party apps: CEO
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:14 PM IST
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has said that the social discussion platform was never designed to support third-party applications. ... read..


Android malware mimics ChatGPT apps to target smartphone users: Report
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 12:21:09 PM IST
Researchers have observed a surge of malware written for the Android platform that is attempting to impersonate the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT application to target smartphone users, a new report showed on Friday. ... read..


Google Domains to shut down, Squarespace to take over
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:08 PM IST
Google Domains business is "winding down following a transition period," with Squarespace, a design-driven platform helping entrepreneurs build brands and businesses online, taking over the business and assets. ... read..


China-backed hackers exploited Barracuda zero-day to target govt: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:07 PM IST
Security researchers have said that China-backed hackers are likely behind the mass-exploitation of a recently discovered security flaw in Barracuda Networks' email security gear, allowing attackers to remotely gain access to affected devices. ... read..


Google Maps rolls out 'Immersive View' in 4 new cities, 500+ landmarks
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:06 PM IST
Google Maps has rolled out Immersive View in four new cities -- Amsterdam, Dublin, Florence and Venice -- and also expanded the feature to over 500 iconic landmarks around the world, from Prague Castle to the Sydney Harbour Bridge on Android and iOS. ... read..


Two key Twitter alternatives now launched on iOS
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:21:05 PM IST
Post - a publisher-focused Twitter alternative - has launched its iOS application, and the new social platform Spill - created by a team of former Twitter employees - has launched an invite-only beta on the App Store. ... read..


Google launches 'Indian Languages Programme' to support local news publishers
New Delhi | Saturday, 2023 12:21:02 PM IST
Google on Friday launched the 'Indian Languages Programme' under its News Initiative to support local news publishers in India. ... read..


Microsoft to remove some old File Explorer features on Windows 11
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:20:59 PM IST
Microsoft has stated that some of the old settings under Folder Options in File Explorer will be removed as part of an effort to reduce the number of File Explorer settings on Windows 11. ... read..


Future iPhones may be scratch resistant
San Francisco | Saturday, 2023 12:20:58 PM IST
Apple will reportedly bring scratch resistance feature to future iPhones. ... read..


Study finds new method for comprehensive urine proteome analysis
Washington | June 17, 2023 12:08:48 AM IST
Researchers found a novel solid-phase alkylation (SPA)-based sample preparation method for low-loss, anti-interference processing of sub-microgram proteomic samples. ... read..


Pregnancy hormone repairs myelin damage in an MS mouse model: Study
California | June 17, 2023 12:08:46 AM IST
Researchers found that the pregnancy hormone estriol reversed myelin breakdown in the cortex of a mouse model of multiple sclerosis, a key region affected in the disease. ... read..


Fossil found at Bhimbetka Cave Shelter was impression of fallen beehive, not true fossil: Scientists
New Delhi | June 17, 2023 12:08:42 AM IST
Indian scientists have proven that the Indian Dickinsonia fossil discovered in the UNESCO World Heritage Site Bhimbetka Cave Shelter in 2021 was actually a left-over impression of a fallen beehive, not a true fossil, Ministry of Science & Technology s ... read..


Study finds how prevalence of metabolic linked to fatty liver disease is increasing
Chicago | June 17, 2023 12:08:41 AM IST
According to a study presented Friday at ENDO 2023, the Endocrine Society's annual meeting in Chicago, the percentage of adults with metabolic-associated fatty liver disease (MAFLD), the major global cause of liver disease, is growing. ... read..


Study discovers correlation between vitreous human biomarkers, Alzheimer's disease
Washington | June 16, 2023 10:09:11 PM IST
A new study from Boston Medical Centre discovered a link between biomarkers in the vitreous humour of the eye and pathologically verified instances of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in post-mortem brain and eye tissue. ... read..


Researchers reveal new treatment for metastatic colorectal cancer prolongs survival
Tennessee | June 16, 2023 7:10:46 PM IST
A new treatment option for people with metastatic colorectal cancer who have exhausted all other alternatives is on the horizon. ... read..


Revolutionary novel method can manipulate the shape, packing of DNA: Study
Washington | June 16, 2023 7:10:36 PM IST
A human cell contains around 2 metres of DNA, which contains an individual's important genetic information. If all the DNA contained within a single person were unwound and stretched out, it would cover an astonishing distance - enough to reach the sun an ... read..


Climate change likely led to violence in early Andean populations: Research
Washington | June 16, 2023 2:39:30 PM IST
Current climate change has caused challenges for humanity, such as wildfires and shorter growing seasons for staple crops, which have spilled over into economic consequences. Many experts predict and have observed an increase in interpersonal violence and ... read..


OpenAI trained its AI models on YouTube data: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:30 AM IST
Sam Altman-run OpenAI, which is now backed by Microsoft, reportedly trained its artificial intelligence (AI) models on Google-owned YouTube by scrapping its data. ... read..


Another US state bans kids from social media without parental consent
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:30 AM IST
The US state of Texas has banned kids under age 18 from joining social media platforms without parental consent. ... read..


Twitter sued for $250 mn over 'wilful' music copyright infringement
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:28 AM IST
The National Music Publishers' Association (NMPA) in the US has sued Twitter for $250 million over a massive copyright infringement. ... read..


Sony testing cloud streaming for some PS5 games
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:28 AM IST
Tech giant Sony has announced that it is testing cloud streaming for "supported" PlayStation 5 (PS5) games. ... read..


Meta introduces text-based 'world chat' feature for Horizon Worlds
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:27 AM IST
Meta has introduced a new text-based 'world chat' feature, a way to communicate with other people in the same world session, for the social virtual reality (VR) platform 'Horizon Worlds'. ... read..


Meta expands 'performance bonuses' on FB for creators to earn more
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:15 AM IST
Meta (formerly Facebook) has introduced extra bonuses for creators to earn more in its 'Performance bonus programme' that rewards creators for garnering strong engagement with their content on Facebook. ... read..


Homegrown boAt logs Rs 4,000 cr in net sales in FY23
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:14 AM IST
Leading audio and wearables brand boAt on Thursday said it registered Rs 4,000 crore in net sales in FY23. ... read..


Scientists find key building block for life on Saturn's moon
Washington | Friday, 2023 11:51:14 AM IST
Scientists found that ice grains on Saturn's satellite Enceladus contain a rich array of minerals and organic compounds -- including the ingredients for amino acids associated with life. ... read..


AI at work can trigger binge drinking, insomnia among employees: Study
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:13 AM IST
Employees who frequently interact with artificial intelligence (AI) systems are more likely to experience loneliness, binge drinking and insomnia than colleagues who work alongside humans, a new study has shown. ... read..


IIT Delhi's AI/ML model predicts 2023 to be normal monsoon year
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:11 AM IST
India will see a normal monsoon in 2023, according to a new machine learning model, developed by an international team of researchers led by Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Delhi. ... read..


Google rolling out 'Help me write' tool to Gmail for Android, iOS
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:11 AM IST
Tech giant Google is rolling out the 'Help me write' tool to Gmail users who enrolled in the Workspace Labs program, on Android and iOS. ... read..


Google Lens to help you find skin conditions
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:11 AM IST
Google has introduced a new feature in its Lens app (a computer vision-powered app), which will allow users to search for skin conditions just by uploading a picture on the app. ... read..


Microsoft testing updated Windows Ink
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:08 AM IST
Tech giant Microsoft is rolling out Windows 11 Insider Preview Build 23481 to the Dev Channel, which includes modernised Window Ink. ... read..


Indian firms spent avg of Rs 370 cr on public cloud in last 12 months: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:08 AM IST
Senior cloud decision-makers at Indian enterprises adopting public cloud reported spending an average of Rs 370 crore on public cloud in the last 12 months, a new report said on Thursday. ... read..


Videotex aims to reach Rs 500 cr in revenue by March 2024
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:07 AM IST
Consumer electronics contract manufacturer Videotex on Thursday said it aims to achieve Rs 500 crore in revenue by the end of ongoing fiscal year. ... read..


LG launches new laptop series with innovative features in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:06 AM IST
LG Electronics on Thursday launched new laptop series -- LG Gram series and LG UltraPC line-ups -- with innovative features in India. ... read..


IIT Madras team develops IoT-based method for mobile pollution monitoring
Chennai | Friday, 2023 11:51:06 AM IST
Researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed a low-cost Internet of Things (IoT)-based mobile air pollution monitoring framework that can be mounted on buses, cars and two-wheelers to gather spatio-temporal air quality dat ... read..


Google's new AI feature lets users preview clothes on different body types
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:05 AM IST
Google has introduced a new 'virtual try-on for apparel' tool which uses generative artificial intelligence (AI) to show users clothes on a wide selection of real models and also provide them the option to select different body types. ... read..


Qualcomm unveils new suite of video collaboration solutions
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:03 AM IST
Qualcomm Technologies has unveiled the 'Video Collaboration Platform', a new suite of video collaboration solutions that allows original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to easily design and deploy video conferencing products featuring superior video, audio ... read..


UAE astronaut images Cyclone Biparjoy from space
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:02 AM IST
Sultan Alneyadi, the first Arab astronaut to undertake a spacewalk, has captured images of the cyclone Biparjoy from the orbiting lab. ... read..


Musk says SpaceX will launch Starship in about 2 months
San Francisco | Friday, 2023 11:51:02 AM IST
SpaceX will again launch its huge Starship vehicle for an orbital test flight in about 2 months time, company founder and CEO Elon Musk has said. ... read..


1st-ever human synthetic model embryos developed without eggs, sperm
London | Friday, 2023 11:51:00 AM IST
A joint team of researchers from the US and the UK have for the first time created a synthetic human embryo-like structure from stem cells, without eggs and sperm. ... read..


IBM achieves new breakthrough in quantum computing
New Delhi | Friday, 2023 11:51:00 AM IST
Tech major IBM has announced a new breakthrough in quantum computing, demonstrating for the first time that quantum computers can produce accurate results at a scale of more than 100 qubits reaching beyond leading classical supercomputing. ... read..


New approach has improved diagnosis of rare genetic muscle disease: Study
Washington | June 15, 2023 11:41:09 PM IST
Researchers found an approach that could help doctors make more precise diagnoses. ... read..


UAE astronaut captures cyclone 'Biparjoy' from space, see pictures
New Delhi | June 15, 2023 8:11:26 PM IST
Renowned UAE astronaut Sultan Al-Neyadi shared stunning pictures of the severe cyclonic storm 'Biparjoy' from space. ... read..


Spotify fined over $5 mn for GDPR violations in Sweden
London | Thursday, 2023 4:51:32 PM IST
Music streaming platform Spotify has been fined about $5.4 million in Sweden for breaching the data access rights of users in the European Union (EU). ... read..


Users can now add 30-sec song clips to Notes on Instagram
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:32 PM IST
Meta Founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced that users can now add 30-sec song clips to Notes on Instagram. ... read..


Endefo to invest Rs 200 cr in India, eyes 10% wearable market share
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:29 PM IST
Consumer electronics brand Endefo on Wednesday said it plans to invest Rs 200 crore in the Indian wearable market by the end of 2024, with an aim to secure 10 per cent market share in three years. ... read..


YouTube lowering eligibility requirements for monetisation programme
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:28 PM IST
Video-sharing platform YouTube has announced that it is lowering the eligibility requirements for the YouTube Partner Program (YPP) and also introduced a few monetisation methods for smaller creators, including paid chat, tipping, channel memberships and ... read..


I dream 8 bn people on Earth can have an AI tutor, an AI doctor: Satya Nadella
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:27 PM IST
Microsoft Chairman and CEO Satya Nadella has revealed his dream that everyone of earth's 8 billion people can have an AI tutor, an AI doctor, a programmer or maybe an AI consultant in the future. ... read..


Logitech CEO Bracken Darrell resigns
London | Thursday, 2023 4:51:27 PM IST
Swiss tech firm Logitech has announced that Bracken Darrell, president and chief executive officer (CEO), will be departing the company to pursue another opportunity. ... read..


OpenAI warned Microsoft to go slow on integrating its AI into Bing: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:25 PM IST
Generative AI reportedly created tension between Microsoft and OpenAI as Sam Altman-run ChatGPT developer warned Satya Nadella-run tech giant to move slowly on integrating GPT-4 into its Bing search engine. ... read..


Subreddits' blackout will pass: Reddit CEO
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:24 PM IST
Reddit CEO Steve Huffman has commented on the subreddits' protest against the company's new application programming interface (API) pricing changes, and said that like any other blowups on the platform, "this one will pass as well". ... read..


Apple's racial equity & justice initiative surpasses $200 mn in investments
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:23 PM IST
Apple on Wednesday said that its Racial Equity and Justice Initiative has surpassed $200 million in investments, supporting education, economic empowerment, and criminal justice reform work in five countries since its launch in 2020. ... read..


NASA's Curiosity snaps postcard of Martian morning, afternoon
Washington | Thursday, 2023 4:51:17 PM IST
NASA's Curiosity rover has captured a "postcard" of lighting during morning and afternoon at the Martian surface, the space agency said. ... read..


92% of developers using AI coding tools at work: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:16 PM IST
About 92 per cent of developers are already using AI coding tools at work, while 70 per cent reported that AI coding tools will offer them an advantage at work, a new report showed on Wednesday. ... read..


Truecaller introduces call recording for premium users on iOS, Android
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:14 PM IST
Leading caller identification app Truecaller has introduced a call recording feature on both iOS and Android. ... read..


Toyota plans EV with 1,200-km range that fully charges in 10 mins
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:10 PM IST
Japanese automotive giant Toyota is planning an EV (electric vehicle) powered by a solid-state battery that would have a range of nearly 1,200 km (750 miles) and a charge time of only 10 minutes. ... read..


Samsung may soon unveil new sensor for AR/VR headsets
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:09 PM IST
Tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to unveil a new time-of-flight (ToF) sensor for AR/VR (mixed reality) headsets which will feature an on-chip Image Signal Processor (ISP). ... read..


Lenovo to invest $1 bn to accelerate AI deployment for businesses
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:08 PM IST
Global technology brand Lenovo on Wednesday announced that it will invest $1 billion over three years in the expansion of infrastructure solutions to accelerate the artificial intelligence (AI) deployment for businesses globally. ... read..


Windows 11's Android integration to get file sharing feature, settings updates & more
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:05 PM IST
Microsoft has released an update for 'Windows Subsystem for Android' (WSA) -- which allows users to run Android apps on Windows 11 -- to all Insider channels, which includes a new file sharing feature, settings updates, and more. ... read..


Zoho logs over 65% CAGR upmarket growth in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:05 PM IST
Global SaaS technology company Zoho on Wednesday said it has achieved over 65 per cent compound annual growth rate (CAGR) in annual recurring revenue (ARR) in India within the mid-market and enterprise segment. ... read..


AMD unveils new chip as generative AI accelerator
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:04 PM IST
Chip maker AMD has unveiled new details of its Instinct MI300 Series accelerator family processors, including the introduction of the Instinct MI300X accelerator, an advanced accelerator for generative AI. ... read..


India's smart home security camera shipments grew 48% in Q1 2023: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:51:02 PM IST
India's smart home security camera shipments grew 48 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in the first quarter (Q1) of this year-- January to March, a report said on Wednesday. ... read..


OpenAI releases generative text features with function calling capability
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:01 PM IST
Microsoft-owned OpenAI has released the new versions of its text-generating AI models GPT-3.5-turbo and GPT-4, with a capability called function calling. ... read..


WhatsApp rolling out video messages feature on iOS, Android beta
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 4:51:00 PM IST
Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is rolling out a new video messages feature to some beta testers on iOS and Android. ... read..


Zscaler introduces new cyber solutions to leverage generative AI
Las Vegas | Thursday, 2023 4:50:59 PM IST
Cloud security company Zscaler on Wednesday announced a set of advanced security solutions designed for IT and security teams to leverage the full potential of generative AI. ... read..


Everest Fleet raises $20 mn led by Uber, to boost ride sharing market
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 4:50:58 PM IST
Fleet management company Everest Fleet on Wednesday said it has closed a $20 million funding round led by Uber. ... read..


Google Photos gets new editing features for One members on web
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:45:09 PM IST
Google has added new editing features to the photo sharing and storage service 'Google Photos', including Portrait Light, Portrait Blur and Dynamic, for Google One (cloud storage service) subscribers on the web. ... read..


Indian space startup's Azista BST's satellite orbited by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket
Chennai | Thursday, 2023 1:45:08 PM IST
Indian space sector startup Azista BST Aerospace Pvt Ltd's first remote sensing satellite ABA First Runner (AFR) was successfully orbited by SpaceX's Falcon 9 rocket. ... read..


Reddit faces brief outage amid protest against new API policy
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:45:06 PM IST
Amid subreddits' protest against the company's new application programming interface (API) pricing changes, social discussion platform Reddit faced a brief outage. ... read..


WhatsApp rolling out message editing feature on Windows beta
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:45:05 PM IST
Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is rolling out a message editing feature on Windows beta. ... read..


Global town square needs transformation: New Twitter CEO
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:45:05 PM IST
Twitter's new CEO, Linda Yaccarino, has sent her first email to the employees with the title "Building Twitter 2.0 Together", highlighting her boss Elon Musk's stated intention for the company to be the "global town square" and said that it "needs transfo ... read..


Twitter account of NFT influencer 'Bitboy Crypto' hacked
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:54 PM IST
The Twitter account of crypto enthusiast and influencer Bitboy Crypto (Ben Armstrong) has been hacked. ... read..


Microsoft adds AI capabilities, enhances translation features to Skype
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:54 PM IST
In the latest update to Skype, Microsoft has incorporated AI capabilities and enhanced translation features into the platform. ... read..


Nothing to launch Phone (2) in India on July 11
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:44:53 PM IST
London-based consumer electronic brand Nothing on Tuesday announced that it will launch its next flagship smartphone, Phone (2) in India on July 11. ... read..


Accenture to invest $3 bn in Data, AI to accelerate clients' reinvention
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:44:51 PM IST
Global IT services firm Accenture on Tuesday announced a $3 billion investment over three years in its Data & AI practice to help clients across all industries rapidly and responsibly advance and use AI to achieve greater growth, efficiency, and resilienc ... read..


71% Indian professionals seek to eliminate workplace jargon: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:44:50 PM IST
About 71 per cent of professionals in India want to eliminate or reduce the use of workplace jargon, a new report showed on Tuesday. ... read..


Powerpoint for web gets laser pointer in slideshow, digital ruler & more
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:49 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft has announced new features for the presentation program 'Powerpoint' on the web, including a laser pointer in slideshow mode, a digital ruler, and much more. ... read..


Robots may help AI gain human-like cognition: Study
London | Thursday, 2023 1:44:49 PM IST
Embodying Artificial Intelligence (AI) in robots so they can interact with the world around them and evolve like the human brain is the most likely way AI systems will develop human-like cognition, according to research. ... read..


Regulator rejects Broadcom's $15.5 mn proposal to correct unfair practices
Seoul | Thursday, 2023 1:44:48 PM IST
South Korea's antitrust regulator said on Tuesday it has decided to reject US chipmaker Broadcom Inc.'s proposal to voluntarily correct its unfair business practices with 20 billion won ($15.5 million), ruling in favour of Samsung Electronics. ... read..


WhatsApp rolling out screen-sharing feature for video calls on Windows beta
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:47 PM IST
Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp is rolling out a screen-sharing feature for video calls to some beta testers on Windows beta. ... read..


WinZO crosses 40 bn micro transactions in FY23, aims for 55 bn in FY24
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:44:45 PM IST
Homegrown online gaming platform WinZO on Tuesday announced that the company surpassed 40 billion micro transactions in FY23 and aims for annualised micro-transaction volume of 55 billion in FY24. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip 5 cover display to get optimised Google apps: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:44 PM IST
Samsung has collaborated with Google to bring optimised Google applications to the upcoming Galaxy Z Flip 5 smartphone, which is scheduled to be launched next month, the media reported. ... read..


All about Breaking Point, that ran controversial Dorsey interview
New Delhi | Thursday, 2023 1:44:44 PM IST
American political news and opinion series Breaking Points has made headlines in India for its controversial interview on former Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, who in an exploratory remark, claimed that India had put pressure on the micro-blogging platform. ... read..


Twitter may soon limit number of DMs send by non-Blue users
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:43 PM IST
Micro-blogging platform Twitter is reportedly working to limit the number of direct messages (DMs) non-Blue users can send per day. ... read..


Meta releases AI-powered music generator 'MusicGen'
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:41 PM IST
Meta (formerly Facebook) has released its AI-powered music generator called 'MusicGen', which will turn text description and melody into audio. ... read..


US FTC files suit to halt Microsoft's Activision Blizzard deal: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2023 1:44:40 PM IST
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has applied for a "temporary restraining order" and preliminary injunction seeking to block Microsoft's acquisition of Activision Blizzard before the deal's July 18 deadline, the media reported. ... read..


Inhaled beta-2 agonists not linked to lower risk of Parkinson's disease: Study
Kuopio | June 15, 2023 12:10:51 AM IST
Bronchodilators known as beta-2 agonists are extensively used in the treatment of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Although beta-2 agonists have been linked to a lower incidence of Parkinson's disease in earlier research, this link ... read..


Study finds SARS-CoV-2 responses varied significantly depending on cell types
Parkville | June 15, 2023 12:10:37 AM IST
Researchers employed heart and lung stem cells infected with the virus that causes COVID-19 to better understand how the illness affects various organs, paving the path for more tailored therapies. ... read..


Researchers reveal how psychedelic drugs reopen critical periods for social learning
New York | June 14, 2023 11:39:26 PM IST
Neuroscientists have long sought techniques to reactivate critical periods in the brain, when animals are more receptive to environmental cues that might alter brain development. According to a recent study in mice conducted by Johns Hopkins Medicine, psy ... read..


Researchers discover device that mimics human vision, memory abilities
Melbourne | June 14, 2023 9:39:23 PM IST
Researchers have developed little devices that see and remember in the same manner that people do, in a promising step towards one day having apps that can make quick, complicated judgements, such as self-driving automobiles. ... read..


Human light pollution risks extinguishing glow-worms: Study
Washington | June 14, 2023 6:40:30 PM IST
Researchers found brighter nights risk extinguishing glow-worm twinkle. ... read..


Lost bumblebees use scent to find their way home: Study
Washington | June 14, 2023 6:40:25 PM IST
Researchers found when visual information is conflicting, bumblebees use smell to locate their nest. ... read..


Skipping evolution: Study finds some kangaroos didn't hop
Washington | June 14, 2023 6:40:19 PM IST
Researchers found Extinct kangaroos used methods other than their famous hop.The study was published in Journal, 'Alcheringa An Australasian Journal of Palaeontology.' ... read..


Artificial night-time light confuses colour-changing coastal woodlouse: Study
Washington | June 14, 2023 6:40:05 PM IST
Researchers found a colour-changing coastal woodlouse can get confused by artificial nightlight. ... read..


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