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Google announces five new games for Stadia
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Google has announced that five specific new games will arrive on its cloud gaming service Stadia in the coming months. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S20 series in India starts at Rs 66,999
Gurugram | Saturday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Samsung on Saturday announced the recently launched Galaxy S20 series will be available in India at a starting price of Rs 66,999 and consumers can pre-book the device here via the company's official website. ... read..


Google removes ToTok app from Play Store again
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Google has removed the popular messaging app ToTok amid claims that it is being used for spying by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) government for mass surveillance for a second time. ... read..


Vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy linked to increased risk of ADHD
Washington D.C. | February 15, 2020 3:41:39 PM IST
Prenatal factors such as vitamin D deficiency during pregnancy can influence the development of ADHD (attention deficit hyperactivity disorder) in babies, suggests a recent study. ... read..


Study reveals single dose of HPV vaccine can protect from cervical cancer
Washington D.C. | February 15, 2020 11:11:24 AM IST
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted infection in the United States, and persistent infection with certain types of the virus can cause cervical cancer. In a breakthrough study in the field, researchers indicated that a single dose of the human pap ... read..


Facebook cancels Global Marketing Summit over Coronavirus fears
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 8:45:05 AM IST
After the Mobile World Congress (MWC) Barcelona 2020 conference, Coronavirus has derailed Facebook's Global Marketing Summit in San Francisco. ... read..


Moon to pass before Mars on February 18 before sunrise
Washington D.C. | February 15, 2020 6:41:21 AM IST
If it's clear on the morning of Tuesday, February 18th, you could see Mars wink out as the Moon passes in front of the Red Planet in what is known as an occultation. The Moon will cover up Mars five times in 2020, but February's occultation is the only on ... read..


ICRISAT launches new facility to accelerate plant life-cycle
Hyderabad | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 AM IST
Giving a major boost to the efforts to modernise crop breeding, the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) on Friday launched new facility, which is projected to significantly lower time and cost of crop varietal develo ... read..


40% people comfortable sharing personal details on dating apps
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Forty per cent people said they were comfortable with sharing personal details on dating apps without even meeting the person, revealed a new survey on Friday. ... read..


NVIDIA expects $100 mn hit in revenue due to coronavirus: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Graphics giant Nvidia has said that it expects to take a $100 million hit in revenue next quarter as a result of the coronavirus outbreak. ... read..


Facebook inks deal to stream Filmfare Awards globally
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Facebook on Friday inked a deal with with Worldwide Media, the content company that produces the Filmfare Awards -- India's most prominent entertainment awards show. The year-long partnership will provide exclusive non-linear digital simulcast partnership ... read..


'US has history of spying on phone networks': Huawei hits back
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Chinese telecom equipment and smartphone giant Huawei has hit back at the US after being accused of backdoor spying, claiming that it doesn't have the alleged capability. The tech giant also said that the US itself has a long history of spying on phone ne ... read..


Nanoparticle that can turn carbon emissions into fuel discovered
New York | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Researchers have discovered discovered a metal carbide nanoparticle (a compound of carbon and metal) that can convert CO2 into fuel; a particle that for the first time, can be produced sustainably at low temperature. ... read..


Oppo Reno 3 Pro India launch set for March 2
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Oppo on Friday announced that its much talked about Reno 3 Pro will be launched in India on March 2. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy Z Flip goes on sale in S. Korea
Seoul | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Samsung Electronics Co.'s new foldable smartphone hit the shelves in South Korea on Friday as the world's largest smartphone maker aims to popularise the foldable form factor in the market. ... read..


Myntra appoints Raghu Krishnananda as CTO
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Myntra, the Flipkart-owned e-commerce platform on Friday announced the appointment of Raghu Krishnananda, as its Chief Technology Officer. ... read..


5G iPad Pro with A14 series chip to launch 2020: Report
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to introduce 5G-capable iPad equipped with 5nm-based A14 chips - likely A14X in the second half of 2020. ... read..


Facebook releases Pinterest clone 'Hobbi'
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Social media giant Facebook has quietly released a new app like Pinterest called 'Hobbi', a photo and video sharing app designed for documenting users hobbies. ... read..


Storyline with evocative details can cut VR cybersickness
Toronto | Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Storylines that provide context and emotionally evocative details can help users feel immersed in virtual reality (VR) experiences and can reduce feelings of nausea, disorientation and eye strain, especially for those with little experience of playing vid ... read..


Ericsson launches 2 new AI-powered Network Services
Stockholm | Friday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Swedish telecom gear maker Ericsson has launched two new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered offerings in its Network Services portfolio, enabling communications service providers to secure always-on networks and deliver optimal user experiences. ... read..


Coronavirus: Foxconn denies report of China plant resumption
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
iPhone maker Foxconn has rejected reports that suggested it was mulling to reopen significant portion of its Chinese production force this month even as China continues to reel under the outbreak of the deadly coronavirus. ... read..


YouTube TV to cancel all App Store subscriptions in March
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
YouTube has started sending out emails to customers who have subscribed its YouTube TV service through Apple's App Store with a warning that their subscriptions will be discontinued in March. ... read..


Apple suppliers gearing up for iPhone SE 2 production
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Taiwan-based compound semiconductor manufacturers are gearing up to fulfil shipments components for a new iPhone model, tentatively dubbed SE2. ... read..


Alibaba revenue up 38% in Q3 to 161 bn yuan
Hangzhou (China) | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group reported year-on-year revenue growth of 38 per cent to 161.4 billion yuan ($23.12 billion) for the fiscal quarter ending December 30, 2019. ... read..


iQOO 3 to be available in India on Flipkart this month
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:15:05 AM IST
Chinese behemoth BBK Group's smartphone brand iQOO on Thursday said that its first product, iQOO 3, will be available in India on Flipkart and iqoo.com in February. ... read..


Underwriters Lab to bridge skill gap in life sciences
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
US-based global safety certification firm Underwriters Laboratories (UL) would bridge skill gap in the life sciences industry in partnership with Karnataka's Manipal Global Education Services (MGES), an official said on Thursday. ... read..


This system can automatically update Wikipedia articles
New York | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology have created a system that could be used to automatically update factual inconsistencies in Wikipedia articles, reducing time and effort spent by human editors who now do the task manually. ... read..


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