Sunday, December 5, 2021

Researchers discover cone snail's venom might treat Diabetes
New Hampshire | December 5, 2021 6:49:56 PM IST
The cone snail is capable of spewing potent insulin-like venom that can paralyse its prey. ... read..

Alexa can now detect more types of sounds
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Tech giant Amazon has expanded the sound detection capabilities of Alexa along with more features. ... read..

Rapido's bike taxi segment provides 78% to overall business
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST
Amid the growth of bike taxi services in recent times, Rapido's bike taxi segment contributes 78 per cent to the overall business, the company's top executive said on Sunday. ... read..

Extremists exploit new Twitter's private media policy
San Francisco | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
Twitter has mistakenly suspended several accounts of anti-extremists researchers after extremist groups began exploiting its new private media policy, the media reported. ... read..

Zoom likely to pay $25 to users as part of class-action settlement
San Francisco | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
Video conferencing platform Zoom has reached a settlement in a class-action lawsuit over alleged privacy and security issues, media reports say. ... read..

Chip shortage to ease next year, says Qualcomm CEO
San Francisco | Sunday, 2021 4:45:09 PM IST
Amid the global chip shortage, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon said that the chip shortage is gradually easing and the situation is expected to improve next year. ... read..

Research develops rapid test to identify effectiveness of antibodies against Covid-19 variants
Durham | December 5, 2021 1:49:29 PM IST
Biomedical engineers of Duke University have developed a test to quickly and easily assess how well a person's neutralizing antibodies fight multiple variants of COVID-19 like Delta and the new Omicron variant. ... read..

Study finds infection strengthen ageing immune system
Arizona | December 5, 2021 12:19:27 PM IST
A new research by the University of Arizona Health Sciences has found a way by which infection affects the immune system that could lead to new immunotherapies to prevent disease and strengthen the ageing immune system. ... read..

Google Photos Locked Folder option starts arriving for more Android phones
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
Search engine giant Google has reportedly started rolling out Locked Folder feature in Photos for non-Pixel users. ... read..

Vivo patents new smartphone with extendable display
Beijing | Saturday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo is reportedly working on a new phone with an extendable display similar to the OPPO X 2021 rollable phone. ... read..

First Tesla Cybertrucks will have 4 motors: Musk
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has said that the company's first Cybertrucks will be a four-motor variant. ... read..

Google Stadia meets 100 games release target
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Google has added 100 games to Stadia during the calendar year 2021, officially meeting its promise of adding at least 100 games to the platform by the end of this year. ... read..

Musk's Starlink to apply for commercial license in India by Jan 31
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Starlink, the satellite internet division of billionaire Elon Musk's rocket company SpaceX, has announced that it will apply for a commercial license in India by January 31, 2022. ... read..

Xiaomi must redefine its smartphone strategy to stay on course
Beijing | Saturday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Chinese brand Xiaomi's numbers for the third quarter show the impact of the ongoing global component shortages on its balance sheet, putting its smartphone strategy under the scanner, according to a new report. ... read..

YouTube app rolls out 'listening controls' for all videos
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
YouTube has reportedly started rolling out a 'listening controls' feature for Android and iOS users who are YouTube Premium subscribers. ... read..

How smartphone brands can fight online infringement
New Delhi | Saturday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Smartphone companies which have strong consumer pull now face most of the reputation issues caused by infringement of their brands in the digital space, according to a new report. ... read..

Caffeine improves reaction to moving targets: Study
Waterloo | December 4, 2021 6:49:14 PM IST
A new research has found that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. ... read..

Study discovers pathway allowing cancer to bypass oncology treatments
California | December 4, 2021 6:49:08 PM IST
A new study has identified a pathway that explains how mutated cancer cells can continue to replicate and become resistant to oncology therapies. ... read..

FB Messenger to test built-in bill splitting feature
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Meta-owned Facebook said it will start testing the Split Payments feature, a free and fast way to share the cost of bills and expenses in Facebook Messenger in the US. ... read..

Study finds reason why batteries can't charge in minutes
Washington | December 4, 2021 4:49:23 PM IST
According to new research, there is a new issue that complicates the fast charging of batteries. ... read..

Intel looking to develop closer relationship with TSMC
Taipei | Saturday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Chip-maker Intel is apparently seeking to deepen its relationship with the world's largest contract manufacturer for chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) to avoid possible clashes over TSMC's 3nm chip production. ... read..

Study finds probiotics reduce nausea and vomiting during pregnancy
Los Angeles | December 4, 2021 4:19:54 PM IST
The researchers at the UC Davis School of Medicine have found that probiotics significantly improve the symptoms of nausea and vomiting during pregnancy. ... read..

New CEO Parag Agrawal begins restructuring Twitter
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
New Twitter CEO Parag Agrawal has begun restructuring the company and two senior executives have already stepped down as part of the reorganisation plan. ... read..

Android TV app installation via smartphone rolls out to more users
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 2:45:08 PM IST
Google has started rolling out functionality that enables users to install apps on their Android-enabled smart TVs through their phones. ... read..

Researchers develop new form of brain surgery without incisions, scalpels
Virginia | December 4, 2021 1:49:38 PM IST
Researchers from the University of Virginia School of Medicine have developed a non-invasive way to remove faulty brain circuits that could allow doctors to treat debilitating neurological diseases without the need for traditional brain surgery. ... read..

Tesla integrating car sharing in its app: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
Elon Musk-owned electric car company Tesla is reportedly working on integrating vehicle sharing into its app, which could be a step further toward the 'Tesla Network' launch. ... read..

Huawei to globally launch HarmonyOS in 2022: Report
Beijing | Friday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Huawei is likely to launch its proprietary operating system -- Harmony OS -- for its global users next year, media reports said. ... read..

New update lets Pokemon Go run much smoother on iPhones
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Pokemon Go has come up with a new update -- 1.191.0 -- that lets iOS users run the game at higher frame rates. ... read..

Tears of Joy emerges as most used emoji in 2021
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Tears of Joy continues to be one of the most popular emoji used worldwide in 2021. ... read..

Google Search adds new tools to help find doctors
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Google is adding new tools to Search to make it easier to navigate the US healthcare system. ... read..

Samsung to launch more Galaxy A series phones next year: Report
Seoul | Friday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to launch more water-resistant Galaxy A series mid-range smartphones in 2022. ... read..

Tesla officially moves headquarters to Texas
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla has officially moved its headquarters from Palo Alto, California, to Austin, Texas. ... read..

Microsoft is rolling out its new Office UI to everyone
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
In a bid to elevate user experience, tech giant Microsoft is starting to roll out its new Office UI to all users this week. ... read..

Vivo V23 5G to launch in India this month: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Smartphone maker Vivo is reportedly planning to launch its next handset Vivo V23 5G in the Indian market this month with a possibility of a Pro variant as a follow-up. ... read..

Signal launches in-app sustainer program to accept donations
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Privacy-focused messaging app Signal said it has launched an in-app sustainer programme to accept donations from its users. ... read..

FTC sues to block Nvidia's $40 bn acquisition of Arm: Report
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is suing to block Nvidia's $40 billion acquisition of Arm from Softbank on antitrust grounds, media report says. ... read..

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE to reportedly cost $699
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 7:45:08 PM IST
Samsung is planning to launch its new premium smartphone 'Samsung Galaxy S21 FE 5G' in early January 2022 and now a new report has revealed the price as well as specifications of the upcoming phone. ... read..

Retail, hospitality sectors bounce back on hiring in India: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Driven by the reopening of the retail, hospitality and education sectors after a long 18-20 months of pandemic-driven lockdowns, India saw a 26 per cent (on-year) growth in hirings in the month of November as compared to last year, a new report showed on ... read..

Deep Ocean Mission to harness Blue Economy, explore seabeds
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
With an aim to harness the Blue Economy, the 'Deep Ocean Mission' of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) was approved by the Cabinet six months ago envisaging exploration of deep ocean resources, especially Polymetallic Nodules, from 6000 m depth. ... read..

Opt-out rate for mobile app tracking to decline by 2023: Gartner
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
As Apple and Google aim to control mobile app tracking on their respective platforms, the opt-out rate for mobile app tracking is expected to decline from 85 per cent in 2021 to 60 per cent by 2023 as consumers gain experience with untargeted ads, a new G ... read..

Stable MIUI 13 ready to launch alongside the Xiaomi 12: Report
Beijing | Friday, 2021 5:45:09 PM IST
Xiaomi is reportedly planning to announce its next major version of user interface (UI) 'MIUI 13' alongside the Xiaomi 12 smartphone soon. ... read..

Deep ocean, climate change and a mission
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
India has outlined an ambitious plan to touch the depths of the Indian Ocean as part of its 'Deep Ocean Mission' with the Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) as its nodal implementing agency. ... read..

After being fired from Google, Gebru forms AI research institute
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence (AI) researcher Timnit Gebru, fired from Google after sending an email of concern to her Ethical AI team, has set up her own research institute that will be an independent, community-rooted institute set to counter Big Tech's perva ... read..

MRI, AI may detect early signs of tumour cell death after novel therapy
Boston | December 3, 2021 4:19:05 PM IST
According to new research led by Massachusetts General Hospital, it has been found that magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and artificial intelligence (AI) can be used to detect early signs of tumour cell death in response to novel virus-based cancer therap ... read..

TSMC begins pilot production of 3nm chips
Taipei | Friday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
The world's largest contract manufacturer for chips, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) has begun pilot production of 3-nanometer chips, and expects to be producing them in volume at the end of 2022. ... read..

Google Pixel Watch may arrive next year
San Francisco | Friday, 2021 2:45:08 PM IST
US-based tech giant Google is reportedly working on its own in-house smartwatch that's set to launch in 2022. ... read..

Scientists find pathway allowing cancer to bypass oncology treatments
California | December 3, 2021 2:19:30 PM IST
The City of Hope researchers have identified a pathway that explained how mutated cancer cells can continue to replicate and become resistant to oncology therapies. ... read..

Twitter removes 3.465 state-linked info ops, Twitterati bemoans bigger 'losses'
New York | Friday, 2021 2:15:09 PM IST
Ask a Twitter jock and youll hear metrics like "engagement" and "quality". Dig deeper and it comes down to the crude number of follows. "Oh, she has just xyz follows (and they are bots), I have a thousand more" might be the predictable metric. ... read..

Damaged telomeres in elders might increase susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2: Study
Heidelberg | December 3, 2021 12:19:26 PM IST
According to a group of Italian and American researchers led by Fabrizio d'Adda di Fagagna, the expression of the cell receptor for the SARS-CoV-2 virus, ACE2 which is essential for mediating cell entry of the virus, increases in the lungs of ageing mice ... read..

Scientist exploring ways of enhancing ocean alkalinity for removing atmospheric CO2
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 9:45:08 AM IST
An academic from a prestigious laboratory at Ahmedabad is examining the role of enhancing ocean alkalinity for removing atmospheric carbon dioxide to tackle global climate change problems. ... read..

COVID-19 Delta variant may have increased ability to evade vaccine-induced immunity: Study
Washington | December 3, 2021 9:19:08 AM IST
Vaccines are effective in decreasing hospitalization and deaths from COVID-19 infection but the emergence of viral variants of concern may diminish their efficacy, according to a recent study. ... read..

Pilot project on for landslide early warning system: Govt
New Delhi | Friday, 2021 5:15:08 AM IST
The Geological Survey of India (GSI) in collaboration with the British Geological Survey (BGS) under the National Environmental Research Council (UK) funded, multi-consortium LANDSLIP project has developed a prototype regional Landslide Early Warning Sys ... read..

India developing advanced security measures for its satellites
Chennai | Friday, 2021 1:15:08 AM IST
India is developing advanced safety and security measures to protect its satellites and neutralise any attack on its satellites orbiting in space, the government has said. ... read..

Tesla launches all-electric 'Cyberquad' for kids
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
EV maker Tesla has launched a four-wheel ATV (all-terrain vehicle) called Cyberquad for kids for $1,900. ... read..

Musk takes jibe at Parag, Dorsey with Stalin meme
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
After acknowledging the contribution of "Indian talent" in the US, tech billionaire Elon Musk has shared a meme on Twitter's leaders -- Parag Agrawal and Jack Dorsey. ... read..

Clubhouse adds support for 13 more languages including Bengali
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 10:45:08 PM IST
Social audio platform Clubhouse on Thursday announced that it has started rolling out support for 13 new languages, including Bengali for Android users. ... read..

Apple may add iPhone 6 Plus to its vintage product list soon
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to add iPhone 6 Plus to its list of vintage and obsolete products on December 31, limiting the support options that owners have. ... read..

Bounce electric scooter with swappable battery launched
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
In a bid to take on Ola Electric and Ather Energy, domestic EV scooter maker Bounce on Thursday launched its first consumer electric scooter 'Infinity E1' in the Indian market. ... read..

Study discovers new way of identifying early risk of cardiovascular disease
Stockholm | December 2, 2021 9:19:01 PM IST
A large study by scientists at Karolinska Institutet has found that two proteins that transport cholesterol particles in the blood provide early and reliable risk information. ... read..

Swiggy to infuse Rs 5,250 Cr in quick grocery service Instamart
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Online food delivery platform Swiggy on Thursday announced to invest $700 million (over Rs 5,250 crore) in its express grocery delivery service Instamart that delivers groceries in 15-30 minutes -- at a crucial time when its closest rival Zomato discontin ... read..

Galaxy A13 5G with 50MP triple-camera launched
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Samsung has launched a new smartphone 'Samsung Galaxy A13 5G' as the company's cheapest 5G device till date in the US. ... read..

Apple announces best apps, games on App Store in 2021
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 8:45:09 PM IST
'Toca Life World' app from Swedish app development studio Toca Boca has become the iPhone 'App of the Year' while LumaFusion from US-based developer LumaTouch is the iPad App of the Year, Apple announced on Thursday. ... read..

iPhone's global market share in Q4 may reach 23%
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 7:15:08 PM IST
A market intelligence company is predicting iPhone market share for Q4 2021 to hit 23.1 per cent, up from 15.9 per cent last quarter. ... read..

Google 'Project Starline' brings people more closer than video calls
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 7:15:08 PM IST
As the world prepares for the Metaverse, Google's 'Project Starline', a technology project that would enable friends, families and coworkers to be together virtually, even when they're cities (or countries) apart, has revealed that it feels much closer to ... read..

Qualcomm unveils new chip for Windows PCs
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 6:15:08 PM IST
Chipmaker Qualcomm has announced the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 compute platform as a successor of the 8cx Gen 2 model that was launched last year. ... read..

Now book your Uber ride via WhatsApp in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST
In a global-first move, ride-hailing major Uber and Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Thursday announced that people in India can now book an Uber ride via the company's official WhatsApp chatbot. ... read..

Australian mathematician cuts through knotty questions with AI
Sydney | Thursday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST
Some of the world's leading mathematicians have joined forces with a team of computer scientists to use artificial intelligence (AI) to develop new theorems and untangle seemingly impenetrable questions in the fields of knot theory and representation theo ... read..

Australian science agency opens testing facility for lunar rovers
Canberra | Thursday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST
Australia's national science agency has opened a purpose-built facility to test technology before it is sent to the Moon. ... read..

Gaming, comedy videos rule YouTube in India in 2021
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 5:15:08 PM IST
Google-owned YouTube on Thursday revealed a list of top videos as well as creators for 2021 and gaming along with comedy videos that have topped the chart in India. ... read..

Amazon exploiting sellers, to pocket $121 bn this year: Report
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
A significant report from a US-based nonprofit organisation has claimed that Amazon is exploiting its position as a gatekeeper to impose steep and growing fees on third-party sellers, raking in big moolah. ... read..

Microsoft introduces 'Teams Essentials' for small businesses
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Microsoft has announced a standalone offering to its collaboration platform Teams for small businesses at only Rs 100 per user per month. ... read..

Jack Doresy's firm Square changes its name to Block
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 4:15:08 PM IST
Jack Dorsey''s financial services company Square has announced to change its name to Block, effective from December 10, as the former Twitter CEO renews his focus on Blockchain and cryptocurrencies. ... read..

Android Auto to offer touchscreen quick replies for messages soon
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 3:45:08 PM IST
The US-based search engine giant Google has announced that Android Auto will soon add support for touchscreen-based quick replies for message notifications. ... read..

Now connect with people on LinkedIn in Hindi
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:45:08 PM IST
Professional networking platform LinkedIn on Thursday unveiled a user interface in Hindi, with the goal to support 600 million Hindi language speakers globally. ... read..

Viral evolution in animals could reveal future of COVID-19: Study
Washington | December 2, 2021 1:48:56 PM IST
When animals catch COVID-19 from humans, new SARS-CoV-2 variants can arise. To evaluate this phenomenon, an interdisciplinary team at the College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences systematically analysed mutation types occurring in the virus ... read..

Drug compound makes pancreatic cancer cells more vulnerable to chemo
Washington | December 2, 2021 11:50:07 AM IST
Pancreatic cancer is extremely difficult to treat. By the time it is detected, cancer often has reached an advanced stage, and patients usually do not survive longer than one year after diagnosis. An aggressive chemotherapy regimen is a first-line treatme ... read..

WhatsApp says banned over 2 mn accounts in India in Oct
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 2:15:08 AM IST
WhatsApp on Wednesday said that it banned over two million accounts in India in October in compliance with the new IT Rules 2021. ... read..

Researchers identify key RNA 'gatekeeper' in gene expression, suggesting possible new drug targets
Washington | December 1, 2021 11:50:10 PM IST
According to a new study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), an important player in the healthy development of female embryos turns out also to play a key role in regulating the behaviour of chromosome loops and gene expression in both ... read..

Nothing to accept cryptocurrencies for new ear (1) black edition
London | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
London-based consumer tech company Nothing on Wednesday said it will start accepting cryptocurrency payments for its new product in selected countries (excluding India) from December 13. ... read..

Growth prediction for memory chip market halved for next year
Seoul | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:08 PM IST
Leading industry tracker World Semiconductor Trade Statistics (WSTS) on Wednesday cut in half its growth projection of the global memory chip market next year. ... read..

Now scan documents with your Google Chromebook camera
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 11:15:08 PM IST
Google has turned Chromebook's camera into a scanner and people can now use built-in camera to scan any document and turn it into a PDF or JPEG file without a need to download third-party scanner apps. ... read..

iPhone users complain about continued dropped calls even after iOS update
Seoul | Wednesday, 2021 10:15:08 PM IST
The users of iPhone devices, including the iPhone 12 and 13, continued to experience dropped calls even after updating the mobile operating system released by Apple last month to fix the issue, industry sources said on Wednesday. ... read..

Xiaomi to launch 120W smartphone in India soon
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 9:45:08 PM IST
Xiaomi is reportedly planning to launch a new smartphone with 120W fast charging in India soon. ... read..

iPhone SE to launch in first quarter of 2022: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to launch a third-generation iPhone SE in the first quarter of 2022. ... read..

PC shipments down 16% in US as education market saturates
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:08 PM IST
The shipments of desktops, notebooks, tablets and workstations in the US fell by 16 per cent (on-year) to 30.3 million units in the third quarter (Q3) as the education market reached saturation, a new report has said. ... read..

Apple is no longer signing iOS 15.1: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Tech giant Apple has stopped signing iOS 15.1, which means that users who updated their devices to iOS 15.1.1 or iOS 15.2 beta can no longer downgrade to iOS 15.1. ... read..

GitHub announces 'Externships Winter Cohort' for student developers
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
In a bid to further support Indian student developers, Microsoft-owned open-source developer platform GitHub on Wednesday announced the 'Externships Winter Cohort' in the country. ... read..

FB, Instagram remove over 18.8 mn content pieces in India in Oct
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:08 PM IST
Meta, the newly-formed parent company of Facebook and its family of apps, on Wednesday said that it has removed over 18.8 million pieces of content in October on Facebook and Instagram in India, as it faces intense scrutiny over user data privacy. ... read..

Apple announces third annual Apple Music Award winners
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 8:15:08 PM IST
Apple has announced the winners of the third annual Apple Music Awards, which recognise "the best artists of 2021 and their influence on global culture." ... read..

Elon Musk warns employees of potential SpaceX bankruptcy
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:08 PM IST
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk in an email to his company's employees asked them to work over the weekend on SpaceX's Raptor engine as the company faces "genuine risk of bankruptcy" unless it speeds up the production. ... read..

Meta's top crypto executive Marcus to quit soon
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 7:15:08 PM IST
Facebook parent Meta's cryptocurrency head David Marcus has announced that he will be leaving the company at the end of the year. ... read..

CRED to acquire expense management firm Happay
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:09 PM IST
Members-only credit card management and bill payments platform CRED on Wednesday announced that it is acquiring corporate expense management company Happay. ... read..

IT spending in India to cross $100 bn in 2022: Gartner
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Driven by a surge in digital transformation owing to the pandemic, the IT spending in India is forecast to total $101.8 billion in 2022, an increase of 7 per cent from 2021, global market research firm Gartner said on Wednesday. ... read..

Moto Edge X30 set to unveil on Dec 9 with Qualcomm's latest chip
Beijing | Wednesday, 2021 6:45:08 PM IST
Lenovo-owned Motorola has announced that it will launch a new smartphone -- Moto Edge X30 -- driven by Qualcomm's latest chip, Snapdragon 8 Gen 1, on December 9 in China. ... read..

CollegeDekho raises $35 mn, to expand education offerings
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 6:15:09 PM IST
Online higher education platform CollegeDekho on Wednesday said it has closed its Series B funding of $35 million to further improve its offerings for students and colleges, both within India and abroad. ... read..

Study finds caffeine improves reaction to moving targets
Waterloo | December 1, 2021 5:49:24 PM IST
In new research related to caffeine, it was found that caffeine increases alertness and detection accuracy for moving targets. ... read..

Consumers spent $34 bn online in one holiday week in US
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 5:45:08 PM IST
The US consumers spent a total of $33.9 billion online, from Thanksgiving Day through Cyber Monday, down 1.4 per cent (on-year) as Black Friday dipped 1.3 per cent at $8.9 billion vs $9 billion last year while Thanksgiving Day online sales stayed flat at ... read..

Qualcomm unveils 'Snapdragon 8 Gen 1' mobile platform
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:09 PM IST
Chipmaker Qualcomm has introduced its latest premium 5G mobile platform -- Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 -- to transform the next generation of flagship devices. ... read..

Australian scientists make breakthrough on exercise pill
Canberra | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:09 PM IST
Australian researchers have discovered molecular signals that could help deliver the neurological benefits of exercise in a pill. ... read..

Apple launches new limited-edition Beats Studio Buds
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:08 PM IST
Apple-owned audio accessories manufacturer Beats has launched a new limited-edition Beats Studio Buds in collaboration with clothing store Union. ... read..

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