Friday, September 24, 2021

Research shows different types of cancers likely to spread to specific brain areas
Los Angeles (California) | September 23, 2021 11:46:13 PM IST
New research has shown that brain metastasis occurs when cancer in one part of the body spreads to the brain. The lifetime incidence of such metastatic brain tumours in cancer patients is between 20-45 per cent. ... read..

Esri India introduces cloud-based drone mapping solution
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
To simplify storage and processing of geospatial data collected through drones in India, leading Geographic Information System (GIS) software and solutions provider Esri India is introducing its cloud-based drone mapping solution -- Site Scan -- in the co ... read..

Galaxy S22 Ultra will have a built-in S pen: Report
Seoul | Thursday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Samsung is planning to launch its next premium flagship Galaxy S22 series and now leakster Ice Universe has claimed that the upcoming S-series flagship will have a slot for the stylus. ... read..

Uber Eats adds map feature to find nearest restaurants for pick up
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Uber Eats is adding a new pickup map feature to its app that will allow users to search for restaurants or merchants close to them. ... read..

Global cancer risk comes from unregulated chemicals: Study
Washington | September 23, 2021 8:16:02 PM IST
Whenever an organic matter is burned such as in a wildfire, a power plant, a car's exhaust, or in daily cooking, the combustion releases polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) -- a class of pollutants that are known to cause lung cancer. ... read..

FB says iOS 14 privacy changes 'working as intended'
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Facebook has admitted that it underreported certain ad performance metrics on iPhone, indicating that Apple's iOS 14 privacy changes are having the intended effect on throttling data harvesting. ... read..

Astronomers find why galaxies become dormant
New York | Thursday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
A team of astronomers have found the reason why early, massive galaxies turn inactive is because they run out of the cold hydrogen gas needed to make stars. ... read..

Samsung to launch Galaxy F42 5G on Sep 29
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Galaxy F42 5G, Samsung's first Galaxy F Series 5G smartphone, is all set to launch in India on September 29. ... read..

Twitter says it will fix disappearing tweets issue
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Micro-blogging site Twitter is planning to make some changes that could prevent tweets from disappearing while you are reading them, the company said on its support account. ... read..

Freshworks IPO created 500 crorepatis
New Delhi | Thursday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Indian software-as-a-service (SaaS) firm Freshworks made its trading debut on US stock exchange Nasdaq on Wednesday and it was a strong one. The company was valued at $12.2 billion after it opened 21% above the initial offering price of $36 apiece, Busine ... read..

Apple bars Fortnite back on iOS until 'Epic vs Apple' verdict is final: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Tech giant Apple has told Epic Games that it will not allow Fortnite back onto the iOS or macOS App Stores until the outcome of the lawsuit between the two is finalised. ... read..

New research finds how associative memories are formed
Washington | September 23, 2021 4:46:09 PM IST
The ability to remember relationships between unrelated items (an odour and a location, a song and an event) is known as associative memory. ... read..

Pixel 6 Pro hands-on video surfaces online ahead of launch
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October, and now a new leaked video shows what is apparently a prototype of the Google Pixel 6 Pro. ... read..

Apple releases first betas of iOS 15.1 to developers
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Apple has started seeded the first betas of iOS 15.1 as well as iPadOS 15.1, just a day after releasing the iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 updates. ... read..

Microsoft Surface Pro 8 with 120Hz display launched
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Microsoft has introduced its all-new 2-in-1 laptop - the Surface Pro 8 along with the next-generation Surface devices. ... read..

Microsoft launches Surface Duo 2 with better performance, cameras
San Francisco | Thursday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
Tech giant Microsoft has launched its second folding smartphone -- the Surface Duo 2 along with the next-generation Surface devices. ... read..

NASA-Boeing Starliner spacecraft launch may slip to 2022
Washington | Thursday, 2021 2:15:06 AM IST
The launch of NASA and Boeing's Starliner cargo spacecraft, stalled due to an unresolved valve issue, may not be launched this year, media reports said. ... read..

Musk says Inspiration4 crew had 'challenges' with toilet, promises upgrade
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Tech billionaire Elon Musk took to the Twitter to reveal that there were "challenges" with the toilet during SpaceX's first entirely private trip to space and promised upgrades for future mission. ... read..

Researchers say FB interfering with their tools to study News Feed
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Tech giant Facebook has quietly pushed out changes to News Feed that is "interfering" with the browser-based tools used by journalists and researchers, according to a new report. ... read..

Google Pixel 6 series to come with UWB and Wi-Fi 6E support: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October this year, and now FCC documents have claimed that the Pixel 6 series will come with Wi-Fi 6E and ultra-wideband (UWB) support. ... read..

realme unveils GT NEO 2 in China starting at 2,499 CNY
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Global smartphone brand realme on Wednesday introduced its latest smartphone -- realme GT NEO 2 -- in China starting at 2,499 CNY. ... read..

Hyundai Electronics launches 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TVs in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Hyundai Electronics on Wednesday introduced its new range of 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TVs, powered by webOS TV, with ThinQ AI voice recognition in the Indian market. ... read..

Spotify poised to overtake Apple Podcasts this year: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
Music streaming giant Spotify will have more US users listening to podcasts on its service than Apple Podcasts by the end of 2021, according to a new report. ... read..

Bitcoin scammers steal $69k using iPhone 13 event as a lure: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Scammers have utilised a fake event stream, a faked Apple website and the promise of free Bitcoin to scam unsuspecting fans during the iPhone 13 reveal event, the media reported. ... read..

FB paid billions extra to spare Zuck in Cambridge Analytica probe
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Facebook conditioned its $5 billion payment to the US Federal Trade Commission to resolve the Cambridge Analytica data leak probe on the agency dropping plans to sue Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, shareholders allege in a lawsuit, Politico reported. ... read..

Skygazers check out on Wednesday for #SepEquinox2021
Washington | Wednesday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
September (or Fall) equinox, occurring on Wednesday, marks the astronomical autumn season for people living in the Northern Hemisphere and astronomical spring season for those in the Southern Hemisphere. ... read..

Tumblr's subscription feature is now available in US
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Social networking site Tumblr is expanding the beta for its Post Plus subscription feature to all users in the US. ... read..

Redmi launches 32-inch and 43-inch Smart TVs in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Redmi India on Wednesday unveiled the Redmi Smart TV 32 and 43-inch models as the latest addition to its TV portfolio in the country. ... read..

Fossil unveils new smartwatch in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 7:45:07 PM IST
US-based fashion brand Fossil on Wednesday launched its latest generation wearable 'Gen 6 touchscreen smartwatch' powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 4100+ platform in the Indian market. ... read..

Eyes, brain work together to create 'pipeline' of meaning: Study
London | September 22, 2021 7:46:00 PM IST
According to new research at the University of Birmingham, humans read by 'pre-processing' written words to create a pipeline of meaning. ... read..

realme no. 6 smartphone brand globally, aims to ship 300M units: CEO
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Riding high on the success of new launches, realme, which is now among the top six global smartphone brands, is targeting to ship 300 million handsets by 2023, a top executive said on Wednesday. ... read..

iPhone 13 mini tipped to be last 'mini' iPhone model
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
Apple recently launched iPhone 13 lineup which includes iPhone 13 mini, iPhone 13, iPhone 13 Pro, as well as iPhone 13 Pro Max and now avid leaker Jon Prosser has claimed that the iPhone 14 will not include the 'mini' model. ... read..

Samsung discloses key features of its 200MP ISOCELL HP1 sensor
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Samsung unveiled its first 200MP mobile camera sensor-ISOCELL HP1-earlier this month and now the company has released a new video that explains all the crucial features of the new camera sensor. ... read..

SL scientists warn China's organic fertilizer would be agriculture disaster
Colombo | Wednesday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
Sri Lankan scientists have warned that 99,000 metric tonnes of organic fertiliser stock to the tune of $63 million from China would be agriculture disaster as they contained harmful micro-organism. ... read..

Apple updates Mail on with new design
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Cupertino based tech giant Apple has updated the browser version of Mail on with a new look and features. ... read..

FB launches two new Portal video calling devices
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2021 3:15:05 PM IST
Social media giant Facebook has announced two new models of its Portal video calling devices. ... read..

Study shows antibiotic levels measurable in breath samples
Berlin | September 22, 2021 2:46:19 PM IST
A team of engineers and biotechnologists at the University of Freiburg has for the first time shown in mammals that the levels of antibiotics in the body can be determined using breath samples. ... read..

Scientists find key to hepatitis C entry into cells, findings provide new leads for vaccine
Washington | September 22, 2021 1:16:06 AM IST
Scientists from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), part of the National Institutes of Health, describe the structure of a key protein on the surface of the hepatitis C virus (HCV) and how it interacts with its receptor foun ... read..

Musk hints at new Tesla Gigafactory, denies location is in Russia
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 11:45:05 PM IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk denied rumours that the electric vehicle company has selected a Russian city as its next location for a new Gigafactory. ... read..

OxygenOS, ColorOS will merge to form unified OS in 2022: OnePlus
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 11:15:06 PM IST
Global smartphone brand OnePlus has announced that it will integrate the OxygenOS and ColorOS teams to plan the future software experience together. ... read..

Research guides future of plastic waste chemical recycling
Washington | September 21, 2021 11:16:11 PM IST
New research from Cornell University aims to ease the process of chemical recycling- an emerging industry that could turn waste products back into natural resources by physically breaking plastic down into the smaller molecules it was originally produced ... read..

Apple iOS 15 is now available to download
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
Tech giant Apple is now rolling out iOS 15, iPadOS 15, watchOS 8 and tvOS 15 to iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch and Apple TV devices. ... read..

NASA's Artemis rover to land near Moon's south pole
Washington | Tuesday, 2021 10:45:05 PM IST
NASA's much-awaited Artemis Lunar Mission in 2023, will land near the western edge of the Nobile Crater at the Moon's South Pole. ... read..

TikTok's Chinese version limiting kids to 40 minutes a day
Beijing | Tuesday, 2021 10:15:06 PM IST
ByteDance's short video app Douyin, the Chinese version of TikTok, has announced that it is limiting kids' time on the app to 40 minutes per day and banning all overnight use. ... read..

Musk mocks Biden for not appreciating SpaceX's historic civilian flight
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Tech billionaire Elon Musk took to Twitter to mock US President Joe Biden for failing to congratulate his company SpaceX's historic space flight. ... read..

Glance's active user base reaches 150 mn in India in Q2
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 9:15:06 PM IST
Lockscreen platform Glance, owned by the InMobi Group, has achieved the milestone of 150 million active users in India in the second quarter, a report said on Tuesday. ... read..

realme 8i offers premium look, powerful specs
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
With the aim to woo the younger audience, fast-growing smartphone brand realme has recently come up with a new smartphone -- realme 8i -- in India, which was launched along with realme 8s 5G, for the upcoming festive season. ... read..

Apple likely to ditch notch on iPhone 14 Pro: Report
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Tech giant Apple has plans to replace the current outdated notch design introduced with iPhone X with a "punch-hole display design", starting with iPhone 14 Pro models. ... read..

Genetic, epigenetic 'origin story' of pediatric liver cancer discovered during new study
Hiroshima | September 21, 2021 7:46:07 PM IST
During a recent study, Hiroshima University researchers analysed the molecular findings of almost 160 pediatric liver cancer cases which led to the discovery of molecular markers that would help to understand and treat the considerable variation in progno ... read..

Mars may be too small to retain enough water: Study
New York | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Mars may be just too small to hold onto large amounts of water -- essential for life to thrive on the Red Planet, according to a study. ... read..

Samsung Galaxy F42 5G with 12 5G band support likely to launch in India soon
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Samsung is likely to launch 'Galaxy F42 5G' smartphone in the last week of September and it will go on sale in October, industry sources told IANS on Tuesday. ... read..

Legal notice sent to lawyer who claimed OnePlus Nord 2 explosion
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 PM IST
Global smartphone maker OnePlus on Tuesday confirmed that it has sent a cease and desist notice against a lawyer who had claimed that his OnePlus Nord 2 caught fire and exploded. ... read..

Telegram adds interactive emoji, read receipts in groups
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Encrypted messaging app Telegram has started rolling out an update that brings with it several new features, including interactive emoji and read receipts in groups. ... read..

Apple hits record pre-orders in India with iPhone 13
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
The newly-launched Apple iPhone 13 series for which pre-orders were thrown open in India on September 17 have received a similar record response like last year from fans across the country, reliable retail trade sources said on Tuesday. ... read..

Nokia G50 5G phone may debut at Oct 6 HMD Global launch
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones has confirmed a new product launch event set for October 6. During the event, smartphone maker may launch new few feature phones, smartphones as well as a tablet. ... read..

Google Pixel 6 Pro specifications leaked ahead of launch
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 3:45:06 PM IST
Google is planning to launch its Pixel 6 as well as Pixel 6 Pro smartphones in October and now a new listing on Taiwan's NCC database reveals the Pixel 6 Pro (identifier GLU0G) will support up to 33W charging speeds. ... read..

Study shows inhibiting targets of SARS-CoV-2 proteases can block infection
Liverpool | September 21, 2021 3:46:09 PM IST
Researchers at the University of Liverpool have shown how SARS-CoV-2 viral proteases attack the host cell, and how this can be targeted to stop virus replication in cell culture using existing drugs. ... read..

Apple to unveil foldable iPhone in 2024: Report
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo in a latest research note claimed that the Cupertino-based tech giant may launch its first foldable iPhone in 2024, compared to 2023 previously. ... read..

Bitcoin mining generates tonnes of e-waste: Study
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Bitcoin mining generates as much as 30.7 metric kilotonnes of e-waste every year as of May 2021 which is comparable to small IT equipment waste produced by countries like the Netherlands, a new study revealed. ... read..

Single-particle engines' response to noise can help construct micro-machines
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2021 6:15:06 AM IST
Performance of tiny engines encompassing single colloidal particles vary with modulations in environmental noise, say researchers, who evaluated the response of such micro engines to noise fluctuations in the surrounding medium. ... read..

OPPO A16 with 5,000mAh battery, AI triple camera launched in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 10:15:05 PM IST
OPPO on Monday launched its new smartphone OPPO A16 in India as the successor to OPPO A15 that was launched last year. ... read..

Sony launches 'Alpha ZV-E10' interchangeable-lens camera
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 8:15:05 PM IST
Sony on Monday announced a portable mirrorless camera 'Alpha ZV-E10' with a feature-set optimized for vloggers and content creators. ... read..

Samsung to launch 'Galaxy M52 5G' in India on Sep 28
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 7:45:06 PM IST
Samsung is all set to launch its next 5G smartphone 'Galaxy M52 5G' in India on September 28, according to the pre-launch website that went live on ... read..

New dark energy may explain why Universe is expanding
New York | Monday, 2021 7:15:06 PM IST
Cosmologists have found signs of a previously unknown type of dark energy -- a primordial form of the substance -- which may explain why the cosmos now seems to be expanding faster than theory predicts. ... read..

Facebook India appoints ex-IAS officer as Head of Public Policy
New Delhi | Monday, 2021 5:45:06 PM IST
Facebook on Monday announced the appointment of Rajiv Aggarwal, a former IAS officer, as the Director of Public Policy to lead important policy development initiatives for the social media giant in India on an agenda that covers user safety, data protecti ... read..

Patients with high-risk local melanomas benefit from immunotherapy drug: Study
Pennsylvania | September 20, 2021 5:46:07 PM IST
According to the results of an international, randomized phase III clinical trial led by UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, immunotherapy called pembrolizumab reduced cancer recurrence after surgery in patients with stage IIb and IIc melanoma. ... read..

Huawei to launch Mate 50 in Oct: Report
Beijing | Monday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
A senior expert of the DSCC (Display Supply Chain Consultants) has claimed that Huawei is planning to launch Mate series flagship some time in October. ... read..

Android 12.1 to improve foldable phone experience: Report
San Francisco | Monday, 2021 4:45:05 PM IST
Google is planning to release its next big update to Android on October 4 and now a report has claimed that the upcoming incremental update to Android 12, likely called Android 12.1 will bring several enhancements to the foldable phone experience. ... read..

Surface Pro 8 to come with 120Hz display and Thunderbolt support: Report
San Francisco | Monday, 2021 3:15:06 PM IST
Microsoft is planning to launch new versions of its Surface Pro 8 as well as Surface Laptop 4 soon and now a new report has claimed that the Surface Pro 8 will pack an 11th gen Intel processor, a 13-inch display with a refresh rate of 120Hz as well as Th ... read..

New AirPods Pro & redesigned iPad Pro to launch in 2022: Report
San Francisco | Monday, 2021 2:45:05 PM IST
Apple recently launched the iPhone 13 series along with the iPad mini and now a new report has claimed that the Cupertino-based tech giant is planning to launch the new MacBook Pros as well as AirPods next year. ... read..

New discovery about immune 'sentinel' cells may aid cancer treatment
Parkville | September 20, 2021 1:46:12 PM IST
In a new study, researchers have made a surprise discovery about how immune 'sentinel' cells are maintained, which could have implications for drugs in development for treating cancer. ... read..

Chinese scientists explore Moon rock's potential for fusion power
Beijing | Monday, 2021 2:15:05 AM IST
Several scientists in China have begun studying lunar rocks collected by the Chang'e 5 mission, including their potential as a source of fusion power, media reports said. ... read..

SpaceX's all-civilian crew returns to Earth safely
San Francisco | Sunday, 2021 9:45:06 PM IST
After spending three days on-orbit, the world's first civilian mission of SpaceX's Inspiration4 returned to Earth on Sunday. ... read..

iQOO Z5 is expected to launch in India soon at Rs 30,000
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 9:15:05 PM IST
Smartphone brand iQOO, which is all set to launch its upcoming smartphone AiQOO Z5 in China on September 23, might also announce the device for the Indian audience soon. ... read..

Link between menstrual changes and COVID-19 vaccination plausible: Study
London | September 19, 2021 8:46:00 PM IST
In a new study Dr Victoria Male, a reproductive specialist at Imperial College London, has said that a link between menstrual changes after COVID-19 vaccination is plausible and should be investigated. ... read..

BHU researchers find bacteria that kill toxic metal in water
Varanasi | Sunday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
The School of Biochemical Engineering in IIT, Banaras Hindu University, has claimed to have isolated a new bacterial strain from a contaminated site which can remove toxic hexavalent chromium from water. ... read..

Study provides new insights into how immune system responds to skin cancer therapy
London | September 19, 2021 7:46:11 PM IST
Skin cancer patients could have a better prognosis if their T cells send messages from five specific genes in their immune response to drugs given to treat the disease suggests the findings of a new research led by the University of Birmingham. ... read..

Research reveals drug targets for memory enhancement
Bristol | September 19, 2021 7:16:14 PM IST
Bristol-led research has identified specific drug targets within the neural circuits that encode memories, paving the way for significant advances in the treatment of a broad spectrum of brain disorders. ... read..

Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G to support 12 5G bands: Report
Beijing | Sunday, 2021 6:45:05 PM IST
Smartphone brand Xiaomi's upcoming smartphone -- Xiaomi 11 Lite NE 5G -- will have support for 12 5G bands. ... read..

Study: Climate change could impact algae in global ocean
Norwich | September 19, 2021 6:46:05 PM IST
A research from the University of East Anglia and the Earlham Institute says that global warming is likely to cause abrupt changes to important algal communities because of shifting biodiversity 'break point' boundaries in the oceans. ... read..

New chemical discovery gets reluctant seeds to sprout
Washington | September 19, 2021 6:45:56 PM IST
Seeds that would otherwise lie dormant will spring to life with the aid of a new chemical discovered by a UC Riverside-led team. ... read..

AppleCare+ expands to more countries, now in France, Italy
London | Sunday, 2021 5:45:05 PM IST
Apple is expanding the availability of an AppleCare+ option that allows users to extend their warranty beyond the typical coverage period. ... read..

Telegram blocks Navalny's chatbots during election
Moscow | Sunday, 2021 5:15:06 PM IST
The Russian government still has a strong influence on Telegram despite lifting a ban last year as the encrypted messaging app has temporarily blocked all of the Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny's chatbots during voting in the country's parliamentary electi ... read..

Musk says Starlink internet service leaving beta in Oct
San Francisco | Sunday, 2021 4:15:05 PM IST
SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has tweeted that the company's Starlink satellite internet network would come out of its open beta phase next month. ... read..

5G will revolutionise future of online gaming: Experts
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 2:15:05 PM IST
As India is getting ready to embrace the 5G technology, the next-generation cellular network will not only open new opportunities in public safety and businesses, but will also have a major impact on online gaming, industry experts said on Sunday. ... read..

India continues growth momentum in fixed broadband download speeds
New Delhi | Sunday, 2021 2:45:05 AM IST
India has recorded the highest growth trajectory in the overall fixed broadband download speeds to achieve the mean speed of 62.45 Mbps in August, the highest ever the country has achieved, according to Ookla's Speedtest Global Index. ... read..

OnePlus 9, 9 Pro update adds Hasselblad XPan mode for camera
San Francisco | Sunday, 2021 1:15:05 AM IST
Smartphone brand OnePlus has started rolling out version for the OnePlus 9 and the OnePlus 9 Pro that brings with a new camera mode, called XPan. ... read..

Global warming causing animals to 'shapeshift': Study
Washington | September 18, 2021 11:16:04 PM IST
Climate change is not only a human problem, animals have to adapt to it as well, says a recent study led by an international team of researchers. ... read..

Study says social distancing is not enough to prevent virus
Washington | September 18, 2021 11:15:58 PM IST
A recent study led by an international team of researchers asserts that indoor distances of two meters (about six and a half feet) may not be enough to sufficiently prevent transmission of airborne aerosols. ... read..

Google TV could soon start offering free TV channels
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 10:45:06 PM IST
Google TV, the smart TV platform from the search engine giant, could soon get support for free TV channels. ... read..

OPPO working on new Reno series phone with multi-directional camera: Report
Beijing | Saturday, 2021 9:45:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is reportedly working on a new Reno series of smartphone with a multi directional camera module. ... read..

Apple, Google remove 'Navalny' voting app in Russia
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 8:45:06 PM IST
Tech giant Apple and Google have removed an app meant to coordinate protest voting in the Russian elections. ... read..

Apple touts iPhone 13 filmmaking prowess with Twitter 'hashflag'
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 8:15:06 PM IST
Tech giant Apple has introduced a Twitter "hashflag" to promote the filmmaking capabilities of its new iPhone 13 series, a feature lineup made possible through improved hardware and software enhancements. ... read..

Hyundai deploys Boston Dynamics' Spot robot as factory safety inspector
Seoul | Saturday, 2021 7:15:05 PM IST
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Group has launched a pilot project to deploy a robot to inspect safety at its factory, in a first collaboration with the US-based startup Boston Dynamics. ... read..

Tesla expected to reach 1.3 mn deliveries in 2022: Report
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 6:45:06 PM IST
Electric vehicle maker Tesla is expected to reach 1.3 million deliveries in 2022, says a new report. ... read..

Prehistoric primates had a sweet tooth: Study
Washington | September 18, 2021 5:46:02 PM IST
Dental fossils belonging to a species of prehistoric primate, Microsyops latidens, which date to the early Eocene, around 54 million years ago, display the earliest known evidence of dental caries in mammals, according to a recent study. ... read..

Walking efficiently doesn't require thinking: Study
London | September 18, 2021 5:16:04 PM IST
The findings of a new study suggest that humans do not need to think in order to walk efficiently because they can adapt automatically. ... read..

Study finds link between eye conditions and heightened dementia risk
London | September 18, 2021 5:15:59 PM IST
Age-related macular degeneration, cataract and diabetes-related eye disease are linked to an increased risk of dementia, suggests the findings of new research. ... read..

Xiaomi patents earthquake monitoring mobile tech
Beijing | Saturday, 2021 4:45:06 PM IST
Chinese tech giant Xiaomi has published a patent for 'Method and Equipment for Realizing Seismic Monitoring of Mobile Devices' with publication number CN113406696A. ... read..

iPad mini's A15 Bionic chip isn't as fast as iPhone 13's
San Francisco | Saturday, 2021 3:45:05 PM IST
Apple introduced the iPad mini and the iPhone 13 Pro with latest A15 Bionic chip, but benchmark results reveal that despite having the same GPU as iPhone 13 Pro, the 2021 iPad mini has a slower processor clock speed. ... read..

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