Saturday, January 25, 2020

Scientists come across 'Vampire' star gorging on victim
Washington D.C. | January 25, 2020 8:41:19 AM IST
Astronomers have discovered a 'vampire' star in the midst of a feeding frenzy, with the help of an automated program that is sifting through archived data from the decommissioned Kepler Space Telescope. ... read..

Sony PS5 to get support for smart voice commands: Report
Tokyo | Saturday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Even as Sony has already confirmed that the company will be launching its next-generation gaming console 'PlayStation 5' soon, now a new patent has claimed that the upcoming console may feature a microphone on the controller for voice assistant on-board. ... read..

Apple grows 41% in India, captures 2% market share in Q4
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Riding on the strong demand for iPhone XR and iPhone 11, Apple became one of the fastest-growing brands in India in the fourth quarter of 2019, capturing 2 per cent market share with a year-on-year growth of 41 per cent, Counterpoint Research said on Frid ... read..

India pips US to become 2nd largest smartphone market in 2019 (Lead)
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
Riding on Chinese brands, the India smartphone market surpassed the US for the first time on an annual level, becoming the second-largest smartphone market after China globally -- reaching 158 million shipments in the calender year 2019 with 7 per cent (Y ... read..

Study focuses on understading highways of human brain
Washington D.C. | January 24, 2020 11:41:42 PM IST
Researchers have used a new technique to showcase how electrical impulses travel with high speed in the brain. ... read..

Club Factory surpasses 100mn monthly active users in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
E-commerce platform Club Factory on Friday said it has surpassed 100 million monthly active users (MAUs) in India following a strong surge in user adoption across the country. ... read..

Vivo leads India offline market with 24.7% share in Nov
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo became the top brand in the Indian offline market in the month of November, garnering 24.7 per cent share and beating Xiaomi and Samsung, the company's top India executive said on Friday. ... read..

Telegram introduces new feature to enhance chat experience
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Telegram, a cloud-based mobile and desktop messaging app, on Friday announced an addition of new feature called 'Polls 2.0' for conducting various types of polls within the chat groups and channels. ... read..

Large amounts of oxygen detected in ancient star's atmosphere
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
An international team of astronomers has detected large amounts of oxygen in the atmosphere of one of the oldest and most elementally depleted stars ever known - a discovery that will help scientists better understand the earliest seeding of oxygen and ot ... read..

Realme fitness band to launch in India next month
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Realme CEO Madhav Sheth has confirmed the first fitness band from the company will be launched in February. ... read..

13 million Americans at migration risk due to sea-level rise
Los Angeles | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Coastal areas in the US are at increasing flooding risk and climate change-driven sea level rise could trigger mass migration of 13 million Americans to inland cities, researchers have warned. ... read..

Voice of 3,000-year-old Egyptian mummy recreated
London | Friday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Scientists have succeeded in accurately reproducing the voice of an Egyptian priest who lived 3,000 years ago, thanks to the mummification process and the use of 3D printing technology. ... read..

Researchers find first successful treatment for pain using human stem cells
Washington D.C. | January 24, 2020 8:11:22 PM IST
In a breakthrough study on mice, researchers have used human stem cells to make pain-killing neurons, without side effects, in a single treatment. ... read..

Google I/O 2020 set to kick off on May 12
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
US-based search engine giant Google on Friday revealed that its next I/O developer conference will take place from May 12 to 14 at the Shoreline Amphitheatre, which is in Mountain View near Google's HQ. ... read..

Mastercard invests in PoS solutions provider Pine Labs
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Point-of-sale payments solutions company Pine Labs on Friday announced an investment by global payments technology giant Mastercard. ... read..

Cohesity opens new facility in Pune, to hire 100 people
Pune | Friday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
US-based data management solutions provider Cohesity announced on Friday that it has opened a new facility in Pune and has plans to hire approximately 100 employees at that site over the next 18 months, nearly doubling its presence in the city. ... read..

Amazon Music crosses 55mn subscribers globally
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Amazon's music streaming service 'Amazon Music' has reached 55 million subscribers globally closing in on Apple Music which has over 60 million users. ... read..

Photo verification service on Tinder to curb catfishing
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Location-based dating service major Tinder is rolling out a photo verification service, which it says will help ensure every match is who they say they are. ... read..

Facebook appoints new Marketing Director for India
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Facebook on Friday hired Avinash Pant as Marketing Director for its India operations who will report to Ajit Mohan, Vice President and Managing Director, Facebook India. ... read..

Samsung's HC Hong who put India on world map begins new chapter
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
HC Hong, President and CEO of Samsung Southwest Asia since 2015 and was instrumental in taking India to the top of global smartphone manufacturing map, has moved on into a new role within the company, according to a letter accessed by IANS. ... read..

Tencent offers to acquire Funcom Games for $148mn: Report
Beijing | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Tencent Games, the world's largest gaming company with hits like PUBG: Mobile and Arena of Valor, has announced a $148 million offer to acquire all shares of Norwegian game developer Funcom. ... read..

Facebook working to re-elect Donald Trump: Geroge Soros
Davos | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
The billionaire philanthropist George Soros has slammed Facebook, accusing the social networking giant of helping to re-elect Donald Trump in the 2020 US election. ... read..

Amazon asks judge to block Microsoft from Pentagon project
Washington | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Amazon Web Services (AWS), the retail giant's Cloud arm, has asked a US judge to force a stay of work on Microsoft's $10 billion Cloud contract until the court can rule on Amazon's protest over the Pentagon awarding JEDI to Microsoft. ... read..

Twitter CEO refused to host fundraiser for Tulsi Gabbard
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey declined to host a fundraiser for US presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard (Democrat-Hawaii) late last year when she approached him. ... read..

Scientists unveil drug-duo to fight off cancer
Texas | January 24, 2020 2:11:30 PM IST
Scientists have figured out a combination of two drugs that show promise in halting the proliferation of cancer cells that harbour a specific gene mutation. ... read..

People perceive gravity through visual cues: Study
Tel Aviv | January 24, 2020 1:41:25 PM IST
People adjust their bodily movements in response to gravity by perceiving visual cues from their surroundings rather than feeling it through changes in weight and balance. ... read..

Research advances in understanding the brightest explosions in the Universe
Washington D.C. | January 24, 2020 8:41:25 AM IST
Finally, the explanation around some unidentified features of one of the brightest stellar explosions one has ever come across is here. The Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics came up with the data on SN 2006gy. ... read..

Elon Musk is a genius, says Donald Trump
Davos | Friday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
Tech billionaire Elon Musk has earned praise from US President Donald Trump who has called the SpaceX and Tesla CEO one of the world's "great geniuses". ... read..

China to launch Mars probe in July
Beijing | Friday, 2020 2:15:05 AM IST
China announced that it will launch its first Mars mission probe in July this year, China Youth Daily reported on Thursday. ... read..

Trend Micro uses factory honeypot to trap hackers
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Global Cloud security company Trend Micro on Thursday announced results of a six-month honeypot investigation which revealed that unsecured industrial environments are primarily victims of common cyber threats. ... read..

Zebronics unveils new soundbar with Dolby Digital Plus in India (Lead)
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Audio accessory maker Zebronics on Thursday launched a premium soundbar series, including the 'ZEB-Juke Bar 9000 Pro Dolby' soundbar that comes with a theatre like sound experience, elevating the home entertainment experience for its users. ... read..

Seattle residents allowed to vote via smartphones
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Smartphones have made voting easier, as King County in the US state of Washington, where Seattle is located, implements mobile voting in their board of supervisors election. ... read..

Don't take influenza symptoms lightly, advises doctor
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
With a high number of suspected cases of Influenza Types A and B being reported in Delhi, a doctor at the prestigious AIIMS on Thursday advised people not to take the symptoms of the disease lightly. ... read..

IIT-M, researchers develop cathode materials for ion batteries
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Researchers from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), have developed a new class of 'high entropy materials' for use as cathodes in long-lasting and better performing lithium ion batteries, the Institu ... read..

NASA's OSIRIS-REx probe passes by sample site Nightingale
Washington | Thursday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission to bring an asteroid sample to Earth has successfully executed a 620-metre flyover of the site designated "Nightingale". ... read..

Withdraw cash from your neighbourhood shop with PhonePe ATM
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Digital payments platform PhonePe on Thursday launched a unique feature called 'PhonePe ATM' on its platform that will help users in need of cash can get instant money from merchants offering this facility. ... read..

AI to replace 69% of manager's workload by 2024: Gartner
Mumbai | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Artificial Intelligence (AI) and emerging technologies such as virtual personal assistants and chatbots will replace almost 69 per cent of the manager's workload by 2024, according to a prediction by research and advisory firm Gartner on Thursday. ... read..

NASA picks 16 science experiments for Moon delivery
Washington | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has finalised the first 16 science experiments and technology demonstrations, ranging from chemistry to communications, to be delivered to the surface of the Moon under the Artemis programme. ... read..

Pre-book Samsung Galaxy S10 Lite for Rs 39,999 in India
Gurugram | Thursday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Samsung on Thursday launched another flagship Galaxy S10 Lite smartphone for Rs 39,999 in India that can be pre-booked across Flipkart, and leading retail stores from January 23 till February 3. ... read..

Twitter adds emoji reactions to Direct Message chats
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Micro blogging site Twitter on Thursday rolled out new emoji reactions for Direct Messages to all users on the web, iOS and Android. ... read..

More details about the iPhone 12 design revealed
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Apple is expected to launch as many as four new iPhones spread across different display sizes in 2020 and now Apple analysts, Macotakara shared more details about the iPhone 12 design from a source from company's supply chain in Asia. ... read..

Microsoft admits 250mn customers' service records got exposed
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Microsoft has admitted it exposed nearly 250 million customer service records owing to "misconfiguration of an internal customer support database" used for tracking support cases that included logs of conversations between Microsoft support agents and cus ... read..

Google discovers security flaws in Apple Safari browser
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Google security researchers discovered several security flaws in a privacy software in Apple web browser Safari that could have helped third-party vendors track users' browsing habits. ... read..

Giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought
Washington D.C. | January 23, 2020 11:11:30 AM IST
New astronomy research from the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) suggests that giant planets could form around small stars much faster than previously thought. ... read..

Inner complexity in Saturn moon 'Enceladus' hints at habitable conditions
Washington D.C. | January 23, 2020 9:11:31 AM IST
A new geochemical model has been developed by a Southwest Research Institute team, that reveals that carbon dioxide (CO2) from within Enceladus, an ocean-harbouring moon of Saturn, may be controlled by chemical reactions at its seafloor. ... read..

ESA to launch Solar Orbiter to face the Sun
Washington D.C. | January 23, 2020 8:41:20 AM IST
The European Space Agency's (ESA's) new Sun explorer will be launched from Cape Canaveral on 6 February. ... read..

Work begins on Chandrayaan-3 mission: ISRO
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2020 4:15:05 AM IST
In its second attempt to soft-land on the moon, India began working on its third lunar mission -- Chandrayaan-3 -- which is scheduled for launch in early 2021, a top space official said on Wednesday. ... read..

Airtel partners with Western Union for real-time global payments
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 1:45:05 AM IST
Telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday entered into a partnership with global money transfer company Western Union to launch real-time payments into bank accounts in India and mobile wallets across Africa. ... read..

IBM bats for regulating AI based on accountability,security
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
IT major IBM has released a regulatory framework for organisations involved in developing or using Artificial Intelligence based on accountability, transparency, fairness and security. ... read..

Spotify testing new Stories feature for influencer playlists
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 1:15:05 AM IST
Swedish music streaming giant Spotify is working on a new feature that lets influencers share Stories alongside their public playlists. The new version will let select users share video clips that contain snippets of songs and album art. ... read..

Water on early Mars may have been habitable for microbes
Tokyo | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Surface water on early Mars may have been habitable for microbial life, suggests new research which found that the Red Planet's water was mineral-rich and salty. ... read..

ISRO to send humanoid Vyommitra first into space
Chennai | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
Indian space agency ISRO will send a half-humanoid female into space as part of its human space mission programme Gaganyaan, said officials. ... read..

Sony India brings nostalgia back with touchscreen Walkman (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Sony India on Wednesday refreshed its iconic Walkman Series with the Android Walkman NW-A105 in the country, priced at Rs 23,990. ... read..

Huawei unveils full list of global smartphones getting EMUI 10
Beijing | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei has revealed the full list of devices that are available on the global market that are eligible for the refreshed user interface based on Android 10. ... read..

Redmi K30 Pro may have Snapdragon 865 chip, 8GB RAM: Report
Beijing | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Xiaomi is likely to bring the K30 Pro with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 865 processor and 8GB RAM. ... read..

2 bn years old Australian meteor crater is oldest known: NASA
Washington | Wednesday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Analysing the age of the Yarrabubba meteor crater in Australia, a NASA scientist has found it to be 2.229 billion years old, making it now the oldest crater currently known. ... read..

Mysterious China virus may impact MWC Barcelona 2020
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Often considered a Mecca for tech enthusiasts, the mobile industry's premier event MWC Barcelona is facing a new challenge this year -- dealing with a mysterious virus first reported in Wuhan, the capital of China's Hubei province. ... read..

Study reveals urine reuse as fertiliser not likely to transfer antibiotic resistance
Washington D.C. | January 22, 2020 10:11:39 PM IST
Healthy human urine is rich in components like nitrogen, potassium, and phosphate. These components are essential for healthy plants and can be used as a fertiliser. ... read..

Disney+ to launch in Europe on March 24 ahead of schedule
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
Disney's video on-demand streaming service Disney Plus (Disney+) has moved up its launch date in Europe a week, from March 31 to March 24. ... read..

Samsung launches refrigerator that makes perfect curd
Gurugram | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
In an effort to help nuclear families and millennials who do not have time or expertise to make that perfect curd at home, Introducing its 2020 refrigerator line up, Samsung on Wednesday unveiled its Curd Maestro refrigerator, which is the world's first t ... read..

EaseMyTrip brings flight booking experience on WhatsApp
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:05 PM IST
EaseMyTrip, domestic online travel company on Wednesday announced its integration on WhatsApp messenger to book flight tickets. ... read..

Low-cost iPhone to get into production in February: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The low cost successor to iPhone SE is getting into mass production next month and Apple could release it in March. ... read..

WhatsApp dark mode rolling out for beta testers on Android
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Website WaBetaInfo, which follows developments with the beta version of the app on Wednesday revealed that WhatsApp has started rolling out dark mode to users of its beta version for Android app. ... read..

Twitter updates Android app after users report glitch (Lead)
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Hours after Android users reported glitches while logging into Twitter after it crashed on Wednesday, the micro blogging site rolled out an update on the Google Play Store. ... read..

Sony India brings Android Walkman with touchscreen display
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Sony India on Wednesday refreshed its iconic Walkman Series with the Android Walkman NW-A105 in the country, priced at Rs 23,990. ... read..

Twitter crashes on Android following update
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 5:15:05 PM IST
Twitter users in India on Wednesday were left helpless as the app crashed globally on the Android devices. The problem was acknowledged by Twitter, which has started fixing it. ... read..

Musk-run Tesla hit $100-bn market value for first time
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Signalling an all-electric future is coming our way, Elon Musk-run Tesla has hit the $100 billion in stock market valuation for the first time. ... read..

Apple to release smart keyboard with scissor design in 2020
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to introduce an updated Smart Keyboard with a scissor switch design alongside its next-generation iPad and iPad Pro models in 2020. ... read..

Global smartphone market to grow by 64 mn units in 2020-24
London | Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Riding on the Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled features, the global smartphone market is expected to grow by 64.05 million units during 2020-2024, a new report said on Wednesday. ... read..

India witnesses drop in cyber threats in 2019: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:45:05 PM IST
India witnessed a fall in the number of cyber threats in 2019 as compared to 2018, said a new report by cybersecurity firm Kaspersky on Tuesday. ... read..

Researchers identify possible cause, treatment for inflammatory bowel disease: Study
Washington D.C. | January 21, 2020 11:41:26 PM IST
Researchers have identified a new mechanism involved in the pathogenesis of Inflammatory bowel disease( IBD) and suggested therapeutic targets for the clinical trial. ... read..

Fujifilm India enters projector market
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Tuesday forayed into projector market with the launch of Z5000 - an ultra-short throw projector equipped with "folded two-axial rotatable lens" to enable omnidirectional image projection without moving th ... read..

Tencent, Black Shark to partner on gaming phones: Report
Beijing | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Tencent Games, the world's largest gaming company with hits like PUBG: Mobile and Arena of Valor has announced its new partnership with gaming smartphone manufacturer Black Shark. ... read..

88% Indians believe bots should be used for admin work
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
Eighty-eight per cent of people in India believe that humans shouldn't be carrying out repetitive admin tasks if they can be automated, a new report said on Tuesday. ... read..

Ozone-depleting substances behind half of Arctic warming
Washington | Tuesday, 2020 10:15:05 PM IST
Ozone-depleting substances caused half of Arctic warming and sea ice loss from 1955 to 2005, causing about a third of all global warming during that period, reveals a significant study. ... read..

Tesla denies driver complaints of sudden unintended acceleration
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla dismissed the complaints that its electric vehicles may suddenly accelerate on their own, calling it completely false. ... read..

Global device shipments to hit 2.16bn units in 2020: Gartner
London | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
The global shipments of devices -- PCs, tablets and mobile phones -- will reach 2.16 billion units in 2020, an increase of 0.9 per cent from 2019 buoyed by growth in smartphone shipments driven by 5G handsets, a Gartner report said on Tuesday. ... read..

Realme to launch phone with Snapdragon 720G chip in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 8:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme's CEO Madhav Sheth on Tuesday announced to launch a smartphone with the new Snapdragon 720G SoC (system-on-chip) in India. ... read..

Only diversity can lead to synchronisation, say physicists
Illinois | January 21, 2020 8:12:03 PM IST
Exploring a completely new facet of diversity, a group of physicists have empirically demonstrated that within certain systems, the interacting elements can fall in sync only if they are different from each other. ... read..

Man takes over airport monitor to play video game
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
A man travelling from Oregon's Portland International Airport was caught playing popular battle royale game Apex Legends on the airport information monitor. ... read..

Samsung Galaxy Note10 Lite in India for Rs 38,999
Gurugram | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
Samsung India on Tuesday brought much-anticipated Galaxy Note10 Lite smartphone for a starting price of Rs 38,999 to India. It comes with 4500mAh battery, pro-grade camera and super-fast charging. ... read..

World Economic Forum, TikTok launch diversity campaign
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
In collaboration with World Economic Forum (WEF), Chinese short-video sharing application TikTok on Tuesday launched the #AllTheDifference challenge to promote inclusion in diversity ahead of the Davos summit that will discuss inclusive societies. ... read..

Qualcomm launches 720G, 662, 460 mobile platforms in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to meet the growing demand for 4G smartphones, chipset making giant Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled three new Snapdragon mobile platforms in India. ... read..

India faces high impact of hacking in APAC region: Report
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
India is most likely to have "high" impact (58 per cent) of cybersecurity incidents on the business compared to Singapore (42 per cent) and Australia (16 per cent), a new report said on Tuesday. ... read..

Move over 5G, Japan to launch 6G by 2030
Tokyo | Tuesday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Japan is reportedly planning a comprehensive strategy for "post-5G" (6G) technology by 2030 and it is believed that the new technology will be 10-times faster than the current 5G. ... read..

Global entertainment industry embraces Alibaba Cloud
Beijing | Tuesday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Alibaba Cloud on Tuesday announced it has become the first Public Cloud vendor in the world to obtain the Trusted Partner Network (TPN) certification from the global entertainment industry. ... read..

Facebook apps helped EU firms generate 208 bn euros in sales
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Facebook apps have helped businesses in the European Union (EU) generate sales corresponding to an estimated 208 billion euros last year - resulting in nearly 3.1 million jobs, the social networking giant said in a new report. ... read..

Tim Cook bullish on preventative healthcare technology, AR
Dublin | Tuesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Calling Augmented Reality (AR) the next big thing in technology, Apple CEO Tim Cook has reiterated his commitment towards building more preventive healthcare tools in devices like Apple Watch. ... read..

Zomato acquires UberEats India for nearly Rs 2,500 crore (Ld)
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2020 2:45:05 PM IST
Zomato on Tuesday announced that it has acquired Uber's Food Delivery Business in India in an all-stock deal and Uber will have 9.99 per cent stake in the Deepinder Goyal-led food delivery platform. ... read..

Earth's early magnetic field stronger than previously thought: Study
Washington D.C. | January 21, 2020 1:41:24 PM IST
The earth's invisible yet vital magnetic field exists as a result of hot molten iron flowing through its outer core. It is one of the primary factors that made our planet conducive for harbouring life. The magnetic fulfils its protective role by shielding ... read..

Researchers find explanation why little Nitrogen could be accounted for earlier in nebulous covering of comets
Bern | January 21, 2020 10:11:25 AM IST
In a recent study researchers have found the explanation for why Nitrogen could be accounted for only in little amounts earlier in the coma or the nebulous covering of comets. ... read..

Opera offering predatory loans via Android apps in India: Report (Lead)
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2020 3:45:05 AM IST
Opera -- a freeware web browser for Microsoft Windows -- is allegedly offering predatory loans through Android apps, running four Android apps aimed at India, Kenya and Nigeria (CashBean, OKash, OPay and OPesa) that appear to be in direct violation of Goo ... read..

Apple empowering Indian students pen success on iPads, iMacs (Lead)
Burhanpur (Madhya Pradesh) | Monday, 2020 11:15:05 PM IST
Frequented by historians and art lovers seeking solace in its rich past, another transformation, albeit quietly, is taking place in the city of Burhanpur and this time, Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is empowering talented kids at the Macro Vision Acade ... read..

SpaceX aims to send NASA astronauts to space in Q2 2020: Musk
Washington | Monday, 2020 10:45:05 PM IST
After NASA and SpaceX successfully completed a launch escape demonstration of the company's Crew Dragon spacecraft and Falcon 9 rocket, Elon Musk said that his aerospace company aims to send NASA astronauts to space between April and June this year. ... read..

Android R developer preview spotted running on Google Pixel 4
San Francisco | Monday, 2020 9:45:05 PM IST
With the next edition of Android operating system (OS) reportedly around the corner, a benchmark test has been spotted on Geekbench which indicates that a Google Pixel 4 smartphone was running the upcoming Android R OS -- the 11th iteration. ... read..

Opera offering predatory loans via Android apps in India: Report
San Francisco | Monday, 2020 9:15:05 PM IST
Opera -- a freeware web browser for Microsoft Windows -- is allegedly offering predatory loans through Android apps running four Android apps aimed at India, Kenya and Nigeria (CashBean, OKash, OPay and OPesa) that appear to be in direct violation of Goog ... read..

India to see 1.5 lakh openings for data scientists in 2020
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 7:45:05 PM IST
India is set to witness 1.5 lakh new openings for data scientists this year -- a whopping 62 per cent increase from 2019 which would led by the BFSI (banking, financial services and insurance), manufacturing, healthcare, IT and e-commerce, a new report sa ... read..

Huawei, TomTom ink deal for Google Maps alternative
Beijing | Monday, 2020 7:15:05 PM IST
Sending a messege to the US that it can do without Google Maps, Chinese telecom and handset giant Huawei has now struck a partnership with Dutch location technology provider TomTom, which will allow it to use the companys maps, traffic information and nav ... read..

Airtel, Google to boost productivity, digital transformation in India
New Delhi | Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Bharti Airtel and Google Cloud on Monday collaborated to boost productivity and digital transformation in India and cater to the evolving needs of millions of Indian businesses in a rapidly digitising economy. ... read..

Hacker leaks passwords for 5 lakh Internet-connected devices
San Francisco | Monday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
A hacker has leaked usernames and passwords of over five lakh servers, routers and Internet of Things (IoT) devices on the Dark Web which can be used to install malware on Internet-connected devices at home or at work. ... read..

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