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Cause of Alzheimer's disease traced to mutation in common enzyme: Study
Tokyo | October 25, 2020 8:42:24 AM IST
Researchers from Tokyo Metropolitan University have discovered a new mechanism by which clumps of tau protein are created in the brain, killing brain cells and causing Alzheimer's disease. ... read..


IISc to honour 4 scientists including DRDO programme director, Dr Rajlakshmi Menon
Bengaluru | Sunday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The country's premier research institute, the Indian Institute of Science, announced its annual award Distinguished Alumnus Award to four scientists - Dr Rajalakshmi Menon, Prof. B. S. Murthy, Prof. Sethuraman Panchanathan, and Dr Keshab Panda - on Satur ... read..


Stars and planets grow up together as siblings: Study
Berlin | Sunday, 2020 1:15:06 AM IST
In a unique study, astronomers have found compelling evidence that the planets begin forming while stars are still infants and they grow up together like siblings. ... read..


Apple may buy streaming rights of upcoming James Bond film
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to acquire the rights of the upcoming James Bond film "No Time to Die" for its video streaming service, Apple TV+. ... read..


E-tailers begin 2nd festive sale round after 7-day fiesta
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
After registering record sales in the seven-day period to kick off the festive season after pandemic-induced lockdowns, ecommerce marketplaces like Amazon and Flipkart have announced the second round of online sales to keep up the momentum. ... read..


Mouthwashes, oral rinses may inactivate human coronavirus: Study
Pennsylvania | October 24, 2020 11:12:34 PM IST
A recent study conducted at Penn State College of Medicine suggests that certain oral antiseptics and mouthwashes may have the ability to inactivate human coronaviruses. ... read..


Buy Samsung QLED 8K TV starting at Rs 3.7 lakh till Oct 31
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Samsung India on Saturday announced 'The 8K Festival' under which its premium QLED 8K TVs will be available at special prices with discounts up to Rs 6,30,000. ... read..


Samsung adds 85-inch model to its interactive display line up
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Samsung Electronics has added its next-generation 85-inch interactive, touchscreen display to its 55-inch and 65-inch products line up. ... read..


Xbox head Phil Spencer hints at xCloud streaming sticks for TV
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Microsoft's head of gaming and Xbox, Phil Spencer, has said the company is planning TV streaming sticks for its xCloud gaming service. ... read..


Microsoft partners Netflix to help you learn data science, AI
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Inspired by the new Netflix original titled 'Over the Moon, Microsoft has launched three new modules that guide learners through beginning concepts in data science, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). ... read..


Global smart speaker market to reach 163mn units in 2021
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 7:15:07 PM IST
Led by Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant powered devices, the global smart speaker market (including smart displays) is set to reach 163 million units in 2021 -- a growth of 21 per cent -- according to a new report. ... read..


FB tells NYU to halt project that collects political ad data
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 7:15:07 PM IST
Facebook has asked the New York University to stop collecting data for a research project that aims to decipher political ad targeting on its platform. ... read..


Call of Duty: Mobile gets around 50mn pre-registered users in China
Beijing | Saturday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Popular battle royale shooter Call of Duty: Mobile is all set to launch in China on October 29 and now a new report claims that the game has received nearly 50 million pre-registered users in the country. ... read..


Young Souls and Phoenix Point to arrive at Stadia next year
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 5:45:05 PM IST
Google has announced two more games, Young Souls and Phoenix Point are coming to its Stadia Cloud gaming service users, next year. ... read..


Data is fuel, 5G fabric for digital transformation: Michael Dell
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Reiterating that technology has never been more central than it is in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies chairman and CEO Michael Dell has said digital transformation is like a machine with data as its fuel and 5G as its digital fabric. ... read..


Micromax set to launch 'In' series smartphones on Nov 3
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
Domestic electronics brand Micromax is set to launch its new 'In' range of smartphones on November 3 in the country. ... read..


Apple fixes 6 malicious apps posing as Adobe Flash installers
New Delhi | Saturday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
The malicious apps masquerading as Adobe Flash installer are not going to go away anytime soon as Apple has once again fixed six more such apps. ... read..


US judge again blocks Trump's executive order to ban WeChat
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
A US judge has once again halted President Donald Trump's executive order to ban WeChat, a Chinese messaging social-media and mobile-payment app. ... read..


FB details privacy work as US FTC discusses antitrust lawsuit
San Francisco | Saturday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Facing an intense scrutiny over user privacy and data security, Facebook has said it is continuing to invest in research and innovation that will help it build privacy-safe products and develop new ways to process data. ... read..


NASA's OSIRIS-REx Spacecraft collects significant amount of asteroid
Washington | October 24, 2020 8:12:26 AM IST
Two days after touching down on asteroid Bennu, NASA's OSIRIS-REx mission team received on Thursday, October 22, images that confirm the spacecraft has collected more than enough material to meet one of its main mission requirements - acquiring at least 2 ... read..


Volcanic activity effect spotted on Jupiter's moon Io
New York | Saturday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Astronomers have for the first time observed direct effect of volcanic activity on the atmosphere of Jupiter's moon Io. ... read..


Mi India sells 50 lakh smartphones in 7-day festive sales
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
Smartphone brand Mi India on Friday said it has sold 50 lakh handsets during the seven-day festive sales across Amazon, Flipkart and mi.com platforms. ... read..


Google Docs surpasses 100 crore installs on Play Store
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 11:15:06 PM IST
The Android app of Google Docs, a Cloud-based word processor that comes free with every Google account, has hit 100 crore installs on the Play Store. ... read..


White House, Twitter deny Trump's account was hacked
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
The White House and Twitter have denied that a Dutch cyber security researcher broke into his account using the password 'maga2020!' ... read..


Startups, SMEs most vulnerable in India to cyberattacks: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain the most vulnerable segment in India when it comes to cyberattacks, said a new eBook report. ... read..


We're customising data storage for Indians: Western Digital
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
As work from home triggered the need for storing and managing data effectively especially for those who are not on Cloud, storage solutions major Western Digital said on Friday that it is continuously introducing customised and purpose-built solutions bas ... read..


US court orders Uber, Lyft to classify drivers as employees
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
California's court of appeals has ordered ride-hailing company Uber and Lyft to classify their drivers as employees. ... read..


WhatsApp to add face unlock support on Android: Report
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
WhatsApp is reportedly preparing to bring support for face unlock feature on Android devices. ... read..


Digital protectionism would be harmful: FB warns EU leaders
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 8:15:06 PM IST
As the EU is about to produce a slew of new draft regulations, including a Digital Services Act covering everything from misinformation to app stores, Facebook's head of global affairs Nick Clegg has written an open letter warning policy makers that a shi ... read..


You will need Microsoft account to play Minecraft next year
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Mojang Studios, the game development studio behind Minecraft, has announced that starting early next year, all users of the game will have to get a Microsoft account in order to play. ... read..


WeWork India strengthens leadership to boost growth
Bengaluru | Friday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
As workers continue to return to offices after lockdown, co-working major WeWork on Friday announced to strengthen its vision of attaining profitable and sustainable growth across all spaces through some key appointments in India. ... read..


Huawei announces new FreeBuds Studio headphones
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Huawei on Friday announced its first over-ear wireless headphones FreeBuds Studio. ... read..


Intel reports 4% revenue drop in fiscal Q3
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 6:45:05 PM IST
Intel's fiscal third-quarter revenue reached $18.3 billion, down 4 per cent year-over-year as its data-centric revenue declined 10 per cent while PC-centric revenue was better than expected, up one per cent YoY, the company said. ... read..


OPPO Watch: A decent 'WearOS' experience with premium feel
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Smartphone brand OPPO has finally entered the wearable segment with a smart watch that aims to woo Indian consumers on Android who are looking forward to owning a good-looking smartwatch. ... read..


Apple TV app coming to Sony PS4, PS5 next month
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Sony has confirmed that the Apple TV app is coming to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5. ... read..


Save $133 on Google Pixel 4a with new subscription programme
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Google has introduced a new subscription programme in the US where people can get the new Pixel 4a for just $9 a month, thus saving $133 on the smartphone with a price tag of $349. ... read..


LG Display logs profit in 2 years as IT gadgets, TVs demand soar
Seoul | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Major display panel maker LG Display Co has swung to the black in the third quarter of the year on the back of robust demand for displays used in IT gadgets and increased shipments of large-size panels for TVs amid the pandemic-driven stay-at-home trend. ... read..


S Korean watchdog to review Google's competition violation
Seoul/New Delhi | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
The head of South Korea's fair trade watchdog said on Thursday that her agency will review one of two ongoing probes into Googles market competition violations. ... read..


Qlik acquires Blendr.io to help customers automate operations
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Data analytics and business intelligence platform Qlik on Friday acquired Blendr.io, an scalable and secure embedded integration and automation platform (iPaaS), for an undisclosed sum. ... read..


Apple iPhone 12 Pro, iPhone 12 pre-orders now live in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:45:05 PM IST
Apple India Store Online on Friday started accepting pre-orders for the newly-launched iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro with some exciting trade-in offers. ... read..


TikTok to tell users why their videos were removed
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Short video-making app TikTok has announced it will now tell users why their videos were removed from the platform. ... read..


Seagate misses expectations in Sept quarter, shares drop
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
US data storage company Seagate Technology reported its fiscal first quarter 2021 revenue that missed the Wall Street expectations and the stock dropped in late trading. ... read..


LG dual-screen Wing coming to India on Oct 28, teases company
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
LG is likely to launch its premium dual-screen smartphone Wing in India on October 28. ... read..


Google will hold itself accountable on racial equity: Pichai
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
In a commitment to advance racial equity, Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai has said that the company will hold itself accountable for creating an inclusive workplace. ... read..


FB to roll out secure hosting service for businesses on WhatsApp
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:45:05 PM IST
In next step towards monetising WhatsApp after introducing shopping and pricing tiers to the mobile-messaging platform, Facebook has now announced a new way for businesses to store and manage their WhatsApp chats with customers using Facebooks secure host ... read..


FB users can now approach Oversight Board against content removal
San Francisco | Friday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
An independent Facebook oversight board with 20 external members of the society (including one from India) is now functional and people who disagree with Facebooks decision to take down content and has exhausted its existing appeals process, can appeal th ... read..


Huawei launches 'Mate 40' phones with 5nm Kirin 9000 chip
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 3:45:06 AM IST
Chinese smartphone maker Huawei on Thursday launched 'Mate 40' series smartphones with next-generation 5nm processors as well as fast charging support. ... read..


Apple ships record 8 lakh units to India in Q3
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 2:45:05 AM IST
Apple, which launched its online store in India last month, had a strong run in the third quarter, shipping nearly 8 lakh units in the country and registering double-digit growth, a news report said on Thursday. ... read..


Punjab develops poultry supplement from kinnow peels
Chandigarh | Friday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
The Punjabi University in Patiala and state-run Punjab Agro in a joint collaboration on Thursday announced to develop poultry feed LimoPan, which is a bioengineered nutraceutical derived from kinnow peels. ... read..


India's smartphone shipments hit record 50mn in Q3, Xiaomi leads
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Smartphone shipments in India hit an all-time high of 50 million units in the third quarter of this year, registering eight per cent year-over-year growth, said a Canalys report on Thursday. Xiaomi remained the market leader, growing nine per cent to ship ... read..


VC investment in India rose to $3.6 bn in Q3: KPMG
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST
Venture capital investment in India rose from $1.5 billion in the second quarter of this year to $3.6 billion in Q3 despite concerns related to Covid-19 and geopolitical tensions, according to a new report by KPMG Private Enterprise on Thursday. ... read..


Facebook adds shopping, pricing tiers to WhatsApp Business
New Delhi | Friday, 2020 1:15:07 AM IST
Facebook on Thursday said it will finally start charging companies using WhatsApp for Business, as it expanded ways for its users to check out available products and make purchases right from a chat. ... read..


Microsoft to make business travel by employees pollution-free
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
In a novel move to reduce carbon emissions, Microsoft on Thursday announced it would buy credits for sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover travel on flight routes the most-frequented by its employees during business trips. ... read..


Xiaomi patents foldable smartphone similar to Galaxy Fold
Beijing | Thursday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Xiaomi has patented a new foldable smartphone that looks similar from the first-generation Samsung Galaxy Fold. ... read..


Pvt sector players liable for damages to space objects: Draft Policy (Ld)
Chennai | Thursday, 2020 10:45:07 PM IST
Indian private sector players wanting to provide communication service within and outside India using a space-based asset are liable for damages caused to other space objects in outer space and its environment, states the Draft Space Based Communication P ... read..


Poco sold over 10 lakh smartphones during Flipkart's BBD sale
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 10:15:08 PM IST
Chinese smartphone brand Poco on Thursday said it has sold over 10 lakh smartphones in the festive sales period (from October 16 till October 21) on Flipkart. ... read..


Cognizant to acquire Bright Wolf to propel Industrial IoT biz
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 10:15:08 PM IST
Information technology company Cognizant on Thursday announced to acquire Bright Wolf, a technology services provider specialising in custom Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) solutions, for an undisclosed sum. ... read..


iPhone 12 teardown video reveals Qualcomm X55 5G modem
Beijing | Thursday, 2020 10:15:08 PM IST
A tear down video posted by China-based Century Weifeng Technology on microblogging site Weibo has revealed the iPhone 12 series is using the Snapdragon X55 5G modem. ... read..


India most troubled by talent crunch for cyber threat detection: Report
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
Over 98 per cent organisations in the country have shortages in their security operations staffing, said a new report on Thursday. ... read..


Apple design veteran Jony Ive now sprucing up Airbnb
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Former Apple Chief Design Officer Jony Ive, the person behind the look and feel of the iPhone or iMac that you use today, will soon be helping online home rental company Airbnb design its next-generation products and services. ... read..


Acer launches world's 1st Snapdragon 7c powered Chromebook
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Acer has launched its first Chromebooks powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c compute platform - the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 and Acer Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513. ... read..


Techbooze starts pumping heavy funds into Indian startups
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Leading service-based enterprise consultancy Techbooze Consultancy on Thursday said it has started facilitating investments heavily into the startup ecosystem after the recent capital raise by its global investors. ... read..


Soyuz spacecraft brings 3 ISS crew members to Earth
Washington | Thursday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
A Russian Soyuz spacecraft on Thursday safely brought NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy and cosmonauts Ivan Vagner and Anatoly Ivanishin of the Russian space agency Roscosmos from International Space Station (ISS) to Earth. ... read..


Delivery start-up Pidge to launch services in Mumbai
Gurugram | Thursday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
After one year of operating successfully in the Delhi-NCR region, delivery start-up Pidge on Thursday announced that company will soon start its delivery service in Mumbai and is looking at 1,500 delivery staff under its payroll by the end of the year. ... read..


Swiggy onboards 7K new restaurants, delivers over 10 cr orders
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 7:15:06 PM IST
Online food delivery platform Swiggy on Thursday revealed it has onboarded more than 7,000 new restaurants a month on Swiggy which is 3,000 more than the pre-covid times, along with delivering 10 crore orders since the beginning of the lockdown. ... read..


Women now represent 28.6% of Microsoft's global workforce
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 6:15:05 PM IST
Women now represent 28.6 per cent of the global Microsoft workforce, an increase of 1 percentage point since last year. ... read..


Tesla launches 'Full Self Driving' beta to select drivers
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 5:45:06 PM IST
Tesla CEO Elon Musk has revealed the company has started rolling out its next-gen Full Self Driving (FSD) set of features to a limited number of expert and careful drivers. ... read..


Tesla logs 5th straight profitable quarter, breaks delivery record
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Elon Musk-run Tesla registered its fifth straight profitable quarter, raking $331 million in profit in its third quarter, delivering 139,300 vehicles. The electric car-maker generated $8.7 billion in revenue. ... read..


OnePlus 9 may launch earlier than expected in March 2021
Beijing | Thursday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus is reportedly planning to launch 'OnePlus 9' sometime around mid-March next year. ... read..


Google internships to remain virtual in 2021
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Google has announced to keep its summer internship programme virtual in 2021, as the tech giant continues to prioritise health and safety during the ongoing pandemic. ... read..


3 in 4 Indian firms saw 25% rise in cyber threats during WFH
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 4:15:06 PM IST
Over three in four organisations in India experienced more than 25 per cent more increase in cyber threats or alerts amid the shift to mass remote working owing to the pandemic, a new Cisco report revealed on Thursday. ... read..


Some glaciers are also advancing: Geology professor
Lucknow | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Prof Dhruvsen Singh, of the geology department in the Lucknow University, has said that glaciers in the Himalayas are retreating but some are also advancing which proves that global warming is not the only reason behind the phenomenon. ... read..


Short-form video app Quibi shuts operations after poor run
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
The short-form video streaming service Quibi that was launched less than six months ago on Thursday announced to wind down the business and sell its content and technology assets. ... read..


Wipro, SAP collaborate to help organisations boost productivity
Bengaluru | Thursday, 2020 3:45:06 PM IST
Wipro on Thursday announced it has entered into an agreement with enterprise application software provider SAP to offer advanced customer-specific content and training assets and boost productivity. ... read..


Nvidia chips again smash AI performance records
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Graphic chip maker Nvidia has once again smashed performance records for its AI computing platform in the latest benchmark test rounds of MLPerf, extending its lead on AI performance of hardware, software and services. ... read..


Facebook Dating app expands to Europe with 'Virtual Dates'
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 PM IST
Facebook has expanded its Dating app to Europe with a new feature called Virtual Dates and according to the social network, over 1.5 billion matches have been created in the 20 countries since the launch of Facebook Dating in September last year. ... read..


Twitter tells users to add their own thoughts than just retweet
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Ahead of the US presidential election, Twitter on Wednesday rolled out updates that encourage more thoughtful amplification of Tweets which add more context to content. ... read..


Jio revamps its made-in-India browser as JioPages
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 3:15:06 AM IST
Reliance Jio has revamped its made-in-India browser as JioPages, which supports eight Indian languages -- Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Gujarati, Telugu, Malayalam, Kannada and Bangla. ... read..


Cabinet okays MoU between India and Nigeria on space cooperation
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Wednesday apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Nigeria on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes. ... read..


India moving rapidly towards indigenously-made supercomputers
New Delhi | Thursday, 2020 2:45:06 AM IST
India is fast expanding its supercomputer facilities and developing the capacity to manufacture its own supercomputers in the country, the Ministry of Science and Technology said on Wednesday. ... read..


Active volcanoes feed Jupiter's moon Io's sulfurous atmosphere
Washington | October 22, 2020 2:42:26 AM IST
The atmosphere on Jupiter's moon Io is a witches' brew, composed primarily of the sulfurous exhalations of more than 400 volcanoes that dot the surface. ... read..


Apple's AirTags coming soon in two sizes: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 2:15:06 AM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to launch AirTags Bluetooth tracking devices soon that will be available in two sizes. ... read..


Facebook testing 'Neighborhoods' feature to take on Nextdoor
San Francisco | Thursday, 2020 1:45:06 AM IST
Facebook is testing a feature called Neighborhoods that connects people and businesses in a locality in a similar way that community-focused social network Nextdoor does. ... read..


Truecaller now lets you set call reason, SMS scheduling, translation
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 11:45:06 PM IST
Swedish caller identification app Truecaller on Wednesday introduced new features, including one that allows users to set a reason for their call, and enable the receiver to check whether the incoming call is personal, business or something urgent. ... read..


iPhone 12 Pro Max battery smaller than iPhone 11 Pro Max
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 10:45:06 PM IST
Apple's new iPhone 12 Pro Max is reportedly equipped with a less capacious battery than last year's iPhone 11 Pro Max, the media reported. ... read..


Amazon wants to pay consumers for data on purchases at other retailers
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 10:15:06 PM IST
Amazon has launched a programme where participants can earn monthly rewards by sharing receipts from purchases made outside of Amazon.com and by completing short surveys. ... read..


Samsung working on a smartphone with pop out display
Seoul | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
South Korean tech giant Samsung has filed a patent for a smartphone with pop-out display design that purportedly houses additional speakers. ... read..


Dell unveils Cloud Console, eyes everything as a service
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
In a bid to help customers and partners on their digital transformation journey in the pandemic times, Dell Technologies on Wednesday announced a Cloud Console that will provide customers a single interface to manage multi-cloud, on-premise and edge deplo ... read..


2 Indian startups among 10 selected for Accenture mentorship programme
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2020 9:45:06 PM IST
India's Fedo and Knight FinTech are among the 10 fintech companies that have been selected for the seventh annual FinTech Innovation Lab Asia-Pacific, a mentorship programme created by Accenture, the company said on Wednesday. ... read..


Mozilla fears it can be collateral damage in US-Google war
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 9:15:06 PM IST
As the US Department of Justice and 11 states take on Google with an anti-trust lawsuit over its alleged anti-competitive practices in the Search and Search advertising markets, open source popular browser Mozilla Firefox is worried it could be collateral ... read..


OPPO A33 with 90Hz display, triple camera launched in India
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 8:45:06 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Wednesday launched 'OPPO A33' with a 90Hz refresh rate display and triple camera set up in India. ... read..


Google launches free Stadia game demos
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 7:45:06 PM IST
Google has announced that it was offering time-limited and completely free demos for the upcoming Stadia games. ... read..


Worldwide IT spending to grow 4% in 2021: Gartner
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Worldwide IT spending is projected to reach $3.8 trillion in 2021, an increase of four per cent from this year, according to a forecast by Gartner on Wednesday. ... read..


OnePlus 8T: Must upgrade for 120hz display, superfast charging
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:45:06 PM IST
Amid the crowd only a few stand out and this is true for OnePlus which has impressed Indian smartphone users with its range of flagships (even the mid-price Nord has done wonders). The brand is now ready to end the year with a bang -- launching OnePlus 8T ... read..


NASA spacecraft makes 1st touchdown on asteroid Bennu
Washington | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
After over a decade of planning, a NASA spacecraft made history after it successfully touched an asteroid to collect dust and pebbles from its surface. ... read..


We still have much work to do in India market: Netflix
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 6:15:06 PM IST
Content streaming giant Netflix has reported slow growth in its third quarter (July-September period) despite the social distancing times, admitting that it has much work to do in countries like India which are lagging behind in terms of growth for the co ... read..


Apple releases iOS, iPadOS 14.1 with multiple bug fixes
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
Apple has released the iOS 14.1 as well as iPadOS 14.1 updates with support for the latest devices and some bug fixes. ... read..


With Microsoft Cloud, CropData helping Indian farmers earn better
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 5:15:06 PM IST
India has now embarked on a journey to bring AI sensors into the fields and agri-tech startup CropData is helping small farmers improve their yields and sell directly to buyers by utilising new-age technologies like Blockchain and AI-enabled Cloud. ... read..


We pay Big Tech to promote our services: Google on lawsuit
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2020 4:45:06 PM IST
Stressing that this is not the dial-up 1990s when changing services was slow and difficult and often required to buy and install software with a CD-ROM, Google has vehemently defended its position after the US Department of Justice and 11 state Attorneys ... read..


LG Display partners Walt Disney affiliate on OLED tech
Seoul | Wednesday, 2020 4:15:05 PM IST
LG Display, a major display panel maker in South Korea, said on Wednesday it has signed a partnership deal with an affiliate of US entertainment conglomerate Walt Disney to better promote its OLED technology. ... read..


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