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Samsung to add $8 bn investment into Xian chip plant
Seoul | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Samsung Electronics Co. will invest an additional $8 billion into its memory chip plant in Xian, China, officials have confirmed, as the South Korean tech giant further expands its presence in the world's second largest economy. ... read..


Bug fix, new skin for select emojis in latest WhatsApp beta
San Francisco | Saturday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Facebook-owned WhatsApp has released a new beta that brings in a number of tweaks, includung a fix for a serious bug that caused the last version of WhatsApp beta for Android to crash for many users. ... read..


Microsoft unveils its next gaming console 'Xbox Series X'
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Microsoft's next-generation gaming console, formerly known as Project Scarlett, has been officially unveiled as the Xbox Series X and will hit the shelves in the holiday 2020. ... read..


A Fast & Furious game is coming to PS4, Xbox One in 2020
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
A Fast and the Furious video game called Fast & Furious Crossroads is coming to PlayStation 4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One, and PC via STEAM in May 2020. ... read..


Samsung's Galaxy Fold 2 to use UTG display: Report
Seoul | Friday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Samsung Galaxy Fold 2 is expected to feature an Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) display panel, which would fix some of the issues the original Fold had, namely the durability. ... read..


Apple Arcade introduces 'Ultimate Rivals' sports game
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Apple has revealed "Ultimate Rivals" from Bit Fry Game Studios, a new sports game franchise that brings together athletes across hockey, basketball, football, baseball and soccer into a single officially licensed video game, a first in sports and gaming. ... read..


Scientists map winds in Mar's upper atmosphere for first time
Washington | Friday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Using data from NASA's MAVEN spacecraft, researchers have created the first-ever map of wind circulation in the upper atmosphere of Mars. ... read..


Researchers have found brain circuit linked to food impulsivity
Washington D.C. | December 13, 2019 9:41:31 PM IST
Saying no to delicious food could be hard, but irresistible craving can land us in a dangerous situation. However, researchers have now found the brain circuit linked to over-eating which could put the problem under control. ... read..


Google Assistant's interpreter mode comes to smartphones
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Interpreter mode, the real-time translation tool is now rolling out to Assistant for Android and iOS users. ... read..


Huawei set to narrow gap with Samsung in smartphone shipments
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Chinese telecom and smartphone giant Huawei is set to narrow the gap with the world's largest smartphone maker -- Samsung, in terms of market share even as the South Korean major is widely expected to grab the highest market share of 21.3 per cent in 2019 ... read..


NASA selects sample collection site on asteroid Bennu
Washington | Friday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
After grappling with the rugged reality of asteroid Bennu's surface, the US space agency has finally selected a sample collection site on asteroid Bennu. ... read..


New Uber initiatives to empower women, youth in India
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
In a bid to make daily commute safer for women in India, ride hailing giant Uber on Friday launched a new campaign for Uber Auto, which also aims to empower riders with seamless shared mobility solutions. ... read..


Samsung says it has sold 1 million Galaxy Folds
Seoul | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Samsung Electronics' President Young Sohn at TechCrunch's Disrupt Berlin event revealed that the company has sold 1 million Galaxy Fold smartphones globally. ... read..


1 in 3 biometric data computers face hacking attempts
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
One in three computers (37 per cent) engaged in collecting biometric data globally faced hacking attempts in the third quarter of this year, a new report said on Friday. ... read..


PUBG Mobile, Peace Elite's global revenue exceeds $1.5bn
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
China's Internet powerhouse Tencent's PUBG Mobile and its new version Game For Peace, have earned global revenues crossing $1.5 billion. ... read..


Over Rs 90 cr spike in Forex from satellite launch in FY19
Chennai | Friday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The financial year 2018-19 saw a handsome Rs 91.63 crore spike in India's foreign exchange earnings from launching of foreign satellites. ... read..


Here's the answer to your binge eating habits!
Washington D.C. | December 13, 2019 5:11:27 PM IST
You're on diet but the aroma of food makes you cheat and the result - a crash of the diet program. To get to the root of this impulsive decision a team of researchers has identified a specific circuit in the brain that alters food impulsivity, creating th ... read..


Google adds spam protection in Messages app for Android users
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Google has introduced a spam protection feature in its Messages app for Android users who will now get a warning about spam texts. ... read..


Apple buys UK-based startup to enhance iPhone photography
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
In a bid to further improve iPhone photography, Apple has acquired a UK-based startup Spectral Edge for an undisclosed sum. ... read..


US trade body seeks preliminary injunction against Facebook
Washington | Friday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
The US Federal Trade Commission is seeking a preliminary injunction against Facebook over its anti-competitive market practices. ... read..


Twitter 'Election Labels' to identify 2020 US candidates
San Francisco | Friday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Twitter has announced to bring back its "Election Labels" feature for the 2020 US presidential election that received overwhelmingly positive feedback from voters and candidates and played a prominent role in election conversation in the 2018 US midterm e ... read..


Playing drums changes the brain
Washington DC | December 13, 2019 1:11:21 PM IST
The structure and function of brains of long-time drummers differ from that of people who are not into music, says a new study. ... read..


Under 10% of Americans are purchasing $1,000 smartphones: Report
New York | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
A dismal under 10 per cent of American smartphone users are spending over $1,000 on their smartphones and since these users will be the target audience for 5G devices, which typically hit the market around the $1,200 price tag, this brings into question h ... read..


RIL acquires SaaS start-up NowFloats for Rs 141.63 crore
New Delhi | Friday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) on Thursday acquired a Hyderabad-headquartered Software as a service (SaaS) start-up named NowFloats Technologies for a cash consideration of Rs 141.63 crore. ... read..


Traders protest 'govt collusion with Amazon, Flipkart'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Angry at the reported move of the Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MSME) to join hands with Amazon and Flipkart for on boarding of traders on their e-commerce portals, a large number of traders on Thursday staged a demonstration at Jantar Ma ... read..


Govts using new tactics to confuse social media dissidents
Washington | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Governments the world over are learning new tactics to quash dissent on various social media platforms, responding with tweets designed to distract and confuse like longer hashtags, according to a team of political scientists. ... read..


Ex PayPal COO to become new Google Commerce chief: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Google has turned to departing PayPal executive Bill Ready to fill up the position of the new president of commerce at the company. ... read..


Netflix to create a series on Spotify
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Netflix has announced an untitled scripted series about Spotify, a Swedish startup that shook the entire music industry and evolved into becoming one of the worlds leading music services. ... read..


Tech Mahindra bags Rs 500cr smart city project in Pune
Pune | Thursday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
IT major Tech Mahindra on Thursday said it has won a Rs 500 crore smart city project from Pune's Pimpri Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC). ... read..


TikTok owner ByteDance starts testing music app Resso in India
Beijing | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Chinese short video making app TikTok's owner ByteDance Technology Co Ltd has begun testing its new music-streaming service 'Resso' in India and Indonesia, aiming to take on the likes of Spotify, Apple Music, Gaana, among others. ... read..


'Confidence in local weather forecasts lower in India than US'
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
People in India are nearly twice as likely than those in the US to state that they are not confident about their local weather forecast, an IBM study said on Thursday. ... read..


Samsung aims to become top AC player in India by 2022
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Electronics major Samsung India is renewing its focus on the air conditioner (AC) business in India and aims to become the top player in the country by 2022, a senior company executive said on Thursday. ... read..


HP launches Spectre x360 with 22-hour battery for Rs 99,990
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
PC and printer major HP Inc on Thursday launched world's smallest convertible Spectre x360 13 for tech-savvy users in India that comes with quad-core 10th Gen Intel chip, up to 22-hour-long battery life and 90 per cent screen-to-body ratio, for Rs 99,990. ... read..


Philips 3.1, 2.1 channel soundbars with Dolby Digital in India
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
Dutch electronics company Philips on Thursday launched two new soundbars -- HTL3320 HTL3310 with Dolby Digital in India for Rs 20,990 and Rs 18,990, respectively. ... read..


Photoshop on iPad opens up new avenues for Indian millennials
Gurgaon | Thursday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Thirty years and still going strong, Adobe Photoshop remains the most loved design tool for creators and professional designers. Now, iPad lovers in India are thrilled to try their hands on the software tool and let their imaginations fly. ... read..


UberEats launches in Cuttack
Bhubaneswar | Thursday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
UberEats on Thursday launched its operations in Cuttack, its second city in Orissa and will partner with a number of local restaurants such as Mirchi, Biryani Box, DFC Dada's Biryani, Burger Adda Factory. ... read..


Samsung Experience Store set to open near Apple HQ
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Samsung is set to open its first Bay Area Samsung Experience Store in the heart of Silicon Valley and interestingly, it is not located very far from its major rival Apple's headquarters in Cupertino. ... read..


Alibaba Cloud partners India-based ZNet to boost sales
Mumbai | Thursday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Alibaba Cloud on Thursday announced a distribution partnership with ZNet Technologies Private Limited, India's leading cloud distributor offering cloud infrastructure and managed services. ... read..


Musk's mother shares a 1995 photo of him fixing car window
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Multi-billionaire tech mogul Elon Musk's mother, Maye Musk took to Twitter to share a photo of a 23- or 24-year-old Elon working on the broken window of a 1978 BMW back in 1995. ... read..


Verizon to lay off 1,500 more Yahoo, AOL employees: Report
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
The US carrier Verizon is mulling to lay off 150 people from the Verizon Media division, including Yahoo and AOL in the US, following another decline in revenue. ... read..


Apple releases iOS, iPadOS 13.3 with multiple bug fixes
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Apple has released iOS 13.3 and iPadOS 13.3 updates to all its compatible iPhones and iPads, respectively, with a host of bug fixes and improvements. ... read..


Cisco unveils 'Silicon One' chip for 5G era
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
In a bid to create 'Internet for the 5G era', global networking giant Cisco has unveiled Silicon One -- a first-ever single, unified silicon architecture that can serve anywhere in the network and be used in any form factor. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S11 series may launch on Feb 18
Seoul | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Famed leakster Ice Universe had claimed that the Samsung's next-gen 'Galaxy S11' smartphone may launch on February 18 at an event in San Francisco. ... read..


WhatsApp to sue businesses engaged in abusing bulk messaging
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
WhatsApp will take legal action against businesses engaged in or assisting others in abusing automated or bulk messaging on its platform. ... read..


Bezos' Blue Origin successfully launches New Shepard spacecraft
Austin (Texas) | Thursday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
In a step closer to soon take human tourists into space, Jeff Bezos-owned Blue Origin has successfully launched a reusable New Shepard spacecraft on a sub-orbital test flight, a record sixth flight of the re-used booster. ... read..


Twitter plans open, decentralized standard for social media
San Francisco | Thursday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has announced that his company was funding a small independent team of up to five open source architects, engineers and designers to develop an open and decentralized standard for social media that would help better control abusive ... read..


Pfizer denies report on sex run by Irish sheep after drinking Viagra (Lead)
London | Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST
Drug manufacturer Pfizer on Wednesday denied a report which claimed that hundreds of sheep in Southern Ireland went on a week-long uncontrollable sex drive after they drank water from Ringaskiddy harbour where Pfizer had "accidentally spilled tonnes of Vi ... read..


Mobile industry seeks GST rate cut for phones up to Rs 1,200
New Delhi | Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Mobile phone manufacturers' body India Cellular and Electronics Association of India (ICEA) has sought "rationalisation" of goods and services tax (GST) rate to five per cent from existing 12 per cent for entry level mobile handsets costing up to Rs 1,200 ... read..


Clean new Pro Display XDR only with special cloth: Apple
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
The Apple Pro Display XDR with optional nano texture glass on the top of the line display from the iPhone maker, which costs an additional $1,000, has to be cleaned only with a "dry polishing cloth" that comes with the display and nothing else. ... read..


India's foreign satellite launch count touches 319 (3rd Ld)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
India on Wednesday successfully placed into orbit its latest radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites from four countries using its PSLV rocket. ... read..


ICC Cricket World Cup tops Google Search in India in 2019
New Delhi | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
ICC Cricket World Cup was the top trending query on Google Search in 2019 in India, the company announced on Wednesday while announcing its "Year in Search" results, which highlight stand-out moments in Search across news, sporting events, personalities, ... read..


With RISAT-2BR1 in orbit, India also touches 319 foreign satellite launch mark (2nd Ld)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
India on Wednesday successfully placed into orbit its latest radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites from four countries using its PSLV rocket. ... read..


RISAT-2BR1 goes into orbit, India's foreign satellite launch touches 319 (Lead)
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
India on Wednesday successfully placed into orbit its latest radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites from four countries using its PSLV rocket. ... read..


PSLV rocket lifts off with surveillance satellite, 9 foreign satellites
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh) | Wednesday, 2019 9:45:05 PM IST
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-QL (PSLV-QL) rocket carrying the countryas advanced radar imaging earth observation satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites lifted off from the first launch pad of the rocket port here on Wednesday. ... read..


IIT-Guwahati gets Samsung Innovation Lab
Guwahati | Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
To create a talent pool in emerging technologies, Samsung India on Wednesday inaugurated an innovation lab at IIT-Guwahati which will train students in Internet of Things (IoT), embedded systems, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML), hel ... read..


Amazon, Onida bring Fire TV edition Smart TVs to India
Bengaluru | Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Amazon has partnered with Onida to launch its Fire TV edition Smart TVs in India at a starting price of Rs 12,999. ... read..


Google Chrome 79 to warn users if passwords get stolen: Report
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
In a bid to offer users better password protection, Google is introducing Chrome version 79 and which comprises a number of improvements, including warning users when their password has been stolen as part of a data leak. ... read..


Facebook Portal will now work with just WhatsApp login
San Francisco | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
Facebook's video calling device Portal will now work with just a WhatsApp account, allowing users to make video calls to friends and family and access features like "Story Time" even if they don't have a Facebook account. ... read..


Countdown for India's spy satellite launch progressing smoothly
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
The Indian space agency is all gearing up for the Wednesday evening launch of the country's own advanced spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites from the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


NASA to launch rover 'MARS 2020' next year
Washington DC | December 11, 2019 10:11:21 AM IST
'Curiosity' won't be NASA's only active Mars rover for much longer as in next summer, 'Mars 2020' will be headed for the Red Planet. Built and managed by NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, California, each has its own role in the ongoing explor ... read..


OPPO looking to expand R&D operations in India (Lead)
Shenzhen (China) | Wednesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
With OPPO planning to invest $7 billion in research and development globally in the next three years, the Chinese smartphone maker is looking to expand R&D centres to cities like Bengaluru, a top company executive said here on Tuesday. ... read..


Switzerland to be country partner for BioAsia 2020
Hyderabad | Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Seeking closer ties with Indian life sciences industry, Switzerland will be the country partner for BioAsia 2020 scheduled to be held here in February. ... read..


Countdown begins for launch of spy satellite RISAT-2BR1
Chennai | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
The countdown for the Wednesday evening launch of India's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites began at 4.40 p.m. on Tuesday at the Sriharikota rocket port in Andhra Pradesh. ... read..


Hotstar crosses 400mn downloads, 2X growth in installs in 2019
Mumbai | Wednesday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST
Streaming platform Hotstar said on Tuesday that it has registered two times growth in installs this year compared to 2018, leading to over 400 million downloads so far. ... read..


JBL launches its true wireless earbuds in India
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Audio equipment maker JBL by HARMAN, owned by South Korean tech major Samsung Electronics, on Tuesday launched 'C100TWS' its latest true wireless earbuds in India. ... read..


LAVA most respected Indian smartphone brand: Survey
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
LAVA, an Indian mobile phone company on Tuesday announced that it has emerged as the most respected Indian smartphone brand among top 100 tech consumer brands in the country. ... read..


Gmail now lets you add emails as attachments
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
Google has finally added the feature to send email as attachments without needing to download them first. ... read..


Huami launches 2 new smartwatches in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Xiaomi-backed wearable brand Huami on Tuesday launched Amazfit GTR 47mm Titanium version and 42 mm Glitter Edition smartwatch in India. ... read..


Blockchain, AI jobs growing fast in India: LinkedIn
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 11:15:05 PM IST
Blockchain developers, artificial intelligence specialists and JavaScript developers are the top three emerging jobs in India for 2020, according to a report by professional networking platform LinkedIn. ... read..


Dell launches new gaming desktop in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
Dell Technologies unveiled new gaming desktop - Dell G5 - in India for Rs 67,590 on Tuesday. The desktop could be purchased from the company's exclusive stores, select multi-brand outlets and its official website. ... read..


OPPO set to open 2nd R&D centre in India
Shenzhen | Tuesday, 2019 10:15:05 PM IST
With OPPO planning to invest $7 billion in research and development globally in the next three years, the Chinese smartphone maker is set to open its second R&D centre in India, a top company executive said here on Tuesday. ... read..


60% Indian organisations to have data on Cloud by 2030: IBM
Bengaluru | Tuesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Almost 60 per cent of the Indian organisations plan to have all their data on Cloud in the next ten years, of which 99 per cent will use multiple hybrid Cloud within the next three years, says an IBM survey on Tuesday. ... read..


Google Maps' new Incognito mode comes to iOS
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST
Google has started rolling out "Incognito" mode to iOS to stop searches or places a user navigates to in Maps from being saved to their Google account. ... read..


Fujifilm launches new mirrorless camera in India
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Japanese photography and imaging major Fujifilm on Tuesday launched 'X-Pro3' mirrorless digital camera at a starting price of Rs 1,55,999 in India. ... read..


OPPO to pump $7bn into R&D, to launch smartwatches next year
Shenzhen | Tuesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST
Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday said it would invest $7 billion in research and development in the next three years to develop core technologies in hardware, software and system in addition to 5G/6G, Artificial Intelligence (AI), augmented realit ... read..


Sennheiser launches new headphones at Rs 34,990
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
German audio brand Sennheiser on Tuesday launched its new headphones 'MOMENTUM Wireless 3' for Rs 34,990 in India. ... read..


Google denies Fortnite exemption from Play Store's 30% cut
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Search engine giant Google has made it clear that it will not provide Epic and Fornite an exception as it expects all developers to participate under the same terms. Epic Games had submitted Fortnite to Google Play in the hopes of a special exception to t ... read..


China releases 3D images based on Earth observation satellite
Beijing | Tuesday, 2019 5:15:05 PM IST
The China National Space Administration on Tuesday released the first batch of 3D images based on the data from the recently launched Gaofen-7 Earth observation satellite. ... read..


Apple may add larger batteries to 2020 iPhone models
San Francisco | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
Apple is reportedly planning to include a custom battery protection module with the iPhone 12, which is said to be almost 50 per cent smaller and thinner than the one being used in current and old iPhones. ... read..


56% Indians fall victim to online holiday scams: McAfee
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST
With Christmas around the corner, cybersecurity firm McAfee on Tuesday revealed that 56.1 per cent Indians have fallen victim to discount scams by clicking on malicious links during holiday shopping online. ... read..


US begins probe into Google's labour practices
Washington | Tuesday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The US government has launched a probe into Google over its labour practices following a complaint from four employees who have been fired by the tech giant. ... read..


'Facebook clears dozens of Islamophobic posts'
London | Tuesday, 2019 4:15:05 AM IST
Facebook has reportedly cleared dozens of Islamophobic posts despite being flagged by an investigation by the Guardian that these posts are being used as part of a coordinated scheme profiting from hate and disinformation. ... read..


Vodafone fastest 4G network in Delhi-NCR: Ookla
New Delhi | Tuesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST
Telecom operator Vodafone is the fastest 4G network in the Delhi-NCR region with its download speeds being higher than other operators in the July-September 2019 period, US-based broadband speed tester Ookla said on Monday. ... read..


NXP acquires Marvell's Wi-Fi, Bluetooth connectivity assets
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 11:45:05 PM IST
NXP Semiconductors on Monday announced the completion of the acquisition of the WiFi connectivity business unit, Bluetooth technology portfolio and related assets from Marvell, another global semiconductor company, in an all-cash transaction valued at $1. ... read..


Xiaomi Mi Note 10 to launch in India by January 2020
Beijing | Monday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST
Chinese phone maker Xiaomi after launching Mi Note 10, the world's first smartphone to feature 108MP camera in Europe and in its domestic market as Mi CC9 Pro, is now all set to launch the smartphone in India by January 2020, GizmoChina reported on Monday ... read..


GMDA partners with Cisco to make Gurugram safer, smarter
Gurugram | Monday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST
The Gurugram Metropolitan Development Authority (GMDA) has partnered with networking giant Cisco to set up an Integrated Command and Control Centre (ICCC) here on Monday that leverages digital technologies to enhance citizen safety, optimise public infras ... read..


Vivo V17 launched in India for Rs 22,990
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST
Refreshing its V series in India, Chinese handset maker Vivo on Monday launched its Vivo V17 smartphone in India with quad-camera set up for Rs 22,990. ... read..


OnePlus TV update brings support for Netflix
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 6:45:05 PM IST
Chinese technology company OnePlus on Monday announced that it has started rolling out another update for its TVs which brings official support for the Netflix app. ... read..


Google has better reputation than Apple, Samsung in Aus
Sydney | Monday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Tech giant Google has a better reputation than Samsung and Apple in the country, according to a new report, despite the fact that the company has been drawing flak for collecting users' personal data. ... read..


Samsung Galaxy S11e likely to sport 5G connectivity
Seoul | Monday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Samsung's next-generation Galaxy S11e-- also called the SM-G9810 -- will have 5G connectivity, according to the Chinese mobile authentication platform called the 3C. ... read..


Apple's upcoming SE 2 likely to be called 'iPhone 9'
San Francisco | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
A new report from Japanese blog Mac Otakara has claimed that the iPhone SE 2 will likely be called iPhone 9, owing to the fact that it will feature the same chassis as that of the iPhone 8. ... read..


Microsoft knockout: Why AWS CEO must not lose his cool
New Delhi | Monday, 2019 4:45:05 PM IST
As the CEO of a $36 billion enterprise that leads the global infrastructure Cloud market with over 175 services -- more than any other Cloud vendor -- Andy Jassy is deeply hurt at the Microsoft's $10 billion Pentagon Cloud win and is leaving no stone untu ... read..


Amazon collecting UK health service data for free: Report
London | Monday, 2019 3:45:05 PM IST
The UK government has allowed Amazon to access health data under the National Health Service (NHS) for free which the tech giant will use for Alexa-driven medical advice for patients. ... read..


Dragon spacecraft delivers cargo to ISS
Washington | Monday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST
A Dragon cargo spacecraft belonging to private space services company SpaceX delivered its payload to the International Space Station (ISS), providing the crew with 2,587 kilos of supplies, including materials, such as mice, worms and a robot, for scienti ... read..


Burning more energy can increase brown fat in body: Study
Washington D.C. | December 8, 2019 11:41:39 PM IST
A study has found that the content of brown fat which is present in the human body close to the nervous system can be increased by burning more energy. ... read..


Breast milk may prevent heart diseases in premature babies
Washington D.C. | December 8, 2019 11:41:22 PM IST
Breast milk can play a critical role in preventing heart diseases in babies who are born prematurely. ... read..


India to launch spy satellite, 9 others on Dec 11
Chennai | Sunday, 2019 10:45:05 PM IST
India's Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) rocket would launch the country's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites on December 11, said the Indian space agency. ... read..


Recycling nutrient-rich industrial waste products enhances soil, reduces carbon: Study
Washington D.C. | December 8, 2019 8:41:30 PM IST
A new study suggests that recycling biotechnology byproducts can enhance soil health while reducing carbon emissions and maintaining crop yields. ... read..


Apple's new Mac Pro will be available to order on Dec 10
San Francisco | Sunday, 2019 6:15:05 PM IST
Apple's all-new Mac Pro and Pro Display XDR will be available for pre-orders starting December 10 in the US, according to an email that the iPhone maker has sent out to customers. ... read..


HackerOne pays $20K to user who hacked its own platform
New Delhi | Sunday, 2019 5:45:05 PM IST
Facing an embarrassing situation, San Francisco-based HackerOne which is a vulnerability coordination and bug bounty platform and boasts of clients like Starbucks, Instagram, Goldman Sachs, Twitter and Zomato, has paid $20,000 to a user who exposed a vuln ... read..


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