Thursday, February 20, 2020


BlackBerry Messenger to shut down on May 31

BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), one of the oldest instant messaging apps for phones, is finally shutting down. The consumer version of BBM will stop work...

Instagram planning to hide like count from audience

It is exciting to see when your post receives likes on Instagram. However, as part of a limited test aimed at promoting the well-being of the users, ...

TikTok removed from Google, Apple app stores

Tech giants Google and Apple have removed TikTok from their app stores after the Supreme Court refused to stay Madras High Court order asking the Cen...

Deepest radio images of Sun created

Scientists have captured the deepest radio images of the Sun, an advance that may help reliably predict space weather and its possible effects on Ear...

3 private players offer ideal, healthy competition: Vodafone Idea CEO

Vodafone Idea, which is in the midst of Rs 25,000 crore mega fund-raising, has said the Indian telecom market with three private players is an 'ideal...

IBM using AI to create customised, emphatic chatbots

Chatbots may have become ubiquitous in recent times, assisting businesses in everything from bill payments to customer services, but these automated ...

Cabinet nod to GSLV Ph-4 continuation programme

The Union Cabinet on Monday approved continuation of the ongoing GSLV programme phase-4 consisting of five rocket flights during 2021-2024. The phase...

Monsoon to be 'near normal': IMD

The country is likely to have 'near normal' monsoon with a well distributed rainfall which could be beneficial for the agriculture sector, the India ...

Google Pay users can now purchase, sell gold on the payments platform

Google said it has partnered with bullion refiner MMTC-PAMP India to allow Google Pay users to buy and sell gold through the app, a service that is a...

LinkedIn brings emoji reactions on its app

In an attempt to become more interactive for users, Microsoft-owned job seeking platform LinkedIn is bringing the Facebook-famed emoji “Reactio...

Facebook's clear history feature delayed again

  Last year in May Facebook's chief executive officer Mark Zuckerberg took to the stage in San Jose, California at the company's annual develope...

Huawei P30 Pro, Pro Lite launched in India

The Huawei P30 Lite and P30 Pro made their official debut in India. The P30 Pro is offered in a single 8GB RAM + 128GB storage version for INR71,990 ...

Hyundai to train 10,000 sales consultants for its global connected technology

Hyundai Motor India said it is training a team of over 10,000 professionals for its global connected technology that is all set to debut in its upcom...

Facebook to block foreign ads for Australia election

Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month, in the wake of growing criticism of the social media giant...

TikTok Ban: Madras HC Directs Centre to Prohibit TikTok Downloads

The Madras High Court  asked the central government to prohibit downloading of Chinese video app TikTok, saying it was "encouraging pornography"...

Scientists Find Likely Source of Methane on Mars

The mystery of methane on Mars may finally be solved as scientists confirmed the presence of the life-indicating gas on the Red Planet as well as whe...

Facebook, Instagram, Messenger for Windows Phone to Stop Working on April 30

Facebook is planning to retire some of its Windows Phone applications on April 30. As confirmed by a Microsoft spokesperson, the Facebook will stop s...

Monsoon likely to be below normal: Skymet

Monsoon rains may be 'below normal', Skymet, a private weather forecasting agency, said on Wednesday. The monsoon is likely to be 93 per cent of the ...

WhatsApp unveils 'tipline' to tackle fake news

WhatsApp on Tuesday unveiled its 'Checkpoint Tipline', where people can check the authenticity of information received as the messaging giant looks t...

Indian satellite destruction created 400 pieces of debris, endangering ISS: NASA

The head of NASA on Tuesday branded India's destruction of one of its satellites a 'terrible thing' that had created 400 pieces of orbital debris and...

Vijay Sethupathi to lock horns with Thalapathy Vijay

Religion and science don't have to be divorced: Vidya

Vincent Cassel joins 'Westworld' season three

Tessa Thompson has joined Avengers 4 reshoots

Salman Khan's 'Dabangg 3' to release next year

Over 50% of Indian birds at long-term risk: Report

Science City to come up in Gurgaon: Govt

Parts of Kerala experience warmest January

3 new frog species discovered in Arunachal Pradesh