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Thursday, January 24, 2019

technology

WhatsApp limits 'forwards' to 5 chats for users globally

  WhatsApp will now globally limit message 'forwards' to five chats at a time, a practice it had introduced in India in July last year to crack d...

Microsoft pledges USD 500 mn to ease local housing crunch

Microsoft pledged USD 500 million for loans and grants aimed at ramping up construction of affordable housing in the Puget Sound area of Washington s...

Facebook to invest $300 million in local news initiatives

Facebook says it is investing 300 million over the next three years in local news programs, partnerships and other initiatives. The money will go tow...

DD Science, India Science channels launched

The Department of Science and Technology and public broadcaster Doordarshan on Tuesday launched two science channels-- DD Science and India Science, ...

Consumers can pick 100 channels for Rs 153 base pack: TRAI

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) has come out and clarified that consumers have the option to choose channels on a-la-carte basis for...

Samsung bets on 'M series' to take on Xiaomi

Hoping to re-capture its pole position from rival Xiaomi, Korean giant Samsung will launch its 'Galaxy M' series of smartphones -- first in India -- ...

Smartphone-- a gadget-turned-addiction among youngsters

Harshal (name changed) would spend hours glued to his smartphone, chatting on nearly 30 groups on WhatsApp and surfing other social networking sites....

India's largest startup ecosystem inaugurated in Kochi

India got its largest startup ecosystem on Sunday when Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan inaugurated in Kochi a 1.8-lakh-square-feet facility ho...

Xiaomi announces Redmi Note 7 with 48-megapixel camera

Redmi Note 7, the first smartphone under the new 'Redmi by Xiaomi' sub-brand, has been launched in China. The Redmi Note 7 sports a waterdrop-shaped ...

IIT KGP to launch 6-month Artificial Intelligence course

  The Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will launch a six-month Artificial Intelligence (AI) course at three centres in the country, a to...

IIT-M create 'space fuel' in lab

IIT Madras scientists have created what they call 'space fuel' by simulating interstellar conditions in the lab, a method that may be used to convert...

Technology won't kill but create jobs: Narayana Murthy

Emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning will not render people jobless in the future, but rather create more ...

China develops its own 'Mother of All Bombs': Report

China has developed a massive bomb, said to be the country's answer to the US-built 'Mother of All Bombs', the most powerful non-nuclear weapon, offi...

TRAI moves SC against TDSAT order on predatory pricing

Telecom regulator TRAI has approached the Supreme Court against TDSAT order, which dismissed its predatory pricing tariff rule, Parliament was inform...

2018: When technology took a quantum leap to future

Finding ways to hide information in text, unveiling state-sponsored trolls, a plane with no moving parts, wood as strong as titanium and even efforts...

Nuclear-capable Agni-IV missile successfully test-fired

India successfully test-fired its nuclear-capable long-range ballistic missile Agni-IV, with a strike range of 4,000 km, as part of a user trial by t...

Govt authorises 10 security agencies to monitor ‘any’ computer

The Narendra Modi government authorised 10 central agencies to intercept, monitor and decrypt all data contained in any computer system, a move that ...

Facebook reportedly gave tech giants access to users' private messages

Social media giant Facebook has been sharing its users' personal data, including private messages and contact information for users' friends, with so...

WhatsApp adds picture-in-picture mode for all Android users

WhatsApp has introduced the picture-in-picture mode with the latest version of its Android app. This feature will allow users to watch video content ...

BSNL offers 25% cashback on annual, half-yearly broadband plans

  State-owned telecom operator BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) on Thursday announced the launch of its latest cashback offer available for al...

Panasonic Toughbook FZ-T1, L1 rugged Android devices launched in India

Panasonic has launched two new handheld 'Toughbook' models in India. These devices are targeted towards the mobile workforce that need a rugged devic...

TRAI revamps rules to make number portability simpler

Telecom regulator TRAI revamped mobile number portability (MNP) rules, making the entire process faster and simpler, and prescribed two days timeline...

India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable 'Agni-5'

India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile 'Agni-5', which has a strike range of 5,000 km, from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the Od...

5G expected in India by 2022: TRAI

The telecom sector will move to 5G by 2022 and access to digital platform will become highly advanced in the next five years, TRAI secretary S.K Gupt...

Facemoji Keyboard now supports 22 Indian languages

  Facemoji Keyboard now supports over 200 international languages including 22 Indian languages. The app also includes multiple Indian vernacular...

Honor 8X Red Colour variant launched in India

Honor 8X Red variant has been launched in India. After becoming available for pre-orders on November 23, the Huawei sub-brand has finally unveiled th...

China is building third aircraft carrier: Reports

China officially confirmed that it is building its third aircraft carrier which is stated to be 'bigger and mightier' than the other two warships, a ...

Lenovo launches new ThinkPad X1 Extreme in India

  Lenovo has launched the latest addition to the ThinkPad X1 portfolio in India. The ThinkPad X1 Extreme comes at Rs 1,95,999 (excluding tax and ...

WhatsApp names Abhijit Bose as India Head

Under pressure to address issues raised by the government, WhatsApp announced the appointment of Abhijit Bose as its India head -- the first time it ...