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Japan to launch third GPS satellite

Tokyo: Japan is set to launch the third of its four global positioning system (GPS) satellites in August aimed at establishing an efficient communication system in the event of natural disasters. The Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency on…

Just 1 mn Google Pixel devices sold in 8 months

San Francisco: Google's flagship Android device has now sold over 1 million units, media reported, saying the figure was reached based on downloads of an application exclusive to the device. While this is a milestone in the eight-month…

Apple to turn iPhone into hub of medical info

San Francisco: Managing your health information and sharing them with your trusted doctor may soon become a lot less cumbersome than it is now as Apple is on works to turn the iPhone into a hub of all your medical information, the media…

Nokia launches three new smartphones in India

New Delhi: Heralding a new era for Nokia in India, Finnish technology company HMD Global on Tuesday launched a new Android-based smartphone range -- Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 -- for the consumers. While the Rs 9,499 Nokia 3 will be…

E-cigarettes may be as harmful as smoking

New York: Electronic cigarettes loaded with nicotine-based liquid are potentially as harmful as tobacco cigarettes when it comes to cancer causing DNA damage, new research has found. Electronic cigarettes or e-cigarettes are battery-powered…

Microsoft launches new Xbox One X console

Los Angeles: Microsoft has unveiled its new console, the Xbox One X, with ultra high-resolution 4K capabilities and a processor with liquid-cooling technology, claiming that it is the most powerful game console to date. Phil Spencer, head…