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App to reveal if your beer is fresh or stale

London: In this scorching heat, chilled beer is what comes to your rescue but what if it has gone stale, threatening to spoil your party? No worries as now there is a smartphone app that can tell you if your beer is fresh to be gulped down tonight. Chemists from the Complutense University of Madrid […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Pre-booking for LG G5 smartphone begins from May 21

New Delhi: LG Electronics India Limited said on Friday that the pre-booking for its G5 smartphone, which the company claims to be the world’s first modular smartphone, will open from May 21. LG G5 smartphones will be available for pre-booking at mobile stores, LG brand shops and online exclusively on Flipkart from May 21 to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
F-Secure launches service against targeted cyber attacks

New Delhi: European cyber security provider F-Secure on Friday launched a new intrusion detection and incident response service to uncover cyber attack threats in the corporate network. The managed service combines decoy sensors, threat intelligence and 24/7 monitoring by a team of cyber security experts to help companies fight cyber attacks. F-Secure promises to notify […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Facebook sued in US for scanning private messages

New York: A lawsuit against Facebook has been filed in a US court, alleging that the social networking giant may have violated federal privacy laws by scanning private messages, a media report said on Friday. The lawsuit, certified for class action in Northern California District Court, claims that Facebook follows the practice of scanning and […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Facebook to take on YouTube with 'music' videos

New Delhi: In a bid to take on video-sharing website YouTube, social networking giant Facebook is planning a new feature called “Slideshow” which will include music from Warner Music Group to help users create “soundtrack options”. Facebook, with 1.59 billion users worldwide, is exploring new ways to work in conjunction with the music industry, the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Chinese police launch app to find missing children

Beijing: Chinese police have launched a smartphone app to encourage witnesses to report the whereabouts of missing or trafficked children. More than 5,000 anti-trafficking police will provide updates to the app on receiving new reports of missing children, according to a statement from the criminal investigation bureau of the public security on Sunday. Users near […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
App to fix anxiety and depression for you

London: British researchers have designed a smartphone app that can help people manage their problems — anxiety and depression — based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). The ‘Catch It’ app uses psychological approaches to mental health and well-being through CBT — a therapy that can help individuals manage problems by changing the way one thinks […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Novel technology gives robots human-like precision

New York: A team of US researchers has developed a new technology that can safely and precisely drive robot arms, giving them the delicacy necessary to pick up an egg without breaking it. The new hydrostatic transmission combines hydraulic and pneumatic lines. This transmission has almost no friction or play, offering extreme precision for tasks […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Google Doodle celebrates Mario de Miranda's 90th birthday

Mumbai: Google on Monday celebrated renowned Indian cartoonist Mario de Miranda’s 90th birth anniversary with a doodle honouring the artist. Miranda who developed his own independent style of creating cartoons and characters, is remembered for his lavish works in The Times of India and The Illustrated Weekly of India, besides several other newspapers, periodicals and […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Facebook, Google's Silicon Valley campuses face flood risk: Report

London: At a time when global warming is threatening a rise in sea levels across the world, Silicon Valley giants Facebook, Google and Cisco may be more concerned as their campuses are now at the risk of being flooded. A fresh forecast by a team of scientists has warned that these companies face the prospect […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
LeEco unveils three 'superphones', driverless concept car

Beijing: Playing a disruptive force again, global internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Wednesday launched three “superphones”, a range of television sets and the world’s first driverless concept Super Car here. The three superphones — “Le 2”, “Le 2 Pro” and “Le Max 2” — are loaded with USB Type-C audio port feature CDLA (Continual […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
ASUS unveils six new 'ROG' series gaming devices in India

New Delhi: In a bid to take the gaming experience to a new level in India, Taiwanese smartphone and notebook maker ASUS on Wednesday launched six NextGen gaming devices under its flagship Republic of Gamers (ROG) series. Powered by Quad core 6th Gen Intel core i7 (Skylake) and NVIDIA GeForce GTX 900 series graphics, the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Facebook to add news section to its mobile app

New York: Social media website Facebook may soon add a news section to its Android and iOS smartphone apps that may look like Facebook Paper — a standalone mobile app created only for iOS. Facebook confirmed to Mashable tech website that it is testing the new, sectioned news feed, in addition to the current format, […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Facebook unveils chatbots, 360-degree 3D video camera

San Francisco: Brining chatbots to life, social networking giant Facebook has launched an artificial intelligence (AI) bots right into its popular messaging app Messenger to allow users to interact with businesses and get updates from them. The company also unveiled its own 360-degree stereoscopic 3D video camera at its annual, two-day F8 developer conference that […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Indian-origin researcher helps create novel flexible camera

New York: A team led by an Indian-origin professor at Columbia University has created a novel sheet camera that can be wrapped around everyday objects to capture images that cannot be taken with one or more conventional cameras. “Cameras today capture the world from essentially a single point in space. While the camera industry has […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021