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Car pool app launched for odd-even scheme

New Delhi: Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Tuesday launched a app called “Poocho Carpool” to give people more options for car pooling during the second phase of the odd-even traffic scheme to be implemented in the national capital from April 15 to 30. Launching the app, Rai said it would help users find car […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
FACEBOOK
Facebook unveils 360-degree 3D video camera at F8 developer conference

New York: Taking the video recording to a next level, social media giant Facebook unveiled its own 360-degree stereoscopic 3D video camera at the two-day F8 developer conference underway at the Fort Mason in San Francisco, California. The company calls this new device the Facebook Surround360, and this summer, it will give away both the […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Chat in Hindi on Yahoo Messenger

New Delhi: Yahoo Messenger will now support Hindi and five other non-English languages in order to help bridge the language gap and create personalised experiences for its users, tech giant Yahoo announced on Tuesday. “On popular demand, we have added new features to Messenger which now syncs and matches users’ mobile contacts instantly, and will […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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App spots respiratory illness as you cough into smartphone

Sydney: An Australia-based digital health solution provider has developed an app that can diagnose respiratory diseases like pneumonia, croup and asthma with high accuracy through a cough into a smartphone, a media report said. The app ResApp has been developed by Perth-based ResApp Health. A recent clinical study of 524 pediatric patients at the west […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Huawei launches phone with Leica cameras for enhanced photography

London: Chinese information and communications technology (ICT) solutions provider Huawei unveiled its two new flagship dual-lens smartphones — Huawei P9 and P9 Plus — here “to give users the best smartphone photography experience”. The Huawei P9 is the first smartphone co-engineered with the Germany based Leica Camera AG. The P9’s dual-lens camera takes smartphone photography […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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FIR against 'Freedom 251' makers premature: High court

Allahabad: In a major relief to the makers of ‘Freedom 251’ smartphone, the Allahabad High Court on Friday said the FIR filed against the Ringing Bells Pvt. Ltd. — the Noida-based firm that created a global buzz after announcing the launch of the controversial smartphone in February — seemed premature. A division bench comprising Justices […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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World's thinnest Notebook, Elite x3 device from HP soon in India

Macau: Taking the personal computer competition to a new level, global giant HP Inc on Thursday unveiled eight new products with the world’s thinnest HP Spectre Notebook — weighing 1.1 kg and as thin as 10.4 mm — and Elite x3 – a 5.96-inch touchscreen device that will allow users to connect seamlessly to a […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
FB
46 mn people interacted on Facebook during ICC WT20

New Delhi: More than 46 million people interacted on social networking platform Facebook during this year’s ICC World Twenty 20, which culminated in thrilling victories by both the West Indies men and women’s teams on April 3 in Kolkata. “During the India vs Pakistan match on February 15, over 8.2 million people logged on to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
FACEBOOK
Indians access Facebook 2.4 times more than Twitter: Study

New Delhi: People in India access social networking site Facebook 2.4 times more than microblogging site Twitter and two times more than video sharing website Youtube, a study has found. “Facebook’s following is truly pan-India. The number of people on the platform in the non-top eight metros is more than twice that of the top […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Malware
India fourth country with highest Downadup malware attacks

New Delhi, April 5 (IANS) India is the fourth country that has most number of attacks by the Downadup malware family, a report by Finland-based online security and privacy company F-Secure, said. It added that besides India, this threat was most frequently detected in Finland, France, Germany, Italy and Norway. F-Secure Threat Round up Report […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
HEALTH APP
450 percent increase in cricket apps during T-20 season: Report

New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) Cricket-related apps have seen over 450 percent surge during the ongoing T-20 World Cup, a report by app tracking service 9Apps Trends said here on Thursday. According to data shared by the tracking service, the traffic peaked during the second week into the cricket season with India-Pakistan match adding to […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Microsoft's AI bot resurfaces on Twitter, goes haywire again
Microsoft's AI bot resurfaces on Twitter, goes haywire again

New York: Microsoft’s artificial intelligence (AI)-powered bot which was activated on Twitter last week for a playful chat with people, only to get silenced within 24 hours as users started sharing racist comments with it, was accidentally resurrected again and messed it all up once again. Tay came back to life briefly on Wednesday when […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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Twitter to help create realistic birdsong soundscape

Brasilia: Using a genetic algorithm, scientists in Brazil have created a realistic soundscape of birdsong that can be triggered by updates from the micro-blogging service Twitter. The team developed an evolutionary, or genetic, algorithm that synthesises authentic sounding birdsong in the computer. The system could also be used to manipulate the acoustic space of a […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
Waiting for your iPhone SE? You can get it from April 8
Waiting for your iPhone SE? You can get it from April 8

Gurgaon: If you are waiting for the cheaper, smaller yet powerful iPhone SE, you won’t have to wait for too long as Beetel Teletech Limited, a Brightstar company, announced it will make available the latest Apple offering with a four-inch display, beginning April 8. “Pre orders open on March 29 at 12:01am,” a company statement […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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nexGTv's 'data saving' feature to let you stream videos at ease

New Delhi: nexGTv – IndiaÂ’s largest subscription-driven video entertainment app – on Thursday introduced a unique feature that allows users to manage their data flow at will as they stream a video on smartphones or other devices. The feature can help a user save data by as much as five times even as they continue […]

  • Thursday, 01 July 2021
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