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Flippy: World's first reversible micro-USB cable to make your life easy

New Delhi: Smartphone users who get annoyed with ill-fitting USB connectors, tangled cables and slow data transfer speeds have a solution in Flippy – the world’s first reversible micro-USB cable. Flippy is a patent-pending technology by Dott, an innovative smart-device accessories brand, that allows users not only to transfer files at a lighting speed but […]

  • Wednesday, 30 June 2021
Facebook Launches 'Bulletin' For Independent Writers

With an aim to promote independent writers, Facebook has announced a set of publishing and subscription tools -- Bulletin -- to support these creators in the US.

Google Messages To Get 2 New Features Soon In India

The new experience uses machine learning technology to automatically sort your messages into categories, including personal, transactions, OTPs and offers to help you easily find the messages that matter most the moment you need them.

YouTube TV '4K Plus' Tier Brings 4K Streaming

Google-owned video-streaming giant YouTube TV is introducing a new add-on that introduces 4K quality, downloads and unlimited simultaneous streaming on a home network to the Google live TV subscription service.

India to build Gravitational wave detector by 2025

New Delhi: A new LIGO gravitational wave detector to measure ripples in the fabric of space and time is set to be built in India by 2025, in collaboration with universities from across the globe. The new Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) detector will add to the two already operational in the US. The LIGO […]

IISER Kerala Scientists Develop Wood-Pulp Balls To Clean Oil Spills

New Delhi: IISER Kerala scientists have found an inexpensive and efficient way to clean up marine oil spills by using marble-sized balls made of wood pulp. Marine oil spill is one of the common disasters worldwide, which has long-lasting, negative impacts for economy and the environment. Apart from leading to huge economic losses, such accidents […]

Govt to strengthen surveillance, laws to check cybercrimes

New Delhi: In view of the growing incidents of financial cybercrimes, including frauds using cards and e- wallets, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has ordered strengthening of the surveillance and legal frameworks to check the menace, the home ministry said today. The issue came up at a high-level meeting where the strategies being adopted to check […]

India, Japan sign MoU for expansion of biotech lab

New Delhi: India and Japan today signed an MoU for expansion of an international laboratory set up for a collaborative research in the area of biotechnology. The pact, signed on a day Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arriaved in India on a two-day, envisages the expansion of the laboratory set up by India’s Department of […]

New artificial leaf creates fuel from sunlight, water

Pune: Scientists have developed an artificial leaf that absorbs sunlight to generate hydrogen fuel from water, an advance that may provide clean energy for powering eco-friendly cars in the future. The ultra-thin wireless device mimics plant leaves to produce energy using water and sunlight. “It is known that hydrogen generation from renewable resources will be […]

WhatsApp Appoints Manesh Mahatme As 'Head Of Payments' In India
WhatsApp Appoints Manesh Mahatme As 'Head Of Payments' In India

As Director of WhatsApp Payments - India, Mahatme will focus on enhancing the payments experience for users, scaling the service offering and work towards contributing to WhatsApp's vision of digital and financial inclusion in India.

WhatsApp encryption shouldn't be havens for cyber crime

Washington: The US has raised an alarm over end-to-end encryption of all messages from Facebook-owned WhatsApp, saying that strong encryption should not provide cyber safe havens to terrorists and child pornographers. “It (WhatsApp decision) doesn’t change our policy or our view of how the federal government and the technology industry can and should be able […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Twitter Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits
Twitter Interim Grievance Officer For India Quits

The social media company's website no longer displays his name, as required under Information Technology (Intermediary Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021.

FAU-G: Akshay Kumar Announces Beta Release Of Action Game's Team DeathMatch Mode
FAU-G: Akshay Kumar Announces Beta Release Of Action Game's Team DeathMatch Mode

Akshay Kumar had launched the mobile action game Fearless and United Guards (FAU-G) on the occasion of India's 72nd Republic Day in January this year.

Twitter May Soon Let You Connect Your Google Account

Micro-blogging site Twitter is working to make it possible to sign in to your account through a connected Google Account.

Instagram May Soon Allow Users To Post From Desktop

Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram added the ability to view Stories on the web in 2017 and added direct messaging to desktop late last year.