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New disease in millet crop in Haryana identified

Chandigarh, Oct 14 : Scientists at the Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University in Haryana’s Hisar have, for the first time, identified a disease in millet crop caused due to...

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T-Works successfully tests hybrid UAV which covers 45 km

Hyderabad, Oct 14 : The Telangana government’s hardware incubator and prototyping lab, T-Works, successfully designed, developed, and tested its indigenous vertical take-off and landing autonomous unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), which...

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Bharti backed OneWeb launches 36 internet satellites in orbit

New Delhi, Oct 14 : The Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite communications company OneWeb backed by India-based Bharti Enterprises has launched 36 satellites, bringing the total in-orbit constellation to 358...

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TB cases reporting in India down by 41% due to Covid: WHO

Geneva, Oct 14 : Reporting of tuberculosis (TB) cases in India went down by 41 per cent between 2019 and 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic, according to the World...

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Urban Company slashes commission after workers protest

New Delhi, Oct 14 : After facing protests and social media storm over pay parity and working conditions, online home services provider Urban Company (formerly UrbanClap) on Thursday announced to...

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E-com players log $4.6 bn sales in India festive week, Flipkart leads

New Delhi, Oct 14 : The e-commerce players registered a whopping $4.6 billion (nearly Rs 32,000 crore) sales during the first week of the festive season — a 23 per...

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Hormone widely used as an autism treatment shows no benefit

London, Oct 14 : Oxytocin, a naturally occurring hormone that acts as a chemical messenger in the brain, showed no evidence of helping children with autism gain social skills, according...

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Drug companies eye mRNA technology for flu shots

London, Oct 14 : With Covid-19 proving the credibility of mRNA technology, many drug companies are racing to apply the same formula for developing vaccines for influenza, Nature reported. While...

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WazirX receives 377 legal requests, blocks over 14K accounts in India

New Delhi, Oct 14 : As cryptocurrencies gain traction in India, crypto exchange WazirX on Thursday said it received 377 user account requests from the law enforcement agencies (including 38...

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Twitter to pay 150 live audio creators on Spaces

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Twitter has announced a new accelerator programme for creators on its audio conversation platform Spaces, to “discover and reward” around 150 creators with technical, financial...

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realme clocks sales of Rs 3,500 crore during festive days

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Smartphone brand realme on Thursday announced that it has successfully clocked sales of Rs 3,500 crore across all channels during the ‘realme festive days’ from...

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LG units to repay GM $1.2bn for Bolt EV battery recall costs

Seoul, Oct 14 : LG Electronics and LG Energy Solution said that they will repay General Motors about 1.4 trillion won ($1.2 billion) in costs for the recalls of Bolt...

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Facebook launches its 1st ever event for gamers in India

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Facebook on Thursday announced its first-ever gaming event ‘FB Gaming Press Start’ in India. Spread across two days October 19 – 20, the virtual event...

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Over 50% of Covid survivors experience symptoms upto 6 months: Study

New York, Oct 14 : More than half of the 236 million people who have recovered from Covid-19 worldwide since December 2019 will experience post-Covid symptoms — more commonly known...

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SRL, DSEU partner for boosting studies in medical lab tech

New Delhi, Oct 14 : SRL Diagnostics on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Delhi Skill and Entrepreneurship University (DSEU) to create the content and curriculum for undergraduate...

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E-cigarettes have chemicals not disclosed by manufacturers

New Delhi, Oct 14 : More and more young people are using e-cigarettes, which are marketed as a safer option than traditional smoking.This can be however, grossly misleading as vaping...

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'One Health' project envisaging surveillance for zoonotic infects launched

New Delhi, Oct 14 : The Centre has launched a ‘One Health’ project under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT) that envisages carrying out surveillance of important bacterial, viral, and parasitic...

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Global PC shipments grew just 1% in Q3, Lenovo leads

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Worldwide PC shipments totaled 84.1 million units in the third quarter of 2021, an increase of 1 per cent from the third quarter of 2020,...

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We'll ensure responsible content on YouTube Shorts: Satya Raghavan

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Oct 14 : After taking an initiative to encourage creators to develop inclusive and diverse content with responsibility on its main platform in India, Google-owned YouTube...

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Apple Watch Series 7 to go on sale on Friday in India

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Apple Watch Series 7 is all set to go on sale in India starting from Friday and ahead of the sale the iPhone maker has...

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TikTok emerges as most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for Sep

Beijing, Oct 14 : Short video platform TikTok emerged as the most downloaded non-gaming app worldwide for September 2021 with more than 59 million installs. According to Sensor Tower, the...

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Dell unveils new telecom software, solutions to boost 5G in India

New Delhi, Oct 14 : As India takes advanced steps to launch 5G technology soon, Dell Technologies has introduced new telecom software, solutions and services to help communications service providers...

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Palo Alto Networks unveils new Cloud location in India

Mumbai, Oct 14 : Cyber security company Palo Alto Networks on Thursday said it has unveiled a new multi-Cloud location in India that will serve local and regional customers. The...

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Twitter testing ads right in your replies amid monetisation push

San Francisco, Oct 14 : In another push to achieve its monetisation goals as chalked out by CEO Jack Dorsey earlier this year, Twitter has started a new test where...

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Microsoft, AMD to patch Ryzen bug on Windows 11 PCs next week

San Francisco, Oct 14 : Chipmaker AMD recently published information about a pair of bugs that can reduce performance for Ryzen processors running Windows 11 by as much as 15...

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If we don't solve future problems, we would be gone: Dell CEO

New Delhi, Oct 14 : Michael Dell started Dell Technologies 37 years ago from a dormitory room in University of Texas in the US.Today, it is a $80 billion tech...

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Facebook to ban content that sexually harasses celebrities

San Francisco, Oct 14 : Social media giant Facebook has announced that it will be removing severe “sexualizing content” targeting public figures, including celebrities, politicians and creators, as part of...

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TCS to encourage employees to return to offices by CY21 end

New Delhi, Oct 13 : IT major TCS will encourage employees to join offices by the end of calendar year 2021. At present, about 5 per cent of the IT...

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'It was like death': World's oldest astronaut Star Trek-fame William Shatner (Lead)

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Star Trek fame William Shatner, who, at 90, has become the world’s oldest astronaut so far, has landed safely on Earth from space. Shatner has...

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Blue Origin's space flight with William Shatner lifts off to space

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Amazon founder Jeff Bezos’ space venture Blue Origin has blasted off its second human flight to space, with the original Star Trek’s Captain James T.Kirk...

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Wipro's consolidated Q2FY22 YoY net profit up 18.9%

Mumbai, Oct 13 : IT major Wipro on Wednesday reported 18.86 per cent year-on-year growth in its consolidated net profit for the second quarter of FY22. The net profit attributable...

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Infosys' Q2FY22 YoY consolidated net profit up 11.9%

Mumbai, Oct 13 : IT major Infosys on Wednesday reported a 11.9 per cent year-on-year growth in its consolidated net profit after minority interest for the second quarter of FY22...

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Kerala IT industry hoping against hope

Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 13 : After spending more than 18 months under the Work from Home model, those in the IT industry in Kerala, following relaxation of Covid norms is eagerly...

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Snapchat suffers outage, users can't post or send messages

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Popular social media app Snapchat went down globally on Wednesday evening and several users were unable to post story updates or send messages. Snap, which...

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Samsung enables Galaxy smartphone users to donate through app

Gurugram, Oct 13 : Tech giant Samsung has updated its Samsung Global Goals (SGG) app that will empower Galaxy smartphone users in India to donate for causes related to inequality,...

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Apple AirPods may soon track body temperature, monitor posture

San Francisco, Oct 13 : After Apple Watch, the company is now reportedly exploring to put health-focused tools in its AirPods for improved hearing, reading body temperature and monitoring posture,...

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Industry leaders slam Amazon for 'manipulating' search to boost its products in India

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Industry leaders on Wednesday slammed Amazon for allegedly manipulating search results to boost its own product lines in India which is one of largest growth...

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US FDA authorises e-cigarettes for the first time

Washington, Oct 13 : In a first, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authorised electronic cigarettes to be sold in the US markets, citing their benefits in helping smokers...

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Critical bug in world's largest NFT marketplace OpenSea found, firm fixes it

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Cyber-security researchers on Wednesday reported that world’s largest NFT (non-fungible token) marketplace called OpenSea had compromised security which, if exploited, could have led hackers to...

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LG sees Q3 operating profit to drop nearly by half from a year earlier

Seoul, Oct 13 : LG Electronics has estimated its third-quarter operating profit to drop nearly by half from a year earlier, largely due to a recall provision cost. In its...

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Global PC shipments grew 5% in Q3: Report

New Delhi, Oct 13 : The global PC market saw annual growth drop to 5 per cent in Q3 2021, with shipments of desktops and notebooks, including workstations settling at...

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Facebook outage: Google Maps surged 125 times, phone usage up by 75 times

New Delhi, Oct 13 : The usage of Google Maps went up by a whopping 125 times, when Facebook and its owned applications such as WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger faced...

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realme GT Neo 2 with Snapdragon 870 SoC launched in India

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Smartphone brand realme launched a new smartphone ‘realme GT Neo 2’ with a 120Hz AMOLED display, triple rear cameras and 65W fast charging in the...

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Blue Origin launching spaceflight with William Shatner

San Francisco, Oct 13 : A day after getting delayed due to unfavourable weather, Blue Origin’s second human flight to space, with Star Trek-fame William Shatner onboard, is all set...

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HMD reaches milestone with 500 mn syringes for Covid vax

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Hindustan Syringes and Medical Devices (HMD) has achieved a milestone with supplying 500 million 0.5 ml AD syringes to the government for the Covid vaccination...

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Carl Pei's Nothing raises $50 mn, joins Qualcomm for future products

New Delhi, Oct 13 : London-based consumer technology brand Nothing on Wednesday announced that it has raised $50 million from strategic and private investors, and collaborated with chip-maker Qualcomm to...

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Will meet consumer demand despite chip shortage: realme India CEO

New Delhi, Oct 13 : As the smartphone industry faces acute chip shortage, realme India CEO Madhav Sheth said on Wednesday that the company will make every effort to guarantee...

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Twitter to make it easier to swipe between home, latest tweets

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Twitter is working on a new feature for users on iOS which would allow them to swipe between the home feed that shows the top...

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ASUS to pick e-waste from your doorstep in India sans any charge

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Taiwanese tech company ASUS on Wednesday said that it will help consumers in India responsibly dispose of their e-waste, by offering free home pick-up for...

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CarDekho raises $250 mn, becomes 31st Indian unicorn of 2021

New Delhi, Oct 13 : Car search platform CarDekho on Wednesday said it has raised $250 million, taking its valuation to $1.2 billion and becoming the 31st unicorn of 2021...

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Facebook pulls down 1,259 malicious accounts, Pages, Groups in Sept

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Facebook has pulled down 1,259 accounts, Pages and Groups from its main app as well as Instagram in September for manipulating public debate. In Iran,...

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Crypto regulation way to go for new investors in India: Vauld CEO

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Oct 13 : At a time when crypto buzz is picking up in India, the time is ripe not only to create awareness but also build...

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Facebook bans about 1,000 'militarised' social movements

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Facebook has banned almost 1,000 groups on a leaked private list of ‘Militarised’ social movements, which are further part of the “dangerous individuals and organisations”...

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Xbox Series X SpongeBob SquarePants-themed edition announced

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Xbox has announced two custom Xbox Series X consoles as well as Xbox Wireless Controllers inspired by iconic characters from the game: SpongeBob SquarePants and...

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Apple announces a special event for Oct 18

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Apple has announced that it will be holding a special event on Monday, October 18 at 10 a.m.Pacific Time. The event will be broadcast live...

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Samsung to hold another Galaxy Unpacked event for Oct 20

San Francisco, Oct 13 : Samsung has announced that it will hold a second Galaxy Unpacked event on October 20.The event will be livestreamed on the company’s YouTube channel beginning...

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Indian scientists develop models to help improve hip, knee implants

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Indian scientists have developed analytical models that can predict topography of electrical discharge textured (EDT) surfaces, aiding their customisation for improving hip and knee implants,...

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US FDA to evaluate J&J, Moderna Covid booster jabs this week

Washington, Oct 12 : The US Food and Drug Administration is expected to evaluate the efficacy of Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s third dose of Covid vaccines this week. The...

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Google forms cybersecurity action team, launches 'work safer' tool

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Google on Tuesday announced the formation of a premier ‘Cybersecurity Action Team’ to support the security and digital transformation of governments, critical infrastructure, enterprises and...

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Google Cloud CEO unveils new innovations to empower firms

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Google Cloud CEO Thomas Kurian on Tuesday announced several new cloud innovations to help organisations of all sizes scale their businesses in the new normal....

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Supply issues dampen growth in global PC market in Q3

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Amid the pandemic-related supply issues and chip shortage, the global shipments of traditional PCs (desktops, notebooks and workstations) in the third quarter (Q3) this year,...

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itel emerges as most popular brand in sub-Rs 7K smartphone segment: CMR

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Over the course of the pandemic, the smartphone (in the sub-Rs-7,000 segment) has been a key enabler of human lives in India, as per new...

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Strange radio waves from galactic centre indicate hidden planet

Sydney, Oct 12 : An international team of astronomers have for the first time ever discovered unusual signals coming from the direction of the Milky Way’s centre. The radio waves...

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Gmail suffers outage in some parts of India (Ld)

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Google’s free email service Gmail went down in some parts of India on Tuesday afternoon as users were unable to send or receive emails. According...

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Microsoft mitigates largest DDoS attack ever on Azure

San Francisco, Oct 12 : Microsoft has thwarted the largest-ever distributed-denial-of-service (DDoS) attack on its Azure Cloud service that was recorded at 2.4 terabytes per second (Tbps). The mega DDoS...

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Samsung begins mass production of 14nm DRAM with EUV technology

Seoul, Oct 12 : Samsung Electronics on Tuesday said it has started mass production of the industry’s smallest 14-nanometre DRAM using extreme ultraviolet lithography technology as part of efforts to...

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OnePlus 9RT to feature 600Hz touch sampling rate: Report

Beijing, Oct 12 : OnePlus is all set to announce the 9RT smartphone in China on October 13 and now a new report has claimed that the device will come...

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K'taka govt, NASSCOM team up to skill align students

Bengaluru, Oct 12 : To provide industry-aligned skill development experiences to the students of higher education, Karnataka State Higher Education Council (SHEC) entered into an MoU with the National Association...

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Instagram will soon alert users when the platform suffers outage

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Battered by the six-hour long global outage earlier this month, Facebook-owned Instagram is now testing a feature that will alert users when the platform is...

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HTC to announce new standalone Vive Headset this Week: Report

San Francisco, Oct 12 : HTC is reportedly planning to introduce ‘Vive Flow’, an affordable new VR headset this week, to take on Facebook’s Oculus Quest 2. The company has...

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Open internet more at risk now than ever before: Twitter

New Delhi, Oct 12 : As debate rises over content moderation and regulation on social media platform globally, including in India, Twitter on Tuesday said that governments which seek to...

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Octagenarian undergoes successful total knee replacement surgery

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Doctors here performed a total knee replacement (TKR) surgery on a 84-yr-old patient, giving him a new lease of life after being bedridden for over...

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Moto E40 with 48MP camera launched in India at Rs 9,499

New Delhi, Oct 12 : The Lenovo-owned brand Motorola on Tuesday launched the Moto E40 in the Indian market.The smartphone comes with a punch hole HD+ display with a screen...

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Social videos, influencers to drive festive shopping in India: Facebook

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Social videos, influencers, immersive experiences, and conversational marketing will drive the discovery of brands and festive shopping this year in India, Facebook said on Tuesday....

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Gmail suffers outage in India

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Google’s free email service Gmail is reportedly down in some parts of India on Tuesday as users were unable to send or receive emails. According...

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realme rolls out manufacturing AIOT products in India

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Smartphone brand realme on Tuesday announced a new partnership with Khy electronics to manufacture a diverse range of AIOT products and accessories including realme Watch...

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Amazon to provide 20K digital devices to underprivileged youth in India

Bengaluru, Oct 12 : Amazon India on Tuesday announced the launch of ‘Delivering Smiles’ initiative, where the company will directly give, and facilitate contribution of digital devices like mobile phones,...

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HP launches 1st AMD-powered Chromebook PC in India

New Delhi, Oct 12 : Targeting the student community navigating between home and school learning, PC and printer major HP on Tuesday launched its first AMD-powered HP Chromebook for Rs...

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A simple blood test may spot early signs of dementia

London, Oct 12 : Scientists have identified molecules in the blood that can detect dementia about two to five years before its onset, making the diagnosis of the condition —...

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Twitter launches new tool to remove unwanted followers without blocking them

San Francisco, Oct 12 : Micro-blogging site Twitter has started rolling out a new feature “soft block” that would allow any user on the web remove a follower without blocking...

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Accenture acquires Bengaluru-based AI firm BRIDGEi2i

Bengaluru, Oct 12 : Global professional services company Accenture on Tuesday announced to acquire BRIDGEi2i, a Bengaluru-headquartered artificial intelligence (AI) and analytics firm with additional offices in the US and...

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Google purges several stalkerware ads promoting spying on spouses

New Delhi, Oct 12 : In a bid to minimise the spread of stalkerware (used by abusers to spy on the phones of their spouses), Google has once again purged...

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Facebook 'lied' to its Oversight Board repeatedly: WhistlebloweR

San Francisco, Oct 12 : Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen has alleged that the social network ‘lied’ to its independent Oversight Board repeatedly.The board has now invited her to meet and...

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Facebook expands its Live Audio feature to more creators globally

San Francisco, Oct 12 : Facebook is reportedly planning to expanding the Live Audio rooms feature to a global audience. Now apart from public figures and creators, Facebook is making...

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Apple releases iOS 15.0.2 update with bug and security fixes

San Francisco, Oct 12 : Apple has released iOS 15.0.2, the second update to the iOS 15 operating system that was released in September. According to Apple’s release notes, the...

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ISpA to make India an economic space hub: Director General

By Rachel V ThomasNew Delhi, Oct 11 : India has a scientific space legacy of 50 to 60 years and with the launch of new industry body, Indian Space Association...

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Indian scientists devise way to improve transport of fluid products

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Indian scientists have found a new method to improve the transportation of fluids such as chocolates, lotions, and sauces by tuning their viscosity and elasticity...

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Knee replacement surgeries fell 40% in India due to Covid: Experts

New Delhi, Oct 11 : There has been a 40 per cent decline in knee replacement surgeries in India due to Covid, said experts here on Monday, ahead of the...

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Samsung India offers up to 12 5G bands support on Galaxy smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Samsung on Monday said it has strengthened its 5G footprint in India with up to 12 bands support on Galaxy 5G smartphones in the festive...

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AstraZeneca's antibody cocktail can prevent, treat Covid-19

London, Oct 11 : AstraZeneca’s long-acting antibody combination is both able to prevent and treat Covid-19, according to the phase three results released on Monday. The drug, AZD7442, is a...

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Economics Nobel goes to US researchers for insights into labour market dynamics

London, Oct 11 : Three US academicians from prestigious universities were on Monday conferred the Nobel Prize for Economics for their contribution in adopting the techniques of clinical trials to...

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Researchers flag lack of gender diversity in science Nobels

London, Oct 11 : The lack of gender equality in science at the Nobel Prize 2021 has set off frustration and disappointment in the scientific community, particularly among women researchers,...

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Tesla begins rolling out 'full self-driving' software update: Musk

San FRancisco, Oct 11 : Elon Musk on Monday said Tesla has finally started rolling out its Full Self-Driving (FSD) Beta 10.2 software. The software was slated for a roll...

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Huawei to launch FreeBuds 4i with long battery for Rs 8K-9K in India

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Huawei is set to bring an affordable true-wireless stereo (TWS) earbuds FreeBuds 4i in India this Diwali in the price range of Rs 8,000-Rs 9,000....

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Foldable steering wheel for future vehicles arriving soon

Seoul, Oct 11 : Hyundai Mobis, South Korea’s largest auto parts maker, said on Monday it has developed a foldable steering wheel for future vehicles. The affiliate of Hyundai Motor...

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AI-powered professional networking platform Lunchclub now in India

Bengaluru, Oct 11 : Lunchclub, a US-based networking platform that uses machine learning algorithms to connect professionals with common interests, values, goals and objectives, is now open for Indian users....

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PM Modi launches Indian Space Association

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Launching the Indian Space Association (ISpA) on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said his government ensured that space technology became the delivery tool for leakage-free...

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Instagram to roll out 2 tools to protect teens from harmful posts (Ld)

San Francisco, Oct 11 : Facebook-owned Instagram would soon roll out two new tools to safeguard teenagers from harmful content, after whistleblower Frances Haugen testified last week before the US...

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Google set to launch 'Pixel Pass' subscription inspired by Apple One

San Francisco, Oct 11 : Google is set to announce a new subscription bundle on the lines of Apple One, where a new Pixel device will offer extended warranty and...

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ASUS ROG Strix G15: Not just a gaming laptop

By Md Waquar HaiderNew Delhi, Oct 11 : As the PC and laptop gaming market gathers pace in India, Taiwanese player ASUS has brought 15.6-inch ROG Strix G15 and 17.3-inch...

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NASA’s Perseverance rover reveals history of water on Mars

Washington, Oct 11 : NASA’s Perseverance rover, currently exploring Jezero Crater on Mars, has shared new insights which reveal that the Red planet had sustained interactions with water, according to...

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Smart TV voice assistant transactions to hit $500 mn in 2023: Report

London, Oct 11 : Spending through voice assistant-enabled smart TVs will reach nearly $500 million in 2023, a sharp increase from the $126 million expected in 2021, according to a...

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Most Indians spent 522 hrs on online education in pandemic year: Survey

New Delhi, Oct 11 : In the pandemic year, most Indians spent over 522 hours on online education on average, and over 738 hours on infotainment on their smartphones, a...

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Unacademy’s Graphy acquires edtech startup Spayee for $25 mn

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Graphy, an Unacademy Group company, on Monday the acquisition of edtech software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform Spayee for $25 million. Founded in 2014, Spayee allows content creators...

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ADIF seeks interim relief from CCI against Google play store policy

New Delhi, Oct 11 : The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF), with more than 422 startups, on Monday said it has filed a petition before the Competition Commission of...

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New iPad mini your best buddy for work & learn from anywhere

New Delhi, Oct 11 : As learning and work from home become a new normal in India, students and working professionals have been busy scouting for devices that let them...

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WeWork helping big firms adopt flexible work in pandemic: India CEO

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Oct 11 : As India reopens and organisations of all sizes aim to address the new hybrid-work reality, WeWork is now tapping into the rise in...

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Now start personal chat from Microsoft Teams on Windows 11

New Delhi, Oct 11 : Microsoft on Monday announced that Windows 11 users can now start using Chat from Microsoft Teams on Windows.Chat from Microsoft Teams will be pinned to...

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Samsung joins top filmmakers to produce movies with Galaxy devices

Seoul, Oct 11 : Samsung Electronics said on Monday it has partnered with some high-profile filmmakers to produce movies with its Galaxy smartphones as the South Korean tech giant aims...

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Blue Origin postpones Star Trek-famed William Shatner's spaceflight

San Francisco, Oct 11 : Jeff Bezos-owned aerospace company Blue Origin has announced to delay Tuesday’s flight to send William Shatner, the man a generation has grown up seeing playing...

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Tesla to begin production at German Gigafactory by 2021 end: Musk

San Francisco, Oct 11 : Elon Musk has announced that Tesla Gigafactory in Germany will start rolling out first vehicles by the end of 2021. Speaking at the “Giga-Fest” county...

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Instagram to roll out new tools to safeguard teenagers

San Francisco, Oct 11 : Facebook-owned Instagram would soon roll out new tools to safeguard teenagers from harmful content, after whistleblower Frances Haugen testified last week before the US Congress...

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KGMU develops app for orthopaedic issues in kids

Lucknow, Oct 11 : A team of experts from the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) in Lucknow has developed a mobile phone application that will answer all queries related to...

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Students should become job providers, not job seekers: Jitendra Singh

New Delhi, Oct 10 : Union Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Minister Jitendra Singh on Sunday said students’ exchange programmes should be encouraged so that they can visit various...

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Apple stops signing iOS 15 following release of iOS 15.0.1

San Francisco, Oct : Tech giant Apple has ceased code signing for iOS 15, effectively blocking users from downgrading to the now out-of-date operating system. The stoppage comes after Apple...

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Redmi K50 Pro+ to feature a 120Hz AMOLED display, 108 MP camera

Beijing, Oct 10 : Redmi is likely to announce the K50 series of smartphones by February next year and now a new report has claimed that the handset will come...

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TSMC, Sony to partner on new $7bn chip plant in Japan: Report

Taipei, Oct 10 : Chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) and the Sony Group are reportedly considering joint construction of a semiconductor factory in western Japan amid a global chip...

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Xiaomi tops Central, Eastern Europe 5G smartphones in Q3: Report

London, Oct 10 : Global smartphone brand Xiaomi has captured an estimated 42 per cent of total 5G smartphone shipments in Central and Eastern Europe in the third quarter of...

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Xiaomi to launch 2022 Redmi Smart TV X on Oct 20

Beijing, Oct 10 : Xiaomi has officially announced that it will launch the new 2022 Redmi Smart TV X on October 20 in China. The announcement was made by the...

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OnePlus Buds Z2 to come with up to 40dB noise cancelling tech: Report

Beijing, Oct 10 : OnePlus has announced that it will launch the OnePlus 9RT as well as the OnePlus Buds Z2 in China on October 13 and now a new...

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iPhone SE 3 may come with 5G connectivity, upgraded chipset

San Francisco, Oct 10 : Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is reportedly planning to launch a new iPhone SE model with upgraded connectivity and internals. According to Japan’s Macotakara site, the...

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Anti-nausea drug may help some cancer patients survive longer

New York, Oct 10 : Patients with breast, pancreatic and certain other types of cancer may survive longer if given an anti-nausea drug during surgery, finds a new study. The...

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Severe Covid infection in mothers linked to preterm births

London, Oct 10 : A team of researchers has discovered that the more severely a mother is infected with Covid-19, the more likely she is to experience preterm birth. The...

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Travel apps rebound, hit 143mn downloads

New Delhi, Oct 10 : Increasing vaccination and decreasing infection rates across several European countries have helped the Travel app category hit strong year-over-year growth rates in Q2 2021, with...

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realme C25Y is another decent budget smartphone

By Vivek Singh ChauhanNew Delhi, Oct 10 : In a bid to offer more options in the budget segment, global smartphone maker realme has come up with a new phone...

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Samsung W22 5G scheduled to launch on Oct 13

Beijing, Oct 10 : Samsung launched the ‘W21 5G’ smartphone last year and now the company is a set to launch its successor ‘Samsung W22 5G’ on October 13 in...

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Indian investors in the dark as cryptocurrency ads gather steam

By Nishant AroraNew Delhi, Oct 10 : “Kya aapke portfolio mein crypto hai?” If you have read such advertising lines recently — and now watching crypto ads as you surf...

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Kudankulam Nuclear reactor: DMK writes letter to Modi, seeks intervention

By Arun LakshmanChennai, Oct 10 : The Kudankulam Nuclear Power project located in Tamil Nadu’s Tirunelveli district is again in the news after former Union Minister and senior leader of...

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Boeing Starliner test flight delayed until 2022

Washington, Oct 10 : NASA has officially postponed the launch of its Orbital Flight-Test 2 until next year due to an unresolved valve issue. NASA said that the team behind...

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Modi to launch Indian Space Association on Oct 11

New Delhi, Oct 9 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the Indian Space Association (ISpA) on October 11 through video conferencing wherein he will also interact with representatives of...

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realme GT Neo 2T to launch this month with MediaTek chipset

Beijing, Oct 9 : realme, which is set to release its GT Neo 2 smartphone both in India and Europe, now plans to release another device from the GT lineup...

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Google to give 10K free security keys to 'high risk' individuals

San Francisco, Oct 9 : Google will provide 10,000 “high-risk” users with free hardware security keys, after the tech giant warned more than 14,000 Gmail users that they may have...

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Apple files appeal in Epic Games case

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New Delhi, Oct 9 : IPO-bound edtech major Byju’s has temporarily halted advertisements featuring its brand ambassador and Bollywood superstar Shah Rukh Khan, as his son Aryan Khan undergoes a...

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Black Shark 4S to launch on Oct 13

Beijing, Oct 9 : Black Shark, the gaming phone sub-division of the Xiaomi group, has revealed through its Weibo handle that the Black Shark 4S will be debuting at 3...

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New York, Oct 9 : A smartphone-based app can help improve the accuracy of data in some clinical trials involving individuals with intellectual disability, report researchers. The most common genetic...

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FB says outage affecting Insta, Messenger fixed after 2nd attempt in a week

San Francisco, Oct 9 : Facebook has said the issues that blocked access to its apps and services for nearly two hours on Friday have been fixed. On Friday, some...

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Apple TV+ app now available on 2016, 2017 LG smart TVs: Report

San Francisco, Oct 9 : Apple has been rolling out the Apple TV app to many different platforms, including smart TVs as well as third-party streaming devices, and now the...

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Seoul, Oct 9 : South Korean chipmakers Samsung Electronics and SK hynix may have to pay part of their corporate taxes to foreign countries where they earn profits under a...

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Windows 11 bugs slow down AMD processors

San Francisco, Oct 9 : Chipmaker AMD has published information about a pair of bugs that can reduce performance for Ryzen processors running Windows 11 by as much as 15...

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'Unfollow Everything' tool developer banned by Facebook: Report

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Facebook has reportedly banned a developer from its site who made a tool that lets people automatically unfollow friends and groups on the platform. Louis...

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New Delhi, Oct 8 : Twitter saw a 153 per cent (2.5x) increase in conversations about mental well-being during the second wave of Covid-19, the microblogging site said in a...

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TikTok is coming to LG's recent smart TVs

Seoul, Oct 8 : Short video platform TikTok has launched an app for LG’s 2020 and 2021 smart TVs, the TV manufacturer has announced. The app arrived on these recent...

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Tesla Cyberquad will be the safest ATV: Musk

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that the company’s Cyberquad will be the safest all-terrain vehicle (ATV) in the world. Musk commented on the Tesla Cyberquad...

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China's Chang'e-5 probe reveals volcanic activity

Beijing, Oct 8 : The first lunar sample in more than 40 years, brought by China’s Chang’e-5 probe also includes lava dated at two billion years old, giving an insight...

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CoinSwitch Kuber onboards Ranveer Singh as its brand ambassador

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Leading cryptocurrency platform ‘CoinSwitch Kuber’ on Friday announced the onboarding of Indian film actor Ranveer Singh as its first-ever brand ambassador. CoinSwitch Kuber and Ranveer...

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Gadkari again invites Musk to come and manufacture Tesla in India

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Union Minister for roads and highways, Nitin Gadkari on Friday said he has asked Elon Musk-run Tesla to come and manufacture electric cars in the...

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Samsung unveils open source-based software development kit for CXL memory

Seoul, Oct 8 : Samsung Electronics has unveiled an open source-based software development kit to expand the Compute Express Link (CXL) memory ecosystem. CXL is an open industry-standard interconnect based...

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Motorola Moto E40 with 90Hz LCD, 48MP main camera launched

Beijing, Oct 8 : The Lenovo-owned brand Motorola has launched a new smartphone ‘Moto E40’ for the global market.The device is expected to be unveiled in India on October 12....

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BenQ unveils new monitors, projector in India

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Taiwanese electronics company BenQ on Friday launched ten new products, including gaming monitors across various categories, to kick start the celebrations this festive season. The...

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Epic CEO calls out Apple for promoting its services in iPhone settings

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has called out the iPhone maker Apple for giving itself access to an advertising slot its competitors do not have...

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FB introduces new Page experience for users in India

New Delhi, Oct 8 : In a bid to make it simpler for public figures and creators to build a community and achieve their business objectives, Facebook on Friday rolled...

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Delhi hospital saves 2 patients who accidentally ingested sanitiser

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Two patients who accidentally ingested sanitiser mistaking it for water, rendering them unable to swallow food and water for months, were given a new lease...

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Genshin Impact emerges as top grossing mobile game for Sep 2021

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Genshin Impact from miHoYo was the top grossing mobile game worldwide for September 2021 with $341.7 million in player spending. Approximately 31.6 per cent of...

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Chingari raises $19 mn, picks Solana blockchain for its crypto token

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Short-video platform Chingari on Friday said it has raised over $19 million that will help it build its token called ‘$GARI’ with Solana, the fastest-growing...

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Facebook's new $10 mn fund for VR creators

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Facebook has announced a $10 million Creator Fund to encourage people to build experiences on its Horizon VR platform, which it is now calling Horizon...

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Smartphones worth $17 bn likely to be sold in India festive quarter

New Delhi, Oct 8 : With festive sales set to bring record revenues for the commerce platforms, smartphones worth $16.9 billion are expected to be sold during the October-December festive...

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Hybrid workforce facing over 100 mn email threats daily: Report

Bengaluru, Oct 8 : During the Covid-19 pandemic, malicious remote access attempts grew 2.4 times and the global hybrid workforce was targeted with more than 100 million email threats daily...

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realme expands India footprint, opens 100 exclusive retail stores

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Smartphone brand realme on Friday announced a new milestone with the launch of 100 new exclusive stores pan India. All of these stores will have...

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New Delhi, Oct 8 : Google has made Android 12 open-source earlier this week and now, the company has said it is focused on helping organisations achieve the right balance...

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FB launches new mental health resources, tools across apps

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Social networking giant Facebook has announced new mental health resources, tools and programming across its apps, ahead of the World Mental Health Day on October...

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Tesla moving headquarters from California to Texas

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Tech billionaire Elon Musk has announced that Tesla is moving its headquarters from Silicon Valley’s Palo Alto, California to Austin, Texas, where it is building...

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YouTube announces new audio features

San Francisco, Oct 8 : Google owned YouTube is adding a few updates to captions and audio features which will be available in the coming months. “Creators can now enable...

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Microsoft acquires Ally.io to boost employee experience

New Delhi, Oct 8 : Microsoft has acquired productivity platform Ally.io to help improve employe experience by aligning their work to the companys strategic mission and core priorities. Ally.io, a...

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'FB has no mechanism to detect hate content in regional languages'

New Delhi, Oct 7 : After whistleblower Frances Haugen accused Facebook of not taking action on fear-mongering and hate content related to India because of “the lack of Hindi and...

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Google to train over 40 mn people on Cloud skills

New Delhi, Oct 7 : Google on Thursday announced to equip more than 40 million people with Google Cloud skills, as the pandemic accelerated digital transformation for organisations across multiple...

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New Delhi, Oct 7 : The liver, which is the manufacturing hub of the human body, when overwhelmed with toxins affects the metabolic processes in the body and creates several...

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Indian-American astronaut part of SpaceX Crew-3 mission

Washington, Oct 7 : An Indian-American astronaut is part of NASA-SpaceX’s third mission to the International Space Station. “NASA’s SpaceX Crew-3 mission will carry NASA astronauts Raja Chari, Tom Marshburn,...

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Bitcoin reclaims $1 trillion cap, Indian crypto players cheer

New Delhi, Oct 7 : As Bitcoin once again reclaimed the $1 trillion market cap, crossing $54,000 per digital coin, Indian crypto leaders on Thursday expressed hope that India and...

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Ola launches new vehicle commerce platform

Bengaluru, Oct 7 : Cab-hailing platform Ola on Thursday announced a new vehicle commerce platform — Ola Cars — that will provide a better vehicle purchase and ownership experience to...

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Netflix to edit scenes with real phone number in 'Squid Game'

Seoul, Oct 7 : Video streaming giant Netflix has announced it will edit several scenes in “Squid Game” showing a phone number, following the revelation that the number actually belongs...

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Ibuprofen, plastics, heavy metals polluting Cauvery river: IIT Madras

Chennai, Oct 7 : The waters of the Cauvery river are polluted with an extraordinarily high concentration of pharmaceutical contaminants like ibuprofen, plastics, flame retardants, heavy metals and pesticides, increasing...

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Game streaming platform Twitch confirms massive data breach

San Francisco, Oct 7 : Amazon-owned Twitch that live-broadcasts gamers playing video games has confirmed that it has suffered a major data breach, and that a hacker accessed the company’s...

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UP govt teams up with Wheebox for online exam process

Lucknow, Oct 7 : With the increasing role of technology in examinations during the pandemic, the government of Uttar Pradesh has roped in Wheebox, a Global Online Assessment Solutions leader...

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itel opens its first exclusive offline store in Agra

Agra, Oct 7 : India’s most trusted smartphone brand itel has announced the launch of its first-ever exclusive and experiential retail store in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. To elevate the buying...

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After whistleblower's accusation, FB says detecting hate content in Hindi, Bengali (Ld)

New Delhi, Oct 7 : After whistleblower Frances Haugen accused Facebook of not taking action on fear-mongering and hate content related to India because of “the lack of Hindi and...

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Time spent on rival apps grew 23% during mega FB outage

San Francisco, Oct 7 : The outage that struck Facebook’s apps on October 4 led consumers to seek out alternatives for social media and messaging, precipitating a surge in time...

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Google Pixel 6 series pricing revealed ahead of launch

Berlin, Oct 7 : US based search engine giant Google recently announced that it will be launching Pixel 6 series smartphones on October 19 and now a German retailer Saturn...

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NASA's deep space atomic clock completes mission

Washington, Oct 7 : NASA’s Deep Space Atomic Clock, which has, since two years, pushed the timekeeping frontiers in space, has successfully ended its mission. The mission ended on September...

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Over 1 in 2 Indian professionals facing work stress: LinkedIn report

New Delhi, Oct 7 : More than one in two Indian professionals are currently feeling stressed at work as well-being measures have become a luxury for many in the last...

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LG Electronics' ADAS front camera to be used in Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Seoul, Oct 7 : LG Electronics has announced that its Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) front camera co-developed with Daimler AG will be used in Mercedes-Benz C-Class vehicles. An ADAS...

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realme GT NEO 2 5G coming to India on Oct 13

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UAE to launch asteroid mission in 2028

Abu Dhabi, Oct 7 : The United Arab Emirates has announced plans to launch an asteriod mission, which will visit seven different asteroids in 2028. It will be the UAE’s...

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FB slows feature development for 'reputational reviews': Report

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Amazon Fire TV Stick 4K Max now available in India for Rs 6,499

New Delhi, Oct 7 : Amazon on Thursday announced that its recently-launched Fire TV Stick 4K called the Fire TV Stick 4K Max is available for purchase on Amazon.in and...

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IPO-bound Netcore Cloud hires veteran Ramesh Srinivasan as CEO

Mumbai, Oct 7 : Marketing technology company Netcore Cloud on Thursday announced the appointment of veteran Ramesh Srinivasan as CEO for its India operations, as the software-as-a-service (SaaS) platform prepares...

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Twitter testing prompts to warn users before potentially 'intense' conversation

San Francisco, Oct 7 : Micro-blogging site Twitter is testing new prompts on iOS and Android that warn before users jump into a conversation that could get heated. In one...

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New App Store rule streamlines app account deletion: Report

San Francisco, Oct 7 : Tech giant Apple has informed developers that it will soon begin to enforce a new App Store rule that requires titles with account creation tools...

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Apple Diwali offers live on India Store Online, get AirPods with iPhone 12

New Delhi, Oct 7 : Apple on Thursday announced that its Diwali offer is live on Apple’s official India website and the company is offering first-gen AirPods for free with...

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FB failed to flag India hate content as it lacked 'Hindi, Bengali' classifiers

New Delhi, Oct 7 : Facebook, battered by a whistleblower’s serious accusations in the US against its “toxic” and “divisive” algorithms, allegedly did not take action on fear-mongering and hate...

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Xbox partners with adidas for 20th anniversary sneakers

San Francisco, Oct 7 : Microsoft Xbox has announced a global partnership with adidas to unveil its first console-inspired sneaker in celebration of the 20th anniversary of Xbox. The collab...

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Samsung unveils programs for its online developer conference

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Apple adds 'Find My' support to AirPods Pro, AirPods Max

San Francisco, Oct 7 : Apple has rolled out ‘Find My’ support to its AirPods Pro and AirPods Max headphones with a new firmware update. With Find My support, one...

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'Frictions': Facebook whistleblower prescribes antidote to algorithmic manipulation

By Nikhila NatarajanNew York, Oct 7 : After throwing the kitchen sink at her former employer, Facebook whistleblower Frances Haugen laid out an inside-out view on the simple “frictions” that...

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