Twitter CEO responds to NYT journalist's harsh criticism (15:26)
San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey hit back at Maggie Haberman -- a New York Times journalist -- who wrote about her break from the app, explaining why it has become an unbearable experience for her and others.
Gmail users warned of cyber threat (13:42)
San Francisco, July 22 (IANS) Gmail users have been alerted about a new Google Mail feature which could be leveraged by online crooks to carry out a wave of scams, media reported.
How Google Glass-based solutions can empower autistic people in India (Tech Trend) (12:06)
By Nishant Arora
Washington, July 22 (IANS) Google Glass -- an eye-wearable device that made headlines in 2015 but failed in the consumer technology space -- has now rekindled the hopes of millions of people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) globally, including in India. Although no official numbers are available, at least 70 million people have autism worldwide, including over 10 million in India.
This wearable sensor can detect stress level from sweat (17:56)
New York, July 21 (IANS) Scientists have developed a waterproof wearable patch, which when applied directly to the skin, absorbs sweat and within seconds assesses how much cortisol -- stress hormone -- a person is producing.
Parachutes for NASA's Orion spacecraft passes key flight simulation test (15:02)
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The parachutes for NASA's next crew vehicle, the Orion capsule, intended to carry humans to deep space, has successfully passed a drop test, the US space agency said.
Botnet enslaved 18,000 Huawei routers, claims hacker (15:02)
San Francisco, July 21 (IANS) A hacker claims to have created a botnet within 24 hours that has compromised 18,000 routers of Chinese telecom giant Huawei.
Upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch to come in 2 sizes: Report (13:52)
Seoul, July 21 (IANS) The upcoming Samsung Galaxy Watch would be launched in two different sizes, the media quoted a new set of published Federal Communications Commission (FCC) documents.
NASA yet to hear from storm-hit Mars Opportunity rover (13:18)
Washington, July 21 (IANS) NASA is yet to make contact with its Mars Opportunity rover ever since a massive storm started on the Red Planet in June.
Neil Armstrong's family to auction his personal collection (12:28)
Washington, July 21 (IANS) The personal collection of US astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first man to set foot on the Moon 49 years ago on July 20, will be auctioned by his family.
Facebook wants to launch own Internet satellite in 2019: Report (11:46)
San Francisco, July 21 (IANS) As part of its plan to connect billions of people who are still offline, Facebook is working on launching Athena, its own Internet satellite, early in 2019, the WIRED reported.
Facebook suspends US-based analytics firm over data concerns (09:52)
Washington, July 21 (IANS) After the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, Facebook has now suspended Boston-based data analytics company Crimson Hexagon over concerns that it harvested users' data.
Wipro ties up with US-based Alight Solutions (21:48)
Bengaluru, July 20 (IANS) Software major Wipro on Friday said it had tied up with Alight Solutions, a US-based technology-enabled health, wealth, HR and finance solutions provider, to reshape the HR services industry.
Kovind concerned over skewed gender ratio in IITs (20:32)
Kharagpur (West Bengal), July 20 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday expressed concern over the skewed gender ratio in technical institutes of the country, particularly at the IITs, and stressed the need for more participation of girl students in higher education. particularly in science and technology.
Paytm Mall's 2nd Campus Icon Programme to recruit 5,000 college students (19:58)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Paytm Mall, owned by Paytm Ecommerce Pvt. Ltd, on Friday launched the second edition of the Campus Icon programme, and aims to recruit 5000 college students.
ASUS offers 6GB RAM variant of ZenFone Max Pro (M1) (19:26)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Taiwanese technology major ASUS on Friday announced that the 6GB RAM variant of ZenFone Max Pro (M1) will be available for Rs 14,999 from July 26.
Personal health data of 1.5 million Singaporeans, PM hacked (18:48)
Singapore, July 20 (IANS) The personal health data of 1.5 million people, almost a quarter of the population, including the details of the city-state's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, have been hacked, a Health Ministry statement said on Friday.
Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Twitter join Data Transfer Project (17:36)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) To help billions of users manage their data and help them transfer that into and out of online services without privacy issues, four tech giants -- Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter -- on Friday announced to join the open source initiative called Data Transfer Project (DTP).
This AI robot chemist could cut cost of drug discovery (17:28)
London, July 20 (IANS) Using Artificial Intelligence (AI), researchers have trained a robot to automatically explore a very large number of chemical reactions which could reduce the cost of discovering new molecules for drugs.
Microsoft 'interactive mirror' takes selfie at H&M in US (17:06)
New York, July 20 (IANS) Microsoft has developed an interactive mirror for Swedish clothing brand H&M with speech and face recognition features that kicks into gear automatically as a customer walks up to it.
Smartphone use may affect teenagers' memory (16:50)
London, July 20 (IANS) Increased exposure to radiation from mobile phones may impact memory in your teenage children, warn Swiss researchers.
WhatsApp to restrict India service as government talks tough (Lead) (15:12)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Hauled up second time by the government on its failure to check the spread of fake and provocative content on its platform amid growing lynching episodes, the Facebook-owned platform on Friday said it is launching a test to limit message forwarding to five chats that will apply to its users in India.
Honor partners Flipkart to sell 'Honor 9N' in India (13:56)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Huawei's sub-brand Honor on Friday announced to partner with Flipkart for the exclusive sale of "Honor 9N" that is set to be launched on July 24 in India.
India-first 'two-wheeler mode' in Google Maps expands to Asia (13:08)
New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) The "two-wheeler mode" in Google Maps that first arrived in India last December has been extended to Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.
NASA launches tools to increase commercial use of satellite data (12:34)
Washington, July 20 (IANS) NASA has launched an online toolkit to make it easier for users to find, analyse and utilise the most relevant satellite data for their research, business projects or conservation efforts.
Google shows Trump's photo if you search for 'idiot' (11:18)
San Francisco, July 20 (IANS) After grabbing headlines for showing results related to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the search of the word "Feku" in May, Google algorithms are again hogging the limelight. This time for showing images of US President Donald Trump for a search of the word "idiot".