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Facebook, Twitter, Google join hands to support drug addiction recovery

San Francisco, April 26 | In a bid to support individuals with substance abuse and drug addiction during COVID-19 times, Google, Facebook and...

95% jump in online child porn traffic; NCPCR sends notice to...

New Delhi, April 25 | The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken cognizance of a research highlighting 95 per cent...

Edtech startup GUVI raises Rs 6 cr in Pre-series A funding

Chennai, April 25 | GUVI, a startup incubated by IIT Madras and CIIE.CO-IIM Ahmedabad on Saturday said it raised Rs 6 crore in its...

A thermal camera that measures temp, detects social distancing violations

Hyderabad, April 25 | Coming up with an innovation to help contain the spread of Covid-19, an India technology company has developed a thermal...

Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai’s 2019 compensation topped $280 million

San Francisco, April 25 | Alphabet Inc in a regulatory filing has revealed that its CEO Sundar Pichai's total compensation for 2019 totalled more...

Mekins develop UVC based disinfection trolley for COVID-19

Hyderabad, April 25 | Mekins Industries Limited, a leading automobile packaging manufacturer, has developed a UVC based disinfection trolley to fight against COVID-19 by...

Instagram launches new ‘Challenges’ sticker

New Delhi, April 25 | Facebook-owned photo and video-sharing app Instagram has launched a new feature -- ‘Challenges sticker in the Stories gallery. Starting this...

Tesla to build Cybertruck facility in Texas: Musk

San Francisco, April 25 | Tesla CEO Elon Musk is going to build the next Gigafactory in Austin, Texas which will produce Cybertrucks for...

Apple, Google allay privacy fears around contact tracing app

San Francisco, April 25 | Amid the growing debate over privacy and security around contact tracing technology, Apple and Google have announced new...

Twitter won’t remove Trump videos on disinfectant as COVID-19 treatment

San Francisco, April 25 | Twitter has refused to remove controversial videos posted by US President Donald Trump that suggest infecting disinfectant and use...

Facebook takes on Zoom with Messenger Rooms, no time limit

San Francisco, April 25 | Alarmed at the popularity of Zoom in social distancing times that allows up to 100 people to join a...

US federal court approves $5 billion Facebook settlement with FTC

Washington, April 25 | A US federal court has officially approved the $5 billion fine Facebook reached with the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) last...

Facebook ‘Messenger Rooms’ takes on Zoom with group video chat for...

San Francisco, April 25 | Alarmed at the popularity of Zoom in social distancing times that allows up to 100 people to join a...

Mindtree net declines 16% yearly for 2019-20

Bengaluru, April 24 | Leading software major Mindtree reported a Rs 631 crore net profit for fiscal 2019-29, registering 16.3 per cent annual...

WhatsApp may serve ads after Facebook integrates its platforms

San Francisco, April 24 | Facebook has not abandoned its plans to serve ads on its instant messaging service WhatsApp, the media reported. Users may...

Apple gains 33% market share in India premium segment, Samsung top...

New Delhi, April 24 | The great Apple growth story continued in the first quarter of 2020 as the Cupertino-based iPhone maker grew 126...

Twitter won’t allow harmful 5G conspiracy theories

San Francisco, April 24 | With some accounts spreading false information about the fifth generation cellular network (5G), linking the technology with coronavirus, Twitter...

Apple finds ‘no evidence’ that Mail bug used to exploit iPhone,...

San Francisco, April 24 | Apple has found ‘no evidence in report by cybersecurity company ZecOps that discovered two vulnerabilities in Apple iOS mail...

Microsoft Surface Earbuds to release on May 6: Report

San Francisco, April 24 | Microsoft Surface Earbuds will reportedly go on sale in European countries on May 6 for 199 euros. Microsoft first revealed...

ISRO invites proposals for tech relating to human space travel

Chennai, April 24 | The Indian space agency which plans to send Indians has called for proposals from national research and academic institutions for...

WhatsApp group helps airlift ailing IT professional from UK to Kerala

Thiruvananthapuram, April 24 | A Delhi-based Whats App group consisting of Keralites led by a former judge and a former Union Minister played a...

How do people end up ‘confined’ on YouTube

London, April 24 | Researchers have cracked how the successive recommendations generated by Google-owned Youtube's algorithm sometimes "confine" us in a bubble of similar...

India goes online in lockdown

New Delhi, April 24 | India is learning to go online for paying bills, banking, shopping, work and even praying during the covid lockdown...

Bluetooth-enabled contact tracing apps are at high hacking risk

New Delhi, April 24 | As tech giants like Apple and Google plan COVID-19 contact tracing app using the Bluetooth technology, security researchers have...

iQOO 3 smartphone now Rs 4,000 cheaper, to sell for Rs...

Mumbai, April 24 | Chinese behemoth BBK Group's smartphone brand iQOO on Friday announced the first price cut of its flagship smartphone iQOO 3...

Prenatal exposure to air pollutants linked to growth delays

London, April 24 | Researchers have found an association between exposure to air pollution during pregnancy and delays in physical growth in the early...

Apple now has an official TikTok account

San Francisco, April 24 | Apple has supposedly created an official account on popular short video-sharing platform TikTok but is yet to post...

Zoom’s user base hits 300 million despite privacy issues

San Francisco, April 24 | Video meet app Zoom has surpassed 300 million daily users globally, a 50 per cent increase over the 200...

Amazon using 3rd-party sellers’ data to build its future products: Report

New York, April 24 | A sensational investigation by the Wall Street Journal has found that Jeff Bezoz-owned Amazon is allegedly using data from...

Now make Google Assistant more sensitive at home

San Francisco, April 24 | Google has introduced smarter ways to fine-tune Google Assistant to better tailor it for your environment and desired responsiveness...

Now draft posts for bosses on Workplace from Facebook

San Francisco, April 24 | The unified enterprise social platform Workplace by Facebook has introduced a new feature called Draft For, that allows employees...

Facebook doles out money to help more people access Internet

San Francisco, April 24 | In a bid to address the digital divide in COVID-19 times, Facebook has partnered the Information Technology Disaster Resource...

Google to tell if it can’t find good match for your...

San Francisco, April 23 | Google on Thursday started rolling out a feature to show a message that will let users know if the...

Google says will verify all advertisers on its platforms

San Francisco, April 23 | To provide greater transparency and equip users with more information about who is advertising to them, Google on...

Realme X50m 5G with 120Hz display launched in China

Beijing, April 23 | Chinese smartphone manufacturer Realme on Thursday launched the Realme X50m 5G with 120Hz refresh rate and dual punch-hole front...

YouTube releases 11 new original shows for free

San Francisco, April 23 | YouTube has released 11 new original shows for free as people stay home due to coronavirus pandemic. "We announced 11...

YouTube adds support for Galaxy Z Flip’s Flex mode

New Delhi, April 23 | Video streaming giant YouTube has started rolling out a new update for its Android app that brings improved support...

Indian SMEs to benefit from Alibaba Cloud’s $30mn programme

Bengaluru, April 23 | Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in India are set to benefit from a $30 million global "anti-COVID" programme that Alibaba...

COVID-19 may not spread through sperm: Study

New York, April 23 | The deadly coronavirus is unlikely to spread through sperms, say researchers, adding that they found no evidence of the...

Spotify rolls out editorially curated podcast playlists

San Francisco, April 23 | Swedish music streaming service Spotify has announced roll out of its editor-curated podcast playlists for users in the US,...

Apple leads true wireless buds market in India, Realme enters top...

New Delhi, April 23 | Apple dominated the true wireless stereo (TWS) hearables market in India in 2019, driven by strong sales of its...

HP introduces free remote helpdesk for PC users in India

New Delhi, April 23 | PC and printing major HP Inc. on Thursday introduced a limited-period free helpdesk support to PC users of all...

Samsung TV Plus streaming service soon on smartphones: Report

Seoul, April 23 | South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to roll out its free smart TV-based streaming service named 'Samsung TV...

2 Apple Mail bugs being used to target iPhone, iPad users

San Francisco, April 23 | Security researchers at cybersecurity company ZecOps have discovered two vulnerabilities which they believe are widely exploited in the wild...

Why 47,000 Microsoft developers are generating 30,000 bugs a month

San Francisco, April 23 | At Microsoft, 47,000 developers are generating nearly 30,000 bugs a month and these vulnerabilities get stored across over 100...

Motorola edge+, edge smartphones launched, India pricing soon

New Delhi, April 23 | Amid the COVID-19 times, Motorala has launched two flagship smartphones edge+ and edge with powerhouse 5G performance, dynamic and...

Google Meet now has Zoom-like gallery view with 16 participants

San Francisco, April 23 | Keeping the high demand for video meetings in mind as people work from home, Google has introduced 4 new...

Facebook to reveal location of ‘high reach’ Pages, accounts to users

San Francisco, April 23 | In a bid to make messaging during election more transparent, Facebook is going to display the location of "high-reach"...

Facebook launches Messenger Kids with more parental control in India

New Delhi, April 23 | As kids stay home during the social distancing times, Facebook has brought its children-focused video chat service Messenger Kids...

Google detects 18 million malware, phishing Gmail posts on COVID-19

San Francisco, April 22 | Google on Wednesday revealed that it has detected 18 million malware and phishing Gmail messages per day related to...

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High demand for Safal’s fruits, vegetables helps Mother Dairy amid lockdown...

By Pramod Kumar JhaNew Delhi, June 2 | The demand for Mother Dairy milk reduced during the lockdown amid the coronavirus scare though the...