Chandraveer Mathur

Technology Journalist

I am a design engineer with a knack for all things related to tech, smartphones, photography, and automobiles. When I am not tinkering with gadgets, I enjoy books, CGI, a lovingly curated audio library, and therapeutic solo drives.
Chandraveer Mathur

30 Nov 2021

Business

Indian CEOs now manage these leading Silicon Valley technology companies

Parag Agrawal's transition from the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter to the microblogging platform's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is a landmark moment for the company.

30 Nov 2021

Business

Everything you should know about Twitter's new CEO Parag Agrawal

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Monday announced he would be stepping down from his role and the company's Chief Technology Officer Parag Agrawal will fill in.

29 Nov 2021

Technology

This 3D-printable 'living ink' can capture toxins, release anti-cancer drugs

The next logical step to 3D printing inanimate objects is to print living beings, and a team of researchers appears to have done just that. They have developed an ink that can be 3D printed that comprises engineered bacterial cells.

28 Nov 2021

Technology

Spotify scraps Car View to make space for 'new innovations'

Music streaming giant Spotify has announced the retirement of its feature called Car View that first appeared in 2019. The company has decided to make this move to "make way for new innovations."

25 Nov 2021

Technology

Truecaller 12 update released with Video Caller ID, Ghost Calling

Truecaller on Thursday launched version 12 of its popular caller ID app for Android users. This update brings several new features, including Video Caller ID that lets users set a short video preview to let the other person know who is calling.

25 Nov 2021

Technology

Collins Dictionary crowns 'NFT' as Word of the Year 2021

The Collins Dictionary has recently proclaimed "NFT" as its Word of the Year 2021. Interestingly though, it isn't a word, but an acronym that stands for non-fungible token.

25 Nov 2021

Technology

China bans Tencent Holdings from updating and releasing new apps

The Chinese government's Ministry of Industry and Information Technology has reportedly instructed app stores and platforms to prevent Tencent Holdings from updating its existing apps and launching any new ones as a part of a "temporary administrative guidance."

25 Nov 2021

Technology

NASA will slam spacecraft into asteroid to test humankind's defenses

NASA has launched a spacecraft on a direct collision course with an asteroid, intentionally. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test (DART) Mission intends to test technologies for defense against potential asteroid collisions.

25 Nov 2021

Technology

How President Bukele wants to make 'Bitcoin City' a reality

El Salvador is the only country that has recognized Bitcoin as legal tender. Now, the country has unveiled an ambitious plan to build an entire city around cryptocurrency.

25 Nov 2021

Technology

WhatsApp could soon let you create your own stickers

Meta's messaging service, WhatsApp, is reportedly working on a feature so users can create their own stickers on the app.

24 Nov 2021

Technology

Crypto prices fall as India announces bill banning private cryptocurrencies

Prices of nearly all cryptocurrencies plummeted by 15% or more just hours after the Indian government announced that it will introduce a cryptocurrency bill in the Parliament's winter session.

24 Nov 2021

Technology

Google Messages now translate iMessage reactions into emojis

Google's latest update to its Messages app narrows the gap between Android and iOS users a bit more. Apple's iMessage allows users to react to messages but when they interact with Android users via the app, those reactions get converted into text messages.

23 Nov 2021

Technology

WhatsApp introduces two new privacy-centric features for users in India

Meta-owned instant messaging service WhatsApp has introduced two new safety features for users in India, called Flash Calls and Message Level Reporting.

23 Nov 2021

Technology

DuckDuckGo's latest feature prevents apps from tracking Android users

Privacy-centric browser DuckDuckGo has introduced a new feature called App Tracking Protection integrated into its browser app for Android.

23 Nov 2021

Technology

Windows 11: Microsoft promises to fix performance issues in 2022

If you have upgraded to Windows 11, you are certainly not happy. To make matters worse, Microsoft has suggested its users to wait for the performance upgrades to be rolled out.

22 Nov 2021

Business

Did Facebook collude with the Election Commission of India?

Facebook's internal documents from 2019 revealed by whistleblower Frances Haugen show that in the days leading up to the 2019 general elections in India, the tech giant convinced the Election Commission of India (ECI) to drop its plans of introducing rigid social media regulation.

21 Nov 2021

Technology

Seven apps found spreading Joker malware on Google Play Store

Cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs has discovered seven applications spreading the infamous Joker malware through the Google Play Store.

21 Nov 2021

Technology

Facebook's emoji reactions and notifications spotted trickling down to WhatsApp

With the latest update on the beta channel, WhatsApp users on Android can now get a taste of the new message reaction notifications feature that has been in the pipeline for a few months now.

21 Nov 2021

Technology

American start-up Astra successfully reaches orbit with latest rocket launch

California Bay Area start-up Astra, on November 20, joined the big league of private companies that have successfully put spacecraft in space.

20 Nov 2021

Technology

Spotify finally expands real-time lyrics feature worldwide for all users

Spotify has always had an obvious disadvantage compared to other music streaming apps. It lacked a lyrics view. But that changes now, with Spotify's new real-time lyrics feature.

19 Nov 2021

Technology

Apple launches new program to let customers repair iPhones themselves

Apple on Wednesday announced that it will start selling repair parts, manuals, and tools to willing customers through a dedicated online store under its new Self Service Repair program.

18 Nov 2021

Technology

Satellite could have glimpsed ninth planet back in 1983

Recently, evidence of a ninth planet in our solar system has been found by British astronomer Michael Rowan-Robinson in data gathered back in 1983.

18 Nov 2021

Business

Paytm debuts on NSE, BSE: Find all key details here

Today, the financial sector is clamoring about India's biggest initial public offering (IPO). Mobile payment platform Paytm's parent firm, One97 Communications, will debut on Dalal Street.

18 Nov 2021

Technology

Zuckerberg shows Meta gloves that help wearer feel virtual objects

In a new video, Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg can be seen feeling objects with a technology being developed so the sense of touch can be incorporated into the metaverse.

17 Nov 2021

Technology

Group of strangers united by cryptocurrency could buy US Constitution

Sotheby's is auctioning off the only known copy of the US Constitution owned by an individual. If that isn't a rare event itself, a group of cryptocurrency investors formed six days ago is rallying support to acquire it.

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