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Technology has changed the world in more ways than one, we cover all of that here.
04 Aug 2017Health & Wellness
Underwear that prevents backpain!
Engineers from the US have designed a mechanized smart undergarment that may help reduce lower back pain.
03 Aug 2017South Korea
Samsung launches dual-screen Leader 8 flip smartphone in China
Looks like South Korean electronics giant Samsung is trying to bring the flip phone era back.
03 Aug 2017Employment
NASA now hiring someone to protect Earth from alien invasion!
Have you always wanted to be an apocalyptic hero? Do you have what it takes to be the protector of mankind during an alien invasion?
03 Aug 2017Microsoft
Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment
When it comes to technology, I am a believer. However, there is a big difference in believing and being blind.
03 Aug 2017Australia
Over 300 scam trading apps removed from Google, Apple stores
There are a lot less misleading financial apps in Google and Apple app-stores now, thanks to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
02 Aug 2017Facebook
Facebook bot was never planning world domination. Calm down!
There have been some debates, recently, over the news that research was shut down at Facebook's artificial intelligence lab because one bot started conversing to another in an indecipherable language.
02 Aug 2017India
Google's first App Excellence Summit: 'Made in India' initiative announced
India is going to have the world's largest developer base by 2018.
01 Aug 2017Facebook
Artificial Intelligence, let's talk about the elephant in the room
Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates are not regular Joes. So when they repeatedly warn you about something, you listen.
01 Aug 2017India
WhatsApp plans to launch another app, will start monetization
WhatsApp, the world's most popular messenger, has over 1.2 billion users; more than 200 million are in India.
01 Aug 2017Technology
Replika: To remember me when I'm not around anymore
Every time I log in to Replika app, there is a dilemma. I'm leaving behind a digital-echo for my loved ones with this artificially intelligent chatbot; but will it serve any purpose?
01 Aug 2017Finland
Making food is now as easy as turning on switch!
While we are nowhere close to producing any desired food using replicators like in Star Trek, a recent study has proven that food can be created out of thin air.
31 Jul 2017Android
Android O: What has changed in the final beta version?
Google recently unveiled the fourth and final Android O developer preview; the consumer version is expected to roll-out around August-end.
31 Jul 2017Facebook
Facebook launches Messenger Platform 2.1 for a richer experience
After, Messenger Platform 2.0 in April, the social media giant, Facebook has now launched Messenger Platform 2.1, armed with a host of new and improved features to make sure businesses can attract new customers and also connect with their current customer-base better.
31 Jul 2017Turkey
Phone addiction? We have the solution you need
We do end up spending more time on our phones than required.
31 Jul 2017Beijing
Apple bans VPN apps from its China App Store
Giving in to the pressure created by the Beijing Internet regulators, the tech giant and one of the strongest voices of online freedom, Apple has removed all virtual private network (VPN) services from its Chinese App Store.
31 Jul 2017Samsung
Xiaomi issues clarification on 'fake' Note 4 explosion video
After a purported video of a Redmi Note 4 exploding at a Bengaluru retailer went viral, Xiaomi issued a statement claiming it "has no relation" to their phone.
31 Jul 2017Health & Wellness
Designer babies, Eugenics, Nazis, Brits, Uncle Sam and cautionary tales
Designer babies - yes, that's what we're talking about. One can decide each aspect of the babies' traits, starting from hair to their personalities.
30 Jul 2017Electric Vehicles
Tesla's Model 3, the electric beauty with a 310-mile range
Automobile's future is all about electric cars. However, there are two major concerns. First is the price and second, mobility.
29 Jul 2017Malware
Ransomware Business "highly profitable"; victims pay over $25mn in ransoms
The recent wave of ransomware threats across the world has escalated into a global crisis.
28 Jul 2017Space News
Scientists might have made a significant discovery: The first exomoon
In what could be a significant discovery, a team of scientists has detected a signal from what is believed to be the first known "exomoon": a moon beyond our solar system.
28 Jul 2017Karnataka
Malware: 2,000 modems affected, BSNL urges customers to change password
BSNL has urged its broadband subscribers to change the default password in the wake of a malware attack on its system earlier this week.
28 Jul 2017Technology
AI facial recognition system to gauge your movie experience
So, did you like the movie? Umm...Yes. How much? How can I say how much?
27 Jul 2017Xiaomi
Xiaomi launches dual-camera Mi 5X and MIUI 9
Chinese electronics giant Xiaomi has launched yet another mid-range smartphone, the Mi 5X, in China.
26 Jul 2017Tata Nexon
The all-new Tata Nexon: Specifications, price, other details
Tata Motors is gearing up to unleash the Nexon, its new compact SUV, in the near future, probably in the festive season.
26 Jul 2017Workplace
This American company embeds chips in employees to track them
It is not uncommon for employers to compete in order to provide various perks and lure employees, but one US-based company is now offering $300-worth "free microchipping" to its employees.
26 Jul 2017Google Maps
Google adds SOS Alerts in Search results and Maps tools
Google will now show information about unfolding natural disasters, terrorism and similar crises in its Search and Maps tools.
25 Jul 2017Italy
Say Cheese! Nikon celebrates its 100th anniversary
Japanese optics and imaging company Nikon is celebrating its 100th anniversary today.
25 Jul 2017Jupiter
World's first video game: two lines and a dot
This story goes exactly 59 years back in the past when the world's first video game was created.
25 Jul 2017Samsung
In first such instance, Redmi Note 4 bursts into flames
Samsung made it to the news after several incidents of Galaxy Note 7 exploding randomly. There have been reports of Xiaomi smartphones blasting too.
25 Jul 2017Android
Google's Android, learning from its past mistakes
Everyone will agree that the road to success is paved with failures.
24 Jul 2017Smartphones
Soon, charge your cellphone by just walking!
Smartphones aren't a choice but a necessity today; mobile phones are becoming smarter, but most of them come with dumb batteries.
24 Jul 2017India
Mercedes says, without incentives, EVs in India would be impossible
If New Delhi wants to end fossil-fuel transport by 2030, it will have to cough up incentives. Previously Tesla CEO Musk had asked for incentives in electric-car imports until local output was viable.
24 Jul 2017ISIS
You can now send self-destructing photos, videos on Telegram
Messaging app Telegram is the latest to join several other messengers that have added the self-destructing message feature originated by Snapchat.
24 Jul 2017Google
Google Play Store will allow gambling apps from now on
When it comes to money, an online giant can be moral only for so long.
24 Jul 2017Mukesh Ambani
Reliance JioPhone TV cable means no more cable bills
At RIL's 40th AGM, Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani showed us his next big step, a JioPhone that will have an effective prize of Rs. Zero.
23 Jul 2017Chicago
Pokemon Go fans offered refunds after voicing discontent
The first-ever Pokemon Go festival being held in Chicago is turning out contrary to what the organizers might have expected it to be.
23 Jul 2017Facebook
Is Facebook coming with 'modular' smartphone?
Facebook has now filed an application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for a 'modular electromechanical device.'
23 Jul 2017Google
Hail the "robot lawyer" that has no degree or expertise
Modern day journalism, in a bid to make things "jazzy," sometimes presents things in a very different light.
22 Jul 2017Google
Google can now take you to outer-space! Find out how
Ever wondered what Earth looks like from space? Or wanted to take a tour of a spaceship?
22 Jul 2017Android
Android users beware! This malware records your calls and videos
A terrifying new ransomware is attacking Android smartphones that can secretly record users' activities, including calls, messages, audios, videos, etc.