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19 Jan 2018

Technology

This gadget can see through the walls of your home

Israel-based company Vayyar has created a 3D RF imaging sensor called 'Walabot DIY' that allows users to see through walls.

18 Jan 2018

Hawaii

PornHub Report: Hawaii watched porn after false missile alert

According to porn website PornHub's recently released report, citizens of Hawaii started or resumed watching porn right after the news of a ballistic missile heading towards the state turned out to be false.

18 Jan 2018

Technology

Amazon's Alexa becomes feminist, and we couldn't have been happier!

Amazon's voice-based digital assistant Alexa has undergone an update that makes the software a proud feminist.

18 Jan 2018

Twitter

Reports claim Twitter employees can read DMs, Twitter denies

Project Veritas, a group of investigative journalists led by American activist James O'Keefe, recently released an undercover video which shows Twitter 'employees' admitting that they have access to users' direct messages (DMs).

18 Jan 2018

France

French start-up makes world's first hydrogen-powered bike

French start-up Pragma Industries is reportedly manufacturing the first hydrogen-powered bicycles in the world called Alpha bikes.

18 Jan 2018

Samsung

Samsung launches all-in-one shopping service Samsung Mall

Samsung has rolled out a mobile app exclusively for the Indian market called Samsung Mall.

18 Jan 2018

Cryptocurrency

5 reasons why Bitcoin's value will decrease in 2018

Bitcoin garnered a lot of attention last year when it started at $963.38 and reached $19,870.62 by December'17.

17 Jan 2018

India

ISRO releases image from India's 100th satellite

The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has released the first ever image captured by the recently launched Cartosat-2 satellite.

17 Jan 2018

India

Huawei launches its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India

Huawei has launched its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India.

17 Jan 2018

Android

Kaspersky identifies advanced virus that can 'steal' WhatsApp messages

Anti-virus software maker Kaspersky Lab has identified what it claims to be the most powerful malware ever seen.

17 Jan 2018

Technology

Hike lets users read news,make payments without internet

Messaging platform Hike has launched a new service called 'Total' that allows Android users to make online payments, read news, and even send messages, all without using internet.

17 Jan 2018

Air Pollution

China to tackle pollution with world's biggest air purifier

In a bid to tackle China's chronic smog problem, the country has reportedly built the largest air purifier in the world.

17 Jan 2018

Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S9/S9+ arriving in February; Some specs are disappointing

Samsung's much-awaited Galaxy S9, S9+ are expected to be unveiled at Mobile World Congress-2018 in Barcelona next month.

17 Jan 2018

Michigan

Mercedes-Benz' remodeled 2019 G-Class gets modern features

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its new 2019 G550 car at the Detroit Auto Show in Michigan.

17 Jan 2018

Cryptocurrency

PressCoin: The new(s) kid on the crypto block

PressCoin is a news platform, formed by a group of news organizations and journalists, that aims to sustain funding for independent investigative journalism through the use of cryptocurrency.

16 Jan 2018

Apple

Ten years ago, Steve Jobs unveiled the first MacBook Air!

It has been ten years since late Apple co-founder and CEO, Steve Jobs, unveiled the game-changing "MacBook Air" notebook, which was "the world's thinnest" back in 2008.

16 Jan 2018

iOS

False news alert: Google Maps is not re-launching in China

Recently, reports of Google Maps making a comeback in China after eight years surfaced all over the internet.

16 Jan 2018

BlackBerry

BlackBerry's new software can find security flaws in self-driving cars

BlackBerry has launched a new cloud-based software service called 'Jarvis' that aims to find security flaws in self-driving cars.

16 Jan 2018

India

Pollution-free Diwali: Scientists to create electronic, reuseable firecrackers

Scientists in India are developing electronic or e-crackers that will neither emit smoke nor be a fire hazard, in order to promote a smokeless and pollution-free Diwali.

16 Jan 2018

Malware

Hacker steals Rs. 2.5 crore worth of cryptocurrency Stellar Lumen

About $400,000 (Rs. 2.5 crore) worth of the cryptocurrency Stellar Lumen has been stolen.

16 Jan 2018

Google

Google Art & Culture app matches selfies to famous paintings

Google has updated its Arts & Culture app to add a facial recognition feature that matches your face to a museum portrait.

16 Jan 2018

Finland

Scientists develop printable film that can power Internet of Things

A team of scientists from Finland, including one of Indian origin, has developed a thin film that is printable and might help power the Internet of Things (IoT).

15 Jan 2018

Technology

Humans to understand pet language in a decade: Scientists

Scientists in the US are working on developing an instrument that will allow owners to understand their dogs by converting dog barks into human language.

15 Jan 2018

Smartphones

ZTE to launch its first 5G smartphone by 2019

Chinese phone maker ZTE will reportedly launch its first 5G smartphone in the United States of America by early next year, the company confirmed.

15 Jan 2018

Facebook

Facebook to launch voice-based video chat home device

According to media reports, Facebook is foraying into the devices market and has developed a voice-based home video chat device called Portal.

15 Jan 2018

Android

Google Duo lets users call Android phones without the app

Google Duo, the tech giant's not-too-old stand-alone video calling app, is letting some users make video calls to devices that do not have the app installed.

15 Jan 2018

Space News

NASA captures clearest-ever image of the farthest known galaxy!

NASA has successfully captured a distinct image of the farthest known galaxy in our universe using advanced telescopes and gravitational lens.

15 Jan 2018

San Francisco

General Motors reveals self-driving car without steering wheel, pedals

In a bold declaration, General Motors (GM) has revealed that it is making a self-driving car that will not have any traditional controls like a steering wheel or pedals.

14 Jan 2018

India

Bug made WhatsApp 'obsolete' for some users: Here's the fix

WhatsApp stopped working for many users in India as of midnight on January 13, 2018.

14 Jan 2018

Samsung

Galaxy X: Samsung "secretly" unveils foldable smartphone at CES 2018!

After years of rumors and speculations, it looks like there's finally a solid word on Samsung's much-awaited foldable smartphone - dubbed the Galaxy X.

13 Jan 2018

Android

Google deletes 60 kids apps, after they showed pornographic content

Google had to delete roughly 60 apps from its Play store after Israeli cybersecurity firm Check Point discovered a type of malware dubbed "AdultSwine" which could display pornographic content and other malicious pop-ups on an Android user's smartphone screen.

13 Jan 2018

Moon

Chandrayaan-2: Mission to land on Moon on schedule, says ISRO

India is going back to Moon soon as the launch of its next lunar mission Chandrayaan-2 is on schedule, according to Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).

13 Jan 2018

India

These 12 banking apps are at risk

Last week, Quick Heal detected an Android Trojan stealing banking credentials from customers, following which several banks have issued advisories and warnings to customers about the risks.

12 Jan 2018

Sexual Harassment

This app lets users enter legal contracts for consensual sex

Dutch company LegalThings has created a new app called LegalFling that formulates legally binding contracts for consensual sex.

12 Jan 2018

Smartphones

CES 2018: New OnePlus smartphone to launch in 5 months

Chinese phone maker OnePlus has finally revealed that the company's new flagship phone, that can potentially be named 'OnePlus 6', "could" be launched in the next five months.

12 Jan 2018

Facebook

Facebook News Feed to now prioritize posts from friends

Facebook is making a major modification to its News Feed algorithm that will prioritize posts from friends and family instead of news and other third-party publisher content.

12 Jan 2018

India

ISRO successfully launches 100th satellite, first mission after IRNSS-1H failure

At 9:29am today, ISRO successfully launched the PSLV from Sriharikota, its first mission after the failure of IRNSS-1H in August.

12 Jan 2018

Technology

CES 2018: The rise of offbeat and bizarre gadgets

The ongoing Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 at Las Vegas, USA, is witnessing the launch of some truly innovative gadgets and products that go beyond smartphones and laptops and even VR headsets.

11 Jan 2018

Sony

CES 2018: Sony unveils new 4K HDR TV series

Sony has launched its newest 4K HDR TV family at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year in Las Vegas, USA.

11 Jan 2018

WhatsApp

WhatsApp group chats can be hacked: Researchers

A team of German cryptographers has discovered that anyone who is in control of WhatsApp's servers can infiltrate group chats despite the latter being end-to-end encrypted.