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19 Jan 2018Technology
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 2018Hawaii
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 2018Technology
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 2018Twitter
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 2018France
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 2018Samsung
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 2018Cryptocurrency
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 2018India
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 2018India
Huawei launches its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India
Huawei has launched its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India.
17 Jan 2018Android
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 2018Technology
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 2018Air 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 2018Samsung
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 2018Michigan
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 2018Cryptocurrency
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 2018Apple
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 2018iOS
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 2018BlackBerry
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 2018India
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 2018Malware
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 2018Google
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 2018Finland
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 2018Technology
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 2018Smartphones
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 2018Facebook
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 2018Android
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 2018Space 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 2018San 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 2018India
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 2018Samsung
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 2018Android
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 2018Moon
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 2018India
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 2018Sexual 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 2018Smartphones
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 2018Facebook
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 2018India
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 2018Technology
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 2018Sony
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 2018WhatsApp
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.