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20 Feb 2020Technology
Scientists have built a device to generate electricity from air
In a first, scientists have developed a device capable of generating electricity out of thin air. Quite literally!
17 Feb 2020Google Assistant
Want to avoid eavesdropping? Try the novel 'mic-jamming' bracelet
Despite being incredibly helpful, smart home devices carry the risk of abuse - cases where hackers exploit bugs and listen to private/intimate conversations of unsuspecting people.
15 Jan 2020Coursera
#CareerBytes: Top online courses that techies are pursuing on Coursera
E-learning has been on the rise in recent years, and online courses have become hugely popular, especially in the tech field.
08 Jan 2020Samsung
#CES2020: Weirdest gadgets seen at world's biggest tech show
This year's Consumer Electronics Show has been a real treat, thanks to leading technology companies like Samsung, OnePlus, and Intel.
08 Jan 2020Technology
This device will train your brain to sleep better
The problem of insomnia affects millions around the world and is seen as something that cannot be cured completely.
06 Jan 2020iOS
Now, there's a device to read your pup's exact mood
Dogs and humans share a special bond, but sometimes, it gets really difficult to understand what exactly your little pooch is trying to tell.
17 Dec 2019Las Vegas
Top B2B tech events and conferences to attend in 2020
Major tech events and conferences are nothing less than a Mecca for technology enthusiasts and manufacturers of the world to meet and showcase the future of the industry.
09 Dec 2019Environment
Now, there is a 'FrogPhone' to track wild frog populations
For years, scientists have struggled to understand wild frog populations, owing to the difficulties involved in tracking species scattered in different parts of the world.
09 Dec 2019Xiaomi
How to spot fake and counterfeited Xiaomi products
Chinese tech giant Xiaomi recently issued an advisory to its customers, asking them not to buy Xiaomi-branded products from non-authorized sales channels.
01 Dec 2019Technology
Now, visually impaired people can enjoy memes: Here's how
While the internet is a place for everyone, some find it hard to use, like those suffering from visual impairment.
28 Nov 2019United States of America
These cows were asked to wear a VR headset!
Some Moscow-based farmers tried virtual-reality headsets on their dairy cows. Bizarre as it sounds, they wanted to test if it improved cows' mood, and hence milk production.
28 Nov 2019YouTube
#CareerBytes: 7 YouTube Channels you can follow to learn PHP
PHP or Hypertext PreProcessor is one of the most popular and exciting programming languages in use today. The server-side scripting language is used almost everywhere and powers over 80% of the web.
25 Nov 2019India
Best laptop messenger bags and backpacks available in India
Having a good laptop bag is essential, but choosing the right one can be tough, given the sheer volume of choices.
08 Nov 2019Football
#NewsBytesExplainer: How does Video Assistant Referee (VAR) work in football?
Football is one of the most followed sports, across the world.
06 Nov 2019India
IIT Madras launches India's first 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people
In a major development, the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) has launched an affordable new 'standing wheelchair' for differently-abled people.
30 Oct 2019India
Zoook Jazz Duo Bluetooth headphone-cum-speaker review: Bang for the bucks
France-based Zoook recently launched its Jazz Duo headphone in India. The Bluetooth-enabled headset offers an on-ear design and comes with features such as built-in speakers, FM Radio, microSD card reader, and support for wired streaming as well.
27 Oct 2019WhatsApp
How to download Diwali Stickers on WhatsApp
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23 Oct 2019Ram (Random Access Memory)
IBM: Google didn't achieve Quantum Supremacy
Last month, a leaked paper from Google made the claim of having achieved quantum supremacy, a major benchmark in the world of quantum computing.
10 Oct 2019India
Critical bug in Justdial exposed more than 156 million accounts
In a major incident, India's famous search app, Justdial, has exposed personal account details of over 156 million users.
10 Oct 2019United States of America
Now, a "smart" mirror can guide your home workout sessions
Working out at home can be a real mess, especially for those who don't have enough experience in physical training.
04 Oct 2019Netherlands
Dutch engineer hacks own insulin pump to code 'artificial pancreas'
As common as diabetes is these days, the condition is not easy to manage. However, a 22-year-old Dutch software engineer, suffering from diabetes, has perhaps made living with the medical condition a lot easier.
02 Oct 2019iPhone
iPhone lost in river found after 15 months. Still works!
We have heard some crazy stories about iPhones and the latest one is as exciting as the last one where an iPhone survived a shark bite.
01 Oct 2019Smartphones
14-year-old girl dies after phone explodes on pillow: Details here
In a shocking incident, a 14-year-old girl from Bastobe, Kazakhstan, died due to a phone explosion.
16 Sep 2019Business
World's smallest washing-machine can fit in your pocket
Centuries after the washing machine was invented, here's an innovative solution to your many cleaning needs.
30 Aug 2019Samsung
Samsung asks entrepreneur to remove smart-vibrator from women's event, apologizes
At a recent women-in-tech event in San Francisco, an entrepreneur was asked to hide her product, a smart vibrator, from display.
27 Aug 2019Chennai
Chennai techie finds Instagram bug, again; wins Rs. 7 lakh
A Chennai-based security researcher was awarded $10,000 (Rs. 7.18 lakh) for discovering a bug on the photo/video sharing application, Instagram.
25 Aug 2019YouTube
PewDiePie hits 100 million subscribers on YouTube; congratulations pour in
Swedish YouTube personality Felix Kjellberg is on a roll.
17 Aug 2019India
Top 5 dating apps for the LGBTQ+ community in India
For the longest time, India's queer community has been forced underground as the police once tracked "homosexual gangs," traced people on online chatrooms and booked them under IPC Section 377.
16 Aug 2019India
#CareerBytes: Want to join ISRO? Here's everything you should know
The Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) is one of the largest and most successful space agencies in the world.
16 Aug 2019TechCrunch
Now, cops can use this device to catch stoned drivers
In a bid to boost on-road safety around the world, a Canadian start-up has developed a device that can detect people driving under the influence of weed.
15 Aug 2019United States of America
Love coffee? This robot makes 100 cups in an hour
From preparing meals to actually delivering them, robots are taking charge of every major task in the food-tech industry.
14 Aug 2019HBO
Robot Sophia to feature in a film with 'Westworld' star
It is highly unlikely that you haven't seen or heard of Sophia, the robot, till now.
13 Aug 2019Workplace
Now, you can practise firing employees in virtual reality
One of the biggest challenges for a manager is to break it to their employees that they are being relieved from their duties.
12 Aug 2019Robots
Now, China is inducting robots into its traffic police force
After deploying cops with hi-tech facial recognition glasses, China has started inducting robots to monitor and police citizens.
09 Aug 2019India
IIT-Gandhinagar students develop device to block sun glare, prevent accidents
Two students of IIT-Gandhinagar have come up with an innovative device that can address one of the many causes of road accidents - obscured vision due to sun glare.
08 Aug 2019Twitter
Soon, Twitter will let you snooze push notifications, stay focused
After releasing a revamped desktop site, Twitter is working on a handy new feature for its mobile app - the ability to snooze notifications.
07 Aug 2019Startups
Five companies started by GATE rankers who became entrepreneurs
Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) is one of the most competitive exams for engineering graduates.
07 Aug 2019BBC
Can artificial intelligence be named inventor? This patent demands so
In a first, a multi-disciplinary international team has filed for a patent application for two inventions on the behalf of artificial intelligence, demanding that the AI be named 'inventor'.
03 Aug 2019India
These innovations by IIT engineers make world a better place
The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the country's premier engineering institutes recognized as centers of academic excellence in science and technology.