23 May 2020
Ahead of launch, OPPO Find X2's price leaked by Amazon
Ahead of its launch in India, OPPO Find X2 was accidentally listed by Amazon. Interestingly, before the listing was removed, FoneArena spotted the alleged pricing of the handset in the source code of the webpage.
21 May 2020
Moto G8 Power Lite launched in India at Rs. 9,000
Motorola has launched its budget-friendly Moto G8 Power Lite in India today. The handset is priced at Rs. 8,999 for the solo 4GB/64GB model and comes in two colors.
21 May 2020
Ahead of May 26 launch, Redmi 10X listed for pre-bookings
Ahead of its launch on May 26, Xiaomi's upcoming Redmi 10X has been listed for pre-ordering on a Chinese e-retailer's website. As per the product page, it will come in Standard and 5G-ready Pioneer models.
09 Feb 2020
Bullied at school, 9-year-old Meghalaya girl creates anti-bullying app
A nine-year-old girl in Meghalaya's Shillong has developed an app that helps victims of bullying report incidents anonymously.
24 Dec 2019
Amazon Alexa tells user to kill herself for 'greater good'
Recently, a paramedic student in the United Kingdom was left horrified after seeking the help of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa to study.
10 Nov 2019
IIT Madras student found dead in hostel room; suicide suspected
A 19-year-old woman student of Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras, was found dead in her hostel room on Saturday.
09 Nov 2019
Women entrepreneurs own less equity in Silicon Valley
If you have been questioning how much wealth in Silicon Valley is held by women, the short answer is not a lot.
09 Nov 2019
Black Facebook employees allege racial discrimination; company issues apology
On Friday, social media giant Facebook issued an apology after black employees at the company anonymously shared their experiences of racism.
07 Nov 2019
Google or Facebook? Which tech giant pays employees more
Google is the top technology company in terms of pay and employee benefits, a survey has revealed.
03 Oct 2019
US Presidential candidate Warren, Zuckerberg lock claws over #BreakUpBigTech
2020 US presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren is planning to break up tech giants including Facebook Inc, and CEO Mark Zuckerberg isn't pleased.
25 Sep 2019
This website converts Wikipedia articles into 'academic papers'
In academia, Wikipedia is often looked down upon. Something about it permitting edits by anyone that professors just can't stand.
23 Sep 2019
Vegan eggs, waterless shampoo steal attention at IIT-Delhi's Industry Day
On Saturday, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, observed its third edition of the annual Industry Day event.
16 Sep 2019
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.
14 Sep 2019
22-year-old mystery of missing man solved, thanks to Google Earth
Florida resident William Earl Moldt disappeared off the face of the Earth 22 years ago, after a night of drinking in November 1997.
06 Sep 2019
Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October
Cognizant Technologies CEO Brian Humphries has disclosed that the US-based IT services firm would soon witness a slew of job cuts.
05 Sep 2019
These Hollywood celebrities are also investors in technology start-ups
In today's times, technology is omnipresent, and hence it's difficult to ignore the same.
05 Sep 2019
'First space hotel', operational by 2025, to feature artificial gravity
Since Yuri Gagarin became the first man to travel to space in 1961, only over 500 people have explored the outer realms of Earth's atmosphere.
30 Aug 2019
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 2019
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.
17 Aug 2019
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.
14 Aug 2019
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.
07 Aug 2019
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'.
02 Aug 2019
This 'smart-bed' can sense your snoring and make it stop
About 50% of people have had a snoring problem at some point in their lives. Given how greatly sleep impacts your health, it's imperative to get a good night's sleep.
27 Jul 2019
Tesla in India by 2020: Elon Musk tells IIT-M students
While your dreams of owning a Batmobile, all gadgets in tow, may not come to fruition anytime soon, Indians could soon be driving their cars on autopilot, as tech entrepreneur Elon Musk plans to launch his electric automotive company Tesla in India by next year.
23 Jul 2019
Pablo Escobar's brother to start drug business with Elon Musk?
Tech entrepreneur Elon Musk is involved in an intellectual property feud with deceased Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar's brother, Roberto Escobar.
16 Jul 2019
More people to videocall lovers, not parents, from moon: Survey
Ahead of the 50th anniversary of the groundbreaking Apollo 11 mission on July 20, a United States-based tech professional association, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, has conducted a survey about space travel.
10 Jul 2019
Chrome extension allows you to (sneakily) watch Netflix at work
Do you often get bored at your job? Does your boss constantly complain about your lack of productivity? Are you a closet anarcho-communist forced to work an exploitative job under capitalism and just want some revenge?
26 Jun 2019
Elon Musk reveals plans to drink coffee on Mars
SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Monday pulled off the "toughest launch ever" of the company's Falcon Heavy rocket, but that's not what we are here to talk about.
20 Jun 2019
Tezpur University researchers have a solution for fake currency: nano-ink!
Counterfeiting or fake currency is a problem that authorities across the globe have struggled to constrain. Miscreants are often drawn to counterfeiting as it's a real money-making (illicit) business, and it's hard to trace once the currency is in circulation.
18 Jun 2019
Is Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes' secret wedding her latest scam?
Disgraced Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes (35) has reportedly gotten married to her fiancé, hotel heir Billy Evans (27), in a secret ceremony.
16 Jun 2019
This IIT-Delhi start-up offers pollution fix for just Rs. 10
With 22 of the world's 30 most polluted cities in India, it is one of the most polluted countries. The national capital itself is so polluted, that breathing in Delhi is just the same as smoking 15-20 cigarettes a day.
14 Jun 2019
Doctors might start prescribing sex robots to patients, says expert
Despite how you might feel about sex robots, they aren't going anywhere. From introducing features like highlighting consent to even setting up brothels exclusively for clients interested in sex robots, it seems someone really wants sexbots to become a thing.
13 Jun 2019
How Snapchat's 'gender swap' filter helped arrest this pedophile cop
Although Snapchat has increasingly become less popular since Instagram introduced Stories, its recent 'gender swap' filter made it popular once again.
13 Jun 2019
This IIT-Madras team will present Hyperloop concept to Elon Musk
Later next month, a team of engineering students from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras would be participating in the final round of the famed Hyperloop Pod Competition in Los Angeles, California.
11 Jun 2019
Expelled IIT-Guwahati scholar arrested in Bihar for stalking woman
A 30-year-old man has recently been arrested for stalking and harassing a Ph.D. scholar at Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay, the Powai police said on Monday.
11 Jun 2019
US: Indian student gets 5-year jail over $1mn tech scam
A college student from India, who was interning in the United States, has been sentenced to 60 months in federal prison for running a telemarketing scam.
06 Jun 2019
Feminist chatbot F'xa to teach you about AI gender bias
If you have ever come across an AI voice assistant, you probably would have tried cussing at it.
05 Jun 2019
Kerala: 19-year-old engineer fixes WhatsApp bug, gets honored by Facebook
Social media giant Facebook hires the brightest minds in the world to offer the absolute best, bug-free experience to its users, however, recently, a bug did skip their eye.
04 Jun 2019
Stonewall Forever: How Google is preventing erasure of LGBTQ+ history
If you've been wondering why everything is rainbows and glitter suddenly, it's Pride Month, and a special one. It's the 50th anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which catalyzed the queer rights movement globally.
02 Jun 2019
Weird vacuum challenge is the latest craze on social media
The Internet is a quirky place. Every few days, we see a new, weird trend, which becomes the talk of the town.