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LG Poland's controversial video shows V60 can take upskirt shots

26 May 2020

LG Poland's controversial video shows V60 can take upskirt shots

In the race to promote their products, companies may end up making some blatant marketing errors.

Apple iPad 2020: A bigger, better update?

25 May 2020

Apple iPad 2020: A bigger, better update?

A few days back, a report from Ming-Chi Kuo, a popular Apple analyst, suggested that the Cupertino giant is working on an improved 8th-generation iPad.

General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery

20 May 2020

General Motors will soon have a 'million-mile' battery

To double down on the electric vehicles' market, leading automaker General Motors (GM) is working to bring million-mile batteries.

#BugAlert: Windows 10 update causes data loss, broken audio issues

17 May 2020

#BugAlert: Windows 10 update causes data loss, broken audio issues

A few days back, Microsoft released a cumulative update to fix security glitches on Windows 10.

Brain implant gives 'sight' to visually-challenged people: Details here

16 May 2020

Brain implant gives 'sight' to visually-challenged people: Details here

In a major development, a team of scientists has given 'sight' to people who had completely lost their sense of vision.

Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

14 May 2020

Finally, Google Chrome is getting tab grouping capabilities

Finally, Google has decided to add tab grouping capabilities into Chrome.

COVID-19: Uber's new tech will ensure drivers wear protective masks

04 May 2020

COVID-19: Uber's new tech will ensure drivers wear protective masks

Uber has resumed operations in select Indian cities.

Reddit pulls back 'chatrooms' within a day of launch

01 May 2020

Reddit pulls back 'chatrooms' within a day of launch

Yesterday, Reddit surprised the world by launching a 'chatroom' feature for some 16,000 subreddits.

This wearable 'bubble shield' could protect you from contracting coronavirus

29 Apr 2020

This wearable 'bubble shield' could protect you from contracting coronavirus

The outbreak of COVID-19 has triggered widespread panic around the globe.

Xiaomi patents weird-looking smartphone with 'twisting display'

27 Apr 2020

Xiaomi patents weird-looking smartphone with 'twisting display'

Continuing the endeavor to get rid of notches and hole-punches, Xiaomi has patented a smartphone design that shows something you may have never seen before - a twisting display.

Critical security vulnerability detected in top antivirus apps

27 Apr 2020

Critical security vulnerability detected in top antivirus apps

From Kaspersky to Quick Heal, all antivirus programs take out malicious programs well before they compromise the whole PC.

Facebook is still planning to show ads in WhatsApp

24 Apr 2020

Facebook is still planning to show ads in WhatsApp

Earlier this year, The Wall Street Journal had reported that Facebook was putting its WhatsApp advertising plans "on ice".

This tool can transcribe your Zoom meeting in real-time

23 Apr 2020

This tool can transcribe your Zoom meeting in real-time

From students to remote workers, everyone knows the pain of trying to take down notes while attending a virtual meeting.

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding the role of DRS in reviewing lbw decisions

20 Apr 2020

#NewsBytesExplainer: Decoding the role of DRS in reviewing lbw decisions

The Decision Review System (DRS) provides assistance to match officials in decision-making.

#CoronavirusInnovation: This smart band can stop your uncontrollable face-touching

18 Apr 2020

#CoronavirusInnovation: This smart band can stop your uncontrollable face-touching

Despite multiple warnings from health experts, many of us end up touching our faces.

MIT scientists developed a device to 'hack' your dreams

16 Apr 2020

MIT scientists developed a device to 'hack' your dreams

Dreams, the mash-ups of stories/images seen while being in deep slumber, have no direct connection with the real world; they neither affect your life nor you have a way to control them.

This Chrome extension lets you express yourself in virtual meetings

15 Apr 2020

This Chrome extension lets you express yourself in virtual meetings

As coronavirus continues to wreak havoc around the world, more and more people are adjusting to the routine of video chats and virtual meetings.

Now, insect-like soft robots can be printed within minutes

12 Apr 2020

Now, insect-like soft robots can be printed within minutes

Building a functional robot has always been a hard nut to crack, but a team of engineers, hailing from the University of California San Diego, is racing to change that into something very trivial.

Now, 800 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity is a real thing

12 Apr 2020

Now, 800 Gigabit Ethernet connectivity is a real thing

In the wake of increasing demand for high-speed connectivity and data transmission, the Ethernet Technology Consortium (ETC) has announced the all-new 800 Gigabit Ethernet technology.

Facebook launches new Quiet Mode: Here's what it does

10 Apr 2020

Facebook launches new Quiet Mode: Here's what it does

As billions strive to adjust to their new home-bound routine due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Facebook is working to minimize distractions.

Worried about coronavirus getting inside home? Now, there's a solution

08 Apr 2020

Worried about coronavirus getting inside home? Now, there's a solution

In light of growing concerns regarding the community spread of COVID-19, Log 9 Materials, a Bengaluru-based nanotechnology start-up, has launched an object disinfection chamber called "CoronaOven".

Man 'walks in' on himself in Zoom meeting. How exactly?

06 Apr 2020

Man 'walks in' on himself in Zoom meeting. How exactly?

With video calls on the rise, it is not totally uncommon to see people walk in on virtual meetings.

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

05 Apr 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New coronavirus tracking app, affordable ventilator, security scares, more

This week, we saw some major innovations to fight the spread of COVID-19 in India.

Indian start-up building low-cost ventilator to fight COVID-19 pandemic

01 Apr 2020

Indian start-up building low-cost ventilator to fight COVID-19 pandemic

The spread of COVID-19 in India has raised questions on the country's capacity to handle a major outbreak.

Astrophysicist, inventing coronavirus device, gets magnet stuck up nose

31 Mar 2020

Astrophysicist, inventing coronavirus device, gets magnet stuck up nose

Fiddling with electronics without proper knowledge or expertise can lead to some drastic incidents - and not in a good way.

Coronavirus outbreak: IIT, AIIMS techies develop device to disinfect cities

30 Mar 2020

Coronavirus outbreak: IIT, AIIMS techies develop device to disinfect cities

In light of growing coronavirus cases in India, a team of IIT Kharagpur and AIIMS alumni has developed a device that can disinfect entire cities with ease.

Bored of self-quarantine? Try these tech-backed ways for help

21 Mar 2020

Bored of self-quarantine? Try these tech-backed ways for help

The spread of COVID-19 in India has forced the government to close down public spaces.

Intel's neuromorphic chip can 'smell' 10 different odors

17 Mar 2020

Intel's neuromorphic chip can 'smell' 10 different odors

In a major development, a team of researchers from Intel and Cornell University has trained a neuromorphic chip to 'smell' 10 different odors.

Samsung's cordless vacuum cleaner is the ultimate home-cleaning solution

17 Mar 2020

Samsung's cordless vacuum cleaner is the ultimate home-cleaning solution

In a bid to take home cleaning to a whole new level, Samsung Electronics has launched a 'Jet' cordless stick vacuum cleaner.

Google testing more prominent 'Live View' AR directions for Maps

16 Mar 2020

Google testing more prominent 'Live View' AR directions for Maps

Over the last two years, Google has been developing and testing augmented reality-based 'Live View' directions to help walkers navigate easily using Maps.

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

14 Mar 2020

Bill Gates steps down from Microsoft's board: Here's why

Bill Gates, one of the richest men in the world, has decided to step down from the board of Microsoft - the company he co-founded more than four decades ago with Paul Allen.

This hand-scanner can detect harmful disease-causing viruses

11 Mar 2020

This hand-scanner can detect harmful disease-causing viruses

With the deadly outbreak of coronavirus around the globe, people have committed to cleaning hands regularly.

#BugAlert: Intel processors carry an 'unfixable' security flaw

11 Mar 2020

#BugAlert: Intel processors carry an 'unfixable' security flaw

In a major shocker, a group of researchers has revealed that Intel processors carry a critical security flaw.

Jack Dorsey to stay as Twitter's CEO, for now

10 Mar 2020

Jack Dorsey to stay as Twitter's CEO, for now

Jack Dorsey will stay as the CEO of Twitter, at least for the near future.

#Coronavirus: How to clean smartphone, which is dirtier than toilet-seat

07 Mar 2020

#Coronavirus: How to clean smartphone, which is dirtier than toilet-seat

Our smartphones, that we use from our morning commute to dinner tables to sleep, carry 10 times more bacteria than most toilet seats. Evidently, cell phones are far dirtier than we think, and the more germs they collect, the more infections we are likely to contract.

Twitter to ban dehumanizing remarks based on age, disability, diseases

06 Mar 2020

Twitter to ban dehumanizing remarks based on age, disability, diseases

In a bid to curb cases of online hate, Twitter has taken the step to ban the dehumanization of users on the basis of their age, disability, or disease.

Now, you can suggest new software features to OnePlus

06 Mar 2020

Now, you can suggest new software features to OnePlus

In a bid to improve its phones, OnePlus has launched a campaign calling the public to suggest new features for OxygenOS.

Reddit adds tool to help people with suicidal thoughts

06 Mar 2020

Reddit adds tool to help people with suicidal thoughts

In a major move, Reddit has launched a tool to help people with suicidal thoughts.

This novel 'gaming bed' will let you rest and play

03 Mar 2020

This novel 'gaming bed' will let you rest and play

Every diehard gamer hates the time when they have to leave the couch for bed, to lie down and rest.

This AI sensor can predict heart failure days in advance

27 Feb 2020

This AI sensor can predict heart failure days in advance

In a major health tech-related development, scientists have created an AI-based sensor that can predict heart failure days in advance.