US preparing to help victims of global cyber attack (02:10)
Washington, June 28 (IANS) The US government is preparing to help any institution affected by the new cyber attack that is affecting companies around the world, officials said.
India, Netherlands reaffirm commitment to combat terrorism (Roundup) (21:58)
The Hague, June 27 (IANS) Following delegation-level talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte, India and the Netherlands on Tuesday reaffirmed their commitment to combat terrorism and prevent radicalisation that could lead to violent extremism and called for a collective effort by the international community against this scourge.
European firms hit by 'massive' cyber attack (20:40)
London, June 27 (IANS) Major firms across Europe have been hit by a massive cyber attack, a media report said.
China woos Indian firms to invest in its big data zone (20:38)
Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) A Chinese delegation on Tuesday beckoned Indian IT firms to invest in its national big data pilot zone in Guizhou province.
OnePlus 5 now available on open sale (19:16)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Chinese smartphone OnePlus 5 will be available on open sale starting Tuesday on online marketplace Amazon.in and oneplusstore.in, the company said in a statement.
EU fines Google record $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly (Second Lead) (19:10)
London, June 27 (IANS) The European Union Commission on Tuesday slapped technology giant Google with a record fine of 2.42 billion euros or $2.7 billion for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules by abusing the monopoly it enjoys over internet search.
Canon India launches two new models of 'PIXMA' printers (18:40)
New Delhi, June 27 (IANS) Aiming to augment the smart printing experience of home users, digital imaging company Canon India on Tuesday announced the expansion of its Inkjet wireless range with the launch of two new models of PIXMA printers.
Water exists in two different forms, shows a study (18:18)
London, June 27 (IANS) Water comes in two different forms -- low density and high density, new research has found.
Truvison launches smart TV at Rs 46,999 (16:56)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Consumer electronics company Truvison on Tuesday launched its smart TV series TX5067 at Rs 46,999 for Indian consumers, the London-based company said.
'Mind reading' technology decodes complex thoughts (16:42)
New York, June 27 (IANS) Using machine learning algorithm, US researchers have developed a novel brain imaging technology that can "read minds" and identify complex thoughts with 87 per cent accuracy.
Apple acquires German eye-tracking company (16:40)
San Francisco, June 27 (IANS) Apple on Tuesday confirmed its acquisition of SensoMotoric Instruments, a German computer vision company specialising in augmented reality (AR) and eye tracking, media reported.
EU fines Google $2.7 billion for abusing search monopoly (Lead) (16:10)
London, June 27 (IANS) The European Union on Tuesday slapped technology giant Google with a record fine of 2.42 billion euros or $2.7 billion for breaching European Union (EU) antitrust rules by abusing the monopoly it enjoys over internet search.
Uranus' unusual rotation creates light switch effect: Study (15:46)
New York, June 27 (IANS) Uranus' magnetosphere -- the region defined by the icy planet's magnetic field and the material trapped inside it -- gets flipped on and off like a light switch every day as it rotates along with the planet, scientists have discovered.
Google to hold workshops for SMBs for digital presence (15:42)
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) Targeting the small and medium business (SMB) enterprises, Google India Private Ltd will hold 5,000 offline workshops over the next three years, a company official said on Tuesday.
Samsung to sell refurbished Galaxy Note 7 (14:44)
Seoul, June 27 (IANS) Samsung Electronics will soon begin selling a refurbished version of its controversial Galaxy Note 7 smartphone, which cost the company millions in losses last year following repeated reports of handsets catching fire.
Kaspersky Lab's new technology to protect against audio spying (14:08)
Moscow, June 27 (IANS) To help people protect themselves from the threat of audio surveillance, Russian security software firm Kaspersky Lab has developed a method to counteract unauthorised access to microphone data on Windows devices.
Trend Micro launches $100 million venture fund (13:52)
Bengaluru, June 27 (IANS) Tokyo-headquartered cybersecurity major Trend Micro Incorporated on Tuesday announced the launch of a corporate venture fund to explore emerging technology markets.
Facebook's Messenger adds masks, animated emoji to video chats (13:46)
San Francisco, June 27 (IANS) Aiming to take on its competitors, and make video chats with your friends and family in Messenger a whole lot more fun, Facebook has now added four new features -- animated reactions, filters, masks and effects, and the ability to take screenshots -- for one-on-one and group video chats.
Fintech firm Rubique goes regional (13:30)
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Fintech firm Rubique on Tuesday launched its mobile app in Hindi, Marathi and Bengali that will help more users to register as business associates and earn on every loan reference.
Snapchat's new Snap Map feature raises privacy concerns (13:10)
San Francisco, June 27 (IANS) A new update to the photo-sharing app Snapchat that allows certain users to track down your exact location is raising privacy concerns for parents and child safety advocates.
Twitter can detect riots faster than police: Study (13:08)
London, June 27 (IANS) With people increasingly taking to the social media, especially Twitter, to report or update events, observations and occurrences, new research says the micro-blogging site can track and detect major disruptive events faster than the police.
'India rejigging bilateral science schemes to fit in with national plans' (12:52)
By Sahana Ghosh
Lindau (Germany), June 27 (IANS) India is reorienting some of its bilateral science and technology schemes with partnering nations to fit in with its national priorities such as Make in India and Smart City project, according to a top Indian official.
EU to slap Google with record-breaking fine on Tuesday: Report (11:04)
London, June 27 (IANS) The European Union is slated to announce on Tuesday the imposition of a record-breaking fine of more than 1.1 billion euros, or nearly $1.2 billion, on Google for abusing its monopoly over internet search, media reported.
2nd n-plant at Kudankulam to restart generation soon (10:48)
Chennai, June 27 (IANS) The second 1,000 MW unit at the Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project (KNPP) will restart generation soon, said a senior official of the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL).
Apple, Cisco to help firms get cyber security insurance discounts (10:34)
Las Vegas, June 27 (IANS) Apple CEO Tim Cook has revealed plans to collaborate with networking and security major Cisco to get discounts on cyber-security insurance premium for businesses that use products of both companies.