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North Korea accuses Japan of planning cyberspace war (01:14)
Pyongyang, Aug 20 (IANS) North Korea accused Japan of building a cyberspace attack force in its military under the pretext of self-defence, the media reported.

Sikka's exit from Infosys unfortunate but not unexpected: Experts (22:00) IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Aug 19 (IANS) A day after the dramatic departure of technocrat Vishal Sikka as Chief Executive of Infosys, industry experts on Saturday said while his exit was unfortunate, it was not unexpected as he became an unintended victim of the boardroom battles with the co-founders.

GST return filing date extended till Aug 25 (Lead) (19:38) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The government on Saturday announced a five-day extension for filing GST returns till August 25, after the Goods and Services Tax (GST) return filing portal was hit by a technical glitch and stopped functioning, a day ahead of the last date for filing GST returns.

Kerala CM assures young entrepreneurs of all support (19:34) IANS Photo Service
Kochi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Kerala government will focus more on promoting young and budding entrepreneurs with policy and other necessary support, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said on Saturday.

Apple Watch 'Series 3' enters final testing phase (19:12)
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) It seems like Apple could release its upcoming smartwatch soon as Taiwan-based "Quanta Computer" -- an integral part of the Cupertino-based company's supply chain -- is ramping up to begin manufacturing the Apple Watch "Series 3".

Lemon was a luxury item for ancient Romans: Study (18:22)
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) The humble citrus fruit lemon, a cash crop, was introduced in ancient Rome from Israel and was once considered an item of luxury as well as a status symbol for the ruling elite, a study has found.

Japan puts third GPS satellite into orbit (17:44)
Tokyo, Aug 19 (IANS) Japan on Saturday launched a rocket and put the third of its new quasi-zenith satellites into orbit to help improve the precision of the global positioning system.

Need of the hour is to keep the core of Infosys intact (Comment: Special to IANS) (15:50)
By Amit Kapoor IANS Photo Service
Vishal Sikkas exit from Infosys seems to have been accentuated by the streak of comments made by co-founder N.R. Narayan Murthy. The comments bordered on complaints, raising issues of corporate governance and at time accusations. The episode, like a soap opera with significant twists and turns, has been played in public glare over the last few months.

Confusion among traders as GST filing site stops functioning (15:00) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Traders across the country faced problems on Saturday as the Goods and Services Tax (GST) filing website stopped functioning for some time, a day ahead of the last date for filing GST returns.

Apple releases iOS 11 iPad capabilities in new videos (14:52)
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) With the public release of iOS 11 a few weeks away, Apple has started showing the new features in a series of new "how-to" videos that highlight the major additions that would feature in the upcoming iPad.

Facebook is developing augmented reality glasses (14:20) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) A patent application filed earlier this week has revealed that Facebook is working on developing augmented reality (AR) glasses that could blend digital objects with the physical world.

Scientists to capture sunspot images during solar eclipse (13:44) IANS Photo Service
New York, Aug 19 (IANS) During the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21, a team of solar physicists are planning to capture high-resolution sunspots -- the visible concentrations of magnetic fields on the Sun's surface -- at microwave radio wavelengths.

Google adds 6-second video preview to mobile search (13:06) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) In a major update, search engine giant Google has added a six second video previews to its mobile search results, the media reported on Saturday.

BlackBerry 'KEYone': Android-QWERTY experience adds to the nostalgia (Tech Review) (With Images) (12:32)
By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) BlackBerry devices, initially manufactured by Canada-based Research In Motion (RIM), slipped into oblivion as iPhones and Android smartphones eclipsed the QWERTY handsets that were once a style statement with corporates.

CEOs exit tech board after Trump's Charlottesville remarks (12:12) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) Following a series of comments US President Donald Trump made over the violence in Charlottesville, tech leaders have resigned en masse from the President's tech advisory board as a mark of protest.

Scientists use supercomputers to preview total solar eclipse (12:12) IANS Photo Service
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Using supercomputers, researchers have forecast how the corona of the sun -- the aura of plasma that surrounds the sun and extends millions of kilometres into space -- will look during the upcoming total solar eclipse on August 21.

Mark Zuckerberg to take two-month paternity leave (11:00) IANS Photo Service
San Francisco, Aug 19 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg plans to take two months of paternity leave when his second daughter is born.

Five ways to celebrate World Photo Day on Facebook (10:42) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) On World Photography Day, which is being celebrated worldwide on Saturday, Facebook has reminded its 2 billion monthly active users how to use the platform to be part of the global event.

IIT Kharagpur to start genomics lab (23:24)
Kharagpur (West Bengal), Aug 18 (IANS) IIT Kharagpur is going start a genomics laboratory facility for students from all the branches of engineering, a statement said on Friday.

NASA's latest communications satellite arrives in orbit (22:52)
Washington, Aug 18 (IANS) NASA on Friday said its third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites has successfully been placed into orbit.

Alumni boost to Artificial Intelligence research at IIT Kharagpur (20:08)
Kharagpur, (West Bengal), Aug 18 (IANS) The IIT Kharagpur is setting up a Centre of Excellence (CoE) in Artificial Intelligence (AI) research and extending its science-heritage initiative to boost documentation, promotion of classical and folk arts and music, with alumni support, its director said on Friday.

Kejriwal inaugurates east Delhi Campus of DTU (20:08) IANS Photo Service
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday inaugurated the east Delhi campus of Delhi Technological University (DTU) here.

India, Japan reaffirm commitment to secure cyberspace (19:54)
New Delhi, Aug 18 (IANS) India and Japan have reaffirmed their commitment to a secure and accessible cyberspace during the Second India-Japan Cyber Dialogue held here on Thursday, the External Affairs Ministry said in a statement on Friday.

Anguished Murthy refutes Infosys' Board charges (19:28) IANS Photo Service
Bengaluru, Aug 18 (IANS) Anguished by the allegations, tone and tenor of the Infosys Board against him, its founder N.R. Narayana Murthy on Friday said it was below his dignity to respond to such "baseless insinuations".

Infosys' stocks plunge 10% as Sikka resigns, over Rs 22k cr eroded (Roundup) (19:20) IANS Photo Service
Mumbai, Aug 18 (IANS) The resignation of a key managerial personnel at global software major Infosys spooked investors and dragged the company's scrip lower by almost 10 per cent on Friday.

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