Samsung India launches 'Flip' at Rs 300,000 (20:02)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Samsung India on Tuesday launched a new interactive digital display "Samsung Flip" priced at Rs 300,000.
Dassault Systemes aims for double-digit growth in 2018 (Lead) (19:50)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Envisioning huge potential for Cloud adoption in India, Dassault Systemes aims to achieve a double-digit growth in the country in the financial year, says a top executive.
Kotak announces digital-first growth strategy (19:48)
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Kotak Mahindra Bank on Tuesday announced its digital-first organic growth strategy to make banking more accessible for customers by integrating technology, design and customisation across its products and services.
UK data watchdog seeks warrant to search Cambridge Analytica Hq (Lead) (18:42)
New York/London, March 20 (IANS) The UK Information Commissioner on Tuesday sought a court warrant to enter the London headquarters of political data analytics consultancy Cambridge Analytica that worked with Donald Trump's election team and allegedly harvested Facebook profiles of US voters to influence their choices at the ballot box.
Vodafone's job initiative to help 5 mn Indians find work (18:28)
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Telecom service provider Vodafone on Tuesday announced the launch of a new digital skills and jobs initiative that aims to help five million youth in India and 10 million young people across 18 countries find employment by 2022.
First interstellar visitor likely came from binary star system: Study (18:26)
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) 'Oumuamua', the rocky object identified as the first confirmed interstellar asteroid, very likely came from a binary star system, new research has found.
Self-driving Uber car kills woman in US (17:46)
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) A self-driving Volvo SUV from the ride-hailing giant Uber traveling at 64 km per hour has killed a woman in the US state of Arizona, triggering a heated debate on whether autonomous cars are safe enough and who is to blame for the death.
115,000-year-old bone tools unearthed in China (16:28)
Toronto, March 20 (IANS) The toolmaking techniques mastered by prehistoric humans in China were more sophisticated than previously thought, suggests an analysis of 115,000-year-old bone tools discovered in the country.
Twitter India steps in to bridge blood donation gap (15:08)
Bengaluru, March 20 (IANS) Aiming to create more awareness and bridge the demand-supply gap for blood units in India, Twitter India on Tuesday launched a new social initiative called #BloodMatters.
itel Mobile launches 2 budget smartphones in India (14:30)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Refreshing its budget line-up, China-based Transsion Holdings itel Mobile on Tuesday launched two smartphones S42 and A44 in India for Rs 8,499 and Rs 5,799, respectively.
WhatsApp message to wrong number got this man hitched (14:14)
London, March 20 (IANS) Love is beautiful... Perhaps a little more so when someone finds it without putting much of an effort. But can it blossom even from an innocent WhatsApp message sent to a wrong number? Michael Evangelou from Colliers Wood in south London would say 'yes'.
Google to let users shop through Search, Assistant (13:18)
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Google announced on Monday the launch of a new programme called "Shopping Actions" that gives users an option to shop products on its virtual assistant and Search with a universal cart from mobile, desktop, or even Google Home device.
Dassault Systemes' Cloud business to drive India's electric vehicles adoption (12:38)
New Delhi, March 20 (IANS) Announcing its Cloud offerings for India, 3D Experience major Dassault Systemes on Tuesday said its growing Cloud business in India could drive electric vehicles adoption.
NASA plans to launch next planet hunter on April 16 (11:54)
Washington, March 20 (IANS) NASA is targeting April 16 for the launch of its next planet-hunting spacecraft on a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida.
Cuba to expand internet despite US 'subversion': Minister (11:20)
Havana, March 20 (IANS) Cuba is set to continue expanding internet access despite the US' new "political programme" aimed at carrying out "subversive activities" in the country, a minister said.
Facebook security chief likely to leave amid alleged data breach: Report (11:16)
New York, March 20 (IANS) With Facebook dealing with an alleged data breach crisis, the Chief Information Security Officer of the social network, Alex Stamos, is planning to leave the company by August, according to a report in The New York Times.
Microsoft, BlackBerry collaborate to secure productivity apps on mobile phones (11:08)
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) Former rivals BlackBerry and Microsoft have announced they were collaborating to offer enterprises a solution that integrates the latter's expertise in mobility and security with Microsoft's Cloud and productivity apps.
Facebook suffers drop of stocks amid alleged data leak crisis (07:54)
San Francisco, March 20 (IANS) The world's largest social media company Facebook suffered the biggest one-day drop of its stocks by seven per cent on Wall Street on Monday in four years following reported data leakage of its 50 million users for alleged political purposes.
Greece launches its own space agency (05:52)
Athens, March 20 (IANS) Greece launched its first space agency on Monday as an effort to rebuild the ailing economy as it exits a severe eight-year debt crisis.
Self-driving vehicles cause higher stress levels to passengers (05:06)
Berlin, March 20 (IANS) Travelling in vehicles with self-driving technology is experienced as more stressful by passengers than journeys with regular cars, a study published by the Kempten University of Applied Sciences said on Monday.
India, Europe sign landmark space cooperation agreement (22:42)
New Delhi/Bengaluru, March 19 (IANS) In a boost to cooperation between India and Europe in the area of space, India's Department of Space and the European Commission on Monday signed a cooperation agreement related to sharing of earth observation satellite data.
Samsung India partners BITS Pilani to upskill employees in AI, ML (18:58)
Noida, March 19 (IANS) To help its employees at its Noida R&D facility to upgrade skills in areas such as Artificial Intelligence (AI), Cloud computing and Machine Learning (ML), Samsung India on Monday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with India's premier engineering institute BITS Pilani.
30 global business leaders to take part in Kochi Summit (18:18)
Kochi, March 19 (IANS) Over 30 top figures from IT, banking, retail, health, education, travel and transportation sectors will share insights on opportunities, emerging trends and ground realities that would help enterprises compete and lead in a digital world in a two-day event here beginning Thursday.
Online search for farm-related jobs fell in 2017 (17:44)
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Online search for agriculture and farming-related jobs in India dropped 25 per cent per week on an average in 2017 due to lack of job security in the sector, a report released here on Monday said.
ASUS launches world's thinnest convertible laptop in India (17:04)
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) Taiwanese electronics giant ASUS on Monday launched the worlds thinnest convertible laptop at Rs 1,30,990 in India.