India a lucrative market for super-premium foldable phones(08:50) By Md Waquar Haider New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) The shipments of foldable, flexible or rollable display phones will grow to reach 228 million in 2028 globally, according to technology and strategic guidance firm ABI Research, and India is likely to be a major contributor, thanks to a stellar performance by Samsung Galaxy Fold.
OnePlus will bring premium tech for retail users this year(08:08) By Krishna SinhaChaudhury New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Aiming to cement its position in the highly-congested premium smartphone market in India, Shenzhen-headquartered handset maker OnePlus is working towards bringing premium technology to more offline users in the country in 2020, a top company executive has said.
Apple solves location privacy issue with iPhone 11 in 2nd iOS 13.3.1 beta(18:31) San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) The second beta version of Apple's iOS 13.3.1, released earlier this month, now includes a toggle for disabling the Ultra Wideband chip in the device. This comes after privacy issue reports around the iPhone 11 and 11 Pro that they still tracked location data even when users had turned off location services.
Govt exploring use of AI to tackle social media misuse(18:07) BY SUMIT KUMAR SINGH New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) To stop spread of disinformation leading to widespread public disorder, the government is exploring use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to remove such content automatically from social media platforms.
WhatsApp to get animated stickers feature soon(15:28) San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp's latest beta update for its Android has claimed that the latter might be bringing support for animated sticker packs soon.
Web cookies help double ad revenue for online publishers(14:59) New York, Jan 18 (IANS) Irritating for users most of the times, web cookies nearly double ad revenue for online publishers and if users decide to opt out of online ads, there is over 50 per cent reduction in advertising revenue, new research has found.
'$150 5G phones to be launched by the end of 2020'(11:38) Beijing, Jan 18 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's President for 5G product line, Yang Chaobin believes that 5G smartphones priced around $150 are expected to be launched by the end of 2020 or in early 2021.
Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050(11:10) San Francisco, Jan 18 (IANS) SpaceX CEO Elon Musk aims to send 10 lakh people to Mars by 2050 and in a series of tweets, has revealed how is he going to achieve the daunting task of colonising the Red Planet and make humans beings 'multiplanetary'.
Cambridge Analytica whistleblower releases new FB documents(10:38) London, Jan 18 (IANS) Cambridge Analytica whistleblower Brittany Kaiser has released new documents that details initial exchange in 2015 where Facebook only requested the political consultancy firm by email to delete the data, and casually asked the company to "provide us with confirmation".
Global used smartphone market to hit 206mn units in 2019(10:32) New York, Jan 18 (IANS) The global shipments of used smartphones, both officially refurbished and used ones - will reach a total of 206.7 million units in 2019 -- an increase of 17.6 per cent over the 175.8 million units shipped in 2018, according to a new report from the International Data Corporation (IDC).
US judge orders Facebook to disclose malicious apps' data(09:50) New York, Jan 18 (IANS) As part of a probe ordered in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal involving 87 million users, a US judge has ordered Facebook to hand over data of thousands of apps that violated its user privacy.
TCS Q3 net profit flat at Rs 8,118 crore (2nd Lead)(22:46) Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Friday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 8,118 crore for the third quarter of fiscal 2019-20, registering a mere 0.16 per cent annual growth from Rs 8,105 crore net profit clocked in the same quarter of last year.
Bharti, Ericsson partner to set up Robotic Lab in Punjab(20:18) Sangrur, Jan 17 (IANS) Bharti Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Bharti Enterprises, in partnership with Ericsson India on Friday launched "The Robotic Lab" at the Satya Bharti Senior Secondary School, Jhaneri, Punjab.
I fall in love with India every time I return here: Bezos (Lead)(19:45) New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday posted a note on the company's e-commerce website Amazon India, saying "he falls in love with India every time he returns here", a day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a public event.
TCS Q3 net profit flat at Rs 8,118 crore(19:15) Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) Global software major Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Friday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 8,118 crore for the third quarter of fiscal 2019-20, registering a mere 0.16 per cent growth from Rs 8,105 crore clocked in the same quarter last year.
NASA building homes made of fungi for Moon, Mars(19:15) Washington, Jan 17 (IANS) Instead of habitats made of metal and glass, NASA is exploring technologies that could grow structures out of fungi to become our future homes in the stars, and perhaps lead to more sustainable ways of living on Earth as well.
UK opens trial for wirelessly charged taxis: Report(19:01) London, Jan 17 (IANS) Britain's push towards sustainable transport is getting more serious as the UK government is funding a trial to charge electric taxis wirelessly at ranks, rather than needing to be plugged in at charging stations.
I fall in love with India every time I return here: Bezos(18:31) New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos on Friday posted a note on the company's e-commerce website Amazon India, saying "he falls in love with India every time he returns here", a day after Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal snubbed him during a public event.