- Samsung Galaxy M40: Stunning display, better chipset(12:16)
By Md Waquar Haider
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) In a bid to eat into Xiaomi's mid-segment market share in India, South Korean tech giant Samsung has brought the fourth smartphone in its "Galaxy M" series to the country.
- Researchers develop algorithm for better robot-human synergy(10:48)
New York, June 16 (IANS) A team of researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed an algorithm that accurately tells robots where nearby humans are headed - a discovery that may help humans and robots work together in close proximity.
- No one would buy a Huawei smartphone sans Google or Facebook(08:56)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Be honest and ask yourself: Would you buy a smartphone that neither supports Android operating system and Google apps nor comes pre-installed with Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram? This is the scenario which Huawei (and its sub-brand Honor) smartphones stare at in the near future - and an imminent fall if the issue does not get resolved in the next one-two quarters.
- When tech met history: Apple at iconic Carnegie Library in Washington(08:14)
By Nishant Arora
Washington, June 16 (IANS) Shakespeare, Plato, Galileo and Newton. The legends came alive in 2019 when Apple (not the 17th-century "aha moment" in the life of young Newton that gave birth to the law of gravity) spent neatly $30 million to restore and revitalise historic Carnegie Library, a 1903 Beaux-Arts building at Mount Vernon Square in Washington, DC.
- Towards a happier, less nastier Facebook(08:08)
By Gautam Datt
Menlo Park (California), June 16 (IANS) Passive use, loneliness and the agony of social comparisons are some of the "ills" being battled on social media and Facebook's answer to these are: easier ways to comment back, a dating feature and a time tracker to check overuse.
- CERN ditching Microsoft as licensing costs shoot up(20:10)
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) CERN -- the famous scientific lab where the web was born -- is ditching Microsoft as the latter has revoked CERN's academic status, thus, increasing the licensing costs by over tenfold.
- Adobe trains AI to detect Photoshop-edited images(17:28)
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Adobe, along with researchers from the University of California, Berkeley, have trained Artificial Intelligence (AI) to detect facial manipulation in images edited using the Photoshop software.
- Xiaomi supplier opens 1st India manufacturing plant(17:20)
Noida, June 15 (IANS) Xiaomi supplier Holitech Technology on Saturday said it has inaugurated its first component manufacturing plant in Greater Noida and will invest nearly $200 million over three years in the country.
- ASUS eyes 50% share in gaming laptop market in India(14:38)
By Radhika Parashar
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In the era of smartphone gaming where the PC market is declining, Taiwanese electronics major ASUS is aiming for 50 per cent market share in the gaming laptops segment in India while increasing its retail presence from 100 to 200 stores by the end of this year, a top company executive has said.
- Hundreds of US police officers part of hate groups on FB(14:22)
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) Nearly 400 current and former police officers read and contribute to Facebook groups that promote a range of extremist ideologies including Islamophobia and racism, according to a new investigation by non-profit news organisation Reveal.
- Amazon sued again for Alexa recording kids' voices(14:14)
San Francisco, June 15 (IANS) In yet another lawsuit, Amazon has been sued by a Massachusetts woman, who on behalf of her 10-year-old daughter and children from eight other states, is seeking class-action status to sue the e-commerce giant.
- Russians mock Musk, sends toy car into space(12:12)
Moscow, June 15 (IANS) Mocking SpaceX CEO Elon Musk launched a Tesla car into space in 2018, Russian scientists sent their own red car outside the Earth, but the car was actually just a toy.
- Don't regulate us for the sake of it: Pichai(09:36)
New York, June 15 (IANS) Facing an anti-trust probe from the US government, Google CEO Sundar Pichai has cautioned against those who may want to regulate the tech giants "for the sake of regulating."
- Huawei Mate X foldable phone passes 3C certification(00:34)
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei's foldable smartphone Mate X has passed the Chinese 3C certification mark, a mandatory product certification system with the aim of protecting consumer security, under model number TAH-AN00.