WhatsApp now has 200 mn users in India (19:40)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Mobile messaging service WhatsApp on Friday announced that it has 200 million monthly active users in India.
Vivo launches Y55s camera-centric smartphone (17:30)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Friday launched its second smartphone of the year Y55s with 13MP rear camera in India for Rs 12,490.
Smartron rumoured to launch Tendulkar-branded phone (16:22)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Homegrown technology and IoT company Smartron is rumoured to launch an exclusive Sachin Tendulkar-branded mobile phone in April which will be the first-ever signature series of the master blaster for a mobile phone brand.
Google's self-driving car tech firm sues Uber (16:08)
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) Google's self-driving car company Waymo has filed a lawsuit against global ride-hailing app Uber for allegedly stealing trade secrets and technology from it.
Silenced by depression? Instagram could come to your rescue (15:54)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) While the fear of being stigmatised prevents many of us from making sensitive self-disclosures, one way people in pain are overcoming silence is by using the photo-sharing app Instagram, a study says.
Ignoring Indian talent China's mistake: Daily (14:50)
Beijing, Feb 24 (IANS) Ignoring Indian talent and attaching too much importance to the workforce from the US and Europe is China's mistake, a Chinese daily said on Friday.
Singtel, Ericsson launch consumer IoT solution (14:44)
Singapore, Feb 24 (IANS) Singaporean telecommunications company Singtel and Swedish communication technology firm Ericsson on Friday announced a partnership to co-develop a consumer internet of things (IoT) solution called Assured+.
'Freedom 251' fraud: Police hunt for other directors (13:38)
Ghaziabad, Feb 24 (IANS) After arresting Mohit Goel, Director of Noida-based Ringing Bells Pvt Ltd, police said they were searching for four more directors of the company that launched the world's cheapest smarphone.
Verizon's new venture to boost global carriers' growth (13:22)
San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) US wireless communications service provider Verizon on Friday launched a new venture called Exponent Technologies that will help telecom carriers fuel digital transformation by expanding their Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and other internet service delivery platforms.
AI to help wearables market grow 376% in 2017: Report (12:58)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered wearables will provide an impetus to the stagnant wearables segment, to make it grow 376 per cent annually to reach 60 million units in 2017, a new report said on Friday.
Twitter, PBS to live-stream Trump's Congress address (12:52)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Twitter and PBS NewsHour have teamed up to live-stream US President Donald Trump's address to a joint session of Congress on February 28.
Andhra CM saddened by Indian's killing in US (12:50)
Vijayawada, Feb 24 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is saddened by the killing of an Indian in shooting in the US.
WhatsApp's new 'Status' feature available to all (12:16)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Popular mobile messaging service WhatsApp's new "Status" feature is now available to all users across the globe on iPhone, Android and Windows devices.
What smartphone players have to offer at MWC 2017 this year (12:04)
By Anuj Sharma
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) As the Mobile World Congress (MWC), the biggest technology show globally, is around the corner, smartphone manufacturers like Samsung, Oppo, ZTE and Nokia are geared up to unveil their latest innovations and upcoming smartphones.
Goa CM's pool pic goes viral (11:06)
Panaji, Feb 24 (IANS) An uncharacteristically flamboyant photograph of Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar baring his upper torso in a forest resort pool has gone viral on social media.
Facebook to put ads amid live videos (10:42)
New York, Feb 24 (IANS) Facebook Live videos will soon be interrupted by 20-second ads as the social media giant has decided to make money from all the live videos it shares on its network.
Truecaller joins Facebook, Google in 100 mn impressions club (10:32)
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Mobile communication app Truecaller has become the only platform apart from Facebook and Google that delivers over 100 million impressions in a single day, a company statement said on Friday.
'2,500 start-ups from Smart India Hackathon' (21:32)
Kolkata, Feb 23 (IANS) India will get as many as 2,500 start-ups from the Smart India Hackathon 2017, a 36-hour non-stop digital programming initiative scheduled on April 1-2, an official said here on Thursday.
Telangana government, Cyware Labs to 'cyber-aware' employees (18:00)
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Cyber security awareness platform Cyware Labs and the Telangana government on Thursday announced they would make the government employees "cyber-aware" to report suspicious cybersecurity incidents.
Portronics launches Bluetooth mini-earbud (17:02)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Domestic digital solutions provider Portronics on Thursday launched its new Bluetooth mini-earbud called "Harmonics" Talky at Rs 1,199.
Tata Communications unveils 'MOVE' to connect people globally (16:38)
London, Feb 23 (IANS) Announcing its entry into the $4 billion mobile data connectivity and cross-border Internet of Things (IoT) market, Tata Communications on Thursday unveiled "MOVE" platform that will enable humans and IoT devices to connect seamlessly on a global scale.
Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris bags most 'Innovative Product Award' (16:28)
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) Samsung India has bagged the most "Innovative Product Award" for its Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris at the Indian Electronics and Semiconductor Association (IESA) technovation awards held here recently.
Need to define cyber sovereignty principles, say experts (15:54)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Cyber sovereignty principles need to be quickly defined to address not just national sovereignty and security concerns but also to balance conflicting state interests in cyberspace, cyber law experts said here.
Adobe leader in Gartner's 'Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs' (15:02)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Adobe has been named leader in the 2017 "Magic Quadrant for Digital Marketing Hubs" report by market research firm Gartner, the company announced on Thursday.
MobiKwik to invest Rs 300 cr to treble user base (14:06)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Domestic mobile wallet major MobiKwik on Thursday announced it will invest Rs 300 crore to treble its user base from the current 50 million to 150 million in 2017.