OnePlus captures 48% premium market share in India (19:20)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus has continued its growth in the overall Indian premium segment by capturing 48 per cent market share in fourth quarter, as per International Data Corporation's (IDC) latest Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker 2017 Q4.
New US H-1B norms won't make much difference: Nasscom (18:42)
Bengaluru, Feb 23 (IANS) The United States Administration's latest move on issuing H-1B visas to software engineers will not make much difference to Indian IT firms, said the apex industry body Nasscom on Friday.
Kylie calls Snapchat 'sad', company loses $1.3 bn (18:40)
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) Reality TV star Kylie Jenner, who is active on all social media platforms, called photo-sharing app Snapchat "sad", which caused a loss of $1.3 billion in market value to the company.
Jio asks COAI to apologise for its comments (18:38)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) said it is likely to drag the telecom regulator to the court following its recent Telecom Tariff Order (TTO), Reliance Jio has sent a letter to the telecom body to publicly apologise within 48 hours for its "defamatory statements".
Lenovo dethrones Datawind to top Indian tablet market (18:08)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese technology major Lenovo has become market leader in the Indian tablet market replacing Datawind with 21 per cent share in the second half of 2017, with Samsung sharing the second position with Datawind at 16 per cent, a new report said on Friday.
'Made in India' 4G LTE telecom system to connect rural areas (17:52)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In an effort to provide high-speed connectivity in rural areas, domestic telecom equipment manufacturer VNL on Friday unveiled a "Made in India" 4G LTE telecom system.
Microsoft to accelerate digital literacy in Tamil Nadu (17:26)
Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) In a bid to improve the integration of technology in education, the Tamil Nadu government on Friday announced an agreement with Microsoft to enhance digital literacy across all levels in the state.
Huawei, Airtel conduct successful 5G trial in India (17:24)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei and telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Friday announced to have successfully conducted 5G network trial under a test set-up in India.
This AI tool may accelerate diagnosis of eye diseases, pneumonia (16:26)
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) A novel image-based diagnostic tool, developed using artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning techniques, may potentially speed up diagnoses and treatment of patients with retinal diseases and pneumonia among children, researcher say.
Cisco appoints Miyuki Suzuki as President, Asia Pacific and Japan (16:10)
Singapore, Feb 23 (IANS) Networking giant Cisco on Friday announced the appointment of Miyuki Suzuki as the new President for its Asia Pacific and Japan operations.
Airtel offers Rs 2,000 cashback on Motorola, Lenovo 4G devices (15:46)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) As part of its "Mera Pehla Smartphone" initiative, Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel announced to offer a cashback of Rs 2,000 on select 4G Motorola and Lenovo smartphones.
New iPhone app to aid heart attack survivors (15:06)
New York, Feb 23 (IANS) A new iPhone-based app may help patients who survived a heart attack to maintain their health and reduce the number of hospital readmissions, according to a study.
Flying cars or Hyperloop: Uber, Tesla fight it out on Twitter (15:02)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) In a tug of war over flying taxis versus Hyperloop transport system, Uber CEO Dara Khosrowshahi and Tesla CEO Elon Musk came out in the open on the micro-blogging site Twitter when the former took a swipe at Tesla over the need to dig tunnels for its Next-Gen mobility dream.
World Bank interested in expanding satellite-based flood insurance scheme: IWMI (14:50)
By Imran Khan
Patna, Feb 23 (IANS) After the success of the pilot project on Index-Based Flood Insurance (IBFI) for farmers in Bihar, the World Bank has shown interest in helping to scale up the plan across eastern India, officials said.
It is PNB's responsibility to validate, fix data breach: CloudSek (14:30)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) A day after reports surfaced that nearly 10,000 credit or debit card holders of Punjab National Bank (PNB) were affected by a data breach, the cyber security firm that detected the breach on Friday said it is now the responsibility of the bank to validate and take necessary actions.
3-day Google India summit to nurture youth in technology (13:42)
Panaji, Feb 23 (IANS) With an aim to creating a pool of highly-skilled workforce in the country, Google on Friday announced a three-day 'Developer Students Club' (DSC) summit in Goa.
Elon Musk quits OpenAI group to avoid conflict with Tesla (13:14)
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk has quit the board of OpenAI, a non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research company he co-founded that aims to promote and develop friendly AI that benefits the humanity.
Facebook making ad metrics clearer on its platforms (12:18)
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) To give businesses more insight into a company's measurement tools to calculate the impact of advertisements on its platforms, Facebook has introduced new labels on some of its metrics.
Instagram to terminate its global community team (12:18)
San Francisco, Feb 23 (IANS) Popular photo-sharing app Instagram is terminating its veteran Global Community Team that worked to build deep ties with photographers and promote the service around the world as part of restructuring in the company, media reported.
LED waterfall, digital lake at Microsoft's Dublin office (11:12)
London, Feb 23 (IANS) An LED waterfall, a digital lake, an indoor "mountain" and a "DreamSpace" for teaching the next generation about technology: This is what Microsoft's new office "One Microsoft Place" in Dublin houses.
Huawei to showcase world's 1st smartphone-driven car (10:58)
Barcelona, Feb 23 (IANS) In a first, Huawei has unveiled a technology that uses Artificial Intelligence-enabled smartphone to drive a car that can not only identify objects on the road but take smart decisions to avoid collisions or hitting someone.
Airbnb woos high-end customers, expands into luxury homes (10:00)
New Delhi, Feb 23 (IANS) Community-driven online hospitality platform Airbnb on Friday announced to foray into new tiers aimed at high-end customers that include properties like vacation homes and luxury spots.
Maldives UN Mission's website hacked (09:36)
United Nations, Feb. Feb 23 (IANS) The website of the Maldives Mission to the UN has been hacked.
SpaceX launches Falcon 9 with first broadband internet satellites (Lead) (07:40)
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) SpaceX has completed another launch of its Falcon 9 rocket with first two prototype satellites of its global broadband internet-in-space project, Starlink, successfully deployed in orbit.
SpaceX launches first of its broadband internet satellites (00:18)
Los Angeles, Feb 23 (IANS) US private flight company SpaceX on Thursday launched its first two test satellites for its global broadband internet in space project.