China to conduct several manned space flights around 2020 (19:20)
Beijing, April 28 (IANS) China plans to conduct several manned space flights between 2019 and 2022, during which a 60-tonne space station will be assembled and built, an official said on Friday.
Amazon top site in India, will keep investing in tech and infra: Jeff Bezos (19:00)
New Delhi/ Seattle, April 28 (IANS) Banking on the e-commerce proliferation in India, Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos assured people that the company will keep investing in technology and infrastructure in the country.
Terrorism, racism most discussed issues on Twitter (18:22)
London, April 28 (IANS) Based on a study of 173 million tweets, terrorism and racism have emerged as the top two global issues discussed on Twitter.
Internet clamp-downs no key to stop criminal activities: IAMAI (18:08)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Objecting to the Jammu and Kashmir government order to clamp down on social media and instant messaging apps, the Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) on Friday said internet clamp-down is not the key solution to criminal activities.
India to launch GSAT-9 communication satellite on May 5 (18:02)
Chennai, April 28 (IANS) India will launch communication satellite GSAT-9 using its heavy rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-F09) on May 5, the ISRO said on Friday.
Cloud helps Microsoft log strong Q3 growth (17:50)
New York, April 28 (IANS) Riding on its Cloud services, Microsoft has announced that its commercial Cloud annualised revenue run rate exceeded $15.2 billion in the third quarter of 2017.
Google announces new programme to inspire entrepreneurs, developers (14:46)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) US tech giant Google on Friday announced a new "Solve for India" initiative that aims to expand and energise the start-up ecosystem in tier 2 cities across the country.
Zen mobile unveils 'Admire Metal' smartphone (13:28)
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Expanding its ZENERATION 4G portfolio, domestic smartphone manufacturer Zen Mobile on Friday launched "Admire Metal" at Rs 5,749 that comes with twin WhatsApp feature and supports 22 regional Indian languages.
Facebook launches Messenger Lite in 132 more countries (11:36)
New York, April 28 (IANS) Facebook Messenger Lite, a stand-alone version of Messenger for Android for markets with slower than average internet speeds is now available in over 132 countries including Vietnam, Nigeria, Peru, Turkey, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands.
Apple experimenting with wireless charging via Wi-Fi router (11:36)
San Francisco, April 28 (IANS) US tech giant Apple is experimenting with wireless charging technologies that could see users charge their iPhones with a Wi-Fi router.
Mysterious 'Hajime' malware infecting IoT network globally (18:14)
Moscow, April 27 (IANS) A new mysterious malware that builds a vast peer-to-peer botnet to infect the Internet of Things (IoT) worldwide has been identified with almost 300,000 devices under its control, ready to perform a large-scale DDoS attack.
MuveAcoustics's new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone in India (17:30)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) MuveAcoustics, a brand by Hong Kong-based consumer electronics company Zeeva, on Thursday launched a new over-ear wireless Bluetooth headphone -- Evoke MA-1999FB -- in India.
Huawei, Intel sign MoU to accelerate HPC innovation (16:42)
Beijing, April 27 (IANS) Communications technology solutions provider Huawei and Intel on Thursday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to cooperate in high-performance computing (HPC) to provide competitive and innovative HPC products.
Paytm launches Digital Gold with MMTC-PAMP (15:06)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Mobile payment and commerce platform Paytm on Thursday announced that it has collaborated with MMTC-PAMP to launch Digital Gold, which will enable its customers to buy gold online and store it in MMTC-PAMPs secure vaults free of charge.
'Honor 8 Lite' may hit Indian market on May 10 (With Images) (14:58)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Chinese smartphone-maker Huawei, under its Honor brand, is rumoured to launch "Honor 8 Lite" for the Indian consumers on May 10 which may also be available at retail stores.
Banks need more practical testing to stop cyber attacks: Report (14:38)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Though most of the bank executives are confident of their cybersecurity strategy and preparedness, lack of practical testing makes the defence vulnerable, a new report said on Thursday.
Most Indian firms want improved employee experience: Study (14:28)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Almost 43 per cent of business and IT leaders in India -- higher than the average 38 per cent for Asia-Pacific and Japan -- see employee experience as a critical aspect of achieving their business objectives, a new study said on Thursday.
Aussie scientists crack barley's genetic code benefitting healthier beer (14:24)
Canberra, April 27 (IANS) In a development which could lead to the creation of healthier beers and drought-resistant crops, a team of Australian researchers has cracked the genetic code of the grain barley.
Instagram adds 100 mn users in four months to hit 700 mn (14:04)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo and video sharing app Instagram now has more than 700 million users, with the last 100 million joining the platform in just four months.
Vivo V5s with 20MP front camera launched in India (14:00)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Taking its selfie revolution a notch higher, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday launched V5s smartphone in India that comes with a 20MP front and 13MP rear camera.
Samsung launches Smart Healthcare Citizenship Initiative (13:48)
Aizawl, April 27 (IANS) Samsung India on Thursday introduced the 'Smart Healthcare Citizenship Initiative' that provides affordable and quality healthcare to patients from the economically and socially weaker sections at Civil Hospital here.
Now Northeast set to boost India's global IT business (12:56)
By Sujit Chakraborty
Agartala, April 27 (IANS) The northeastern region, long considered backward in growth and business terms, is poised to add heft to India's dominant position in global software exports and the IT industry, a top official said
Ban on WhatsApp data transfer to Facebook to stay: German court (11:54)
Berlin, April 27 (IANS) In a setback to the social networking giant, a German court has upheld its decision asking it to obtain the permission of WhatsApp users in the country before processing their personal data to Facebook.
Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips (11:54)
New York, April 27 (IANS) Google Trips, an app for iOS and Android that makes it easier to plan and organise trips, now allows users to make bus and train reservations.
Hitachi India appoints its first Indian MD (11:54)
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) Hitachi India on Thursday appointed Bharat Kaushal as its Managing Director, the first Indian to spearhead the company's operations in the country.