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  • TikTok still unavailable on Google, Apple app stores(19:50)
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) TikTok remained unavailable for download on both Google Play Store and Apple's App Store on Thursday - a day after the Madras High Court's Madurai Bench lifted the ban on the short video-sharing app.
4 out of 5 brands selling phones below industry price
Telepresence facility inaugurated in Delhi HC
  • Telepresence facility inaugurated in Delhi HC(19:16)
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Former Supreme Court Judge Justice Madan B. Lokur on Thursday inaugurated a telepresence facility in the Delhi High Court. Chief Justice Rajendra Menon and other judges of the high court also attended the ceremony.
  • India's 10% GDP by 2025 may come from core digital areas(18:42)
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The contribution of core digital sectors like information technology-business process management (IT-BPM), digital communications, and electronics manufacturing to India's gross domestic product (GDP) may increase from seven per cent in 2017-18 to eight to 10 per cent in 2025, says a new report from McKinsey Global Institute.
Samsung India to install 40 ONYX Cinema LEDS by 2022
  • Samsung India to install 40 ONYX Cinema LEDS by 2022(18:28)
    By Krishna SinhaChaudhury
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Samsung India, which installed its fourth 4K ONYX Cinema LED screen in Bengaluru on Thursday, aims to introduce 35-40 such Cinema LED displays at movie theatres across the country by the end of 2022.
Bangladesh court seeks mobile towers radiation report
Smartphone game can help detect Alzheimer's risk
Garmin launches new 'Vivosmart' model in India
  • Garmin launches new 'Vivosmart' model in India(16:02)
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Smart wearables maker Garmin on Thursday refreshed its 'Vivosmart' activity tracker series with a new model -- 'Vivosmart 4' targeted at fitness enthusiasts. The device is priced at Rs 12,990 in India.
Finding work-from-home jobs now easier on Google
NASA planning asteroid impact exercise next week
  • NASA planning asteroid impact exercise next week(14:52)
    Washington, April 25 (IANS) Aimed at effective disaster management, NASA and its international partners are planning to participate in an exercise that will play out a realistic -- but fictional -- scenario of an asteroid on an impact trajectory with Earth.
Facebook actively working on WhatsApp Pay in India
Facebook hits 2.38 bn users, 500 mn on Stories
  • Facebook hits 2.38 bn users, 500 mn on Stories(13:12)
    San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Social media giant Facebook's monthly active users (MAUs) grew 8 per cent year-over-year MAUs to reach 2.38 billion at the end of first quarter of this year while the number of people using Facebook Stories hit 500 million every day.
Jabra launches new soft neckband earbuds in India
  • Jabra launches new soft neckband earbuds in India(12:22)
    New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) Denmark-based Jabra, a subsidiary of GN Netcom that makes in-ear and on-ear audio wearables, on Thursday launched its Evolve 65e soft neckband earbuds in India with up to 13 hours of battery life for Rs 20,320 (excluding GST).
Tesla posts massive $702 million loss last quarter
  • Tesla posts massive $702 million loss last quarter(09:30)
    San Francisco, April 25 (IANS) Tesla announced that it has lost $702 million in the last quarter, while the Elon Musk-owned electric car company's revenue was also down 37 per cent compared to the previous quarter, the media reported.
Andhra student arrested for making derogatory video of KCR
Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok (Lead)
  • Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok (Lead)(20:22)
    Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Wednesday lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions.
  • Report fake poll tweets with new Twitter tool (Lead)(19:56)
    New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) Twitter on Wednesday announced a new tool to make it easier for users to report attempts to interfere in the general elections in India through spread of misleading information about voting.
Twitter removes bots retweeting anti-Mueller report
  • Twitter removes bots retweeting anti-Mueller report(19:26)
    San Francisco, April 24 (IANS) Twitter has removed as many as 5,000 bot accounts tied to a network amplifying a message denouncing the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a "RussiaGate" hoax, media report said.
Kathy Griffin to host Shorty Awards
  • Kathy Griffin to host Shorty Awards(19:08)
    New York, April 24 (IANS) Actress-comedian Kathy Griffin is set to host this year's Shorty Awards, which honour the best of social media by recognising the influencers, brands and organisations on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Instagram, Snapchat, Musically and more.
India saw 120 crore account hacking attempts in 2018
Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok app
  • Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok app(18:40)
    Chennai, April 24 (IANS) The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Wednesday lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions.
LG Display Q1 loss widens amid falling LCD prices
  • Sony's 98-inch TV to cost Rs 50 lakh in India(18:12)
    Tokyo, April 24 (IANS) Sony is set to launch its 2019 line-up of high-end television models with its 98-inch 8K TV costing $70,000, which roughly amounts to a whopping Rs 50 lakh in India -- more than many luxury cars, including Audi A3, BMW 3 Series and Mercedes-Benz CLA cars.
UK lets Huawei build 5G infra despite security issues
  • UK lets Huawei build 5G infra despite security issues(17:10)
    London, April 24 (IANS) Despite security concerns over Chinese companies becoming part of important international projects, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has agreed to seek help from Huawei in building the 5G infrastructure for the country.
LS polls: Twitter makes it easier to report fake news
  • LS polls: Twitter makes it easier to report fake news(16:48)
    New Delhi, April 24 (IANS) In an attempt to bar people from using its services for the purpose of manipulating the Lok Sabha elections, Twitter on Wednesday announced a new feature to make it easier for users to report misleading information about voting.