- Walgreens, NZ-based Stuff join 'boycott Facebook' campaign(09:59)
San Francisco, July 6 (IANS) Leading US drugstore chain Walgreens and New Zealand-based news site Stuff have decided to quit Facebook and its sister platforms amid criticism over its handling of hate speech and misinformation.
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S6 Lite: S Pen, low price steal the show(09:18)
By Gokul Bhagbati
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Samsung's Galaxy Tab S6 Lite arrived in India just when you desired it the most. Your school-going children perhaps never truly needed a device like this than they require now because of the online classes that have become the norm for quite some time now.
- Popular chemotherapy drug may be less effective in obese women(18:26)
London, July 5 (IANS) Breast cancer patients, who are overweight or obese, might benefit less from treatment with docetaxel, a common chemotherapy drug, than lean patients, warn researchers. It is not widely known, but obese women have a higher risk of getting breast cancer and obese patients have a higher risk of relapsing.
- Online searches drop for Tik ToK, WeChat, ShareIT as India bans Chinese apps(15:41)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) The Indian government's decision to ban 59 Chinese owned apps has impacted online searches for those apps. A study found that on the June 29, the day the ban was imposed there was a 229 percent increase in the number of searches for Tik Tok and a 255 percent increase in the number of searches for WeChat. On the same day, the percentage increase in the number of times apps like Weibo, Shareit, and UC Browser were 57, 78, and 82 percent, respectively, reveals study by SEMrush.
- IRW gears up for 2nd Instagram edition(15:20)
By Puja Gupta
New Delhi, July 5 (IANSlife) Indian Federation for Fashion Development's (IFFD) will be holding the second Instagram edition of the fashion event India Runway Week from September 17-20.
- US firm Rocket Lab's satellite launch fails(13:27)
New York, July 5 (IANS) A rocket from American launch firm -- Rocket Lab has failed to reach orbit while attempting to launch seven small satellites for three different customers from New Zealand, a new report said.
- SonyWF-XB700: Value for money earbuds(12:18)
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Sony India recently introduced the latest addition to its truly wireless category, with the launch of WF-XB700 and WF-SP800N headphones.
- Adopt Cloud fast to beat pandemic blues: Indian tech honchos(11:20)
By Nishant Arora
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The Covid-19 lockdown forced enterprises in India to shift their operations overnight to immediately accommodate a remote workforce. During four months of working remotely, they faced unprecedented challenges in how to manage their business continuity in light of the burdens placed on capacity, productivity and security.
- Let us code for an Aatmanirbhar Bharat: PM(18:37)
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, here on Saturday, launched the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat Innovate Challenge to identify the best Indian apps, already being used by citizens and have the potential to scale up and become world class.