Flushing public toilets propels Covid virus 5 feet up in air
  • Flushing public toilets propels Covid virus 5 feet up in air(19:30)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) Respiratory droplets are the most prominent source of transmission for Covid-19. However, flushing a toilet can generate large quantities of microbe-containing aerosols depending on the design, water pressure or flushing power of the toilet at public restrooms, an Indian-origin researchers-led study has warned.

Junk foods may damage your bones
  • Junk foods may damage your bones(19:20)

    Jerusalem, April 21 (IANS) Does your kid love to eat ultra-processed junk foods like packaged chips, soups, hot dogs and fries? Besides the increasing risk of obesity, eating junk foods can also affect your bones, warn researchers.

Instagram's new feature to combat hate speech, abuse
  • Instagram's new feature to combat hate speech, abuse(18:48)

    San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Facebook-owned Instagram on Wednesday announced a new feature to protect people from seeing abusive direct messages (DMs), as well as the ability to prevent someone you've blocked from contacting you from a new account.

Oracle's GoldenGate now a cloud-native, fully-managed service
  • Oracle's GoldenGate now a cloud-native, fully-managed service(18:26)

    San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Cloud major Oracle on Wednesday announced that it's making GoldenGate, its popular real-time data fabric, available as a highly automated and fully-managed cloud service to help ensure that valuable customer data is always available.

Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market
  • Hyundai Motor to phase out Kona EVs in domestic market(18:12)

    Seoul, April 21 (IANS) Hyundai Motor has stopped the production of the Kona Electric for the domestic market in a move to phase out the model undergoing recalls over battery fires and shift its focus to Ioniq 5 EVs, company officials said on Wednesday.

Acer unveils 5G-enabled laptop in India
  • Acer unveils 5G-enabled laptop in India(16:48)

    Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Global PC brand Acer on Wednesday unveiled its first-ever 5G enabled convertible laptop, Spin 7, in India that offers incredible performance and connectivity, supporting both mmWave and sub-6 GHz frequencies.

Sony unveils X75 Android TV series in India
Apple unveils new iMac with M1 chip, Touch ID
Apple to launch iOS 14.5 update starting next week
Daalchini to power smart snacking across 90 pantries at Reliance Jamnagar
  • Soon, a vaccine to prevent opioid addiction(15:02)

    London, April 21 (IANS) The time spent alone and in isolation during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic led to an increase in opioid overdoses. Now scientists are planning for an annual or bi-annual jab that could prevent opioid addiction.

BlaBlaCar raises $115m to build all-in-one travel app
Amazon launches Fire TV Cube in India at Rs 12,999
  • Amazon launches Fire TV Cube in India at Rs 12,999(14:28)

    Bengaluru, April 21 (IANS) Amazon on Wednesday launched an all-new Fire TV Cube in India, which combines the capabilities of Amazon's best-selling line of Fire TV streaming media players with the Alexa features at Rs 12,999.

54% of Indian students comfortable with online learning: Survey
IIIT-H develops unique charging solution for e-bikes
Meditation can help healthcare professionals fight loneliness: Study
  • Meditation can help healthcare professionals fight loneliness: Study(13:00)

    Hyderabad, April 21 (IANS) Unprecedented work pressures and social isolation during the Covid-19 pandemic may worsen loneliness and sleep problems in health-care professionals but a recent study has shown that Heartfulness Meditation can help fight loneliness and improve sleep.

OPPO to launch its own e-store in India on May 7
Microsoft building new app store for Windows 10
  • Microsoft building new app store for Windows 10(11:46)

    San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Microsoft is reportedly working on a new app store for Windows 10 that will introduce a modern and fluid user interface, as well as bring changes to the policies that govern what kind of apps can be submitted to the store by developers.

Apple unveils next-gen TV 4K, podcast subscription
  • Apple unveils next-gen TV 4K, podcast subscription(11:26)

    San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Apple has announced the next generation of Apple TV 4K, which delivers high frame rate HDR with Dolby Vision and comes equipped with an A12 Bionic chip that provides a significant boost in graphics performance.

Tesla strengthens India team ahead of rolling electric cars
  • Tesla strengthens India team ahead of rolling electric cars(11:20)

    New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) As Tesla firms up its plans to roll out its first all-electric car in India this year, the Elon Musk-run company has hired top executives in the country who has taken charge of some of its operations in the country.

Discord ends talks with Microsoft for its $10B acquisition deal
  • Discord ends talks with Microsoft for its $10B acquisition deal(11:10)

    San Francisco, April 21 (IANS) Popular online chat app Discord has reportedly ended talks with Microsoft for its $10 billion acquisition deal, The Wall Street Journal reported, as the company now aims to launch an initial public offering (IPO).

Alexa to help people find nearest vaccination site in US
Netflix user growth stalls in Q1 2021 amid production delays