Dassault Systemes appoints new Managing Director for India

New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) 3D software major Dassault Systemes on Monday appointed Deepak NG as Managing Director for its India operations. Deepak has been tasked with expanding the company’s India business... Read more »

Twitter bans Republican video, Donald Trump Jr fumes

Washington, Feb 22 (IANS) As US presidential election inches closer, the manipulated video war on Twitter intensified with the micro – blogging platform – after suspending 70 accounts posting pro-Michael Bloomberg content... Read more »

Robots take over COVID-19 disinfection work in China

New Delhi, Feb 21 (IANS) As China struggles to contain the spread of the deadly novel coronavirus (COVID-19), robots were being deployed in the country’s front lines in an effort to combat... Read more »

ISRO to validate design, engineering of rocket carrying human

Chennai, Feb 21 (IANS) The Indian space agency will carry out a series of tests to validate the design and engineering of the rocket and orbital module system for the country’s prestigious... Read more »

Hackers expose personal data of over 10mn MGM hotel guests

Feb 20 (IANS) Hackers compromised personal data of more than 10.6 million users — celebrities, tech CEOs and employees, reporters and government officials — who stayed at the MGM Resorts hotels in Las... Read more »

China eyes digital technologies to assist epidemic control

Beijing, Feb 19 (IANS) Chinese regulators on Wednesday called for full use of information technologies including big data and artificial intelligence to assist containing the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic and help businesses... Read more »

Microsoft tests software to ensure votes are not altered

Feb 19 (IANS) Microsoft has begun testing its free open-source software called “ElectionGuard” in a small Wisconsin town in the US that aims to make voting more secure, verifiable and efficient. “ElectionGuard” will... Read more »

Coronavirus outbreak to affect our revenues worldwide: Apple

Cupertino (California), Feb 18 (IANS) Apple has warned that Coronavirus outbreak will affect its business in the January-March quarter as worldwide iPhone supply will be temporarily constrained. In an investor update late... Read more »

50% of all surgeries will be robot-assisted by 2025: L&T

Bengaluru, Feb 17 (IANS) Infrastructure and engineering conglomerate Larsen & Toubro (L&T) expects almost 50 per cent of all surgeries to be robot-assisted by 2025, as Artificial Intelligence (AI) makes robots precise... Read more »

Key NASA science, cargo head to space station

Washington, Feb 16 (IANS) A Northrop Grumman rocket carrying the Cygnus resupply spacecraft has been successfully launched from NASA’s Wallops Flight Facility in Virginia in the US. The spacecraft, launched on Saturday,... Read more »

DoT may encash bank guarantees of telcos on not paying AGR dues

By ANJANA DAS New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The government may take action in terms of encashing the bank guarantees of Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) in case they “immediately” fail to pay... Read more »

Hacker creates new device that can unlock any luxury car

San Francisco, Feb 15 (IANS) A hacker named “EvanConnect” has developed a device which helps users break into any luxury car that uses a wireless key fob system. He named the device... Read more »

Pre-order Galaxy S20 for less than Rs 70K in India

Feb 13 (IANS) The much-awaited Samsung Galaxy S20 series will be available for pre-order in India from the Valentine’s Day and the price is likely to begin from under Rs 70,000 and will... Read more »

SpaceX hires ex-NASA expert, prepares to launch astronauts

San Francisco, Feb 12 (IANS) Ahead of its launch of astronauts to the International Space Station (ISS) aboard its Crew Dragon capsule which is tentatively scheduled for May 7, the Elon Musk-led... Read more »

Assam NRC data goes offline, MHA says technical snag

New Delhi, Feb 12 (IANS) The Ministry of Home Affairs on Wednesday said that the Assam National Register of Citizens (NRC) data went offline due to a technical issue on the cloud.... Read more »

Xiaomi to attend MWC as planned, details precautions

Feb 12 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has reaffirmed that it will participate at the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2020 and will also stick to its original schedule. “With the continuing spread of... Read more »

Samsung aims to ship 2.5mn Galaxy Z Flip devices this year

Feb 11 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung expects to ship around 2.5 million Galaxy Z Flip foldable display phones this year. According to Korea Herald, some industry sources said the South Korean... Read more »

Samsung aired Galaxy Z Flip commercial during Oscars

Feb 10 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is expected to announce Galaxy Z Flip, a folding phone at its unpacked event on Tuesday in San Francisco and now a commercial for the... Read more »

Boeing’s Starliner spacecraft full of software bugs: NASA

Washington, Feb 8 (IANS) A NASA probe into Boeing’s commercial space capsule called Starliner, that failed to dock with the International Space Station (ISS) in December, has revealed numerous software bugs that... Read more »

Skill India getting support from tech majors

New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) The government has said that a number of leading international companies are coming forward to help with the Skill India Mission. Technology and telecommunication majors from Europe... Read more »