Instagram testing co-watching feature on app

San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram is testing a new feature that would let users co-watch on-platform video content with friends, while being able to see their reactions on the... Read more »

Centre for drone development soon at IIT Hyderabad

Hyderabad, April 18 (IANS) In a bid to speed up the development of drones in India, Japan-based Terra Drone Corporation, Terra Drone India and the Indian Institute of Technology, Hyderabad, on Thursday announced... Read more »

Millennials make India an attractive market: Adobe

BY RADHIKA PARASHAR  Mumbai, April 17 (IANS) Tech-savvy millennials in India are the next growth engine for the digital economy and keeping them in mind, software giant Adobe is aggressively developing cross-Cloud solutions... Read more »

This drone can fly in windy conditions

New York, April 16 (IANS) A Purdue University researcher has developed a patented design for drones that works in windy conditions, is more energy efficient and can handle a larger payload. “Our drone... Read more »

WhatsApp renames, tweaks feature to ignore archives

San Francisco, April 12 (IANS) Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is still developing its previously announced “Vacation Mode”, but has changed its name to “Ignore Archived Chats” and added certain tweaks to its... Read more »

Facebook Does Physical Verification of an Indian User for a Post

April 8 (IANS) Facebook, facing the election heat in India and unable to stop misinformation and fake news circulating on its platforms, is busy doing something never heard of: Sending its representatives... Read more »

‘Facebook ad delivery inherently discriminatory’

New York, April 5 (IANS) Facebook’s ad delivery algorithms have an inherent system that discriminates based on race and gender even when advertisers have no such plans, researchers have found. The team from... Read more »

Facebook, WhatsApp become fake news factories in India

By Nishant Arora New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Barely a week away from when the world’s largest democracy goes to polls, the fake news factories on Facebook and its owned WhatsApp have become... Read more »

US plays down criticism of India’s A-SAT test

By Arul Louis New York, April 3 (IANS) A day after NASA sharply crticised India’s anti-satellite (A-SAT) missile test as a “terrible thing”, the US State Department has played it down saying Washington... Read more »

Intel’s 2nd-gen Xeon Scalable processors are here

April 3 (IANS) Aiming to empower businesses with deep learning capabilities, Intel on Tuesday launched the second generation of Xeon scalable processors, including the flagship Xeon Platinum 9200 processor with 56 cores,... Read more »

NASA calls India’s A-SAT test ‘terrible thing’

Washington, April 2 (IANS) NASA has slammed India’s anti-satellite missile (A-SAT) test last week saying it has increased risk to the International Space Station (ISS) and may launch a race of sort among... Read more »

Scientists discover new prospect of treating autism

April 1 (IANS) Chinese scientists have discovered that absence of a certain protein in flies causes intestinal flora imbalance and makes them show symptoms similar to autism in humans. The team, led... Read more »

India put into orbit defence satellite Emisat

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), April 1 (IANS) The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Monday put into orbit the Emisat, an electronic intelligence satellite for the Defence Research and Development Organisation... Read more »

Researchers ‘extract’ data from junked Tesla cars

March 30 (IANS) In a shocking revelation, security researchers have extracted personal and unencrypted data — videos, phonebooks, calendar items — of Tesla users from crashed models sold at junkyards and auctions.... Read more »

Play multiple voice notes with one tap on WhatsApp

San Francisco, March 29 (IANS) WhatsApp is working towards a new feature that will automatically enable the playing of voice notes in consecutive order. If you receive multiple voice notes from your friend,... Read more »

Mars Helicopter ready to fly to Red Planet: NASA

March 29 (IANS) NASA’s Mars Helicopter has successfully completed a series of tests and is ready to take flight over the Red Planet, the US space agency said. “The next time we fly,... Read more »

N.Korean cyberattack looted $13.5mn from Indian bank: UN

By Arul Louis United Nations, March 29 (IANS) Starved for foreign funds due to UN sanctions, North Korea carried out a $13.5 million cyber heist of Cosmos Bank using a network across 28... Read more »

Mars had big rivers for billions of years: Study

March 28 (IANS) Mars’ rivers flowed intensely and may have persisted as recently as one billion years ago, reveals a survey that found that the red planet’s rivers were wider than those on... Read more »

DRDO fired A-SAT missile off Abdul Kalam Island

New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) India on Wednesday made its way into an elite club of “space super powers” as its anti-satellite missile A-SAT successfully targeted a live satellite on a low earth... Read more »

India’s A-SAT based on indigenous technology

New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India on Wednesday demonstrated its capability to interdict and intercept a satellite in outer space based on indigenous technology, the government said. The Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) Missile test, Mission... Read more »