Chirp 2.0 for Apple Watch adds new features

San Francisco, Dec 6 (IANS) Chirp for Twitter app is now receiving its biggest upgrade since its arrival with the latest version 2.0 update. The biggest of the new features is the... Read more »

Is the report on citizens’ surveillance baseless?

New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Minister of Communications and Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday that the report by UK-based research firm Comparitech, highlighting that India ranks behind... Read more »

AWS ready to help Indian govt with safeguarding sensitive data

Las Vegas, Dec 5 (IANS) As Amazon Web Services (AWS) doubles down on reaching out to the Indian government with its Public Sector Cloud offerings, the key is to bring the message... Read more »

‘Were they debris of Indian moon lander Vikram?’

By Venkatachari JagannathanĀ  Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Were they really the debris of Indian moon lander Vikram as announced by the US space agency on Tuesday, wondered a senior official of the... Read more »

We located crashed Vikram lander first, says ISRO chief

Jaipur, Dec 4 (IANS) Indian Space Research Organisation Chairman K. Sivan has said that its own orbiter had located the crashed Vikram lander on the lunar surface. However, “ISRO will not refute... Read more »

Samsung hits record $10 bn revenue milestone in India

New Delhi, Dec 2 (IANS) Samsung India has become the first smartphone and consumer electronics company to achieve $10 billion in revenues in the country, according to the latest regulatory filings made... Read more »

Magnetic wave-driven computing with no heat in the offing

New York, Nov 30 (IANS) Researchers from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have devised a novel circuit design that enables precise control of computing with magnetic waves — with no electricity needed.... Read more »

82% Indians believe tech enhancing work environment

Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Smart technology has already transformed the workplace, and it is now helping to create more diverse work environments, as a new study on Thursday revealed that 82 per... Read more »

India puts into orbit Cartosat-3; touches 310 foreign satellite launch-mark

By Venkatachari Jagannathan Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 27 (IANS) India on Wednesday successfully placed into orbit its own earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 and 13 American nano satellites in a text book style.... Read more »

Launch of advanced multi-purpose Cartosat-3 satellite: Countdown on

Chennai, Nov 26 (IANS) The countdown for the launch of India’s advanced earth observation satellite Cartosat-3 using the rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-XL (PSLV-XL) is progressing smoothly, said an official of the... Read more »

Maha politics: Twitterati get creative with memes, jokes

New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) As the political see-saw in Maharashtra continues, members of Twitterati have flooded the social media platform with hilarious memes and jokes. MaharashtraCrisis had garnered 33.1K tweets at... Read more »

Microsoft updates cloud contracts following EU privacy probe

San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Microsoft has announced an update to the privacy provisions in the Microsoft Online Services Terms (OST) for its commercial cloud contracts, providing more transparency over data processing... Read more »

Facebook, Instagram down again, users clueless

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) Users from different parts of the world took to Twitter on Tuesday to report problems using Facebook, Instagram and Messenger, including several parts in the US and... Read more »

Bengaluru Tech Summit kicks off

Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Bengaluru Tech Summit, one of the premier technology summit of the country kicked off with Karnataka Chief Minister B. S. Yeddiyurappa inaugurating the same here. “Karnataka is the... Read more »

India second to US in requesting Facebook for users’ data

New Delhi, Nov 15 (IANS) The Indian government was second to the US in requesting Facebook for access to users’ data in the first six months of this year — an increase... Read more »

FB shares data on child abuse, terror content on Instagram

San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Facebook has shared for the first time data on how it takes action against child nudity and child sexual exploitation, terrorist propaganda, illicit firearm and drug sales... Read more »

Michael Dell “India to be top player in data-driven world next decade”

By Deepak Sharma Austin (Texas), Nov 13 (IANS) The ‘data king’ of the world and founder of IT giant, Dell Technologies, Michael Dell feels that the next decade would be driven and... Read more »

UN ‘very appreciative” of India’s solar power donation

By Arul LouisĀ  United Nations, Nov 12 (IANS) The UN is “very appreciative” of India’s donation of the Gandhi Solar Park and is using the electricity it generates, according to Farhan Haq,... Read more »

Twitter leads in child abuse content on social media

London, Nov 11 (IANS) The UK-based Internet Watch Foundation (IWF) has revealed that nearly half of the child abuse content in the social media space is being shared openly on micro-blogging platform... Read more »

Ayodhya verdict: How UP Police curbed hate speech on social media

New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A social media monitoring team in each of the 75 districts in the state, proactive measures to sanitise WhatsApp and constant monitoring of certain groups helped Uttar... Read more »