Samsung working on Galaxy A10s with dual camera

June 23 (IANS) After recently launching Galaxy A10e, South Korean tech giant Samsung is now working on a new budget smartphone for the Indian market – Galaxy A10s. In a recent development, a... Read more »

Would you shun Facebook if given lifetime data protection?

June 23 (IANS) Would you give up your digital life if all your personal information – passwords, posts, pictures, videos, jokes, memes, GIFs etc – remain private for the rest of your life... Read more »

NASA selects 2 missions to study solar weather

 June 21 (IANS) NASA has selected two new missions to study the Sun and its dynamic effects on space weather. The launch date for the two missions is no later than August 2022,... Read more »

Facebook’s digital coin set to run into rough weather

June 21 (IANS) Sensing a multi-billion dollar opportunity to improve the cross-border payments system, Facebook is launching its own digital coin called ‘Libra’ next year which is set to run into rough weather... Read more »

Twitter removes precise location tagging on app

June 20 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter has decided to eliminate the option of letting users add their precise location details like latitude and longitude as part of their tweets. “Most people don’t tag... Read more »

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 to launch on August 7: Report

June 19 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly planning to unleash its next generation Galaxy Note 10 on August 7 in Barclays Centre in the New York City borough of Brooklyn,... Read more »

Truecaller gets free Internet voice call feature

June 18 (IANS) To facilitate high quality Internet calls, communication app Truecaller on Tuesday launched a new feature called “Truecaller Voice” for its 140 million daily active users globally, the company said in... Read more »

Tech firms can’t dodge responsibility for chaos they create: Cook

June 17 (IANS) Taking a dig at tech giants like Facebook over privacy violations and the unabated spread of fake news, Apple CEO Tim Cook has asked fellow technologists to start taking responsibility... Read more »

No one would buy a Huawei smartphone sans Google or Facebook

June 16 (IANS) Be honest and ask yourself: Would you buy a smartphone that neither supports Android operating system and Google apps nor comes pre-installed with Facebook, WhatsApp and Instagram? This is the... Read more »

Returning astronauts to moon in 2024 could cost $30bn: NASA

Washington, June 15 (IANS) Returning astronauts to the moon in 2024 could cost about $30 billion, or roughly the same price tag as the Apollo 11 spaceflight when factoring in inflation, NASA has... Read more »

NASA’s Mars 2020 rover to explore ancient life

Washington, June 14 (IANS) NASA’s Mars 2020 rover, its latest robotic mission to the Red Planet, will include technology to explore ancient life on Mars, according to the space agency’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory.... Read more »

Creating a skilled pool of Indian coders top priority: AWS

BY NISHANT ARORA  Washington, June 13 (IANS) As disruptive technologies begin to touch every part of our daily lives, the world today needs builders who can write Cloud-driven smart algorithms to help companies... Read more »

India to land near moon’s south pole on Sept 6

June 12 (IANS) Embarking on its second voyage to the moon on July 15, an Indian spacecraft and rover would land near the lunar south pole by September 6 or 7, a top... Read more »

India to launch second moon mission on July 15

Bengaluru, June 12 (IANS) India will launch its second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 on July 15 from Sriharikota spaceport in Andhra Pradesh and land its rover on the lunar surface on September 6, a... Read more »

Practo, AFPI to help doctors adopt digital technology

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Digital healthcare platform Practo on Wednesday announced a partnership with Academy of Family Physicians of India (AFPI) to collaborate towards greater understanding and adoption of digital healthcare technology... Read more »

SpaceX targets late June for Falcon Heavy launch

June 11 (IANS) A SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket will take to the skies for the third time to launch the US Department of Defense’s Space Test Program-2 (STP-2) mission in late June, according... Read more »

Cybercriminals topmost source of distrust in India

BY VISHAL GULATI  New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Cybercriminals remain the number one source of distrust in the Internet in India where 79 per cent of people say social media companies contribute to... Read more »

Apple dials accessibility as Indian developers empower all

BY NISHANT ARORA  San Jose (California), June 10 (IANS) Helping people with disabilities enjoy the technology the way most of us do is a new challenge for the tech companies and Apple has... Read more »

Jeff Bezos “Come, gamble with me on big ideas”

Las Vegas, June 9 (IANS) From using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to deliver packages faster to helping developers build capabilities based on Machine Learning (ML) to delight its customers, Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff... Read more »

Social media brings ‘paradigm shift’ to governance in India

June 9 (IANS) For the Generation Z, it has already become a way of life – tweeting about the problems while getting a passport or writing a Facebook post about the sanitary conditions... Read more »