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LinkedIn sees 20 times growth in 10 years in India
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) As its fastest-growing market outside the US, LinkedIn's member base in India has seen a 20 times growth in 10 years, from 3.4 million in November 2009 to 62 million members till date, the company announced on Wednesday as the professional networking platform completes a decade of operations in India.
2019-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Tough times for Pichai as regulators, staff seek answers
New Delhi, Dec 4 (IANS) In an impetus to the Indian-origin talent in Silicon Valley dominated by the likes of Adobe's Shantanu Narayen, Microsoft's Satya Nadella and Mastercard's CEO Ajay Banga, Google CEO Sundar Pichai, who has now taken over as parent company Alphabet's CEO is excited about Alphabet's long-term focus on tackling big challenges through technology.
2019-12-04
Category: India, Delhi,National,Technology
Russian fuel supply for Indian BW reactors
Chennai, Dec 4 (IANS) Russia's Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation fuel has said that it has completed the supply of 50 tons of uranium fuel pellets for India's boiling water reactors (BWR).
2019-12-04
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,National,Environment/Wildlife,Technology
Pablo Escobar's brother unveils foldable smartphone
San Francisco, Dec 4 (IANS) Pablo Escobar's biological brother, Roberto De Jesus Escobar Gaviria, has launched a completely foldable smartphone 'Escobar Fold 1' which features a unique flexible screen allowing a user to fold their regular phone into a tablet size.
2019-12-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
YouTube loosens restrictions on violent video games
San Francisco, Dec 3 (IANS) A new YouTube policy allows creators to upload video games with scripted or simulated violent content without bothering about getting automatically hit by age-restriction gates.
2019-12-03
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Realme to launch only 5G smartphones in China from 2020
Beijing, Dec 3 (IANS) Realme's CEO and founder Sky Li, has disclosed a major policy change via a Weibo post that from next year the company will only release 5G mobile phones in the domestic market.
2019-12-03
Category: International, China,Technology
Stadia controller wireless support for phones, laptops in 2020
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Google Store listing has revealed that the Stadia controller will get wireless support for laptops, desktops, phones and tablets in 2020, but did not announce an exact launch date for the same.
2019-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey uses DuckDuckGo over Google
San Francisco, Dec 1 (IANS) Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey recently revealed that he has stopped using Google and moved its rival DuckDuckGo.
2019-12-01
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Investment in R&D propelled growth despite trade war setback: Honor
Beijing, Dec 1 (IANS) Chinese technology giant Huawei's sub-brand Honor said investment in research and development is yielding fruits, leading to its continuous growth despite a setback it faced due to the US-China trade war.
2019-12-01
Category: International, China,Business/Economy,Science/Tech,Technology
Qualcomm's biz practices drove us out of chip market: Intel
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Months after selling its smartphone modem chip business to Apple, Intel has said chipset making giant Qualcomm's business practices pushed it out of the modem chip market.
2019-11-30
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Honor aims $2.3bn from wearables next year, bullish on India
Beijing, Nov 29 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker Honor, which considers India a big market for its products, is aiming to make $2.3 billion globally by selling wearables next year, a top company executive has said.
2019-11-29
Category: International, China,Technology
Mi TV 4X (55) 2020 Edition in India for Rs 34,999
Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Refreshing its Mi TV 4X line up, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday launched its Mi TV 4X (55-inch) 2020 Edition in India priced at Rs 34,999.
2019-11-28
Category: India, Karnataka,Technology
Twitter tests new ways to display conversations
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Twitter is testing new features aimed at making it easier for users to follow the flow of conversations through such methods as threaded replies and other visual cues.
2019-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple changes map to show Crimea as part of Russia
San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Apple has caved on Russian demands to show the controversial annexed Crimean peninsula as part of the Russian territory on its location based apps.
2019-11-28
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Stadia Pro gamers to get 2 more free games in Dec: Report
San Francisco, Nov 27 (IANS) Google Stadia users will get access to another pair of games under the Pro subscription line up in the coming week.
2019-11-27
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple's 2020 iPhones expected to ship over 100 mn units
San Francisco, Nov 26 (IANS) Driven by new design language of the phones and support for 5G connectivity, Apple has told its supply chain partners to expect over 100 million orders for the iPhone 12 in 2020, the Digitimes has reported.
2019-11-26
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
MediaTek's first 5G chip, 'Dimensity 1000' is here
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Taiwanese fabless semiconductor company MediaTek on Tuesday unveiled its "Dimensity" family of powerful 5G system-on-chips (SoCs) offering a combination of connectivity, multimedia, artificial intelligence (AI) and imaging innovations for premium and flagship smartphones.
2019-11-26
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Google Nest Mini now in India at Rs 4,499
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Google India on Monday announced its latest smart speaker -- Nest Mini is available in India on Flipkart for Rs 4,499.
2019-11-25
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Hulu went down in major global outage
San Francisco, Nov 25 (IANS) The Walt Disney Company's subscription video on demand service Hulu went down in a major global outage. A string of tweets complaining about the outage surfaced on the US east coast, the media has reported.
2019-11-25
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Apple renews 'Servant' before it premieres
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Apple has confirmed a second season of M. Night Shyamalans "Servant" ahead of its series premiere on November 28.
2019-11-24
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
IIT-K develops drone called 'Prahari'
Kanpur, Nov 24 (IANS) Students of IIT-Kanpur have developed a drone named 'Prahari' which can not only carry a load of about 4 to 5 kilograms but can also patrol sensitive zone for three hours continuously.
2019-11-24
Category: India, Uttar Pradesh,National,Technology
Hackers hit OnePlus' online store again, data leaked
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) In yet another data breach, Chinese handset maker OnePlus's online store has been hit by hackers where an "unauthorised party" accessed some customers' personal information.
2019-11-23
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Xiaomi patents a phone with secondary rear display, quad cameras
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a new a dual-display smartphone with quad rear cameras setup.
2019-11-23
Category: International, China,Technology
OnePlus says hit by data breach; user names, addresses leaked
Beijing, Nov 23 (IANS) In a major data breach, Chinese handset maker OnePlus has disclosed being hit by a data leak when an "unauthorised party" accessed some customers' order information. It began notifying users about the breach on Friday.
2019-11-23
Category: International, China,Technology
Facebook dating adds 'Stories' feature
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Facebook Dating users can now share Instagram Stories and Facebook Stories to their dating profiles, both to current matches and prospective ones.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Musk unveils Tesla's electric 'Cybertruck' at $39,000
Los Angeles, Nov 22 (IANS) Taking on the pickup truck marker leader Ford, Tesla CEO Elon Musk finally unveiled the ambitious six-seater electric "Cybertruck" at a packed house here that will soon be seen on the roads.
2019-11-22
Category: International, United States,Technology
Google will pay you $1.5 mn for finding bugs in Pixel phones
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Google has announced to pay $1 million as top award to security researchers who can find a unique bug in its Pixel series of smartphones that may compromise users' data.
2019-11-22
Category: International, Costa Rica,National,Technology
Many Google Stadia founders still waiting for launch codes
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Many of those who pre-ordered the Google Stadia "Founders Edition" have still not received their invite code to start playing.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
AI bots can beat humans in multiplayer game
New York, Nov 21 (IANS) Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence-enabled machine that can beat human players in a tricky online multiplayer game where player roles and motives are kept secret, says a study.
2019-11-21
Category: International, United States,Technology
Xiaomi to launch 10 5G smartphones in 2020: Report
Beijing, Nov 21 (IANS) Chinese handset maker Xiaomi is aiming to introduce at least 10 5G smartphones in 2020 as it mulls quickly making 5G devices just as common as 4G phones.
2019-11-21
Category: International, China,Technology
Twitter introducing scheduling tweets from web: Report
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Twitter is now introducing the ability to schedule tweets from the web. This is currently available as a popular feature in the standalone Tweetdeck app and now the micro blogging platform is looking to expand to the wider Twitter user base.
2019-11-21
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft Teams platform hits 20mn daily users
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Microsoft's unified communications platform for workplace "Teams" has garnered more than 20 million daily active users, the company has said.
2019-11-20
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Swiggy invests Rs 175 cr to set up 1,000 cloud kitchen in India
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Food delivery major Swiggy on Wednesday said it has invested Rs 175 crore over a period of two years to set up over 1,000 cloud kitchens across 14 cities for its restaurant partners through its "Swiggy Access" initiative.
2019-11-20
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,National,Technology
Next Huawei smartphone might feature rotating selfie camera
Beijing, Nov 20 (IANS) Chinese smartphone giant Huawei's next smartphone could feature a rotating selfie camera, according to its filed patents in Europe which was spotted by LetsGoDigital.
2019-11-20
Category: International, China,Technology
Google unveils prepaid plans for YouTube Premium, Music
New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) US-based search engine giant Google has announced new prepaid plans for YouTube Premium and YouTube Music Premium for users in India.
2019-11-19
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
John Legere to step down as T-Mobile CEO next May: Report
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) John Legere will step down as T-Mobile's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) next May and he will be succeeded by the firm's President and COO Mike Sievert, the media has reported.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Tesla supercharger station catches fire in New Jersey
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) A Tesla Supercharger station in New Jersey caught fire due to unknown reasons and the Electric Vehicle (EV) maker is investigating the situation.
2019-11-19
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Lyft inches a step closer to driverless ridesharing:Report
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Top US ride-hailing company Lyft is moving closer towards self-driving ridesharing as it has added Chrysler Pacifica hybrids to its autonomous vehicle (AV) testing fleet.
2019-11-18
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
User data not affected from new MP4 file bug: WhatsApp
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) WhatsApp on Monday said no user data was affected owing to a new bug where a specially-crafted malicious MP4 file may have used the vulnerability to trigger the remote code execution (RCE) and denial of service (DoS) cyber attack when downloaded by a user on both Android and iOS devices.
2019-11-18
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Microsoft pulling the plug on Cortana app for iOS, Android
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) Microsoft is pulling the plug on its Cortana mobile app for both Android and iOS devices in regions such as the UK, Canada, Australia and several other countries.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samsung invests record $13.1 bn in R&D in first nine months
Seoul, Nov 17 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. has said it invested a record 15.3 trillion won or $13.1 billion in research and development (R&D) in the first nine months of this year.
2019-11-17
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Facebook's in-app 'photos only' mode under testing
San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) A photos-only mode for Facebook's mobile application is under testing and it would let users see algorithmically suggested photos in a feed similar to its photo sharing platform Instagram.
2019-11-17
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
AirPods Pro: True silence becomes most beautiful sound
New Delhi, Nov 16 (IANS) Wireless Bluetooth earphones have come a long way but sound quality and surrounding noise have kept audiophiles a bit wary of those to date.
2019-11-16
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
Xiaomi patents vertically folding smartphone
Beijing, Nov 15 (IANS) Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has patented a foldable phone concept that folds vertically just like recently launched Motorola Razr foldable smartphone.
2019-11-15
Category: International, China,Technology
Google redesigns Play Store for Wear OS
San Francisco, Nov 14 (IANS) Google Play on Wear OS is slightly better now as the tech giant has given it a design facelift with some refreshing tweaks.
2019-11-14
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
AI tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients
New York, Nov 14 (IANS) Researchers have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) tool to predict life expectancy in heart failure patients.
2019-11-14
Category: International, United States,Technology,Health/Medicine
Intel struggling to fix hardware-based loopholes: Report
San Francisco, Nov 13 (IANS) Chipset making giant Intel has been struggling to fix a hardware-based security flaw in its processors that could potentially leak confidential data from a PC or server.
2019-11-13
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
HP unveils ultralight Elite Dragonfly PC in India
New Delhi, Nov 12 (IANS) HP on Tuesday introduced the HP Elite Dragonfly, a sub one-kilogram ultralight premium PC, in India for Rs 149,990.
2019-11-12
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Want good grades? Quit Facebook now
Sydney, Nov 12 (IANS) Parents, take note. If you want your children to score good grades in exams, tell them to quit social media as researchers have found that students whose grades were below average could boost their results if they devoted less time on social networking sites, especially Facebook.
2019-11-12
Category: International, Australia,Technology
India smartphone market ships record 46.6 mn units in Q3 2019
New Delhi, Nov 11 (IANS) Driven by online sale festivals and new model launches, India's smartphone market shipped a record 46.6 million units in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, with 26.5 per cent quarter-over-quarter (QoQ) and 9.3 per cent year-over-year (YoY) growth, International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Monday.
2019-11-11
Category: India, Delhi,Technology