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Apple ups production of iPhone 11 as demand surges

"Demand is good for now. But we have to be careful not to be too optimistic. I hope that this year's peak season lasts longer than last year," said the report, quoting one executive-level source.

Neighbouring galaxy is violent, say researchers

“One of our main motivations in studying astronomy is to understand our place in the Universe. A way of learning about our galaxy is to study others that are similar to it, and try to understand how these systems formed and evolved.”

Google enables auto-delete YouTube History feature

In May, the company opened the new Google Safety Engineering Center where it expects the number of privacy engineers to double by the end of 2019.

All thanks to this ‘smart shirt’; Now you can monitor lung...

We wanted to see whether a smart shirt could provide an accurate and more practical alternative for measuring lung function," said Denise Mannee, a technical physician from Radboud University

AI-based method may help improve Crohn’s disease treatment

The research team evaluated genetic variants in the 111 people, including 64 with Crohn's disease, and used AI techniques to pinpoint genes whose functions changed more in Crohn's patients than in healthy people, and vice versa.

Chinese satellite sheds new light on cosmic rays

The result, based on DAMPE's data collected in its first two and a half years, was published online in the latest issue of Science Advances.

Google celebrates its 21st birthday with retro doodle

Besides, the search giant has created more than 4,000 doodles to date. A team of professionals including designers, illustrators and technicians design these doodles.

DoorDash confirms data breach of 4.9 mn users, merchants

The breach also included the driver's licenses of about 100,000 DoorDash delivery workers, said the company.

NASA’s TESS probe spots black hole tearing apart a star

Astronomers think the supermassive black hole that generated ASASSN-19bt weighs around six million times the Sun's mass.

67 per cent of India’s 451 million monthly active Internet users...

Among states, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Delhi have a higher proportion of female Internet users, said the report.

Researchers find new continent

For the reconstruction of this region, the geologists made use of the advanced plate tectonic reconstruction software Gplates.

Garmin unveils super premium ‘MARQ’ series in India

According to the company, the battery life of the MARQ series ranges from 12 days in smartwatch mode, 28 hours in GPS mode and 48 hours in 'UltraTrac' mode.

Samsung Mobiles tops consumer-focused brand list

Cosmetics brand Pond's secured the fifth position, followed by auto major Honda in the sixth. Insurance behemoth Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) of India was ranked seventh .

Eye-tracking technology could help make driving safer

Using a driving simulator, the researchers evaluated a driver's physical behaviour in real-time by focusing on the driver's eyes as the crash happened.

JBL introduces Flip 5 speaker in India at Rs 9,999

The device is available at JBL.com, Amazon India and Flipkart and retail shops, including 350 Samsung stores.

China’s lunar rover finds mysterious substance on moon

The lander of the Chang'e-4 probe and the Yutu-2 rover have resumed work for the 10th lunar day on the far side of the moon after "sleeping" during the extremely cold lunar night.

Artificial Intelligence can lead to more precise results for cardiac MRI

In the UK, where the study was conducted, it is estimated that more than 150,000 cardiac MRI scans are performed each year.

China launches two new satellites

China plans to send 10 BDS satellites into space in 2019. The launches will help complete the BDS global network by 2020.

Opera Mini introduces offline file sharing feature

Once a file is successfully transferred, the sender will be notified, and the receiver will be able to access the file in the Received tab shown in Opera Mini.

Australian space agency to join NASA’s Artemis programme

Through Artemis, NASA will send the first woman and next man to the lunar surface by 2024 and establish sustainable exploration with commercial and international partners by 2028.

Chandrayaan-2 mission achieved 98% success, says ISRO chief

The ISRO chairman is in the city to attend the 8th Convocation ceremony of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Bhubaneswar

AI is offering more personalised services to the users

Playlists reflect music linked to different ethnicities and regions. A person with ancestral roots in Bengaluru, for example, might see Carnatic violinists and Kannada film songs on their playlists.

Experts panel is analysing cause of Vikram’s failure

The lander was also carrying a rover Pragyan which was to roll down from Vikram if it had soft-landed instead of the crash landing.

Twitter purges over 10,000 propaganda accounts in 6 nations

The micro-blogging platform has permanently suspended DotDev, and all accounts associated with them.

IIT-M hosts the first meeting of Space Technology Cells

The ISRO and the Central government's Department of Space have established and operated the Space Technology Cells for over three decades in IIT-M, IIT Bombay, IIT Kanpur, IIT Kharagpur, IIT Guwahati, IIT Roorkee, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, and Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune, to carry out focused research in space-related technologies

Realme and Samsung have the lowest return rates among all smartphone...

The lowest return rates are determined by the first visit to the brand's service centre within the first six months of purchase, for either repair or replacement, by both online as well as offline buyers.

Gaganyaan Mission: DRDO to provide critical technologies

New Delhi: India's premier defence research organisation, the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), will provide critical technologies for India's first manned mission to space,...

AI application to boost Indian tourism

Kochi: A major international summit here next week will take up the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and other technologies in the tourism industry.For the...

NASA receives two Emmy Awards for interactive programming

Washington: NASA has won two Emmy Awards for interactive programming for its coverage of a Mars mission and the agency's first test of a spacecraft...

Indian techie discovers Uber bug, bags Rs 4.6 lakh reward

New Delhi:Ride-hailing giant Uber that recently fixed a hacking bug found by Bengaluru-based cybersecurity researcher Anand Prakash which allowed hackers to log into anyone's...

Make data open, accessible as electricity says Microsoft President Brad Smith

"And it is not that the government will move too fast. It is that they will be too slow. Technology innovation is not going to slow down. The work to manage it needs to speed up."

Online smartphone sales in India grow 26% in Q2 of 2019

Realme, Asus, Vivo, and OPPO were the fastest growing brands in the online segment, according to the report.

ISRO to simulate varied scenarios to find why Vikram failed

After five earth-bound orbit raising activities, Chandrayaan-2 was inserted into the lunar orbit. On September 2, Vikram separated from the orbiter.

Technology is making the Indians feel much younger, healthier and more...

  Bengaluru: Technology is making the Indians feel much younger, healthier and more emotionally connected, with 91 per cent respondents believing that smart devices, such as...

DRDA handover “Netra” to Indian Air Force

  New Delhi: The Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) handed over the second airborne warning plane, Netra, to the Indian Air Force on Wednesday.The indigenously-built aircraft...

Pakistan leaves India behind in mobile Internet speed

Karachi: Pakistan has left India behind in terms of Internet download speed, claimed a report in the Pakistani media on Wednesday.According to 'Roznama Duniya', Internet...

Vietnam has inaugurated Southeast Asia’s largest solar power farm

Hanoi: Vietnam has inaugurated Southeast Asia's largest solar power farm which has the capacity to produce 688 million kWh of electricity annually.The Dau Tieng Solar...

Twitter has launched new emoji for the World Suicide Prevention Day

New Delhi: To raise awareness about suicide prevention in the country, Twitter India on Tuesday renewed its partnership with non-profit organisation White Swan Foundation and...

Tech giant Apple has launched Apple Watch Series 5

Cupertino (California): Apple on Tuesday launched Apple Watch Series 5, debuting an "Always-On Retina" display, several new health features and international emergency calling that allows...

Fake anti-virus apps spotted in Google Play store

New Delhi: Apps with names like Virus Cleaner and Antivirus security and which appear to be genuine anti-virus (AV) or virus-removal apps have been spotted...

Xiaomi has introduced Mi Charge Tubro

Beijing: Chinese handset maker Xiaomi has showcased its 30W wireless fast charging technology that it calls Mi Charge Tubro, which aims to charge a 4,000mAh...

TikTok has launched #YourlifeMatters campaign to curb the suicide rates in...

  New Delhi: Popular short video-sharing app TikTok has collaborated with Suicide Prevention India Foundation (SPIF) to launch #YourLifeMatters, a campaign aimed at spreading awareness around...

Rajiv Kumar appointed as the managing director of Microsoft India

  Hyderabad: Microsoft on Monday announced the appointment of Rajiv Kumar as the managing director of Microsoft India (R&D) Pvt Ltd (MIRPL).Currently, he is the corporate...

All thanks to AWS, India’s farmers will soon be ‘Smart’

  New Delhi: India which currently hosts more than 450 start-ups in the agri-tech sector and every ninth start-up in the world in this field is...

Space is hard. We commend ISRO’s attempt to land their #Chandrayaan2...

Washington: NASA on Saturday commended ISRO's attempt to place 'Vikram' lander of Chandrayaan 2 mission on the moon's south pole and said it was inspired...

Google to ban ads for unproven medical techniques

San Francisco: Under a new health care and medicines policy, Google has announced to ban online ads for 'unproven or experimental medical techniques,' such as...

Apple slams Google for raising false alarm on iOS security

San Francisco: Apple has slammed Google for creating a false impression about its iPhones being at hacking risk owing to security flaws that allegedly let...

The first level of selection of Indian astronauts for Mission Gaganyaan...

Bengaluru: The first level of selection of Indian astronauts for Mission Gaganyaan has been completed at the Institute of Aerospace Medicine here, the Indian Air...

Facebook Dating with Secret Crush feature launched in US

San Francisco: Facebook on Thursday launched its Dating feature in the US where users can choose to opt into Facebook Dating and create a dating...

Privacy: 419mn Facebook users just got some bad news (Again)

San Francisco Sanyam Jain, a security researcher and member at Hague-based non-profit organisation GDI Foundation, has discovered a massive database containing over 419 million phone...

Musk’s Starlink satellite nearly crashed into European probe

London:The European Space Agency (ESA) has somehow averted a cosmic crash by protecting one of its satellites from colliding with an SpaceX satellite part...

Committed to providing most advanced 5G products: Huawei

Chengdu ( China): Committed to providing the safest and most advanced 5G products and solutions as well as application scenarios, Huawei has secured over fifty...

Rs 125 crore earmarked for SATHI Centre at IIT-Kharagpur

Kharagpur: An amount of Rs 125 crore has been earmarked for the SATHI (Sophisticated Analytical and Technical Help Institute) Centre at IIT-Kharagpur for three financial...

NASA atomic clock to help spacecraft navigate in deep space

Washington: NASA has activated an atomic clock that could enable spacecraft to safely navigate themselves in deep space rather than rely on the time-consuming process...

OYO acquires Danish data science firm Danamica

New Delhi: OYO Hotels & Homes has acquired Danamica, a Copenhagen-based data science company for an undisclosed amount."OYO Hotels & Homes, the world's third-largest and...

Russia will train Indian astronauts for Gaganyaan

Mosco: "India and Russia are stepping up cooperation in the space sector with Moscow extending help in 4-5 critical areas of India’s ambitious manned mission...

India’s moon lander Vikram separates from Chandrayaan-2

Chennai:India's first moon lander Vikram successfully separated from its mother spacecraft Chandrayaan-2 on Monday at 1.15 a.m., said Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).According to...

Amazon selling unlicensed cell signal boosters: Report

San Francisco:Signal boosters can reportedly disrupt entire networks and now retail giant Amazon has been found selling unlicensed mobile phone signal boosters.The Federal Communications...

Robots becomes teachers in a school in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: Humanoid robots to teach students and interact with them as teachers do, at Indus International School in Bengaluru."Our robots impart lessons daily in five...

Jack Dorsey: Twitter CEO’s account briefly hacked

California: According to the reports Twitter said on Friday that the account of chief executive Jack Dorsey had been “compromised” after a series of erratic...

Chandrayaan-2; here are all the photos so far

Sriharikota: ISRO has been published 3 sets of images clicked by Chandrayaan-2, India's second mission to the moon. Here are the pictures taken by Chandrayaan-2.(Credit...

Intel (INTC) Unveils First AI Chip, Springhill

Jerusalem: Intel Corp has launched its latest processor, first of a kind which uses artificial intelligence (AI), designed for large computing centres."The chip, developed at...

ISB and Microsoft jointly announce “Leading Business Transformation in the Age...

Hyderabad: The Indian School of Business (ISB) and Microsoft India jointly announced a new partnership to take forward their shared vision for an AI-empowered India....

Amazon’s largest campus inaugurated in Hyderabad

Hyderabad: Amazon has inaugurated its world's largest campus building in India. The building was inaugurated by Mohammed Mahmood Ali, MLC, Minister of Home, Prisons, Fire...

iNethra; a mobile device and app for vision screening, developed by...

Hyderabad: A team of four engineering students from a college affiliated to Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad, has developed a device and mobile application...

Banking, Govt and Critical Infrastructure targeted the most by cyber criminals...

New Delhi: According to the reports of Cisco, banking and finance, government and critical infrastructure were among the most targeted sectors in India by cybercriminals...

AI will help to identify major diseases in banana plants

Hong Kong: An international team of researchers has developed artificial intelligence (AI) detection models to identify major diseases and pests in bananas.The models, which are...

Amazon will speak in Hindi soon

New Delhi: Amazone will interact in Hindi soon. It has introduced an automated messaging assistant that can interact with the users in Hindi.Amazon's automated messaging...

‘Chandrayaan-2’ to reach the moon’s orbit on August 20

Ahmedabad: "India's second moon mission 'Chandrayaan-2' is expected to reach the moon's orbit on August 20 and land on the lunar surface on September 7,"...

Facebook will change the names of WhatsApp and Instagram

New York: Instagram and WhatsApp are the two most popular social media apps which are the sub-brands of Facebook. Mark Zuckerberg bought Instagram in 2012...

Alexa users can opt-out of human review of their voice recordings

New York: Amazon.com Inc. will let Alexa users opt-out of human review of their voice recordings, a move that follows criticism that the program violated...

A novel idea for organ transplantation mismanagement

Bengaluru: Pratik Mohapatra finds a solution for the Organ transplantation mismanagement through Artificial Intelligence. The 21-year-old engineering student from Bengaluru won the third position at...

NASA’s TESS has found three exoplanets

Bengaluru: NASA’s latest planet-hunting telescope, the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS), has discovered three new exoplanets orbiting the star TOI-270, just 73 light-years from the...

‘city killer’ came very close to Earth!

USA:Asteroid 2019 OK, which has been dubbed as ‘city killer’ came very close to Earth last week, flying at a speed of nearly 15...

“Agricopter” an easy solution for spraying pesticides in the field

Chennai: Students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras have developed a "smart agricopter" to eliminate manual spraying of pesticides in agricultural fields and...

iphone should made in US- said Trump

Washington: US President Donald Trump on Friday ruled out a tariff waiver for Apple products made in China, reported The Hindu.“I want Apple to build...

Jio to introduce Gigafiber network

Mumbai: After disrupting the Indian mobile telephony market, Reliance Jio is all set to storm the wired broadband market with its commercial launch slated to...

Laxman Muthiyah found a bug in Instagram; got $30,000

Chennai: Laxman Muthiyah has won $30,000 as a part of a bug bounty programme after he spotted a flaw in Instagram. He is a Chennai-based...

‘Face App’: Senator Chuck Schumer asks FBI to review

New York: Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer asked the FBI to review a Russian company’s trendy smartphone app called Face app, which has now become popular...

Twitter Anniversary!

Twttr, a small service which is a "group send" SMS application was launched for public use on July 15, 2006,July 15, is one of the...