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Gamers gear up for Sony PlayStation tournaments from Thursday

9 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Gamers have geared up for Sony PlayStation's official 'Win-A-Thon' tournaments which will begin on Thursday and run through January 31, 2023.

690 mn Indians to use 5G on mobiles by 2028: Report

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New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) 5G will represent around 53 per cent of mobile subscriptions in India by 2028, with 690 million users, a new report showed on Wednesday.

67% IaaS Cloud users hit by ransomware globally this year

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New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Among Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) users, 67 per cent were hit by ransomware globally this year, and 56 per cent experienced an increase in the ....

Samsung Galaxy S23 appears on FCC datatbase ahead of Feb launch

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San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Samsung's upcoming next-generation smartphones, the Galaxy S23 and S23 Plus, have appeared on the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) certific....

Samsung's 'Galaxy to Share' update will let users share settings across devices

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San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Samsung has released a 'Good Lock' module called 'Galaxy to Share', which will let users share their settings across Galaxy devices.

Simple urine test can reveal early-stage Alzheimer's disease

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New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) A simple urine test can reveal if someone has early-stage Alzheimer's disease, potentially paving the way for an inexpensive and convenient disease sc....

Microsoft, LinkedIn empower 7.3 mn learners in India, announce new skills

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New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) Microsoft and its subsidiary LinkedIn on Wednesday announced it has empowered 7.3 million learners in India to acquire digital skills for in-demand jobs.

Apple iPhone 14 Pro shipments may drop by 20 mn in Q4

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San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Tech giant Apple's iPhone 14 Pro models' shipments will reportedly drop by 20 million in the fourth quarter (Q4).

Dry, cold weather with hazy mornings in J&K, Ladakh

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Srinagar, Nov 30 (IANS) Weather was dry and cold in Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh during the last 24 hours as the Meteorological (MeT) office said on Wednesday that dry weather w....

Musk delays paid verification launch to avoid Apple's 30% cut

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San Francisco, Nov 30 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk has reportedly delayed the launch of the Blue paid verification service to avoid Apple's 30 per cent cut of App Store purchases.

Jack Ma enjoys hot spring, ski resort in Japan as China simmers

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Hong Kong, Nov 29 (IANS) As China faces violent protests over its harsh zero-Covid policy, Alibaba founder and billionaire Jack Ma has been spotted in Tokyo, living a quiet an....

Samsung sees a significant uptake of foldable smartphones, as enterprise demand doubles

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Seoul, Nov 29 (IANS) Samsung on Tuesday announced that the number of Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip smartphones sold for business use has more than doubled year on year.

Chinese bots flood Twitter with porn to hide posts about violent protests

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Hong Kong, Nov 29 (IANS) As porn and spam accounts flourish amid violent protests in China over its zero-Covid policy, reports have surfaced that these are Chinese bots which ....

India now biggest smartwatch market globally

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New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) India's market grew 171 per cent (year-over-year) to become the biggest smartwatch market globally in Q3 2022, a new report showed on Tuesday.

YouTube removes 1.7 mn videos in India for violating its norms in Q3

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New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Tuesday said that it has removed over 1.7 million videos in India for violating its Community Guidelines in its Q3 report.

Green Mediterranean diet cuts more visceral fat than healthy diet

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New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) The green Mediterranean diet (MED) significantly cuts visceral adipose tissue, a type of fat around internal organs that is much more dangerous than t....

More young people died of Covid in 2021 compared to 2020: Study

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New York, Nov 29 (IANS) In the pandemic's early phases, most deaths were among older adults, but in 2021, deaths in younger persons increased while deaths in older persons dec....

BeReal is iPhone app of 2022, Moncage wins iPad game award

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Tech giant Apple on Monday announced the winners of the 2022 App Store Awards, highlighting 16 applications and games in which 'BeReal', a social ....

Responding to malaria, TB as crucial as emerging health threats: Dr Fauci

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New York, Nov 29 (IANS) The world needs to improve healthcare capabilities to respond to established infectious diseases like malaria and tuberculosis while also responding to....

Google to develop AI with med-tech company to improve breast cancer screening

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Google has announced its partnership with iCAD, a leader in medical technology and cancer detection, to develop AI to improve the accuracy and exp....

Twitter rolls out update to better identify 'low quality' Community Notes

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New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Twitter has rolled out an algorithm update that identifies more low-quality Community Notes, which will result in the suspension of contributor status....

Samsung executive reveals Galaxy S23 launch event to be held in early Feb

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Tech giant Samsung's executive has revealed that the upcoming next-generation flagship smartphone series, Galaxy S23, will be launched at the Unpa....

ViewSonic launches new projectors in India

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New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) ViewSonic, a leading global provider of visual solutions, on Tuesday launched new Smart LED home projectors -- X1 and X2 in India.

Amazon CloudWorks Internet Monitor to let users diagnose internet issues

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Amazon Web Services (AWS), the Cloud arm of Amazon, has announced its "CloudWorks Internet Monitor", which will allow users to reduce the time it ....

WhatsApp launches 'forward media with caption' feature on iOS

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp has launched the 'forward media with caption' feature on iOS, which provides users the ability to forward i....

Microsoft's new Surface devices now available in India

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New Delhi, Nov 29 (IANS) Microsoft on Tuesday announced two new Surface products -- Surface Laptop 5 and Surface Pro 9 which are now available in India.

We're keeping a close eye on Twitter under Musk: White House

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New York, Nov 29 (IANS) The White House is keeping a "close eye" on Twitter under Elon Musk and will not allow the platform to incite violence against individual communities, ....

NASA's Artemis I Moon mission breaks Apollo 13's record

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Washington, Nov 29 (IANS) NASA's uncrewed Orion spacecraft has surpassed the record set in 1970 by the crew on Apollo 13's aborted mission to land on the Moon.

Apple iPhone 15 may feature 'state of the art' image sensor from Sony

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone 15 is likely to feature a 'state of the art' image sensor from Sony, for better low-light performance.

Samsung may launch 'Self Repair Assistant' app for DIYers

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Tech giant Samsung is reportedly working on a new 'Self Repair Assistant' mobile application for DIY (do it yourself) enthusiasts.

Apple threatens to withhold Twitter from App Store: Musk

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San Francisco, Nov 29 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk said that Apple has "threatened to withhold" the micro-blogging platform from its App Store without giving a reason

Apple updates iPhone 14 ad video after lyrics were confused for racial slur

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San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Apple has updated the videos on social media, including YouTube, for the iPhone 14 and iPhone 14 Plus launch advertisement after the lyrics were m....

Why Musk keeps diet cokes, revolver at his bedside table

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San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk posted a picture on the micro-blogging platform Twitter, with four diet cokes (caffeine-free Coke), a traditional gun and a ....

K'taka: Google Cloud, eGov to connect ICU healthcare in remote hospitals

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Bengaluru, Nov 28 (IANS) Google Cloud and e-Governments Foundation, on Monday, launched the first Tele-ICU hub at K.R. Hospital in the presence of Karnataka Chief Minister Bas....

WhatsApp to launch 'Message Yourself' feature in India

11 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Meta-owned messaging platform WhatsApp on Monday announced the launch of a new 'Message Yourself' feature in India, in the coming weeks.

Musk says will 'look into' way to recover old Vine videos

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San Francisco, Nov 28 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Monday said that he will "look into" a way to recover old videos of the micro-blogging site's short-form video applicatio....

5.4 mn Twitter users' data leaked online, to grow even bigger

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New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As Elon Musk goes gaga over transforming Twitter, at least 5.4 million Twitter user records have been stolen via an internal bug and leaked online on ....

Hackers selling fake permit documents, digital coins for FIFA World Cup

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New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) As the FIFA World Cup is currently underway in Qatar, cyber-security researchers on Monday warned that threat actors are selling fake Hayya cards, whi....

Renault Trucks help Coca-Cola beat Pepsi and Tesla

11 days ago
London, Nov 28 (IANS) Soft drinks giant Coca-Cola has unveiled its electric Renault trucks ahead of Pepsi's release of the Tesla Semi.

Covid has 'ruptured' social skills of world's poorest kids

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New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) School closures during the Covid-19 pandemic have "severely ruptured" the social and emotional development of some of the world's poorest children, as....