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Tesla Full Self-Driving beta now available: Musk

15 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Elon Musk on Thursday said that the Tesla Full Self-Driving (FSD) beta is now available to anyone in North America.

Foxconn offers $1,400 to each new hire to leave China iPhone factory

15 days ago
Hong Kong, Nov 24 (IANS) Apple iPhone maker Foxconn is offering $1,400 to each new worker at its factory in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou to leave the facility, in a d....

Microsoft introduces 'polls' to make meetings more engaging in Teams

15 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Microsoft has introduced 'polls' that will offer users a way to create polls right away with the Microsoft Forms app, making meetings more engaging in....

Intel Foundry Services head Randhir Thakur resigns

15 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Intel Foundry Services head Randhir Thakur has resigned from his position to "pursue opportunities outside the company", a media reported.

Microsoft adds 'Portrait mode' feature to PowerPoint for iPhones

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San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Microsoft has added a new feature -- 'Portrait mode' in PowerPoint for iPhones and iPad users so that they can easily switch between portrait and ....

Hate speech down significantly on Twitter: Musk

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San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Thursday said that the hate speeches are down significantly on the micro-blogging platform.

YouTube starts beta testing quiz feature for community posts

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San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) YouTube has started testing a new feature which will allow creators to add quizzes to their community posts.

Apple, Epic Systems partner to bring health record tool on macOS

15 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Apple has partnered with medical records company Epic Systems to bring a health record tool on macOS.

Hackers exploited discontinued web server at Tata Power: Microsoft

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New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Microsoft has warned that state-sponsored hackers are attacking critical energy infrastructure in India via exploiting a discontinued web server, with....

Google Messages begins testing full emoji reactions

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San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Google has started testing full emoji reactions in its Messages platform, which allows users to react with any emoji.

Elon Musk proposes to reinstate nearly everyone Twitter banned

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San Francisco, Nov 24 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk has kicked off a fresh poll to find out how many of his over 118 million followers support or reject the move to reinstate a....

Tax-filing websites sending users' financial data to FB: Report

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Major tax-filing websites such as H&R Block, TaxAct and TaxSlayer in the US are reportedly sending sensitive financial information to Facebook.

Jio True 5G services now available in Pune

15 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Jio on Wednesday announced that Jio True 5G will now be available in Pune, offering unlimited 5G data at speeds of up to 1Gbps.

Samsung introduces Voice Focus feature in its new OS update

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New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Samsung India on Wednesday introduced the Voice Focus feature and One UI 5.0 for Galaxy devices in its Android update.

FTX collateral crashed down to $8 bn from $60 bn as CEO 'froze up in face of pressure'

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Sam Bankman-Fried (SBF), founder of bankrupt crypto exchange FTX and trading house Alameda Research, "froze up in the face of pressure" as his com....

NASA's Webb reveals molecular, chemical profile of distant world's skies

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) NASA's James Webb Space Telescope has revealed another first: a molecular and chemical profile of a distant world's skies.

Google alerts users about 5 key holiday season scams

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Google has alerted Gmail users about five key scams and spams during the holiday season.

Sony intends to invest heavily to incubate games in China

16 days ago
Hong Kong, Nov 23 (IANS) Sony is reportedly planning to increase funds to incubate new games and developers, under its Chinese game incubation business 'China Hero Project'.

Musk may put you in Twitter jail for violations

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk has suggested that the company may lock users in virtual jails for violating its policies.

Apple to sign deal for 'Moneyball' author's upcoming book on FTX crash

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Apple is reportedly close to signing a deal with "Moneyball" and "The Big Short" author Michael Lewis for exclusive streaming rights to his upcomi....

Received 55,497 requests for user data from Indian government: Meta

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New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) India with 55,497 requests was once again second only to the US in terms of asking Meta to provide user data in the first half of this year, and the s....

ASUS launches new desktops with optimised performance in India

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New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Taiwanese tech giant ASUS on Wednesday launched two desktops powered by 12th Gen Intel Core processors with optimised performance for consumers in India.

Apple to voluntarily correct unfair commission policy in app market

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Seoul, Nov 23 (IANS) Tech giant Apple has expressed its intention to voluntarily correct its commission policy, which ends up charging more for local app developers, South Kor....

Samsung Galaxy Tab S8 FE may feature LCD panel, S pen powered by Wacom

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) Samsung's upcoming tablet Galaxy Tab S8 FE is likely to feature an LCD panel rather than switching to AMOLED, as well as a stylus pen, same as its....

Wasn't Twitter supposed to die by now or something, asks Elon Musk

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New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Elon Musk on Wednesday shrugged off the #RIPTwitter hashtag again, saying that the micro-blogging platform under him is actually growing and is not go....

NASA Orion spacecraft makes closest flyby of Moon at 130 kms distance

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Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) NASA's Orion spacecraft has successfully performed its first Moon flyby as part of the uncrewed Artemis I mission, to pass within 130 kms of the luna....

Musk blames 'activists' for his Twitter moderation council lie

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San Francisco, Nov 23 (IANS) After reinstating accounts back onto the micro-blogging platform even after promising that decisions would be taken by a content moderation counci....

1 in 2 Indians want loss limit of Rs 50-500 per game for fantasy gaming

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New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) As the debate on online gaming heats up in India, more than one in two Indians (54 per cent) want a loss limit of Rs 50-500 per game for online and fa....

LG develops 'Invisible' speakers for cars

16 days ago
Seoul, Nov 22 (IANS) LG Display has announced that it has developed the "Thin Actuator Sound Solution", a new sound technology for automobiles.

Gene that naturally protects people against Covid discovered

16 days ago
Sao Paulo, Nov 22 (IANS) A team of Brazilian researchers has discovered that a gene can protect people, even those aged 90 and above, from the deadly Covid disease.

'Samsung' most commonly-used passwords in 2021: Study

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San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Samsung, or rather "samsung" with a lowercase S, is one of the most commonly used passwords in at least 30 countries, a recent study by password m....

Samsung to supply RAM for Chinese iPhones

16 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Samsung will supply RAM for iPhones for the Chinese market, rather than local supplier YMTC, as Apple continues to bow to pressure from the US.

iPhone 15 may feature titanium chassis with curved rear edges

17 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Apple's upcoming next-generation smartphone iPhone 15 is likely to feature a titanium chassis with curved rear edges, which will replace the exist....

iVOOMi introduces new variants of electric two-wheeler with increased speed

17 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) EV company iVOOMi Energy has introduced new variants of e-scooters for its model S1 with increased speed for consumers in India.

Vu Televisions launches 43-inch TV for Rs 29,999

17 days ago
Mumbai, Nov 22 (IANS) Vu Televisions on Tuesday launched a 43-inch TV which features advanced Cricket Mode and Cinema Mode.

Spotify adds audio enhancement for podcast creators

17 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Music streaming platform Spotify has added a one-button voice isolation feature in its Anchor app for podcast creators.

Jabra launches new earbuds designed for professionals in India

17 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Popular audio brand Jabra on Tuesday launched the new earbuds, Jabra Evolve2 Buds in India for Rs 39,122.

Twitter adds 1.6 mn daily active users in 1 week: Musk

17 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday said that the micro-blogging platform has added 1.6 million daily active users in the last week.

5 bacteria behind at least 6.8 lakh deaths in India in 2019: Lancet

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New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Infections remain a leading cause of death globally and in India, five bacteria were responsible for at least 6.8 lakh deaths in 2019, a new Lancet st....

Twitter alternative Hive sees surge in new users

17 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Twitter alternative Hive has seen a boost in new sign-ups since users started switching to other social media platforms after Elon Musk's takeover....