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Meta rolls out new privacy updates for teens on Instagram, Facebook

17 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Meta has rolled out new privacy updates for teenagers on Instagram and Facebook, to protect them from online harm.

Sony, Honda may set PS5 in their upcoming autonomous electric car

17 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) Sony Group and Honda Motor are reportedly mulling to fit a PS5 into their upcoming entertainment-focused electric vehicle (EV).

Musk greets Indian followers with Namaste, Twitter in splits

17 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 22 (IANS) Elon Musk on Tuesday greeted millions of Indian followers with 'Namaste' as he paused Blue service with verification again which was scheduled to be l....

Twitter is done with layoffs, ready to hire again: Musk

17 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 22 (IANS) After firing about two-thirds of the micro-blogging platform's 7,500 employees in only three weeks after his take over, Twitter CEO Elon Musk said....

Google introduces new AR features to shop for beauty products, shoes

18 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Google has introduced new ways to shop in AR (Augmented Reality) on Google, including a photo library for users to find their foundation shade and....

Musk to speed up Twitter upload time, video top priority

18 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Twitter Boss Elon Musk has said that the company will work on speeding up the upload time on the micro-blogging platform, in which videos will be ....

Humans can live on Moon for longer periods in this decade: NASA

18 days ago
London, Nov 21 (IANS) Not just SpaceX CEO Elon Musk, the US space agency also thinks that humans could stay on the Moon for a longer period in this decade.

US govt to 'probe' Musk's Twitter as he plans more layoffs

18 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) The US government is now looking into whether Elon Musk's foreign investment partners have access to users' private data on the micro-blogging pla....

Tesla recalls 321,000 vehicles over taillight software glitch

18 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 21 (IANS) Elon Musk-tin Tesla is recalling more than 321,000 vehicles for a software glitch and will deploy an over-the-air (OTA) firmware update to correct....

Apple to bring proper battery-saving mode to watchOS 9

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Apple will bring a new battery-saving mode in the next watchOS 9 update, to extend the watch's battery life when needed.

Google adds Material You toggle to Docs, Sheets, Slides

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Google has rolled out new Material You toggle design to its Docs, Sheets and Slides.

Nvidia says RTX 4090 cables melted due to insecure connector

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Graphics chip giant Nvidia has said that it is still investigating the reports of its RTX 4090 graphics card issues, but its findings 'suggest' th....

Microsoft SwiftKey keyboard returns on iOS

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Microsoft's virtual keyboard application SwiftKey has unexpectedly made a comeback on iOS's App Store.

Covid can deteriorate diabetes, associated heath disease: Indian-origin scientist

19 days ago
New York, Nov 20 (IANS) Covid-19 can alter a person's genetic makeup which can enhance the proliferation of disease and cause further deterioration in diabetes and associated ....

Waymo to test driverless rides in US

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Google's self-driving unit Waymo has announced that it will start its driver-less rides pilot programme in San Francisco in the coming weeks.

Elon Musk 'reinstates' Donald Trump on Twitter

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 20 (IANS) Based on a poll, Twitter CEO Elon Musk on Sunday announced that former US President Donald Trump has been allowed to rejoin the micro-blogging pla....

Musk takes a late-night deep dive with coders at Twitter

19 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) Amid the internal mayhem and mass resignations, Elon Musk has posted some images of him taking a deep dive with coders at Twitter headquarters late at....

Online used car retailer Carvana lays off 8% of its workforce

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Carvana, a US-based online used car retailer, has laid off about 1,500 employees, or 8 per cent of its workforce, as it attempts to cut costs amid....

Zomato plans to lay off 3% of its workforce

19 days ago
Bengaluru, Nov 19 (IANS) Online food delivery platform Zomato on Saturday said it is planning to lay off nearly 3 per cent of its workforce on account of cost-cutting efforts ....

Google introduces conversation summaries in Spaces Chats

19 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Google has introduced conversation summaries in Google Chat for messages in "Spaces", which will summarise conversations for users in their Premiu....

Watch first World Cup match on Twitter: Musk

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Twitter boss Elon Musk sent out a tweet late last night inviting people to watch the first World Cup match live on the micro-blogging site.

Microsoft introduces sign language view in Teams

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Microsoft has introduced "sign language view", a new meeting experience in Teams that will assist signers - people who are deaf/hard of hearing, i....

Autonomous delivery startup Nuro cuts off 20% of its workforce

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Nuro, a US-based autonomous vehicle delivery startup has laid off about 300 people, or 20 per cent of its workforce, in an effort to preserve cash....

FTX CEO pocketed $300 mn after big funding raise: Report

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Sam Bankman-Fried, CEO of now bankrupt cryptocurrency exchange FTX, pocketed $300 million after a big funding raise last year, the media reported.

After India, Google acts upon illegal loan apps in Africa

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Google has ordered loan apps in Kenya to present proof of their licenses to operate in the country, or they risk being removed from the Google Pla....

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes sentenced to over 11 yrs in prison

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of US-based blood-testing company Theranos, has been sentenced to 135 months, or over 11 years, in prison.

This new technology aims to detect early-stage Alzheimer's

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) A team of researchers is developing a "dual-mode brain-sensing device" that detects Alzheimer's disease (AD) quickly and effectively, a new report....

Apple, Google app review teams scrutinise Musk's Twitter

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Yoel Roth, who has quit Twitter as Head of Trust and Safety, has said as Elon Musk perpetuates lack of legitimacy through his impulsive changes an....

Hive ransomware actors extort over $100 mn from victims, warns US

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) The US government has warned about an ongoing ransomware activity that has victimised over 1,300 companies worldwide, receiving approximately $100....

Musk reinstates some celebrity accounts on Twitter, says 'no decision' on Trump

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 19 (IANS) Elon Musk has said there is still "no decision" on reinstating former US president Donald Trump's account on Twitter, as he reinstated some contro....

Tech summit looks 'Beyond Bengaluru' to achieve 10K startups goal by 2030

20 days ago
Bengaluru, Nov 18 (IANS) Even as the Bengaluru Tech Summit celebrates its 25th anniversary, the Karnataka government is looking beyond the capital city and moving aggressively....

Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces sentencing in fraud trial

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Elizabeth Holmes, the founder of US-based blood-testing company Theranos, on Friday faced sentencing after being found guilty of defrauding invest....

Apple Watch can help detect silent heart disease, reveals study

20 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) With a focus on identifying heart abnormalities like left ventricular dysfunction, a recent study has taken a closer look at the ECG capabilities ....

Koo offers to hire affected Twitter employees

20 days ago
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) As Twitter's new boss Elon Musk has laid off employees in a series of firings, homegrown microblogging platform Koo has offered to hire the affected T....

Skyroot men who flew India's first private sector rocket have roots in ISRO

20 days ago
Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh), Nov 18 (IANS) The top men of rocket startup Skyroot Aerospace have their roots in Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO).

Samsung Galaxy A14 5G may feature Exynos 1330 processor

21 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Samsung's upcoming affordable Galaxy A14 5G smartphone is likely to feature the new Exynos 1330 processor.

Internet company GoTo lays off 12% of its workforce

21 days ago
Jakarta, Nov 18 (IANS) Indonesia's biggest Internet company Goto has cut 1,300 jobs, or 12 per cent of its workforce, citing efforts to reduce costs and improve finances.

Apple iPhone 15 Pro may feature 'Thunderbolt' port

21 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Apple's upcoming next-generation iPhone 15 Pro models are likely to feature a Thunderbolt port for high-speed data transfer.

Google to bring new AR 'Live View' feature to Maps in select cities

21 days ago
San Francisco, Nov 18 (IANS) Google has announced that it will roll out a new augmented reality (AR) 'Live View' feature on its Maps application on Android and iOS in select c....

IIT Kanpur researcher develops technology to turn ACs into air purifiers

21 days ago
Kanpur, Nov 18 (IANS) A team of researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur, has developed a novel technology that turns ACs into affordable air purifiers.