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Facebook tests WhatsApp shortcut in its app

Facebook is also working on a new feature called "Instant Videos" that downloads Facebook videos while connected with Wi-Fi to help the users save their data.

23 Sep 2017

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Twitter bots can promote good behavior

A study has found that automated tweets can help promote good behaviour and not just fake news.

23 Sep 2017

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Google honours Indian chemist Asima Chatterjee on 100th birthday

Asima Chatterjee has various contributions on the research of vinca alkaloids and the development of anti-epileptic and anti-malarial drugs. 

23 Sep 2017

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Google launches crowdsourced movie reviews feature in India

Google has launched a new feature which allows the users to contribute to movie and television reviews within Google Search results.

23 Sep 2017

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New fingerprint test to detect cocaine use within seconds

Scientists have developed a rapid and highly sensitive fingerprint test that can detect whether someone has used cocaine within seconds.

23 Sep 2017

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Smartphone apps may help reduce depression

Smartphone devices may ultimately be capable of providing instantly accessible and highly effective treatments for depression.

23 Sep 2017

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Instagram adds face filters to live video broadcasts

To use the feature, the user has to tap the face icon in the bottom right corner before or during a live broadcast.

22 Sep 2017

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Facebook Messenger's 'M' suggests GIFs, books movie tickets

'M' will now suggest users several animated GIF options, pegged to common expressions like 'thank you.

22 Sep 2017

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World's first 'molecular robot' may help build new drugs

Tiny robots developed by researchers at the University of Manchester in the UK can be programmed to build molecular cargo using a tiny robotic arm.

21 Sep 2017

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Google to buy part of Taiwan smartphone maker HTC for USD 1.1 billion

The transaction, which is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions, is expected to close by early 2018.

21 Sep 2017

New synthetic muscle can lift 1,000 times its own weight

Scientists have developed 3D- printable synthetic soft muscle, that can push, pull, bend, twist, and lift 1,000 times its own weight, paving the way for lifelike robots

20 Sep 2017

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Google likely to launch new Pixelbook at $1,199

Google is likely to launch a high-performance Chromebook called Google Pixelbook at a starting price of $1,199.

20 Sep 2017

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Twitter hires former Facebook and Snap executive as senior director of product

India-born Sriram Krishnan, a former top executive from Facebook and Snap, has been hired by Twitter as its senior director of product.

19 Sep 2017

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Android users to soon manage chat data storage on WhatsApp

By selecting any chat, users can see detailed tally of every message type that has been sent or received.

19 Sep 2017

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New type of washable solar cell developed

The water-proof solar cell which can provide electricity even after being soaked in water or stretched and compressed.

19 Sep 2017

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This is how Google's digital payment app 'Tez' works

Apart from English and Hindi, "Tez" app supports various Indian languages such as Bengali, Gujarati, Marathi, Kannada, Tamil and Telugu.

19 Sep 2017

Intel joins Alphabet's unit Waymo on self-driving car technology.
Intel joins Alphabet's unit Waymo on self-driving car technology

Intel is working with Waymo,  formerly the Google self-driving car project and now with Google's parent company Alphabet, to advance self-driving car technology.

19 Sep 2017

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Snapchat blocks Al-Jazeera in Saudi Arabia

According to Snap Inc., the Saudi ministry of culture and information found Al Jazeera's Discover Publisher Story channel to be in violation of local laws.

18 Sep 2017

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Airtel Payments Bank launches UPI enabled digital payments

This will add to customer choice and convenience for making secure digital payments to online/offline merchants and making instant money transfers to any bank account in India.

17 Sep 2017

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Gab.ai sues Google post removal from Play Store

Free-speech social media platform Gab.ai has sued Google, saying the technology giant has violated federal antitrust laws by rejecting its app from the Google Play Store.

17 Sep 2017

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Google to launch second-generation Pixel phones on October 4

The second-gen Pixel handsets are expected to feature the same Snapdragon 835 chipset.

17 Sep 2017