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New Google Earth VR to take you to any address in world

 A new Google Earth Virtual Reality (VR) feature allows users to visit any address in the world and fly over it in 3D with the help of a headset…

23 Apr 2017

Google marks Earth Day with its Doodle

To mark the Earth Day, Google, through its Doodle, celebrates the planet we live in. 

22 Apr 2017

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HTC to unveil squeezable smartphone on May 16

The company has also tweeted on its official Twitter account that reads "Squeeze for the Brilliant U.

21 Apr 2017

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Samsung Galaxy S8 hits stores as company aims to move on from recall crisis

The company's profits are rising and the new phones have received good reviews, with more than one million pre- orders.

21 Apr 2017

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Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

 Giving a glimpse of what is going on at its secret "Building 8" research group, Facebook has said it is working on a way to let people…

20 Apr 2017

Samsung India on Wednesday launched its flagship devices S8 and S8 Plus devices with Artificial Intelligence assistant Bixby. The S8 and S8 Plus are priced at Rs 57,990 and Rs 64,990 respectively. | Picture Courtesy: IANS
Samsung Galaxy S8, S8+ now in India, pre-order on Flipkart

The 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8+ were listed on a Flipkart banner ad for pre-orders.

19 Apr 2017

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Will Apple be around in 2075, asks IBM

Whether Apple will be there in 2075 or not is one question; but IBM may very well be there, inching towards celebrating 200 years of its existence.

19 Apr 2017

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Facebook for 'everyone' and not just high end: Mark Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg in an apparent swipe at Snapchat said Facebook does innovation to serve everyone.

19 Apr 2017

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New device could make potable water from air

The solar-powered water harvester works even when relative humidity (RH) is as low as 20 per cent, the level common in arid areas and deserts of the world, the researchers report.

19 Apr 2017

Chennai has gone missing from Google Maps. Google Maps has accidentally marked Chennai as Kovur. Kovur lies in the neighborhood of West Chennai which is around five Kilometers from Porur, a locality in the city.
Chennai goes missing from Google Maps! Did you know countries nearly went to war over such mix-ups?

If you thought this was the first major blunder by Google Maps, you'd be amazed at the numerous other instances -- even one where it nearly sparked a war.

19 Apr 2017

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Centre working on policy to protect WhatsApp data

The apex court had on April 5 referred to social media platform WhatsApp's privacy policy matter to a constitution bench.

18 Apr 2017

Potable water from air? New device may make it possible

A team of researchers in the US, including two of Indian origin, have developed a device that extracts potable water from ambient air.

18 Apr 2017

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Artificial Intelligence, bots might dominate Facebook's 2017 F8 developer conference

At the April 18-19 conference in San Jose, the company might also lay out plans and updates for some of its key initiatives, like messaging and live video.

18 Apr 2017

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Apple to begin testing self-driving car technology in California

A spokesman for the department said the permit will cover three vehicles — all 2015 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUVs — and six individual drivers.

15 Apr 2017

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Indian company Strand Life Sciences launches blood test to detect cancer

Normal and cancerous cells shed DNA into the blood when they die. Strand's tests capture these DNA fragments to determine the presence of solid tumour cancers, according to sources.

12 Apr 2017

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CIA hacking into smart TVs, iPhones, Android devices: Wikileaks

In a new set of leaked documents, global whistleblower agency Wikileaks has claimed that CIA has developed new malware and hacking tools that can even hack into your TV.

11 Apr 2017

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Cow protection? Gujarat researchers build alert system to avoid car-cow collisions 

The system uses a dashboard camera and an algorithm that will determine whether an object near the vehicle is an on-road cow and whether or not its movements represent a risk to the vehicle. 

09 Apr 2017

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YouTube will not serve ads until channel reaches 10k views

Announcing a change to its YouTube Partner Programme, video creators will not be able to make money until channel reaches 10,000 views.

08 Apr 2017

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Facebook to soon offer free version of Workplace

Workplace, Facebook's messaging service for businesses, is one of the many products used by businesses to chat and share files within their select groups.

08 Apr 2017

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Google adds 'fact check' to global search results to curb fake news

Google is adding a fact-checking tag to search results globally, its latest initiative to help curb the spread of misinformation and "fake news," the company said on Friday.

07 Apr 2017

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Facebook launches digital assistant 'M' in US

With M, Facebook Messenger users can simplify tasks such as sending money to friends, sharing location or obtaining a ride-share.

07 Apr 2017

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