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Instagram launches new tool to help people at suicide risk

Photo sharing website Instagram launched new tools to support people struggling with self-injury or suicidal thoughts globally, including in India.

20 Oct 2016

Le 1s, the latest budget smartphone with premium features. (Image Courtesy: LeEco)
LeEco enters US, aims to take on Apple, Netflix, Google 

The device has surround-sound powered by Dolby Atmos and Continual Digital Lossless Audio (CDLA) technology.

20 Oct 2016

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Order food, book movies on Facebook with friends' help

These new features will allow you to order food, request an appointment with a local spa, get a quote and even book movie tickets with your friends' recommendations as you travel to a new place.

20 Oct 2016

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Why older people struggle to follow speech decoded: Study

Researchers have determined that something is going on in the brains of older adults that causes them to struggle to follow speech.

19 Oct 2016

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Here comes a smartphone laboratory that can detect cancer

Washington State University researchers have developed a low-cost, portable laboratory on a smartphone that can analyse several samples at once to catch a cancer biomarker.

19 Oct 2016

Microsoft develops first human-like speech recognition system

Microsoft researchers have created a technology that accurately recognises the words.

19 Oct 2016

Book Ola or Uber directly from Google Search

People can now book Ola or Uber directly from Google Search from their smartphones in India.

19 Oct 2016

Momoko Toyotake tries to use Apple's new iPhone 7 (R) and 7 Plus after they went on sale at the Apple Store at Tokyo's Omotesando shopping district | Reuters
Apple iPhone 7 has 'hidden home button' on screen

What if the home button of your new iPhone 7 stops working?

18 Oct 2016

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Samsung debacle highlights limits of battery technology

The device in question actually spends a not-inconsiderable amount of time in our hands, or pressed right up against our faces.

18 Oct 2016

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Facebook Messenger to come with data saver mode

Social media giant Facebook's upcoming version of Messenger will come with data saver mode.

17 Oct 2016

Huawei's Honor 8 review: Sheer delight for photography lovers

What stands Honor 8 apart from the other two devices is its flat back.

17 Oct 2016

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Apple launches iwatch Nike+ edition

Apple will launch the ‘Apple Watch Nike+’ edition on October 28.

16 Oct 2016

Smartwatch prototype to use wrist as joystick

 A team of researchers has developed a smartwatch prototype that uses the wrist wearing the watch as an always-available joystick.

15 Oct 2016

No buyer for Twitter as Salesforce quits race

Its last potential buyer Salesforce has decided not to make a bid to buy the struggling micro-blogging website.

15 Oct 2016

Mafia III: Sweet revenge and Tarantino-esque music

Mafia III however, is the kind of game, which if it were a movie would be nominated for the Oscars (but wouldn’t win one). The Black mob is slaughtered by the Italian Mafia, which gives rise to our he

15 Oct 2016

Miffed shop owners create 'mobile' strategy

Heavy discounts given by websites during festival season has become a threat to the existence of retail shops, especially mobile shop owners.

13 Oct 2016

an advertisement promoting Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 at the company's headquarters in Seoul. (File| Reuters)
Samsung sends fireproof packaging and gloves for Note 7 returns

A U.S.-based Samsung spokesperson could not be immediately reached to provide further details on the Note 7 return kits.

13 Oct 2016

ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser | ASUS's official website
ASUS Zenfone 3 Laser smartphone now available in India

Taiwan-based technology major ASUS on Wednesday announced the availability of Zenfone 3 Laser smartphone in India. Starting at Rs 18,999, the smartphone…

12 Oct 2016

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Which app connects you to your kid?

From queries after pregnancy to handling your child's math tests, these apps give them an up-close 'insider'experience. 

12 Oct 2016

After Note 7, Samsung caught up in patent clash with Apple

Apple lawyer Seth Waxman fired back that Samsung made a conscious decision to revive its fortunes by copying the iPhone.

12 Oct 2016

an advertisement promoting Samsung Electronics' Galaxy Note 7 at the company's headquarters in Seoul. (File| Reuters)
Samsung scraps Galaxy Note 7 over fire concerns

Decision to scrap the Note 7 came after fresh reports of fires in replacement devices prompted new warnings from regulators, phone carriers and airlines.

11 Oct 2016