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Top experts warn against 'malicious use' of AI

The common practice, for example, of "phishing" -- sending emails seeded with malware or designed to finagle valuable personal data -- could become far more dangerous, the report detailed.

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Google AI shows how eyes could reveal heart attack risk

The findings suggest that a simple retinal image could one day help understand the health of a patient's blood vessels, key to cardiovascular health.
 

20 Feb 2018

The humanoid robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI) had  stolen the show at the World Congress on Information Technology  in December 2017. | PTI
Do androids dream of Shah Rukh Khan? Human-like robot Sophia's favourite actor is Bollywood's King

The humanoid robot powered by artificial intelligence (AI), stole the show at the World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT) here on Tuesday.

20 Feb 2018

Currently, there are no charges for transactions done on Tez.
Google enables utility bill payments on Tez

Google India on Monday announced that via its digital payments app, Tez, users can pay their bills within minutes, without any transaction charges.

19 Feb 2018

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Scientists grow sheep embryos containing human cells

The new finding paves way for genetically tailoring the organs to be compatible with the immune system of the patient receiving them, thus removing the possibility of rejection, the report said. 
 

19 Feb 2018

This image from video provided by SpaceX shows the company's spacesuit in Elon Musk's red Tesla sports car which was launched into space during the first test flight of the Falcon Heavy rocket on Tuesday, Feb. 6, 2018.(AP)
Now track Elon Musk's Tesla Roadster in space

ASpaceX fan has created 'Where is Roadster' that makes use of NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory Horizons data to track the progress of the car and its dummy driver 'Starman' through space.

19 Feb 2018

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SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch now on February 21

Elon Musk-run SpaceX will now launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink broadband satellites and the Paz radar-imaging satellite for Spain on Wednesday.

19 Feb 2018

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Selling every handset, not dumping units in secret warehouses: Xiaomi India

Xiaomi does not have big, secret warehouses in India where it is dumping unsold inventory and is actually selling smartphones faster than any other brand in the country.

19 Feb 2018

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Quoting WhatsApp message renders 'delete' feature ineffective

Last year, WhatsApp rolled out this feature to allow its over one billion user base to revoke messages in case they sent those to a wrong person or a group.

19 Feb 2018

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Microsoft's Bing to gain as Google kills 'view image' button

Following Google's removal of the "view image" button from its image search results last week, several users will move to other browsers like Microsoft's Bing and Startpage.

19 Feb 2018

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Scientists uncover hidden details in Picasso's painting

The 1902 oil painting, owned by Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) in Canada, depicts a crouching and cloaked woman, painted in white, blues, grays and greens.
 

18 Feb 2018

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Google's firing of anti-diversity memo author was legal: Labour board

Damore's memo, titled "Google's Ideological Echo Chamber", claims that when it comes to technology, there is a biological differences between men and women.
 

18 Feb 2018

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Teenagers use social media posts to appear attractive to friends

Facebook and Instagram provide opportunities for young people to connect and communicate with friends as well as people they know in person but are not necessarily close to, such as classmates.
 

18 Feb 2018

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New tech for stroke recovery treatment

The sensors aid in the diagnosis and treatment of aphasia, a communication disorder associated with stroke.

18 Feb 2018

A sales person displays JioPhone as she poses for a photograph at a store of Reliance Industries' Jio telecoms unit on the outskirts of Ahmedabad.
JioPhone now available on Amazon.in

Amazon India on Friday announced that Reliance Jio's affordable JioPhone will now be available on its platform.

16 Feb 2018

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Apple acknowledges serious iOS bug, to fix it soon

Apple has admitted that the iOS 11.2.5 has a serious bug which is capable of crashing apps and Apple devices via iMessage, saying that it was working on to fix it.

16 Feb 2018

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Google kills 'view image' button from search results

The change is seen as part of Google's partnering with stock photo provider Getty Images.

16 Feb 2018

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Twitter to soon livestream news to curb misinformation

The micro-blogging platform will rely on partnerships with regional news stations to select the footage to be live-streamed.

16 Feb 2018

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COMIO launches budget-friendly COMIO S1 Lite and C2 Lite in India

Both the Comio S1 Lite and C2 Lite will be sold via offline stores and are priced at Rs. 7,499 and Rs. 5,999 respectively.

15 Feb 2018

Accurate monitoring using drones can detect small changes in animal numbers.
Drones monitor wildlife better than humans

Monitoring animals with drones produced better data that could be used to proactively manage wildlife. 

15 Feb 2018

Mobile phones to get costlier as excise duty raised from 15 percent to 20 percent.
40 percent of Indians prefer video ads on mobile phones: Survey

Owing to falling 4G data prices, a significant 40 percent of Indians prefer to watch advertisement videos on their mobile phones over other media, finds a survey.

15 Feb 2018