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Your body could soon power wearable devices

They envision the system serving as a power source for various wearable and self-powered electronic devices.

11 Feb 2018

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Ultrasound, blood test together may boost liver cancer detection

AFP is a plasma protein that is produced in abundance by the liver cells in the foetus. In adults, AFP levels are normally low, but liver cancer can cause AFP levels to rise.
 

11 Feb 2018

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Majority of 8-12-year-old kids prone to online threats

Majority of kids in the age bracket of 8-12 are subjected to online threats like cyberbullying and video game addiction, and the situation is "acute" in emerging economies, says a survey.

11 Feb 2018

far-UVC light successfully dealt with the H1N1 virus
This ultraviolet light safely kills airborne flu virus: Study

According to the researchers, the use of overhead "far-UVC" light in public spaces could provide a powerful check on seasonal influenza epidemics, as well as influenza pandemics.

10 Feb 2018

The Google Pixel 2 XL phone.
Celebrate love this Valentine's Day with Google Pixel 2

Be it a party venue, music, shopping, or food, the Google Assistant on Pixel has you covered.

10 Feb 2018

YouTube has long been known for its edgy videos filled with pranks and potentially offensive content, made in the name of comedy.
YouTube will downgrade discoverability of channels posting offensive content

The announcement comes right after the platform barred YouTube sensation Logan Paul from serving ads on his video channel.

10 Feb 2018

The feature, which will notify users whenever someone has screengrabbed their 'Stories', is yet to be enabled by Instagram and is still in development. (Photo | AP)
Instagram will soon tell who is stalking your Stories

Until now, users have been able to record or screenshot other people’s 'Stories' secretly on Instagram, without being detected.

10 Feb 2018

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Facebook pledges USD 10 million for community leaders

The tech giant unveiled its new initiative at a London summit of more than 300 community leaders from across Europe.

09 Feb 2018

Crossing online privacy border puts Valentine’s Day gestures in jeopardy: Kaspersky Lab survey

When relationships blossom, individual digital lives become blurred and online boundaries compromised, which can endanger our personal privacy. 

09 Feb 2018

Technology giant Google has launched a new feature on Google Photos to help make the day more special for your loved ones. (File | Reuters)
Google Photos launch feature to create Valentine’s Day video

The themed movie creator brings together photos of a loved one or an important event, and expertly edits them together and sets it to music. 

09 Feb 2018

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WhatsApp testing peer-to-peer payments feature in India

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is testing a new payments feature in India that aims to allow people to send money to their friends on the app, the media reported.

09 Feb 2018

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Use Google Photos to create a perfect Valentine’s Day video

Get creative and share your memories using themed movies, and share them with your partner, friends, and family; not just this Valentine’s Day but all year long.

08 Feb 2018

HTC U11+ is now available at a price of Rs. 56,990 (Twitter/HTC)
HTC U11+ enters Indian market at Rs. 56,990

HTC U11+ also features an Edge Sense technology, which allows users to launch the camera and snap photos, call up a voice assistant, and open any app with a single squeeze.

06 Feb 2018

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Google says children should be made aware of Internet risks

With improved connectivity and affordable smartphones and data, Indians are taking to the web in a big way, spending over 200 minutes daily on their screens.

06 Feb 2018

A Falcon 9 SpaceX heavy rocket stands ready for launch on pad 39A at the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral, Fla., Monday, Feb. 5, 2018. (Photo | Associated Press)
SpaceX poised to launch 'world's most powerful rocket'

SpaceX is poised for the first test launch Tuesday of its Falcon Heavy, which aims to become the world's most powerful rocket in operation, capable of reaching the Moon or Mars some day.

06 Feb 2018

Sony on Monday launched the 'Xperia L2' smartphone in India for Rs 19,990. | IANS
Sony 'Xperia L2' in India for Rs 19,990

The device sports a 5.5-inch HD display and 8MP 120-degree super-wide angle selfie camera and 13MP primary camera with aperture of f/2.0. 
 

05 Feb 2018

World's most secure marking system may help spot fake goods

Researchers from the University of Copenhagen in Denmark developed a system that according to them is "the safest in the world" when it comes to clamping down on all types of pirate manufacturing.

05 Feb 2018

European Union HQ in Brussels
European Union says 'electroshock' tax plan for internet giants set for March

EU Economic Affairs Commissioner Pierre Moscovici told France's Radio J that his proposals would "create a consensus and an electroshock" on taxing digital economy revenues.

04 Feb 2018

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Cell phone radiation linked to tumours in rats

Trying to settle the debate over whether mobile phones’ radiations are harmful or not, the researchers conducted the animal study.

04 Feb 2018

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Facebook may have over 200 million fake or duplicate accounts globally

As many as 200 million accounts on Facebook are either fake or duplicate as on end December 2017 and India is among the countries which have a high number of such accounts.

04 Feb 2018

Increased interaction with digital screens has resulted in Computer Vision Syndrome (representational image)
10 ways to treat computer vision syndrome

Laptops, tablets, smartphones, and e-readers - these digital devices have become an indispensable part of our daily lives.

04 Feb 2018