Tech News

Taking a break from screens to get in touch with emotions

According to Pershad, the purpose of the programme is to connect with the children and listen to their needs.

published : 21 Apr 2020

Now Amazon Alexa will answer all your COVID-19 related queries

Alexa can now answer tens of thousands of questions related to COVID-19 in countries around the world, Amazon said in a statement.

published : 20 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Facebook to warn users who 'liked' coronavirus hoaxes

The new notice will be sent to users who have clicked on, reacted to, or commented on posts featuring harmful or false claims about COVID-19 after they have been removed by moderators.

published : 18 Apr 2020

Google to waive ad fees as part of journalism relief effort 

Google said this week it would offer grants as part of its relief efforts ranging from the "low thousands of dollars" for the smallest operations to "low tens of thousands for larger newsrooms."

published : 17 Apr 2020

TikTok now lets parents add their accounts with their kids

The move will give parents more control over the user activity of their kids as they can set controls on 'Screen Time Management', 'Direct Messages' and 'Restricted Mode'.

published : 17 Apr 2020

Google waives ad serving fee for 5 months for news publishers

Many news publishers globally use Google Ad Manager to support their digital businesses with advertising.

published : 17 Apr 2020

Coronavirus: Lenovo India offers free customer support to other PC brands

The toll-free number will be open 24 hours and can be reached at 1800 419 5253.

published : 17 Apr 2020

'Not safe': MHA warns govt officials against holding Zoom meetings

Zoom became a popular application for executives conducting meetings while working from home during the countrywide lockdown announced by the central government to contain coronavirus pandemic.

published : 16 Apr 2020

Without fanfare, Apple launches new iPhone SE for the budget-minded starting at Rs 42,500

The updated iPhone SE will start at $399, or less than half the price of its flagship devices, and be available for order as of Friday in more than 40 markets.

published : 16 Apr 2020

5G-powered OnePlus 8 series unveiled from USD 699, in India soon

The OnePlus 8 (8GB+128GB) is priced at $699 while 12GB+265GB version will cost $799 in the US.

published : 15 Apr 2020

Apollo and Airtel launches self-assessment tool for Covid 19 risk

The free digital self-assessment test available on Airtel Thanks app will enable its customers to check their COVID-19 risk profile.

published : 14 Apr 2020

Online medical consultation platforms see huge rise in traffic during lockdown

he volume of traffic has also grown significantly from Tier-2 and Tier-3 cities as the lockdown and fear of contracting infection is even keeping regular patients away from hospitals.

published : 13 Apr 2020

Quarantine effect: Online dating, virtual dates on the rise

Matches on OkCupid have increased by 10 per cent worldwide since March 2020, and many of its users are allowing love to bloom online.

published : 11 Apr 2020

COVID-19: Smart dustbin for contactless waste collection at hospitals developed

The three-feet-tall and 1.5-feet-wide smart container performs contact-less collection by opening its flap automatically.

published : 09 Apr 2020

Love in the time of corona: Facebook launches dating app 'Tuned' for 'socially distanced' couples

Called 'Tuned' and currently available for iOS users only, the app allows couples to share their mood, exchange music via Spotify and create a digital scrapbook.

published : 08 Apr 2020