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Google removes over 500 'spying' apps from Play Store

The apps used certain software that had the ability to covertly siphon people's personal data on their devices without alerting the app makers.
 

6 hours ago

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Now, you can custom design robots within minutes

Scientists have developed a system that lets you design a robot in minutes, and then 3D-print and assemble it in as little as four hours.

7 hours ago

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We will not breach trust of our Indian users: UCWeb on data leaking allegations

The allegation has re-surfaced at a time when tension escalated in June between India and China over the Doklam standoff.

8 hours ago

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Samsung set to unveil Galaxy 'Note 8' with enhanced safety

To regain the customers' trust, the company is believed to have enhanced safety checklist by using in-house '8-point battery test'. To regain the customers' trust, the company is believed to have enha

10 hours ago

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Global smartphone sales increase 6.7 percent to 366.2 million units in Q2 2017: Report

Samsung led the tally with 22.5 per cent market share, followed by Apple, Huawei, Oppo and Vivo in the second quarter of 2017, Gartner stated.

22 Aug 2017

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Alibaba UC Browser under government scanner over mobile data theft; to be banned if proved guilty: Official

If the allegations against the second most used web browser in India are established, then it may be banned in the country, the IT ministry official said.

22 Aug 2017

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Casio unveils two new stylised calculator series

The devices are built in with large LCD display with easy-to-read numbers as well as easy-to-operate keys.

22 Aug 2017

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Micromax unveils 'Canvas Infinity' with 18:9 aspect ratio in lower price range

The 18:9 format offers more viewing space and a better immersive experience while streaming videos and playing games.

22 Aug 2017

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New 'Black Box' technology to keep fruit, vegetables fresh for 1,000 days

The Black Box is a unique technology and is developed by scientists in Spain.

22 Aug 2017

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Google makes 'Oreo' operating system tastier than 'Nougat'

'Android Oreo' features a new picture-in-picture mode, new notification dots to the Operating System (OS) and improvements to Bluetooth audio playback. 

22 Aug 2017

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WhatsApp adds colours to 'Status' feature

To customise text statuses, users can choose a specific font and background colour, or include links

22 Aug 2017

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'Safety Check' to be permanent feature on Facebook

The feature sends a notification to friends of those who check in -- confirming they have been marked as safe.
 

22 Aug 2017

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HBO social media hacker 'OurMine' claims it also hacked PlayStation accounts

The hacker group hacked the PlayStation Brasil's account also and posted similar messages, trying to get the hashtag #PlayStationLeaks trending.

22 Aug 2017

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New WhatsApp version for iOS comes with bug fixes

The new version has an improved chat search feature along with bug fixes enable the video streaming feature by default for all users and "share any file" on the app as well as the "pin" feature.

22 Aug 2017

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New mobile application to help women in tracking

The app will help women in emergency situations like harassment and can be downloaded from Google Play Store.

21 Aug 2017

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Looking for ways to minimise fake news on platform: WhatsApp

Software engineer Alan Kao termed the situation as "complex" because of the end-to-end encryption of messages on the platform that does not allow anyon, except the sender and the receiver to read them

21 Aug 2017

Good news for Tech geeks: New-Age 8th Gen Intel core processors coming in September

Chip giant Intel on Monday announced the roll-out of its 8th Gen Intel Core processors for a range of mobile processors designed for thin and light Notebooks and 2-in-1s.

21 Aug 2017

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Gionee launches 'X1' smartphone at Rs 8,999

Gionee X1 comes with 2GB RAM and 16GB internal storage which is expandable up to 256GB and boasts of a 3000mAh battery.
 

21 Aug 2017

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Sarahah user? You may have low self-esteem and risk emotional abuse

The website states that Sarahah is to help “improve friendship by discovering strengths and areas of improvement” using constructive criticism.

21 Aug 2017

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Microsoft's speech recognition system achieves new milestone

The milestone means that a computer can for the first time recognise the words in a conversation, as well as a person does. 

21 Aug 2017

Twitter may aid disaster response in real time

Twitter and other social media platforms can help track natural disasters in real time and
alert first responders of the areas that need urgent aid, scientists say.

21 Aug 2017