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October 17, 1989, was the day of Quintanilla's first studio album release 'Selena', one that would lead to five more albums.
Google Doodle celebrates iconic singer Selena Quintanilla

Google on Tuesday dedicated a doodle to Latin music's most formidable star Selena Quintanilla with an animated singing cartoon of the late Mexican-American singer.

17 Oct 2017

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Xiaomi tops charts as fastest growing smartphone brand in Q3 2017: Report

The Chinese handset maker was at the second spot with 22.3 per cent market share with its Redmi Note 4 as the best selling model for the third successive quarter.

17 Oct 2017

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Google Photos to now recognise your pet

The photo sharing and storage service app is introducing a feature that automatically recognises the photographs of the users' dogs and cats alongside people.

17 Oct 2017

The Google logo is pictured atop an office building in Irvine, California, U.S. (File photo | Reuters)
Google viewed as most authentic brand in India, Amazon tops globally: Survey

Indian consumers regard Google as the most authentic brand, even though Amazon.com tops the list globally, reveal results of a new survey on Tuesday.

17 Oct 2017

A Microsoft logo is seen on an office building in New York City. |Reuters
Microsoft fixes serious Wi-Fi protocol flaw, Google to roll out patch soon

The flaw affects operating systems and devices, including Android, Linux, Apple, Windows, MediaTek and others.

17 Oct 2017

Google Maps app on a smartphone. (File photo | AP)
Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps

To access the new imagery, one can just zoom out from terrestrial Google Maps view until you hit outer space.

17 Oct 2017

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ATM malware has evolved to attack banks' network and hack data: Report

The report titled 'Cashing in on ATM Malware' dissected recent attacks using bank networks to both steal money and credit card data from ATMs, regardless of network segmentation. 

17 Oct 2017

An photo of a simulated funeral procession of the Earth, being staged out by Greenpeace activists after the end of Copenhagen meet, in New Delhi. PTI
Greenpeace faults many tech giants for environment impact

Greenpeace says technology titans like Samsung Electronics, Amazon and Huawei low marks for their environmental impact.

17 Oct 2017

A BlackBerry mobile phone. | AP File Photo
BlackBerry shares down after another top executive leaves the company

Victor Schubert, a licensing director for BlackBerry, said on Friday he had left, following on the heels of Mark Kokes, who lead BlackBerry's overall patent strategy.

16 Oct 2017

Netflix announces first original animated series from India

American internet entertainment company Netflix has announced "Mighty Little Bheem", it's first kids original series from India. The aim is to expand its children's programming section.

16 Oct 2017

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Should small children be banned from watching all screens?

France urges parents not to allow children under three to watch TV, and American paediatricians also favour a total ban on screen time until at least 18 months.

16 Oct 2017

Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk introduces one of the first Model 3 cars off the Fremont factory's production line during an event at the company's facilities in Fremont. | Reuters
Tesla fires hundreds over performance issue

The sacking came at a time when the automaker is trying to increase the production of its first mass-market vehicle, the Model 3 sedan. 

15 Oct 2017

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WhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates

The other major update is that when you change your phone number in WhatsApp, your contacts would receive notification of the update. 

15 Oct 2017

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. (File photo)
Rose McGowan account suspension: Twitter CEO vows to crack down on sexual harassment, hate and violence

The pledge issued followed a boycott organized by women supporting actress Rose McGowan after she said Twitter temporarily suspended her account for posting about Harvey Weinstein.

14 Oct 2017

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Facebook data can deliver real-time census

Researchers have said Facebook can be a reliable resource for preparing a census and can provide real-time numbers in comparatively less time.

14 Oct 2017

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Facebook unveils 'Oculus Go' standalone VR headset

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has announced a new virtual reality headset called 'Oculus Go' VR headset at a starting price of USD 199.

12 Oct 2017

FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the Microsoft office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. January 25, 2017.  | Reuters
Microsoft Azure Cloud to power Wipro's IT infrastructure

Migrating to Microsoft Azure has given Wipro elasticity on its infrastructure, as well as boosted efficiencies.

12 Oct 2017

By 2020 Apple will try to launch its first foldable iPhone  | Reuters
Apple partners LG Display for foldable iPhone

The foldable iPhone panel production could start from 2020.

12 Oct 2017

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Email users at highest risk of cyber threats

Email users are more than twice as likely to encounter cyber threats through emails than any other malware.

11 Oct 2017

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Twitter launches 'Happening Now' feature for new users

"Happening Now" will highlight groups of tweets about a topic, starting with sports and will expand to other areas like entertainment and breaking news.

11 Oct 2017

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WhatsApp flaw lets hackers know when you fall asleep

Whatsapp online status can help hackers figure out who you are talking to and when you go to sleep owing to a flaw in the micro-blogging platform, a software engineer has claimed.

11 Oct 2017