27 C
Delhi
Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Technology News

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to start design and...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as...

Samsung working on foldable smartphones with pop-up camera

Seoul, Oct 27 (IANS) Samsung is reportedly working on a foldable smartphone with a pop-up camera that would be the company’s first phone with this camera...

FB India’s controversial public policy head Ankhi Das quits

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS): Facebook India's controversial public policy head Ankhi Das is leaving the company with immediate effect "to pursue her interest in...

Gadget News

IPL world’s best tournament: Ganguly over the moon with ratings

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) BCCI President Sourav Ganguly has been overwhelmed with the response which the ongoing edition of the Indian Premier League...

Bihar polls: PM Modi invokes Ram Mandir in the land of Sita

Darbhanga, Oct 28 (IANS) As the first phase of voting was underway in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised the Ram Mandir...

YouTube in India hits 325 million monthly unique viewers

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Google-owned YouTube on Wednesday said the platform is now being watched by over 325 million unique viewers (over 18...

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to start design and...

Study shows evidence of waning immunity to Covid-19

London, Oct 28 (IANS): Researchers in the UK have found that antibodies against Covid-19 declined rapidly in the hundreds of thousands of people across England.According...

Microsoft Teams platform reaches 115mn daily active users: Nadella

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Microsoft Teams platform has reached 115 million daily active users and the company is seeing increased usage intensity as...

Cyber Security

Startups, SMEs most vulnerable in India to cyberattacks: Report

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Startups and small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) remain the most vulnerable segment in India when it comes to cyberattacks,...

3 in 4 Indian firms saw 25% rise in cyber threats during WFH

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Over three in four organisations in India experienced more than 25 per cent more increase in cyber threats or alerts...

US Dept of Justice lauds CBI for acting against technical-support fraud

Oct 16 (IANS) India's premier investigative agency Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has been appluaded by the US Department of Justice for taking simultaneous...

New AI-driven security platform mimics thousands of hackers

Bengaluru, Oct 15 (IANS): Breach risk assessment firm FireCompass on Thursday unveiled a new Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered platform that mimics thousands of hackers trying to...

Microsoft discovers most dangerous mobile Android ransomware

New Delhi, Oct 9 (IANS) Microsoft has discovered a sophisticated mobile Android ransomware with novel techniques and behaviour, evading many available protections and registering a...

India 2nd most targeted country for ransomware: Check Point

New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) With an over 39 per cent rise in ransomware attacks in the past three months, India ranked second only...

Social Media

Facebook Gaming arrives on Android with new games, ditches Apple

San Francisco, Oct 27 (IANS) Facebook on Monday made its Cloud gaming service official, with launching several new games in the main app and...

WhatsApp to add face unlock support on Android: Report

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) WhatsApp is reportedly preparing to bring support for face unlock feature on Android devices.According to WABetainfo, a website that...

Facebook testing ‘Neighborhoods’ feature to take on Nextdoor

San Francisco, Oct 21 (IANS): Facebook is testing a feature called Neighborhoods that connects people and businesses in a locality in a similar way that...

SC seeks Centre response on PIL on age-based access of social media, removal of illicit content

New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS): The Supreme Court on Tuesday sought a response from the Centre on a PIL filed by law students seeking age-based...

Facebook brings Netflix, Zoom on video calling device Portal

San Francisco, Oct 6 (IANS) Facebook on Tuesday announced to add Netflix and Zoom on its video calling app Portal for working remotely and...

Facebook finally integrates Messenger with Instagram

New Delhi, Sep 30 (IANS) In a first serious step to realise the dream of CEO Mark Zuckerberg to integrate its family of apps,...

Smartphones

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company...

Nokia phones tops trust rankings for enterprises, Xiaomi 5th

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Nokia-branded phones have one again topped the global rankings in providing the fastest software and security updates with the highest...

Huawei reports 9.9% revenue growth in first 3 quarters of 2020

Shenzhen (China), Oct 23 (IANS) Huawei on Friday said that it generated a revenue of 671.3 billion yuan ($98.57 billion) in the first three quarters of...

India’s smartphone shipments hit record 50mn in Q3, Xiaomi leads

New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Smartphone shipments in India hit an all-time high of 50 million units in the third quarter of this year,...

Samsung now 5th in ‘Best Global Brands 2020’ list, Apple leads

Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday announced that it has become the fifth brand in the ‘Best Global Brands 2020’ list announced by Interbrand,...

Trending Topics

Stay up to date with our official news bulletins!

Please fill in your details and we will send all the important news directly to your inbox

Electronics

Micromax partners with MediaTek for upcoming ‘in’ smartphones

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Domestic electronics company Micromax on Wednesday said it has partnered with Taiwan-based fabless semiconductor company MediaTek to start design and...

India moving rapidly towards indigenously-made supercomputers

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) India is fast expanding its supercomputer facilities and developing the capacity to manufacture its own supercomputers in the country,...

Samsung now 5th in ‘Best Global Brands 2020’ list, Apple leads

Seoul, Oct 20 (IANS) Samsung Electronics on Tuesday announced that it has become the fifth brand in the ‘Best Global Brands 2020’ list announced by Interbrand,...

Nokia has best chance to revive in Huawei’s absence: Report

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) Whereas all vendors should benefit from the absence of Huawei, particularly in Europe and the US, Nokia should benefit...

Motorola partners with Flipkart to launch smart home appliances

Bengaluru, Oct 10 (IANS) Motorola on Friday partnered with e-commerce marketplace Flipkart to launch its global-first range of smart home appliances for Indian consumers.Available...

National News

Bihar polls: PM Modi invokes Ram Mandir in the land of Sita

Darbhanga, Oct 28 (IANS) As the first phase of voting was underway in Bihar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday raised the Ram Mandir...

Bihar Phase I: Voting underway for 71 seats

Patna, Oct 28 (IANS) Polling was underway on Wednesday for the first phase of Assembly polls in Bihar amid tight security while following Covid-19...

India, US jointly challenge China on South China Sea

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India and the US on Tuesday reiterated their commitment to maintain a free and open Indo-Pacific region, in a...

‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ about creating globally competitive enterprises: PM

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday called upon exporters to create "globally competitive" enterprises in India in the spirit...

States urged to adopt national approach: Niti Aayog on ‘free vaccine’

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) State governments have been asked to take a national approach in engaging the drug companies and deciding the criteria...

Delhi nearing third peak, situation worrisome in WB, Kerala: NITI Aayog

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) While the spread of Covid-19 in the country seems to be stabilising for now, two states and an Union...

Science News

NASA confirms water on sunlit surface of Moon for 1st time

Washington, Oct 26 (IANS) Water on Moon could be more easily accessible than previously thought as NASA on Monday said it found traces of...

Musk one step closer to beam cheaper Internet with Starlink

Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Elon Musk-run SpaceX has launched 60 more Starlink satellites aboard Falcon 9 rocket to be deployed in low-Earth orbit, bringing...

India’s human space flight may face slight delay: ISRO chief

Chennai, Oct 12 (IANS) India’s human space flight mission Gaganyaan will be “slightly delayed” owing to the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic even as ISRO resumes...

ISRO’s human space flight rocket to have multiple backups for crucial systems

Chennai, Oct 11 (IANS) India's human space flight rocket will have multiple redundancies/backup systems as a matter of safety and the necessary hardware for...

ISRO plans to test ground landing of ‘desi’ space shuttle

Chennai, Oct 7 (IANS) The Indian space agency is likely to test its reusable launch vehicle’s (RLV) landing on the ground sometime in November...

India has four fully built satellites ready for launch

Chennai, Sep 17 (IANS) India has four fully built satellites ready for launch and shipment to the rocket port out of the 12 that...

Business News

Economic growth in FY21 may be negative: Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman

Sitharaman on Tuesday said that India's economic growth in the current financial year may be in the negative zone or near zero amid the...

Maintain existing explorers’ license in new law: Mining industry

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The mining industry has once again sought the government's intervention to prevent denial of mining rights to existing explorers...

Long-steel makers face up to 100 bps hit on profitability

New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS): Secondary long-steel producers may sustain their credit profiles this fiscal despite facing up to 100 basis points decline in profitability...

Futures Retail anticipates liquidation if deal with RIL fails

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS): As a Singapore arbitration court has temporarily halted the acquisition process of Future Group's retail business by Reliance Retail, there...

Amazon flexes muscles but Reliance holds deep war chest

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) The face-off between Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) and Jeff Bezos-run behemoth Amazon over the retail assets of...

Consumers may get relief on petrol, diesel prices ahead of Diwali

New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Consumers can cheer as oil marketing companies (OMC) may actually bring down the retail prices of petrol and diesel...