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Ex-Apple employee denies leaking trade secrets to media
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) Former Apple employee Simon Lancaster, who has been sued for allegedly leaking information to an unnamed publication, has denied the allegations in a court filing that he disseminated trade secrets in exchange for favourable coverage of a start-up he had invested in.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
HTC likely to unveil 2 Vive VR headsets on May 11
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) HTC is planning to unveil two Vive virtual reality (VR) headsets -- Vive Pro 2 and Vive Focus 3 Business Edition -- on May 11.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
ACL develops indigenous non-invasive ventilator
Hyderabad, May 5 (IANS) Hyderabad-based Apollo Computing Laboratories (ACL), a leading defence, aerospace design and development solutions provider, on Wednesday announced the unveiling of the indigenously-developed, portable non-invasive ventilator - the world's first of its kind.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Andhra Pradesh,National,Health/Medicine,Technology
Google Chrome adopts Windows 10 security feature
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) To protect the memory stack from attackers, Google revealed that its Chrome 90 has adopted a new Windows 10 security feature called "Hardware-enforced Stack Protection".
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Facebook Workplace hits 7M paid subscribers
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Facebook Workplace has reached seven million paid subscribers, an increase of over 40 per cent in the past year, the company announced.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Oversight Board upholds Facebook's decision to ban Trump
Washington, May 5 (IANS) In a significant development, the independent Oversight Board on Wednesday upheld Facebook's decision on January 7 to suspend then US President Donald Trump from its main platform and Instagram.
2021-05-05
Category: International, United States,Media,Politics,Technology
New FB 'Neighborhoods' feature to connect local communities
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) Facebook on Wednesday announced to test a new hyperlocal feature called Neighborhoods that will be a dedicated space to help you connect with your neighbors, participate in your local community and discover new places nearby in the pandemic-hit world.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samsung likely to supply 120Hz OLED display for iPhone 13 Pro models
Seoul, May 5 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung is reportedly expected to ship 120Hz OLED display panels for the iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max models for smoother content as well as scrolling.
2021-05-05
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Google accidentally announces Pixel Buds A on Twitter
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) Google has accidentally revealed its upcoming "Pixel Buds A-Series" on Twitter. However, the post has now been deleted.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
ISRO trials Garuda drones for veggies & med delivery in Sriharikota
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) India's space agency Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) trialed drone-based delivery of medicines, vegetables and spraying of disinfectants at its staff quarters located in rocket launch town Sriharikota on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Tamil Nadu,Science/Tech,Technology
Tesla facing delay in opening Gigafactory Berlin: Report
Berlin, May 5 (IANS) Elon Musk's electric car company Tesla is reportedly facing a delay of 6-month in opening Gigafactory in Berlin, the media reported.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Germany,Business/Economy,Technology
India ready for full-fledged local display FAB manufacturing
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) As the Indian government renews its thrust on domestic electronics manufacturing with various incentive-linked schemes, the country has a great opportunity as well as required capabilities to establish a full-fledged semiconductor fabrication (FAB) electronics manufacturing ecosystem in the country, the India Cellular and Electronics Association (ICEA) said on Wednesday.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Instagram rolls out auto-captioning sticker in Stories
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) Facebook-owned photo-sharing platform Instagram is rolling out a new sticker to Stories that allows English-speaking users to add auto-generated captions to their videos.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Epic CEO asked Tim Cook to 'make iOS an open platform' in 2015
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) As the legal battle between Apple and Epic Games began in the US this week, new details have emerged, revealing that Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney asked Apple CEO Tim Cook to open its iPhones to other app stores as early as 2015.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Dell fixes 5 bugs in millions of computers going back to 2009
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Dell has issued a security patch for millions its computers dating back to 2009, after cybersecurity research firm SentinelLabs found five serious bugs in Dell and Alienware software that allow hackers to gain full permissions in Windows on the devices.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
Signal reveals how FB, Instagram collect your data for ads
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Encrypted messaging app Signal has challenged the user privacy policies of Facebook and Instagram by sharing a series of ads on Instagram to showcase how the social network collects information from users and displays ads basis of those private details.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Defence/Security
WhatsApp Payments arrives in Brazil after govt suspension
Brasilia/New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) After facing a long suspension, WhatsApp on Wednesday said it is finally launching its Payments service in Brazil as part of a gradual rollout.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Brazil,Business/Economy,Technology
Microsoft Teams to soon help students boost reading fluency
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Microsoft is adding a new feature in its video meet and collaboration platform Teams that will help students improve their reading fluency.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Education
Trump launches his own social media platform as WordPress blog
San Francisco, May 5 (IANS) Banned on Facebook and Twitter, former US President Donald Trump has launched a new so-called social media platform, which is actually just a WordPress blog on his own website.
2021-05-05
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Dell Technologies unveils new solutions to unlock data at edge
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) In a bid to help customers accelerate investments in connected technology, modern networking, 5G and analytics, Dell Technologies on Wednesday introduced new solutions and partnerships designed to extract more value from data at the edge.
2021-05-05
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
DoT gives green signal for 5G trials, no Chinese tech player allowed
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has permitted telecom service providers (TSPs), including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Vodafone Idea, and MTNL, to conduct 5G trials.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Dell, Foxconn, Lava apply under PLI scheme for IT hardware
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) A total of 19 companies have filed applications under the production linked incentive (PLI) scheme for IT hardware, including Dell, Rising Stars Hi-Tech (Foxconn), and Lava.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Former Google AI scientist joins Apple: Report
San Francisco, May 4 (IANS) A former Google Artificial Intelligence (AI) scientist Samy Bengio, who had resigned in protest of the firing of two employees, has joined Apple to lead a new AI team.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Microsoft to remove Adobe Flash from Windows 10
San Francisco, May 4 (IANS) Microsoft will start fully removing Adobe Flash from Windows 10 in July.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samsung Galaxy Note 10 series faces issues with S Pen: Report
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 series, including the base model and the Galaxy Note 10+, is apparently facing an issue that is affecting its S Pen.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Cybersecurity firm Acronis raises $250M at $2.5B valuation
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Global cyber security leader Acronis on Tuesday said it has received more than $250 million in funding from CVC Capital Partners VII and other investors at a valuation of more than $2.5 billion.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Technology
Accenture pledges Rs 185 cr for Covid relief efforts in India
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Software major Accenture on Tuesday pledged Rs 185 crore to support the Covid relief work in India, including providing PPE kits to frontline healthcare workers, and food and home care kits to the unemployed and poor people of the country.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology,Health/Medicine
DoT permits telcos to go ahead with 5G trials
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has permitted telecom service providers (TSPs), including Bharti Airtel, Reliance Jio Infocomm, Vodafone Idea and MTNL, to conduct 5G trials.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Global TWS market to see 33% YoY growth in 2021: Report
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The global True Wireless Stereo (TWS) market is expected to grow 33 per cent year-over-year (YoY) in 2021, reaching 310 million units, a new report said on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Mi 11 Ultra creates ripples in fierce India premium market
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) With Mi 11 Ultra 5G, Mi India which is a subsidiary of consumer electronics conglomerate Xiaomi, has entered a territory dominated by the likes of Apple, Samsung and OnePlus in the country.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
80% Indian cos struggle to educate employees on cybersecurity: Survey
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Cyberattacks are increasing in frequency and severity, but nearly 80 per cent of Indian organisations struggle to provide adequate education to their leaders and employees regarding cybersecurity, according to a survey released on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Technology,Crime/Disaster/Accident
Samsung pledges Rs 37 cr to help India fight Covid 2.0
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) South Korean tech giant Samsung on Tuesday announced that it has pledged $5 million (nearly Rs 37 crore) as its contribution towards India's fight against the current surge of Covid-19 cases in the country.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology,Health/Medicine
OPPO Reno6 series likely to arrive on May 22: Report
Beijing, May 4 (IANS) Chinese smartphone maker OPPO is planning to launch its much anticipated Reno6 series in China on May 22.
2021-05-04
Category: International, China,Technology
Zomato emerges most trusted brand during pandemic: Survey
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) As India grapples with the raging pandemic amid seismic shifts in consumer behaviour, a new survey on Tuesday said that Zomato has emerged as the most-trusted brand, followed by Amazon Prime Video and Amazon marketplace, in the country.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Business/Economy,Technology
Apple to unveil foldable iPhone in 2023: Report
San Francisco, May 4 (IANS) The Cupertino-based tech giant Apple is working on a foldable iPhone of its own and will be ready in 2023.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Vivo pledges Rs 10cr aid to support Covid-hit India
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Smartphone maker Vivo on Tuesday announced aid worth Rs 10 crore to support India's fight against the second wave of Covid-19. The amount includes a donation of Rs 2 crore that Vivo had announced recently.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Homegrown audio chat app fireside now available on iOS, Android
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Taking a cue from the popularity of Clubhouse, Homegrown audio-only app fireside, from the house of short-video making platform Chingari, made its debut in the country on Tuesday.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Now speak and type on Koo in regional languages in India
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Homegrown micro-blogging platform Koo on Tuesday announced to launch a unique feature that will help users speak and type messages without using the keyboard in regional languages, apart from English.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Germany's Covid warning app displays rapid test results
Berlin, May 4 (IANS) New features have been introduced into Germany's official Covid-19 warning app, enabling users to receive and store the results of their rapid tests in the app in addition to the PCR (polymerase chain reaction) tests, the government announced.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Germany,Health/Medicine,Technology
Twitter Spaces available for users with at least 600 followers
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) Taking on invite-only audio chat app Clubhouse, Twitter has announced to make its live audio conversation app Spaces available to users with 600 followers or more on both iOS and Android platforms.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
Sony to bring online chat app Discord to PlayStation
San Francisco, May 4 (IANS) Sony has announced a new partnership with Discord and will integrate the popular online chat app PlayStations own built-in social tools.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Epic Games acquires artist portfolio marketplace ArtStation
San Francisco, May 4 (IANS) Epic Games has acquired ArtStation which is an online marketplace for digital artists for an undisclosed sum.
2021-05-04
Category: International, Costa Rica,Technology
Samsung's share in smartphone chip market to decline in 2021
Seoul, May 4 (IANS) Samsung Electronics is expected to lose its share in the smartphone chipset market this year, a report showed on Tuesday, as Taiwanese and US rivals are to expand their presence with a rise in the 5G device sector.
2021-05-04
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Elnaaz Norouzi: Social media has kept life moving amid Covid
Mumbai, May 4 (IANS) Actress Elnaaz Norouzi says social media has emerged as a great platform for people to help each other during these tough times.
2021-05-04
Category: India, Maharashtra,Cinema/Showbiz,Lifestyle/Fashion,Technology
S Korea's 5G users top 14 mn since commercialisation
Seoul, May 3 (IANS) The number of 5G users in South Korea stood at over 14 million last month, two years after the networks first went live in the country, data showed, as the country pushes to accelerate adoption of the latest generation networks.
2021-05-03
Category: International, South Korea,Technology
Verizon Media sells Yahoo, AOL to Apollo Funds for $5B
New York, May 3 (IANS) Verizon Media on Monday announced it has sold its AOL and Yahoo properties to Apollo Global Management in a deal worth $5 billion.
2021-05-03
Category: International, United States,Business/Economy,Technology
Oversight Board to decide on Facebook's Trump ban on May 5
Washington, May 3 (IANS) The independent Oversight Board on Monday said it will announce its decision on May 5 on the case concerning former US President Trump, who was banned on Facebook following the Capitol attack on January 6.
2021-05-03
Category: International, United States,Technology
Capgemini donates Rs 50 cr to boost Indian medical infrastructure
Mumbai, May 3 (IANS) Capgemini on Monday committed Rs 50 crore to build Covid care ICU facilities, oxygen generation plants, other long-term medical infrastructure and provide relief operations.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Maharashtra,Business/Economy,Health/Medicine,Technology
Fire-Boltt unveils smartwatch with meditative breathing tool
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Homegrown audio and wearable brand Fire-Boltt on Monday launched an affordable smartwatch named Beast with full-HD display and several health tools for Rs 3,999 in India.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology
MediaTek to lead global smartphone chip market in 2021: Report
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Mobile chip maker MediaTek is set to lead the global smartphone system-on-chip (SoC) market with 37 per cent share while Qualcomm will lead the global 5G smartphone SoC market with 30 per cent share, according to a new report.
2021-05-03
Category: India, Delhi,Technology