Technology

This wireless system can track tumours, help dispense drugs

 A team of researchers including a scientist of Indian origin has developed an "in-body GPS" system that can pinpoint the location of ingestible implants inside the body using low-power wireless signals.

Google admits tracking users on smart phones despite disabled feature

Google has updated a help page for customers of mobile phones to acknowledge that they still can be tracked for using its Search or Maps services, even if they turn off the phone's tracking feature.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9: Beauty meets beast in premium segment

What exactly do you want in your smartphone? Is it day-long performance, fast charging, more data storage, speed and power, better immersive experience, or all of these?

Apple faces antitrust action in Japan: Report

 Apple allegedly pressured Yahoo Japan to quash a game platform that offered competition to the App Store, prompting regulators in Japan to initiate an investigation, Nikkei Asian Review reported on Thursday.

All-in-One printers prone to hacking, researchers warn

Researchers from a Nasdaq-listed Israeli security company have warned of vulnerabilities likely to be exploited by hackers on all-in-one printers with fax functionality.

Data-friendly Twitter Lite now available in India

The micro-blogging platform has made its data-friendly Twitter Lite Android app available in 21 more countries, including India, which can be downloaded from Google Play Store.

Apple delays 'Group FaceTime' feature for video calls

 Apple has delayed its "Group FaceTime" feature that will allow up to 32 people to simultaneously participate in video calls on iOS devices.

Microsoft builds digital solution for CBSE to prevent paper leaks

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), which came under heavy criticism this year following the leak of class 10 mathematics paper and class 12 economics paper, has forged a partnership with tech giant Microsoft to prevent such leaks in the future.

Bixby-powered Samsung 'Galaxy Home' smart speaker will floor you

Voice is the next big platform and sensing immense opportunities, Samsung has now forayed into the smart speaker market where Amazon Echo with in-built Alexa, Google Home with Assistant and Apples HomePod wi

Facebook tightens noose around fake accounts

The world's largest social media network Facebook on Friday took measures to make it more difficult to run fake or compromised accounts on its platform as it demanded authorization from its users who have a large number of followers in the US.

Virus attack on chipmaker could hit Apple iPhone production

Apple's new iPhone launch next month could be delayed by the virus outbreak at Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co (TSMC) -- the world's biggest contract chip maker, the media reported on Friday.

IKEA store attracts 40,000 customers on first day

About 40,000 people visited IKEA's first India store on its opening day here, a company spokesperson told IANS.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 launched, Noida unit to make for India

Sounding the bugle for its annual warfare with Apple right on its home turf, Samsung on Thursday launched its flagship Galaxy Note 9 -- a device with a mammoth 1TB memory, bigger battery and a Bluetooth-equipped S Pen.

WhatsApp officially rolls out forward message limit for Indian users

With the Indian government talking tough on WhatsApp's failure to check the spread of fake and provocative content on its platorm, the instant messaging service on Wednesday said it has begun rolling out its forward message limit to five chats for over 200 million users in India.

Snapchat's daily user count slips to 188 mn

Snapchat's daily active users number shrank 1.5 per cent to 188 million in the second quarter of 2018 -- down from 191 million in the last quarter, its parent company Snap has said.

Google releases AI-packed Android 9 Pie

Google has released its latest version of Android Operating System -- Android 9 Pie, which harnesses the power of Artificial Intelligence (AI) to predict how users would like to experience their devices while offering a smoother navigation system and an easier way to track and limit usage of apps.

Facebook launches digital literacy library

: Facebook on Friday announced the launch of a "Digital Literacy Library" to help young people build the skills they need to safely enjoy online technology.

Uber brings 'Safety Toolkit' feature to India

 Global cab-hailing major Uber on Thursday brought "Safety Toolkit" to India -- a comprehensive set of features in the app for riders -- after rolling it out first in the US.

JioPhone leads Indian mobile market, gives birth to 'Fusion' segment

Reliance Retail's JioPhone emerged as a clear leader in the Indian mobile handset market with 27 per cent share in the second quarter of 2018, a new report said on Thursday.

Four labourers buried alive in UP

Four labourers working on laying 4G cables for a private telecom company were buried alive in Uttar Pradesh's Bareilly district late on Monday, police said on Tuesday.

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