Technology

HBO's Twitter, Facebook accounts hacked

As HBO struggles to stop "Game of Thrones" (GoT) leaks and tackle hackers' ransom threats, another hacker group has broken into the TV company's Twitter and Facebook accounts.

Google buys Indian-origin professor's health monitoring start-up

SAN FRANCISCO: Google has acquired Senosis Health, a Seattle-based health monitoring start-up founded by University of Washington Professor Shwetak Patel, the media reported.

'Nokia 5' comes to India at Rs 12,499

Finnish start-up HMD Global, which owns the Nokia brand, on Monday announced the release of 'Nokia 5' smartphone in India.

Google announces voice search support for eight Indian languages

Google on Monday launched voice search support for eight additional languages spoken in India, allowing people to use their voice to dictate queries both in Gboard on Android and in Search through the Google App.

New WhatsApp Beta version shows UPI payment feature

WhatsApp will soon facilitate instant money transfer via the Unified Payments Interface (UPI) transaction system, shows a new Beta update by the Facebook-owned mobile messaging platform.

Pichai condemns anti-diversity memo, Google sacks engineer

Google CEO Sunder Pichai has reportedly cut his vacation short to deal with the crisis over an anti-diversity "manifesto" that went viral inside the company and infuriated thousands of employees.

No under-glass Touch ID in Apple iPhone 8

In a breather to its rival Samsung, Apple has decided to give its Touch ID security solution for its forthcoming "iPhone 8" handset a pass and will instead rely on face unlock feature for all works, an analyst has said.

Apple may launch iPhone 7S with glass back, wireless charging

Apple aficionados waiting for the next flagship device might be in for a treat as the Cupertino-based technology giant is expected to launch a refresh of iPhone 7 models along with iPhone 8 in the coming months.

Infosys Chandigarh Successfully Concludes Hackathon 2017

Infosys Chandigarh Development Center organized Hackathon 2017  for local school and college students with an objective to provide them with hands-on experience in real-time project environments, industry best practices and frameworks. Over 136  students from 26 educational institutions participated in the two-day event hosted by Infosys at its campus. The winning teams of Hackathon 2017 were felicitated by the Chief Guest, Shri Anurag Aggarwal, Home Secretary, Chandigarh.

Lenovo K8 Note coming to India on August 9

 Chinese smartphone maker Lenovo will unveil its flagship device K8 Note in India on August 9.

Twitter is testing $99 subscription plan to promote tweets

SAN FRANCISCO : If you want your tweets to appear in the timelines of strangers, Twitter is offering testing a plan to automatically promote your tweets, for which you will have to pay $99 month.

Apple paid Nokia $2bn as part lawsuit settlement

 A After a patents row that escalated between Nokia and Apple in December last year and was settled in May, Nokia has received a $2 billion upfront cash payment from Cupertino-based tech company as part of the settlement terms.

Google removes instant search

SAN FRANCISCO : Google has removed its Instant Search feature that showed search results while a user typed, saying the change will bring it more in line with mobile search.

Portronics launches LED projector at Rs 9,999

NEW DELHI : Domestic digital solutions provider Portronics on Wednesday launched "Beem 100", a 100-lumen portable LED projector at Rs 9,999.

Vodafone-Idea merger gets CCI approval

Punjab News Express
NEW DELHI: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has given approval for the Vodafone-Idea merger.

Get PlayStation 4 for free with new Sony BRAVIA OLED A1 series

NEW DELHI : Adding to its successful 'A1' series of BRAVIA TVs, Sony India on Monday launched its much-awaited premium flagship line-up of OLED TVs.

JioPhone to bring new era of innovation for feature phones: Analysts

NEW DELHI : With Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) announcing the launch of an affordable 'intelligent' JioPhone, industry analysts have given the thumbs up to the move, saying this will bring a new era of innovation for the feature phone market in the country.

Reliance Jio launches JioPhone for zero cost

MUMBAI : Industrialist Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) on Friday announced the launch of 'intelligent smartphone' JioPhone, which will be available for beta testing from August 15.

Now watch historic NASA flight videos on YouTube

Punjab News Express
NEW YORK : If you are a space buff get ready to watch videos of rare historic test flight, launch and landing footages on YouTube, media reports said.

Facebook's 'Hello' button stirs trouble for some users

Punjab News Express
SAN FRANCISCO : The "Hello" button, rolled out silently by Facebook for some users as part of testing last month, has created trouble for some users as they are complaining about using it accidentally.

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