Category: Technology

September 15, 2021
Internet Goes Frenzy Over ‘Dum Maaro Dum’-Inspired IPhone Launch Video

New York: Apple’s launch event generates a lot of user interest every year. But this time, Apple added an interesting twist to the product launch video this year. The iPhone 13 launch video from Apple uses a ‘Dum Maaro Dum’-inspired tune to describe the features of its newest phone. The music played during the Apple […]

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June 8, 2021
Swaths Of The Internet Go Down After Cloud Outage

New Delhi: A widespread internet outage linked to US-based cloud company Fastly led to a shutdown of several international government, media, e-commerce and news websites. High traffic sites including Reddit, Amazon, CNN, Paypal and Spotify were all listed as experiencing problems by outage tracking website Downdetector.com. Most appeared to be coming back up after outages that […]

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April 22, 2021
Apple Plans Notifications, iPad Home Screen Upgrades for iOS 15

The in-development changes are planned to be included in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, forthcoming major software updates for the iPhone and iPad. Apple Inc. is readying a major revamp of its iOS 15 mobile software that will include an upgrade to how users handle notifications, a redesigned iPad Home Screen, an updated Lock Screen, and additional privacy […]

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March 7, 2021
WhatsApp sends new reminders: Accept privacy policy by May 15 2021

Sources: Reuters WhatsApp has started sending new in-app notifications to users, reminding them to accept the new terms of service and private policies. The Facebook messaging app was supposed to roll out its new privacy policy by February 8. But it was delayed to May 15  when users' started raising privacy concerns. There were concerns […]

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February 13, 2021
Facebook's Oversight Board takes up new case from India

New Delhi, Feb 13 (PTI) Facebook's Oversight Board has taken up a new case related to a user's post that was shared from a Punjabi-language online platform and contained insinuations against Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. While the post was initially taken down for violating Facebook's community guidelines, the social media […]

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February 2, 2021
India's apex child rights body 'not in favour' of PUBG relaunch in India

PUBG was among 118 Chinese mobile applications banned by the government in September this year India's apex child rights body NCPCR has said it will not be appropriate to relaunch popular gaming app PUBG in the country until legislations are in place for such online games, according to officials. PUBG was among 118 Chinese mobile applications banned by […]

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January 22, 2021
Google takes on Australian govt, threatens to pull search engine over unworkable media law

Google on Friday threatened to make its search engine unavailable in Australia if the government went ahead with plans to make tech giants pay for news content. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison quickly hit back, saying we don't respond to threats. Australia makes our rules for things you can do in Australia, Morrison told reporters in Brisbane. That's done in […]

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December 8, 2020
IIT Guwahati Researchers Develop Method to Harvest Drinking Water from Air

Researchers at IIT Guwahati have developed novel materials that can efficiently harvest water from humid air. The research has also been published in the reputed international journal of the Royal Society of Chemistry. The team included research scholars Kousik Maji, Avijit Das and Manideepa Dhar. "With increasing water scarcity throughout the world, there have been […]

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November 25, 2020
Tooter, an Indian “Swadeshi” Version of Twitter, Goes Live

American-based social media portal, Twitter is going to get a new competition from India as a Swadeshi social media platform has appeared on the internet. According to the reports, Tooter is derived from the Mastodon project. Just to recall Mastodon is a free and open-source self-hosted social networking service. It allows anyone to host their […]

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October 30, 2020
No More PUBG Mobile, PUBG Mobile Lite in India

PUBG has confirmed that both PUBG Mobile and PUBG Lite will stop working in India from October 30 i.e today onwards. This comes after Tencent Games announced that it will terminate all service and access for users in India for both the games from October 30. Earlier, many users were still able to play the […]

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