Amitabh Bachchan meets Twitter officials
Megastar Amitabh Bachchan meets Twitter officials


Amitabh Bachchan meets Twitter officials. Megastar Amitabh Bachchan, who threatened to quit Twitter after losing followers earlier this month, met some officials from the micro-blogging site to understand the digital platform. He says the working on the micro-blogging platform is very apparent. “The Twitter team came from across the seas to visit me at work

Google 'Tez' Pay utility bills now with Google ‘Tez’

Google India on Monday announced that people can now pay water, electricity, DTH and mobile bills with its “Tez” digital payment app without any transaction charges. Built on the Unified Payments Interface (UPI), the “Tez” app will bring bill payments for over 80 billers for private and public utility service providers across the country.“We are adding

SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launch now on Feb 21

Elon Musk-run SpaceX will now launch its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Starlink broadband satellites and the Paz radar-imaging satellite for Spain on Wednesday. Earlier scheduled for February 17, SpaceX delayed the launch, saying more time was needed for final checks of the Falcon 9 rocket’s upgraded payload fairing, Space.com reported late on Sunday.“Team at Vandenberg is

Charging points for e-vehicles at railway stations soon Charging points for e-vehicles at railway stations soon

The Railways will provide space for electric vehicle charging stations at the parking lots of train stations to promote the use of green energy. To begin with, the parking lots at the New Delhi and Nizamuddin railway stations in the capital have been identified to set up e-vehicle (EV) charging spots and “necessary preparations” are

Scientists uncover hidden details in Picasso's painting Scientists uncover hidden details in Picasso’s painting

Scientists uncover hidden details in Picasso’s painting:  An international team of scientists has used multiple modes of light to uncover details hidden beneath the visible surface of Spanish painter Pablo Picasso‘s masterpiece “La Misereuse accroupie” or “The Crouching Woman.”Researchers released their findings on Saturday’s press conference at the ongoing four-day annual meeting of the American Association

Google testing new technology to improve 911 system
Google testing new technology to improve 911 system

Google testing new technology to improve 911 system: Google has conducted a trial of a new technology that will help 911 operators figure out the location of cellphone callers more accurately, media reported.The Google testing new technology included tens of thousands of 911 calls over the span of two months in several states in the US

Google kills 'view image' button
Google kills ‘view image’ button from search results

In a move to curb the lifting of copyrighted images from its platform, Google has removed the “view image” button from its image search results. “Today we’re launching some changes on Google Images to help connect users and useful websites. “This will include removing the View Image button. The Visit button remains, so users can see images

This wearable sensor can track your eye movement
This wearable sensor can track your eye movement

Using cheap toilet tissue, scientists have developed a novel disposable band aid-sized wearable sensor that can detect a pulse, a blink of an eye and other human movements. The sensor is light, flexible and inexpensive, with potential applications in healthcare and robotics. Researchers, in the journal Advanced Materials Technologies, showed that by tearing a tissue

Facebook launch smart home speakers in July
Facebook to launch smart home speakers in July: Report

Facebook launch smart home speakers in July: Taking on Amazon, Google and Apple, Facebook is now set to officially roll out two smart home speakers in 2018.According to a report in Taipai-based website Digitimes, the two models — Aloha and Fiona with 15-inch touchscreens — will be launched around July.”Supply chain sources said that Facebook

Google doodles
Google doodles with Valentine’s twist

Google doodles: The search engine welcomed all those who were celebrating the day which is recognised as a significant cultural, religious, and commercial celebration of romance and romantic love in many regions around the world.The Doodle’s reach was almost to all corners of the world except in some South American and North African nations.”On this

Scientists discover UV light to kill flu virus
Scientists discover UV light to kill flu virus

Scientists have discovered a special type of ultraviolet (UV) light that can kill airborne flu viruses without harming human tissues, according to a new study. Broad-spectrum ultraviolet C (UVC) light, which has a wavelength of between 200 to 400 nanometres, has been routinely used to kill bacteria and viruses by destroying the molecular bonds that

Instagram to tell
Soon, Instagram to tell you who’s stalking you

Until now, users have been able to record or screenshot other people’s ‘Stories’ secretly on Instagram, without being detected. But that’s about to change. The popular image and video sharing platform will soon start telling its users about their stalkers. The feature, which will notify users whenever someone has screengrabbed their ‘Stories’, is yet to be enabled

Google to display Getty Images content in its products
Google to display Getty Images content in its products

Getty Images and Google have announced a partnership according to which, the tech giant can now display US-based stock photo agency’s content within its various products and services.”This (multi-year global licensing) agreement between Getty Images and Google sets the stage for a very productive, collaborative relationship between our companies,” Dawn Airey, CEO, Getty Images, said

Facebook starts testing downvote button
Facebook starts testing downvote button

Facebook starts testing downvote button: Facebook is testing a feature that lets users register a negative reaction to comments on the social network platform but it is not the “dislike” button users have long desired.Clicking the downvote button hides the comment for the user who taps it, then asks them to say whether the comment was

Google Photos gets AI-powered video feature
Google Photos gets AI-powered video feature

Google India on Thursday launched a feature on Google Photos that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to help users create and share videos ahead of Valentine’s Day.”Beginning today, users can turn their photos into themed movies via the Google Photos app or on the web, with a few clicks,” the company said in a statement. Google Photos

Researchers discover 'switch' which can turn off inflammation
Researchers discover ‘switch’ which can turn off inflammation

Researchers have uncovered how an inflammation process automatically switches off in healthy cells, and are now investigating ways to stop it when it goes awry.The discovery, published in the Journal of Experimental Medicine, could be the key to stopping damage caused by uncontrolled inflammation in a range of common diseases including liver disease, Alzheimer’s and

Google Flights
Now book hotels with Google Flights

Google has introduced updates to its existing “Google Flights” service that will now let users book a hotel at their travel destination directly from Search. Earlier, the service helped users predict flight delays and find the cheapest fare by using machine learning capabilities. According to Engadget, the company might introduce more integration to help users with the

Zebronics launches Neptune wireless headphones for Rs 6,999
Zebronics launches Neptune wireless headphones for Rs 6,999

Domestic electronics company Zebronics on Monday launched wireless headphone “Neptune” with an advanced high-end chipset and rhythmic LED lights, for Rs 6,999. The device has a leather covered headband and delivers a playback of up to 10 hours.The extra soft padded cushions cut ambient sound.”The music quality is bound to be commendable — credits to

Scientists solve mystery of when flowers originated
Scientists solve mystery of when flowers originated

Scientists solve mystery of when flowers originated: A team of scientists from Britain and China has claimed to have solved what Charles Darwin called the “abominable mystery” of when flowers originated.Flowering plants likely originated between 149 and 256 million years ago, said the study published in the journal New Phytologist. The study shows that flowering plants

Vivo launches limited edition Infinite Red V7+
Vivo launches limited edition Infinite Red V7+

Chinese smartphone maker Vivo has collaborated with fashion designer Manish Malhotra and on Monday launched “Infinite Red” Vivo V7+ limited edition smartphone targeting millennials in India.The selfie-focused flagship smartphone with 24MP front shooter features a heart-shaped motif at the back. Priced at Rs 22,990, the device will be available in all offline stores across India