Google now lets you take a virtual walk on Mars


Washington, Oct 20 : Google Mars : Google now lets you take a virtual walk on Mars. If you are curious about the unknown terrains of the Red Planet, here is your chance to take a walk on Mars for free all the while staying in your living room, thanks to Google’s immersive experience initiative

Huawei WATCH 2 : Ditch your phone for this smartwatch

New Delhi, Oct 20 (Sourabh Kulesh) : As smartwatches slowly gain traction and begin to make an impact globally — including in India — Chinese technology firm Huawei has now launched WATCH 2. The Huawei WATCH 2 comes in Sports (4G) and classic variants, providing users more connectivity options. The Rs 29,999 device is available

WhatsApp Live Location Sharing Launched: Here’s How It Works

WhatsApp Live Location Sharing Launched: Here’s How It Works. Facebook-owned Whatsapp has launched a new location sharing feature on Wednesday which will help women and kids to remain connected with their families while travelling. Both Android and iOS users can use this new feature called ‘Live Location’. This feature will allow people to share location

Diwali gift from scientists: Cosmic clues to gold's origin Diwali gift from scientists: Cosmic clues to gold’s origin

Celebrating Dhanteras? Have you ever wondered where did the gold in your jewellery come from? A cosmic cooking pot may hold the answer.This emerged when scientists detected for the first time light tied to a gravitational-wave event, thanks to two merging neutron stars located about 130 million light-years from Earth in the constellation Hydra.”For the

Google introduces physical security key Google introduces physical security key

Google introduces physical security key: In order to protect journalists, business leaders and member of political campaign teams at higher risk of being targetted by hackers, Google has rolled out an Advanced Protection Programme. This programme includes a physical “Security Key” that replaces other forms of two-factor authentication (2FA).“To provide the strongest defence against phishing,

Twitter plans new rules to curb violence, abuse
Twitter plans new rules to curb violence, abuse

After Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey announced plans to act more aggressively on violence and sexual abuse, the micro-blogging website has now detailed new rules it will implement soon.In an internal email which was obtained by Wired.com, Twitter’s head of safety policy has emailed members of its Trust and Safety Council on new rules to promote

Stress free diwali
Five apps to keep you relaxed and stress-free this Diwali

Stress-free diwali: Diwali is here! And so is the stress. Striking a work-life balance is all the more difficult during this season. But here are five apps which will help you stay relaxed and stress-free Diwali: Amazon Gifts are something we all look forward to and Amazon is that one-stop shop which caters to varied

Google Photos to now recognise your pet

San Francisco, Oct 17 : Photo sharing and storage service Google Photos is introducing a feature that automatically recognises the photographs of the users’ dogs and cats alongside people.“Rolling out in most countries today, you’ll be able to see photos of the cats and dogs now grouped alongside people and you can label them by

Now explore planets, moons in Google Maps

San Francisco, Oct 17 : Now explore planets moons Google Maps. Stargazers are in for a treat as Google has announced that one can now virtually visit all planets and moons in our solar system using Google Maps. Google Maps now enables a visit to Saturn’s natural satellites such as Enceladus, Dione or Iapetus, Rhea

Apple responds on Face ID privacy concerns

San Francisco, Oct 17 : After a US Senator wrote to Apple CEO Tim Cook, conveying concerns on users’ security with Apple Face ID biometric security in iPhone X, Apple has responded to him, detailing Face ID’s built-in security features.In September, Senator Al Franken (Democrat-Minnesota) had asked several questions related to Apple’s implementation of the

Platforms help revamp homes
Four platforms to help revamp your homes this Diwali

Platforms help revamp homes: Diwali is considered to be an auspicious time for new beginnings. Most people prefer to buy gold, purchase stocks, and even invest in real estate during the festive season.Listed below are four companies which can help one start afresh and have all things new this Diwali: NoBroker – NoBroker will help

nurture young talents
Apps which help nurture young talents

Nurture young talents Apps: More often than not, parents force their children to take the conventional path in life as it ensures a safe and secure future for them. They force them to become engineers, doctors, lawyers, and chartered accountants, mostly against their wishes, as it ensures stability. But what happens to those talented individuals

India to have 530mn smartphone users
India to have 530mn smartphone users in 2018: Study

With a rise in smartphone ownership globally, China will have highest number of smartphone users, 1.3 billion, in 2018, followed by India with 530 million users. The US will be a distant third, with 229 million users.According to a new study by US-based media agency Zenith, smartphone ownership globally will continue to expand in 2018. The agency

Planet Nine does exist in our solar system: NASA
Planet Nine does exist in our solar system: NASA

NASA believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, debunking myths that the planet, dubbed ‘Nibiru’ by doomsayers, will end of the world. Konstantin Batygin, a planetary astrophysicist at California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, whose team is

WhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates
WhatsApp for Android beta version brings major updates

The newest Beta version of WhatsApp for Android has several updates, including a smaller app size and a feature that would notify the contacts when you change your number, a media report said.According to technology website Teknepolis, the latest package 2.17.375 takes up less space when downloading and installing. The decrease — approximately 6MB —

How NASA plans to protect Mars crew from space radiation

Washington, Oct 14, While it’s true that space radiation is one of the biggest challenges for a human journey to Mars, NASA said it is developing technologies and countermeasures to ensure a safe and successful journey to the red planet. “Some people think that radiation will keep NASA from sending people to Mars, but that’s

Microsoft builds treehouse offices
Microsoft builds treehouse offices

Washington State, Oct 14, Microsoft builds treehouse offices. To help its employees gain creativity, focus and happiness, Microsoft has built treehouse workspaces with embedded tech at its Redmond campus that will serve as meeting spaces and a more casual work environment. Designed by renowned builder Pete Nelson, the treehouse is one of the three new

Order food via Facebook as its new feature has been launched
Feeling hungry? Now order food with Facebook

Order food via Facebook as its new feature has been launched. Ordering food online is cumbersome as you have to switch between several apps to get your favourite meal. But not anymore. Facebook has made it easy. Internet users can now get their snack through the app itself. Facebook has been testing this feature since

Astronomers find Sun-like star that devoured its own planets
Astronomers find Sun-like star that devoured its own planets

Astronomers have discovered that a Sun-like star lurking around 350 light-years away consumed the rocky equivalent of 15 Earths.Dubbed Kronos after the child-eating Titan of Greek mythology, the star is the clearest and most dramatic case yet of a Sun-like star consuming its own planets, said Semyeong Oh, astrophysicist at Princeton University in New Jersey

India denounces call to give up nukes, sign NPT
India denounces call to give up nukes, sign NPT

India denounces call to give up nukes: India has denounced a call to give up its nuclear weapons and sign the Nuclear Non-proliferation Treaty (NPT) while it “remains committed to universal, non-discriminatory and verifiable nuclear disarmament”. “The question of India joining the NPT as NNWS (non-nuclear weapon states) does not arise,” India’s top disarmament diplomat