Indus OS nominated for 'Global Mobile Awards 2017'
GSM Association (GSMA) on Wednesday nominated multi-lingual domestic operating system brand Indus OS for the "Global Mobile Awards 2017" to be held at Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Spain, later this month. With a user base of over six...

IT Minister Prasad urges Nadella to help boost DigiGaon initiative
Union IT and Electronics Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday met Indian-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella and urged him to consider the use of Microsoft's innovative technology in the upcoming Digigaon (Digital Village) initiative. "Had a g...

Microsoft rolls out Beam gaming app to select audience
Microsoft has released an app for its Beam streaming service to selective "Xbox One Insider" members, media reports said. "In addition to allowing users to broadcast streams, Beam also gives them the power to watch and chat with each other, simil...

What exactly is wrong with China's 'Apple' Xiaomi?
Al though it crossed $1 billion in revenue in 2016 within the first two years of its operations in India, Xiaomi -- once touted as the "Apple" of China -- has slipped to fourth spot back home as the demand for its smartphones declined 22 per cent an...

Smartron Ideal for multimedia consumption
Combining a laptop's productivity with the consumption capability of a tablet, hybrid devices known as 2-in-1s are now in heavy demand in the Indian market. Joining the bandwagon is homegrown player Smartron with its -- aiming to give consume...

Digital to drive Indian tech industry's next phase: Nasscom
Riding on the hard work of over 3.86 million employees and growth of five per cent over the financial year 2016, digital capabilities will drive the Indian technology industry's next phase of development, industry's representative body Nasscom said ...

Once-iconic BlackBerry now has virtually zero market share
As global smartphone sales to end-users hit nearly 432 million units in the fourth quarter of 2016, once a market leader BlackBerry now virtually has a zero per cent share. According to the market research firm Gartner, out of more than 431.5 mil...

ISRO launches 104 satellites, India hails world record
Greetings and praises for ISRO from various ministers, Bollywood stars and other eminent personalities flooded Twitter on Wednesday as the space agency created a world record by successfully putting 104 satellites into orbit. The Indian rocket Po...

Indian PSLV rocket lifts off with 104 satellites
Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) on Wednesday morning lifted off successfully with a record 104 satellites, including the country's earth observation satellite Cartosat-2 series. The PSLV-XL variant rocket standing 44.4 metre t...

ICRISAT sets up hub for innovations in agriculture
An innovation Hub (iHub) was inaugurated at the International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) here on Monday. At this facility, agricultural tech entrepreneurs, scientists and technology experts can collaborate to inn...


Peeple, an app to rate people, sparks online outrage
Creators of an app that will let people assign ratings to those they know vowed to launch as planned next month despite online outrage at the idea. Peeple has been likened by critics and supporters alike as a Yelp-style review service at which pe...

Facebook clarifies: Changing profile picture does not mean support for
Social networking giant Facebook has defended itself on the '' profile picture imbroglio and said that the issue on the site was a mistake by an engineer which had nothing to do with's publicity plans in the country. "The...

Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayyar invests in photo app Shoto
Indian-origin entrepreneur Sachin Dev Duggal, based in San Francisco, has launched a new photo sharing app called Shoto. "A trillion pictures were taken on a smartphone in the last one year which goes to show the engagement by users. Users are ...

Lenovo eyes top spot in Indian PC market
laptop, and smartphone manufacturer Lenovo announced the 'Startup with Lenovo' campaign in India. The company targets a 20% increase in market share in India by the end of this fiscal. The 20% market share rise is expected to push the hardware m...

Sony to launch Android-based small screen TVs
Sony India will roll out smaller-screen size televisions that run on Google's Android operating system to lower prices and drive the adoption of smart TVs — a category that's received a lukewarm response in the country. The company is working wi...

New technology may ensure Google Glass doesn't fall
Do you have to constantly keep pushing your glasses up as they slide down your nose every few minutes while running? A new Google technology may help. A new patent awarded to Google outlines a system built into a wearable device like Google Glas...

Windows 10's best feature, Cortana, comes to Android
Microsoft has said its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices. Cortana is Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri and Google Now, which respond to voice commands on mobile devices. The launch is part of ...

Net neutrality: IAMAI opposes zero-rating plans
Opposing zero-rated plans of any type, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said such plans will harm online content and also allow telcos to discriminate certain web services over others. In its submissions to a Department of Teleco...

Samsung working on a huge 18.4-inch Android tablet: Report
Big tablets. So hot right now. Much like the 'big smartphone' revolution from 2011, tablets seem to be undergoing something similar. Apple's got its own in the works-which we'll most likely see in a few weeks. But not to be outdone, Samsung's plani...

Google Glass may help patients in remote areas
Google Glass may be used to effectively extend bed-side toxicology consults to distant health care facilities such as community and rural hospitals to diagnose and manage patients, a new study has found. The study by researchers at the Universit...

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Blu Ray Disc
Blu-ray (not Blue-ray) also known as Blu-ray Disc (BD), is the name of a new optical disc format jointly developed by the Blu-ray Disc Association (BDA), a group of the world's leading consumer electronics, personal computer and media manufacturers ...

Samsung Galaxy Tab - Sleek, slender and manageable
Sleek, slender, and manageable is encapsulated with the Samsung Galaxy Tab. The Tab runs the popular Google Android operating system that has recently taken the mobile world by storm. This software opens up a whole world of popular apps and featu...

5 little-known facts about BlackBerry
Research In Motion's PlayBook tablet computer, on sale in North America, is the Canadian company's biggest foray outside the smartphone business since launching the iconic BlackBerry in 1999. Here are five facts about RIM: * Mike Lazaridis co-...

Apple iPad 2 2010 Rumours Round up
Speculation surrounding the Apple iPad 2 has been rife over the last couple of weeks, Apple has been filing all sorts of patents. First there was the carbon fibre back, then the slide out keyboard, various indicators of dual cameras and a spate of s...

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