• Vintage saree sale evokes nostalgia in capital

    Gently-worn traditional handloom and silk sarees of vintage provenance and fine examples of the countrys material heritage, have found themselves new owners at the recently concluded novel sale of the versatile Indian garment organised by Sahapedia, an open online resource on the arts, culture and h...

  • Eyeing retail, Xiaomi opens first 'Mi Home' in Delhi-NCR

    New Delhi: Aiming to gain a further foothold in the offline smartphone market as the festive season inches near, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled an exclusive 'Mi Home' retail store at Ambience Mall, Gurugram. "The store would be thrown open for the public on August 19 at 10 am,"...

  • Indian smartphone market looks at bumper Q3: IDC

    New Delhi: After witnessing slow growth in the first two quarters of this year, the Indian smartphone market is preparing for a bumper period owing to the upcoming festive season, a new report said on Wednesday.According to market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC), 28 million smartp...

  • 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.The start-up turns smartphones into medical devices and collects various health stats, The Verge reported on Tuesday.Using fun...

  • Microsoft announces 'Coco Framework' for blockchain networks

    New Delhi: With a rise in the adoption of Blockchain technology, Microsoft on Wednesday announced 'Coco Framework', a first-of-its-kind innovation that aims to improve performance, confidentiality and governance of enterprises.Current blockchain protocol technology requires complicated development t...

  • Lenovo K8 Note: Ups the ante in budget segment with dual rear cameras, stock Android

    New Delhi: Dual rear cameras and images with "Bokeh" effect gained popularity after Apple released the iPhone 7 Plus last year.Now, Lenovo is betting big on the sub-Rs 15,000 segment with the K8 Note that boasts of dual rear cameras and packs decent specs in a sturdy body. At the launch event in Ne...

  • Google announces voice search support for eight Indian languages

    New Delhi: 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. The languages are Bengali, Gujarati, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Tamil, Tel...

  • Facebook acquires startup focused on video-editing

    San Francisco: In a bid to build on its Augmented Reality (AR) ambitions, Facebook has acquired German computer vision startup Fayteq, which is known for its video-editing technology that makes it possible to add or remove objects from existing videos. Facebook has confirmed the acquisition but did ...

  • Xiaomi to bring 'Mi Home' in Delhi-NCR to boost offline sales

    New Delhi: Aiming to ramp up its offline presence in the country, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is all set to open its 'Mi Home' signature retail store in the Delhi-NCR region, a top company executive has said. Xiaomi opened two 'Mi Homes' in Bengaluru earlier this year. "Delhi-NCR will get its 'M...

  • Infinix Note 4: New battery leader in sub-Rs 10,000 segment

    New Delhi: China-based Transsion Holdings has launched Infinix Note 4 smartphone in India that aims to compete with the likes of Lenovo, Xiaomi and Lenovo-owned Motorola -- players with a strong foothold in the competitive sub-Rs 10,000 segment in the country.At Rs 8,999, Infinix 'Note 4' directly c...

  • There's a place for you at Google: Pichai to girls

    San Francisco: After reportedly cancelling a town hall meeting to allay the fears over an anti-diversity manifesto, Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai finally addressed a coding event for girls on the campus. "I want you to know there's a place for you in this industry. There's a place for you at...

  • Nokia 6 receives over 1 million registrations on Amazon

    Bengaluru: Nokia 6 has received over one million registrations on Amazon.in and customers can buy the smartphone for Rs 14,999 from August 23. With an immersive audio experience and a 5.5-inch full-HD screen, Nokia 6 delivers a truly premium smartphone experience. The smart audio amplifier with dua...