• 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...

  • Microsoft trains 30,000 youth, 26,000 teachers in one year: Report

    New Delhi: Microsoft has supported over 4,000 Indian start-ups, skill training for 30,000 youth and helped train 26,000 teachers while working with several state governments and not-for-profit organisations between April 2016 and March 2017 in India, a new report said on Friday. In its 2017 Ind...

  • To stay secure, don't miss Windows 10 'Fall Creators' update: Microsoft

    New Delhi: After a series of cyber attacks -- including "WannaCrypt" ransomware that exploited a vulnerability in an outdated Microsoft software that was still in use -- jolted the world in recent months, the key today is to keep software updated to thwart hackers, a top Microsoft executive has said...

  • Xiaomi Mi A1: Moto G5s Plus gets real competition

    New Delhi: When it comes to mid-segment smartphones with loads of impressive features, Xiaomi's name pops up first -- and why not? The China-based manufacturer rules the low- and mid-segment smartphone market in the country.While every other brand is trying to dislodge Xiaomi from the top slot, the ...

  • 'Tez' to take India closer to digital transformation: Pichai

    New Delhi: A day after Google launched its new digital payment app "Tez" in India, the company's Indian-born CEO Sundar Pichai on Tuesday tweeted it will help India move closer to digital transformation."We hope that the launch of @TezByGoogle will help take India one step closer to your vision of @...

  • Watch: Redmi Note 4 explodes in Mandya shop

    Mandya: A mobile phone shop owner in Mandya had to undergo anxious moments when a Redmi Note 4 smartphone exploded in the shop. The explosion was captured in the CCTV of the shop. In the video, a customer, who had bought the phone online, is seen talking to the shop owner about...

  • Facebook launches new crisis response centre

    San Francisco: To help its users during disasters, Facebook has created a new centre for crisis response where people can find information about recent crises and access the social network's crisis response tools -- including Safety Check, Community Help and Fundraisers to support crisis recovery --...

  • Russia calls US ban on Kaspersky products 'regrettable'

    Moscow: A US government decision to stop using security software from Kaspersky Lab is "regrettable", the Kremlin said on Thursday.The Russian statement came in response to the 90-day deadline given to US federal agencies to remove the software. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on ...

  • Google likely to launch payment app 'Tez' in India

    New Delhi: Joining the digital payment bandwagon in India, Google is reportedly launching a Unified Payments Interface (UPI)-based digital payment service called "Tez" as early as next week. According to The-Ken.com, on September 18, "Google, Alphabet Inc's subsidiary, will make an entry into I...

  • ASUS Zenfone Zoom S: Impressive camera, stellar battery life

    New Delhi: At a time when the dual-camera set-up at the rear is the buzz in the smartphone industry, how can Taiwan-based ASUS be left behind?The newly-launched "Zenfone Zoom S" from ASUS comes with 12MP dual-camera system. The primary camera is powered by Sony IMX 362 optics and has an f/1.7 a...

  • 'Super-premium' iPhone X faces great Samsung firewall in India

    New Delhi: Even though premium segment player Apple has moved a notch up to the "super premium" category with the iPhone X, its bid to grab a bigger chunk of the Indian market won't be easy, with the popular Samsung Galaxy S8 firmly in place and the Galaxy Note 8 set for a massive landfall.To be mad...

  • Bengaluru-born Google scientist wins prestigious US young scholar award

    Bengaluru: Bengaluru-born 28-year-old Google research scientist Ananda Theertha Suresh in New York has won the Paul Baran Young Scholar award for 2017, the US-based Marconi Society said on Tuesday. "Suresh has been selected for this year's Young Scholar award for creating technology that mak...