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  • 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...

  • Switched off location service? Google still tracks you

    San Francisco: Android smartphones have reportedly been gathering users' location data and sending it to Google even when the location services were turned off and there was no SIM card in the device."Even if you take all of those precautions, phones running Android software gather data about your l...

  • OnePlus 5T: Stellar flagship killer worth every rupee

    New Delhi: When it comes to the premium smartphone segment in India, Samsung and Apple rule the roost, with Google round the corner.Now, almost doubling its market share in the premium category -- capturing 28 per cent market share in the third quarter this year -- Chinese smartphone maker OnePlus h...

  • Study says money-minded people spend more time on Facebook

    London: Materialistic people are likely to have significantly more friends than people who are less interested in possessions and they are also likely to use social media more frequently and intensely, says a study.Materialistic people see and treat their Facebook friends as "digital objects," said ...

  • You browse, they collect: The world of online data gathering

    The biggest fallacy in many people's understanding of online data gathering is the widely-held belief that the only real downside to what they willingly offer up online is them seeing a few more harmless ads. Nothing, sadly, could be further from the truth. While ad-targeting is both promi...

  • Chicken poop could replace coal in electricity generation

    New York: Treated excrement from chickens, turkeys and other poultry, when converted to combustible solid biomass fuel, could replace coal as a renewable energy source, says a study.The study, published in the journal Applied Energy, showed that treated poultry excrement could replace approximately ...

  • Google Glass returns; to help kids with autism

    New York: Those who declared Google Glass a failure perhaps spoke too soon as it is now resurfacing as a tool to help children with autism improve their social skills.A Cambridge, Massachusetts-headquartered company has developed a system for autism that runs on Google Glass, including the newly rel...

  • Billion Capture+: Long battery, AI-enabled personal experience

    New Delhi: Giving birth to a new trend, e-tailer Flipkart has launched its very own smartphone, the "Billion Capture+" that houses artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities courtesy Smartron, the domestic IoT brand.The 5.5-inch Flipkart device comes in two variants: The Rs 10,999 model with 3GB RAM ...

  • Facebook, Google join 'The Trust Project' to fight fake news

    San Francisco, Nov 17 (IANS) In their bid to fight fake news and help readers identify trustworthy news sources, Facebook, Google, Twitter and several media organisations have joined the non-partisan "The Trust Project"."The Trust Project" is led by award-winning journalist Sally Lehrman of Santa C...

  • Gionee M7 Power: Long battery, 3D photos and much more

    New Delhi: The dominance of Chinese smartphone players in the Indian market is not going to wither away any time soon, and Gionee India, with a customer base of 12.5 million and over six per cent market share, has ramped up its efforts to become one of the top five brands in the country.With the lau...

  • Google Pixel 2 XL now available in India

    New Delhi: Google made its flagship smartphone "Pixel 2 XL" available in India on Wednesday in two variants -- 64GB model for Rs 73,000 and 128GB variant for Rs 82,000. The devices will be available in two colours (Just Black, Black and White) online on Flipkart, Reliance Digital and retail sto...

  • Mask fools Apple iPhone X's Face ID

    New Delhi, Nov 13 (IANS) Using a composite 3D-printed mask, a team of Vietnamese researchers claim to have fooled Apple's Face ID authentication system in "super-premium" iPhone X, stressing that face recognition is "not mature enough" to guarantee security for smartphones.At iPhone X launch event, ...