• 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...

  • Google CEO Pichai doubles his pay package

    New York: Google's India-born CEO Sundar Pichai received a stock award of $198.7 million in 2016, almost double his 2015 stock award of $99.8 million, a media report said.That brought his total compensation in 2016 to $199.7 million, almost twice the $100.6 million he earned in 2015.Pichai received ...

  • Apple experimenting with wireless charging via Wi-Fi router

    San Francisco: US tech giant Apple is experimenting with wireless charging technologies that could see users charge their iPhones with a Wi-Fi router."Apple's patent application for 'Wireless Charging and Communications Systems With Dual-Frequency Patch Antennas' is a method for transferring power t...

  • India can bolster Snapchat's prospects as Facebook goes after it

    New Delhi: Founded in 2004, Facebook -- on track to hit two billion active monthly users this year -- is now the fifth-largest US firm by market capitalisation (exceeding $400 billion) and owns the world's most popular apps: WhatsApp, Instagram and Messenger.On the other hand, popular image messagin...

  • Google introduces Indian language support across products

    New Delhi: Aiming to bring a billion people online and make the web more useful for them, Google India on Tuesday announced a new set of products and features for the Indian languages.Google Translate will now use Google's new "Neural Machine Translation" technology to translate between English and ...

  • Infosys opens delivery centre in Croatia

    Bengaluru: Infosys Ltd has opened a delivery centre in Croatia to offer research and development (R&D) and engineering services to its global clients in Eastern Europe, said the software major on Tuesday."The delivery centre marks our expansion into Eastern Europe's heavy engineering sector, mee...

  • Apple hires man who 3D printed his brain tumour

    New York: Apple has hired Steven Keating, the doctoral student from Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) who made a 3D printout of his own brain after he was diagnosed with a tumour, a media report said.According to a report in CNBC on Friday, it is still not known whether Keating is working ...

  • Digital currency adoption to boost smartphones sales in India

    New Delhi: As the market becomes more competitive amid aggressive 4G rollout and more people adopting digital payment methods, smartphones in India will represent 62 per cent of all mobile phones sales in 2018, market research firm Gartner predicted on Friday.The rise of digital currency is bringing...

  • HTC to unveil 'squeezable' smartphone on May 16

    New York: Taiwanese consumer electronics company HTC has announced that its next flagship squeezable smartphone called 'HTC U' will be officially unveiled on May 16.The company has also tweeted on its official Twitter account that reads "Squeeze for the Brilliant U. 05.16.2017 http://www.htc.com/lau...

  • Amazon launches Fire TV stick with voice remote in India

    To push more consumers stream content using less bandwidth, Amazon on Wednesday launched Fire TV stick with voice remote in India.Priced at Rs 3,999 (including taxes), the media stick will be available on Amazon.in and select retail stores, including Reliance Digital and Croma across India. "Fi...

  • LG K10 (2017): Decent performer but loses to competition

    With competition getting fierce, the mid-price segment is the real test for most smartphone makers who are targeting the class of users who cannot afford premium devices but are yet looking for out-of-the-box specifications.Launched by South Korean giant LG Electronics, LG K10 (2017) that carries a ...

  • Xiaomi India to spruce up retail network for rural gains

    Submitted by alvin on Tue, 2017-03-07 11:50 New Delhi: A look at Chinese smartphone player Xiaomi's current portfolio in India reveals that about 90 percent of its sales are from online channels, while less than 10 percent is offline.This is set for a change this year as the company is no...