• 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...

  • Ransomware 'Nyetya' behind new global cyber attack: Cisco

    Las Vegas: The computer virus that is affecting companies and institutions around the world is a new variant of ransomware called Nyetya -- WannaCry's bad cousin -- according to networking and security major Cisco. The new cyber attack started massively affecting dozens of companies and institutions...

  • Facebook's Messenger adds masks, animated emoji to video chats

    San Francisco: Aiming to take on its competitors, and make video chats with your friends and family in Messenger a whole lot more fun, Facebook has now added four new features -- animated reactions, filters, masks and effects, and the ability to take screenshots -- for one-on-one and group video cha...

  • Engineer develops drone capable of planting 1bn trees

    Canberra: An Australian engineer has revealed a plan to combat deforestation by developing drones capable of planting one billion trees every year.Susan Graham revealed on Sunday that she had developed a drone capable of scanning the land for ideal places to grow trees then launch seeds into the soi...

  • Facebook to release app for video creators

    New York: With an aim to empower its creator community, Facebook has announced that it is planning to launch a new app just for them later this year.The essentially a video creation app will be made just for its star broadcasters, who are also the same folks who are deemed worthy enough to use Faceb...

  • Mark Zuckerberg unveils Facebook's new mission

    San Francisco: Facebook's new mission is to give the people the power to build community and bring the world closer together, the social network's CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said.Zuckerberg unveiled Facebook's updated purpose on Thursday at the social network's first Community Summit, a gathering in Ch...

  • Imagination Technologies up for sale amid dispute with Apple

    San Francisco: Britain-based Imagination Technologies, former chip designer for Apple and currently in a legal dispute with the iPhone maker, has put itself up for sale.Apple used Imagination's technology and intellectual property for years. It formed the basis of Graphics Processor Units (GPUs) in ...

  • Mandya students develop world's cheapest GST-complaint software

    Bengaluru: Goods and Services Tax (GST) era is round the corner and the business community is desperately looking for an affordable accounting software which can suit their business and other needs. Well, their search is now over. Two engineering students from PES College of Engineering, Mandya, in ...

  • Nubia M2 Lite: Affordable selfie smartphone for millenials

    By Anuj SharmaNew Delhi: Aiming to tap the millenials who wish to own camera-specific smartphones, manufactureres are now coming up with devices in sub-Rs 15,000 price band that house top-end camera specifications.One such Chinese company is Nubia that offers premium camera technology to consumers g...

  • Make Google 'Duo' video call directly within 'Allo' app

    New Delhi: Google on Wednesday rolled out an update to its messaging app "Allo" that enables users make a "Duo" video call directly within the chat window.To be able to use the feature, both "Allo" and Google's video calling app "Duo" need to be installed on both ends, the company said in a statemen...

  • Historic Apple-1 computer bought for $365,000

    New York: Apple-1 -- the Cupertino-based tech giant's first computer which debuted in 1976 and kicked off what would eventually become the world's most profitable company -- has been bought by an unidentified person for $365,000.According to a Fortune report, auction house Christie's sold the origin...

  • New device can wirelessly charge cell phones, electric cars

    New York: Scientists at Stanford University in the US have developed a device that can wirelessly charge a moving object at close range.The technology could one day be used to charge electric cars on the highway, or medical implants and cellphones as you walk nearby. "In addition to advancing the wi...