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  • Xolo Q2100 with fingerprint sensor launched in India at Rs 13,499 14 hours 43 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Xolo has introduced its new smartphone - the Xolo Q2100 - in that comes with a fingerprint sensor to ensure that the data is accessed only by the user. Priced at Rs 13,499, the phone offers advantage over regular patterns locks as only the owner can access the...
  • A new app that teaches preschoolers basic computer coding 15 hours 4 minutes ago

    Cambridge: This computer programming app is so easy to use that even a kindergartener can do it. Researchers in Massachusetts have created a basic computer coding app that they say is the first designed specifically for children as young as 5. Kids who haven't yet learned to read can use the...
  • What is PayPal's first solo move? 16 hours 22 minutes ago

    New York: PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay Inc. will ratchet up its appeal to online retail competitors such as Amazon.com and give it the freedom to aggressively take on new mobile pay challenger Apple Pay. For eBay, the challenge will be how to drive revenue without its fastest-growing...
  • Nokia Lumia 730: Microsoft launches its 'selfie' phone at Rs 15,299 in India 17 hours 44 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft's 'selfie' phone - the Lumia 730 - that was unveiled early this month has come to India at a price of Rs 15,299. The Lumia 730 will be available in India from October 8. Microsoft says the 5 megapixel wide-angle front camera on the Lumia 730 dual-SIM lets...
  • Microsoft launches Lumia 730, 830, 930 smartphones in India; prices start at Rs 15,299 18 hours 1 minutes ago

    New Delhi: Microsoft has launched three new Lumia smartphones - the Lumia 730, 830, 930 - in India. The dual-SIM Lumia 730 carries a price tag of Rs 15,299, while the Lumia 830 and 930 are priced at Rs 28,799 and Rs 38,649, respectively. The Lumia 930 will go on...
  • Amazon, Disney appear close to settling dispute over movies: Report 18 hours 42 minutes ago

    Amazon.com appears to be close to settling a nearly two-month dispute with Walt Disney Co during which Amazon stopped offering Disney DVDs for preorder, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday. Upcoming Disney DVD releases including "Guardians," "Maleficent," "Million Dollar Arm," "Planes: Fire and Rescue" and "The 100-Foot Journey" were back...
  • Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to visit India on October 9; will address the first Internet.org summit in Delhi 19 hours 39 minutes ago

    New Delhi: After Sheryl Sandberg, its now the turn of Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg to visit India, the second biggest market for the social networking giant, later this month. Zuckerberg, who will also meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, will be in India to address the first Internet.org summit taking place on...
  • Sneak peek: Microsoft Windows 10 20 hours 26 minutes ago

    Task-view button: The new task-view button on the task bar gives you one-click access to all of your running apps and programs.Start menu: The familiar Start menu is back, with some improvements, including a space you can personalise with your favorite apps, programs, people, and websites. 
Snap improvements: Working in multiple apps at once is easier and more intuitive. When you snap an app or a program, Windows suggests ways to fill the remaining space.
  • Windows 10: Seeks to offer the familiarity of Windows 7 with the benefits of Windows 8 -1002075381 minutes ago

    San Francisco: Microsoft is trying to soften an unpopular redesign of Windows by reviving features from older versions while still attempting to nudge desktop users into a world of touch screens and mobile devices. The company on Tuesday gave an early preview of the new Windows 10 software, which it aims...
  • Microsoft names its next operating system Windows 10, skips Windows 9 to emphasise advances Yesterday

    New Delhi: Microsoft says the next version of its flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasise advances it is making toward a world centered around mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical...
  • Learn as if you were going to live forever: Satya Nadella to students Yesterday

    New Delhi: Live as if it's your last day, but learn as if you have to live forever, said Satya Nadella, the India-born Chief Executive of global software giant Microsoft while interacting with students on Tuesday. At an interactive event with students, Nadella, who is...
  • PayPal to separate from eBay in 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: PayPal is splitting from EBay and will become a separate and publicly traded company next year. The separation is expected to occur in the second half of 2015. EBay said Tuesday that its board decided that the separation was the best path for growth and shareholder value creation for...
  • Google to launch new music streaming service in coming weeks Yesterday

    San Francisco: Google is planning new and revamped streaming-music services in coming weeks, searching for a way to stand out in an increasingly crowded field of rivals from Apple and Amazon.com to Spotify. Nailing music is one way for Google to raise chances of continued success as people spend more time...
  • Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime with a 5MP selfie-focused front camera launched in India at Rs 15,499 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Adding a new entrant to the Grand family, Samsung has launched a new smartphone - the Galaxy Grand Prime. Priced at Rs 15,499, the phone is available in White and Grey colours. The Samsung Galaxy Grand Prime has a 5-inch qHD (960x540) display, and is powered by a 1.2GHz...
  • Microsoft to set up 3 data centres in India by the end of 2015 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Microsoft said it will offer commercial cloud services from local data centres in India by 2015 as the tech giant gears for competition for the estimated $2 trillion domestic market opportunity from rival firms like Google and IBM. The US-headquartered firm said it will set up 3 data centres...
  • Apple iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus to go on sale in China from October 17 Yesterday

    Beijing: The iPhone 6 will be sold in China from Oct 17, after rigorous regulator scrutiny led to Apple reassuring the Chinese government that the smartphones did not have security "backdoors" through which US agencies can access users' data. Apple won approval to sell the phones after also addressing risks of...
  • Portal: A 6-inch Android smartphone that can be strapped to your arm Yesterday

    Washington: A new wearable smartphone that features a flexible 6-inch display and can be wrapped around the lower arm has been invented. The Android based smartphone, called the Portal, is a phone, smartwatch and fitness tracker in one. The water resistant and shatterproof device features 2GB of RAM and 64GB of...
  • 46 per cent users in India spend 6 hours or more on Internet daily: Study Yesterday

    New Delhi: Indicating towards the growing importance of Internet in the country, a survey today revealed that 46 per cent of users in India spend 6 hours or more a day actively using the Internet whereas 82 per cent admit to the fear of missing out when not connected. ...
  • After Passport, BlackBerry working on another 'unconventional' device; teases new device plans Yesterday

    Toronto: Even as BlackBerry pivots to focus more on software and services, the company that gained fame for its smartphones is not giving up on its handset business, two senior executives said. After recording a gross profit from its weakened handset operation and with roughly 50 million people globally still using...
  • Flashback to 2006: When Orkut was the opium of the Internet masses Yesterday

    Google is shutting down its once-popular social networking website Orkut on September 30. The glory days of Orkut are now long gone with its last bastions India and Brazil also switching their loyalties to Facebook, this news item from eight years ago gives us an idea of how popular and...
  • Goodbye, Orkut! Google's first social network shutting down today Yesterday

    New Delhi: Orkut, Google's first foray into social networking, is closing down today. Announced three months back, Google is going to shut down its early social-networking service, Orkut, on September 30 to focus on its other social networking initiatives. Orkut was launched ten years ago but has failed to put...
  • Huawei Honor 6 with a 5-inch 1080p display, octa-core processor, 3GB RAM launched at Rs 19,999 in India Yesterday

    New Delhi: Chinese telecom firm Huawei said it aims to sell 1 million smartphones in India this year as the company charts out a new retail strategy with launch of Honor series, which will be its online only brand. The company launched four devices under Honor series, which will be available...
  • Windows 9: Microsoft expected to give an early look at next Windows on September 30 Yesterday

    San Francisco: Microsoft plans to offer a glimpse of its vision for Windows this week, as its new CEO seeks to redefine the company and recover from missteps with its flagship operating system. Although the new software won't be formally released until next year, analysts already consider its success crucial for...
  • Windows 10: Microsoft unveils the next version of Windows OS -1704743541 minutes ago

    San Francisco: The next version of Microsoft's flagship operating system will be called Windows 10, as the company skips version 9 to emphasise advances it is making toward a world centered on mobile devices and Internet services. The current version, Windows 8, has been widely derided for forcing radical behavioural changes....
  • IBM keen on participating Smart Cities, Digital India projects 2 days ago

    New York: US-based global technology giant IBM om Monday expressed keen interest in participating in India's newly-launched initiatives like Smart Cities and Digital India, as its CEO Virginia Rometty met Prime Minister Narendra Modi. With a global turnover of nearly $100 billion, IBM is a major player in India and...
  • Mars orbiter sends picture of dust storm activities on the planet 2 days ago

    Bangalore: India's Mars orbiter has sent a picture of regional dust storm activities over the northern hemisphere of the Red Planet, ISRO said on Monday. "Regional dust storm activities over northern hemisphere of Mars - captured by Mars Color Camera on-board Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM)", Bangalore-headquartered Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)...
  • BMW launches automated driving project in China with Baidu 2 days ago

    Frankfurt: German luxury carmaker BMW is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Baidu to start highly automated driving trials in Beijing and Shanghai. BMW research vehicles capable of highly automated driving have already undergone thousands of kilometers of trials on German autobahns. The project will now be expanded to include other...
  • Microsoft, Kuddle to launch a child-friendly tablet on December 1; to be priced under $100 2 days ago

    Oslo: Kuddle, a Norwegian picture sharing app designed for children, plans to launch a child safe tablet with Microsoft on December 1, and expects to sign funding deals with several venture capital firms within weeks, its chief executive said on Monday. The Oslo-based company said it was on track to reach...
  • Gionee CTRL V4S with a 4.5-inch display, 8MP camera launched in India at Rs 9,999 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Adding a new product to its portfolio, Gioness has launched a new smartphone - the CTRL V4S - in India at a price of Rs 9,999. The dual-SIM Gionee CTRL V4S is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and runs Android 4.4 OS. The device comes with a...