Technology News

Rama Krishna August 12, 2016

New York, Aug 12: Former Twitter CEO Dick Costolo had secretly ordered employees to filter out abusive and hateful replies to US President Barack Obama during the May 2015 #AskPOTUS town hall meeting, the media reported on Friday. According to Buzzfeed, Costolo asked employees to deploy an algorithm which was built in-house to filter out […]

Rama Krishna August 11, 2016

New York: US tech giant Apple is planning to revamp its entire MacBook Pro line this year, with a new design and a number of new features, a media report said. The company is working on a new programmable strip of OLED-based function keys that can be switched to perform different functions depending on which […]

Rama Krishna August 10, 2016

Mumbai, Aug 10: Professional networking website LinkedIn on Wednesday announced that it has crossed the 100-million member mark in the Asia-Pacific region (APAC), and with 37 million members, India is its largest market in the region. Globally, India retains its spot as the second-largest market after the US, a company statement said. LinkedIn has doubled […]

Rama Krishna August 10, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 10: Global professional services company Accenture and LinkedIn on Wednesday announced they will jointly host “HackFest 2016”, a platform for students to solve real-world business and human challenges through innovative ideas. The non-stop, 20-hour challenge will be held in Bengaluru on September 24-25. “HackFest 2016 is also an opportunity for students to […]

Rama Krishna August 9, 2016

New Delhi: While the world of technology is going ga-ga over the future of modular smartphones, South Korean electronics conglomerate LG has already translated the concept into reality with the G5 — it’s flagship device that has upped the ante for other vendors in the customised smartphone market. The Rs 52,990 G5 features a “slide-out” […]

Rama Krishna August 9, 2016

Beijing, Aug 9: India is a potential market for cloud computing services, said Yu Sicheng, Alibaba Group vice-president, said on Tuesday. Yu made the remarks at an event on the sidelines of an event of the Alibaba Cloud Global, the subsidiary of Chinese e-commerce giant. He also announced the opening of cloud data centres in […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

Sydney: A district court judge in Australia’s New South Wales state has ordered a man to pay $150,000 in damages for writing a defamatory Facebook post that ruined a motel owner’s life. In March 2014, electrician David Scott wrote the following post on Facebook: “Pedophile [sic] warning:- Nambucca [town] has been used as a relocation […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

London, Aug 8: Researchers have reportedly found major security flaws in chips being used in nearly 900 million Android smartphones globally that could give cyber criminals complete access to the data. According to the team from Israel-based software and hardware giant Check Point, the bugs were uncovered at the software running on chipsets made by […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 8: As the world’s first Generation 3-plus nuclear power unit was connected to the power grid in Russia last week, experts in India say the next nuclear power plant that India and Russia are to set up together may have a similar reactor. The Unit 6 of Novovoronezh Nuclear Power Plant in […]