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Google turns 21, marks birthday with special doodle

New Delhi: Search giant Google turned 21 on Friday and it celebrated the occasion with a special doodle that showed a 90s era desktop computer flashing its old logo on the screen. Google is a US-based multi-national technology bellwether that…

Second edition of Singapore India Hackathon to be held at IIT Madras

New Delhi: Second edition of Singapore India Hackathon will be held at Indian Institutes of Technology (IIT) Madras from September 28 to 29, Ministry of Human Resource Development said on Thursday. According to the ministry, the hackathon will be flagged…

Facebook suspends tens of thousands of apps as part of probe initiated after Cambridge Analytica scandal

Menlo Park : Facebook has suspended tens of thousands of apps on its social media platform as part of an investigation initiated in March 2018 in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica data scandal, the company said on Friday. The…

Chandrayaan-2 orbiter doing very well, no communication with lander: ISRO Chief

Bhubaneswar (Odisha): The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Chief K Sivan on Saturday said that the Chandrayaan-2 orbiter is doing very well and the eight instruments in the orbiter are doing exactly what they’re meant to do. He, however, added…

As Lunar night falls, hopes of waking up Chandrayaan-2’s Lander Is All But Over

Bengaluru: Hopes of re-establishing contact with India’s moon mission Chandrayaan-2’s lander seems to be all but over with its 14-day mission life set to end and the Lunar night falling early Saturday. Lander Vikram, with rover Pragyan housed inside it, lost…

IIT-M hosts first Space Technology Cell confluence

Chennai: Importance of collaborative research and the role of academia in Indian space programme were discussed at the first meeting of Space Technology cells at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras here. IIT-M hosted the meeting of Space Technology Cells (STCs),…

NaMo App upgrades to faster and sleeker version ahead of PM Modi’s birthday

New Delhi: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s 69th birthday on Tuesday, a new version of NaMo App has been launched with more features in a bid to increase the traffic. “NaMo App gets a new update! It is faster…

China successfully launches three new satellites

Beijing: China successfully launched three satellites, including a resource satellite, on Thursday into planned orbits which will help in disaster prevention, urban construction and monitor polar regions and global climate change. The resource satellite and two small satellites were launched…

Apple will fix your ‘flawed’ Apple Watch for free

California: Apple announced a free screen repair program for certain Apple Watch models with faulty displays. On its official support page, Apple said that it will fix the crack along the rounded edge of Apple Watch Series 2 and Series…

Viral Chinese face-swapping Zao app sparks privacy concern

Beijing (China): China-based face-swapping app, Zao, has sparked privacy concerns soon after its release. According to the South China Morning Post, Zao allows users to superimpose their faces on images of famous actors. However, in the first two days of…

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