Science & Technology

India to be testing ground for questionable genetic control of mosquitoes?

India to be testing ground for questionable genetic control of mosquitoes?

If approved by its regulators, India will become testing ground for a new but controversial technology that its US developers claim can wipe out malaria from the country. Malaria is....

OnePlus Never Settle

OnePlus 5T vs OnePlus 5: Full specifications, features, design comparison

Smartphone giant OnePlus on Thursday globally launched the OnePlus 5T, company's new flagship and an upgraded version of their previous flagship smartphone OnePlus 5 in New York. The new flagship....

‘Har Har Mahadev’ to block pornographic material and play ‘bhajans’ instead

‘Har Har Mahadev’ to block pornographic material and play ‘bhajans’ instead

Millennials get excited each time a new gadget or a new application is released or launched. However, this latest application developed by a professor of Varanasi's Banaras Hindu University (BHU)....

Facebook rolls out new tools for video creators

Facebook rolls out new tools for video creators

In yet another attempt to take on Google-owned YouTube, Facebook has announced new tools for video creators to join its platform. Called Facebook Creator, the app will help the community....

Facebook, Google and Twitter join 'The Trust Project' to distinguish quality journalism from fake news

Facebook, Google and Twitter join 'The Trust Project' to distinguish quality journalism from fake news

In their bid to fight fake news and help readers identify trustworthy news sources, Facebook, Google, Twitter and several media organisations have joined the non-partisan ‘The Trust Project. ‘The Trust....

One Plus 5T launched in India: One Plus 5 successor embraces bezel-less era with new camera, restores parity in price

OnePlus 5T launched in India: OnePlus 5 successor embraces bezel-less era with new camera, restores parity in price

After months of never ending rumours and tons of fan-made theories about the most anticipated Android smartphone of a brand which never lets you settle, Chinese smartphone manufacturer OnePlus launched....

We'll be back next week on Google Play Store: UCWeb

We'll be back next week on Google Play Store: UCWeb

Dismissing reports that Google removed its app from its Play Store over data security concerns, Alibaba-owned UCWeb said on Thursday a certain setting of the app was not in line....

Kerala Police goes hi-tech with new gizmos at India International Trade Fair

Kerala Police goes hi-tech with new gizmos at India International Trade Fair

With a bevy of new gizmos, it is in the process of employing, the Kerala Police seems to be one of the few enforcement agency at the forward end of....

NASA's new tool may predict which cities could face floods due to ice melt

NASA's new tool may predict which cities could face floods due to ice melt

NASA scientists have developed a tool to forecast which cities are vulnerbale to flooding due to melting of ice in a warming climate. It looks at the Earth's spin and....

iPhone issues: Slow wireless charging, quick battery draining while using YouTube app

iPhone issues: Slow wireless charging, quick battery draining while using YouTube app

The users of newly launched Apple iPhone models including iPhone X, iPhone 8 and 8 Plus may be excited about a lot of new features that other phones wouldn't have....

ISRO increases 'robustness' of rocket scheduled for December launch

ISRO increases 'robustness' of rocket scheduled for December launch

The Indian space agency has stepped up the ‘robustness’ of its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) scheduled to go up next month, a senior official said. The move by the....

Tech giant Samsung Electronics elevates two key India executives to new leadership roles

Samsung Electronics elevates two key India executives to new leadership roles

Bullish on its robust growth in the Indian smartphone market amid big investment plans, Samsung Electronics has elevated its two key India executives to new leadership roles. Asim Warsi, currently....