3 astronauts to blast off for space station on March 21 (13:54)
Washington, March 18 (IANS) A Soyuz capsule carrying two NASA astronauts and a Russian cosmonaut is set to blast off from the Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan on a two-day trip to the International Space Station on March 21.
Jammu government doctor sacked over Facebook post (13:24)
Jammu, March 18 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir government has terminated the services of the Registrar of the Government Medical College (GMC) Jammu for an "anti-government" post on Facebook, an official said on Sunday.
Data breach claims false: Facebook (12:54)
San Francisco, March 18 (IANS) After suspending Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), along with its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, for violating its policies and commitments, Facebook has denied any data breach as claimed by some media reports.
OfficeofRG becomes Rahul Gandhi on Twitter (19:02)
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday changed his Twitter handle from @OfficeofRG to @RahulGandhi.
Indian American-led team chasing information leakers at Facebook: Report (Lead) (18:02)
San Francisco, March 17 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly deployed "secret police" to catch and punish information leakers at his company and the team is led by an Indian American senior employee Sonya Ahuja.
Apple's MacBook shipments to grow 13-16% this year: Report (17:58)
Taipei, March 17 (IANS) Apples new line of MacBook laptops is likely to show better year-over-year (YoY) growth in unit sales -- at between 13-16 per cent in 2018 -- which will be better than both iPads and iPhones, a new report from Taiwan-based market research firm KGI said.
Humans flourished through super volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago: Study (17:20)
London, March 17 (IANS) Early humans survived a massive volcanic eruption 74,000 years ago as well as flourished during the resulting climate change, finds a new study.
'Ride Mode' comes to Honor 9 Lite (17:14)
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) Huawei's sub-brand Honor has rolled out the "Ride Mode" feature via HOTA update (Huawei Over The Air) exclusively for its Honor 9 Lite smartphone in India.
New AI system can diagnose prostate cancer just good as pathologists (15:18)
Beijing, March 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new learning artificial intelligence (AI) system which can diagnose and identify cancerous prostate samples as accurately as any pathologist.
New AI tech finds over 6K new craters on Moon (14:16)
Toronto, March 17 (IANS) A new artificial intelligence (AI)-based lunar mapping technology has accurately mapped over 6,000 new craters on Earth's moon in just hours, the media reported.
New mobile application can reduce stroke risk (13:30)
London, March 17 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new mobile application that can detect atrial fibrillation, a leading cause of stroke, and can timely prevent heart-related complications.
Pentavalent vaccine: Doctors raise red flag (12:22)
By K.S. Jayaraman
Bengaluru, March 17 (IANS) Pentavalent vaccine (PV), that was introduced by India a little over six years ago, doubled the deaths of children soon after vaccination compared to the DPT (Diphtheria-Pertussis-Tetanus) vaccine, according to a new study that calls for a "rigorous review of the deaths following vaccination with PV".
'Secret police' chasing information leakers at Facebook: Report (10:28)
San Francisco, March 17 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has reportedly deployed "secret police" to catch and punish information leakers at his company.
Facebook suspends Trump-linked data analysis firm (10:06)
San Francisco, March 17 (IANS) Facebook has suspended Strategic Communication Laboratories (SCL), along with its political data analytics firm Cambridge Analytica, for violating its policies and commitments.
FIFA approves video assistant referees for 2018 World Cup (07:58)
Bogota, March 17 (IANS) FIFA has approved the use of video assistant referees (VARs) in this year's World Cup in Russia, the international football governing body has said.
Air passengers now can track status of lost items complaints on phones (21:00)
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) A mobile application to help air passengers track the status of their complaints of items lost at airports across India with just a click on their Android phones has been launched, a CISF official said on Friday.
Tata Sons head Chandrasekaran elected IISc President (18:42)
Bengaluru, March 16 (IANS) Tata Sons Chairman N Chandrasekaran was elected President of the court of the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for three years, the institute announced on Friday.
Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ available for Rs 9,900 on Airtel online store (Lead) (17:30)
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Friday announced the availability of Samsung's latest flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones on its online store where users can buy the 64GB variant of Galaxy S9 and S9+ for a down payment of Rs 9,900.
Philips Lighting to be renamed 'Signify' (16:44)
Netherlands/New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Philips Lighting on Friday said it intends to change its name to "Signify" while continuing to use the Philips brand for its products under the existing licensing agreement with Royal Philips.
Microsoft offers $250,000 to identify chip bugs (16:36)
San Francisco, March 16 (IANS) Microsoft is offering up to $250,000 for identifying bugs that are similar to the "Meltdown" and "Spectre" CPU flaws.
Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ now available on Airtel online store (15:36)
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) Telecom services provider Bharti Airtel on Friday announced the availability of Samsung's latest flagship Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones on its online store.
Novel AI technique to distinguish smiles based on gender (15:18)
London, March 16 (IANS) Researchers have developed a new method based on artificial intelligence (AI) that can predict your sex based on your smile.
Modi wants scientists to spend time with students (Lead) (13:02)
Imphal, March 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged scientists "to spend 100 hours a year" with school students to teach them various aspects of science.
Chinese cyber spy group targeting US engineering, maritime firms: Report (13:00)
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) There has been a surge in cyber attacks on the US engineering and maritime industries -- especially those connected to the South China Sea -- and a Chinese cyber espionage group TEMP.Periscope is behind this, US-based cybersecurity firm FireEye said on Friday.
Indians forget personal belongings the most in Uber rides (12:58)
New Delhi, March 16 (IANS) India tops the list of "most forgetful countries" in the Asia-Pacific region -- followed by Australia and the Philippines -- when it comes to forgetting personal belongings in Uber vehicles, the ride-hailing app said on Friday.