1.55 crore wireless telecom subscribers added in June: TRAI (23:50)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Telecom companies added around 1.55 crore wireless subscribers in the country in June, data from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) showed on Monday.
India, Japan reaffirm vow for deeper defence ties, Indo-Pacific stability (22:24)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India and Japan on Monday reaffirmed their commitment for greater bilateral defence cooperation and ensuring a peaceful and stable Indo-Pacific region at the annual defence ministerial meeting here.
Twitter records 400k tweets on Asiad (22:16)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Social media giant Twitter recorded over 400,000 tweets as Indian athletes led by wrestlers Bajrang Punia and Vinesh Phogat began India's medal rush, by clinching gold medals at the ongoing 2018 Asian Games in Jakarta.
HCL introduces AI-powered testing automation platform (20:04)
Noida, Aug 20 (IANS) Software major HCL Technologies on Monday launched an artificial intelligence (AI)-based "HCL Turbo", an end-to-end testing automation platform aimed at communication service providers.
Airtel crosses 10 mn subscriber mark in Punjab (19:32)
Chandigarh, Aug 20 (IANS) Telecommunication service provider Bharti Airtel said on Monday that it has become the first mobile operator in Punjab to cross 10 million subscriber mark.
Evolutyz plans to up headcount to 2,000 (19:24)
Hyderabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Evolutyz Corp, a leading next-generation IT products, platforms, and services company, plans to increase its headcount to 2,000 and triple the market cap by 2020.
IIT-PAL lectures to be available on mobile: Javadekar (18:48)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) IIT-PAL lectures will now be available on the 'Swayam' platform and can be accessed on mobile phones anytime, the Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Monday.
Facebook donates Rs 1.75 crore for Kerala flood victims (18:26)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Social networking giant Facebook is donating $250,000 (nearly Rs 1.75 crore) for relief work in Kerala, which has been battered by torrential rains, floods and landslides, leaving over 300 dead amid massive destruction, the company said on Monday.
Stellar launches free data recovery consultation service for Kerala (16:48)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Data recovery solutions provider Stellar on Monday announced free data recovery consultation service for people affected in flood-ravaged Kerala and other states, after it received multiple service requests from these areas.
Akshay Kumar gets Instagram mememto on 20 mn followers (16:32)
Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Actor Akshay Kumar, who has become the first male Bollywood Actor (Male) to score 20 million followers on Instagram, received an Instagram memento for the milestone.
Optimistic about Mars Opportunity rover, says NASA (16:32)
Washington, Aug 20 (IANS) There's reason to be optimistic about Mars Opportunity rover that has been silent since June 10, after getting caught in a massive dust storm on the Red Planet that cut off solar power for the nearly 15-year-old rover, NASA said in a statement.
Tanla Solutions buys Karix Mobile for Rs 340 crore (16:26)
Hyderabad, Aug 20 (IANS) Cloud communications company Tanla Solutions on Monday announced to acquire mobile engagement platform Karix Mobile and its wholly-owned subsidiary Unicel from GSO Capital Partners for Rs 340 crore.
Techstars accelerator to invest $120,000 each in 10 Indian start-ups (15:32)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Global entrepreneurial mentoring network Techstars on Monday announced to open its first mentorship-driven accelerator in Bengaluru to nurture Indian start-ups in the emerging technologies.
Lodge FIR on UP police app soon (15:20)
Lucknow, Aug 20 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh police is planning an app for the people of the state to lodge first information reports (FIRs), even against unnamed persons, soon, an official said on Monday.
Bengal drawing up schemes for promoting renewable energy : Mamata (15:02)
Kolkata, Aug 20 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that the state government is drawing up major schemes for promoting renewable energy including solar.
Mobiistar appoints new VP for sales in India (14:18)
New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Vietnam-based smartphone maker Mobiistar on Monday appointed Hardeep Singh Johar as the Vice President for Sales (North and East) in India.
Apple kills '25,000' illegal gambling apps in China (14:16)
Beijing, Aug 20 (IANS) Apple has reportedly removed 25,000 gambling apps from its App Store in China that flouted the local Internet policies.
Trend Micro's 'virtual patching' to protect firms against cyber attacks (13:40)
Bengaluru, Aug 20 (IANS) Cybersecurity solutions leader Trend Micro on Monday announced a non-disruptive approach called "Virtual Patching" to help its customers shield vulnerabilities in critical systems until a security patch is available.
Snapchat's new redesign for Android in testing phase (13:36)
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) Photo-messaging app Snapchat is reportedly testing the new redesign on Android that the company plans to introduce very soon, the media reported.
Now, mobile app for India's border roads developers (12:36)
Pune, Aug 20 (IANS) A mobile phone application has been launched that will benefit thousands of personnel serving in remote areas to help develop and maintain the countrys robust border infrastructure.
Apple's Amsterdam store closed after iPad battery explosion (12:30)
San Francisco, Aug 20 (IANS) An Apple store in Amsterdam has been temporarily closed after an iPad battery exploded and released harmful chemical substances, the media reported.
This wireless system can track tumours, help dispense drugs (10:14)
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) A team of researchers including a scientist of Indian origin has developed an "in-body GPS" system that can pinpoint the location of ingestible implants inside the body using low-power wireless signals.
We need more resources to sanitise Twitter: CEO (10:06)
New York, Aug 20 (IANS) Twitter needs more resources to enact rules aimed at tackling heated political rhetoric on its platform, CEO Jack Dorsey has said.
Water-rich planets outside our solar system common: Study (15:46)
Washington, Aug 19 (IANS) Water is likely to be a major component of those exoplanets which are between two to four times the size of Earth, suggests new research that may have implications for the search of life in our galaxy.
Rescued Kerala flood victim lauds NCC cadets (15:00)
Kottayam (Kerala), Aug 19 (IANS) A rescued Kerala flood victim on Sunday lauded the efforts of the NCC Kottayam unit tweeting: "All the temples, mosques and churches here are drowned in water, but God came wearing uniforms to save us".