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Chemistry Nobel goes to three scientists for developing lithium-ion batteries

The 2019 Nobel Prize in Chemistry will be awarded to John D Goodenough, M. Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino for the development of lithium-ion batteries, the Nobel Committee said on Wednesday. Lithium-ion batteries have revolutionised our lives and are used ...

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Three scientists share medicine Nobel for discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen

The Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine has been awarded to three scientists for discovery of how cells sense and adapt to oxygen. William G. Kaelin Jr, Sir Peter J. Ratcliffe and Gregg L. Semenza have been jointly awarded the ...

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DRDO`s unmanned aircraft Rustom 2 crashes in Karnataka`s Chitradurga

BENGALURU: The Defence Research Development Organisation’s (DRDO’s) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Rustom-II crashed at Jodi Chikkana Halli in Karnataka’s Chitradurga district on Tuesday morning. The aircraft’s test flight was underway at Challakere Aeronautical Test Range, an outdoor testing and evaluating ...

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‘Joker’ malware has infected 24 Android apps and is stealing your money

A new malware called the ‘Joker’ is now plaguing Android apps and can reportedly steal money from your account by presenting itself as a premium subscription. The malware has been named after the iconic Batman villain, Joker. According to an ...

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2.1 km from moon’s surface, Vikram goes silent

ISRO has lost contact with Chandrayaan 2’s lander Vikram and rover Pragyan housed inside it, a senior official associated with the moon mission said here on Saturday. Earlier in the day, ground stations lost contact with the lander during its ...

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Your Android phone could be hacked by a single text message

As it turns out, you should be wary of the text messages that land up in the inbox in your Android phone. A major security vulnerability in the Android operating system has left a billion phones vulnerable to getting hacked, ...

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Apple Watch likely to get sleep tracking feature soon

Apple is hosting a special launch event at the Steve Jobs Theatre at its headquarters on September 10 where the company is expected to launch the next generation iPhones consisting of the iPhone 11, iPhone 11 Pro and the iPhone ...

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6 CamScanner alternatives that are actually better in functionality

CamScanner was used by millions of users for scanning documents. That was until an update in the app was found to contain malicious malware that would bring intrusive ads to your Android smartphone. Google has taken down the app until ...

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Google Play Store adds UPI as a payment option for users in India

UPI, short for Unified Payments Interface, is an initiative and facility offered by the Government of India to promote the use of digital payment solutions in the country. With UPI, users can transfer a limited amount of cash instantly between ...

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Trojan Android PDF converter app found on Google Play

With Android having a massive market share of more than 75-percent, Google has an enviable hold on the mobile industry. But, it also has its task cut out to make its ecosystem safe from cybercriminals. Over the years, the search ...

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Apple iOS 12.4.1 fixes bug that allowed iPhone jailbreak, and you must update

The iOS 12.4.1 update is now rolling out for iPhones, and this is a fairly important update in many ways. The update fixes and patches up the vulnerability that Apple had inadvertently reintroduced with the iOS 12.4 update which allowed ...

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Buggy Windows 10 update destroys Bluetooth on your laptop

Last month, Microsoft forcibly moved Windows 10 users to the half-baked 1903 update. The company continued pushing the update even after users started reporting major bugs including the Bluetooth issue. Microsoft later admitted that the Windows 10 machines with the ...

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Russia sends its first humanoid robot Fedor into space

Russia on Thursday launched an unmanned rocket carrying a life-size humanoid robot that will spend 10 days learning to assist astronauts on the International Space Station. Named Fedor, short for Final Experimental Demonstration Object Research, the robot is the first ...

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Google Go app is now available on Android devices worldwide

Google introduced the Google Go app on Android Oreo (Go edition) devices back in 2017. However, initially the app was available in select markets only. Now, nearly a year and a half later the tech giant is launching its lightweight ...

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