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Mobile data SIM validity extended from 90 days to 1 year: Trai

Mobile data users will be able to keep their SIM active for one year from the day of last usage as regulator Trai on Friday permitted increase of validity for mobile data packs to 365 days, from the current up ...

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BSNL to offer unlimited calls on Sundays from Aug 21

Customers of state-run BSNL will be able to make free unlimited calls on any mobile or landline number in the country on Sundays from August 21. “Unlimited free calling from BSNL landline to any network’s mobile and landline on all ...

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First three months most crucial after one quits smoking

Smoking-related deficits in brain dopamine, a chemical released by neurons to send signals to other nerve cells, return to normal levels three months after quitting, according to a new study. The normalisation of dopamine systems suggested smoking-related deficits are a ...

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Solar Plane Completes Historic Round-the-World Flight

The Solar Impulse 2 has become the first plane to complete a round-the-world trip powered only by the sun’s energy. This Swiss engineered plane on Tuesday landed in Abu Dhabi, from where it first took off on an epic 40,000-kilometer ...

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Yahoo-Verizon $4.83 Billion Deal Explained In Five Points

Verizon – America’s biggest mobile operator – on Monday announced a $4.83 billion cash deal to buy Yahoo’s core internet properties, which includes its search engine, email service and sections devoted to news, sports and finance. Yahoo is Verizon’s second ...

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WhatsApp for Android adds voice mail and call back features

NEW DELHI: The much-rumored voice mail and call back feature has finally made it to WhatsApp . So far these new features are available only on WhatsApp’s Android app. Also, both the features have so far not been rolled out ...

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Corning Gorilla Glass 5 announced; to feature improved drop performance

By tech2 News Staff / 21 Jul 2016 Glassmaker Corning has announced its latest iteration of its popular protective glass coating in the form of the Gorilla Glass 5. With the Gorilla Glass 5, Corning hopes to improve drop performance ...

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The free, Microsoft Windows 10 upgrade offer ends 29 July; here’s all you need to know

By Abhishek Baxi Microsoft aims to get Windows 10 running on a billion devices by 2018, and a major pie of that depends on getting users on older Windows editions to upgrade to Windows 10. The majority of older Windows ...

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Cattle-herding robot Swagbot makes debut on Australian farms

Yee-ha, round ’em up cowboy. Meet Swagbot, the newest member of Australia’s farm robot fleet. Swagbot can herd cows, tow heavy trailers, and traverse rugged terrain and has been designed to manage livestock on Australia’s vast sheep and cattle stations, ...

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Baby lost in chaos of Nice attack reunited with parents

Friends of the parents used Facebook to spread the word about the missing child A baby boy who was separated from his family during the truck attack in Nice Thursday night has been found after an appeal for help was ...

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Apple hires Khushboo Ponwar for AppStore, iTunes for Indian market

New Delhi, July 9 (ANI): Multinational technology Apple has announced the appointment of Khushboo Ponwar as market development lead for App Store, Apple Music and iTunes. Ponwar’s job will be to focus solely on India, a market with strong growth ...

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App to monitor real-time location of your kids

Gurgaon, July 11 (ANI): ‘Evoschool’, a comprehensive security app, will now enable the parents and schools to actively monitor the activities of children. Developed by Evoxyz Technologies, it also provides a real-time location of the bus on the map, the ...

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Here’s the World’s Smallest Device That Can Help the Blind Move Around Freely and Even Run

This small ring-like gadget developed by an Indian is a breakthrough for the blind – it can make the white cane obsolete and radically improve mobility for the visually disabled. The white cane has been the mobility device of choice ...

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Facebook Messenger gets end to end encryption option

Social media giant Facebook has said that it has begun offering an option to encrypt messages — a way to have secret conversations with other users — to some of 900 million users of Messenger, its messaging app. The end-to-end ...

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