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Big leap for ISRO and India: Chandrayaan-2 majestically takes off for the moon

In a proud moment for the Indian Space Research Organisation and the entire country, the Chandrayaan-2, India’s most ambitious lunar mission to date, lifted off successfully at 2.43 pm on Monday. This success puts India in a league of elite ...

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FaceApp explained: What is this AI app and the privacy concerns raised around it

FaceApp app is the latest to go viral and also create some news. This smartphone app uses artificial intelligence to let users turn themselves into their ‘old self’ version. The app is now number one in 121 countries on IOS ...

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Chandrayaan-2 to be launched on July 22

The Indian Space Research Organisation ISRO tweeted on July 18 morning that Chandrayaan-2 will be launched on July 22 at 2.43 p.m. The launch was earlier scheduled for July 15 but was called off just an hour before take-off, due ...

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Your WhatsApp, Telegram files aren’t safe once you receive them on phone

California: If you thought your files from encrypted messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Telegram were safe, you’re wrong. Researchers at Symantec have revealed that files saved through these apps are still vulnerable to attacks. Apps like these either use ...

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11-year-old’s iPhone 6 catches fire in the US: report

An Apple iPhone 6 owned by an 11-year-old girl from California caught fire and burned holes in her blanket once she threw the device on it, the media has reported. “I was sitting down, and I had my phone in ...

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Google admits humans listen to our conversations with Assistant, but its policies never clarified that

Google is defending the policy that allows humans in the company to hear audio recordings of conversations between users and its Google Assistant software. These audio recordings are expected to hold personal information, sensitive information including locations and addresses, business ...

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Reliance Jio and PUBG team up for PUBG Lite in India; Jio users to get in-game goodies

Popular battle royale game, PlayerUnknowns Battlegrounds (PUBG), has announced that it’s partnering with Reliance Jio for the launch of PUBG Lite in India. The game-maker earlier last week announced the launch of the beta version of the game that’s optimised for ...

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PUBG banned by Jordan over ‘negative effects’

Jordan on Saturday banned the hugely popular but brutal online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds, citing its “negative effects” on the kingdom’s citizens. Often likened to the blockbuster book and film series The Hunger Games, PUBG pits marooned characters against each another ...

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Instagram has a new stories sticker to invite people to a group chat: here is how to use it

Instagram has rolled-out another new feature that makes initiating a group chat easier for users. This is called the chat sticker, and the social network is adding this to make it easier to for people to ask their followers to ...

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HDFC bank warns customers about fraudsters using AnyDesk App: here is how to keep your money secure

HDFC Bank Ltd has warned its internet banking users about an app called AnyDesk which is being used by fraudsters to steal customers’ money through the unified payments interface (UPI). Apps like AnyDesk help fraudsters to gain unauthorized access to ...

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YouTube Music can now automatically download 500 of your favorite songs

YouTube Music, along with YouTube Music Premium and YouTube Premium, was launched in May 2018 in selected regions. The services were then gradually rolled out to more parts of the world, including India. Despite the push from Google, YouTube Music ...

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Google now has auto-delete controls for Location History on iOS and Android

Google Now Has Auto-Delete Controls For Location History on iOS and Android Google is finally taking a step towards giving its users more control over some of their data with the launch of a new feature that automatically deletes Location ...

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Google Maps launches ‘Stay Safer’ feature in India

Google Maps introduced on Wednesday yet-another India-first “Stay Safer” feature for its users. The feature will alert and notify users traveling in taxis, auto-rickshaws when their vehicle goes off-route and also share the live status of their trips with friends/family. ...

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Calling emergency services: smart assistants in Amazon Echo and Google Home can detect heart attacks

Smart speakers and smart assistants are not just about commanding it to play music or tell you the weather or book an Uber for you. Researchers at the University of Washington have developed and artificial intelligence (AI) tool that allows ...

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