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Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander

By   /  October 15, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Will NASA have answers on Vikram lander

Chennai, Oct. 15 (IANS): It’s the day Indian space scientists and Chandrayaan-2 enthusiasts had been waiting for. The US space agency NASA had promised hope of some news on the Viktram front by Tuesday after its Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) flyby over the site where Indian lunar lander might have landed. Has the Indian moon […]

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Facebook raises questions over EU ruling on removing content

By   /  October 15, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Facebook raises questions over EU ruling on removing content

San Francisco, Oct. 15 (IANS): Facebook has raised objections over the European Union (EU) ruling that the bloc’s member countries can not only order the removal of content in their own jurisdiction, but all over the world. According to the social networking giant, the ruling opens the door for courts to order the removal of […]

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Microsoft launches Project xCloud game streaming preview

By   /  October 15, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Microsoft launches Project xCloud game streaming preview

San Francisco, Oct. 15 (IANS): Tech giant Microsoft has finally launched Project xCloud game streaming service preview for Xbox users in the US, UK, and Korea. The preview includes four games: Gears 5, Halo 5: Guardians, Killer Instinct and Sea of Thieves. “Public preview is a critical phase in our multi-year ambition to deliver game […]

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Humble tomato a day can boost your virility

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Humble tomato a day can boost your virility

London, Oct. 10 (IANS): Tomatoes might cost you dearly in India nowadays but adding one or two in your daily diet could keep your virility up and running, according to researchers. A dietary compound called LactoLycopene found in tomatoes has been shown to improve sperm quality and those took this supplement had almost 40 per […]

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Twitter admits privacy breach, users hit by targeted ads

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Twitter admits privacy breach, users hit by targeted ads

San Francisco, Oct. 10 (IANS): In yet another privacy breach, Twitter has admitted that its users who provided email addresses or phone numbers for better security like two-factor authentication (2FA) on the platform were served with targeted ads The personal data “may have inadvertently been used for advertising purposes, specifically in our Tailored Audiences and […]

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India badly needs modern laws to tax digital giants — Experts

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on India badly needs modern laws to tax digital giants — Experts

New Delhi, Oct. 10 (IANS): With the Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) proposing an overhaul in the taxation system for digital companies, cyber experts on Thursday urged the Indian government to speed up necessary changes in domestic laws on internet taxation so that tech giants like Google, Facebook and Amazon can be asked […]

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One in three Indian firms facing high financial loss from hacking

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on One in three Indian firms facing high financial loss from hacking

Bengaluru, Oct. 10 (IANS): Nearly one in three Indian organisations are facing longer downtimes and higher financial costs from security breaches and 24 per cent of firms felt a financial impact of $1 million or more in the past year in the country, a report said on Thursday. Nearly 37 per cent of companies in […]

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From phones to Tesla cars, lithium-ion batteries come of age

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on From phones to Tesla cars, lithium-ion batteries come of age

New Delhi, Oct. 10 (IANS): Be it smartphones, notebooks or electric cars, lithium-ion batteries have revolutionized our world, laying the foundation for a wireless, fossil fuel-free society, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said on Wednesday while awarding the 2019 Nobel prize in Chemistry to John Goodenough, Stanley Whittingham and Akira Yoshino. The Li-ion technology […]

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Pre-historic people relished canned bone marrow

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on Pre-historic people relished canned bone marrow

Tel Aviv, Oct. 10 (IANS): In a first evidence that early Paleolithic people saved animal bones for up to nine weeks before feasting on them, Tel Aviv University researchers in collaboration with scholars from Spain have found evidence of storage and delayed consumption of animal bone marrow at the Qesem Cave here. The site has […]

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With OnePlus, you are not just buying a TV, but an experience

By   /  October 10, 2019  /  Science and Tech  /  Comments Off on With OnePlus, you are not just buying a TV, but an experience

New Delhi, Oct. 10 (IANS): Television is a very imperative part of our lifestyle and family time, making it an important household investment. When its an investment, buying a quality product is imperative. OnePlus TV is the perfect choice for turning a living room to a theatre. With the latest OnePlus product, a user can […]

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