Facebook steps up efforts to curb hate speech amid elections in Indian states

New Delhi: Facebook is taking several measures, including reducing distribution of ..

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Finally, scientists identify predators of purple frog
Policy update doesn't affect privacy of messages: WhatsApp
Facebook redesigns Pages for safer user experience

Chinese probe lands on Moon to gather lunar samples

Beijing: China has successfully landed a probe on the Moon in an ambitious attempt to bring back the first lunar samples in four decades ..

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Google Photos to end its free unlimited storage on June 1, 2021

New Delhi:Google has announced that it will soon start charging for Google Photos storage once users upload more than 15GB onto their ..


YouTube faces massive outage in India, back now

New Delhi: Google-owned YouTube experienced a major outage in India and elsewhere on Thursday morning and the users were unable to ..


WhatsApp Shopping button now live in India

New Delhi:Facebook on Tuesday made a new shopping button in WhatsApp live globally, including in India, to help people check out available ..


Instagram tells users not to embed photos on other websites

San Francisco: Instagram has made it clear that people will need permission to use embedded photos of other Instagram users on third-party ..


History in the making: SpaceX propels two NASA astronauts into orbit

Washington: A rocket ship built by Elon Musk's SpaceX company on Saturday successfully blasted off with two NASA astronauts into ..


Historic SpaceX launch postponed because of stormy weather

Cape Canaveral :The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit was called off with ..


Twitter introduces new labels, warnings to fight COVID-19 rumours

San Francisco:Twitter on Monday started introducing new labels and warning messages that will provide additional context and information ..

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‘Nighthingale-19’ robot to help COVID-19 patients in Kannur

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala is all set to make use of a robot for serving food and medicines to the COVID-19 patients. Under the leadership ..

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COVID-19: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute develops 3 new medical equipment

Thiruvananthapuram: Giving hope to doctors and other health workers, scientists in Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences ..


Sree Chitra develops small emergency ventilator system

Thiruvananthapuram: Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology has developed an emergency ventilator system ..

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Kerala woman among US team that developed COVID-19 rapid testing kit

Payyannur (Kannur): A Keralite woman is among the US team that developed the first Rapid Point-of-Care COVID-19 kit that is capable ..


WhatsApp sees 40% increase in usage in time of pandemic

London: As COVID-19 pandemic envelopes the world, WhatsApp has seen a 40 per cent increase in usage, according to a study by Kantar, ..


WhatsApp to bring self-destructing messages soon: Report

San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp after launching the much-awaited 'Dark Mode' feature for its users is now reportedly ..


Twitter bans dehumanising posts on age, disability, disease

San Francisco:Twitter has expanded its rules around hate speech to include language that dehumanises people on the basis of their age, ..


Twitter begins testing disappearing tweets called 'Fleets'

San Francisco:Taking inspiration from Snapchat "Stories", Twitter has started testing its own version of disappearing posts ..


WhatsApp launches Dark Mode for both iPhone and Android

New Delhi: Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Tuesday announced to roll out the much-awaited 'Dark Mode' feature on both iPhone and ..


India badly needs 'desi' Facebook, will Modi deliver?

New Delhi: Hours after Prime Minister Narendra Modi put out a cryptic message about his next step regarding his presence on social ..

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FB, Twitter, Google threaten to suspend services in Pakistan

Islamabad: A coalition comprising digital media giants Facebook, Google and Twitter (among others) have spoken out against the new ..

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Software company SAP shuts India offices after Swine Flu scare

German software giant SAP on Thursday shut down their offices in India for an "extensive sanitation" after two employees ..


Facebook's official accounts on Twitter, Instagram hacked

San Francisco: The official Twitter accounts of Facebook and its messaging app Messenger were hacked and the cybercriminals posted ..


No proposal to link social media users' profiles with Aadhaar: Govt

New Delhi:The government on Wednesday said there is no proposal to link social media profiles of users with their Aadhaar numbers and ..


ISRO's GSAT-30 satellite successfully launched aboard Ariane rocket

Bengaluru: India's "high power" communication satellite GSAT-30, aimed at providing high-quality television, telecommunications ..

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey says he eats only seven meals a week, just dinner

In an update to his eccentric food habits, Twitter CEO has now revealed that he eats seven meals in a week, just dinner. In an YouTube ..

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In a first, mobile app developed for electricity meter reading in Kerala

Thrissur: For the first time in Kerala, an android application has been developed for electricity meter reading. The new system is ..


PM urges young scientists to 'innovate, patent, produce and prosper'

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday called on young scientists of India to "Innovate, Patent, Produce and Prosper," ..

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India to launch communication satellite on January 17

Bengaluru: India will launch a heavy communication satellite Gsat-30 on January 17 from Kourou space centre in French Guiana on board ..


Chandrayaan-3 launch may happen next year: ISRO

Bengaluru:The ISRO on Wednesday announced that work on the country's third lunar mission, Chandrayaan-3 was on and the launch ..


PM catches glimpse of solar eclipse via live stream from Kozhikode

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that though he could not witness the solar eclipse due to cloud cover in the ..

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Don't do this during today's solar eclipse

When the annular solar eclipse takes place on December 26, sky watchers should use safe viewing equipment and proper techniques to ..

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Solar eclipse begins, first visible from Cheruvathur

Cheruvathur: The annual solar eclipse which will be seen today in parts of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka occurs when the moon comes ..


Another Malayali may helm ISRO, S Somanath shortlisted: Reports

Thiruvananthapuram: Another Malayali may helm ISRO. There are reports that director of Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre S Somanath is being ..

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Sundar Pichai gets whopping $242mn stock package in new role

San Francisco: Alphabet and Google CEO Sundar Pichai will take home $240 million stock package ($90 million of it tied to Alphabet's ..

Google warns Indian users about data breach via Chrome bug

Google warns Indian users about data breach via Chrome bug

New Delhi: Several Indian users were left nervous on Thursday after witnessing pop-ups on their mobile and desktop screens as they ..


PSLV-C48 carrying RISAT-2BR1 lifts off from Sriharikota

Sriharikota(AP):The Indian Space Research Organisation's workhorse rocket PSLV-C48 blasted off from the spaceport here on Wednesday, ..

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Countdown begins for launch of spy satellite RISAT-2BR1

Chennai: The countdown for the Wednesday evening launch of India's latest spy satellite RISAT-2BR1 and nine foreign satellites ..


Women using Instagram to cope with miscarriage distress: Study

New York: Despite its common occurrence, there is still a lot of stigma surrounding miscarriage and many women find that their emotional ..

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WhatsApp now gets call waiting, but no call holding

San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp has become the latest Voice over Internet Protocol services provider to support call waiting ..

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Autos shift gear to electric mode

Balussery: Electric vehicles are gaining a stronger ground in many small cities as bid to reduce air pollution gains momentum. Baburaj, ..

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Pichai becomes Alphabet CEO as Google co-founders step down

San Francisco: Signalling the end of an era, Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin have decided to relinquish their current ..

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NASA finds Vikram moon lander's debris

New York: NASA has found the crash site and debris of India's Chandrayaan-2 Vikram moon lander following a tip from an Indian space ..

Artificial Intelligence: Reality & Thoughts

All automation should have manual over-ride: Prof. P J Narayanan, Director, IIIT-Hyderabad

Kozhikode: Any automation should have manual over-ride, said P J Narayanan, Director, International Institute of Information Technology, ..

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey uses DuckDuckGo over Google

San Francisco: Twitter founder and CEO Jack Dorsey recently revealed that he has stopped using Google and moved to its rival DuckDuckGo ..


Israeli scientists develop bacteria which "eat" carbon dioxide

Jerusalem: Israeli researchers have developed bacteria fed only with carbon dioxide, the Weizmann Institute of Science (WIS) in central ..