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Attempted break-in at IAF's Paris office handling Rafale procurement

New Delhi: In a suspected case of espionage, there was an attempted break-in on Sunday ..

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IAF successfully test fires aerial version of BrahMos missile
Engineering students make smart glove
Engineering students develop ‘Smart Glove’ to help visual, speech impaired
ISRO successfully launches earth observation satellite RISAT-2B
WhatsApp beta not letting users save profile pictures

WhatsApp beta not letting users save profile pictures

San Francisco: In its latest Android beta update, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is not allowing users to save profile pictures ..


Instagram testing new Stickers with song lyrics

San Francisco: Facebook-owned messaging app Instagram is testing a new Sticker feature that will show music lyrics of a song playing ..


Telegram update brings new design, Archive option

San Francisco: Private instant messaging and voice over IP service Telegram has updated its app with a new design for Android and added ..

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Online 'cockroach challenge' driving youngsters crazy

New Delhi: It may sound a little yucky to some, but a new online challenge that involves taking a selfie with cockroaches on your face ..


Instagram posts to be reviewed by FB fact-checkers

San Francisco: In its efforts to reduce the spread of fake news, conspiracy theories, hate and misinformation on its platform, Instagram ..


Coming WhatsApp Pay

New Delhi: When Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced on April 24 that the company is actively working on to launch WhatsApp Pay ..


Chandrayaan-2 modules getting ready for launch in July: ISRO

Bengaluru: All modules of India's second moon mission "Chandrayaan-2", scheduled for launch in July, are getting ready ..

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Social media fraud increased 43% in 2018: Report

San Francisco: In a sign that platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are emerging as new public square for criminal deception, a study ..


Now, Google Assistant to read stories to your kids

There is good news for parents. If you are not particularly good at reading bedtime stories to your kids, just ask the Google Assistant ..

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Air India operations software restored after six hours

New Delhi: Hundreds of Air India passengers were left stranded at several airports across the world as its check-in software stopped ..


NASA lander detects 'first Marsquake'

Washington: The American space agency's InSight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on Mars after touched down ..

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SC directs Madras HC to decide plea of TikTok app on Apr 24

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Madras High Court to decide on April 24 a plea of TikTok app seeking vacating of ..

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Pixel 3 user asks for refund, gets 10 phones instead

San Francisco: Google sent a customer 10 Pixel handsets worth over $9,000 after he requested a refund for a defective Pixel 3 smartphone ..


Kerala boy Aadithyan who became a CEO at 13 becomes star at Sharjah reading fest

Sharjah: The youngest CEO in the UAE Aadithyan Rajesh became the centre of attraction at the Sharjah Children's Reading Festival ..


Google blocks TikTok App in India after court order: Report

New Delhi: Google has blocked access to the hugely popular video app TikTok in India to comply with the Madras High Court's directive ..


Meteor showers depriving Moon of precious water: NASA

Washington: As billions of people on Earth stare at an imminent water shortage, precious, ancient water is being released into the ..


Sub-sonic cruise missile 'Nirbhay' successfully test-fired

Balasore (Odisha): India on Monday successfully test-fired its first indigenously designed and developed long-range sub-sonic cruise ..

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Israeli spacecraft crashes onto moon after technical failures

The Israeli spacecraft Beresheet crashed onto the moon on Thursday after a series of technical failures during its final descent, shattering ..

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Astronomers reveal first image of a black hole

Washington: Humanity has got its first glimpse of the cosmic place of no return: a black hole. And it's as hot, as violent and ..


WhatsApp now lets users send 30 audio files at once

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo-messaging app WhatsApp has introduced its "audio picker" with a new user interface (UI), ..


Two Malayali students to take part in international robotics contest in USA

Kozhikode: Two Malayali students have been selected to participate in an international robotics contest titled ‘Robofest’ ..

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80% youngsters want TikTok banned in India: Survey

New Delhi: Eight out of 10 millenials living in India want the controversial Chinese video app TikTok to be banned, reveals a survey ..


Instagram stars: Harry, Meghan fastest to hit 1 million fans

London: Pay no attention to Hollywood stars or pop idols. When it comes to Instagram, it seems no one can match the allure of a youthful ..


Google accidentally leaks new 'Pixel 3a' smartphone

San Francisco: Google has accidentally leaked a new Pixel device called "3a" on its website, media reported. "Pixel ..


WhatsApp makes group chats more secure, gives users more control

New Delhi: WhatsApp Wednesday said it will now allow its users to decide whether they want to get added to groups on the instant messaging ..

India's missile test created 400 pieces of debris: NASA

India's missile test created 400 pieces of debris: NASA

Washington: The head of National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) today branded India's destruction of one of its satellites ..


PSLC-C45 carrying India's EMISAT and 28 foreign satellites lifts off

Sriharikota (AP): ISRO's PSLV C45 lifted off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre here on Monday, carrying India's EMISAT satellite ..

Countdown begins for defence satellite Emisat launch

Countdown begins for defence satellite Emisat launch

Chennai: The countdown for the Monday morning launch of a new variant of the Indian rocket Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) carrying ..


Facebook set to restrict livestreaming post NZ attack

San Francisco: Facing flak after the New Zealand terror attack that was livestreamed on its platform, the social media giant is now ..


Instagram re-branding, adding Facebook with its name

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram appears to be re-branding to include the parent company's name as part ..


After ASAT test, concern over space debris

New Delhi: After the successful anti-satellite missile test by India, concerns are being raised from some quarters, including the United ..


Microsoft bans April Fools' Day pranks at work

San Francisco: Warning employees against corporate pranks ahead of April Fools' Day, Microsoft issued an internal memo asking workers ..

Sundar Pichai

Trump says Google CEO Sundar Pichai committed to US, not Chinese military

Washington: President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Google CEO Sundar Pichai, whom he'd previously accused of indirectly boosting ..


Facebook shuts down thousands of fake Pages, accounts

San Francisco: Facebook has removed 2,632 Pages, Groups and accounts that were engaged in coordinated inauthentic behaviour from Iran, ..


India an elite space power now, shoots down low-orbit satellite

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced that India had demonstrated anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down ..

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Google letting Android users create events on Maps

San Francisco: Google is letting Android users create public events on Maps through the app's existing Contribute section, allowing ..


Chandrayaan 2 to carry NASA science instrument

Washington: India's second moon mission Chandrayaan 2, scheduled for launch in April, would be carrying a NASA science probe, the ..


87,000 groups on WhatsApp targeting voters

New Delhi: The first phase of voting begins from April 11 and WhatsApp - and not its parent company Facebook - has turned out to be ..


Change Facebook password, turn on 2FA now: Experts

New Delhi: After a report revealed around 200-600 million Facebook users may have had their account passwords stored in plain text ..


Google honours Bach with first AI-powered Doodle

New Delhi: Want to create your own music? Try Google's first ever Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered Doodle, dedicated to celebrate ..


Apple launches new AirPods with improved talk time

San Francisco: Introducing its second generation of wireless headphones, Apple on Wednesday launched new AirPods designed to deliver ..


Facebook has blamed server for outage, some users happy

San Francisco: Facebook blames a server configuration change that caused the outage of its app along with Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger ..


Top Facebook, WhatsApp executives quit

San Francisco: As Facebook pushes for a more private and encrypted communication across its apps, two of its top executives -- Chief ..


US probing Facebook data deals with tech firms

San Francisco: Facebook is facing criminal investigation in the US for the data deals it had entered into with smartphone makers and ..


Outage hits Facebook, Instagram users worldwide

San Francisco: Facebook and Instagram users lost access to the social network's applications in parts of the world as a result ..


Microsoft Excel confused for Surf Excel, gets hate

New Delhi: Software giant Microsoft has become an unexpected victim of hate messages directed at a Surf Excel detergent commercial ..

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WhatsApp banning users using third-party app versions

San Francisco: Complying to users and platform security concerns, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is banning accounts of users ..


LS Polls: EC unveils app to keep tab on violators of model code of conduct

In order to empower citizens in the Lok Sabha 2019 polls, the Election Commission (EC) has introduced app at pan India level whereby ..

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SpaceX Crew Dragon completes first unmanned flight test

Washington: The Elon Musk-owned SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule completed its historic unmanned flight test on Friday with a splashdown ..

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Minor fire in Vande Bharat Express, none hurt

New Delhi: A minor fire broke out in the transformer of a coach of the railways' ambitious Vande Bharat Express, sources said Thursday, ..


US seeks information on Pakistan's potential misuse of F-16s

Washington: The US is seeking more information from Pakistan on the potential misuse of American-made F-16 fighter jets by it against ..


Facebook sues China-based companies over fake accounts

San Francisco: Facebook has sued four companies and three people based in China for promoting the sale of fake accounts, likes and ..


YouTube tightens rules to keep sexual predators away from minors

San Francisco: In the face of allegations that YouTube is being used by paedophiles to target minors, the Google-owned video streaming ..

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Nokia unveils world's first smartphone with 5 rear cameras

Barcelona: The Finnish company HMD Global, which makes Nokia smartphones, unveiled the "Nokia 9 PureView" -- the world's ..

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Youth Congress introduces new app, notice with QR code for campaign

Haripad: Youth Congress has come up with a new mobile application and notices that carry QR code on them to ensure that the campaign ..


Malappuram MBH hospital founder Dr M Abdul Majeed passes away

Malappuram: Dr M Abdul Majeed, founder and managing director of MBH hospital here passed away. The 77-year-old was active presence ..

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P V Sindhu becomes first woman to fly Tejas; Dedicates it to women

Bengaluru: Ace Indian shuttler P V Sindhu wore yet another feather in her cap by becoming the first woman to fly a sortie in the indigenously ..


Did volcanic eruption led to dinosaurs' extinction?

New York: An asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago reignited massive volcanic eruptions in India, and may have contributed ..


Facebook interested in Blockchain-based authentication: Zuckerberg

San Francisco: You may soon login to Facebook with Blockchain-based authentication, CEO Mark Zuckerberg has indicated. In a public ..


Lockheed Martin unveils new combat jet F-21 for India

Bengaluru: American Defence giant Lockheed Martin on Wednesday unveiled the F-21 multi-role fighter jet for India, to be produced locally, ..


Google announces new web domain for developers

San Francisco: Google has announced a brand new top level domain (TLD) dedicated to developers to allow them to build communities, ..


Robot SI to welcome visitors at police headquarters

Thiruvananthapuram: Scripting history, the Kerala police has introduced a robot at the reception of its headquarters here on Tuesday ..


Israel offers unconditional help to India to defend itself, especially against terror

New Delhi: Israel has offered unconditional help to India in defending itself, especially against terrorism, asserting that "there ..

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Google shows Pakistan flag when searched for 'toilet paper'

New Delhi: Google has been showing Pakistani flag when searched for the "best toilet paper in the world", the "best ..

Vande Bharat

Vande Bharat Express begins first commercial run

New Delhi: The Vande Bharat Express - India's first semi-high speed train - began its first commercial run on Sunday, a day after ..

 Opportunity rover

NASA announces demise of Opportunity Rover

During 14 years of intrepid exploration across Mars it advanced human knowledge by confirming that water once flowed on the red planet ..


New frog species discovered from roadside puddle in Western Ghats

A new genus and species of narrow-mouthed frogs (family Microhylidae) was discovered from a temporary wayside puddle in Peninsular ..


Parliamentary panel summons Twitter head on Feb 25

New Delhi: The Parliamentary panel on Information Technology has summoned Twitter head Jack Dorsey to appear before it on February ..


Science researcher Dr C Krishnan Namboothiri passes away

Kozhikode: Noted Indian science researcher and Sanskrit scholar Dr C Krishnan Namboothiri passed away at his residence ‘Sreepadham’ ..

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WhatsApp removing 2 mn suspicious accounts a month

New Delhi: Facebook-owned WhatsApp is removing at least two million accounts each month for bulk or automated behaviour and over 75 ..


Indian communication satellite GSAT-31 launched successfully

Chennai: India's 40th communication satellite GSAT-31 was successfully put into orbit by an Ariane 5 rocket belonging to Arianespace ..


Now stream live together on Twitter's Periscope

San Francisco: Micro-blogging site Twitter on Tuesday globally rolled out the "Go Live Together" feature to its live-streaming ..


Google deletes 29 apps that steal users' information

San Francisco: Google has deleted 29 malicious "beauty camera" apps that were sharing pornographic content and forwarding ..


YouTube seeking creators' feedbacks to tackle 'dislike' button misuse

San Francisco: In a bid to curb notorious users from misusing the dislike button to harm content and channels on YouTube, the Google-owned ..


Twitter bug mislabelling retweets confuses users: Report

San Francisco: A bug on Twitter majorly affecting Android users, confused the twitteraties by making them view retweets from random ..


National Artificial Intelligence Portal to help boost sector: Goyal

New Delhi: In a bid to strengthen the Artificial Intelligence (AI) sector in India, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal on Friday announced ..


Recreation of Gandhi’s assassination: Kerala Cyber Warriors hack Hindu Mahasabha website

Kozhikode: Protest is mounting against Hindu Mahasabha across the country for recreating assassination of Mahatma Gandhi on his death ..


ISRO unveils human space flight centre in Bengaluru

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) said on Thursday that it has launched a Human Space Flight Centre here. ..


Facebook to monitor India elections from 'Singapore hub'

New Delhi: As India faces elections in a couple of months, Facebook said it will launch transparency tools for electoral ads next month ..


NASA solar probe to make closest approach to Sun in April

Washington: Just 161 days after its launch, NASA's Parker Solar Probe has completed its first orbit of the Sun and has now begun ..


US unveils criminal charges against Huawei, company executive

Washington: The US Justice Department has unveiled criminal charges against Chinese tech giant Huawei and its detained Chief Financial ..


Manilal’s contributions to Botany not properly valued by Keralites: Speaker

Kozhikode: Kerala Assembly Speaker P Sreeramakrishnan said that the contributions of Dr K S Manilal who translated the old Latin reference ..

Google Duo

Google Duo launching soon for web clients

San Francisco: Google is set to expand its services for web users of its popular video chat mobile app Duo in the coming weeks, 9to5Google ..

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Glad my work finally recognised: Nambi Narayanan

New Delhi: From being a celebrated ISRO scientist to being branded a 'spy' and finally awarded with the Padma Bhushan, Nambi ..

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Zuckerberg plans to integrate WhatsApp, Instagram and Facebook Messenger: Report

Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg is planning to unify the underlying messaging infrastructure of the WhatsApp, Instagram ..

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70th R-Day: Google doodle showcases Rashtrapati Bhavan, India's heritage

New Delhi: Search giant Google Saturday dedicated a special doodle to mark India's 70th Republic Day, which captured the country's ..


Facebook to discontinue 'Moments' app from Feb 25

San Francisco: Facebook has announced that it is discontinuing its stand-alone "Moments" photo saving and sharing app from ..


Fish in Kerala shores losing weight

Kottayam: Changes in the oceanic environment is causing fish in the Kerala shores to lose weight, according to a study by the fisheries ..


India puts into orbit satellite 'Microsat R' for DRDO and 'Kalamsat'

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India on Thursday night opened the year's space campaign by putting into orbit defence imaging satellite ..


New smartphone app to help you quit smoking

New York: Researchers have developed a new smartphone-based app that can track if you smoke a lot and can help you quit. The app Gero ..


Google adds Search, Map support to its 'My Business' app

San Francisco: Google has released an updated version of its "My Business" app to allow users to share the service-areas ..


New Google policy to reveal political ad-spend in India

New Delhi: As India gears up for the Lok Sabha elections, Google on Tuesday announced an updated election ads policy that will provide ..

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Google Doodle honours Noble Laureate Lev Landau

New Delhi: The Google Doodle on Tuesday honoured Soviet theoretical physicist and Noble Laureate Lev Davidovich Landau, who won the ..


Microsoft to officially kill Windows phones

San Francisco: Tech giant Microsoft has asked its users to switch to an Android or iOS device as it announced the end of support for ..