Cabinet approves big bang telecom reforms, allows 100 pc FDI through the automatic route

New Delhi: In big bang reforms, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a relief ..

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Apple unveils iPhone 13 series, no major improvement from its predecessor
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Google Search on desktop web officially gets dark theme
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China limits children to 3 hours of online gaming a week

Beijing: China is banning children from playing online games for more than three hours a week, the harshest restriction so far on the ..


Mini plane lands on tree on inaugural day of Kerala police’s Drone Forensic Lab

Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala police have come up with the country’s first Drone Forensic Laboratory and it was officially inaugurated ..


Indian rocket fails to launch GISAT-1/EOS-3 satellite

Sriharikota: The much expected launch of India's first Geo-Imaging Satellite (GISAT-1) renamed as EOS-03 failed on Thursday. ..

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One in 3 Indian PC home users at high risk of cyber attack

New Delhi: Nearly one third (28.22 percent) of PC home users in India are at high risk of cyber attacks, according to a report by digital ..


Giant panda in French zoo gives birth to female twins

Paris: A giant panda on loan to France from China gave birth to two female twin cubs early Monday, a French zoo announced, declaring ..


Rare rainbow-coloured snake spotted in Munnar

Kochi: A rare rainbow-coloured snake has been spotted near the hilly areas of Munnar town. Thrissur native Mridula Murali captured ..


BSNL customers can enjoy 4G network speed soon

Thrissur: In what appears to be a pleasant news, the BSNL customers in Kerala will soon be able to enjoy 4G network. As per the plan, ..


Data breach over Pegasus snooping reported months ago

In March this year many Indian journalists and public servants, whose phone numbers alleged to have been tapped by spyware Pegasus, ..


WhatsApp banned 2 million Indian accounts during May 15-Jun 15

New Delhi:WhatsApp banned two million Indian accounts while it received 345 grievance reports between May 15 and June 15, the company ..


Mars, Venus and Moon to come ‘closest’ on July 12,13; here’s what you should do to see the event

Kozhikode: In a rare incident, planets Mars and Venus will align with the Moon on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings which can be seen ..

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Richard Branson safely back to earth after touching edge of space

San Francisco:Ushering in a new space age, Virgin Galactic's billionaire CEO Richard Branson on Sunday touched the edge of space ..

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Twitter denies access to IT Minister Prasad's account for 1 hr

New Delhi: Twitter on Friday temporarily blocked IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's account for alleged violation of the US Copyright ..


Govt serves final notice to Twitter over non-compliance of new IT rules

New Delhi: Citing non-compliance of New Intermediary Guideline Rules by Twitter, the Union Ministry of Electronics and Information ..

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New rules to prevent misuse of social media; WhatsApp users have nothing to fear: Union Minister

New Delhi: Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Thursday said WhatsApp users have nothing to fear about new social media rules, ..


WhatsApp sues India over new IT rules, says user privacy supreme

New Delhi: Taking the privacy war to the court, Facebook-owned WhatsApp has sued the Indian government, saying that user privacy is ..


Govt directs WhatsApp to roll back new privacy policy, warns of action

New Delhi:The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology has again directed WhatApp to withdraw its much controversial revised ..


Accept privacy policy or lose functions in some weeks: WhatsApp

New Delhi: Facing criticism over its upcoming privacy policy, WhatsApp has said that its users will not immediately lose their accounts ..


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

New Delhi: Facebook is taking several measures, including reducing distribution of content deemed to be hate speech, as part of its ..

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Finally, scientists identify predators of purple frog

Thrissur: The science community has identified the two creatures which are predators of the purple frog, a frog species commonly called ..


Policy update doesn't affect privacy of messages: WhatsApp

New Delhi: WhatsApp on Tuesday said its latest policy update does not affect the privacy of messages as the Facebook-owned company ..


Facebook redesigns Pages for safer user experience

New Delhi: Facebook on Friday announced that it has redesigned its Pages experience to make it simpler for public figures and creators ..


WhatsApp to soon roll out audio, video calls for PC users

New Delhi: Instant messaging app WhatsApp is reportedly rolling out a new feature where a user can make or receive audio and video ..

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YouTube will now warn users before posting comments

New Delhi:To encourage respectful conversations, YouTube is launching a new feature that will warn users when their comment may be ..


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 ..