Twitter to remove spam, abuse from your Direct Message inbox

San Francisco: Micro-blogging platform Twitter is testing a new feature to filter ..

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ISRO releases first set of earth pictures captured by Chandrayaan 2
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Chandrayan-2: Moon plot owner sees his dream coming true

Hyderabad: An Indian, who bought a five-acre plot on the moon 16 years back, feels that India successfully launching its lunar mission ..

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India's tryst with destiny: 'Bahubali' puts Chandrayaan-2 into orbit

Sriharikota (Andhra Pradesh): India's second lunar mission was on track as its 'Babubali' GSLV rocket successfully put ..


Chandrayaan-2 takes a billion dreams to Moon

Sriharikota: India's second moon mission Chandrayaan-2 seeking to explore the unchartered Lunar south pole by landing a rover will ..

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Chandrayaan-2: Countdown for 'Bahubali' rocket take-off going smoothly

Chennai: The countdown for Monday's Rs 978 crore Chandrayaan-2 mission launch that started at 6.43 p.m. is progressing smoothly, ..


Chandrayaan-2 countdown to start at 6.43 pm on Sunday: ISRO Chairman

Chennai: The countdown for Monday's Chandrayaan-2 mission launch will start at 6.43 p.m. today, ISRO chairman K. Sivan has said ..


'Space scientists superstitious, believe in Rahu Kaalam, unlucky 13'

Chennai: The Indian space agency may be sending rockets and satellites to various planets but are also guided by their own superstitions ..

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Launch rehearsal of GSLV-Mk III rocket completed: ISRO

New Delhi: ISRO said Saturday it has completed the launch rehearsal of GSLV Mark III-M1, the launch vehicle of Chandrayaan 2, and its ..


Google, Facebook secretly tracking your porn-viewing habits

New York: If you think watching pornographic material in the "incognito" mode will not let anyone know, you are mistaken ..

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Engineering students develop ‘robot’ for easy harvesting of coconuts

Thrissur: The students of Christ Engineering College in Irinjalakuda have developed a unique machine that helps coconut farmers in ..

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Chandrayaan-2 launch rescheduled for July 22

New Delhi:The Indian space agency on Thursday announced that the Chandrayaan-2 launch has been rescheduled for July 22, seven days ..

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GSLV rocket glitch rectified, Chandrayaan-2 may launch next week

Chennai: The Indian space agency has rectified the fault in its Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle-Mark III (GSLV-Mk III) whose ..

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15000 solar panels installed in Dubai Airport

Dubai: In a move to become eco-friendly, the Dubai International Airport, the busiest airport in the world, has installed 15,000 solar ..

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Chandrayaan-2 launch called off due to technical glitch, ISRO to announce revised date later

Sriharikota: Less than an hour before lift off, India's second mission to Moon, Chandrayaan-2 onboard GSLVMkIII-M1 was Monday ..


Preparations underway for launch of Chandrayaan-2: ISRO chief

Tirupati :ISRO is all set for the country's prestigious lunar mission, Chandrayaan-2, and all preparations are going on for its ..


Now a device to wake up drowsy drivers

Lucknow:The Uttar Pradesh State Roadways Transport Corporation (UPSRTC) is now planning to deploy special devices in buses that will ..

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India's heavy rocket 'Bahubali' gearing up for Moon

Chennai: India's heavy lift rocket Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle - Mark III (GSLV Mk III), nicknamed as 'Bahubali', ..

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Turn handle to left to go right; Ride this Brain Cycle to get Rs 500 as reward

Thiruvananthapuram: If anyone dares to ride a bicycle of the cycle club of College of Engineering Trivandrum (CET) in Thiruvananthapuram, ..


Outage hits Facebook services worldwide

San Francisco: Facebook acknowledged Wednesday an outage affecting users in various parts of the world and said it was working on a ..


10 lakh electric vehicles to be launched within 2022: CM

Kochi: With the aim to popularise the use of electric vehicles, E-mobility Conference and Expo 2019 (EVOLVE) started here as part of ..


DeepNude Deepfake app to undress women shuts down after furore

The creators of an application allowing users to virtually "undress" women using artificial intelligence have shut it down ..

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30 years at Apple, Chief Design Officer Jony Ive quits

Cupertino (California): Jony Ive, Apple's chief design officer who is behind the look and feel of the iPhone or iMac that you use ..


Here's how you can click a better selfie

If you are not a pro in taking selfies, doing simple things like positioning your face slightly to one side can make your photo look ..

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Woman block panchayat president registers defamation plaint against party workers

Thiruvananthapuram: A woman block panchayat president has approached the Women's Commission and DGP citing usage of expletives ..


TikTok suicide, PUBG death: Here's how to fight digital addiction

New Delhi: Digital addiction is real and it could be as dangerous as drug addiction, warned psychiatrists while outlining practical ..


WhatsApp's term violations to bring legal troubles

San Francisco: To improve the health of its platform, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp has decided to take legal actions against ..


Chandrayaan-2 mission launch on July 15: ISRO

Bengaluru: India's second mission to the moon, Chandrayaan-2, would be launched on July 15, Indian Space Research Organisation ..


Google's trip planner mobile app ending in August

San Francisco: Google is putting an end to its trip planner mobile app - Google Trips. "Support for the Google Trips app will ..

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China launches rocket from ship at sea for first time

Beijing: China successfully launched a rocket from a ship at sea for the first time on Wednesday, state media reported, the latest ..


Instagram suffers another global outage, reason unknown

San Francisco: Facebook-owned photo messaging app Instagram suffered a major global outage that hindered app logins, page refreshes, ..


Instagram quietly rolls out new Stories design in India

New Delhi: Facebook-owned photo-messaging app Instagram has quietly rolled out a new design on its Stories option in India. The ..

Idukki Dam

Solar panels can be set up in Idukki dam; feasibility study gives green signal

Cheruthoni: It has been found in a feasibility study that electricity can be generated in Idukki dam by installing solar panels also ..

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Facebook, Twitter remove Iran-linked fake accounts

San Francisco: Facebook has removed fake accounts that originated in Iran and several of those presented themselves as journalists ..


Google pulling plug on YouTube Gaming app by May end

San Francisco: Google is set to finally pull the plug on the standalone YouTube Gaming app in just a few days, months after it announced ..

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Fake news spreads unabated on social media after polls

New Delhi: Posts containing fake news continued to flourish on social media platforms after the end of the Lok Sabha elections that ..


WhatsApp confirms Status Ads coming in 2020

San Francisco: Ads are coming to WhatsApp, finally, and the intrusion into the popular ad-free mobile messaging platform would begin ..

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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 at the Indian Air Force's Paris office which ..

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IAF successfully test fires aerial version of BrahMos missile

New Delhi: The Indian Air Force Wednesday successfully test fired the aerial version of the supersonic BrahMos cruise missile from ..

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Engineering students develop ‘Smart Glove’ to help visual, speech impaired

Adoor: A group of students of Adoor SNIT Engineering College has created a ‘Smart Glove’ for helping the visually challenged ..


ISRO successfully launches earth observation satellite RISAT-2B

Sriharikota: In a pre-dawn launch on Wednesday, Indian space agency ISRO scripted history by successfully launching earth observation ..

Google limits Huawei's use of Android

Google limits Huawei's use of Android

Washington: Google has barred Huawei from some updates to the Android operating system, dealing a major blow to the world's second-largest ..


Personal data of Instagram influencers leaked, traced to Mumbai-based Social Media marketing firm

San Francisco: Personal data of millions of celebrities and influencers stands exposed on Instagram in a massive database that has ..

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 ..

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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 ..