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  Technology   Mobiles & Tabs  23 Aug 2018

Technology, Mobiles tabs, 23 Aug 2018

Kerala floods caused due to sudden water release from Mullaperiyar Dam: Govt to SC

Kerala govt said that in wake of prior alerts it had requested Tamil Nadu controlled release of water from the Mullaperiyar Dam.

23 Aug 2018 9:10 PM

Smarter SMS on Android with Google Assistant

Google is integrating Assistant in the Messages app for contextual replies.

23 Aug 2018 8:50 PM

Here's how seating positions are linked to student's performance

Interaction is a key part of learning.

23 Aug 2018 8:36 PM

Alibaba revenue beats, but investments prolong margin squeeze

Alibaba’s US-listed shares rose about 4 per cent in pre-market trade.

23 Aug 2018 8:32 PM

Data dump: China sees surge in personal information up for sale

Personal data has become widely available in China and can be scooped up for pennies.

23 Aug 2018 8:26 PM


Insight: Europe's new data law upends global online advertising

Europe’s new data privacy law has put a small army of tech firms that track people online in jeopardy.

23 Aug 2018 8:17 PM

UK Labour proposes tax on tech giants in media shake-up

A Labour government would aim to shake up Britain’s media by levying a tax on big tech firms like Google.

23 Aug 2018 8:10 PM

Adani Foundation commits Rs 50 crore for Kerala flood relief

It will provide Rs 25 crore for immediate relief to the Kerala Chief Minister's Distress Relief Fund.

23 Aug 2018 7:46 PM

IndiGo planes grounded, non-availability of spares blamed

As many as nine of its Airbus A320 neo aircraft were grounded as on August 20 because of the engine issue.

23 Aug 2018 7:40 PM


Nokia 7 Plus slated to get Android Pie in September

HMD Global confirmed the latest Android update will also reach other Android One phones before the end of this year.

23 Aug 2018 7:39 PM

Congress leader Gurudas Kamat cremated with state honours in Mumbai

Kamat, a 5-time Lok Sabha MP and former Union minister, died of a heart attack in Delhi. His body was brought to his residence in Mumbai.

23 Aug 2018 7:38 PM

State Bank of India yet to recalibrate 18,135 ATMs for new notes: RTI

The recalibration is a process, in which the cassettes in the ATMs that hold cash are modified to suit the size of the currency.

23 Aug 2018 7:35 PM

No intent to impose blanket ban on messaging apps: Telecom Secretary

The government has taken a stern view of false news doing the rounds on social media platforms.

23 Aug 2018 7:29 PM

No chance at all, says Election Commission on simultaneous polls

O P Rawat emphatically ruled out the possibility of holding simultaneous elections without 'legal framework' in place.

23 Aug 2018 7:19 PM


Sony launches Dolby Vision capable 4K ultra HD Blu-ray player

The player offers 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray playbacks that are said to produce everything in finer detail for a more real-life picture.

23 Aug 2018 6:59 PM

Uttar Pradesh: Man sentenced to 20 years in jail for rape of 3-yr-old girl

The incident took place on December 5, 2015 while the girl was playing with her friends near her house.

23 Aug 2018 6:39 PM

Himachal Pradesh: Three children among 11 killed after car plunges down hill

The victims were on their way from Manali to Lahaul-Spiti when the incident took place near Rohtang at Rani Nallah.

23 Aug 2018 6:24 PM

11-year-old girl raped in southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj

The incident was reported to the police around 2 am on Thursday, following which a case was registered.

23 Aug 2018 6:09 PM

Snapdragon 855 flagship SoC to be built on 7nm

Qualcomm has already started sampling their next generation Snapdragon chipset with partner OEMs.

23 Aug 2018 5:59 PM