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Koo clocks 1 million downloads within 48 hours of launch in Brazil

Published on Nov 21, 2022 06:34 PM IST

In a statement on Monday, Koo said: "India’s multilingual microblogging platform, Koo App, was launched in Brazil with the addition of the Portuguese language, making it available in 11 native languages now".

Koo CEO and co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna said the support is a testimony that the platform is solving a problem for native language-speakers.
Koo CEO and co-founder Aprameya Radhakrishna said the support is a testimony that the platform is solving a problem for native language-speakers.

This photonic chip can transmit all of Internet's traffic in one second: Study

Scientists have specially developed an optical chip that can use the light from a single infrared laser to make a rainbow spectrum of colours, or frequencies.

Optical fibre has brought revolution in telecommunication.(Representational Image/ Photo by Compare Fibre on Unsplash)
Optical fibre has brought revolution in telecommunication.(Representational Image/ Photo by Compare Fibre on Unsplash)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 04:58 PM IST

iPhone 15 to have USB-C port with capability to transfer big files fast: Report

Apple has recently upgraded its iPhone line-up. But speculations have begun making rounds about the features and design of the next iPhone series.

iPhone 14 was released in Apple's Far out event. (Representational image/ REUTERS)
iPhone 14 was released in Apple's Far out event. (Representational image/ REUTERS)
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 04:22 PM IST

Android phones with built-in Alexa to lose this key ability. Check details

Users with such devices will not be able to use this special feature after March 31, 2023.

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Representative Image
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 03:36 PM IST

How to create contacts list on iPhone, iPad to easily share group messages

Contacts list facilitate users to send a group message to everyone in the list. Users can click on the Lists option, there they have to select the desired list for longer and choose the Message All option from the pop-up menu to send message.

The new iPhone 14 Pro Max.(HT_PRINT)
The new iPhone 14 Pro Max.(HT_PRINT)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 12:26 PM IST

Tesla at centre of South Korean trial over crash that killed President's friend

Driver of the Tesla car alleged that it sped out of control on its own and that the brakes failed in the December 2020 accident.

Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai.(REUTERS)
Tesla China-made Model 3 vehicles are seen during a delivery event at its factory in Shanghai.(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 21, 2022 11:31 AM IST

What is Global Partnership on Artificial Intelligence? India to take over chair

France, the outgoing Council Chair, will hand over the presidency to India at the third edition of the annual GPAI summit, which began in Tokyo on Monday, and will conclude a day later.

GPAI logo
GPAI logo
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 11:34 AM IST

This Vivo 5G smartphone is available at 4k discount. Check limited time deal

Vivo Y75 5G has three camera with LED flash at rear panel. It includes a 2 megapixel macro and a 2 megapixel bokeh camera with a 50 megapixel primary camera.

Vivo y75 5g is available in two colour option.(Amazon)
Vivo y75 5g is available in two colour option.(Amazon)
Updated on Nov 21, 2022 11:12 AM IST

‘Apologies’, says Jio as football fans flag technical snag during FIFA World Cup

Jio Cinema users are complaining of buffering issue even if they have sufficiently good quality of internet connectivity.

Fireworks explode around a replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy during the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.(AFP)
Fireworks explode around a replica of the FIFA World Cup trophy during the opening ceremony of the Qatar 2022 World Cup.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 11:12 PM IST

Mastodon user claims account suspended for being a ‘capitalist’. Musk reacts

The Twitter user with the handle LefterisJP also attached a screenshot purportedly of the Mastodon platform which stated the user's account is suspended and further added, “no capitalists on here thank u.”

Mastodon logo is seen in this illustration.(REUTERS)
Mastodon logo is seen in this illustration.(REUTERS)
Published on Nov 20, 2022 09:29 PM IST

Apple Watch’s ECG can help diagnose heart problem: Research

The study published in Nature journal carried out experiment on 2,454 volunteers from 46 US states and 11 countries. The patients sent their 5 months ECG data taken from their Apple Watch.

Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, Series 6, Series 7, Series 8 or Ultra has the ECG app.(Representational Image)
Apple Watch Series 4, Series 5, Series 6, Series 7, Series 8 or Ultra has the ECG app.(Representational Image)
Published on Nov 20, 2022 06:22 PM IST

India to assume Chair of Global Partnership on AI for next year

GPAI is a first-of-its-type initiative for evolving better understanding of challenges and opportunities around AI using the experience and diversity of participating countries.

AI is expected to add USD 967 billion to the Indian economy by 2035
AI is expected to add USD 967 billion to the Indian economy by 2035
Published on Nov 20, 2022 05:39 PM IST

Want to buy a Samsung phone? Bring Galaxy F13 home at less than 1,000

Though the actual cost of the device is ₹14,999, you can get it for less than ₹1,000 by availing these discounts.

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Published on Nov 20, 2022 04:52 PM IST

Youtuber MrBeast surpasses PewDiePie with 112M YouTube subscribers

MrBeast, whose original name is Jimmy Donaldson, has beat PewDiePie to become the highest subscribed YouTube channel in individual category. With this, T-series has a new contender for the post of YouTube channel with the most subscribers.

The number of YouTube subscribers of MrBeast and PewDiePie.
The number of YouTube subscribers of MrBeast and PewDiePie.
Published on Nov 20, 2022 04:46 PM IST

For sign language users on Teams, Microsoft rolls out a feature. Check details

‘Sign Language View’ will enable users to prioritise videos of up to two signers – people who use sign language – for a meeting on the business communication platform.

Sign Language View on Microsoft Teams (Image: Microsoft Teams Blog)
Sign Language View on Microsoft Teams (Image: Microsoft Teams Blog)
Updated on Nov 20, 2022 11:11 AM IST

Oppo announces price cut on A17K smartphone: Reports

Launched on October 19, the A17K, after the price cut, is available for ₹9,999. Its original cost is ₹10,499.

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Representative Image
Published on Nov 19, 2022 07:23 PM IST

Apple Days on Flipkart: Buy these iPhones at discounted prices

The sale began on Wednesday and will conclude on Sunday. It is offering discounts on iPhone 13, iPhone 12 mini, and iPhone 11.

Apple launched the new iPhone 13 smartphones in September 2021 (AP)
Apple launched the new iPhone 13 smartphones in September 2021 (AP)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 04:57 PM IST

China turns to ex-military personnel to help boost iPhone production: Report

Foxconn's plant in 10-million strong Zhengzhou employs more than two lakh workers and produces 70 per cent of iPhones globally. Due to Covid-19, the Foxconn factories in China are temporarily shut, with the Zhengzhou factory been put in a ‘Covid bubble’ since the beginning of this year.

This file photo taken on May 6, 2022 shows a man walking past the Foxconn headquarters in Tucheng district, New Taipei City. Taiwanese electronics giant and iPhone manufacturer Foxconn warned that its last quarter earnings this year would take a hit from the coronavirus lockdowns affecting its assembly lines in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou.(AFP)
This file photo taken on May 6, 2022 shows a man walking past the Foxconn headquarters in Tucheng district, New Taipei City. Taiwanese electronics giant and iPhone manufacturer Foxconn warned that its last quarter earnings this year would take a hit from the coronavirus lockdowns affecting its assembly lines in the Chinese city of Zhengzhou.(AFP)
Published on Nov 19, 2022 10:58 AM IST

Fall of the Silicon Valley star: Elizabeth Holmes jailed for 11 yrs| Top points

Holmes, 38, founded Theranos, which was pitched as a ‘revolutionary’ medical device. She claimed it could diagnose diseases using a few drops of blood which was later found to be a bogus claim.

Elizabeth Holmes(middle), founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos, walks with her mother and partner Billy Evans for her sentence hearing on Friday.(AFP )
Elizabeth Holmes(middle), founder and former CEO of blood testing and life sciences company Theranos, walks with her mother and partner Billy Evans for her sentence hearing on Friday.(AFP )
Published on Nov 19, 2022 07:39 AM IST

'Freedom of speech, not reach': What Elon Musk's new rule on 'hate' tweets says

Since taking over Twitter three weeks ago and giving a rough start with a spate of controversial decisions, Musk himself has been at the center of criticism, and every day is just another story about turmoil brewing at the Twitter headquarters.

Twitter logo and a photo of Elon Musk are displayed through magnifier in this illustration.(Reuters)
Twitter logo and a photo of Elon Musk are displayed through magnifier in this illustration.(Reuters)
Updated on Nov 19, 2022 06:09 AM IST

Reliance Jio True 5G launched in Delhi-NCR

In a statement announcing the launch, the telecom giant said it is the first operator to provide services of the next-gen technology across the national capital and surrounding areas.

Visitors at the Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. booth at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi. (Bloomberg)
Visitors at the Reliance Jio Infocomm Ltd. booth at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi. (Bloomberg)
Published on Nov 18, 2022 07:42 PM IST

PM Modi hails launch of private rocket Vikram- S, calls it ‘historic moment'

The launch of Vikram-S rocket marked the entry of private players in India's space sector. The 500-kg rocket travelled in an arc as seen in the live footage from the ISRO.

Vikram-S lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.(AFP)
Vikram-S lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.(AFP)
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 05:40 PM IST

'She/Her' for all genders and things to know about Data Personal Protection Bill

Seeking public feedback, the government on Friday released a draft of the new bill, three months after withdrawing the Personal Data Protection Bill, 2021.

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Representational Image
Updated on Nov 18, 2022 04:04 PM IST

With Vikram-S launch, India's space sector welcomes private players | 5 points

Vikram-S, a single-stage sub-orbital launch vehicle, will carry three customer payloads and help test and validate the majority of the technologies in the Vikram series of space vehicles.

Vikram-S, India's first privately developed rocket Vikram-S lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.(AFP)
Vikram-S, India's first privately developed rocket Vikram-S lifts off from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota.(AFP)
Published on Nov 18, 2022 01:48 PM IST

‘Doesn’t it kinda run itself?': Twitter user's query to Musk on shutdown rumours

In a written communication to employees, Musk wrote they “will need to be extremely hardcore” to build “a breakthrough Twitter 2.0” and that long hours at high intensity will be needed for success.

Musk wrote that employees “will need to be extremely hardcore” to build “a breakthrough Twitter 2.0”(AP file)
Musk wrote that employees “will need to be extremely hardcore” to build “a breakthrough Twitter 2.0”(AP file)
Published on Nov 18, 2022 10:58 AM IST

After mass layoffs, Zuckerberg pins hope on this platform for sales growth

Zuckerberg's comments there reflect a shift in tone and emphasis after focusing heavily on extended reality hardware and software investments since announcing a long-term ambition to build out an immersive metaverse last year.

Meta Platforms Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg.(MINT_PRINT)
Meta Platforms Inc. CEO Mark Zuckerberg.(MINT_PRINT)
Published on Nov 18, 2022 09:12 AM IST

To prohibit SIM switch frauds, Centre issues new guidelines to telecos

These DoT guidelines for telecom operators have been chalked out in order to curb the risk of SIM switch frauds and cybercrimes associated with it.

SIM change frauds have become prevalent in recent days.(Picture for representation/Getty Images)
SIM change frauds have become prevalent in recent days.(Picture for representation/Getty Images)
Published on Nov 17, 2022 09:12 PM IST

Is 5G draining your smartphone's battery? Follow these tips

Non-standalone 5G services give hi-speed 5G internet connectivity but calls and messages are through 4G or 3G networks only. Thus the use of two different types of devices being connected to two different networks continuously can become the reason for high battery consumption.

Visitors at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi where Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, announced the launch of 5G services in India.(Bloomberg)
Visitors at India Mobile Congress 2022 exhibition in New Delhi where Narendra Modi, India's prime minister, announced the launch of 5G services in India.(Bloomberg)
Published on Nov 17, 2022 07:15 PM IST

Can AirPods be used as hearing aid? Research explains

AirPods was launched in 2016. It comes with a “Live Listen” feature that receives the environmental sounds and transmits the amplified sound through the AirPods.

AirPods (Pexels)
AirPods (Pexels)
Published on Nov 17, 2022 05:23 PM IST
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