Microsoft engineer Alex Kipman releases a miniature helicopter designed on a hologram device and then created on a 3-D printer at an event demonstrating new features of Windows 10 in Redmond on Wednesday.
Microsoft engineer Alex Kipman releases a miniature helicopter designed on a hologram device and then created on a 3-D printer at an event demonstrating new features of Windows 10 in Redmond on Wednesday.

Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and ‘HoloLens’

Microsoft is making a big bet that Windows 10 will help it regain ground the company has lost to the mobile computing boom »
Facebook has commissioned a study on Global Economic Impact to analyse how the social networking site has facilitated growth and jobs around the world.

Facebook's impact on Indian economy pegged at $4 billion

Facebook enabled USD 4 billion economic impact on the Indian economy and contributed to 335,000 jobs in some or the other way during last year, according to a report by consultancy firm Deloitte. »
Regional Head Asus India Peter Chang along with Country Product Manager Apratim Sharma at the launch Fonepad 7 Dual Sim tablet. File Photo

Asus launches 11.6-inch notebook

Taiwanese tech major Asus, which sees a demand for netbooks loaded with attractive features in the Indian market, on Wednesday launched a new compact computing device at a price of Rs 14,999. »

TomTom launches GPS sport watches in India

Amsterdam headquartered technology firm, TomTom, on Wednesday forayed into the India wearable market with a range of GPS-enabled sport watches, priced at Rs 12,999 onwards. Talkin... »

A query from a member of the public submitted to the New York Public Library long before the internet was conceived. Photo: Special Arrangement

Before Google, what did we want to know?

The New York Public Library is publishing archive queries from members of the public, submitted long before the Internet was created. »
A screenshot of Facebook page taken during the outage.
FRANKFURT, January 27, 2015

Facebook denies hackers brought it down

Facebook and its Instagram photo-sharing site, suffered temporary outages around the world for up to an hour on Tuesday and the company said later that an internal software networking erro... »
New Delhi, January 25, 2015

Samsung Tizen phones to be made in Noida

Buoyed by the market response to its Tizen OS-based smartphone in India, tech giant Samsung plans to manufacture the ‘Z1’ at its Noida facility soon.The South Korean firm, which is the worl... »
January 22, 2015

Twitter adds recap feature

Screenshot of Twitter's While You are Away... feature. Microblogging site Twitter on Thursday introduced a recap feature on the home timeline of its users, accessing through gadgets such as smartphone or tablets. "A lot can happen while... »
NEW DELHI, January 22, 2015

TomTom launches GPS sport watches

Amsterdam-headquartered technology firm TomTom, on Wednesday, made a foray into the domestic wearable market with the launch of a range of GPS-enabled sport watches, priced at Rs.12,999 onwards. T... »
January 21, 2015

SpaceX raises $1 billion in funding from Google, Fidelity

Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX), founded by Elon Musk, said it has raised about $1 billion in a financing round with two new investors, Google Inc and Fidelity.Google and Fidelity wi... »
Photo: Special arrangement
January 20, 2015

Your personalised emoji app

Bitstrips had created a Facebook and mobile application that became instantly popular. The application allowed you to place cartoon avatars of yourself in different situations, and was received ext... »
New York, January 19, 2015

24 million Twitter users never tweet

Nearly 24 million out of 284 million Twitter users do not tweet at all, reveals the latest data filed by the micro-blogging site with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).This me... »
The deal could help pair Google with the largest U.S. wireless carriers to battle Apple Inc and its new Apple Pay service.
January 17, 2015

Google in talks to buy Softcard

Google Inc is in talks to buy mobile-payments company Softcard, TechCrunch reported on Friday.The deal could help pair Google with the largest U.S. wireless carriers to battle Apple I... »
London, January 16, 2015

New tech enables 3D displays without 3D glasses

Austrian researchers have developed a new kind of display that creates 3D effects without the need for 3D glasses.Scientists used a sophisticated laser system that sends laser beams into di... »
Beijing, January 15, 2015

Microsoft suspends support for Windows-7

Microsoft’s decision to stop support for the Windows 7 operating system will leave nine out of 10 Windows devices in China running with little or no official support in the world’s second-biggest... »

On Facebook, gory videos now come with a warning

Samsung launches Tizen-powered smartphone Z1 in India

Don’t let this card get wet

Microsoft partners with Idea to provide operator billing for Windows Store

NASA, Nissan to develop self driving cars

Apps to cure boredom

You’ve got memes

An extremist in Pak wanted to sentence me to death: Zuckerberg

New Delhi, January 26, 2015

Google marks R-Day with tableau doodle

Google paid tribute to 66th Republic Day with a special doodle done up as a tableau, showcasing the stretch of the ceremonial boulevard from Raisina Hill to India Gate, the centrepiece of the trad... »
January 23, 2015

Tech Away: Come rain or shine, smile

Remember that old rhyme, ‘Rain, rain, go away, little Johnny wants to play’? Well, if you knew exactly when it was going to rain, you wouldn’t have to deal with little Johnny’s tantrums due to unex... »
January 22, 2015

How to access Whatsapp in web browser?

Mobile messaging service Whatsapp is now available in web server. Whatsapp, which was recently acquired by social media giant Facebook, in its blogpost said: “Today, for the first time,... »
January 21, 2015

First nuclear bomb set off the Anthropocene

When, precisely, did the 12,000-year-old, Holocene epoch transition into the Anthropocene, an epoch of catastrophic human-led change that threatens Earth’s future?Did it begin several millen... »
The A Team: (from L to R) Ram, Laxman and Madhu of AppVirality. Photo- Special arrangement
January 20, 2015

The app code guys

Ram and Laxman Papineni started off as avid technology bloggers in their college days, attracting advertisers and followers alike. While the brothers always knew that an entrepreneurial venture was... »
Screenshot Zipdial's website, where the company has annouced that it hasbeen acquired by Twitter.
New Delhi, January 20, 2015

Twitter acquires Indian start-up ZipDial

Marking its first acquisition in India, Twitter on Tuesday announced acquisition of Bangalore-based mobile marketing start-up ZipDial. “India is one of the fastest growing countries for u... »
January 19 will be the last day to get the Glass Explorer Edition, Google announced on Sunday.
London, January 18, 2015

Google to halt sale of Google Glass

Google is set to discontinue the sale of its smart eyewear Google Glass, but the tech giant plans to release new, consumer-friendly versions of the device in the future.Google has announced... »
January 16, 2015

When the muse is on holiday

Many of us want to become writers. While a good story idea and great language skills are the two obvious requirements, there are some other factors at play — self-discipline, knowing how to continu... »
Lei Jun, chairman of Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, holds up the latest models of the Xiaomi Note at a press event in Beijing on Thursday.
Beijing, January 15, 2015

Xiaomi launches flagship phablets Mi Note, Note Pro

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Thursday unveiled its latest flagship devices, Mi Note and Mi Note Pro, to compete with the likes of global tech giants Apple and Samsung.The Mi Note is a 5.... »
The new feature is available in 20 major cities in India, Google said. The screenshot shows a Google Maps of Hyderabad city.
Hyderabad, January 15, 2015

New voice-guided navigation features Google Maps in 20 cities

Google has launched a new lane guidance feature for its popular Google Maps app on iOS and android platforms enabling the users to see and hear voice guided instructions on which lane they should... »

Big B gets Social Media Person of the Year award

‘Decent’ humour, dissent, not prohibited

India to have 213 m mobile internet users by June

Facebook the leader of social media: Survey

An app for women’s safety

Weaving art into the Web

Planet of the Apps