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New Whatsapp feature to block users from taking chat screenshots

April 19, 2019

Mumbai: Whatsapp is reported to have  rolled  out a new beta version that blocks users from taking screenshot of conversations. According to  reports,   the Facebook-owned messaging app   has been working on implementing biometric authentication for Android phones. WhatsApp beta update on Google Play Store shows a new development for biometric authentication. Those who use fingerprint sensor to […]

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Blackhole

1st real image of Blackhole to be unveiled today

April 10, 2019

New Delhi: The 1st ever true image of a Blackhole, which could reveal the shape of the mysterious, warped region of the spacetime fabric that has fuelled human imagination & inspired numerous sci-fi movies & literature for generations. Using data from 6 telescopes located across the world, the scientists involved in the Event Horizon Telescope […]

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Facebook

Facebook, Instagram could be banned in the UK for terrorist content

April 8, 2019

Bloomberg: Technology firms including Facebook, Instagram and Twitter face “substantial” fines or a UK ban under a new law if they don’t act swiftly enough to remove content that encourages terrorism and child sexual exploitation and abuse. The companies’ directors could also be held personally liable if illegal content is not taken down within a short and pre-determined time-frame, the Home Office said. […]

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DRDO

India chose much lower for A-SAT test to avoid debris threat to global space assets: DRDO

April 7, 2019

New Delhi: India chose a much lower orbit of less than 300 km during Mission Shakti for “capability demonstration” and to avoid threat of debris to global space assets, DRDO Chairman G Satheesh Reddy said Saturday. His remark comes days after NASA raised concerns about the spread of debris from the Anti-Satellite Test (A-SAT) test India […]

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Facebook

Facebook to block foreign ads for Australia election

April 6, 2019

Sydney: Facebook will block election advertising from outside Australia ahead of polls next month, in the wake of growing criticism of the social media giant’s role in the spread of disinformation. The restrictions already rolled out for polls in other countries such as Thailand and Indonesia will come into force when the government announces the election […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 5G

World’s 1st Samsung Galaxy S10 5G phone released in South Korea

April 5, 2019

Seoul: Samsung Electronics on Friday released the Galaxy S10 5G, the world’s first available smartphone with built-in 5th-generation communications technology, as South Korea seeks to build a lead in the transformative system. On Wednesday the South became the first country to commercially launch nationwide 5G services, with three superfast networks going live offering data speeds […]

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NASA

Indian satellite destruction created 400 pieces of debris, endangering ISS: NASA

April 2, 2019

Washington: The head of NASA Tuesday branded India’s destruction of one of its satellites a “terrible thing” that had created 400 pieces of orbital debris and led to new dangers for astronauts aboard the International Space Station. Jim Bridenstine was addressing employees of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration five days after India shot down a […]

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Ram Madhav

DRDO achievement pride for nation, let us not play politics on it: Ram Madhav

March 28, 2019

Jammu: With the Opposition accusing Prime Minister Modi of trying to get electoral mileage by announcing amid the poll process the successful testing of India’s anti-satellite missile ability, the BJP Wednesday cautioned political parties against playing “politics on the issue”. Terming DRDO scientists achievement as a “pride” of the nation, BJP national general secretary Ram […]

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Set top box

TV viewers may soon switch service providers without changing settop box

March 27, 2019

New Delhi: TV viewers may be able to switch their DTH or cable service providers without changing the set top box (STB) by the end of this year, according to regulator Trai’s Chairman R S Sharma. “Since last 2 years we have been trying to make STBs interoperable & large part of problem has been resolved […]

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