Location data can reveal Twitter users' homes, workplaces

New York, May 18 (IANS) Have you activated Twitter's location-reporting feature as you post, tag or comment on the micro-blogging site? These location stamps on just eight Twitter posts a day can reveal your home or workplace address to even low-tech snoopers. ...

Intel, Dell join to strengthen cloud, e-commerce in India

New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The chip-making giant Intel on Tuesday unveiled new processors with "Intel Resource Director Technology", allowing customers to move to fully automated Spatial Data Infrastructure (SDI)-based modern clouds with greater visibility, control capability and enhanced security features. ...

Apple experimenting with wireless charging via Wi-Fi router

​San Francisco, April 28 (IANS) US tech giant Apple is experimenting with wireless charging technologies that could see users charge their iPhones with a Wi-Fi router. ...

Facebook launches Messenger Lite in 132 more countries

​New York, April 28 (IANS) Facebook Messenger Lite, a stand-alone version of Messenger for Android for markets with slower than average internet speeds is now available in over 132 countries including Vietnam, Nigeria, Peru, Turkey, Germany, Japan and the Netherlands. Messenger Lite was rolled out in Kenya, Tunisia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka...

Researchers develop system that can 3-D print entire building

​New York, April 27 (IANS) Expanding the list of material that can be produced by 3-D printing, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a system to print the basic structure of an entire building. ...

Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips

New York, April 27 (IANS) Google Trips, an app for iOS and Android that makes it easier to plan and organise trips, now allows users to make bus and train reservations. "Previously, it only handled flight, hotel, car and restaurant reservations but now, if users are travelling by train or bus, Trips will organise those reservations for t...

Ask Siri to read out your WhatsApp messages

New York, April 25 (IANS) If you are using WhatsApp on iOS, then you can ask your "intelligent assistant" Siri to read out latest messages for you while you can go handsfree. In a new update to the Facebook-owned chat app, users can get their messages read by simply saying: "Hey Siri, read new WhatsApp messages." ...

Google tests 'Copyless Paste' in Chrome for Android

​New York, April 23 (IANS) Google has introduced the first code for a new feature called 'Copyless Paste' in its Chrome app running on Android OS that will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps. ...

Google Home now supports multiple users

​New York, April 21 (IANS) Google Home, a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant for home automation now has the ability for up to six people to connect their account to one speaker and can recognise who is talking to it. ...

Facebook using AI-infused camera across its products

​New York, April 20 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool and Facebook is leveraging it to build amazing visual experiences for people, including an AI-infused camera across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. ...

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