Facebook launches 'Messenger Day'

New York, March 10 (IANS) Facebook has launched "Messenger Day" that let users share with the public or a custom friend decorated photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. ...

Instagram unveils full-screen ads in 'Stories' globally

San Francisco, March 2 (IANS) Popular photo-sharing app Instagram on Thursday announced it will make available immersive, full-screen ads in its "Stories" feature for all businesses globally. ...

NASA shares key software programmes with public

​Washington, March 2 (IANS) NASA on Thursday released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees. ...

Microsoft to bid goodbye to Skype Wi-Fi service

​New York, March 1 (IANS) Days after it announced an exclusive "Made for India" Skype Lite app, Microsoft said it will soon discontinue its Skype Wi-Fi, a media report said. The Skype Wi-Fi app would be delisted and it would no longer function after March 31. ...

How Google can help save our ecosystem

​Singapore, March 1 (IANS) Using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, a team of researchers has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services. ...

New computer method may predict time of body clock

​New York, Feb 28 (IANS) Researchers have developed a computer method called ZeitZeiger that uses a sample of human blood to accurately predict circadian time -- the time of day according to a person's body clock. ...

Netflix to soon support HDR technology on mobiles

Barcelona, Feb 28 (IANS) With the aim to provide great video quality while using less bandwidth, global video streaming service Netflix will soon support HDR technology on mobile devices. ...

HPE, Tata to build largest IoT network in India

​Barcelona, Feb 27 (IANS) At the ongoing Mobile World Congress here, Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) on Monday announced that it was working with Tata Communications to support the rollout of India's first LoRaWAN (LoRa)-based network. ...

Computer bots too have fights like humans

London, Feb 26 (IANS) "Benevolent bots" that are designed to improve articles on Wikipedia -- just like humans -- have online "fights" over content that can continue for years, researchers have found. ...

Verizon's new venture to boost global carriers' growth

​San Francisco, Feb 24 (IANS) US wireless communications service provider Verizon on Friday launched a new venture called Exponent Technologies that will help telecom carriers fuel digital transformation by expanding their Big Data and Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT) and other internet service delivery platforms. ...

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