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SAN FRANCISCO : Facebook has admitted that information of up to 87 million people, mostly in the US, may have been improperly shared with the British political consultancy firm Cambridge Analytica.

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SAN FRANCISCO : In a key development, Apple has hired John Giannandrea, Google's Head of Search and Artificial Intelligence (AI), to lead the company's Machine Learning (ML) and AI strategy.

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SAN FRANCISCO : Joining the expanding list of high-profile applications who have ditched the Apple Watch, Instagram on Tuesday became the latest platform to pull its app from the WatchOS. Several other apps that have been dropped from the WatchOS include eBay, Amazon, Google Maps and Twitter.

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WASHINGTON : Astronauts aboard the International Space Station (ISS) were set to receive 2,630 kg of research, crew supplies and hardware after NASA's cargo provider SpaceX launched a commercial resupply mission.

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BENGALURU : Amid increasing data breaches, tech giants are today busy deliberating on how to ensure privacy and security for the users. Where Microsoft is concerned, however, data ownership clearly remains with its customers - protected by enterprise-grade security solutions.

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SAN FRANCISCO : Popular photo-sharing platform Instagram is bringing changes to its posts to "improve" after facing backlash from users for doing away with a chronological feed.

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SAN FRANCISCO : Apple has promised to fix a bug that can allow Siri to read aloud hidden lock screen notifications from many apps on iPhones. "we are aware of the issue and it will be addressed in an upcoming software update," Apple said in statement provided to MacRumors.

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MOSCOW : A Russian carrier rocket blasted off on Wednesday from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan, sending three astronauts aboard the Soyuz MS-08 spacecraft to the International Space Station (ISS).

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BEIJING: Chinese scientists have analyzed the developmental landscape of the human prefrontal cortex (PFC), considered the CPU of the human brain, to get a better understanding of the organ.

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SAN FRANCISCO : Brian Acton, co-founder of WhatsApp, late on Tuesday asked users to "delete" the social media platform, Facebook, amid alleged data leakage of its users for political purposes. "It is time. #deletefacebook," Brian Acton tweeted to more than 23,000 of his followers.

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NEW DELHI : Search engine Google on Wednesday paid tribute to Shehnai maestro Ustad Bismillah Khan, one of India's most beloved musicians, on his 102nd birth anniversary with a special doodle.

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ATHENS : Greece launched its first space agency on Monday as an effort to rebuild the ailing economy as it exits a severe eight-year debt crisis. Entering into the space sector can make Greece stronger and more productive, increasing the country's standing in many ways, Xinhua quoted Greek digital policy and media minister Nikos Pappas as saying.

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SAN FRANCISCO : In bad news for display market leaders like Samsung and LG, Apple is reportedly designing and producing its own device screens, secretly at a facility near its headquarters in California, according to a media report.

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MUMBAI : In a major step towards combating pollution and ensuring a smooth ride for commuters, a fleet of 25 swank Hybrid Electric Bus was launched here on Friday.
Union Minister for Heavy Industries Anant G. Geete and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis launched the buses, which have been granted under the National Electric Mobility Mission Plan-2020.

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SAN FRANCISCO : To make public transit work for the differently abled, Google on Friday introduced "wheelchair accessible" routes in Maps at major metropolitan transit centres around the world. The feature is rolling out in London, New York, Tokyo, Mexico City, Boston and Sydney.

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BENGALURU : In a bid to provide mentorship in design, innovation and entrepreneurship for software companies and startups, the National Association of Software and Services Companies (Nasscom) in association with Facebook on Monday launched "Design4India Studio" here.

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SAN FRANCISCO : WhatsApp is testing a new feature called "block revoke request" to prevent people from misusing the "Delete for Everyone" feature. According to WABetaInfo, a fan site that tests new WhatsApp features early, in order to stop such bad users, the messaging platform has implemented the new feature.

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NEW DELHI: Tech giant Google announced the introduction of real-time, on-device mobile video segmentation to the YouTube app, by integrating this technology into the latter's stories feature, a new lightweight video format, designed specifically for YouTube creators on its beta version.

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NEW DELHI : Chinese handset maker Vivo is all set to refresh its smartphone line-up in India with V9 that will be launched on March 27. Industry sources told IANS that the latest device will be priced around Rs 25,000 and will feature a dual rear camera setup and a 24MP selfie camera.

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SAN FRANCISCO : To mark International Women's Day, Facebook on Wednesday announced that it will launch a new tool that will give female entrepreneurs the power to connect with each other and share questions, advice, resources and support to help them grow their businesses.

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NEW DELHI : Samsung on Tuesday launched the much-awaited Galaxy S9 and S9+ smartphones in India for Rs 57,900 and Rs 64,900 respectively for their 64GB variants.
The 256GB variants are priced at Rs 65,900 for S9 and Rs 72,900 for S9+.

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BENGALURU : Microsoft on Tuesday said it completed its first renewable energy deal in India which will help power its new office building here with solar power. As part of the deal, the tech giant will purchase three megawatts of solar-powered electricity from Bengaluru-based renewable power producer Atria Power. This will meet 80 per cent of the projected electricity needs at the new facility, Microsoft said.

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NEW DELHI: In a move to stop mass-level spam circulation on its platform, WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that will show "Forwarded Message" if the spam post has been forwarded from another group or from one of the members in the same chat group.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Apple is reportedly gearing up to introduce three new iPhones this year and one of them will be more popular than the others, a top analyst with Taiwanese business group KGI Securities has said. According to Ming-Chi Kuo, the most famous analyst with KGI Securities when it comes to Apple, the Cupertino-headquartered giant will aim to sell 100 million units of "a 6.1-inch iPhone it's planning to release this year".

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BENGALURU : The Bengaluru division of the South Western Railway (SWR) on Monday unveiled a dedicated mobile application for purchasing unreserved tickets on mobile by commuters and passengers travelling daily or at short notice. "The mobile application eliminates the need for one to visit a counter for unreserved tickets and also helps in moving towards a digitised and cashless economy," Divisional Railway Manager, Bengaluru R.

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LONDON: In a much-anticipated move, social media giant Facebook is reportedly working on introducing a 'downvote' feature in the coming months, which is being speculated as a means of disliking a post. A report that appeared on The Independent noted that a Facebook user's News Feed showed the option to "downvote" comments, alongside the Like and Reply buttons.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is testing a new payments feature in India that aims to allow people to send money to their friends on the app, the media reported. The feature is currently in beta, but has not been publicly announced because it is not widely available at this time, TechCrunch reported late on Thursday citing sources familiar with the company's plans.

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WASHINGTON: U.S. space agency NASA said Monday that it's attempting to contact a satellite it lost more than a decade ago, after it was discovered possibly still alive by an amateur astronomer earlier this month. "We are attempting to contact the IMAGE satellite via the Deep Space Network after an amateur astronomer reported making contact in mid-January," NASA tweeted.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Facebook Artificial Intelligence Researchers (FAIR) have tested a new approach that teaches bots how to chit-chat like humans. The team used a special 164,000-utterance data set titled "Persona-Chat" to teach its AI to look for patterns. "Persona-Chat" consists of more than 160,000 lines of dialogue, sourced from workers found on Amazon's "Mechanical Turk" marketplace, The Verge reported on Monday.

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NEW DELHI: Facebook has acquired a biometric ID verification startup named Confirm that specializes in remotely verifying IDs like drivers licenses. The startup offers an application programming interface (API) that helps verify government-issued identification cards. “We’re excited to announce that we have agreed to be acquired by Facebook!

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SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has denied claims that its employees are monitoring Direct Messages (DM) exchanged among its over 300 million users on its platform. In a statement, the micro-blogging platform denied claims made by conservative activist group Project Veritas that employees from the company monitor private user data, TechCrunch reported on Wednesday.

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BEIJING: The Shanghai Consumer Council has sent an inquiry letter to Apple over the slow-down of older iPhones after an iOS update, demanding a reply before Friday. The council demanded the cause of the performance and remedy measures as well as complete information regarding the interests of consumers, Xinhua news agency reported on Tuesday.

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SAN FRANCISCO: Google has kicked out nearly 60 games, many of which were for children, from its Play Store after a security research firm found they were infected with a pornographic malware. Researchers from Israel-based Check Point Software Technologies reported that the malware, dubbed as "AdultSwine", displayed pornographic images that looked like advertisements designed to prompt users to download fake security software.

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SAN FRANCISCO:  Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced a change in its News Feed. The modified News Feed will allow users to see more updates from family and friends than posts from businesses, brands and media. "One of our big focus areas for 2018 is making sure the time we all spend on Facebook is time well spent.

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SAN FRANCISCO: A team of German cryptographers has discovered flaws in WhatsApp's Group chats despite its end-to-end encryption, that makes it possible to infiltrate private group chats without admin permission. According to a report in Wired.com, the cryptographers from Ruhr University Bochum in Germany announced this at the "Real World Crypto Security Conference in Zurich, Switzerland, on Wednesday.

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LAS VEGAS: On the second day of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2018 here, Chinese multinational technology company Lenovo launched three new products to bring tech advancement in Virtual Reality (VR), tablet/PC and smart home devices -- priced to reach out to a large segment of buyers. The tablet/PC combines the capability and versatility of both and Lenovo ensured that the battery in the Lenovo Miix 630 laptop -- that runs on Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC platform -- lasts for 20 hours with full video playback.

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