US varsity to train 10,000 Americans for Infosys jobs
Purdue University in Indiana state of the US will train about 10,000 Americans whom Indian software major Infosys Ltd would hire over the next two years, said the university on Wednesday. "We are entering a five-year agreement with Infosys on Thu...

India may use only LEDs for lighting by 2019: Goyal
Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Wednesday said that India may become first country in the world to use only LED products for lighting needs by 2019. "India will probably become the first country in the world to use 100 per cent LEDs for its lighti...

Government directs removal of 'Blue Whale' game links
The government has directed technology giants, including Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Yahoo to remove all links which direct users to the dangerous online game "The Blue Whale Challenge". The game had allegedly claimed the life of a Mumbai tee...

Blue Whale Challenge: Kerala Police probe youngster's death
While the Centre has launched efforts to tackle the problems posed by 'The Blue Whale challenge' by ordering removal of all internet links to the online game, Kerala Police have begun a probe into the death of a local teenager. The police action ...

PM launches website to honour gallantry winners
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched a website to honour all the gallantry award winners since Independence. Announcing the launch of the website in a series of tweets, Modi said "the portal will preserve...

Indian insurance firms lag globally in digitisation: CII-PwC
Indian insurance companies are lagging their global counterparts in increasing investment in digital technologies and will need to adopt technology required to launch products that meet customer needs, a study by industry chamber CII said on Sunday...

India's first online course on Infusion Therapy launched
Infusion Nurses Society (INS) -- a global authority in infusion therapy -- on Sunday launched India's first online course on Infusion Therapy for nurses, under which it aims to train over 3,000 nurses in the vital medical procedure. Announcing th...

Telangana urges Centre to release funds for IT Investment Region
The Telangana government on Sunday urged the Centre to release funds for Information Technology Investment Region (ITIR) as per a commitment made four years ago. Information Technology Minister K.T. Rama Rao on Sunday wrote a letter to Union Info...

Agra NGO introduces chip to grow plants better
An NGO planted saplings here on Saturday and introduced a Radio Frequency Identification chip to them which will ascertain the survival rate of the plants and their growth so they can be better cared for. The innovative technique is being used fo...

Himachal CM to give 10,260 laptops to students
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh will distribute 10,260 laptops and netbooks among meritorious students of Class X and XII under the Rajiv Gandhi Digital Students Yojna next week, it was announced on Saturday. The Chief Minister wi...


Peeple, an app to rate people, sparks online outrage
Creators of an app that will let people assign ratings to those they know vowed to launch as planned next month despite online outrage at the idea. Peeple has been likened by critics and supporters alike as a Yelp-style review service at which pe...

Facebook clarifies: Changing profile picture does not mean support for
Social networking giant Facebook has defended itself on the '' profile picture imbroglio and said that the issue on the site was a mistake by an engineer which had nothing to do with's publicity plans in the country. "The...

Big Bang Theory's Kunal Nayyar invests in photo app Shoto
Indian-origin entrepreneur Sachin Dev Duggal, based in San Francisco, has launched a new photo sharing app called Shoto. "A trillion pictures were taken on a smartphone in the last one year which goes to show the engagement by users. Users are ...

Lenovo eyes top spot in Indian PC market
laptop, and smartphone manufacturer Lenovo announced the 'Startup with Lenovo' campaign in India. The company targets a 20% increase in market share in India by the end of this fiscal. The 20% market share rise is expected to push the hardware m...

Sony to launch Android-based small screen TVs
Sony India will roll out smaller-screen size televisions that run on Google's Android operating system to lower prices and drive the adoption of smart TVs — a category that's received a lukewarm response in the country. The company is working wi...

New technology may ensure Google Glass doesn't fall
Do you have to constantly keep pushing your glasses up as they slide down your nose every few minutes while running? A new Google technology may help. A new patent awarded to Google outlines a system built into a wearable device like Google Glas...

Windows 10's best feature, Cortana, comes to Android
Microsoft has said its Cortana virtual assistant software was available to users of Android mobile devices. Cortana is Microsoft's answer to Apple's Siri and Google Now, which respond to voice commands on mobile devices. The launch is part of ...

Net neutrality: IAMAI opposes zero-rating plans
Opposing zero-rated plans of any type, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) said such plans will harm online content and also allow telcos to discriminate certain web services over others. In its submissions to a Department of Teleco...

Samsung working on a huge 18.4-inch Android tablet: Report
Big tablets. So hot right now. Much like the 'big smartphone' revolution from 2011, tablets seem to be undergoing something similar. Apple's got its own in the works-which we'll most likely see in a few weeks. But not to be outdone, Samsung's plani...

Google Glass may help patients in remote areas
Google Glass may be used to effectively extend bed-side toxicology consults to distant health care facilities such as community and rural hospitals to diagnose and manage patients, a new study has found. The study by researchers at the Universit...

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