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UK-based theatre director Alex Chisholm on live performances for mobile phones in times of social distancing

May 11, 2020 7:11 pm

We look at plays through the prism of our current reality so their meaning changes, says the noted director.

Has technology altered your daily routine? Here's how it could be harming you

April 21, 2020 11:38 am

Just like how kids are discouraged from prolonged use of electronic gadgets, adults have to discipline themselves, too.

Scientists dive into 'Midnight Zone' to study dark ocean

February 07, 2020 4:44 pm

Scientists from the British-led Nekton Mission plan to survey wildlife and gauge the effects of climate change in the unexplored area.

Are we the masters of speed, or is speed mastering us?

February 04, 2020 6:00 pm

"Slow time is not wasted time. And we need to reconsider what it means to save time. Slowness helps us reinforce our shared values and connect."

The digital risks that come with recording these times of protest

January 19, 2020 7:48 am

These are all actions that make sure that the arc of history remains bent in the right direction, and that paid troll farms and hired authoritative cells do not capture the narrative.

Seven trends that will define consumer tech next year

December 29, 2019 4:51 pm

Though 5G did not pick up pace as expected, 2019 will be remembered for the explosion of mobile games thanks to the popularity of PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty: Mobile. Consumers have a lot to look forward to in 2020. So, what exactly will 2020 have in store?

An upskilling programme is helping women return to work after break

December 18, 2019 9:16 am

The idea to bring women in India with a gap of six months and above in their IT careers back into the workforce, without the compulsion of only having to join back their previous employers, led to the birth of VMInclusion Taara.

How McDonald's plans to use Big Tech to sell more Big Macs

October 23, 2019 4:41 pm

McDonalds has digital boards programmed to market that food more strategically, taking into account such factors as the time of day, the weather, the popularity of certain menu items and the length of the wait.

How Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google may be targeted by regulators

September 09, 2019 3:51 pm

The four firms are lumped together so often that they have become known as Big Tech. Here is the case against Big Tech — and what Big Tech has said in response.

Apple hires key chip designer from ARM as own efforts ramp up

June 27, 2019 2:17 pm

For Apple, the hire could help fill the void left by the departure of Gerard Williams III earlier this year. Williams was Apple’s head architect of chips used in the iPhone and iPad. Apple’s A series chips power its mobile devices using ARM technology.


From AI to 5G, here's what is expected in the world of tech for 2019

December 26, 2018 2:36 pm

We take a look at the top trends of tech to expect in 2019, from the growing using of Artificial intelligence to 5G.

How a CIA drone base grew in a desert out of a small commercial airstrip

September 11, 2018 11:05 am

Officials from the US and Niger have confirmed the location of a new CIA drone base to The New York Times which analyses its construction and location.

Origin stories: Where the Global Positioning System or GPS came from

July 18, 2018 10:57 am

Can you imagine your smartphone without the GPS? If not, you might want to thank god (or the scientists at MIT) for this day. See more:

Is the bullet train project on track: News in Numbers

July 13, 2018 1:32 pm

#NewsInNumbers What has been the progress on the ambitious bullet train project. See more:

How much top I-T CEOs in India earn: News in Numbers

July 12, 2018 5:18 am

#NewsInNumbers How much the top CEOs in the I-T industry made in FY18.

A brief history of Amar Bose and Bose Corp.

July 11, 2018 4:03 pm

On Amar Bose's 5th death anniversary, a look at the legacy of Bose Corporation.

Youth in Agartala get advanced training centre for automobile sector

February 21, 2016 4:49 pm

Agartala, Feb 21 (ANI): Latest automobile components on display at a state of the art workshop. Recently, an upgraded automobile workshop with latest computer controlled machines was inaugurated at ITI Indranagar Agartala campus. The aim of the workshop was to develop skills of local youths and provide them with more employment options. The upgraded workshop has been supported by TATA Motors Ltd. Along with TATA Motors Ltd, Bosch, Fleetguard, Wabco, TATA Technologies, Castrol, JK Tyres and ZF Steerings are actively providing training to students on latest technology. Chairman of the National Skill Development Corporation believes the centre will help students sharpen their understanding of modern vehicles. In the age of globalization and cut throat competition, students are expected to have extraordinary skills.The workshop will help students from the Northeastern region to get better know how of latest automobile technology and face future professional challenges.

War against waste starts in Surat

February 19, 2016 5:58 am

Surat, Feb 19 (ANI): The Surat Municipal Corporation had come up with the initiative to clean the city by organising the 4th international conference on ‘Sustainable Municipal Solid Waste Processing Technology for Developing Nations’. The main theme of this conference is ‘War against Waste.’ SMC Commissioner Milind Torwane said as part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Clean India’ Campaign, they organised this conference.

Telecom Minister lauds mobile companies for spreading mobile technology

January 10, 2016 1:22 pm

Mumbai, Jan 10 (ANI): Union Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday appreciated the mobile companies for spreading mobile technology in the entire country. He said the responsibilities of the mobile operators do not end there; their main responsibility is to provide good service and for this the government is ready to take any strict actions. He further stated that if mobile operators can provide mobile services to villages, they should also provide better services as it is their responsibility.

The LG G4 Review

June 19, 2015 8:46 am