Nation

Millet ice cream that’s lactose-free

A special millet-based ice cream, developed by Thanjavur-based Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology, was introduced for Bengaluru market on Saturday at the ongoing International Trade Fair.

Gadgets

Honor 9 Lite review: Stunning design, great camera

Honor 9 Lite review: Featuring dual rear and front cameras, along with a Full View display, the Honor 9 Lite caters to the budget audience with a price-tag starting at Rs 10,999.

Mobile & Tabs

Honor 9 Lite Flipkart sale starts midnight: Price in India, launch offers, and specifications

Honor 9 Lite will go on its first Flipkart sale starting January 21 midnight. The smartphone has been listed on the e-commerce site with a guaranteed Buyback value of up to Rs 7,000.

Mobile & Tabs

Flipkart Republic Day sale starts midnight: Top deals on Pixel 2, Redmi Note 4, and more mobiles

Flipkart Republic Day sale: Google Pixel 2 XL will be available at Rs 48,999 during the sale, down from Rs 73,000. Meanwhile, the first sale for Honor 9 Lite begins 12 AM, January 21.

Mobile & Tabs

Now you can buy a feature phone for as low as Rs 249

The Indian mobile market has seen a boom in extremely affordable feature phones category, thanks to Reliance Jio JioPhone. One can buy a feature phone for as low as Rs 249 these days.

Art

Google Arts and Culture’s selfie feature in India soon

The feature, which went viral in the U.S. last week, will soon be available in India.

Mobile & Tabs

Amazon Great Indian sale starts today, Prime members get early access at 12 PM

Amazon Great Indian Sale starts midnight (12 AM) today, January 21 and will be live till January 24. Amazon Prime members get an early access to deals and discounts on January 21 at 12 PM.

Technology

Facebook to prioritize 'trustworthy' news based on surveys

Facebook Inc will prioritize "trustworthy" news in its feed of social media posts, using member surveys to identify high-quality outlets and fight sensationalism and misinformation, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Friday.

Mobile & Tabs

OnePlus 5T Lava Red Edition sale from today: Price, launch offers, specifications

OnePlus 5T Lava Red Edition will only be available in 8GB RAM+128GB variant, and it is priced the same as the original OnePlus 5T, at Rs 37,999.

Science

NASA’s small nuclear reactor ‘Kilopower’ to power a habitat on Mars

NASA is planning a mission that could send a nuclear fission reactor to Mars. This would be able to generate enough electricity to set up an outpost on the Red Planet.

Science

Super blue moon on January 31 will mark last of trilogy: NASA

The last in a series of three supermoons will take place on January 31, NASA said in a report. Given that it would be the second new moon of the month, the lunar eclipse is being keenly anticipated.

Science

Contaminated water can be tested at less than $1 with paper-based fuel cell

Researchers have developed a fuel cell that costs less than $1, and can detect contaminated water samples, that reduces the risk of water-borne infections.

Science

New camera to probe condition of Fukushima reactor

Researchers have introduced a telescopic camera into the No 2 reactor of the Fukushima nuclear power plant, to see if the reactor has suffered extensive damage following the 2011 leak.

Thiruvananthapuram

Meet on ‘Internet of Things’ on Monday

The Indian Institute of Information Technology and Management-Kerala (IIITM-K) has planned a one-day Internet of Things (IoT) conference at Technopark here on Monday.Being organised jointly with the ...

Fashion

Huda Kattan: Beauty’s global superstar

From making false lashes an everyday affair to shaving her face, the beauty blogger has done it all, while building a $200-million-dollar empire

Science

Microsoft develops AI enabled ‘bot artist’, that converts text to images

Microsoft has created an artist bot, based on artificial intelligence. This bot will enable users to create images from an object's textual description.

Mobile & Tabs

Amazon Great Indian Sale: Nubia smartphones to get up to Rs 2000 off

Amazon's Great Indian Sale for Republic Day: Nubia has also announced discounts on select smartphones, some of which will get Rs 2000 off on their final prices.

Mobile & Tabs

LG X4+ with LG Pay, Hi-Fi DAC audio launched in South Korea

LG X4 + is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 425 processor with 2GB RAM and 32GB storage, expandable up to 2TB via a microSD card slot.

Mobile & Tabs

MWC 2018: Samsung Galaxy S9 to Nokia 9 and Moto X5, and other top mobiles expected

MWC 2018: Samsung, Motorola, HMD Global, Sony, etc are said to launch a slew of new devices at the annual event. Here’s everything we expect to see at the annual Mobile World Congress 2018.

Mobile & Tabs

Sony CEO Kaz Hirai says no plans of exiting smartphone business

Sony's Mobile division might be struggling, but the company's CEO Kaz Hirai has indicated they have no plans of exiting the segment, at least for now.

Mobile & Tabs

MWC 2018: HMD Global to launch Nokia 9, Nokia 3310 4G, and more mobiles

MWC 2018: HMD Global could showcase Nokia 9, Nokia 3310 4G version, an improved version of Nokia 7 called the Nokia 7 Plus, along with a new Nokia 4G feature phone, having QWERTY keyboard.

Mobile & Tabs

Apple confirms fix for ‘chaiOS’ bug on iOS, macOS is coming next week

Apple has officially confirmed that it will issue a fix for a bug named as 'chaiOS' in a software update next week. The chaiOS bug impacts iOS and MacOS as well.

Mumbai

Experts caution against blockchain technology

Mumbai: Even as Maharashtra made public its intention to have a blockchain-based ecosystem for government processes, experts and regulators have sounded a note of caution. Banks officials and members...

Nation

Jobs Being Displaced due to Technology, but New Jobs Will Outnumber the Ones Lost: Suresh Prabhu

There is displacement of jobs due to technological development but there will be creation of jobs which will outrun the number of jobs lost, said Suresh Prabhu.

World

U.K. PM May offers France big payment for border security

$62 million to be sent to upgrade fencing and technology

Technology

Here is how your toothpaste may help fight malaria

An artificially-intelligent 'robot scientist' has helped identify a common toothpaste ingredient that can fight strains of malaria parasite that have grown resistant currently-used drugs.

Gadgets

Nintendo thinks inside the box with cardboard Switch accessory

Nintendo sparked fierce debate Thursday with a new line of cardboard DIY accessories for its smash-hit Switch console, delighting some fans, but leaving others bemused by the low-tech offering.The Ni...

Science

Atoms-thin memory storage device created for more powerful computing

Researchers have been able to develop nanosized chips, a development that will enable smaller and faster computer and smartphone processors.

Science

Microwaves might emit as much greenhouse gases as cars: Study

A new study suggests that microwaves could release emissions comparable to those released by cars throughout their life cycle.

Science

‘Potentially hazardous’ asteroid, larger than the Burj Khalifa, to narrowly miss Earth’s surface

The asteroid, 2002 AJ149, is on a trajectory towards our planet, though it is expected to miss the surface by 4.18 million kms.

Mobile & Tabs

Honor View 10 gets Face Unlock feature via software update

Huawei's sub-brand Honor has announced that the View 10 is getting Face Unlock feature through a software update.

Science

Strange star helps discover massive inactive black hole

Scientists at the European Southern Observatory have detcted an invisible black hole, which was found with a star revolving around it.

Mobile & Tabs

Tecno Camon i with 18:9 display, 13MP selfie camera launched in India: Price, specifications

Tecno Camon i has been launched in India, featuring a 5.65-inch 18:9 display and a 13MP selfie camera.

Gadgets

Fitbit Ionic review: The smartwatch for fitness freaks

Fitbit Ionic review: This is the first smartwatch from the company and aims to woo customers who want to add a layer of smartness to their fitness regime.

Mobile & Tabs

Samsung Exynos 7872 chipset with hexa-core CPU announced for mid-end smartphones

Samsung Exynos 5 Series 7872 mobile processor with Iris scanner and Bluetooth 5.0 announced for mid-end smartphones.

Technology

Your microwave is slowly killing the planet - here's how!

Microwave ovens across Europe alone emit as much carbon dioxide as nearly seven million cars, a study has found.

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