Monday, September 21, 2015

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The maiden flight of the Long March-5B rocket carrying a trial version of China's new-generation manned spaceship is expected

Twitter tests labels, community moderation for lies by public figures

Twitter Inc said on Thursday that it was testing a new community moderation approach that would enable users to

Microsoft bringing its antivirus software to Android, iOS

Microsoft, the US software giant, is planning to extend its Defender antivirus software to Android and iOS ecosystems and

Fb to pay users for recording to improve speech recognition

uIANS, San Francisco Facebook has announced it will pay select users who agree to record their voice to improve

Google removes 600 disruptive apps from google Play Store

Google is perpetually on a mission to clean up its Play Store, taking down dodgy apps as best it

Samsung explains mystery alert sent overnight

Samsung has apologised after it accidentally sent an alert to thousands of devices overnight. Affected devices received a notification

TikTok addict? Slow your scroll with time limit settings

TikTok this week introduced new controls that allow parents to control their children's time on the app. This new

WhatsApp dark mode on its way to iPhone

It seems iPhone owners be able to add some noir to WhatsApp soon. The Facebook-owned messaging app's TestFlight beta

NASA sets for new science flights in Louisiana

Delta-X, a new NASA airborne investigation, is preparing to embark on its first field campaign in U.S. Mississippi River

Voting on your phone: New elections app ignites security debate

For more than a decade, it has been an elusive dream for election officials: a smartphone app that would

NASA selects 4 possible missions to study secrets of solar system

NASA has selected four Discovery Program investigations to develop concept studies on the solar system, according to a release

Facebook Dating delayed after row with regulator

Facebook has delayed the launch of its new dating feature in Europe, after a last-minute visit by officers from

Facebook may have 275 mn duplicate accounts globally

Facebook has approximately 275 million duplicate accounts out of its 2.5 billion monthly active users as on December 31,

NASA breaks ground on new antenna to prepare for Moon, Mars missions

NASA officials on Tuesday broke ground on a new antenna for communicating with the agency's farthest-flung robotic spacecraft, according

Instagram prototypes 'Latest Posts' feature

Instagram users who miss the reverse chronological feed might get a new way to see the most recent pics

Google Chrome may soon get pixel 4's live caption feature

If a certain commit on the Chromium Gerrit is to be believed, then we might see the Live Caption

Google introduces emoji mash-up stickers on Android

Google introduced a fantastic emoji mashup exclusive for Android to Gboard recently. Users can now enjoy the vast collection

Apple joins Fido Alliance, commits to eliminate passwords

Apple has signed up as a board member of the Fido Alliance, an organisation committed to eliminating the need

Delivery van with no 'human controls' tested in US

The first self-driving vehicle designed without basic human controls such as steering wheels, pedals or side view mirrors has

Be careful of what you post on Facebook

Coming across as self-absorbed or expressing strong views on controversial topics on your Facebook profile may spurn your chances

Google Maps is getting a new look

Google is giving its popular Maps app a redesign and new features for its 15th birthday. The tweaks to

Robots deployed on front lines to combat coronavirus

From disinfection and street patrols to food and medicine delivery in quarantine wards, robots are being deployed at the

China's mobile giants to take on Google's Play store

China's Xiaomi, Huawei Technologies, Oppo and Vivo are joining forces to create a platform for developers outside China to

Astronaut Koch returns to Earth after record space mission

A capsule carrying a crew of three from the International Space Station, including record-setting United States astronaut Christina Koch,

Vivo brings new smartphone Y91C 2020

Vivo, a Chinese multinational smartphone maker, has on Thursday unveiled a budget-friendly new smartphone - vivo Y91C 2020.

OneWeb launches first big batch of satellites

The UK firm OneWeb launched 34 satellites from Baikonur cosmodrome in Kazakhstan early on Friday as part of its

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