International

Xiaomi India refreshes Redmi series with 3 devices


New Delhi, Sep 5: Refreshing its budget Redmi series, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Wednesday launched Redmi 6, Redmi 6A and Redmi 6 Pro in India.Xiaomi India refreshes Redmi series with 3 devices (17:34) New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Refreshing its budget Redmi series, Chinese handset maker Xiaomi on Wednesday launched Redmi 6,...

Mobiles to pilot airline tickets, hotel bookings in India by 2022: Facebook-KPMG


New Delhi, Sep 5: With more and more Indians using phones for shopping experiences, nearly 9 in 10 airline ticket purchases and hotel bookings will be mobile influenced in the country by 2022 -- creating a $19 billion and $12 billion sales opportunity for airline and hotel brands respectively, a Facebook-KPMG report...

NASA’s FOXSI mission to search sun with X-ray vision


Washington, Sep 5: NASA's Focusing Optics X-ray Solar Imager, or FOXSI -- a sounding rocket mission -- is soon set to stare directly at the Sun and search for nanoflares -- miniature explosions invisible to the naked eye -- using its X-ray vision, the US space agency said.The FOXSI mission will take...

Redesigned MS Outlook reaching Windows, Web users


San Francisco, Sep 5: Microsoft is releasing the redesigned version of its personal information manager Outlook to Windows and Web users with improved search options, simplified ribbon (toolbars at the top of the window) and options to control and personalise inboxes.The revamped version of Outlook comes with provisions of finding files quicker...

WhatsApp rolls out second phase of radio ad campaign in India


New Delhi, Sep 5: After being pulled up by the government to take concrete steps to stop the spread of misinformation and fake news on its platform, Facebook-owned WhatsApp on Wednesday said it has launched the second phase of its radio ad campaign in the country to create awareness and empower users.The...

Twitter India head quits, Balaji Krish interim chief


New Delhi, Sep 5: Taranjeet Singh, who was elevated as Twitter's Country Director for India in May 2017, has decided to move on and Balaji Krish, Global Head of Revenue Operations and Strategy at Twitter will be the interim Country Lead, the company said on Wednesday.Over the next month, Singh will ensure...

New Facebook project ‘MPK 21’ ready to promote team work


San Francisco, Sep 5: Facebook has completed a new sustainable building project called MPK 21 that has a 3.6-acre rooftop garden featuring over 200 trees and a half-mile meandering pathway.Nestled at its headquarters in Menlo Park, California, The building has been designed to promote teamwork and allow employees to do their best...

Google wishes India Happy Teachers’ Day


New Delhi, Sep 5: Google on Wednesday celebrated Teachers' Day with an animated doodle as a tribute to every teacher around the globe. The doodle showed a spinning globe with spectacles surrounded by many subjects.Some of the subjects depicted were sports, music, astronomy and chemistry -- showing that knowledge need not be...

India one of the fastest growing regions for AR technology: Facebook


Bengaluru, Sep 4: India is one of the fastest growing regions for Augmented Reality (AR) technology and Facebook is providing tools like our AR Studio for developers and creators in the country to help them create unique experiences, a top company executive said here on Tuesday.Facebook's AR Studio is new software suite...