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Twitter suspends 45 suspected propaganda accounts

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has suspended 45 new accounts suspected of spreading propaganda related to Brexit, US President Donald Trump and German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

5 Features of KENT Aura Air Purifier That Make It a Must-Have

Winter has arrived and so has the danger of alarming air pollution. Over the past few days, the rampant growth of air pollution has not just stunned the common public but has also made them realize that the time has come when we need to take effective measures to ensure a healthy and clean tomorrow.

Students working overtime to build Apple iPhone X: Report

BEIJING: Struggling to meet the demand after production delays, Apple supplier Foxconn has reportedly employed thousands of students to assemble iPhone X who are being forced to work overtime, media reported.

Vivo V7 with 24MP selfie camera in India at Rs 18,990

NEW DELHI:  After a successful run of its selfie-focused flagship smartphone V7+ in India, Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Monday launched V7 with 24MP selfie and 16MP rear camera for Rs 18,990.

Royal Enfield unveils Interceptor, Continental GT 650 in India

PANAJI: The Royal Enfield on Sunday unveiled its much awaited Interceptor GT 650 and Continental GT 650 in front of hundreds of bike enthusiasts at its annual rider mania here.

Twitter to remove verification badge if users flout rules

SAN RANCISCO: Twitter has announced to remove verification badges from users who violate its rules, adding that the micro-blogging platform is reworking on its entire verification system.

Google Pixel 2 XL now available in India

NEW DELHI: Google made its flagship smartphone "Pixel 2 XL" available in India on Wednesday in two variants -- 64GB model for Rs 73,000 and 128GB variant for Rs 82,000.

Facebook to support new political ad rules in US

SAN FRANCISCO: Facing scrutiny over the presence of Russian ads on its platform during the 2016 US presidential poll, Facebook has agreed to support new limited federal rules on online political ads.

Apple hiring more diverse workers but women

SAN FRANCISCO: When it comes to gender equality, Apple has a long way to go. According to the company's annual diversity report only about a third of its employees are women.

Twitter suspends blue check mark verifications

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter has suspended its account verification exercise -- a process that gives public figures on the micro-blogging platform a blue check mark next to their names.

Ford India launches new EcoSport

NEW DELHI: Automobile manufacturer Ford India on Thursday launched the new edition of its compact SUV EcoSport.

Uber to test flying taxi in Los Angeles by 2020

Ride-hailing app Uber has announced that it will start its ambitious flying taxi project in Los Angeles by 2020 to deal with the city's traffic problem.

Israel-based firm sues Apple over iPhone dual-lens camera

An Israel-based company Corephotonics has sued Apple, alleging that the iPhone 7 Plus and iPhone 8 Plus models infringe upon four of its patents related to dual camera.

Airtel broadband users can now carry forward unused data

In order to facilitate its customers to carry forward unused data, Bharti Airtel on Tuesday introduced a ‘data rollover facility for its home broadband customers.

Ola, Microsoft to build new connected vehicle platform

Domestic ride-hailing platform Ola and Microsoft on Tuesday announced a new connected vehicle platform that will use Azure Cloud, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and productivity tools to transform passenger experience.

Apple reports 5.8% rise in profits ahead of iPhone X sales

As sales of the new iPhone X started in Asia and Australia on Friday, Apple has reported an annual profit rise of 5.8 per cent in 2017 to $48.3 billion.

Samsung launches Android Oreo beta update for Galaxy S8, S8+

Samsung Electronics has officially launched Android 8.0 Oreo beta programme for Galaxy S8 and S8+ smartphones that comes with "Samsung Experience" 9.0 user interface (UI) on top and is being introduced to select users based in the US, the UK and South Korea.

Flying drones to soon be legal in India

NEW DELHI: The government on Wednesday issued draft regulations on the civil use of drones, which will also enable commercial use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles for photography, doorstep delivery, and even passenger transport.

Google's first India Cloud Platform goes live in Mumbai

In a bid to help customers build efficient applications on Cloud, Google on Wednesday announced the opening of its first Google Cloud Platform region in Mumbai.

Nikon D850: Best full-frame DSLR now in town (Tech Review)

NEW DELHI: Japanese major Nikon, which is celebrating 100 years in business this year, has unveiled its high-end "Nikon D850" -- the first full-frame DSLR to earn a perfect score of 100 from the independent ratings website DxOMark on both colour and dynamic range coming from the sensor.

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