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Musk posts new update on 'Starship' ahead of launch

SAN FRANCISCO:  Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has posted a new picture on Twitter showing installation of the rear wings on Starship Mk1, revealing a serious departure from the original design unveiled by SpaceX almost exactly a year ago.

10 opportunities for Delhi to achieve electric, urban mobility (Part 2)

NEW DELHI:  In order to achieve clean, shared and people-centric mobility solutions, Delhi has to follow a 10-point formula and amplify its initiatives in electric and urban mobility, a new report has said.

Doctors hail new heart health tools on Apple Watch in India

NEW DELHI: The medical fraternity on Friday welcomed the arrival of the ECG app and irregular rhythm notification feature on Apple Watch for users in India, stressing that it will make people more aware about their heart health.

Experts panel analysing cause of Vikram's failure

CHENNAI:  The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on Thursday said its own experts and a national committee of academicians are studying the cause of the failure of moon lander Vikram.

WannaCry still lurking around, India also affected: Sophos

NEW DELHI:  The WannaCry ransomware that created mayhem in 2017 has not died out and security software firm Sophos stopped a whopping 4.3 million infection attempts globally in August 2019, out of which 8.8 per cent were located in India, the firm revealed on Thursday.

Nokia 7.2 with triple camera, PureDisplay launched in India

NEW DELHI: HMD Global has launched its new smartphone, the Nokia 7.2 in India on Thursday, the company's first smartphone with a triple camera and PureDisplay.

Reliance Jio to be among top 100 brands in 3 years: Report

NEW DELHI: The rate at which Reliance Jio is currently growing, the company will be among the 100 most valuable brands globally within three years, according to a report by communication services provider WPP and market research firm Kantar Millward Brown.

HTC planning comeback with new 4G, 5G handsets: Report

TAIPEI: Days after posting a revenue increase of 67 per cent, Taiwanese handset maker HTC is mulling to make a comeback with new 4G smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2019 and 5G devices in 2020.

Apple gaming service Arcade arrives on iOS public beta

NEW DELHI: Apple's subscription-based gaming service Arcade is available now in iOS 13 public beta -- three days before its official launch on September 19, the media reported.

Maharashtra to deploy drones for emergency medical supplies

MUMBAI:  In a first, the Maharashtra government has joined hands with private drone operator Zilpline to deliver blood products and emergency medicines to people in remote areas in collaboration with Serum Institute of India (SII), an official said on Monday.

8,98,050 LPG refills delivered to home in J&K: Govt

NEW DELHI:  The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court it is taking proper care of supply of essential commodities to the people in Jammu and Kashmir, saying 8,98,050 LPG refills have been delivered to home and 6.46 lakh quintals of ration distributed in the last one month.

​ Realme 3i: Premium features in a budget smartphone

NEW DELHI:  To give some competition in the sub-Rs 10,000 price segment aiming at Redmi 6A, smartphone player Realme recently brought a budget device 3i to the Indian market.

Microsoft may launch 15-inch Surface Laptop 3

SAN FRANCISCO: Microsoft may launch a 15-inch Surface Laptop 3 next month alongside a 13.5-inch model, which is the same screen size as the Surface Laptop 2's.

Newly spotted comet may be interstellar visitor

WASHINGTON: A newly discovered comet could only be the second intersteller object scientists have found after 'Oumuamua.

After JioFiber, Airtel launches 1Gbps broadband plan

NEW DELHI: In a direct challenge to JioFiber, telecom major Bharti Airtel on Wednesday launched its ultra-fast broadband offering, Airtel Xstream Fibre, at Rs 3,999.

ISRO will fix moon lander problem: Nobel laureate Haroche

MOHALI (PUNJAB): Science poses surprises - sometimes failures and sometimes successes, according to Nobel laureate Serge Haroche, who said on Wednesday that Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) scientists will certainly try to fix the problem with India's first moon lander.

Oppo refreshes its budget A-series in India

NEW DELHI: Refreshing its A-series in India, Chinese handset maker Oppo launched A9 2020 and OPPO A5 2020 at a starting price of Rs 16,990 and Rs 12,490, respectively.

iPhone 11 set to make Apple's Diwali a grand affair

CUPERTINO (CALIFORNIA): Learning its lessons from the success of iPhone XR in India, Apple has done the right thing by launching iPhone 11 at a reasonable price point at a time when the festive season is round the corner, industry analysts said on Wednesday.

21% Indian IT managers consider IoT threats top security risk

MUMBAI: With Indian IT managers being inundated with cyberattacks coming from all directions as cybercriminals exploit the weak links in security leading to supply chain or third party vendor compromises, 27 per cent of them consider Internet of Things (IoT) as threats while 21 per cent feel the internal staff are the top security risks, a new survey by global cyber security major Sophos said on Tuesday.

Microplastics are harming drinking our water: Study

LONDON: Researchers have found plastics in our waste streams are breaking down into tiny particles, causing potentially catastrophic consequences for human health and our aquatic systems.

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