Wednesday, May 29, 2024


South Korea's KT SAT partners Rivada Space to expand LEO satellite service

SEOUL: KT SAT Co., the satellite service arm of South Korea's telecom giant KT Corp., on Wednesday said it has partnered with a German low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite company to strengthen its service capacity.

Apple's flagship developer event to unveil new software updates on June 10

NEW DELHI: Apple has announced to organise its flagship Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC24) from June 10-June 14, including keynote and ‘Platforms State of the Union’.

Samsung, Lennox join hands for HVAC business in US, Canada

SEOUL: Samsung on Tuesday said that it has agreed to set up a joint venture (JV) with a leading provider of climate solutions Lennox for a heating, ventilation and air-conditioning and refrigeration (HVAC) business in the US and Canada.

Global firms must tap local display manufacturing opportunities in India: Industry leaders

NEW DELHI: India is set for a significant leap in local manufacturing of displays which presents a golden opportunity for global companies seeking to diversify their display supply chains beyond certain geographies, industry leaders said on Tuesday.

Zoho's Sridhar Vembu invests in homegrown drone startup Yali Aerospace

NEW DELHI: London-based consumer tech brand Nothing on Tuesday announced the appointment of Vishal Bhola as President for India business.

IIT Kanpur inaugurates DRDO-Industry-Academia Centre of Excellence

KANPUR: The Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT-K), in collaboration with the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO), has established a DRDO-Industry-Academia Centre of Excellence (DIA CoE) on its campus for interdisciplinary research in next-generation defence technologies.

'This is not correct': WhatsApp head on Musk's claims on Meta sharing user data

NEW DELHI: WhatsApp head Will Cathcart on Tuesday said the claim made by X owner Elon Musk that the Meta-owned messaging platform exports your user data is "not correct."

AI-powered MR publishing platform Flam raises Rs 38 cr from Turbostart, others

NEW DELHI: AI-powered mixed reality (MR) publishing platform Flam on Tuesday said that it raised Rs 38 crore ($4.5 million) in a pre-series A funding round led by Turbostart, AI-focused Twin Ventures, Alphatron Capital, and notable angel investors, along with several family offices.

Water tech major Wabag secures Rs 85 crore order for Oman desalination plant

MUMBAI: Water technology major Va Tech Wabag on Tuesday said it has secured an order worth around Rs 85 crore from Nama Water Services in Oman for the operation and maintenance of the Al Duqm desalination plant for five years.

South Korea to open joint AI research lab in US

SEOUL: South Korea's science ministry said on Tuesday it will create a joint artificial intelligence (AI) research lab with New York University (NYU) in the US.

N. Korea says military reconnaissance satellite launch ends in failure

SEOUL: North Korea said on Tuesday that its latest attempt to launch a new rocket carrying a military reconnaissance satellite ended in failure due to the midair explosion of the rocket during the first-stage flight this week.

Why Basic Video and Photo Editing Skills Are a Must-Have in Today's Digital World

In today's digital age, possessing basic video and photo editing skills is no longer a luxury but a necessity. Whether you're a social media enthusiast, a small business owner, or a content creator, the ability to edit visual content can significantly enhance your online presence and personal projects. However, it's important to note that acquiring these skills without free video editing tools can be challenging, highlighting the importance of accessible software options. This article delves into why these skills are essential and how to develop them effectively.

DoT takes action on over 10K fraudulent messages sent using 8 SMS headers

NEW DELHI: The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), which comes under the Ministry of Communications & Information Technology, on Monday said that it took action on more than 10,000 fraudulent messages that were sent using eight SMS headers in the last three months.

I want to cement India’s leadership in global gaming market: PM Modi

NEW DELHI: As Indian gamers continue to innovate and create real-life games, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the government will ensure the country's leadership in the world of gaming in years to come.

Samsung launches new smartphone under its Galaxy F series in India

NEW DELHI: Samsung on Monday launched a new smartphone under its Galaxy F series -- F55 5G, with a 50MP camera in India.

BluSmart launches new 'charge' app to meet diverse EV customer needs

NEW DELHI: Homegrown electric vehicle (EV) company BluSmart on Monday launched a new app -- 'BluSmart Charge' on Google Play Store and Apple App Store to meet diverse EV customer needs.

Artificial intelligence may offer companionship to the lonely

NEW DELHI: Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology may be key to fighting loneliness among humans, which is known to seriously impair health, according to a robotics expert.

Fans go wild for realme's ‘Top Performer’ GT 6T at pop-up; early access Amazon sale on May 28

NEW DELHI: The highly-anticipated realme GT series has made a triumphant return with the brand-new realme GT 6T. Featuring a powerful chipset, super-fast charging, and the largest VC cooling system in its segment -- dubbed the "Top Performing Trio" by realme -- the GT 6T has generated significant buzz.

PhonePe’s Pincode partners with Simpli Namdhari’s in Bengaluru to tap wider customer base

BENGALURU: Homegrown store-first commerce app Pincode by PhonePe on Monday announced it has partnered with Simpli Namdhari’s – India’s only 100 per cent veg omni-channel retailer — to help reach a larger online customer base.

Govt asks telecom providers to block incoming international spoofed calls

NEW DELHI: In a significant move, the government on Sunday issued directions to Telecom Service Providers (TSPs) for blocking incoming international spoofed calls.

CSIR-CMERI launches new electric tiller for small and marginal farmers

NEW DELHI: The Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute (CMERI) launched an electric tiller, to help small and marginal farmers with sustainable and efficient farming, the Ministry of Science & Technology said on Sunday.

South Korea's new space agency to help compete in global space race

SEOUL:With the opening of the nation's full-fledged space agency, South Korea is set to make its mark on the global space stage, aiming to transform into a powerhouse and join the elite space race led by the private industry.

US Ambassador hails ISRO's accomplishments, India's role in global space exploration

NEW DELHI: The United States' Ambassador to India, Eric Garcetti visited the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) headquarters in Bengaluru on Saturday, as both countries continue to enhance cooperation in the field of space.

WhatsApp's new feature lets you see all media shared in community group chats

NEW DELHI: Meta-owned WhatsApp is reportedly working on a new feature that will allow users to see all media shared in community group chats.

WhatsApp exports your user data every night: Elon Musk

NEW DELHI: Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk on Saturday slammed Meta-owned WhatsApp for allegedly exporting users' data every night.

Understanding the VIN Decoder

In the automotive world, a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) serves as the unique fingerprint for every vehicle on the road. It's a 17-character string that encodes critical information about a vehicle's make, model, manufacturer, and more. Understanding how to decode this sequence is essential for anyone involved in buying, selling, maintaining, or insuring a vehicle. In this article, we will delve into the intricacies of the VIN, the process of decoding it, and the valuable insights it can offer.

Chipmaking sector likely to enjoy longer-than-expected boom: Report

SEOUL: The chipmaking sector's upside cycle may last into the first half of next year and possibly beyond that time, giving a boost to the country's exports, a report from the Bank of Korea said on Friday.

India's data centre boom to drive $5.7 bn in real estate investments by 2026: Report

MUMBAI: Fuelled by the increasing adoption of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the data centre industry in India is projected to add 791 megawatts (MW) capacity by 2026, which will drive a demand for 10 million square feet of real estate space, attracting investments worth $5.7 billion, a report showed on Friday.

Microsoft outage affects Bing, Copilot, other services globally

NEW DELHI: A massive outage on Thursday affected several Microsoft services such as Bing Search, Copilot, ChatGPT and more globally, including India.

1st India made surgical robotic system SSI Mantra performs 100 cardiac surgeries

NEW DELHI: First made-in-India surgical robotic system SSI Mantra, developed by SS Innovations, has successfully performed 100 robotic cardiac surgery procedures, the company announced on Thursday.

Fintech platform ProsParity raises funds from BEENEXT, other investors

NEW DELHI: Fintech platform ProsParity on Thursday said that it raised $2 million in a pre-seed funding round from global institutional investors such as BEENEXT, Sparrow Capital, All In Capital, DeVC, and Huddle Ventures.

S. Korea to develop LEO satellite communications system by 2030

SEOUL: South Korea's Ministry of Science and ICT on Thursday said its project to develop a low Earth orbit (LEO) satellite communications system has passed a preliminary feasibility study and will officially begin next year.

India's Digital Competition Bill marks paradigm shift to tackle Big Tech monopoly: ADIF

NEW DELHI: The Alliance of Digital India Foundation (ADIF), a think tank representing homegrown digital startups, on Wednesday welcomed the government's move to introduce an ex-ante regulatory framework through the Draft Digital Competition Bill, 2024 to curb the Big Tech monopoly.

Mahindra launches new variant for 'XUV700' starting at Rs 16.89 lakh

NEW DELHI: Leading SUV manufacturer Mahindra & Mahindra on Wednesday launched a new variant for the XUV700 -- AX5 Select (AX5 S), starting at Rs 16.89 lakh (ex-showroom).

Paytm reports 3 pc decline in Q4 revenue at Rs 2,267 crore

NEW DELHI: Payment and financial services company Paytm on Wednesday reported 3 per cent decline in its revenue for the fourth quarter of FY24 to Rs 2,267 crore.

DePINs are redefining infrastructure for the blockchain age

The convergence of blockchain technology, artificial intelligence, and the physical world is giving rise to Decentralized Physical Infrastructure Networks (DePINs). This paradigm shift promises to transform traditional infrastructure models into open, collaborative, and transparent systems, fundamentally changing how we interact with our surroundings.

Experience with GPS Tracking for remote work

With the advent of COVID-19, tons of people were left to work remotely. According to a study by FlexJobs: “In the U.S., remote work grew by 159% from 2005 to 2017 “, with the pandemic boosting those numbers even further. As a result, businesses were faced with the need to come up with innovative ways to manage remote employees.

AICTE, Skillible’s new tech programme to upskill & reskill 1 mn Indian students

NEW DELHI: The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), under the Ministry of Education, on Tuesday joined hands with Skillible, a technology platform for experiential learning, to launch a novel initiative SAMBAV (Skillible's Academic Model for Business-To-Academic Ventures) to upskill and reskill 1 million students and professionals in new-age technologies in India.

Now order ISKCON's ‘Maha Prasad’ online via govt’s ONDC network

NEW DELHI: The 'Maha Prasad' from International Society for Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is now available for order online at the government’s Open Network for Digital Commerce (ONDC), it was announced on Monday.

TRAI move on new broadcasting policy to make India a global content hub: BIF

NEW DELHI: Broadband India Forum (BIF) on Monday commended the initiative by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) to gather public input for the National Broadcasting Policy (NBP).