Scientists discover mechanism that may prevent death of cells

Scientists in the UK have discovered a new mechanism that could help slow down the progression of neurodegenerative diseases like dementia and neurological decline associated with ageing, according to a research published today. The UK’s University of Sheffield scientists identified that tuning up the activity pathway of the DNA’s natural repair toolkit which normally helps […]

ISRO earns six million euros from satellite launches in June

The ISRO has earned six million euros by launching 29 nano satellites from 14 countries in a PSLV rocket launch in June this year, the government told the Lok Sabha. Jitendra Singh Union Minister, Minister of State in the Prime Minister’s Office, said the Indian Space Research Organisation has launched 130 foreign satellites in the […]

Truecaller introduces ‘Spam Tab’, ‘New App Themes’ for Android users

Truecaller rolled out its newest update for Android 8.21 with interface changes for easier access to spam inbox. The new design will allow users to experience a cleaner inbox and pay attention to the SMS that matter most with a spam tab segregating the unwanted messages. Earlier, Truecaller revealed through their Truecaller Insights Special Report, […]

China blocked WhatsApp’s images, videos; censors texts too

As the 19th congress of China’s ruling party is just months away, and the news of the death of Liu Xiaobo, a revolutionary in the Chinese prison has spread a certain furor across the country and the globe, which resulted to the Chinese authorities blocking image and video services sent through whatsapp. Till now, WhatsApp, […]

Isner, Karlovic advance, Mannarino out at Newport

WASHINGTON: US top seed John Isner and second-seeded defending champion Ivo Karlovic advanced to the quarter-finals of the ATP Hall of Fame Championships with straight-set triumphs Wednesday at Newport, Rhode Island. Isner, the 2011 and 2012 winner at the grass-court event, fired 13 aces in defeating Australian qualifier Sam Groth 6-2, 6-4. The hard-serving American improved to 3-0 all-time against Groth, who dropped […]

Kashyap sends top seed Lee Hyun packing from US Open

ANAHEIM (USA): Commonwealth Games champion Parupalli Kashyap knocked out top seed Lee Hyun Il of Korea in the men’s singles opening round of the US Open Grand Prix Gold badminton tournament. On a comeback trail after recovering from a shoulder injury, Kashyap dished out a gritty performance to stave off the challenge from World No. 15 Lee 21-16, 10-21, […]

Pietersen eyes South Africa international return

LONDON: Kevin Pietersensaid Wednesday he has not ruled out resurrecting his international career with his native South Africa even though he’ll be pushing 40 when he requalifies. The 37-year-old batsman will become eligible to play for the Proteas in 2019 having not been selected for England after being sacked in the aftermath of the 2013-14 Ashes defeat in Australia. “You […]

Van Vleuten wins women’s Tour stage

The 34-year-old Dutchwoman was leading the Olympic Games road race in Rio last year and 12km from the gold medal when she crashed spectacularly on a perilous descent, suffering fractured vertebrae and severe concussion as her Dutch compatriot Anna van der Breggen went on to take the title. But the renowned climber broke clear on the Col d’Izoard […]

Lenovo’s Yoga Book now comes in new red and white colors

Lenovo just announced some new colors for its Yoga Book 2-in-1 at Lenovo World this year. Now, in addition to the existing black and gold models, you’ll be able to pick up the laptop hybrid in new ruby red and pearl white options. The new models don’t change anything on the inside. The same touch […]

Adobe updates Lightroom for iOS with Apple Pencil and 3D Touch support

Adobe pushed out some pretty substantial updates to its Photoshop Lightroom iOS apps today that contain support for Apple’s Pencil stylus and 3D Touch finger editing. Now, if you’re using Lightroom on an iPad Pro with the Pencil, you can apply pressure with the tip of the device to selectively apply changes to brightness, exposure, […]

Google rolls out new protections against phishing plugins

Google is making it even harder to accidentally install a malicious plugin. Today, the company announced new changes to the way Google services handle plugins, adding new warnings for users and a more involved verification system for apps. The result is more scrutiny on apps plugging into Google services, and more active involvement from Google when […]

Bixby voice support is rolling out to US Samsung Galaxy S8 users today

It seems that Samsung believes Bixby voice is ready for primetime. The company just announced that the voice capabilities of its digital assistant are now rolling out to US Galaxy S8 and S8+ owners. Bixby’s voice capabilities have been available in the US as part of an opt-in beta test, and Samsung says that feedback […]

Google introduces the feed, a personalized stream of news on iOS and Android

Google today is rolling out its take on the news feed, a personalized stream of articles, videos, and other content. The feed will appear in its flagship app for Android and iOS, simply called Google. The feed, which includes items drawn from your search history and topics you choose to follow, is designed to turn Google’s app into a […]

Microsoft confirms it’s cutting Windows 10 updates for Atom PCs

Microsoft has been preventing PCs with Intel Atom Clover Trail processors from obtaining the latest Windows 10 Creators Update. While many devices with Intel’s Atom Clover Trail chips were released in the Windows 8 era, Microsoft offered a free Windows 10 update to keep the tablet / laptop hybrids up-to-date. ZDNet revealed earlier this week that compatible drivers […]