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If someone thanks you "soooo" much on WhatsApp, there is no reason to mark it as a sloppy message. New research has found that "textisms" - emoticons, irregular spellings and exclamation points in text messages - help convey meaning and intent in the absence of spoken conversation.
Published 17-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
It can be quite cumbersome to shortlist the right device when one is planning to buy a budget smartphone under Rs. 7,000. There are umpteen options available in the price segment, all offering the same features more or less.
Published 16-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Radioactivity may have a bad rap, but it plays a critical role in medical research. A revolutionary new technique to create radioactive molecules, pioneered in the lab of Princeton chemistry professor David MacMillan, has the potential to bring new medicines to patients much faster than before.
Published 15-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Google has rolled out an update that will allow you to use the company's Home speakers as intercom systems in your house. People can broadcast their voice from Google Assistant on smartphones or voice-activated speakers like Google Home.
Published 15-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Avoid making an online transaction while using public wi-fi networks, suggest experts.
Published 15-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
On the 128th birth anniversary on Tuesday of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, widely celebrated as Children's Day across the country, Google decided to sport a playful Doodle celebrating 131 years of the hole puncher.
Published 14-Nov-2017 17:31 IST
Leading audio equipment company, Bose, recently announced the launch of its iconic headphones QC35 II. Google Assistant optimised the headphones keep one up to date on messages and music, and can be easily paired with one's Android phone or iPhone.
Published 14-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
San Francisco: Google has warned app developers not to use its Accessibility Services -- designed for users with disabilities -- for other purposes that may create security issues, adding that it will remove such apps from its Play Store. To better help users with disabilities, Android has a set ofMore
Published 13-Nov-2017 10:22 IST | Updated 12:03 IST
Researchers have developed a highly robust gel that includes large amounts of ionic liquid. The research team was led by Professor MATSUYAMA Hideto and assistant professor KAMIO Eiji (Kobe University Graduate School of Science, Center for Membrane and Film Technology). These findings were publishedMore
Published 13-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Light-based devices could be used as biomedical sensors or as flexible connectors for electronics. Researchers at MIT and several other institutions have developed a method for making photonic devices - similar to electronic devices but based on light rather than electricity - that can bend andMore
Published 13-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
The reluctance of oil and water to mix together and stay that way is so well-known that it has become a cliché for describing any two things that do not go together well.
Published 13-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Spectral images, which contain more color information than is obtainable with a typical camera, reveal characteristics of tissue and other biological samples that can't be seen by the naked eye. A new smartphone-compatible device that is held like a pencil could make it practical to acquire spectralMore
Published 13-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
San Francisco: In yet another overhaul within a week, Twitter has doubled the length of users' display names to 50 characters -- up from the original 20. "The new length means the user can add more emojis. Many users embraced the change, though some also questioned why Twitter was adding somewhatMore
Published 11-Nov-2017 12:07 IST | Updated 12:25 IST
Styling can be a daunting task, especially on special days. A commonly recognised issue of 'What to Wear' is one that Messenger is looking to solve through its 'Who What Wear' bot.
Published 11-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
In its latest expansion move, popular photo and video sharing app Instagram on Wednesday announced an update to its branded content tool, enabling creator accounts with access to insights to use the "Paid Partnership with" tag.
Published 10-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Scientists have, for the first time, developed nanoscale devices that divide incident white light into its component colors based on the direction of illumination, or directs these colors to a predetermined set of output angles.
Published 10-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Tired of long queues at restaurants? Relax as Google is soon rolling out wait times on Google Search - followed by Maps - that will show you the estimated wait-time at your favourite eating hangouts.
Published 09-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
Indian internet users largely consume music content on Youtube, while they prefer to catch news updates on Facebook, a study has showed.
Published 09-Nov-2017 00:15 IST
In the wake of one year of demonetisation, which was an overpowering attempt to curtail corruption in the system, there are a few platforms who relentlessly worked over a distinguished model to support the SME sector.
Published 08-Nov-2017 13:08 IST
In the day and age of increasing cybercrime, download of verified apps has been stressed upon time and again. However, as fake downloads continue to take place, cyber criminals are encashing on this exact loophole; the latest method being through the circulation of a fake WhatsApp.
Published 08-Nov-2017 00:15 IST

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