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    Consumer groups oppose Google's Fitbit deal, say regulators must watch it like a hawk

    Brussels: An international group of consumer groups and NGOs denounced Google's bid for sports smartwatch-maker Fitbit Thursday, saying it would threaten privacy and grant the search giant unfair access to a new market. Google's $2.1 billion acquisition of the maker of smartwatches and fitness trackers was unveiled in November and rang alarm bells among global...

    • 2 days ago
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    Google, Apple only too happy to take down the 59 Chinese apps banned by India

    New Delhi: The 59 Chinese apps banned by the government have been taken down from Google Play Store and Apple App Store in India, blocking their access to mobile phone users in the country. The government had on Monday banned 59 Chinese applications saying they were prejudicial to sovereignty, integrity, and security of the country. A day later popular short video app...

    • 2 days ago
  • Technology

    Nasscom wants US to exempt tech workers from H-1B visa suspensions

    New Delhi: IT industry body Nasscom on Friday sought exemption for technology workers from restrictions that may be imposed in the US, saying such staff is playing an essential role in keeping critical infrastructure operating in America. The statement comes amid reports that the US is considering suspension of a number of employment visas including the H-1B — which is...

    • 3 weeks ago
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    Get free Bluetooth earphones with Huawei Watch GT 2e on Amazon, Flipkart

    New Delhi: If you're looking to buy a smart watch that functions as a workout buddy and more, hurry. Huawei is offering six months no-cost EMI on its GT 2e and also AM61 Bluetooth earphones free of cost. The offers apply to customers purchasing from Amazon or Flipkart. Purchases made till May 28 are eligible for the no-cost EMI scheme, whereas if you also want the free...

    • 2 months ago
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    As coronavirus lockdown hits access to potable water, Lifestraw offers a solution

    Chennai: Several communities across the world whose women have had to walk several kilometres everyday to fetch water for daily use would now be struggling for drinking water as their movement is restricted by the coronavirus lockdown. Offering a solution is Lifestraw, which turns dirty water drinkable. LifeStraw technology gets rid of parasites, bacteria and...

    • 3 months ago
  • Technology

    IIT alumni's drone uses thermal screening to identify likely corona infected persons

    New Delhi: Three alumni of the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) have developed a drone equipped with infrared camera which can help in thermal screening of groups without human intervention and identify likely COVID-19 infected persons at an early stage once the lockdown is lifted. The drone also has a loudspeaker which can be used by personnel to monitor...

    • 3 months ago
  • Technology

    Huawei's Watch GT 2E a special avatar for fitness buffs

    Chennai: As China reopens its factories after the coronavirus scourge, the launch of Huawei's GT 2E piques some interest. The sporty upgrade to the Huawei GT 2 is targeted specifically at fitness buffs, and seems to have preempted Apple's release of a free fitness app that would sync with the Apple and provide guided workouts. The Huawei GT 2E comes loaded with 100 workout modes—15...

    • 3 months ago
  • Gadgets

    After Chennai startup, IIT Guwahati too develops drone to sanitise large areas

    New Delhi: A group of students at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Guwahati, has developed a drone with an automated sprayer to sanitise large areas including roads, parks and footpaths, to prevent the spread of coronavirus. The student group, which has a start-up called "Racerfly", has approached the Assam and Uttarakhand governments offering to...

    • 3 months ago
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    Netflix and binge: Streaming services compete as the janata go into curfew

    Paris: Disney+ is about to expand its streaming service to Europe just as large swathes of the continent are locked down because of the coronavirus. It had also begun testing in India on the Hotstar platform. Here are some of the main streamers competing to entertain the millions in COVID-19 confinement across the world. Netflix: The American giant, which dominates...

    • 3 months ago
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    Indian student in Dubai builds robot to automatically dispense hand sanitiser

    Dubai: A class seven Indian student in the UAE has built a robot to dispense hand sanitiser to help with maintaining hygiene while social distancing. The robot detects a hand at a distance of 30 cm and squirts a drop of sanitiser fluid on to the hand. Siddh Sanghvi, a student of Spring Dales Schools in Dubai, said his mother showed him a video where people were...

    • 4 months ago

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