Technology

  • Internet
    Jul 27, 2015 23:03 IST

    Mumbai faces a new threat from the underworld of the internet

    The Dark Web works on anonymity — the websites do not come up during a search and the IP addresses are hidden so that the hosts cannot be tracked. One needs to know the specific URLs of the websites, which are password protected or encrypted through TOR (the onion router).

  • Cord
    Apr 21, 2015 23:54 IST

    Not mobile friendly? Your site will slide on Google search

    If your website is not showing up among top Google search results anymore, don’t assume the folks at Mountain View have abandoned you.

  • Apple
    Mar 12, 2015 00:59 IST

    Apple apologizes as outage hits online services

    The tech giant's status page showed the App Store, iTunes, iBooks store and Mac App store went down from 0900 GMT and were still offline at 1900 GMT.

  • Apple
    Feb 14, 2015 18:20 IST

    Secret sedan? WSJ report says Apple working on creating a car

    Apple Inc has a secret lab working on the creation of an Apple-branded electric car, the Wall Street Journal reported on Friday, citing people familiar with the matter.

  • Facebook
    Jan 29, 2015 08:51 IST

    Facebook's status update: Profit, revenue beat expectations

    For the seventh quarter in a row Facebook beat profit and revenue forecasts, continuing to win more mobile advertising revenue as most users shift to using the site on smartphones and other portable devices.

  • Windows 10
    Jan 22, 2015 01:31 IST

    Microsoft announces Windows 10 will be free, unveils hologram glasses

    Windows 10, expected on the market this autumn, will be available for one year as a free upgrade to users of Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1, announced Terry Myerson, who runs Microsoft's operating systems group.

  • Windows 10
    Jan 21, 2015 21:46 IST

    Live: Microsoft reveals its newest Operating System Windows 10

    Microsoft will soon reveal Windows 10, the newest version of its decades old Operating System (OS) and it could run on everything from your phone to your games console. The firm will show off the OS at its Seattle headquarters.

  • Dec 25, 2014 23:21 IST

    SMS-based weather alert system launched

    Union minister of science & technology, Harsh Vardhan, dedicated an SMS based weather information and disaster alert system to the nation as an observance to the good governance day.

  • Dec 20, 2014 17:30 IST

    Yet another Microsoft exec makes sexist remark

    Blowing up aliens in a video game isn't really very womanly, thinks Microsoft. This sexist slip-up comes only a few months after the CEO told women to trust karma for getting a raise. Why do companies never learn?

  • Dec 17, 2014 23:10 IST

    A Job well done: Apple wins decade-old iTunes update suit

    A California jury on Tuesday rejected a lawsuit, which accused Apple of monopolistic practices, by technologically preventing iPod and iTune customers to buy from rival companies.

  • Dec 15, 2014 23:39 IST

    Never advertised pre-natal sex selection tech: Microsoft

    Microsoft Corporation (I) Pvt Ltd, which runs ‘Bing.com’ search engine, on Monday submitted before the Supreme Court that it never advertised any pre-natal sex selection technologies on its website in violation of Indian laws.

  • Dec 09, 2014 16:10 IST

    Password, SMS stealing virus pose threat to Android phones

    Cyber security sleuths have alerted Android-based smart phone users against an infectious Trojan virus 'AndroidSmssend' which steals vital information from the personal device and can even illegally send SMSes to those on the mobile contact list.

  • Nov 26, 2014 22:17 IST

    Higgs Boson: Experts seek online help to track explosions

    British and American experts on Wednesday launched a new project, inviting online volunteers to spot tiny explosions that could be evidence for new particles that will require new models of physics.

  • Nov 24, 2014 20:08 IST

    Xiaomi to invest in Indian start-ups; launches Redmi Note

    The Chinese phonemaker, on Monday launched its third device in India --the Redmi Note. The device will have two variants -- one with 4G capability (single SIM) and the other without (dual SIM) -- priced at Rs 9,999 and Rs 8,999 respectively.

  • Nov 23, 2014 15:13 IST

    Facebook 'newspaper' spells trouble for media

    Facebook's move to fulfill its ambition to be the personal 'newspaper' for its billion-plus members is likely to mean more woes for the ailing news media. While newspapers cling on to their 'ancient' business model, social media organisations are making the news more personal.