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Unity Announces Deal to Set Up China Joint Venture: Details

Unity, the game software development platform used in popular games like Genshin Impact, Honor of Kings, and Call of Duty: Mobile, on Tuesday announced a deal to set up a joint venture in China, as it...

10 Aug 2022 1:32 am
Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event Today: How to Watch Livestream, Expected Price, Specifications

Samsung Galaxy Unpacked Event 2022 is set to take place on Wednesday, August 10 at 6:30pm IST. During the event, the South Korean company is expected to launch the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 and Galaxy Z Flip 4 foldable smartphones. The price and some specifications of the rumoured foldable phones have been leaked in the past. The company is also expected to launch the G...

10 Aug 2022 1:02 am
Twitter Down? Thousands of Users Report Issues With Accessing Twitter

Twitter was inaccessible to thousands of users on Tuesday, according to a downtime tracking website. Over 33,000 user reports of being unable to access to the service were recorded by...

9 Aug 2022 11:58 pm
Google's New Campaign Pressures Apple to Adopt RCS Messaging: Watch

Google, the company that develops the Android operating system, is asking Apple to switch RCS technology for messaging. The company claims that this will enhance the cross-platform texting, and will...

9 Aug 2022 11:15 pm
Apple, Google Face South Korea Probe Over In-App Payment Violations

South Korea's telecommunications regulator Korea Communications Commissions (KCC) revealed that Google, Apple and One Store may have violated rules after an inspection that began on May 17, and that...

9 Aug 2022 10:37 pm
US Treasury Department Levies Sanctions Against Crypto Mixer Tornado Cash

The US Department of the Treasury has announced sanctions against the virtual currency mixer Tornado Cash, which it claims has helped launder more than $455 million (roughly Rs. 3,618 crore) for the...

9 Aug 2022 8:54 pm
AppLovin Offers to Acquire Unity for $17.54 Billion: Details

AppLovin has offered to buy Unity Software for $17.54 billion (roughly Rs.1,39,600 crore)in all-stock deal, as the company seeks to expand and take advantage of a growing demand for 3D games....

9 Aug 2022 8:22 pm
Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 Alleged Design Render Hints at Leica-Branded Rear Camera

An alleged design render of the upcoming Xiaomi Mix Fold 2 has been spotted on Weibo. The purported render of the expected successor to the Xiaomi Mi Mix Fold showcases the outer display and rear...

9 Aug 2022 7:47 pm
OnePlus Ace Pro With Snapdragon 8+ Gen 1 SoC Launched: Details

OnePlus Ace Pro was launched in China on Tuesday. The smartphone features a 6.7-inch AMOLED display with a full-HD+ resolution and up to 120Hz refresh rate. Sporting identical specifications as the...

9 Aug 2022 7:32 pm
Vivo X80 Lite 5G, iQoo Z6x Spotted on Google Play Supported Devices Website

The Vivo X80 Lite 5G has been spotted on the Google Play supported devices website. The list purportedly also includes the iQoo Z6x smartphone.

9 Aug 2022 7:10 pm
Apple Increases iPhone 14 Initial Stock Order to 95 Million Units: Report

iPhone 14 series is reportedly in the works. A new report suggests that the company has asked suppliers to boost initial iPhone 14 production from 90 million units to 95 million units to meet expected...

9 Aug 2022 6:13 pm
ColorOS 13 to Be Unveiled Globally on August 18: Details

ColorOS 13 will be unveiled globally on August 18 at 4.30pm IST. The Chinese smartphone brand, Oppo, has announced the launch event via Twitter. The list of smartphones that will get the ColorOS 13...

9 Aug 2022 5:32 pm
Climate Change May Increase Mortality Rate by Six Times, Claims New Study

Climate change may increase the mortality rate six times by the end of the century, suggested a new Lancet study. The possible reason for this change can be the excessive heat. The warming from...

9 Aug 2022 5:15 pm
Fresh Solar Storm Spotted Heading Towards Earth, May Impact GPS Devices

The space prediction centre of American agency National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), has spotted a fresh geomagnetic storm on the Sun's surface that will have some effect on life on...

9 Aug 2022 4:49 pm
Apple Mixed Reality Headset Could Cost Around $2,500, Use LG OLEDoS Displays: Reports

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has suggested the announcement plans and expected price of Apples all-new mixed reality headset. This headset is expected to cost around $2,500 (roughly Rs. 2,00,000) or even higher.

9 Aug 2022 4:34 pm
Vivo Tipped to Launch a New Foldable Smartphone: Details

Vivo may soon launch a new foldable smartphone, as per a tipster. The report added that the foldable phone will be equipped with a dual-screen ultrasonic fingerprint scanner. The Vivo X Fold was...

9 Aug 2022 4:06 pm
Did Not Survive: NASA Films Comet Plunging Into Sun

American Space Agency NASA's Solar Heliospheric Observatory (SOHO) has captured images of a comet disintegrating as it approached the Sun.

9 Aug 2022 3:53 pm
CryptoCom Grabs Virtual Asset Service Provider License in South Korea

CryptoCom has bagged approvals to operate as a virtual assets service provider in South Korea. The development comes after CryptoCom also acquired two South Korean firms, payment service provider...

9 Aug 2022 3:18 pm
Samsung Partners With Theta Labs to Integrate NFT Ecosystem With Fold 4

Samsung has partnered Theta Labs to push a collection of non-fungible tokens (NFTs) to accompany its upcoming Galaxy Fold 4. These NFTs provide unique customer benefits for pre-ordering Samsung's...

9 Aug 2022 3:14 pm
Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 Under-Display Camera to Be Less Noticeable: Report

The Samsung Galaxy Z Fold 4 is believed to feature a lesser noticeable under-display sensor than the Galaxy Z Fold 3. The handset is expected to launch on August 10 during the Galaxy Unpacked event.

9 Aug 2022 2:56 pm
Oxygen Source Detected in Earth's Crust, May Have Influenced Ancient Life

Researchers have discovered a mechanism through which hydrogen peroxide can be generated from rocks under the Earth's surface during the movement of geological faults. The oxygen source could have...

9 Aug 2022 2:53 pm
Hubble Telescope Shares Image of Celestial Cloudscape in Orion Nebula

NASA's Hubble Space Telescope has captured a region of colourful dust and gas clouds encircling an HH 505 or a Herbig-Haro object in the Orion Nebula. Herbig-Haro objects, which are bright regions...

9 Aug 2022 2:42 pm
Motorola Razr 2022, Moto X30 Pro, Moto S30 Pro Launch Set for August 11

Motorola Razr 2022, Moto X30 Pro, and Moto S30 Pro will be launched in China on August 11. The smartphones were initially scheduled to be unveiled on August 2. The foldable Razr 2022 is teased to...

9 Aug 2022 2:33 pm
Binance CEO Gets Into Verbal Spat With WazirX Founder on Twitter

Binance was believed to be the owner of WazirX, but CEO Changpeng Zhao (CZ) has denied the claim on Twitter, beginning a war of words with WazirX founder Nishal Shetty who claims that CZ was muddling...

9 Aug 2022 2:14 pm
Sennheiser Momentum 4 Wireless Headphones With ANC Launched: Details

Sennheiser has launched the Momentum 4 Wireless over-ear headphones, which go up against flagship options from brands such as Sony and Bose. Priced at $350 (approximately Rs. 27,800), the headphones...

9 Aug 2022 12:35 pm
iOS 16 Beta 5 Gets Battery Percentage, New Option for Screenshots: Report

Apple's new iOS 16 developer beta 5 brings back the old battery percentage feature in a new layout. The latest beta also adds a handy copy and delete feature when sharing screenshots.

9 Aug 2022 12:30 pm
BTC Grows, ETH Dips as Crypto Price Chart Reflects Mix of Greens and Reds

Bitcoin on Tuesday, August 9, grew by 2.87 percent on national and international exchanges. Tether, Ripple, and Cardano also followed BTC to register gains. On the other hand, Ether was struck by...

9 Aug 2022 11:04 am
Oppo Reno 8 4G to Feature Snapdragon 680 SoC, 64-Megapixel Camera: Report

Oppo Reno 8 4G alleged design renders and specifications were recently leaked. This Oppo smartphone is said to feature a Snapdragon 680 SoC. It could also sport a 64-megapixel primary rear camera. It...

9 Aug 2022 10:54 am
Snap Launches Family Center to Let Parents Check Teens' Contacts

Snap has introduced its first parental control tool, Family Center, on Tuesday. The feature allows parents to see who their teens are talking to, but not the substance of their conversations. Through...

9 Aug 2022 10:11 am
Gigabyte Aorus, Aero Laptops for Gamers and Creators Launched in India

The company promises power and portability for users with various requirements

9 Aug 2022 9:33 am
Everything You Need to Know About Spider-Man Remastered PC

Marvel's Spider-Man Remastered on PC releases on August 13 in India. PlayStation's latest PC port is now up for pre-order on Steam and Epic Games Store at Rs. 3,999, bringing ray-tracing, support...

9 Aug 2022 8:36 am
Google Search, Maps, YouTube Experienced Outages in Parts of the World

The iconic search engine is relied on by millions of users every day.

9 Aug 2022 7:21 am
Baidu EV Arm's Self Driving Technology Will Be Ahead of Tesla, CEO Claims

Baidu's electric vehicle arm Jidu Auto aims to deliver 800,000 self driving vehicles by 2028, according to Jidu CEO Joe Xia Yiping. Parent company Baidu CEO Robin Li said on Monday that Jidu will be...

8 Aug 2022 7:12 pm
Self-Driving Vehicle Rules for Public Transport Drafted by China: Details

China has drafted rules to regulate the self-driving industry, and said that the country should adopt autonomous vehicles in passenger transport with care. The country's Ministry of Transportation...

8 Aug 2022 7:00 pm
Earth's Days Are Getting Longer, and Scientists Don't Know Why

The length of a day on Earth is increasing, according to atomic clocks and precise astronomical measurements. Scientists have no idea why days are getting longer on the planet, a phenomenon that could...

8 Aug 2022 6:08 pm
Article Claims to Show How Users Manipulate Profiles on IMDb

an article has claimed that some reviews and profiles of the actors available on IMDb are fake. To prove the point, the author of the article on Pea Bee took the example of Ranbir Kapoor's upcoming...

8 Aug 2022 5:12 pm
Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite Gets One UI 4.1 Update: Details

Samsung Galaxy Tab A7 Lite is being updated to Android 12-based One Ui 4.1, according to a report. The update is currently rolling out in Hong Kong and Germany, and could roll out to other regions in...

8 Aug 2022 4:05 pm
World's Most Crypto-Ready Nation Hong Kong Riddled With Scams

Hong Kong has observed a 105 percent hike in crypto scams in the first six months of this year. Between January and July 2022, the crypto community of Hong Kong have collectively lost $50 million...

8 Aug 2022 2:16 pm
Wearable Technology Designed by Autistic People Can Change Their Lives

A recent study found only 10 per cent of current wearable technologies for autistic people addressed their needs. Emotional regulation technology in smartwatches that detect physiological stress...

8 Aug 2022 12:36 pm
Nokia 2660 Flip Feature Phone Price Revealed: Details Here

Nokia 2660 Flip was launched in select markets. The new feature phone from the Nokia brand licensee HMD Global comes in three different colour options. It is powered by a Unisoc T107 SoC under the...

8 Aug 2022 12:16 pm
Taiyi Group Buys Huobi's Tool for Metaverse Dive in Anti-Crypto China

China's Taiyi Group has acquired Huobi's 'Huoxun' communication tool in order to add more technical details in its metaverse exploration journey. With Huoxin, the Taiyi Group aims to create...

8 Aug 2022 12:08 pm
Fitbit to Discontinue Support for Music Transfer From Computers This Fall

Fitbit is discontinuing PC support for transferring music files using the Fitbit Connect app on October 13. The users can download paid subscriptions to the Deezer or Pandora app to listen to music in future.

8 Aug 2022 11:46 am
LG Tone Free T90, T60 With 9 Hours of Battery Life, ANC Unveiled: All Details

LG Electronics has announced that it start rolling out its 2022 lineup of Tone Free TWS earbuds in late-August globally. The lineup includes Tone Free T90, T60, Tone Free Fit TF7, and TF8. The T90 TWS earbuds feature ANC technology and offer 9 hours of battery life. They also get the UVnano charging case.

8 Aug 2022 11:43 am
iPhone 14 Launch May Be Delayed Due to China-Taiwan Tension, Suggests Report

iPhone 14 shipments might get delayed and Apple may be forced to postpone the September launch event as China has the power to hold or reject shipments that do not follow its long-standing rule and...

8 Aug 2022 11:26 am
WhatsApp Users on Android May Soon Be Able to Hide Their Numbers: Report

WhatsApp is working on an option that allows hiding your phone number to certain sub-groups of a community. The feature called the phone number sharing option may debut with a future update. This...

8 Aug 2022 11:00 am
Hackers Plant Chinese Flag on Taiwan Government Websites: Details

Chinese hackers reportedly covered a Kaohsiung government website with a China flag picture for over 10 hours from late Friday to Saturday morning. Meanwhile, the website of Taiwan's Ministry of...

8 Aug 2022 10:53 am
ISRO's SSLV-D1 Placed in Wrong Orbit, Satellite No Longer in Use

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) launched its Small Satellite Launch Vehicle (SSLV-D1) on Sunday from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Andhra Pradesh's Sriharikota. However, the...

8 Aug 2022 10:29 am
Baidu Bags License to Operate China's First Fully Driverless Robotaxis

Baidu, China's search engine, has bagged permit to operate first fully driverless robotaxis in two cities of China. The company is also in talks with local governments in Beijing, Shanghai and...

8 Aug 2022 10:09 am
Life-Saving Stem Cells Regrown in Damaged Umbilical Cord, Claims Study

A study, by bioengineers at the University of Notre Dame, talks about a new strategy that can restore damaged stem cells, and enable them to grow new tissues again. Under the new strategy, each...

6 Aug 2022 7:49 pm
Pathogens Contributed to the Fall of Some Ancient Civilisations, Says Study

Scientists had attributed the fall of several ancient civilizations including the Akkadian Empire, the Old Kingdom of Egypt, to factors like climate change and shifting allegiances. However, a new...

6 Aug 2022 7:29 pm