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For Lok Sabha election campaign, ₹1000 software tool helps overcome WhatsApp controls

The activities highlight the challenges WhatsApp faces in preventing abuse in India, its biggest market with more than 200 million users.

The Hindu 15 May 2019 4:36 pm

Facebook overhauls design

Facebook takes its first concrete steps to refashion itself into a private messaging and e-commerce company

The Hindu 1 May 2019 10:23 pm

Facebook building privacy-focussed social platform, says Mark Zuckerberg

More than 5,000 developers, creators and entrepreneurs from across the world are participating at this year’s edition of F8 — Facebook’s annual tec

The Hindu 1 May 2019 11:56 am

Social media fraud rose 43% in 2018: report

In a sign that platforms like Facebook and WhatsApp are emerging as new public square for criminal deception, a study has found that social media frau

The Hindu 29 Apr 2019 12:18 am

Scientists print flexible electronics

Scientists have developed a process to 3D-print transparent and flexible electronic circuits, paving the way for improved wearable devices in the futu

The Hindu 28 Apr 2019 10:49 pm

Apple punishes screen time limiting apps: report

The executives at the third-party app makers fear that they are being punished because their apps could be roadblocks on Apple’s business growth.

The Hindu 28 Apr 2019 9:40 pm

Humans make safer user profiles than AI: study

People trust human-generated profiles more than artificial intelligence-generated profiles, particularly in online marketplaces, reveals a study in wh

The Hindu 27 Apr 2019 9:28 pm

Dead to outnumber the living on Facebook in 50 years

Study raises questions around how we treat our digital heritage in the future

The Hindu 27 Apr 2019 9:20 pm

Visakhapanam-based fashion blogger’s journey from engineering school to the world of glamour

Alkananda Bodapaty on how she is today a fashion influencer with a huge following on social media

The Hindu 24 Apr 2019 4:56 pm

YouTube’s copyright laws undermine fundamental rights?

What YouTubers sometimes have to endure under the current copyright system

The Hindu 22 Apr 2019 7:48 pm

Battle of the bans in India : PewDiePie’s diss tracks, PUBG and TikTok

Is 2019 the year of online dissent?

The Hindu 22 Apr 2019 7:29 pm

YouTube FanFest was strictly for fans

Hyderabad’s edition of YouTube FanFest (YTFF) kept youtubers busy this weekend

The Hindu 22 Apr 2019 4:25 pm

Instagram passwords stored in readable form

Facebook admits to bigger numbers

The Hindu 19 Apr 2019 10:38 pm

When the beats go live

After captivating audiences at gigs in the city, city-based beatboxer is set to take things up a notch with his performance on Facebook live for Vh1 List

The Hindu 19 Apr 2019 3:06 pm

Major display issues bug Samsung’s Galaxy Fold phone

Tech reviewers from renowned media brands noted issues like screen flickering, display distortion and unexplainable buldges bugging the Samsung Galaxy Fo

The Hindu 19 Apr 2019 1:01 pm

TikTok vanishes from Google, Apple app stores after ban

The Madras High Court asked the Tamil Nadu government on April 3 to ban TikTok, saying it encouraged pornography and warning that sexual predators could

The Hindu 17 Apr 2019 2:14 pm

When Instagram gives a platform to young artistes

From music compositions to art work, young artistes are increasingly using Instagram to take their work to more people

The Hindu 16 Apr 2019 6:17 pm

Lawyer up with Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney Trilogy

Embark on an edge-of-the-seat, whimsical courtroom adventure

The Hindu 16 Apr 2019 5:30 pm

Somewhere only we know

Have you ever thought of video games as an extension of theatre?

The Hindu 15 Apr 2019 8:18 pm

#FacebookDown? Time for an online meltdown

Plumage and kicksHave you ever wondered how the fashion world takes inspiration from the stunning flora and fauna which surround us?On April 7, Twitte

The Hindu 15 Apr 2019 7:21 pm

Taking the UX beyond the polls

We’ve seen a plethora of political apps surface during the 2019 elections. How are they faring and can their shelf life go beyond the voting schedule?

The Hindu 15 Apr 2019 6:51 pm

Matrimony, powered by machine-learning

Finding a sweet spot between dating apps and matrimonial websites, Banihal, this match-making platform uses Artificial Intelligence

The Hindu 15 Apr 2019 5:38 pm

Snapchat alerts users on polling information

Social media platforms are encouraging Indian youth to vote

The Hindu 15 Apr 2019 8:01 am

World’s largest plane makes first test flight

Stratolaunch is designed to carry and deploy satellites in space

The Hindu 14 Apr 2019 9:25 pm

Facebook down for some users, issues reported with WhatsApp, Instagram too

Downdetector.com's live outage map showed that the issues mainly cropped up in Europe

The Hindu 14 Apr 2019 5:55 pm

5G-linked cows show future of milking

Device recognises the animals, opens the gate to lead them to designated teats

The Hindu 12 Apr 2019 11:24 pm

Everything you’ve spent years working on can disappear from the Internet in a trice

Last month, some 53 million songs got deleted from Myspace during an alleged server migration

The Hindu 12 Apr 2019 1:06 pm

Google turns Android phones into security keys

Google has announced that it is enabling the use of Android phones as security keys to access Google accounts.In a blog post that was released during

The Hindu 12 Apr 2019 12:15 am

Google aims for a larger slice of the cloud with Anthos

Google announces a cloud management tool compatible with its competitors, along with several developments in its security and machine learning offerings

The Hindu 12 Apr 2019 12:14 am

Re-writing women’s history

An edit-a-thon will be held in the city to improve female artist representation on Wikipedia

The Hindu 11 Apr 2019 6:20 pm

Fastest finger first

When Instagram invites an artist to galvanise young voters

The Hindu 11 Apr 2019 2:56 pm

War of hashtags: how pro-Modi & anti-Modi bots went berserk

Small groups of accounts pushed out thousands of posts an hour, says report

The Hindu 10 Apr 2019 11:09 pm

Have you tried the ‘car alarm’ challenge?

Just what we need — a weird new Internet challenge which has you emulating your favourite vehicle.

The Hindu 10 Apr 2019 3:39 pm

Of crafted realms and chaos

Enter a colourful handmade realm in Yoshi’s Crafted World or pit your favourite Final Fantasy characters in epic battles in the PC version of Dissidia

The Hindu 10 Apr 2019 2:27 pm

Finally, the disruption of fem-tech

Promising to have a woman’s back through every stage of life, fem-tech traverses borders, language and culture — but there’s still a long way to go

The Hindu 9 Apr 2019 4:03 pm

Testing, testing, 1-2-3

In HR parlance, there is something called the ‘airport test’ carried out — either intentionally or unintentionally — by people conducting interv

The Hindu 8 Apr 2019 4:52 pm

Cookies, not the monster you may think

Follow the crumbs to a better understanding of data protection and privacy

The Hindu 8 Apr 2019 4:35 pm

Real deal

As ‘The Matrix’ completes 20 years, a look at the underrated and unsung ‘Dark City’ that was released a year before Neo took the red pill

The Hindu 8 Apr 2019 4:01 pm

Ready your systems, gamers

The first Gamerconnect Express event in the city will have console-lovers rushing to the venue

The Hindu 6 Apr 2019 11:34 am

S. Korea launches 5G networks early to secure world first

Seoul has made the 5G rollout a priority as it seeks to stimulate stuttering economic growth.

The Hindu 4 Apr 2019 11:18 am

Telemedicine, roboticised doctors?

Doctors using video-chat robotics to discuss sensitive and confidential health issues gives a whole new meaning to ‘clinical’

The Hindu 3 Apr 2019 4:21 pm

Here’s an app that enables peer-to-peer courier delivery

Golintu functions at a fraction of the cost of regular couriers and also reduces carbon footprint

The Hindu 3 Apr 2019 3:55 pm

When programs become dodos

For two years now, I have said much in this column that hopefully helps some of you carry out business that grows at a pace that people want to call i

The Hindu 3 Apr 2019 2:19 pm

WhatsApp makes group chats more secure, gives users more control

The new privacy feature will allow its users to decide whether they want to get added to groups

The Hindu 3 Apr 2019 1:07 pm

Let’s talk old school tech

With ‘vintage’ being a buzzword for 2019, in the realm of tech, there is an air of collectibility exuded from these throwback gadgets

The Hindu 3 Apr 2019 12:04 pm

Hackers linked to Chinese intelligence may be behind ASUS computer attack

Kaspersky Labs suspects Barium APT also targeted Microsoft in 2017: State Cyber department’s report

The Hindu 3 Apr 2019 8:56 am

On zero-day attacks and phishing

Chatting with Chris Young, CEO of McAfee, it’s reiterated hackers are always innovating, keeping users on their toes

The Hindu 2 Apr 2019 3:42 pm

WhatsApp launches ‘tipline’ to tackle rumours ahead of elections

WhatsApp is working with India-based media skilling startup PROTO for the helpline

The Hindu 2 Apr 2019 12:54 pm

India's ASAT missile test created 400 pieces of debris, endangering ISS: NASA

The U.S. space agency’s statement comes five days after India demonstrated its anti-satellite missile capability by shooting down a live satellite,

The Hindu 2 Apr 2019 8:15 am

Facebook purges pages for ‘coordinated’ fake behaviour

Congress says ‘no official pages’ run by it have been purged

The Hindu 1 Apr 2019 10:41 pm