New York, Aug 27 : In an effort to curb hate speech and ensure safe online communities, Microsoft has announced a new dedicated web form for reporting hate speech on its hosted consumer services and a separate online form for petitions to reconsider and reinstate content.
San Francisco, Aug 23 : Tech giant Microsoft has acquired artificial intelligence (AI)-based scheduling service Genee that simplifies the scheduling and rescheduling of large group meetings for companies.
New Delhi, Aug. 20 (ANI): P V Sindhu and Sakshi Malik did not just win medals at Rio Olympics and won hearts of millions of Indians, the two of them are also trending on internet and has made up to the list of most searched Indian athletes on Google.
New York, Aug 18 : Software developers please take note. If you want people to pay attention to security warnings on computers or mobile devices, you need to make them pop up at better times.
New Delhi, Aug 18 : Cybercriminals are using a non-existant video that claims to show Democratic Party presidential nominee Hillary Clinton exchanging money with an Islamic State (IS) leader to distribute malicious spam emails.
New Delhi, Aug. 15 : To mark India's 70th year of independence, Google today dedicates its doodle to Jawaharlal Nehru's historic "Tryst with Destiny" speech to the Indian Constituent Assembly in the Parliament, towards midnight on August 15, 1947.
New York, Aug 10 : In a move seen in favour of publishers, social media giant Facebook on Tuesday introduced a technology by which the advertisements on the platform would bypass the adblockers on desktop browsers making it harder for people to avoid seeing them.
New Delhi, Aug 9 : In addition to saving an area of Maps for offline use later, users with Android device that supports SD cards can save downloaded maps to an external SD card (if the device supports them) and free up storage space for storing other stuff.
Mumbai, Aug 9 : Taiwan-based computer hardware company ASUS and Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Tuesday launched a Strix RX 460 gaming graphic card equipped with ASUS DirectCU II cooling technology that delivers 30 per cent cooler gaming performance.
Chandigarh, Aug 9 : India is expected to remain the "number one most strategic region" in the global plans of the Wikipedia, according to a top official of the free Internet encyclopaedia that allows its users to edit most of its content.
Mumbai, Aug 8 : Several social groups plan to launch a Gandhi-Edhi campaign to promote India-Pakistan peace ahead of the Independence Day celebrations on August 15, an official said here on Monday.
Chandigarh, Aug 8 : Searching for an image from your area might soon cease to be a difficult task, thanks to hacks being worked on by an army of enthusiastic volunteers across India.
Bengaluru, Aug 3 : Chinese PC and smartphone-maker Lenovo on Wednesday launched YOGA 710 convertible laptop for the Indian consumers on the go.
New York, Aug 3 : In a yet another reported copying of mobile messaging app Snapchat which it once tried to buy for USD 3 billion, Facebook has announced a "Stories" format for Instagram that clones Snapchat's popular feature.
New Delhi, Aug 2 : Celebrating the buzz and excitement around the Olympic games across the country, Google has unveiled a set of enhanced features to bring alive the Olympic mood among Indian fans.
New York, Aug 1 : A website with search and interaction history can be just as engaging as chatting with an online human agent or robot helper, says a study led by an Indian-origin researcher.
New Delhi, July 31 : Niantic Inc. has rolled out a major update for the immensely popular Pokemon Go, the augmented reality game, bringing in new features to the game and a slight change to its user interface, weeks after it was released for iOS and Android platforms.
New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Google India has dedicated its doodle today to the modern Hindusthani litterateur Munshi Premchand, marking his 136th birth anniversary.
Washington, .D.C, July 30 : In order to combat online harassment, Instagram, the photo sharing app, will soon rollout 'high volume comment threads' that allows users to filter abusive comments or completely turn off the comments section altogether.
London, July 30 : Social media giant Facebook may be liable to pay USD 3 to USD 5 billion in extra tax after AUS Internal Revenue Service (IRS) investigated the way the company transferred assets to Ireland.
New Delhi, July 29 : Yahoo on Friday rolled out the upgraded messenger app for Windows and Mac, allowing users a fast way to send not only messages but also photos and animated GIFs.
New Delhi, July 28 : ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today unveiled its brand new G20CB compact gaming desktop, which is the first PC in India sporting latest NVIDIA Pascal GeForceGTX1080 GPU.
New Delhi, July 28 : ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) on Thursday unveiled G20CB -- a powerful, compact and console-sized gaming desktop with first the PC in India equipped with a unique "NVIDIA Pascal GeForce GTX1080 GPU".
New York, July 27 : Micro-blogging website Twitter has updated its Android app and added a dark-themed mode for night time viewing to make it a little easier on the eyes.
New Delhi, July 26 : Computer electronics major Dell India on Tuesday expanded its 2-in-1 range of devices with the launch of new Inspiron 3000 (11-inch) and 5000 series (13-inch and 15-inch) 2-in-1 laptops with better design and improved performance.
New York, July 23 : Micro-blogging website Twitter will not use its livestreaming video app, Periscope, to broadcast its Q2 earnings, which are set to land next Tuesday, a media report said.
London, July 23 : Social media giant Facebook on Friday activated its safety check for those caught up in the Munich shooting after a gunman opened up fire near Olympia-Einkaufszentrum shopping mall in the Moosach district of Munich.
New York, July 20 : Riding on the growth in Cloud space with its Azure platform, US technology giant Microsoft on Tuesday reported a profit of USD 3.1 billion in the fourth fiscal quarter of 2016.
Bengaluru, July 20 : Chinese smartphone major Lenovo on Wednesday launched ideapad 110 -- its latest consumer laptop from the ideapad family targeted at the first-time personal computer (PC) buyers in India.
New Delhi, July 20 : Taiwan-based technology major ASUS on Wednesday announced the launch of world's first liquid-cooled laptop 'Republic of Gamers' (ROG) GX700 in India, priced at Rs 412,990.
San Francisco, July 20 : Micro-blogging website Twitter has created an online application process for Twitter accounts to receive verified status which allows people to identify key individuals and organisations on Twitter as authentic and are denoted by a blue badge icon.
New York, July 20 : After several complaints and repeated suspensions, the micro-blogging site Twitter has permanently ban Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and one of Twitter's most offensive users.
New Delhi, July 19 : Google India today announced the winner of the Google Community Impact Award, a theme based award part of Google Science Fair 2016.
New York, July 19 : Social networking giant Facebook has announced its support to "App Event Optimisation" across Facebook, Instagram and its Audience Network from Tuesday, promising more installs of apps and actions within the app.
New Delhi, July 16 (ANI): Microsoft Corporation has announced that it will take time to get Windows 10 on a billion devices, but has rescheduled the time table for the ambitious goal.
Bengaluru, July 16 : Ecommerce marketplace Flipkart announced a study that brings about popular home buying trends online. Observing the purchase patterns among its 75 million consumers, Flipkart delves into Indian homes and the changing lifestyles reflected through the type of products consumers purchase across the country.
New York, July 15 : US tech giant IBM on Friday announced a new cloud service for organisations which require a secure environment for blockchain networks allowing clients to test and run projects that handle private data.
New York, July 15 : In a quest to become a leading live-streaming service, micro-blogging website Twitter has signed a new partnership with Pac-12 universities that will bring live events to its social network.
New York, July 15 : Revealing the LGBT workforce data at its premises for the first time, Facebook on Thursday released its diversity report, announcing a modest increase in the number of women and minority employees and highlighting lack of talent to fulfill its diversity goals.
Washington D.C, Jul 15 (ANI): What if your computer was organic too? A team of researchers has come one step closer to making nature meet science.
Paris, July 15 : Facebook on Friday turned on its Safety Check feature after a large truck mowed through a crowd celebrating Bastille Day in Nice, France, killing at least 80 people.
New Delhi, July 14 : The users of Opera Mini mobile browsers in India have saved 36K terabytes of data in one year amounting to Rs 690 crore when calculated on the basis of 1GB costing Rs 173 on average, according to Opera's "State of the Mobile Web" report.
New York, July 14 : If you want to know why Facebook never hangs or slows down on your old smartphone, this is because a team of engineers is working to improve the functioning of the social media app 24/7.
New York, July 14 : The newly-launched famous Augmented Reality (AR) game Pokemon Go has overtaken Twitter in terms of daily users and has seen people spending more time on its app than on Facebook.
New York, July 13 : The micro-blogging website Twitter and Bloomberg Media have signed a deal to live stream several media company's TV news shows on Twitter platform.
New York, July 12 : Smartphones are the most used gaming device for people globally -- and across 12 countries, 47 per cent of all smartphone players are now women, a Facebook study has revealed, adding that gaming on mobile devices is increasingly becoming popular among women.
New York, July 12 : Micro-blogging website Twitter has increased its animated GIF (graphics interchange format) size limit from 5MB to 15MB if uploaded on the web from a desktop, a media report said on Tuesday.
New York, July 12 : Social media giant Facebook is introducing a new secret conversation on its Messenger app that will help users self destruct their conversations after setting a timer to it.
New York, July 12 : In another move to revive its fortunes, micro-blogging site Twitter has signed a deal with the US television network CBS to stream both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions later this month.
New York, July 9 : Social media giant Facebook has said that it has begun offering an option to encrypt messages -- a way to have secret conversations with other users -- to some of 900 million users of Messenger, its messaging app.
New Delhi, July 9 : Eighty nine percent of Indians who responded to a survey wanted social media companies to pro-actively remove offensive content from their platforms.
New York, July 9 : Facing flak for temporarily removing the video of Philando Castile, an African-American who was fatally shot by a police officer during a traffic stop last week, social media giant Facebook has said that it only removes content if it celebrates or glorifies violence, not if it's only graphic or disturbing.
New Delhi, July 9 : Singapore-based Creative recently launched a brand new variant of the popular Sound Blaster Roar portable Bluetooth wireless speaker -- the smaller and lighter Sound Blaster Roar 2.
London, Jul 8 : Microsoft has apologised for sending out an e-mail invite to "bae" interns to a party, offering "lots of dranks" and the ability to "get lit" on a Monday night.''
New York, July 8 : Social networking sites such as Facebook provide the ideal environment for insecure narcissists to promote themselves and seek the admiration of others on a grand scale, a study says.
New York, July 8 : Micro-blogging website Twitter started streaming from Wimbledon, one of the most-watched tennis tournaments of the year, a media report said.
New York, July 7 : In a fresh bid to connect nearly four billion people to internet, Facebook on Thursday announced an open source and cost-effective, software-defined wireless access platform aimed to improve connectivity in remote areas of the world.
Tokyo, July 6 : In a first, Japanese researchers have rehabilitated a paralysed chimpanzee through interaction with computers and touch screens.
New York, July 6 : In a bid to regain footing in the social media landscape, Micro-blogging site Twitter has appointed Bret Taylor -- former chief technology officer at Facebook and an ex-Google employee who helped build Google Maps -- to its board.
New Delhi July 5 : : In a bid to provide a more secured Cloud experience to its customers, software and cloud major Oracle on Tuesday announced to bring the advanced security, efficiency and simplicity of its SPARC platform to the Cloud.