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New Design Improves Flexible Wearable Electronics’ Performance
Engineers have designed a flexible thermoelectric energy harvester that can rival the effectiveness of existing power wearable electronic devices using body heat as the only source of energy. "We wanted to design a flexible thermoelectric harvester that does not compromise on the material quality..
Mysterious Mars-Sized Object Lurking At Edge Of Solar System
Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, have found evidence of an unknown, Mars-sized "planetary mass object" lurking in the outer reaches of our solar system. This object would be different from -- and much closer than -- the so-called Planet Nine, a planet whose existence yet awaits confir..
Learn How To Protect Facebook Profile Photo In India
Soon after Facebook introduced a profile picture guard in India that will give users more control over who can download and share their pictures, several women users on Thursday started protecting their display photos. "In our research with people and safety organisations in India, we have heard ..
Make Google ‘Duo’ Video Call Directly Within ‘Allo’ App
Google on Wednesday rolled out an update to its messaging app "Allo" that enables users make a "Duo" video call directly within the chat window. To be able to use the feature, both "Allo" and Google's video calling app "Duo" need to be installed on both ends, the company said in a statement. ..
Sprout Social Launches Twitter Bot Builder
As more businesses are using bots for customer services on Twitter, social media management company Sprout Social has launched its Bot Builder platform that helps brands to create their own Twitter bots. According to a report in VentureBeat on Tuesday, Bot Builder aims to help people with no codi..
Now YouTube To Combat Extremist Content On Platform
Three days after Facebook outlined Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered measures to combat terrorism, YouTube has introduced four steps to confront extremist activity. In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of Google Kent Walker, wrote that YouTube has been ..
New Microsoft Keyboard Has Hidden Fingerprint Sensor
Tech giant Microsoft has unveiled the Modern Keyboard that features a hidden fingerprint sensor located between the Alt and Ctrl keys to make the typing hassle-free. It has also unveiled a Modern Mouse at $50 with nearly invisible buttons and a metal scroll wheel, a report in Engadget said on Fri..
Google ‘Facing’ EU Ban Over Search Engine Dominance
Accused of manipulating its search engine results to favour its new shopping service, search engine Google may face a record-breaking fine from Brussels of nearly $1.1 billion, media reported on Friday. According to a report in the Guardian, EU officials are expected to announce in the coming we..
Users Mock Twitter’s Latest Redesign
Several memes were out to mock the new Twitter look and feel after the micro-blogging platform unveiled tha latest designs to its website and app. As part of the redesign, profile icons are now round instead of square and the reply icon is reflected by a chat bubble. "Some people poked fun at..
Jamie Erlicht, Zack Van Amburg To Lead Apple’s Video Programming
Two of television's famed executives Jamie Erlicht and Zack Van Amburg will join Cupertino-based tech giant Apple to lead all aspects of its video programming worldwide. Erlicht and Van Amburg Apple from Sony Pictures Television where they have served as presidents since 2005. The duo has been..