Free Press Journal
  • Facebook starts new feature for Android users to recharge phones

    Mumbai: Social media giant Facebook has started a new feature for Android phone users to recharge their phones. To avail this facility, the Android user needs to have its latest version of Facebook application.

  • WhatsApp new feature! Now, you can download deleted media files again

    In yet another function set up by WhatsApp, it has introduced a new feature to its Android version. This new feature joins other new features rolled out by the messaging platform owned by Facebook. The new features are aimed at offering an earlier and more intuitive experience to the users. According to WABetaInfo, the Android version of the app lets you re-download deleted media files.

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    Believe it or not! Youth are seeking leisure time sans technology and social media

    Mumbai: Technology has made wonders and made life easier for individuals. From extending lives of people to producing a test-tube baby, technology is ubiquitous. However, it has taken its toll on the current generation and now the overload is seeing some youth also look for ways to avoid technology and social media.

  • China launches remote sensing satellites

    Beijing: The first group of China’s Yaogan-31 remote sensing satellites was launched into space on Tuesday. The launch took place at 12.25 p.m. from the Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre, Xinhua news agency reported. The satellites were carried by a Long March-4C rocket, the 271st mission for the Long March rocket family.

  • Xiaomi announces 3 new smartphone plants, key component unit in India

    New Delhi: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Monday announced the opening of three more smartphone plants in India — along with the company’s first Surface Mount Technology (SMT) plant in Chennai that will manufacture printed circuit board assembly (PCBA) units in the country.

  • Global innovation competition: Indian team among 4 ‘Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018’ finalists

    New Delhi: A team of four Indian students have been shortlisted among the finalists for a global innovation competition by Swedish communication technology Ericsson, the company said on Wednesday. The ‘Ericsson Innovation Awards 2018’ is a global competition that invites university students to collaborate with experts to envision the future of information and communication technology (ICT).

  • How China can help India take a giant leap in Artificial Intelligence

    New Delhi: Tech honchos in Silicon Valley are deeply worried at China’s rapid progress in harnessing Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology that has shown encouraging results in changing the way we work and live. According to Eric Schmidt, former chairman of Alphabet, the parent company of Google, China will overtake the US in AI by 2025.

  • Google acquires GIF platform Tenor

    San Francisco: Google has acquired mobile GIF keyboard and search engine Tenor for Android, iOS and desktop making it easier for users to find and share GIF images, the company has announced.

  • ‘Microsoft Garage’ opens at Hyderabad development centre

    Hyderabad: Microsoft on Monday formally opened the “Microsoft Garage” at its India Development Centre (IDC) here.
    The Garage is a resource that supports experimentation and encourages problem-solving in new and innovative ways, ultimately empowering people to achieve more, the software giant said in a statement.

  • India based mobile subscribers nearly touch 100 million

    New Delhi: Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the apex industry association representing the country’s major telecom, Internet, technology and digital services companies, recently released the latest telecom subscriber numbers, for the month ending January 2018.

  • We’re leading PC gaming market in India says HP

    New Delhi: At a time when PC manufacturers are pushing boundaries in launching Next-Gen gaming products, HP Inc has become the leading PC gaming brand in India, a top company executive said here on Thursday.

  • China develops artificial heart with rocket technology

    Beijing: Chinese scientists have developed an artificial heart using rocket technology and it is currently undergoing testing after thorough experiments on animals, a media report said today. The heart was developed jointly by the China Academy of Launch Vehicle Technology (CALT) and the Teda International Cardiovascular Hospital in North China’s Tianjin.

  • Wipro unveils 3D metal printing unit in Bengaluru

    Bengaluru: Global software major Wipro’s three dimensional (3D) metal printing facility was unveiled by its Chairman Azim Premji in this tech hub on Wednesday.

  • Staqu unveils AI-powered smart glass

    New Delh: In a bid to revolutionise personal security, artificial intelligence (AI) startup Staqu announced the launch of its AI-powered smart glass, capable of both, speech and image recognition, thereby enabling it to identify potential threats to the civil society, such as criminals, intruders or terrorists.

  • Google may rebrand Android Wear to Wear OS

    San Francisco: Google has hinted it might be rebranding Android Wear — the operating system (OS) that it designed for smartwatches and other wearables — to simply “Wear OS”.

  • WhatsApp to soon show ‘Forwarded Message’ for spam posts

    New Delhi: In a move to stop mass-level spam circulation on its platform, WhatsApp is reportedly working on a feature that will show “Forwarded Message” if the spam post has been forwarded from another group or from one of the members in the same chat group. “Forwarded Message” will appear on top of every post that spammers forward to groups en masse.

  • Piracy-resistant technology is in play in distribution system: Sushilkumar Agrawal, Ultra Media CMD

    Over the past few decades, the media and entertainment industry has seen far-reaching technological changes—both in terms of creation and distribution. Ultra Media and Entertainment, one of the oldest and largest players, has always viewed technology as a tool rather than a threat in its journey. Sushilkumar Agrawal, CMD of the company discusses how the industry has evolved and how Ultra plans to use technological trends to grow, in a