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    Mumbai: Now, every pet will be tracked via micro chip

    Mumbai: Citizens are being watched is now passe. If the government has its way, even pets will be watched. The pet shop owners and veterinary practitioners will have to ensure every pet, mainly puppies are micro-chipped before a sale.  The Union environment ministry has notified new Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (Pet Shop) rules, 2018, to keep a check on the illegal and abusive pet trade.
    In the notified rules, every puppy has

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    Bombay High Court: Lower courts must go ‘digital’ in serving summons, notices

    Mumbai: Observing that the subordinate courts must be ‘practical’ enough, the Bombay High Court recently said that courts should adopt ‘modern ways’ of serving summons/notices through WhatsApp or Email. The HC, however, held that the courts must also consider if the contesting party has a ‘knowledge’ of the litigation initiated against them, and then pass orders.

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    Mumbai: Idea of water-absorbent roads holds no water for BMC

    Mumbai: The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) finds water-absorbent roads an expensive proposition and have said they are not viable, though some European countries have been using such technology for few decades.  The civic body has reportedly turned down the demand by corporators for the construction of water-absorbent roads in Mumbai for better durability.

  • Facebook launches digital literacy library to help youngsters

    San Francisco: Facebook on Friday announced the launch of a “Digital Literacy Library” to help young people build the skills they need to safely enjoy online technology. “Today, we’re launching our Digital Literacy Library, a collection of lessons to help young people think critically and share thoughtfully online,” Antigone Davis, Global Head of Safety at Facebook, wrote in  a blog post. “There are 830 million young people online around the world, and this

  • Now, use your voice to get favourite app from Apple Store with speech recognition technology

    San Francisco: Apple has updated its app store to version 5.1 with voice support and a revamped search interface which, much like the App Store and iTunes Store, will now highlight the trending searches. The update will allow users to tap the microphone icon along the search bar to dictate their search details instead of typing. The search results page has been revamped as well, featuring a new card-based interface that would

  • IIT Delhi scientists create mini-organs that mimic hair growth

    New Delhi: Scientists from IIT Delhi have developed a silk-based hydrogel that emulates the process of hair growth, an advance that may help screen novel drugs for treating hair loss without using animal tests.

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    Welike – A social media app ‘Made In India’

    A new social media app ‘Welike’ has caught the attention of Indian users for being the app to be made in India which lets users interact with others on the basis of their interests and likes. Users can interact with like-minded souls who can together discover the latest updates and interact with each other.

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    Valuables to carry for the holiday season

    Rounding up the most valuable things you can carry this season while going for a holiday so that you have a room for those kitschy souvenirs you know you don’t need, but definitely want.

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    Travel gizmos for women taking solo trip abroad

    To make it a hustle-free and more organised, here is a list of travel gizmos for women who is on a solo trip to abroad. Driven by itchy feet and restless soul, packing light isn’t as important as packing smart. Since travel inconveniences amplify when you are on your own, you want to prepare for any scenario that will set you back on your journey.

  • 10th Edition of MANUFACTURING IT SUMMIT to be Held on June 14th

    The Indian manufacturing sector is sprinting at a never before pace fueled by the dynamic technological innovations and a growing number of organizations are proactively adapting these emerging advancements. The manufacturing companies are moving swiftly from mass production to customized production using technology and digital platforms. What’s important to note is that, this is just one among many transformations the industry is concurring due to adaptive advancements in IT, for manufacturing.

  • Human-sounding Google Assistant sparks ethics questions

    San Francisco:  The new Google digital assistant converses so naturally it may seem like a real person.  The unveiling of the natural-sounding robo-assistant by the tech giant this week wowed some observers, but left others fretting over the ethics of how the human-seeming software might be used. Google chief Sundar Pichai played a recording of the Google Assistant independently calling a hair salon and a restaurant to make bookings — interacting with

  • Facebook shuffles top management, eyes Blockchain: Report

    San Francisco: Mired in a massive data breach controversy, Facebook has reportedly rolled out biggest-ever shuffle at the senior management level since its inception — across platforms, including WhatsApp and Messenger.

  • Facebook’s upcoming dating service won’t have ads

    California: At the annual F8 2018 developer’s conference, one of the most interesting announcements to come from Facebook was the launch of a new dating service within the social network.

  • Apple iMac turns 20

    California: Apple’s first-generation iMac computer has turned 20. It was on May 6, 1998, that the Cupertino-based company introduced its first-ever all-in-one desktop, paving way for advanced computing technologies as we know today.

  • WhatsApp rolls out ‘Restrict Group’ feature for admins: Report

    San Francisco: Facebook-owned WhatsApp is rolling out its “Restrict Group” for all iOS, Android and Windows Phone users — a feature that gives the group administrator powers to restrict other members from sending text messages, photographs, videos, GIFs, documents or voice messages in case the admin thinks so.