Startup unveils UK’s 1st flying ‘taxi’ which can go 300 kmph

Vertical Aerospace, a startup based in England, has unveiled and tested the UK's first electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) drone-style aircraft. The 750-kg battery-powered aircraft prototype...

Allow free flow of data across borders: Sundar Pichai to govt

Google CEO Sundar Pichai in a letter to the Centre has urged for a free flow of data across countries with a focus on user privacy and...

Charging system to power a car in 8 min for 200 km unveiled

Automation company ABB Group has unveiled a fast charging system 'Terra HP' in India which can power a car in 8 minutes for a 200 km range....

Boring Company uses Xbox remote to control digging machine

Elon Musk-led tunnelling startup The Boring Company has shared a video showing its latest tunnel digging machine being operated by an Xbox controller. In the video, the...

Child robot worth ₹35 lakh to train medical students made

US-based company Gaumard Scientific has developed a child robot called HAL, which is allegedly worth nearly ₹35 lakh, to help train medical students. The robot is made...

US tariffs on Chinese goods to affect many products: Apple

A "wide range" of Apple products will be affected by proposed US tariffs on Chinese goods, Apple said in a letter to US trade officials. US President...

Make your products in US instead of China: Trump to Apple

US President Donald Trump on Saturday called on Apple to make its products in the US instead of China. Trump called this an "easy solution where there...

Quikr, Indiamart ban illegal online sale of pets

Quikr and Indiamart banned the illegal sale of pets on their platforms, months after animal rights activists protested against the practice. A petition was started by a...

Amazon to launch its checkout-free store in New York City

Amazon has said that it will launch its checkout-free 'Amazon Go' grocery store in New York, without revealing further details. The cashierless store requires customers to scan...

Amazon Go rival opens cashierless store in San Francisco

US-based startup Standard Cognition launched its first checkout-free store 'Standard Market' in San Francisco before Amazon Go's launch in the city. The store uses AI-based technology to...

Fixing Facebook is going to take until 2019: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg on Friday said that rebuilding Facebook's content enforcement systems to find harmful content will extend through 2019. "It is at least a three-year...

Smartphones may get Indian GPS NaVIC by 2019: ISRO scientist

Smartphones supporting the navigation system developed by India, Navigation with Indian Constellation (NaVIC) might launch in the market for the first time in early 2019, senior ISRO...

Google rolls out ‘Blog Compass’ app for Indian bloggers

Technology giant Google launched a new app 'Blog Compass' to help Indian bloggers manage their site and find topics to write about. The app, which is 'only...

Goldman Sachs dropping Bitcoin trading was ‘fake news’: CFO

Goldman Sachs' Chief Financial Officer Martin Chavez on Thursday called a report claiming the bank was ditching plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading desk "fake news". The...

Being a CSO can be a crappy job: Ex-Facebook security chief

Facebook's former security chief, Alex Stamos, in an interview said, "It's kinda a crappy job to be a chief security officer." "It's like being a (chief financial...

Facebook employee tied to data scandal quits: Report

A Facebook employee, Joseph Chancellor, who was being reviewed for his links to Cambridge Analytica data scandal has left the company, as per reports. He previously worked...

Résumé sent on email helps US find hacker behind WannaCry virus

US investigators have revealed that a résumé was used to track down North Korean hacker Park Jin Hyok, who was charged on Thursday over the 2017 WannaCry...

Apple to launch global web portal for data requests in 2018

Apple has announced that it will launch a global web portal for law enforcement officers to submit and track data requests by the end of 2018. It...

Firm conducts 1st test flight to stratosphere using balloons

Russian company Stratonavtika has announced that it has successfully conducted its first test flight to stratosphere using balloons for its manned program. The space suit called "Sokol"...

Twitter permanently bans conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

A month after Twitter refused to ban Alex Jones like Facebook and YouTube, the microblogging platform on Thursday permanently banned the conspiracy theorist over "abusive behaviour". Twitter...

Facebook building 2,500km subsea internet cable to Argentina

Facebook has announced a partnership with telecom infrastructure operator GlobeNet to build a 2,500-km subsea cable, called "Malbec", for high-speed internet in Argentina. The system will connect...

Startup Stories

Flipkart To Invest In Swiggy?

Flipkart, which has become India’s largest e-commerce startup, may reportedly invest in the Bengaluru based food delivery startup, Swiggy. According to a report by The...

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