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Twitter removes bots retweeting anti-Mueller report

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 1:15:05 AM IST

Twitter has removed as many as 5,000 bot accounts tied to a network amplifying a message denouncing the report by Special Counsel Robert Mueller as a "RussiaGate" hoax, media report said.

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Report fake poll tweets with new Twitter tool (Lead)

New Delhi |Thursday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Twitter on Wednesday announced a new tool to make it easier for users to report attempts to interfere in the general elections in India through spread of misleading information about voting.

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Madras High Court lifts ban on TikTok (Lead)

Chennai |Thursday, 2019 2:15:05 AM IST

The Madras High Court's Madurai Bench on Wednesday lifted the ban on video mobile application TikTok, owned by Chinese company ByteDance, subject to certain conditions.

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Microsoft hits $1-tn mark on strong Q3 results

Redmond (Washington) |Thursday, 2019 4:15:05 PM IST

Microsoft stock hit $1-trillion mark after the company announced impressive third quarter results, riding on the success of its Azure Cloud as big enterprises moved to Azure infrastructure.

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Facebook keeps aside $3 bn ahead of US FTC fine

San Francisco |Thursday, 2019 3:15:05 PM IST

Battling several privacy violations, Facebook has kept aside $3 billion, anticipating a record fine coming from the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) related to the Cambridge Analytica data scandal th

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Xiaomi aims 10,000 retail stores in India by 2019

Gurugram |Wednesday, 2019 7:15:05 PM IST

Making a big push for offline sales in India, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi, which opened its 1,000th "Mi Store" in the country is on track to reach the target of having 10,000 retail stores by the

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NASA lander detects 'first Marsquake'

Washington |Wednesday, 2019 2:45:05 PM IST

The American space agency's InSight lander appears to have detected its first seismic event on Mars after touched down on the Red Planet in November last year.

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New sensor spots rare metals used in smartphones

New York |Wednesday, 2019 9:15:05 PM IST

Researchers have developed a new protein-based sensor that can detect lanthanides, the rare earth metals used in smartphones and other technologies, in a more efficient and cost-effective way.

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Huawei partners with Infosys on new Cloud solutions

Singapore |Wednesday, 2019 1:45:05 AM IST

Chinese technology giant Huawei on Tuesday said it had entered into an agreement with software major Infosys to develop new Cloud solutions in a bid to help enterprises fast-track their digital transf

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Zacco acquires Lakhshya Cybersecurity Labs

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 8:45:05 PM IST

Stockholm-based intellectual property consulting firm Zacco on Wednesday announced that it has acquired Coimbatore-based Lakhshya Cybersecurity Labs for an undisclosed sum.

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OnePlus 7 series launching on May 14

Bengaluru |Wednesday, 2019 8:15:05 PM IST

Chinese premium smartphone maker OnePlus will refresh its line-up with the new "OnePlus 7 series" on May 14 at simultaneous events in New York, London, Beijing and Bengaluru.

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Apple sued for $1bn for blaming wrong person for theft

San Francisco |Wednesday, 2019 7:45:05 PM IST

A New York City-based student is suing Apple for $1 billion, accusing the iPhone-maker of using its facial recognition technology and arresting the wrong person on charges of theft from an Apple Store

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