Tech

Will Samsung’s new notebooks write a new chapter?

The Samsung Notebook 9 Pro is the company’s first computer to boast the innovative S-Pen technology that helped it create and dominate the phablet market. The new notebook is available with a 13.3-inch or 15-inch 360°-hinged display — i.e., it can be used as a traditional mobile PC or folded on itself and into tablet […]

Now, a robot that changes shape as it navigates

SAN FRANCISCO: Expanding the scope of use of robotics in constrained environments, researchers have developed a robot that navigates its environment by extending its tip and controlling its growing direction based on what it senses externally. The tubular robot, developed by researchers from University of California, Santa Barbara, and Stanford University, can be used for […]

Reliance launches Jio Phone, terms it ‘India ka intelligent phone’

NEW DELHI: Reliance Industries Limited chairman Mukesh Ambani, as widely speculated, unveiled Jio feature phones at the company’s annual general meeting (AGM) in Mumbai today. The ultra-budget feature phone is priced at Rs abc and will hit the market by August 15. The new Jio feature phone runs on VoLTE network and comes with host […]

Tackling cyber threats: Debit card breach shows India’s vulnerability to data theft

 It is said that there are two types of Internet users — those who have been hacked, and those who will be hacked. That is why, more alarming than the recent suspected security breach of over 6.5 million debit cards issued by at least 19 different banks is the fact that the Indian financial system […]