Spying on cell eating habits ‘may help cancer diagnosis’

Image copyright SPL Scientists have created new imaging technology to visualise what cells eat, which could help with the diagnosis and treatment of diseases such as cancer. Edinburgh University researchers developed chemical probes which light up when they attach to specific molecules cells eat, such as glucose. They then set up an experiment using transparent fish embryos which enabled them …

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Facebook Are ‘Morally Bankrupt Pathological Liars’ Says New Zealand’s Privacy Commissioner

New Zealand’s privacy commissioner John Edwards has labelled Facebook as “morally bankrupt pathological liars” after the social media platform’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg tried to play down the Facebook live-streaming of Christchurch shooting that killed 50 people. “Facebook cannot be trusted. They are morally bankrupt pathological liars who enable genocide (Myanmar), facilitate foreign undermining of democratic institutions,” Edwards tweeted late Sunday. …

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Foldable Phones to Reach 30 Million Units by 2023: Gartner

Foldable phones will account for 5 percent of high-end phones by 2023, amounting to 30 million units as they are expected to potentially re-inject innovation in the smartphone market, said a new report by Gartner on Monday. “We expect that users will use a foldable phone as they do their regular smartphone, picking it up hundreds of times a day, unfolding …

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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: Facebook Says Has Made Headway Against Online Abuses

Facebook has said it has made strides in its efforts to prevent online abuses in the Indian national election that starts this week but acknowledged that gaps remain in its “election integrity” efforts. During a media tour of the company’s election operations centre at its Menlo Park headquarters in California on Friday, company officials touted new fact-checking efforts for suppressing …

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BSNL Revival to Reportedly Take Time, DoT to Assist Financially

State-run telecom major BSNL’s financial revival through a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) and land monetisation are not an overnight process, an official source said on Monday. In order to avoid any emergency, the Department of Telecom (DoT) will be extending all the monetary assistance to BSNL till June, including for salary payment, he added. The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has …

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Asus to Launch Successor to ROG Gaming Smartphone in Q3 2019: Report

Asus is focusing on premium and gaming models to turn its smartphone business around. Asus is reportedly planning to launch a successor to its ROG gaming smartphone later this year. According to a report, the company is also planning to partner with Tencent in China to promote the phone. Asus was among the first smartphone makers to bring a dedicated …

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JVC 55-Inch 4K Smart Quantum LED TV Launched in India at Rs. 38,999

At Rs. 38,999, this is the most expensive TV in JVC’s range in India There are plenty of affordable TVs in India, but the most interesting options are often the big-screen TVs that come with all of the features and specifications you want. Japanese brand JVC, which is present in the TV segment in India through local OEM Viera Group, …

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This App Wants to Remove the Biggest Pain Point of Buying Clothes Online

Even though the rising popularity of e-commerce has brought a host of online fashion stores to your fingertips, a large number of people still prefer purchasing clothes offline. The one key factor that is still stopping customers from purchasing apparel online and affecting profit margins of online stores is the difficulty in finding clothes that fit them perfectly. US-based entrepreneur …

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Android Q’s Deep Press May Enable 3D Touch-Like Experience, Pixel Phones Expected to Get a Themes App

Android Q may be getting Apple’s 3D Touch-like experience. The operating system has been found to have some references hinting at upcoming feature implementation, which Google is calling “Deep press.” It is, however, unclear whether the new experience will be available on all the existing devices compatible with Android Q or will require specific hardware to detect the pressure being …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Starts Receiving Software Update with April Android Security Patch: Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 was launched in August 2017 Samsung has started rolling out the April Android security patch for the Galaxy Note 8 smartphone. The latest security patch has reportedly been released in Netherlands, Germany, Russia, Italy, and few other regions. The software version for the April security patch is N950FXXS5DSC5 in Netherlands. The latest security bulletin published by …

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