Start-up researcher dies in IISc lab blast

Bengaluru, Dec 6: A start-up research scholar died and three others were injured in a hydrogen cylinder blast at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) on Wednesday, police said.

Research scholar Manoj Kumar (32) succumbed to severe burns after a hydrogen cylinder exploded in the Institute’s aerospace department…

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Samsung Galaxy A9: 'Fantastic Four' becomes your true companion (Tech Review)

New Delhi, Dec 5 :  DJ Koh, President and CEO of IT and Mobile Communications Division, Samsung Electronics, decided to change his strategy for the Indian market this year.

After seeing Chinese players getting the upper hand on innovations in the camera department, Koh geared up to alter course.

First came…

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Xiaomi pips Apple in wearable devices segment in Q3: IDC

New Delhi, Dec 4 :  Riding on the success of its Mi Band 3 in India and other markets beyond China, Xiaomi grabbed the top position with 21.5 market share in the global wearable segment in the third quarter as Apple came second with 13.1 per cent share, the…

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OPPO tests WeChat video call on 5G smartphone

Shenzhen (China), Dec 3 :  Chinese smartphone maker OPPO has said it successfully completed a multi-party video call on a smartphone via 5G network using WeChat, a popular social media app.
Engineers from six OPPO research and development institutes worldwide participated in the video call, the company said on Monday…

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Drones to soon transport organs, supplies between hospitals: Jayant Sinha

New Delhi, Dec 1:  India could soon see the use of drones for transporting organs and other emergency medical supplies between hospitals under the new policy for remotely piloted aircraft, the official registration process for which began on Friday.

Speaking to reporters here, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant…

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