Technology

In a bid to improve location-based services, the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is adding a new direction finding feature to the version 5.1, combining its existing object-tracking technology with radio direction to enable tracking a device to a centimetre-level location accuracy....

As Apple faces pressure to grow its service business to compete with content giants like Netflix and Amazon, the company is reportedly planning to launch a subscription-based gaming service. Since the platform is in its early stages of development, it remains difficult...

Apple spent $60 billion last year with 9,000 American component suppliers and companies, an increase of more than 10 per cent from the year before -- supporting more than 450,000 jobs. "Since 2011, the total number of jobs created and supported by Apple in the US ...

GOQii, a domestic fitness technology player, on Monday launched the "RunGPS" smart band which comes with a GPS tracker and integrated with "Marathon Coaching" for Rs 4,999 in India. Targeted at the running community that trains for marathons, treks and other running activities, the company has signed up ace runners and doctors who would...

After iOS and Android, Facebook-owned messaging app WhatsApp is now rolling out "Picture in Picture (PiP) mode" for web users that will allow them to view videos within a chat window, without opening third party pages or apps. The feature comes as part of the 0.3.2041 update along with new improvements...

If you have not engaged in a conversation with virtual assistants like Amazon Alexa or Google Home on smart speakers in your living home yet, this is the time to start one. Voice is the new human-compute interface and the Indian masses -- be it a 3-...

Micro-blogging site Twitter is rolling out a new interface for web-users that comes with some shortcuts, an updated trending section and a newly-designed emoji button. "A new Twitter is coming. Some of you got an opt-in to try it now. Check out ...

Google created the most positive buzz in India last year, follewed by Facebook-owned WhatsApp and Google-owned YouTube, international research firm YouGov said on Wednesday. Google had a Buzz score of 57.2 points, WhatsApp 55.7 and YouTube 52.9 points ...

As India gears up for the Lok Sabha elections, Google on Tuesday announced an updated election ads that will provide comprehensive information about who is purchasing these on Google platforms and how much money is being spent. The updated election ads policy will require advertisers to provide a "pre-...