SCIENCE & TECH

NIIT partners with Buddy4Study

Chennai: NIIT.tv by NIIT, has entered into a significant tie-up with Buddy4Study. A press note said that under this tie-up select scholarships will be displayed on NIIT.tv. Interested users will be able to search and apply for scholarships relevant to their profile. This is an attempt to help students who need fi nancial aid to support their education, also this integration will further strengthen the vision to provide quality education

PlayStation Now brings PS4 games to your PC

Ever expected to play PlayStation game with PS setup in your PC? PlayStation Now (PS Now), Sony’s Netflix-like game streaming service, will let subscribers play PS4 games in PC. This lets you play PS4 games on Windows PCs as well as the PS4 itself. Users can play games rather than buying game discs. This may bring a massive change as there is a huge amount of PC and Netflix users

Type in GIFs & emojis with Gboard

The Gboard app on Android has improved a lot with the latest update. It now suggests GIF images and emojis to users as they type their messages. Even in iOS and other messaging apps we have to search for a GIF, even though it suggests a few. Adding more to that the search giant has added more keyboard themes, improved voice-typing, search features support for languages written from right-to-left and

Toll amount gets debited through sensors with FASTag service

Chennai: Karur Vysya Bank has launched three new technological services called FASTag, Unified Payment Interface (UPI) and Bharat Bill Payment System (BBPS) aimed to make banking more convenient for its customers. A press release said that the FASTag, was launched in association with Indian Highways Management Company Limited, a subsidiary of National Highways Authority of India. FASTag can be preloaded with amounts and the toll amount will automatically be debited by

Apple to unveil new iPad Pro, iPhone SE

Chennai: US tech giant Apple is expected to host an event where it will unveil the new iPad Pro lineup, a larger iPhone SE model with 128GB storage and new Apple Watch bands. “Rumours widely suggest at least a trio of new iPad Pro models will be unveiled as early as this month, including an all-new 10.5-inch model with slimmer bezels and updated 9.7-inch and 12.9- inch versions,” techwebsitemacrumors.com reported. The

Facebook data can't be used for 'surveillance'

New York: Facebook is prohibiting developers from using the massive amount of data it collects on users for surveillance. This includes using such data to monitor activists and protesters. The company said yesterday that it is making an existing policy “explicit.” Facebook says it has already taken action against developers who created or marketed tools meant to be used for surveillance. Last fall, the American Civil Liberties Union obtained records

Mphasis to buy back 1.73 crore shares

New Delhi: IT services provider Mphasis said that its shareholders have approved the proposal to buyback 1.73 crore equity shares worth about Rs 1,103 crore on Monday. The proposal to buy back 1,73,70,078 equity shares at a price not exceeding Rs 635 per share has been approved by shareholders, the company stated in the voting results on the proposal, in a BSE filing yesterday. According to the statement, the special