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JBL launches two new headphones in India

JBL launches two new headphones in India

Bengaluru, July 28 (IANS) Audio equipment maker JBL on Wednesday expanded its 'LIVE Series' with the launch of two new headphones -- LIVE 660NC and LIVE PRO+ TWS -- at Rs 14,999 and Rs 16,999, respectively.The new lineup includes a mix of true wireless and over-ear headphones for consumers looking t...

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Twitter tests notification banner for suspended, locked accounts

Twitter tests notification banner for suspended, locked accounts

San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Micro-blogging site Twitter is testing new notices that tell users if their accounts have been suspended or locked, and have been put in read-only mode for violating Twitter's rules.The notices, announced on Tuesday, will show up as a banner at the top of your feed. The...

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Microsoft aiming to tap 3 bn gamers globally: Nadella

Microsoft aiming to tap 3 bn gamers globally: Nadella

San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has said the company is now expanding its gaming strategy to reach millions of gamers globally.Nadella said that gaming is the largest category in the entertainment industry and the company is aiming to reach the world's 3 billion gamers wher...

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Emphasising personal health benefits may help cut vax hesitancy

Emphasising personal health benefits may help cut vax hesitancy

New York, July 28 (IANS) Messages emphasising the personal health benefits of Covid-19 vaccines have the best chance of increasing vaccination levels, according to research.The economists at University of Wyoming in the US compared three messages that described the benefits of taking the vaccine: be...

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Gupshup raises additional $240 mn to expand global footprint

Gupshup raises additional $240 mn to expand global footprint

San Francisco, July 28 (IANS) AI conversational messaging platform Gupshup on Wednesday announced it has raised an additional $240 million to expand in mobile-first economies around the world.The new funding round follows the $100 million raise from US-based investment firm Tiger Global in April at ...

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Diabetes, high BP raised brain stroke risk in Covid patients: Study

Diabetes, high BP raised brain stroke risk in Covid patients: Study

London, July 28 (IANS) Researchers have found that strokes were a common complication experienced by hospitalised adults with severe Covid-19, with higher rates than expected amongst younger people.The study, led by a team at the University of Southampton in the UK, showed that risk factors such as ...

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No revision in fuel prices for 11th consecutive day

No revision in fuel prices for 11th consecutive day

New Delhi: The oil marketing companies (OMC) continued to pause fuel price revision for the eleventh consecutive day, the longest period in weeks, as global development on oil production and rising US inventories has softened crude and product prices.However, they stopped short of reducing the retai...

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Rs 16.5 cr average cost of data breach for an Indian firm: Report

Rs 16.5 cr average cost of data breach for an Indian firm: Report

New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) An Indian organisation paid nearly Rs 16.5 crore on average as cost of data breach in 2021 to date, an increase of 17.85 per cent from last year in the remote work and learning times, a new IBM study showed on Wednesday.Organisations with less than 50 per cent remote work a...

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Second Covid shot safe after allergic reactions to first dose: Study

Second Covid shot safe after allergic reactions to first dose: Study

New York: An allergic reaction after the first mRNA Covid-19 vaccine dose scares people from taking the next shot. However, a new study has shown that the second shot is safe and does not present any complications.A team of researchers led by allergists at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in the...

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New index ranks rainforests' vulnerability to climate, human impact

New index ranks rainforests' vulnerability to climate, human impact

Washington: An international team of scientists, including from NASA, have created a tropical rainforest vulnerability index which shows how the world's rainforests are responding to warming climate and deforestation.The index was developed by a team of scientists and conservationists who were conve...

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