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Facebook ‘Better Prepared’ for Election Meddling, Zuckerberg Says

HIGHLIGHTS We have recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns: Zuckerberg Zuckerberg outlined a series of steps Facebook has taken Facebook was ill-prepared for the 2016 US election, he said Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday. Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook ... Read More »

Jeep confirms new sub-4 meter compact SUV for India: Maruti Brezza rival

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India’s managing director Kevin Flynn has just confirmed that a brand new, sub-4 meter Jeep compact SUV is in the making for the Indian car market. It’ll be the least-priced Jeep that the brand has ever produced, and will rival vehicles, such as the Maruti Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Tata Nexon in the highly competitive ... Read More »

Non-addictive painkiller discovered for fighting opioid crisis

Scientists have found a non-addictive painkiller to help fight the current opioid crisis, though in an animal model. Known as AT-121, the new chemical compound has a dual therapeutic action that suppressed the addictive effects of opioids and produced morphine-like analgesic effects in non-human primates. “In our study, we found AT-121 to be safe and non-addictive, as well as an ... Read More »

Google Slammed for Producing Titan Security Key in China

Google on Thursday began selling a new piece of hardware called the Titan security key, which is designed to add another layer of protection for online security. But the company has faced some criticism for producing the key in China through a partnership with manufacturer Feitian, according to a report from CNBC. The product is labeled as being “Produced in China,” meaning, like many consumer electronics, ... Read More »

Coconut water is good for your overall health, 5 benefits you need to know about

Coconut wateris not just a great refresher, it is also loaded with many vital nutrients. It has become the go-to energy drinkfor fitness lovers as well as it is believed to help in weight loss. Apart from that, it also has several benefits for your kidneys, metabolic functioning, and are also a low-sugar drink. Here are some of the benefits of drinking coconut water: * Coconut water ... Read More »

Mishri For Coughing: Here’s How You Can Bring Rock Candy To Your Rescue

You may know rock sugar, popularly known as mishri, as a mere mouth-freshener, but turns out, it has got more benefits added to it. Apart from being an excellent digestive, haemoglobin and energy booster, it is also known to relieve you from cough and sore throat. Mishri, also identified as khadi shakkar and rock candy, has long been known for its therapeutic ... Read More »

For Better Oral Health Stick To Whole Grain Carbs: Know The Benefits

One should stick to whole grain carbohydrates and avoid processed ones for better oral health, a recent study has found. An examination of research on oral health, commissioned by the World Health Organisation found that whole grain carbohydrates help improve oral health. Although the researchers found no association between the total amount of starch eaten and tooth decay, they did ... Read More »

Volkswagen’s ‘Polo SUV’ for India caught undisguised in spy photos

Volkswagen, the German car giant, has been working on a new compact SUV that’s based on the latest-generation Polo. What’s interesting is that while the new-gen Polo has been conspicuous by its absence from VW India’s product portfolio, the ‘Polo SUV’ is India-bound. It was recently spotted testing with almost no camouflage, which means we finally know what the upcoming ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Pro, Mi TV 4, and Mi TV 4A Flash Sales in India Today; Redmi 5A to Go Up for Pre-Orders

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 5 Pro price in India starts at Rs. 14,999 The budget Redmi 5A;s price in India starts at Rs. 5,999 The Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A Series models will also go on sale Xiaomi is holding flash sales for the Redmi Note 5 Pro, as well as the Mi TV 4 and Mi TV 4A models, at 12pm IST today. The ... Read More »

After 57 years of technology focus, IIT-Delhi set for a makeover

IIT Delhi campus. Photo: HT New Delhi: After nearly six decades of technology focus, the Indian Institute of Technology in Delhi (IIT-D) is set for a makeover – it will become a comprehensive multidisciplinary university. Medical science, bio medical studies, public policy, design thinking, sustainability studies, executive education and non-degree program will soon find a place at IIT Delhi as it ... Read More »