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WhatsApp unveils tipline to report fake news in India

People in India can submit misinformation or rumours to the Checkpoint Tipline on WhatsApp at +91-9643-000-888.

Sleep robot, foldable smartphones and more

Here are our favourite technologies/innovations from the Consumer Electronics Show 2019
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Out of this world

Arvind Ramana on his work in Australia’s emerging space industry, WRITES SUDARSHAN ARVIND.

Infosys cloud software for Australian Military Bank

The AMB has opened 3,000 new accounts since going digital and has seen a 46 per cent increase in the use of its internet banking

Clean drinking water for India

Shalini Thakkar hopes to change lives of those deeply affected by high levels of arsenic water contamination in India
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Google Glass to aid autistic kids read facial expressions

Children with autism were able to improve their social skills by using a smartphone app paired with Google Glass -- an eye-wearable device -- to help them understand the emotions conveyed in people's facial...
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Chennai developer’s app wins Apple design award

Calzy can help you perform day-to-day mathematical calculations in a more elegant way
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Delhi team wins $1mn XPrize for safety device inspired by Nirbhaya

The pendant-like electronic device can send an alert within seconds of being activated to family and police giving the exact location of the victim
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Tech Mahindra, University of Sydney to create technology research platform

The partnership will provide a platform for innovating new ideas arising out of technology research.

Indian creates ‘smart socks’ that treat pain

The smart socks, called SoPhy, are ‘wearable technology’ that relay to the physiotherapist information about subtle differences in patient’s movements, such as shifts in weight distribution. BY SHAKTI SINGH