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Even when they are offline, Kerala flood victims can use their Android smartphones or tablets to generate and share the plus code of their exact location, which can pinpoint their whereabouts and make it easier for rescue workers to reach them, Google said.

Apple to ditch 'Time Travel' feature with watchOS 5 Aug 18 2018

Apple is saying goodbye to "Time Travel" -- one of Apple Watch's under-used features -- with watchOS 5 this fall.

Google admits tracking users on smart phones despite disabled feature Aug 18 2018

Google has updated a help page for customers of mobile phones to acknowledge that they still can be tracked for using its Search or Maps services, even if they turn off the phone's tracking feature.

Microsoft developing next version of BP-monitoring smart glasses Aug 18 2018

Microsoft is developing the next version of its smart glasses, called Glabella, that can work as a cuff-less, wearable and unobtrusive blood pressure measuring device, according to a new report.

Apollo ties up with Microsoft for AI-powered CDV Risk Score Aug 17 2018

Microsoft India and Apollo Hospitals today announced the launch of the first AI-powered Cardiovascular Disease Risk Score API (Application Program Interface), designed specifically to predict the risk of Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) in the Indian population.

Indian banks, insurance cos increasingly embracing digitisation: US tech expert Aug 17 2018

Indian banks and insurance companies are increasingly embracing digitisation in line with the governments 'Digital India' initiative, according to an American technology expert.

Soon, WhatsApp backups won't eat into your Google Drive space Aug 17 2018

Google is making life easy for WhatsApp users as starting this November, 1.5 billion users of this popular instant messaging platform will be able to back up their data on Google Drive without worrying about storage space.

Apple reassures customers after Australian media reports hack by teen Aug 17 2018

Apple Inc said no customer data was compromised after Australian media reported a teenager had pleaded guilty to hacking into its main computer network.

Hundreds of smart homes in India at risk of leaking data: Avast Aug 17 2018

Hundreds of smart homes and businesses in India are at risk of leaking data due to misconfiguration of a protocol used to interconnect and control smart home devices via smart home hubs, warns new research from global cybersecurity company Avast.