How to launch an AR/VR-powered retail experience

Ten years ago, brands got away with selling their products with only a simple web page, some pictures, and a description. Today, shoppers have higher expectations. From same-day shipping to 360-degree product views to libraries of customer reviews, brands like Amazon and Zappos have redefined the digital customer experience not only for the B2C world, […]

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WhatsApp may soon roll out dark mode for its iOS users; beta version available to download

WhatsApp beta update for iOS platform is compatible with receiving the activation of the dark theme from the server implying the full-fledged dark mode for iOS users is just around the corner. WhatsApp is all set to roll out the dark mode for its iPhone users with the launch of an update for the beta […]

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NASA’s new solar mission to take first pictures at Sun’s poles

The spacecraft will use Venus’s and the Earth’s gravity to swing itself out of the ecliptic plane — the swath of space, roughly aligned with the Sun’s equator, where all planets orbit. NASA, in collaboration with the European Space Agency (ESA), is launching a new spacecraft next month to snap the first pictures of the […]

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ISRO’s big achievement! Qualcomm chips to enable Indian GPS system NavIC in new phones

The Indian version of GPS, facilitated by Navigation with Indian Constellation or NavIC, is reportedly at par with the US, Russia and Europe’s GPS versions. ISRO’s navigation system: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has said that it held a consultation with US chipmaker Qualcomm on enabling the Indian version of GPS in their Snapdragon mobile […]

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Vivo’s iQOO set to launch 5G smartphone soon in India; Check date, time

According to research firm IDC, the smartphone shipments in India grew 9.3 per cent in July-September to touch a record high of 46.6 million units. The Chinese smartphone maker Vivo’s ‘iQOO’ is set to launch 5G phone next month in India. With the launch, the Chinese company is keeping its footsteps in the Indian market. […]

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WHO endorses tech developed by Indian scientists to detect TB, multi-drug resistant TB

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has endorsed a technology developed by Indian scientists to detect tuberculosis and multi-drug resistant TB in view of its high diagnostic accuracy, health ministry officials said on Thursday. The WHO’s Global TB Programme has included TrueNat TB test — a new molecular test that detects tuberculosis as well as resistance […]

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Gene-editing: Technically feasible, ethically undesirable?

China has jailed biophysicist He Jiankui, who created the world’s first gene-edited babies. Jiankui used CRISPR-Cas9 to edit the gene that coded for a protein allowing a particular HIV form to enter the human cell. The genome-edited pair of embryos were later borne to term. Almost immediately after He made the announcement in November 2018, […]

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Netas open wallets for social media ads as polls loom

With just over a month for the Delhi Assembly elections and contentious laws and policies polarising the electorate, political advertising and content spends on social media are expected to rise this year despite several restrictions placed on them by social media platforms, experts said. While micro-blogging platform Twitter banned political advertising in October, Google curbed ways in which political parties can […]

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Amazon Fire TV crosses 40 million active users globally

Streaming devices such as Apple TV, Chromecast and Fire TV that bundle together content from different streaming platforms have gained popularity as more people shift away from cable TV. Amazon.com Inc said on Monday its streaming device, Fire TV, has surpassed 40 million active users globally, maintaining its lead over rival Roku Inc. Roku in […]

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Want to transfer your WhatsApp chats to new phone? Here’s how to do it

Purchasing a new mobile phone excites us all but it often becomes a tedious process thanks to all the hassle created by recovering the old data. Nowadays, there are many third-party apps to transfer the data from one smartphone to others. Transferring your WhatsApp chats from the old mobile phone to the newer one is another challenge. […]

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