Paras Sabharwal

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What is the UN General Assembly negotiation on UNSC reform and why it is important for India?

<b>What is the UN Security Council?</b><p>The UNSC is the body responsible for maintaining international peace and security. As per the UN charter's direction, …

Everything Apple announced at its September 2015 event

A couple hundred hints later, Apple has finally revealed what Siri had up her sleeves… along with a slew of other announcements.<p>Here’s a quick recap of everything you need to know from today’s keynote. As always, click through to the full articles for more details.<p>Apple Watch x Hermes, plus a few …

9 Topics for…Apple iOS 9

Apple will announce its latest operating system on Wednesday at an event in San Francisco. The latest unveiling from the tech giant is expected to include new iPhones, new iPads, revamped Apple TV, new bands for the Apple Watch and the Apple News app, among other changes and enhancements. The Apple …

Celebrating Five Years With Some Fun Facts

When Flipboard launched five years ago we didn’t always know how each day would unfold, but we did know that we wanted to do something big that touches people’s lives. We’re still on that mission—to build a vibrant service where you can enjoy all the things you care about in one place.<p>Here are some …

21 Great Quotes to Read Before Going to Sleep

Everybody loves a good quote, and these words of wisdom can help you settle in for sweeter dreams and better night's sleep.<p>Mood and perspective play a significant role on our mindsets before bed, which can in turn influence our quality of sleep. Think about your own experiences -- is there a …

Not everyone is happy that hackers attacked TRAI for releasing email addresses of millions of Indians

TRAI had made public the addresses of those who replied to its net neutrality consultation paper.<p>The net neutrality wars got a little more serious on …

Google may launch its own wireless carrier service at any moment

It's been rumored for more than a year that Google has been working on a wireless service for smartphones, but now, the company is expected to launch …

Wireless

5 Important Sleep Factors Most People Don't Think About

This week is National Sleep Awareness Week, which begins with the announcement of the National Sleep Foundation's Sleep in America poll results and ends with the clock change to Daylight Saving Time (where all Americans get the wonderful experience of losing one hour of sleep).<p>And while that single …

Farewell, GigaOm: Tech news powerhouse shutting down

San Francisco-based tech blog GigaOm, a widely-respected name in the industry for nearly a decade, is shutting down for want of funding, according to …

Video roundup: Hands-on with the Apple Watch

Following today’s keynote address, during which Apple’s executive team provided more details on the availabilty of the Apple Watch, journalists were given the chance to take the company’s first wearable device for a test drive. We’ve rounded up many of the hands-on videos from those who attended …

Apple Watch Event: 8 Things You Need to Know

Apple's long-awaited smartwatch has finally arrived, and here are all the details<p>The Apple Watch is finally here—almost. Orders open April 10, with the watch actually available on April 24, the company announced today during a live event in San Francisco. The most basic version will cost $349 for …

Smartwatches

Reports suggest Nexus 6 will have 5.92 inch screen | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Motorola's upcoming Nexus 6 is said to have a huge 5.92 inch screen, which is bigger than the Apple iPhone 6 Plus.<p>According to CNET, the next Nexus, …

Mobile Technology

FBI Director Criticizes Apple’s and Google’s Privacy Policies

FBI director James Comey wants more from Apple and Google over their privacy policies.<p>Apple’s new privacy policy — designed to reassure consumers as the company embarks into sensitive areas like mobile commerce and health and fitness tracking — has apparently alienated one constituency: The Federal …

Confidential Documents Reveal How Google Is Trying To Limit Samsung's Control Of Android

If you swipe through one of Samsung's Galaxy phones, for example, you're likely to come across some of Samsung's apps and its own Galaxy app store.<p>Now, however, it seem that Google wants its partners to put its own apps and services at the forefront of most Android phones.<p>Amir Efrati at The …

Apps

Narendra Modi speaks at UN today, range of issues on table with Barack Obama

Nine years after being denied a visa, Modi comes as a leader with a strong political mandate.<p>Written by , | New York |<p>Prime Minister Narendra Modi …

India

Preview: Microsoft Offers First Look at New Windows - and Gives It a Name

Microsoft Corp will unveil a new name for its best-known product on Tuesday when it offers the first official glimpse of its latest Windows operating …

San Francisco

Acer Launches Range of Windows 8.1 Convertible Devices at IFA 2014

Acer at its IFA event on Wednesday unveiled four new Windows 8.1 convertibles devices in its Aspire R and Aspire Switch series - Acer Aspire R13, …

Acer

Sony Xperia Z3 With 2.5GHz Snapdragon 801 SoC Launched

Sony has launched its latest flagship smartphone in the company's Xperia Z series, called the Xperia Z3, at the sidelines of IFA 2014 in Berlin.<p>The …

Phones

Temple Run VR to freak out Samsung Gear VR users

Temple Run has been downloaded over a billion times, a number very few developers have the pleasure of touting. The escape video game is great as a casual distraction, but so far it hasn’t passed that level. This changes today as Imagi Studios aims to make the game as immersive as it can get.<p>Temple …

Should I take regular naps?

What does the model Cara Delevingne have in common with Leonardo da Vinci and John F Kennedy? The habit of napping. When US Vogue this month revealed that Delevingne had nodded off during an interview, she wasn't pleased, saying her sleepiness was evidence of how hard she worked. But napping isn't …

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Motorola taps 'digital tattoo' for phone security

Motorola is offering a unusual approach to unlocking your smartphone: a piece of circuitry that adheres to your wrist.<p>The so-dubbed "digital tattoo" for the Moto X smartphone was launched Tuesday. It was first mentioned last year at the D: All Things Digital conference and follows up on Motorola's …

Wearable Tech

Baseline, Google's new moonshot: learn everything about the human body

UNN<p>As part of Project Baseline, Google will use its massive computing power to analyze medical information collected from thousands of healthy individuals, in an effort to find early signs of diseases such as cancer and heart problems.<p>Baseline is a product of Google X, the company’s secretive …

Meet ‘Project Zero,’ Google’s Secret Team of Bug-Hunting Hackers

When 17-year-old George Hotz became the world’s first hacker to crack AT&T's lock on the iPhone in 2007, the companies officially ignored him while …

Amazon testing "Kindle Unlimited" ebook subscription

Multimedia and flashy devices sell, and this is why Amazon was right to jump into that market. This doesn’t mean the popular online retailer is ignoring what could be the only market they have a true foothold on – ebooks. Amazon is said to be testing a subscription service named “Kindle Unlimited”, …

MICROSOFT TO CUT 18,000 JOBS

In a memo to employees, Nadella said the majority of the cuts — 12,500 — would come from newly acquired Nokia. That's half of the employees who joined Microsoft from Nokia.<p>As for the timing of the cuts, he said: "We are moving now to start reducing the first 13,000 positions, and the vast majority …