Spotify launches playlists for dogs left home alone

Published On: January 15, 2020 08:30 PM NPT By: Reuters

LONDON, Jan 15: Spotify has made playlists and a podcast for dogs to listen to in their owners’ absence, after finding that nearly 74% of UK pet-owners play music for their animals.

KATHMANDU, Jan 7: A provision in the Information Technology bill awaiting parliamentary endorsement makes internet service providers (ISPs) open to ‘criminal liability’ if they fail to comply with the order of any public institution or court of law to remove any information stored in their system and deemed illegal.

20 useful apps for 2020

Published On: January 1, 2020 01:55 PM NPT By: Sagar Ghimire

There are thousands of applications for both iOS- and Android-powered smartphones. From apps of banks to e-commerce platforms, they have become a part of daily life with the growing use of smartphone and the Internet.

CAN Info-Tech 2020 to be held in February next year

Published On: December 18, 2019 05:00 PM NPT By: Kamal Subedi

KATHMANDU, Dec 18: With an aim of promoting the use and development of information, communication and technology in the country, CAN Info-Tech 2020 is going to be held in the capital in February next year.

‘Budget for science and technology too little’

Published On: October 22, 2019 11:39 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Oct 22: Painting a dismal picture of the government's priority to the promotion of science and technology, Vice President Nanda Bahadur Pun has called upon the government to rethink its investment in this sector.

Apple's new iPhones shift smartphone camera battleground to AI

Published On: September 12, 2019 05:52 PM NPT By: Reuters

Sept 12: When Apple Inc introduced its triple-camera iPhone this week, marketing chief Phil Schiller waxed on about the device’s ability to create the perfect photograph by weaving it together with eight separate exposures captured before the main shot, a feat of “computational photography mad science.”

BRUSSELS, Sept 12: Google won a victory on Thursday after Europe’s top court said Germany has to notify the European Commission of a rule allowing publishers to demand a copyright fee from the U.S. tech giant for using news snippets.

Microsoft's LinkedIn loses appeal over access to user profiles

Published On: September 10, 2019 04:00 PM NPT By: Reuters

Sept 10: A federal appeals court on Monday rejected LinkedIn’s effort to stop a San Francisco company from using information that users of the professional networking website have deemed public.

MOSCOW, Sept 9: Russian state communications watchdog Roskomnadzor said tech giants Google and Facebook had allowed political advertising during Sunday’s regional elections despite being asked to ban such publicity.

Sept 5: U.S. technology companies including Facebook Inc, Alphabet’s Google, Microsoft Corp and Twitter Inc met with U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to discuss security strategies ahead of the November 2020 election.