Tech Buzz

WhatsApp DOWN in the UK and parts of Europe

By : CIOL Writers

Whatsapp has become a part and parcel of our lives, and imagine a day without it? So, users have been complaining about the popular chat app’s sudden halt. It is not working in the UK, WHATSAPP is DOWN for parts

Adobe launches ‘visual storytelling’ web app

By : Riddhi Sharma

Adobe‘s Spark says it about “communicating with impact.” By looking and feel and also purpose it is like Canva. Previously, Adobe had provided free iOS apps: Adobe Post visually rich social media posts; Adobe Slate for web-based stories; Adobe Voice

NASA successfully launched a super pressure balloon

By : Riddhi Sharma

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Successfully Launches Space Monitoring Balloon From Wanaka Airport, New Zealand. It was launched at 11:35 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, on  what can be called a potentially record-breaking, around-the-world test flight. Come to think of it,

Girls outperform boys in technology test

By : Riddhi Sharma

How many times have you woken up to see the newspapers report that girls have secured more marks than boys? While it is not only true for India, but also for the US. In a test by National Assessment of

Holograms to prevent frauds

By : Riddhi Sharma

Researchers at the Harvard University have finally found a way to prevent credit card frauds with compact holograms. Scientists have developed a new method to create holograms that can protect credit cards, driver’s licences etc from fraud. The research appears

Urban poor or not, Gayatri Jayaraman touched a nerve

By : Riddhi Sharma

“Objectively and relative to a vast majority of Indians, they aren’t “poor” at all. But they’re certainly hungry and broke a lot.” writes Gayatri Jayaraman in her Buzzfeed article. While the article has been getting a lot of eyeballs. It

Panama Papers leaked online

By : Riddhi Sharma

It has been a while, that the Panama Papers have been doing the round in our social media and news networks. What widened the scope and enormity of the entire debate is this database going online. Yes, there has been

Beauty startups find it difficult to survive

By : CIOL Writers

Within a year of inception, Amber Wellness an online beauty startup, has ended its services in Indian cities of Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai. The startup which was launched in August 2015 decided to shut down due to low-profit margins; though