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05 Mar 2018Technology
Does our brain have a "GPS" neuron?
In a breakthrough development, scientists have now identified a neuron in our brain, which might play a significant role in our ability to navigate through our environments.
05 Mar 2018Mumbai
In buying high-tech sex toys, Delhi ahead of Mumbai
Gone are the days when Delhiites used to buy traditional sex toys for their personal pleasures.
04 Mar 2018Robots
Can human body be upgraded, like softwares? Perhaps, yes!
While we might be decades away from a scenario where Artificial Intelligence engines overtake human, we are closer to becoming robots ourselves through augmenting the human body, believes Professor Hugh Herr, head of the Biomechatronics Group in MIT.
04 Mar 2018Xiaomi
Global wearables market grows 7.7% in Q4 2017, Apple leads
According to data from IDC's WorldWide Quarterly Wearable Device Tracker, total shipment volumes for Q4 2017 reached 37.9 million units, up 7.7% from the 35.2 million units shipped in the same quarter in 2016.
04 Mar 2018Education
IIT Kharagpur to host youth conclave for budding engineers
IIT Kharagpur is set to host the two-day 'INAE Youth Conclave' from March 23, aiming to engage budding engineers from different disciplines.
04 Mar 2018Robots
Robots with manners and social skills? That's possible, say researchers
Futurists believe that within the next 50 years, human-robot interaction will become a necessity to carry on with our daily lives.
04 Mar 2018Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
2030 would be all about human-machine partnerships, says study
If you are worried about the future of your business, start acting today.
04 Mar 2018Australia
Study reveals AI can predict time of death rather accurately
Researchers at the University of Adelaide, Australia, have developed an AI software which can predict how long a person will live pretty accurately after analyzing photos of the person's organs.
04 Mar 2018Microsoft
Tech promises that never came true, much to our disappointment
When it comes to technology, I am a believer. However, there is a big difference in believing and being blind.
03 Mar 2018Jupiter
World's first video game: two lines and a dot
This story goes 60 years back in the past when the world's first video game was created.
03 Mar 2018Startups
Five weird and unusual products made by start-ups
Start-ups are built on the entrepreneurship spirit of finding innovative ways to solve day-to-day problems.
02 Mar 2018Android
Phone went missing? Find your lost Android phone easily
Ever had a mini panic attack because you couldn't find your phone? We all did. The smartest thing you can do to prevent your phone from going AWOL is to setup some nifty measures.
02 Mar 2018iOS
7 browsers that would make you more productive!
Despite hundreds of internet browsers being out there, most users generally stick to favorites like Google Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Mozilla Firefox.
02 Mar 2018World Health Organization
This 13-year-old is spreading Autism awareness through his apps
According to World Health Organization (data updated till April, 2017), it is estimated that worldwide, 1 in every 160 children, suffers from some form of Autism.
01 Mar 2018YouTube
Tech predictions that were wrong and thank god for that!
Tech trends are very unpredictable. When a new thing appears in the market, there's always a debate. We have pundits, giving their verdict on it and saying whether it's going to work or not.
01 Mar 2018WhatsApp
Viber Community: Group chat with a whopping 1 billion members
The Rakuten Inc. owned messaging app Viber is launching a service called Viber Community - the biggest group chat ever.
27 Feb 20185G Technology
Race to bring 5G services is heating up: Here's more
The race to bring super-fast 5G wireless services to market is heating up, with the first commercial deployment of the much-anticipated technology expected at the end of the year.
27 Feb 2018Astronauts
A Spacesuit that helps to keep astronauts happy
Scientists are developing 'happy space suits' that can monitor symptoms of depression in astronauts, and provide real time feedback to improve the atmosphere of the spacecraft as well as boost the occupants' mood.
26 Feb 2018IIT-Kharagpur
IIT Kharagpur student made a battery using sewage water
A research scholar of IIT-Kharagpur has developed a disposable and flexible battery powered by bacteria from sewage water, the institute said in a statement.
26 Feb 2018Technology
Children struggle to hold pens/pencils due to excessive touchscreen use
According to a new study, children are struggling to use pens/pencils because of the excessive use of touchscreen phones. Touchscreen is damaging their dexterity, specialists have claimed.
26 Feb 2018Technology
A smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels
Scientists have developed a smart contact lens that can monitor blood sugar levels from tears of the patients suffering from diabetes, spelling an end for painful needle pricks.
25 Feb 2018Qualcomm
Mobile World Congress 2018: AI, 5G, IoT to take center-stage
Mobile World Congress (MWC), a pilgrimage for smartphone and gadget lovers, has grown to become the launch-pad for digital transformation as well.
25 Feb 2018India
Indian brothers look to harness Artificial Intelligence for greater good
As debate swirls on whether Artificial Intelligence will be a boon or a curse for humanity, two Indian-American entrepreneur brothers are out to ensure the emerging technologies don't just benefit the richest in society.
25 Feb 2018Health & Wellness
Wearable tech to help stroke patients with recovery
US scientists at the Shirley Ryan AbilityLab have developed wearable sensors that could help speed up the recovery of stroke patients.
25 Feb 2018Celebrity
Juhi Chawla flags concerns about 5G mobile technology
Bollywood actress Juhi Chawla, a radiation awareness campaigner, has flagged concerns about 5G mobile phone technology, saying it shouldn't be implemented without analyzing potential harmful effects of radio frequency radiation on humans' health.
25 Feb 2018Android
New version of Android: What can you expect
While every tech enthusiast is trying to keep abreast of what's likely to unfold at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, we decided to put together some new features and welcomes changes that are expected in the next Android version - Android P.
25 Feb 2018WhatsApp
WhatsApp Beta crashing on Android smartphones. Here's how to fix
According to a blog-post, several users have reported that the latest WhatsApp Beta for Android is crashing and even restricting users from using their smartphones.
24 Feb 2018Smartphones
BLU VIVO X: A smartphone with four cameras
As the latest addition to its product line, smartphone manufacturer BLU has launched BLU VIVO X - a smartphone with with four cameras and Octa-core processor.
24 Feb 2018iPhone
Happy Birthday Steve Jobs! Your memories live on
Steve Jobs, had he been alive, would have turned 63 today.
24 Feb 2018Android
Android Go smartphones to debut at Mobile World Congress
Google has confirmed that it will be showcasing its tailored versions of Android Go and Android One-based smartphones at the Mobile World Congress which is set to kick off on February 26 in Barcelona.
24 Feb 2018Microsoft
Who are the 10 highest-paid CEOs in tech industry?
We all know how hard it's to be a CEO. The Chief Executives, especially those at large companies, have more responsibility on their shoulders and also face greater pressures.
24 Feb 2018Japan
Scientists invent 'Luciola', a floating light weighing just 16.2 mg
According to Japanese scientists, they have developed a tiny wireless electronic light, roughly the size of a firefly, which keeps afloat using ultrasonic waves and could potentially be used in several applications ranging from projection mapping to moving displays.
23 Feb 2018India
India 7th most targeted country for Web Application Attacks: Report
According to a research titled "State of the Internet/Security Report" for Q4, 2017 by Akamai Technologies Inc., India ranked 7th among the most targeted countries for Web Application Attacks (WAA).
23 Feb 2018Android
#SmartphoneEssentials2018: Things you should look for in your next smartphone
The smartphone technology is evolving so fast that what was futuristic a few months ago is common today.
23 Feb 2018India
Spectra's 1Gbps Internet coming soon to Mumbai and Chennai
For those of you in Mumbai and Chennai and haven't yet taken the Mbps to Gbps leap, Spectra will soon be introducing its 1Gbps connection in your cities.
21 Feb 2018Flipkart
How Flipkart-owned PhonePe aims to reinvent UPI
Propelled by demonetization, cashless transactions saw a rise with Unified Payment Interface (UPI) trying to usher users towards a cashless economy.
21 Feb 2018Samsung
Galaxy S9, S9+ are Samsung's fastest and most expensive secrets
In a few days from now, at the company's 'Unpacked' event at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Samsung will unveil its fastest and most expensive secrets - their latest flagships - the Galaxy S9 and S9+.
20 Feb 2018World Health Organization
OrCam: This lesser-known company got a $1 billion valuation
OrCam Technologies Ltd., an Israeli company developing technology for visually impaired people, has been valued at $1 billion after completing a funding round of $30.4 million.
20 Feb 2018Samsung
Samsung patents drones that can be controlled with eyes
Samsung might create drones in the future that will be able to recognize and interpret users' gestures, voice commands, and even eye movements.