Sci-Tech

Summer melt season ‘getting longer on Antarctic Peninsula’

Washington: A new research from the Antarctic Peninsula has shown that the summer melt season has been getting longer over the last 60 years. And...

New technique discovered to make fuel from CO2 in air

Washington: Researchers have found a way to transform the carbon dioxide (CO2) trapped in the atmosphere into useful industrial products. The discovery may soon lead...

This smartphone knows when you’re going to die — and could save your life

Heart attack coming on? Yep, you guessed it: There’s an app for that. A new medical device could turn your phone into a lifesaver; the...

What does ‘red equal sign’ all over Facebook stand for?

Washington: Are you wondering what are those red equal-sign on Facebook and Twitter all about? This is a symbol being spread by the Human Rights...

Connecting your home with Glass

The discovery of a patent application has revealed another potential use for Google Glass -- managing a connected home. The application, filed on September 21,...

7 biggest moments of ‘seven-year’ old Twitter revealed

New York: Microblogging platform Twitter, which is now seven years old, has some biggest moments that helped propel it as a social networking powerhouse. From...

Earth Hour’ to be observed on Saturday across 150 countries

Paris: From Sydney Harbour Bridge, Buckingham Palace and the Brandenburg Gate to the Burj Khalifa tower, the Empire State Building, the Taj Mahal and...

Nokia Lumia 520 Windows 8 Phone launched

New Delhi: Expanding its Lumia portfolio, Finnish handset maker Nokia Wednesday launched two new mobile phones including a Windows 8 phone priced at Rs...

Russian watchdog slams Google over suicide videos

Moscow: Russian consumer rights watchdog has hit out at search engine Google and YouTube over what it called online suicide instruction videos. "Google Russia and...

Apple working on iPhone that could be unlocked by ‘owner’s fingerprint’

London: Apple is reportedly working on a new technology that would let phone to be unlocked by the owner's fingerprint, a report has said. Apple...