New York, Aug 29 : A smartphone speech recognition software can write text messages three times faster than humans, say researchers, adding that the discovery can spur the development of innovative speech recognition apps.
New York, Aug 29 : Researchers have found a simple way to boost the efficiency of the ground-breaking gene-editing technology CRISPR-Cas9 by up to five times.
Washington D C [United States], Aug.29 (ANI): Scientists have disentangled the major role played by the volcanic eruption of Mount Pinatubo in determining the global mean sea level.
Iwata [Japan], Aug 29 (ANI): Yamaha Motor Co. Ltd. has announced its participation in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI) Summit in Nairobi, Kenya.
Washington, Aug 29 : NASA's Juno, the spacecraft on a Jupiter mission, has successfully completed its first of 36 orbital flybys, coming closer to the giant planet than any man-made object before it.
Washington, Aug 29 : Six scientists who lived like astronauts in an isolated dome for 12 months in Hawaii to explore challenges which a manned mission may face on Mars, have completed one of the toughest NASA-funded mission ever.
New York, Aug 29 : Researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, have found a way to boost the efficiency of a gene-editing tool, known as clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats associated protein 9 (CRISPR-Cas9), so that it cuts and disables genes up to fivefold in most types of human cells.
Washington, Aug 27 : After successfully delivering almost 2,268 kgs of supplies and scientific cargo on its ninth resupply mission to the International Space Station, SpaceX's Dragon cargo spacecraft splashed down in the Pacific Ocean on Friday with more than 1,360 kgs of crucial research samples from the orbiting laboratory, NASA said on Saturday.
New Delhi, Aug 27 : France-based global 3D design software company Dassault Systemes on Saturday announced its 10th annual "3DEXPERIENCE Forum 2016" in India.
New Delhi, Aug 27 : Aiming to incubate 50 early stage start-ups and create at least five global companies over a period of five years, the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY), has set-up Electropreneur Park at University of Delhi, South Campus, an official statement said here on Saturday.
New York, Aug 27 : An international team of astronomers has found a massive galaxy -- about the size of the Milky Way -- that consists almost entirely of dark matter.
New York, Aug 27 : US tech giant Apple is planning to remove the physical Touch ID button below the screen and directly integrate with it the biometric functionality for its 2017 iPhone model, a media report said.
New York, Aug 27 : Seeing a friend or colleague succeed at a task can boost your effort, says a new study, adding that virtual pressure from a computer-simulated peer can also be motivating.
Washington D.C. [US], Aug. 26 : A new study outlines how protein engineering techniques may help to image not just anatomy of the baby in ultrasound but also show specific cells and molecules deeper in the body such as those associated with tumor or bacteria in our gut.
New York, Aug 26 : A team of US researchers has introduced a new radio technology that allows small mobile devices such as fitness trackers and smartwatches to take advantage of battery power in larger devices nearby for communication.
New Delhi, Aug 26 : South Korean electronics conglomerate LG on Friday launched a new X Cam smartphone in India featuring dual rear cameras.
New Delhi, Aug 26 : American data storage company NetApp has been named a leader in the 2016 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Solid-State Arrays (SSA) report, the company said on Griday.
Washington D.C., Aug. 25 : Researchers have identified a number of possible factors that may influence the Atlantic jet wet stream and can, therefore, help to predict summer climate from one year to the next.
Washington D.C., Aug. 25 : A new research has found that an important part of an animal's ability to follow the wind to find food, avoid predators and connect with potential mates lies in his whiskers.
Washington D.C., Aug. 25 : A scientist has found a new map of the ecological footprint of humankind which shows 97 percent of the places on Earth that were species-rich have now been altered.
Mumbai, Aug 25 : In an unprecedented move, the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IIT-B) on Thursday released the names of nine companies it had blacklisted for allegedly going back on plum job placements they offered to its students.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : If you are in awe of those early morning queues outside Apple Stores globally, hang on. From Bhubaneswar to Ahmedabad and from Lucknow to Mohali, people on Thursday made a beeline -- some even as early as 2 a.m. -- for Reliance Digital Stores and Digital Xpress Mini Stores to get a free Jio test 4G SIM.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : Blame it on systems that are built around technologies with weaker protocols which are inherently more vulnerable, India has witnessed a 350 per cent rise in cyber crime cases from 2011-2014, an Assocham-PwC joint study revealed on Thursday.
Beijing, Aug 25 : More than 500 sets of equipment for making unauthorised radio broadcasts were seized in China over the past six months in a national campaign aided by more than 30,000 airwave monitors, the media reported on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : While governments the world over are concerned about how to tackle growing cyber crimes, Indian firms are more vulnerable to data breach because poor investments in adopting and implementing top-of-the-line security solutions, a top executive of US-based network security company FireEye has said.
Innovation worries us. At one level, many perceive it as a threat to their jobs and, in fact, to their way of thinking and behaving. It challenges what they are used to. At another and more profound level, there is genuine fear of failure. After all, not all innovations succeed. Indeed, most fail. A combination of these factors is often the cause why governments and institutions are usually averse to innovation and thus change.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : At a time when Chinese smartphone makers are targeting tier II and III cities with disruptive pricing and huge marketing spends, Indian manufacturers are not lagging behind -- they are seeking to better understand and cater to local consumer needs, says a top executive of Intex Technologies.
Wellington, Aug 25 : New Zealand's pizza lovers will be among the first in the world to have their favourite meal delivered by a drone, Transport Minister Simon Bridges said on Thursday.
New Delhi, Aug 25 : If you are in awe of those famous queues outside Apple stores, hang on. From Bhubaneswar to Ahmedabad and from Lucknow to Mohali, people on Thursday made a beeline -- some even as early as 2 a.m. -- outside Reliance Digital Stores and Digital Xpress Mini Stores to get a free Jio test SIM.
London, Aug 25 : In the first-ever widespread criticism of US technology giants and social media platforms, the British Home Affairs select committee has slammed the internet behemoths of becoming a "recruiting platform for terrorism" and "passing the buck".
Beijing, Aug 25 : In a bid to strengthen cyber security, Chinese authorities unveiled a document on internet regulation, the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) said on Wednesday.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Domestic smartphone maker Micromax and its owned subsidiary YU Televentures, along with TCL and Alcatel, have partnered with Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited to make the Jio Preview Offer available on their 4G smartphones.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : Domestic smartphone maker Karbonn Mobiles on Wednesday launched K9 Viraat smartphone at Rs 4,799 that comes with an in-built 3D feature to give users enhanced video experience.
Washington, Aug 24 : NASA has finally reestablished contact with a spacecraft communication with which was lost nearly two years ago.
New York, Aug 24 : Exposure to a chemical used in many consumer products, including water bottles, can induce behavioural changes in turtles, reprogramming male turtle brains to exhibit behaviour common in females.
New York, Aug 24 : If you want to buy a table just like the one you saw at a friend's place or in a restaurant or wish to choose furnishings the way professionals do, a new app developed by Cornell University researchers, including one of India-origin, can help.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : It was Google that first flagged off self-driving cars. Tesla Motors, GM and Ford soon followed, and now with two bold moves, Uber, the on-demand car pioneer, is fuelling the race to the finish line.
New Delhi, Aug 24 : The overall PC shipment for the second quarter of 2016 stood at 2.14 million units -- implying a quarter-on-quarter growth of 7.2 per cent over the first quarter and year-on-year decline of 2.2 per cent over Q2 2015, market research firm International Data Corporation (IDC) said on Wednesday.
London, Aug 24 : Now cold and dry Red Planet had a warm and wet climate about four billion years ago, said researchers after analysing fossilised riverbeds discovered on an ancient region of the Martian surface.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : With the aim to cater to the consumers seeking low-price smartphones, South Korean Samsung on Tuesday launched its lightweight Tizen OS-based new device Z2 in India that comes packed with free Reliance Jio Preview Offer.
San Francisco, Aug 23 : Select Microsoft apps such as Office, OneDrive and Skype will now come pre-installed on Lenovo smartphones that use the Android operating system, the two companies announced on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Domestic mobile technology company OKWU is all set to introduce a new line of smartphones designed for the tech-savvy generation.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Global professional services company Accenture on Tuesday announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Redcore, a privately-held Australia-based security company for an undisclosed sum.
New York, Aug 23 : You may soon save on cooling and heating bills for homes thanks to the invention of a new flexible smart material that, when incorporated into windows, sunroofs, or even curved glass surfaces, will have the ability to control both heat and light from the sun.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Young smartphone users take into account how their favourite social media and video streaming apps perform on the network rather than the extent and reach of network coverage to continue their services with an operator, a report revealed on Tuesday.
New Delhi, Aug 23 : Japan-based Audio-Technica on Tuesday launched a new headphone equipped with QuietPoint active noise-cancelling technology that reduces environmental noise by up to 90 per cent.
New York, Aug 23 : Cyberbullying is more likely to occur between current or former friends as well as dating partners than between teenagers who have never been friends or in a romantic relationship, according to a study.
London, Aug 23 : A study revealed that the temperature of the Earth dropped during last year's eclipse of the sun, Britain's Met office has said.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : Reliance Industries on Monday said it reserved its rights to initiate legal action against the Cellular Operators' Association of India (COAI) for what it termed as breach of trust and misrepresentation of facts by it, notably over test runs of 4G services.
Mumbai, Aug 22 : Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu here on Monday inaugurated a free high-speed wi-fi internet facility for railway commuters at eight stations in Mumbai and Thane.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : The government e-marketplace (GeM) will enable its departments to make use of best technologies and procure goods and services with the same ease and efficiency that is presently offered by e-commerce sites, a top Finance Ministry official said here on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : Existing operators shot off another letter to the government on Monday and said 2.5 million users for Reliance Jio constituted a commercial launch, seeking to counter the company's claim that it is testing its network now to offer superior quality services later.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : LG Electronics India has partnered with Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited to make the Jio Preview Offer available to all its 4G VoLTE smartphone customers.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : After selling 1.75 million units in just five months, Chinese smartphone-maker Xiaomi's Redmi Note 3 device has become the highest shipped smartphone in the history of India's online market in any given quarter, a new report claimed on Monday.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : Chinese smartphone-maker Gionee on Monday launched a new smartphone S6s in India that will help enhance the selfie experience of its customers.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : If you thought that only the victims of cyber-bullying are prone to suffer from depression and anxiety, think again. Psychologists have warned that the bullies themselves could be covertly depressed and anxious.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : India is poised to become the world's leading market for Cloud, and for US software major Oracle, Cloud is a force-multiplier that the country must embrace to leapfrog into the digital era, a top company executive has said.
New York, Aug 22 : Tech giant Microsoft has released its OneNote Importer for Mac users that would enable them to import data from digital note-taking apps -- from Evernote to OneNote.
New Delhi, Aug 22 : Happiness knew no bounds for 18-year-old Aditya Pratap Singh Rathore and his family when he was named the winner of the IndiaSkills 2016 competition held here last month.
New Delhi, Aug 21 : India's information technology hub Bengaluru is host to the largest number of technology-driven start-ups, followed by the National Capital Region (NCR) and Mumbai while Hyderabad and Chennai have also become quite popular among budding entrepreneurs, a study by industry chamber Assocham said.