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Love for selfies decoded

Love for selfies decoded

Technology June 22, 2017 at 9:24 pm 0 comments

Washington DC It’s now hard to imagine a life without selfies! Thanks to front-facing cameras and the rise of social media, selfies populate our camera rolls, Instagram feeds, dating profiles, and vocabularies. To better understand the photographic phenomenon and how people form their identities online, Georgia Institute of Technology researchersRead More

Marriage may weigh men down!

Technology June 22, 2017 at 9:23 pm 0 comments

London, June 22 Being married makes men gain weight, and the early days of fatherhood may lead to further pile up of extra kilos, a study has found. The study shows that married men have a higher Body Mass Index (BMI) than their non-married counterparts, adding about 1.4 kilogrammes toRead More

Facebook’s new tools for India to protect profile pictures

Technology June 22, 2017 at 9:21 pm 0 comments

Los Angeles Facebook has introduced new tools in India that will allow users to protect their profile pictures from being downloaded and shared, a move that may help reduce misuse of images on the popular social networking site. Profile pictures are an important part of building community on Facebook becauseRead More

Faces of friends look happier than those of strangers: study

Faces of friends look happier than those of strangers: study

Technology June 20, 2017 at 7:49 pm 0 comments

New York, June 20 People are more likely to perceive familiar faces to be happier than those of strangers, even when both express the same emotions, a study suggests. Familiarity–just having ‘expertise’ with someone else’s face through repeated exposure–affects the happiness you perceive in subsequent facial expressions from that person,Read More

NASA’s Kepler telescope spots over 200 new planet candidates

Technology June 20, 2017 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

Washington, June 20 NASA’s Kepler space telescope has spotted 219 new potential planets, of which at least 10 are near-Earth size with conditions suitable to host life. This brings the total number of planet candidates identified by Kepler to 4,034, of which 2,335 have been verified as exoplanets. Out ofRead More

US group wants to ban sale of smartphones for kids under 13

Technology June 20, 2017 at 7:48 pm 0 comments

Washington In a first, a group in the US state of Colorado has sought a ban on the sale of smartphones for children younger than 13 years to prevent them from getting addicted to the device. Tim Fasrnum, founder of the non-profit group Parents Against Underage Smartphones (PAUS) and fatherRead More

New AI robot creates its own music

New AI robot creates its own music

Technology June 17, 2017 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Washington In a first, scientists have developed an artificial intelligence robot that can create its own music inspired by the works of musicians like Beethoven and Lady Gaga. The robot with four arms and eight sticks writes and plays its own compositions on a marimba, using a database of well-knownRead More

New AI robot creates its own music

Technology June 17, 2017 at 7:59 am 0 comments

Washington,  In a first, scientists have developed an artificial intelligence robot that can create its own music inspired by the works of musicians like Beethoven and Lady Gaga. The robot with four arms and eight sticks writes and plays its own compositions on a marimba, using a database of well-knownRead More

Facebook chatbot may soon do bargaining for you

Technology June 17, 2017 at 7:58 am 0 comments

San Francisco If you are bad at bargaining, don’t worry. A Facebook chatbot or dialogue agent which has the ability to engage in a meaningful conversation and negotiate with people may help you cut a better deal. The bots were introduced by researchers at Facebook Artificial Intelligence Research (FAIR). “SimilarRead More

After revamped 3310, Nokia launches three new smartphones in India

After revamped 3310, Nokia launches three new smartphones in India

Technology June 14, 2017 at 5:43 pm 0 comments

New Delhi Heralding a new era for Nokia in India, Finnish technology company HMD Global on Tuesday launched a new Android-based smartphone range — Nokia 6, Nokia 5 and Nokia 3 — for the consumers. While the Rs 9,499 Nokia 3 will be available in stores starting June 16, pre-registrationsRead More