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ZTE Axon M dual-screen foldable smartphone

ZTE Axon M dual-screen foldable smartphone

Technology October 21, 2017 at 3:45 am 0 comments

New York: Leading Chinese mobile devices provider ZTE has launched a dual-screen foldable smartphone in the US, marking another milestone for the company. The latest flagship device, named Axon M, features two 5.2-inch screens that can be folded to the size of a traditional smartphone, Xinhua reported. The phone hasRead More

Toxic cloud of hybrid ice spotted on Saturn’s moon Titan

Technology October 21, 2017 at 3:36 am 0 comments

Washington Scientists using data from NASA’s Cassini mission to Saturn have found evidence of a toxic hybrid ice in a wispy cloud high above the south pole of ringed planet’s largest moon, Titan. The finding is a new demonstration of the complex chemistry occurring in Titan’s atmosphere — in thisRead More

NASA extends Dawn mission at dwarf planet Ceres

Technology October 21, 2017 at 3:36 am 0 comments

Washington NASA has approved a second extension of the Dawn mission at Ceres, allowing the spacecraft to get a closer look at the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. During this extension, the spacecraft will descend to lower altitudes than ever before at the dwarf planet,Read More

Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app ‘tbh’

Facebook acquires anonymous teenage polling app ‘tbh’

Technology October 18, 2017 at 2:46 am 0 comments

San Francisco, Facebook has acquired ‘tbh’, an anonymous polling app for teenagers which has over 5 million downloads and 2.5 million daily active users in the US. The app lets teenagers anonymously answer kind-hearted, multiple-choice questions about friends, who then receive the poll results as compliments, TechCrunch reported on Tuesday. “WhenRead More

Twitter, Instagram accounts promote ‘extreme thinness’

Technology October 18, 2017 at 2:46 am 0 comments

London,  London, October 17Posts on Twitter and Instagram often promote “bonespiration” and “thinspiration” – women’s bodies featuring protruding bones and pencil-thin limbs – which encourage eating disorders such as anorexia, a study warns.Researchers from University of Exeter in the UK show that among thousands of account holders on social media,Read More

Whales, dolphins have rich ‘human-like’ cultures

Technology October 18, 2017 at 2:45 am 0 comments

London Whales and dolphins live in tightly-knit social groups, have complex relationships, talk to each other and even have regional dialects, much like human societies, according to a study. The findings revealed that these intelligent creatures (also called Cetaceans) have sophisticated social and cooperative behaviour traits, such as regional groupRead More

India to have 530mn smartphone users in 2018: Study

India to have 530mn smartphone users in 2018: Study

Technology October 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

San Francisco, October 16 With a rise in smartphone ownership globally, China will have highest number of smartphone users, 1.3 billion, in 2018, followed by India with 530 million users. The US will be a distant third, with 229 million users. According to a new study by US-based media agencyRead More

Why women are more generous decoded

Technology October 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

GENEVA: Women tend to be more generous than men, as selfish behaviour activates the brains reward system more strongly in men, scientists have found. Scientists from University of Zurich in Switzerland looked at the areas of the brain that are active when decisions of this kind are made. The striatum,Read More

Planet Nine does exist in our solar system: NASA

Technology October 16, 2017 at 5:00 pm 0 comments

Washington, October 16 NASA believes a ninth planet does exist that might be 10 times the mass of Earth and 20 times farther from the Sun than Neptune, debunking myths that the planet, dubbed ‘Nibiru’ by doomsayers, will end of the world. Konstantin Batygin, a planetary astrophysicist at California InstituteRead More

New automatic system could solve office thermostat wars

New automatic system could solve office thermostat wars

Technology October 15, 2017 at 5:01 pm 0 comments

Toronto, October 15 In what could bring an end to the endless thermostat wars at office, scientists have developed a system that can automatically optimise the indoor conditions including air quality, temperature and lighting according to each worker’s needs. No matter the season, thermostat wars rage in offices worldwide. EmployeesRead More