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Average youth clicks 14 selfies a day: Google

Average youth clicks 14 selfies a day: Google

Technology August 24, 2015 at 5:57 pm 0 comments

New Delhi : Some call it a craze and a few even term it as a ‘disorder’, but an average youth clicks as many as 14 selfies a day, a study by tech giant Google said. “Those who spend over 11 hours a day on their phone are accomplishing more –-Read More

Google trials food photo posts on Maps app

Google trials food photo posts on Maps app

Technology August 24, 2015 at 5:56 pm 0 comments

Washington, August 24:  Google has been testing a new Maps app feature that will detect when photos are taken at restaurants and other places that serve food and suggests attaching them to the establishment’s location. According to the Verge, the feature is reportedly only available to Local Guides at levelRead More

Cellphone data can help track spread of infectious diseases

Cellphone data can help track spread of infectious diseases

Technology August 23, 2015 at 7:15 pm 0 comments

Washington, August 23: Tracking mobile phone data can help predict how infectious diseases will spread seasonally, a large-scale study has found. Researchers from Princeton University and Harvard University used anonymous mobile phone records for more than 15 million people to track the spread of rubella in Kenya and were ableRead More

NASA wants to turn astronauts’ poop into food

NASA wants to turn astronauts’ poop into food

Technology August 23, 2015 at 7:14 pm 0 comments

New York: The US space agency has funded researchers to find out how to recycle human excreta into food that can help astronauts sustain on deeper space missions, including Mars. The researchers at Clemson University in South Carolina will receive $200,000 a year for up to three years to achieveRead More

Google-Twitter deal on search moves to desktop

Google-Twitter deal on search moves to desktop

Technology August 22, 2015 at 7:26 pm 0 comments

Washington: Google and Twitter announced Friday their partnership placing tweets in online search results has been extended to desktop. Confirmation came in a tweeted exchange between the two US tech firms. “Hey @twitter, Search party at our place. Meet us on desktop?” Google said, to which Twitter replied, “You gotRead More

NOW, USE WHATSAPP WEB ON YOUR IPHONE

NOW, USE WHATSAPP WEB ON YOUR IPHONE

Technology August 21, 2015 at 6:55 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Good news for Apple iPhone users! Now you can access WhatsApp Web on your iOS. The WhatsApp Web is the desktop browser version of the instant messaging app. So, if you are an iPhone user, you will have to go to web.whatsapp.com and scan the automatically-generated QR code.Read More

Did Google try to derail Net neutrality in India?

Did Google try to derail Net neutrality in India?

Technology August 21, 2015 at 6:50 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: Joining hands with Facebook, Internet search giant Google is allegedly lobbying against net neutrality in India, according to reports. As per a MediaNama report, Google has been trying to prevent Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI), which represents some of the largest Internet companies in India, fromRead More

INDIAN MOBILE APP USAGE GROWS 131 PERCENT

INDIAN MOBILE APP USAGE GROWS 131 PERCENT

Technology August 20, 2015 at 6:30 pm 0 comments

New Delhi: The average mobile app usage in India has grown by at least 131 percent and has outpaced the global growth rate, panellists participating in the Apps India conference 2015 have said. According to the panellists from firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Vserv, Mindbowser and (x)cube Labs, the shift fromRead More

Twitter lags far behind Facebook in US online usage

Twitter lags far behind Facebook in US online usage

Technology August 20, 2015 at 6:28 pm 0 comments

Washington: Facebook remains the most popular social network platform for US internet users whereas Twitter has failed to attract more users since last September, says a study. According to the Pew Research Centre report, 72 percent of adult internet users in the US are currently using Facebook, a proportion barelyRead More

YouTube partners Whistling Woods for content creation facility

YouTube partners Whistling Woods for content creation facility

Technology August 19, 2015 at 6:41 pm 0 comments

Bengaluru: YouTube has partnered Whistling Woods International (WWI) to set up ‘YouTube Space’, a collaboration and production facility for YouTube video creators. Slated to open in late 2015, the YouTube Space Mumbai facility will allow YouTube creators and students at WWI to learn about video production, collaborate with other creators,Read More