12 Aug 2015
New York: A New York based start-up called Triggerhood has built software that can decide when it is a good time to send you a cell phone notification. Research has shown that untimely notifications can pull our attention away from the task at hand, such as driving.
23 Feb 2015
Washington: Malicious software can track your smartphone simply by measuring the way it uses power even without access to location data, scientists warn.
15 Oct 2013
Washington: Researchers have developed a new technique that studies your tweets to identify the most significant events you have experienced and assembles them into an accurate life history.
30 Aug 2016
New Delhi: Seventeen-year-old Malvika Raj Joshi doesn't have a class X or XII certificate but has made it to the prestigious Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), thanks to her computer programming talent.
20 Nov 2014
Washington: Researchers, including one of Indian-origin, are developing a new highly accurate atomic clock the size of a Rubik's cube, measuring about just 2 inches in each dimension.
04 Aug 2014
Washington: An MIT oxygen-creating instrument will fly on the upcoming Mars 2020 mission to study how to make oxygen out of the Martian atmosphere.
04 Feb 2016
Boston: MIT scientists, including those of Indian-origin, have developed a wearable device, consisting of a 3D camera, that could be a virtual 'guide dog' for visually impaired people navigating in real environments.
08 Dec 2014
Washington: Discarded laptop batteries still have enough life in them to power slums in India and other developing countries, a new study by IBM India has found.
15 Jun 2014
Washington: MIT researchers have developed a new technology that tracks how your private data is used online.
11 Jul 2014
Washington: A thimble-like device that sits at the end of your finger and allows you to interact with the virtual world in three dimensions may render the indispensable computer mouse obsolete.