IoT will exponentially increase use of devices, but what about e-waste?

Wed, 02/21/2018 - 11:18

Srinivasan leaves his office in Bengaluru where the lights and air-conditioners are switched off when sensors planted inside notice that he is leaving. He is prompted on his e-watch as to how much time it would take for the elevator to arrive on his floor, based on movement-recognition by sensors at the entry of the corridor.


Technology cannot add soul to singer's voice: Asha Bhosle

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 11:34

Mumbai, Aug 3, In an age when technology has a solution to everything, songstress Asha Bhosle says it cannot add "soul" to a singer's voice. But the octogenarian legend feels that singers can use technology in "constructive" ways.


HP Inc plans up to 4,000 job cuts

Fri, 10/14/2016 - 07:04

San Francisco, Oct 14 (IANS) HP Inc said it plans to cut between 3,000-4,000 jobs in the next three years.


Facebook photo-sharing app Moments advances to web

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 16:44

New York, Sep 10 (IANS) Facebook's photo sharing app Moments, has advanced from mobile space to the web and now allows users to share a web link to your private album with anyone.


New educational app rewards users with real cash

Thu, 06/23/2016 - 17:32

Seoul, June 23 (IANS) South Korea-based educational startup BeNative has launched CashEnglish, an app that rewards users with real cash for playing educational games.


Apple gets thumbs up for own iWorld stores in India

Mon, 06/20/2016 - 18:26

New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) Apple Inc that has its own stores across the globe may also get to set up its own outlets in India, rather than sell through other chains, with the government easing the sourcing norms for foreign players in single-brand retailing.


Sikka betting high on automation, design thinking

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 23:24

Bengaluru, June 18 (IANS) Infosys CEO Vishal Sikka on Saturday said automation and design thinking have become crucial for the company and are already showing results.


Indian-origin researcher develops phone-based eye-tracking system

Sat, 06/18/2016 - 13:18

New York, June 18 (IANS) Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a software that can turn any smartphone into an eye-tracking device, a discovery that can help in psychological experiments and marketing research.


Dynamic Technologies tops in Fortune India Next 500 list

Thu, 06/16/2016 - 20:20

New Delhi, June 16 (IANS) Dynamatic Technologies topped the Fortune Next 500 list of Indian companies while among new entrants were Just Dial, UTI Asset Management Company, and Nectar Lifescience


'Internet Saathi' to digitally empower one lakh women in Bengal

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 17:38

Kolkata, June 8 (IANS) 'Internet Saathi', a joint digital literacy programme of Google India and Tata Trust, is all set to roll out across 400 villages and reach one lakh women in Purulia district in West Bengal in the next few months.