Science & Technology

Twitter buys video streaming app Periscope

SAN FRANCISCO: Twitter said it had purchased the maker of the video streaming app Periscope, amid what seems to be surging interest in live video sharing. "Excited to officially welcome....

Here’s why ‘Super Mario’ runs from left to right

London: Ever wondered why 'Super Mario' runs from left to right? It may be due to a common visual bias! There may be a fundamental bias in the way people....

TataSky to add 20 new channels shortly

New Delhi: Direct-to-Home operator TataSky will add 20 new channels shortly as it has introduced a new compression technology to its network, a move that has disrupted services to nearly....

Apple Watch likely to be launched in India in July

New York: Technology enthusiasts in India will have to wait longer to get their hands on the Apple Watch as the country does not feature in the nine countries chosen....

Motorola plans to launch 4G version of new Moto E (2nd gen) in India by May

New Delhi: US-based Motorola is hopeful of bringing the 4G version of its popular affordable smartphone, Moto E, to India by May this year, pricing it under Rs 10,000 as....

Apple watch includes messaging, calls, health apps

SAN FRANCISCO:  Apple today unveiled its entry in the smartwatch market, a high-end device that allows users to make and receive calls and messages and track health and fitness. "It's....

Motorola launches Moto Turbo for Rs. 41,999

Smartphone maker Motorola on Monday launched its flagship device — Moto Turbo — priced at Rs. 41,999 with eCommerce firm Flipkart. The US-based firm, which was acquired by Chinese tech....

Vu launches 15 new LED television sets in India at Rs 9,000 onwards

Vu launches 15 new LED television sets in India at Rs 9,000 onwards

New Delhi:TV-maker Vu Technologies is aiming for three-fold jump in turnover to Rs 300 crore in 2015-16 on the back of growing e-commerce sales. The company, which gets up to....

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Smartphones to monitor real-time air pollution

London: Your smartphone can turn into a personal, real-time pollution monitor by pinpointing where and when pollution is at its worst, scientists say. "As urban residents know, air quality is....