New Horizons spacecraft sends sharpest view of Ultima Thule

Washington, Feb 23 (IANS) NASA’s New Horizons spacecraft has sent back the sharpest possible pictures of the Kuiper Belt Object (KBO), nicknamed Ultima Thule, captured just before its closest approach. The new images... Read more »

What led to dinosaurs’ extinction?

New York, Feb 22 (IANS) An asteroid or comet impact 66 million years ago reignited massive volcanic eruptions in India, and may have contributed to the dinosaurs’ extinction at the end of the... Read more »

New DNA-like molecule to aid search for alien life

New York, Feb 22 (IANS) Scientists have synthesised a molecular system that, like DNA, can store and transmit information, suggesting there could be an alternative genetic system for life that may be possible... Read more »

First product of Apple’s electric car project could be a van

San Francisco, Feb 22 (IANS) The first product of Apple’s self-driving electric car project codenamed “Titan”, could actually be an electric van instead of a car, the media reported. “According to multiple unnamed... Read more »

Norwegians are favourite targets of cyber crime: Report

 (IANS) Norwegians have become one of the favourite targets of cyber crime and are easier to be cheated than Swedes and Danes, newspaper Aftenposten reported on Thursday. Mapping of over 120 million users... Read more »

Airtel tops in download speed during December-January: Report

(IANS) Airtel ranked top among the telecom operators in the country in terms of 4G download speed with an average speed of 8.6 megabits per second (Mbps) during the December 2018-January 2019 period,... Read more »

Moon could be a chemical factory for water

Washington, Feb 21 (IANS) NASA scientists have simulated a chemical process through which ingredients for water could be made on surface of the Moon making it a chemical factory, an advance that could... Read more »

DoT panel may decide on penalty on 3 telcos, MTNL’s VRS on Feb 21

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) The Digital Communications Commission, an inter-ministerial panel of the Department of Telecom, will examine the TRAI recommendations of a penalty of Rs 3,000 crore on the allegation of... Read more »

Influencers manipulating social media in India, IT Act silent

New Delhi, Feb 20 (IANS) If the Cobrapost investigation which exposed that several Bollywood celebrities were willing to pass views of political parties as personal opinion for money shook your conscience, there is... Read more »

Smart feature phones to generate $28 bn revenues in 3 years

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The revenue opportunity from increased sales of smart feature phones is expected to be about $28 billion over the next three years, according to a new report from... Read more »

5G, foldable smartphones to dominate Mobile World Congress 2019

New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The buzz around the first 5G-enabled smartphone and foldable devices will be the talk of the town as the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2019 opens in Barcelona next... Read more »

Can Artificial Intelligence take away your job?

By Nishant Arora New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) If the buzz around Artificial Intelligence (AI) has left you nervous that it would soon take away your job and the technology works better than... Read more »