Edge is most power-efficient browser on Windows 10: Microsoft

​New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) After conducting a test comparing leading web browsers, tech giant Microsoft revealed on Tuesday that its browser Microsoft Edge is the most power-efficient browser on Windows 10. ...

This technology will make all devices your assistants

New York, June 21 (IANS) Researchers from US-based Rice University have developed a technology that not only allows several devices to see what their owners see but also keep track of what they need to remember. ...

When you assemble your robot, it is more appealing

​New York, June 19 (IANS) A study, involving an Indian-origin researcher, has found that if people construct their robot themselves, they tend to get a more positive perception of their creation. ...

Scientists make world's first 1,000-processor microchip

​New York, June 19 (IANS) A team of scientists from the US has created the world's first microchip that has 1,000 processors and is thought to be the fastest chip designed in a university lab. ...

'GreenWeb' to create energy-efficient web

​New York, June 17 (IANS) Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist from the University of Texas at Austin, have developed a new, open-source computer programming framework "GreenWeb" that allows people to save more battery power while browsing on mobile devices. ...

How human learning can foster smarter artificial intelligence

​New York, June 15 (IANS) Researchers including one of Indian-origin have provided a fresh insight into how human learning can foster smarter artificial intelligence (AI). Recent breakthroughs in creating artificial systems that outplay humans in a diverse array of challenging games have their roots in neural networks inspired by infor...

Facebook details how it uses your personal information

​New York, June 15 (IANS) In an effort to allay concerns over collection of human data for corporate research, social networking giant Facebook has published details about how the website uses personal information of its subscribers for research purpose, a media report said. ...

Novel method to fight virtual reality sickness

​New York, June 15 (IANS) Scientists have developed a new method to fight virtual reality (VR) sickness that can be experienced by those who use head-worn VR displays like the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, Sony PlayStation VR, and Google Cardboard. ...

Facebook can help raise awareness about inflammatory back pain

​London, June 11 (IANS) Social networking site Facebook can effectively be used to raise awareness about the symptoms of inflammatory back pain (IBP) and play a key role in early diagnosis of the chronic affliction, a study involving an Indian-origin researcher says. ...

Pichai unveils 'Google Assistant' to help with daily tasks

​San Francisco, May 19 (IANS) Taking on intelligent virtual friends like Apple's Siri and Microsoft's Cortana, Indian-born Sundar Pichai has announced "Google Assistant" which will help you with daily tasks like booking movie tickets. ...

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