Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

​New York, April 20 (IANS) Giving a glimpse of what is going on at its secret "Building 8" research group, Facebook has said it is working on a way to let people type with their brains -- at speeds faster than physical typing -- via a brain-computer interface. ...

'Facebook developing technology to build global community'

​New York, April 20 (IANS) Facebook aims to develop technology that will help everyone build a global community, the social media giant's Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said at the annual F8 developers conference at San Jose. ...

Snapchat embraces AR with New World lenses

​San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) As Facebook goes after Snapchat with slowly adopting Snapchat features into its bouquet of apps, the popular image messaging app has rolled out New World lenses as part of its augmented reality (AR) drive. ...

Facebook launches camera platform for developers to encourage AR

​New York, April 19 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the two-day annual F8 developer conference launched a platform for developers to encourage augmented reality (AR) camera effects. ...

How your unsecure printer can fall prey to hackers

New Delhi, April 18 (IANS) Most of us may not realise this but as cyber security threats rise globally, even a non-secure, multi-function printer can fall prey to hackers who can break into an organisation's network to steal confidential information, global PC and printer major HP India said on Tuesday. ...

People are becoming more cyber savvy: Kaspersky Lab

  ​New Delhi, April 15 (IANS) The number of people who are concerned about their security and are ready to protect themselves against cyberthreats has increased in the second half of 2016, Kaspersky Lab's updated index has revealed. ...

Google's Android Pay now works with mobile banking apps

​New York, April 14 (IANS) Google's digital wallet Android Pay is joining several banks around the world including Bank of America, Bank of New Zealand, Discover, mBank and USAA, to make it even easier for its users to pay with Android Pay. ...

Over 1.2 bn people using Facebook Messenger every month

New York, April 13 (IANS) Over 1.2 billion people use Facebook Messenger every month globally to stay in touch with the people and businesses that matter to them the most. In the last few months, Facebook has added group video calling, a powerful and fast camera -- preloaded with stickers, masks, frames, effects and the ability to share ...

Apple team is developing sensors to monitor diabetes

​New York, April 13 (IANS) A secret team of biomedical engineers at Apple is working on an initiative to develop sensors that can non-invasively and continuously monitor blood sugar levels to better treat diabetes. ...

Adobe releases new tools to bolster eLearning solutions

​New Delhi, April 12 (IANS) Global software major Adobe on Wednesday unveiled Adobe Captivate, a latest version of its eLearning authoring tool and Adobe Captivate Prime -- a learning management system (LMS) -- to bolster the personalised learning experiences. ...

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