New method to develop cheaper computer chips

​London, March 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed an innovative method to engineer cheap versatile computer chips that could offer greater speed, efficiency and capability of the next generation of computers. ...

'Mobile advertising Trojans top malware threat in 2016'

​Moscow, March 3 (IANS) Last year saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections as compared to 2015, with 8.5 million malicious installations being identified and advertising Trojans leading the way, a new report said on Friday. ...

Nearly one-third global firms fail to spot cyber attacks

​New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) At a time when cyber attacks are on the rise, nearly three quarters of global organisations (73 per cent) cannot identify these and protect their corporate assets and processes, a new report said on Friday. ...

Twitter steps into gaming world to live-stream e-sports

​New York, March 3 (IANS) To stream tournaments and other e-sports events live, Twitter has announced its partnership with ESL and Dreamhack -- two of the biggest organisations in the pro-gaming world. ...

Facebook launches 'Messenger Day'

New York, March 10 (IANS) Facebook has launched "Messenger Day" that let users share with the public or a custom friend decorated photos and videos that disappear after 24 hours. ...

Instagram unveils full-screen ads in 'Stories' globally

San Francisco, March 2 (IANS) Popular photo-sharing app Instagram on Thursday announced it will make available immersive, full-screen ads in its "Stories" feature for all businesses globally. ...

NASA shares key software programmes with public

​Washington, March 2 (IANS) NASA on Thursday released its 2017-2018 software catalog, which offers an extensive portfolio of software products for a wide variety of technical applications, all free of charge to the public, without any royalty or copyright fees. ...

Microsoft to bid goodbye to Skype Wi-Fi service

​New York, March 1 (IANS) Days after it announced an exclusive "Made for India" Skype Lite app, Microsoft said it will soon discontinue its Skype Wi-Fi, a media report said. The Skype Wi-Fi app would be delisted and it would no longer function after March 31. ...

How Google can help save our ecosystem

​Singapore, March 1 (IANS) Using nearly 100,000 images extracted from Google Street View, a team of researchers has developed a method to map and quantify how street trees regulate ecosystem services. ...

New computer method may predict time of body clock

​New York, Feb 28 (IANS) Researchers have developed a computer method called ZeitZeiger that uses a sample of human blood to accurately predict circadian time -- the time of day according to a person's body clock. ...

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