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Jun 12, 2017
Researchers develop new system to detect cell phone surveillanceResearchers at the University of Washington have developed a new system called SeaGlass that helps detect cell phone surveillance by modelling a city's cellular landscape and identifying suspicious anomalies.
Jun 01, 2017
Delivery by drones instead of trucks will reduce Carbon dioxide emissions says new studyDrones tend to have carbon dioxide emissions advantage over trucks when the drones do not have to fly very far to their destinations.
Nov 01, 2016
Uber drivers discriminate against women, blacks: StudyIf the report is to be believed than across platforms there is said to be some evidence that proves it takes longer for drivers to accept a trip request from black people.
Oct 05, 2016
Nobel Physics Prize winners: All you need to know about mugs, donuts and quantum computingThe Nobel Physics prize was the second of the awards to be given away, on Tuesday, to a Birtish trio — scientists David Thouless, Duncan Haldane and Michael Kosterlitz for revealing the secrets of exotic matter.
Aug 20, 2016
Twitter, Facebook redefining the way people grieve, say University of Washington researchersSocial media is redefining how people grieve, with Twitter in particular widening the conversation around death and mourning which were earlier considered to be private matters, a new study has found.
Jun 24, 2016
Catching sex offenders? There's an app for thatSmartphone users in the USA can try to help catch sex traffickers with a newly introduced app designed to identify hotel rooms where victims are held
May 10, 2016
Scientists create machine learning robot handA team of engineers have built a robotic hand that can learn from its own experience without depending on humans to direct it.
Jun 08, 2015
Indian-Origin researcher uses Wi-Fi to power cameraIn a first such demonstration, an Indian-origin researcher has developed a system that uses Wi-Fi Internet signals to beam power to remote devices such as a surveillance camera.
Apr 30, 2015
New device to block calls, texts while driving; to reduce distraction among teenagersA device that blocks incoming and outgoing calls/texts on cell phones when a person is driving can reduce distracted driving among teenagers, says a study.
Aug 12, 2014
Battery-free Internet of Things devices may soon become realityThe technology, called 'Wi-Fi backscatter', uses radio frequency signals as a power source and reuses existing Wi-Fi infrastructure to provide Internet connectivity to battery-free devices.