Apple shareholders ask company to study iPhone addiction in children

Apple shareholders ask company to study iPhone addiction in children

Two large shareholders have urged Apple to study whether iPhones are proving addictive for children and that intensive use of the smartphones may be bad for their mental health, Bloomberg News reported Monday. “There is a growing body of evidence that, for at least some of the most frequent young...

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How Facebook could stop a disease outbreak

How Facebook could stop a disease outbreak

Facebook accounts and telephone records can be used to pinpoint the best individuals to vaccinate to stop a disease outbreak in its tracks, researchers said Wednesday. Such people would be “central” in their social networks, and thus likelier to spread disease-causing germs from one group to another. Assuming there is...

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Top 5 smartphones to check out this season

Top 5 smartphones to check out this season

Remember the time when you had to pay an arm and a leg to afford the coolest smartphone in the market? Those days are long gone. Smartphones today are not only more powerful and edgy, but also more affordable than ever.Thanks to the competition in the gadget world, we’ve got...

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Apple apologies after outcry over slowed IPhones

Apple apologies after outcry over slowed IPhones

Apple CEO Tim Cook stands in front of a screen displaying the IPhone 6 during a presentation at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, California October 16, 2014. PHOTO: REUTERS Facing lawsuits and consumer outrage after it said it slowed older iPhones with flagging batteries, Apple is slashing prices for battery replacements...

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Smartphones in 2018: Fold-able displays to AI chipsets, the top trends to expect

Smartphones in 2018: Fold-able displays to AI chipsets, the top trends to expect

From better cameras to foldable displays, here are the four trends we think will shape the future of smartphones in 2018 One of the biggest debates in the tech space in 2017 was whether hardware innovation has dried up in the smartphone space. Yes, we did see some new trends...

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Top 5 breakthrough in science and technology in 2017

Top 5 breakthrough in science and technology in 2017

The technologies making waves in 2017 include brain implants and quantum computers. Here is  the list of top 5 technologies: Self-driving trucks      We’ve heard lots about self-driving cars – but trucks? One idea is for these future trucks to drive autonomously on long highway stretches when drivers might...

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The surprising glass discovered by accident that repairs itself in 30 seconds when it breaks

The surprising glass discovered by accident that repairs itself in 30 seconds when it breaks

It happens even to the most cautious of mortals: at some point, distraction through, the cell phone escapes from the hands and ends up on the floor with the screen shattered. Replace it is often expensive, so many, if they are lucky that the phone continues to work, prefer to...

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​​Zebronics launches premium Gaming headphones ‘Orion’

​​Zebronics launches premium Gaming headphones ‘Orion’

The headphone comes with a USB interface and a 3-metre long braided cable and offers a durable aluminium body. Zebronics India has launched its new gaming headphones Orion which is priced at Rs 4,999. The company claims that the gaming headphones are designed for user ear comfort and the headphones...

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Facebook reveals data on copyright and trademark complaints REUTERS

Facebook reveals data on copyright and trademark complaints REUTERS

Facebook says it has removed nearly 3 million posts, including videos, ads and other forms of content. Facebook announced on December 18 that it removed nearly 3 million posts, including videos, ads and other forms of content, from its services during the first half of 2017 following complaints of counterfeiting...

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France sues Amazon over marketplace rules

France sues Amazon over marketplace rules

The French finance ministry said on Monday it has brought a court case against Amazon for abuse of its dominant position on marketplace, the retail giant’s third-party vendor platform. The ministry said there is “a significant imbalance” in business relations between Amazon and vendors selling products on its platform, saying...

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