Faster Internet speed spurring OTT growth in India

Faster Internet speed spurring OTT growth in India

Hyderabad/New Delhi, September 26 (IANS) The improvement in average Internet speed in India over the last few months is spurring growth in the Over-The-Top (OTT) sphere and may bring about a behavioural shift among Indian consumers, industry players have emphasised.   OTT, or the delivery of video content via Internet, is looking up as Cloud […]

India calls for global action to counter use of Internet for

India calls for global action to counter use of Internet for

New York, September 23 (PTI) Responses to terrorism must be similar across geographies and cultures and differential standards must not be accepted, India has said, seeking global action to tackle the evolving threat of Internet being used by terrorists for radicalisation and terror financing.   Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar made the remarks during a high-level […]

Deep sleep: Even jellyfish need their slumber

Deep sleep: Even jellyfish need their slumber

A primitive type of jellyfish called Cassiopea, which goes to sleep nightly, is seen on the floor of their tank at Caltech in Pasadena, California, U.S. in this image released on September 20, 2017. Courtesy Caltech/Handout via REUTERS WASHINGTON, September 21 (Reuters) – Even a jellyfish — one of Earth’s first and most ancient animals […]

Shocked by a Taser: “Overwhelming.” “Excruciating pain.”

Shocked by a Taser: “Overwhelming.” “Excruciating pain.”

Montgomery County, Maryland police officer and instructor Craig Dickerson fires an X2 taser during a demonstration for Reuters at the department’s training academy in Rockville, Maryland, U.S. September 7, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron/Files   September 20 (Reuters) – When the Taser’s electrified darts struck him, Carl Bryan felt a shooting pain up his back that rattled […]

Facebook may be facing an ‘era of accountability’

Facebook may be facing an ‘era of accountability’

NEW YORK, September 19 (AP) — The problems keep piling up for Facebook, and it’s unclear how long the internet giant will be able to brush them aside as it barrels toward acquiring its next billion users.   The world’s biggest social network has unwittingly allowed groups backed by the Russian government to target users […]

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store

With new operating system, Apple revamps its money-making App Store

A customer views the new iPhone 7 smartphone inside an Apple Inc. store in Los Angeles, California, U.S., September 16, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/Files   September 19 (REUTERS) – Apple Inc’s newest operating system for iPhones and iPads introduces changes to its marketplace for third-party software to satisfy app developers and add new so-called augmented reality […]

This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream

This DNA robot can transport molecular cargo in bloodstream

Conceptual illustration of a DNA robot sorting two types of molecular cargos.   New York, September 15 (IANS) Scientists have developed a nano “robot” made of a single strand of DNA, which can autonomously “walk” around a surface, pick up certain molecules using “arms” and “feet” and drop them off in designated locations.   “Just […]

Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

Confusion hits consumer market over US ban of Kaspersky

NEW YORK, September 15 (AP) — Worries rippled through the consumer market for antivirus software after the U.S. government banned federal agencies from using Kaspersky Lab software on Wednesday. Best Buy and Office Depot said they will no longer sell software made by the Russian company, although one security researcher said most consumers don’t need […]