Technology, ancient and modern, can help buildings survive quakes

Excavation and construction vehicles parked next to the remains of a building which collaps...

Color Switch is the top game in Apple’s app store

  For the past couple of weeks, a newcomer has been at the top of the iOS app s...

Facial recognition tools and consumer privacy

By Dominic Basulto Chances are, you’re already familiar with facial recognition soft...

Adblock Plus, scourge of websites, seeks industry deal

  Berlin: For its users, Adblock Plus stands as a bulwark against intrusive...

Patent case jury orders Apple to pay more than $625 mn

  San Francisco: A Texas jury on Wednesday said that Apple should pay $625...

Facebook-owned WhatsApp boasts a billion users

  San Francisco: Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp has ...

Google/Alphabet hits historic high on earnings

  San Francisco: Alphabet, the new parent firm for Google, pushed into rec...

Scientists solve biological brain twister

  Paris: The deep folds that give the adult human brain its wrinkled walnut appeara...

Britain grants first licence for genetic modification of embryos

  By Kate Kelland, Health and Science Correspondent LONDON: Scientists i...

Sri Lanka takes stake in Google balloon Internet venture

Colombo: Sri Lanka's government announced Monday it would take a 25 percent s...

World's first 'robot run' farm to open in Japan

Tokyo: A Japanese firm said Monday it would open the world's first fully auto...

Google wipes out Glass data, works on new device

  New York: After erasing all data regarding Google Glass - eye-wearable head-mount...

STMicroelectronics to shed 1,400 jobs as turns off TV decoder business

Paris: Franco-Italian semiconductor manufacturer STMicroelectronics said Wednesda...

Infocus M808: Good on looks, performance for mid-segment device

By Anirban Ghoshal   American display major Infocus, which has turned heads...

WhatsApp service stumbles briefly

  San Francisco: Facebook-owned smartphone messaging service WhatsApp temp...

Slow PC, smartphone demand saps SK Hynix 4Q profit

    Seoul: Slowing global demand for personal computers and smar...

Twitter to see executive shakeup: reports

The Twitter logo is shown at its corporate headquarters in San Francisco, California, in th...

How to use Twitter without going insane

Never get in a serious argument on Twitter, vigorously monitor whom you can see talking to ...

Facebook gets in game with new sports hub

Facebook launches Sports Stadium hub for you to chat about the big game San Franci...

Nielsen, Facebook team up to measure TV social media impact

  New York: Nielsen has reached agreement with Facebook to improve how it m...

Beat this! You just can't have more than 200 friends on Facebook

  London: If someone claims that he or she has over 1,000 friends on Facebo...