3D print soft toys soon

A team from Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University has devised a 3D printer that layers together laser-cut sheets of fabric to form soft, squeezable objects such as bunnies, doll clothing and phone cases.

Mobile phone users' data at risk of attacks: McAfee
Mobile phone users' data at risk of attacks: McAfee

Cellphones with mobile apps could be potential target of cyber attacks globally and subscribers' data including usernames and passwords are at risk, security software maker McAfee said Tuesday.

Rumoured Facebook demise `not something waiting to happen`: Study

A new study has dispelled the finding of a widely publicized Princeton study that stated that Facebook would lose 20 percent of its users between 2015 and 2017.

Chennai-born Indian-American elected to Chinese Academy of Sciences

Subra Suresh, Chennai-born Indian-American president of Carnegie Mellon University, has been elected a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a rare and highly coveted distinction within the academic fraternity.

Researchers use inkblots to improve security of online passwords

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new inkblot password system called GOTCHA to increase security against online password thefts.

New technique can write your life history using Twitter!

Researchers have developed a new technique that studies your tweets to identify the most significant events you have experienced and assembles them into an accurate life history.

New technique can write your life history using twitter!

Twitter users, beware! Your tweets can reveal your life history!

Now, `crash-proof` driver-less car

Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a new `crash-proof` driver-less car that can safely navigate its way through busy roads.

Talking on cellphone while driving not as dangerous as believed

It has been a widely believed that talking on a cellphone while driving can be dangerous and lead to more accidents.

Now, WorldKit technology that transforms everything into touchscreens

A latest experimental technology system, called WorldKit reportedly turns any surface into a touchscreen by pairing a depth-sensing camera lens with a projector lens.

Now, robot that can `discover` new objects on its own

More than a good eye! Researchers, including an Indian-origin scientist, have developed a new `smart` robot that can analyse and learn about new objects on its own.

Facebook users `unwittingly` sharing more personal info than ever: Study

Facebook users are unwittingly sharing more personal information online than ever, according to a study.

Telomere length to predict susceptibility to common cold

Pittsburgh researchers have identified telomere length as a marker that can predict who is most likely to get colds.