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British police intercept drones flying drugs, cell phones into London prison

Police said they were appealing for witnesses following the recovery of two drones carrying phones and assorted drugs in the vicinity of London`s Pentonville jail from Aug 12-14.

Mobile phones don't cause brain cancer, latest study suggests

Researchers from University of Sydney claimed that they found no rise in tumours over 30 years in Australia despite widespread use of the devices.  

More people died in India while taking selfies last year than anywhere else

More people died in India while taking selfies last year than anywhere else

In 2015, at least 27 people died across the world in 2015 while clicking selfies – of these, about half of the deaths occurred in India.

Stephen's students to adopt odd-even formula for cell phones

St Stephen's College students have vowed to adopt the odd-even formula for usage of cell phones.

Want to watch porn videos on mobiles – Think twice

Want to watch porn videos on mobiles – Think twice

Not only the service provider, but the apps one downloads and the people who are tracking the browser are in knowledge of your activity on mobile phone. 

Indian-origin engineer discovers new green power source

Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a novel technology that harnesses electrical energy from blue-green algae that could be used to power cell phones and computers in future.

Call drop penalty norms fraught with glitches: Analysts

Call drop penalty norms fraught with glitches: Analysts

The Indian telecom watchdog's decision to penalise mobile phone service providers for call drops is fraught with glitches as it ignores issues like technical hurdles in assigning reasons, poor spectrum policy and obstacles in roll-out of towers, analysts maintain.

New technology to make cellphone batteries cheaper

Lithium-ion batteries, ubiquitous in devices ranging from cell phones to laptop computers and electric cars, may soon have a cheaper and sustainable alternative as researchers have shown that potassium can work with graphite in a potassium-ion battery.

Cell phones can be charged using sound

The ultimate device generates five volts, which is enough to charge a phone.

Cell phone radiations not carcinogens: COAI

Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI), the umbrella body of the GSM operators, Friday launched a nationwide public awareness campaign to dispel the myths that radiation from mobile tower antennae and handsets cause cancer.

How to avoid losing your smart phone

Crooks aren't to blame for most smart phones that go missing, but owners are, a new survey has revealed.

Gen-next technology to print tiny phones into clothing

The finding was published in the journal ACS Nano.

Smartphone made from sea deposits?

Your future smartphone may be made out from deep-sea rocks, according to scientists who say that an untapped source of rare earth elements widely used in cell phones may lie under the sea.

'China wants to invest in India to produce computers, TV sets'

China wants to step up its investment in India to produce personal computers, internet equipment, cell phones and televisions, Chinese Vice-Minister for industry and information technology, Yang Xueshan, has said.

Soon, bendable and fully foldable cell phones, TVs

Scientists have developed a new stretchable and transparent electrical conductor, paving way for fully foldable cell phones and TVs that can be rolled and carried.

Cell phone use may lead to anxiety and lower grades

Frequent cell phone use may lead to anxiety, lower grades and reduced happiness in students, a new study has found.

Soon, cell phones that recharge themselves in seconds

Scientists have designed a novel super-capacitor that could help develop cell phones that recharge themselves in seconds and work for weeks.

Minimising cellphone power consumption possible

Minimising power consumption of both small cell phones and giant data centres may now be possible due to the first ever systematic power profile study.

A T-shirt that charges cell phones

Telecom giant Orange has unveiled a prototype of a t-shirt, which uses noise-responsive technology to charge the phone. Louder the music, quicker the phone gets charged.

Virus hacks 150,000 cell phones in China

Mobile phone virus has infected 150,000 people in China allowing hackers to remotely monitor calls.