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Facebook coming with 'modular' smartphone?

Facebook coming with 'modular' smartphone?

Not just a `modular` device, Facebook is reportedly foraying into consumer hardware products that may involve next-gen cameras, augmented reality (AR) devices, drones and even a brain scanning technology.

Jul 22, 2017, 15:36 PM IST
Here's why satellites lose their GPS connection sometimes!

Here's why satellites lose their GPS connection sometimes!

'Thunderstorms' in the ionosphere are to blame for loss of GPS signals on low-orbiting satellites, says a study that used data from the European Space Agencys Swarm mission.

Oct 31, 2016, 20:40 PM IST
How to keep smart cars safe from hacking

How to keep smart cars safe from hacking

A team of student researchers in the US created a security protocol to protect from cyber attacks smart cars with GPS, Bluetooth and internet connections.

Aug 21, 2016, 14:17 PM IST

Use the Gospel as your GPS, Pope tells huge mass in Poland

Pope Francis celebrated mass Sunday with over 1.5 million pilgrims in a vast sun-drenched field in Poland, wrapping up an emotionally charged trip with some choice technological metaphors.

Aug 01, 2016, 04:00 AM IST

All gram panchayats to be connected through OFC by 2018: Governmnet

All Gram Panchayats in the country will be connected through Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) to set up a network infrastructure by December 2018 under the government's Digital India Programme, Lok Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

Jul 20, 2016, 14:11 PM IST
Pokemon Go raises users' security, safety concerns

Pokemon Go raises users' security, safety concerns

The newly-launched augmented reality (AR) game Pokemon Go poses a great data security threat to users as the app gets "full access" to their Google account, allowing the gaming company to read all emails, a new report said on Wednesday.

Jul 13, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
India, Nepal agree to use satellite system for border pillars

India, Nepal agree to use satellite system for border pillars

Over 8,000 boundary pillars along the Indo-Nepal border will be equipped with positioning system using Global Navigation Satellite System, allowing authorities for the first time to effectively manage the more than 1,700-km-long porous boundary.

Jun 26, 2016, 17:22 PM IST
Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

Panic button a must on mobile phones from January 1, 2017: Govt

The Central government has asked all the mobile handset manufacturers to sell handsets with panic buttons installed with effect from January 1, 2017

Apr 25, 2016, 20:41 PM IST
How to keep your smartphone cool

How to keep your smartphone cool

The metal design adds significantly to the premium look of a smartphone and strengthens the signal receiving capabilities of the device. But the drool worthy looks apparently come at a price that is sometimes too hot to handle, according to an expert.

Apr 12, 2016, 21:04 PM IST
Domino's unveils  world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle

Domino's unveils world's first autonomous pizza delivery vehicle

Zee Media Bureau

Mar 18, 2016, 18:03 PM IST
New app hides user location from third parties

New app hides user location from third parties

There is a chance for tragedy if that information is used in a bad way.

Jan 17, 2016, 21:12 PM IST

Delhi govt takes step to ensure women safety, rolls out WiFi, CCTV, GPS enabled buses on roads

Six wi-fi, CCTV and GPS enabled buses were flagged off by the Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai on Wednesday, who described it as the "first step" towards ensuring women's safety in the national capital.

Dec 23, 2015, 21:45 PM IST
India's 'replacement GPS' to have better accuracy: ISRO official

India's 'replacement GPS' to have better accuracy: ISRO official

As an example of the app-based positioning service, it will help in effective management of fleet movement.

Dec 05, 2015, 17:03 PM IST

Women's safety: Kerala govt to install GPS in public vehicles

Kerala government has drawn up a plan to install GPS and CCTV cameras in public transport vehicles to ensure women's safety in view of the Centre's direction in this regard post the Delhi gang rape case.

Aug 10, 2015, 15:15 PM IST

China launches two satellites as it builds GPS rival

 China launched two new satellites into space today, state media reported, as it builds a homegrown satellite navigation system to rival the US's Global Positioning System.

Jul 26, 2015, 06:45 AM IST

BIG is beautiful for ISRO

Indian space agency officials are hoping their BIG offering would soon benefit the masses and gain popularity in the market.

Jul 22, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

Human sense of smell can act like GPS in the dark

Humans may lack the scent-tracking sophistication of dogs, but we can still use our nose to sniff our way out of the dark, according to a new study.

Jun 18, 2015, 18:24 PM IST

Delhi govt introduces GPS-enabled water tankers

Delhi government on Monday introduced the use of Global Positioning System (GPS) on its water tankers in its bid to improve service and check tanker mafia.

Jun 08, 2015, 19:34 PM IST
Now fly with new gen 'smart luggage' equipped with GPS

Now fly with new gen 'smart luggage' equipped with GPS

Samsung and Samsonite have joined hands to come up withsatellite-tracked suitcases.

May 17, 2015, 16:24 PM IST
'Smart' facial recognition cane for the blind

'Smart' facial recognition cane for the blind

A revolutionary 'smart' cane that enables the visually impaired to instantly identify friends and family may soon be available.

May 10, 2015, 19:33 PM IST