Asian boy stabs teacher in UK

A 14-year-old Asian boy in the UK on Thursday stabbed his teacher at a school in northern England, apparently over a row over using mobile phone inside the classroom.

DNA: AAP's Jitender Singh Tomar sent to 4-day police custody

Delhi Law Minister Jitender Singh Tomar of the Aam Aadmi Party, arrested Tuesday morning by the Delhi Police for allegedly faking degrees, has been sent to four-day police custody by a Saket court. 

Mobile phone data can predict employment shocks

Mobile phone data can be used to quickly and accurately detect, track and predict changes in the economy at multiple levels, says a new research.

Global smartphone growth to further slow down: IDC
Global smartphone growth to further slow down: IDC

The global smartphone growth is expected to slow further, said a latest mobile phone forecast. It adds that smartphone shipments are expected to grow 11.3 percent in 2015, down from 27.6 percent in 2014.

New sensor detects spoilage of food

Scientists have developed a new sensor that detects ethanol emitted from the spoilage of foods into the head-space of a package.

Madonna reprimanded for texting during show

 Singer Madonna reportedly has a hard time keeping herself away from her phone even when she is in a theatre.

Centre calls for studies on cell phones' health hazards

In the backdrop of the recently concluded spectrum auctions, the science and technology ministry has commissioned research studies on health aspects of mobile phone radiations from 16 scientific institutions, the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) said on Sunday.

Smartphone bill alerts can leave you distressed
Smartphone bill alerts can leave you distressed

Bill alerts from mobile phone companies in your email or via SMS are meant to inform you when you are about to exceed their plan limit and make the things better. But just the opposite may be happening, find researchers.

Mobile on video recording mode found in apparel shop's trial room in Delhi

The store manager of an apparel showroom was arrested after a woman executive allegedly discovered a mobile phone on video recording mode placed inside its trial room.

Sunanda Pushkar murder case: Cell phone records sent to Delhi Police

Gandhinagar-based Directorate of Forensic Science (DFS) experts on Monday submitted a detailed report of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor's deceased wife Sunanda Pushkar's cellphone records to the Delhi Police.

Now, Charge phone batteries with motion-powered fabric
Now, Charge phone batteries with motion-powered fabric

Scientists have recently created a double-layered fabric out of silver-coated woven textile that can charge the battery of a mobile phone.

Charge phone battery by motion-powered fabric
Charge phone battery by motion-powered fabric

 Scientists at the Sungkyunkwan University, South Korea have created a double-layered fabric out of silver-coated woven textile that can charge the battery of a mobile phone.

Attractive icons enhance user performance

Icons on smartphones or computers that are eye-catching and aesthetically appealing help enhance user performance, British researchers have shown.

Man arrested for sending objectionable message on Whatsapp in UP

Bahraich: A man was arrested for allegedly spreading objectionable messages against a religion on mobile phone application WhatsApp leading to tension in Nanpara area here, police said Tuesday.

No proof so far that NSA bugged Merkel's phone: Prosecutor

Germany`s top public prosecutor said an investigation into suspected tapping of Chancellor Angela Merkel`s mobile phone by U.S. spies had so far failed to find any concrete evidence.

Delhi: 6-year-old boy kidnapped for ransom found murdered

A six-year-old boy who was kidnapped for ransom from central Delhi's Ranjit Nagar area was found dead on Friday in a park in south-west Delhi's Naraina area.

'Reduction in energy transmission may help reduce impact of mobiles'

With the health and safety aspects of using mobile phones and the radiation from its towers being a cause of concern for many, experts feel that reducing the energy transmitted per bit and adopting some precautionary measures can help in the long run.

WHO reassures on health impact of mobile phones

 The World Health Organisation (WHO) has again sought to reassure billions of mobile phone subscribers globally that no adverse effect has been found till date on an individual's health by its use.

Two girls commit suicide after being reprimanded for using mobile phones

Two school girls allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree after they were scolded by their guardians and hostel superintendent for using mobile phones in school premises secretly, police officials said here on Saturday.

Govt allows free talk time to people on BSNL in Kashmir

 Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said people in flood-hit Kashmir will get free telecom services for a week on BSNL network, and mobile networks have been substantially or partially restored in the valley, except Poonch.