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Cellphone, satellite data can map poverty: Scientists

Cellphone, satellite data can map poverty: Scientists

The researchers from the University of Southampton and the Sweden-based Flowminder Foundation found that by combining mobile data and geospatial data from satellites, they were able to produce poverty predictions which are comparable with those made from traditional sources, but with significant advantages.

Feb 08, 2017, 16:22 PM IST
Shocking! Flipkart delivery boy murdered for Rs 11,999 mobile

Shocking! Flipkart delivery boy murdered for Rs 11,999 mobile

In a shocking incident, a delivery boy of an e-commerce major was murdered by a customer who had ordered a Chinese phone but didn't have enough money to pay for the purchase, as per a report published in Times of India.

Dec 15, 2016, 12:05 PM IST
You are a genius if you can spot a cell phone in this photo - Take the challenge

You are a genius if you can spot a cell phone in this photo - Take the challenge

The challenge has gone viral.

Jul 14, 2016, 14:22 PM IST
Cell phone users do you know these 5 things about mobile phones?

Cell phone users do you know these 5 things about mobile phones?

Here are five interesting things about mobile phones that will certainly interest you.

Nov 23, 2015, 10:47 AM IST
Know what smartphone can do to your romantic relationship!

Know what smartphone can do to your romantic relationship!

Attending to your smartphone while spending time with your partner may come at a far greater cost than you imagine as researchers have found that use of cellphone can ruin romantic relationships and increase levels of depression.

Oct 01, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

New battery can charge cellphones in 6 minutes

Scientists have developed a new battery made with aluminium-filled capsules that could charge your cellphone in six minutes.

Aug 23, 2015, 19:02 PM IST

Parents feel guilty using cellphone while kids play: Study

If you spend a lot of time taking calls or texting friends while watching a game your kid is playing, the experience can actually make you feel guilty, says a new study.

May 19, 2015, 18:11 PM IST
Young women use cellphone more while driving

Young women use cellphone more while driving

 Female drivers are 1.63 times more likely to use a cell phone while driving than male motorists, finds a new study.

Mar 26, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

Aircel, BSNL, Voda not meeting QoS benchmarks in some circles

Aircel, BSNL and Vodafone are not meeting the quality service benchmark for call drops in some telecom circles, Parliament was informed today.

Mar 20, 2015, 17:00 PM IST

Now, charge phone battery by playing music at it

Scientists have created a prototype panel capable of charging a cellphone off environmental vibrations like music or dinner conversation.

Aug 20, 2014, 21:14 PM IST

US man loses cell phone in grain pit, gets it back from Japan

Nine months after he lost his cell phone in a grain pit in Oklahoma, a US farmer has got it back from Japan.

Jul 09, 2014, 19:15 PM IST

Now, retain your old mobile number while you switch cities

The Telecom Commission has given in-principle approval to full MNP. Reference will be sent to TRAI for additional information and clarification.

Jun 14, 2014, 12:32 PM IST

Now, `micro-windmills` to power your cellphone

Researchers have developed tiny " micro-windmills" that they have claimed can potentially revive the dead batteries of your cellphone in just a few minutes.

Jan 13, 2014, 15:24 PM IST

New device to charge cellphones with car batteries

Out of battery? No worries, this device lets you charge your phone with a car battery!

Oct 09, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

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.

Aug 09, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Cellphones, accessories recovered during prison search

A large number of cellphones and accessories were recovered from cells housing some convicts and prisoners of the 1998 serial bomb blasts during a routine check up in the Central prison here on Sunday, police said.

Mar 17, 2013, 16:59 PM IST

Now, send a text message to charge your cellphone

A London-based company Buffalo Grid has introduced a solar-powered cellphone charging station that is activated by text message.

Mar 10, 2013, 15:23 PM IST

Now, cellphones can help you kick the butt

Support for quitting smoking via text and video messages can offer a low cost solution to kick the butt, according to a new study.

Nov 14, 2012, 16:11 PM IST

Cellphone users at higher risk of flu, diarrhoea, eye ailments

Your mobile phone can put you at a greater risk of various diseases as the device acts as dangerous breeding ground for bacteria, a new study has found.

Oct 25, 2012, 20:09 PM IST

Nokia to shift phone assembly to Asia

Nokia said the shift to Asia would enable it to introduce innovations into the market more quickly.

Feb 08, 2012, 21:25 PM IST