Researchers propose new way to measure crowd count

Researchers at Warwick University have come up with a new method to estimate the size of a large crowd based on geographical data from mobile phones and the social-networking app Twitter.

Pakistan completes biometric verification of mobile SIM cards

Pakistani authorities on Saturday said they have authenticated 75.5 million SIM cards through biometric verification under a plan to stop their use in terrorist attacks triggered by mobile phones.

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Zee Sting operation: Prisoners caught using cell phones in Rajasthan jail

Zee Media exposes corruption and clear insult of law at the Jhalawar jail in Rajasthan where the prisoners were seen using mobile phones allegedly provided by the police officials there for mere 500 rupees.

Google claims to be bigger on mobiles as compared to desktops in 10 countries
Google claims to be bigger on mobiles as compared to desktops in 10 countries

 Google has claimed that the company is now bigger on mobile phones than desktops as it is now offering more Google searches on mobiles as compared to the latter in 10 countries.

DNA: Non-payment of wages forces labour to commit suicide in UP

A poor, unpaid labour on Friday committed suicide in UP's Gorakhpur on Labour Day from the house of his employer.

Six-month-olds are using mobile phones: Survey

More than one-third of babies are tapping on smartphones and tablets even before they learn to walk or talk, a US-based survey shows.

BSNL offers free calling at night from May 1

To boost landline business, the state-run BSNL on Thursday announced unlimited free calling scheme during night hours from its fixed line phones to any operator including mobile phones anywhere in the country from May 1.

'Call drop' problem on mobile phones likely to be resolved soon

Chiding private telecom operators for repeated call drops on their network, Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday said lack of spectrum is no excuse for not resolving this problem.

Kerala: Youths fail to save woman's life, but take pictures on mobiles

In a shocking incident highlighting apathy to human life, two youths, who saw a woman fainting on the rail track on seeing an approaching train, failed to rush to her help, but instead took out their mobiles to capture the ghastly scene of the train ramming her.

Mobile phones recovered from inmates of Nagpur Central Jail

Prison authorities at the Nagpur Central Jail recovered 26 mobile phones from the inmates during a search operation.

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.

How smartphones are ruining sex lives
How smartphones are ruining sex lives

Have you been feeling dissatisfied with your sex life of late? Your smartphone may be to blame, suggests a study.

Conversations invaded by 'conversationalist' mobiles: Amitabh Bachchan
Conversations invaded by 'conversationalist' mobiles: Amitabh Bachchan

 Megastar Amitabh Bachchan finds it challenging for elders to match the speed with which the youngsters express themselves, as well as wonders how mobile phones nowadays have replaced conversations.

Smartphone shoppers rise significantly in India

Online purchases made through mobile phones in India have grown by more than 100 percent over the past two years, indicating a steep upward trend in e-commerce propelled by expediency, reveals the MasterCard Online Shopping Survey 2014 released here on Wednesday.

'1.7 bn women in emerging economies do not own mobile phones'

Over 1.7 billion females in low-and middle-income countries do not own mobile phones and women on average are 14 percent less likely to own a mobile phone than men -- creating a gender gap of 200 million fewer women than men owning mobile phones, a report said here on Tuesday.

IS cuts off women's hands, beat up men for using mobile phones in Mosul

Islamic State (IS) militants have reportedly cut off the hands of three women in the Iraqi city of Mosul for unknown charges and beat up five men publicly for using mobile phones.

Selfie obsession is not just narcissism

London, Feb 15 (IANS) Is one's love for selfies just an exercise in self-obsession? Perhaps not.

New research suggests that clicking selfie's could actually be an empowering activity, helping young people to develop their identity, and boost confidence and self-esteem.