A career in mobile apps

A growing numbers of smartphone users has led to an increase in demand for mobile app developers who keep you tuned in all the time.

Community panchayat in UP bans jeans, mobile phones for girls

A community panchayat has banned girls from wearing jeans and keeping mobile phones claiming that they were having a "bad" effect on them and were responsible for eve-teasing incidents.

Ban on use of Pak SIM card extended in Jaisalmer till Dec 3

Expressing concern over mobile signal spillover from Pakistan in the border district, the Collector has extended ban on use of Pakistani SIM card here till December 3, an official said today.

TRAI publishes information paper on impact of EMF radiation

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Wednesday published an information paper on growing public concern about possible health hazards from Electro Magnetic Field (EMF) exposures from mobile phones or their base stations.

Bihar Minister says non-veg food, mobile phones lead to rape, molestation

As per Bihar Minister for Art, Culture and Youth Affairs Vinay Bihari, people who eat non-vegetarian food are inclined towards carrying out crimes like molestation and rape.

Ban mobile phones to stop rapes, molestation: Karnataka MLAs` panel

Inspite of Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s appeal to politicians that they should stop doing "psychological analysis" of the reasons behind rape incidents, Chairperson of the Karnataka Legislature Committee of Women and Child Development Shakuntala Shetty stoked a controversy by proposing to impose ban on mobile phones in schools and colleges to curb incidents like rape.

Mobile phones could make men infertile

Men, who keep a mobile phone in their trouser pocket, could be affected with male fertility, according to a new study led by the University of Exeter.

MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call: Report

The co-pilot of missing Malaysian airliner MH370 attempted to make a mid-flight call from his mobile phone just before the plane vanished from radar screens, a report said citing unnamed investigators.

Bigger mobile phone screens boost mobile video consumption: Study

Mobile phones with larger screens reportedly play an important part in increased mobile video consumption, a new study has found.

Mobile phone recovered from Tarun Tejpal`s prison cell

A mobile phone was recovered from the cell of former Tehelka chief Tarun Tejpal during a surprise inspection in a Goa prison.

Social networks to solve complex problems: Mark Zuckerberg

Facebook is on road to help users solve "bigger" and "complex" problems, founder and CEO of the social networking giant Mark Zuckerberg said today.

Tech spending to jump globally in 2014, analysts predict

IT spending is projected to total 3.8 trillion dollars globally in 2014, according to Gartner.

`India not informing people that mobile phones pose no threat to health`

India is not forthcoming in informing the people that mobile phones and towers pose no threat to health and they do not cause brain cancer, WHO`s Radiation and Environmental Health Unit`s first coordinator Michael Repacholi said today.

Twitter to be available on mobile phones without Internet

A good news for all the Twitter lovers. Twitter Inc is tying up with a Singapore-based startup to make its service available to users in emerging markets who have entry-level mobile phones which cannot access the Internet.

Edward Snowden leaks have identified areas of concern: Obama

US President Barack Obama has acknowledged that leaks by former CIA contractor Edward Snowden have identified some areas of legitimate concerns with regard to privacy of citizens while highly sensationalising other issues.

Now, charge mobile phones with microwave signals!

The researchers have found a new way to capture microwave signals and turn them in to electrical power that can be used to charge a mobile phone.

`Barack Obama`s cell phone could be tapped`

US Senator Rand Paul has said the NSA spying has "gone too far" and is speculating about whether the agency has tapped into President Obama`s cell phone.

Germany says US possibly monitored Angela Merkel`s phone; White House denies

The United States of America may have monitored German Chancellor Angela Merkel`s mobile phone, a German government spokesperson alleged.

Use mobile phones carefully, urges Juhi Chawla

Actress-turned-social activist Juhi Chawla has highlighted the harmful effects of radiation from the mobile phones and towers and urged people to use land-line telephones.

Mobile phones, social media `easing disaster impact`

Mobile phones and social media are saving thousands of lives in disaster-prone countries but many vulnerable communities still need to be equipped with modern communications, the Red Cross said Thursday.