Ashton Kutcher compares newborn babies to phones
Ashton Kutcher compares newborn babies to phones

Ashton Kutcher feels having a newborn baby is like when you get a new mobile phone.

Hindu Mahasabha wants dress code in schools, colleges

The right-wing Akhil Bharat Hindu Mahasabha Monday demanded that a dress code be introduced in schools and colleges and mobile phones be banned on their premises "to check increasing obscenity".

67 percent people across globe prefer watching videos on mobiles: Survey
67 percent people across globe prefer watching videos on mobiles: Survey

A new survey has revealed that 67 percent people across the globe prefer mobile as their primary platform for watching movies, music videos, and TV shows.

663 committed suicide in nine years in Mizoram

At least 663 people have committed suicide over the past nine years in Mizoram, with depression identified as the main cause, a report said Wednesday.

US spies on mobile phones from the sky: Report

 US justice officials are scooping up mobile phone data from unwitting Americans as part of a sophisticated airborne surveillance program designed to catch criminals, the Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.

China proposes tougher rules on text message spam

 China has proposed stricter regulations on sending spam to mobile phones, including fines of up to 30,000 yuan ($4,907) for violations, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said.

Missed calls, the Indian way

Recently, I was having a conversation with some of my friends about ‘missed calls’, a term that may be alien to many people across the world, but not to Indians for sure. What struck me was the amazement that some of them displayed about many of us considering this as a means of communication.

New ultra-fast batteries recharge in just two minutes

Scientists have developed next generation ultra-fast batteries that can be recharged up to 70 per cent in only two minutes and have a lifespan of over 20 years.

Now access WiFi internet at Chennai Central

Waiting to board a train or receive a relative at Chennai Central would no more be a dull experience, as the busiest railway terminus in South India is now offering free WiFi internet access to laptops and mobile phones.

Driven by mobile, over 1 bn videos viewed everyday on Facebook
Driven by mobile, over 1 bn videos viewed everyday on Facebook

Social networking giant Facebook Monday said more than one billion videos are viewed everyday on its platform, with over 65 per cent of it being consumed on mobile phones.

UP: Vaishya community bans mobile phones for girls to fight 'Love jihad'

A committee of vaishyas in Uttar Pradesh has asked school girls to stop using mobile phones to save themselves from falling in the trap of "love jihad".

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.