Now, robot therapist to help relieve muscle strains

Now, robot therapist to help relieve muscle strains

  Singapore: Suffering from back pain? A robotic massage therapist developed by a Singapore-based start up may help relieve muscle strains and injuries. Emma, or Short for Expert Manipulative Massage Automation, a robotic arm with a 3D-printed massage tip, can resolve some of the challenges faced by sports therapy clinics, such as a shortage of […]

Kickass Torrent’s alleged owner Artem Vaulin arrested, site goes offline

Kickass Torrent’s alleged owner Artem Vaulin arrested, site goes offline

The alleged owner of the most-visited illegal file-sharing website Kickass Torrents or KAT, Ukrainian national Artem Vaulin (30), was arrested in Poland over charges of conspiracy to commit money laundering, criminal copyright infringement and unlawful distribution of copyright materials on the website. The US Justice Department’s criminal division on Wednesday announced the arrest in a […]

WikiLeaks threatens Twitter to start own micro-blogging service

WikiLeaks threatens Twitter to start own micro-blogging service

Reacting to Twitter’s permanent ban on Milo Yiannopoulos, the tech editor at conservative news site Breitbart and one of the micro-blogging site’s most offensive users, WikiLeaks has threatened to start its own Twitter because of “cyber feudalism”. In an online exchange of words between WikiLeaks and Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey, WikiLeaks posted: “We will start […]

New test can predict if coma patient will wake up in a year

New test can predict if coma patient will wake up in a year

Washington: Scientists have found a new way to measure the level of awareness in a brain-injured person who is in coma, and predict whether they will recover consciousness within a year.The precise diagnosis and prognosis of recovery of consciousness of patients after a severe brain injury is a challenging clinical task, as some brain-injured patients […]

Light-based wireless communications a reality soon: Facebook team

Light-based wireless communications a reality soon: Facebook team

Newyork: Researchers from Facebook’s Connectivity Lab have developed a new technology that can one day make light-based wireless communications — a far superior technology than the ones based on radio frequencies or microwaves — a reality in the future. The new technology can pave the way for fast optical wireless networks capable of delivering internet […]

Get set go for Delhi’s PokeWalk on July 24

Get set go for Delhi’s PokeWalk on July 24

Newdelhi: The frenzy over Pokemon Go, an augmented reality game, has gripped the world like none other within just eight days of its launch. While some in India may have found a way to download it, others are awaiting the official release and Delhi is all set to conduct the biggest Pokemon Go event India […]

Hillary Clinton jumps on the Pokemon Go bandwagon

Hillary Clinton jumps on the Pokemon Go bandwagon

Newyork: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has started to use the newly-launched Augmented Reality (AR) game Pokemon Go as a campaigning tool to register voters. The game, which came out on July 6, encourages users to walk around and visit “PokeStops” where they can acquire items for the game like Poke Balls and “gyms” where […]

Startup firm using AI to make open school platform smarter

Startup firm using AI to make open school platform smarter

  New Delhi:Astartup company by two IIT grads which is engaged in imparting education using the open school platform is infusing Artificial Intelligence technology now to make its platform smarter. Last year, Ritesh Singh and Akshat Goel launched Eckovation – a unique open-school communication and social learning platform that allows teachers, parents and students to […]

Twitter now supports up to 15MB GIF files

Twitter now supports up to 15MB GIF files

Micro-blogging website Twitter has increased its animated GIF (graphics interchange format) size limit from 5MB to 15MB if uploaded on the web from a desktop, a media report said on Thursday. However, the 5MB photo limit stays the same, along with the GIF limit, for mobile uploads on Twitter. But the micro-blogging website now allows […]