A huge collection of 3400+ free website templates JAR theme com WP themes and more at the biggest community-driven free web design site
Home / Science and Technology (page 18)

Science and Technology

Google, Apple face off over augmented reality technology

SAN FRANCISCO (Web Desk) Alphabet Inc’s Google on Wednesday unveiled tools to make augmented reality apps for mobile devices using the Android operating system, setting up its latest showdown with Apple Inc’s iPhone over next-generation smartphone features.Phone-based augmented reality (AR), in which digital objects are superimposed onto the real world …

Read More »

WhatsApp breaks silence on its upcoming ‘celebrity feature’

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Tech wizards were recently holding series of discussions on speculated ‘WhatsApp for Business’ but little did users know about its background.Now Facebook-owned WhatsApp has confirmed the feature.According to WhatsApp’s FAQ section’, the messaging platform is now looking for ways to let users connect to businesses easily.The page …

Read More »

new leap for AI: computer chips that can smell

ARUSHA,Tanzania (Web Desk) Nigerian neuroscientist Oshiorenoya Agabi may have found a way to solve one of life’s puzzling dilemmas: how to make air travel pleasant again.What if you could skip tedious airport security lines, while a special device able to sniff out explosives works silently in the background? This is …

Read More »

Mark Zuckerberg welcomes second daughter in Facebook post

SAN FRANCISCO (Web Desk) Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg and his wife welcomed their second daughter August to the world on Monday (Aug 28) with a post on the leading social network.As they did with after the birth of their first daughter, Maxima, in late 2015, the couple wrote the girl …

Read More »

Chairman General Electric says not pursuing Uber CEO job

ISLAMABAD (Web Desk) Uber field of candidates for a new chief executive officer narrowed further on Sunday when Jeff Immelt, chairman of General Electric Co, said he was no longer in the running for the top leadership position.Uber’s board of directors has been searching for a new CEO since June, …

Read More »

Facebook, Instagram restore services after suffering worldwide outage

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI (Web Desk) Facebook users in Pakistan and elsewhere found themselves unable to access the social network through their computers and smartphones for about an hour on Saturday, ARY News reported.Users trying to log in to the site are greeted with the message that “Facebook Will Be Back Soon” and …

Read More »

Mars weather: ‘Cloudy, chance of nighttime snowstorm’

PARIS (Web Desk) Mars is buffeted by turbulent snowstorms that occur only at night, according to a study released Monday that revises our understanding of Red Planet weather.Up to now, it was thought that snow falling from low-lying Martian clouds settled slowly and sparsely to the ground in an environment …

Read More »

Japan launches satellite for advanced GPS operation

TOKYO (Web Desk) Japan on Saturday launched an H-2A rocket carrying a geo-positioning satellite into orbit after a week-long delay, the government said.The launch of Japan’s third geo-positioning satellite is part of its plan to build a version of the U.S. global positioning system (GPS) to offer location information used …

Read More »

Tech titans call on UN to ban ‘killer robots’

UNITED NATIONS (Web Desk) A group of technology experts including Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk has called upon the United Nations about potential threat posed by autonomous weapons dubbed ‘killer robots’.In an open letter addressed to the U.N.’s Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons, 116 founders and CEOs of robotics …

Read More »