Pokémon Go takes world by storm, creates new App Store record

Pokémon Go takes world by storm, creates new App Store record

Pokémon Go has gone beyond just be a game and becoming a craze across the globe. Since its launch in last month, Pokémon Go has been creating new records. As per Apple, Pokémon Go has created a new App Store record.

Verizon could announce Yahoo! Inc acquisition deal in few days

Verizon could announce Yahoo! Inc acquisition deal in few days

Verizon Communications is going to expand its presence in digital advertising world with the purchase of Yahoo! Inc. There is a huge possibility that Verizon will announce about any agreement to acquire the company for around $5 billion in the next few days.

Facebook successfully completes first test of its ‘Aquila’ Internet drone

Facebook successfully completes first test of its ‘Aquila’ Internet drone

In an announcement made on Thursday, social network Facebook said that the first full-scale test of its solar-powered ‘Aquila’ drone has been successfully completed by the company.

The announcement is noteworthy because Facebook has developed the solar-powered Aquila drone with the objective of reaching Internet access to the hitherto-unconnected remote areas of the world.

FCC Chairman asks US phone companies to develop robocall-blocking technology

FCC Chairman asks US phone companies to develop robocall-blocking technology

On Friday, US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chairman Tom Wheeler sent out letters to the CEO of leading US phone companies, pressuring them to take the requisite measures to end the so-called robocalls --- the free, automated pre-recorded telephone calls which are often made to consumers from unknown numbers belonging to robot telemarketers or scam artists.

E.coli outbreak sickens 12, health officials suggest ways to prevent illness

E.coli outbreak sickens 12, health officials suggest ways to prevent illness

Investigation is on to find the source of E.coli outbreak, responsible for making at least 12 people sick. Strain of E. coli is generally linked with ground beef. Therefore, it is vital to avoid eating under-cooked ground beef either at home or at restaurant.

Simple method developed to develop bio-inspired robots

Simple method developed to develop bio-inspired robots

A simple, easy-to-be-adopted method has been developed to create micro-robots that can be used within the human body to deliver drugs and carry out certain medical operations.

The method developed by researchers at Ecole Polytechnique Federale de Lausanne (EPFL) and ETH Zurich not only helps to come up with bio-inspired robots, but the ones that are full of advanced features.

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