A 2006 study into mobile phones and driving had found that ‘the impairments associated with using a cell phone while driving can be as profound as those associated with driving while drunk’. Put simply, monitoring two complex tasks at once leads to likely mismanaging one of them. An op-ed in Science Nordic earlier this year linked social media with issues to do with concentrating and attention.
London | (PTK): Wi-Fi has been identified as the most important daily need with 4 out of 10 persons giving it more importance than other human luxuries and necessities like sex, chocolate and alcohol, a new study has claimed. The study, carried about by Wi-Fi connectivity provider iPass, surveyed 1,700 working professionals across Europe and the US about their connectivity habits..
Jammu | Nov 20 (PTK): Minister of State for Education, Technical Education, Culture, Tourism, Department of Horticulture, Floriculture and Parks, Priya Sethi today laid thrust on developing smart classrooms in all educational institutions and promoting use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in education. Priya Sethi said this during her visit to the Government College for Women, Parade.
New Delhi | (PTK): WhatsApp, recently, released its much anticipated video calling feature. Although, billions of WhatsApp users waited for this new feature, there is a need to get alert too as in the name of WhatsApp video calling, trap links are being circulated. Such links will ask to invite your friends to enable this feature. These links may gather your phone information which can be used to.
Srinagar | (PTK): After remaining suspended for over four months, the mobile internet services were restored in the Kashmir Valley on Saturday. Mobile internet services were restored on all postpaid mobile phones from Saturday midnight. Authorities said that the service would be restored on prepaid connections after the situation is reviewed in light of its impact on overall law and order situation. Internet.
New Delhi: A man on Sunday claimed on a social media site that his 4G LYF phone, sold by RIL’s retail arm Reliance Retail, burst into flames with the firm promising thorough investigation in the matter. Tanvir Sadiq, who describes himself on Twitter as the political secretary to the working president of the Jammu and Kashmir National Conference posted a picture of the charred LYF.
NEW DELHI: India has lost out on being the destination for the world’s largest telescope. There was a lot of anticipation that the giant Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) would get housed at a remote high- altitude site in the cold desert of Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir. This week members of the multi-country coalition that is spearheading it decided to build the telescope in the Canary.
Facebook on Wednesday delivered another blockbuster earnings performance, showing solid growth in mobile ad revenues as the social network expands into new services. While Facebook topped Wall Street expectations in the quarter, shares dove more than eight per cent to $116.54 after an earnings call during which executives warned that revenue growth should be more tempered next year and that the company.
Helsinki | (PTK): Finnish telecoms giant Nokia on yesterday said it had finalised its acquisition of former French-American rival Alcatel-Lucent. By January it held a controlling interest of around 76 per cent, but a public exchange offer to buy the rest dragged on as small shareholders held out for a better price. “The closing of the deal today, marked by the purchase of all outstanding Alcatel-Lucent.
New Delhi: The city police on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that from January 1, 2017 the `panic button` in every mobile phones will be introduced, to help people in distress, especially women. A division bench of Justice B.D. Ahmed and Justice Ashutosh Kumar was informed by the Delhi Police that it has also planned to do away with all existing emergency number such as 100, 101, 102 and.