• How smart phones are helping Pakistan win war on polio

    How smartphones are helping Pakistan win war on polio

    With nearly all of the rest of the world on the brink of being free of polio, the disease's persistence in Pakistan has long challenged health experts both inside and outside the country. Last year, the 51 cases
  •  An app to scan nutritional contents in packed food

    An app to scan nutritional contents in packed food

    Understanding if a jar of low fat mayonnaise or processed cheese is actually healthy enough is now only a mobile phone scan away. Sydney-based The George Institute for Global Health has launched a nutrition application in India.
  • Facebook Inc. Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Priscilla are seen with their daughter named Max in this image released on December 1, 2015. REUTERS/COURTESY OF MARK ZUCKERBERG/HANDOUT

    Facebook's Zuckerberg: No tax benefit from philanthropic initiative

    Facebook Inc Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said on Thursday he and his wife would receive no tax benefit from setting up their new philanthropic endeavor as a limited liability company and hinted at the types of efforts it would support.
  • This technology is 100 times faster than WiFi

    This technology is 100 times faster than WiFi

    LiFi, also known as light fidelity, is now moving to trials in the real world, with office tests in Tallin, Estonia achieving speeds of 1GB per second, 100 times the speed of the traditional WiFi.
  • Residents attempt to push a vehicle through floodwaters as others wade past in Chennai on Dec. 2, 2015

    Google launches tool to help Chennai residents

    Amid Chennai's battle against waterlogged roads and drenched homes, Google has extended its support to the city and has created the Crisis Response tool called "South India Flooding." The tool provides users with access to emergency helpline numbers.