A team of graduate students have combined technology with medicine, instilling in the modern smartphones a function that serves the cause of treating and extinguishing malaria. The youth in discussion have more precisely designed an application which will enable healthcare workers in remote locations to give an immediate diagnose of the mosquito-borne infectious disease.
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Since there isn’t any red button on your phone to push in emergency/panic cases, the U.S. State Department decided to build one. So what purpose would this “panic button” serve?
Electronic Arts might lose a fortune as the man responsible for the first version of the “Madden NFL Football” video game is suing the company claiming that he has been left out of the franchise’s success. If successful, Robin Antonick could receive tens of millions of dollars in owed royalties and potentially billions in profits, considering that the franchise has sold more than 85 million copies in the more than 20 years since it hit the marketplace.
A new study carried out by a team from the University of Leeds suggests that a good round of laughter can help heal leg ulcers, the experts claiming that good nursing and the occasional laugh can get the body heal faster than using the latest technology.
The next generation of Google Android smartphones and tablets were officially presented at this year’s edition of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, congress which was the host of over 60,000 professionals from 200 countries.
Motorola Mobility Holdings Inc has officially announced the pricing for its Xoom tablet PC and, although its price is not as high as previously expected, the device is still rather expensive.
Google Inc is planning to focus more on its enterprise business, although 96 percent of the company’s revenue in 2010 came from advertising, with now more than 1,000 employees working in Dave Girouard’s department.
Starbucks Corp is planning to expand its business in the one-cup coffee-brewing market which is growing in popularity, looking for new deals around the world to achieve that objective.
With the ongoing competition in the smartphones and tablet computers market, Google Inc launched on Wednesday a new service meant to help publishers sell digital versions of newspapers and magazines, keeping the pace with rival Apple Inc, which had launched a subscription platform for digital media sold through its iTunes app store only a day earlier.
Seeing the troubles it was having catching up with rivals Apple and Google in the smartphone market, Finnish company Nokia decided to team up with Microsoft Corp, more precisely to use Windows Phone software on its devices.