Category: Press Release

Stress caused 42% in US to quit job

Stress caused 42% in US to quit job

Dangerously stressful work environments force US workers to seek new employment, according to an international poll by Monster Worldwide Inc. The poll found 42 percent of US respondents have left a job due to an overly stressful environment; workplace stress also caused an additional 35 percent to consider changing jobs. Internationally, respondents from India are [&hellip

Eyes on skies for better Internet access

Eyes on skies for better Internet access

Tech giants are attempting at transmitting Internet signals to remote parts of the world using aircraft deployed in atmospheric space. The course of action could draw upon drones, satellites, high-altitude balloons, blimps or other flying machines. With this end in sight, Google acquired Titan Aerospace this week, a maker of solar-powered drones. Titan’s drones are [&hellip

Anti-theft feature eyed for smartphones

Anti-theft feature eyed for smartphones

Major smartphone makers have agreed to either fit their devices with anti-theft software or make it freely available to customers. The anti-theft property is to be made available as of July 2015 in line with an agreement, which has been signed by major US wireless carriers and smartphone makers. The 10 device makers signing the [&hellip

‘Black tomatoes healthier than red ones’

‘Black tomatoes healthier than red ones’

American scientists have bred a new strangely-colored variety of tomatoes called Indigo Rose, which is being heralded as a new superfood with even greater health benefits than normal red varieties. The new type of tomatoes was bred by Professor Jim Myers at the University of Oregon in the United States. The idea came about when [&hellip

‘Electric stimulation enhances learning’

‘Electric stimulation enhances learning’

Researchers have said electric stimulation of brain of subjects has resulted in the enhancement of their learning rate. The study, underway at Vanderbilt University in Tennessee, which attempts at developing the technology, involved sending mild electric current through the brains of volunteers. One subject, named Laura McClenahan, had a battery attached to her head and [&hellip

US must allow free speech on Palestine

US must allow free speech on Palestine

I am writing today to express grave concern about a wave of legislative measures in the United States aimed at punishing and intimidating those who speak their conscience and challenge the human rights violations endured by the Palestinian people. In legislatures in Maryland, New York, Illinois, Florida, and even the United States Congress, bills have [&hellip

Student invents levitation in 3D space

Student invents levitation in 3D space

A Tokyo student along with fellow researchers has managed to float objects in a 3D space, using ultrasound. Yoichi Ochiai, a University of Tokyo graduate, together with Takayuki Hoshi and Jun Rekimoto, have found out the way to levitate light objects and move them around in a 3D space. Even though ultrasound levitation has been [&hellip

‘CIA knows fate of Malaysia plane’

‘CIA knows fate of Malaysia plane’

The CIA base in Australia knows what happened to the Malaysia Airlines passenger plane, says a prominent analyst. “The CIA base in Alice Springs, Australia, knows precisely what happened to that plane,” said Kevin Barrett in a Press TV interview on Monday, pointing to the base’s access to military radar and satellite coverage in the [&hellip

General Motors recalls 1.3mn vehicles

General Motors recalls 1.3mn vehicles

General Motors recalled another 1.3 million cars on the eve of hearings on Capitol Hill that are expected to be contentious. The new recalls involve mid-to-late 2000′s model GM cars that have faulty power steering mechanisms, the company said. “If power steering assist is lost, a message displays on the Driver Information Center and a [&hellip

Malaysia plane ‘lost in Indian Ocean’

Malaysia plane ‘lost in Indian Ocean’

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott says existing evidence suggests that the missing Malaysia Airlines has been lost in the Indian Ocean. “The accumulation of evidence is that the aircraft has been lost and it has been lost somewhere in the south of the Indian Ocean,” Abbott said on Monday. The Australian premier also said that [&hellip