Manish Kansal

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Batteries of the future will feature ultra fast charging and 20 year lifespans

This new breakthrough in battery technology means we won't have to hang around for long waiting for our devices to charge, but the lifespans of the …

Google Is Testing A New Search Feature That Could Change The Way You Visit Doctors (GOOG)

Google is testing a new search feature that could hook you up with a virtual doctor appointment when you search for symptoms, one Reddit user …

10 Easy-to-Use Security and Privacy Tools

For a long time, people thought that technologies couldn't be both secure and easy to use.<p>But that's changing: These 10 tools are not only intuitive …

Mobile Rewards Startup Lootsie Hires Steve Cho As Its First COO

Lootsie, a startup that allows advertisers to present mobile app users with special rewards, announced today that it has hired its first chief …

Mobile analytics startup puts Southeast Asian telcos to work collecting data

Above: Vserv's Dippak Khurana<p>Image Credit: Vserv<p>Dippak Khurana and his mobile analytic startup Vserv are letting large telecommunication firms in …

5 startups that could radically transform the world around us

Above: Peeks makes an app and a clip-on piece of hardware that non-healthcare experts can use to perform eye-health checks for people who might not …

AI expert predicts half of web searches will soon be speech and images

Image Credit: Kārlis Dambrāns/Flickr<p>SAN FRANCISCO — Here in the U.S., we like our Google search box. We type into it almost without thinking, and we …

No cash, no cards - just smartphone

The aroma of rich coffee wafts through the air as Xolile Malindi leans behind the counter of House of Machines, a hip café in the heart of Cape Town. …

The tech geeks transforming learning

Fresh faced and full of energy, five recent graduates sit around the conference room table. They all hail from a different African country, and they …

Is mindfulness and less stress worth $299? The Muse makes a case (review)

Above: Interaxon's Muse brain-sensing headband<p>Image Credit: Devindra Hardawar/VentureBeat<p>The most interesting wearable I've used yet isn't a fitness …

Windows Phone 9 Developer Preview Rumored For January 2015

If there was one thing Microsoft did to anger their Windows Phone fans a couple of years ago was when they announced that Windows Phone 7 handsets …

New Snapdragon 210 processor to power cheap 4G LTE smartphones next year

Processor manufacturer Qualcomm's newly announced Snapdragon 210 chip aims to bring 4G LTE connectivity to even the most basic smartphones in the …

With Android One, Google puts itself firmly back in the OS' driving seat

How Android One will look. Image: Google<p>Google today unveiled Android One, a smartphone platform intended to give Android a new edge in emerging …

Worldwide smartphone shipments to touch 1.2B this year

Sarah Tew/CNET<p>Smartphone shipments across the world will near 1.2 billion this year -- a bounce of 19 percent from 2013 -- Juniper Research said …

Gandhi would have been amused at being played by a Brit, Nehru told Richard Attenborough

The tributes to Richard Attenborough have been many, rich and well deserved. They bring together the many Attenboroughs, the actor that the older generation remembers for his role as Pinkie Brown in <i>Brighton Rock</i> (1947), my generation for the <i>Great Escape,</i> and the younger for <i>Jurassic Park</i>. His role …

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The next era of computing is coming, and ARM’s Simon Segars is ready to profit from it

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Stacey Higginbotham<p>In a world where software updates occur every day and hardware upgrade cycles are speeding up, the …