In Slumping Tablet Market, Apple Still Rules

Global sales of tablet computers extended their slide in early 2016, with some bright spots at the low end of the market and more expensive “detachables,” a survey showed Thursday. Overall sales of tablets fell 14.7 percent in the first quarter to 39.6 million units, continuing a downward trend from 2015 when the once-hot market […]

Cyber-bullying increases aggression in teenagers: Study

Bullying, whether face-to-face or online, hampers a child’s mental or cognitive growth drastically. Bullying has become increasingly rampant across the world, with new stories doing the rounds every couple of days. Since present times are all about the digital age, now online or cyber-bullying, as it is called, has started rearing its head as well. […]

ISIS developing Google-style driverless cars for attacks

London: Islamic State (ISIS) technicians are working to develop a Google-style driverless car that could navigate itself into a crowded area before detonating an explosive device, aNATO security expert has warned. ISIS’ research and development department in the terror group’s de facto Syrian capital, Raqqa, is believed to be producing the vehicles at the same […]

Rare IS bombings in southern Iraq kill 33

Najaf: The Islamic State group carried out rare attacks in Iraq`s deep Shiite south Sunday, killing at least 33 people with twin suicide car bomb blasts in the city of Samawa.  “The hospitals have received 33 dead,” a senior official in the Muthanna health department, which covers Samawa, told AFP. An officer in Muthanna Operations […]