Singapore awarded as best information technology country

According to the Global Information Technology Report 2016, the index that measures how economies use the opportunities offered by information and communications technologies (ICT) to improve the competitiveness and well-being, that has been published by the World Economic Forum, Singapore was awarded with the first place, ahead of Finland, Sweden, Norway and the United States.…

Mosquitoes, the app to locate and control them

For the first time, from this summer, mobile phones could become an anti-mosquito weapon, thanks to an app invented in Italy, in La Sapienza University of Rome. ZanzaMapp (this is the name) is free and allows you to locate the mosquitoes, getting a map of the areas where they are concentrated. The data, collected by…

The “Unlike” button lands on Facebook

For years and years we heard about this rumour but only now is becoming reality: coming soon to Facebook a button that lets you express emotions beyond the iconic thumbs up. Founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg made the announcement: Facebook will have a “dislike” button as a companion to its “like” button. Many people…