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Hired over 12,500 people in US in last 5 years: TCS

Hired over 12,500 people in US in last 5 years: TCS

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has hired over 12,500 people in the US in the last five years even as Indian IT outsourcing firms face accusations of taking away American jobs.

Jun 23, 2017, 19:22 PM IST

Going vegan can actually `harm` the environment!

Eating lettuce is over three times worse in greenhouse gas emissions than eating bacon.

Dec 15, 2015, 11:48 AM IST

New technology detects objects touched by user

The technique called 'EM-Sense' takes advantage of the body's natural electrical conductivity to detect whether a person is touching an electrical or electromechanical device.

Nov 11, 2015, 15:26 PM IST
Make a customised walking robot in a jiffy

Make a customised walking robot in a jiffy

The researchers designed and built two four-legged robots using the design system and found that the overall motions of the prototypes were consistent with the behaviours predicted by their simulation.

Nov 10, 2015, 11:51 AM IST

3D printers could soon create hearts, arteries!

The development could one day lead to a world in which transplants are no longer necessary to repair damaged organs, solving life's most complex health problems.

Oct 26, 2015, 11:50 AM IST

How numbers or graphics can help you cut down on calories

A team of researchers has suggested that numbers or graphics can encourage diners to eat less.

Sep 24, 2015, 08:53 AM IST

Digestible batteries required to create electronic pills

Scientists have revealed that electronic pills can be used if digestible batteries are created.

Sep 22, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Telangana govt seeks NIIT's support to increase IT literacy

 With an aim to increase IT literacy in Telangana, the state government today extended an invitation to NIIT to partner with it for digital and computer education in government schools.

Jul 31, 2015, 21:51 PM IST

3D print soft toys soon

A team from Disney Research and Carnegie Mellon University has devised a 3D printer that layers together laser-cut sheets of fabric to form soft, squeezable objects such as bunnies, doll clothing and phone cases.

Apr 19, 2015, 18:39 PM IST
Mobile phone users' data at risk of attacks: McAfee

Mobile phone users' data at risk of attacks: McAfee

Cellphones with mobile apps could be potential target of cyber attacks globally and subscribers' data including usernames and passwords are at risk, security software maker McAfee said Tuesday.

Feb 24, 2015, 15:48 PM IST

Infosys co-founder donates $1.8 mn for brain research

In January, Gopalakrishnan had donated Rs 225 crore to set up a brain research centre in a joint effort between IISc and a trust formed by him and his wife.

Jul 17, 2014, 15:17 PM IST

Now, iPad users can explore Excel spreadsheets with their fingers

Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a visualization approach to help people explore complex data with their fingers.

Apr 23, 2014, 13:05 PM IST

Rumoured Facebook demise `not something waiting to happen`: Study

A new study has dispelled the finding of a widely publicized Princeton study that stated that Facebook would lose 20 percent of its users between 2015 and 2017.

Feb 08, 2014, 12:31 PM IST

Chennai-born Indian-American elected to Chinese Academy of Sciences

Subra Suresh, Chennai-born Indian-American president of Carnegie Mellon University, has been elected a foreign member of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, a rare and highly coveted distinction within the academic fraternity.

Jan 16, 2014, 12:07 PM IST

Researchers use inkblots to improve security of online passwords

Computer scientists at Carnegie Mellon University have developed a new inkblot password system called GOTCHA to increase security against online password thefts.

Nov 08, 2013, 18:38 PM IST

New technique can write your life history using Twitter!

Researchers have developed a new technique that studies your tweets to identify the most significant events you have experienced and assembles them into an accurate life history.

Oct 14, 2013, 14:45 PM IST

New technique can write your life history using twitter!

Twitter users, beware! Your tweets can reveal your life history!

Oct 13, 2013, 21:41 PM IST

Now, `crash-proof` driver-less car

Researchers led by an Indian-origin scientist have developed a new `crash-proof` driver-less car that can safely navigate its way through busy roads.

Sep 09, 2013, 18:14 PM IST

Talking on cellphone while driving not as dangerous as believed

It has been a widely believed that talking on a cellphone while driving can be dangerous and lead to more accidents.

Aug 09, 2013, 12:47 PM IST

Now, WorldKit technology that transforms everything into touchscreens

A latest experimental technology system, called WorldKit reportedly turns any surface into a touchscreen by pairing a depth-sensing camera lens with a projector lens.

Jul 09, 2013, 19:45 PM IST