Computer

Government institute bars visually-impaired programmer from giving exam

Government institute bars visually-impaired programmer from giving exam

Varun Mehato, who will now have to wait for a few months before he can reappear for the exam, said that the rule is ambiguous and difficult for visually challenged people like him to deal with.

 

Aug 11, 2017, 10:25 AM IST

US indicts suspected Russian 'mastermind' of $4 billion bitcoin laundering scheme

US authorities also linked him to the failure of Mt. Gox, a Japan-based bitcoin exchange that collapsed in 2014 after being hacked.

 

Jul 27, 2017, 10:36 AM IST

This 'magic' DNA computer can outperform all systems – Read

Researchers from The University of Manchester in the UK showed the feasibility of engineering a universal Turing machine (UTM) - a computer that can be programmed to compute anything any other device can process.

Mar 02, 2017, 14:31 PM IST
SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

SpaceX scouring data for clues to launch pad explosion

SpaceX is scouring computer and video data for clues to the devastating launch pad explosion that destroyed a rocket and satellite.

Sep 03, 2016, 18:15 PM IST

DNA: Revealed - Top 25 worst passwords!

Watch this video to learn the top 25 worst passwords used online and how to select a password which his hard to hack.

Jan 29, 2016, 00:12 AM IST
Now, computers can sense your anger

Now, computers can sense your anger

The way you move your mouse can tell a lot of about your mood, according to a new study.

Dec 15, 2015, 10:28 AM IST

Use unique sounds to access your data faster

If you are tired of watching that circle spinning in the centre of your computer screen while you wait for a programme to be loaded, try singing to your data, literally.

Nov 04, 2015, 16:49 PM IST
Now, control your computer via hand gestures

Now, control your computer via hand gestures

The gesture controller is designed to fit any hand via an adjustable palm strap and four moldable finger mounts.

Nov 03, 2015, 18:51 PM IST
Here's how you can disable 'autoplay videos' on Facebook, Twitter!

Here's how you can disable 'autoplay videos' on Facebook, Twitter!

Recently, the autoplaying video features availabe on both Facebook and Twitter have been faced with criticism after the horrific footage of the on-air shootings of a TV reporter and cameraman posted on the social media sites has gone viral.

Aug 28, 2015, 11:42 AM IST

Planning to build your own sub-50K computer? Here's how!

The choices of computers in today's world is not really hard considering the ample quantity of manufacturers and their products.

Aug 25, 2015, 19:51 PM IST
Washing machine, printer can steal files from your computer!

Washing machine, printer can steal files from your computer!

Can washing machines steal all the important files on your computer? This may sound way too advanced in regard to the technological advancement made in human history, but this is a fact. Hackers have devised a way to steal data from your computers without breaking into the computer network via the Internet.

Aug 06, 2015, 12:24 PM IST
Google Maps adds feature to send directions from PC to phone

Google Maps adds feature to send directions from PC to phone

Google has launched a feature which allows users to send directions from Google Maps on a computer to a device.

Jul 15, 2015, 09:17 AM IST

Cooler computers, smartphones using graphene

 Almost half of the total energy used in running a computer goes in cooling it down. That is going to change now.

Jul 11, 2015, 18:02 PM IST
Wimbledon? It's elementary dear Watson

Wimbledon? It's elementary dear Watson

Deep in the bowels of the All England Club, an army of employees from one of the world`s technology giants are teaching a computer named Watson to master tennis.

Jul 05, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

iBall Splendo: A PC on a stick that turns TV into a computer

iBall Splendo, a device showcased by Intel at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) earlier this year in Las Vegas, turns our TV into a computer.

Jun 23, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

Computer that operates on water droplets developed

A computer that operates using the unique physics of moving water droplets has been developed by an Indian-origin scientist and his team.

Jun 10, 2015, 14:46 PM IST

Now a 'missed call' to shut down your computer

Neki Ram of Nuhiyanwali village in Sirsa has developed a SIM-based device that can be attached to the computer.

Jun 01, 2015, 12:30 PM IST

Want safer web? Take data control into your own hands

As per researchers, when it comes to keeping online information safe from hackers and other criminals, it's up to the individual user to keep his or her data secure.

May 22, 2015, 00:28 AM IST
Artificial pancreas vulnerable to cyber security risk

Artificial pancreas vulnerable to cyber security risk

An artificial pancreas that automatically controls insulin infusion is at a greater risk of cyber security threat that may put users in trouble, researchers warn.

May 15, 2015, 13:33 PM IST