Computers

Matrix-inspired brain chip that could turn us into human USBs under development? - Learn more

Matrix-inspired brain chip that could turn us into human USBs under development? - Learn more

The organisation behind the concept is claiming that this technology would not only allow create super soldiers but also enable blind people see again.

Jul 14, 2017, 13:29 PM IST

Indian electronics market expected to reach $400 bn

The demand for electronic products in India is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41 percent during 2017-20 to reach $400 billion by 2020, a study said on Monday.

Jun 12, 2017, 14:03 PM IST
WannaCry Ransomware attack: All you need to know

WannaCry Ransomware attack: All you need to know

Ransomware is a type of malicious software that carries out the cryptoviral extortion attack from cryptovirology that blocks access to data until a ransom is paid and displays a message requesting payment to unlock it. Simple ransomware may lock the system in a way which is not difficult for a knowledgeable person to reverse. 

May 15, 2017, 17:25 PM IST
EU, US to discuss possible expansion of airline laptop ban

EU, US to discuss possible expansion of airline laptop ban

"There is a scheduled phone call later today with US Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly and a number of European ministers," Commission spokeswoman Anna-Kaisa Itkonen told a news briefing in Brussels.

May 12, 2017, 18:17 PM IST

Over 15 crore rural households go without computers

The report indicates that in 14-29 years age group in rural India, only 18 percent were able to operate a computer.

Apr 07, 2017, 17:43 PM IST
Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

Watch video- Paralysed chimpanzee walks again with the help of a touch-screen

 A chimpanzee has learned to walk again after being paralysed due to illness.

Jul 07, 2016, 00:04 AM IST
Soon, you could be wearing computers in your clothes!

Soon, you could be wearing computers in your clothes!

Clothes with computer components that can gather, store or transfer data has come closer to reality after a team of researchers could embroider electronic circuits into fabric with 0.1 mm precision

Apr 14, 2016, 15:19 PM IST
Can you believe this? Computers can detect if you're bored!

Can you believe this? Computers can detect if you're bored!

A new study suggests that computers can be programmed to assess boredom by reading a person’s body language.

Feb 25, 2016, 18:10 PM IST

Indian-origin engineer discovers ground breaking 2D semi-conducting material

The semi-conductor, made of the elements tin and oxygen or tin monoxide (SnO) by the associate professor Ashutosh Tiwari-led team is a layer of 2D material only one atom thick, allowing electrical charges to move through it much faster than conventional 3D materials such as silicon. 

Feb 15, 2016, 18:01 PM IST
Breakthrough in AI: Google's AphaoGo beats human champion in Chinese game Go - Watch

Breakthrough in AI: Google's AphaoGo beats human champion in Chinese game Go - Watch

DeepMind, Google's taciturn artificial intelligence arm, claimed that its programme AlphaGo defeated Fan Hui - the current champion of the game that was developed in China 2,500 years ago.

Jan 28, 2016, 18:52 PM IST

New `metamateriaal` brings superfast computers closer to reality

Washington D.C; A team of scientists has come up with a new  metamaterialwith an unusual refraction of light that will speed up the computers.

Dec 29, 2015, 22:24 PM IST
Soon, you'll be able to interact with your deceased kin!

Soon, you'll be able to interact with your deceased kin!

Scientist argues that within 50 years people could be kept alive forever as avatars that can interact with their relatives.

Oct 30, 2015, 14:24 PM IST
Soon, control your computers with smile, blink

Soon, control your computers with smile, blink

The new project aims to revolutionise everyday interactions between humans and computers.

Oct 29, 2015, 14:25 PM IST

Indian PC market slips 13% to 2.2 mn units in Q2: Gartner

Demand slowdown in enterprise segment led to 13 percent decline in the Indian PC market to about 2.2 million units during the second quarter of this year, research firm Gartner said Tuesday.

Sep 15, 2015, 18:27 PM IST
Indian-origin scientists develop new super-thin material

Indian-origin scientists develop new super-thin material

The new material spun out of boron, nitrogen, carbon, and oxygen shows evidence of magnetic, optical, and electrical properties as well as thermal sensitivity. 
 

Aug 04, 2015, 17:02 PM IST

Pakistani intelligence sought huge data collection tools: Report

Pakistani intelligence sought to tap worldwide Internet traffic via underwater cables that would have given the country a digital espionage capacity to rival the US, according to a report by Privacy International.

Jul 23, 2015, 18:47 PM 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, 18:08 PM IST

Global cloud IT infrastructure market up 25% in Q1: IDC

The industry segment had an estimated revenue of USD 5.01 billion in January-March quarter of 2014.

Jul 05, 2015, 11:54 AM IST

Facebook to now help spot malware on computers

Social networking giant Facebook has partnered security software firm Kasperky to help its users detect and clean malware from their computers.

Jun 24, 2015, 19:04 PM IST

Awarding computers to students has been successful: Assam CM Gogoi

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday claimed that his government's scheme of awarding first-division holders in the High School Leaving Certificate Examination with computers has been very successful leading to a quantum jump in students passing in first division.

Jun 04, 2015, 14:16 PM IST