Teaching not key to cultural progress, effective tools

Countering established views about how human tools and technologies come to improve from generation to generation, a new study has found that teaching is not essential for people to learn to make effective tools.

Only 45% 3G-capable devices used for 3G service: Nokia

Only 45% 3G-capable devices used for 3G service: Nokia

Around 25 percent devices connected on mobile networks in the country are 3G enabled, out of which, only 45 percent smartphones are used for the high-speed Internet service, showed a study by Nokia Networks.

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.

Accenture expands innovation centre for IBM Technologies

Management consulting services company Accenture on Tuesday said that it was expanding its innovation centre here for IBM Technologies.

TCS swears by digital tech, to train over 1 lakh employees

Country's largest software exporter Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) Thursday said it's training over one lakh employees this year in digital technologies.

Maruti Suzuki to bring in new green technologies to cut emissions

Car market leader Maruti Suzuki is planning to bring new green technologies, which could include parent Suzuki's mild hybrid system and downsized direct-injection turbo petrol engine to cut emissions by enhancing fuel efficiency.

Russia in talks with India for transfer of technologies in other fields

Russian nuclear corporation Rosatom is in talks with India on transfer of other nuclear technologies in other fields while the second 1,000 MW atomic power unit at Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu is expected to be commissioned soon, said a senior official.

Over 1,600 space applications revolutionised life: ISRO chief

More than 1,600 technologies, including the mega-pixel cameras and MRI machines, which were developed for space application, has revolutionised lives of common man, ISRO chief A S Kiran Kumar said Saturday.

NIIT Tech posts Rs 17.5cr Q4 loss; buys 51% stake in Incessant

Mid-sized IT firm NIIT Technologies Tuesday reported a net loss of Rs 17.5 crore for the March 2015 quarter as compared to a net profit of Rs 61.9 crore in the year-ago period on account of a one-time settlement charge of Rs 80 crore.

India, Japan vow to crack down on cyber crimes

India has sought assistance from Japan on the latest technologies and expertise to tackle cyber criminals in Internet espionage, cyber terrorism and stealing personal as well as critical data.

Three Indian Americans win Intel Science Talent Search medals

Three Indian-Americans who won medals in the Intel Science Talent Search 2015, America's oldest and most prestigious pre-college science and math competition, met President Barack Obama at the White House with other finalists.
 

Mid-sized deals coming through in digital services: HCL Tech

A strong demand for digital services in the US and Europe is helping strengthen the topline of HCL Technologies with mid-sized deals in the range of USD 10-25 million coming through this quarter for the IT services major.

New Jaguar Land Rover tech to help avoid accidents

Jaguar Land Rover is developing a range of new technologies using sound, colour and touch inside the car to alert drivers and prevent accidents involving motorcycles and push-bikes.

NIIT Tech Q3 Net drops 9.2% to Rs 48.2 crore

IT firm NIIT Technologies Wednesday reported 9.2 percent fall in its net profit at Rs 48.2 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2014.

Vital tips to overcome challenges in engineering careers

Emphasising the importance of multi-disciplinary skills in a globalised knowledge economy.

VC funds to invest over $1.6 bn in Internet of Things in 2014

Venture capital firms are expected to invest more than USD 1.6 billion this year on Internet of Things (IoT) technologies as more devices get connected to the Internet and increase efficiency as well as quality of people's lives, networking solutions giant Cisco said Wednesday.

Controversial technologies may be needed to control climate change: Study

Technology can not only improve lives, it can also present us with numerous possibilities when it comes to dealing with climate issues.

HCL denies report Nadar plans to sell $10 bn stake

HCL Corp, the holding company for HCL Technologies, denied a Wall Street Journal report that said its founder Shiv Nadar was seeking potential buyers for his USD 10 billion stake in the company.

Google to buy artificial intelligence company DeepMind

Google Inc said on Sunday it had agreed to acquire privately held artificial intelligence company DeepMind Technologies Ltd.

India should develop new technologies: Scientific advisor

India should develop capacity for new technologies, rather than buying proven ones, which would become outdated anyway if they are not upgraded, cautioned R. Chidambaram, principal scientific advisor to the government of India.