Wikipedia blocks `disruptive` edits from US Congress

Wikipedia has blocked editing rights from some computers at the US House of Representatives for "disruptive" revisions on the online encyclopedia.

Wall Street Journal takes computers offline after hacking

The Wall Street Journal took some of its computers housing news graphics offline after they were hacked, publisher Dow Jones & Co said.

Even minutes without smartphone can fuel anxiety

Can`t live without your smartphone even for 10 minutes? Join the club of addicts who cannot go without their phone before suffering from anxiety.

How computers `remember` things

How does your computer recall things and perform logical operations? It is all thanks to the "moving" metal particles in memory components, finds new research.

1200-year-old `tablet computer` found in ancient shipwreck

Turkish archaeologists have discovered a 1,200-year-old wooden object which they claim is an ancient equivalent of a tablet computer.

China bars Windows 8 for new government computers

In a setback to software giant Microsoft, China Tuesday said it will prohibit Windows 8 on new government computers apparently to minimise computer security risks that may arise as the US-based firm last month ended support to Windows XP.

Programmable quantum computers come closer to reality

Scientists have revealed that they have performed a proof-of-concept experiment that will aid the future development of programmable.

Coming, computers that are `normally off`

Imagine a computer that does not required to be `powered on` all the time to protect your data and can work fine even on `normally off` mode?

Boys at computers may develop weaker bones

Hooked to computer or television for long hours? It may put you at the risk of developing weaker bones leading to osteoporosis and fracture - especially if you are a teenaged boy - later in life.

New method allows computers to teach each other

Researchers have developed a new method to allow a computer to give advice and teach skills to another computer in a way that mimics how a real teacher and student might interact.

Diamonds could help make computers faster, more powerful

Researchers have conducted experiment to find the potential of diamond`s potential in computing.

CryptoLocker scariest threat to PCs around the world

CryptoLocker, a ransomeware (a malicious computer software that threatens the users, usually for money or data) first appeared in September 2013, has reportedly emerged as a potent threat to PCs around the world.

Computers can accurately predict rainfall

Computer programmes are far better at accurately predicting rainfall than the government-based seasonal forecasting programmes, Australian scientists say.

IBM sets new record set for data-transfer speeds

Researchers at IBM have set a new record for data transmission over a multimode optical fiber, a type of cable that is typically used to connect nearby computers within a single building or on a campus.

Researchers develop device to speed up computers

Computers have certainly made our lives easier. Here is some more good news as researchers in the US have created a device that will speed up future computers by using both optical and electronic signals.

Computers will outsmart humans by 2029: Expert

Computers and robots will be more intelligent than humans and will be able to learn from experience, crack jokes and even flirt, within 15 years, Google`s top expert predicts.

Cars, computers, TVs fueling obesity epidemic in developing countries

Researchers have said that the spread of obesity and type-2 diabetes could become epidemic in low-income countries, as more individuals are able to own higher priced items such as TVs, computers and cars.

Future homes may be more-or-less computers

A researcher has said that in the future we may not be needing a TV or computer and instead are home would be one.

UN atomic agency`s computers hit with malware attack

The United Nations atomic agency has said some of its computers were infected by malicious software.

UP govt never opposed English language, computers: Shivpal

Stressing that Samajwadi Party is neither opposed to English language nor computers, senior leader and Uttar Pradesh PWD minister Shivpal Yadav on Monday said that his government has only favoured equality and prosperity in the society.