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    Micromax to Foray Into New Home Appliance Segments

    HIGHLIGHTS Micromax will foray into segments such as washing machine, fridge etc. Micromax is planning to invest up to Rs 300 crore on manufacturing It has three manufacturing plants in the country currently Micromax will foray into segments such as washing machine, refrigerator and microwave, as it plans to be a complete consumer electronics maker, a […]

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    Quantum Computing Will Change Everything, and Sooner Than You Expect

    When we say an emerging technology represents a “paradigm shift,” it’s often hyperbole. In the case of quantum computers, it’s an understatement. In traditional computing—everything from PCs to ATMs to smartphones—all data is represented in bits that exist in one of two states: 0 or 1, off or on. In quantum computing, bits can be 0, […]

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    Your computer could be being used to mine for cryptocurrency

    Your computer may be harvesting cryptocurrencies without your permission thanks to a large number of popular websites reportedly being infected with malware that uses visitor’s computers to mine cryptocurrencies. According to a BBC report, a scan of some of the most popular websites on the web found hundreds to be harbouring malicious mining code. Mining cryptocurrencies require […]

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    ARTIFICIAL SYNAPSES COULD LEAD TO BRAINIER, SUPER-EFFICIENT COMPUTERS

    BRAINS, BEYOND THEIR signature achievements in thinking and problem solving, are paragons of energy efficiency. The human brain’s power consumption resembles that of a 20-watt incandescent lightbulb. In contrast, one of the world’s largest and fastest supercomputers, the K computer in Kobe, Japan, consumes as much as 9.89 megawatts of energy—an amount roughly equivalent to the […]

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    Are Computers Already Smarter Than Humans?

    Who’s smarter — you, or the computer or mobile device on which you’re reading this article? The answer is increasingly complex, and depends on definitions in flux. Computers are certainly more adept at solving quandaries that benefit from their unique skillset, but humans hold the edge on tasks that machines simply can’t perform. Not yet, […]

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    Master computer science with 124 hours of training

    This bundle replaces an expensive college education, with 980 hands-on video tutorials. You learn a range of skills, from fintech with Python and R, to big data with Hadoop and Spark. Stack Commerce When the tech giants hire new talent, they invariably look for people with computer science skills. Knowing how machines think lets you […]

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    IBM Just Broke The Record of Simulating Chemistry With a Quantum Computer

    The Future of Quantum Computing Engineers have modelled the interactions between subatomic components of a complex molecule using a quantum computer, making a significant leap forward in our modelling of chemical reactions. Image Source: Berkeley University The simulations were carried out by IBM on superconducting hardware, and this milestone just pushed into new territory for […]

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    Dell Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet, Alienware Monitors Launched

    HIGHLIGHTS Dell has launched a new Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme Tablet It is available at a starting price of $1,899 Two new Alienware monitors with Nvidia G-Sync have also been launched The IFA 2017 is underway and Dell has unveiled a slew of products in different categories. Dell has launched a new Latitude 7212 Rugged Extreme tablet […]