• COMPUTERS
    Toshiba Awaits Regulator Approval for Key Chip Unit Sale

    HIGHLIGHTS The firm had agreed to sell its memory chip business to Bain Capital Toshiba had expected to meet all the sale conditions by March 23 It’s China’s anti-trust law” that is holding up the sale: Toshiba Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba said Monday it was still waiting for regulators to approve the key sale of its chip […]

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    Microsoft Will Reach $1 Trillion in Market Value in a Year: Morgan Stanley

    HIGHLIGHTS Financial services firm put a 12-month price target of $130 on Microsoft Shares of Microsoft rose more than seven percent on Monday: Geekwire Microsoft is currently valued at $722 billion Analysts from financial services firm Morgan Stanley have predicted that Microsoft will reach $1 trillion (roughly Rs. 65 lakh crores) in market value within a year. In a […]

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    Windows 10 Getting ‘Ultimate Performance’ Scheme to Boost Speed, Preview Build Reveals

    HIGHLIGHTS Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17101 (RS4) includes new scheme The scheme called ‘Ultimate Performance’ eliminates micro-latencies Microsoft has also released Windows 10 RS5 build through Skip Ahead ring Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17101 “Redstone 4” (RS4) for Fast ring users, and Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17604 “Redstone 5” (RS5) […]

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    Meltdown, Spectre Chip Flaws: Who’s Affected

    HIGHLIGHTS Meltdown only affects Intel-based machines Spectre affects Intel, AMD, ARM-based machines Most software makers and OEMs have issued fixes already Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world’s personal computers and smartphones. The two hardware bugs discovered can be […]

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    Apple: All Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

    Apple has confirmed all its Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. In an announcement on Thursday, Apple (AAPL) said it has released mitigations to defend against Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. It will release mitigations in Safari to defend against the Spectre bug “in the […]

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    Artificial intelligence eats chess computers for lunch

    After 25 years of intermittent seriousness, I’m a mediocre tournament chess player. Grandmasters play at a level that beggars my comprehension. But grandmasters, since the second Clinton administration, have looked like clowns against chess computers. Now AlphaZero, a digital doohickey from DeepMind—Google’s AI operation—has made a fool of Stockfish, the strongest “traditional” chess program. Four […]

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    Top 5 best business laptops in UAE for 2018

    The best business laptops combine cutting edge productivity features with slimline designs and long battery life that provides mobility and productivity – essential functions for the modern workplace, and we’re here to help you by gathering together the very best business laptops for 2018. Having the best business laptop that suits your needs is essential, […]