• COMPUTERS
    Indian Police Break Up International Computer Virus Scam

    Police said Thursday that they have arrested nearly two dozen people on suspicion of defrauding people around the world by sending fake pop-up messages warning them that their computers were infected with a virus and offering to rectify the problem at a price. UP police officer Ajay Pal Sharma said those arrested Tuesday and Wednesday […]

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    Opinion | Catch a quantum computer and pin it down

    Urmila Mahadev has a soft voice with slightly nasal inflections, rounding out what we in India would have no hesitation in describing as a “generic American accent”. With gadgets in each hand controlling her presentation and her microphone, she speaks for an hour and she speaks in English and yet I fully grasp only parts […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple Set to Counter Microsoft By Building ‘Star’ Hybrid Computer With ARM Processors: Report

    HIGHLIGHTS Apple is reportedly developing its hybrid computer Codenamed Star, the device will be powered by ARM processors It is also said to run a derivative of iOS Amid rumours of the Mac ecosystem coming a step closer to iOS, Apple is now reportedly building a hybrid computer that is said to use ARM processors. The new device, codenamed ‘Star’, […]

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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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    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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    Your next computer will be nearly twice as fast as existing PCs

    Computers may no longer be tech darlings now that everyone uses their smartphones to do basically everything, but they’re about to get really exciting again. About every two years, Intel introduces new processors that shape the computing industry and this year’s no different. Whereas the last two generations of chips were kinda like half steps in performance, […]

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    What The Hell Even Is A Computer? Let This Artist Explain

    Computers have become an unavoidable, intrinsic, indivisible part of culture. And yet, every few years, our culture feels the need to slap itself in the face, Macaulay-Culkin-in-Home-Alone-style, and re-ask itself: Wait, what the fuck are we actually talking about when we talk about “computers,” again? Like, what does that word even mean?  Do you know? Honestly. Take a minute. I’ll wait. [Image: Taeyoon […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Computer generation chooses electronics

    CHANDIGARH: Call it the rise of intelligent machines. Electronics and computers are the most sought after seats after the first round of intake in five engineering colleges. With 344 takers for the BE/BTech in electronics and 343 for computers, there’s nothing much to separate the two branches in the admissions being conducted by a joint […]

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    Computer that reads body language

    Carnegie Mellon University researchers have developed methods to detect the body pose, including facial expressions and hand positions, of multiple individuals. This enables computers to not only identify parts of the body, but to understand how they are moving and positioned. Credit: Carnegie Mellon University Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute have enabled a […]

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    Cyberattack Forces West Virginia Hospital to Scrap Its Computer Systems

    Princeton Community Hospital in rural West Virginia will scrap and replace its entire computer network after being struck by the cyberattack paralyzing computers globally. The cyberattack, known as Petya, froze the hospital’s electronic medical record system early Tuesday, leaving doctors unable to review patients’ medical history or transmit laboratory and pharmacy orders, said Rose Morgan, […]