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Meet Dennis Kenney, international fashion guru

03 Sep 2020

Meet Dennis Kenney, international fashion guru

Dennis Kenney is often associated with high quality international fashion.

Now, visually impaired people can enjoy memes: Here's how

01 Dec 2019

Now, visually impaired people can enjoy memes: Here's how

While the internet is a place for everyone, some find it hard to use, like those suffering from visual impairment.

Facebook's AI just smashed top professionals in six-player poker

14 Jul 2019

Facebook's AI just smashed top professionals in six-player poker

The first-ever AI bot created by Facebook has smashed top professionals in no-limit Texas Hold'em, one of the most popular and widely played poker formats in the world.

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

10 Jul 2019

Five famous and successful IIT-Madras alumni you should know about

Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-Madras) is one of the most prestigious and sought-after institutes for quality technical education in the country.

This robotic arm can be controlled with mind: Here's how

23 Jun 2019

This robotic arm can be controlled with mind: Here's how

For years, scientists have been developing brain-computer interfaces aimed at converting neural signals (brain activity) into understandable information or actions.

By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

29 Jan 2019

By typing Captcha, you are actually helping Google. Read how

Have you ever come across the word 'Captcha' on the Internet while entering a password or filling a form, and Google says it is to prove that you are human?

Meet Vector: The robot with a 'soul'

30 Aug 2018

Meet Vector: The robot with a 'soul'

Human imagination has long been engrossed with the idea of lifelike, humanoid robots someday inhabiting our world.

Chandamama, a fast friend of 90s' kids, dying slow death

15 Jul 2018

Chandamama, a fast friend of 90s' kids, dying slow death

With software company Geodesic Ltd under IT and ED scanner over siphoning of funds, its subsidiary, the famed Chandamama, a Chennai-based magazine, has also fallen from grace.

Projector smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen interface

28 Apr 2018

Projector smartwatch turns your arm into a touchscreen interface

Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University have developed a smartwatch that can project information onto your arm and let you interact with it as well.

Bill Cosby proven guilty, faces up to 10 years imprisonment

27 Apr 2018

Bill Cosby proven guilty, faces up to 10 years imprisonment

Bill Cosby was on Thursday found guilty on all three counts of drugging and sexually assaulting onetime friend Andrea Constand at his Philadelphia home in 2004.

Meet Lalitesh Katragadda, the man who built Google Maps India

06 Feb 2018

Meet Lalitesh Katragadda, the man who built Google Maps India

Google Maps India was launched in 2008; since then it has become a part of our daily activities for finding locations, getting traffic-data, planning trips, discovering new places, etc.

Trump's incoherent speeches: A nightmare for translators

07 Jun 2017

Trump's incoherent speeches: A nightmare for translators

With Trump as the President, a serious problem has arisen: How to translate Trump?

Researchers find way to make any object a touchscreen

09 May 2017

Researchers find way to make any object a touchscreen

Researchers at the Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, have come up with a new technique with which touch controls can be added to any object regardless of its shape and material.

Uber suspends self-driving program

26 Mar 2017

Uber suspends self-driving program

An accident caused by a 'self-drive' Uber in Arizona, has led the company to suspend the program, pending investigations. Uber clarified that there were no serious injuries as a result of the crash.

2016 review for records set by India

28 Dec 2016

2016 review for records set by India

Insofar as records are concerned, India's performance in 2016 was mixed.

Witnesses report flaws in Uber's Pittsburgh self-drive trials

07 Oct 2016

Witnesses report flaws in Uber's Pittsburgh self-drive trials

Witnesses have reported that there have been several flaws in Uber's pilot project of having autonomous vehicles for passengers in Pittsburgh.

Robots being taught to hunt and kill

22 Sep 2016

Robots being taught to hunt and kill

In an attempt to make machines behave more like humans, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University developed an Artificial Intelligence that can hunt and kill humans - virtually.

Uber to roll out Self-Driving cars in Pittsburgh

19 Aug 2016

Uber to roll out Self-Driving cars in Pittsburgh

By the end of August 2016, Uber's customers will be able to call for self-driving cars for their transit.

Chris Urmson quits as Google's self-driving car division

08 Aug 2016

Chris Urmson quits as Google's self-driving car division

Google's Chief Technology Officer for its self-driving car unit, Chris Urmson, announced his exit from the technology company in an online post.