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#WeeklyRecap: New CoronaOven, Apple-Google collaboration, WhatsApp's restrictions, and more

12 Apr 2020

#WeeklyRecap: New CoronaOven, Apple-Google collaboration, WhatsApp's restrictions, and more

This week, the tech industry continued its fight against coronavirus with innovative new solutions and technologies.

IBM is sharing its AI tools to fight COVID-19 crisis

07 Apr 2020

IBM is sharing its AI tools to fight COVID-19 crisis

Following the lead of Google, Apple, and Facebook, tech giant IBM has also joined the fight against the novel coronavirus pandemic.

Clever 'AI suitcase' will help visually impaired people navigate

25 Feb 2020

Clever 'AI suitcase' will help visually impaired people navigate

Japan is developing a one-of-a-kind robot to help visually impaired people navigate.

Meet Ryan Roslansky: The new CEO of LinkedIn

06 Feb 2020

Meet Ryan Roslansky: The new CEO of LinkedIn

After International Business Machines (IBM), LinkedIn, the social network for working professionals with over 600 million users, is witnessing a major management change.

Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

04 Feb 2020

Hackers using fears over coronavirus to spread malware, steal data

After using late basketball legend Kobe Bryant's wallpaper to make money, hackers are now exploiting the deadly outbreak of coronavirus to spread malware.

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

31 Jan 2020

Who is Arvind Krishna? Little-known facts about IBM's new CEO

After Alphabet and Microsoft, International Business Machines (IBM) has decided to bring an Indian-origin Chief Executive.

#CareerBytes: Top online courses that techies are pursuing on Coursera

15 Jan 2020

#CareerBytes: Top online courses that techies are pursuing on Coursera

E-learning has been on the rise in recent years, and online courses have become hugely popular, especially in the tech field.

#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech

30 Dec 2019

#ThatWas2019: 6 mind-boggling moments witnessed in science and tech

2019 was a year of major scientific and technological advancements.

IBM: Google didn't achieve Quantum Supremacy

23 Oct 2019

IBM: Google didn't achieve Quantum Supremacy

Last month, a leaked paper from Google made the claim of having achieved quantum supremacy, a major benchmark in the world of quantum computing.

Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

06 Sep 2019

Cognizant CEO plans downsizing; may cut jobs in October

Cognizant Technologies CEO Brian Humphries has disclosed that the US-based IT services firm would soon witness a slew of job cuts.

IBM patents a smartwatch that can transform into a tablet

11 Jul 2019

IBM patents a smartwatch that can transform into a tablet

Thanks to the arrival of foldable displays, leading OEMs are already changing our smartphones, televisions, laptops, and smartwatches.

Here's what Google India, Tinder, Amazon Prime "really really really...want"

30 Jan 2019

Here's what Google India, Tinder, Amazon Prime "really really really...want"

A new meme fest has emerged on social media with the "We really really really..." format in which people have expressed their exclusive and unfulfilled wishes.

#TechBytes: 5 amazing technologies patented this month

25 Dec 2018

#TechBytes: 5 amazing technologies patented this month

Every month, tens of thousands of technologies/systems are patented with the goal of augmenting human capabilities, simplifying lives.

Railways to use AI for crowd control during Kumbh-Mela 2019

22 Nov 2018

Railways to use AI for crowd control during Kumbh-Mela 2019

Apart from deploying 800 special trains for pilgrims, the Indian Railways is planning to use future-forward technology, including AI, for crowd management in next year's Kumbh Mela.

IBM acquiring Red Hat in 'game-changing' $34 billion deal

29 Oct 2018

IBM acquiring Red Hat in 'game-changing' $34 billion deal

In a bid to expand its reach in enterprise cloud computing, IBM will acquire Red Hat, the world's leading distributor of open source cloud software.

#CareerBytes: Top online courses to prepare for campus placements

19 Oct 2018

#CareerBytes: Top online courses to prepare for campus placements

Campus placement is one of the most important phases of a college student's academic journey.

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

16 Oct 2018

Microsoft co-founder, Paul Allen, dies aged 65

Paul Allen, the man who started Microsoft alongside Bill Gates, has passed away at the age of 65.

Google techie held for stealing money at luxury-hotel for girlfriend

11 Oct 2018

Google techie held for stealing money at luxury-hotel for girlfriend

A 24-year-old engineer working for Google, Garvit Sahni of Haryana's Ambala, was arrested for allegedly stealing money from a luxury hotel to meet his girlfriend's expenses.

Mumbai: IBM techie dies while boarding a local train

10 Oct 2018

Mumbai: IBM techie dies while boarding a local train

A software engineer, working with IBM, was crushed under a Mumbai local train after he lost his balance while boarding it.

If you can seal $100mn business deals, Infosys wants you

22 Sep 2018

If you can seal $100mn business deals, Infosys wants you

Since 2014, Infosys has had a bad deal sealing spell, and just seems unable to close mega business deals. Meanwhile, its competitors have marched ahead.

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

27 Aug 2018

Warren Buffett set to invest Rs. 2,000+ cr in Paytm

If reports are to be believed, Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway are in talks with Paytm parent company, One97 Communications to invest around Rs. 2,200-2,500cr ($300-350mn) in the digital payments company.

IBM just paved the way for cheap mind-controlled robotic limbs

19 Aug 2018

IBM just paved the way for cheap mind-controlled robotic limbs

Controlling robotic objects through mind control in a dramatic fashion has been touted oft times in sci-fi movies.

A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

14 Aug 2018

A book on Warren Buffett's investing style

Since the 1950s, Warren Buffett and his partners have backed some of the 20th century's most profitable, trendsetting companies and a new book seeks to uncover the key insights of his investments by journeying through his career that began in the late 1950s.

Workplace messaging service Slack is raising $400mn in new round

08 Aug 2018

Workplace messaging service Slack is raising $400mn in new round

On the back of acquiring its rivals just a couple of weeks back, workplace messaging service Slack is reportedly raising more funding, this time around $400mn.

5 best chess games of all time

29 Jul 2018

5 best chess games of all time

In the history of chess, there have been hundreds, if not thousands, of masterpieces that can be studied to learn the beauty of the game.

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

15 Jul 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier public institutes offering the best engineering and technology education in India.

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

24 Jun 2018

#CareerBytes: Top 6 IITs and their placement numbers this season

The Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) are the most premier public institutes offering the best engineering and technology education in India.

Michigan University develops world's smallest computer, smaller than rice grain

23 Jun 2018

Michigan University develops world's smallest computer, smaller than rice grain

Engineers at the University of Michigan have developed the smallest computer in the world. It's 0.3 mm x 0.3 mm in size and can stand on the tip of a rice grain.

IBM develops AI that can successfully debate with humans

21 Jun 2018

IBM develops AI that can successfully debate with humans

IBM has developed an AI system called "Project Debater" than can rationally debate with humans.

Meet IBM's Summit, the world's most powerful supercomputer

09 Jun 2018

Meet IBM's Summit, the world's most powerful supercomputer

The US has retaken its place as the country with the most powerful supercomputer after the Department of Energy, on Friday, unveiled the new IBM-made Summit.

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

05 Jun 2018

Qatar Airways Chief says CEO-position "very-challenging" for women. Is it?

After making giant leaps, women are now leading global conglomerates, including many dealing in traditionally "masculine" products (think General Motors, IBM, Lockheed Martin and more).

NITI Aayog's portal to give start-ups access to public data

30 May 2018

NITI Aayog's portal to give start-ups access to public data

Government think-tank NITI Aayog has plans to launch a new online portal through which public data will be made available to private entities, including start-ups, announced NITI Aayog's CEO Amitabh Kant at an artificial intelligence (AI) start-up conclave.

Google and Coursera launch advanced online course on machine learning

24 May 2018

Google and Coursera launch advanced online course on machine learning

Google and Coursera have launched a new online course on machine learning (ML) called "Machine Learning with TensorFlow on Google Cloud Platform Specialization."

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

20 Apr 2018

IT-lens on salaried class after IBM, Infosys employees' fraud detected

After several tax-evasion cases by salaried employees emerged in Bengaluru, Mumbai and Ludhiana, the income-tax department issued a caution recently asking tax payers not to under-report their income or claim incorrect deductions.

Chandigarh school dropout, now ethical hacker, makes to Forbes' list

05 Apr 2018

Chandigarh school dropout, now ethical hacker, makes to Forbes' list

Trishneet Arora, 25, has found a place in the Forbes' Asia list of '30 under 30'.

Rajasthan Digifest job fair sees good participation; 2,500 receive offers

14 Mar 2018

Rajasthan Digifest job fair sees good participation; 2,500 receive offers

As many as 2,500 job-seekers have received employment offers, while 5,500 candidates have been shortlisted for further evaluation at a job fair organized in Jaipur by the Rajasthan government, a senior official said on Wednesday.

IBM develops world's smallest computer that costs just Rs. 7

21 Mar 2018

IBM develops world's smallest computer that costs just Rs. 7

According to reports, IBM has developed the world's smallest computer which is 1 mm x 1 mm in size.

IIM-Indore placements: Highest package touches Rs. 63.45LPA

20 Mar 2018

IIM-Indore placements: Highest package touches Rs. 63.45LPA

IIM-Indore has completed its placement session for the 2016-18 batches.

Artificial Intelligence can help eliminate caste system, inequalities: Ambedkar followers

07 Mar 2018

Artificial Intelligence can help eliminate caste system, inequalities: Ambedkar followers

The supporters of BR Ambedkar have planned to celebrate the 127th birth-anniversary of Dalit leader at UN headquarters in New York next month with "Artificial Intelligence for Humanity" theme.

Every four hours, one Indian banker gets caught for fraud

18 Feb 2018

Every four hours, one Indian banker gets caught for fraud

An analysis of data compiled by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has revealed that on an average, at least one in India is caught and punished for fraud every four hours.