Stanford University

Timelines
Watch: Nobel Prize winner wakes up co-winner to share news

13 Oct 2020

Watch: Nobel Prize winner wakes up co-winner to share news

The winners of the Nobel Prize in Economics were announced to the world on Monday, however, one of the recipients of the honor only heard about the win from a late-night knock on his door.

American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize

12 Oct 2020

American economists Paul Milgrom, Robert Wilson awarded Economics Nobel Prize

The 2020 Nobel Prize in Economics was awarded to United States economists Paul R Milgrom and Robert B Wilson, the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences said in a statement on Monday.

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

12 Aug 2020

US: Joe Biden picks Indian-origin Kamala Harris as running mate

White House hopeful Joe Biden picked Kamala Harris, a first-time senator from California as his running mate on Tuesday, welcoming a colleague in his battle against President Donald Trump who had opposed him in Democratic primaries before ending her own Presidential run.

Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55

23 Jun 2020

Hollywood producer Steve Bing dies by suicide at 55

Hollywood film producer, screenwriter and philanthropist Steve Bing has passed away at the age of 55.

It's a "planned murder" by Bollywood: Kangana on Sushant's death

15 Jun 2020

It's a "planned murder" by Bollywood: Kangana on Sushant's death

Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut on Monday put out an emotional video where she slammed the Bollywood industry and fellow celebrities, in wake of her colleague Sushant Singh Rajput's untimely demise. She said that the industry treated the late actor unfairly.

Stanford researchers develop algorithm to upgrade video streaming

27 Apr 2020

Stanford researchers develop algorithm to upgrade video streaming

As millions remain under lockdown and glued to their screens, researchers at Stanford University are working to make content streaming more seamless than ever.

This soft, stretchable battery can soon power your wearables

28 Jan 2020

This soft, stretchable battery can soon power your wearables

In a major development, engineers at Stanford have come up with a new soft and stretchable battery for electronics.

#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.

Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

03 Jan 2020

Five successful Indian-origin CEOs in Silicon Valley to know about

Indians have been making a mark in the global tech space for many decades, playing an important role in the industry and contributing in various ways.

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

21 Dec 2019

Sundar Pichai is getting a huge pay raise in 2020

The CEO of Google and its parent company Alphabet, Sundar Pichai, is getting a huge pay raise in the year 2020.

These video games can teach you management strategies

14 Dec 2019

These video games can teach you management strategies

Business management is a daunting task and not everyone knows it intuitively.

Stanford's new 'smart hospital' has robots, automated guided vehicles

18 Nov 2019

Stanford's new 'smart hospital' has robots, automated guided vehicles

As hospitals around the world continue to incorporate smart technologies and robots, Stanford University is building a tech-powered health care center from ground up.

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.

#HealthBytes: Five natural ways to get gorgeous skin

18 Jun 2019

#HealthBytes: Five natural ways to get gorgeous skin

Everyone wants clear, glowing, and beautiful-looking skin.

#HealthBytes: 5 tips to get golden-glowing skin this summer season

03 Jun 2019

#HealthBytes: 5 tips to get golden-glowing skin this summer season

Everyone desires healthy and beautiful-looking skin.

This wristband is saving lives of thousands of babies

26 Mar 2019

This wristband is saving lives of thousands of babies

Every year, an estimated 15 million babies are born prematurely around the globe.

18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2

12 Mar 2019

18-year-old invents method to detect malnutrition at just Rs. 2

An 18-year-old Mangaluru boy named Muhammed Suhail CS was honored with the prestigious Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar this January.

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

01 Feb 2019

US-N Korea summit details to be announced next week: Trump

US President Donald Trump yesterday said the details of his upcoming summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un will be announced next week, and that a date and place had been settled.

IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

03 Dec 2018

IISc-Bangalore, IIT-Bombay rank among world's top 200 engineering, tech universities

IISc-Bangalore has been ranked among the top 100 universities in the world in the subject category 'Engineering and Technology' in 2019 Times Higher Education rankings.

China's claim about creating first gene-edited babies has scientists outraged

26 Nov 2018

China's claim about creating first gene-edited babies has scientists outraged

The scientific community has been sent into a frenzy following claims by a Chinese scientist that he had helped make the world's first genetically-edited babies.

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

27 Sep 2018

Record 49 Indian universities among the world's best; IISc tops

According to the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2019, published Wednesday, India saw a record 49 universities being chosen among the world's best.

Drink to Old Times: World's oldest brewery found in Israel

25 Sep 2018

Drink to Old Times: World's oldest brewery found in Israel

Are you a beer lover? Do you enjoy a beer every now and then? With peanuts, nachos, or chicken wings?

China asks India for 'level playing field' in 5G trials

19 Sep 2018

China asks India for 'level playing field' in 5G trials

Following reports that India is planning to exclude Chinese firms Huawei and ZTE from 5G trials in the country, China, on Wednesday, sought a "level playing field, transparent and fair environment" for 5G trials in India.

#CareerBytes: These video games can teach you management strategies

18 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: These video games can teach you management strategies

Business management is a daunting task and not everyone knows it intuitively.

7 incredible technologies you're likely to see in your lifetime

10 Aug 2018

7 incredible technologies you're likely to see in your lifetime

Over the past two decades, technological growth has turned our world upside down.

India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics

02 Aug 2018

India-born Akshay Venkatesh wins Fields Medal, the 'Nobel' of mathematics

New-Delhi born and Australia-bred Akshay Venkatesh has made India real proud.

At 15, Indian-American genius becomes an engineer!

29 Jul 2018

At 15, Indian-American genius becomes an engineer!

Three years ago, Indian-American prodigy Tanishq Abraham graduated from a California college when he was just 11, and made headlines globally.

4 Indians in Fortune's list of influential people under 40

27 Jul 2018

4 Indians in Fortune's list of influential people under 40

The recently-declared "Fortune's 40 of the most influential and inspiring young people in business under the age of 40" has brought India enough reason to cheer.

#HealthBytes: For golden glowing skin, follow these 5 simple hacks

13 Jul 2018

#HealthBytes: For golden glowing skin, follow these 5 simple hacks

Cliche as it sounds, everyone wants to have a beautiful, healthy skin. But so much pollution and extended exposure to sun can badly impact one's skin cells, and thus ruin skin's health.

26-year-old Isha Ambani gets an MBA from Stanford University

21 Jun 2018

26-year-old Isha Ambani gets an MBA from Stanford University

It's been a memorable couple of months for Isha Ambani, daughter of Mukesh Ambani. A little over a month after announcing her engagement, she has now completed her MBA from the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University.

Stanford researchers have trained an AI bot to make memes

15 Jun 2018

Stanford researchers have trained an AI bot to make memes

If you thought artificial intelligence was just restricted to cancer research, analyzing supernovae, and the like, you're quite mistaken.

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

07 Jun 2018

QS-Rankings: IITs, IISc among top-200, 24 Indian institutes in list

Three Indian institutes have made it to the top-200 in the QS World University Rankings 2019, with IIT-Bombay jumping 17 places to displace IIT-Delhi as the topper.

IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

31 May 2018

IISc-Bengaluru India's only institution among top-100 in THE Reputation Rankings

Regaining its lost position after a lull of seven years, the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, has made it to the top-100 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World Reputation Rankings 2018.

Evan Spiegel: The sassy Snapchat chief who speaks his mind

30 May 2018

Evan Spiegel: The sassy Snapchat chief who speaks his mind

Evan Spiegel, the CEO of Snapchat, is a controversy child. He doesn't hold himself back, it doesn't matter if at the receiving end it is his customers, competition or his own investors.

4.4mn iPhone users sue Google for unlawfully collecting personal info

22 May 2018

4.4mn iPhone users sue Google for unlawfully collecting personal info

4.4 million iPhone users in the UK have filed a lawsuit against Google accusing it of unlawfully collecting users' personal information and violating their privacy from 2011 to 2012.

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

11 Apr 2018

Planning to study abroad? Here are 8 prestigious international scholarships

Many Indians seek opportunities to study abroad at top universities after Class-12 or graduation. However, many face financial obstacles that often prevent them from pursuing their dreams.

Google pledges $300 million towards fighting fake news

21 Mar 2018

Google pledges $300 million towards fighting fake news

In a bid to tackle the issue of fake news, Google has launched a project called the Google News Initiative (GNI).

Twitter appoints distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal as CTO

09 Mar 2018

Twitter appoints distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal as CTO

Distinguished engineer Parag Agrawal, IIT-Bombay alumnus, has been appointed the new Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of Twitter.

Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen

08 Nov 2017

Meet Kartik Sawhney: A visually-impaired Indian who's making things happen

In a world lost in selfies and procrastination, it's rare to come across stories of youths that inspire action towards a more just, inclusive tomorrow. Kartik Sawhney's is one such story.

Who could succeed Kwon Oh-Hyun as Samsung CEO?

30 Oct 2017

Who could succeed Kwon Oh-Hyun as Samsung CEO?

South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics is in a leadership crisis following CEO & Co-Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-Hyun's shocking resignation.