computer industry

Tech legend Steve Jobs quits as Apple CEO


August 25th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 25 (IANS) Amid a long battle against illness, technical legend Steve Jobs has resigned as CEO of Apple, but will stay on as chairman of the iconic computer ... Read more...

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Samsung Electronics posts record second-quarter profit


July 30th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 30 (DPA) South Korean electronics giant Samsung Electronics Co Friday posted a record 83 percent net profit rise for the second quarter, boosted by strong demand for chips and flatscreen ... Read more...

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Apple’s new iPad already sold out


March 28th, 2010 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 28 (DPA) The first run of Apple's latest product, the iPad, has already sold out this weekend and customers who pre-order now will have to wait an extra nine days ... Read more...

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In Hollywood, hackers are mostly ‘good guys’


February 8th, 2010 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 8 (IANS) The word hacker evokes images of a dishevelled teenager, lurking behind a computer monitor, breaking into some top security computer system. But a majority of Hollywood films portray ... Read more...

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Weak backs and shoulders ail computer workers(Lead)


January 5th, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda Gurgaon/New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Those who work for long hours on computers become victims of weak backs and shoulders, an affliction that doctors believe has multiplied over the ... Read more...

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Delhi computer professionals falling prey to weak backs, shoulders


January 5th, 2010 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
By Prashant K. Nanda New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) An increasing number of computer professionals in and around the national capital have become victims of weak backs and shoulders, a problem that doctors ... Read more...

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Scientists come closer to developing spin-based electronics


November 27th, 2009 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 27 (ANI): If scientists have their way, the next generation of computers may make use of the "spin" of electrons instead of their charge.Spintronics relies on manipulating these spins to ... Read more...

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Microsoft’s Windows 7 to debut on Oct 22


June 3rd, 2009 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 3 (DPA) Microsoft said Tuesday that it will debut its new operating system Oct 22 as it seeks to block a growing challenge from Google, Apple, and the open-source ... Read more...

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The microchip turns 50 today!


September 12th, 2008 - 4:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 12 (ANI): The microchip, used in devices from cookers to computers to mobile phones, is 50 years old today.Consisting of a strip of germanium with one transistor and ... Read more...

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Microsoft preparing itself for end of Windows era


August 5th, 2008 - 3:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, August 5 (ANI): Microsoft has started a new research project, Midori, to develop a software program that will help uncouple Windows from a single PC. The company has revealed that ... Read more...

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Indian power solutions find favour in South Africa


May 26th, 2008 - 2:20 pm ICT by admin
By Fakir Hassen Johannesburg, May 26 (IANS) The power alternatives offered by several Indian companies that exhibited at the annual Computer Faire here have found favour with South African businesses, according to organisers. ... Read more...

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Soon, smaller and faster integrated circuits for cell phones, computers


December 20th, 2007 - 4:02 pm ICT by admin
Washington, December 20 (ANI): Researchers at the University of California, Los Angeles have achieved success in improving integrated circuits, which are known to be the brain in computers, cell phones, DVD players, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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