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Smartphones to have computing power of desktops


July 17th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
Tel Aviv, July 17 (IANS) Battery operated mobile devices like smartphones and tablets are still lagging behind laptops and desktops in sheer computing power, thanks to their negligible RAM (random ... Read more...

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Google announces cloud-computing service


June 29th, 2012 - 1:42 pm ICT by IANS
San Francisco, June 29 (IANS) Google has announced Compute Engine, a cloud-computing service that allows businesses to run their applications on servers in the tech giant's data center."We're introducing Google ... Read more...

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Distant storms can cause air turbulence mid flight


June 26th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, June 26 (IANS) Distant storms even as far away as 100 km, could create sudden turbulence in mid flight and cause passenger injuries because of the refusal to wear ... Read more...

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Smartphones speed up data gathering in health surveys


March 13th, 2012 - 5:28 pm ICT by IANS
Nairobi, March 13 (IANS) Smartphones have not only placed huge computing power at our finger tips, but are also providing faster, cheaper and more accurate surveillance of diseases.Researchers at the ... Read more...

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RComm sequential quarterly profit rises 60.5 percent


November 12th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) Telcom service provider Reliance Communications Saturday posted an increase of 60.5 percent in net profit at Rs.252 crore for the quarter ended Sep 30 against Rs.157 ... Read more...

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Teraflops for non-flop rain forecast (With ‘No need to fear drought or flood this year: Earth Sciences Minister’)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Indian meteorologists have weathered many jokes whenever they failed to accurately forecast monsoon rainfall. Their problem is that they still depend on an old statistical ... Read more...

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Brain-like computing power edges close to reality


June 24th, 2011 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 24 (IANS) A new technique patterned on the human brain is likely to revolutionise computing power by performing at lightning speed and cutting down energy consumption. The research ... Read more...

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New study shows promise against typhoid-causing bacteria


March 5th, 2011 - 5:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 5 (ANI): Bacteria like salmonellae possess an infection apparatus which is a nearly unbeatable weapon. They usually infect their host cells by hollow-needle-shaped structures, which they create in large numbers ... Read more...

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US Air Force creates supercomputer from 1,760 PlayStation 3s


December 28th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Dec 28 (ANI): Researchers at the US Air Force have developed the Defence Department's largest interactive supercomputer- the 35th fastest in the world - out of 1,760 Song PlayStation 3s.According ... Read more...

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Sugar cube-sized supercomputer in 10 to 15 years: IBM


November 13th, 2010 - 1:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 13 (ANI): IBM scientists have said that a pioneering research effort could shrink the world's most powerful supercomputer processors to the size of a sugar cube.The approach will see many ... Read more...

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Intel Offers CPU upgrade card


September 28th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 28, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): When we think about upgrade cards, video cards, sound cards and networking cards usually come to mind. In a recent turn of events it has been revealed ... Read more...

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HP Mini 5103 reviewed


September 25th, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 25, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): Finally the dual core version of the famous Intel Atom processor has come out and it promises to be a huge leap forward for the netbook market. ... Read more...

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Sir Paul McCartney signs deal with HP to digitise his entire library


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Beatles member Sir Paul McCartney has signed a deal with technology giant Hewlett Packard to digitise his entire library.The project, which includes music, artwork, photographs, paintings and ... Read more...

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The 2,000,000,000,000,000th Digit Of The Mathematical Constant Pi Is Discovered


September 17th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 17, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Mathematicians have always been intrigued by the mysterious number ‘pi’ and have tried to deduce the actual value. In a recent development, ... Read more...

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Scientists perform 9.9 miles teleportation feat


June 8th, 2010 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 8 (ANI): A group of Chinese scientists has successfully achieved teleportation up to 9.9 miles, using quantum entanglement of photons.The feat could lead to faster and smaller quantum-based computers and ... Read more...

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Soon, you’ll be able to surf the web at the speed of light!


March 2nd, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 2 (ANI): Scientists from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have created a new infrared laser made from germanium that operates at room temperature, which has made light-speed computing come ... Read more...

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New atomic circuit may help quantum computing become a reality


February 27th, 2010 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 27 (ANI): Physicists at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, US, created an atomic circuit that may help quantum computing become a reality.Quantum computing represents a new paradigm in information processing that ... Read more...

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Breakthrough could make electronic devices smaller and cars more energy efficient


February 26th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 26 (ANI): In a breakthrough, engineers at Princeton University have paved the way for the development of new materials that could make electronic devices smaller and cars more energy efficient. ... Read more...

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Combined PCs beat second fastest supercomputer in mapping Milky Way


February 15th, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 15 (IANS) Legions of personal computers (PCs), engaged in a project to map the Milky Way, beat the world's second fastest supercomputer in sheer performance. At this very moment, tens of ... Read more...

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PCs around the world unite to map the Milky Way’s shape


February 11th, 2010 - 1:42 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Reports indicate that tens of thousands of home computers around the world are working together to map the shape of our Milky Way galaxy.Enthusiastic and inquisitive volunteers from ... Read more...

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Cockroaches offer ‘bioinspiration’ for creation of running robots


December 29th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 29 (ANI): A cockroach running on the kitchen floor could be a nauseating sight for many, but for researchers at Oregon State University the insects are "bioinspiration" in their quest ... Read more...

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3D chips to boost eco-friendly computing power 10-fold


December 13th, 2009 - 1:37 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 13 (IANS) Eco-friendly 3D microchips, being developed by a clutch of cutting-edge research labs, are likely to boost computing power 10-fold, consuming negligible energy. They are being developed jointly by ... Read more...

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Computer simulations may be overstating impact of climate change on biodiversity


November 7th, 2009 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
London, November 7 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have suggested that some large-scale computer simulations may be overestimating the impact of climate change on biodiversity in some regions.According to a report ... Read more...

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Tiny wasp brains display amazing adaptability


October 15th, 2009 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 15 (IANS) A tropical wasp's tiny brain, about as big as two sand grains, seems to pack in amazing adaptability and computing power, say scientists. Researchers have found that the brain ... Read more...

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Elijah Wood’s ain’t tech crazy


September 15th, 2009 - 2:19 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
When most celebs appear to be hooked on to their latest gadgets, actor Elijah Wood thinks that human race may be destroyed due to technology. The 28-year-old 'Lord of the Rings' star ... Read more...

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Elijah thinks technology will cause downfall of humanity


September 13th, 2009 - 11:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 13 (IANS) Hollywood actor Elijah Wood fears technology will lead to the downfall of humanity. The 28-year-old actor thinks modern technology could ruin the world, reports digitalspy.co.uk."All we have to ... Read more...

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Bodhtree partners with CompanyStore for centre of excellence


July 14th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 14 (IANS) Bodhtree Consulting, a leading consulting and technology provider, has forged a strategic software partnership with CompanyStore.IN for its centre of excellence (CoE) for SaaS and Cloud computing. CompanyStore.IN is ... Read more...

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Indian software gleans clear pictures out of blurry images


July 9th, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 9 (IANS) A new software designed by two Indian electronic engineers gleans clear pictures out of hazy or blurry images. S.Uma, from the Coimbatore Institute of Technology, and S. Annadurai from ... Read more...

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Coimbatore experts’ Hopfield neural network reverses blur’s noise, distortion in photos


July 9th, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): Coimbatore-based experts have turned to neural networks to help photographers clean up blur's noise and distortion in images.S. Uma of the Coimbatore Institute of Technology and S. ... Read more...

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Donate your computer’s idle time to find cure for HIV, Parkinson’s, breast cancer


June 21st, 2009 - 11:39 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 21 (ANI): Your computer can be put to good use even when its not in use, for now it's possible to donate the idle time to cutting-edge biomedical research aimed ... Read more...

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Indian-origin researcher working on ways to monitor heat generated by data centre equipment


June 3rd, 2009 - 5:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 3 (ANI): An Indian-origin researcher at the Georgia Institute of Technology is working on new heat transfer models that can be used in future data centre facilities to reduce the ... Read more...

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‘Alien hunting’ project completes tenth anniversary


May 20th, 2009 - 2:05 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 20 (ANI): SETI@home, the world's largest and longest-running volunteer computing project, which enables people to search for aliens from their personal computers at home, is celebrating its tenth anniversary this ... Read more...

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Soon, stone cold robot soldiers that kill without remorse


January 5th, 2009 - 2:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 5 (ANI): The face of war is all set to transform, with American armed robots predicted to patrol on the battle ground in a matter of few years, killing ... Read more...

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Mind power can revive paralysed limbs


October 16th, 2008 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 16 (ANI): Experimenting with monkeys, scientists have shown that the primates could successfully move paralysed limbs via brain implant with mobile electrodes.Such artificial re-routing of brain may pave the ... Read more...

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Intel predicts world of mobile internet devices set to explode


July 26th, 2008 - 1:41 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 26 (ANI): Chip maker Intel predicts that the world of mobile internet devices is set to explode in the short span on the next four years.Intel has based its ... Read more...

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