30 percent of global web traffic is porn

April 9th, 2012 - 9:02 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 9 (IANS) Around 30 percent of all internet traffic is pornography, and the biggest porn site gets over four billion page views and 350 million unique visits ... Read more...

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China to have cloud computing base

August 22nd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 22 (IANS) China's largest cloud computing base will be in Jiangsu province with a total investment of 400 million yuan.The Shuguang Cloud Computing Industrial Base will be in ... Read more...

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Jeopardy! Man vs Machine finale

February 17th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Feb 17 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Machine triumphed over man during the “Jeopardy!” finale.After three days of contest, IBM’s Watson did beat two former champions of the game. It was a ... Read more...

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More than 40pc of Aussies spend 41.5mn hrs surfing the web

November 12th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Nov 12 (ANI): Australians' love affair with the Internet seems continuing, with more than 40 percent surfers spending millions of hours on social networking sites each month.The data, released by ... Read more...

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Data clippers to enhance future planetary missions

September 20th, 2010 - 5:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 20 (ANI): Sailing in the space may not be too far as upcoming missions to space could employ fleets of 'data-clippers'- manoeuvrable spacecraft equipped with solar sails- to ship vast ... Read more...

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Japanese man calculates Pi to record-breaking 5 trillion digits!

September 1st, 2010 - 12:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): In an astounding and record-breaking mathematical feat, a Japanese man has calculated the value of pi to 5 trillion decimal points using a home made computer.Shigeru Kondo, a ... Read more...

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Bharti-partnered undersea cable linking Japan and US launched

April 1st, 2010 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) India's top telecom operator Bharti Airtel Thursday said an international consortium, of which the company is a part, has launched an undersea cable connecting Japan and the ... Read more...

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NASA’s mission to reveal the sun’s inner workings

February 12th, 2010 - 1:39 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) lifted off on February 11 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's Launch Complex 41 on a first-of-a-kind mission to reveal the sun's inner ... Read more...

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NASA launches spacecraft to study the sun

February 12th, 2010 - 12:07 am ICT by BNO News
CAPE CARAVERAL, FLORIDA – NASA announced the launching of their Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) from Florida to further study the sun on Thursday.The SDO took off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station's ... Read more...

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Met office to give seven-day forecasts

January 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday installed a super computing device that will upgrade its short range weather prediction from two days to seven days. "Currently, we are ... Read more...

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Next-gen DVD that can hold 2,000 movies unveiled

May 21st, 2009 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, May 21 (ANI): A new type of disc that stores 10,000 times more data than current DVDs has been unveiled by Australia researchers.The revolutionary disc could be on the market within ... Read more...

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Canada to get world’s first supercomputer outside the US

August 16th, 2008 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto,Aug 16 (IANS) Toronto university and the IBM have joined hands to build Canada's most powerful and energy- efficient supercomputer yet. Capable of performing 360 trillion calculations per second, the ... Read more...

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