Computer

Bloomberg Businessweek devotes double issue to computer coding

      Bloomberg is dedicating an entire issue of its Businessweek magazine to a 38,000-word essay on computer coding. The double issue has 112 pages and will run on newsstands for two weeks from Friday. The cover features an excerpt of coding language Python with the title: “If You Can’t Read This, You’d Better Read This – Code: An ... Read More »

Computer games boost maths skills: study

      GIVING youngsters a series of games designed to engage them in the subject improves their abilities by three months, according to a new study. Separate research concluded that nine- and 10-year-olds find science more interesting and get better scores if they are asked creative questions, such as “how do we know the earth is a sphere?” or ... Read More »

Microsoft gives $10M to UW computer science, urges Olympia to invest, too

    Microsoft is donating $10 million to the University of Washington to kick-start a campaign for a new computer-science building on campus. The donation was announced late Thursday, and it’s meant to launch the effort aimed at expanding the UW’s computer-science department. It’s also designed to remind lawmakers that the state needs to ante up, too. An investment from the ... Read More »

Lenovo India Launches 4 New Yoga Convertible Laptops, Starting Rs. 30,490

Lenovo on Wednesday launched four new laptops under its Yoga lineup in India, starting from Rs. 30,490. The convertible laptops launched are the Lenovo Yoga 300, Lenovo Yoga 500, Lenovo Yoga 3 14, and the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. As for availability, all the four Windows 8.1-based laptops are already available to buy from the company’s own thedostore.com. In terms ... Read More »