Technology

The Asus Tinker Board is a powerful Raspberry Pi rival that plays 4K video

Asus just jumped into the mini PC game with a solid choice for 4K video-capable entertainment computer. The company is currently selling the Asus Tinker Board in the UK and Europe with prices starting around 46 pounds—about $57. That’s quite a bit more than the top-end Raspberry Pi 3 Model B, which has an MSRP of $35 but usually sells for ... Read More »

China Oceanwide, IDG Capital agree to acquire IDG, publisher of PCWorld and Macworld

China Oceanwide Holdings Group and China-based IDG Capital have agreed to acquire tech journalism pioneer International Data Group, publisher of PCWorld, Computerworld, and hundreds of other tech publications worldwide. Tech analyst firm IDC and venture capital firm IDG Ventures are included in the deal, announced Thursday. The size of the deal was not officially released, although a Wall Street Journal story put ... Read More »

Shopping goes high tech and hassle-free with new Intel technology

Mid-day meal to be provided in madrasas imparting mainstream education Students studying in madrasas imparting mainstream education, will be provided mid-day meals by the Centre. The Midday Meal Scheme is a school meal programme of the Government of India designed to improve the nutritional status of school-age children nationwide. Mid-day meal to be provided in madrasas RELATED STORIES Visa issue ... Read More »

4 ways to block political posts on Facebook

If you thought that deluge of political rants, memes, and arguments in your Facebook feed would end with the 2016 Presidential Election, think again. If anything, the thrum of political debate has only grown louder since the final votes were tallied. Whether you participate in these posts, just seeing them is proven to be wearing and stressful , and can ... Read More »

The 2016 cord-cutter awards

Cutting the cable TV cord was a lot more challenging when I started writing a column about it more than two years ago. Most decent streaming devices cost $100 or more, and there was no way to get certain channels such as ESPN, HBO, and the NFL Network without a cable or satellite TV hookup. While last year was a ... Read More »

Students without certificates are more prone to cardiac arrest: Study

Students who leave school without a certificate are twice as likely to endure a heart attack than those who have a university degree, according to a study conducted by researchers at the Sax Institute in Australia. Cardiovascular representational image RELATED STORIES Himachal Pradesh: ‘Shikshak Samman Yojana’ to reward best teachers MS Dhoni’s Jharkhand school celebrates Golden Jubilee Illiteracy among school ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 rumor roundup: Here’s everything we know so far

Editor’s note: This article is frequently updated to reflect the latest information available. It’s that time of year again. Rumors are flying about the latest Samsung flagship smartphone. Presumably to be called the Galaxy S8, it’ll attempt to revive Samsung’s burned edges from the Galaxy Note7 debacle. Here’s everything we have heard so far about what Samsung is putting together. ... Read More »

New slate of games showcase the power of Daydream VR

When we reviewed Google’s Daydream View headset last month, we were enamored with the simple, affordable solution to virtual reality, but somewhat disappointed in the lack of content. Just a handful of games were available at launch, and while there were certainly some fun titles, it was missing a real killer app to showcase its full capabilities. Barely a month after ... Read More »

How to use Bing Saves to prepare for the holidays

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Will AI usher in a new era of hacking?

DARPA’s Cyber Grand Challenge held its final round on Thursday. Credit: Michael Kan MORE LIKE THIS Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes,… Why Cortana’s new boss is obsessed with artificial intelligence If the election is hacked, we may never know VIDEO Why You Lost Your Windows 10 Product Key It may take several years or even decades, but ... Read More »