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Five beautiful modifications of the Yamaha RD350 motorcycle by enthusiasts!

Some like to keep their Yamaha RD350 motorcycles stock. Some are happy with a few important tweaks, like adding disc brakes. And there are those who charge ahead with hardcore modifications, such as the ones here. Remember, these are all a couple years old, at least. They may not exist in the same form anymore. However, they are still some ... Read More »

AI, cybersecurity, data analytics used most by healthcare companies: Infosys

The research polled IT and business decision-makers in healthcare and life sciences industry as part of a global survey to discover the opportunities presented by new digital technologies. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: Healthcare and life sciences companies are mostly using cybersecurity, big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in a big way, a report by IT firm Infosys Ltd revealed. ... Read More »

IDC: China smartphone market declined by 5% in 2017

IDC released its Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker report for China, and the numbers do not look good. According to the data, the market declined 15.7% in Q4 2017, compared with the same period 12 months ago, and 4.9% for the whole 2017. In absolute numbers, the October-December period saw 114.3 shipments, totaling to 444.3 million in 2017 against 467.3 million ... Read More »

Google Project Tango Support Ends Next Year, Succeeded by ARCore

HIGHLIGHTS Google’s ARCore to replace Project Tango on mobile phones Support will be turned down by March 1, 2018 ARCore already available for Pixel phones and Samsung Galaxy S8 Alphabet-owned Google is shutting down its Project Tango computer vision platform (which graduatedto just Tango in June last year). Project Tango was Google’s initial effort to bring augmented reality to smartphones before it unveiled ARCore. A tweet from ... Read More »

Intel CEO Says Chip Flaw Damage Contained by Industry, 90 Percent Chips to Be Patched in Coming Days

HIGHLIGHTS The Meltdown security flaw only affects Intel chips Alongside, a wider-reaching Spectre flaw was also revealed Tech giants have been scrambling to update software and hardware Intel chief Brian Krzanich said Monday the impact of a recently discovered vulnerability in computer chips has been limited due to “remarkable” collaboration by the tech industry. Krzanich took the unusual step of addressing the security ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 5 Replaced by Redmi 5 Plus, Claims MIUI Forum Moderator

HIGHLIGHTS An MIUI Forum Super Moderator claimed the new development Moderator reports that Xiaomi has dropped the Redmi Note name Xiaomi has sold over five million Redmi Note 4 units in India Though the market was anticipating the arrival of Redmi Note 5, it has now been reported that Xiaomi has replaced the anticipated handset with the Redmi 5 Plus that was unveiled alongside the Redmi ... Read More »

Conservatives go against principles by meddling in education

Almost every public policy area gets caught up in federal tax plans, including education. That should not be: The Constitution only gives the federal government specific, enumerated powers, and the feds aren’t supposed to make policy unrelated to those. As conservatives have often pointed out, education is not mentioned in that document at all. So why are some conservatives trying to ... Read More »

LG V30 to launch on European carriers by the end of the year

Like previous V-series phones, LG wasn’t too keen to launch the LG V30 it Europe. SIM-free has been available for a while now, but with little carrier involvement. That is about to change as the company announced plans to expand V30’s presence in partnership with several carriers. First is TIM Italy, which is already selling the flagship for €900 (no subsidies here). It also ... Read More »

IIT Roorkee students win international competition by developing ‘Evacool’

As a part of the ‘Go Green in the City 2017’ held at the Schneider Electric headquarters in Paris, two Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee students developed a low-cost earthenware cooling technology named Evacool. The competition was conducted to promote innovative solutions for smarter and energy efficient cities. Nimisha Gupta and Raja Jain, students of chemical engineering course at IIT ... Read More »

Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »