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The New Fire HD 10 Is Amazon’s First Gadget with USB-C

To date, every Kindle Amazon has ever made featured a micro USB port. The same goes for all of Amazon’s Fire tablets. But all that is about to change with the new Fire HD 10 tablet, Amazon’s first homegrown gadget with USB-C. The new Fire HD 10 is an update to Amazon’s previous 10-inch tablet, and comes with a slightly faster eight-core ... Read More »

Quantum computer bests all conventional computers in first claim of ‘supremacy’

The age of quantum computing may have begun not with a flashy press conference but with an internet leak. According to a paper posted briefly–and presumably mistakenly–to a lab site, physicists at Google have used a quantum computer to perform a calculation that would overwhelm the world’s best conventional supercomputer. Although the specific computation has no known use, the result ... Read More »

The World’s First Reprogrammable DNA Computer is Here

Flexible Strands A stark limitation to biological computers was that any code programmed into DNA couldn’t be rewritten. UC Davis computer scientist David Doty told Wired that using a DNA computer is “like having to build a new computer out of new hardware just to run a new piece of software.” But now, Doty and his team have built the first DNA-based computer that ... Read More »

Thinking about getting computer glasses? Read this first

My entire career has been spent in front of a computer, staring at bright screen, and I’m far from alone. The average office worker spends 1,700 hours per year(!) in front of a computer screen. And that’s just while we’re at the office — we’re also addicted to using our phones all day long. All of that screen time seems to come with ... Read More »

Cuba to roll out mobile internet for the first time

Justin Solomon | CNBC Young Cubans on mobile devices in Havana, Cuba. Cuba has announced that 3G internet access for cell phone users across the country will become available from Thursday. The Caribbean island nation, which exists under communist rule, opened state-run internet cafes in 2013 and citizens have only had access to home internet and public Wi-Fi hotspots since ... Read More »

This is what Samsung’s first ODM device, the Galaxy A6s, looks like

Rumors about Galaxy P-series launching in China have been thrown around lately as well as an unknown Galaxy phone codenamed “Phoenix.” The latest leak coming from Weibo appears to be all about the latter, assuming the Phoenix and the P30 are not the same device, although we are pretty sure that’s exactly the case. Anyway, the leaked photos reveal a Samsung Galaxy A6s smartphone, ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: Price, Specifications

The key highlight of the Galaxy A7 (2018) is its triple camera setup HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) price in India starts at Rs. 23,990 Buyers can avail a Rs. 2,000 cashback for purchases made via HDFC cards It will be available via Flipkart and Samsung store online in India Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018), the company’s latest mid-range smartphone in ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 5Z Goes on Sale in India for the First Time via Flipkart: Price, Specifications

Asus ZenFone 5Z price in India starts at Rs. 29,999 HIGHLIGHTS Asus ZenFone 5Z is now on sale in India exclusively via Flipkart The smartphone comes in three variants in India It sports a large display, Snapdragon 845 SoC, up to 8GB RAM Asus ZenFone 5Z is now available for purchase in India, less than a week after it was unveiled ... Read More »

Bajaj Pulsar, Dominar, Platina, Avenger get India’s first ‘hat-trick’ deal: Details

Bajaj Auto Ltd has announced a ‘Hat-trick offer’, which is basically a package of three sub-offers for Bajaj motorcycles purchased in the month of July 2018. The highlight of this offer is the new five-year warranty that’s being offered across all Bajaj bikes including the Bajaj Pulsar range, the Avenger range, and the Dominar. The five-year warranty on the Bajaj ... Read More »

Cryptocurrency Exchange Theft Surges in First Half of 2018: CipherTrace

Theft of cryptocurrencies from exchanges soared in the first half of this year to three times the level seen for the whole of 2017, leading to a three-fold increase in associated money laundering, according to a report from US-based cyber-security firm CipherTrace released on Tuesday. The report, which looks at the global anti-money laundering market, showed that in the first six months ... Read More »