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Five things AI does better than humans, from the mundane to the magnificent

AIs are giving us a kicking in board games and video games, but what else are they good for? An AI developed by Facebook researchers can rival humans when it comes to predicting whether wooden blocks will stay stacked — and where they will fall if they don’t. Credit: Facebook AI Research COMMENTS Peter Sayer IDG News Service Nov 16, ... Read More »

CBSE Class 10 board exams are compulsory again from 2018

CBSE Class 10 board exams are compulsory again from 2018 CBSE to reintroduce compulsory Class 10 board examination from 2018. CBSE Class 10 board exams are compulsory again from 2018 RELATED STORIES #ChildrensDay: President Pranab Mukherjee to give away award to Odisha boy, 41 others UPSC NDA & NA (II) Exam 2016: Written result declared at upsc.gov.in Finland to bring ... Read More »

Safety features like speed warning system, airbags and more to be mandatory from October 2017

The road transport and highway ministry in its efforts to make cars safer in India, wants the carmakers to offer seatbelt reminders, airbags, reverse sensors, speed warning system with beeps as standard in cars from October 2017. The new standard safety features will help Indian cars to stand at par with the ones which are sold in the international markets. ... Read More »

Things to expect from Mercedes-Benz C-Cabriolet and S-Cabriolet

Mercedes-Benz will be launching its latest convertibles – the C-Cabriolet and the S-Cabriolet in India tomorrow. The C-Class Cabriolet from Mercedes-Benz will come in C300 variant, while the S-Cabriolet will come in S500 trim only.  The upcoming C-Cabriolet will complete the automaker’s line-up of open-top four-seaters featuring classic soft tops, whereas after 1971, the S-Class Cabriolet is the sixth variant ... Read More »

Tata Motors organises a mega service campaign from November 11-17

Tata Motors has come up with a ‘Mega Service Camp for its passenger vehicle customers’ from November 11-17. This campaign includes a free car check-up that will take place at 527 dealerships across 281 cities in India. Tata car owners can get their cars checked at the camp through a 40-point vehicle heath check-up program. The service personnel at the ... Read More »

Unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units in New Zealand will soon be disconnected from mobile networks

If you are a Samsung Galaxy Note7 owner in New Zealand who is yet to exchange/return their unit, you are strongly advised to do so withing the next couple of weeks. Reason being, starting November 18, your unit will not be able to access any cellular network in the country. “As part of our commitment to ongoing safety, Samsung would ... Read More »

What to expect from the Volvo S90

Ahead of Volvo S90 official launch tomorrow, we throw a little insight on the upcoming vehicle from the Swedish automaker. The upcoming model is based on the design philosophy of the XC90 SUV and post launch it will fill in the gap left by its predecessor, the S80. The S90 is targeted to those who always wished for owing a ... Read More »

Google Photos begins creating animations from videos, gets smarter about fixing sideways pictures

Google is flexing more of its AI muscles in Google Photos, promising to do much of the work for you when it comes to fixing images, finding memories, or making cute animations you’ll want to share with friends and family. In the latest Google Photos update, the app will begin to ping you about pictures that are sideways but need ... Read More »

Tested: Shadow Warrior 2 sees huge performance boosts from Nvidia’s multi-res shading

Lo Wang is back, baby. Shadow Warrior 2 ($40 on Steam) launched today and while its procedurally generated levels give the game a bit less bite than its predecessor, it’s still a riotously good time in a satisfying “mindlessly killing demons” sort of way. But we covered all that in PCWorld’s Shadow Warrior 2 review. This article’s dedicated to a ... Read More »

SIM-free iPhone 7 and 7 Plus now available from Apple (US)

Apple’s iPhone 7 and 7 Plus remain on backorder for certain models. With that being said, you can now purchase a SIM-free iPhone, meaning that it is totally carrier-unlocked in the US and will work with any carrier, including support for Sprint and Verizon’s CDMA networks, as well as GSM network connectivity. The iPhone 7 has shorter wait times than ... Read More »