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iPad Pro 2017 Models Outperform New MacBook Pro Models in Some Benchmarks

HIGHLIGHTS The benchmark tests pitted new iPad Pro models against MacBook Pro The 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch iPad Pro models were included in the test Benchmark also included 2016 MacBook Pro models Apple’s new iPad Pro models are as capable as the refreshed MacBook Pro models, matching, and even surpassing the laptops in certain benchmarks. Bare Feats, a benchmarking blog, posted ... Read More »

Western Digital Moves to Court in a Bid to Block Sale of Toshiba Chip Unit

HIGHLIGHTS WD has sought a court injunction to stop Toshiba’s chip unit sale The court injunction details that Toshiba needs to take WD’s consent Toshiba wants to complete the deal as quickly as possible Western Digital Corp has sought a court injunction to prevent Toshiba Corp from selling its chip business without the US firm’s consent – a move that ... Read More »

vivo may be first to out a smartphone with fingerprint sensor embedded in the screen

For many months now rumors have claimed that Samsung, Apple, or both companies will come out with devices sporting a fingerprint scanner embedded in the display this year. When that didn’t happen for the Galaxy S8 and S8+, the speculation switched its focus onto the upcoming Note8. And for Apple this has always been claimed with regard to the tenth ... Read More »

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

China Has Now Eclipsed US in AI Research

Humanity may still be years if not decades away from producing sentient artificial intelligence. But with the rise of machine-learning services in our smartphones and other devices, one type of narrow, specialized AI has become all the rage. And the research on this branch of AI is only accelerating. In fact, as more industries and policymakers awaken to the benefits ... Read More »

Mouse Sperm Survives in Space, but Could Human Babies?

HIGHLIGHTS Freeze-dried mouse sperm used to produce healthy rodent offspring This raises ethical questions about creating humans in deep space Mouse sperm was freeze-dried and sent for nine month to the ISS Freeze-dried mouse sperm that spent nine months in space has been used to produce healthy rodent offspring back on Earth, Japanese researchers said this week. But could the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM, 128GB Storage Variant Goes on Sale in India

After launching it last week, Samsung on Friday has made the Samsung Galaxy S8+ (Review) variant with 6GB RAM and 128GB storage available to buy in India. You can purchase it via Flipkart and the Samsung Shop. The Samsung Galaxy S8+ 6GB RAM, 128GB storage variant price in India is Rs. 74,900. As an introductory offer, the company says, all ... Read More »

To Tackle the Problems of Education in India, We Must First Change the Discourse

Representational image. Credit: Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri The failure of education in our country today is as much about the failure of the discourse on education as it is about the failure of the school curriculum. We are confronting today what I call a double or dual discourse on education. On the one hand, we claim that education can transform anyone; ... Read More »

Apple iCloud Halves Price of 2TB Storage Tier, Family Sharing Arriving in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Family Sharing in iCloud storage will arrive in iOS 11 later   At its WWDC developer conference on Monday, Apple took the stage to announce a major overhaul to its various operating systems. It announced a new and improved iOS 11, in addition to macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and a better tvOS with Amazon Prime Video support. While these ... Read More »

GST To Create 5 Lakh New Jobs For Candidates With Skills In IT, Finance

Post GST implementation, India would need at least 5 lakh IT professionals having knowledge of finance. HIGHLIGHTS Government wants youth to be job-provider, not job-seeker, says minister It is focused to provide entrepreneurship skills, says Rajiv Pratap Rudy Government expects to roll out GST from July 1 Indore: Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (Independent Charge) Rajiv ... Read More »