Tag Archives: May

Google faces anti-trust probe over new Internet protocol that may give it an unfair competitive advantage

SAN FRANCISCO: Google is under an anti-trust probe over a new Internet Protocol that could give the tech giant an unfair competitive advantage, the media reported. The US House Judiciary Committee is investigating Google’s plans to implement DNS-over-HTTPS in Chrome, a new standard that aims to improve internet privacy and security by encryption, reports the Wall Street Journal. Google plans to begin testing the new protocol – that aims ... Read More »

Light-based computer may parallelize 10-megabit computations

When it comes to computation, the modern approach seems to involve an enormous bucket of bits, vigorous shaking, and not a lot of explanation of how it all works. If you ever wondered how Excel became such an abomination, now you know. We don’t seem to have a problem creating and filling enormous buckets of bits, but shaking them up ... Read More »

Computer Baba, Expelled From His Sect, May Set Up New Akhada

omputer Baba said he will mobilise saints and seers of India from December 22 to 30 in Allahabad (FILE) Indore:  Religious leader Computer Baba, who was recently expelled from the Digambar Ani Akhada, said he is mulling to set up a new “akhada“, or sect, when the Kumbh Mela takes places in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh. Computer Baba, a friend-turned-critic ... Read More »

MIUI 10 Screenshots Leak Ahead of May 31 Launch, Show Android P-Inspired Design

  HIGHLIGHTS MIUI 10 may be unveiled alongside Xiaomi Mi 8 The Xiaomi Mi 8 is set to launch on May 31 MIUI 10 seems to be heavily inspired by Android P Xiaomi is set to unveil the Xiaomi Mi 8 smartphone on May 31, and at the event the company is even going to unveilthe Mi Band 3. Alongside, the MIUI 10 reveal has also been ... Read More »

Nokia X High-Resolution Images Leaked by Chinese Retailer Ahead of May 16 Launch

 Nokia X was recently confirmed by HMD Global to be unveiled in China on May 16 – the same date as the OnePlus 6 launch in London. However, unlike the OnePlus 6, this will be a mid-range smartphone from the Finnish brand. In the phone’s latest set of leaks, high-resolution photos have been outed by a Chinese electronics retailer. As per the leak, ... Read More »

iPhone SE 2 to come in May with A10 Fusion chipset, missing 3.5mm jack

According to a new rumor originating at some unnamed case makers, Apple will launch the long-awaited iPhone SE 2 in May. The name isn’t set in stone, however, keep that in mind. The new device will be powered by Apple’s A10 Fusion chipset, which made its debut in the iPhone 7 and 7 Plus back in 2016. That would be an upgrade from the ... Read More »

Your computer may run 30 per cent slower due to Intel chip bug

A massive security flaw may have been discovered with Intel processors, according to reports today. The flaw makes passwords and other personal details an easier target for hackers, and is thought to affect all Intel processors from the last decade. The good news is that there is a fix. But unfortunately the security patch will slow down processing power by as much as ... Read More »

India Bike Week 2017: BMW Motorrad to debut this year at Goa event, may launch two new bikes

BMW Motorrad is set to make its debut at the India Bike Week 2017 which is scheduled for November 24 – 25, 2017 at Vagator in Goa. The BMW Motorrad along with Triumph will take part in a parade on the opening day of the event. Along with that, the Motorrad pavilion will showcase 14 bikes which include MW S 1000 RR, BMW R ... Read More »

Bain may partially exit L&T Finance; debt-laden Binani Cements attracts 15 suitors

Private equity giant Bain Capital Partners is looking to partially exit L&T Finance Holdings Ltd through a block deal, a business daily reported Quoting an unnamed person, The Economic Times said that Bain Capital will sell a 2.12% stake for Rs 750 crore. “Bain Capital has given the mandate to Citibank to sell a 2.12% stake in L&T Finance at Rs 180-185 ... Read More »

NO INFLATION? TECHNOLOGY MAY HAVE LEFT IT BACK IN THE 20TH CENTURY

During her speech to the National Association of Business Economics on Tuesday, Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen made a rather startling admission: The Fed may have “misspecified” its models for inflation and “misjudged” the strength of wages and the job market. Leaving aside the odd choice of words, Yellen—true to her training and temperament—proved herself more interested in understanding the world as ... Read More »