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The Internet Was Built To Withstand A Nuclear Bomb. It Will Survive The Coronavirus.

As people around the world quarantine en masse, the internet is being tested. Internet traffic surged by 30% by Wednesday in a locked-down Italy. It’s up 8% to 10% in South Korea and parts of the US, like Seattle, that were hit early by COVID-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus. Peak usage, typically on Sunday nights, is now ... Read More »

How you can use your computer to help fight COVID-19 coronavirus

The other day, news came out that the distributed-computing search for extraterrestrial life [email protected] project was coming to an end after 21 years. But if you like participating in distributed-computing, you can now put your computer’s unused time to work looking for cures to coronavirus/COVID-19. But don’t worry, you don’t need to be an expert — you just download and install the client ... Read More »

How to install a CPU: Putting the brain into your computer

You’ve just got the best processor you could muster and you’re ready to toss that bad boy into your first PC build. But, how do you install a processor? Fortunately, like many other aspects of building a PC, installing a CPU is a very simple process. So, no need to stress about getting it wrong, as we’ll guide you through each step. 1. ... Read More »

‘Access to internet in India is plainly non-negotiable’: RS Prasad

Right to access internet in the context of net neutrality is non-negotiable in India and it flows from right to information, Union law minister, Ravi Shankar Prasad, said on Monday. Prasad was speaking at the book launch of the fourth edition of ‘Commentary on the Law of Arbitration’ authored by Supreme Court judge, justice Indu Malhotra. “On the issue of net neutrality, ... Read More »

Coronavirus: Microsoft warns of hit to computer sales

Microsoft is the latest major company to warn of a disruption as China grapples with the coronavirus outbreak. The tech giant said because its Chinese suppliers were shutdown, manufacturing operations have been affected. This delay could hit sales of its personal computing business including Surface tablets, Microsoft warned. Microsoft said factories are re-opening across China, but this is happening slower ... Read More »

How to change relationship status on Facebook for computer: Know steps

These are some steps which can help you to add or edit your relationship status | Picture for Representation Facebook is a popular social media platform across the world which helps people to stay connected with each other. On Facebook, its users can also update their current relationship status according to their choice. Now, if you are a Facebook user ... Read More »

Sundaram Finance Q3 PAT rises 4% to Rs 253 crore

Non-banking finance company Sundaram FinanceNSE -2.02 % Ltd on Tuesday reported a 3.8 per cent rise in consolidated profit after tax (PAT) at Rs 252.90 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2019. It had posted a consolidated PAT of Rs 243.64 crore in the year-ago period, Sundaram Finance said in a regulatory filing. However, the consolidated income of Sundaram Finance declined to Rs ... Read More »

Why financial professionals say cybersecurity is the toughest risk to manage

A new survey from the The Association of Financial Professionals finds cybersecurity is “the most challenging risk to manage,” a drastic change from 2009 when it was a much smaller concern for financial professionals. “Well, it’s probably no surprise to anyone that technology can have great benefits but also can have some downside,” The Association of Financial Professionals CEO Jim Kaitz explained ... Read More »

Govt to encourage FDI in education, set up national police and forensic science universities

NEW DELHI: The government will encourage external commercial borrowings and FDI in the education sector for financing infrastructure, Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced on Saturday. Setting up a National Police University and a National Forensic Science University, linking medical colleges to a district hospital through the public-private-partnership (PPP) mode to meet the shortage of qualified doctors, degree-level full-fledged online education programmes in top 100 institutions and ... Read More »

Why you need to clean up your computer. Now.

Like your home, you need to sometimes clean up the machine you spend the most of your hours on during the day. Sure, a few alcohol wipes (and a keyboard cover — trust us) are helpful. But we’re talking about a more deep clean, getting under the cover, behind the screen, and potentially deep into the system. Nearly nine out ... Read More »