China's new supercomputer will be 10 times faster

Beijing, Feb 20 (IANS) China has started to build a new-generation supercomputer that is expected to be 10 times faster than the current world champion, a media report said. This year, China is aiming for breakthroughs in high-performance processors and other key technologies to build the world's first prototype exascale supercomputer, t...

This smartphone app can help speak language of eyes!

New York, Feb 19 (IANS) Researchers have developed an app that could help people speak the language of eyes -- literally. The smartphone app that researchers working with Microsoft have developed can interpret eye gestures in real time, decode these gestures into predicted utterances, and ...

Scientists develop humanlike biological robots

New York, Feb 19 (IANS) A team of scientists has developed small, soft biological robots -- bio-bots -- that can walk and swim on their own or when triggered by electrical or light signals. ...

Researchers find how six-legged robots can run faster

​London, Feb 19 (IANS) Effecting a breakthrough in making insect-inspired robots run faster, Swiss researchers, led by an Indian-origin scientist, have found a new way by which six-legged insects increase their walking speed. ...

Microsoft Office for Mac now gets Touch Bar support

​New York, Feb 17 (IANS) The February updates in Microsoft Office will now enable owners of the Macbook Pro with Touch Bar to work with the LCD strip Apple introduced with its latest laptop. ...

Google to soon provide internet in rural areas through balloons

​New York, Feb 17 (IANS) Google has announced that it was "years closer" to deliver internet to remote parts of the world using high-flying balloons. Researchers at Google's Project Loon -- part of the company's X research lab -- said it was now able to use machine learning to predict weather systems, meaning the firm has a ...

App to help nursing allocation process

Mumbai, Feb 16 (IANS) In a bid to foray into a new era of tech-powered healthcare, Intelenet Global Services -- a Mumbai-based business process service provider -- on Thursday launched a mobile app called Radius that can help transform the nursing allocation process. ...

Now remotely access Kaspersky Lab's Password Manager app

​Moscow, Feb 16 (IANS) Russia-based software security company Kaspersky Lab on Thursday launched an updated version of its Password Manager app that offers users remote access to their passwords through their personal page on the My Kaspersky portal. ...

Smart electrical grids prone to hacking: Study

​New York, Feb 12 (IANS) Though technological advancements in smart electrical grid create improvements in monitoring, they also act as an entry point for hackers, researchers have revealed. ...

Controlling smartphones with touchless gestures

​New York, Feb 11 (IANS) Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light thanks to new LED displays that can both emit and detect light. ...

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