Intel Unveils New Design, Engineering Centre in Hyderabad

Photo Credit: Twitter/ Intel India Nivruti Rai, Country Head, Intel India HIGHLIGHTS Centre was inaugurated by Telangana’s IT Minister K. T. Rama Rao The centre can accommodate 1,500 people It will contribute to computing and communications technology innovations Expanding its innovation footprint in India, global chip-making giant Intel on Monday unveiled its new design and […]


IGNOU Launches Post Graduate Diploma In Computer Applications (PGDCA)

This PG Diploma is a stand-alone programme consists of 12 courses worth 36 credits. New Delhi:  IGNOU’s School of Computer and Information Sciences (SOCIS) has launched Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications (PGDCA) from January, 2020 admission cycle. The objective of the PGDCA programme is to prepare graduate students for productive careers in software industry. […]


US Defence Chief Rejects Amazon’s Accusations of Bias in Cloud Contract

US Defence Secretary Mark Esper on Friday rejected any suggestion of bias in a Pentagon decision to award Microsoft an up to $10 billion cloud computing contract, after announced plans to challenge it. Amazon says that politics got in the way of a fair contracting process. President Donald Trump has long criticized Amazon and its founder Jeff […]


IIFT MBA Entrance Test To Be Computer Based

Online registration for the exam would close on October 25. NEW DELHI: This year onwards, the MBA (International Business) entrance test of Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) would be computer based. The exam will be held on December 1. Until now, selection to MBA programme for the academic session 2020-2022 for IIFT Campuses in New […]


A Computer Server Haunted Clinton In 2016. Now It May Be Trump’s Turn

Donald Trump has dismissed the whistleblower complaint as a “partisan hack job.”   WASHINGTON: As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic adversary Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private computer server for official emails when she was U.S. secretary of state. Now the Republican president has his own server problem […]

Operating System

HarmonyOS: How Huawei Is Trying to Trade War-Proof Its Software

Highlights HarmonyOS is a new operating system that may find its way to Smart TVs Huawei’s efforts actually mirrors Apple iThis comes in the wake of international trade disputes Huawei Technologies on Friday offered the first glimpse of an in-house software that may someday replace Google’s Android, an important step toward reducing its reliance on […]


DRDO Technician Test Date Announced

DRDO CEPTAM Exam Date For Technician New Delhi:  The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) would conduct the entry test for Technician ‘A’ post on September 28-30. “Computer Based Test (CBT) for CEPTAM-09/Tech-A Advertisement will be held during 28-30th September 2019 (in two shifts). Admit Card will be uploaded two weeks prior to the examination,” […]


Ex-Speaker Admits Lifting Computers, ACs From Andhra Assembly. His Reason

Kodela Sivaprasad was the Speaker during the Telugu Desam Party’s tenure. Hyderabad:  It all began last week, when police found themselves filing a bizarre complaint that furniture, computers and air-conditioners had gone missing from the Andhra Pradesh assembly building while they were being shifted from Hyderabad to Amaravati. Soon after, emerging reports suggested that the […]


Italy Drafts “No-Mobile-Phone Phobia” Law To Prevent, Treat Addiction

It proposes education programmes for parents to detect excessive mobile use in kids. (Representational) Rome:  Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young. The bill seeks to treat so-called “no-mobile-phone phobia” (also known as […]

Computer Games

Iraq Parliament Bans Online Battle Games, Citing ‘Negative’ Influence

Iraq’s parliament on Wednesday voted unanimously to ban the popular but brutal online game PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds for “inciting violence” in the war-torn country. Often likened to the blockbuster book and film series The Hunger Games, PUBG game pits marooned characters against one another in a virtual fight to the death. It is ubiquitous in Iraq, […]