Samsung to manufacture 7-nm chips for IBM’s CPUs

Sunday, 23 December 2018 09:31
South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics has inked a deal to manufacture seven-nanometre (nm) microprocessors for US-based technology company IBM’s central processing units (CPUs). Samsung will manufacture seven-nm microprocessors for IBM Power Systems, IBM Z and IBM LinuxONE high-performance computing…

Google denies it altered YouTube code to slow down Microsoft Edge

Thursday, 20 December 2018 11:47
Google has denied it altered YouTube code to break Microsoft Edge, thus slowing down its performance while users streamed YouTube videos — a claim made by a former Microsoft intern. Microsoft Edge is a graphical web browser included in Windows…

Google adds new features to its app for SMBs

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 16:28
Google on Wednesday released a revamped version of an app meant to help small and mid-size businesses (SMBs) manage profile on-the-go and boost customer engagement. The “Google My Business” app is a simple and free tool for SMBs to start…

Cisco acquires photonics leader Luxtera for $660mn

Wednesday, 19 December 2018 09:09
Global networking major Cisco on Tuesday announced the acquisition of California-based semiconductor company Luxtera for $660 million. The acquisition is expected to close in the third quarter of Cisco’s fiscal year 2019, the company said in a statement. Luxtera uses…

Indian firms scouting for Cloud-like experience on premises: Dell EMC

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 16:25
Cloud adoption is undoubtedly growing very fast in India — but the running costs, coupled with the desire to have data on premises with a Cloud-like feel, is also driving Indian enterprises towards owning a multi-Cloud experience, says Rajesh Janey,…

Google to pump in $1 billion to build new offices

Tuesday, 18 December 2018 10:24
Google revealed that it would invest USD 1 billion in the construction of new offices in New York, an announcement that comes weeks after both Amazon and Apple made known their individual expansion projects in the Big Apple. In a…

NVIDIA sets 6 AI performance records for deep learning workloads

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:15
Computer chip manufacturer NVIDIA on Monday said it has achieved six Artificial Intelligence (AI) performance records with the release of industry’s first broad set of AI benchmarks. Backed by Google, Intel, Baidu, NVIDIA and several more technology leaders, the new…

Google Maps introduces auto rickshaw feature for Delhi commuters

Monday, 17 December 2018 16:01
Google on Monday introduced a new feature in its Maps where commuters in Delhi will be able to see auto rickshaws under the “public transport” mode in Maps. By selecting the mode, commuters will be able to view suggested routes…

Top 5 gadgets that grabbed eyeballs in India in 2018

Sunday, 16 December 2018 09:31
From high-end tablets to powerful cameras, the year 2018 saw some cool gadgets arriving in India. Here are the top 5 picks from the lot. 1. Apple Watch Series 4 Call it guardian of your health. If you are constantly…

Sophisticated cyber attacks on Cloud to dominate 2019: Trend Micro

Sunday, 16 December 2018 09:28
Cyber attackers will use more sophisticated tools in 2019 to take advantage of the changing technology landscape and prey upon evolving corporate technology environments especially Cloud, cyber security firm Trend Micro has said. The attackers will leverage proven methods against…