Mumbai: The selectors have announced the team for first two tests against Australia and out of form Gautam Gambhir was shown the door. Delhi opener Shikhar Dhawan would replace Gambhir in the team. Gambhir will replace Dhawan in the India ‘A’ side for the three-day game against Australia, which is to be played from Feb 16-18. [Read more…]
London: You may have wonder how is such possible or how one can interpret such a long number. But researchers have identified the world’s largest prime number yet, beating the previous record by over four million digits.
Curtis Cooper from the University of Central Missouri in Warrensburg made the finding as part of the Great Internet Mersenne Prime Search (GIMPS), a distributed computing project designed to hunt for a particular kind of prime number first identified in the 17th century, the ‘New Scientist’ reported. [Read more…]
Phone lovers will now enjoy a new taste in using their mobiles as Ubuntu powered smartphones will be shipped beginning this October. Soon the users will be having Ubuntu Phone OS device.
A report out by the Wall Street Journal is entitled “Ubuntu Smartphone Shipping in October.” The posting by Michael Hickins, the WSJ CIO Editor, cites comments made by Mark Shuttleworth as for the first appearance of smartphones running Ubuntu in October. [Read more…]
Raipur: India’s medium pacer Praveen Kumar has been declared mentally unfit for using abusive language against his opponent. Match referee in his report claims that Praveen Kumar is mentally unfit.
It is not the first time that Praveen has been involved in such controversy. In 2008, he allegedly thrashed a doctor in Meerut. In 2011 during the West Indies, he was involved in a fracas with a spectator and did the same during the England tour during a tour game against Northants. [Read more…]
Toronto: Various reasearches goint out on global warming and other environmental issues have warned that an unexpected increase in Arctic ice melt and global warming trends could wipe out half the polar bears numbers in a single year, researchers have warned.
Researcher team led by professor Andrew Derocher from the University of Alberta said that one very bad ice year could leave hundreds of Hudson Bay polar bears stranded on land for an extended period. [Read more…]
Lenovo, one of the good PC maker, has announced two additions in its IdeaPad consumer PCs. Lenovo introduced the launch of new IdeaPad Y and Z Series laptops in a sleek design. Powered by third generation Intel Core processors, Lenovo’s new notebooks offer consumers a variety of style, color and performance options, designed for the upcoming Windows 8 operating system.
Lenovo has announced two new Windows 8 notebooks in India — IdeaPad Y500 and IdeaPad Z500. While the IdeaPad Y500 starts at Rs 64,290, the IdeaPad Z500 is Rs 48,990. [Read more…]
WASHINGTON: The internet world is not save for any of the organization, if one does not have any suitable methods to tackle it out. One such case has been revealed. The Federal Reserve has said that one of its internal websites had been briefly breached by hackers. Although, no critical functions of the US central bank were affected by the intrusion.
“The Federal Reserve system is aware that information was obtained by exploiting a temporary vulnerability in a website vendor product,” a Fed spokeswoman said. [Read more…]
Hewlett-Packard(HP) has confirmed all the ongoing rumors by officially launching its first Chromebook. The top leading PC manufacturer HP is now launching a 14-inch Chromebook. The HP Pavilion 14 notebook as the name suggests, has a 14-inch screen, making it the biggest notebook yet to run Google’s Chrome OS. [Read more…]