One of the finest technology provider, Apple decreases MacBook prices by up to $200. This deduction is of the price on the base version of its 13-inch MacBook Pro laptop with “retina” display as it revamps its top-end laptops, weeks after the company experienced a steep decline in Mac sales in the holiday quarter. [Read more…]
One of the superior company, Sony will this month announce the late 2013 launch of its latest PlayStation console, Japanese media said Thursday, as is looks to its games business in a bid to repair its tattered finances. However, the much-anticipated announcement will come at a “PlayStation Meeting” set for February 20. Sony is hoping the multi-billion-dollar games market will help it return to the black after Hammered by four years of big losses. [Read more…]
Government is very excited to fulfill the dream of providing the tablet to each and every student of India. Government is keen to provide Aakash tablet at Rs. 1,500 , Telecom and IT minister Kapil Sibal said today. At present, the government purchases the device from Datawind, the maker of Aakash tablet PC, at Rs. 2,263 apiece. The government will distribute the tablet to students at subsidised rate of Rs. 1,130 a piece. [Read more…]
There is really a bad news for wrestling spectators as International Olympic Committee leaders has dropped wrestling from the Olympic program. Though it was not easy to accept that they have hurled one of the oldest Olympic sports from the 2020 Games. According to reports, IOC officials today decided at their meeting in the Swiss city of Lausanne to scrap wrestling and instead retain modern pentathlon in the committee’s list of 26 core sports. [Read more…]
Cairo : A court in Egypt today ordered one of the most popular website YouTube to be blocked for a month forcarrying the objectionable 14-minute clip of the movie called “Innocence of Muslims”.
A judge of Cairo court, Hassouna Tawfiq ordered YouTube blocked for carrying the film, which he described as “offensive to Islam and the Prophet (Muhammad).” [Read more…]
You have heard about India’s previous supercomputer the Param Yuva-I. Now its upgraded version has been introduced. The second generation Param Yuva II was inaugurated by J Satyanarayana, secretary, department of electronics and information technology, at the Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) facility . [Read more…]
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…]