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“Hologram” lecturers to teach students at Imperial College London
The plan is to put a spin on conventional college lectures by having guest lecturers make “hologram” appearance. Imperial College London employed the technology use at a special event on Thursday and will be extending its use, with the belief that it will be the first academic institution to do so. Imperial will start with […]

Google and Orange partner to build a submarine cable connecting France and Europe
Google in partnership with Orange, a tech giant recently announced that they are building an undersea cable across the floor of the Atlantic Ocean. This cable would be 5500 kilometers long connecting the coasts of France and the United States.  The cable will open in 2020. The Cable is named ‘Durant’ after Henry Durant, founder […]

SnapChat Tries its Hands at Sci-Fi Thriller Chat Fiction
SnapChat in its attempt to retain its users is reported to release a Sci-fi thriller chat fiction by Hooked. Hooked produces chat fiction for mobile and is backed up by different celebrities. This is hooked first long form story and it is going public on Snapchat. It is written by Hooked’s staff writer, Elyse Endick. Generally, […]

A MODEL THAT PREDICTS THE FUTURE OF YOUR BUSINESS VENTURE
Researchers have developed a model that predicts the chances of success and failure of a business venture within six months with 80% accuracy. The information that led to the formation of this model was taken from the social media and transport data over the past few years. The business environment of today’s world is very […]

Duolingo Announces its Policy to Hire More Women Engineers
Duolingo, a huge language learning platform, announced that it will hire more women engineers. Duolingo‘ s CEO, Luis Von Ahn took a very bold step earlier in 2018 when he announced that company will maintain a 50:50 ratio gender ratio among its employees. This was done to promote diversity in the organization. In 2017, Duolingo […]

Walmart files patent for its Smart Shopping Carts

Walmart files patent for its Smart Shopping Carts

Published 19/10/2018 17:18 | Tech News | comments
Walmart, an American multinational retail corporation filed a patent for its new smart shopping cart in August. This cart is equipped with biometric sensors that can track your heart rate, body temperature, grip on cart handle, stress levels and walking speed around the store.  This is similar to smartwatches which can measure the same things […]

Google+ Finally Takes its Last Breath!

Google+ Finally Takes its Last Breath!

Published 18/10/2018 21:07 | Tech News | comments
Google shocked its users when it announced the end of Google+ all across the globe. Google+, a social media network was developed to give Facebook a competition but it failed in doing so. According to the company, Google+ failed to get the attention of the users and that the lack of audience is the main […]

More than 9 million Wikipedia broken links rescued: All thanks to Internet Archive
More than 9 million formerly broken Wikipedia links were restored by Internet Archive in its mission to build a better web for the users across the globe. Wikipedia is used by millions of users across the world. Every regular Wikipedia or internet user can tell that they usually come across pages that are not found […]

Massive Facebook data breach: Your Account details are only worth $3.90 now
Your privacy might not be yours anymore! A massive Facebook data breach was reported, where about 50 million Facebook users were affected. This breach of users’ login details, their personal account information is an identity theft in which the criminals used a bug to access details of 50 million users. This bug was in the […]

Apple-1 sold at an auction for $375,000

Apple-1 sold at an auction for $375,000

Published 10/10/2018 1:47 | Tech News | comments
The first original Apple computer, also known as Apple-1 from 1976 was sold at an auction for $375,000 on Tuesday, 25th September 2018 in Boston. It was purchased by an Anonymous buyer. Apple-1 from 1976 is one of the few model that are still functional after so many years. Apple-1 as last sold in April […]