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Lenovo lines up new software and gadgets at Tech World Summit

The Chinese company unveiled AI-focused technology and gadgets at the show Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the glitzy, sometimes mysterious, aura around what the technology promises entices everybody, right from the tech bigwigs to scribes jostling for the latest byte or scoop about it. A recent example being Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg siding with the technology, saying it promises a lot, ... Read More »

Fischer named dean of education at St. Scholastica

Brenda Fischer Brenda Fischer has been named dean of the College of St. Scholastica’s School of Education. She replaces Jo Olsen, who retired after serving in the position for 11 years. Fischer earned a doctor of education in teaching and learning from the University of Minnesota. She previously served as chairwoman of the education school’s undergraduate programs and the Elementary ... Read More »

The World’s Fastest Drone Flies At 179.6 MPH (That’s Faster Than A Tesla Model S)

The RacerX drone of the Drone Racing League reached a top speed of 179.6 miles per hour during testing, claiming the title as the fastest drone in the world. Earlier in the day of the record attempt, prototypes of the RacerX drone actually burst into flames when they reached the highest point of acceleration because of the massive amount of ... Read More »

Varadkar lashes out at ‘cowardly’ anonymous trolls on social media

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at “cowardly” social media users who abuse people using “the cloak of anonymity”. The use of social media in political circles has been under scrutiny in the wake of the Jobstown trial and separately the cautioning by gardaí of a woman for messages criticising Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty. However, Mr Varadkar told ... Read More »

Motorola Earbuds Metal, Earbuds Sports Launched in India at Rs. 999

Motorola Earbud Metal HIGHLIGHTS The starting price for both headphones is Rs. 999 Earbuds Sports come with a removable ear hook Both the in-ear headphones come with IP54 water resistance Shyam Telecom, the Indian licensee of MotorolaCompanion Products range, on Wednesday launched the Motorola Earbuds Metal and Earbuds Sports in-ear headphones in India. Both the Motorola in-ear headphones are priced Rs. ... Read More »

‘Inclusive, equitable and quality education’ at the heart of high-level UN event

Students at a university library in Rabat, Morocco. Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank 28 June 2017 – Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.” “Inclusive, equitable and quality education goes to ... Read More »

Bihar Board class 10th results 2017 to be declared today, check at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo:HT New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is expected to announce Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday at 11 am on its official website www.biharboard.ac.in The Bihar Board Class 10th result 2017 has been postponed twice since 30 ... Read More »

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as tech shares rebound

U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 ending at new records as technology shares rebounded from a recent bout of sharp weakness to lead the market higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.29%  rose 144.71 points, or 0.7%, to 21,528.99, ending at its highs of the day, which represented both an intraday and ... Read More »

Alcatel A3 10 Tablet With 4G, Voice Calling Support Launched at Rs. 9,999

HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel A3 10 going on sale via Flipkart It has been priced at Rs. 9,999 It features a large 10.1-inch display Alcatel on Thursday announced its all-new A3 10 tablet in India. Priced at Rs. 9,999, the new Alcatel A3 10 will be going on sale via Flipkart from today in Volcano Black colour. Alcatel says that the new ... Read More »

IIT Kanpur students told to wear kurtas, pyjamas and churidaars at convocation

The IIT Kanpur convocation ceremony will be held on 15 and 16 June. Photo: HT Lucknow: Keen to shed what it calls a “colonial tradition”, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has directed its students to don ethnic attire like kurtas, pyjamas and churidaars during their convocation ceremony, in place of the ceremonial black robes and head gear. The ... Read More »