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Microsoft Says Its Speech Recognition System Achieves New Accuracy Milestone

Microsoft’s conversational speech recognition system – designed to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do – has reached a 5.1 percent error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a conversation as well as a person would. “Our research team reached that 5.1 percent error ... Read More »

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams This Year Onwards

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams, This Year Onwards NEW DELHI: Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has decided to implement the new pass marks criteria from this year onwards. Making changes to the circular released on 27 November 2017, CISCE has released a fresh circular today. According to the new rule, for ICSE ... Read More »

New Supercapacitor Tech May Help Charge Your Smartphone in Seconds: Study

HIGHLIGHTS It can majorly improve energy-storage devices called supercapacitors The design doubles the amount of electrical energy the device can hold Supercapacitors are a promising, green alternative to regular batteries You may soon be able to charge your smartphone within seconds, thanks to a novel technology developed by researchers that can significantly improve energy-storage devices known as supercapacitors. The design ... Read More »

Treaty 4 group sees hope for better on-reserve education in new agreement with Indigenous Services

Chief Reginald (Reg) Bellerose is the chair of the Treaty 4 Education Alliance. He says the Letter of Understanding he signed earlier this week with the Department of Indigenous Services is a road map to an on-reserve education system based in treaty. (Don Somers/CBC) The chair of the Treaty 4 Education Alliance is encouraged by a letter of understanding (LOU) signed ... Read More »

Tech Leads Market Advance To New Highs; These Top Growth Stocks Break Out

The major market averages ended the first trading session of 2018 near their highs, logging strong gains — a great start following impressive 2017 performances. The tech-heavy Nasdaq led the way with a 1.5% advance Tuesday, hitting a fresh record high. The S&P 500 also reached a new high, rising 0.8%, while the Dow Jones industrial average followed up with a ... Read More »

Apple Set to Launch New AirPods in Second Half 2018: KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo

HIGHLIGHTS Upgraded AirPods reported to include a smaller quartz component KGI’s Ming-Chi Kuo predicts twice the AirPods sales in 2018 A new AirPods case was unveiled in September After the initial success of the first-generation AirPods, reputed KGI Securities’ analyst Ming-Chi Kuo claims that Apple is set to launch upgraded AirPods in the second half of 2018. The Cupertino giant already hinted the new development ... Read More »

Gionee A1 Plus, A1 Lite Price in India Slashed, Get New Bundled Offers

HIGHLIGHTS Gionee A1 Plus price in India is now Rs. 23,999 Gionee A1 Lite price in India is now Rs. 13,999 Gionee now offering Airtel and Jio bundled data offers Gionee on Wednesday announced that two of its smartphones, the A1 Plus and A1 Lite, have had their prices cut. The company said the price cuts were announced ahead of New ... Read More »

Motorola to launch new Moto Mods in India today

NEW DELHI: Lenovo-owned Motorolalaunched its first modular smartphone last year. Along with the modular smartphone the company also introduced Moto Mods, which add extra feature to the smartphones and also help in enhancing user experience. The company is now all set to expand its Moto Mod portfolio with the launch of new mods. The company has scheduled an event today in Delhi, where ... Read More »

WhatsApp: Here’s a List of New Features Introduced and Spotted in 2017

HIGHLIGHTS In 2017, WhatsApp introduced many features in beta and stable versions Most notable is the new Status feature WhatsApp has also been testing the new Recall feature for months now WhatsApp is the most popular messaging app in the world, used by over 1.2 billion people worldwide and 200 million in India alone. Despite its success, the Facebook-owned company has not become ... Read More »

Ello, Ello – Two Days In, the Hottest New Social Network is Pretty Dull

Ever since the rise and rise of Facebook, we’ve seen one company after another come up to try and become the next world conquering social network. Ello is the latest in a long line of platforms that have been described as the next big thing but judging by our first brush with the network, Zuckerberg and company have nothing to worry about ... Read More »