Internet

Alibaba Developing Quantum Chips to Power Diverse Industries

China’s e-tailer giant Alibaba group is developing quantum chips (processors) to power a range of industries, including e-commerce, logistics, finance, materials and pharmaceuticals, a senior official said on Wednesday. “Our DAMO Academy is developing quantum chips to power solutions for a range of industries, including e-commerce, logistics, finance, materials and pharmaceutics,” said Alibaba Chief Technology Officer Jeff […]

Gadgets

Garmin Fenix 5X Plus Fitness-Focused Smartwatch Launched in India at Rs. 79,990

Garmin India on Monday launched a multi-sport watch, the Fenix 5X Plus, at Rs. 79,990 in India. It will be available online via the Garmin store, apart from Amazon, Flipkart, and Paytm Mall. Select offline stores will also stock the new smartwatch, including Chrome, Helios – The Watch Store, Just in Time, and Reliance Digital. The fitness-focused smartwatch comes […]

Mobile Updates

Huawei Phone With 7.12-Inch Display, Leather Back Spotted on TENAA; Another Phone With 6.5-Inch Display Surfaces

Chinese manufacturer Huawei is expected to add new smartphones in it lineup, two of its handsets have been spotted on a Chinese certification site. Interestingly, one of the upcoming smartphones appears to offer a leather back. Apart from that, the listings show that both the smartphones will come with massive displays. While the bigger Huawei handset comes […]

Internet

Google Releases Chrome 70 Beta With Support for Fingerprint Sensors for Web Authentication

Google has released the latest beta version of Chrome 70 with touch-sensitive web authentication for Android and Mac devices, adding an extra layer of security to the browser. “Mac’s Touch ID and Android’s fingerprint sensor would allow developers to access biometric authenticators,” Google wrote in a blog post this week. The Chrome 70 beta version comes with the shape detection feature […]

Internet

How This Tech Founder Is Giving The Internet A Face Lift By Changing The Way We Shop

Shirley Chen’s list of experiences is as diverse as it is impressive: she spent her childhood on China’s national gymnastics team, studied biochemical engineering at Columbia University, interned at Chanel, Bergdorf Goodman, and Vogue, and worked as a media and retail consultant at McKinsey & Company, a global management consulting firm. Chen never imagined her resume […]

Education

UK must welcome international students

As the deadline for Brexit negotiations nears, we need decisive action to secure the future of internationalisation in UK higher education. The migration advisory committee (MAC) has acknowledged the overwhelming evidence showing how important international students are to the UK (Report, 11 September). We are pleased to see positive recommendations around post-study work for postgraduate students. […]