IIT Guwahati home to India’s latest super computer PARAM-ISHAN

IIT Guwahati unveiled one of India´s fastest and most powerful computer, PARAM-ISHAN. PARAM-ISHAN has power of 250 Teraflops and three hundred tera bites capacity. ¨This will not only augment the research initiatives in the Institute, but also help in creating an ecosystem for attracting right talents to the field of research,¨ said Gautam Biswas, Director, […]

RCom expands its cloud computing infrastructure in India

Reliance Communications has deployed new Cloud Xchange nodes in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad. Cloud Xchange is the company’s cloud computing-cum-delivery solution. It helps in sophisticated delivery and implementation of cloud-computing based solutions, including content delivery. In some ways, it is like Amazon Web Services. At present, Akamai Technologies is a big player in network […]

Build a powerful PC at just Rs 16,990 – Intel advocates new cheaper, smaller desktops via NUCs

With the latest generation of Intel’s Broadwell chips demonstrating a great improvement in graphics capabilities, chip giant Intel is getting ready to push its new-format desktop device by teaching consumers how to build a powerful PC for just Rs 16,990 ($270). Earlier, creating a custom PC with decent power required users to buy components such […]

Asus is No 1 in fast-growing hybrid PC market, Lenovo No 2 – Gartner

Worldwide shipments of hybrid devices will increase 70 percent this year to 21.5 million units, according to Gartner, Inc. Hybrid devices will account for 12 percent of total sales of mobile PCs in 2015, rising to 26 percent in 2019, it predicted. Ultramobile is Gartner’s term for new-age computers (similar to Intel’s Ultrabook nomenclature). Within […]

With Snapdragon 810, Qualcomm beats Intel, AMD in mobile/tablet space

Intel has always been held up as the maker of the most powerful processors, but with yesterday’s announcement that nearly 60 phones with the Snapdragon 810 processor are in the works, the Chipzilla has lost the status in the mobile world. According to a statement from Qualcomm yesterday, Motorola, Oppo, Sony, Nokia, LG and Xiaomi […]

Mid-range Huawei G621 set to be India’s first 64-bit Android phone

64-bit Android phones have been quite a while in the workings, primarily because of shortcomings with ARM and its chip making partners to get the platform ready. Now it’s about to change with the 5-inch Huawei G621, expected to be priced at a modest Rs 13,500. Apple has been the only company to successfully incorporate […]