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MacBook Pro 2016 Without Touch Bar Now Available in India

The new and improved MacBook Pro was launched with much fanfare last month; however no availability details for the Indian market were revealed then. Even now, the models are listed as ‘coming soon’ on the Apple website, but Gadgets 360 has learnt that Apple resellers across the country are now …

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PC Games Outsold Mobile Games in 2015

It appears that PC digital game sales fared better than mobile gaming in 2015. According to market research firm Superdata, PC downloadable games earned over $32 billion (roughly Rs. 2,17,585 crores) annually, well above the $25.1 billion (around Rs. 1,69,989 crores) generated by mobile games. And this isn’t all. Although …

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China Plans Supercomputer Capable of More Than a Billion Billion Calculations per Second

China is planning a supercomputer 1,000 times more powerful than its groundbreaking Tianhe-1A within two years as it faces rising demand for next-generation computing. The National Supercomputer Centre in Tianjin will release a prototype in 2017 or 2018 of an “exascale” computer – one capable of at least a billion …

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A Computer Program Is Writing New ‘Friends’ Episodes

With a single tweet, Andy Herd raised a question about the job security of every TV writer: “I fed a recurrent neural network with the scripts for every episode of friends and it learned to generate new scenes” The comic artist behind Pandyland shared scenes from an episode of “Friends” …

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Graphene ‘optical capacitors’ can make chips that mesh biophysics and semiconductors

Neuromorphic chips are the new hotness in semiconductor research. These chips consist of networks of transistors that interact the way neurons do, allowing them to process analog input, like visual information, faster and more accurately than silicon chips can. We’ve been inching our way closer to neuromorphic circuit architecture for …

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TSMC will begin 10nm production this year, claims 5nm by 2020

For more than a decade, if you wanted cutting-edge foundry technology, TSMC was the only game in town. Over the past 12 months, the foundry’s position has been weakened, thanks to Samsung’s strong showing at 14nm. The Taiwanese foundry is committed to regaining its old crown, and it claims it …

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Save hundreds on a Dell Vostro 3900 desktop PC

If you’re looking for a low-cost desktop PC with more than enough room for expansion down the road, take a look at the Vostro 3900 from Dell. With today’s coupon code in play, you can buy one at a massive 45% discount from the initial asking price. Dell Vostro 3900 …