Nuclear Power Corporation confirms malware in computer at Kudankulam plant

Kudankulam nuclear power plant (Wiki commons) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India (NPCIL) has confirmed the presence of malware in its system at the Kudankulam nuclear plant. The confirmation comes a day […]

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The world’s first dual-core bio-computer using gene-editing tool

“The human body itself is a large computer. Its metabolism has drawn on the computing power of trillions of cells since time immemorial,” said Martin Fussenegger – lead researcher of the team […]

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Chernobyl comes back to life in Ukrainian computer game

While the game takes its theme from the nuclear disaster at Chernobyl in northern Ukraine, which marked its 33rd anniversary on Friday, it was also inspired by the 2009 science fiction film […]

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‘Unlike a saint’: BJP hits out at ‘Computer Baba’ who got prized post in MP

(Photo by Mujeeb Faruqui/Hindustan Times)(HT file photo) Navdev Das Tyagi, popularly known as ‘Computer Baba’, has been appointed by the Congress government in Madhya Pradesh as the chairman of a trust meant […]

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A Dell Update Bricked My Computer

Unfortunate things happen with computers all the time. I understand that. But when a recommended Dell update bricks a Dell computer, I expect Dell to fix it. My first “real” computer was a […]

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Speed up your computer with this discounted 1TB Samsung 860 Evo SSD

Not all solid-state drives are created equal, and Samsung’s 860 Evo SSDs are held in high regard among gamers (and non-gamers, too) for their reliability and fast read / write speeds. Perks like these […]

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Amazon will fund computer science classes at over 130 New York City high schools

Illustration by Alex Castro / The Verge Amazon has begun its slow entry into New York City, where housing costs will rise even higher, 40,000 jobs will supposedly be created, and the city’s […]

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Playing Pictionary against computers could help AI learn common sense

An industrial robot drawing a portrait, not playing Pictionary. Photo by Sean Gallup / Getty Images Teaching computers how the world fits together is a tricky business. No matter how much data you […]

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PORN: YOU KNOW IT WHEN YOU SEE IT, BUT CAN A COMPUTER?

Early last month, Tumblr announced that it would ban porn. When the new content policy went into effect around two weeks later, on December 17th, it was immediately obvious that there would […]

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Why Apple can’t make computers in the USA

Anyone who understands how iPhones and Macs are made knows how hollow President Trump’s boasts about Apple bringing production back to the United States are. But if you’re looking for a solid anecdote explaining why, then The New […]

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