Intel acquires artificial intelligence startup

Published On: August 11, 2016 11:49 AM NPT By: Republica

Intel has staked out another part of the new computing landscape that is taking shape around artificial intelligence, following the acquisition of Nervana, an ambitious AI start-up that will extend its reach into software as well as chips.

Orkut creator launches new social networking site

Published On: August 11, 2016 11:43 AM NPT By: Republica

Google might have axed Orkut a couple of years ago but the social network’s spirit is living on.

Looking to get inked? This tattoo making robot can help

Published On: August 9, 2016 05:42 PM NPT By: PTI

LONDON: Aug 9: A duo of French artists has developed a robotic arm that can autonomously create intricate tattoos on humans.

Where ideas get wings

Published On: August 6, 2016 10:27 AM NPT By: Pragyan Thapa

KATHMANDU, Aug 5: Santosh Adhikari and Dilip Thakur are two undergraduate engineering students from Kathford College in Kathmandu. One day they stumbled upon a Ted talk video about alternative farming that immediately sparked the duo’s creative circuitry.

TeachApp wins mBillionth Award

Published On: August 4, 2016 10:22 AM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 3: British Council Nepal’s TeachApp has won the ‘Juror’s Special Mention’ award at the mBillionth Award South Asia 2016 held in New Delhi, India.

Xiaomi Mi Max now in market

Published On: August 2, 2016 08:17 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 2: Vatsal Impex, the authorized distributor of Xiaomi mobile phones, have launched Mi Max smartphone in Nepal.

Colors reduces price of Elite E15

Published On: August 1, 2016 08:23 PM NPT By: Republica

KATHMANDU, Aug 1: Colors Mobile has reduced the price of Elite E15. Issuing a statement, the company said that the Elite E15 is now available at Rs 12,495 against its previous price of Rs 13,995.

US University adds Pokemon Go to its course

Published On: July 31, 2016 07:06 PM NPT By: PTI

WASHINGTON, July 31: Playing Pokemon Go can now help students earn course credits, thanks to a university in the US that has introduced a new class which will incorporate the widely popular augmented reality game.

BlackBerry announces second Android-based smartphone

Published On: July 31, 2016 12:40 PM NPT By: IANS

Canadian smartphone maker BlackBerry on Wednesday announced its second Android-based smartphone DTEK50 that combines BlackBerry’s security, privacy and productivity with the Android 6.0 Marshmallow experience.

Xiaomi rolls out first laptop to take on Lenovo, Apple

Published On: July 28, 2016 05:17 PM NPT By: PTI

BEIJING, July 28: Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi on Wednesday rolled out its first laptop, testing the waters in a market that has been flooded with premium tablets.