You Don’t Have to Major in Computer Science to Do It as a Career

asic economics suggests that if college students see booming demand for specific skills, a stampede to major in such lucrative fields should ensue. For years, tech companies, banks, and even traditional industrial companies have been hiring programmers, software developers, and computer scientists as fast as they can find them. Since 2010, there has been a 59 percent leap in jobs for software application developers—and a 15 percent jump in pay,…

June 3, 2017
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This Computer Can Predict If You’ll Die Within 5 Years

Death and taxes are both inevitable, and while the latter roles around each year like clockwork, no one’s quite sure when the Grim Reaper will come calling for them. But a new technological advance might provide a little more clarity for your expiration date: An artificial-intelligence computer can predict your lifespan, new research from the University of Adelaide in Australia found. The researchers took CT scans of 48 patients’ chests,…

June 3, 2017
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7 laptops under £1,000: our pick of the top laptops under a grand

For us, these are the top sub-£1,000 laptops on the market at the moment. We’ve deliberately chosen a selection of different types of laptop below — from Macs to ultrabooks and hybrids. Now it’s your turn to choose how to spend your money. However, if you just want to know what’s best and aren’t interested in looking further, then we’d direct you to the MacBook Air. Apple’s ultraportable might seem…

November 16, 2016
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Intel Forecasts Revenue Growth, Says Will Boost Capital Spending

Intel stock climbed Thursday after the chipmaker said it expects its revenue to grow again next year and raised its quarterly dividend. Shares of Intel Corp. advanced $1.14 (roughly Rs. 75), or 3.4 percent, to $34.30 (roughly Rs. 2,270). That was their biggest gain since early September. Intel was the biggest gainer among Dow Jones industrial average stocks, as the Dow finished the day slightly slower. Intel said it expects…

November 21, 2015
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Microsoft Announces 10 Days of 10 Cent Deals, Xbox One Offers

Microsoft has some sweet new deals for you as we head into the holidays particularly if you’re a gamer. There are a dozen deals for different flavors of the Xbox One console itself. Many of the deals come bundled with games that Microsoft is promoting heavily this season. Some of these bundles will start as low as $299 (roughly Rs. 19,700) a $100 discount. Here’s a full list of the…

November 21, 2015
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Intel Hires Ex-Qualcomm Executive Murthy Renduchintala to Run Top Unit

Intel Corp., the world’s biggest chipmaker, said it appointed Murthy Renduchintala as a company president and gave him control of two of its biggest business divisions. Renduchintala, who left Qualcomm Inc. after losing out in a leadership shakeup, will oversee a new unit including Intel’s personal-computer chip and Internet of Things divisions its biggest source of revenue and one of its fastest-growing businesses, respectively, the company said in a statement….

November 21, 2015
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