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October 21, 2016 10:01 AM Welcome back, Nintendo! We missed you

For the first time in a decade, Nintendo has our attention again. On October 20, it showed off a radically different game console. Much like the NES, N64, or the Wii, the Nintendo Switch is unlike anything else on the market. You can play on a TV, but also snap a portable tablet out and take with you on the go. On top of that, the portable system has a large 68

October 21, 2016 4:08 AM Microsoft cloud annualized run rate hits $13bn in strong first quarter

Surface revenue was also strong, up 38 percent year on year. Microsoft posted revenue of $20.5 billion in the first quarter of its 2017 financial year, a negligible rise on the same quarter last year. Operating income was $5.2 billion, down 8 percent year on year, net income was $4.7 billion, down 4 percent, and earnings per share were $0.60, down 2 percent 12

October 20, 2016 8:30 AM The Nintendo NX: Nintendo's BIG Announcement Expected This Week

We take a look at Nintendo's next BIG THING -- The Nintendo NX The fact that Mario is one of the most prominent gaming icons EVER should give you some indication of how big a deal Nintendo used to be. Used to be because right's not. Microsoft's Xbox One and Sony's PlayStation 4 utterly dominate the current gaming market and both firms have done for many years 72

October 12, 2016 11:18 AM Microsoft HoloLens release date, rumours, specs & pricing: HoloLens dev kits now available for pre-order in the UK

While the Oculus Rift has garnered a lot of attention in the press, Microsoft's HoloLens appears to be shaping up to be a very interesting take on virtual reality headsets. The HoloLens was the surprise announcement at the Windows 10 launch earlier in the year with members of the press taken to the firm’s Building 92 for a demonstration of the headset 99

October 5, 2016 10:21 AM How a Bagel Explains Super-Confusing Theory That Helped Jewish Physicist Win Nobel Prize

How does a bagel explain the physics theory that helped a British Jewish professor win a share of the 2016 Nobel Prize in Physics? Michael Kosterlitz, who is Jewish, shared the prestigious prize with colleagues David Thouless and Duncan Haldane for revealing unusual states of matter, leading to advances in electronics that could aid researchers trying 52

October 5, 2016 3:27 AM Microsoft chief Satya Nadella takes home $17.7 million pay

New York: India-born chief of Microsoft Satya Nadella saw his pay packet shrinking to USD 17.7 million (about Rs 117.7 crore) in the fiscal ended June, including a bonus of USD 4.4 million. Nadella, who is betting on technologies like cloud computing and artificial intelligence to steer the software major's growth, had a compensation of USD 18.3 million 16

October 4, 2016 6:46 PM Nobel awarded for using math of shapes to explain exotic matter

Three physicists applied topology to quantum properties of materials in extreme conditions Bagels and pretzels have a lot in common with the physics of certain materials: The snacks illustrated the mathematics behind theoretical descriptions of exotic states of matter, work which won the 2016 Nobel Prize in physics on October 4. David Thouless of the University 33

October 4, 2016 10:34 AM British trio win Nobel Physics Prize for exotic matter research

"This year's laureates opened the door on an unknown world where matter can assume strange states. They have used advanced mathematical methods to study unusual phases, or states, of matter, such as superconductors, superfluids or thin magnetic films. Thanks to their pioneering work, the hunt is now on for new and exotic phases of matter," it said. The laureates 15

September 29, 2016 7:59 AM Elon Musk an innovator wary of humanity's future

SAN FRANCISCO: If the future is an array of possibilities ranging from catastrophic to divine, Elon Musk is working to increase the probability of good things happening. Musk has become one of the United States' best-known innovators. He was a founder of payments company PayPal, electric carmaker Tesla Motors and SpaceX, maker and launcher of rockets 34

September 27, 2016 10:23 AM On Google's 18th birthday, 11 things you didn't know about the tech giant

Google is celebrating its 18th birthday today with an animated doodle on its homepage. Although the tech giant has been celebrating its birthday on September 27 since 2006, no one is sure about the exact date Google was created. There are at least six other dates on which Google has celebrated its birthday. Most years have a Google Doodle up on September 34