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Samsung bounces back on top in Indian premium segment, Apple third in Q1: Counterpoint Research

Riding on the success of its flagship devices like Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A8+ and the newly-launched S9 and S9+, Samsung climbed back to the top in the premium smartphone segment in India with over 50 per cent market share in the first quarter of 2018, a new report said on Friday. Samsung captured half of the premium segment with 16 ... Read More »

NASA’s Langley Research Center Turns 100 Years Old

HIGHLIGHTS Langley engineers devised technologies for safer, faster air travel In 1958, Langley’s governing organisation, NACA, became NASA In 1976, Langley led the first successful US mission to Mars NASA’s Langley Research Center – a facility that changed the way how aeroplanes fly today and space is explored – has completed 100 years, the space agency said in a statement ... Read More »

Netherlands and Singapore among leaders on education research

Source: Getty Brought to book: Singapore is ranked top in reading, science and maths, according to the OECD’s PISA rating Smaller European countries such as the Netherlands and Asian city states like Singapore are among the world leaders in terms of high-quality education research, new data suggest. According to bibliometric data from Elsevier’s Scopus database of scholarly publications, research outputs ... Read More »

Got Career Goals? Research Your Distance MBA Options First

For working professionals, more qualification than the existing one can help one climb the corporate ladder. An added degree, such as an MBA, is a welcome step to reach career goals, and distance education is one of the most convenient ways to achieve it. For a graduate still not working, a distance MBA can help to build a career where ... Read More »

Facebook Open Sources Its AI-Based Bot Research

Want to learn from Facebook how does it train its artificial intelligence (AI) bots? Take the lessons from the social media giant itself – for free. In a bid to help researchers and engineers, Facebook has made its AI bot-building research available in the form of fastText library – an open-sourced platform, Engadgetreported on Friday. Part of the Facebook AI ... Read More »

Companies use CSR to promote research

Students at the Indraprastha Institute of Information Technology in New Delhi. Last year, the Infosys Foundation invested Rs.15 crore to set up an Infosys Center for Artificial Intelligence at the institute. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint Bengaluru: Philanthropic capital from business houses has been used to build some of India’s finest institutes. Be it Jamsetji Tata, who set up the Indian Institute ... Read More »

DRDO to start Rs100 crore research centre at Jadavpur University

DRDO’s Laser Science and Technology Centre in Timarpur. Photo: HT Kolkata: The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) is collaborating with Jadavpur University to start a new Rs.100 crore research centre in Kolkata to develop technologies related to cyber security and robotics for the defence forces. Housed in the campus of the state-run university, foundation stone of the Jagadish Chandra ... Read More »

Facebook Donates Servers to Speed Up Research Into AI

Facebook announced Thursday it was donating computer servers to a number of research institutions across Europe, starting with Germany, to accelerate research efforts into artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Facebook founder and chief Mark Zuckerberg was in Berlin to receive a prize from German publisher Axel Springer and announced that the group would donate a total of 25 servers, ... Read More »

Facebook Research Tries to Find Whether Family Influences Job Choices

Facebook has published a research paper based on user data that attempts to correlate your choice of profession with that of your parents. In order to understand factors influencing choices of profession, Facebook’s data scientists Ismail Onur Filiz and Lada Adamic analysed a sampling of 5.6 million parent-child pairs from English-speaking locales. The sample included users who specified a sibling ... Read More »