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Gender gap in physics, engineering, computer science isn't about academic achievement: NYU study
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Gender gap in physics, engineering, computer science isn't about academic achievement: NYU study

Men, even with low high-school GPAs in math, science and low SAT scores, were reaching for PECS and math-intensive majors.

Improving education system key to cementing India's hold as global software leader: Narayana Murthy
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Improving education system key to cementing India's hold as global software leader: Narayana Murthy

Improvement in the education system is crucial for India to cement its position as a global leader in software services and will involve strengthening universities that specialise in technology and raising their research contribution to the $125 billion industry, Infosys co-founder Narayana Murthy said on Monday

Narayana Murthy awarded Honorary Doctorate by UK's Royal Holloway University
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Narayana Murthy awarded Honorary Doctorate by UK's Royal Holloway University

IT veteran and Infosys co-founder N R Narayana Murthy has been awarded the honorary degree of Doctor of Science (Honoris Causa) by Royal Holloway, University of London, on Friday for his contribution to the field of computer science

Meet Katie Bouman, the scientist whose algorithm helped image the first black hole
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Meet Katie Bouman, the scientist whose algorithm helped image the first black hole

Katie Bouman led the creation of a new algorithm to produce the first-ever image of a black hole.

Apple launches free coding education program 'Hour of Code' for students
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Apple launches free coding education program 'Hour of Code' for students

Apple customers can register for the Everyone Can Code programme from 1 to 14 December.

Indian student in US creates a space-detecting algorithm to tackle parking issues
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Indian student in US creates a space-detecting algorithm to tackle parking issues

Sai Nikhil Reddy Mettupally at University of Alabama used big data analytics to tackle parking issues.

Top IIT, IIM graduates get over 100% higher salaries than other college graduates, reveals report
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Top IIT, IIM graduates get over 100% higher salaries than other college graduates, reveals report

In IITs, computer science or information technology graduates are receiving the highest annual package of Rs 6.9 lakh per annum,

Decagon: AI that predicts side effects from millions of drug combinations
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Decagon: AI that predicts side effects from millions of drug combinations

Half of Decagon's predictions have been confirmed in recently published literature

Researchers claim that most WhatsApp and Viber users are exposed to fraud and hacking
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Researchers claim that most WhatsApp and Viber users are exposed to fraud and hacking

Most Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp and Viber users are leaving themselves exposed to fraud or hacking because they are unaware of 'authentication ceremony'.

Scientists have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn how to take a selfie
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Scientists have developed a smartphone app that helps people learn how to take a selfie

If you love taking selfies, but do not know how to take the best shot, there is help at hand.

Indian engineers develop system to alert drivers of cows on roads
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Indian engineers develop system to alert drivers of cows on roads

A timely audio or visual indicator can then be triggered to nudge the driver to apply the brakes whether or not they have seen the animal.

Random-number based method to enhance cybersecurity
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Random-number based method to enhance cybersecurity

Computer scientists, including an Indian-origin student at the University of Texas at Austin, have developed a new method for producing truly random numbers -- a breakthrough that can be used to encrypt data and improve cybersecurity.

Facebook, LinkedIn join hands to help women in tech, aim to increase more Silicon Valley jobs for them
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Facebook, LinkedIn join hands to help women in tech, aim to increase more Silicon Valley jobs for them

Facebook and LinkedIn want to boost dwindling numbers of women studying engineering and computer science with a collaborative initiative announced that they hope will eventually fill thousands of lucrative Silicon Valley jobs long dominated by men.

Coding boot camps promise to launch tech careers
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Coding boot camps promise to launch tech careers

Looking for a career change, Ken Shimizu decided he wanted to be a software developer, but he didn't want to go back to college to study computer science...

Staggering Rs 80 lakh package offered on Day 1 of IIT-Bombay placements
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Staggering Rs 80 lakh package offered on Day 1 of IIT-Bombay placements

Samsung stole the limelight one day one of the IIT-Bombay placement with the highest offer of this year of around US $1,50,000 (Rs 80 lakh)

Centre To Introduce Programme For IT Research
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Centre To Introduce Programme For IT Research

The government will hold discussions with Nasscom and the IITs and then launch the programme.