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Vizag railway team builds a gadget for IR’s powerful Loco

Visakhapatnam: The railway team working at the Visakhapatnam Electric Loco Shed (VELS) in the city has indigenously developed a first-ever gadget – Printed Circuit Board, that helps the railways’ most powerful freight locomotive named WAG-9. Currently, the Indian Railways has nearly 1,400 WAG-9 locos including 15 in Visakhapatnam. Until now, the Visakhapatnam railways used to spend nearly Rs 6

Microsoft, once considered a stodgy software maker, has outperformed tech unicorns since 2015

In November 2015, tech investor Marc Andreessen weighed in on a hot debateabout whether Silicon Valley’s start-ups were frothy from all the cash propping up so-called unicorns, or venture-backed companies valued at $1 billion or more. Andreessen noted at a Fortune conference that the whole class of billion-dollar start-ups, headlined by Uber and Airbnb, was “worth half of Microsoft, ” and

How a Small Business Needs to Handle Social Media

Social media can make your business or sink it. Bad reviews on Yelp (NYSE:YELP) can make people think twice about visiting, and not having a Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) or Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) account may keep customers from visiting in the first place. Gone are the days when a company could buy an ad in the Yellow Pages and sit back for the rest of the year. Social

Using RPA for software testing: A “tech hack”?

Every so often, my news feed features an article that offers “The Top 10 Life Hacks.”  These are tips and tricks about how to use ordinary household products unexpected ways to improve your life— “…and tip number 7 will blow your mind!!!” Admittedly, I’ve been suckered into opening this click bait. To be honest, there are

Meet Süss: A math widget after your heart

Like many geometric figures, a heart can be captured in all its curvaceous glory by a single algebraic equation. The equation for a sphere looks simple enough: x²+y²+z²=1. A heart is something more complex: (x²+((1+b)y)²+z²-1)³-x²z³-ay²z³=0 Süss — German for “sweet” — is an interactive widget that allows you to tweak the algebra and customise the heart to your souls’