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Saudis gained access to Amazon CEO’s phone

The security chief of the CEO of Amazon, Jeff Bezos said that the Saudi government had access to Bezos phone. It has acquired private information from it. Initially a newspaper claimed that Bezos had an affair with a reporter and blackmailed to leak their intimate photos. The investigation team concuded that Saudis have hands in ..

2012 Nobel for Economics to Roth and Shapley of U.S.

Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley of U.S. have been awarded the Nobel economics prize for studies on the match-making that takes place when doctors are coupled up with hospitals; students with schools; and human organs with transplant recipients. As per Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, their research has sparked a “flourishing field of research” and ..

Concept of Computers

1. What is a computer? A computer is a programmable machine that allows users to store and process information quickly and automatically. A computer allows the user to store all sorts of information and then ‘process’ that information, or data, or carry out actions with the information, such as calculating numbers or organising words. Thus ..

Nobel prize – Physics

Charles Kao, Willard Boyle and George Smith, fathers of fibre optics and digital imaging, won the 2009 Nobel prize for physics . Charles K Kao: Born in Shanghai in Nov. 1933 Chinese pioneer in the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Widely regarded as the “Father of Fiber Optic Communications”. Shared 2009 Nobel Prize in ..