Silicon Valley
West Bengal  /  Published 02.12.20

100 acres more for New Town IT hub, land leeway for Wipro

The Bengal cabinet on Tuesday allotted another 100 acres to Silicon Valley, a new IT hub in New Town, and allotted plots to 20 IT companies. The fast-track allotment was aimed at facilitating expansi...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.07.19

Our fascination with ageing

The curiosity to take a peek into the future is as old as time itself. The Narcissistic beings that humans are, few things are as alluring to them as the curiosity about their own future self. One onl...
By The Editorial Board in

North East  /  Published 26.02.20

Shillong 9-yr-old among lucky 12 to US

This nine-year-old refused to be bullied or let others be hounded in school.Meaidaibahun Majaw, a student of class IV here, has been chosen to take part in a Silicon Valley meet where scientists, engi...
By Andrew W. Lyngdoh in Shillong

Technology  /  Published 03.09.19

Jumbo chip, quick AI

The largest computer chips these days would usually fit in the palm of your hand. Some could rest on the tip of your finger. Conventional wisdom says anything bigger would be a problem. Now a Silicon ...
By Cade Metz/ NYTNS in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Big two seek a slice of silicon valley hub

Reliance Industries and TCS, India’s top two companies in terms of market capitalisation, have shown interest in building facilities at the proposed Bengal Silicon Valley Hub in Rajarhat, finance mi...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


Opinion  /  Published 27.07.19

A survivalist is no longer a person in a tinfoil hat

Sir — Gearing up for the ‘end of the world’ is no joke. There is a booming survivalist economy, the features of which offer interesting insights into people’s anxieties that, hilariously enoug...
By The Telegraph in

Education  /  Published 28.05.19

Tech & ethics

The medical profession has an ethic: first, do no harm. Silicon Valley has an ethos — build it first and ask for forgiveness later. Now, in the wake of fake news and other troubles at tech companies...
By Natasha Singer/New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 05.02.19

What it means to work '996' in China

There is a new code for the punishing work schedule that information technology companies here expect their employees to work — ‘996’. It means ‘9 am to 9 pm, six days a week’. These have be...
By Neha Sahay in

Technology  /  Published 14.04.20

WhiteHat Jr is arming kids with coding skills

If there’s anything I can tell you about kids today, it is that they’re full of potential and pick up things like coding a lot more naturally than perhaps people from an earlier generation,” Kar...
By Mathures Paul in

Opinion  /  Published 26.07.19

The tech industry's vast digital underclass

DoorDash is the most popular food delivery service in the country, a freakishly fast-growing unicorn valued at $7 billion just six years after its founding, backed by some of Silicon Valley’s and Sa...
By Farhad Manjoo / New York Times News Service in


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