Britain Allocates Funds For Its Next Super Computer

A super computer that would have the processing power of 10,000 trillion calculations every second would be built at the University of Edinburgh in Scotland, Britain, after the varsity secured a funding of $104 million last week for the project. The announcement of the funding was made by Britain’s Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond…

Stimulus Rears Its Head In China As Economy Slows

There has been a contraction in the manufacturing activity in China for the third consecutive month in February 2019 according to data released by China’s National Bureau of Statistics. The Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) dropped to a level below the expectations of analysts. This level also marks the lowest level of the official manufacturing PMI…

Ahead Of General Elections, Facebook Expanding Fact-Checking Mechanism In India

In its attempt to further crack down on “fake news” just ahead of the crucial national level elections in India, social media giant Fecebook has said that it is further extending its fact-checking programme in India through third parties by involving very well known media names such as the India Today Group, Factly and Fact…