Computers naturally use binary numbers. A binary number consists of 8 bits. 8 bits make up one byte. Computers group bits by the powers of 2. Modern computers are 32 bit or 64 bit which means that they deal naturally with numbers of this size. This natural unit of 32 or 64 bits is called… Read More Introduction to Computer Architecture
There are four generic business webs or e-business models which are used by various companies. 1. Aggregation The Aggregation business web enables the flow of goods and services from the producers to its customers through an aggregator creating value for both. For example, Egg Financial services which offer insurance, mortgage, credit card and… Read More E-business Models
We have data, information, knowledge and decision. Data is easily available to us in abundance and is not very useful. DBMS processes and transforms the data into a useful information. Information is putting the data into a more restricted format so that can be more easily understood. Knowledge goes beyond information. Understanding higher level of… Read More Introduction to Data Mining
Abstract—Software bugs have always been a part of software development. Code can never be free of errors. The errors must be found and corrected. The failure of Ariane 5 rocket is the most famous and expensive software bug in history. The code for the Inertial Reference System of Ariane 5 was inherited from Ariane 4.… Read More The Crash of Ariane 5
Over the years, Uber prices have increased a lot for their riders but the drivers have been consistently underpaid. Uber drivers argue that the gap between the driver’s compensation and the riders pay has been getting wider and wider. An Uber driver in North Carolina filed a lawsuit against Uber in February 2017, claiming that… Read More Uber drivers get poorly paid and passengers are charged way more than they should
When using Audio Manager people often get confused between various audio focus types, which leads to people not understanding them correctly and specifying wrong audio focus values. So today I decided to write it down in a simplified format. Here is how it works: Basically, you have 7 types of audio focus values to choose… Read More Audio focus types in Android
Pokémon Go is a location-based augmented reality game. The game has been developed by Niantic in collaboration with The Pokémon Company. The game has been developed for both Android and IOS devices. It was initially released in US, Australia and New Zealand in July 2016. Pokémon Go lets players catch virtual creatures on real life… Read More Pokemon Go – A boon for Nintendo
Providing weights to a view means assigning the importance of that view within a particular layout. It means that you specify which view should be given more space and which view should not. How exactly does it work? Now, assigning weights is not complicated at all. The greater the weight of a view the greater… Read More How layout weights work in Android?
Last Thursday, Waymo (Google’s self-driving car division) filed a lawsuit against Uber for allegedly copying its self-driving car technology and violating its intellectual property rights. How did Google find out? Apparently, one of the suppliers of LiDAR components accidentally emailed Google engineers an attachment of machine drawings of Uber’s LiDAR circuit board. They were shocked to see… Read More Uber gets sued by Google’s Waymo for allegedly stealing it’s self-driving car technology
Whatsapp was bought by facebook for a whopping 19 billion dollars. WhatsApp was launched in 2009 by two former employees of Yahoo, Brian Acton and Jan Koum. WhatsApp has been the fastest growing company, it has shown extraordinary growth in the past 5 years. Currently, WhatsApp has more than 450 million users which keep increasing… Read More Facebook bought WhatsApp. Is it a good buy?