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Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Canopy Growth best way to play Canadian cannabis   8 Hours Ago | 01:10 Tobacco giant Altria Group’s investment in cannabis company Cronos Group may have been a smart move for the cigarette maker, but Canopy Growth Corp. remains the best investment in the cannabis space, says CNBC’s Jim Cramer. “Even with Altria investing in Cronos, [...]

December 12, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Canopy Growth still best way to play Canadian cannabis even with Cronos-Altria deal: Cramer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Autodesk Autodesk president and CEO Andrew Anagnost. Autodesk this week agreed to buy construction software company PlanGrid for $875 million. The San Francisco-based start-up previously raised $69 million in funding from investors including YCombinator, Sequoia Capital and Tenaya Capital. PlanGrid enables real-time construction tracking for contractors and and architects. Autodesk “makes software for people who [...]

November 25, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Top VC deals: Chinese AI robots land $150 million; a high school esports league picks up a major league backer

Air Force showcases achievements in technology

Air Force showcases achievements in technology

The project was displayed during the NAFLogistics Command’s Inter Units Research and Development Competition at the 631 Aircraft Maintenance Depot (ACMD), Sam Ethnan Base, Lagos. The Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Vice Marshal Nnamdi Ekeh, who declared  the competition open, said it was introduced in 2016, aimed at promoting indigenous technology for the NAF and [...]

November 23, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Air Force showcases achievements in technology

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Thousands of people waited in lines to chow down at food trucks and explore the wares of more than 250 small businesses and independent retailers at Detroit’s Eastern Market on Sunday. The All Things Detroit Shopping Experience and Food Truck Rally — founded by Jennyfer Crawford who specializes in branding and promotions for small businesses — featured everything from Etsy shop owners [...]

November 5, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Detroit small businesses, entrepreneurs star of Eastern Market show

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Fountainhead College of Technology is shutting its doors Wednesday after 71 years of educating students, according to an announcement made on the Knoxville school’s website. The closure falls as a consequence of “unfair competition with free college education being offered by the state of Tennessee,” the announcement stated. The school, previously named the Tennessee Institute of [...]

October 31, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Knoxville’s Fountainhead College of Technology shuts down

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

Surprised. That’s how I felt coming out of Oculus Connect 4 last year, where for the first time we got a glimpse of “what’s next” in VR. At the time it was called Project Santa Cruz, a standalone VR headset—meaning no wires—that nevertheless had full position- and hand-tracking capabilities. “I thought we were further away from [...]

October 3, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

OnePlus 6T India launch could be same day as the global launch HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 6T will allegedly be launched in India on October 17 This could be global unveiling of the smartphone OnePlus 6T might sport a triple rear camera setup OnePlus 6T is doing the rounds on the rumour mill quite frequently these days, with [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on OnePlus 6T Global Launch Event to be Held in India?

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Earlier this month, the Nokia 7 Plus had received the Android P Developer Preview Beta 4.1 HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 7 Plus has been constantly receiving Android Pie beta updates The confirmation was made by HMD Global CPO Juho Sarvikas There is no word yet on when the update would be released Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie software [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Nokia 7 Plus Android 9.0 Pie Update Delayed Due to ‘Platform Specific Certification Bugs’

Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Google Pixel 2 XL price in India has been reduced to Rs. 45,499 for the variant with 64GB storage HIGHLIGHTS Google Pixel 2 XL’s base variant gets a price cut It was originally launched at Rs. 73,000 This comes just before the Pixel 3 launch on October 9 Google Pixel 2 XL has reportedly received a [...]

September 28, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Pixel 2 XL Price Cut in India Ahead of Pixel 3 Series Launch

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Epic Games’ Fortnite is all the rage right now, with the game making USD 100 million in worldwide player spending on iOS. The Android version of the game isn’t available as yet, with the release expected this summer. The craze for Fortnite on Android has however led to many fake videos claiming links to download the game. [...]

June 30, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Beware, fake ‘Fortnite’ Android apps are being spread via YouTube videos

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports

HIGHLIGHTS New Apple smart speaker may cost $199 when it goes on sale MediaTek could be manufacturing the devices Apple Glasses won’t arrive before December 2021, says a report Apple is reportedly planning a cheaper version of its Siri-powered HomePod smart speaker, though it will be under the Beats brand. Just months after the official launch of HomePod at $349 (roughly Rs. [...]

May 26, 2018 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple Planning Beats-Branded Cheaper Smart Speaker; Apple Glasses Delayed to 2021: Reports