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Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Launch Event: How to Watch Live Stream

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Launch Event: How to Watch Live Stream

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus launch event starts at 11:30am The company has already teased the smartphones multiple times Specifications and pricing have also been leaked Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus will be launched by the Chinese manufacturer at an event in Beijing that kicks off at 2pm CST – or 11:30am IST. The [...]

December 23, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Launch Event: How to Watch Live Stream

MediaTek, Qualcomm Announce Support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

MediaTek, Qualcomm Announce Support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

HIGHLIGHTS Announcement comes couple of days after Go edition launch Both SoC partners will bring the OS to phone manufacturers Low RAM phones running on Snapdragon and MediaTek platforms to be availab Within a couple of days of Google announcing the launch of Android Oreo (Go edition), two of the world’s biggest mobile processor makers – MediaTek and Qualcomm [...]

December 23, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on MediaTek, Qualcomm Announce Support for Android Oreo (Go edition)

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Apple has released a three-step guide to manually fix issue The issue changes the letter “i” to letter “A” An update with its fix is likely to be rolled out soon Some users with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch running iOS 11.1 have reported an annoying issue that autocorrects the letter “i” to the [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on iOS 11.1 Issue Autocorrects ‘i’ to ‘A’; Apple Details Workaround Ahead of Fix

Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd on Monday said it offered to buy smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc for $70 per share or $103 billion (roughly Rs. 6,66,116 crores) in cash and stock, in what would be the biggest technology acquisition ever. A tie-up would combine two of the largest makers of wireless communications chips for mobile phones and raise the stakes for Intel [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Broadcom Offers to Buy Mobile Chipmaker Qualcomm for $103 Billion

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court on Monday refused to step back into the years-long feud over patents between the world’s top smartphone makers, declining to hear Samsung’s appeal of a lower court ruling that reinstated a jury award of about $120 million (roughly Rs. 776 crores) in favour of Apple. The justices left in place a 2016 ruling by the US [...]

December 16, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Apple’s $120 Million Patent Award From Samsung Upheld by US Supreme Court

iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

  HIGHLIGHTS All iOS 11-running iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models are compatible iOS 11.2 includes Apple Pay Cash and faster wireless charging New iOS update also fixes date crashing bug on iPhone and iPad models Apple has released iOS 11.2 for all compatible iPhone, iPad, iPod touch models. Amongst the list of new features, the new iOS [...]

December 6, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

HIGHLIGHTS ZenFone Live was launched in India in May at Rs. 9,999 It has since already received a price cut, bringing it to Rs. 8,999 The ZenFone Live is now available at Rs. 7,999 Asus India on Monday announced a price drop for its ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) (Review) budget smartphone, which was launched in the country in May. Launched at [...]

December 6, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

HIGHLIGHTS Saudi Arabia recently granted citizenship to a robot It is more of a “symbolic gesture” meant to draw the attention, he said “But actually machines created many more jobs than they eliminated” As Saudi Arabia’s decision to grant citizenship to a robot makes international headlines, a top official of the Indian IT industry body [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect colorectal cancer in less than a second It uses an endocytoscopic image to analyse about 300 features of polyp The team is now undertaking a multi-centre study for this purpose Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can automatically detect colorectal cancer in less than a second. Researchers from [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Japan’s Sony said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovationafter years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

The 2013 e6 from Chinese manufacturer BYD has been modified to help develop navigation systems and other equipment created in the province that would be crucial components in the potentially massive world of self-driving vehicles. “In the next few years, the types of products that go into autonomous systems, the market looks like about $100 [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles