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Facebook testing subscriptions for private groups

Facebook testing subscriptions for private groups

Parenting, cooking and home cleaning private groups on the social networking platform will be the first ones to access the new feature as part of a pilot programme.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:27 AM IST
Microsoft acquires AI startup Bonsai to fuel AI capabilities

Microsoft acquires AI startup Bonsai to fuel AI capabilities

Based in Berkeley, California, Bonsai was founded in 2014 and has around 42 employees.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:26 AM IST
Myntra unveils its first wearable device at Rs 4,199

Myntra unveils its first wearable device at Rs 4,199

The device allows users to monitor their fitness parameters and set personal fitness goals that include activity tracking -- such as steps, distance, calories, sleep, and heart rate sensor.

Jun 21, 2018, 11:24 AM IST
Google AI can predict when a patient is about to die: Report

Google AI can predict when a patient is about to die: Report

Google's Medical Brain team is using new type of algorithm backed by artificial intelligence that can predict death among hospital patients.

Jun 20, 2018, 16:02 PM IST
Google rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages

Google rolling out desktop browser support for Android Messages

The search engine giant plans to roll out the feature that supports text, images and stickers on the web, in the coming weeks.

Jun 19, 2018, 17:36 PM IST
Motorola gets patent for foldable smartphone: Report

Motorola gets patent for foldable smartphone: Report

It is designed to have a thermal element in the hinge.

Jun 19, 2018, 17:31 PM IST
Online platforms capture 38% smartphone sales in India, Flipkart leads

Online platforms capture 38% smartphone sales in India, Flipkart leads

Xiaomi led online platforms with a share of 57 percent during Q1 2018, followed by Samsung (14 percent) and Huawei (Honor) (8 percent).

Jun 15, 2018, 16:43 PM IST
Apple to plug security hole that helped cops unlock iPhones

Apple to plug security hole that helped cops unlock iPhones

Apple has had a strained relationship with the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) in the past when the US agency asked the tech giant to give it access to iPhones owned by terrorists and shooters.

Jun 14, 2018, 12:02 PM IST
Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future

Facebook may unveil eye-tracking technology in future

Facebook already has two patents titled Dynamic eye tracking calibration and Techniques for emotion detection and content delivery.

Jun 14, 2018, 11:30 AM IST
Virtual ID can be used as an alternative to Aadhaar while applying new SIM: DoT

Virtual ID can be used as an alternative to Aadhaar while applying new SIM: DoT

The new notification will come into force on July 1, 2018.

Jun 13, 2018, 18:12 PM IST
Thomson launches new UI 'My Wall' in its Smart TVs

Thomson launches new UI 'My Wall' in its Smart TVs

These televisions will be available on Flipkart on Thursday.

Jun 13, 2018, 17:18 PM IST
Worker testifies that Tesla stopped him from organizing a union

Worker testifies that Tesla stopped him from organizing a union

If Tesla loses, the company would be required to notify its employees that it was found to be committing unfair labour practices, a victory for union organizers.  

Jun 12, 2018, 12:08 PM IST
Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law, tighten rules on Google, Facebook

Vietnam lawmakers approve cyber law, tighten rules on Google, Facebook

The law would require Facebook, Google and other global technology firms to store locally "important" personal data on users in Vietnam and open offices in the country.

Jun 12, 2018, 11:02 AM IST
Google's dealings with Huawei, Xiaomi come under scanner in US

Google's dealings with Huawei, Xiaomi come under scanner in US

Google is likely to address the concerns raised by Warner.

Jun 08, 2018, 15:02 PM IST
Google won't deploy AI to build military weapons: Pichai

Google won't deploy AI to build military weapons: Pichai

Pichai said Google will design AI systems to be appropriately cautious, and seek to develop them in accordance with best practices in AI safety research.

Jun 08, 2018, 14:46 PM IST
Reliance Big TV ropes in 50K post offices for set-top box booking

Reliance Big TV ropes in 50K post offices for set-top box booking

The offer includes several paid channels free for one year and up to 500 free-to-air (FTA) channels would be provided free of cost for five years.

Jun 08, 2018, 11:44 AM IST
Google rolls out Android P Beta 2 with consumer-centric OS updates

Google rolls out Android P Beta 2 with consumer-centric OS updates

If you're already enrolled and received Beta 1, your update would be on your way soon.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Google completes target of free Wi-fi at 400 Indian railway stations

Google completes target of free Wi-fi at 400 Indian railway stations

Google had, in collaboration with Railtel, launched free Wi-Fi services to 400 railway stations as a key initiative under the government`s Digital India programme in 2016.

Jun 07, 2018, 17:01 PM IST
Jeff Bezos thanks users on Amazon India's 5th Anniversary, offers cashback online

Jeff Bezos thanks users on Amazon India's 5th Anniversary, offers cashback online

Bezos has committed an investment of USD 5 billion in the Indian market.

Jun 06, 2018, 12:26 PM IST
Indian developer's app wins Apple design award

Indian developer's app wins Apple design award

An Indian developer has won a design award for his app "Calzy 3" here at the Apple`s Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC) 2018.

Jun 06, 2018, 10:20 AM IST

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