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Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 8: Casio India on Monday introduced three new projector models that promise to reduce the power consumption by up to 50 percent and feature a dust-resistance design to ease the maintenance. Part of its EcoLite series of LampFree projectors, the devices come with Casio’s 5th generation laser and LED hybrid light source […]

Rama Krishna August 8, 2016

New Delhi, Aug 8: In a strategic move to gain a stronghold in emerging markets like India, Chinese Internet and technology conglomerate LeEco on Monday announced the appointment of its Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Jia Yueting as Chairman of another leading Chinese smartphone player Coolpad. With the announcement, Coolpad’s stocks surged over 20 per […]

Rama Krishna August 6, 2016

San Francisco, Aug 6:  Taking another foray into the field of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning as well as to make its digital assistant Siri better, Apple has acquired Seattle-based machine learning startup Turi for nearly $200 million. According to a GeekWire report, the move is set to increase Apple’s presence in the Seattle […]

Rama Krishna August 5, 2016

New York: In a much-awaited move, tech giant Apple on Friday announced its first-ever bug bounty programme in which cash up to $200,000 will be handed over to researchers who discover vulnerabilities in Apple products. Announcing this at the Black Hat cybersecurity conference in Las Vegas, Apple’s Head of Security Engineering and Architecture, Ivan Krstic, […]

APK August 4, 2016

Technology giant Google has released a new application specially designed for children to let them explore the Himalayas using maps, 3D imagery and gameplay, a media report said. Called “Verne: The Himalayas”, the app introduces the character Verne, who is a friendly, 500-foot Yeti children can use to move around the map scenes. “The new […]

APK August 4, 2016

India, a key growth area for Wikipedia, is gearing up for a national conference “for Wikimedians in India to meet and share their views, discuss challenges and exchange useful tips, best practices and other information”. While the conference is open to “Wikipedians” from across the globe, organisers announced here that it would have a “very […]

APK August 4, 2016

China-based Huawei on Thursday launched Cloud Open Labs to build efficient networks and help operators to provide their end users in a real-time in India. The four Cloud Open Labs with interconnected facilities — Global Network Evolution and Experience Center (GNEEC), NFV Open Lab, SDN Open Lab and DC Open Lab — aim to enable […]

APK August 4, 2016

Paving the way for cheaper consumer electronics that are easier on the environment, researchers have created a green battery that uses a compound from vitamin B2 as the cathode, the part that stores the electricity that is released when connected to a device. “We’ve been looking to nature for a while to find complex molecules […]

Rama Krishna August 4, 2016

Bengaluru: The Indian IT sector, facing job cuts over the months due to sluggish growth, witnessed 51 per cent growth in July in online hiring, said a global employment portal. “The IT sector which was facing the brunt of extensive job cuts, charted a positive trend in July, witnessing 51 percent year-on-year (YoY) growth over […]