uCare launches AI predictive engine to prioritize healthcare resources
Date: 2018-05-17   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a bid to contribute its bit to the evolving healthcare AI sphere, uCare, a Singapore-based AI powered healthcare startup company, has raised nearly USD 8.2 million through Series A funding. Reportedly, the funding r...

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Symantec to launch Norton WIFI core router in Australia this winter
Date: 2018-05-16   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

American software giant Symantec Corporation has apparently declared that it will introduce the Norton Wi-Fi core router, Norton’s first hardware product, in Australia in the second half of this year. As per reli...

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Telenor’s merger pact with Airtel receives green signal from DoT
Date: 2018-05-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), India has reportedly given the nod of approval for the merger agreement signed between Telenor India, a subsidiary of the Norwegian Telenor Group and Bharti Airtel. As per au...

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Planning delays force Apple to abandon data center plan in Ireland
Date: 2018-05-13   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Renowned American multinational technology company Apple, has reportedly made it to the headlines for scrapping its plans of building a $1 billion worth data center in Ireland. The plan’s abdication seems to have...

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Vodafone unveils an innovative program to assist cancer research
Date: 2018-05-09   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The British telecommunications giant Vodafone has apparently announced the launch of a highly unique program which intends to utilize the processing power of smartphones to aid cancer research. According to authentic r...

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Migración Colombia deploys Gemalto iris authentication technology
Date: 2018-07-05   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Colombia’s border control agency Migración Colombia has recently unveiled its plan to deploy the Gemalto ABC Iris verification technology at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport. Reportedly, &ldq...

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Instagram commences trials on its newly developed in-app payment tool
Date: 2018-05-05   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Instagram, Facebook’s photo & video-sharing social networking service, has reportedly started trialing its in-app payments feature for quick shopping activities. As per the new payment application, which is c...

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Singtel & Razer team up on electronic payments & e-sports
Date: 2018-05-03   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Singapore Telecommunications Limited, a.k.a. Singtel, and Razer Inc., a gaming hardware manufacturing firm, have signed a MoU for working together on e-payments, e-sports, and gaming services. Both the firms have declared in a joint statement that...

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Australia & France partner to commercialize quantum computing tech
Date: 2018-05-02   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Australian Government owned Silicon Quantum Computing (SQC) and the France-based Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) are likely to enter into a strategic partnership. Incidentally, this collabor...

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Alibaba harnesses blockchain technology, combats food counterfeiting
Date: 2018-05-01   Author: Shikha Sinha

In what may be touted as a move to improve the supply chain integrity and authenticity of food products, Alibaba has announced its latest blockchain technology initiative in the food sector. The project, which is a par...

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UAE satellite operator Yahsat acquires majority stakes in Thuraya
Date: 2018-04-29   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

UAE satellite operator Yahsat has apparently announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire substantial stakes in fellow satellite operator Thuraya. As per reports received so far, no specific details of the agr...

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CyberAgent & Nintendo team up to develop novel smartphone games
Date: 2018-04-28   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

CyberAgent Inc., a Japan based company involved in internet advertising and mobile game development, has apparently announced to have formed an alliance with Nintendo Company Limited. As per sources, the deal between t...

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Open Bionics develops world’s first 3D-printed devices for amputees
Date: 2018-04-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Open Bionics, a UK-based robotics company manufacturing low-priced bionic hands, has launched a 3D-printed artificial arm for amputees. Sources claim that it is the first of its kind across the globe and has received a...

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WhatsApp prohibits access to European users under 16 years of age
Date: 2018-04-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a move to improve its brand image across the Europe social media industry post the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook’s WhatsApp has been speculated to ban users under 16 from using the application. The inc...

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ABMT obtains CFDA nod for polymer orthopedic internal fixation screws
Date: 2018-04-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Advanced Biomedical Technologies Inc., a U.S. based biodegradable internal fixation device manufacturer, has declared that it has received a green signal from the Chinese food & drug administration (CFDA). The appr...

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Huawei plans to introduce end-to-end 5G services by the end of 2018
Date: 2018-04-18   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Huawei Technologies, a Chinese ICT solutions provider, has reportedly decided to introduce end-to-end 5G solutions in the next half of this year. Eric Xu, the Rotating Chairman of Huawei, has stated that 5G services ar...

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China’s ZTE poses a national security risk to UK, says NCSC
Date: 2018-04-17   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

The UK’s cyber-security watchdog, National Cyber Security Centre, in its recent announcement has warned the UK telecommunications firms against using equipment from ZTE, quoting “potential risks” to n...

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MDEC and Grab join hands for developing Malaysia City Brain Program
Date: 2018-04-16   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Grab, a ride-sharing firm based in Singapore, and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDEC), have reportedly signed a MoU for the Malaysia City Brain Venture. Introduced in January this year, the new project,...

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Porsche-UnternehmerTUM deal to study AI usage in product development
Date: 2018-04-13   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The Germany based luxury car maker, Porsche, is apparently planning to implement high-tech systems comprising artificial intelligence in order to make products better and faster than ever before. In consequence, the co...

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A competitive analysis of smart baggage market: Outlining the impact of pivotal luggage-tech industry alliances on the overall business growth
Date: 2018-04-06   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The escalating profitability quotient of smart baggage industry can be essentially credited to the advent of IoT and other connected technologies. With consumers getting more tech-savvy than ever, and the robust rise i...

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Rocket Lab declares commercial launch of electron satellite from Mahia
Date: 2018-04-04   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Rocket Lab, a renowned U.S. based aerospace manufacturer with a fully owned NZ subsidiary, has reportedly announced that it will launch an electron satellite during the fourteen-day window period between April 20 to Ma...

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SpaceX receives FCC approval to provide broadband satellite services
Date: 2018-03-31   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The Federal Communication Commission has reportedly approved the request of SpaceX to develop a worldwide broadband network with the help of satellites. Incidentally, this system proposed by SpaceX will use 4,425 satel...

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Facebook plans to shut down advertising tool targeting user data
Date: 2018-03-29   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a wake of the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook has revoked a third-party data mining tool that gathered information about people’s backgrounds, with regards to whether they own a house or not and the ...

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Foxconn scores hattrick with Belkin, Wemo, & Linksys acquisition
Date: 2018-03-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Foxconn Technology Group, the largest contract electronics manufacturer, has reportedly decided to purchase Belkin International Inc., one of the pivotal players across the consumer electronics space. As per reports, t...

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Santander & Ripple collaborate to develop a new payment application
Date: 2018-03-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Santander UK Plc, owned by the Santander Group, has become the first financial institution in the country to use blockchain technology to promote its international payments through an all-new banking application. The U...

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Huawei in talks with Sirin Labs to build blockchain smartphone
Date: 2018-03-25   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

The mobile phone manufacturing giant Huawei might soon be delving into the blockchain trend. According to reliable reports, Huawei has been holding discussions with Sirin Labs as it is considering the manufacturing of ...

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Twilio & Singtel partner to offer developers access to their IoT tool
Date: 2018-03-21   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is likely to ink a partnership with Twilio, a cloud communication service provider, to build an IoT platform for software developers. Experts speculate that the partnershi...

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UPS to deploy new technology for recharging EV fleet in London
Date: 2018-03-20   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

A UPS-led association based in the UK capital has reportedly installed a novel charging technology that can recharge an entire fleet of electric vehicles at a time without the requirement for upgrading the electric gri...

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Deloitte acquires API Talent to bolster its AWS cloud offerings
Date: 2018-03-19   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Globally acclaimed consulting and auditing company Deloitte has reportedly acquired API Talent, the AWS (Amazon Web Services) consulting firm, to expand its AWS and cloud infrastructural offerings. ...

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MAS opts for blockchain technology to make international payments
Date: 2018-03-17   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has partnered with Bank of Canada and is conducting tests to develop a cross border solution. Incidentally, this solution is based on the use of crypto tokens issued by the cen...

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Samsung SmartThings teams up with Harman to impel its IoT ecosystem
Date: 2018-03-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Samsung SmartThings and Harman International Industries Inc. have apparently planned to form a strategic alliance for promoting the former’s IoT business. As per the terms & conditions of the agreement, Harma...

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Haier gears up for the launch of Smart Home Solution at AWE 2018
Date: 2018-03-11   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Haier, one of the world’s leading appliance brands will reportedly be launching a first all-scenario Smart Home Solution. The “Solution” as it is being called, will be unveiled at the Appliances and E...

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Researchers create a new proton battery model for energy storage
Date: 2018-03-10   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have apparently come up with an eco-friendly & operationally proficient proton-driven battery model. Through this invention, RMIT is certain that it...

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Fonterra & Beca join hands to develop cutting-edge VR tool
Date: 2018-03-08   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, a multinational dairy co-operative based in New Zealand, has apparently signed an agreement with Beca Group Limited. Its partnership with this engineering & management consultan...

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Ryobi sets up geotech engineering & industrial tech unit in Singapore
Date: 2018-03-05   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Ryobi Kiso Holdings Limited, an investment holding firm offering ground engineering services, has apparently established a center for geotechnical engineering & industrial technology in Singapore. The unit has been...

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Huawei launches first 5G chip at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Date: 2018-02-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the chip manufacturing sector, Huawei has announced that it will launch its first chipset referred as Huawei Balong 5G01, which will provide the facility of accessing 5G interne...

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Australia-based scientists discover new rotavirus vaccine for infants
Date: 2018-02-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the healthcare industry, a team of scientists in Australia have discovered a rotavirus vaccine that has the ability to offer protection to newborns against dreaded infections. R...

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Scientists in Japan develop ultrathin elastic skin wearable device
Date: 2018-02-20   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Renowned Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo have recently developed a device with ultrathin elastic skin displays, which can depict a patient’s health information on the skin. This elastic display ...

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Microsoft Corp. declares ScaleUp Program for Sydney startups
Date: 2018-02-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Tech behemoth Microsoft Corporation has disclosed its plans to launch a ScaleUp program in Sydney supporting the city’s StartUp hub. The initiative taken by the tech giant is aimed towards transforming the city i...

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Google and Getty Images Inc. to sign a new image licensing pact
Date: 2018-02-12   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Getty Images Inc., a U.S. based stock photo organization, has apparently decided to sign a licensing agreement with Google Inc., post filing an antitrust litigation against the firm two years ago. According to the stat...

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BT’s mobile arm EE to launch 4G broadband antenna for rural homes
Date: 2018-02-09   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

The UK based telecom giant EE has recently unveiled its plan to launch a new 4G antenna that promises to help provide rural homes with fast broadband internet. Reports claim EE’s project to be first-of-its-kind i...

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Linde invests in Singapore to develop a digitalized technology hub
Date: 2018-02-05   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The German multinational chemical company, Linde AG has expanded its reach across the Asia Pacific with the development of the Asia Pacific Digitalization Hub. Apparently, this is Linde’s first digital technology...

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Optus to introduce the 5G network across Australia by 2019
Date: 2018-02-02   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Singtel Optus Private Limited, one of the biggest telecom firms in Australia, is anticipated to introduce the latest 5G network technology in the metropolitan cities of the country in 2019. Prior to this announcement, ...

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STB & Grab collaborate to offer e-payment facility for travelers
Date: 2018-01-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Established car-sharing firm Grab and STB (Singapore Tourism Board) have apparently joined hands to ensure that tourists visiting the province of Singapore will not have to carry cash with them while travelling. As per...

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WhatsApp rolls out its business app for android in select nations
Date: 2018-01-19   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a bid to monetize its services, WhatsApp has finally introduced its new business application currently targeting select markets encompassing the U.S, UK, Indonesia, Mexico, and Italy, ahead of the app’s worldw...

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Jabra Corp. adds two new wireless earbuds to its existing product line
Date: 2018-01-16   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the earphones and headphones market, Jabra Corporation, a Danish firm in the consumer electronics business, has recently launched new wireless earbuds. Engineers and technocrats...

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LG to integrate Google assistant with its smart home devices
Date: 2018-01-12   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

LG Electronics Inc., a major consumer electronics firm headquartered in South Korea, has reportedly declared at the CES 2018 that it aims to advance further toward AI deployment and is trying to integrate the Google As...

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Google Inc. purchases Redux to improve its handset sound quality
Date: 2018-01-12   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the tech cosmos, Google Inc. has purchased Redux, a Cambridge based startup firm that creates a technology transforming mobile display surfaces into speakers. As per reliable so...

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AerNos to launch wearable air pollution monitor at CES 2018
Date: 2018-01-10   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

AerNos, a key manufacturer of nano gas sensors, has made an announcement at the CES 2018 about its plans of launching AerBand Research, a wearable device that can easily detect and research on air pollution levels. Sou...

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Nvidia, Asus, Acer & HP gear up to launch 65-inch gaming displays
Date: 2018-01-08   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Nvidia, with an aim to take gaming experience to the next level, is reportedly teaming up with its hardware partners, Asus, Acer and HP, to introduce a new 65-inch gaming screen. As per reports, this display would be t...

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Health2047 funds Akiri to bring blockchain technology to healthcare
Date: 2018-01-08   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Health2047, a technology incubator firm launched by the American Medical Association (AMA), has provided funds worth USD 10 million to Akiri, a startup firm promoting the blockchain technology application across the he...

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LG’s automotive vision platform debuts in autonomous driving domain
Date: 2018-01-08   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The Korean electronics and home appliances giant, LG has apparently launched a new technology in autonomous driving system. In fact, to bring forth the innovative ADAS (advanced driving assistance system), it has colla...

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MacroGenics & Roche collaborate to develop new bispecific molecules
Date: 2018-01-05   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, a Swiss based healthcare firm, has decided to sign a joint venture deal with MacroGenics, a biopharmaceutical firm based in the U.S., to mutually develop new bispecific drugs for treating unide...

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Reliance Jio signs agreement to purchase RCom’s wireless assets
Date: 2017-12-29   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has reportedly signed an all-cash deal with Reliance Communications in order to acquire wireless assets of the latter. Reports cite that as per Reliance Jio, the buyout of the latter&rsquo...

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China to set up world’s largest DNA database for public surveillance
Date: 2017-12-29   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

China is reportedly aiming to establish a country wide DNA database that has been speculated to be one of the largest DNA databases in the world. According to reliable sources, China has been building a system called t...

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Lawsuit filed against Apple for non-disclosure of iPhone OS update
Date: 2017-12-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Close to eight lawsuits have apparently been filed in the federal courts of the U.S. against Apple Inc. for fraud – the firm has slowed down the iPhone processing speed due to low battery performance caused due t...

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NHS develops voice-recognition app, embraces digital age to the hilt
Date: 2017-12-26   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

The National Health Service (NHS), England has reportedly undertaken an initiative to modernize itself and become completely tech-driven, by selecting more than 100 entrepreneurs to enable the “digital transformati...

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Nokia signs a multi-year patent licensing agreement with Huawei
Date: 2017-12-21   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

One of the most reputed consumer electronics firms in Finland, Nokia, and Huawei Technologies Company Limited, a telecommunications equipment company headquartered in China, have reportedly signed a multi-year smartpho...

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Vodafone UK & Ericsson collaborate to successfully test 5G system
Date: 2017-12-20   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Sweden-based networking & telecom firm, Ericsson, and Vodafone Group plc, a UK based telecom firm, have joined hands with the researchers of King’s College in London for carrying out a pre-standard 5G net...

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Alphabet X & Andhra Government install new wireless internet system
Date: 2017-12-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The X research segment of Alphabet Inc., the parent firm of Google and its subsidiaries, has declared that it plans to sell its newly developed wireless internet system to the state government of Andhra Pradesh in Indi...

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Apple funds Finisar to augment VCSEL output for iPhoneX & AirPods
Date: 2017-12-14   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Apple Inc. has decided to make investments worth USD 390 million in Finisar Corporation, a key manufacturer of optical communication components and subsystems, as a part of its job creation initiative in the U.S. It ha...

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Google to establish an AI focused research center in Beijing, China
Date: 2017-12-13   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Leading internet giant, Google has disclosed its plan to establish an AI (artificial intelligence) research center in China, with an aim to propagate the country’s local talent. Although China has banned Google&r...

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Qualcomm, Blackberry extend alliance to expand automotive operations
Date: 2017-12-08   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Canadian enterprise software behemoth, Blackberry Limited, and Qualcomm, a U.S. based semiconductor & telecom equipment manufacturing firm, are reportedly extending their strategic alliance to explore the new f...

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Google AI supercomputer creates NASNet for improved performance
Date: 2017-12-06   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Google artificial intelligence supercomputer has reportedly developed an AI child referred as NASNet, which offers exceptional performance as compared to human-made machines. As per the technocrats and engineers workin...

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Qualcomm files fresh lawsuit to ban iPhone X in the U.S.
Date: 2017-12-04   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

In what seems to be a never ending long-drawn out legal brawl between Apple and Qualcomm, the latter has reportedly filed yet another lawsuit against the iPhone maker accusing it of patent infringement. In its latest s...

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Intel-Warner deal to equip autonomous cars with AR & VR technology
Date: 2017-12-01   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Intel Corporation, a U.S. based semiconductor manufacturing firm, has collaborated with Warner Bros. Entertainment Incorporation, a segment of The Time Warner Group, to develop what can be termed ‘immersive exper...

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GM’s self-driving car prototype to be revealed at San Francisco
Date: 2017-11-30   Author: Satarupa De

In what may be touted as one of the most anticipated moves of recent times in the automotive space, General Motors has finally brought its long-standing project of driverless cars to light. On Thursday, the automotive ...

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Facebook to harness artificial intelligence for suicide prevention
Date: 2017-11-28   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Leading social media giant, Facebook is apparently looking forward to expanding its AI technology across several countries of world to prevent suicides, after a successful trial of pattern recognition software across t...

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Microsoft to use AirSim for research on self-driving vehicles
Date: 2017-11-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Microsoft Corporation, a U.S based technology multinational firm, has included car simulation in its artificial intelligence research venture referred as AirSim, that would apparently help the firm to extend its research...

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Tesla to install mega lithium-ion battery in South Australia
Date: 2017-11-23   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Tesla Inc., a U.S. based power storage firm, has reportedly completed the installation of the world’s biggest lithium-ion battery in South Australia. As per reliable sources, the hundred-megawatt battery, endowed...

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Porsche plans to roll out AR technology in North America dealerships
Date: 2017-11-21   Author: Satarupa De

In what may seem to be a crucial step toward strengthening its service center portfolio, Porsche, the German automotive giant has recently made it to the headlines with the announcement of its introduction of ‘Te...

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MPA proposes the deployment of aerial drones for ship surveys
Date: 2017-11-17   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The Maritime and Port Authority (MPA) of Singapore, reportedly is in the process of drafting an acceptance criterion to deploy remote inspection methods in ship surveys, including ship-inspecting robots and drones....

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Amazon set to launch its automated convenience store, Amazon Go
Date: 2017-11-16   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Amazon is reportedly on the verge of unveiling its fully automated physical store, tentatively named the Amazon Go, that would allow customers to walk into the store, load up the products they wish to purchase and walk...

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Samsung’s latest patent to reveal under-display fingerprint sensor
Date: 2017-11-01   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Samsung has revealed a new patent that is apparently expected to bring fingerprint scanner technology on the back of the phone, beside the rear camera. Virtually having established a reputation for filing numerous pate...

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Whatsapp becomes much more user friendly with new recall message feature
Date: 2017-10-30   Author: Satarupa De

In what may be touted as an attempt to be at par with Snapchat and Instagram, Whatsapp has reportedly been making a series of radical updates in its app. The most widely used app in Google Play store has made it to the...

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Cisco on the threshold of acquiring telecom software firm BroadSoft
Date: 2017-10-23   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Cisco Systems, Inc., may soon be on the verge of signing a deal to acquire BroadSoft Inc., a U.S. telecommunication software firm, the proud technology parent of the cloud PBX, unified communications, and other trusted...

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IBM launches blockchain banking to facilitate cross border payments
Date: 2017-10-16   Author: Satarupa De

In a bid to introduce a breakthrough in the payment technology, IBM and a host of banks are unveiling a novel blockchain network that is claimed to make cross border payments more efficient across the entire South Paci...

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Dubai airport launches face scanning fish to replace chaotic check-ins
Date: 2017-10-13   Author: Satarupa De

Dubai, one of the most technologically affluent cities of the UAE, has recently come up with yet another unconventional innovation, that experts claim to be the best till date. Reportedly, the Dubai airport may very so...

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Honeywell retains aerospace business, spins off two other units
Date: 2017-10-11   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

The U.S. based conglomerate, Honeywell International Inc., has unveiled its plan to streamline its business which would strengthen its ties to the aerospace technology – defying the call by activist investor Thir...

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GM acquires laser start-up Strobe to enhance its self-driving technology
Date: 2017-10-10   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

General Motors has announced its decision to purchase Strobe, a company that manufactures LiDAR sensors and specializes in laser-imaging technology. GM has already incorporated its operations in Cruise Automation in th...

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Nokia inks agreement with BSNL and Airtel to set up 5G internet service in India
Date: 2017-10-05   Author: Satarupa De

This year, the Indian telecom business space has encountered one of biggest pacts with Nokia announcing its dual partnership with one of India’s leading network providers, Airtel, and the state-owned service netw...

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Amazon Music to finally experience the inclusion of the preeminent Alexa voice support
Date: 2017-09-28   Author: Saipriya Iyer

In a series of latest high-grade developments underlining the technology space, Amazon has finally announced its plans to bring its prized device, Alexa, to the Amazon Music app on the Android as well as iOS platforms,...

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China ‘completely’ blocks WhatsApp, cites the move to facilitate the regional internet censorship
Date: 2017-09-27   Author: Shikha Sinha

China has recently declared its move to block WhatsApp across the country, in a bid to facilitate the use of technology that can be accessed and tracked by the regional government. The declaration comes as an extension...

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AMD and Baidu to enter a data center collaboration for brainstorming advances in GPU computing
Date: 2017-08-29   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

The American superconductor company Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) is joining forces with the Chinese internet giant Baidu, to work on Graphic Processing Unit (GPU) computing in data centers. Both the firms are teaming u...

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Google may launch a mini Google Home to circumvent its adversary, new device to be pitted against Amazon’s Echo Dot
Date: 2017-08-22   Author: Saipriya Iyer

Having victoriously crossed swords with Amazon with the launch of Google Home in 2016, to stand in battle with the retail giant’s Echo, Google has now announced the launch of a miniature version of its Google Hom...

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AT&T deploys the high-caliber combo of drones and AI technologies to endorse automated tower inspections
Date: 2017-08-18   Author: Saipriya Iyer

The world’s largest telecommunications company has something up in its sleeve that goes beyond the realms of the regularly conjured innovative theories. As per authentic reports, AT&T has officially declared ...

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Discovery Communication’s merger with Scripps Networks to bring more upside in digital and direct-to-consumer services
Date: 2017-08-01   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Discovery Communications has carved a lucrative niche in cable-TV industry by announcing its USD 14.6 billion acquisition of Scripps Networks Interactive. Discovery is set to pay 34% more than Scripps’s closing p...

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Roche and Accenture team up to transform diabetes patient care services via a data driven analytics platform
Date: 2017-07-31   Author: Satarupa De

Roche, arguably a pioneer in diabetes technology innovation and services over the past four decades, has recently inked a five-year agreement with Accenture. Reportedly, the latter would incorporate its analytics platf...

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Amazon penetrates Southeast Asia e-commerce market launching Prime Now in Singapore
Date: 2017-07-27   Author: Satarupa De

This week witnessed the U.S. e-commerce mammoth, Amazon, foraying into the South-east Asia market with its most anticipated launch of fast delivery service, ‘Prime Now’ in Singapore.  Reportedly, this ...

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Alibaba throws the spotlight on its supermarket strategy, unveils three more Hema stores in China
Date: 2017-07-19   Author: Satarupa De

Alibaba, already a behemoth in the e-commerce industry, has recently extrapolated its retail business chain with its announcement of launching of three more Hema supermarkets in China. The deal comes as an extension to...

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Microsoft plans to provide high speed internet access to two million rural Americans by 2022
Date: 2017-07-12   Author: Satarupa De

Microsoft, the American multinational conglomerate is proposing a new campaign to bring broadband internet access to rural U.S, as a part of an economic development initiative at the core constituency of Donald Trump&rsq...

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Technology startup Stripe is betting big on China’s e-wallet market, declares strategic partnership with Alipay and WeChat Pay
Date: 2017-07-11   Author: Satarupa De

The renowned Silicon Valley-based online payment startup, Stripe, seems to be expanding its global footprints with the announcement of forming an alliance with WeChat Pay and Alipay, two of China’s leading digita...

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Amazon and Dish Network may collaborate, revamped unit to penetrate wireless business
Date: 2017-07-07   Author: Saipriya Iyer

Retail behemoth Amazon has unofficial plans to enter the wireless business conjointly with Dish Network, as per the latest news reports. The speculation of a possible association between both these industry biggies may...

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Volkswagen taps Nvidia to procure expertise in Artificial Intelligence
Date: 2017-06-29   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Volkswagen has joined hands with Nvidia to expand its usage of deep learning technologies and artificial intelligence into other areas of business beyond autonomous vehicles. With t...

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Alibaba to offer small U.S entrepreneurs a better online platform for expanding their product portfolio
Date: 2017-06-24   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

On the 20th of June 2017, Alibaba Group Holding Limited, a Chinese e-commerce firm providing B2C and B2B services, inaugurated a conference in Detroit offering an opportunity for the small players in the U.S...

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Amazon Alexa App to gain prominence in hospitals, lack of HIPAA compliance likely to hinder device deployment
Date: 2017-06-23   Author: Saipriya Iyer

Alexa, the virtual personal assistant pioneered by Amazon, the renowned online retail market player, has lately been in the news for its popularity and demand across the medical fraternity. This intelligent assistant, ...

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TransGrid to use Tesla’s Powerpack batteries in a bid to bring more sustainable power to Australia
Date: 2017-06-23   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Tesla has recently won a contract with TransGrid that entails installing Tesla’s Powerpack batteries in the sites around New South Wales, Australia. TransGrid, one of the leading companies in Australia will be ma...

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Facebook to transform the future of online socializing via virtual reality
Date: 2017-06-23   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Facebook, the social media giant, recently garnered all the buzz with the purchase of Oculus, creating plenty of speculations around the future of socializing. The company revealed the launch of several new products at...

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Facebook to introduce a new platform for promoting augmented reality-driven camera effects
Date: 2017-06-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The 18th of April 2017 witnessed Facebook pioneer Mark Zuckerberg launch a new platform for augmented reality camera effects during the annual F8 developer conference. The AR-powered camera platform, which opens in clo...

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NVIDIA to directly compete with the big shots of the cloud computing industry with the launch of its own cloud service platform
Date: 2017-06-22   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

NVIDIA, with its recent announcement regarding the launch of the NVIDIA GPU Cloud (NGC) will now let developers make use of frameworks like MXNet (promoted by Amazon), CNTK (from Microsoft) and some of the other key cl...

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Amazon to penetrate Apple TV, retail giant’s Prime Video services soon to be broadcast on the Apple TV set-top box
Date: 2017-06-21   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple Inc., the American multinational tech firm based in Cupertino, in his keynote address at the Worldwide Developer Conference, declared that the viewers can now avail Amazon Prime video service...

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Volvo to assume responsibility for its self-driving cars, requests Australian administration to set rules
Date: 2017-06-20   Author: Saipriya Iyer

Volvo, a global leader in car manufacturing, recently announced that it has decided to undertake the responsibility for its self-driving car technology in Australia. Volvo, renowned...

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Google Assistant can now accurately recognize different voice accents as better as Alexa and Siri
Date: 2017-06-19   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

During the keynote of the Google I/O conference recently held in Mountain View, California, CEO Sundar Pichai addressed the tech-savvy crowd regarding the low error rate in the speech recognition of their artificial in...

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