Google not to offer controversial face recognition technology

Saturday, 15 December 2018 16:41
At a time when pressure is mounting on tech companies to utilise facial recognition technology with care to avoid its misuse, Google has said it will not offer the controversial technology for now. Toeing Microsoft’s line which has asked governments…

OPPO launches first India R&D centre in Hyderabad

Saturday, 15 December 2018 13:01
Chinese smartphone brand OPPO on Saturday opened its first India Research and Development (R&D) centre here. The R&D centre, which is the Chinese company’s fourth centre globally and the largest outside China, will contribute towards bringing exciting innovation and advanced…

Apple to update iPhones in China to avoid ban

Saturday, 15 December 2018 09:10
Apple has decided to update iPhones in China to avoid a ban after a court ruling banned the sale and import of most iPhone models after granting Qualcomm an injunction against Apple. According to a report in The New York…

Google’s new AI model to help detect diabetic retinopathy

Friday, 14 December 2018 16:36
Google has developed an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model that can detect diabetic retinopathy with a level of accuracy on par with human retinal specialists, the technology giant said. Google is working on “rolling out this diabetic retinopathy initiative in clinics…

YouTube removes 7.8 mn violative videos in July-Sept

Friday, 14 December 2018 16:34
Video-sharing giant YouTube has removed as many as 7.8 million videos between July and September, in its attempt to address violative content on the video platform. According to YouTube’s latest “YouTube Community Guidelines Enforcement” report, 81 per cent of these…

TRAI speeds up process of Mobile Number Portability

Friday, 14 December 2018 09:06
The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) amended the Mobile Number Portability (MNP) regulations to ease and quicken the process of portability. The timeline for porting a mobile number within the Intra-Licensed Service Area (Intra-LSA) or the same circle has…

Mobiistar refreshes its budget line-up in India

Thursday, 13 December 2018 19:21
Vietnam-based smartphone maker Mobiistar on Thursday launched its budget smartphone named C1 Shine in India for Rs 6,100.

Microsoft planning consumer version of Microsoft 365 bundle

Thursday, 13 December 2018 17:00
Microsoft is working to introduce a consumer version of its Microsoft 365 bundle that would be the consumer-focused complement to its existing Microsoft 365 subscription bundle for business users.

Vivo announces Rs 4,000 crore investment for new UP plant

Thursday, 13 December 2018 16:57
Chinese smartphone maker Vivo on Thursday announced an additional investment of Rs 4,000 crore over a period of four years for opening a new manufacturing plant on the Yamuna Expressway in Uttar Pradesh that will generate 5,000 jobs in its…

Sundar Pichai Met Pentagon Military Leaders To Ease Drone AI Tensions

Saturday, 06 October 2018 10:15
WASHINGTON: Google chief executive Sundar Pichai quietly paid the Pentagon a visit during his trip to Washington last week, seeking to smooth over tensions roughly four months after employee outrage prompted the tech giant to sever a defense contract to…