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When Enterprises meet Aliens – ET is DT

UDAIPUR, INDIA: It’s a different DNA altogether and the species looks so light years ahead that

Small businesses in India are embracing digital, but in their own ways

Soma Tah In a world that is going digital fast, small businesses now know that they can’t afford to be oblivious to the shift that is happening around. A recently released report, ‘Digital Desh Drive 3.0’ by local discovery platform, NowFloats

Alexa finally coming to Amazon’s Android app, starting this week

By : CIOL Writers

After introducing Alexa to iPhone users by making the feature available within the retailer’s main shopping app this March, Amazon is now rolling out the voice assistant to its Android app, starting next week. Echo device owners began seeing notifications from Amazon

Google Play Music for iOS now supports Apple Carplay

By : CIOL Writers

Google Play Music for iOS now works with Apple’s finger friendly in-car software, Apple Carplay. Carplay support lets Google Play Music users stream music from the built-in car display using a streamlined interface. This helps drivers access selected services and functions

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8 launch event confirmed on August 23

By : CIOL Writers

The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch date has been confirmed on August 23. Samsung has sent invitations for its Unpacked 2017 event happening in New York city that will unveil the next iteration of the disastrous Galaxy Note 7. The

Firefox 8.0 for iOS launched with night mode, external keyboard support and more

By : CIOL Writers

Mozilla has released a new version of its FireFox browser for iOS. The updated version- Firefox 8.0 has some notable changes such as a new tab experience, night mode, an integrated QR code reader, yMail support and external keyboard support

Twitter is going all guns blazing against trolls and abusive users

By : CIOL Writers

Twitter has launched a number of product updates in the last few months to try and curb abuse and trolling on its platform, including changes to its private messaging feature and algorithmic filters to hide abusive posts. And looks like,

Reliance Jio launches 4G mobile phone at an effective price of Rs 0

By : CIOL Writers

Honestly, Mukesh Ambani never stops to surprise us. While most of us were awaiting a Rs 500 4G feature phone, Reliance Jio has announced a phone that apparently comes for free. Yes, you read that right. The “India ka Smartphone” as Mukesh Ambani

Paytm introduces ‘digital gold’ as cashback on transactions

By : CIOL Writers

Paytm has introduced the feature of availing ‘digital gold’ as cashback on transactions. This means whether you are shopping online, paying utility bills or buying movie/travel tickets, you can earn pure gold kept for free in MMTC-PAMP’s secured lockers. Gold is the

Freshworks acquires chatbot startup Joe Hukum

By : CIOL Writers

Freshworks, formerly known as Freshdesk has acquired Joe Hukum, a platform that helps businesses build their own chatbots, the company announced on Thursday. The terms of the deal have not been disclosed. Joe Hukum was founded in July 2015 by Arihant

Microsoft beats expectations yet again on the back of booming cloud business

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft beat expectations yet again posting much better profits in its fiscal fourth quarter than expected, thanks to strong Cloud performance. The Redmond-based company reported non-GAAP revenue of $24.7 billion and GAAP earnings per share of $0.83 (and non-GAAP earnings per

Target India announces fifth batch for the Target Accelerator Program

By : CIOL Writers

Target India has announced the fifth and the largest batch yet for the Target Accelerator Program. Eight startups have been selected to develop innovative technology solutions with the potential to enhance guest experiences at Target and in the wider retail industry.

Apple launches an online journal focused on machine learning

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has launched a new blog- Machine Learning Journal, for highlighting its research in the area of artificial intelligence. The Cupertino giant plans to publish academic-style papers looking at new applications and techniques in machine learning. “Here, you can read

Google Search app gets personalized news feed

By : CIOL Writers

Google has announced a new personalized news feed for its app, offering a stream of content based on the user’s search history and the topics they follow. The feed will appear in its official Android and iOS app. The news

HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela calls it quit

By : CIOL Writers

HMD Global, the new home of Nokia phones has announced that its CEO Arto Nummela has left the company with immediate effect. The company did not share why Nummela is leaving the company but said that the decision was mutual. Florian

Facebook may be planning subscription-based news service

By : CIOL Writers

If you are used to getting insights into what is happening around the world with Facebook, your news consumption habits are about to be changed. Facebook could begin testing a paywall for subscription based news service as early as October,

Teens bullied the most on Instagram and Facebook: Survey

By : CIOL Writers

British anti-bullying organization Ditch The Label conducted a new survey that reveals teens are bullied the most on Instagram with Facebook coming in next. With over 1 lakh people between the ages of 12 and 20 taking part in the survey,

Apple’s iPhone manufacturers file counter suit against Qualcomm over patent fees

By : CIOL Writers

It could well be called a season of lawsuits in the Silicon Valley. From Apple vs Qualcomm to Uber vs Waymo, legal battles are making daily headlines in the tech industry. Well, here we are talking about the never-ending legal fight

LinkedIn launches lighter version of its Android app, ‘LinkedIn Lite’ in India

BANGALORE, INDIA: With mobile fast becoming the first screen in India, LinkedIn has come up with a faster and lighter version of its Android app, ‘LinkedIn Lite’. Built to run smoothly and offer faster access even on lower end smartphones, the

CureFit acquires Bangalore-based yoga studio a1000yoga

By : CIOL Writers

Healthtech startup CureFit has acquired Bangalore-based yoga chain a1000yoga for an undisclosed amount, the company said. The acquisition will enable CureFit to gain a stronger foothold in the fitness segment. a1000yoga is CureFit’s third acquisition in the fitness vertical in less than a