Intel brings AI to PCs with $79 Movidius Neural Compute Stick

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Intel has launched the Movidius Neural Compute Stick, a one-of its-kind a tiny fanless USB-based deep learning device that can be used to learn AI programming at the edge. The device, geared for researchers and developers enables rapid prototyping, validation and deployment

Microsoft may invest $50-100 million in Ola’s parent company ANI Technologies

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Microsoft is likely to invest $50-100 million (Rs 320-640 crore) in Ola’s parent company ANI Technologies, according to a Livemint report. The deal could see Ola switch to Microsoft’s Azure cloud platform instead of Amazon Web Services(AWS). Microsoft’s move comes at a

Google CEO Sundar Pichai is joining Alphabet’s board of directors

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Google CEO Sundar Pichai has joined parent company Alphabet’s board of directors, according to an announcement by Alphabet. Pichai becomes the 13th member of the Alphabet board that includes co-founder Sergey Brin, former CEO Eric Schmidt, Kleiner Perkins’ John Doerr

CCI approves Vodafone-Idea merger

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The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has approved the Vodafone and Idea Cellular merger. The two had announced $23 billion deal to create India’s largest entity in the telecom sector. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co who advised Vodafone India and

EU’s record fine takes a toll on Google’s Q2 earnings

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Google‘s parent company Alphabet has announced the financial results for the second quarter of the year and its clear that the EU’s record fine has taken a toll on company’s earnings that also sent it’s stock down more than 3 percent during

Microsoft Paint is ‘Here To Stay’

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Yes, you read that right. Microsoft isn’t killing what many of us know as our first ‘brush’ with desktops and PCs. While the Internet went into overdrive after seeing Microsoft Paint in the ‘deprecated’ column of the upcoming Windows 10 Fall

Uber’s bike-sharing service UberMOTO launched in Noida, Ghaziabad

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After a year of operations in India, Uber‘s bike sharing service- UberMOTO is now available in total seven cities with the company launching operations in Noida and Ghaziabad last Friday. With the launch, the company said it has completed ‘NCR encirclement’ –

Axis Bank’s accelerator program boosting innovative fintech, AI startups

BANGALORE, INDIA: Axis Bank has announced the completion of the first cohort of its startup Accelerator Program at its innovation lab,’Thought Factory’, in Bangalore. The bank might explore some of the novel solutions around Payments, Investments and Credit which are developed by the startups

Amazon joins the fray with $70-$80mn bid to acquire FreeCharge

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Joining the long list of potential buyers like Axis Bank, MobiKwik, Paytm, Bank of Baroda and Times Internet who have shown interest in buying FreeCharge, Amazon too has joined the fray with a $70-$80mn bid to acquire mobile wallet firm, according

Shanmugh Natarajan is the new MD of Adobe India

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Adobe Systems has announced the appointment of Shanmugh Natarajan as Managing Director for Adobe Systems in India. Natarajan was formerly Executive Director, and will continue to lead Adobe operations in India, in addition to his ongoing responsibility as Vice President,

When Enterprises meet Aliens – ET is DT

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

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

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After introducing Alexa to iPhone users by making the feature available within the retailer’s main shopping app this

Google Play Music for iOS now supports Apple Carplay

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Google Play Music for iOS now works with Apple’s finger friendly in-car software, Apple Carplay. Carplay

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

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 8 launch date has been confirmed on August 23. Samsung has sent

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

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Microsoft beat expectations yet again posting much better profits in its fiscal fourth quarter than expected,

Apple launches an online journal focused on machine learning

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Apple has launched a new blog- Machine Learning Journal, for highlighting its research in the area

Google Search app gets personalized news feed

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Google has announced a new personalized news feed for its app, offering a stream of content

HMD Global CEO Arto Nummela calls it quit

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HMD Global, the new home of Nokia phones has announced that its CEO Arto Nummela has left

Facebook may be planning subscription-based news service

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If you are used to getting insights into what is happening around the world with Facebook,

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

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It could well be called a season of lawsuits in the Silicon Valley. From Apple vs