Microsoft releases new Windows 10 preview with Edge updates and more

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Microsoft has launched a new Windows 10 preview for PCs with interesting improvements. This build is part of the RS4 branch, which represents the next Windows 10 update the company is yet to announce. Windows 10 has been built in

AWS unveils its AI consultancy program ‘Amazon ML Solutions Lab’

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Amazon Web Services(AWS) has unveiled its AI consultancy program called Amazon ML Solutions Lab that provides customers access to machine learning experts from Amazon who can help them tackle business problems using purpose-built intelligent models. “We can’t wait for developers

Tencent surpasses Facebook to join world’s top five corporations

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China’s investment holding conglomerate, Tencent has surpassed Facebook to become the first Chinese technology company to join the ranks of the world’s five largest corporations, as per a report by Bloomberg. The owner of WeChat messaging service is now valued

Salesforce delivers another strong quarter with revenue growth of 25pc

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Salesforce posted strong third-quarter earnings, with revenue up by 25 percent to $2.68 billion. The company also raised its full-year fiscal 2018 revenue guidance to range between $10.43 billion and $10.44 billion. “In fact as the fastest growing enterprise software company ever to

Apple acquires AR startup Vrvana for $30M

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Apple recently acquired an augmented reality-based startup called Vrvana, reports TechCrunch. The deal was reported to be around $30 million. Vrvana created mixed-reality headset named Totem, but it never released. The headset was designed to merge AR and virtual reality

Unlocking the true power of Big Data with Machine Learning

Arvind Purushothaman Machine learning is taking a big leap in Big Data stream. Today, Google predicts that you should leave now to catch a flight and Amazon recommends a book that you should read- are a few of the many

YouTube makes a come back to Amazon Echo Show

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YouTube has finally come back to Amazon’s Echo Show after an absence of nearly two months, according to a report from VoiceBot.ai. Google had apparently pulled the video streaming service over the violations of its terms and services. At that time,

Android devices secretly sending location data to Google: Report

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An investigation by Quartz has revealed that Android phones have been secretly collecting and sending location data to Google even when the location service is disabled. Quartz found that all the device needs to do is grab a user’s location

HPE CEO Meg Whitman to step down early next year; Antonio Neri to succeed

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Chief Executive Officer, Meg Whitman will step down early next year, said the company. She will be succeeded by HPE president, Antonio Neri, effective February 1, 2018. Meg Whitman, however, will remain on the HPE Board of Directors.

HP launches Omen 15 and Omen 17 gaming laptops in India, price starting at Rs 80,990

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HP has launched a new range of gaming laptops in India. The laptops titled Omen 15 and Omen 17 feature the latest “NVIDIA 10 Series GTX” graphics, high-resolution display with optional G-Sync technology and a single-access service panel to upgrade RAM

Marvell Technology to acquire chipmaker rival Cavium for $6B

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Marvell Technology is buying chip maker Cavium in cash-and-stock deal valued at nearly $6 billion that would help it better compete with industry giants like Intel and Broadcom. Shares of Marvell were up 1 percent while shares of Cavium were up 7.7

Apple delays the release of HomePod until 2018

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Apple has postponed the release of its HomePod speaker until 2018. The reason behind the delay is that the company needs more time to work on the speaker which is set to compete with Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices and Google Home

Cisco brings financing options and solutions to help cities achieve their smart city visions

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cisco said that it has added new functionality to its newly renamed connected digital platform, Cisco Kinetic for Cities. The new features provide enhanced support for public safety. Cisco Kinetic is a cloud-based platform that helps customers extract, compute,

Maharashtra and Karnataka mull the possible high-speed routes with Virgin Hyperloop One

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Virgin Hyperloop One has announced its partnership with the Government of Maharashtra and Karnataka to conduct a preliminary study in the regions to understand hyperloop’s feasibility and economic impact. The US-based company has signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Karnataka

ixigo’s AI-driven voice-enabled travel assistant will take away the travel planning hassles

BANGALORE, INDIA: Travel marketplace, ixigo has announced an artificial intelligence-driven and voice-enabled travel assistant – ‘Tara’. Rajnish Kumar, CTO & Co-Founder, ixigo at at the Phocuswright Innovation Platform in USA last week, demonstrated how the emotive voice based assistance, pre-emptive trip planning, automated frequent flyer programme

Vodafone target enterprise IoT space with SuperIoT solutions

BANGALORE, INDIA: To enable enterprises’ IoT adoption,Vodafone launches SuperIoT which enables end-to-end management of device, application, connectivity, service platform, support and security. SuperIoT comprises IoT solutions like Vehicle Tracking, Asset Tracking (Fixed and Mobile) and People Tracking (School Students and

Infosys partners Udacity to train employees in the autonomous technology space

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IT giant Infosys has announced a partnership with online learning company Udacity to train its employees in self-driving car engineering technology. The new program called Udacity Connect will give Infosys employees the skills needed in the area as the company continues

Qualcomm invests in 9 Chinese startups including Mobike

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Qualcomm, on Wednesday announced that it has invested in nine Chinese startups, including bike-sharing titan Mobike Technology and Beijing-based image recognition startup SenseTime using its $150 million China Venture Fund announced in 2014 which span IoT, big data, artificial intelligence and more. “Qualcomm

Google Maps gets a fresh new look

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Google Maps is getting a makeover. The company announced in a blog that they have updated the driving, navigation, transit and explore maps to better highlight the information most relevant to each experience (think gas stations for navigation, train stations

CA Technologies’ incubator project FreshTracks.io aims to address container monitoring issues

USA: CA Technologies at the CA World ’17 has announced the open registration for the FreshTracks.io beta program, a part of the company’s internal accelerator program. Born in 2016, the CA Accelerator incubations function like lean startups within the company, where internal