Nvidia assures its GPU’s not hit by Meltdown and Spectre bug

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Nvidia issued a security bulletin detailing the updates it made to its driver software to address the Meltdown CPU vulnerability that’s had tech companies running scared. Nvidia CEO assured that its chips were not subject to the same risks as

Apple transferring Chinese iCloud operations to a local firm

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Apple is transferring over operations of iCloud data services for residents of mainland China to local firm Guizhou-Cloud Big Data (GCBD). The change was announced last year so that Apple can comply with local laws. GCBD is based in Guizhou Province and supervised by a

Ford and Qualcomm partner on developing tech to connect cars with each other

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Ford and Qualcomm announced a partnership at the CES’18 that could see the companies to develop technology that could connect cars to each other to tackle traffic and ease the congestion around the world. Ford wants to equip all its

Meltdown and Spectre bug fixes slow down your machines: Microsoft

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Microsoft said that the software patches released by the company to guard against the Meltdown and Spectre bugs slowed down the performance of some of the personal computers and servers. In the company’s support blog, Windows executive Vice President, Terry

Facebook to launch its Echo Show rival, Portal by the year end: Report

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Facebook is planning to launch its home video chat device named Portal later this year. The news first reported by online news network Cheddar states that the new device will be in direct competition with Amazon’s Echo Show. According to

Dell Mobile Connect software integrates your phone with PC

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Wireless integration between smartphones and PCs is the new trend of 2018. At the CES’18, Dell unveiled a suite of new products and software to address the myriad ways people play and work. In addition to revealing some new devices designed to

Future of work is not just a theoretical concept anymore

Soma Tah Digital technologies are changing the way we work. Moving away from the concept of a fixed workstation, organizations now have started embracing remote working, encouraging the adoption of digital collaboration tools to allow more flexible working hours. But

Intel at CES’18: Everything you need to know

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At the CES 2018, Intel announced a slew of new, innovative technologies. In the autonomous space, Intel unveiled its first autonomous vehicle in its 100-car test fleet; disclosed that BMW, Nissan, and Volkswagen are moving their Mobileye-based mapping design wins to

Baidu launches its self-driving platform Apollo 2.0

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Chinese search giant Baidu unveiled the version 2.0 of its autonomous driving platform called the Apollo 2.0 at the CES’18. The Apollo 1.0 version was conceived as an open source framework that developers could use to push its self-driving technology

Amazon to bring Alexa to smart watches, headphones and more

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Amazon is planning to bring Alexa to more devices other than FireTV and smart speakers. The company announced a new set of developer tools including one called the “Alexa Mobile Accessory Kit,” that would allow Alexa to work with Bluetooth

Polycom to acquire VoIP audio solutions company Obihai Technology

INDIA: Polycom is acquiring a San Jose-based innovator in VoIP audio solutions, Obihai Technology. The pending agreement demonstrates Polycom’s focus on expanding the availability of high-quality Polycom desktop phones to a broader range of customers and partners. The planned move

HP unveils new Chromebooks with Intel’s 7th gen Celeron chipsets

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Ahead of the CES 2018, HP announced two new Chromebooks named Chromebook 11 G6 and Chromebook 14 G5 which are aimed at business and education sector. Both the Chromebooks boast of Intel’s 7th gen Celeron chipsets and USB-Type C ports.

Verizon acquires Niddel to boost threat detection capabilities

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Verizon has acquired privately-held company Niddel to boost its security detection and response mechanism for enterprise customers. Terms of the transaction were not announced. Niddel offers machine-learning-based automated threat hunting and its advanced technology and services will soon be integrated into, and

The transforming paradigm of digital healthcare in India

Vinod Kumar Reddy Despite being the second most populous country in the world, access to healthcare continues to be a major roadblock in India. 75 percent of the dispensaries and 80 percent of the doctors in India are accumulated in urban cities,

Banking on security in an environment of threats

Srinivasan C.R.  The global financial crisis of 2008 was a piercing wake-up call for the financial industries of the world. It brought several regulatory and legislative changes in its wake, all aimed at preventing the recurrence of such an event.

Microsoft acquires Avere System to boost its hybrid cloud strategy

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Microsoft announced the acquisition of Avere Systems for an undisclosed amount in order to further boost its hybrid cloud mission. Avere provides NFS and SMB file storage for Windows and Linux clients running in the cloud, hybrid and on-premises environments. “Our

Samsung announces Exynos 9810 SoC with improved AI features

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Ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show(CES) 2018, Samsung has announced the new Exynos 9810 SoC built on its second generation 10nm FinFet process technology. The specifications suggest that the chip would be used in the upcoming Galaxy S9 and S9+

All Mac and iOS devices are affected by Meltdown and Spectre bugs

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Apple isn’t immune to Meltdown and Spectre bugs that took the technology world by surprise on Wednesday. In an official statement, the company said that “All Mac systems and iOS devices are affected, but there are no known exploits impacting customers at

You can now have Siri-powered news podcast with the latest iOS beta

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If you are a lazy person who likes to get their cup of tea and news in their bed, there’s a good news for you. Apple has enhanced Siri’s features in the latest iOS 11.2.5 beta with the ability to

Tesla still lags behind on Model 3 deliveries

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The production hell of Tesla’s Model 3 is far from over. The electric-car maker said on Wednesday that production of the much publicized Model 3, in the final quarter of 2017 was way short of initial targets and despite making “major progress”