Tech Mahindra partners Unity to open a CoE in Bangalore focusing on immersive tech

BANGALORE, INDIA: Tech Mahindra has partnered with Unity Technologies to open a Centre of Excellence (CoE) targeting Communication and Media & Entertainment segment. Unity Technologies powers more than 50pc of all new mobile games and over 2/3rds of all AR

Nvidia posts better-than-expected Q3 financial results

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Nvidia reported stronger-than-expected third-quarter financial results posting adjusted earnings of $1.33 per share on revenue of $2.64 billion. Nvidia’s gaming revenue grew 25 percent year-over-year to $1.56 billion, making up the biggest portion of the company’s top line. Data center chips were the biggest

Apple releases iOS 11.1.1 update for iPhones and iPads with autocorrect bug fixed

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Apple has released iOS 11.1.1 for the iPhone and iPad users with a small but important update. The latest software update contains a fix for the autocorrect bug in the iOS 11.1 that has been changing the letter “I” to

Apple acquires image sensing startup InVisage Technologies

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Apple has acquired an image sensing startup called InVisage Technologies that develops solutions to improve imaging capabilities on space-constrained devices, like smartphones, TechCrunch reports. InVisage’s key product is called QuantumFilm, which combines software technology and material science to create smaller imaging technology that

Google Chrome will soon start blocking unwanted website redirects

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Google has announced a few tweaks in its upcoming version of Chrome browser. The browser will start blocking various types of annoying, unwanted redirects, where a website or ad suddenly loads a new page, either because it’s been hijacked by

Microsoft integrates AI-powered LinkedIn resume assistant to Word

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Microsoft is teaming up with LinkedIn to bring AI to your job search with a new LinkedIn-powered feature in Word called Resume Assistant. The feature, which will begin rolling out to Microsoft Insider this week, pulls in relevant LinkedIn data as you’re

Skype brings Snapchat-like AI photo effects

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Snapchat may not be doing wonders for Snap but its surely a huge source of inspiration for other social media platforms. The latest copy-cat in the long list is Skype that has added a string of Snapchatesque photo effects to its mobile

Apple soft launches Apple Pay in beta for the US customers

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Apple now allows users to send and receive money from the iPhone via Apple Pay. The feature lets you transfer money to your friends and family inside the Messages app from the iPhone. The service has been launched in public beta

Apple wins $120mn in ‘Slide to Unlock’ patent infringement case against Samsung

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Apple has emerged victorious in a patent infringement case over Samsung. The court ordered Samsung to pay $120 million to Apple for its ‘Slide to Unlock’ and other features which Samsung copied and used in its smartphones. In a statement, the

Tesla acquires automated equipment maker Perbix Machine Company

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At a time when Tesla is struggling to meet the targets for Model 3 production, the automaker has acquired Perbix, an automated equipment maker and supplier it’s been working with for the past few years. Financial terms of the deal were

Microsoft acquires imaging startup Swing Technologies

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Microsoft has acquired maker of the acclaimed ‘living photo’ app Swng, Swing Technologies. Swing will bring its expertise in imaging technology and customer experiences to deliver on key innovations for Skype messaging and calling experiences. “This is a unique opportunity for the team

How IoT can transform transport, logistics and fleet management

Tim Sherwood New technologies are enabling digital transformation across industries – and the transport, logistics and fleet management sectors are arguably amongst the biggest beneficiaries. Some of these organizations are already leveraging cloud technologies, process management, mobility services, big data

Qualcomm accuses Apple of sharing chip code with Intel

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Qualcomm has filed a suit against Apple, accusing the Cupertino giant of sharing chip code with Intel, as reported by Bloomberg. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego that Apple used its commercial leverage to

Google is shutting down its QPX Express flight search API

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Google has announced that it is shutting down the developer access to a feed that automates data for airfare search engines. This move could severely affect the third party travel sites. The company has posted a notice on its FAQ page for

Tesla posts record quarterly loss with sluggish Model 3 production

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When Tesla reported its third-quarter financial results on Wednesday, it missed earnings forecasts by quite a bit. The company posted wider-than-expected loss at $619 million as it spent heavily to ramp up production of its Model 3, its first mass market electric

Qualcomm beats estimates for Q4 amid legal battle with Apple

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Qualcomm may be facing a string of lawsuits from Apple but that did not seem to have affected Qualcomm’s fourth quarter financial results. While the Wall Street was expecting $5.8 billion and 81 cents per-share, the semiconductor giant reported $5.96 billion in

Google’s first India Cloud Platform region in Mumbai goes live today

MUMBAI, INDIA: Google today announced the opening of its first Google Cloud Platform region in Mumbai. The new Mumbai region joins Singapore, Taiwan, Sydney and Tokyo in Asia Pacific making it easier for customers to build highly available, performant applications using

Google announces Mobile Developer Fest for young and ambitious developers

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To inspire more and more young and ambitious technology developers, Google has announced Mobile Developer Fest. The new campus initiative will inspire young students to kickstart their journey as a developer. The initiative starts with The CMR Institute of Technology in

7 reasons why countries should legalize cryptocurrencies

Vishal Gupta Bitcoin’s popularity and surge in usage has not been without cons. However, some countries took it upon themselves to ban the new age currency. For example, in Vietnam, Bitcoin can be used freely by citizens but credit institutions

Uber hires ex-PepsiCo lawyer Tony West as its new Chief Legal Officer

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Uber has acquired the services of Tony West at the ride-hailing firm to battle against the series of investigations by the US government and a major lawsuit from one of its rivals. West was previously serving as the general counsel