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Will Apple meet its Spring deadline to open local manufacturing shop in India?

By : CIOL Writers

Though both Apple and Indian government are willing to open a local iPhone assembling unit in the country, Apple’s long list of demands for concessions is proving to be the spoiler here. Though the Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad

Apple reportedly to release a 15-inch Macbook Pro with 32GB RAM this year

By : CIOL Writers

KGI analyst Ming-Chi Kuo is back with some Apple-related predictions. According to a new report from AppleInsider, Apple could launch a 15-inch MacBook Pro with 32GB of RAM towards the end of 2017. The news comes three months after Kuo

Unlike Apple, Samsung reportedly to keep the headphone jack intact in Galaxy S8

By : CIOL Writers

Samsung Galaxy S8 which will be launched either at MWC in February, or in late March, has been whirling in the wind of rumours since last year. Though, up till now it was being said that Samsung will follow its

Microsoft acquires deep learning startup Maluuba

By : CIOL Writers

After acquiring SwiftKey, Microsoft has acquired Montreal-based Maluuba, a research-oriented startup focused on deep learning. Though the terms of the deal weren’t disclosed but as part of the deal, renowned AI expert Yoshua Bengio, the head of the Montreal Institute

Apple India having tough time retaining talent

By : CIOL Writers

Looks like Apple India is having tough times retaining its talent as 8 senior managers at the local operations of Apple have resigned in the past two months, according to an Economic Times report. Reportedly, some of these employees weren’t

Xiaomi India posts $1bn revenue in 2016

By : CIOL Writers

Bouncing back from 2015 slump, Xiaomi India raked in over $1 billion (Rs 7,000 crore approx.) in revenue in 2016 with 2X smartphones sales. Speaking to Economic Times, Xiaomi India head, Manu Jain said that “Whether you look at big

Microsoft to be the first tech company to achieve $1 trillion market value

By : CIOL Writers

Leaving behind major tech companies such as Apple, Google, Facebook, and Amazon the Redmond-based Microsoft is predicted to be the first tech company to achieve a market value of $1 trillion. Following LinkedIn’s acquisition, Microsoft will achieve the threshold by

Apple’s research paper on AI useful for computer vision technology

By : Riddhi Sharma

Apple Inc. has been extremely secretive about all its research initiatives, but last month they hinted on changing this for better. So, they have now decided to break their vow of secrecy and Apple researchers have published their first AI

Most frustrating tech products of 2016: AirPods, Google Home and more

Soubhik Mukherjee The first computer I ever owned had a hard drive which could store a whopping 1.5 GB of data, and was running on a 64MB ram. It took me and my father 15 minutes to carry the UPS

Major tech letdowns of 2016: Projects, products that failed to meet aspirations

By : CIOL Writers

A slew of startling technological advancements struck our world this year- Think of Elon Musk’s Mars Mission, autonomous cars, or LG’s 18-inch paper-thin OLED display which can be rolled up like a newspaper. But the world of technology had its own

Apple reportedly to invest $1 billion in SoftBank Vision Fund

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to play a more prominent role to promote emerging tech, Apple could invest up to $1 billion into Japan-based SoftBank’s upcoming $100 billion “Vision Fund” pitched to President-elect Donald Trump, according to Wall Street Journal. Citing people

Microsoft claims that Mac users are increasingly shifting to its Surface lineup

By : CIOL Writers

Apple might have failed to cash upon Samsung’s Note 7 fiasco to its advantage but looks like Microsoft might have succeeded where Cupertino giant failed. The Redmond company saw record sales for its Surface line of products in November, and

Foxconn puts 25 percent of Indian workforce on bench, says report

By : CIOL Writers

It’s been more than a month but the economy and corporate India are yet to come to terms with demonetization which ensued a severe shortage of cash across the nation. We all are well aware of the massive dips in

Samsung is the top recruiter at IIT campuses this year

By : CIOL Writers

Despite facing a rough time globally because of the Galaxy Note 7 Debacle, Samsung is apparently ending the year on a good note. After beating Apple in a design patent war, Samsung is set to grab the award as the

Facebook usurps Airbnb as the best tech company to work for in 2017: Glassdoor

By : CIOL Writers

Every year in the month of December, Career website Glassdoor releases its annual Employees’ Choice Awards, a list of the 50 best companies to work for in the coming year. To no one’s surprise, Facebook bagged the top spot as

It’s a big win for Samsung against Apple in iPhone patent battle

By : CIOL Writers

The latest ruling in the legal design patent war between Samsung and Apple is that the South-Korean company may not have to give away $399 million in profits for infringing on Apple Inc.’s iPhone patent. The war that started in

Microsoft’s AI will describe images for the blind users

By : CIOL Writers

Artificial learning is the current hot property in the corporate world. From Facebook to Apple to Google, every tech company is employing machine learning to make their products more productive and user-friendly. This technology becomes all the more relevant and

Apple’s letter to the NHTSA reveals plans on autonomous vehicle

By : CIOL Writers

Cupertino giant might not have made a public announcement for it but Apple’s letter to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration comes pretty close to admitting its plan on self-driving technology. Though precise details of Apple automotive products were not

Apple reportedly planning to set up a dedicated distribution centre in India

By : CIOL Writers

Apple knows that India forms a crucial part of its global expansion plans. With Google Pixel too coming in for a pie in Indian market share, Apple seems to have got onto its toes to consolidate its logistics operations in

Apple overtakes Micromax to become second-largest smartphone maker in India

By : CIOL Writers

By overtaking India’s homegrown smartphone brand Micromax, Apple India has become the country’s second-largest smartphone maker by revenue in the fiscal year to March 2016. Apple’s revenues from smartphone sales grew by 54 percent in FY16 to Rs 9,997.1 crore