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Hashgraph looks to build on Blockchain’s limitation

Mohua Sengupta The most popular questions in the technology world today is most definitely the one on whether Hashgraph is better than Blockchain. The life and credibility of the Blockchain are being questioned and Hashgraph is being predicted as ‘the technology

iRobots vacuum cleaners are Alexa-enabled now

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Puresight Systems, the exclusive distributor of iRobot‘s products in India announced the integration of Amazon Alexa and IFTTT(If This Then That) with iRobot’s Wi-Fi enabled vacuum cleaning devices. The latest skills will be available in iRobot’s products including Roomba 695, Roomba 895,

Apple brings external GPU support for macOS

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Apple has issued a new update for macOS High Sierra that provides support for the external graphics card. The macOS 10.13.4 update gives Mac users with Thunderbolt 3 ports the ability to enhance the graphical performance of their machines by

Adobe, NVIDIA partner to deliver AI services for creativity and digital experiences

USA: At Adobe Summit, Adobe and NVIDIA announced a strategic partnership to rapidly enhance their artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning technologies. The companies will work to optimize the Adobe Sensei AI and machine learning (ML) framework for NVIDIA GPUs

Waymo and Jaguar team up for self-driving electric SUVs

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Alphabet’s self-driving unit, Waymo has teamed up with Jaguar Land Rover to add tens of thousands of all-electric I-Pace SUVs to its growing lineup of self-driving taxis. Waymo unveiled the new vehicle at a press event in New York City on Tuesday

SAP, NITI Aayog collaborate to set up 100 Atal Tinkering Labs in schools

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP has signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) to adopt 100 Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) in 2018 to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education among secondary school children across

Apps using AI, AR to ease financial services adoption barriers for women

NEW DELHI, INDIA: To overcome the barriers to financial services adoption among women and other low-income populations in India, Accenture and Grameen Foundation India have collaborated to develop two new applications. “Access to financial services gives women greater control over

WebNMS, ElMeasure partner for IoT-enabled energy management

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WebNMS, the IoT division of Zoho has partnered ElMeasure to bring IoT-enabled Energy Management Solution in the Industrial IoT space. This collaboration will enable ElMeasure to provide innovative and specialized, Energy Management Solutions for various industry verticals like textile, pharma,

A chatbot that knows cricket like the back of his hand

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When Dhoni is playing again? How many matches has South Africa won while playing at home? or What’s Rahul Dravid’s batting avarage? Getting precise answers to such complex cricketing queries will no longer be the forte of just commentators and

Users can switch ‘on’ and ‘off’ their debit and credit cards with e-shield

MUMBAI, INDIA: A large section of Indian consumers, no matter how much they are willing to, are not switching to digital payments owing to security related concerns. According to the Government data, 25,800 fraud cases involving about Rs 179 crore

Reliance Jio launches new 4G hotspot device for Rs 999

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Reliance Jio is expanding its JioFi portfolio with the launch of a new 4G LTE hotspot device. The Mukesh Ambani led telecom operator has launched a new 4G data card model named JioFi JMR815 which can deliver up to 150 Mbps

Toyota halts self-driving tests in the US after Uber accident

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Toyota has halted its self-driving car tests in the US after an Uber self-driving car hit a pedestrian which led to her death. The Japanese car company said on Wednesday that it would temporarily suspend testing of its ‘Chauffeur’ autonomous

Uber’s Arizona accident once again puts self-driving cars in dock

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A self-driving Uber car killed a pedestrian in Tempe, Arizona, marking the first fatality involving a self-driving vehicle and a potential blow to the technology expected to transform transportation. In response Uber has suspended North American tests of its self-driving

BlackBerry India MD Narendra Nayak quits

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BlackBerry India’s Managing Director, Narendra Nayak has resigned from the company. The company has confirmed the development and told Economic Times, “Narendra Nayak has departed BlackBerry and we thank him for his contribution to the company.” Narendra Nayak joined Blackberry

MVJ College of Engineering students design an attendance tracking system

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Taking attendance in schools and colleges and managing the records is often a time-consuming affair. If a class has a strength of 40 to 50 students it might not be an issue to complete the attendance within 5 minutes, but

Oculus Go standalone VR headset could finally debut in May

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Facebook is planning to launch its long-awaited standalone Oculus Go virtual reality headset at the company’s F8 developer conference on May 1, 2018, according to a report from Variety. The standalone VR headset was unveiled last October and will cost

This amazing tablet teaches kids how to code

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Coding is an art that many think requires a high level of specialist training and knowledge. Well, that’s not the case anymore. Today technology has made so much progress that a 10-year old kid can learn the basics of coding while

Cape not required: Machine Learning alone can turn you into superhero

Gauri Shah Always wanted to be a superhero but lacked the powers? Now Machine Learning will bestow upon you the capabilities and the (proverbial) cape! With superpowers like a fail-proof memory, flawless driving skills and the ability to mind-read, you’ll

Fitbit launches Ace, a smartwatch for kids at $100

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Kids’ safety in today’s times is a major concern for parents. To tackle that issue up to some extent, Fitbit, the smartwatch maker, has launched a new smartwatch for kids called Fitbit Ace, which will go on sale for $99.95

Why the case for AMD chips’ security flaw looks flawed?

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After successfully tackling the Meltdown and Spectre security attacks, a group of Israeli security researchers have discovered a major security flaw in AMD chips that could allow attackers to access sensitive data from highly guarded processors across millions of devices. CTS-Labs, a