Tech

Apple launches Live photos feature to the web

By : CIOL Writers

Back in 2015, Apple first introduced its fun Live Photos with iPhone 6 series and since then people have been eagerly waiting for its Web launch. Though, Tumblr was the first one to introduce Live Photos on to its website last

Google Home now recognizes up to six different voices

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Google Home has finally got the much-awaited multi-user support. This means the smart device can now distinguish between six different voices and reply with personalised responses. Up till now, you could only connect a single account to Google Home but with the

Mastercard’s new credit card has an in-built fingerprint scanner

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While fingerprint scanners are pretty common on smartphones today, Mastercard thinks this technology could also be the way forward with our credit cards. Thus, the company unveiled its latest credit card yesterday which comes with an in-built fingerprint scanner. The card is

Facebook announces second generation of its Surround 360 video camera

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Mark Zuckerberg has been unequivocal about his company’s VR push. Marking Facebook’s deeper dive into the VR technology, the social network announced the second generation of its Surround 360 video camera design at F8 conference yesterday. The new camera is shaped

Accenture Labs and Akshaya Patra collaborate to make mid-day meal program more efficient

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Accenture and Akshaya Patra, the world’s largest NGO-run Mid-Day Meal Program, collaborated on an innovative project that used disruptive technologies to exponentially increase the number of meals served to children in schools in India that are run and aided by

Google reportedly planning an inbuilt adblocker for Chrome

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Google, reportedly is planning to add inbuilt adblocker for its Chrome browser. You must be thinking how is that possible, when Google makes the vast majority of its money from advertising. But, this is true nevertheless as Google seems to have devised

Delhi emerges as top-ranked state in internet readiness index

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Delhi has emerged as the top-ranked state in terms of overall “internet readiness” due to better e-infrastructure and e-participation, according to a survey conducted by Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) and market research firm Nielsen. As per the report, titled

Facebook launches an AR-powered platform for developers

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At Facebook F8 conference, Mark Zuckerberg unveiled his vision for Augmented Reality (AR). Enabling developers to build AR tools for the camera and bring people together in new ways, Facebook launched an AR-powered platform for developers to encourage augmented reality

Baidu opens up its autonomous driving platform with project ‘Apollo’

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Chinese tech giant Baidu has announced project Apollo that will provide an open, and reliable software platform for its partners in the automotive industry to build self-driving vehicles faster. The platform encompasses both hardware and software, providing partners with the

Google Earth VR app now supports Oculus Rift headsets

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Google Earth VR, an app that brings stunning 3D rendered landscapes and buildings on the desktop version of Google Earth, is undoubtedly one of the coolest ways to witness the wonders of the virtual world. Until now, this app was available

MapmyIndia revamps its main app along with a slew of updates

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Boosting ‘Make in India’ initiative, location and navigation service provider, MapmyIndia has announced revamping of its main app, now known simply as Map along with a slew of new updates and partnerships. The Map app is available on Apple’s App Store as

Tesla’s most affordable Model S becomes more affordable with $5000 price cut

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If you have ever dreamt of owning a Tesla, this could be your chance. Tesla has announced a price cut for its entry-level Model S, with a $5,000 discount to the 75kWh version, which now starts at $69,500. The price cut

Google to unveil ‘new Google Earth’ on April 18

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Google is planning to announce a major update for its Google Earth service next week as it sends out invites for the event scheduled on April 18th, 8:30 AM ET at New York’s Whitney Museum of Art. Google Earth offers a

Indian govt sets up high-level committee to study virtual currency

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As digitisation penetrates deeper into the country’s economy, the spotlight has now shifted to virtual or cryptocurrency. The Central government has set up an inter-disciplinary committee to look at the framework of virtual or digital/cryptocurrencies, in order to keep a check on

Airtel beats RJio this time; launches Android powered ‘Airtel Internet TV’

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Though, Reliance Jio is widely rumoured to roll out its own DTH services soon, along with a smart set-top-box, looks like Bharti Airtel has beaten Ambani’s company this time at least. Airtel has launched an Android-based set-top-box, which can essentially convert any standard

Cisco opens Cyber Range lab in India to offer technical training on cyber security

Cisco India today inaugurated its Cyber Range Lab in Gurgaon to provide highly specialized technical training workshops to help security staff build the skills and experience necessary to combat new-age threats. As cybersecurity threats have become more complex, targeted and

Going cashless may have turned easy, but not worry-proof

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Turn your silly doodles into professional art with Google AutoDraw

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There is nothing that Google can’t do. Adding one more capability to its long list of

Cyber-attack on Union Bank of India last year on the lines of Bangladesh heist: Report

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Union Bank of India witnessed a cyber-attack last July on the lines of Bangladesh heist, after

Amazon introduces tools to help developers create engaging Alexa Skills

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Amazon is giving one more ability to its Alexa Skills– to fetch information regarding its user’s locations. Aiming to