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Universal Robots expands its online robot progamming curriculum

Universal Robots introduced the online learning platform to ensure that everybody with a desire to learn the concepts of robots get the introduction necessary to master basic programming skills. More than 14,000 users from 132 countries have joined the Universal Robots Academy to become

Apple likely to remove TouchID for all future iPhone models

By : CIOL Writers

Apple is likely to remove the TouchID fingerprint sensor in favor of facial recognition for all 2018 iPhone models, 9to5Mac reported. While many people criticized Apple’s latest FaceID technology in iPhone X, KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo told 9to5Mac that

Everything you need to know from Oculus Connect 4 VR conference

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook and Oculus are moving forward with their big VR dream, showing off new hardware, software, developer tools, and more at Oculus Connect 4. Here’s a list of VR products announced by Facebook at the Oculus Connect 4 VR conference- a) Oculus

Amazon launches 7-inches waterproof Kindle Oasis

By : CIOL Writers

Kindle will be celebrating its 10th anniversary next month. And to mark the occasion, Amazon has launched a new 7-inches waterproof Kindle Oasis. The new e-reader has an aluminum back with a bigger seven-inch display, and the highest resolution so far. Even

Intel working with developers, students, and professors to boost AI adoption in India

BANGALORE, INDIA: Intel architecture is providing the compute power to some of the critical AI initiatives in India, so businesses can accelerate solutions, automate operations, gather better insights – and make smarter decisions on the cloud. As a part of

Blockchain for Banks: Benefits and Implications

By : Pratima Harigunani

It was a momentous year–the Year 2008, not only due to that unprecedented financial quake that left the banking industry reeling under, but also for something that Satoshi Nakamoto was fiddling with. This new and raw concept of a crypto-currency

Apple releases watchOS 4.0.1 with the LTE connectivity bug fix

By : CIOL Writers

Apple has released a software update watchOS 4.0.1 to Apple Watch Series 3 with cellular users. The new update particularly focusses on fixing a Wi-Fi connectivity issue some Series 3 models with LTE experienced. The issue prevented the devices from connecting to

Intel unveils an AI chip modeled after the human brain

By : CIOL Writers

Intel has announced a neuromorphic artificial intelligence (AI) test chip named ‘Loihi’ that’s modeled after the human brain and can learn from its surroundings or locally from within the machine it is part of. “As part of an effort within Intel Labs,

Apple changes the guard from Bing to Google for search results in Siri and Spotlight

By : CIOL Writers

Apple is switching from Microsoft’s Bing to Google as the default search engine for Siri, iOS Search, and Spotlight on the Mac, the company has announced. “Switching to Google as the web search provider for Siri, Search within iOS and

Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have the best cameras ever tested

By : CIOL Writers

Apple iPhone 8 and 8 Plus have topped the scores when it comes to mobile camera photography. According to the camera testing site DxOMark, the iPhone 8 devices have best smartphone cameras the site has ever tested. The site lists

Baidu announces $1.5B fund for self-driving car startups

By : CIOL Writers

Chinese search engine giant Baidu has announced a $1.5 billion fund, named the Apollo Fund, to back autonomous driving tech startups. The plan is to invest in over 100 projects as Baidu seeks to enhance the self-driving car tech it started working on in

Hyperloop One raises $85M at a $700M valuation

By : CIOL Writers

Hyperloop One has raised an additional $85 million in funding, bringing its total haul to $245 million, which reportedly takes the company’s valuation to more than $700 million. Investors in this round include DP World, Caspian VC Partners, WTI and OurCrowd.com, according to the

Microsoft integrates Hexadite’s AI-based threat investigation tech to Windows Defender ATP

BANGALORE, INDIA: Following the recent acquisition of Israeli startup, Hexadite, Microsoft has now integrated Hexadite’s security automation technology into Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP). This will enable Windows Defender ATP users to leverage state of the art AI technology to

Tesla said to be working on its own AI chip for self-driving cars

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to reduce its dependence on Nvidia, Tesla is developing its own AI processor to power self-driving cars, reports CNBC. Presently, Nvidia supplies graphic processing units (GPUs) which power Tesla’s Autopilot and future self-driving system. According to the report,

Waymo seeks $2.6B from Uber for trade secret theft

By : CIOL Writers

Alphabet-owned Waymo is seeking $2.6 billion from Uber for allegedly stealing a single trade secret from the self-driving car company. Uber’s attorney Bill Carmody revealed the figure in a hearing in federal court in San Francisco, where both companies are discussing

Jio slashes JioFi hotspot device price from Rs 1,999 to Rs 999

MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Retail announced a festive offer for JioFi today. The personal voice and data hotspot device will be available at a limited period special price of Rs 999 between September 20-30. The JioFi device was launched in September

Mahindra & Mahindra unveils India’s first driverless tractor

By : CIOL Writers

India’s largest tractor company Mahindra & Mahindra (M&M), on Tuesday, showcased its first-ever indigenously developed driverless tractor. We have heard enough about self-driving cars and trucks that have already hit roads in many parts of the world. Now, it’s time

Amazon said to be working on Alexa-powered smart glasses

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon is working on a pair of smart glasses with an in-built Alexa voice assistant, according to a report in the Financial Times. The smartphone-tethered device would look like a regular pair of glasses and won’t have a screen or camera.

What to expect from Google’s upcoming Pixel event?

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s October 4 Pixel event is being eagerly awaited now that Samsung and Apple are done releasing their new smartphones. While some upgrades are surely on cards for the next Pixel smartphones, users will also likely see a new version of

The BBC micro:bit coding device for students now comes to India

MUMBAI, INDIA: The micro:bit coding device is now available in India. Measuring 4x5cm, the micro:bit is a hands-on, easy-to-use introduction to the world of technology and is packed with features that provide endless possibilities for creativity. The device is supported