Tech

Virgin Group and Maharashtra Govt. to build hyperloop between Mumbai and Pune

By : CIOL Writers

The Virgin Group signed an intent agreement to build a hyperloop transportation system between Mumbai and Pune, which aims to reduce the travel time between the two cities to 25 minutes from the earlier 3 hours of travel. “We have

CtrlS opening a first Tier4 data center in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: CtrlS Datacenters is going to open a Tier-4 Datacentre in Bangalore, assessed as one of the largest Tier-4 data centres in South India. The facility is expected to provide India’s growing tech giants with reliable, robust data management

Dell updates its thin client software, tools for easy setup and management

BANGALORE, INDIA: Dell has announced updates to its thin client software and operation tools to make it easier than ever for organizations to set up, manage and scale Dell digital workspace or VDI solutions. This release includes updates to the

LG to unveil V30 2018 with AI features at the MWC’18

By : CIOL Writers

LG is going to unveil its latest flagship smartphone at the Mobile World Congress 2018 which kicks off from February 26 in Barcelona. The smartphone will be a newer version of the V30(includes some AI features). The AI features in

ARM unveils new AI chip family, Project Trillium

By : CIOL Writers

ARM has unveiled a new machine learning initiative codenamed Project Trillium, which includes processors and sensors for improving artificial intelligence operations in mobile devices at the edge of networks, rather than in data centers. “Project Trillium is a whole new class of product with

A new patent sheds more light on Apple’s AR/VR ambitions

By : CIOL Writers

While Apple’s AR/VR ambitions are no secret, the company has revealed little about its project under development. Thanks to a new patent application, from the United States Patent and Trademark Office, we finally have some crucial bits about what’s cooking at

Facebook’s Quill brings free animation tools to its app

By : CIOL Writers

Quill, Facebook’s VR painting tool has announced its biggest update to date. The program now includes a set of animation tools which will let you draw and arrange discrete frames into animation sequences. With helpful tools to visualize previous frames and

Intel’s new Xeon D-2100 processor powers computing at the edge

MUMBAI, INDIA: Intel introduced its new Xeon D-2100 processor, a system-on-chip (SoC) processor architected to address the needs of edge applications and other data center or network applications constrained by space and power. The Intel Xeon D-2100 processor extends the

Dell launches XPS 13 with 4K Ultra HD InfinityEdge display

By : CIOL Writers

After introducing its thin and light Inspiron family of products in India in December’17, Dell has now launched the smallest 13-inch laptop in the world, the latest XPS 13 (9370) in the country. The XPS 13 comes with the latest 8th generation

ClearTax launches e-signature solution for businesses

BANGALORE, INDIA: The tax e-filing and compliance platform, ClearTax has launched an all-purpose Digital Signature Certificate tool to help businesses sign, send, track, and archive several thousands of documents within minutes. Companies are required to handle, on an almost daily basis, several legally

Trak N Tell’s Intelli1 helps users find misplaced items

By : CIOL Writers

We often misplace essential things like car keys, wallet in our daily life causing us inadvertent delays and of course unnecessary tension. However, now that can be a thing of past. Trak N Tell has launched Intelli1, a product that

Why Android Oreo’s adoption rates pale in front of iOS 11?

By : CIOL Writers

Android Oreo is Google’s latest version of the mobile operating system that boasts some very cool features with improved speed and security along with greater control of apps. And it’s been nearly six months that the final version of OS officially debuted.

Airbus’ self-flying car successfully completes its first test

By : CIOL Writers

Airbus announced that it has successfully completed testing of Vahana, an electric, pilotless flying vehicle that it hopes will be able to ferry people around cities. The vehicle dubbed Alpha One reached a height of 5 meters (16 feet) before descending safely.

Microsoft releases new Spectre patch to disable Intel’s fix

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Microsoft has released an emergency security update to fix Intel’s buggy patch after the company confirmed that their security patches caused computers to reboot more often than normal. Microsoft said it was rolling an out of band security update that

Microsoft Teams’ update brings new app store, commands and more

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has announced new updates to its chat and productivity program Teams. Microsoft called the update, which rolls out today, the biggest one since Teams launched last March. With the newer updates, users can leverage apps in various new ways and command

Facebook poaches Google’s AR product director Nikhil Chandhok

By : CIOL Writers

Google’s director of Product for AR, Nikhil Chandhok is joining Facebook to lead product management of the Camera team working on augmented reality. Chandhok worked on Google’s ARCore smartphone augmented reality platform as well as its Daydream VR platform in his

Ford files patent for an autonomous Robocop car

By : CIOL Writers

Ford has filed a patent for an autonomous police car. The patent, first spotted by Motor1, describes an autonomous police vehicle that would be able to detect infractions performed by another vehicle, either on its own or in conjunction with surveillance cameras and/or road-side

Fitbit to end support for Pebble Watches by the end of June’ 18

By : CIOL Writers

Fitbit has announced an extension for the Pebble Smartwatches which it acquired in late 2016. The company announced in a blog a six-month extension (until June 30, 2018)is given to the users of Pebble smartwatches. After June 30, 2018, Pebble

Google Assistant can now read you your favorite book

By : CIOL Writers

Looking at the increasing inclination towards the use of voice commands and personal digital assistants, Google today announced the launch of audiobooks on the Google Play store in India. Users can now experience their favorite literature read out to them by instructing Google

Facebook programmer invents Flick, a new unit of time

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook announced that their programmers have invented a new time unit called Flick. According to Facebook, Flick is the smallest time unit which is larger than a nanosecond. Flicks is defined as 1/705,600,000 of a second. Flick derives its name from