Tech

Constantly Connected? How You Could Be At-Risk Via Seemingly Innocent Free Wi-Fi

By : Ashok Pandey

By Ritesh Chopra, Director, Norton business for India It’s World Wi-Fi Day and for those of us (and there are many) who feel the need to be constantly connected to the online world, free Wi-Fi hotspots in public places seem

Idea completes VoLTE roll out across all its 4G circles

By : Ashok Pandey

Idea Cellular has completed the roll out of VoLTE (Voice over LTE) service across all its 4G circles, making it the only GSM operator to offer the service across 20 circles in India. Idea has launched VoLTE services in Himachal

Dell Brings Versatile and Secure Desktop PCs and AIOs

By : Ashok Pandey

Dell celebrates 25 years of consistently adapting and delivering customer-led innovation and announces the range of new desktops of OptiPlex family. The new portfolio has All-in-Ones (AIO) and OptiPlex Family Towers and Micro PCs. All the new PCs are powered

Blockchain poised to disrupt healthcare and senior care stands to gain significantly

Sunny KapoorCommerce has for centuries relied primarily on two things, namely trust and verified identities. On a much more simple note, having complete trust on what is being exchanged, and who is it that’s participating and confirming it! Modern commerce

Alibaba demonstrates smart ordering in cafe and restaurants using voice AI

Alibaba Machine Intelligence Technologies has unveiled an intelligent speech interaction technology aimed at “smart ordering” in cafes and restaurants. The new technology lets buyers order their food item or coffee by speaking to a smart ordering machine. The Alibaba DAMO

Akamai and MUFG to build a Blockchain-based payment network

BANGALORE, INDIA: Cloud delivery platform, Akamai Technologies, together with financial group MUFG has announced plans to offer a new blockchain-based online payment network to support digital payments at unparalleled scale. MUFG and Akamai intend to leverage the technology, built and

[24]7.ai chatbots now support Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant

INDIA: Customer engagement solutions provider, [24]7.ai has extended its conversational and transactional capabilities to support Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant for [24]7 AIVA. The new voice-enabled capability within [24]7 AIVA enables companies to have conversational and transactional interactions with customers

JetBrains sharpens focus on India expansion; sees strong interest in Kotlin among developers

Soma Tah Prague based JetBrains, which makes intelligent, and efficient tools for software developers has sharpened its expansion strategy in India to engage the vast developer community through various engagement activities and outreach programmes. The company is looking to propagate the use

Microsoft using drone images and AI to help farmers improve farm yields

INDIA: Microsoft and drone maker, DJI are partnering to help farmers quickly get the information related to soil moisture in their fields and any pest infestation, without the need to spend hours and days spent walking or driving on the

Microsoft woos AI developers with new capabilities on cloud and at edge

USA: On Monday at Microsoft’s annual developer conference, Build 2018, Microsoft leaders showcased new technologies to help every developer be an AI developer on Microsoft Azure, Microsoft 365 and across any platform. “The era of the intelligent cloud and intelligent edge is

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers

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

By : CIOL Writers 1

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