Tech

Google rolls out a surprising update to Google Glass after three long years

By : CIOL Writers

Remember Google Glass? The smart glasses, which was supposed to be the “next big thing” by Google, but soon disappeared from the spotlight! Surprise, Google Glass is still around and very much alive. Yes, Google decided to bring a minor

Bitcoins could be legalized in India as early as next month

By : CIOL Writers

Cryptocurrency is making waves in the global currency market. And let us tell you, the craze is very much valid. Last month, Bitcoins made headlines for crossing the value of $2,000 per coin for the first time in history. Well

Apple is taking down clone and spam apps from the App Store

By : CIOL Writers

‘Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.’ Some developers take this phrase quite literally and blatantly copy apps and post them on the App Store. In a bid to fix the issue, Apple is now taking down these cloned apps with

Adobe acquires Mettle’s SkyBox tools to beef up its VR portfolio

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to strengthen its VR portfolio, Adobe has acquired all of Mettle‘s SkyBox technologies and plug-ins for building transitions, titles and effects in VR applications and 360-degree videos. As part of the deal, Mettle developer and co-founder Chris Bobotis

OnePlus 5: Is it the best Android powered phone?

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After all the hype and hoopla, OnePlus finally unveiled its next flagship- OnePlus 5 last night and as the company says, the smartphone is “more than just specifications,” and could well be called the best Android powered phone you can get your

Microsoft’s new AI startup program launched at Station F, Paris

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Microsoft is joining the likes of Apple, Facebook and Amazon to invest in Artificial Intelligence research with the launch of new AI startup programme at Station F. Microsoft has had startup accelerator in the Sentier neighborhood for a few years

Helpforsure- an AI based automated consumer support for electronics repair

By : CIOL Writers

The number of electronic devices in a household is increasing by the day. With this, maintaining devices is becoming increasingly difficult for the consumers as there is a lack of transparency in pricing and reliability of repair services. The segment is

Now you can access Dropbox faster thanks to its massive network expansion

By : CIOL Writers

If you are one of the 500 million people who use Dropbox then this piece of news is for you. Dropbox has announced a massive network growth plan targeted towards increasing speeds for accessing and syncing files on the Internet.

Cyber-attacks come with a massive $1.8mn price tag for banks

By : CIOL Writers

Have you ever wondered what’s the cost of cyber-crimes for banks who lose much more than data in the heist? The crippling financial implications of online banking security incidents have been brought to light by the latest Kaspersky Lab report into

TeamIndus launches Campus Ambassador programme to attract college students

By : CIOL Writers

TeamIndus, the only private space company from India to aim for a mission to the Moon, is launching a Campus Ambassador program to tap into the talent of young college students. The company is targeting to create more awareness of

Airbnb to acquire Trooly, a startup that specializes in background check authentication

By : CIOL Writers

Airbnb is planning to add to its capabilities to prevent fraudulent individuals from scamming customers on its platform. Bloomberg reports that Airbnb has decided to buy Trooly, an unknown startup that specializes in background check authentication. The acquisition has been confirmed over email by

Mac users are the new attractive target for cyber criminals, says researchers

BANGALORE, INDIA: Apple devices are no longer safe against security breaches as new attack opportunities and threat vectors make Macs an easier target now. This is mainly due to the fast growing popularity and user demographics of Apple. In many

Amazon’s Dash Wand lets you order groceries with voice commands

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has launched its latest Alexa-powered smart device called the Dash Wand. This $20 miniature handheld device makes grocery shopping less of a chore by allowing you to scan barcodes and speak commands aloud for adding products to your shopping

With Microsoft Pix Camera, now transform your pictures into art

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft Pix that uses artificial intelligence to make your pictures look perfect has been updated with new filters to make your shots look like a real piece of art. The app was originally designed to enhance your iPhone photos and

Truecaller introduces an innovative way to tighten workplace security in India

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Truecaller, an app that leverages technology for call identification and spam detection has come up with a unique way to authenticate visitors coming into office buildings. The company has tied up with Vatika Business Centre in Gurgaon to test its

C-CHANGE 2017: Taking the guess work out of VDI

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Santosh Pandey, Director GM, Dell Cloud Client Computing As the need arises to go small and do big out of technology, VDI (Virtual Desktop Infrastructure) can play a crucial role in curtailing cost and saving time. The changing digital era

C-CHANGE 2017: Breaking silos for effective digital transformation

By : CIOL Writers

Digital transformation is the buzz word these days. Notably, it isn’t a necessity anymore, it’s inevitable. However, it’s not just the technology, but how you are rethinking and reinventing your business with technology, that counts. And to make the process

C-CHANGE 2017: Rethinking technology from organizational perspective

By : CIOL Writers

Prabhu Ram Technology is evolving by the day. The continuous cycle of innovation is leading to multiple changes, where costs of 3D printing, drones, and other technologies have come down drastically over the past decade. It is in these transitional times

Firefox releases browser update with improved speeds and less memory usage

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Mozilla Firefox has released a new update for its browser with ‘multi-process’ tech promising improved browsing speeds and cut down on memory usage. Firefox 54 brings the live implementation of multi-processes support, making it the first Firefox release to use

Nokia launches world’s fastest network chips used for routers

By : CIOL Writers

Nokia announced the launch of world’s fastest chip, making a breakthrough into the core router market dominated by rivals Juniper and Cisco, giving a boost to its existing network business. The new Nokia products promise it to help win business with