Tech

Can AI detect sexual and political orientation from facial images?

By : CIOL Writers

Jane Austen often wrote about prejudices arising from first impressions. Switch to 21st century: she might just be right. Looks like humans might get it wrong, but, AI can be accurate with scanning faces and deducing qualities like IQ or

Google Chrome 63 will reportedly help prevent MitM attacks

By : CIOL Writers

As per Sasha Perigo’s tweet, the Google Chrome 63 update might include a new security feature that will help prevent Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attacks. Sasha Perigo is a Stanford University student who interned at Google and has developed this feature with

Google Dashboard now offers simpler privacy controls and better support for touchscreens

By : CIOL Writers

Google announced that its Dashboard is getting an update in terms of its design with a focus on simpler controls. The company said on its blog that the new Google Dashboard layout is designed mainly for smartphones and tablets allowing seamless

Elon Musk and SpaceX are now ready with their much-awaited spacesuit

By : CIOL Writers

SpaceX CEO Elon Musk shared another photo of the SpaceX spacesuit. Unlike the previous time, this time he shared a full-body photo of what the outfit would look like. Elon Musk shared on his Instagram page the image of a

What is Samsung’s connection with Apple iPhone 8?

By : CIOL Writers

Scratching your head already? Well, no need to do that as you will be surprised to know that Samsung plays a very crucial role in the much-awaited iPhone 8. Apple’s upcoming iPhone is expected to use a newer kind of

Google now lets you edit business listings in the Search itself

By : CIOL Writers

Google is introducing a new feature that lets you edit business listings directly from the Google Search engine. The feature which was in the beta testing until July 2017 is now officially rolling out. Google says all you have to

India’s first Hyperloop to connect Amravati and Vijayawada in 5 minutes commute

INDIA: Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Andhra Pradesh Economic Development Board (APEDB) today to connect the city centers of Amravati and Vijaywada- a distance of around 40 kilometers by road that takes generally more than one hour

HCL acquires UK-based data automation platform Datawave

By : CIOL Writers

HCL Technologies on Wednesday announced the acquisition of automation-driven data management platform Datawave for an undisclosed amount. Datawave is a UK–based company that has created an innovative data automation platform which enables enterprise customers execute large scale, complex data–migration and data–integration projects in a

Acer announces two 360-degree cameras at IFA 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Acer announced two 360-degree cameras- the Acer Holo360 and the Acer Vision 360 at the IFA 2017. The Acer Holo360 is a smartphone-sized 360-degree camera powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor. The LTE-connected camera comes with a 3-inch display and can capture

Asus joins Windows mixed reality headset bandwagon

By : CIOL Writers

Joining the likes of DELL and HP, Asus has also launched a mixed reality headset at IFA 2017. Asus Windows Mixed Reality Headset offers a 3K resolution(at 90 Hz) and uses inside out tracking via two cameras on the front of

Lenovo unveils a new line of AR/VR products at the IFA’17 including Yoga 920

By : CIOL Writers

Lenovo showcased its latest line of Yoga convertible laptops, as well as new mixed and virtual reality products at the IFA 2017. Lenovo with its latest announcements of AR and mixed reality products attempts to jump on the bandwagon and make sure

Skype Lite gets ‘SMS Insights’ to help you organize your messages better

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft has rolled out a new feature called ‘SMS Insights’ in its Skype Lite app to help users organize and classify their text messages better. The new feature will make the SMS box on your smartphones smarter with automatic message sorting under different

After Apple, Samsung secures self-driving car permit in California

By : CIOL Writers

After Apple, Nvidia, Uber, Ford, Waymo, GM, and BMW, South-Korean electronics giant, Samsung too has got a permit to test autonomous vehicles on Californian roads, according to the CA Department of Motor Vehicle’s website. The company confirmed the news adding that they don’t

Dell unveils two Inspiron gaming laptops and a 34-inch Alienware monitor

By : CIOL Writers

Dell and its Alienware gaming subsidiary unveiled a new line up of gaming products at the IFA 2017 this week including Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop, Inspiron Gaming Desktop with new Clear Panel and Polar Blue LED lighting and Alienware 34

Dropbox Paper adds document previews, mobile folders and more

By : CIOL Writers

Dropbox’s Google Docs clone, Paper is all set to get some major updates including new integrations with Figma and InVision, ability to preview Sketch files and it no longer requires users to toggle out of the service. The company announced

Samsung’s fitness-focused Gear Sport smartwatch is here to take on Fitbit and Apple

By : CIOL Writers

Barely a few days after Fitbit launched it new long-awaited ‘Ionic’ and a few weeks before Apple’s new smartwatch with built-in LTE, Samsung has launched two new health-focused wearables- the Gear Sport smartwatch and the Gear Fit2 Pro fitness band. Gear Sport smartwatch

MediaTek’s new chipsets bring dual camera, dual VOLTE support to mid-range phones

BANGALORE, INDIA: MediaTek has introduced the newest members of the Helio chipset family, the Helio P23 and Helio P30 system-on-chips (SoCs). The new chipsets, designed to deliver performance and power efficiency, dual camera photography, dual SIM and dual 4G VoLTE

Uber to stop tracking drivers after their trips, gives free insurance in India

By : CIOL Writers

Uber attracted a fair bit of criticism when it started tracking the drivers even after their rides ended. Reuters reports that the iPhone app will now be updated to allow tracking only while the app is open. The change, which restores users’

Google encourages kids to be problem solvers with ‘Code to Learn’ contest

By : Riddhi Sharma

“Love playing games on your phone? Love to video chat with your loved ones? Look around you and you’d be surprised Everything you love has some form of coding behind it”- that is how Google India describes the contest ‘Code

Ford and Domino’s are testing self-driving pizza delivery in Michigan

By : CIOL Writers

Ford and Domino’s are coming together to to test self-driving pizza delivery cars in Michigan, as part of an effort to better understand how customers respond to and interact with autonomous vehicles. “How will customers react to coming outside to get