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Canon launches wireless laser presenters portfolio

BANGALORE, INDIA: Canon India expands its existing product portfolio with the launch of a range of wireless Laser Presenters. The firm launched four models of wireless laser presenters, including PR1000-R, PR500-R, PR100-R and PR10-G. These newly launched series of products

Microsoft launches $999 Surface Laptop running Windows 10 S

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft lunched a $999 computer called the Surface Laptop, yesterday at an education-focused event in New York. The latest 13.5-inch addition to the company’s Surface lineup is designed to work with the company’s new Windows 10 S operating system that was also unveiled alongside

Airbnb ‘acqui-hires’ its React Native partner Deco Software

By : CIOL Writers

San Francisco-based Airbnb known for its cheap lodging and home rental solutions has acquired its React Native partner Deco Software to expand its platform and how it works with developers to build services on it. Deco Software that helped Airbnb’s in their React Native work developed an integrated

Apple slightly misses Wall Street expectations; iPhone sales down too

By : CIOL Writers

Apple reported $52.9 billion in revenue and $2.10 earnings per share for the second quarter of 2017 in its earnings report causing the shares to fall more than 2 percent in after hours trading. Wall Street was looking for earnings of $2.02 per share on revenue

UberEATS goes live in India, starting with Mumbai

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Four months after announcing the launch of the service in India, UberEATS has finally started its food delivery service in Mumbai. “Mumbai is home to a booming food industry with a vibrant food culture offering both global and local cuisines. The

Snapdeal’s boardroom battle continues with no decision on sale yet

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Though SoftBank may have finally convinced key shareholders including co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, Nexus Venture Partners and Kalaari Capital to sell the company to Flipkart, but the terms of the sale still remain inconclusive, reports Livemint. Citing people in the

Facebook promotes former NY Times exec, Alex Hardiman to help fight fake news

By : CIOL Writers

After receiving flak from all quarters for the fake news menace that reportedly changed the course of the US Presidential elections, Facebook is doing all it can to redeem itself of the curse. While the social networking giant is continuously adding new

Google, Amazon quietly kill their Apple Watch apps

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Apps like Google Maps, Amazon and eBay have quietly abandoned the Apple Watch App Store in the recent weeks without any announcement or explanation. The trend was first spotted by AppleInsider that says that while Google pulled support for its Maps app

Cisco to buy SD-WAN startup Viptela for $610mn

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Cisco has announced that it is acquiring Viptela, a privately held software-defined wide area network (SD-WAN) company based in San Jose in a deal worth $610 million. Founded in 2012 by former Cisco engineers Amir Khan and Khalid Raza, Viptela has

Samsung all set to test self-driving cars on South Korean roads

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While Uber and Waymo have already hit the roads to test their autonomous vehicles, Apple recently got an official permission to do the same. Now, another tech giant joins these titans as it recently got approval to test self-driving cars on public

How to Become a Lean Entrepreneurial Enterprise

By : CIOL Bureau

Today’s hyper-creative marketplace is insistent and uncompromising. Organizations must have an institutional capability for repeated original innovation and the ability to adapt to rapidly changing opportunities. This is a challenge with no easy answers, but it is a journey well

GoPro Plus cloud subscription service now available in India

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GoPro Inc. has launched GoPro Plus, a cloud-based subscription service in India that gives users anywhere, anytime access to their GoPro content. People can automatically upload their content to GoPro Plus directly from their HERO5 cameras through the Auto Upload feature

Apple’s cash reserves now stand at over $250B- WSJ report

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Apple is slated to report its quarterly earnings later in the day today but even before that WSJ seems to have come up with its own calculations about Cupertino giant’s humongous cash reserves that apparently now exceed over $250B. The company will

Infosys to hire 10,000 US workers to wade through H1B visa woes

US: Infosys today announced that it plans to hire 10,000 American workers over the next two years- a step that is believed to be part of the company’s efforts to overcome the visa-related woes. US president Donald Trump recently signed

Twitter inks 16 new streaming partnerships to ramp up its live video efforts

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Putting its lost deal to live stream NFL games on Thursday night behind, Twitter unveiled 16 new streaming video partnerships yesterday, led by BuzzFeed, Vox Media, Viacom, the WNBA, and the PGA. The new partnerships came on the heels of 

How Sathyam Cinemas is Clocking Big Business on their New Digital Ticketing Platform

By : CIOL Bureau

SPI Cinemas, more popularly called Sathyam Cinemas, is the largest multiplex chain in Tamil Nadu and a leading player in the entertainment industry. They serve about a million customers a day. The group currently operates about 35 screens, and is

Anonymous chat app Yik Yak is shutting down

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Barely four years after its inception, anonymous chat app, Yik Yak is shutting down. Yik Yak co-founders, Tyler Droll and Brooks Buffington in a blog post didn’t explain their reasons for shutting down, but did confirm earlier reports that a “few members” will