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ASUS introduces antenna-less Wi-Fi router, Blue Cave at Computex 2017

By : CIOL Writers

Though ASUS started unveiling devices way before the Computex 2017 conference began, the Taiwanese company still had new and exciting devices under its sleeve for the conference. After launching laptops and tablets, ASUS announced the ZenBook Flip S – world’s

ABHED: An app to assist police in criminal investigation & missing persons’ search?

By : CIOL Writers

Thanks to technology, now policers officers can use AI to expedite the criminal investigation. Gurgaon-based Artificial Intelligence startup, Staqu, has launched first-of-its-kind proprietary criminal registration and search app, ABHED (Artificial Intelligence Based Human Efface Detection). The ABHED app will enable

Google Play Music is offering free four-month trial subscription to US users

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Competing against Apple Music and Spotify, Google Play Music is levelling up the game by throwing an attractive offer for users. Google is now offering a free four-month unlimited trial subscription to new users who sign up for Google Play

Ola and Mahindra join hands to promote electric mobility

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In partnership with Mahindra & Mahindra, Ola kicked off a pilot project in Nagpur, launching India’s first multi-modal electric vehicle project. Ola has also announced an electric fleet of 200 vehicles, including taxis, buses, e-rickshaws and autos. Mahindra manufactured 100

Qualcomm agrees to pay BlackBerry $940mn to settle royalties dispute

By : CIOL Writers

Canadian software maker, BlackBerry has announced that it has reached an agreement with chip-maker, Qualcomm resolving all royalties disputes. After the interim arbitration decision announced on April 12, the panel has now issued a final award providing for a payment of US$940 million by Qualcomm

Mobile ransomware more than trebled in Q1, 2017: Kaspersky

By : CIOL Writers

The global nightmare of ransomware shows no sign of slowing down, with the volume of mobile ransomware rising over three-fold (3.5 times) during the first few months of the year, according to Kaspersky Lab’s Malware Report for Q1, 2017. The

Acer unveils a series of devices just days ahead of Computex tech conference

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It seems Acer just could not hold the excitement. The Taiwanese company introduced a handful of new devices just days ahead of the Computex tech conference in Taipei, which is scheduled to happen between May 30 and June 3. The company

Atos and Dell EMC join hands to address the growing IoT market

BANGALORE, INDIA: Atos and Dell EMC are joining forces to address the growing Internet of Things (IoT) and business analytics markets. The unprecedented growth in connected devices, the data generated and the applications generating value out of these connections will

OnePlus 5 will be India’s first smartphone powered by Snapdragon 835

By : CIOL Writers

Thanks to the rumour mills, we already know what to expect from the most awaited phone of the year, OnePlus 5. However, for a change, the company has itself confirmed an interesting feature that will make way with the phone. OnePlus

Government approves ‘Buy in India’ to boost ‘Make in India’

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In a bid to boost its flagship ‘Make In India’ programme, the Narendra Modi government has approved a new policy that will encourage consumers to ‘Buy in India’. Titled “Government procurement preference to Make In India order, 2017”, under the policy, “preference

Android co-founder Andy Rubin might launch a new smartphone on May 30

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Android co-founder Andy Rubin could finally be ready with his new product- a nearly bezel-less smartphone that he teased earlier this March. A tweet posted by the Twitter account for Essential, the name of Andy Rubin’s new company, confirmed on Thursday

Instagram adds support for links and uncropped images in direct Messages

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Now, instead of writing ‘link in bio’ in the posts, Instagram users can simply share the link via direct message. Yes, it does sound like a small update, but it makes a whole lot of difference. Initially, users were allowed

C-Zentrix launches 2 new customer engagement solutions, TrixChat and Zenbot

NEW DELHI, INDIA: Cloud-based advance communication management provider, C-Zentrix has launched two new products in its Customer Engagement Solutions portfolio, ‘TrixChat’ and ‘ZenBot’. The solutions would help the customers of C-Zentrix across verticals to stay in touch with their end-customers

Infosys enters strategic alliance with HP to accelerate digital transformation in the retail industry

USA: Infosys and HP launched joint Retail Point of Sale (RPOS) and Enterprise Device as a Service (DaaS) solutions to help businesses accelerate digital transformation as part of the HP Global System Integrator (GSI) Alliance Program. Adopting new technologies is

Another blow for Uber in its legal battle against Waymo

By : CIOL Writers

Uber was ordered by Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley on Thursday to hand over the unredacted term sheet of its agreement with Otto to Waymo. The judge said there was no basis for Uber to censor parts of the document because there was no privileged

Quikr reportedly in talks to acquire Babajob

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Quikr reportedly is in advanced talks to acquire blue-collar jobs portal, Babajob. Citing sources, an Economic Times report said that the acquisition will help Quikr to strengthen its position in the Indian blue-collar job market. Babajob’s popularity in smaller towns will

ASUS unveils Zenfone Live, world’s first smartphone with beautification technology for live streaming videos

By : CIOL Writers

Riding high on the success of its Zenfone series, ASUS, the Taiwanese leader in mobile technology, has unveiled ZenFone Live, which is being touted as the world’s first smartphone with hardware-optimised, real-time beautification technology for live streaming videos. Targeted at

Practo partners Bing to help you find best doctors in your locale

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In a bid to make searching and booking a doctor’s appointment easier and hassle-free, Practo and Microsoft have partnered to help people search and choose the best doctors in their nearby locality using Bing. The collaboration will enable an easier and

Check out Spark, DJI’s cheapest and tiniest drone at $499

By : CIOL Writers

DJI’s latest drone Spark weighs in just over half a pound but packs a tonne of powerful features that can fit into your palm at a price tag of $499. Unveiled at DJI’s “Seize the Moment” event in New York City, portability and

Google Photos will keep your private photos hidden with new ‘Archive’ feature

By : CIOL Writers

With more than 500 million monthly active users, Google Photos has been rolling out useful features on its service lately. At the recently held Google I/O 2017 developer conference, the tech giant unveiled AI-powered sharing suggestions and a Google Lens