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Amazon’s shares soar as it posts strong third-quarter earnings

By : CIOL Writers

Amazon has announced its third-quarter earnings which surpassed the Wall Street expectations yet again. The e-commerce giant announced that its sales have increased by 34 percent during the third quarter to $43.7 billion. Shares also increased by more than 7

Samsung introduces new kids-friendly Galaxy Tab A at $230

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Samsung has announced a low-cost tablet designed for parents and kids. The tablet named Galaxy Tab A is priced at $229.99 and will be available from November 1 through the company’s website. The device has a refined, family-friendly design meant for

WhatsApp now allows deleting unintentional messages from the chat

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We all have regretted sending unintended messages to wrong recipients in WhatsApp many times followed by awkward apologies. But looks like, we finally have a fix for this problem. WhatsApp is launching a feature that will enable users to delete

Microsoft beats Wall Street expectations on strong cloud performance

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Microsoft posted better than expected quarterly profit on Thursday on the back of strong cloud performance. While the Wall Street was expecting the company to report revenue of $23.56 billion and earnings per share of $0.72, the actual reported figures stood at $24.5

Google to roll-out software update to fix Pixel 2 issues; Unveils a slew of offers ahead of India sale

By : CIOL Writers

Google recently launched the second generation of Pixel smartphones amidst rave reviews and reception. But some early owners have raised concerns about smartphone’s OLED screen including color reproduction, and screen burn-in.  Some others have also reported clicking sounds from their Pixel 2’s speaker. Addressing all

India is the biggest source for digital talent, as digital talent gap widens globally

BANGALORE, INDIA: Globally, 54% of the organizations agreed that the digital talent gap is hampering their digital transformation programs and that their organization has lost competitive advantage because of a shortage of digital talent. The scenario in India is no

Google redesigns Science Journal app; Now available on iOS too

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Google has announced that it is bringing some changes to the Science Journal app, which was launched last year to let kids perform science experiments using only a smartphone. The updated Science Journal app will have an open-ended approach, allowing

Slack launches new interactive screen sharing feature

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In order to keep up with the growing competition in the enterprise world, Slack has launched a new feature that lets users share their desktop screen with their friends. The interactive screen sharing feature rounds out the company’s portfolio of

Uber unveils a new credit card for customers in the US

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Uber has teamed up with Barclays bank to launch a credit card in the US that offers rewards for purchases at restaurants, hotels, and, of course, Uber rides. The Uber Visa has no annual fee, and users earn $100 after they spend

SAP opens Leonardo Center in Bangalore to help in customers’ digital innovation journey

BANGALORE, INDIA: SAP opened APJ’s first SAP Leonardo Center in Bangalore today. SAP Leonardo Centers are a global network of connected, physical locations that are the go-to places for digital inspiration and co-innovation, while also being the delivery mechanism of

HPE brings AI platforms, services to help deep learning deployments

BANGALORE, INDIA: Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) today announced new purpose-built platforms and services capabilities to help companies simplify the adoption of Artificial Intelligence, with an initial focus on deep learning. Deep learning is typically implemented for challenging tasks such as

Tesla fires hundreds of employees from its SolarCity unit: Report

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After firing thousands of employees from its motor vehicle division, Tesla has reportedly fired more employees from its SolarCity division, according to a report from CNBC. Tesla says that the firings are part of a normal performance review, but a

Grab hires former Google employee Theo Vassilakis as CTO

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Uber’s biggest rival in Southeast Asia- Grab Technologies has finally found its Chief Technology Officer (CTO). The company introduced Theo Vasiilakis, a former Google employee who also worked for Microsoft as CTO. Vassilakis is the third CTO for Grab after Wei

President Trump and Secretary E.Chao announce Drone Integration Pilot program

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Drones are getting a massive thumbs up from the POTUS Donald Trump. President Trump and Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao announced the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Integration Pilot Program- an initiative aimed at exploring expanded use of drones. Secretary Chao said in

Snapchat introduces Ghost Mode, shooting longer videos among other features

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Snapchat has announced some new features for the Android and iOS version of the app to speed up things for the users. Snapchat has launched some awesome features including- shooting videos for a longer duration, sharing links with just one

Amazon announces revamped Kindle app with improved Goodreads integration and more

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Amazon has announced an all-new Kindle app that makes it easier to turn your phone or tablet into a book—so you can read anytime, anywhere. The revamped Kindle app is designed to provide easy access to the most popular Kindle

Apple denies reports about reduced accuracy of Face ID

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After a Bloomberg report claimed that Apple had reduced its requirements from suppliers on the accuracy level of Face ID, the Cupertino giant has denied any such allegations calling the report “completely false” and that it expects Face ID to be the new

OnePlus 5T to join the league of bezel-less displays

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OnePlus 5T, successor to the highly popular OnePlus 5 is rumored to sport slimmer bezels. A teaser image of the smartphone has surfaced online that indicates OnePlus 5T’s bezel-less design. The display will also have a resolution of 18:9, which will

Instagram now lets you add a friend to live broadcast

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Instagram has launched a new fun feature for its users that enables them to go live with their friend. The ‘Go Live with a Friend’ feature lets the user invite one friend to join the live video splitting the screen

Apple buys Kiwi wireless charging company PowerbyProxi

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Apple has acquired New Zealand-based wireless charging company, PowerbyProxi for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition was first reported by New Zealand based news site Stuff.co.nz. The company founded by Auckland University student Fady Mishriki in 2007, specializes in small, Qi standard-compliant