MIT to invest $1 billion in college for AI, will open in September 2019

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: October 30, 2018 4:40:37 pm The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) will create a new college to integrate artificial intelligence, machine learning and data science into other academic disciplines. The new institute, to be called MIT Stephen A Schwarzman College of Computing and being set up on […]

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Facebook’s background information feature for news articles is now live for India

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 27, 2018 9:10:30 pm In 2017, Facebook started testing out a new feature in the US, which provided its users with additional information on the publisher and article which they saw in their news feed. The company said they developed this feature to help its users […]

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Samsung Galaxy S10 to have a dedicated AI unit in the chipset: Report

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 8, 2018 3:38:52 pm Samsung’s Galaxy S10 could have a processor with a dedicated neural processing unit (NPU), claims a new report. We have seen players like Apple and Huawei launch phones with chipsets which have a dedicated unit for AI-related tasks or what are called […]

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Reliance Jio, WhatsApp partner to educate JioPhone users on the messaging app

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: October 5, 2018 5:04:50 pm Reliance Jio has partnered with WhatsApp to educate JioPhone users across India on how to use the messaging app on the device. As part of the campaign, the companies will visit 10 Indian cities in the states of UP, Rajasthan, and more […]

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First full-scale Hyperloop passenger capsule unveiled

By: Bloomberg | Updated: October 3, 2018 7:40:51 am Hyperloop Transportation Technologies Inc. unveiled its first full-scale passenger capsule, offering the world a peek at the future of travel. The capsule, 105 feet (32 meters) long and weighing 5 tons, was shown in Spain and will be moved to Toulouse, France, for additional assembly before […]

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BSNL introduces special tariff vouchers with unlimited voice calls, video calls and extra data

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Updated: September 29, 2018 8:57:43 pm BSNL (Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited) the government-owned network provider is soon going to turn 18. To celebrate which the company has come out with a four new prepaid plans for its users. These new plans include data, voice and video calling benefits […]

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WhatsApp hires US-based grievance officer for India

Written by Karishma Mehrotra | New Delhi | Updated: September 24, 2018 12:03:29 pm WhatsApp hired a US-based grievance officer for India in August and informed the IT Ministry of the hire two weeks ago. The company updated their website with the contact for the officer, Komal Lahiri. A senior IT ministry official confirmed with […]

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Magic Leap wants to sell the army combat-capable AR devices

By: Bloomberg | Published: September 22, 2018 7:35:14 pm Magic Leap Inc is pushing to land a contract with the US Army to build augmented-reality devices for soldiers to use on combat missions, according to government documents and interviews with people familiar with the process. The contract, which could eventually lead to the military purchasing […]

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Google asks employees to delete China search engine memo: Report

By: IANS | San Francisco | Published: September 22, 2018 9:24:28 pm In its bid to suppress a memo revealing information about a plan to launch a censored search engine in China, Google has sent an email to employees asking them to delete the sensitive document, The Intercept reported. Authored by a Google engineer familiar […]

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Apple iPhone XS has smaller battery size than iPhone X, confirms new teardown

By: Tech Desk | New Delhi | Published: September 21, 2018 12:55:54 pm Apple recently launched three new iPhones – iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, and iPhone XR. The devices are set to go on sale in various parts of the world starting today, and we already have got a complete teardown of the new […]

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