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Ola Play to let users stream content from car’s console

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 | More »

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Amidst a fierce battle with Uber for dominance in the Indian online cab hailing market, Ola said on Tuesday it would launch a connected car platform, Ola Play. Ola Play will use custom user preferences and ride information like time and destination to offer recommendations in the ride. It will also ...

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Supply issues may constrain Apple to cash in on Note 7 absence

Samsung’s Note 7 fiasco gave Apple a chance to revive its falling fortunes in India but the technology giant is struggling to meet the demand for its latest iPhone 7 devices despite having brought in a record number of units in the run up to Diwali in October. A report in The Economic Times, quoti...

9 November, 2016 | More »

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Samsung looks at artificial intelligence to overcome Note 7 debacle

South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. is planning to make a comeback after the massive recall of its Note 7 series—due to complaints of the phones catching fire—by infusing artificial intelligence (AI) in its next phone. The AI assistant will be like Apple’s Siri, and will be launche...

7 November, 2016 | More »

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Exclusive: Immunisation management platform vImmune picked for FbStart, raises angel funding

Bangalore- and Dallas-based AsepsisLife Inc’s immunisation management platform vImmune has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps. The startup has also raised an undisclosed amount in angel investment from a...

3 November, 2016 | More »

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Touch Bar is the star in Apple’s new MacBook Pro

In a much-awaited update to the MacBook Pro laptops, technology giant Apple Inc on Thursday unveiled the thinnest and lightest new MacBook Pro with prices starting from Rs1,29,900. Apple claims the new MacBook Pro to be the “most advanced notebook ever made”. It will be available in three varian...

27 October, 2016 | More »

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Facebook selects healthcare app Healofy for FbStart programme

Bengaluru-based Healofy, a peer-to-peer content platform of moms and moms-to-be, has been selected for Facebook’s FbStart programme, which is designed to help early-stage mobile startups build and grow their apps. The app, owned and operated by Vivoiz HealthTech Pvt Ltd, will receive up to $40,000...

26 October, 2016 | More »

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Now Chinese ride-hailing major Didi Chuxing wants to go global

Chinese taxi-hailing firm Didi Chuxing has expressed its ambitions to go global. Didi’s president Jean Liu made it clear at an event in the US that, “We are definitely going global.” “We are a big sponsor and a big believer in local players. If there are no existing local players, we will go...

21 October, 2016 | More »

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Microsoft’s speech recognition system achieves parity with humans

Microsoft’s experimental speech recognition software has made a technological breakthrough that recognises the words in a conversation as well as a person does. “Even five years ago, I wouldn’t have thought we could have achieved this. I just wouldn’t have thought it would be possible,...

19 October, 2016 | More »

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Amazon to take on Spotify and Apple; launches music service

Amazon.com Inc. said on Wednesday that it is planning to launch a new on-demand music streaming service with unlimited access to “millions of songs” for a monthly fee. According to The Wall Street Journal, this service called Amazon Music Unlimited will take on at least half a dozen competitors ...

13 October, 2016 | More »

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Apple-backed Didi plans self-driven cars

The Chinese ride hailing firm Didi Chuxing is reportedly working on self-driving cars. According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Didi Chuxing, which recently took over world’s largest cab-hailing app Uber’s China business, is looking to hire data scientists and engineers from the Silicon Valley in US...

7 October, 2016 | More »

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