Developers can now create more use cases for Samsung’s digital assistant Bixby

Anirban Ghoshal

Electronics and IT giant Samsung has said that it will open up libraries of its artificial intelligence-enabled digital assistant ....

9 November, 2018

How Apple is losing its grip on India


Software engineer Samee Alam was ready to take the big leap and buy an iPhone in this week’s Diwali festival sales, but ....

8 November, 2018

Weak rupee, import duties resulting in flat India sales for Apple: CEO Cook

Anand J

The rupee depreciation and import duties have made Apple product imports costlier, resulting in flat sales in India, chief executive ....

2 November, 2018

Hyderabad to host Qualcomm’s largest innovation hub outside US

Anand J

US-headquartered chipmaker Qualcomm will invest Rs 3,000 crore (around $405 million at current exchange rates) to expand its research ....

8 October, 2018

Salesforce’s new product aims to compile fuller profiles of businesses’ customers

Anirban Ghoshal

US business software company Inc. has launched Customer 360 to connect and integrate marketing data as well as ....

26 September, 2018

What Apple's acquisition of an AR startup reveals about its ambitions


Apple Inc has acquired a startup focused on making lenses for augmented reality glasses, the company confirmed on Wednesday, ....

30 August, 2018

TRAI chief RS Sharma, who took on Facebook and Apple, gets two-year extension


Ram Sewak Sharma, the head of India's telecoms regulator who took on global giants Facebook and Apple, has been given two ....

9 August, 2018

Amazon sells 100 mn products globally on Prime Day; market cap hits $900 bn


Online shoppers purchased more than 100 million products worldwide during Inc’s  annual Prime Day sale this ....

19 July, 2018

Relief for tech giants as EU rejects controversial copyright reforms


EU lawmakers have opted not to take a tough line on an EU copyright overhaul aimed at making Google, Facebook and other tech ....

6 July, 2018

Virtual reality to reshape retail by sweeping shoppers into new dimension: GlobalData

Anirban Ghoshal

Consultant GlobalData has said that augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR), as experienced through smartphones and wearables, ....

8 June, 2018

Adobe deepens AR play, launches Project Aero

Anirban Ghoshal

US-based software major Adobe Systems has stepped up its capabilities in augmented reality (AR) by showcasing Project Aero, a ....

6 June, 2018

Apple’s new AR toolkit immerses iPhone users in shared virtual spaces

Anirban Ghoshal

Tech giant Apple has released the second version of its augmented reality (AR) developers' toolkit that immerses its iPhone ....

5 June, 2018

Steve Wozniak thinks Ethereum could become as influential as Apple

Anirban Ghoshal

Steve Wozniak thinks blockchain platform Ethereum has the potential to become as influential as Apple, the tech giant he co-founded ....

21 May, 2018

Amazon and Google lead global smart speaker market: Strategy Analytics

Anirban Ghoshal

Jeff Bezos-led Amazon and internet giant Google accounted for 70% of the global smart speaker shipments in the first quarter of ....

18 May, 2018

Silent commands can be used to hack Alexa, Siri or Google Assistant

Anirban Ghoshal

Smart devices such as Apple’s Siri, Amazon’s Alexa and Google’s Assistant can be controlled by hidden commands ....

11 May, 2018

Apple introduces new privacy tools ahead of EU data law


Apple is introducing new tools that will allow consumers to control how their data are used and deactivate their Apple ID accounts, ....

30 March, 2018

Govt allows import of used devices for repair enticing tech firms


India on Wednesday allowed the import of used goods for repair and refurbishing on condition that the imported items are exported, ....

29 March, 2018

Why is Apple at loggerheads with India's telecom regulator?


US technology giant Apple Inc and India's telecoms regulator are at loggerheads over the development of a government ....

27 March, 2018

Amazon overtakes Alphabet to become second most valuable US company

Reuters became the second most valuable publicly listed U.S. company on Tuesday, surpassing Google parent Alphabet Inc ....

21 March, 2018

Apple has a two-year head start in 3D sensing technology — can Android catch up?


Most Android phones will have to wait until 2019 to duplicate the 3D sensing feature behind Apple’s Face ID security, three ....

20 March, 2018

Digital music is booming in India but players can't afford to be one-hit wonders

Binu Paul & Anand J

In a matter of hours last Wednesday, music streaming services in India suddenly came under the spotlight.  First, ....

5 March, 2018