Hangouts Chat makes G Suite more powerful productivity solution

Hangouts Chat faces competition from Microsoft Teams, which also allows users to chat, share and collaborate with team members over docs, sheets and slides in real time. Google has integrated its chat-based collaboration solution Hangouts Chat into G Suite, making it available to all. Until now it was only available under beta to a few companies. Like most collaboration apps ... Read More »

Organizations increasingly using more than one cloud: Raghu Raghuram

VMware Inc’s Raghu Raghuram. Raghu Raghuram is the chief operating officer for products and cloud services at VMware Inc. A technology veteran, he also co-leads the company’s software-defined data centre division and previously worked with AOL, Bang Networks and Netscape. He will be speaking at EmTech India 2018—an emerging technology conference organized by Mint and MIT Technology Review—on 9 March in Gurgaon. In ... Read More »

Microsoft Says Its Speech Recognition System Achieves New Accuracy Milestone

Microsoft’s conversational speech recognition system – designed to accurately recognises the words in a conversation like humans do – has reached a 5.1 percent error rate, its lowest so far. This milestone means that, for the first time, a computer can recognise the words in a conversation as well as a person would. “Our research team reached that 5.1 percent error ... Read More »

Popular Robots Are Dangerously Easy to Hack, Researchers Say

Some of the most popular industrial and consumer robots are dangerously easy to hack and could be turned into bugging devices or weapons, IOActive said. The Seattle-based cyber-security firm found major security flaws in industrial models sold by Universal Robots, a division of US technology company Teradyne. It also cited issues with consumer robots Pepper and NAO, which are manufactured by Japan’s Softbank Group, and the Alpha ... Read More »

HTTP to HTTPS: Are You Set For The Switch?

You wouldn’t want to underrate a humble “s” if it stands for security on the internet, as is the case in the HTTP Vs HTTPS. Before we dig deep into the technical aspects of this rivalry, let’s take a quick look on why a URL prefix should bother us. When you visit a website, it interacts with the browser on ... Read More »

Storage 101: How to store kitchen tools and flatware

They say the key to organization is a place for everything and everything in its place. This is true for even the smallest items, such as your kitchen utensils. These include your everyday flatware as well as the many small but mighty cooking tools a serious chef requires. Here are some of my favorite options for storing your utensils, in any space and ... Read More »

Nokia 2 vs Redmi 4A vs Moto C Plus: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

Nokia 2 price in India is Rs. 6,999, and the handset competes with Redmi 4A and Moto C Plus HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 2 price in India is Rs. 6,999 Redmi 4A offer 3GB of RAM under Rs. 7,000 Moto C Plus comes with front flash and dedicated microSD card slot Nokia 2 has been launched in India at Rs. 6,999, marking ... Read More »

Honor V10 Said to Launch in India in January

Aiming to take on OnePlus 5T, Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is said to bring its bezel-less V10 smartphone with an artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled chipset – the first from Honor – to India in January, industry sources told IANS. The Honor V10 will launch in the China market on Tuesday, while the global launch of V10 is scheduled for an event in London on December ... Read More »

Xiaomi MIUI 9 to Be Last Update for 6 Smartphones as Software Support Ends

HIGHLIGHTS MIUI Global Beta ROM 7.11 to be last beta version MIUI 9 ROM to be available for dated devices starting December The new move comes following the global rollout of MIUI 9 After supporting its dated hardware with fresh software builds for a while, Xiaomi says it is now suspending MIUI updates for six of its popular devices. The list of ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Listed Online Once Again, Launch Date Likely to Be Close

HIGHLIGHTS Redmi Note 5 listed in China The third-party online retailer has not listed ay pricing Xiaomi has again teased launch of a new product in India Redmi Note 5 is widely expected to be the next smartphone in Xiaomi’s lineup, and it seems the launch may not be too far away. The successor to Redmi Note 4 has been listed online once ... Read More »