Technology

Pranav Mistry of Samsung explains how technology will keep changing with time

Pranav Mistry of Samsung, one of the speakers at the 44th IAA World Congress Kochi, opened his session on how he had been enjoying his days in Kochi — the sea and the food. Talking on the future of mobiles and wearable information technology, Mistry, Head, Think Tank Team and Global Vice-President, Research, Samsung, spoke about his role at the ... Read More »

Tech Ethics Issues We Should All Be Thinking About In 2019

Getty Technology doesn’t police itself. New technologies require us to pay attention, voice our concerns constructively, and demand accountability when people are harmed. For the seventh year in a row, I’ve released a list of ten technologies that people should be aware of in the hopes of giving non-experts a window into what’s going on in labs around the world. The ... Read More »

Honor 8A pictures arrive on TENAA

Yesterday we reported the Honor phone with model numbers JAT-AL00, JAT-TL00 and JAT-L29 popped up on TENAA with all its specs. Today the photos are also here, revealing how the new affordable handset from the Huawei subsidiary will look like. Huawei Honor 8A While the phone is nowhere near the revolution of smartphone form factors like the Honor Magic 2 ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On6 With Infinity Display, Selfie Flash Launched: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy On6 has been launched in India The smartphone features a Super AMOLED display It is available with a price tag of Rs. 14,490 Samsung Galaxy On6 has been launched in India after several weeks of teasers by the company. The latest model in the Galaxy On series of smartphones, the new Galaxy On6 sports the Infinity Display design ... Read More »

Nokia 5.1 Plus Renders Surfaced, Nokia X6 Global Variant Said to Receive Taiwan’s NCC Certification

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 5.1 Plus renders surfaced The renders show a notch design and a dual rear camera setup Nokia X6 global variant has also received a certification in Taiwan While HMD Global is seemingly busy in making the newly launched Nokia 2 (2018), Nokia 3 (2018), and Nokia 5 (2018) available across the worldwide markets, renders highlighting the Nokia 5.1 Plus have surfaced online. The renders ... Read More »

India Well Positioned for AI-Led Economic Transformation: Assocham

With over 36 percent of large financial establishments investing in Artificial Intelligence (AI)-driven technologies and 70 percent planning to embrace it, India is well poised for AI-led economic transformation, a PwC India and Assocham report said on Friday. Yet, While AI, Machine Learning (ML) and robotics have a wide range of use cases in financial services sector, their potential has not been fully realised ... Read More »

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 »