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Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

HIGHLIGHTS ZenFone Live was launched in India in May at Rs. 9,999 It has since already received a price cut, bringing it to Rs. 8,999 The ZenFone Live is now available at Rs. 7,999 Asus India on Monday announced a price drop for its ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) (Review) budget smartphone, which was launched in the country in May. Launched at [...]

December 6, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available

Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

HIGHLIGHTS Saudi Arabia recently granted citizenship to a robot It is more of a “symbolic gesture” meant to draw the attention, he said “But actually machines created many more jobs than they eliminated” As Saudi Arabia’s decision to grant citizenship to a robot makes international headlines, a top official of the Indian IT industry body [...]

December 2, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second

HIGHLIGHTS New AI system can detect colorectal cancer in less than a second It uses an endocytoscopic image to analyse about 300 features of polyp The team is now undertaking a multi-centre study for this purpose Scientists have developed an artificial intelligence (AI) system that can automatically detect colorectal cancer in less than a second. Researchers from [...]

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Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project

Japan’s Sony said on Wednesday it has brought back AIBO more than a decade since it last made the robotic dog, as the electronics and entertainment firm seeks to rebuild its reputation for innovationafter years of restructuring. The announcement comes a day after Sony confirmed its renaissance by forecasting its highest-ever profit this financial year, sending its shares surging to [...]

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With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Autonomous cars, or self-driving cars as they are popularly called, are no longer a subject of fiction. Global companies such as Uber, Tesla and Google have made giant strides towards developing efficient self-driving vehicles. The general notion is that self-driving cars are first-world technology. For India, these cars may be a few years away, but [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on With self-driving cars a distant dream, here’s how technology is already hitting Indian roads

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

The 2013 e6 from Chinese manufacturer BYD has been modified to help develop navigation systems and other equipment created in the province that would be crucial components in the potentially massive world of self-driving vehicles. “In the next few years, the types of products that go into autonomous systems, the market looks like about $100 [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Alberta group helps companies develop technology to drive autonomous vehicles

Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

NEW DELHI: There would be “revolutionary changes” in education sector with the use of technology and the Internet in the future, BJP general secretary Ram Madhavsaid today, and asked whether teachers were ready to face the challenge. “Ten years from now, you will be seeing a totally different education in the world. There won’t be classrooms any more. You need [...]

November 25, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

HIGHLIGHTS The latest official teaser confirms a squeeze feature A hands-on video gives a glimpse of new development Two new U-series handsets are apparently in the pipeline HTC has teased the squeeze feature of its upcoming U-series smartphone ahead of its [formal launch on Thursday. A hands-on video has also emerged online to give a glimpse of [...]

November 23, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on HTC Teases Squeeze Feature on New U-Series Smartphone, Hands-on Video Emerges

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Commentary: The New Digital Pill Is Another Example of the Limits of Technology in Health Care

Last week, the FDA approved a first-of-its-kind medical device to track whether patients are actually taking their medications. The device is a triumph of technology—it may represent an important tool to support team-based care for complex patients—but it forces us to consider a host of new questions about the limits of technology in health care [...]

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Kids and Technology Part Two

Kids and Technology Part Two

Many times the tech can help children learn.    Our special series on kids and technology continues with ways parents can help their children succeed. “One of the reason we push technology so hard is because it’s so important in today’s world,” says Bekah Coleman, a Curator of Education at San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. [...]

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The Study of Technology

The Study of Technology

To the Editor: Re “The Ivory Tower Can’t Keep Ignoring Tech,” by Cathy O’Neil (Op-Ed, nytimes.com, Nov. 14): Ms. O’Neil is right to argue that the study of the effect and ethics of digital technology is urgent, important and deserving of more attention. But we disagree when she suggests that academics have been ignoring these [...]

November 22, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on The Study of Technology

Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Available With Special Cashback Offers on Amazon India

Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Available With Special Cashback Offers on Amazon India

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon India’s Nokia Week will run until November 17 Special discounts are available for Prime members using Amazon Pay Customers buying Nokia 6 and 8 are getting maximum cashback of Rs. 2,500 Amazon India on Monday launched Nokia Week campaign in India with cashback offers on the Nokia 6and Nokia 8 smartphones. The offers will be available until November [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Nokia 6, Nokia 8 Available With Special Cashback Offers on Amazon India