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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

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Moto X4 India launch live stream is scheduled to start at 2:30pm IST At the Moto X4 India launch event, the company announced key details such as the variants, price, release date, launch offers, and other availability details of the handset. The smartphone comes in two variants, with the Moto X4 price in India for the 3GB [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Moto X4 Price in India Starts at Rs. 20,999, Goes on Sale Tonight: Event Highlights

Pixel 2 Not Detecting Voice Input Over Bluetooth, Pixel 2 XL Users Report Unresponsive Edges

Pixel 2 Not Detecting Voice Input Over Bluetooth, Pixel 2 XL Users Report Unresponsive Edges

HIGHLIGHTS Pixel 2 largely restricts Google Assistant on Bluetooth headphones Google acknowledges the issue and confirms its fix Pixel 2 XL reported to have unresponsive edges A stable experience is what Google needs nowadays to counter the iPhone X. However, following the massive criticism over the blue-tint display and some premature screen burn-in issues on the Pixel 2 XL, Google’s Pixel 2 is [...]

November 18, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Pixel 2 Not Detecting Voice Input Over Bluetooth, Pixel 2 XL Users Report Unresponsive Edges

When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

Earlier this year I went to an event in Austin, Texas, billed as a sneak preview of the evolution of our species. The #Bdyhax Conference, which took place in a downtown exhibition complex, promised a front-row insight into the coming “singularity” – that nirvana foretold by science fiction in which biology and technology would fuse and [...]

October 29, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on When man meets metal: rise of the transhumans

How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

Arifa, Afreen, and Shabana, class VIII students of Milan HS School in Banekutchi of Nalbari district, tied a plastic cover over a leaf of a small plant. The next day, observing the water droplets that had formed inside the cover, they learnt about the process of photosynthesis. Back in their classrooms, they found out from [...]

October 29, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on How technology is helping Assam’s rural children learn better

Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence-based automated threat investigation system

Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence-based automated threat investigation system

Microsoft has unveiled an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based automated threat investigation system that is aimed at improving the security of devices. “We are taking enterprise security to a new level through automated investigation and response capabilities as a part of Windows Defender Advance Threat Protection (WDATP),” Vineet Durani, Director, Windows and Surface Business, Microsoft India, [...]

September 21, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Microsoft launches Artificial Intelligence-based automated threat investigation system

Future Brisbane: New technology will ensure city’s dominance

Future Brisbane: New technology will ensure city’s dominance

IMAGINE, if you will, that it’s 2037 in Greater Brisbane. As we reflect on the past 20 years, it’s hard at times to imagine how we managed to dodge some bullets and capitalise on the wave of change that has swept the globe. Brisbane’s positioning as a world city with its enviable climate and lifestyle [...]

August 27, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Future Brisbane: New technology will ensure city’s dominance

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

As we celebrate Women’s Day, we would like to shed light on the contributions from South African women in the field of Technology. Let’s take a look at how South African women are currently changing and paving way for future generations of the fast-evolving sector 1. Naledi Pandor Naledi Pandor currently serves as our Minister [...]

August 9, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WomensDay: SA’s top 5 women in technology

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

  You should soon be able to send your friends money using WhatsApp. The Facebook-owned company expects to roll out support for UPI (Unified Payment Interface) to its messaging app WhatsApp by the end of the year, a person familiar with the matter said. WhatsApp is in advanced talks with banks and lobby organisation NPCI to add support for [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on WhatsApp To Get UPI Payments Feature By Year End

Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Keeping true to a promise it made during the Build conference in May, Microsoft has now made Ubuntu available on the Windows Store. The popular Linux distribution was already listed in the Windows Store for some back in May, but is now available for all to download and run in Windows 10. Notably, the distro can [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Ubuntu Linux Distro Now Available on the Windows Store: Here’s How You Can Download and Install It

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Google is reportedly highlighting the ‘best torrent sites’ in US search results. Several media outlets have reported that the search giant is returning a ‘Popular on the Web’ carousel of torrent sites as a result for the query ‘best torrent sites’ and even just ‘torrent sites’. The highlighting is thought to be accidental, as Google has in [...]

July 11, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Google Unintentionally Highlights Torrent Sites in the US

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer

EU member states can ban ride-hailing pioneer Uber without informing the European Commission because at heart it is an ordinary transport company under their jurisdiction, a top EU lawyer said Tuesday. San Francisco-based Uber insists it is a service, not a transport provider, connecting riders with freelance drivers directly and much more cheaply than traditional cab companies. But [...]

July 4, 2017 Loknath Das Technology Comments Off on Uber Can Be Banned by EU States, Notes Top EU Lawyer