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iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Announced, Goes on Sale Asus ZenFone Live (ZB501KL) Price Cut in India, Now Available Artificial Intelligence Has Come of Age, Says Nasscom President R Chandrashekhar New AI System Can Detect Bowel Cancer in Less Than a Second Sony Launches New AIBO Robot Dog as It Revives Pet AI Project 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 Technology will bring ‘revolutionary changes’ in education sector: Ram Madhav

iOS 11.2 Update Now Available to Download on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch: What’s New

  HIGHLIGHTS All iOS 11-running iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models are compatible iOS 11.2 includes Apple Pay Cash and faster wireless charging New iOS

OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition Announced, Goes on Sale

HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 5T Star Wars Limited Edition announced for India New Limited Edition to go on sale in the country on December 15 It’s expected

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

After a year, Carnegie Mellon and Uber research initiative is stalled

After a year, Carnegie Mellon and Uber research initiative is stalled

More than a year after Uber announced a research pact with Carnegie Mellon University – and then hired away four of the institution’s faculty and 36 researchers and technicians – the ride-hailing company and university have not collaborated on a [...]

March 21, 2016 Technology
Michigan outlines Flint recovery plan

Michigan outlines Flint recovery plan

Michigan’s government on Monday released goals to help the city of Flint recover from a health crisis caused by the lead contamination of its drinking water. The plan, involving several state agencies, is meant to address water infrastructure shortcomings and [...]

March 21, 2016 Health
In Uganda’s Zika Forest, global health scare seems a world away

In Uganda’s Zika Forest, global health scare seems a world away

In a tiny patch of tall trees and tangled undergrowth near the shores of Lake Victoria in Uganda, Zika-carrying mosquitoes buzz around local people who are unperturbed by the global health emergency that the virus has triggered. “Zika? That one [...]

March 21, 2016 Health
U.S. top court agrees to hear Samsung-Apple patent fight

U.S. top court agrees to hear Samsung-Apple patent fight

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday stepped into the high-profile patent fight between the world’s two fiercest smartphone rivals, Apple and Samsung, agreeing to hear Samsung’s appeal of what it contends were excessive penalties for copying the patented designs of [...]

March 21, 2016 Technology
Fed approves Goldman acquisition of GE Capital’s U.S. online deposits

Fed approves Goldman acquisition of GE Capital’s U.S. online deposits

Goldman Sachs Group Inc (GS.N) received permission on Monday to complete its $17 billion acquisition of GE Capital Bank’s U.S. online deposits. The deal, which was approved by the Federal Reserve, had been pending since August 2015. Goldman would control [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
Exclusive: DBS seen as frontrunner for Barclays’ HK, Singapore wealth units – sources

Exclusive: DBS seen as frontrunner for Barclays’ HK, Singapore wealth units – sources

Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings (DBSM.SI) is seen leading the race to buy British bank Barclays’ (BARC.L) Hong Kong and Singapore private wealth units, valued at as much as $300 million, sources with knowledge of the situation said on Monday. The [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
FanDuel and DraftKings shut down games in New York

FanDuel and DraftKings shut down games in New York

Top daily fantasy sports companies FanDuel and DraftKings agreed to stop taking money in New York on Monday, amid a months-long fight with the state’s attorney general over whether the games are illegal gambling. New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UK

IHS to buy data provider Markit, combined company to base in UK

U.S.-based IHS Inc (IHS.N) agreed to buy Markit Ltd (MRKT.O) to create a $13 billion London-based data and business research provider, in the latest example of a U.S. company moving its domicile overseas where corporate tax rates are lower. The [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
Marriott wins back Sheraton-owner Starwood with new offer

Marriott wins back Sheraton-owner Starwood with new offer

Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide Inc (HOT.N), owner of the Sheraton and Westin brands, accepted a higher $13.6 billion acquisition offer from peer Marriott International Inc (MAR.O), spurning a bid from China’s Anbang Insurance Group. The move dramatically raises the [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
Drugmaker Valeant CEO leaving as investor Ackman joins board

Drugmaker Valeant CEO leaving as investor Ackman joins board

Drugmaker Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc (VRX.TO)(VRX.N) said on Monday its chief executive officer is leaving and billionaire investor William Ackman would join the board as it tries to clean up accounting problems and save its business. The company, whose operations [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
Apple unveils smaller iPhone SE, starting at $399

Apple unveils smaller iPhone SE, starting at $399

Apple Inc (AAPL.O) on Monday unveiled a smaller, cheaper iPhone aimed at new buyers, especially in emerging markets and possibly China, the world’s biggest buyer of smartphones, as the technology company looks to reverse a decline in worldwide sales of [...]

March 21, 2016 Business
Intex launches Aqua Ace II with 8MP rear camera, 3000mAh battery at Rs 8,999 in India

Intex launches Aqua Ace II with 8MP rear camera, 3000mAh battery at Rs 8,999 in India

New Delhi: Intex has added a new affordable device to its Aqua series of smartphones – the Aqua Ace II – at a price of Rs 8,999. The phone comes with a 5-inch HD display and at its core is [...]

March 21, 2016 Technology