TECH

Google Kills Hangout on Air, Launches Duo Video-Calling App; To Release Allo Next

Google has launched the much-awaited Duo, video calling app, similar or slightly tweaked version of other popular video calling options such as Apple’s FaceTime, Microsoft’s Skype and Facebook’s Messenger app. In an official Blog, Google Principal Software Engineer Justin Uberti has posted the features of Google Duo, which he introduced as a simple 1-to-1 video calling app for everyone. Notwithstanding, ...

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LeEco Launches World’s First EcoTV – Super TV, Priced Rs.60K to Rs.1.5 Lakh

LeEco has launched world’s first EcoTV entering the era of content integrated Ecosystem TVs with its Super3 series Ecosystem TV -Super3 X55 priced Rs59,789, Super3 X65 priced Rs.99,789 and Super3 Max65 priced Rs.149,789 that support 3D display, hoping to be successful in an area where many giants have failed so far. After its $2 billion acquisition of American TV maker ...

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UCLA New Solution to Big Data Challenge

Since the field of “big data” has emerged as a tool for solving all sorts of scientific and societal questions, one of the main challenges is to combine multiple sets of data from various sources to determine cause-and-effect relationships in new and untested situations. Now, computer scientists from UCLA and Purdue University have devised a theoretical solution to that problem. ...

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Pokemon GO: Born to Win But its Creator Not Alive to See the Success

The idea for the game was conceived in 2014 by Satoru Iwata of Nintendo (who died in July 2015) and Tsunekazu Ishihara of the Pokémon Company as an April Fools’ Day collaboration with Google called Pokémon Challenge, with geographical location-based tech know-how from Tatsuo Nomura of Google Maps. Nomura later became a full-time senior project manager at Niantic. Niantic is ...

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How to Play Pokemon GO? Some Tips

To play the popular, rather viral, location-augmented Pokemon GO, the player has to download and log into the app to create his or her ‘avatar’ first. They get the option to choose the avatar’s style, hair, skin, and eye color, and can choose from available outfits. Once the avatar is created, it is displayed at the player’s current location along ...

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Pokemon Go Adds New Camera Features, New Music Track

Pokémon GO, the instantly popular location-augmented reality mobile game, developed by Niantic, and part of the Pokémon franchise has added new features. The Niantic team said its members have been making the most of the sunny California weather by walking long distances and enthusiastically testing all of the refinement and new features in Pokémon GO. They said several updates have ...

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OnePlus Skips OxygenOS 3.2.0, Rolls Out OxygenOS 3.2.1

China mobile maker OnePlus has skipped the OxygenOS 3.2.0 version of its Android skin and after a brief delay, rolled out its OxygenOS 3.2.1 version for the OnePlus 3 smartphone with additional updates and improvements to its previous version. OnePlus 3’s OTA firmware update, OxygenOS 3.2.0 was actually released earlier but was shelved after finding major issues in it by ...

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Mobile to Automobile: Xiaomi Electric Bike Launched @ Rs.30000

With a foldable electric bike priced Rs.30,000, Xiaomi hopes to make foray into the automobile with its Mi QiCycle Electric Folding Bike in China, while it is a big question whether it would ever enter India. The compact bike priced higher for even China market may not be a big hit but certainly pushes a new product line in electric ...

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World’s First Microchip Developed with 1000 Independent Processors

A team of researchers at the University of California, Davis, have developed an energy-efficient “KiloCore” chip with a computation rate of 1.78 trillion instructions per second, containing 621 million transistors, which is slated to be the world’s first 1,000-processor chip. This is far above Fujitsu K computer with 10 billion instructions per second. Instructions per second (IPS) is a measure ...

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Whatsapp Trying Video Calls as Youtube is on Social Media Again

Whatsapp, now a Facebook venture, is trying to roll out  new feature enabling its users to use its latest new feature video calling. Youtube, a Google venture, is now venturing into social media field that the parent company tried and failed umpteen times. invite basis and those who see it on their smartphones should switch the feature on and activate ...

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Soon Computers to Understand Human Language Too

Indian-origin researcher at the University of Liverpool has developed a set of algorithms to teach computers to process and understand human languages, making them more interactive and taking the task of translation beyond the confines of human skill alone. Whilst mastering technical process is easy for computers, learning and understanding human language is not achieved by programmers of computers so ...

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Bangalore to Host Animation, Gaming Event – ABAI Fest

The 11th edition of ABAI Fest and Karnataka Animation, VFX, Gaming and Comics (KAVGC) Summit will be held in Bangalore from April 16-17, at the Lalit Ashok Hotel and hosts include the Government of Karnataka, Dept. of IT, BT & S&T and KBITS. Bangalore, known for being the hub for animation, VFX, and gaming in India, will host some of ...

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When Modi Visited TCS All-Women Centre in Riyadh…

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Indian Prime Minister visited the first all-women technology services centre in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia and he was welcomed by Tata group chairman, Cyrus Mistry and the TCS CEO & MD N Chandrasekaran amid cheering from the assembled more than 1,000 women professionals at the Centre. The result is that Bangalore will also have an exclusive IT park for women now, ...

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How Did FBI Knuckle Down Apple’s iPhone Secrecy?

US investigating agency FBI has claimed much to the chagrin of iPhone maker Apple that it had broken into the code and gleaned at the information it wanted from one of the San Bernardino shooters. The move may have dented Apple’s vociferous claim that its iPhone was unbreakable from encryption but also give an opportunity to fix the plug that ...

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Selfie Taking to Revolutionize with ROAM-e Drone?

Australian tech firm IoT Group has launched a new “ROAM-e” drone priced A$349 (US $267) that will be hovering over you as are on go and takes your picture in 360 degree format to be streamed live on the Internet and social media. Replacing the selfie sticks or stretching your hand far to get a better selfie picture, users can ...

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