Tech Market

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Will Likely Be an Amazon India Exclusive

HIGHLIGHTS The Galaxy Note 8 is set to launch on Wednesday It will likely be exclusively sold on Amazon India The phablet is tipped to be priced around EUR 1,000 Samsung is set to unveil its next phablet in the Galaxy Note series on Wednesday. The Galaxy Note 8 has been pretty much detailed in every way over the many ... Read More »

Wearable Tech Market To Grow

Image: iStock Wearable tech is still finding its feet in the market. While there are some clear use-cases such as in health and exercise for smartwatches, and in security in the case of cameras, there’s still quite a bit of scepticism when it comes to many of the devices on the market. Despite that lack of clear use-cases, Gartner forecasts ... Read More »

AI Revolution Will Be All About Humans, Says Siri Trailblazer

It’s 2050 and the world revolves around you. From the contents of your fridge to room temperature – digital assistants ensure your home runs smoothly. Your screens know your taste and show channels you want to see as you enter the room. Your car is driverless and your favourite barman may just be an android. Predictions for an AI-dominated future are increasingly ... Read More »

VR, AR, 3D Printing and Data Analytics Overtake Visual Tech Market in Education

While visual technologies in education are expected to steadily grow each year through 2021, the majority of the market will comprise virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), 3D printing and visual data analytics products, according to a new industry forecast. The latest industry report from Technavio predicts the visual tech market in education will grow 33 percent through the forecast period 2017-2021. ... Read More »

Stock market indexes sink as tech companies fall

Stocks are taking broad losses Thursday, led by declines in technology companies. Cisco Systems dropped after issuing a disappointing sales forecast, and retailers were also weak as Walmart slumped. Bond prices rose, sending yields lower. KEEPING SCORE: The Standard & Poor’s 500 index dropped 25 points, or 1 percent, to 2,442 as of 1:50 p.m. Thursday on Wall Street. The Dow ... Read More »

Lenovo K8 Note vs Nokia 5: Price, Specifications, Launch Offers, Features Compared

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo K8 Note comes in two variants, with prices starting at Rs. 12,999 Nokia 8 only comes in one configuration, priced at Rs. 12,499 The former will release in two days; the latter is already in the market Nokia 5 hit the market on Tuesday, August 15 roughly two months after it was unveiled in India, and just three ... Read More »

European tech market expected to continue slow growth through 2018

Forrester’s latest European tech market forecast projects that growth in purchases of technology software, hardware, and services by European businesses and government measured in Euros will hold steady at 1.6 percent in 2017, and increase to 2.2 percent in 2018. Spending on software and tech consulting services will do better, with software spending rising by 2.5 percent in 2017 and 3.5 percent ... Read More »

Man Disguised as Car Seat Teaches Driverless Cars How to Communicate

HIGHLIGHTS The video shows a white strip of windshield lights on the van flickering Developers have taught driverless cars to stay in their lanes Study is investigating the potential need for additional exterior signals The man in the seat-cushion costume got all the attention. What appeared to be a driverless vehicle actually had a researcher sitting in the front seat, ... Read More »

Apple’s iOS 10 Beta Hints at Lots of Change – Not All of It Welcome

Apple is releasing a new version of its mobile operating system this fall, bringing the company up to a nice round number: iOS 10. Ahead of launch, Apple is allowing anyone to test the software and give their feedback. First, I would not recommend that most people download this beta. Bugs are par for the course with all early software and could try ... Read More »

Toronto tech market outpaces U.S. frontrunners

Toronto is North America’s fastest growing tech market, outpacing New York and San Francisco combined, according to CBRE’s fifth annual Scoring Tech Talent Report. The report, which ranks 50 U.S. and Canadian markets according to their ability to attract and grow tech talent, also shows Toronto is the second-cheapest place to operate a tech firm. Even Oklahoma City, the cheapest ... Read More »