Technology

Micromax Canvas Infinity Unveiled, Moto G5S Plus India Launch Date, WhatsApp Coloured Status, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Micromax Canvas Infinity price in India is Rs. 9,999 Moto G5S Plus India launch date is August 29 WhatsApp coloured status feature now on Android and iOS Micromax launched the Canvas Infinity on Tuesday in India, which has an 18:9 5.7-inch HD display and a 16-megapixel front camera as the highlight features. Thanks to its 18:9 aspect ratio display, it fits a ... Read More »

alling interest in technology courses should worry our politicians

University lecturers are teaching basic computing concepts which could and should be taught in primary school, says software engineer Stephanie Sheehan. Photo: iStock aoiseach, we have a problem. That’s something Leo Varadkar is probably hearing more and more these days, but he would do well to take a very close look at a worrying statistic in today’s CAO results. We know how ... Read More »

AfricaCom launched new technology arena

To celebrate its 20th anniversary, AfricaCom, a media and telecoms (TMT) event is launching a brand-new technology arena. Located in the recently expanded and soon to be opened, CTICC wing, this entire exhibition hall will be dedicated to tech innovation and Africa’s journey towards the fourth industrial revolution. The arena will be an innovation Stage featuring visionary insights on future tech ... Read More »

Nokia 8 Unveiled, Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A Launch, Asus ZenFone Zoom S in India, and More: Your 360 Daily

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 8 cameras have been developed in partnership with Carl Zeiss OurMine claims to be behind the HBO hack Samsung shipped 19.2 million units of the Galaxy S8 models in Q2 After months of rumours, HMD Global finally launched Nokia 8 flagship smartphone. In terms of design, there are no real surprises here as it’s pretty much the same phone as we saw ... Read More »

Car loan timebomb fuels fears of new financial crisis as motors worth £20k are offered without any deposit

THE risks of a new financial crisis are increasing along with the size of car finance deals handed out by garages, experts warned last night. Though the number of motors bought on cheap credit is finally going down, the total lent remains the same. ALAMY Fewer cars are being bought on cheap credit This indicates customers are taking on higher ... Read More »

Deliveroo launches new technology to make takeaways arrive faster

Deliveroo is launching new technology that it says will help bring takeaways to customers’ doors even more quickly and double the number of meals restaurants are able to produce. The new platform, developed by Manhattan-based food company Maple, provides chefs with item-level information to optimise food preparation time and helps to identify the kitchen bottlenecks that can keep people waiting ... Read More »

Samsung, Foxconn, Intel Back New ‘Kiss’ Wireless Data Transfer Technology

A startup backed by Tony Fadell, one of the fathers of the Apple iPod, plans to announce Wednesday it is working with Samsung Electronics, Foxconn parent Hon Hai Precision Industry and others on a new way for mobile phones to transfer large amounts of data without using wires or Wi-Fi connections. Chief Executive Eric Almgren said his Campbell, California-based company called Keyssa has raised ... Read More »

Sal Khan: Can Technology Help Create A Global Classroom?

About Sal Khan’s TED Talk Sal Khan turned tutoring lessons with his cousins into a series of free educational videos called Khan Academy. His goal: To make learning accessible for everyone, everywhere. About Sal Khan Salman “Sal” Khan is the founder and CEO of Khan Academy. Millions of students use Khan Academy worldwide and thousands of schools use Khan Academy videos to “flip ... Read More »

The Quiet Rise of Killer Technology

The tech visionaries have redoubled their warnings about how we could destroy ourselves with technology. But they’re not talking about deliberately pushing buttons to trigger annihilation—Kennedy and Khrushchev could have done that back in ’62. They mean accidentally killing ourselves with something that we invent for our own benefit, that later acquires a mind of its own and a shirty attitude. But there’s ... Read More »

Lenovo K8 Note Review

HIGHLIGHTS Lenovo’s K8 Note is an Amazon India exclusive The phone fares well in terms of overall performance Gadgets 360 rates the phone 8 out of 10 There has been a sudden increase in the number of powerfully-specced smartphones in the sub-Rs. 20,000 market, and the new Lenovo K8 Note is the latest to join them. The new Lenovo device ... Read More »