Tag Archives: May

What Amazon Go May Mean For The Unbanked

Amazon has come a long way since its modest beginnings as an online bookstore in 1994. Now 24 years later, Amazon has a finger in nearly every pie. Name it, and they’re probably doing or selling it. Its latest conquest: the grocery store. In January of 2018, Amazon opened its very first cashless grocery store, Amazon Go. With no cash registers, ... Read More »

New Supercapacitor Tech May Help Charge Your Smartphone in Seconds: Study

HIGHLIGHTS It can majorly improve energy-storage devices called supercapacitors The design doubles the amount of electrical energy the device can hold Supercapacitors are a promising, green alternative to regular batteries You may soon be able to charge your smartphone within seconds, thanks to a novel technology developed by researchers that can significantly improve energy-storage devices known as supercapacitors. The design ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 May Have Exploded Due to ‘Extreme External Force’, Company Finds

nters (575 across 350+ cities) or reach us directly on our hotline 1800 103 6286 immediately. Written with inputs from IANS For the latest tech news and reviews, follow Gadgets 360 on Twitter, Facebook, and subscribe to our YouTube channel. Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 Rs.10,999 Buy REVIEW KEY SPECS NEWS Design Display Software Performance Battery life Camera Value for money Good Solid build quality Great battery ... Read More »

WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger May Still Put User Information at Risk, Claims Study

HIGHLIGHTS Apps like Messenger, Whatsapp are leaving themselves exposed to hacking Users are unaware of security options like authentication ceremony Important to identify message recipient before sending out sensitive info Do you know that despite the end-to-end encryption provided by popular messaging platforms like Facebook Messenger, WhatsApp, and Viber, your sensitive information is vulnerable to hacking? A research report has highlighted the importance ... Read More »

The Threat From Artificial Intelligence May Already Be Here

You know the scenario from 19th- century fiction and Hollywood movies: Mankind has invented a computer, or a robot or another artificial thing that has taken on a life of its own. In Frankenstein, the monster is built from corpses; in 2001: A Space Odyssey, it’s an all-seeing computer with a human voice; in Westworld, the robots are lifelike androids that ... Read More »

Volvo’s electric stance may clean up car act

The latest forecast is more aggressive than projections made by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Unless the runaway growth of automobiles run on fossil fuels eases off, particularly in China and India, carbon dioxide emissions from cars and motorbikes will continue well into the latter half of the 21st century. It is in this context that the announcement by Volvo to phase ... Read More »

Third-Party Developers May Gain Access To Your Alexa Audio Recordings

Amazon is trying to decide whether it should let third-party developers access transcripts of Alexa audio recordings made by Alexa-powered devices, a new report from The Information says. Amazon To Give Developers Alexa Transcripts The point of granting that kind of access is for Amazon to entice developers to focus on making apps for Alexa, giving them access to precious ... Read More »

Snap IPO May Lead Pack of Tech ‘Unicorns’

After a dearth of technology listings in 2016, Snapchat parent Snap is set for its market debut as early as this week. The initial public offering (IPO) if successful could presage a wave of listings from the sector’s so-called “unicorns” – those with a valuation of at least $1 billion based on private funding sources. Here are some of the ... Read More »

Fitbit May Buy Pebble, but Can It Really Make a Killer Smartwatch?

HIGHLIGHTS There are reports of Fitbit acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble Third-party smartwatches have missing features or rely on hacks You’re probably better off buying Android Wear or an Apple Watch Recently, reports have been circulating that Fitbit, the foremost player in the fitness-wearable space, is looking to buy Pebble, one of the early smartwatch makers with considerable clout in that ... Read More »

Fines await motorists using gadgets while driving starting May 18

A delivery man speeds past a traffic sign warning motorists against using their mobile phone while driving, displayed on a sidewalk in Manila on January 12, 2011. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE Motorists who will be apprehend for using electronic gadgets on the road while driving will be slapped with penalties starting on Thursday, May 18, as authorities implement the ... Read More »