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Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ to Feature AI Chips: Report

While the tech world is all set to see some of the major rumours getting transformed into reality at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, Samsung is reportedly preparing a surprise, too. This is the building of the company’s native neural processing units aka artificial intelligence (AI) chips that are expected to be a part of the upcoming Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ models. The AI chips by Samsung are claimed to ... Read More »

Nokia to Have a Major Showing at MWC 2018, HMD Global Teases

After grabbing eyeballs at its last outing in Barcelona, HMD Global is now all set to make another splash this year at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018, a senior executive teased. The company launched the nostalgic Nokia 3310 and showcased the first troopers from its army of Android smartphones at MWC 2017. And for the forthcoming convention, it is already rumoured to have a bunch of developments, ... Read More »

Motorola to Open 50 Moto Hub Stores in Delhi

To firm up its retail footprint in the country, Lenovo-owned Motorola on Thursday announced it would open 50 Moto Hubs stores in the capital this month. “We had earlier said that we will be moving into retail. This is the first big step in that direction,” Sudhin Mathur, Managing Director, Motorola Mobility India, told IANS. In the second phase, the company plans to ... Read More »

Global IT Spending Projected to Reach $3.7 Trillion in 2018: Gartner

Global IT spending is projected to total $3.68 trillion (roughly Rs. 235 lakh crores) in 2018 – an increase of 4.5 percent from 2017’s $3.52 trillion (roughly Rs. 224 lakh crores), market research firm Gartner said on Tuesday. “Global IT spending growth began to turn around in 2017, with continued growth expected over the next few years. Uncertainty looms as ... Read More »

BlackBerry Brand to Launch at Least 2 More Smartphones in 2018: TCL

BlackBerry licensee TCL Communication at CES 2018 announced it would be launching “at least two new BlackBerry smartphones” in 2018. Just what these will, is uncertain. Separately, TCL Communication launched a GSM unlocked BlackBerry Motion and a new colour variant and dual-SIM version of the BlackBerry KEYone. Getting back to the two new BlackBerry smartphones – in a statement, Alain Lejeune, Global General Manager for BlackBerry ... Read More »

WhatsApp Beta for Android Now Lets Users Switch From Voice to Video Call

WhatsApp Android beta users can switch from voice to video calls in one-on-one chats, not in group chats HIGHLIGHTS The feature is only visible in WhatsApp beta for Android iOS users are yet to see the feature The other user will be asked if they want to switch WhatsApp calls have become a crucial part of the popular messaging app, with ... Read More »

Facebook to Shut Down ‘M’ Virtual Assistant Messenger Bot by January 19

HIGHLIGHTS M is a bot that was available through Facebook Messenger It reportedly was only available to about 2,000 people Facebook said it has learnt what users wanted from bots Facebook is shutting down its text-based virtual assistant called ‘M’ that helped researchers train an Artificial Intelligence (AI) system. According to a report on The Verge, ‘M’ was available through a bot on Facebook ... Read More »

ICSE Board Exams To Begin On 26 February, ISC On 7 February

ICSE, ISC Board Exam Date Sheet; Download PDF at Cisce.org NEW DELHI:  Bringing an end to the long wait, CISCE has released the class 10, 12 board exam date sheets today. ICSE will begin on 26 February and for ISC students the examination will begin on 7 February 2018. However the Council has also mentioned that the dates may change on the ... Read More »

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams This Year Onwards

CISCE To Implement New Pass Mark Criteria For Board Exams, This Year Onwards NEW DELHI: Council for the Indian School Certificate Examinations (CISCE) has decided to implement the new pass marks criteria from this year onwards. Making changes to the circular released on 27 November 2017, CISCE has released a fresh circular today. According to the new rule, for ICSE ... Read More »

Saved by Sensors, Sony Aims to Expand Their Use in Robotics, Self-Driving Cars

HIGHLIGHTS Sony is poised to report is highest-profit ever, thanks to sensors The company has been losing ground to rivals for years It is now focusing on sensors and gaming to keep up Sony Corp is poised to report its highest-ever profit this year on strong sales of image sensors after years of losing ground in consumer electronics and hopes to ... Read More »