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Apple Store Is Down; New Hardware Including iPad Pro Expected to Be Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s long been rumoured to launch new iPad models Red iPhone 7 and 128GB iPhone SE expected alongside Apple expected to send press release for launch announcement The Apple Store is down, and we know what that means. The Cupertino giant is all set to launch new products. Apple’s tradition has been to take down its online store ahead of major ... Read More »

Lyft to Develop Self-Driving Car Technology in New Silicon Valley Facility

Waymo is among the companies that are becoming partners in Lyft’s Open Platform Initiative on technology for self-driving cars. CreditJim Wilson/The New York Times SAN FRANCISCO — Controlling the future of the smartphone was the defining technology battle of the last decade. Now, technology companies are betting that the next 10 years and beyond will be spent battling for control of ... Read More »

Android Wear Gets New Smartwatch Models, Ranging From $99 to $2,450

HIGHLIGHTS Mobvoi’s Ticwatch E starts at $99 on Kickstarter Louis Vuitton’s Tambour Horizon is priced at $2,450 These smartwatches run the latest Android Wear 2.0 The smartwatch segment may not have seen the same craze as other technological innovations like the smartphone or the tablet, but that doesn’t mean that there aren’t companies investing in them. In fact, smartwatch sales ... Read More »

Twitter Hires Castleberry Singleton as New VP of Inclusion and Diversity

In line with its goal of having six percent or more under-represented minorities in leadership roles, Twitter has hired Castleberry Singleton to lead its diversity efforts. “Excited to announce I’m joining @Twitter as the new VP of Inclusion and Diversity. Can’t wait to help build on the company’s great progress!” Singleton said in a tweet on Wednesday. She previously founded ... Read More »

Facebook Messenger Video Chat Gets Animated Reactions, New Masks and Filters

HIGHLIGHTS Facebook has added video filters to the app There are different versions of animated reactions within the app Users can now take screenshots pressing the round button in the app Facebook Messenger has a video call feature, and in order to promote its use the social media giant has added more features to make the feature more attractive than ... Read More »

V K Saraswat named as new JNU chancellor

New Delhi: The HRD Ministry has named scientist and former DRDO chief Vijay Kumar Saraswat as the next chancellor of JNU. A full-time member of NITI Aayog, Saraswat will be replacing ISRO chief Krishnaswamy Kasturirangan whose five- year term ended on 30 March. Though Saraswat is yet to receive official communication, his name has been finalised for the varsity’s top ... Read More »

New report shows how quickly India’s tech and mobile market is growing

Mumbai skyline at night. Shutterstock If there’s been any doubt about India being the next major target market for tech businesses, Kleiner Perkins partner Mary Meeker’s latest Internet Trends Report should make that clear as day. The report, which spans 355 pages, dedicates 55 pages solely to the state of internet and mobile access in India. The first major takeaway ... Read More »

Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of WWDC 2017 Keynote; New iPad and MacBook Models Expected

HIGHLIGHTS As is tradition, the Apple Store has gone down ahead of a hardware unveil The company is anticipated to launch new iPad and MacBook models Also expected is the Siri Speaker, to take on Amazon Echo And it’s down. As is tradition before any hardware launch, Apple pulls down the Apple Store to update it with information about all ... Read More »

iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.2.5, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 Updates Now Available: Here’s What’s New

HIGHLIGHTS All updates mostly focus on bug fixes Apple is gearing up for WWDC in June All the big features will be announced then Apple is officially rolling out software updates for its iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac lineup. The iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.2.5, tvOS 10.2.1, and watchOS 3.2.2 software updates are now available for compatible devices. ... Read More »

Chipotle data breach highlights need for new chip security technology

DENVER — Swiping could be the thing of the past. Just ask any cyber security expert, like Chris Rothe with Red Canary, a cyber security company based in Downtown Denver. “The stripe is old technology. It’s a magnetic strip that encodes basically just your credit card number pretty much in plain text.” Chipotle is the latest company making headlines after ... Read More »