Musk’s plans to cut Tesla costs by half dissipates; shares fall by 5%
Date: 2023-03-03   Autor: Pankaj Singh

Tesla Inc., the leading U.S.-based automaker, reportedly planned to decrease manufacturing costs in the coming generations of vehicles by half, engineers informed investors on Wednesday, however, CEO Elon Musk did not introduce a much-anticipated sma...

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Leading chipmaker ASML accuses a Chinese employee of stealing data
Date: 2023-02-17   Autor: Pankaj Singh

ASML, the major Netherlands-based semiconductor company, has reportedly accused an employee from China of stealing data, related to its technology. The Dutch company claims that it has since informed the Dutch and the US authorities about the...

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OpenAI to launch ChatGPT $20 monthly subscription service trial in U.S.
Date: 2023-02-03   Autor: Pankaj Singh

OpenAI, the U.S.-based AI research company and the maker of the popular AI chatbot ChatGPT, has reportedly planned to trial a subscription service in the United States. It stated that subscribers will gain access to the system even during peak period...

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Twitter rolls out View Count on tweets for iOS and Android users
Date: 2022-12-23   Autor: Pankaj Singh

Twitter, the renowned social media platform, has reportedly rolled out its new view count feature where users can see how many views they got on their tweets. As per reports, this feature is available for iOS and Android users and will be accessib...

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Quectel announces advanced additions to Wi-Fi module portfolio
Date: 2022-11-15   Autor: Saipriya Iyer

China headquartered Quectel Solutions has announced expanding its Wi-Fi collection with the introduction of FC6xE series of Bluetooth/Wi-Fi modules, built on Wi-Fi 6E chip by Qualcomm. Developed to provide secure, faster, and more robust Wi-Fi exp...

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Venture Global, EnBW extend LNG partnership to address energy crisis
Date: 2022-10-07   Autor: Saipriya Iyer

Venture Global LNG, a long-term and low-cost provider of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and EnBW, a publicly traded energy company, have recently announced that they are expanding their existing LNG partnership to around 2 million tons per annum (MTPA)....

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Rackspace Technology launches new AWS Middle East Region for the UAE market
Date: 2022-09-30   Autor: Pankaj Singh

Rackspace Technology, the cloud computing services pioneer, has reportedly introduced the AWS Middle East (UAE) Region, which will aid the acceleration of digital transformation and innovation in the UAE (United Arab Emirates). The new AWS Middle ...

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63 moons to offer next-gen tech to Spuma SRL in pan-European market expansion
Date: 2022-09-28   Autor: Saipriya Iyer

63 moons technologies, a world leader in providing next-generation technology platforms, has recently announced its plans to boost and back Italy-located Spuma SRL, with its next-generation technological abilities and solutions. This will aid the ...

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Malaysian firm inks an MoU with UK partners to innovate rubber technology
Date: 2022-09-24   Autor: Pankaj Singh

The MRC (Malaysian Rubber Council) has recently witnessed the inking of an MoU (memorandum of understanding) between a well-known Malaysian-owned company; Levidian Nanosystem Ltd; and Cranfield University in Bedford, United Kingdom. In a press rel...

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LG Energy Solution to deploy cell-to-pack technique to high-nickel batteries
Date: 2022-09-22   Autor: Saipriya Iyer

Well-known battery company, LG Energy Solution will soon apply CTP (cell-to-pack) technology to high-nickel (Ni) pouch-type batteries. Apparently, this stint is said to be the first in the battery industry. Speaking on the latest development, Exec...

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ComplyAdvantage & Resistant AI unveil AI-based fraud prevention solutions
Date: 2022-10-12   Author: Pankaj Singh

Resistant AI, a well-known AI and ML financial crime prevention specialist, and ComplyAdvantage, a RegTech company that provides anti-money laundering technology, have recently announced the availability of their solut...

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STL, Vocus ally to offer optical networking solutions for Project Horizon
Date: 2022-10-11   Author: Saipriya Iyer

Sterlite Technologies Limited (STL), one of the world’s leading data innovators, has recently announced that it has collaborated with Vocus Group, an international telecommunications company, for Project Horizon ...

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Hebbia nabs $30M to develop an AI-driven document search tool
Date: 2022-09-09   Author: Pankaj Singh

Hebbia, a startup building AI-infused search tools, has recently announced that it has secured $30 million in a Series A round headed by Index Ventures with participation from Radical Ventures. ...

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IoT Inc & New Hope Data JV launch Pilot in China with FreePoint Tech
Date: 2019-04-26   Author: Pankaj Singh

The new pilot program has been designed to facilitate real-time production monitoring solutions to companies in New Hope Group’s portfolio.   ...

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An Infographic Guide to Retractable Awnings
Date: 2019-02-08   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

When building a house, or remodeling your home, retractable awnings are an easy thing to cast aside. On the surface, they seem like an unnecessary expense that only adds detail, bragging rights, and little function to sp...

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WhatsApp simplifies media management, adds new features to Media menu
Date: 2019-01-28   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

WhatsApp is reportedly testing out new features in its beta builds for Android. These new features include changes to the Media menu within individual or group chats, new overflow menu for setting the media as a wallpa...

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OPPO conducts world’s debut WeChat video call on 5G smartphone
Date: 2018-12-05   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Oppo Electronics Corporation (OPPO), a Chinese consumer electronics & mobile communications firm has reportedly announced that it has successfully conducted a multi-party video call on a 5G smartphone using the ren...

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ABB to pour USD 150 million in its new robot factory in China
Date: 2018-10-29   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Switzerland’s pioneering technology leader, ABB Ltd., recently announced plans to invest $150 million to build a robotics factory in Shanghai to exploit China’s rising consumption and aspiration by offering...

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ACLU criticizes ICE after Amazon pitched facial-recognition software
Date: 2018-10-25   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) has reportedly filed a Freedom of Information Act request with the Department of Homeland Security. As per trusted sources, the civil liberties advocacy group’s request d...

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Baidu becomes the first Chinese company to join US-based AI group PAI
Date: 2018-10-20   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Baidu has reportedly become the first Chinese company to work with a U.S supergroup on artificial intelligence development that includes tech giants like Amazon and Apple among its members. The Partnership on AI (PAI) ...

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Instagram to detect online bullying in photos by leveraging AI tools
Date: 2018-10-10   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

In a bid to tackle and limit online bullying, the Facebook-owned photo sharing platform Instagram has recently announced that it will now be leveraging AI and machine learning to detect bullying in photos and captions....

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Aldeyra announces positive results from Phase 2b clinical trial
Date: 2018-10-01   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Aldeyra Therapeutics, Inc., a biotechnology company engaged in research and development of medicines related to immune-mediated diseases, has recently announced to have received positive results from its topical ocular...

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Snapchat partners with Amazon to roll out product search feature
Date: 2018-09-26   Author: Pankaj Singh

Snap Inc. has recently announced a partnership with Amazon for adding a new visual search tool for products, which will let users identify and purchase products from Amazon’s platform by using the Snapchat app&rs...

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Lenovo & NetApp team up to build data storage & cloud management tools
Date: 2018-09-15   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Lenovo Group Ltd has reportedly announced to have formed a broad partnership with NetApp to focus on storage gear and data management tools specifically designed for the cloud ecosystem of China. As per trusted sources...

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KuCoin eyes expansion with a $3M investment in Bitcoin Australia
Date: 2018-09-11   Author: Pankaj Singh

The Singapore based cryptocurrency exchange, KuCoin, has invested in Bitcoin Australia to form a new joint venture and aims to expand locally. Citing reliable sources, KuCoin has invested about $3 million in Bitcoin Au...

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Taxify intensifies scooter war with the launch of e-scooters in Paris
Date: 2018-09-07   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

European Daimler-backed ride-hailing company, Taxify has reportedly become the third start-up to launch electric scooters in the capital city of Paris after American start-up companies, Bird and Lime. Sources claim tha...

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Global outage causes uproar, hits popular social media platforms
Date: 2018-09-04   Author: Pankaj Singh

Social media giant Facebook, along with WhatsApp and Instagram, has reportedly encountered a network related issue that eventually led to the platforms depicting a downgraded performance for quite a while. As per sourc...

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Storj Labs declares launch of innovative Open Source Partner Program
Date: 2018-08-31   Author: Pankaj Singh

The leading provider of the decentralized cloud storage network, Storj Labs has reportedly announced an open-source partnership program, which will allow open-source projects to generate revenue every time their users ...

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CDC to accelerate testing of new antibiotics using HP’s bioprinters
Date: 2018-08-29   Author: Pankaj Singh

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) of the United States is reportedly employing HP’s Biohacker technology in a pilot program to print and test antibiotics, in a bid to restrict the fas...

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IBM and Actifio set to introduce cyber resilience services worldwide
Date: 2018-08-28   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Leading Data-as-a-service provider, Actifio has reportedly declared to expand its existing partnership with tech giant IBM. The agreement will also facilitate the availability of a new cyber resilience capability post ...

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GN-Google deal to bring streaming from Android to hearing aids
Date: 2018-08-19   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Google and GN Hearing have reportedly announced their latest technology joint venture that would establish GN Hearing as the first company to facilitate direct audio streaming to hearing aids from Android devices. The ...

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U.S. FDA gives green signal for the first generic EpiPen alternative
Date: 2018-08-17   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The U.S. FDA has reportedly announced that it has provided the approval for an alternative of the generic EpiPen that has been touted to help individuals with severe allergies. According to sources, the generic EpiPen ...

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T-Mobile inks $3.5 billion deal with Nokia for next-gen 5G network
Date: 2018-08-02   Author: Pankaj Singh

T-Mobile, a U.S. based wireless network operator has reportedly agreed to supply its next-generation 5G network gear worth $3.5 billion to Finland's tech giant company Nokia. Apparently, this would be the world&rsq...

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UAE, India to collaborate and explore options for the growth of AI
Date: 2018-07-30   Author: Pankaj Singh

The UAE and India have reportedly signed an Artificial Intelligence Bridge bilateral agreement with an aim to achieve economic benefits worth $20 billion over the next ten years. A Memorandum of Understanding was signe...

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Verizon to strengthen 5G network, shelves content ownership plans
Date: 2018-07-27   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Verizon Communications Inc. has apparently declared to bow out from the competition to acquire video content that it could distribute across its networks. Upon noticing an uptick in subscriber base in the second quarte...

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Japanese telecom giant NTT intends to store contracts using Blockchain
Date: 2018-07-22   Author: Pankaj Singh

Nippon Telegraph and Telephone (NTT), world’s fourth-largest telecommunication service provider from Japan, issued a patent application on Thursday which hinted at a new contract agreements system designed using ...

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Rolls-Royce launches engine maintenance miniature robot prototypes
Date: 2018-07-19   Author: Saipriya Iyer

Rolls-Royce, as part of its IntelligentEngine concept has unveiled robotic prototypes to demonstrate how they can become the future of engine maintenance. Reportedly, engineers from UK’s University of Nottingham ...

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Banma’s software to help Chinese automakers manufacture connected cars
Date: 2018-07-15   Author: Pankaj Singh

Banma Network Technologies, a start-up in the internet car domain, backed by Alibaba Group Holding, is planning to invite new investors for a fresh round of fundraising and forming crucial partnerships with several aut...

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Riyadh Municipality & IBM to partner on blockchain integration
Date: 2018-07-13   Author: Pankaj Singh

Riyadh Municipality in its recent announcement has unveiled that it has partnered with IBM to develop a strategic work-plan on integrating blockchain technology in the region. The duo reportedly plans to crea...

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Siemens signs contract with Alibaba to augment Industrial IoT in China
Date: 2018-07-12   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Siemens has signed a deal with Alibaba to utilize Alibaba cloud, the online giant’s cloud computing arm to deploy its digital operating system called MindSphere. The deal is one among a plethora of commercial Sin...

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IKEA Malaysia to test its e-commerce website through a soft launch
Date: 2018-07-04   Author: Pankaj Singh

IKEA Malaysia revealed that it has introduced a soft launch for its ecommerce shopping platform, adopting a customer based effort for allowing the development team to test the system and collect feedback, before it car...

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Synnex enhances trans-Tasman cloud portfolio by bringing in Printix
Date: 2018-06-29   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Synnex, a California-based IT supply chain services company, has apparently announced to have upgraded the cloud service capabilities of businesses in Australia and New Zealand with the help of Printix, a Danish print ...

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Baidu & Ford China tap AI to make driving experience smarter
Date: 2018-06-29   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

Baidu, the China-based technology company, has recently announced to have signed an agreement with Ford China that would enable both the firms to team up in an effort to transform driving experience in the nation. As p...

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Veea acquires Virtuosys, aims to employ cloud in edge computing
Date: 2018-06-15   Author: Pankaj Singh

The New York based smart applications leader, Veea Inc., reportedly announced its decision to acquire Virtuosys Ltd, a firm providing edge computing solutions in the U.K. Sources claim that Veea will manage Virtuosys a...

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Google decides against using AI technology to assist weapons
Date: 2018-06-10   Author: Pankaj Singh

Following protests from employees and other sources, Google on Thursday announced that it will not provide artificial intelligence (AI) for use in weapons or any other tools that might lead to or directly cause injury ...

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Asus’ VivoWatch BP holds promise for millions of hypertension patients
Date: 2018-06-07   Author: Satarupa De

Officially announced at Computex 2018 in Tapei, leading electronics giant Asus has apparently come up with its latest wearable, VivoWatch BP, that is claimed to feature an in-built blood pressure monitor. The company h...

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GENIVI Alliance-FASTR combine to fight automotive cybersecurity snags
Date: 2018-06-05   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The GENIVI Alliance, a collaborative group of automakers and their suppliers creating open software for connected cars and in-vehicle infotainment (IVI), has apparently announced to team up with a nonprofit research co...

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Grab introduces food delivery service app GrabFood in Singapore
Date: 2018-05-29   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what may seem to a major initiative towards expanding its business across the food & beverages sector, Grab, a ride hailing firm, has introduced a food delivery service in Singapore – called GrabFood. Repo...

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Uber to open a lab in Paris dedicated to its Elevate program
Date: 2018-05-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In what may be touted as a major technological breakthrough, Uber Technologies Inc., a ridesharing & transportation firm, has established a laboratory in France as a part of its Elevate Program – termed as th...

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EA gains ownership of GameFly’s streaming tech & development team
Date: 2018-05-24   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Electronic Arts (EA) Inc., a U.S. based video game firm, has apparently acquired the cloud streaming technology of GameFly, a U.S. headquartered video game rental subscription. Sources cite that acquisition has provide...

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Touche to offer payment services for OCBC’s credit card merchant users
Date: 2018-05-24   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Touche, a Singapore headquartered payments provider, has apparently signed an agreement with the OCBC Bank, a financial services organization. The agreement entails the provision of its payment device as well as servic...

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uCare launches AI predictive engine to prioritize healthcare resources
Date: 2018-05-17   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a bid to contribute its bit to the evolving healthcare AI sphere, uCare, a Singapore-based AI powered healthcare startup company, has raised nearly USD 8.2 million through Series A funding. Reportedly, the funding r...

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Symantec to launch Norton WIFI core router in Australia this winter
Date: 2018-05-16   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

American software giant Symantec Corporation has apparently declared that it will introduce the Norton Wi-Fi core router, Norton’s first hardware product, in Australia in the second half of this year. As per reli...

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Telenor’s merger pact with Airtel receives green signal from DoT
Date: 2018-05-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Department of Telecommunications (DoT), India has reportedly given the nod of approval for the merger agreement signed between Telenor India, a subsidiary of the Norwegian Telenor Group and Bharti Airtel. As per au...

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Planning delays force Apple to abandon data center plan in Ireland
Date: 2018-05-13   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Renowned American multinational technology company Apple, has reportedly made it to the headlines for scrapping its plans of building a $1 billion worth data center in Ireland. The plan’s abdication seems to have...

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Vodafone unveils an innovative program to assist cancer research
Date: 2018-05-09   Author: Saif Ali Bepari

The British telecommunications giant Vodafone has apparently announced the launch of a highly unique program which intends to utilize the processing power of smartphones to aid cancer research. According to authentic r...

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Migración Colombia deploys Gemalto iris authentication technology
Date: 2018-07-05   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

Colombia’s border control agency Migración Colombia has recently unveiled its plan to deploy the Gemalto ABC Iris verification technology at Bogota’s El Dorado International Airport. Reportedly, &ldq...

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Instagram commences trials on its newly developed in-app payment tool
Date: 2018-05-05   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Instagram, Facebook’s photo & video-sharing social networking service, has reportedly started trialing its in-app payments feature for quick shopping activities. As per the new payment application, which is c...

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Singtel & Razer team up on electronic payments & e-sports
Date: 2018-05-03   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Singapore Telecommunications Limited, a.k.a. Singtel, and Razer Inc., a gaming hardware manufacturing firm, have signed a MoU for working together on e-payments, e-sports, and gaming services. Both the firms have declared in a joint statement that...

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Australia & France partner to commercialize quantum computing tech
Date: 2018-05-02   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Australian Government owned Silicon Quantum Computing (SQC) and the France-based Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) are likely to enter into a strategic partnership. Incidentally, this collabor...

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Alibaba harnesses blockchain technology, combats food counterfeiting
Date: 2018-05-01   Author: Shikha Sinha

In what may be touted as a move to improve the supply chain integrity and authenticity of food products, Alibaba has announced its latest blockchain technology initiative in the food sector. The project, which is a par...

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UAE satellite operator Yahsat acquires majority stakes in Thuraya
Date: 2018-04-29   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

UAE satellite operator Yahsat has apparently announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire substantial stakes in fellow satellite operator Thuraya. As per reports received so far, no specific details of the agr...

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CyberAgent & Nintendo team up to develop novel smartphone games
Date: 2018-04-28   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

CyberAgent Inc., a Japan based company involved in internet advertising and mobile game development, has apparently announced to have formed an alliance with Nintendo Company Limited. As per sources, the deal between t...

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Open Bionics develops world’s first 3D-printed devices for amputees
Date: 2018-04-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Open Bionics, a UK-based robotics company manufacturing low-priced bionic hands, has launched a 3D-printed artificial arm for amputees. Sources claim that it is the first of its kind across the globe and has received a...

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WhatsApp prohibits access to European users under 16 years of age
Date: 2018-04-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a move to improve its brand image across the Europe social media industry post the Cambridge Analytica scandal, Facebook’s WhatsApp has been speculated to ban users under 16 from using the application. The inc...

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ABMT obtains CFDA nod for polymer orthopedic internal fixation screws
Date: 2018-04-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Advanced Biomedical Technologies Inc., a U.S. based biodegradable internal fixation device manufacturer, has declared that it has received a green signal from the Chinese food & drug administration (CFDA). The appr...

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Huawei plans to introduce end-to-end 5G services by the end of 2018
Date: 2018-04-18   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Huawei Technologies, a Chinese ICT solutions provider, has reportedly decided to introduce end-to-end 5G solutions in the next half of this year. Eric Xu, the Rotating Chairman of Huawei, has stated that 5G services ar...

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MDEC and Grab join hands for developing Malaysia City Brain Program
Date: 2018-04-16   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Grab, a ride-sharing firm based in Singapore, and Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation Sdn Bhd (MDEC), have reportedly signed a MoU for the Malaysia City Brain Venture. Introduced in January this year, the new project,...

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Porsche-UnternehmerTUM deal to study AI usage in product development
Date: 2018-04-13   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The Germany based luxury car maker, Porsche, is apparently planning to implement high-tech systems comprising artificial intelligence in order to make products better and faster than ever before. In consequence, the co...

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Rocket Lab declares commercial launch of electron satellite from Mahia
Date: 2018-04-04   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Rocket Lab, a renowned U.S. based aerospace manufacturer with a fully owned NZ subsidiary, has reportedly announced that it will launch an electron satellite during the fourteen-day window period between April 20 to Ma...

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SpaceX receives FCC approval to provide broadband satellite services
Date: 2018-03-31   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The Federal Communication Commission has reportedly approved the request of SpaceX to develop a worldwide broadband network with the help of satellites. Incidentally, this system proposed by SpaceX will use 4,425 satel...

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Facebook plans to shut down advertising tool targeting user data
Date: 2018-03-29   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a wake of the Cambridge Analytica controversy, Facebook has revoked a third-party data mining tool that gathered information about people’s backgrounds, with regards to whether they own a house or not and the ...

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Foxconn scores hattrick with Belkin, Wemo, & Linksys acquisition
Date: 2018-03-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Foxconn Technology Group, the largest contract electronics manufacturer, has reportedly decided to purchase Belkin International Inc., one of the pivotal players across the consumer electronics space. As per reports, t...

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Santander & Ripple collaborate to develop a new payment application
Date: 2018-03-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Santander UK Plc, owned by the Santander Group, has become the first financial institution in the country to use blockchain technology to promote its international payments through an all-new banking application. The U...

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Huawei in talks with Sirin Labs to build blockchain smartphone
Date: 2018-03-25   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

The mobile phone manufacturing giant Huawei might soon be delving into the blockchain trend. According to reliable reports, Huawei has been holding discussions with Sirin Labs as it is considering the manufacturing of ...

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Twilio & Singtel partner to offer developers access to their IoT tool
Date: 2018-03-21   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Singapore Telecommunications Limited (Singtel) is likely to ink a partnership with Twilio, a cloud communication service provider, to build an IoT platform for software developers. Experts speculate that the partnershi...

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UPS to deploy new technology for recharging EV fleet in London
Date: 2018-03-20   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

A UPS-led association based in the UK capital has reportedly installed a novel charging technology that can recharge an entire fleet of electric vehicles at a time without the requirement for upgrading the electric gri...

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Deloitte acquires API Talent to bolster its AWS cloud offerings
Date: 2018-03-19   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Globally acclaimed consulting and auditing company Deloitte has reportedly acquired API Talent, the AWS (Amazon Web Services) consulting firm, to expand its AWS and cloud infrastructural offerings. ...

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MAS opts for blockchain technology to make international payments
Date: 2018-03-17   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has partnered with Bank of Canada and is conducting tests to develop a cross border solution. Incidentally, this solution is based on the use of crypto tokens issued by the cen...

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Samsung SmartThings teams up with Harman to impel its IoT ecosystem
Date: 2018-03-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Samsung SmartThings and Harman International Industries Inc. have apparently planned to form a strategic alliance for promoting the former’s IoT business. As per the terms & conditions of the agreement, Harma...

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Haier gears up for the launch of Smart Home Solution at AWE 2018
Date: 2018-03-11   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Haier, one of the world’s leading appliance brands will reportedly be launching a first all-scenario Smart Home Solution. The “Solution” as it is being called, will be unveiled at the Appliances and E...

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Researchers create a new proton battery model for energy storage
Date: 2018-03-10   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Researchers at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) have apparently come up with an eco-friendly & operationally proficient proton-driven battery model. Through this invention, RMIT is certain that it...

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Fonterra & Beca join hands to develop cutting-edge VR tool
Date: 2018-03-08   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited, a multinational dairy co-operative based in New Zealand, has apparently signed an agreement with Beca Group Limited. Its partnership with this engineering & management consultan...

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Ryobi sets up geotech engineering & industrial tech unit in Singapore
Date: 2018-03-05   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Ryobi Kiso Holdings Limited, an investment holding firm offering ground engineering services, has apparently established a center for geotechnical engineering & industrial technology in Singapore. The unit has been...

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Huawei launches first 5G chip at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona
Date: 2018-02-26   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the chip manufacturing sector, Huawei has announced that it will launch its first chipset referred as Huawei Balong 5G01, which will provide the facility of accessing 5G interne...

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Australia-based scientists discover new rotavirus vaccine for infants
Date: 2018-02-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the healthcare industry, a team of scientists in Australia have discovered a rotavirus vaccine that has the ability to offer protection to newborns against dreaded infections. R...

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Scientists in Japan develop ultrathin elastic skin wearable device
Date: 2018-02-20   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

Renowned Japanese researchers from the University of Tokyo have recently developed a device with ultrathin elastic skin displays, which can depict a patient’s health information on the skin. This elastic display ...

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Microsoft Corp. declares ScaleUp Program for Sydney startups
Date: 2018-02-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Tech behemoth Microsoft Corporation has disclosed its plans to launch a ScaleUp program in Sydney supporting the city’s StartUp hub. The initiative taken by the tech giant is aimed towards transforming the city i...

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Google and Getty Images Inc. to sign a new image licensing pact
Date: 2018-02-12   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Getty Images Inc., a U.S. based stock photo organization, has apparently decided to sign a licensing agreement with Google Inc., post filing an antitrust litigation against the firm two years ago. According to the stat...

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BT’s mobile arm EE to launch 4G broadband antenna for rural homes
Date: 2018-02-09   Author: Ojaswita Kutepatil

The UK based telecom giant EE has recently unveiled its plan to launch a new 4G antenna that promises to help provide rural homes with fast broadband internet. Reports claim EE’s project to be first-of-its-kind i...

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Linde invests in Singapore to develop a digitalized technology hub
Date: 2018-02-05   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The German multinational chemical company, Linde AG has expanded its reach across the Asia Pacific with the development of the Asia Pacific Digitalization Hub. Apparently, this is Linde’s first digital technology...

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Optus to introduce the 5G network across Australia by 2019
Date: 2018-02-02   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Singtel Optus Private Limited, one of the biggest telecom firms in Australia, is anticipated to introduce the latest 5G network technology in the metropolitan cities of the country in 2019. Prior to this announcement, ...

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STB & Grab collaborate to offer e-payment facility for travelers
Date: 2018-01-22   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Established car-sharing firm Grab and STB (Singapore Tourism Board) have apparently joined hands to ensure that tourists visiting the province of Singapore will not have to carry cash with them while travelling. As per...

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WhatsApp rolls out its business app for android in select nations
Date: 2018-01-19   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a bid to monetize its services, WhatsApp has finally introduced its new business application currently targeting select markets encompassing the U.S, UK, Indonesia, Mexico, and Italy, ahead of the app’s worldw...

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Jabra Corp. adds two new wireless earbuds to its existing product line
Date: 2018-01-16   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the earphones and headphones market, Jabra Corporation, a Danish firm in the consumer electronics business, has recently launched new wireless earbuds. Engineers and technocrats...

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LG to integrate Google assistant with its smart home devices
Date: 2018-01-12   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

LG Electronics Inc., a major consumer electronics firm headquartered in South Korea, has reportedly declared at the CES 2018 that it aims to advance further toward AI deployment and is trying to integrate the Google As...

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Google Inc. purchases Redux to improve its handset sound quality
Date: 2018-01-12   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

In a major breakthrough witnessed across the tech cosmos, Google Inc. has purchased Redux, a Cambridge based startup firm that creates a technology transforming mobile display surfaces into speakers. As per reliable so...

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AerNos to launch wearable air pollution monitor at CES 2018
Date: 2018-01-10   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

AerNos, a key manufacturer of nano gas sensors, has made an announcement at the CES 2018 about its plans of launching AerBand Research, a wearable device that can easily detect and research on air pollution levels. Sou...

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Nvidia, Asus, Acer & HP gear up to launch 65-inch gaming displays
Date: 2018-01-08   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

Nvidia, with an aim to take gaming experience to the next level, is reportedly teaming up with its hardware partners, Asus, Acer and HP, to introduce a new 65-inch gaming screen. As per reports, this display would be t...

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Health2047 funds Akiri to bring blockchain technology to healthcare
Date: 2018-01-08   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Health2047, a technology incubator firm launched by the American Medical Association (AMA), has provided funds worth USD 10 million to Akiri, a startup firm promoting the blockchain technology application across the he...

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LG’s automotive vision platform debuts in autonomous driving domain
Date: 2018-01-08   Author: Sunil Hebbalkar

The Korean electronics and home appliances giant, LG has apparently launched a new technology in autonomous driving system. In fact, to bring forth the innovative ADAS (advanced driving assistance system), it has colla...

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MacroGenics & Roche collaborate to develop new bispecific molecules
Date: 2018-01-05   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG, a Swiss based healthcare firm, has decided to sign a joint venture deal with MacroGenics, a biopharmaceutical firm based in the U.S., to mutually develop new bispecific drugs for treating unide...

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Reliance Jio signs agreement to purchase RCom’s wireless assets
Date: 2017-12-29   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Reliance Jio Infocomm Limited has reportedly signed an all-cash deal with Reliance Communications in order to acquire wireless assets of the latter. Reports cite that as per Reliance Jio, the buyout of the latter&rsquo...

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China to set up world’s largest DNA database for public surveillance
Date: 2017-12-29   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

China is reportedly aiming to establish a country wide DNA database that has been speculated to be one of the largest DNA databases in the world. According to reliable sources, China has been building a system called t...

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Lawsuit filed against Apple for non-disclosure of iPhone OS update
Date: 2017-12-27   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Close to eight lawsuits have apparently been filed in the federal courts of the U.S. against Apple Inc. for fraud – the firm has slowed down the iPhone processing speed due to low battery performance caused due t...

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NHS develops voice-recognition app, embraces digital age to the hilt
Date: 2017-12-26   Author: Paroma Bhattacharya

The National Health Service (NHS), England has reportedly undertaken an initiative to modernize itself and become completely tech-driven, by selecting more than 100 entrepreneurs to enable the “digital transformati...

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Nokia signs a multi-year patent licensing agreement with Huawei
Date: 2017-12-21   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

One of the most reputed consumer electronics firms in Finland, Nokia, and Huawei Technologies Company Limited, a telecommunications equipment company headquartered in China, have reportedly signed a multi-year smartpho...

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Vodafone UK & Ericsson collaborate to successfully test 5G system
Date: 2017-12-20   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The Sweden-based networking & telecom firm, Ericsson, and Vodafone Group plc, a UK based telecom firm, have joined hands with the researchers of King’s College in London for carrying out a pre-standard 5G net...

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Alphabet X & Andhra Government install new wireless internet system
Date: 2017-12-15   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

The X research segment of Alphabet Inc., the parent firm of Google and its subsidiaries, has declared that it plans to sell its newly developed wireless internet system to the state government of Andhra Pradesh in Indi...

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Apple funds Finisar to augment VCSEL output for iPhoneX & AirPods
Date: 2017-12-14   Author: Dhananjay Punekar

Apple Inc. has decided to make investments worth USD 390 million in Finisar Corporation, a key manufacturer of optical communication components and subsystems, as a part of its job creation initiative in the U.S. It ha...

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