08 Oct 2019

1. Apple macOS Catalina is now available For years now, Apple’s been judicious with its macOS updates. Understandably so. Given the massive online outcry every time Facebook changes the placement of a button, it’s in UX designers’ best interest to keep changes gradual and subtle. These days, the overarching…

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24 Sep 2019

1. Facebook acquires startup building neural monitoring armband CTRL-labs developed a noninvasive neural interface that is pitched as fundamentally reimagining how humans and machines collaborate. The company’s technology allows developers to address issues of immersion and control in the fields of X Reality, robotics, productivity, and clinical research. CTRL-labs’ main…

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24 Sep 2019

1. Indian-origin entrepreneur’s startup leads London fintech boom Among fintech investment deals on a global level, London has taken top spot in 2019, with a total of 114 deals, overtaking New York in second place (101). London also attracts a wider international variety of investors than other European hubs,…

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23 Sep 2019

1. Crucial achievement in Advancing Quantum Computers by Physicists Physicists at Uppsala University have identified how to distinguish between true and ‘fake’ Majorana states in one of the most commonly used experimental setups, by means of supercurrent measurements. This theoretical study is a crucial step for advancing the field…

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19 Sep 2019

1. GitHub automates vulnerability discovery with Semmle code analysis engine Software development platform GitHub Inc. is making it easier for security researchers to identify vulnerabilities in the code it hosts after acquiring a company called Semmle Ltd. Semmle has built what GitHub says is a “revolutionary code analysis engine”…

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19 Sep 2019

1. Big billions riding on small businesses Digitizing small and medium businesses (SMBs) in India is likely to be an $80-billion opportunity by 2024 according to management consultancy firm Zinnov. If a company uses a smartphone or a PC and Internet, at the least, to conduct their business, then…

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04 Sep 2019

1. Android 10 arrives with new machine learning, security features Machine learning-powered action suggestions, better security, and universal gesture controls are some of the new features mobile users are getting with the long-expected Android 10 update, which Google LLC officially launched today. The new operating system is initially downloadable…

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03 Sep 2019

1. 3D printers on the final frontier: Made In Space is building satellites that build themselves In a nondescript building near Moffett Field, still undistracted by any VC funding, an 80-person company named Made In Space is building tools for the next generation of satellites and space exploration, including…

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03 Sep 2019

1.E-TAILERS LOOK TO BEAT SLOWDOWN BLUES RIDING ON FESTIVE HIGHS Flipkart will kick off the season sale by holding its flagship sale event Big-Billion Days from September 29 to October 2. Last year, e-commerce sales grew by 33% during the annual festive sale events, totaling up to $2-2.3 billion,…

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22 Aug 2019

1. “AI, facial-recognition tools help agency find exploited children” Over the past 12 years, more than 49,000 cases of human trafficking in the U.S. have been reported to a hotline that receives an average of 150 calls per day. That’s one of many statistics that drives the mission of…

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