07 Mar 2020

1. As coronavirus pandemic spreads, demand for remote-work startups spikes The remote-work boom was recently highlighted in Zoom’s earnings report. Its results bested expectations, and in its earnings call, the company said that it was seeing rising demand for its product in the wake of COVID-19, even if most…

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03 Jan 2020
Xiaomi to invest $7 billion in 5G

1. Xiaomi to invest $7 billion in 5G, AI and IoT over the next 5 years Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will invest more than 50 billion yuan ($7.18 billion) in artificial intelligence and fifth generation internet technologies over the next five years, as competition in the sector grows. The…

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06 Dec 2019

1. Govt Says 194 Defence Tech Startups Under ‘Startup India’; Reveals iDEX Data These startups are working in aeronautics, aerospace and defense sectors Government has launched Innovations for Defence Excellence framework to achieve self-reliance in the defense sector DRDO has launched the Technology Development Fund under the Make In…

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29 Nov 2019

1. Will the future of work be ethical? Perspectives from MIT Technology Review Greg’s essay, Will the Future of Work Be Ethical? reflects on his experiences at the conference, which produced what he calls “a religious crisis, despite the fact that I am not just a confirmed atheist but a…

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21 Nov 2019

1. Chinese VCs bring what money can’t buy for startups Chinese investors are connecting portfolio firms to other investors from the world’s second-largest economy, making introductions across the board, from manufacturers, design firms, supply chain experts, and exploring go-to-market strategies across geographies. China’s VC firms have been exploring the…

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01 Nov 2019

1. A tactile display that lets visually impaired feel on-screen 3D shapes Using a computer and modern software can be a chore, to begin with for the visually impaired, but fundamentally visual tasks like 3D design are even harder. This Stanford team is working on a way to display…

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09 Oct 2019

1. Artificial Compound Lens inspires by mosquito eye could lead to New Vision Systems Anyone who’s tried to swat a pesky mosquito knows how quickly the insects can evade a hand or fly swatter. The pests’ compound eyes, which provide a wide field of view, are largely responsible for…

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07 Oct 2019

1. The winner of the Startup Battlefield at Disrupt SF 2019 is – Render In the very beginning, there were 20 startups. After two days of incredibly fierce competition, we now have a winner. Startups participating in the Startup Battlefield have all been hand-picked to participate in our highly…

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21 Aug 2019

1. Chiplet designs lead the way in high performance computing For more than five decades, Moore’s Law has governed the pace of innovation in the semiconductor industry – driving evolution in the computing space from the early desktops and laptops to cloud computing and Internet of Things today. Every…

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13 Aug 2019

1. Bosch is working on glasses-free 3D displays for in-car use German auto industry giant Bosch is developing new technology that will add glasses-free 3D imaging to future versions of its in-car digital display technology. These 3D displays use passive 3D tech, which means you won’t need to wear…

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