07 Jan 2020
Sony just announced a car

1. Meet Ballie, Samsung’s rolling personal assistant that does…stuff This time last year, we asked the question: is Samsung getting serious about robotics. I’m not sure we’re that much closer to an answer, but tonight’s CES keynote pointed to a company that clearly wants to convince us of as…

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06 Jan 2020
Google adds new Coral chip

1. Nvidia’s new 360Hz G-Sync displays are tailor-made for esports Nvidia has developed a new technology that enables 360Hz refresh rates on PC displays, achieving unprecedented responsiveness that’s perfectly suited to esports, where any advances in terms of refresh speeds can translate to improved performance during play. Nvidia’s new…

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03 Dec 2019

1. Facebook creates a chatbot to help employees deal with criticism Facebook Inc. created a bot called “Liam” to help employees better deflect criticism, the New York Times reported Monday. According to that report, the bot was introduced for the holiday period when staff might return home and have…

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19 Nov 2019

1. Mubi launches streaming service in India Mubi, a 12-year-old on-demand movie streaming, and rental service has arrived in India. Like other streaming services giants such as Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV+ and Disney’s Hotstar, Mubi is offering its service at a slightly lower price in the key…

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11 Nov 2019

1. Microsoft uses AI to diagnose cervical cancer faster in India More women in India die from cervical cancer than in any other country. This preventable disease kills around 67,000 women in India every year, more than 25% of the 260,000 deaths worldwide. Effective screening and early detection can…

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22 Oct 2019
Techbits

1. Through partnerships and a new software toolkit, Nvidia looks to surf the 5G wave Nvidia is making a hard pitch at this year’s Mobile World Congress Los Angeles that the future of software-defined 5G networks should be powered by its chipsets. Through the launch of a new software…

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15 Oct 2019
TechBits

1. Google updates its Titan security keys with USB-C Google has revealed its latest Titan security key — and it’s now compatible with USB-C devices. The latest Titan key arrives just weeks after its closest market rival Yubico — which also manufactures the Titan security key for Google —…

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10 Oct 2019

1. Pinterest launches a new ‘Lite’ app for emerging markets Pinterest is the latest tech company to introduce a “Lite” version of its mobile application to meet the needs of users in emerging markets. With Pinterest Lite, launched on Monday, users will benefit from a faster download and an…

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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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29 Aug 2019

1. Autonomous air transport startup Elroy Air completes first flights of large cargo VTOL SF-based Elroy Air hopes to transform bulk air cargo shipping with its “Chaparral” vertical take-off and landing craft, the first version of which will be able to carry 250 pounds of cargo as far as…

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