Posts From Sidharth Shekhar

Microsoft Acquires AI Startup Maluuba to Tackle Google and Facebook

by January 16, 2017

Microsoft has acquired Maluuba, a Montreal startup focused on making machines able to think the way people do. According to the blog published on the company website Maluuba said, “Microsoft is …

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Xiaomi Note 4 will be Flipkart Exclusive, to be Launched on January 19

by January 16, 2017

Xiaomi Note 4 is going to be a Flipkart exclusive according to a teaser from the e-commerce major on its Twitter handle. Xiaomi is going to launch the Redmi Note …

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The World’s Most Popular Password is 123456, Study Reveals

by January 16, 2017

According to the US-based password management company Keeper Security,  ‘123456’ was the most common password of 2016, after ‘123456789’ and ‘qwerty’. Researchers came to this conclusion after reviewing over 10 …

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UC News Announces Compensation Plan for Self-Publishers, Key Opinion Leaders and Bloggers

by January 13, 2017

UC News has launched a detailed monetary compensation plan for writers, bloggers and self-publishers under its WE-Media Program. Starting 5th Jan, 2016, all content providers who meet the set requirements …

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EY Survey: Higher Budgets Not Enough to Inspire Confidence in India Inc.’s Cyber Security

by January 12, 2017

While India Inc. is spending more on cybersecurity each year, organizations are still not confident of their ability to sense, resist and respond to cyber threats, says the latest survey …

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HTC Unveils U Series Smartphones with AI Assistant Sense Companion

by January 12, 2017

HTC has launched its new flagship line, dubbed the HTC U with two new phones, the U Ultra and U Play. Both the smartphones will be available in Ice White, Brilliant …

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Facebook Journalism Project Announced to Tackle Fake News

by January 12, 2017

The rise of social media in the digital age has altered the way we source our information. However, filtering the right information from the wrong one is not always …

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Heartache for Flipkart, Huawei Honor 6X to be Amazon Exclusive

by January 11, 2017

Huawei Honor 6X will be Amazon exclusive. This is the first exclusive tie-up between Huawei and Amazon and the company will start selling Honor 6X smartphones in the last week …

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Hertz Connects its Hourly Rental Vehicles with Datavenue IoT Solutions from Orange Business Services

by January 11, 2017

Orange Business Services has won a three-year contract with Hertz, for IoT connectivity services to support its hourly vehicle rental service. The Hertz 24/7 hourly rental service is currently available …

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The Best is Yet to Come From Apple

by January 11, 2017

Ten years ago, Apple stunned the world with the first iPhone and the entire smartphone industry changed forever. It was one of the single biggest disruptions in the tech industry. …

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PropTiger and Housing.com Join Hands to Form India’s Largest Digital Real Estate Company

by January 10, 2017

PropTiger.com and Housing.com today announced they will come together to become India’s largest online real estate services company. As part of the transaction, REA Group Limited will invest US$50 million in …

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The End of the Road for Yahoo: To be Called Altaba if Verizon Takes Over

by January 10, 2017

Yahoo will change its name to Altaba, if the firm is bought by Verizon. Mayer, along with co-founder David Filo and four other members of the board will step down after …

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Nokia is Working on its Own AI-powered Assistant Named ‘Viki’

by January 9, 2017

Nokia is back with its new smartphone Nokia 6 and apart from that the Finnish firm is reportedly working on its own AI-powered assistant named ‘Viki’ which the company …

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The Best of CES 2017: Electric Car, Wireless Charging and More

by January 9, 2017

We witnessed some of the hottest innovations showcased at CES in Las Vegas, Nevada this year. With all the disruption happening in the automotive industry right now car tech took center stage for …

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CES 2017: Dell Unveils Canvas, a Surface Studio without the PC

by January 8, 2017

Dell has launched Dell Canvas, a huge horizontal touch display for drawing and creation at CES. The 27-inch panel is very much similar to the Surface Studio in function, but …

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Nokia 6 with Android Nougat Launched in China: Key Specifications and More

by January 8, 2017

Iconic smartphone maker Nokia is back in the market. HMD Global, which secured the exclusive Nokia brand licensing rights in late 2016 announced the launch of Nokia 6 via a …

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Four in Ten Businesses Unclear How to Save Themselves from DDoS

by January 6, 2017

Research from Kaspersky Lab has found that businesses are not ready to protect themselves against DDoS, with four in ten (39 percent) businesses unclear about the most effective protection strategy …

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CES 2017: JBL Flip 4 with Bass Radiator, Waterproof Design Launched

by January 5, 2017

Harman International Industries today announced the next generation of its popular Flip series, the JBL Flip 4, winner of the CES Innovation Award 2017. Providing superior sound paired with a …

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CES 2017: Panasonic Demonstrates “Companion” Robot

by January 5, 2017

CES has witnessed some extraordinary proof of concepts this year and keeping in line with this Panasonic has developed a “companion” robot with human-like movements and communication skills. The robot, …

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CES 2017: Ford, Amazon to Provide Access to Shop, Search and Control Smart Home Features on the Road

by January 5, 2017

Millions of consumers who befriended Amazon Alexa over the last year, including many who just received an Echo or Echo Dot as a holiday gift, will soon be able to …

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