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Facebook is working on designing computer-chips to filter live videos

Facebook is working on designing computer-chips that are more energy-efficient at analysing and filtering live video content, its chief artificial intelligence scientist Yann LeCun said. “Let’s imagine someone uses Facebook Live to film their own suicide or murder. You’d like to be able to take down that kind of content as it happens,” LeCun said […]

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pple is reportedly working to make its digital assistant Siri to help provide the caller with

Apple is exploring new ways to make declining a call on an iPhone a more “pleasant experience” in the future, a new patent application has revealed. The company is working to make its digital assistant Siri to help provide the caller with a reason on why the call was rejected through a text message. According […]

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MediaTek Helio P22 is the first chipset built on the 12nm manufacturing process

Expanding its “Helio P” family of power-efficient chips for mid-range devices, mobile phone chipmaker MediaTek on Tuesday launched Helio P22 processor in India. MediaTek Helio P22 is the first to bring the 12nm manufacturing process to the mid-range mobile segment. “With support for high-quality dual camera photography, AI enhancements and incredible power efficiency, Helio P22 […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 710 processor will be released sometime in Q2 this year

ualcomm on Thursday announced Snapdragon 710 processor built on 10nm process technology. This is the first chip from Qualcomm’s Snapdagon 700 series. With Snapdragon 710 SoC, Qualcomm has focused on artificial intelligence by incorporating a multi-core AI Engine and neural network processing capabilities. “By incorporating key AI capabilities and performance advancements, the Snapdragon 710 is […]

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10 best-selling smartphones in the world

Wonder which are the highest-selling smartphones in the world? The smartphones that are not just popular but are also top in sales globally. Research company Counterpoint’s latest Market Pulse list the best-selling smartphones during the first three months of the year 2018. The list includes smartphones from Apple, Samsung, Xiaomi and Oppo. So, here’s over […]

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Fujifilm GFX50s mirrorless camera launched in India

The camera comes with “Fujifilm G” format 51.4MP “complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS)” sensor with which the new device achieves the highest ever image quality from Fujifilm, the company said in a statement on Wednesday. Imaging technology major Fujifilm on Thursday launched its medium format “GFX50s” mirrorless camera in India for Rs 511,999.   Along […]

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HTC U12+ features dual cameras at the rear and front

HTC on Wednesday launched its flagship smartphone, U12+. The smartphone is currently available in the US via mobile carriers At&T, T-Mobile and Verizon. HTC hasn’t announced details for a global launch as yet. HTC U12+ starts at $799 (Rs 54,800 approximately) for the base variant, and $849 (Rs 58,200 approximately) for the top model. The […]

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Lenovo Z5 to come with a bezel-less display, without the ugly notch

After OnePlus and Huawei, it’s Lenovo’s turn to unveil its new flagship smartphone. While OnePlus implemented the tried-and-tested formula of specifications-plus-affordable price tag with OnePlus 6, Huawei leveraged Artificial Intelligence and its camera prowess with Honor 10and Huawei P20 Pro. Lenovo which has kept low profile for quite some time is now gearing up for its new flagship […]

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Honor could bring its branded laptops to India this year

In its quest to increase its reach in the Indian market, Huawei sub-brand Honor is expected to launch laptops in India. While there has been no concrete release date in place so far, the plan is to bring Honor-branded laptops to the country this year, said P Sanjeev, vice-president sales at Huawei India-Consumer Business Group. “We are definitely […]

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Canon EOS M50 review: This mirrorless camera is really compact, and yet can pass off as a point-and-shoot device

I have been lugging around a Canon camera for almost half my life. And for most of the other half, I dreamt of lugging around a Canon. However, for the past couple of years, my Canon EOS 1200D and its lenses has been locked up safely in some cupboard as I went around clicking photos […]

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Mobiistar XQ Dual with two front cameras launched

Vietnamese smartphone brand Mobiistar on Wednesday announced its entry into the Indian market with its first smartphone, the Mobiistar XQ Dual. Priced at Rs 7,999, the smartphone will be available from May 30 exclusively via Flipkart. The company is also offering a warranty of one year on the smartphone. The highlight of the Mobiistar XQ […]

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Microsoft acquired Semantic Machines to build voice AI more human-like

Google at its developer conference I/O 2018 surprised everyone with its advanced Duplex platform. The new voice AI is so advanced that it can make natural conversations like humans and is even capable of making calls on your behalf and book appointments. But even before the official launch, Google Duplex AI ran into a spate of controversies triggering […]

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Samsung Galaxy A6+ features a 6-inch full HD+ Super AMOLED Infinity display

amsung on Monday launched four new smartphones from its Galaxy A and Galaxy J series – Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A6, Galaxy J6 and Galaxy J8. Galaxy A6+, Galaxy A6 and Galaxy J6 will be available starting May 22. Galaxy J8 will be available for purchase later on June 20. All four smartphones come with Samsung’s […]

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Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the EU Parliament, What to watch for

Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony to the European Parliament Tuesday on the Cambridge Analytica scandal will be broadcast live on the internet. Zuckerberg agreed to the web feed after talks with Antonio Tajani, the president of the parliament. The proceedings, scheduled for the late afternoon in Brussels, were to take place behind closed doors. “Great […]

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Honor 7A and Honor 7C smartphones feature a dual-camera setup

Huawei’s sub-brand Honor on Tuesday launched two new smartphones in India. Honor 7A is priced at Rs 8,999 and will be available exclusively via Flipkart starting May 29. Honor 7C comes in two storage variants with the base model starting at Rs 9,999. The top model will retail at Rs 11,999, and sold via Amazon […]

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Samsung launched its AI-based assistant Bixby last year

South Korean electronics giant Samsung has confirmed that its upcoming flagship smartphone Galaxy Note 9 would have a new version of company’s Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered assistant Bixby 2.0. Gray G. Lee, Head of the AI Centre Under Samsung Research, revealed that the Galaxy Note 9 will be the launch device for “Bixby 2.0”, Korea Herald reported . […]

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Samsung Galaxy A6+ sports a combination of 16-megapixel and 5-megapixel rear camera

At a time when Xiaomi is dominating the budget smartphone segment, rivals are revisiting their strategy to come up with something unique. Just recently Oppo introduced a Realme 1 smartphone under its new online brand that extensively focuses on premium design at a budget price. Samsung, on the other hand, is refreshing its lineup with more contemporary […]

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Apple iPhone X review: Apple reimagines the iPhones

Apple took a big leap of faith with the iPhone X, the phone that celebrates 10th anniversary of the first iPhone. The first iPhone brought about a tectonic shift in the way we interacted with our personal communication devices. Almost a decade later, Apple introduced a phone that Tim Cook described as the “future of smartphones.” […]

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Apple iPhone X was the best-selling smartphone globally in March

Apple iPhone X was the best-selling smartphone globally in March, followed by iPhone 8 Plus and the first-timer Xiaomi’s Redmi 5A in top 3 best-selling devices, a new report said on Friday. According to Counterpoint’s “Market Pulse April Edition”, Apple’s iPhone X (3.4% market share) dominated the whole first quarter in 2018 to be the top smartphone. Apple […]

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YouTube Music streaming service on Android

Google’s YouTube said on Wednesday it will launch a new music streaming service, YouTube Music, next week and unveil soon a premium service that will charge more for its original shows. YouTube Music, which will be launched on May 22, comes with extra features like personalised playlists based on individual’s YouTube history and other usage […]