• COMPUTERS
    Are computers finally able to understand the subtleties of language?

    We are more comfortable with the idea of talking to machines than ever before. That is due mainly to the growing popularity of smart speakers and virtual ­assistants, such as Google Home, ­Amazon Echo and Apple’s Siri. Indeed, as they have proven capable of carrying out tasks such as ­playing music and setting alarms, we have been happy to ask them to do so. But […]

  • ALL DEALS
    SoftBank’s Son Finally Explains How All Those Deals Fit Together

    Masayoshi Son has had a busy year even by the standards of Japan’s most prolific investor. On Thursday in Tokyo, he took time to explain how it all fits together. In the past six months, SoftBank Group Corp. has invested in businesses ranging from ride sharing, co-working and robotics to agriculture, cancer detection and autonomous driving. The 59-year-old […]

  • ALL DEALS
    SoftBank’s Son Finally Explains How All Those Deals Fit Together

    Masayoshi Son has had a busy year even by the standards of Japan’s most prolific investor. On Thursday in Tokyo, he took time to explain how it all fits together. In the past six months, SoftBank Group Corp. has invested in businesses ranging from ride sharing, co-working and robotics to agriculture, cancer detection and autonomous driving. The 59-year-old […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Finally, Mobile Live Video Streaming Comes to YouTube

    Six years after YouTube featured live-streaming for desktops in 2011, the company finally decided to bring the app to mobile. YouTubers around the world have been waiting for this feature since the company announced it in June of 2016. It is here, but with a caveat. You need more than 10,000 followers to use the […]

  • NEWS
    Will Google Finally See Coupon Success With Latitude?

    After testing it out in Austin during SXSW, Google has rolled out Google Latitude Check-In offers nationwide, teaming up with partners like American Eagle, Macy’s and Quiznos to let users “unlock” offers all around the United States. It may not seem like revolutionary news with all the activity in the offers/deals space as of late, […]

  • ALL DEALS
    Instagram Finally Lets You Zoom in on Photos and Videos

    Instagram Finally Lets You Zoom in on Photos and Videos HIGHLIGHTS It’s arrived on Instagram’s latest iOS app version Pinch to zoom feature will roll out to Android users in ‘coming weeks’ Zooming on photos or videos will make them look gross There have been a lot of requests to add a much-wanted zoom feature […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Foxconn Finally Seals Sharp Takeover Deal for $3.5 Billion

    Taiwan’s tech giant Hon Hai said Wednesday it had finally sealed a takeover of Japanese electronics maker Sharp in a “historic” deal worth JPY 389 billion ($3.5 billion or roughly Rs. 23,222 crores). It is the first foreign acquisition of a major Japanese electronics firm and comes after weeks of delays, with Hon Hai buying […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Xbox One Is Finally Available at Local Game Stores in India

    HIGHLIGHTS You can now buy the Xbox One at local game stores. These are official units with warranty from Microsoft. Microsoft India appears to be unaware of this. Almost two months ago we spotted Xbox One exclusive games like Halo 5 on the store shelves with retailers telling us the Xbox One console itself will […]

  • NEWS
    Is Google Play Music Finally Coming to India?

    HIGHLIGHTS Individual songs listed at Rs. 15 each; entire album listed for Rs. 95 App will compete against iTunes and local competitors like Saavn and Hungama YouTube Red might be making its way to India as well It seems likely that Google might finally be bringing Play Music to India as several Reddit users have […]