Monthly Archives: August 2017

Reliance Jio Offers Up to 10GB of Additional Data to Oppo Smartphone Customers

Before the bookings of Jio Phone start, Oppo announced on Thursday that the company has joined hands with Reliance Jio to offer special benefits to those customers who will purchase the company’s smartphones. With this partnership in place, those customers who purchase an Oppo smartphone and enrol themselves in Jio Prime membership will get additional […]

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From SharePoint to Yammer: What’s the best social software?

The best thing is “the ease at which any employee can curate content and the ease in which people can discover meaningful and important information to get their job done,” wrote one user about a popular enterprise software solution listed in this independent report from IT Central Station. While another user suggested: “The improvements could […]

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Pre-register for 'Monument Valley 2' on Google Play

When you hit the pre-register button on the Play store, you’re essentially signing up to get a notification on your device when the app is released. Once you’ve registered, you can unregister with another click (or tap) on the same button. Monument Valley 2 has you guiding a mother and child duo across a magical […]

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Pepper the robot can perform funerary rites, but it shouldn’t

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It’s not really clear just what “humanoid” robots are actually for. I’ve seen them do all kinds of things, but almost none of them well; at our recent Robotics event in Boston, several leading experts in the field questioned their necessity. But we grew up with Data and Robby and Cylons, and so now we […]

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Jio Phone: Micromax Says Yet to See Any Impact, but Open to Idea of 4G Feature Phone

JioPhone demand is on the radar of Indian smartphone maker Micromax as it explores whether its feature phone lineup needs to be upgraded to support 4G networks. The JioPhone bookings start online and offline officially on August 24, and deliveries will start in September. Rahul Sharma, Co-Founder of Micromax, said the company already has 4G-enabled […]

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Disney Research taught AI how to judge short stories

The researchers used social question and answer site Quora for a large database to feed into its AI algorithms. Many of the answers on Quora come in the form of stories, so reader upvotes can be used as a measure of popularity, and as “a proxy for narrative quality.” The team gathered almost 55,000 answers […]

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Intel unveils 8th-gen 'Kaby Lake refresh' laptop CPUs – with Coffee Lake launch imminent

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Data Insight in association with IBM The channel looks at how storage software is fuelling the future of IT, as we explore analytics, insight, virtualisation and other hot topics storage plays a vital role in defining. Security Spotlight in association with Malwarebytes The channel looks at all things security, including all the news, analyses, opinion and […]

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Watch Microsoft’s Xbox One X Gamescom conference live right here

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Microsoft is about to share the last details on the Xbox One X with a press conference ahead of the Gamescom in Cologne, Germany. You can watch it live right here at 12 PM on the West Coast, 3 PM on the East Coast, 8 PM in the U.K., 9 PM in Germany. The company […]

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Google needs to pay Apple a small fortune to remain the default search engine on iOS

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Apple and Google could be the biggest frenemies in tech. While they both compete like there’s no tomorrow, they also partner on some very specific deals. For instance, Google is paying a ton of money to remain the default search engine on iOS. As CNBC first reported, according to a Bernstein analyst, Google could pay […]

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Coolpad Cool Play 6 With Dual Rear Cameras Launched in India: Price, Specifications

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Coolpad has launched its flagship smartphone Cool Play 6 in the Indian market at Rs. 14,999. The phone was launched in China in May this year, and the company says it has customised the device for the Indian market. Available exclusively via Amazon India, the handset will go on sale in the country on September […]

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