CES 2019: zGlue Pitches ‘Chiplets’ to Make Custom Chips for Startups

A veteran of the world’s two biggest chipmakers is hoping to make affordable custom silicon chips for startup companies by rolling out new software on Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. Custom-designed chips power top-tier smartphones from companies such as Apple and Huawei Technologies. But they are costly to design and difficult to make, requiring […]


German Student Admits to Data Hack That Hit Merkel and Others

A student confessed to one of Germany’s biggest data breaches, police said on Tuesday, ending the mystery over who hacked Angela Merkel and other public figures but doing little to ease the embarrassment of cyber-security authorities. Police did not name the 20-year-old but said he lives with his parents, is not a computer expert and […]


RBI Forms Panel to Deepen Digital Payments, Led by Infosys’ Nilekani

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Tuesday said it has constituted a panel with Infosys chairman Nandan Nilekani as its head in a bid to deepen digital payments in Asia’s third-biggest economy. The five-member panel, which includes a former deputy governor of the RBI, will identify ways to widen financial inclusion via the use of […]

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CES 2019: Philips Hue Outdoor Lineup Gets Motion Sensor, New Outdoor Fixtures

Philips announced a new line of Hue Outdoor lighting products at CES last year and at CES 2019, Philips is making a few new additions to it. The Philips Hue Outdoor sensor and a few new wall-mounted lights join the existing outdoor lighting range consisting of outdoor bulbs, light strips, and lamps. The Hue Outdoor […]


IBM Announces High-Resolution Global Weather Forecast Model

When IBM bought the Weather Company in 2016, it wasn’t clear what the long-term plan was for the acquisition, or how IBM would leverage the company’s specialities – dozens of forecasters, tens of thousands of personal weather stations and a website that drew millions of people to stories with headlines such as “You won’t believe […]


Honor Play 8A With Waterdrop-Style Display Notch Unveiled: Price, Specifications

Honor Play 8A has been launched in China – the smartphone, which was earlier expected to launch as the Honor 8A, has been unveiled in two RAM/ storage variants. The Honor Play 8A will go on sale in China later this week, and the company has revealed its price and specifications. Key highlights of the […]


Huawei Y9 (2019) With 4 Cameras, Display Notch Launched in India: Price, Specifications

Huawei Y9 (2019) has been launched in India. The new model comes as a successor to the Huawei Y9 (2018) and sports four artificial intelligence (AI) powered camera sensors. The AI integration is touted to enable the Huawei Y9 (2019) to see more than 500 different scene types by creating 22 category labels to offer […]


Honor View 20 India Pre-Booking Starts January 15, Offers Free Honor Sport Earphones

Huawei sub-brand Honor has now announced that the Honor View 20 pre-booking in India will start from January 15. The smartphone is set for launch on January 29, and ahead of that, the company has published a dedicated page on Amazon, confirming the India pre-booking dates for the Honor View 20. The HiHonor India store […]


Honor 10 Lite India Launch to Held on January 15, Will Be a Flipkart Exclusive

Honor 10 Lite is all set to launch in India on January 15. The smartphone was originally teased for a January 8 unveiling, but the company has since confirmed a launch in India next week, thanks to a Flipkart teaser. The smartphone was launched in China in November, and thus its specifications are known, so […]


Huawei Mate 20 Pro Receiving December Security Patch, Face Unlock and Camera Improvements in New Update: Report

Huawei Mate 20 Pro₹ 69,990 is receiving a software update over-the-air (OTA) that brings several improvements, as well as a recent Android security patch, as per user reports. Apart from camera and face unlock improvements, the update is also said to bring the December security patch alongside. Last month, an update brought along face unlock optimisations, […]