Category: News

Google, Apple and Amazon are working on new smart home connection standard

As smart home gadgets become increasingly popular, it’s getting difficult for manufacturers to support Apple, Google and Amazon’s varying connection standards. Because of this, the three tech giants are now partnering with the Zigbee Alliance to create a universal standard. The Zigbee Alliance is a board of members from big-name companies like Ikea, Samsung’s Smart […]
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Google launches AI-powered tool to help conservationists track wildlife

Google has launched an AI-powered ‘Wildlife Insights’ tool that aims to help conservationists and researchers track wildlife. The tool helps them track wildfire by going through the images and sharing them in a searchable public database. The AI system is trained to automatically delete pictures that don’t include any wildlife. It also labels animals that […]
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10,000+ London Drivers Register With Ola Ahead of Launch

Indian cab hailing company, Ola, on Tuesday said that more than 10,000 private hire vehicle (PHV) drivers in London have registered with the platform within three weeks of announcing its plans to start operations in the city. In an attempt to incentivize drivers to sign-up for Ola, the company had extended a first of its […]
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In a blow to Amazon, Microsoft finally authorized to handle “Secret” Pentagon data

One of the key reasons Amazon has insisted the Pentagon’s $10 Billion JEDI contract was wrongly assigned to Microsoft was that they had many more certifications needed for government work, with Amazon saying they were “uniquely experienced and qualified to provide the critical technology the US military needs.” Microsoft on the other hand merely said […]
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Electric vehicle sales in Ontario plunge following rebate cancellation

Electric vehicle sales in Ontario are plummeting following the Progressive Conservative government’s decision to cancel a rebate last year. The previous Liberal government had offered up to $14,000 back for buyers of electric vehicles. However, Premier Doug Ford cancelled the rebate once he was elected. Ford stated that the money would only end up going […]
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Samsung denies selling 1 million Galaxy Fold handsets

Samsung has denied media reports that the company has sold one million Galaxy Fold smartphones globally. At TechCrunch Disrupt Berlin, a senior Samsung Electronics Co. executive indicated the company has sold 1 million Galaxy Fold since the device’s launch in September. Samsung Electronics President Sohn Young-kwon said it has sold 1 million Galaxy Folds so […]
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People in Their 20’s Are More Likely to Sell Personal Data: Survey

It appears people in their 20’s are more likely to cash out their privacy, according to recent research titled “Putting a Price on Privacy” conducted by TheBestVPN, a VPN reviewing website. The researchers surveyed over 1,000 people (51.1% women and 48.9% men) to know their views towards privacy and personal data. The participants were asked […]
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