• Mon, Apr 24, 2017
  • Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program

    Updated: Apr, 23, 201708:02 PM

    Apple Inc outlined a plan to train operators of self-driving cars in documents submitted to California regulators earlier this month, the latest clues to the company's autonomous vehicle technology...
    Apple self-driving car testing plan gives clues to tech program
    Apple was granted a permit to test self-driving cars on April 14 by the California Department of Motor Vehicles but the company has never said anything about its plan.The state released 41 pages of Apple application documents to Reuters that give some clues about the company's highly secret self-driving effort, which it has never openly acknowledged.The iPhone maker joins a long list of carmakers, start-ups and technology rivals, including Alphabet's Waymo, that are testing cars on state roads. Apple is looking for new hit products and autonomous car technology is expected to revolutionize the traditional auto industry.As part of the application, Apple included a 10-page training plan that appeared to be related to operators taking back manual control of the car during automated driving exercises of the system, which it calls a...
  • Facebook will soon let you type with your brain Facebook will soon let you type with your brain
    Updated: Apr, 20, 201706:32 PM

    Giving a glimpse of what is going on at its secret “Building 8” research group, Facebook has said it is working on a way to let people type with their brains – at speeds faster than physical typing –...

  • Students design camping tent that uses solar energy Students design camping tent that uses solar energy
    Updated: Apr, 19, 201704:45 AM

    A group of Hispanic students living in California is designing a camping tent that can use solar energy to meet the electricity needs of the homeless.

  • Snapchat stock falls as alleged CEO comments rile some on social media Snapchat stock falls as alleged CEO comments rile some on social media
    Updated: Apr, 18, 201705:11 PM

    Shares of Snapchat fell 1.5 percent as the owner faced criticism for comments allegedly made by its CEO about not prioritising growth in India and Spain because they were poor countries.

  • Apologise first to tackle digital mob attack Apologise first to tackle digital mob attack
    Updated: Apr, 17, 201706:00 AM

    Brands are now easy targets for mob attacks. Take the example of SnapChat. There is a huge PR disaster for them because of what its CEO said. Evan Spiegel is wired saying that India is too poor a...

  • Get iPad 4th gen replaced with iPad Air 2 Get iPad 4th gen replaced with iPad Air 2
    Updated: Apr, 17, 201705:45 AM

    Customers who need to replace their fourth-generation iPad will now get a newer and more capable iPad Air 2 as a substitute from Apple Stores and authorised service providers. Apple is doing this...

  • Hacker documents show NSA tools for breaching global money transfer system Hacker documents show NSA tools for breaching global money transfer system
    Updated: Apr, 16, 201705:39 PM

    Documents and computer files released by hackers provide a blueprint for how the U.S. National Security Agency likely used weaknesses in commercially available software to gain access to the global...

  • Pokemon Go players are happy, friendly: Study Pokemon Go players are happy, friendly: Study
    Updated: Apr, 14, 201705:45 AM

    Pokemon Go players are more likely to be positive, friendly and physically active than non-players, says a new study.

  • Samsung putting Note 7 behind it as S8 pre-orders surpass S7's Samsung putting Note 7 behind it as S8 pre-orders surpass S7's
    Updated: Apr, 13, 201704:20 PM

    Pre-orders for Samsung Electronics Co Ltd's flagship Galaxy S8 smartphone have exceeded those of its predecessor S7, the firm's mobile chief said, suggesting many consumers are unfazed by last year's...

  • Airtel launches Internet TV with Rs 7,999 annual subscription Airtel launches Internet TV with Rs 7,999 annual subscription
    Updated: Apr, 12, 201704:08 PM

    Airtel Digital TV, the direct-to-home arm of Bharti Airtel, launched 'Internet TV -- powered by Android TV, which brings online content to the TV screen along with a bouquet of over 500 plus satellite...