White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

The White House has called on social media companies to build technologies that could help curb the spread of violent ideologies online. The appeal was made during a meeting between officials from the White House and big social media companies on Friday. The gathering came days after Donald Trump, the United States, laid blame on the … Read more White House summons tech, social media firms after shootings

Tech Mahindra, UiPath launch AI based service desk solution

PUNE: Tech MahindraNSE 1.56 % and UiPathtoday announced their first joint solution offering – an end-to-end cognitive operations automation solution, in the area of service desk operations. This ready-to-use cognitive operations solutions will help to accelerate the automation journey of an enterprise. With service desks becoming more accessible to customers, there is a need to support a wider … Read more Tech Mahindra, UiPath launch AI based service desk solution

Huawei cloning Apple parts, rewarding employees for tech theft

In November, for example, a Huawei engineer heading up smartwatch development tracked down a supplier that helps build the Apple Watch’s heart rate sensor, The Information said. The person arranged a meeting with the claim he could offer a manufacturing contract, but instead probed for details about the Apple Watch, an anonymous executive at the supplier said. The … Read more Huawei cloning Apple parts, rewarding employees for tech theft

Best Tech of 2018: Gadgets 360 Staff Pick Their Favourite Purchase of the Year

Another year has flown by, but not without several tech purchases being added to the already long list of gadgets that various Gadgets 360 team members already own. We’re always looking for a chance to talk about gadgets, and the end of the year is a convenient excuse. Surprisingly, routers were a popular choice among … Read more Best Tech of 2018: Gadgets 360 Staff Pick Their Favourite Purchase of the Year

Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

According to data gathered by PwC, covering the fiscal year ending on June 30 2018, Amazon, Alphabet, Samsung and Intel are all in the top five in terms of research and development spending. Amazon topped the list for the second year in a row with $22.6B spent on R&D and Google’s Alphabet parent company was … Read more Amazon, Google and Samsung top list of tech R&D spending

Facebook Accuses BlackBerry of Stealing Voice-Messaging Tech

Facebook is suing BlackBerry for patent infringement, escalating the legal battle between the two companies over protected technology. In a 118-page complaint filed Tuesday in San Francisco federal court, Facebook accused BlackBerry of stealing its voice messaging technology, among other patented processes. Facebook is seeking unspecified damages for infringement of six patents. BlackBerry didn’t immediately respond to messages … Read more Facebook Accuses BlackBerry of Stealing Voice-Messaging Tech

No more cheating: B’luru tech firm develops anti-fraud exam software

Bengaluru-based Mindlogicx Infratec Limited claimed that the software is the first of its kind in the world.  It uses biometric and encryption technologies to overcome a global rise in exam malpractice including question paper leakage and candidate impersonation. (Representational image) An Indian technology company today launched a new software in Singapore to prevent cheating and … Read more No more cheating: B’luru tech firm develops anti-fraud exam software

Indian tech firm launches anti-fraud exam software in Singapore

SINGAPORE, DEC 1:   An Indian technology company today launched a software in Singapore to prevent cheating and fraud in examinations. Bengaluru-based Mindlogicx Infratec Limited claimed that the software is the first of its kind in the world. ’IntelliPAD’ releases questions during a specific time, eliminating the threat of leak that often mars examinations, its founder … Read more Indian tech firm launches anti-fraud exam software in Singapore

Tech Companies Must Prune Privacy Policies for Users: Government

With the privacy policies of tech companies running into dozens of pages and users often accepting the terms and conditions without reading them, there is an urgent need for improving privacy communication to generate nuanced consent from the users, a senior government official said here on Thursday. “There is a need for simplifying communications to … Read more Tech Companies Must Prune Privacy Policies for Users: Government

Best Tech 2017: 30 of the year’s hottest gadgets and services revealed

Best Tech of 2017: All of the year’s top tech and gadgets revealed The Trusted Reviews Awards 2017 have honoured the year’s best technology, gadgets, and innovations – making this the only guide to the best tech of 2017 you need. At an exclusive ceremony in vibrant East London, over 30 awards were announced on … Read more Best Tech 2017: 30 of the year’s hottest gadgets and services revealed