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Volkswagen is finally putting an electric Microbus into production

Version of 2017 concept car will appear by 2022<p>A staple of coastal California’s towns, the Volkswagen Microbus will be reincarnated as an electric vehicle. VW announced that it will build a version of its I.D. Buzz concept bus, which it hopes to begin selling by 2022.<p>Unveiled earlier this year the …

Facebook patent reveals more details about its AR glasses

Mark Zuckerberg showed off a render of the AR glasses Facebook is working on last year, but he didn't reveal a lot of details about the device. Now, we finally know a bit more about it, thanks to a new patent application filed by members of Oculus' advanced research division. The application, …

Android co-founder Andy Rubin wants to use AI to cure smartphone addiction

Rubin acknowledges the downsides to the smartphone revolution he helped unleash and says his new hardware company, Essential, is working on ways to …

Google Is Reportedly Working With Xiaomi for Next Android One Smartphone

Xiaomi is reportedly collaborating with Google on the next Android One smartphone. This piece of news largely makes sense as Xiaomi has proved itself …

Jio Phone Impact Yet to Be Seen: Micromax Co-Founder Rahul Sharma

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 …

Moto G5S Plus to launch in India on August 29, will be Amazon exclusive

Motorola is set to launch its Moto G5S series in India on August 29. The company has already sent out invites for a press event event in Delhi. "Are …

Android 8.0 Oreo: 5 things that got better with Google’s latest update | tech

Google has finally started rolling out the latest iteration of its Android, version 8.0 ‘Oreo’. The update will be available for all the devices …

Microsoft unveils Brainwave, a system for running super-fast AI

Microsoft made a splash in the world of dedicated AI hardware today when it unveiled a new system for doing high-speed, low-latency serving of machine learning models. The company showed off a new system called Brainwave that will allow developers to deploy machine learning models onto programmable …

Machine Learning

Alibaba’s UC Browser may be banned in India over alleged mobile data leak

Alibaba’s UC Browser has come under the government’s scanner for alleged leak of mobile data of its Indian users and may be banned in the country if …

University of Toronto

Truecaller is winning mobile advertising, delivers 200 million impressions in a day

Top communication app Truecaller today announced that it has crossed 200 million single day impressions on its mobile advertising platform in India. …

Facebook confirms it will add subscriptions to Instant Articles

An effort to win publishers back<p>You will soon be able to subscribe to publications after reading their stories in Facebook’s Instant Articles, the company confirmed Wednesday. CEO Mark Zuckerberg confirmed that the company will begin testing subscriptions inside Instant Articles, the company’s …

Personalized News

Tech giants will learn to respect Indian laws, says Ravi Shankar Prasad

Technological giants will learn to respect laws of India, Union IT and Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said today but acknowledged that companies …

Government set to release guidelines for smartphone makers to protect user data from data theft and abuse- Technology News, Firstpost

In a bid to combat data theft, the government is set to release a set of guidelines and standards to device-makers. These especially include Chinese …

Reserve Bank of India

Diamonds Are Raining All Over Uranus (Also Neptune)

Powerful X-ray lasers recreate hellish conditions deep within gas planets.<p>He had almost reached the center of the planet, but Jupiter had one more …

The Matter with Dark Matter

<i>Paul Sutter is an astrophysicist at The Ohio State University and the chief scientist at COSI Science Center. Sutter is also host of Ask a Spaceman,</i> …

Dark Matter

Build a portable computer on a USB stick

It's a PC that you can carry anywhere.<p>Linux, the free and open-source operating system, has fewer desktop users than Windows and macOS. But it's also far more flexible. In fact, you can install many of its versions (Linux comes in several different flavors, called distributions or distros) on a USB …

Raspberry Pi