Prathmesh Patil

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Bose Sleepbuds can silence snores and barking dogs

These smart earplugs might save your relationship<p>Two years ago we discovered a rather remarkable set of smart earplugs from a company called Hush that could silence the noise around you as you slept. Then the company suddenly went quiet, and stopped returning our calls. Now we know why: Hush was …

Richest 1% own half the world's wealth, study finds

The globe’s richest 1% own half the world’s wealth, according to a new report highlighting the growing gap between the super-rich and everyone else.<p>The world’s richest people have seen their share of the globe’s total wealth increase from 42.5% at the height of the 2008 financial crisis to 50.1% in …

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Facebook brings Messenger payments to France and the U.K.

Facebook Messenger extended its peer-to-peer payment system to millions of users by making payments possible in Euros and British pounds in France and the United Kingdom respectively. This is the first time P2P payment is being made available to Facebook Messenger users outside the U.S. since being …

HP's Black Friday ad filled with deals on its laptops, desktop PCs

With a 15-page ad for its online store, the computing giant isn't leaving holiday deals just to its retailing partners.<p>Despite the prevalence of …

Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: Best Android flagship for battery life

The quick take<p>It's taken us a while to get here, but Huawei finally has a phone that can stand at — or at least near — the top of the Android pile. A …

I used the iPhone X for a week, and I'm convinced it's the best smartphone

The other day, my colleague brought an original iPhone into Business Insider's video studio to shoot a comparison video with the new iPhone X.<p>It didn't hit me until then how much the iPhone had evolved over the past 10 years. The tiny screen. The fuzzy pixels. The camera that couldn't even shoot …

Samsung Rejected by U.S. Supreme Court on Apple’s $120 Million Award

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to re-insert itself into the smart-phone patent battles, leaving intact a $120 million award Apple Inc. won from rival …

Intel and AMD team up against Nvidia to produce a new laptop chip

The first partnership since the 1980s<p>Rivals Intel and Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) are teaming up to produce a laptop computer chip that uses an Intel processor and an AMD graphics unit. The partnership will pit the two companies against competitor Nvidia. The new chip will be made for laptops that …

Olympus made $1,500 open-source smart glasses

Olympus is reviving the EyeTrek brand it used at the turn of the century to sell a series of head-mounted displays that were as ahead of their time as they were problematic. But the company isn’t creating a new set of TV glasses, at least not yet. Instead, the newest EyeTrek — the Insight EI-10 — …