Swapnil Morandé

799 Flips | 1 Magazine | 581 Likes | 34 Followers | @smorande | A graduate from prestigious Green MBA program, Swapnil's global work exposure counts in the field of Information technology and Green technology across India and United States. He is a certified Business Analyst with exemplary record while working with USA, UK and Germany based clients.

Google’s $50 Titan security keys are now available in the US

You no longer have to be a cloud customer to get one.<p>Last month, Google introduced its Titan Key -- a physical security key used for two-factor authentication -- and now it's widely available in the US. For $50, you'll get a USB security key and a Bluetooth security key as well as a USB-C to USB-A …

Authentication

Self-driving cars will destroy a lot of jobs—they’ll also create a lot

Waymo's taxi service won't need many drivers but will need plenty of other workers.<p>Many people worry that the development of self-driving technology …

Autonomous Cars

Amazon's Alexa Fellowship expands to 14 more universities

The program aims to help students innovate in conversational AI.<p>Amazon is eager to get more bright minds working on voice technology, so it's expanding the Alexa Fellowship program to 14 more universities, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Texas A&M and Cambridge. The fellowships are …

Text-To-Speech

After Announcing Layoffs, A Meat Processor Is Suing Blue Apron Over $26 Million

An Iowa-based meat processing company filed a lawsuit against Blue Apron over a $26 million dispute last month, alleging that the troubled meal kit …

New Jersey

Chipotle, Seeking Ideas, Is Launching An Accelerator Program

Chipotle — the burrito chain that has drawn unwelcome attention over the last two years for food safety issues and for declining popularity with …

Top Chef

Ikea may launch $10 smart plugs in October

Ikea appears to be expanding its Trådfri line of smart lighting products, adding new smart plugs that can make any offline product controllable via an app or a remote control, according to Swedish tech blog <i>Teknikveckan</i>.<p>The new smart plug will reportedly come in two versions: a “Control outlet kit” …

Remote Controls

DeepMind says its AI can detect eye diseases as well as human doctors

Over the past two years, DeepMind, the AI firm spun off from Google, has been working on a new way to spot eye diseases that could rob people of their sight. The company says it’s now ready to show off its work, as it says its system can detect more than 50 different diseases as accurately as …

Lenovo Smart Display review: Much more than a Google Home

When it comes to smart assistants, Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa are the most competitive options out there. Both platforms can do just about the same thing, but Amazon has had a leg up by offering two smart speakers with displays. With Smart Displays, Google now has a product category that …

Saint Louis University will put 2,300 Echo Dots in student residences

Alexa skills will answer your questions about campus life.<p>If you're attending Saint Louis University this semester, you'll find more in your dorm room than the usual tiny furnishings. The school has unveiled plans to provide all 2,300 student residences on campus (both dorms and apartments) with …

Personal Information

Arm promises massive speed boost for Intel-shunning laptops

The "Intel Inside" marketing campaign has put an Intel sticker on millions of personal computers since it launched in 1991. But your next laptop could have Intel outside if rival chip designer Arm gets its way.<p>Arm's chip technology is used in nearly every iPhone and Android phone in existence, …

Laptops

Former Chief Tesla Vehicle Engineer Doug Field Returns to Apple

Apple Inc. said it re-hired Doug Field after the executive spent about five years at Tesla Inc. in charge of vehicle engineering.<p>The hire is a …

London to New York in an hour by hypersonic jet? Yes – but not quite yet

They are the questions that have fluttered vaguely on the lips of anyone involved in the air industry ever since Concorde touched down at the end of its final flight on November 26 2003: Where will the next supersonic aircraft come from, and when will it take off for the first time?<p>Two answers have …

Mumbai plane crash: Chartered aircraft crashes in Ghatkopar, five dead

Chartered plane crash in Mumbai: There were four people travelling in the aircraft. The crash took place near Sarvodaya hospital.<p>By: | Mumbai |<p>Five …

Boeing’s Proposed Hypersonic Plane Is Really, Really Fast

Aviation enthusiasts yearning for ultra-fast, ultra-sleek intercontinental transportation—rather than 18-hour flights on stuffed-to-the gills …

How blockchain will transform the e-commerce industry over the next few years

Blockchain technology should be considered the most disruptive technology invention of the fourth industrial revolution. The world has never seen a technology as powerful as blockchain technology and it could potentially impact all sectors of the economy complete will transforming it through top …

Microsoft is working on a rival to Amazon’s checkout-free stores

Amazon Go has an upcoming rival<p>In 2016, Amazon surprised everyone with an innovation in brick and mortar stores – an unexpected development from a …

Google just made its cloud storage more affordable (and confusing)

Google just slashed the prices off of Drive’s paid cloud storage plans. In the process, it also introduced a new storage product that just makes the whole shindig more confusing. Say hello to Google One.<p>Up until now, Google Drive represented your available storage across your Google account, …

Google Drive

Cambridge Analytica files for bankruptcy

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Cambridge Analytica, the embattled data firm that worked on Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy on Thursday.<p>The firm voluntarily submitted a petition to declare bankruptcy at the US Bankruptcy Court Southern District of New York.<p>The filings …

Cambridge Analytica

Google's Digital Wellbeing initiative: Everything you need to know

At Google I/O 2018, Google announced Digital Wellbeing. It's a brand new approach to OS and app development that'll equip users with tools to help …

Facebook users are mad as hell over the Cambridge Analytica scandal

There's a simple reason why #DeleteFacebook was trending in the days after revelations about the massive Cambridge Analytica data breach — people were angry.<p>Mark Zuckerberg testified before US Congress that Facebook has not seen an material number of users delete their accounts as a result of the …

'Fortnite' Update 3.4: All The Changes And Fixes On iOS

<i>Fortnite’s</i> latest update is out, bringing with it a return of Sniper Shootout, a new guided rocket and various treasures and challenges.<p>Update 3.4 also brings some fixes and improvements to the mobile version of <i>Fortnite: Battle Royale.</i><p>The biggest visual improvement to <i>Fortnite</i> on iOS is 4x MSAA …

You can now use your Netflix subscription anywhere in the EU

'This content is not available in your country' – a damn annoying message, especially when you're paying for it. But a new EU regulation means you …

All of Google’s jokes for April Fools’ Day 2018

April Fools’ Day is upon us, and as happens every year, Google is doing its best to outdo itself. The company releases all sorts of jokes, ranging from the ridiculously lame to the very clever, spanning the simple blog post or video to the elaborate gag or new feature. It’s a very Google-specific …

How to stream Apple Music on Apple Watch Series 3 without iPhone

Apple’s strategy for Music control on watchOS has changed significantly over the years, and as of watchOS 4.3, the company has finally added support for the full Apple Music library back onto the Apple Watch’s Music app.<p>While it’s not completely obvious, it is now possible to stream your entire …

Apple Watch

Google Tasks might be getting an overhaul

Google Tasks, the long-neglected to-do list function buried in Gmail, might be getting a fresh face. A tipster tells us Google has uploaded new …

Apps

Overload: How technology is bringing us too much information

<i>Smartphones and other gadgets deliver a wealth of information, but are they also delivering an OVERLOAD to our senses? Our Cover Story is reported by</i> …

Health care groups to use blockchain to improve provider data

Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin, is creeping into the health care space.<p>A growing number of researchers and companies are finding that blockchain -- a permanent, openly accessible record of transactions -- can make sharing and accessing data more efficient. On Monday, five health care …

Tesla car that crashed and killed driver was running on Autopilot, firm says

Tesla has said a car that crashed in California last week, killing its driver, was operating on Autopilot.<p>The 23 March crash on highway 101 in Mountain View is the latest accident to involve self-driving technology. Earlier this month, a self-driving Volvo SUV that was being tested by the …

Tesla

How Cambridge Analytica’s Facebook targeting model really worked – according to the person who built it

The researcher whose work is at the center of the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica data analysis and political advertising uproar has revealed that his method worked much like the one Netflix uses to recommend movies.<p>In an email to me, Cambridge University scholar Aleksandr Kogan explained how his …

Microsoft’s Windows chief departs as the company pushes further toward AI and the cloud

Microsoft is announcing another big reorganization today, pushing the core of the company’s Windows operating system in a new direction. Windows chief Terry Myerson, a 21-year Microsoft veteran, is departing the company as Microsoft seeks to unify its artificial intelligence and core Windows OS …