Technology

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Do Away With Iris Scanner, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor and 3D Face Unlock Tipped

Samsung could do away with iris scanning in the Galaxy S10, only two years after debuting it with the Galaxy Note 7, the media reported. According to a report in South Korean publication The Bell, the tech giant is already developing parts for the upcoming Galaxy S10 smartphone but has no plans to include an iris scanning module like in previous Galaxy ... Read More »

Redmi S2 India Launch Expected on June 7, Likely to Arrive as Redmi Y2

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has teased the launch of its new selfie smartphone in India This is likely to be the Redmi S2 in the form of the Redmi Y2 The Redmi S2 debuted in China last week as the “best Redmi selfie phone” Redmi S2 debuted in China last week as Xiaomi’s first smartphone in the Redmi S-Series. And now, it is expected ... Read More »

Sony Expects Gaming Business Profit as Strong Yen Eats Into Image Sensors

Japan’s Sony Corp said on Friday it expects operating profit to fall 8.8 percent in the financial year through March 2019 as a stronger yen eats into profit from the image sensor business. The electronics and entertainment firm forecast profit to fall to CNY 670 billion ($6.13 billion) from CNY 734.86 billion a year prior, when earnings exceeded the previous peak set in the ... Read More »

As cyber risks grow, insurance firms tap business opportunity

A total of 13,083, 16,468 and 13,653 instances of frauds involving credit cards, debit cards and internet banking during the year 2014-15, 2015-16 and 2016- 17, respectively, were discovered, according to the Reserve Bank of India. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: Natwar Sharma, 43, woke up to nine text messages from his bank in December. The messages informed the Delhi-based executive that ... Read More »

AI, cybersecurity, data analytics used most by healthcare companies: Infosys

The research polled IT and business decision-makers in healthcare and life sciences industry as part of a global survey to discover the opportunities presented by new digital technologies. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: Healthcare and life sciences companies are mostly using cybersecurity, big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in a big way, a report by IT firm Infosys Ltd revealed. ... Read More »

Microsoft’s Project Brainwave Platform for Real-Time AI Launched

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s Project Brainwave is designed for real-time AI processes ‘Project Brainwave’ uses the massive field-programmable gate array The system has been architected to yield high actual performance Software giant Microsoft has announced its Project Brainwave deep learning acceleration platform for real-time artificial intelligence (AI). With the help of ultra-low latency, the system processes requests as fast as it receives them. “Real-time ... Read More »

Redmi 5 Price Leaked, Snapdragon 845 Unveiled

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5 price will allegedly start at $199.99 Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 845 chip Airtel now offers 500MB data per day with Rs. 349 and Rs. 549 plans Xiaomi Redmi 5 and Redmi Plus were in the news once again as the handsets’ prices were leaked online via AliExpress listings. Posted by a seller named Xiaomi Online Store, the listings say ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5, Redmi 5 Plus Price Leaked a Day Before Launch

Redmi 5 has previously been rumoured to go on sale on December 10 HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Redmi 5 2GB RAM + 16GB storage variant will allegedly cost $199.99 Redmi 5 Plus with 3GB RAM + 32GB storage is said to cost $249.99 Both the listings were by a seller named Xiaomi Online Store With the Redmi 5 and Redmi 5 Plus launch event around the ... Read More »

How technology is adding value for firms

Cloud computing technology is the No.1 priority for accounting firms and their clients for 2018 and beyond, based on data provided to Fairfax Media. An astonishing 83 per cent of Australian chartered accounting firms are investing in cloud computing technology for their clients, with 81 per cent investing in the same technology for themselves. “Cloud computing presents many benefits for us,” ... Read More »