Tag Archives: for

Gmail Rolls Out @Mentions for Web, Expected Soon on Mobile

HIGHLIGHTS The @mention is already active in Gmail for web Android and iOS users to get it soon @mention feature works similar to that of Twitter Gmail recently got a big overhaul, and it now comes with several new AI-based features including Smart Reply, email snoozing, and more. Now, the web-client has introduced a new feature that lets you @mention people ... Read More »

Netflix Sets Premiere Date for The Simpsons Creator Matt Groening’s New Show, Disenchantment

HIGHLIGHTS Disenchantment premieres August 17 Created by Matt Groening, of The Simpsons fame Abbi Jacobson (Broad City) voices the lead character Netflix has set a premiere date for The Simpsons creator Matt Groening’s first new show in nearly two decades – an adult fantasy animated series called Disenchantment – and provided a first look of the central trio: a hard-drinking young princess Bean, ... Read More »

Upcoming, affordable performance bikes for India: Royal Enfield Interceptor to BMW GS 310

The Indian motorcycle market has seen an expansion in recent times. Last year, India became the biggest two-wheeler market in the world. While a majority of the customers buy commute-oriented bikes, the number of people seeking performance bikes is increasing each day. In 2018, quite a few manufacturers will launch performance-oriented products in the market. Which are these bikes? Let’s ... Read More »

Oppo F7 Diamond Black: Cricket Limited Edition Launched in India for Rs. 21,990

Cashing in on the IPL 2018 fever, Oppo has launched the Oppo F7 Diamond Black: Cricket Limited Edition in the country. The limited-edition units will be made available across Oppo retail stores and Flipkart from May 14. The price of the smartphone will be at Rs. 21,990, same as that of the standard model. Three units of the new Oppo F7 Diamond ... Read More »

LG G7’s extra button on the side is apparently for Google Assistant

The LG G7 ThinQ will become official on May 2. A steady flow of leaks has recently emerged about it, and one detail was pretty worrying: the G7 was said to have an extra button on the side for some AI features. Naturally, many people assumed it would develop its own virtual assistant like Samsung did with Bixby, and then force it upon ... Read More »

Cleartrip on Alexa Integration, Building Apps for Voice, and the Smart Speakers Scene in India

Amazon’s Alexa-powered Echo smart speakers launched in India in October last year, and its main rival, the Google Home, only launched in India last week. Developers can integrate the Echo speakers with their applications to enable voice-based use cases and since their launch, Amazon has been trying to get more and more Indian services on board, and the latest to do so is Cleartrip. ... Read More »

Fortnite Down for Maintenance on All Platforms, Epic Working on Fix

HIGHLIGHTS Fortnite is unplayable on any platform right now Epic Games is upgrading its database as a fix Fortnite has been down for over 12 hours Popular battle royale shooter Fortnite has been down for over 12 hours on all platforms – PS4, Xbox One, PC, and iOS. Developer Epic Games has taken the Fortnite servers offline for maintenance. According ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Up for Grabs Today as Xiaomi Announces Surprise Flash Sale

Redmi Note 5 will become available for purchase in India second time this week as Xiaomi announced a surprise flash sale on Twitter. In its tweet early on Friday, Xiaomi said the new Redmi 5 is being made available “on public demand” via Flipkart and Mi.com websites at 12pm IST. The tweets also mentions that the cash on delivery option will only be ... Read More »

Google Open Sources ‘Portrait Mode’ Image Software for Developers, Similar to Pixel 2

HIGHLIGHTS The image segmentation model is named DeepLab-v3+ This is not the same technology as seen on the Pixel 2 DeepLab-v3+ aims at pinpointing object outlines for better images Google on Monday announced the open source release of the company’s latest AI-powered image segmentation model – DeepLab-v3+. Essentially, this model has been put in place to create a “synthetic shallow depth-of-field ... Read More »

PNB’s LoU story spoils plot for import finance

A majority of Indian lenders are entangled in the Rs 11,300-crore fraud through issuances of unauthorised LoUs by PNB officials in connivance with firms owned by diamond merchant Nirav Modi. KOLKATA | MUMBAI: Import finance, crucial for ensuring critical supplies for India’s industrial and consumer needs, faces serious restrictions as banks clamp down on issue of letters of undertaking (LoUs) after ... Read More »