Category: technology

Chinese internet giant Baidu to share self-drive car technology

The firm predicted that the move would help drive the development of autonomous vehicles. Called Apollo, the project will make a range of software, hardware and data services available to others, especially carmakers. Other firms in the sector, such as Tesla and Google, have tended to keep key developments secret. ‘Greater innovation’ Baidu, often described […]

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SNES production for 2017

Nintendo will follow up its enormously popular plug and play Nintendo Classic Mini: Nintendo Entertainment System (NES) with a similar device inspired by the Super Nintendo (SNES), according to reports. Eurogamer, citing multiple sources, claims production of the mini Super Nintendo, which we’ll call the SNES Classic, is the reason production of the NES Classic […]

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Amazon’s CTO takes a shot at Oracle and the ‘nightmare’ of other legacy databases

Amazon CTO Werner Vogels hypes Amazon Web Services’ success with startups at the AWS Summit 2017 in San Francisco.Matt Weinberger/Business Insider) Late last year, Oracle cofounder Larry Ellison set off a war of words with Amazon Web Services — the retailer’s insanely profitable $14 billion cloud computing platform — after spending an entire keynote session […]

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Android OS-based TVs taking..

Brands like Sony, CG and Hisense have already launched Android OS-based televisions, while a few others are planning to do so. With Google’s Android TV, consumers can access Google’s Play Store to download apps and run games besides accessing streaming video and music. Its other features include photo sharing plus from which consumers can share […]

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Alphabet’s ‘Loon’ plan

Google Alpha said on Thursday that artificial intelligence infuse navigat software has significantly sped up plans to deploy Project Loon internet balloons to serve remote regions of the world. Word that being able to more smartly guide high-altitude baloons promised to improve coverage while curbing cost came as Loon hit headwinds in some locales where […]

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Samsung mulls Note 7 relaunch

Samsung hopes to refurbish the 2.5 million Galaxy Note 7 devices that it recalled after a battery fault led to some catching fire. If local authorities and carriers agreed, and there was demand, it may then resell the phones, Samsung said. It also unveiled two other proposals for recycling the devices, including detaching the components […]

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Apple CEO’s pay slumps

Apple penalized CEO Tim Cook for the iPhone maker’s first sales slump in 15 years with a 15 percent pay cut. Cook still did extremely well, with a compensation package valued at $8.7 million for Apple’s fiscal year that ended Sept. 24, according to a regulatory filing made Friday. But the amount was down from […]

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