Category: News Updates

MSI GT75VR Titan Pro and GE63VR, GE73VR Raider Gaming Laptops Launched in India

MSI has launched a new lineup of gaming notebooks in India. It has announced the GT75VR Titan Pro, GE73VR Raider, and GE63VR Raider notebooks for Rs. 3,24,990, Rs. 1,85,990, and Rs. 1,49,990 in India. All the three laptops feature the latest seventh generation Intel Core i7 processors, Nvidia’s current generation GPUs, and are VR ready […]

Dota 2’s Top Players Beaten by Elon Musk-Backed OpenAI Startup

A bot created by the Elon Musk-backed nonprofit startup ‘OpenAI’ has defeated champion Danylo ‘Dendi’ Ishut in multiplayer online battle arena Defense of the Ancients 2 (Dota 2) in two back-to-back demonstration matches. Several practice matches were played with other top players over the weekend, including Syed ‘Suma1l’ Hassan and Artour ‘Arteezy’ Babaev. The game, played at the annual tournament […]

Nvidia’s GeForce Now Game Streaming Service Available in India at Rs. 650 a Month

GeForce Now, Nvidia’s subscription-based cloud gaming service, has been available globally since late 2015. Due to its exclusivity on Shield devices, which are yet to launch in India, Nvidia hasn’t officially brought the service to the country. But it seems GeForce Now has been quietly made available in India, at Rs. 650 per month with a one-month […]

Google’s Contacts App Is Now Available for All Android Users

Google’s Contacts app has been exclusive to Pixel, Nexus, and Android One users till date, however, moving forward, all Android phone users can now use the app instead of the inbuilt one forced on them by OEMs. Google has now made its Contacts app available on Google Play as a free download. The app can only […]

Sarahah App: Do Websites That Let You Check Who Sent the Messages Really Work, and Other Questions Answered

Sarahah app has been gaining ground since over the past week, joining trends such as Prisma app that rose quickly in public consciousness. Even after a week, it shows no sign of slowing down in popularity, and your Facebook news feed and Twitter feed is probably filled with positive (or negative) messages shared by your friends and family. […]

Uber Wins US Court Appeal to Push Price-Fixing Case to Arbitration

Uber Technologies on Thursday won a victory in its effort to keep unhappy customers from suing in court, persuading a federal appeals court to send a Connecticut passenger’s price-fixing case against the ride-service company into arbitration. Overturning a lower court ruling, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan said Uber and former Chief Executive Officer Travis Kalanick properly notified […]

Man Disguised as Car Seat Teaches Driverless Cars How to Communicate

The man in the seat-cushion costume got all the attention. What appeared to be a driverless vehicle actually had a researcher sitting in the front seat, disguised to make it look like he wasn’t behind the wheel. But the strip of white lights on the top of the windshield offered a clue to the semi-clandestine […]

Microsoft Using AI to Train Autonomous Gliders How to Make Decisions in the Air

As its rivals get busy in developing self-driving cars, Microsoft is using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to empower autonomous gliders take decisions while they are aloft and has conducted a successful flight test in the US state of Nevada. According to a report in The New York Times late on Wednesday, Ashish Kapoor, an Indian-origin Principal Researcher at Microsoft, is leading a […]

56 Percent Smartphone Users in India Have No Data Access at Least Once a Day: Survey

Despite the massive growth in mobile data usage in the past eight months in India, 56 percent of smartphone users have no access to Internet at least once a day, a new report said on Monday. According to a report compiled by True Balance mobile app, the data connectivity environment is still poor, leading to devices being […]

Airtel Data Roll Over Offer Goes Live: Your Leftover Data Now Carries Forward to Next Month

Airtel last month announced the Data Roll Over Promise, under which postpaid subscribers could enjoy leftover data from the previous billing cycle in their current billing cycle. Scheduled to go live on August 1, the offer is now available for all consumers now, even though some users had started receiving the benefits a little earlier. As Airtel had […]