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Friday, 7 Oct 2016

Google may ship three to four million Pixel phones by end of the year

Google may ship three to four million Pixel phones by end of the year

DigiTimes Research estimates that Google will ship about three to four million Pixel phones by the end of the year.

Thursday, 6 Oct 2016

Samsung acquires Viv, a startup founded by the creators of Siri

Samsung acquires Viv, a startup founded by the creators of Siri

Samsung has just confirmed that it has acquired Viv, a startup specializing in artificial intelligence and founded by the creators of Siri.

Apple is the world's most valuable brand for the fourth consecutive year

Apple is the world's most valuable brand for the fourth consecutive year

Apple continues to be the world's most valuable brand for the fourth consecutive year in Interbrand's annual list of Best Global Brands. Read on to find out why!

15 Moto phones will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

15 Moto phones will be updated to Android 7.0 Nougat

If you're using a Moto phone, do check out this list to see if your device is eligible for an update to Android 7.0 Nougat.

Tuesday, 4 Oct 2016

Microsoft opens new transparency and cybersecurity center in Singapore

Microsoft opens new transparency and cybersecurity center in Singapore

The combined facility here is the company’s first regional transparency center in the Asia Pacific region, as well as its first full-fledged cybersecurity center in Southeast Asia.

Microsoft will not release a new Band wearable this year

Microsoft will not release a new Band wearable this year

Microsoft also removed the Microsoft Band 2 from the online store, and the team behind the fitness trackers has been disbanded.

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

Facebook Messenger goes on diet, launches Messenger Lite for Android devices

It's no secret the Facebook's key apps are quite data and resource heavy in nature. Bent on dominating the messaging platform and to provide a viable alternative for consumers with old Android smartphone(s), or living in a remote area that lacks a stable internet connectivity, you can still keep in touch with your friends through Messenger Lite – a new lightweight version of Facebook Messenger.

Monday, 3 Oct 2016

Skype updates its iPhone and iPad apps with Siri integration and CallKit support

Skype updates its iPhone and iPad apps with Siri integration and CallKit support

In addition to allowing you to answer Skype calls from your lockscreen just like a regular phone call and store your Skype contacts in Apple's Contacts app, the updated Skype apps also let you use Siri voice commands to start a Skype call.

Sunday, 2 Oct 2016

Google delays launch of Android Wear 2.0 to early 2017

Google delays launch of Android Wear 2.0 to early 2017

Google will not be launching Android Wear 2.0 this year. Read on to find out why!

Friday, 30 Sep 2016

Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

Microsoft creates a new 5,000-strong AI division; forms 'Partnership on AI' with Google, Facebook, Amazon, and IBM

In an attempt to democratize artificial intelligence, Microsoft is doing a major company re-org. Furthermore, to address issues surrounding AI, it's forming a partnership with several Silicon Valley heavyweights.

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