Researchers develop system that can 3-D print entire building

​New York, April 27 (IANS) Expanding the list of material that can be produced by 3-D printing, researchers at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have designed a system to print the basic structure of an entire building. ...

Now make bus, train reservations on Google Trips

New York, April 27 (IANS) Google Trips, an app for iOS and Android that makes it easier to plan and organise trips, now allows users to make bus and train reservations. "Previously, it only handled flight, hotel, car and restaurant reservations but now, if users are travelling by train or bus, Trips will organise those reservations for t...

Ask Siri to read out your WhatsApp messages

New York, April 25 (IANS) If you are using WhatsApp on iOS, then you can ask your "intelligent assistant" Siri to read out latest messages for you while you can go handsfree. In a new update to the Facebook-owned chat app, users can get their messages read by simply saying: "Hey Siri, read new WhatsApp messages." ...

Google tests 'Copyless Paste' in Chrome for Android

​New York, April 23 (IANS) Google has introduced the first code for a new feature called 'Copyless Paste' in its Chrome app running on Android OS that will take data from Chrome usage and use that to improve the experience in other apps. ...

Google Home now supports multiple users

​New York, April 21 (IANS) Google Home, a voice-activated speaker powered by the Google Assistant for home automation now has the ability for up to six people to connect their account to one speaker and can recognise who is talking to it. ...

Facebook using AI-infused camera across its products

​New York, April 20 (IANS) Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a powerful tool and Facebook is leveraging it to build amazing visual experiences for people, including an AI-infused camera across Facebook, Instagram and Messenger. ...

Facebook will soon let you type with your brain

​New York, April 20 (IANS) Giving a glimpse of what is going on at its secret "Building 8" research group, Facebook has said it is working on a way to let people type with their brains -- at speeds faster than physical typing -- via a brain-computer interface. ...

'Facebook developing technology to build global community'

​New York, April 20 (IANS) Facebook aims to develop technology that will help everyone build a global community, the social media giant's Chief Technology Officer Mike Schroepfer said at the annual F8 developers conference at San Jose. ...

Snapchat embraces AR with New World lenses

​San Francisco, April 19 (IANS) As Facebook goes after Snapchat with slowly adopting Snapchat features into its bouquet of apps, the popular image messaging app has rolled out New World lenses as part of its augmented reality (AR) drive. ...

Facebook launches camera platform for developers to encourage AR

​New York, April 19 (IANS) Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during the two-day annual F8 developer conference launched a platform for developers to encourage augmented reality (AR) camera effects. ...

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