Microsoft updates Cortana app for iPhone

​New York, March 11 (IANS) US tech giant Microsoft has updated its digital assistant Cortana app for iPhone with a redesigned user interface and new enhancements that offer an improved experience for the Siri competitor. ...

Facebook launches virtual reality app

​New York, March 9 (IANS) In a bid to make 360 degree photos and videos more immersive and easier to discover, Facebook has launched a new virtual reality app called "Facebook 360" for Samsung Gear VR headset which is powered by Oculus. ...

CNN debuts its virtual reality journalism unit

​New York, March 9 (IANS) After The New York Times, The Guardian and some other leading media organisations, CNN has officially launched "CNNVR" -- a new immersive journalism unit and virtual reality platform. ...

Google Cloud, SAP join hands to develop enterprise solutions

San Francisco, March 9 (IANS) Google on Thursday announced a strategic partnership with European multinational software corporation SAP to develop and integrate Googles best cloud and machine learning solutions into SAP enterprise applications. ...

Global average internet connection speeds up 26%: Report

​San Francisco, March 9 (IANS) Global average internet connection speed has increased 12 per cent to 7.0 Mbps in the fourth quarter of 2016 -- a 26 per cent increase year-over-year, a new report said on Thursday. ...

Twitter adds 'analytics to 'Moments

​New York, March 8 (IANS) Micro-blogging website Twitter has introduced Moments analytics for all its users on web that allows to see how favourite Moments are performing. "This will allow Moments' creators to track how well their content is working on Twitter, by offering details on opens, likes, shares and more," tech website techcru...

Now place geotagged stickers on Instagram Stories

​New York, March 8 (IANS) In yet another copycatting of Snapchat, photo-sharing app Instagram now allows users to use geostickers to tag images and videos in its Stories feature just like Snapchat Stories, media reported on Wednesday. ...

Scientists develop AI that can beat expert poker players

​Toronto, March 5 (IANS) A team of scientists has developed an artificial intelligence system called DeepStack that recently defeated professional poker players. The team of computing scientists from University of Alberta's Computer Poker Research Group, including researchers from Charles University in Prague and Czech Technical ...

New method to develop cheaper computer chips

​London, March 4 (IANS) Researchers have developed an innovative method to engineer cheap versatile computer chips that could offer greater speed, efficiency and capability of the next generation of computers. ...

'Mobile advertising Trojans top malware threat in 2016'

​Moscow, March 3 (IANS) Last year saw a near-threefold rise in mobile malware detections as compared to 2015, with 8.5 million malicious installations being identified and advertising Trojans leading the way, a new report said on Friday. ...

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