GM sees 2019 launch for self-driving taxi fleet
General Motors is aiming to overtake rivals by launching a large-scale fleet of self-driving taxis by 2019. The US...
Amazon brings Alexa from home to office in a new AI push
Amazon announced Thursday it is bringing its Alexa digital assistant to the workplace, expanding artificial intelligence (AI) efforts that...
Toyota showcases humanoid robot that mirrors user
Japanese auto giant Toyota Wednesday showcased a humanoid robot that can mirror its user’s movements, a product it says...
Samsung unveils Galaxy S5 and Smartwatch
Samsung  unveiled a new smartwatch and fitness band along with the latest version of its Galaxy smartphone on Monday, demonstrating how the battleground for innovation is shifting from the hand to the wrist. The world’s biggest smartphone maker set a trend less than six months ago for wearable devices... Read more
WhatsApp service has been restored after more than 3 hours downtime
WhatsApp,  suffered an outage for more than three hours on Saturday, frustrated the users just days after its acquisition by Facebook for $19 billion. WhatsApp tweeted to its more than 1 million Twitter followers on Saturday around 22:48 GMT  saying “We are so sorry for the downtime …” Read more
WhatsApp, top deal of the past 10 years
WhatApp deal is considered “The world’s top deal over a decade”.  The deal was sealed on February 19 between Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg and WhatsApp’s founder Jan Koum. On Monday, the social network confirmed the closing of the deal in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission. The document... Read more
Beleaguered Sony counting on new game machine
TOKYO (AP) — PlayStation stands out among the long list of famous Sony brands as one that hasn’t faded or succumbed to a nimbler competitor. Months after hitting global markets, the latest version of the video-game PS4 console went on sale Saturday in Tokyo, a big shift from times... Read more
MEA’s mobile data traffic of 1.49 exabytes per month by 2018
A research titled “Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018”, reports that mobile data traffic in the region will increase 14-fold by 2018. Some other key features of the report are MEA mobile data traffic will reach 1.49 Exabytes per month by 2018  which... Read more