Artificial human skin for robots developed: Study
Tech NewsResearchers have developed a system combining artificial skin with control algorithms and used it to create the first autonomous humanoid robot with full-body artificial skin.
Global PC shipments grew 1.1% in Q3 2019: Report
Tech NewsWorldwide PC shipments showed a modest increase with 1.1 per cent growth in the third quarter (Q3) of 2019, a new report by Gartner Inc. said on Friday.
Jio move to charge for voice calls to help ARPU recovery: Ratings agencies
Tech NewsReliance Jio Infocomm’s decision to charge users for voice calls to other phone networks to account for interconnect usage charges (IUC) it pays rivals will help reverse the trend of falling average revenue per user (ARPU), India Ratings and CARE said.
Infosys reports 1.4% involuntary attrition in Q2
Tech NewsInfosys has brought down the overall attrition rate to 21.7% from a significantly higher rate of 23.4% last quarter.
Google Maps has got this new update
AppsTech giant Google has updated Maps with voice guidance that’s meant to be of some help to visually impaired people.
OnePlus is working to better PUBG Mobile experience on its phones
Tech NewsThe optimisation will most load the game faster and will offer faster response to touch.
OnePlus TV is selling at a discount of ‘Minus One’
Tech NewsOnePlus TV 55Q1 costs Rs 69,900 while the OnePlus TV 55Q1 Pro is priced at Rs 99,900.
Amazon Great Indian Festival sale to start tomorrow for Prime members
Tech NewsPrime members will get early access to all discounts and offers starting October 12, 12 noon. However, the sale will be open for everyone from midnight on October 13.
Apple planning to make its own 5G modem for these iPhones
MobilesApple is planning to bring its own 5G modem in iPhones by the year 2022. This timeline is might be a tight one as the company has just bought Intel’s 5G modem business and a lot of work remains to be done in terms of development, testing and all kinds of certifications. Currently, the iPhone maker has joined hands with Qualcomm for modems for a few years. The chipmaker is expected to provide 5G modem to iPhones by next year.
Google Pixelbook Go leaks in hands-on video, may launch alongside Pixel 4 smartphones
More GadgetsIn the hands-on video we can see the ‘soft-touch glass back’ shell on top with a ‘Not Pink’ coloured tone while the entire underside has textured groves for a better grip and is in ‘Orange’ colour. This may also be Google’s first approach towards making its laptops look more in sync with the coloured variants of Pixel smartphones. On the left side you get a 3.5mm headphone jack, USB Type-C port and a LED notification indicator while on the right side there is just one USB Type-C port with LED notification. There’s also a cutout in the front for easy opening of the lid.
Airtel has shut down 3G services in this state
Tech NewsTelecom operator Bharti Airtel on Friday said it has shut down its 3G network in Haryana and migrated customers to 4G services.
WATCH: Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max vs Samsung Galaxy Note 10 battery test
MobilesIn the video, it has been mentioned that both the smartphones’ brightness levels are on the same level (200 nits) and the apps used are also the same. While the Apple iPhone 11 Pro Max has 3969mAh battery (based on listings and teardowns), the Galaxy Note 10 Plus has 4300mAh battery. We can see in the video that instead of browsing with hands, the channel uses robotic arms for precision.
Telcos looking for Chief Data Officers amid privacy debate
Tech NewsSector watchers said that besides existing large enterprises in telecom, traditional industries such as FMCG and manufacturing.
Nokia in talks with Indian telcos for rural 4G expansion
Tech NewsFinnish telecom gear maker Nokia is in talks with Indian telcos for supply deals around their respective 4G network expansion in rural areas, having already secured 13% more contracts in the first half of 2019 compared with a year earlier, its top official in the country said.
Telcos paid Rs 11,838 crore as IUC in 2018, Vodafone Idea leads: Report
Tech NewsThe IUC charges are paid for off-net calls to the operator on whose network a call terminates.
JustDial says has fixed security flaw that allowed hackers access
Tech NewsA cyber security researcher, Ehraz Ahmed, uncovered the vulnerability, which was first reported by moneycontrol.com.
SAP Labs India working to design technology-agnostic solutions
Tech NewsSAP has over 11,000 customers in India and it plans to take the local knowledge to its global customers.
WhatsApp for Android ‘disappears’ from Google Play
Tech NewsIf you search “WhatsApp” on Google Play, the search results only showcases WhatsApp Business app and not the main messaging app.
Planning to buy new OnePlus phones? Here’s how much you can get for your old OnePlus smartphone
MobilesWant to know how much worth your current OnePlus smartphone is? Read on..
Reliance Jio yet to file its tariff plans with Trai
Tech NewsGupta told ET that Jio needs to inform the sector regulator “within seven working days from the date of implementation of its new tariff”.