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  1. Researchers develop smartphone app to alert drowsy drivers

    06.19 / 22:15 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Researchers at Hong Kong Baptist University have developed a smartphone app that can detect drowsy drivers and alert them. While the new system is suitable for all drivers and can help reduce accidents caused by fatigue driving, machinery workers who have long working hours may also find it handy, according to the researchers. The new approach adopts a smartphone’s real-time video to track and analyze the facial features of a driver, in particular the changes in his eyelids and head…
  2. Honor to soon launch Kirin 960 chipset with Cortex A73 processor, AR and VR support in India

    06.19 / 14:21 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Huawei-sub brand Honor and its chipmaking unit HiSilicon are soon going to launch its latest Kirin 960 chipset in India. Next in line, to the existing Kirin 900 series processor, the Kirin 960 SoC is likely to empower company’s upcoming smartphone scheduled to be launched in the coming weeks. Kirin 960, as the company claims, is also world’s first chip with finance-level security. The octa-core Kirin 960 features latest Cortex-A73 processor coupled with Mali- G71 GPU and…
  3. Moto C Plus: From selfie flash to 4,000mAh battery, here are top 5 features

    06.19 / 14:21 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The smartphone market in India is thriving with a number of affordable options and Motorola today added another device to the pool. The Lenovo-owned company launched its Moto C Plus which is said to be its cheapest smartphone so far. The smartphone boasts entry-level but impressive features. The smartphone will be available online in an exclusive sale on Flipkart starting tomorrow at 12PM. But before you make the purchase decision here are the top five features of the Moto C Plus you need …
  4. Uber launches UberPASS, an exclusive service with highly rated drivers, discounted fares

    06.19 / 14:21 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Cab-hailing app Uber on Monday launched ‘UberPASS’ as a pilot in Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata that will offer riders a consistent and comfortable mobility experience. “‘UberPASS’ is designed to offer riders using our service for their daily commute, a seamless and consistent ride experience. If our riders give us a thumbs up, we will take this to riders in other cities as well,” Shailesh Sawlani, General Manager, West, Uber India, said in a…
  5. Mobile broadband subscriptions to double by 2.6 billion in 2022: Ericsson

    06.19 / 13:23 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Ericsson’s latest mobility report states that the number of mobile broadband subscribers will increase by 2.6 billion in 2022. This results to adding 1 million new mobile broadband subscribers daily for the next six years. Mobile broadband covers 2G, 3G, 4G and this month’s report includes IoT connection as well. In the first quarter of 2017, a total of 107 million new mobile subscribers were added bringing the total subscription to 4.6 billion. According to Ericsson’s report, mobile broad…
  6. WikiLeaks reveals list of home Wi-Fi routers that may be vulnerable to CIA hacking tools

    06.19 / 13:23 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Ransomware and malware programs are growing, the safest of all MacOs are being infected, email client are being hacked, and the list of vulnerabilities is just growing longer. And for the past few months, the WikiLeaks has also been publishing a list of documents that describe a plethora of hacking tools, which it claims belongs to the US Central Intelligence Agency (CIA). And the latest document shared by WikiLeaks, was published on June 15, and it reveals a number of tools that can be…
  7. After Facebook, YouTube reveals how it is using AI to curb terrorism

    06.19 / 13:23 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Following the footsteps of Facebook, Google announced the steps it is taking to ensure its products are free from extremist content. The company announced four new steps that it has undertaken to fight online terror. Google and its video platform YouTube are closely working with the government and law-enforcement agencies and civil society groups to take on the global issue of terrorism spreading through the internet. In the detailed blog post, Google General Counsel, Kent Walker, details…
  8. Moto C Plus vs Moto C: Price, specifications and features comparison, and which one should you buy

    06.19 / 13:23 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Further expanding its smartphone portfolio in India, especially the affordable ones, Lenovo-owned Motorola today announced the Moto C Plus smartphone, priced at Rs 6,999. The launch of the Moto C Plus comes right after the company officially unveiled the Moto C earlier this year. The Moto C and Moto C Plus are company’s cheapest smartphones to launch this year, priced at Rs 5,999 and Rs 6,999, respectively. Both the smartphones run on Android Nougat 7.0 and offer en…
  9. Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to ape Galaxy S8 design, new leaks suggest

    06.19 / 13:23 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is expected to arrive at IFA 2017 in Berlin later this year and recent times have seen multiple leaks surrounding the smartphone. And while the phablet will be a larger and a more advanced version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 7, recent leaks have suggested that it will take a lot of inspiration from Samsung Galaxy S8 and galaxy S8+ flagship phones. The phone will ape the two flagships not only in terms of specific features but also the design. Recently, a video…
  10. Now, you can replace Google Assistant with Cortana as default assistant on Android smartphones

    06.19 / 12:18 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Cortana, Microsoft personal voice assistant can now be set as the default assistant on Android devices, as per the latest update. The app can override Google’s native Google Assistant to be the default on the phone or tablet. The newly updated app is already available on the Google Play store and once the current version is updated, the user can go to the Settings and set Cortana as the default app. The features of the app stay pretty much the same. In order to activate Cortana on…
  11. Elon Musk’s brain-computer interface plans are creepy and exactly the kind of AI you dread

    06.19 / 11:20 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Humans are driven by emotions and sentiments. Their outlook to the surrounding is quite subjective rather than being driven algorithms or binary codes like 01101100011010010110011001100101. Being the most intelligent species on this blue planet, humans have sporadically played God. From cloning to genetic-level modifications, there are numerous such instances. Of late, the focus has shifted to Artificial Intelligence (AI). Perhaps your first-level interactions with AI have already …
  12. Motorola Moto X Force gets heavy discount on Amazon India, available starting Rs 15,999

    06.19 / 11:20 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    With just 10 days for the GST to be effective, e-commerce platforms are trying to clear their inventories of smartphones, which have been greatly impacted under the new centralized tax system. With GST in place, the tax on smartphones will come down to 12 percent, as opposed to that of 13.5 percent earlier. Which means, smartphones will now be a bit cheaper than they are right now. And in order to fall in line with the new tax system, along with many other offline brands and stores,…
  13. North Korea’s Lazarus Group behind WannaCry ransomware attacks: Report

    06.19 / 11:20 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The month of May saw the WannaCry ransomware attacks hit over 200,000 systems in 150 countries. WannaCry managed to take control over one’s system and demanded ransom between $300 and $600 in Bitcoin for their encrypted files. Post the attack, a researcher at Google shared data relating the WannaCry attack to North Korea’s Lazarus Group to which the Kaspersky Lab agreed the same. Now Britain’s National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) reportedly points to the Lazarus Group behind the WannaCry a…
  14. Moto C Plus vs Xiaomi Redmi 4 vs Micromax Evok Power vs Coolpad Note 5 Lite: Price, specifications and features compared

    06.19 / 11:20 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Motorola announced the Moto C Plus today in India. Priced at Rs 6,999, it is said to be the cheapest Android smartphone coming from the Lenovo-owned brand. The budget contender takes on its contemporaries such as the popular Xiaomi Redmi 4 and the recently launched Micromax Evok Power. Here’s how the Moto C Plus fares against the Xiaomi Redmi 4, Micromax Evok Power and the Coolpad Note 5 Lite in terms of price, specifications and features. Price and availability Moto C Plus is priced…
  15. Moto C Plus goes on sale tomorrow at 12 PM on Flipkart: Price, schemes and everything else you need to know

    06.19 / 11:20 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The Moto C Plus has finally been made official in India today. The entry-level Android smartphone will go on sale tomorrow at 12 PM for a limited period. Priced at Rs 6,999, the smartphone will go on exclusive sale on India’s leading e-commerce website, Flipkart.  Flipkart and Motorola will only be making a limited number of Moto C Plus units available for the online sale. From the listing on the e-commerce platform, the smartphone can also be purchased at an EMI of Rs 340 per month. …
  16. Gionee P7 updated with support for ViLTE, Urdu language and BeautyPlus, and more

    06.19 / 10:08 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Gionee has rolled out a new update for its Gionee P7 smartphone in India. The update brings a host of bug fixes and at the same time adds tons of new features to the smartphone. The OTA has already started rolling out and Gionee made the announcement regarding the new version for users on its blog. The update also brings some new features to the phone, the most notable one of which is ViLTE (Video over LTE) update. Gionee P7 users can now make video calls over 4G LTE networks with the V…
  17. LG G6+, LG G6 32GB variants launched in Korea: Price, specifications and features

    06.19 / 10:08 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    LG has officially announced two new variants of its flagship smartphone. The first one is called the LG G6+ and comes with 128GB of onboard storage. The company has also introduced a new 32GB variant of the LG G6, conveniently dubbed as the LG G6 32GB. Earlier, the media reports from Korea had suggested the two phones will be launched as the LG G6 Plus and LG G6 Pro.  Interestingly, the two smartphones were said to be unveiled at this year’s MWC expo in February. It’s not known …
  18. Xiaomi Mi Wi-Fi Repeater 2, Mi Bluetooth Speaker Mini and Mi Powerbank 2 listed online, prices start Rs 999

    06.19 / 10:08 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Xiaomi has quietly unveiled four new devices under its accessories portfolio in India. The devices announced are — Mi Wi-Fi Repeater 2, Mi Bluetooth Speaker Mini and two variants of its Mi Powerbank 2 (10,000mAh and 20,000mAh). The devices have been listed on Xiaomi India’s official e-commerce store and will be available for sale in the coming days. While the former two are available only via Mi India, the two Powerbank versions will be available on Flipkart and Amazon India as …
  19. WannaCry ransomware attack: Corporate affairs ministry’s MCA21 portal also affected

    06.19 / 10:08 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    The corporate affairs ministry’s key portal for making filings by companies — MCA21 — came under WannaCry ransomware attack last month, affecting certain services. The attack was “presumably” the first on a central government portal and prompt measures were taken to contain the impact, according to an official document. Last month, the WannaCry ransomware cyber attack impacted computer systems and networks in more than 150 countries, including India. MCA21, …
  20. YouTube introduces new steps to remove terror-related content online

    06.19 / 10:08 bgr.in Bgr.in - Gadgets
    Three days after Facebook outlined Artificial Intelligence (AI) powered measures to combat terrorism, YouTube has introduced four steps to confront extremist activity. In an op-ed in the Financial Times, Senior Vice-President and General Counsel of Google Kent Walker, wrote that YouTube has been working with various governments and law enforcement agencies to identify and remove this content and has invested in systems that help with that task. He acknowledged that more has to be done in…