Tag: Smartphones

Apple acquires AI startup Silk Labs

Apple acquires AI startup Silk Labs

San Francisco, Apple has acquired a Startup called Silk Labs that works on Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based personal assistant technology for smartphones and smart home devices. According to a report in The Registrar, the quietly-done acquisition for an undisclosed sum is aimed at strengthening Apple’s AI capabilities towards smart home devices.[Read More…]

Smartphones to predict flash floods? Read about it

Smartphones to predict flash floods? Read about it

With smartphones capable of measuring atmospheric pressure, temperatures and humidity, a novel study suggested that the devices may one day be able to track and anticipate weather patterns that leads to flash floods. Researchers noted that smartphones can be harnessed to forecast flash floods as well as other natural disasters.[Read More…]

A timeline: How Nokia changed

One of the pioneer companies in the world of communication technology, Finland-based Company Nokia has given us innovative and technically- evolving mobile phones over the years. Here we take a look at some of the influential mobile handsets the company has produced.

CIA hacked Smartphones, used Smart TV as bugs: WikiLeaks

WikiLeaks has published what it calls as the biggest ever leak of confidential documents from the CIA detailing the “malware, viruses, trojans, weaponized ‘zero day’ exploits, malware remote control systems and associated documentation” it uses to break into phones, communication apps and other electronic devices. A total of 8,761 documents[Read More…]

These smartphones will not support WhatsApp in 2017

WhatsApp had announced the discontinuation of its services for older smartphones by the end of 2016, earlier this year. In a technology upgrade, WhatsApp planned to phase out compatibility with older phones as they plan to focus on the mobile platforms that vast majority of people use. “While these mobile[Read More…]

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