Computer onboard Google’s self-driving cars can be considered as ‘driver’, US regulator says

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Computer onboard Google’s self-driving cars can be considered as ‘driver’, US regulator says

In a major boosts to technology giant Google, its self-driving car has been approved by US vehicle safety regulators, which states that the computer could be considered the driver under federal law. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration told Google in a letter approving autonomous vehicles on the roads, Reuters reports. "NHTSA will interpret 'driver' in the context of Google's described motor vehicle design as referring to the (self-driving system), and not to any of the vehicle occupants," NHTSA's letter said. More →
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Lenovo K4 Note to be available via open sale starting February 15, Pearl White variant introduced

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Lenovo K4 Note to be available via open sale starting February 15, Pearl White variant introduced

Lenovo has announced that its K4 Note will be available to purchase in open sale via Amazon India starting February 15. The company has also announced a new pearl white color variant of the smartphone. Lenovo claims it has received over 1 million registrations and sold 180,000 units of the K4 Note so far. More →
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More Samsung Galaxy S7 leaks leave little to imagine for February 21 launch

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More Samsung Galaxy S7 leaks leave little to imagine for February 21 launch

With 11 days to go for Samsung’s Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge launch event at MWC 2016, the leaks don’t seem to stop. So far, we have come across live leaked photos giving a hint at the smartphone’s design, leaked benchmark results and the import-export listingpointing to the waterproofing feature of the flagships. Now, live photos of Galaxy S7 dummy unit in gold color have surfaced, courtesy of prolific leaker @stagueve. The dummy unit photos give us a gist of how the smartphone will look like in real life. More →
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It’s still early days, virtual reality will take time to develop: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg

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It’s still early days, virtual reality will take time to develop: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg

These are still early days for the virtual reality (VR) technology’s adoption and the VR ecosystem will take time to develop globally, social media giant Facebook's top executives have predicted. Addressing a gathering at the Goldman Sachs Technology and Internet Conference in San Francisco on Tuesday, Facebook chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg said that turning virtual reality into a business is part of the firm's 10-year plan rather than an immediate action item. More →
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Android co-founder Andy Rubin is building a free dashcam

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Android co-founder Andy Rubin is building a free dashcam

A couple of months ago reports suggested that Android’s co-founder and ex-Googler Andy Rubin is set to make a comeback in the smartphone segment. While there hasn’t been much of information on this since then, Rubin, who now runs Playground Global, an incubator for hardware startups, has confirmed he working on a dashcam with a very unique business model.  More →
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Hydrogen fuel cell powered smartphones could last a week on a single charge

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Hydrogen fuel cell powered smartphones could last a week on a single charge

With this new technology, your phone could get an entire week's battery life in a single charge. "Give us more juice" was the cry from tech enthusiasts at this year's CES 2016 held in January in Las Vegas and the number one item on their tech wish list was better battery life, Fortune said in its survey report. To this increasing demand, Intelligent Energy -- a 27-year-old British company working on clean power technology has an answer. More →
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Why India is still not ready for Artificial Intelligence

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Why India is still not ready for Artificial Intelligence

At a time when the global technology giants are set to leverage the benefits of Artificial Intelligence (AI) for your daily lives -- from taking care of businesses to fulfilling your personal needs -- India seems to be reluctant to get on to this bus. When Amit Singhal -- a India-born techie who joined Google nearly 15 years ago -- decided to quit this month and hand the baton over to the head of the technology giant's artificial intelligence (AI) chief, the message was clear: AI was the future that had arrived. Amid all the brouhaha over machines acquiring near-human intelligence, is India ready to embrace the change? More →
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LG G5 to come with ‘Always On’ display, to launch on February 21

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LG G5 to come with ‘Always On’ display, to launch on February 21

LG has already confirmed that it will be launching its upcoming flagship, the G5 at MWC 2016 on February 21. In the run-up to the event, LG has started teasing the smartphone in bits and pieces. The company has now posted a new GIF photo on social media pointing to an ‘always on’ display, just similar to the second screen on LG’s V10. The caption reads, “Never go asleep while others do. LG G5, Always ON.” More →
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Xiaomi Mi 5 camera samples emerge ahead of MWC launch, and they are stunning!

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Xiaomi Mi 5 camera samples emerge ahead of MWC launch, and they are stunning!

As we inch closer to MWC, we already have a fair idea on what to expect from the Xiaomi Mi 5. We have seen the smartphone from all possible angles, and have also come across the homescreen that confirmed a couple of important features. Now, Xiaomi's President Bin Lin has shared on Wiebo what appears to be the first camera samples from the upcoming flagship smartphone. More →
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