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Top 8 Technological Trends to Expect in 2018

Ever since we entered the digital age the face of technology has been changing rapidly. There are barely a few days left for this year to end and we have already...
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Top Tech Takeovers of All Time

With the growth of the digital world, tech dominance is at an all-time high. Fuelled by acquisition and innovation, tech industries continue to be one of the fastest changing sectors on...
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Hit and Missed Gadgets of 2018

Introduction Keeping a track of the technology world is equal to living through multiple simultaneous hurricanes. All through the years since tech and tech gadgets have gained the importance that they have...

The Truth About Your Digital Identity

The legendary New York Times quoted, “On the Internet, nobody knows you’re a dog,” which was depicted in a cartoon. This cartoon took a jibe at the essence of privacy and...

Mercedes-Benz Partners with Micro to Launch E-scooters

It is no secret that Mercedes-Benz is the pioneer in the world of automobiles. But, according to the latest tech news, this automobile giant has something new to offer- two-wheeled electric...

Robocall Caught Selling Customer’s Confidential Data

Robocall-barring apps assure to relieve customer’s from hoaxed and spam phone calls. But are they as dependable as they appeal to be? In recent times, one of the security investigators stated that...

TikTok’s national safety investigation tightens as U.S. Navy reportedly halts popular social app

TikTok might be the fastest-growing social network in the history of the internet, but it is also swiftly becoming the fastest-growing safety menace and thorn in the side of U.S. -...

Improving Customer Experience for Financial Services through Unified IT Monitoring

Financial service companies are growing through an intense period of acquisitions and mergers. This has resulted in requiring a parent company to maintain IT infrastructures for several different organizations, each with...
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Microsoft’s SwiftKey Now Allows You to Send 3D Animated Animal Emojis

Smartphones are becoming more and more important in the world of technology. There have been many new as well as westward companies that have come up with smartphones having various useful...

Facebook Launches New video tools

According to the latest tech news, Facebook announced new updates aimed at video creators and publishers. This was during a gathering at the International Broadcasting Convention which took place in Amsterdam....

Nielsen states it can presently measure Amazon Prime Video

Nielsen declared it will now be equipped to measure the viewing going on Amazon Prime Video, by its Subscription Video on Demand Content Rating solution.  This product, originally started two years ago,...

Foodvisor automatically traces what you eat applying deep learning

Let's meet Foodvisor, a startup that has developed a mobile app that assists you to log everything you eat so that you can lose weight, follow a diet, or become healthier. You...

Amid security companies, the European Union places 5G — and Huawei — under the...

The European Union is placing under the microscope the rollout of new, high-speed mobile networking technology called 5G in a way that can affect the technology’s dominant company — Huawei. Regulators focused...

Steam will shortly allow you to play local-only multiplayer games with far off friends

Co-op video games are amazing. Alas, it is not forever possible to get everyone in front of the same TV. Plus not all co-op games have online play, so playing over the internet...
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5G Transition Underway with Samsung’s Acquisition of Zhilabs

Samsung Electronics' plan to ease its transition from 4G to 5G technologies takes off with its acquisition of Zhilabs. Zhilabs is a real-time network analytics startup based in Barcelona. Zhilabs is going...

Google & Dell Team Up To Take On Microsoft

Google is starting their new Chromebook Enterprise devices, where it hopes that it will draw more businesses away from Windows dominated laptops. Microsoft has ruled the computing enterprise for years, but as...

Pinterest To Display Information From Health Organizations

Pinterest will now show information from public health organizations for keywords like ‘measles’ or ‘vaccine safety, as a part of its efforts against health misinformation.  This social media platform had earlier blocked all...
According to the latest tech news, Google is planning to ban extensions that mine cryptocurrency.

Google to Ban Chrome Extensions That Mine Cryptocurrency

According to the latest tech news, you will no longer be able to find browser extensions for crypto mining in the Chrome Web Store. Google says that there has been a...
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Forecast Tools: Predict Business Growth and Trends with Ease

Nowadays, almost every decision made by a business professional involves some kind of forecasting. Business managers require forecast tools to study trends and make predictions to cope with changes in demand,...

8 Tech Trends To Look Out For In 2020

The year is almost at its end and 2020 is just around the corner. While 2019 has been a great year for technical advancements, 2020 looks like a year that will...

Booking Cabs Made Easy with Google Assistant

Google has good news for all those travelling by cabs daily, as it has announced multiple new updated to Google Assistant. But it is not done rolling out the surprise updates...

Facebook to Ban Ads Promoting Cryptocurrencies And ICOs

According to the latest tech news, Facebook is planning to put a ban on all advertisements for cryptocurrencies, which includes Bitcoin, binary options and Initial Coin Offerings. This decision is a...

Nike Launches A Subscription Service, “Nike Adventure Club”

With back-to-school right around the corner, Nike has just announced its doorway into the subscription facility market. Nike is a renowned name in the sports industry with its footwear, apparel, equipment,...

Huawei to Abandon Google’s Wear OS

In the latest tech news, Huawei will now distance itself from Google. After launching several smartwatches based on Google's operating system, Huawei has decided to step away from the search giant...

Google Assistant is All Set To Live Inside Your Car

According to the latest tech news, Google Assistant will become the default assistant for Android Auto. This might seem a little confusing for individuals who are already using Android Auto and...

Latest Technology Updates for Different Types of Business

The face of technology constantly keeps changing as the evolution of mankind continues. Right from computers to smartphones and now to artificial intelligence the progress of technology is mindboggling. Keeping up with...

The Next Version of Android will embrace iPhone’s ‘Notch’

According to the latest tech news, Google’s upcoming software update for Android will “embrace” the camera notches, just like the ones found on iPhone X. Google is still working on its...

Google Play Pass begins with 350+ premium apps and games

After the well-received launch of Apple Arcade, Google is officially launching its take on subscription-based access to premium mobile games and apps too. Keep reading to learn more about this latest...

Facebook Says It Might Remove Like Counts

According to the latest IT news, Facebook could soon start hiding the Like counter on News Feed posts to preserve users’ from jealousy and prevent them from self-censorship.  Instagram has already started...

Nomad’s latest Base Station Pro gives a taste of what Apple’s AirPower had promised

Accessory inventor Nomad already gives a few of excellent wireless chargers that work great with Apple and other Qi-compatible devices. And right now, they are launching a new one that could be...

The Upcoming SaaS Wave – APIs

While software reconstruction started gradually, over the past few years, it has exploded and become the fastest-growing segment till date has been the turn towards software as a service or SaaS. SaaS...
Facebook Like Flaws

Here’s how a Facebook Flaw gets users Fake Likes

The latest news in the tech industry is Facebook’s new loophole. This security loophole on Facebook has allowed around a million users, both real and fake, to generate a minimum of...

Google Assistant Introduced Ambient Mode For Android Devices

At the IFA, Google has announced a new feature for Google Assistant: Ambient Mode.  On some forthcoming Android phones and tablets, this latest mode will transform the devices into a Google Nest...
Read the latest blog titled, "Amazon Invests in a Self-Driving Car Startup Named Aurora"

Amazon Invests in a Self-Driving Car Startup Named Aurora

Considering the huge company that Amazon is, in the latest developments it has been reported that the retail giant has invested in a self-driving car startup based in the US. The name...
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Rolls Royce Races to Make Flying Cars a Reality

Move over Uber, the race for flying cars just got more competitive with a new entrant in the fray. According to the latest tech news, luxury car maker Rolls Royce has...
According to the latest tech news, Google is launching a new app for task management.

Google to Finally Launch a Standalone Task App for Smartphones

According to the latest tech news, Google has finally decided to launch an app, which offers a dedicated place to create, view and edit your task list and to-dos. Alongside with...

Shadow announces new ideas for its cloud gaming program

Blade, the French startup backing Shadow, held a press conference to advertise some product news along with some corporate developments. What is Shadow? Shadow is a cloud computing assistance for gamers. For a...

Everything To Know About EdTech

Introduction How children learn today is not the same as their parents did. Today, kids are growing up in a world that is driven by technology. The way educators teach, adopt different...
According to the latest tech news, Top 10 Alexa Skills You Should Know About

Top 10 Alexa Skills You Should Know About

By now, almost everyone is familiar with Amazon’s virtual assistant, Alexa. If not, Alexa is a hands-free speaker you can control with your voice. Amazon’s devices such as Echo and Echo...
Read the latest blog titled, "Researchers Invent a 'Brain Decoder' That Turns Brain Signals Into Speech"

Researchers Invent a ‘Brain Decoder’ That Turns Brain Signals Into Speech

Researchers are working on a technology that will allow people with speaking disability to regain their voice. This will be possible due to the technology that will harness brain activity to produce...

Arm to Bring Custom Instructions to Its Embedded CPUs

According to the latest tech news, at its yearly TechCon event in San Jose, Arm launched its Custom Instructions. As the name suggests, it is a new feature of its Armv8-M...

Google’s Personal Safety app identifies car accidents and calls 911 automatically

The Apple Watch’s fall discovery has already been credited with saving lives, and now Google is implementing that thinking to car safety.  According to XDA Developers, Google is working on a Personal...

HP’s New EliteBook Appeals the Masses

According to the latest tech news, HP has rolled out yet another device, the Elite Dragonfly, which is more than just a business laptop. Keep reading to learn about its aesthetics,...
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What is Digital Transformation? A Necessary Change

Digital transformation is a very commonly used term in the IT world. It has become so common that employees and even some employers do not fully understand what the term means,...
Crypto currencies in San Francisco

San Francisco adopts Crypto currencies

In the latest IT news, the Port of San Francisco, like many international ports and transportation hubs, is considering using digital currencies in its payment structures because it sees them as...
Read the latest blog titled, "Dreamlight's New Eyemask Named Zen Helps Wearers to Sleep Better"

Dreamlight’s New Eyemask Named Zen Helps Wearers to Sleep Better

The inception of technology has clearly made everyday life easier and convenient. The use of AI, as well as various technologies, simplifies how human beings function in general. To make matters...

NordVPN verifies that it was hacked

NordVPN, a virtual individual network provider that guarantees to “preserve your privacy online,” has verified it was hacked. The statement comes following the rumours that the company had been breached.  It first appeared...

Venmo begins a rewards program giving up to 5% back at Target, Sephora, Dunkin’...

Amid risen competition in the digital payments area, Venmo announced its first-ever rewards program, Venmo Rewards. This will enable users to earn automatic cashback on buying when they pay with their Venmo...
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Sony Announces the New PlayStation Classic

Here is what is trending in the latest tech news today. Sony Interactive Entertainment announced a PlayStation Classic earlier this week, set to launch on December 3, 2018. It was recently...

Eight years after its launch, Twitch is receiving a new look

Twitch is getting a fresh look ahead of this year’s Twitchcon held in North America. This includes making an innovative logo, new purple colour, and a new font to the streaming site’s...

Android 10 Is Mostly Coming to Pixels on 3rd September

The release date for Google's Android 10 is approaching. As predicted by 9to5Google, two Canadian mobile carriers have leaked the dates stating the OS is coming to Pixel phones on September...
Uber in London

Uber cannot operate in London anymore

According to the latest tech news, Transport for London (TfL) has rejected to renew Uber’s private license hire on 22nd September 2017. Uber holds a license to operate in the city....

Choose Your Own Story With Mammoth Media’s Chat Fiction App

Mammoth Media‘s mobile app Yarn is about to get more interactive, with the inclusion of chat fiction stories in their features list.  Inspired the concept of Choose Your Own Adventure Books, Yarn...

300M-user Imgur introduces Melee, a gaming meme app

Ten years following its debut, 300-million-monthly-user Imgur is one of the least massively popular yet un-personalized home pages on the internet.  How Imgur Works  Since everyone views the same upvoted posts when they...

Intel states Qualcomm’s business practices pushed it out of the modem chip market

It is not like this wasn't amongst the reasons throughout assumed when Apple suddenly declared it was purchasing Intel's modem business. But currently, the chipmaker has recorded a brief in assistance of...

Google brings back its Jacquard wearables tech to Levi’s Trucker Jacket

Earlier in 2015, Google’s ATAP unit demoed a new type of wearable tech at Google I/O. It applied useful fabrics and conductive yarns to let you communicate with your clothing and, by...

The iPhone’s current parental controls can restrict who kids can call, text and FaceTime...

An update to Apple’s iOS operating system is out now; it will provide parents a new set of tools to strive back against kids’ iPhone addiction. With the announcement of iOS 13.3,...

Xiaomi’s Q3 earnings report shows slowing growth

Xiaomi, the world’s fourth-largest smartphone merchant, on Wednesday, shared its profits figures for the quarter that ended in September.  While the outcomes fell widely in line with analysts’ expectations, a severe drop...
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8 Things You Need to Know About Encryption

The term encryption is known to almost every other business. But, how many businesses do actually make use of it or understand why is it required? With an increasing number of...
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7 Updates to ‘Google My Business’ You May Have Missed

Google is always coming up with various ways for entrepreneurs to promote their business online. With a large variety of options available such as Google+, Google Maps, and Google Search, business...

Spotify prototypes Tastebuds to improve social music exploration

Spotify is prototyping a fresh way to view what companions have been hearing to, called “Tastebuds.”  Despite how discovering music is essentially social, Spotify has no specialties for instantly interacting with friends...

African Startup, Zindi, rallies Data Scientists to crowd-solve problems

Zindi, found in 2018 by Celina lee, is a Cape Town-based startup which allows companies, NGOs and government institutions to host online competitions and solve data-oriented challenges. This platform coordinates with...

Elon Musk to Launch Tesla Roadster on the Falcon Heavy Rocket

According to the latest tech news, Elon Musk shared images on his Instagram account recently of a payload being loaded up on the first Falcon Heavy Rocket that will ever launch....

Apple Acquires Texture, a “Netflix of Magazines”

According to the latest tech takeover news, Apple is buying a digital magazine subscription service which is known as the “Netflix of magazines”. By using Texture, users will be able to...

Reddit presently allows iOS users to share to Snapchat

Reddit users now can share with Snapchat their favorite content from the site. This is thanks to a new integration that enables sharing of text, link, and image-based posts on iOS from...
Google to Delete Android Backups

Google to Delete Android Backups If Phone Is left Inactive For 2 Months

According to the latest tech news, Google can automatically delete backup for Android devices that have remained inactive for at least two months. Android users often tend to backup their files...

Spotify Obtains SoundBetter, A Music Production Marketplace

Spotify took another step in its attempt to build-out services.  It has obtained SoundBetter, which is a music creation marketplace for artists, producers, and musicians to unite on specific projects. It is also...

Happy Birthday Google: The search engine celebrates its 21st birth anniversary

Google celebrated its 21st Birthday with a charming and exclusive doodle today.  Two Stanford PhD students established the search engine, Sergey Brin and Lawrence (Larry) Page, 21 years ago on September 1998. Larry...

Mark Zuckerberg creates the case for Facebook News

While Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg looked cheerful and also joked when he took the stage in front of journalists and media executives, he admitted that there are reasons for the news...
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Top Healthcare Technology Trends for 2019

Introduction With the growth of content capabilities, endless social opportunities and over-whelming attention given to so many platforms, there is a huge amount of progress made in the healthcare industry. That being...
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Amazon to Investigate Data Security Leak Claims

According to a Wall Street Journal report on Sunday, some Amazon employees have been selling user data in exchange for bribes. This is a very serious offence, especially for a company...

Fairphone 3 Receives A Perfect 10 from iFixit for Repairability

Here is something the hermetically sealed iPhone cannot do; secure a perfect 10 for repairability. Social enterprise and Smartphone startup Fairphone's current repairable-by-design smartphone has done just that. They have achieved 10/10 in...

Figma launches Auto Layout

Figma, the design tool creator that has allocated almost $83 million from investors such as Index Ventures, Sequoia, Greylock, and Kleiner Perkins, has introduced a new feature called Auto Layout. The Functioning...
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US-Turkey Relations Worsen After Turkish President Boycotts US Technology

After the escalation of the US-China trade war, US relations with Turkey are also souring. In the latest tech news, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan recently gave a speech addressing the issue in...

Mozilla starts a VPN, brings back the Firefox Test Pilot plan

Mozilla has recently announced that it is getting back the Firefox Test Pilot plan. This is going to let the users try out the new features before they are ready for mainstream...

Amazon’s Echo gets a decent-sounding refresh

Amazon did not realize what it had on its hands with the initial Echo.  Launched five and a half years back for a picked number of Amazon Prime users, the first Alexa...
According to the latest tech news, Microsoft acquires four gaming studios

Microsoft Acquires Four Gaming Studios

According to the latest tech news, Microsoft has acquired a whole bunch of game studio, a Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Undead Labs and Compulsion Games. These four studios are expected to add...

Varjo Pioneers in Inventing Human-Eye Resolution VR Product

In the latest startup news, Varjo, a Helsinki-based startup raised $31 million with its brand new innovation. This new product launched by the company aims to transform the heavy industry. This...

This substantial display allows visually impaired users to feel on-screen 3D shapes

Utilizing a computer and modern software can be a burden, to begin with for the visually impaired. But basically, visual tasks like 3D design are even harder.  This Stanford company is striving on...

Amazon Is Allegedly Listing Many Unsafe Or Banned Products

According to The Wall Street Journal, Amazon is reportedly selling thousands of products that are banned, or declared unsafe by federal agencies. The investigation found that more than 4,152 products fitting in...

Famous Android phones can be deceived into snooping on their owners

Security researchers have discovered many famous Android phones can be deceived into snooping on their owners by misusing a weakness that gives accessories way to the phone’s underlying baseband software. How Does...
Microchips in employees

Wisconsin Tech Company to Install Microchips in Employees

According to the latest tech news, employees of the Wisconsin, an American company, are expected to get microchip implants.A Wisconsin-based modern vending company, Three Square Market (32M), which outfits break rooms...
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Top 11 Tech Billionaires of 2019

Forbes released its list of top billionaires across the globe on March 5, 2019. The list showed that even the capitalist moguls could face the consequences of weak stock markets and...
Pixel - The Best Android Phone

Revealed: The Best Android Phone You Can Buy!

In the latest IT-related news; Pixel has continued to be the best android phone you can buy, consistently for 2 years now. It comes as no surprise that the company which...

Spider eyes encourage a new type of depth-sensing camera

As robots and gadgets proceed to permeate our everyday lives, they frequently need to see in 3D. But as evidenced by the cut in your iPhone, depth-sensing cameras are still somewhat bulky.  However,...

Top 5 Business Intelligence Trends That Will Rule in 2018

Business intelligence like many other technologies is dynamic and what is working now may need refining in the future. BI solutions are constantly evolving with cutting-edge self-service BI tools designed in...

Arlo’s latest Pro 3 security camera shoots in 2K HDR and can detect colour...

Arlo is announcing the newest generation of its home security camera system called the Pro 3.  These new cameras offer a jump to 2K resolution recording quality with HDR, higher from 1080p...

Sony to close down PlayStation Vue on January 30, 2020

Sony’s live TV streaming assistance, PlayStation Vue, is closing down.  The service will no longer be accessible as of January 30, 2020, the company had announced.  Sony's Attempt To Save The Service The news...

Verizon Merges With Boingo to Improve 5G

We do know that the 5G rollout will not happen overnight.  However, with multiple carriers attempting to launch the super-speed network, the chances of 5G being introduced are high.  Verizon’s 5G operations to...

Creators of Pokémon Go confirm Harry Potter AR Game

According to the latest tech related news, Niantic Labs, the developers of once upon a time immensely popular AR game are now making a Harry Potter game. On Thursday 9th November,...
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Get Ready for GDPR with this Last-Minute Checklist

25th May has almost dawned up us and the moment we all have been preparing for is here! As you may have noticed from reading the latest tech news and emails,...

Google Photos includes a chat feature to its app

A discussion can be made that Google has over-indulged in its creation of way too many messaging apps in the past years.  But today’s launch of a latest messaging service — this...

Google Assistant offers personalized playlists of audio news

Beginning now, when you say “Hey Google, play me the news” to a Google Assistant equipped phone or smart speaker, you will get a tailor-made playlist of the day’s big headlines...
iTMunch's latest blog tells you how to secure your password.

How Secure Is Your Password?

We have been using the internet for almost 35 years now, and still, most of our online passwords are “123456” or “password”. Sure, these passwords are easy to remember, however, a...

Everything you need to know about iOS.13

Apple has yet another major iOS update. According to the latest tech news, you can download this update on compatible iPhones starting today. Want to learn more about this update and...

Twitter comes back to the Mac

Twitter has come back to the Mac with the introduction of a new Catalyst-powered app for macOS Catalina, started on Thursday.  The company in June had been between the first to announce...
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Social Media: The Future of Affiliate Marketing Helps Marketers Boost Revenue

The convergence of social media and affiliate marketing is a winning combination for both social media influencers and affiliate marketers. Social media can be used for much more than just engagement,...

PopBase: Platform For Influencers To Interact With Fans

Imagine offering fans an exclusive opportunity to interact with you in a personalized, one-on-one gaming experience.  With PopBase, an influencer can create a virtual avatar of themselves, and easily engage with fans...
Read the latest blog titled, "The Evolution of the World Wide Web"

The Evolution of the World Wide Web

Introduction To begin with, we rely on the internet for almost everything. Right from managing our money, searching for jobs, representing ourselves professionally as well as keeping contact with family and friends across the...

Video Face-Swapping App Zao Restricted By WeChat

This weekend Zao went viral in China for its vivid face-swapping videos. Somehow after the controversies about its user policy, WeChat restricted the access to the app on the messaging platform. The users...

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