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Space Race Trucking

Senate lawmakers analyze the ‘Space Race’ of trucking

Safety and industry experts on Wednesday urged Senate lawmakers to push ahead with placing autonomous-trucking technology on America's roadways, saying the vehicles could be a "game-changer" for highway fatalities and warning...
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....

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...
Us music industry revenue 2019

Paid Streaming Music Subscriptions in U.S. Top 60M

According to the latest IT news released by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), streaming music subscriptions continue to obtain the U.S. music industry’s growth and revenues. The organization said that...

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...

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,...

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...

GM distributes first ventilators below 30,000-unit government agreement

Ventilators constructed by GM and Ventec Life Systems were transported to hospitals on Thursday night with many more making their way to facilities now and over the weekend, the first is...
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Amazon announces its second solar farm in Australia

According to Geoscience Australia, the country receives about 58 million PJ (Petajules) of solar radiation every year. This is approximately 10,000 times more than its total energy consumption. To use this...

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,...

Google’s New Software ‘Assignments’ Helps Teachers Catch Plagiarism

Google for Education, Google’s educational arm, announced the launch of a new tool targeted to help teachers fight against plagiarism. The company is unveiling  ‘Assignments’, an upgraded version of the previously...
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GDPR Compliance: Safeguard Your Data With 5 Simple Steps

The digital age has brought with it many advantages such as eliminating geographical borders by making communication easier, shopping with a click of a button, heaps of information available at our...
Qualcomm introduces 5G supporter | iTMunch

Qualcomm introduces the XR2 platform for 5G-connected AR and VR devices

At its Snapdragon Boondoggle Summit in sunny Maui, Hawaii, Qualcomm declared the start of its XR2 platform, which it defines as the “world’s first 5G-supported widespread reality (XR) platform.”  The company’s earlier...

DARPA intends to make networks 100 times faster with FastNIC

Having a slow connection is just too frustrating, but think how supercomputers feel.  All those hubs are doing all sorts of processing at lightning speed, but in the end, they serve on...

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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The Irony Behind Facebook Removing Elizabeth Warren’s Ads

One week after Senator Elizabeth Warren announced that if she won the Presidential Elections, she would break up the tech giants, one of which was Facebook, Facebook ended up removing a...
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The Ultimate Guide to Business Enterprise Mobility Management

Love them or hate them, enterprise mobility services are everywhere. In this era of internet and digital technology, enterprise mobility consistently ranks among the top trending topics. With the ever-increasing number...

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...

Twitter begins its uncertain ‘Hide Replies’ feature in the U.S. and Japan

After conducting tests briefly in Canada, Twitter’s controversial “Hide Replies” feature, pointed at civilizing talks on its platform, is starting today in the U.S. and Japan.  The addition is one of the...

Spotify now allows you to add podcasts to playlists

Just this morning, Spotify announced a new feature that will let users add their podcasts to playlists.  Besides, users can create the custom playlists of their preferred podcasts or even those that...

Hulu launches 4K content to Xbox One, with Amazon Fire TV and others coming...

Hulu this summer eventually brought back 4K content to its service, after abruptly dismissing it in 2018 while it centred on other priorities.  Initially, its 4K content was just available on Apple...

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...

Ola starts its tech platform to the Indian government to fight coronavirus crisis

As India struggles to hold its citizens safe from the coronavirus, regional ride-hailing giant Ola has hopped up to help.  The Indian firm has built its technology platform — which is competent...

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...
Vivaldi browser available on Android | iTMunch

The Vivaldi browser arrives on Android

Vivaldi has long advertised itself as a browser for exceptional users who want to customize their browser to their heart’s content. With that purpose, it accomplished to get a foothold in the...
Digital transformation trends

Top 5 Digital Transformation Trends You Should Adopt and 3 You Should Shed

Digital transformation is all the rage in the latest tech news and business owners live by it. However, ask 10 CIOs the definition of what exactly digital transformation is and you’d...
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Everything you Need to Know about Making Your Business GDPR Compliant

What is GDPR? Proposed initially in 2012, GDPR stands for “General Data Protection Regulation”. It was initiated four years ago with a motive to create consistent data privacy laws in all of...
Bye Bye Google Drive

No more Google Drive for Mac and PC from December ‘17

The latest tech news is for those individuals who use the Google drive app on Mac or desktop for creating, sharing and saving files easily. This software is going to retire...

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...

Spotify opens its podcast catalogue to third-party apps, but not for streaming

Spotify is inaugurating its podcast catalogue to third-party apps.  The company this week started a new version of its Podcast APIs that makes it feasible for third-party apps to connect to Spotify...
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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...

A set of latest tools can decrypt files barred by Stop, an extremely active...

Thousands of ransomware victims may ultimately get some long-awaited release. The Story of Emsisoft A New Zealand-based protection company Emsisoft has created a set of decryption tools for Stop. A group of ransomware that...
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Mercedes Benz Unveils New Hybrid Tech in 2019 GLE SUV

Trending in the latest tech news, German automaker Mercedes Benz has revealed its all-new 2019 GLE SUV. It has disclosed the features of the newest model in the series, ahead of...

Amazon Buys Ring; Smart Doorbell Maker for $1 billion

Amazon is buying smart doorbell maker Ring, a deal that will allow the company to expand its home security and in-house delivery services for allegedly $1.1 billion In an email statement to CNBC,...

Google to Soon Mark HTTP Sites as ‘Not Secure’

According to the latest tech news, Google Chrome will mark all HTTP sites as ‘not secure’ starting this July. Currently, Chrome displays a neutral information icon. But, starting with version 68,...

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...

G Suite users receive more AI writing help, Google Assistant calendar integration and much...

Google is introducing various numbers of updates to its G Suite tools currently that, amidst other things, brings to Google Docs an AI grammar examiner, brighter spellchecking, and, soon, spelling autocorrect.  The...

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....
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Apple Helps Discover a New Technique That Reduces Environmental Damage

According to the latest tech news, Apple has come up with a new technique that could revolutionise the way it makes iPhones. This new technique is expected to eliminate greenhouse gases...

Amazon Is Bringing Alexa to the Workplace

According to the latest tech news, Amazon has announced "Alexa for Business" at its recent AWS Reinvent conference. The new platform will allow companies to build their own skills and integrations...

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...
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Amazon to Unveil New Alexa Devices

Alexa has managed to take the world by storm by taking over millions of households across the globe. With its easy-to-use functions, their sales of Echo have skyrocketed in a span...

Data Analysis methods: How BI helps to analyse your data

Business intelligence (BI) is a combination of the company’s business analytics added with data mining along with data visualization, data tools as well as infrastructure. It also includes the best practices...
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Snapchat Launches New Gaming Platform: Snap Games

According to the latest tech news, Snapchat has launched an in-app gaming service which will be known as Snap Games. The parent company Snap Inc was looking for new ways for...

Google Hire to Shut Down in 2020

Google has announced that it will be shutting down Google Hire, a system that tracks job applications. Hire was launched just two years ago. Google created Hire with an effort to make the...

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...
Crew Dragon & Falcon 9 | iTMunch

NASA & SpaceX give Crew Dragon a ‘GO’ for launch

SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule and Falcon 9 rocket are now ready to fly with NASA astronauts Bob Behnken and Doug Hurley. The spacecraft gets a ‘go’ from both NASA and SpaceX,...

Car2Go Increases Hourly Hire Charges

Car2go, a minute-by-minute car rental provision, raises its charges for small trips. The company stated that the purpose of doing this is to provide the option of flexible pricing.  The customers of...
According to the latest tech news, ScreenX to Introduce 270 Degree Screen in the Cineworld

ScreenX to Introduce 270 Degree Screen in the Cineworld

According to the latest tech news, the UK's biggest cinema chain is launching ScreenX, an immersive sensory cinema experience. This experience includes introducing a 270-degree screen while watching a movie in...

Lawmakers ask U.S. intelligence chief to review if TikTok is a public safety threat

Two lawmakers have urged the government's most senior U.S. intelligence official to evaluate if video-sharing app TikTok could pose "public safety risks" to the United States. In a letter by Sens. Charles...
iOS 11 Released

IOS 11 Released on 19th September 2017, Here’s What to Expect

In the latest tech related news, Apple has released the latest version of iOS 11, on Tuesday, 19th September, 2017 and is available for every iPad and iPhone devices. Although Apple...

Catalyte originates a toolkit for corporate ‘up-skilling.’

Catalyte, the code training and placement service, based in Baltimore, has launched a new software service. The service is created to take its machine learning-based skills-evaluation and coaching program to organisations around...

China proceeds to forbid international software and hardware from state offices

China has reportedly commanded all foreign PC hardware and operating systems to be returned in the next three years, raising an ongoing tech war.  The country has tried this kind of thing...

Yelp Allows Users To Personalize Their Homepage

This morning Yelp announced that they will allow their users to customize their search results and homepage based on their personal choices. In other words, if you are a vegetarian or a...
Twitter launches prototype application Twttr | iTMunch

Twitter Launches Twtter, A Prototype to Test New Features

Twitter launches a new prototype application to its first group of testers. The company made this announcement via a tweet. "Twttr" is the name of the prototype and it will be...

Roku sets a remote on your wrist with the latest Apple Watch app

The Roku remote is appearing to your wrist.  The company published today the start of an Apple Watch app that allows you to control your Roku device. This includes Roku media players and...
Litcoin prices drop

Litecoin Falls 10% after Payments Processor ‘LitePay’ Fails

The fifth-largest cryptocurrency is currently trending in the latest IT news and for all the wrong reasons! Litecoin’s price dropped on Monday after news that payments processor LitePay has ceased operations....

Apple Schedules its iPhone Event for September 10th in CA

A new year calls for a new Apple device. According to the latest tech news, this industry giant has sent out invitations for its annual iPhone event on September 10th, 2019,...

Waymo robotaxi app comes to the App Store

Addressing one of Waymo’s self-driving minivans is on to get a little simpler. The Latest Advancements At Waymo One year later, starting its Waymo One self-driving car service in the Phoenix area, the...

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...

NYU creates face protection design for healthcare employees that can be made in under...

New York University is amongst the many educational, private and public universities doing what it can to approach the demand for personal protective equipment (PPE) amid healthcare employees across the world. The...
See through camera for Human body

See through the human body with new camera

In the latest IT news, scientists have developed a medical device that can "see" through the human body.Scientists in Scotland say the camera is expected to help doctors track medical equipment,...
Read the latest tech blog on iTMunch titled. "Automation Surge Set to Conquer the Tech World in 2019"

Automation Surge Set to Conquer the Tech World in 2019

According to numerous technology surveys doing the rounds, 2019 has been cited as the year when automation will witness a surge. Populations across the world will fall prey to automation, regardless...

Messaging App Kik closes down as the company focuses on its cryptocurrency, Kin

CEO of Kik Interactive Ted Livingston announced that the company is closing down Kik Messenger to concentrate on its cryptocurrency Kin. It is the purpose of a lawsuit filed by the Securities...
Disney's Streaming Video Service

Disney to launch its own Streaming Video Service

After years of flirting with the idea, Walt Disney Co. (NYSE: DIS) finally pulled the trigger on launching its own over-the-top streaming video service starting in 2019. Disney certainly isn't the...
Read the latest tech blog on iTMunch titled "US Government Officially Bans the Use of ZTE and Huawei Products"

US Government Officially Bans the Use of ZTE and Huawei Products

The aftermath of the US-China trade war continues. Trending in the latest tech news, the United States government administration has just signed a bill to ban the use of technology by...

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...

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...
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Silicon Valley Eyes Africa as Next Tech Hub

Silicon Valley might be jumping ship. After Google and Facebook launched initiatives in Africa earlier this year, more tech giants are following suit and capitalizing on the tech boom in the...
Read the latest tech news on iTMunch titled, "Sony Announces the New PlayStation Classic"

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...
Read the latest tech news to find out features of iOS 12

Apple Unveils Features of iOS 12

According to the latest tech news, Apple has recently unveiled all the new features that we can expect in the new iOS 12 update will include. The news comes after Apple...
Xbox series X | iTMunch

Xbox Series X is Microsoft’s next-gen console, entering late-2020

Xbox Series X is the company's next-generation console and will be appearing in late 2020.  Thankfully, Microsoft has generously listed all of the images, media, and even a little data online.  Oh, and...
Read the latest blog titled, "Top Healthcare Technology Trends for 2019"

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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Facebook No Longer Allows Ads with Third-Party Data

According to the latest tech news, the social media giant, Facebook is disabling a form of advertising targeting called Partner categories. This form of advertising previously allowed prominent third-party aggregators to...
Read iTMunch's latest blog about leveraging social media for affiliate marketing.

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,...

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,...
Music and podcast sharing on Instagram | iTMunch

Pandora allows you to share music and podcasts on your Instagram Stories

Pandora has announced that a new alliance with Instagram will allow users to share their favourite music and podcasts on their Instagram  Story. Nearly over a year ago, Spotify too had launched...
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Top Tech Events Scheduled in 2019

Introduction If you are striving towards becoming a successful business owner and want an event that can help boost your business, there is no reason why you should miss a tech event....

BBC Is Creating A Voice Assistant, Code-Named ‘Beeb’

The BBC, aka the British Broadcasting Corporation, aka the Beeb, aka Auntie, is rolling into the voice assistant game. The Guardian reported that the plan to launch Alexa’s rival, which has been...
Read the latest blog on iTMunch titled 'Everything You Need to Know About Phishing Attacks and How to Avoid Them'

Everything You Need to Know About Phishing Attacks and How to Avoid Them

There are a lot of hackers who exploit people’s gullibility and trust by using phishing attacks. Read the blog to learn what to look for in order to stay safe from...
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The Release of Wi-Fi 6 and What It Brings to the Table

Wi-Fi 6, also known as 802.11ax, is set out to release in December 2019. It is all set to get better and faster with this major upgrade, making digital lives much easier...

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...

How Close Are We To A Driverless Future

In only a few years, autonomous or self driving cars have gone from science fiction fantasy to reality. It may seem like the technology for self driving cars emerged overnight but...

The Creator of Bitcoin May Be Worth $6 Billion

In the latest IT news, the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the computer programmer who invented the digital currency, has still remained one of the biggest mysteries of all times. Since the...

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...

Amazon makes it simpler for smart home devices to inform customers about low supply...

Besides all the Alexa-powered consumer devices Amazon introduced recently, the company also revealed a new set of tools. These new tools are exclusively for the makers of smart home device skills that...
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...

Google Play Store Gets a Makeover

According to the latest tech news, Google is all set to roll out a new visual design. As mentioned by Google in its most recent blog, the purpose of the new...
Palm's tiny companion phone | iTMunch

Palm to Launch ‘Tiny Companion’ Phone, only on Verizon

Trending in the latest tech news, the Palm has announced a tiny device as a Verizon exclusive that would act as a companion phone for larger devices. This Android-powered companion device...

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...
Digital transformation is a necessity | iTMunch

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,...

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...
Brain decoder turns brain signals into speech | iTMunch

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...

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...

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...

Apple Iphone X Sold Out In the Top 20 Big Cities

In the latest tech news, the iPhone X which went on sale on Friday at 8 A.M and immediately started selling out on Saturday afternoon itself. Apple’s most expensive iPhone ever...
According to the latest takeover news, Microsoft is acquiring GitHub,

Microsoft acquires GitHub for $7.5 billion

Microsoft is acquiring GitHub. After the $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn two years ago, this is Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s second big acquisition. GitHub was last valued at $2 billion back...

Facebook begins testing News, its new division for journalism

Facebook’s news division, which was earlier reported to be expected, is here. The company is rolling out Facebook News in a restricted test in the U.S. as a home screen tab and...

Everything you need to know about Cybersecurity

Did you know that a report published by the University of Maryland hackers attached every 39 seconds, on average 2,244 times a day? What's more, the average cost of a data...

Google Joins the Green Initiative

With the increasing popularity of ‘Go Green’, a lot of tech giants are moving towards setting up environment-friendly processes and even products. One such example of this is solar-powered smartphones. It’s no...

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