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AI and ML-Based Collaborative Learning Platform VideoKen Raises $1 Million Seed Funding

25 Apr money3-e1448338277627

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

VideoKen, an artificial intelligence and machine learning based platform for video-based collaborative learning, has announced that it has raised $1 million from a bunch of angel investors. (more…)

Microsoft Could be Working on Its Own Version of the Chromebook

25 Apr Microsoft_CES_2009-1-e1445360577787

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Google could soon have a competitor of its own scale where its Chromebooks are concerned. Apparently, Microsoft could be working on an operating system of its own that could put the company toe-to-toe with Google’s Chromebooks. And it appears as if an announcement of the same could follow at the Redmond giant’s event next month. (more…)

Singapore-Based oBike Becomes the First Bike-Sharing Service to Debut in Malaysia

25 Apr 17389238_1954197714812366_6108112135814976060_o-990x990

By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Bike-sharing service oBike has launched its bike-sharing service in Malaysia’s Klang Valley. The company is all set to introduce the station-less biking service to the area. Claiming to have tens of thousands of users in the nation, the service is priced at MYR1 (US$0.23) per 15 minutes in Malaysia. (more…)

Biohealth Momentum Continues in Mason as Startup Genetesis Selects the Mason Tech Elevator as Its First Home

25 Apr Genetesis_2

After completing a seed round of funding raising $1.2 million for its new technology which offers a non-invasive tool for the detection and localization of cardiovascular disease, startup Genetesis has chosen the Mason Tech Elevator as its new home where company founders will work to scale the business for clinical testing and commercialization. (more…)

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 Flagship Cost the Company a Whole Lot More to Manufacture, than Its Predecessors

24 Apr samsung-galaxy-s8-plus_660_041917121915

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

According to market reports, the Samsung Galaxy S8 cost a whole lot more to make than its predecessor. I mean we already knew that it was going to come at a premium price for the customers. What we didn’t know, was that it may have cost Samsung more than any of the previous iterations in the Galaxy series. (more…)

Harman and Baidu Team up to Develop In-Car AI Solutions for Automakers

24 Apr baidu-image-600x394

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

The Shanghai Auto Show played host to a couple of pretty important announcements this week. For instance, automotive manufacturer Harman has announced a brand new partnership with Baidu under which, the two will collaborate with each other so as to bring some highly advanced AI tech within automaker’s reach. (more…)

After Raising $250 Million from SoftBank, Ola Is Still Looking to Raise Additional $100 Million

24 Apr ola-cabs-tp-featured-image-new-e1447822439198

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

We recently reported that Ola had raised $250 million in a funding round from Japan’s SoftBank Group, in November last year. However, the round was not announced officially, maybe because it was ‘down-round’. But now, according to the documents filed with RoC, the company is looking to raise additional $100 million funding. (more…)

Apple Will Start Assembling Smartphones in India by Next Month

23 Apr id-2959634-img_20140919_142836-100602267-orig

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

It was a major development when Apple showed interest in manufacturing its smartphones in India. And now it seems that the development is not so far away. As has been rumoured in a lot of previous reports, the company is going to start assembling the smartphones in India from next month. (more…)

Apple Wants to Use Only Recycled Material in Building iPhones, Greenpeace Asks It to Make Them Longer Lasting as Well

23 Apr apple-newest-tech-portal-e1439821309618

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

When it comes down to using renewable materials to create its main product, Apple has just made a huge, huge commitment. The company has said that it will soon use only renewable materials, so as to protect the environment. So basically, the company wants to end its dependence upon mining altogether. If it had its way, all the iPhones that it churns out, would be created out of recycled materials. (more…)

HTC’s Next Flagship Smartphone Will be Squeezable, to be Officially Unveiled on May 16

23 Apr htc-u-990x557

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Over the past couple weeks, the rumor mill had been buzzing like crazy over the launch of an HTC smartphone with pressure-sensitive edges. And it seems the speculations are proving to be true as HTC has not only confirmed the squeezable nature of the smartphone, it has also dropped the launch date as well. The HTC U is coming in hot on May 16, a definite and better challenger to recently launched flagships. (more…)