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Google Search adds new ‘Personal’ tab to showcase only your content results

29 May google-new-logo-tp-featured-600x315

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Being the biggest search engine does have its perks. Google has amassed a treasuretrove of data about the most random thing that we not be able to think about right at this instant.

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Apple’s iPhone 8 expected to sport Touch ID sensor integrated into the OLED display

29 May apple-iphone-1320x726

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Another day, another report about features that may be coming to the iPhone 8 later this summer. Today’s fresh report comes from Economic Daily News (translated version by Digitimes) and drops some prominent hints about the features coming to this overhauled 10th Anniversary device. It talks about the optical fingerprint sensor, a wild screen aspect ratio, and camera upgrades coming to the said device later this year. (more…)

BlackBerry awarded $940 million by Qualcomm to finally settle royalty payment dispute

29 May blackberry-wallpaper-14-990x557

By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

With regards to the major legal and financial victory announced last month, Qualcomm has agreed to shell out $940 million to close the arbitration deicsion in favor of the Canadian software maker, BlackBerry — as it had given up on its hardware ambitions about a year ago. This is the final settlement agreement and the chipmaker has agreed to pay the amount, in full, before May 31st. (more…)

Sony’s Digital Paper tablet has been updated with a brand new screen and interface

27 May sony-logo-e1450027925383

By Aditya Srivastava, The Tech Portal

In case you still remember the colossal 13-inch Digital Paper tablet of Sony, which was much like a ginormous Kindle which you could also write on– we have some good news for you. Sony is once again looking back to this unique device and is making some significant improvements in order to revive it. (more…)

Apple Watch is the most reliable when it comes to measuring heart rate

27 May 440734-apple-watch-hands-on

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Standford University has recently come up with a brand new study that hails the Apple Watch as the best when it comes to the accuracy of modern fitness trackers. The study was conducted with a total of 60 participants and delivered judgment on the accuracy of fitness trackers with regards to measuring heart rate and calories burned. (more…)

Doubling down on semiconductors, Samsung announces new business unit

27 May samsung-e1480409515573

By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

In a bid to increase its market share in the rapidly growing semiconductor industry, Samsung has decided to separate its foundry unit and form a brand new business. The separation of the foundry business into a new unit is being seen as an attempt to ensure that it receives the funds and attention it needs to grow in face of tough competition from peers. (more…)

500 Startups may revive plan to raise India-focused fund in 2017

26 May 500-startups

By Ashvita Anand, The Tech Portal

According to a top executive at the company, 500 Startups may not put its India investment strategy on hold. The Silicon Valley based start-up fund and incubator has invested in several early stage Indian startups till date and initially planned to set up an India- focused fund later this year. (more…)

Nokia and Apple sign patent license and business collaboration agreement, settle all litigation

26 May id-2959634-img_20140919_142836-100602267-orig

By Jeet Suthar, The Tech Portal

In what should certainly be termed as ‘landmark’ in our ongoing technology business landscape, Apple and Nokia — two of the biggest names in Telecom equipment manufacturers — have announced that they have settled all their IP related litigation and have agreed a new multi-year patent license agreement. (more…)

How China wants to regulate the fast-growing bike-sharing industry

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By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

China’s ballooning bike-sharing industry, which picked up the pace almost a year ago, has been witnessing rapid developments. Not only the number of bikes on the streets is constantly increasing, various firms and corporations are constantly pumping millions of capital into the firms. (more…)

In yet another win for mortgage tech market, robo-adviser MortgageGym nabs £2Mn

25 May Screen-Shot-2017-05-22-at-11.38.03-PM-e1495504651834

By Disha Manocha, The Tech Portal

MortgageGym, the mortgage robo-adviser, has managed to rake in £2 million in a seed funding round. (more…)