Nissan seeks multiple autonomous vehicle patents to test its technology on Indian roads

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

With the advent of autonomous mobility capabilities across the globe, there’s not much longer before self-driving vehicles will be traversing the Indian roads as well. However, Japanese carmaker Nissan has already initiated the process to bring its autonomous technology stack, known as ProPilot autonomous driving system, to the country. Continue reading 

Tim Cook calls for making coding mandatory in schools, President Trump for “sweeping transformation of the federal government’s technology”

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

A high powered meeting took place earlier today, that saw members o the tech community sit down with President Donald Trump and members of the US administration. Albeit, the meeting was less crowded than what it should have been,with several tech honchos leaving president Trump’s councils over disagreements with his policies. Continue reading 

NTT Communications Deploys Coriant Solution to Deliver Data Center Interconnect Services in Hong Kong

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Coriant, a leading supplier of packet optical, IP, and SDN solutions to Tier 1 global service providers and web-scale Internet operators, has announced that NTT Communications Corporation (NTT Com), the ICT solutions and international communications business within the NTT Group, has deployed the Coriant Groove™ G30 Network Disaggregation Platform to interconnect multiple data center sites in Hong Kong. Continue reading 

Taiwanese Electronics Brands Aggressively Promote HDR as This Feature Likely to Become Must-Have for High-End Monitors in the Future, TrendForce Reports

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Computer monitors and notebooks featuring HDR (high dynamic range) have been a highlight in this year’s major consumer electronics tradeshows from CES to Computex. According to WitsView, a division of TrendForce, HDR as a feature is now spreading into the PC market following its widespread adoption in the TV market last year. Demand growth of HDR-capable monitors for gaming is especially robust, and correspondingly Taiwan-based electronics brands are actively developing this market segment. The market for HDR-capable monitors are expected to expand rapidly once major vendors in IT industries have established a separate HDR standard specifically for their products. Continue reading 

These little drones can literally ‘see through’ walls with just Wi-Fi

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By Mudit Mohilay, The Tech Portal

Researchers have managed to come up with a altogether fantastic technology that will allow two drones to communicate with each other. Well, there is nothing special about that however, what is special is the fact  that these two talking drones can actually use their communication to ind out what is on the other side of solid walls. Continue reading 

Digital Transformation Arrives in Asia with the Launch of INSPIRIO

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INSPIRIO, the first-ever digital transformation agency in Asia, is helping businesses define, develop, and achieve their digital goals through strategy, program design and execution. Continue reading 

U.S.-Japanese Consortium Announced as the Front Runner in the Bid for Toshiba’s Memory Business; TrendForce Says Such Deal Will Add Pressure on Samsung in NAND Flash Market

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Toshiba on June 21 announced that it has chosen a consortium led by U.S.-based Bain Capital and investors backed by the Japanese government as the first-place bidder for the spin-off of the company’s memory business. The deal is set to be finalized on June 28 and completed by March of next year. According to DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce, this announcement in the short term could cause the NAND Flash market to start shifting from undersupply to equilibrium this fourth quarter. In the long run, the support and demand provided by the bidding party could help the spun-off memory business to become more competitive against Samsung in terms of NAND Flash production capacity and related technology. Continue reading 

Fujitsu to Build Taiwan’s Top-Performing Supercomputer for the National Center for High-Performance Computing

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Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Taiwan Limited have announced that they will build a new supercomputer system for Taiwan’s National Center for High-performance Computing, National Applied Research Laboratories (NCHC) that will have the highest performance in the country at the time it commences operations, scheduled for May 2018. The new system will serve as the core platform for research and development in Taiwan, fostering the development and growth of Taiwan’s overall industries and economy. Continue reading 

P2P marketplace for overseas products Airfrov raises $500K from East Ventures

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By Kajal Joshi, The Tech Portal

Singapore-based online peer-to-peer marketplace Airfrov has an interesting concept. It connects shoppers with travellers to bring unique items home from overseas. The platform offers protection for both, shoppers and travelers, through an escrow payment service, which is supported by seller verification and peer reviews. Now, the startup has successfully secured $500K in a pre‐Series A funding round, to further enhance their product offerings and scale the development teams. Continue reading 

Xiaomi CEO confirms Mi Mix 2 is in the works, expected to arrive by end of this year

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By Anmol Sachdeva, The Tech Portal

Xiaomi’s concept smartphone, Mi Mix, was one of the most sumptuous devices to be unveiled last year. It was truly bezel-less, only except for the minimal chin at the bottom to host the sensors and front camera. We have since been relying on the rumor mill, just waiting for the Chinese hardware manufacturer to talk about the successor of this concept smartphone — the Mi Mix 2. Continue reading