3-D Picture Feature For Augmented Reality Part Of Newly Launched Sony Xperia XZ1

Potentially paving the way for augmented reality, gaming and 3-D printing applications, Sony launched two new smartphones on Thursday that can capture 3-D. The Japanese electronics giant’s latest devices launched into the increasingly competitive market are the 5.2-inch Xperia XZ1 and 4.6-inch XZ1 compact. Apple’s latest iPhone models are expected to come soon and these…

Amid Stalemate Over Bill, Brexit Talks End in Acrimony

There were tensions as the European Union’s negotiator mocked Prime Minister Theresa May even as Brexit talks ended in stalemate, with both sides deadlocked over the divorce bill. Britain wants a deal that’s impossible to achieve and is refusing to acknowledge its financial obligations, Michel Barnier said. The “sufficient progress” needed to move on to…

Siemens consolidates its position in the self-driving industry by acquiring self-driving specialist software developer Tass International

Although Siemens entry into the self-driving vehicle industry has been as recent as early this year, it has been quick to consolidate its position. In a significant development, German industrial giant Siemens has agreed to acquire Tass International, a company which specializes in developing self-driving software, for an undisclosed sum. The move will its automotive…

Ford exploring deployment of self-driving trucks for delivery services

With the explosion of interest in self-driving technology, carmakers are scrambling to corner market share. As per a senior executive from the company, Ford Motor Co is considering to deploy self-driving vehicle technology in larger commercial vehicles and is working with multiple partners to deploy this strategy on autonomous vehicles on the road. “We’ve been…

U.S. Software developer BroadSoft exploring options, which include a divestiture

Faced with increased competition from its peers, BroadSoft has been under pressure from shareholders who are behaving like activists. According to sources familiar with the matter at hand, BroadSoft Inc, a U.S. software provider which helps companies with cloud-based communications services, is exploring its options, which includes its potential sale. The moves comes midst BroadSoft…

Oxford, Home To One Of The World’s Best Universities, Wants To Lead Way In Electric Vehicle Charging

A project that is claimed to be the “first on-street charging pilot of its size in the world”, a program to install around 100 electric vehicle charging stations in Oxford is underway. With the plan to roll out the charging stations on residential streets in order to “help people go electric”, Oxford City Council said…

In Its Biggest Health Push Yet And Ahead Of Apple, Samsung Launches New Smartwatches

In a bid to challenge the likes of Apple and Fitbit in the health space, two new fitness-focused smartwatches and a pair of wireless earbuds equipped with its voice assistant Bixby hahs been launched by Samsung. The three products launched are the Samsung Gear Sport smartwatch, the Gear Fit 2 Pro fitness band and the IconX 2018 wireless Bluetooth…