Digital helper will attend as the Elementary interface to the connected home: Gartner

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Consumers can progressively use digital personal assistants to move with client services within the connected home, per Gartner. Gartner predicts that, by 2019, in a minimum of twenty five p.c of households in developed economies, the digital assistants on smartphones and different devices can function the first interface to connected home services. “In the not-too-distant …

Unique:Google, Facebook silently movement for automatic blocking of extremist videos

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Some of the web’s biggest destinations for observance videos have quietly started mistreatment automation to get rid of extremist content from their sites, per 2 individuals aware of the method. The move could be a major breakthrough for net corporations that area unit desirous to eradicate violent information from their sites and area unit stressed …

Microsoft, TCS to Advisor startups side by side

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The Technology arms of worldwide computer code majors Microsoft and Tata practice Services (TCS) declared a joint initiative to mentor startups and have interaction with them to create pioneer solutions for the worldwide market. “Microsoft Accelerator ANd TCS co-innovation network can produce a platform to spur the Indian start-up system through an open framework,” the …

Oyo Rooms Grows 15X YoY, Turns Profitable!

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Oyo Rooms, currently the market leader in branded budget hotel room rental space, has surprised everyone with their announcement of turning profitable. At a time, when most startups in this space (or even in other verticals) are burning VC money with no horizon of getting profitable anytime soon, Oyo Rooms has found a way to …

BlackBerry Launches BBM Money Transfer Service in India

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BlackBerry is having a hard time staying up with the current trends in Android and iOS. Some large technology biggies likeFacebook and WhatsApp have decided to end their support to the dying operating system and we could hear similar news in the coming months. BlackBerry has now launched BBM Money, a payment solution, in partnership …