Focus: The auto plants of the future may have a surprisingly human touch

Focus: The auto plants of the future may have a surprisingly human touch

A red 2018 Chevrolet Bolt EV vehicle is seen on the assembly line at General Motors Orion Assembly in Lake Orion, Michigan, U.S., March 19, 2018. REUTERS/Rebecca Cook/Files   April 27(Reuters) – Carmakers have big plans for their next generation of factories: smarter designs, artificial intelligence and collaborative robots building a wide range of vehicles […]

Singapore Airlines to launch world’s longest non-stop flight

Singapore Airlines to launch world’s longest non-stop flight

Singapore, April 26 (IANS): Singapore Airlines is set to launch the world’s first non-stop flight with almost 20 hours in the air, by the end of this year, the media reported on Thursday.   Singapore Airlines’ newest plane, the Airbus A350-900ULR — for Ultra Long-Range — will travel on a record-breaking, globe-spanning flight that will […]

Indus Towers, Bharti Infratel merging to become world No.2 for masts

Indus Towers, Bharti Infratel merging to become world No.2 for masts

  BENGALURU/MUMBAI, April 25 (Reuters): Indus Towers and Bharti Infratel Ltd agreed to combine operations in a deal that will create the world’s second-largest mobile masts company measured by numbers of towers.   Telecommunication towers are pictured through hanging flower pots at a residential building in Kolkata December 11, 2012. Bharti Infratel Ltd, the telecommunications […]

Global AI business value to hit $1.2 trillion in 2018: Gartner

Global AI business value to hit $1.2 trillion in 2018: Gartner

A robot fish dubbed SoFi, created by MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory to explore marine environments, swims at Rainbow Reef off Taveuni, Fiji in this August 2015 handout photo. (REUTERS File Photo)   New Delhi, April 25 (IANS):  Driven by customer experience, new revenue and cost reduction, global business value derived from Artificial […]

Close to 40 million JioPhones sold so far: Report

Close to 40 million JioPhones sold so far: Report

A sales person displays JioPhone as she poses for a photograph at a store of Reliance Industries’ Jio telecoms unit, on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. (REUTERS File Photo)   New Delhi, April 25 (IANS): Highlighting the fact that JioPhone is already a meaningful contributor Reliance Jio’s growth, a recent survey estimates that total JioPhones sold […]

Dell introduces new commercial PC portfolio

Dell introduces new commercial PC portfolio

San Francisco, April 25 (IANS): Dell on Wednesday introduced its latest commercial PC portfolio with advanced versions of the existing Dell Latitude, OptiPlex, Dell Precision and P-Series workstations.   The new “Dell Precision mobile workstations” are smaller, lighter and will be able to take workloads that were previously not possible with a mobile workstation, the […]

Equity indices close in red on weak global cues

Equity indices close in red on weak global cues

A man walks out of the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) building in Mumbai. (REUTERS File Photo)     Mumbai, April 25 (IANS): The key Indian equity indices on Wednesday provisionally closed in the negative territory following weak global cues, along with heavy selling pressure in the banking, consumer durables and capital goods stocks.   According […]

5G to herald next wave of satellite communications: Report

5G to herald next wave of satellite communications: Report

Jordan Jtakin walks though a 5G wireless broadband technology display in the Intel booth during the 2018 CES in Las Vegas, Nevada. (REUTERS Photo)   New Delhi, April 25 (IANS):  Augmenting 5G mobile networks with next-generation satellite capabilities may help satellite operators become a major player in the emerging 5G ecosystem, leading data and analytics […]

Yahoo! agrees to pay $35mn penalty for data breach

Yahoo! agrees to pay $35mn penalty for data breach

Telecommunication towers are pictured through hanging flower pots at a residential building in Kolkata December 11, 2012. Bharti Infratel Ltd, the telecommunications tower arm of top Indian mobile carrier Bharti Airtel, said it will allot shares worth $120 million to cornerstone investors as part of its up to $832 million initial public offering. (REUTERS Photo) […]

Online ads growth helps Alphabet register $9.4bn in profit

Online ads growth helps Alphabet register $9.4bn in profit

San Francisco, April 24 (IANS): Riding on online advertisement growth, Google’s parent company Alphabet posted a net income of $9.4 billion in the first quarter this year — a 73 per cent jump from $5.4 billion in the same period last year.   Advertising revenue soared 24 per cent to $26.6 billion while the total […]

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