The German regulators have banned an internet-connected doll called “My Friend Cayla” that can chat with children warning Friday that it was de facto” a hidden spying device”. Parents were urged to disable the interactive toy by the Federal Network Agency, which enforces bans on surveillance devices. The doll works by sending a child’s audio question wirelessly to an app on a digital device, which translates it into text and searches the internet for an answer, then sends back a response that is voiced by the doll.
Samsung launches solar-powered refrigerators
Consumer electronics major Samsung India has launched a range of solar powered smart convertible frost –free and direct cool refrigerators, targeting the semi urban and rural customers. Mid-segment range beings from 253-liter and multiple sizes up to 760 liter.
Jharkhand government signs MoU with Microsoft
Jharkhand government and Microsoft India signed a MoU to leverage cloud technologies to drive the state’s digital development
Accenture to create 15,000 jobs in the United States
Accenture Plc said it would create jobs in the United States, as IT services firms brace for a more protectionist US technology visa program under president Donald Trump. The company is domiciled in Dublin, Ireland, but majority of its employees are Indians.
Sony may be Samsung Galaxy S8’s third battery supplier: report
According to a report by the Wall Street Journal, Samsung will likely choose Sony as one of the battery suppliers for the flagship smartphone. It this news is true then Sony will become the third company to supply batteries for Samsung’s upcoming flagship smartphones.
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UC Davis dares to go where Toyota won't with the Prius
An Apple spokesperson fires back over Microsoft's latest commercials
Engadget gets the scoop on Dell's latest "ultra-portable" notebook