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Mercedes-Benz Adds New Features

Mercedes-Benz is giving drivers an even smarter luxury experience and adding some AI assistant power to its newest vehicles. All Mercedes-Benz models from 2016 and 2017 are now compatible with both Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa, taking the smart home experience out on the road. The AI assistants will allow drivers to do things like

Ola Aims $100 Million Funding For Further Expansion

Cab aggregator Ola’s board has approved raising up to USD 100 million from existing shareholders, primarily to fund its expansion plans. The company, which is locked in an intense battle with American rival Uber, had recently raised funds to the tune of Rs 1,675 crore from its Japanese investor, SoftBank. The approval was for issuance

Tesla Cuts Down The Price Of Its Cheapest Model S

If you’re planning of buying the entry-level Tesla Model S, there is a got good news for you: Not only is it cheaper, it also comes with some free extras. The changes, which went live recently are as follows: Tesla Model S 75, which comes with a 75kWh battery, and the all-wheel drive variant 75D,

Scientists Develop Wearable Sensor To Examine Diseases From Sweat

In a latest development, Stanford scientists have developed a new wristband-type wearable device that can analyze sweat to diagnose and monitor diseases like diabetes and cystic fibrosis. The new sensor collects sweat, measures its molecular constituents, such as chloride ions and glucose and then transmits the results for analysis and diagnostics. Unlike old-fashioned sweat collectors,

Alibaba Claims UC News Growing Rapidly in India, Indonesia

Alibaba Group firm UCWeb has said it is growing rapidly in India and Indonesia with its new product UC News getting 100 million article views daily. The company has said in a statement that UC News has rapidly grown in India and Indonesia market since its launch in June 2016. UCWeb is augmenting its focus

Facebook Messenger’s New Feature Helps Friends to Exchange Money

Facebook Messenger just made it easier to send friends money. The app now allows users to exchange money within group messages. The feature is live now on desktop and Messenger’s Android app and will roll out to iOS soon. Though Messenger has allowed payments since 2015, the feature has existed only in one-to-one conversations, not

Xiaomi To Unveil New Flagship Phone On April 19

Good news: The Xiaomi Mi 6 is coming soon. The company will be launching its next flagship on April 19 in Beijing. The company didn’t share any actual specs for the phone, but it did say the Mi 6 would be a performance beast. Xiaomi has lost a little of its luster recently: The company

Bid Adieu To Windows Vista

The end has finally come for one of the world’s most hated pieces of software, Windows Vista. Microsoft will no longer be supporting Windows Vista, the company announced in a support article. Often called the worst version of Windows, Vista was released just over a decade ago in 2007, five years after Windows XP and

Now Snapchat For Jobs At McDonald’s

McDonald has rolled out fast food-themed lenses and stories on the social media platform. Now, for the first time, it’s also fielding job applications. The company Snaplications in Australia. It comes in the form of a Snapchat lens, which shows the user in a McDonald’s uniform and lets users apply for a job by sending

ImMobi is Now India’s Second Profitable Unicorn

Mobile advertising firm InMobi, one of India’s 10 unicorns, is now a profit-making venture. Data analytics firm Mu Sigma is the only other Indian unicorn with that distinction. (India’s other unicorns are Flipkart, Snapdeal, Ola, Paytm, Quikr, Hike, ShopClues and Zomato.) InMobi, backed by Japanese telecom giant Softbank, competes with the likes of Facebook and

Next Generation Google To Control Your Home

It’s barely been five months since Google Home arrived to take over homes and there are already whispers of version 2.0. The search giant is working on an upgraded version of Home that’ll also double as a Wi-Fi router and mesh network. To put it in simpler terms, the next-gen Google Home could be half