Microsoft inks patent license deal with Toyota for connected cars

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Microsoft has announced a new patent licensing agreement with Toyota Corp for connected car technologies. The latest  agreement builds on Toyota and Microsoft’s strong partnership, which includes their collaboration on the Azure-based Toyota Big Data Center. Continue reading “Microsoft inks patent license deal with Toyota for connected cars”

Misfit Vapor smartwatch with GPS and heart rate sensor will run Android Wear 2.0

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Fossil-owned Misfit today has officially announced that its Vapor smartwatch will run Android Wear 2.0. Announced first at CES 2017, it was not clear what software the watch will run.  Continue reading “Misfit Vapor smartwatch with GPS and heart rate sensor will run Android Wear 2.0”

Facebook Live Video broadcast now available for desktop

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Facebook has expanded its live video functionality beyond mobile. The social network will now allow users to start a live video directly from your desktops and laptops. Until now, this feature was only available for mobile. Continue reading “Facebook Live Video broadcast now available for desktop”

Google adds audio calling for Duo, file sharing to Allo and updates Photos

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Google has announced an array of updates to a bunch of its apps, at an event in in São Paulo, Brazil. The company has added new feature to Duo, Allo and Photos apps. Continue reading “Google adds audio calling for Duo, file sharing to Allo and updates Photos”

Google Maps now lets you share your location in real-time

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Google is making it easier for its users to share their location. The company is rolling out real-time location sharing feature to Google Maps on Android and iOS. The person you are sharing your location with will be able to see it on Android, iPhone, mobile web, and even desktop.

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Nokia wins 100G optical network deal from Reliance Jio

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Nokia has bagged 100G optical network deal from Reliance Jio for 4G LTE network to build broadband connectivity for all of India. Spanning 90,000 km in one of the biggest 100G deployments in the world, the Nokia transport network allows Jio to offer innovative, high-capacity services to underserved regions in India as well as a nationwide long-distance (NLD) service. Continue reading “Nokia wins 100G optical network deal from Reliance Jio”

Nokia and Facebook complete multiple submarine field trials

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Nokia and Facebook announced the successful completion of a series of field trials of new optical digital signal processing technologies over a 5,500-kilometre transatlantic subsea link between New York and Ireland. To increase the capacity capabilities of submarine fibre to cope with bandwidth-hungry applications, the companies tested Nokia Bell Labs’ new probabilistic constellation shaping (PCS) technology. Continue reading “Nokia and Facebook complete multiple submarine field trials”

Google Search app gets shortcuts for restaurants, news, popular tools and more

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Google has added quick shortcuts for popular tools, points of interests, cafes, restaurants and more to its Search app on Android and iOS and on Google.com. Additional shortcuts like translate, nearby attractions, flights, hotels, internet speed test, currency converter, and more are available for Android users. These shortcuts will be present below the search bar. Continue reading “Google Search app gets shortcuts for restaurants, news, popular tools and more”

Samsung 5100mAh power bank with USB Type-C, 15W fast charging surfaces

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Samsung is geared up to announce the Galaxy S8 and S8+ on March 29th and we already know almost all the specifications on the upcoming flagships. Now, details about a new 5,100mAh power bank from the company has surfaced. Continue reading “Samsung 5100mAh power bank with USB Type-C, 15W fast charging surfaces”

After US, UK bans electronic devices on flights from Middle East

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Just yesterday, the U.S. government banned passengers from carrying electronics like tablets and laptops on inbound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa. Now, the UK has also announced a cabin baggage ban on laptops and tablets on direct flights to the UK from Turkey, Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Tunisia and Saudi Arabia. Continue reading “After US, UK bans electronic devices on flights from Middle East”

U.S. bans tablets and laptops from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East

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After banning immigrants from seven predominantly Muslim countries at the beginning of this year, the U.S. government has now announced that it will start restricting passengers from carrying electronics like tablets and laptops on inbound flights from 10 airports in the Middle East and Africa, starting March 21. Continue reading “U.S. bans tablets and laptops from 10 airports, mainly in Middle East”

Apple launches Clips video creation and sharing app for iPhone and iPad

apple clip appApple has introduced Clips, a new video app that allow users to create short videos, by adding photos, filters, music. It takes cues from Snapchat, Instagram and Prisma and lets you make vibrant and creative videos that can be shared with friends the Messages app or popular social networks.
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Gionee A1 announced in India, Samsung Bixby virtual assistant confirmed and more – FoneArena Daily

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Check out the latest FoneArena Daily video that gives you a quick roundup of the latest technology news. Continue reading “Gionee A1 announced in India, Samsung Bixby virtual assistant confirmed and more — FoneArena Daily”