WASHINGTON - The Donald Trump administration plans to unveil revised self-driving car guidelines this summer to give carmakers more freedom to develop self-driving car technologies, the US Secretary of Transportation Elaine Chao has said. Speaking during the Detroit Auto Show, she said the government is set to issue third set of voluntary guidelines for self-driving cars this summer, the Detroit News reported late on Sunday.
MUMBAI - Lending major ICICI Bank on Friday said that it foresee mobile banking to overtake internet banking. according to the lending major's Group Executive and Chief Technology and Digital Officer B. Madhivanan, around half of the digital transactions of savings account are taking place on mobile banking. "I believe that in the near future, growth in mobile banking will be led by voice based services and technology,
NEW DELHI - In its biggest deal to date, Tata Consultancy Services Ltd (TCS) on Friday signed a multi-year agreement worth more than $2 billion with the US-based insurance company Transamerica to digitally transform its life and annuities business. The partnership enables Transamerica -- a leading provider of life insurance, retirement and investment solutions -- to enhance its digital capabilities, simplify the service of more than 10 million policies...
Leading global professional services firm EY on Monday announced "EY Catalyst" -- a new Cloud-based platform that can help businesses in India enhance their performance in supply chain and manufacturing. "EY Catalyst" allows round-the-clock access to businesses to an extensive IP database that contains tens of thousands of supply chain and manufacturing operational capabilities in multiple languages.ovements.
NEW DELHI - By 2022, most people in mature economies will consume more false information than true information mainly via social media platforms, market research firm Gartner predicted on Friday.Fake news has become a major worldwide political and media theme for 2017. "While fake news is currently in the public consciousness, it is important to realise the extent of digitally created content that is not a factual or authentic representation...
SAN FRANCISCO - Apple allowed ride-hailing service Uber to use a tool that could record a users iPhone screen, security researchers have alleged. According a report in Gizmodo late on Thursday, researchers said that Apple permitted Uber's iOS app to copy phone screen to improve functionality between Uber's app and Apple Watch. After the researchers discovered the tool, Uber said it is no longer in use and will be removed from the app.
NEW DELHI - Riding on the 'go cashless' bandwagon, cab-hailing app Uber on Wednesday launched a comprehensive Unified Payments Interface (UPI) integration in partnership with the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Axis Bank and HDFC Bank. The company partnered Axis bank to launch UPI integration for riders and HDFC bank to facilitate access to BHIM for driver partners. "India's digital payments economy alone will...
NEW DELHI - Samsung on Wednesday officially launched the Galaxy "Note 8", in a return for the South Korean smartphone major that recalled its Note 7 worldwide last year. This is Samsung's first smartphone to feature dual camera set-up at the rear with portrait mode and dual optical image stabilisation (OIS). It also comes with "Bixby" intelligent assistant, water and dust resistance and iris scanner. Similar to the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8+,
SAN FRANCISCO - The wait for Android O is likely to end on August 21 when Google might unveil what the 'O' actually stands for in Android 8, reports said on Monday. Google had released the very last Android O Developer Preview (version 4) recently and the major software update would start with the Pixel line-up of smartphones. However, Google has not made it clear whether it will also unveil the Pixel 2 smartphones alongside as well.
MUMBAI - Almost 10 days after the unreleased Episode 4 of "Game of Thrones" (GoT) Season 7 was leaked, Maharashtra Police on Monday arrested four people who were involved in the dissemination of the material regarding the HBO's marquee show. All accused were produced before the court and sent into police custody for a week. Special Inspector General of Police (Cyber), Brijesh Singh said that the episode (Season 7, Episode 4) of the HBO adaptation of a fantasy novel series, "A Song of Ice and Fire"