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Nadella among top tech executives to meet Trump

Nadella among top tech executives to meet Trump

San Francisco, Dec 12 : Indian-born Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is among top-notch tech executives who are scheduled to meet US President-elect Donald Trump at Trump Tower in New York City, media r


US Black Friday online sales total $3.34 billion

US Black Friday online sales total $3.34 billion

San Francisco, Nov 27 : A digital marketing research group has recorded online sales at a record high of $3.34 billion during the Black Friday shopping spree in the United States.


Facebook working on censorship tool to enter China: Report

Facebook working on censorship tool to enter China: Report

San Francisco, Nov 23 : Social networking giant Facebook is reportedly developing a software tool to surpass censorship and get back into China, a market where the social network has been blocked,


Microsoft teams up with Musk's $1 bn OpenAI project

Microsoft teams up with Musk's $1 bn OpenAI project

San Francisco, Nov 16 : In a move to "democratise" artificial intelligence (AI) and making it accessible to everyone, Microsoft has teamed up with OpenAI, a non-profit AI research organisation co-f


Facebook denies it spread fake news to help Trump win

Facebook denies it spread fake news to help Trump win

NK World, San Francisco, Nov 15 : Hit by charges that the social media giant distributed fake news which helped Donald Trump win the US presidential election, Facebook on Tuesday denied any such ch


Toyota develops app to start up car from smartphone

Toyota develops app to start up car from smartphone

San Francisco, Nov 1 : Japanese car maker Toyota has developed an app called Smart Key Box that lets people use smartphones to access and start up a car.

The app would only allow users that have previously signed up for the shared-use car to operate it, providing a more secure way of lending and renting cars, Toyota said in a statement on Monday.

For the pilot programme that will begin in San Francisco in January has invested in Getaround in October -- a peer-to-peer sharing service that allows private car owners to rent out their vehicles when they are not using them.

The device works with a cloud service where an individual can be given access to a specific car for a set time period, CNET reported.


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