Alibaba Plans to Invest Heavily on Cutting-Edge Technology

In order to compete with the heavy dominance of Silicon Valley in high technology, Alibaba—China’s e-commerce company—is planning to invest a total of $15 billion into research labs with a global network. According to the Company, this massive investment would put to use in establishing research facilities in the United States, Russia, Singapore, Israel...

General Motors Plans To Go All-Electric

General Motors (GM), one of the three major American automobile manufacturers, said that it plans to go all electric. It also said that, over the next 18 months, it plans to release two brand new electric vehicles. Also, in the next six years, it plans to launch 20 more electric vehicles. According to Mark Reuss,...

Apple secures crucial iPhone technology from Dailog in a $600 million deal

Dialog Semiconductor, the Anglo- German firm’s power- management technology has been bought by Apple Inc for its iPhone in a $600 million deal. Apple’s last considerable acquisition was the $350 million purchase of Prime Sense’s Face ID in 2013, making this latest agreement to acquire patents and people from the German- listed company first of...

Samsung expected to price its foldable smartphone ‘Samsung Galaxy F’ heftily

A Reports of Samsung manufacturing a million units of its first ever foldable smartphone have been doing rounds; however the latest reports suggesting that the smartphone will have a hefty price tag might make it challenging for the Korean tech giant to prepare such a large amount. The Samsung Galaxy F is supposed to be...

November 28: Expected launch date of Nokia 8.1 in India

Rumored global variant of Nokia X7; Nokia 8.1 is expected to be announced by the company in India by the month end. Reports claim the launch date to be November 28 for the Nokia 8.1 whose equivalent Nokia X7 was launched in China last month; however no such confirmation has been obtained from Nokia...

Video call security bug fixed by Whatsapp

The latest bug on Whatsapp’s platform that gave access to hackers to take over users’ applications on answering an incoming Whatsapp video call has been fixed according to the announcement made by Facebook’s messenger app on Wednesday. Technology websites ZDnet and The Register has previously reported that the vulnerability affecting Whatsapp on Android and Apple...

Preparation for Yellowstone’s Supervolcano

A gigantic magma chamber lies beneath the Yellowstone National Park, US. It’s a site known for its hot springs and geysers. But, according to NASA scientists, this area is not that peaceful after all and it can turn into a supervolcano in the future. According to Brian Wilcox of NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL),...

Unlimited Whatsapp chat backup on Google Drive Storage

The deal between Whatsapp and Google that was announced earlier this year has come into effect on November 12, allowing 1 billion Whatsapp users to backup their chat history of Whatsapp on Google drive without having to sacrifice their Google Drive’s limited storage quota of 15GB. Unlike before now the users can store their data...