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Month: June 2018

Fujifilm Sues Xerox for Well Over $1 Billion After Aborted Merger

June 28, 2018

Fujifilm accused Xerox of breach of contract Xerox was also accused of engaging in “intentional and egregious conduct” The merger was scrapped on May 13 Fujifilm Holdings Corp sued Xerox Corp on Monday for well over $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,800 crores), faulting the printer and copier company for succumbing to pressure from activist investors Carl Icahn and […]

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Fujifilm X-A5 Mirrorless Camera With X-Series Zoom Lens Launched in India

June 28, 2018

The Fujifilm X-A5 was unveiled globally in January It’s the lightest Fujifilm mirrorless camera with a X-Series zoom lens It will be available exclusively on Amazon India Fujifilm on Tuesday launched the X-A5 mirrorless camera in India at Rs. 49,999. The company calls the X-A5 its lightest and smallest mirrorless digital camera with an X-Series zoom […]

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Fujifilm Instax Square SQ6 Square-Format Instant Camera Launched in India

June 28, 2018

Camera comes in Blush Gold, Graphite Grey, and Pearl White colour options It is compatible with square format films The Macro Mode can take photos as close by as 30cm Fujifilm India on Wednesday launched a new analogue instant camera in India, the Instax Square SQ6, at Rs. 9,999. The camera comes in three colour options […]

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Facebook Unveils ‘Keyword Snooze’ Feature in Its News Feed, Enabling Users to Hide Specific Content

June 28, 2018

Facebook on Thursday introduced it is testing a new feature called ‘Keyword Snooze’ in News Feed that will allow users to hide certain keywords that they don’t want to see for 30 days. The new Keyword Snooze feature is a variant of another option to snooze people and pages you do not want to see which […]

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Facebook’s Aquila Internet-Beaming Drone Project Abandoned

June 28, 2018

Facebook began Aquila project in 2014 It was aimed to deliver Internet to nearly four billion people We’ve decided not to build our own aircraft any longer: Facebook In a significant development, Facebook has abandoned its plan to develop high-flying solar-powered drones called Aquila that was aimed to deliver Internet to nearly four billion people in remote parts of […]

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Virtual Reality Can Make Your Mind Sharper, Study Finds

June 28, 2018

Virtual reality helps people recall information better: Study The team used the concept of a “memory palace” Results showed an 8.8 per cent improvement overall in recall accuracy Not just gaming or entertainment, virtual reality (VR) can also help people recall information better as opposed to desktop computers, say researchers including one of Indian-origin. The team from […]

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Xiaomi Mi Band 3 First Software Update Brings Phone Mute Functionality

June 28, 2018

Mi Band 3 was launched back in May this year This is the first software update for the fitness tracker It will only be available on Android Xiaomi’s popular wearable Mi Band 3 was launched at the company’s annual product event, alongside the Mi 8 flagship, in China back in May this year. The Chinese electronics giant has now confirmed the rollout […]

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Myntra Blink Go Fitness Tracker, Its First Smart Wearable Device

June 28, 2018

Blink Go will be available starting from June 22 The wearable tracks steps, distance, calories, sleep, and heart rate It sports a colour TFT display and a choice of ‘designer’ straps Flipkart-owned online fashion marketplace Myntra on Wednesday launched its first smart wearable device, the Blink Go. Priced at Rs. 4,199 (MRP), the fitness band was developed […]

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Oculus TV App Now Available on Oculus Go VR Headset

June 28, 2018

Facebook-owned virtual reality (VR) hardware and software products manufacturer Oculus has announced launching of Oculus TV – its dedicated hub for watching flatscreen video in VR on the standalone Oculus Goheadset. “Today, we’re thrilled to announce the launch of Oculus TV – a new and immersive way to experience your favourite shows, movies, and more on Oculus Go,” the company […]

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Indian Language Internet Users to Reach 536 Million by 2021

June 28, 2018

Indian languages will contribute 35 percent digital ad spending Currently the share of local languages is only 5 percent Number of non-English Internet users has already overtaken English users The number of Internet users in Indian languages is expected to reach 536 million over the next four years, contributing 35 percent of $4.4 billion (roughly […]

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