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Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla's Autopilot; doesn't consider it competition

23 Jan 2021

Waymo CEO dismisses Tesla's Autopilot; doesn't consider it competition

Tesla is widely considered the leader in self-driving car technology, but rival Waymo's CEO John Krafcik begs to differ. In an interview with the Manager magazine, the head of Google's autonomous vehicle endeavor rubbished the idea of Tesla being a competitor.

#CES2021: Intel's Mobileye reveals plans to lower autonomous driving cost

13 Jan 2021

#CES2021: Intel's Mobileye reveals plans to lower autonomous driving cost

At the ongoing CES 2021, Mobileye - Intel's self-driving car subsidiary brand - has announced that it will shift toward using its own radar-based technology so as to reduce the cost of autonomous driving.

#CES2021: These Samsung robots should be on everyone's wishlist

12 Jan 2021

#CES2021: These Samsung robots should be on everyone's wishlist

With an aim to integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) in our lives, Samsung took another step forward when it unveiled three new robots at the ongoing CES 2021.

Rivaling Tesla, NIO launches ET7 electric sedan with autonomous driving

10 Jan 2021

Rivaling Tesla, NIO launches ET7 electric sedan with autonomous driving

As the company's first-ever battery-powered sedan, Chinese electric vehicle maker NIO has launched the all-new ET7 model in its home country.

Amazon Fab Phones Fest ends today: Premium smartphones on offer

25 Dec 2020

Amazon Fab Phones Fest ends today: Premium smartphones on offer

The latest round of Amazon's Fab Phones Fest is scheduled to end today. Under the sale, which started on December 22, the e-retailer is offering unmissable deals on a number of smartphones.

Apple may launch an electric vehicle by 2024

22 Dec 2020

Apple may launch an electric vehicle by 2024

The electrification of transport, with a complete zero-carbon green energy approach, is one of the major trends of the 21st century. A few years back, there were rumors about Apple's automotive plans, including Project Titan.

This Amazon-backed fully-electric 'robotaxi' could change the way we commute

15 Dec 2020

This Amazon-backed fully-electric 'robotaxi' could change the way we commute

Zoox, an independent subsidiary of Amazon.com, has unveiled its first all-electric, driver-less 'robotaxi' for plying in dense and urban environments.

These limited-run iPhones have pieces of moon, Mars and Mercury

14 Dec 2020

These limited-run iPhones have pieces of moon, Mars and Mercury

Luxury smartphone maker Caviar has launched customized iPhone 12 Pro and 12 Pro Max models that are truly out of the world. Why? These super-expensive 'Space Odyssey' edition iPhones have pieces of the moon, Mars and Mercury in them.

This custom iPhone 12 Pro costs over Rs. 11 lakh

20 Nov 2020

This custom iPhone 12 Pro costs over Rs. 11 lakh

Luxury smartphone maker Caviar, known for its GoT edition Galaxy Fold and Tesla Cybertruck-inspired iPhone 11 Pro, has launched a new customized iPhone 12 Pro model.

iPhone 12 Pro Max wins DisplayMate's 'Best Smartphone Display' award

19 Nov 2020

iPhone 12 Pro Max wins DisplayMate's 'Best Smartphone Display' award

DisplayMate, a company that tests screens on phones, tablets and other consumer products, has given iPhone 12 Pro Max the 'Best Smartphone Display' award.

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has a 3,687mAh battery

13 Nov 2020

Apple iPhone 12 Pro Max has a 3,687mAh battery

Teardown images of the iPhone 12 Pro Max, shared on Weibo (via SeekDevice), have revealed the battery details of the flagship handset.

iPhone 12 Pro Max, mini's pre-orders open in India today

06 Nov 2020

iPhone 12 Pro Max, mini's pre-orders open in India today

Apple's latest iPhone 12 Pro Max and iPhone 12 mini will be up for pre-ordering in India today starting 6:30 pm via the company's online store and authorized resellers.

iPhone 12, 12 Pro now available for purchase in India

30 Oct 2020

iPhone 12, 12 Pro now available for purchase in India

Apple's all-new iPhone 12 and 12 Pro models have gone on sale in India. The flagship handsets are currently up for grabs via Flipkart, Amazon, the company's online store as well as authorized resellers across the country.

iPhone 12, 12 Pro are up for pre-orders in India

23 Oct 2020

iPhone 12, 12 Pro are up for pre-orders in India

Apple's recently-unveiled iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 Pro models are now available for pre-orders in India via the company's online store as well as authorized resellers across the country.

iPhone 12 Pro Max's battery is smaller than its predecessor

22 Oct 2020

iPhone 12 Pro Max's battery is smaller than its predecessor

Apple's iPhone 12 Pro Max will offer a smaller battery than its predecessor, the iPhone 11 Pro Max, a listing on Chinese certification site TENAA has revealed.

iPhone 12 Pro models, with new design and cameras, launched

14 Oct 2020

iPhone 12 Pro models, with new design and cameras, launched

Alongside the iPhone 12 and iPhone 12 mini, Apple has also unveiled its top-of-the-line iPhone 12 Pro and iPhone 12 Pro Max models.

Meet Polestar Precept: An electric sedan powered by Android

27 Sep 2020

Meet Polestar Precept: An electric sedan powered by Android

Chinese automaker Polestar is gearing up to introduce a new electric car into its stable, but it won't be the long-awaited Polestar 3 SUV.

Snapdeal starts testing robots for order deliveries: Details here

16 Sep 2020

Snapdeal starts testing robots for order deliveries: Details here

The spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, which has killed nearly a million around the world, has made contact-less technology the need of the hour - across several sectors and roles.

This is how iPhone 12 Pro will look like?

13 Sep 2020

This is how iPhone 12 Pro will look like?

Even though Apple's iPhone 12 series has been delayed, there have been plenty of leaks around what it will have on offer.

NewsBytes Briefing: Chrome getting major speed improvements, and more

26 Aug 2020

NewsBytes Briefing: Chrome getting major speed improvements, and more

In the updates since last night, Google announced new features for Chrome, aimed at making the browser faster and power-efficient.

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

19 Aug 2020

Apple gears up to make iPhone 12 in India: Report

As the US-China trade war continues to escalate, Apple is stepping on the gas to shift its manufacturing out of the Xi Jinping-led country and save itself from getting caught up in the crossfire.

iPhone 12 delayed, tipped to be launched after October 12

13 Aug 2020

iPhone 12 delayed, tipped to be launched after October 12

Apple's flagship iPhones, which are usually announced in September, are likely to go official in October this year due to the COVID-19 crisis.

Galaxy Tab S7+ v/s iPad Pro (2020): Which is better?

09 Aug 2020

Galaxy Tab S7+ v/s iPad Pro (2020): Which is better?

Alongside the flagship Note-20 series, Samsung also launched its latest high-end Android tablets, the Galaxy Tab S7 and S7+, recently.

Former Waymo engineer may get 27 months' prison time

30 Jul 2020

Former Waymo engineer may get 27 months' prison time

Anthony Levandowski, the engineer who co-founded Google's self-driving car program - now known as Waymo, could get 27 months of prison time.

Apple Glass, iPhone 12 series, ARM-based MacBooks launch details leaked

26 Jul 2020

Apple Glass, iPhone 12 series, ARM-based MacBooks launch details leaked

Apple has planned two special events for September and October where it will unveil a bunch of new products, according to tipster iHactu Pro.

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog available at a whopping Rs. 57 lakh

17 Jun 2020

Boston Dynamics' robo-dog available at a whopping Rs. 57 lakh

Boston Dynamics' creepy 'Spot' robo-dog is set to become widely available.

iPhone 12-series will include four 5G-ready OLED models; prices leaked

02 May 2020

iPhone 12-series will include four 5G-ready OLED models; prices leaked

Apple seems to have big plans for this year's flagship phones. According to tech analyst Jon Prosser, the Cupertino tech giant will launch as many as four models as part of its upcoming iPhone 12 series.

Apple iPhone 12 will have four variants, specifications leaked

07 Apr 2020

Apple iPhone 12 will have four variants, specifications leaked

Apple's next batch of flagship smartphones, likely to arrive as part of the iPhone 12 series, could include as many as four different models, according to prototyping details leaked by tech analyst Jon Prosser.

Apple gets serious about privacy of 2020 iPad Pro

04 Apr 2020

Apple gets serious about privacy of 2020 iPad Pro

The newly-launched iPad Pro 2020 comes with a hardware disconnect privacy feature that disables the microphone when the attached case is closed, preventing audio data from leaking to any software even if the device is compromised.

Apple iPad Pro 2020 vs 2018 model: Worth the upgrade?

27 Mar 2020

Apple iPad Pro 2020 vs 2018 model: Worth the upgrade?

Apple has introduced its 2020 iPad Pro lineup as a refreshed version of the flagship tablet range that was launched in 2018. The updated models bring a number of hardware improvements and capabilities while retaining a bunch of stuff we loved on their predecessors.

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google's COVID-19 website, new MacBook, iPad, Xbox, and more

22 Mar 2020

#NewsBytesWeeklyRecap: Google's COVID-19 website, new MacBook, iPad, Xbox, and more

Despite the outbreak of COVID-19 in different parts of the world, the tech industry kept going strong - throughout the last week.

MIT's tech can help self-driving cars 'see' around the corners

30 Oct 2019

MIT's tech can help self-driving cars 'see' around the corners

Self-driving cars are all rage these days, thanks to Elon Musk's Tesla and other EV manufacturers.

Engineers are making robo-dogs more realistic: Here's how

01 Oct 2019

Engineers are making robo-dogs more realistic: Here's how

Robo-dogs like SpotMini have evolved significantly over the years, but even with all the advancements, they are far from their real-world counterparts.

Engineer, who created church to worship AI, stole AI-related secrets

29 Aug 2019

Engineer, who created church to worship AI, stole AI-related secrets

Just recently, an AI engineer by the name Anthony Levandowski started a church worshipping AI - The Way of The Future.

University students develop robo-dog that can haul 3-ton plane

25 May 2019

University students develop robo-dog that can haul 3-ton plane

With all the advancements going around, it has become pretty normal to see a robot handling boxes in a warehouse or moving swiftly through a bumpy track.

China's hi-tech surveillance camera can see you 45 kilometers away

10 May 2019

China's hi-tech surveillance camera can see you 45 kilometers away

China's surveillance program, where the government monitors citizens and rewards/punishes them according to their behavior, has drawn flak from the global community.

Meet Moxi: Socially intelligent robot to help healthcare industry

19 Sep 2018

Meet Moxi: Socially intelligent robot to help healthcare industry

In a bid to lend a helping hand to overburdened nurses and medics, hospitals in the US would start using Moxi, a socially intelligent robot that can assist the clinical staff in day-to-day tasks.

Waymo, Uber mutually settle trade secret lawsuit mid-trial

10 Feb 2018

Waymo, Uber mutually settle trade secret lawsuit mid-trial

The trade secret lawsuit between ride-hailing company Uber and Google's self-driving car spin-off Waymo has reached a settlement.

Waymo-Uber case: Travis Kalanick doesn't deny "wooing" ex-Waymo engineer

07 Feb 2018

Waymo-Uber case: Travis Kalanick doesn't deny "wooing" ex-Waymo engineer

Former Uber CEO Travis Kalanick has testified on the second day in the trial of the high-profile intellectual property lawsuit between Alphabet's Waymo and Uber over the theft of the former's self-driving car technology.

US start-up builds driverless car for home deliveries

03 Feb 2018

US start-up builds driverless car for home deliveries

US-based start-up Nuro is developing self-driving cars for home deliveries.