The week that started on 18h December 2017, had some scintillating news to offer from the technological arena. The Pope from the Vatican goes digital, Jio developed a voice assistant termed as HelloJio, Ola brought FoodPanda and much more. Let’s find out what else happened in the Tech World:
1- The Pope Goes Digital
The Vatican City goes digital with Accenture Interactive. This is mainly a part of the approach for developing a new unified communications system.
2- Alpha Zero’s win is the defeat of Chess World: Anand
This time the news from the AI segment states the concern of World Champion Vishwanathan Anand that its impact might lead to the demolition of Chess world.
3- Ola buys Foodpanda India from Delivery Hero, invests $200 million
The latest news towards the end of this year is that Ola, the ride-hailing app, would buy Foodpanda India from Delivery Hero, investing $200 million.
4- Microsoft’s Surface Phone hints at the dual-screen 3D device
Microsoft’s latest innovation, even if not yet revealed, is a surface phone apparently hinting at the dual-screen 3D device. Know about the other features now.
5- HelloJio – Voice Assistant for Jio users
Reliance Jio is back with another unique feature this time, This is nothing but a Voice assistant termed as HelloJio, for the Android users.
6- Jio Triple Cashback Offer extended till December 25
The latest news from the Telecom Industry states of the extension date of the Triple Cash Back Offer by Jio till 25th December 2017.
7- Xiaomi Mi A1 Red Edition launched at Rs. 13,999
Xiaomi has launched its Mi A1 Red Edition at Rs. 13,999 for this festive season. Learn all about its important specs and features now.
8- Fake News issue – Google finds a new counter strategy
This time Google has taken up quite an important step to impede the spreading of fake news on the internet. To know more, read on.
9- Facebook new Snooze button will mute friends for 30 days
Facebook to launch Snooze button that will permit its users to temporarily unfollow a person, page or group for 30 days.
10- Meet the Robot waiter at Chennai Restaurant
Technology has reached new heights in India with this latest innovation by a South Chennai restaurant which has hired humanoids as waiters.