In a “Friendly Buyout” Toyota Helps Google Unload its Robotics Division

At a time when robotics seems to be all the rage, Google’s parent company, Alphabet, feels otherwise. Reportedly, Boston Dynamics, which was purchased in 2013 is being sold to Toyota Research. While the deal has not been disclosed publicly, this has come to light through a source who told about the sale to Tech Insider. It appears that the deal is almost finalized but the price has not been disclosed.

Boston Dynamics was left asunder when its co-founder Andy Rubin ...

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President Obama Responds Positively For an Open Market for Set Top Boxes

President Obama has created a wave of mixed feeling in the world of cable companies and cable users as he announced his support for the ‘Unlock the Box’ initiative. In February, the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) had voted for the initiative that aims at loosening the grip of cable companies on the set top boxes that their users get to use. President Obama support for the users who would like to have greater control on the ways in which they ...

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Apple’s 40 Years in the Industry as It Modestly Rose to Fame

On April 1, 1976, somewhere in a garage in California, three most innovative brains of the era sat working on a project that led to the creation of one of the world’s most valuable companies – Apple Inc. Steve Jobs, Ronald Wayne and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Inc. The company which is recognized as one of the most powerful tech companies that takes residence in the Silicon Valley and has over 480 retail stores which are spread in 18 countries ...

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Liam Robot – An Apple Inc. Robot that Works to Accomplish Company’s Go-Green Objectives

In one of the Cupertino warehouses, a massive robot works relentlessly to address a mounting problem for the consumer electronics industry – Handling electronic waste effectively. Liam is a robot owned by Apple Inc. and it has been under creation for almost three years. Apple ensured that the robot remained a secret until now when Apple finally decided to pull the sheets off Liam in their spring product launch event.

While we have been focusing really hard on bringing robots ...

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Solar Ride – Bengaluru Offsets Pollution by Introducing ElecRic to its Streets

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The world is grappling with a situation where our natural resources are diminishing far more quickly than they can be replaced. The number of vehicles used throughout the world has increased to extraordinary numbers. Many people own more than one vehicle now and every vehicle needs fuel to run on. This brings us to the point that our fuel resources are fairly limited.

While they may not be on the verge of ending immediately, over a period of time we may ...

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Scientists Develop a Material as Strong as Kevlar from Wood

Researchers from KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Chalmers University of Technology conducting a research at the Wallenberg Wood Science Centre are changing the way we look at the forests. The forest industry has been very important for Sweden’s economy. This is why there are a lot of efforts to develop new techniques and methods in which the wood from these forests can be utilized. At the same time, research is conducted to create new products from wood.

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Heads up Environmentalists – The Bolt m1 Runs of Electricity and Uses the Bicycle Lane

San Francisco start up, Bolt is the maker of electric motorbikes which has created a buzz among bike lovers and environmentalists. The handmade bikes created by this start up are highly advanced and have some unbelievable features. The bikes are built in a small garage on the edge of the town and the batteries used by the bikes are the same kind used in Teslas.

The founders of Bolt, Zachary Levenberg and Nathan Jauvtis are engineers who have experience in the ...

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General Motors’ Euphoric Endeavors in the Transportation Industry – Maven

General Motors emerges as a total winner in the race of providing next gen transportation with its latest program called Maven. This euphoric endeavor of General Motors brings together the efforts of the company in car-sharing services and a team of forty creative brains who are a part of the car technology industry. Additionally, people are being brought in from renowned companies like Zipcar, Google, and Sidecar so that more sharing services can be developed and added to Maven.

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Instacart Express vs Amazon Fresh Grocery vs Google Express

Grocery shopping has turned really easy with the many online grocery stores that have cropped up in the last few years. Along with ease, sometimes, these stores may also end up offering savings that could be more than the usual savings that you notice when you shop from the physical stores. With the trend of online shopping for groceries picking up momentum, it is important that you know the major players and what makes them stand out. We have picked ...

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YouTube Red Showcases its First Episodes of Original Series

Original shows which have been made for YouTube’s subscription service YouTube Red have now been released. This is YouTube’s step into the war of original programming. YouTube has announced that the first four Red Originals will be premiering on February 10th. The service is available in US only. The YouTube Red users will be able to exclusively stream the four programs which are Scare PewDiePie, A Trip to Unicorn Island, Lazer Team and Dance Camp.

If you are located outside ...

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