Startups and Tech

Venture capital firm Omnivore Partners close to raising half of its $90-million corpus

It will raise the total $90 million by November 2017.

Microsoft launches AI-enabled speaker ‘Invoke’ to take on Amazon and Google

Invoke speakers have been developed in partnership with Harman Kardon.

Users of Google Pixel 2 XL report display burn-in issues, co says it is ‘investigating’

The screen burn-in issue was first highlighted on Twitter by Alex Dobie from Android Central after seven days of full-time use.

Pioneer AVH-Z5090BT review: Power up your car with features like CarPlay, Android Auto

The head unit has a touchscreen display and eight small physical buttons that perform similar functions as any Android device.

Flipkart eyes large investments and buyouts: In talks with Swiggy, UrbanClap, others

It has also held talks with furniture player UrbanLadder and a few insurance and wealth management startups for possible investments.

WhatsApp confirms group voice calls in latest update

Facebook already has a similar feature on Messenger.

WhatsApp to soon give more powers to group administrators

The new features include a tool that will prevent the group creator from being deleted from the group by other administrators.

Drone technology startup Near Earth Autonomy raises funding from Boeing

This is Boeing’s first investment out of Horizontal X, the venture fund it created six months ago.

Xiaomi launches ‘Mi TV 4C’ with 9mm slim bezel and 4K HDR support

To avoid strain to the eyes from continuous watching, the televisions also come with a blue light reducing mode.

Sharp launches bezel-less iPhone X rival ‘Aquos R Compact’

It’s being called Compact is because the display is just 4.9 inches.