Startups and Tech

Samsung must pay Apple $539mn in patent lawsuit: US court

Samsung was found liable in the initial verdict in 2012 and was asked to pay over $1 billion to Apple but the amount was later reduced in further court hearings.

Uber’s self-driving program in Arizona shuts down two months after fatal crash

The vehicles, which were being tested in Arizona, will be moved to other cities and employees too will be assisted in finding a new job.

Fitness startup Cure.Fit raises Rs 6 crore from Hrithik Roshan

Hrithik has invested in Cure.Fit through his entity, Extreme Brands as well as in personal capacity.

Often 'return' items ordered on Amazon? You could be banned from the site forever

One user received a mail from Amazon saying he cannot open a new account or use another account to place orders on its site.

Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 710 SoC for mid-range smartphones

Snapdragon 710 SoC claims to bring down a smartphone’s power consumption by 40% when compared to Snapdragon 660.

UrbanClap to be IKEA’s furniture assembly service partner in Hyderabad

Customers will be able to call for carpenters to assemble DIY furniture bought at IKEA via the UrbanClap app.

Facebook unveils three-pronged strategy to fight fake news

A part of its strategy in some countries is partnering with third-party fact-checkers to review and rate the accuracy of articles and posts on Facebook.

HP aims at partnering with Indian govt to push 3D printing solutions

In a bid to take industrial manufacturing in India to a new level, HP in January brought its acclaimed Multi Jet Fusion (MJF) 3D Printers to the country.

NITI Aayog partners with ABB India to adopt digitisation, IoT and AI

NITI Aayog and ABB will work with ministries, solicit feedback and discuss solutions using industrial automation, and digitalization technologies.

Xiaomi to launch flagship Mi 8 on May 31 to mark its eighth anniversary

The smartphone is expected to sport the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC, backed by 8GB RAM and a whopping 258GB internal storage.