CHINESE FIRM BUILDS EV BATTERY WITH RANGE OF 1,000 KM IN SINGLE CHARGE.

Sun 26 June 2022: Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL), China’s top automotive lithium-ion battery manufacturer, unveiled a new battery that gives electric cars a driving range of more than 1,000 kilometers on a single charge. With the third generation of cell-to-pack (CTP) technology, the battery named Qilin, or CTP 3.0 battery, has a volume […]

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SOON, AMAZON ALEXA WILL READ STORIES IN YOUR GRANDMOTHER’S VOICE

Fri 24 June 2022: Amazon is developing a new Alexa feature that will allow the virtual assistant to mimic the voice of a family member and then speak or read your favorite bedtime stories before you go to sleep. According to Rohit Prasad, Amazon’s Senior Vice President and Head Scientist for Alexa, we are unquestionably […]

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INSTAGRAM TESTS A NEW FEATURE THAT ALLOWS CONTENT TO DISAPPEAR

Fri 24 June 2022: Instagram, a photo-sharing platform owned by Meta, is experimenting with Notes, another new feature that would let users upload stuff that would disappear after a certain amount of time. According to TechCrunch, the tool, which is currently being tested with a small group of users, enables users to publish brief comments, […]

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SAMSUNG UNVEILS NEXT-GEN 200MP CAMERA SENSOR WITH SMALLEST PIXELS

Thu 23 June 2022: Samsung unveiled a new 200MP image sensor on Thursday that features the tiniest 0.56-micrometer pixels in the industry and will enable smartphone users to capture video that looks remarkably similar in a movie. ‘ISOCELL HP3’ image sensor, with a 12 per cent smaller pixel size than the predecessor’s 0.64 m, packs […]

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CONTROVERSIAL FACIAL RECOGNITION TOOL THAT IDENTIFIES EMOTIONS IS RETIRED BY MICROSOFT

Thu 23 June 2022: Amid the debate over the controversial facial recognition technology, Microsoft has announced to restrict public access to several of its AI-powered facial analysis tools, including retiring facial analysis tools that purport to infer emotional states and identity gender, age, smile, facial hair, hair and makeup. The tech giant said that it […]

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