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PayPal Will Allow Instant Bank Transfer

PayPal is a better alternative to any kind of money transfer across goods to purchase an online money transfer. However, competition among the money-transfer platforms is growing as new startups including Stripe and Square are entering into the same business. Now, PayPal is launching Instant Transfer, in which money received by PayPal could move to the bank accounts directly. Currently, this service is available to the users in the US

Twitter

The Twitter world is always buzzing with sensational stories and sometimes amazing real-time breakthroughs. However, Twitter is making headlines today for a completely different reason. Twitter is launching a new feature which lets users hide replies from other users. Earlier, Twitter allowed users to block and mute unpleasant replies in line with the company policies. However, this feature would allow other users to read hidden tweets if they chose to.

Ford’s GoBike All Set to Launch in Sunny San Francisco

San Francisco has emerged a frontrunner among cities rolling out electric scooters and bikes as an alternative to the traditional modes of transport to take you around the city. The latest company to tap into the trend is Motivate which is set to launch its Ford GoBike program which includes bikes that are pedal-assist.  The program will begin with the launch of 250 e-bikes. Those having membership of Ford GoBike

Tokyo Tech Finds New Ways to Drive Multi-legged Robots Using Two-level Controller

A new research by Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) has evoked interest in exploring ways to control multi-legged robots, for instance, with the use of brain-computer interfaces in the future. The researchers have proposed a two-level controller to drive multi-legged robots. A network of non-linear oscillators is said to be used by the controller to allow the generation of varied postures and gaits specified by just a handful of

Sierra Wireless Launches Cloud Managed Low-power Wide-area Cellular Router for IoT

With today’s global businesses and organizations undergoing a complete digital transformation wherein equipment, stores, and offices are connected in order to deliver service-oriented business models for improved efficiency, increased revenue, and higher customer satisfaction, it has become important to have an LTE connectivity which is combined with good networking, routing, and security. With this in mind, Sierra Wireless has developed a complete portfolio of AirLink Network Management tools which is

Nokia Addresses Security Threats Looming in Telecom Networks

By launching a security Risk Index assessment service and managed Security Service, Nokia has decided to address the security threats which are increasing in Telecom Networks. These two services form a holistic and unique approach to address the security challenges, mobile, and fixed networks. Apart from addressing their security needs Nokia operators can white label the managed security service to Enterprises and benefit from the revenue. Thus the increasing regulatory

Lithium-sulfur Batteries to Replace Lithium-ion Batteries

Common lithium-ion batteries that are used in electric cars could be substituted with lithium-sulfur batteries as they come cheaper, contains double the energy in similar mass and weigh much lesser. Lithium-sulfur batteries, however, become unstable in due course of time with electrodes deteriorating in over a period of time thereby limiting its adoption worldwide. New Polymer Binder to Improve the Functioning of Lithium-sulfur Batteries Led by the scientists of the

Fast Operating Speed Makes Tamper Evident Labeler Highly Efficient

LSS Labelling systems Scandinavia is reportedly launching a new Tamper Evident labelling machine through Pharmapack in February this year in Paris.  This labelling system, which is planned to be unveiled at the Novexx Solutions booth, is highly innovative and is expected to receive a high number of sales. The system manufactured by labelling specialists LSS from Denmark conforms to the European Falsified Directive (FMD). A significant part of this directive

Thailand’s Share of Renewable Energy to Reach 37% in Total Energy Mix

A recent report revealed that Thailand’s energy consumption domain is expected to touch a prominent landmark with its share of renewable energy accounting for 37% in the total energy consumption index by 2036. The report, published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Thailand, combines methodologies propagated by the Renewable Readiness Assessments (RRA) and REmap.  Course of Action to Up Energy Game Thailand aims to improve

Volkswagen to Invest in New Car Technologies in the Next 5 Years

German automaker, Volkswagen, has planned to spend a whopping amount of US$ 40bn in the development of autonomous cars, electric cars, and new technologies that would further benefit the automobile segment. Following the supervisory board’s meeting for the company’s plans from 2018 to 2022, it has been reported that Volkswagen plans to spend this amount in the next five years. Focus on Digitization and Autonomous Vehicles  Most of the assured

Light-based Technology to be used for Assembling Electronic Components

A new method of manipulation that is based on light has been developed in a bid to facilitate mass production of electronic components for various devices like laptops, smartphones, computers, and many others. Introduction and implementation of faster and cheaper ways to make these components would thereby make connection of daily objects that spans from household appliances to clothing and internet to an advanced concept of Internet of things (IoT).

A New Electronic Converter can Power Efficiency of Wind Turbines

The researchers at the Public University of Navarre have developed an electronic converter that can swiftly transfer the energy produced by large wind turbines in the range up to 6.6 kilovolts into the main power grid, significantly cutting the loss of energy. This device also has the ability to function at higher outputs, which may be useful for deployment on offshore wind turbines. As the threat from global warming becomes

Uber to Soon Launch its “Flying Taxis” with NASA

Uber has stepped forward in its idea to make self-sufficient “flying taxicabs” a reality, marking an agreement with Nasa to build up the product to oversee them. Uber said its flying taxi administration would be simply electric and that an adventure that would take 80 minutes via auto in surge hour movement could be diminished to as less as 4 minutes. Uber expects to have some type of its air

Amazon Wine to Shut Down

Amazon Wine is closing down toward the finish of this current year, the retailer has quite recently cautioned dealers by means of email. The current issue needs to do with the current laws encompassing liquor deals, which Amazon has unsuccessfully attempted to change by working with controllers. The current laws make it troublesome for Amazon to offer liquor as a retailer and work a commercial center. That is something that

Microsoft Excel gets Smarter

Microsoft Excel clients celebrate. Your most loved spreadsheet is going to get a considerable measure more brilliant, on account of the assistance of machine learning and a superior association with the outside world. As Jared Spataro, Microsoft’s general chief for Office, and Rob Howard, the organization’s executive of Office 365 biological system showcasing, demonstrated me amid an instructions at the organization’s Ignite gathering today, Excel will soon have the capacity

Siri Switched to Google from Bing by Apple

Apple is swapping the default contractor of its web seeks from Siri, Search inside iOS (once in the past called Spotlight) and Spotlight on the Mac. Along these lines, for instance, if Siri cascades back to a web look on iOS when you make an inquiry, you’re currently going to get Google derives about as opposed to Bing. Refreshed underneath with an announcement from Microsoft. Consistency is Apple’s fundamental inspiration

Revolution and Toro Partner for Plastic Recycling

Toro Co., a producer of trickle water system systems apart from garden cutters and snow hurlers, has banded together with the reusing firm Revolution Plastics to recover plastic items from cultivate fields in California’s focal drift area. To lure ranchers to attempt Revolution’s free pickup benefit, Bloomington, Minn.- based Toro is giving without end a bed of its low thickness polyethylene dribble tape to the individuals who reuse 25,000 pounds

How Alcohol Companies Deny Any Association with Cancer

The health messages that are downplayed by alcohol companies regarding risk of cancer is highly misleading, state researchers. The consumers are getting distorted health messages. The alcohol industry is using the denial, distraction, and distortion method or strategy to minimize the proof of any activity that can be parallel to the tobacco industry, said a study led by the the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) with Sweden’s

WhatsApp to Soon Launch Enterprise-level Communication App

After years of sticking to a purely subscription-based revenue model, the popular messaging and calling app WhatsApp is finally planning to monetize its services by charging large enterprises for tools that will allow them to establish a better channel for communicating with consumers. A free app will also be developed for small- and medium-sized enterprises, although the company has not yet outlined the functionality of the free app.  The enterprise-version

Apple to Make Google Pay Up for Remaining Default Engine on iOS

Apple’s iOS device are touted to contribute to almost half of Google’s search revenues of the mobile segment. With such a large contribution, Apple is set to acquire licensing fees from Google, on account of the popularity of the search engine. The deal is predicted to be of almost $3 bn each year, just to remain the default search engine on iOS devices. Back in 2014, Google reported paid $1