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Indian-American Owned IT Company Fined for H1-B Visa Violations

Investigations carried out by US Department of Labour’s Wage and Hour Division revealed that some of the H-1B employees that IT provider Cloudwick Technologies Inc. brought from India with promised salaries of up to USD 8,300 per month instead received as little as USD 800 net per month.  An Indian-American owned IT company in California was today asked to pay ... Read More »

Quarterly iPhone sales may dip thanks to weak demand in China

The weather may be getting warmer, but iPhone sales are cooling off. Sales of Apple’s popular smartphone will fall roughly 15 percent in the current quarter — thanks to weaker demand in China, one Wall Street analyst said Friday. Apple iPhone sales in the quarter ending June 30 will fall to 34 million units from earlier estimates of 40.1 million, ... Read More »

FAA orders engine inspections after Southwest explosion

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Wednesday it would order inspection of some 220 jet engines after investigators said a broken fan blade touched off an engine explosion on a Southwest Airlines flight, shattering a window and killing a passenger. The order, called an air-worthiness directive, would require an ultrasonic inspection within the next six months of the fan ... Read More »

Microsoft, Xiaomi to Make AI-Powered Speakers, Smartphones

The companies would work closely in Cloud computing, AI and hardware. Since they have chosen to sign a memorandum, their partnership is not legally binding and it is unclear if any financials are involved. Taking on Apple and Google, Microsoft and Chinese electronics major Xiaomi have signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI)-powered budget speakers and smartphones. ... Read More »

Telefonica Launches ‘Aura’ Voice Assistant in Six Countries

The announcement, on the eve of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, comes a year after Telefonica promised a makeover in response to U.S. tech giants like Amazon, whose interactive aide Alexa has become a big seller. Spanish mobile operator Telefonica on Sunday launched a voice-activated assistant, called ‘Aura’, in six countries, using artificial intelligence to interact with its customers. ... Read More »

Things you need to know about satellite made by Chinese students

China’s first nano-satellite with primary and middle school students involved in the development and building process will be launched into space Friday. The satellite, named after late Premier Zhou Enlai, was sent from its creation base in Huai’an Youth Comprehensive Development Base in east China’s Jiangsu Province to Jiuquan Satellite Launch Centre in northwest China’s Gansu Province, where a “CZ-11” ... Read More »

Preschool teacher censured after shutting child in van for four hours by mistake

A preschool teacher has been censured after she accidentally locked a 4-year-old girl in a van for more than four hours. Via Lam-Sam-Tai delivered three preschoolers to their homes in the childcare centre’s van after 3pm on a Friday in September 2016, then parked the car at her house and went to a funeral, not realising that another child was ... Read More »

WhatsApp group chat bug can allow anyone to join, without admin permission: Report

WhatsApp group chats might not be so secure and can easily be infiltrated without permission of the group admin, according to a team of German security researchers. WhatsApp however, says it has looked at this issue carefully. WhatsApp group chats might not be so secure and can easily be infiltrated without permission of the group admin, according to a team ... Read More »

Honor 9 Lite launch in India confirmed, will be Flipkart exclusive

Honor 9 Lite features dual camera setup on the front and back, which is also the highlight of the phone. To recall, a similar setup was seen on the company’s Honor 9i which comes at Rs 17,999 and Honor View 10, priced at Rs 29,999 in India. Huawei’s sub-brand Honor is gearing up to launch the Honor 9 Lite smartphone ... Read More »

Why sleeping at CES is a good idea

There was one new area which seems to have the startup ecosystem interest at the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, and that is sleep. For many years now, health and fitness have been an integral part of the Consumer Electronics Show. However, this year it seems the fascination with fitness bands has come to an end and not ... Read More »