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Ericsson’s ConsumerLab report predicts a future ruled by AI and VA

The report represents the predictions of 34 million early technology adopters 60% virtual assistant (VA) users believe that devices that understand our moods will be mainstream in two years, as per the ConsumerLab trend report by Ericsson. The Swedish telecommunications company in the eighth edition of its annual report evaluated consumer thoughts and predictions on near-future technology including artificial intelligence ... Read More »

Challenged by China and Russia, US builds force for future space wars

WASHINGTON: The United States has met a mounting 21st century strategic challenge from Russia and China with the creation of a full-fledged US Space Force within the Department of Defense. Acting on an ambition by President Donald Trump that had met resistance at first, the White House signalled its determination to not cede superiority in a Star Wars-like future of killer satellites and satellite-killer weapons. Trump made the ... Read More »

Tesla’s service and used car revenue is growing, but can’t make up for a plunge in US vehicle sales

While Tesla’s overall sales dropped 39% in the U.S. during the third quarter, the company is seeing robust growth on “services and other” revenue, which includes sales of used cars. Revenue in that category jumped 68% to $548 million from $326 a year earlier, according to Tesla’s latest financial filing. Over the first nine months of 2019, it grew 91% to $1.65 ... Read More »

India vs Bangladesh: Virat Kohli’s rest and MS Dhoni’s future on the radar as selectors meet to pick squad

With the South Africa series over, the Indian team is now set to take on Bangladesh for a series of 3 T20Is and 2 Tests starting from November 3. As reported earlier, the MSK Prasad-led BCCI’s selection committee will be meeting on Thursday to select the squad for the series. Also, with the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) having accepted most ... Read More »

At Mamallapuram, Xi and Modi look to past to shape future of Sino-India ties

New Delhi: Chinese President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Narendra Modi held “productive” talks with on Friday as part of the second India-China informal summit in the southern coastal town of Mamallapuram in Tamil Nadu, with both looking to chart a new course for bilateral ties over the next few decades despite a series of irritants that have cropped up between ... Read More »

Spider-Man’s Marvel Cinematic Future in Jeopardy As Disney and Sony Butt Heads Over Producing Deal

Spider-Man is under threat of eviction from the Marvel Cinematic Universe if the two companies controlling the character’s future can’t come to an agreement over producing and revenue sharing. In 2015, Marvel and Sony brokered a deal to share Spider-Man that involved Disney co-financing Spidey movies in exchange for a share of profits and for use of the web-slinger in its sprawling network of interconnected films. That ... Read More »

New car and bike sales decline for ninth consecutive month

With nine straight months of declining sales, it is no surprise that sales in July 2019 across vehicle segments – passenger vehicles and two-wheelers – are not worth writing home about. Instead, they point to an urgent need for a growth stimulus – ideally a GST rate cut from the existing 28 percent to 18 percent – to revive sales. Else, ... Read More »

Stocks in the news: Dish TV, ZEEL, Future Lifestyle, Axis Bank, DRL and TechM

NEW DELHI: Nifty futures on the Singapore Exchange were trading 24 points, or 0.21 per cent, higher at 11,235, indicating a positive start for Dalal Street. Here are a few stocks which may buzz the most in today’s trade: Coffee Day Enterprises: Cafe Coffee Day owner VG Siddhartha has gone missing since July 29, ET NOW reported. His phone is also ... Read More »

MAMAMOO’s Hwasa Buys New Car And Shares Story About Driving On “I Live Alone”

MAMAMOO’s Hwasa bought her first car! On the July 19 episode of MBC’s “I Live Alone,” Hwasa got her driver’s license and went on her first drive. Hwasa revealed she got a new car and shared, “I got a license. I used to be scared of cars because I got into a big car accident before. I didn’t think I’d get a ... Read More »

Budget 2019 shows govt wants you to buy electric cars and here are the five best ones coming soon to India

The 2019 Budget showed us that the government is all fired up about transforming India into a global EV manufacturing centre. Who could have imagined Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announcing an additional tax benefit of Rs 1.5 lakh on the interest paid on loans taken for the purchase of electric vehicles (EVs)? But yes, this has happened. Besides, the government is also ... Read More »