Apple unveils iPad Air, mini in surprise move

IANS-   In a surprise move ahead of its expected launch of a video streaming service next week, Apple on Monday introduced an all-new 10.5-inch iPad Air and 7.9-inch iPad mini. The iPad mini (64GB) starts at Rs 34,900 for the Wi-Fi model and Rs 45,900 for the Wi-Fi+Cellular model and the iPad Air (256GB) […]

US Senator Elizabeth Warren calls for break up of Apple

IANS-   Stressing that tech giants have too much influence over our lives, Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren said she wanted Apple to surrender control over the iOS App Store or cease selling its own apps within it. The Democratic Senator, who recently launched her 2020 presidential bid, is in favor of passing laws that prevent […]

Apple imparting health education to supplier workers in India

IANS-   There has been a substantial gain in health education among the workers at the Apple supplier Wistron Corporation’s manufacturing facility in India, the Cupertino-based iPhone maker has announced. In its 13th annual “Supplier Responsibility Progress Report”, Apple said that there has been 85 percent increase in knowledge about early cancer detection, 60 percent […]

Apple fires 190 employees from self-driving car project: Report

IANS-   Apple has reportedly confirmed it is firing 190 employees from its ambitious self-driving car project called Titan. According to a report in San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday, the Cupertino-based company has laid off mostly engineers, including 38 engineering programme managers, 33 hardware engineers, 31 product design engineers and 22 software engineers. The layoffs […]

A watchful eye

Anoo Nathan’s SmartMonitor detects, tracks and collects real-time data on chronic conditions – and even warns caregivers if there is a problem   Ritu Jha   Anoo Nathan still remembers the woman who drew her to healthcare. It was on one Christmas, she recalls, that a single mother reached out to her. The lady’s 17-year-old […]