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Uber, Lyft respond to allegations of discrimination against minority passengers

Uber, Lyft respond to allegations of discrimination against minority passengers

In letters addressed to Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.), ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft have officially responded to accusations of discrimination against African-American passengers using their services.

Foxconn Planning to Move Towards 100% Robotic Manufacturing for Smartphones

Foxconn Planning to Move Towards 100% Robotic Manufacturing for Smartphones

Taiwan-based electronics manufacturer Foxconn is planning to reduce its workforce and employ robots for manufacturing of smartphones and electronic devices. The company is major supplier for Apple’s iPhones and many other popular electronic devices. Foxconn has been blamed in the past for providing poor working conditions to its workers in China. The current report about Foxconn’s plan to go for 100% robotic manufacturing has been published by DigiTimes.

Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Start Getting Android Nougat Update

Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus Start Getting Android Nougat Update

Motorola Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus have started receiving Android Nougat update in India. Motorola informed that users will soon start receiving notification regarding the update on their smartphone. Users who have not received the message or might have missed it, can access it using Settings > About Phone >> System Updates.

HTC confirms that it will not announce the rumored ‘Vive 2’ at CES 2017 event

HTC confirms that it will not announce the rumored ‘Vive 2’ at CES 2017 event

In an official statement released to UploadVR, Taiwanese device maker HTC has confirmed that it will not introduce a new version of its Vive VR headset – the supposed ‘Vive 2’ – at the forthcoming CES 2017 event in Las Vegas next week.

The confirmation by HTC that there will be no ‘Vive 2’ at the CES event comes against the backdrop of rumors that the company is probably planning to unveil a refreshed Vive version at the annual consumer electronics tradeshow.

Cyanogen fails to pick up against Android and announces closure

Cyanogen fails to pick up against Android and announces closure

Cyanogen operating system for smartphones will no longer be developed by the company as it has finally decided to end its services by the end of 2016. Cyanogen has been in the news for facing financial and management issues. The company was aiming to provide a better smartphone operating system compared to Google’s Android. However, Cyanogen has not been able to get the acceptance that the company management was expecting.

Elon Musk: Tesla’s new Enhanced Autopilot system is almost ready

Elon Musk: Tesla’s new Enhanced Autopilot system is almost ready

In a Twitter post published on Wednesday, Elon Musk – CEO of electric-car manufacturer Tesla Motors – said that Tesla is closer to deploying its new Enhanced Autopilot system.

The tweet by Musk implies that Tesla’s new Enhanced Autopilot system is almost ready and will soon be rolled out by the company. Tesla had previously planned to launch the system in mid-December, but it was delayed.

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