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Apple buys startup designing augmented reality glasses

Apple buys startup designing augmented reality glasses

The Denver, Colorado-based company whose main business is to build holographic projectors and waveguide lenses for augmented reality headsets, giving added strength to longstanding rumors that Apple is making a move into the AR space. Altogether InPhase raised $94m in five funding rounds: Crunchbase listed Akonia raising $11.6m in an A-round in August 2012, which was initially intended for data storage development.


Size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron has 1 million pieces, makes 5.3 HP

Size Lego Technic Bugatti Chiron has 1 million pieces, makes 5.3 HP

The only non-Lego elements in the auto are wheels and tires from the real-deal Chiron, a steel frame to support the Lego structure and wheels, a hydraulic brake system from a go-kart, electric power steering setup borrowed from an ATV, 336 custom-made teflon washers as motor bearings and the steel chain and gear wheels that transmit power to the ground.


Apple confirms September 12th event, new iPhone models likely

Apple confirms September 12th event, new iPhone models likely

The Summer is drawing to an end, which means it is about that time where Apple begins to advertise for the upcoming holiday season. The tech titan released an invitation to members of the press Thursday morning inviting them to "Gather Round" the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, Calif.


Google Gboard now allows you to create personalized emoji from your photo

Google Gboard now allows you to create personalized emoji from your photo

Google's Gboard keyboard for iOS has been updated to let users create their own customized stickers, based on their own photo, similar to Apple's Memojis on iPhone X and customized Bitmojis within Snapchat. For all those familiar with Android Messages, sticker packs are especially nothing new, but provide an exciting way to try something new and exciting.


Google partners with Indian banks to bring quick loans to masses

Google partners with Indian banks to bring quick loans to masses

Google has also been developing the AI to forecast flood warnings, predicting unsafe flood-affected areas and sending alerts through Google Search to reduce the drastic impacts of flood and save lives. Maps Go to offer alerts about the progress of the journey in both Hindi and English: Google Maps Go will also provide alerts about the progress of the journey and about the destination in both Hindi and English.