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This less rushed approach is also visible in Soli, a technology which debuted last October in Google’s Pixel 4 smartphone. First previewed in 2015–and then only after it was well into development—Soli powers a Pixel feature called Motion Sense that the phone uses for several purposes. It allows you to dismiss phone calls by waving your hand or control music with a contactless swipe, for instance. Motion Sense can also detect if someone is near the phone or reaching out to grab it. That way, it can shut off the Pixel’s “always-on” display if nobody’s there to see it, and prepare to unlock via face recognition even while you’re still lifting the phone. … [Read more...] about Google’s secretive ATAP lab is imagining the future of smart devices
Another official said low realisation is a critical issue for some subsidiaries but the problem is short lived. "Subsidiaries had been asked to rely on short-term loans from banks. Coal India does not have any plan for long-term borrowing through instruments like issuing bonds to tide over this crisis," he said. … [Read more...] about Coal India dues from state power gencos mount to Rs 22,000 crore amid tepid demand
An alliance with the Congress, perhaps, could have given them a confidence to fight the BJP, which has been looking for an opportunity to cash in on the failures of the AAP government. For this same reason, the Congress was also keen to form an alliance with AAP. However, reports suggest that Kejriwal’s demand that a tie-up in Delhi include an alliance in Haryana was unacceptable to Rahul Gandhi, and seat-sharing became a sticking point. … [Read more...] about Politics | Has BJP taken the winds out of AAP’s and Congress’ sails?
“The cash flow model is incredible,” said Adrian Hoffman, an owner of Four Star Seafood, in San Francisco, which over a single weekend in March rerouted its fleet of 13 fish trucks from high-end Bay Area restaurants to the home addresses of individual customers. Why not keep supplying them with special soy sauces from Japan, unusual oils and, on special request, eggs, Hoffman thought, for at least a portion of his trade? … [Read more...] about Coronavirus impact | Your kitchen can be as well stocked as restaurants now