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BMW, Daimler, Ford and Volkswagen team up on high-power charging network

BMW Group, Daimler, Ford Motor Company, and the Volkswagen Group (with subsidiaries Audi and Porsche) will join up to create a high-power charging network for electric vehicles called “Ionity,” which will build and operate around 400 charging stations across Europe by 2020. The collaborative venture formed by the automakers is intended to make it easier …

Bose adds Google Assistant and Noise Control Settings to the iconic QC35

Extending its wireless headphones lineup, Bose announced the QC35 II in India. The headphones are an upgraded version of the company’s widely recognized QC35 which it launched last year. Priced at Rs 26,363, the headphones are available on company’s official website, retail stores and authorized dealers in black and silver colour variants.  What makes the …

Mapbox acquires Mapdata to help it expand into AR maps

Two weeks after announcing $164 million in funding, mapping data startup Mapbox has made its first acquisition. The company has acquired MapData, a neural network-based mapping startup based out of Minsk in Belarus. It will be using the deal spearhead the opening of a new office in the city and the hiring of more engineers; …

Logitech’s clever new keyboard can be used in virtual reality

Logitech’s latest peripheral invention is a keyboard that’s designed to be used in virtual reality. As those who have tried to type with a VR headset on will know, it’s a rather odd and somewhat challenging experience – even for those who know the keyboard layout so well they never have to look at the …