Google Cardboard has come to an end as the tech giant ceases the VR gadget’s sale

Google Cardboard

Though it remains an open source project, the company will no longer be pursuing it. The last virtual reality product from the top search engine company, Google Cardboard, has come to an end. The technology giant has ceased the sale of the VR gadget, marking the end of a lengthy phasing out of what had once been ambitious efforts in this tech category. The Google Store posted a message on its site at the end of last week, announcing the end of the device. The message posted at the Store…

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Tech giants’ next huge battleground is Indian mobile payments market

Indian mobile payments - Flag of India

Google, Amazon, Facebook, Visa, Mastercard and others are clawing for the top spot in the country. The Indian mobile payments and digital transactions market is expected to reach $1 trillion in 2023, and there is no way that American technology giants and credit card companies want to miss out on the opportunity it presents. These companies have been scrambling to obtain the necessary licences to take leadership positions. Tech companies Google, Amazon.com Inc., and Facebook Inc. as well as credit card companies Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. are only a…

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Half of consumers see shopping QR codes as the “future”, research

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Quick response codes were fading away before fully taking off, until the pandemic arrived. Shopping QR codes never fully managed to achieve mainstream adoption over the years leading up to the pandemic. That said, their use rapidly took off as businesses sought ways to provide contact-free service and research shows consumers love them. The pandemic has introduced quick response barcodes to consumers in a highly practical way. Equally, research conducted by Outform – a shopper agency and manufacturing hybrid company – showed that 50 percent of consumers view shopping QR…

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How to Make EHR in 2021: Must-Have Features and Cost

Digitalization is transforming many industries, and the healthcare industry is no exception. Digitalization brings innovation to established medical processes making them more efficient. If we talk about digitalization in healthcare, then often we will always talk about EHR and EMR software. These solutions help reduce the paperwork and grant access to patients’ healthcare data in just a few clicks. In this article, we’ll talk about EHR development and go over ways to make your own EHR system, must-have features for this kind of software, and how much it will cost.…

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Shortage in smartphone microchips cuts into phone manufacturing

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The global deficiency in the chips is hard on the cell phone, personal computer and car makers. A worldwide shortage in smartphone microchips is plaguing manufacturers of cell phones, in addition to personal computer makers and automakers. The global shortage is exacerbated by the supply chain hurdles put in place by the COVID-19 pandemic. Beyond the pandemic, manufacturers and experts have pointed the finger at the impact of the US’s trade war and its heated arms race. Moreover, the shortage of smartphone microchips isn’t likely to end for several more…

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