• Intel has announced that it will be officially launching its 8th Generation Core Processor ‘Coffee Lake’ on August 21. Intel will live stream the launch event on its Facebook page. The 8th generation coffee lake processors are the most powerful by Intel for the next era of computing. Intel’s new processors are built on a 14-nanometer architecture and may not be compatible with today’s 200 series motherboards. Company is also planning to give a sneak peek at some of the systems designed around the new processors.

  • Tech Company Audioburst has unveiled a new search engine, which is designed to connect the user to the information found in audio content from podcasts and radio programs. The company has been developing its audio search engine technology and content library for the past 2 years. The web and mobile-optimised search engine helps user to find, discover, and listen to audio news as well. Audioburst is also is talks with few auto manufacturers about integrating the audio search engine into the car entertainment systems.

  • LG has launched 3 new speakers SJ5, X Boom and the X Boom Typhoon in India. The new range serves as a total enjoyment hub, providing both powerful sound and wireless connectivity. Priced at Rs 29,990, the SJ5 Sound Bar System has 4K Sound. The LG X Boom is priced at Rs 27,990 & boasts a 15-inch woofer. The X Boom ‘Typhoon’ is the most premium speaker in the line-up and sports a dual subwoofer. It is available for Rs 46000.

  • IBM has unveiled a new artificial intelligence system that could help persons with cancer by providing a rapid, comprehensive report of the genetic mutations at the root of their specific disease. This comprehensive report can be used to give drugs that directly target those mutated genes. Watson is able to provide a detailed assessment of as to where the mutations are, what they are known to do and options for targeting them.

  • Robotics Company Bionik Laboratories has integrated Amazon’s Digital assistant Alexa with a powered exoskeleton. The device called ‘Arke’ will allow users to give voice commands to control the exoskeleton. Arke can help people struggling with body movements by giving them voice control over movement of their body parts. The exoskeleton is not yet cleared for clinical use.