Tech Wrap: RIL buys major stake in Urban Ladder, Amazon launches GameOn app
More tech news includes Amazon announcing a shift from Nvidia to Inferentia and Zoom temporarily lifting the 40-minute call limit.
It was an interesting day in the world of technology today. On one hand, RIL announced that it was purchasing a majority stake in Urban Ladder. On the other hand, Amazon launched the GameOn app. In addition to that, Amazon announced a shift from Nvidia to Inferentia for Alexa.
So, here's everything that made headlines today:
Reliance buys majority stake in Urban Ladder
RIL today announced that it has bought a 96% stake in Urban Ladder for ₹1,821.2 million. This would help in strengthening the company's presence in India's online retail market.
Amazon launches GameOn app
Amazon today launched the GameOn app For Android smartphones. The newly launched GameOn app supports over 1,000 games including PUBG Mobile and Angry Birds 2.
Amazon announces shift of Alexa work from Nvidia to Inferentia
Amazon today announced that it is going to move a portion of its computing work for Alexa to its own in-house chips. As a part of the move, Amazon will use its own Inferentia chips instead of the Nvidia chips.
Zoom to temporary lift its 40-minute call limit
Zoom has announced that it is temporarily lifting the 40-minute call limit. This shift will happen at midnight on November 26 and it will be applicable through 6AM on November 27.
Oppo to unveil AR glasses on November 17
Oppo will host a special event on November 17 wherein it will launch its new AR glasses. The upcoming wearable is said to be lightweight and comfortable to put on.
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