Author Archives: Loknath Das

Google Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL Confirmed to Receive Android Version Updates for 3 Years

HIGHLIGHTS Google has promised version updates for Pixel 2 series until 2020 Previously, the Pixel phones received security updates for three years This is another attempt by Google to influence the buying decision Google will roll out Android version updates to Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL for the next three years – until October 2020. The fact had been revealed at launch, but the ambiguous ... Read More »

Bihar Board BSEB Class 12 Exam 2018: Timetable released at biharboard.ac.in, check now

The Bihar Secondary Education Board (BSEB) has released the Class 12 Exam 2018 timetable on the official website, the link for which is biharboard.ac.in Bihar Board BSEB Class 12 Exam 2018 The Bihar Secondary Education Board (BSEB) has released the Class 12 Exam 2018 timetable on the official website, the link for which is biharboard.ac.in The Bihar Board BSEB will conduct the ... Read More »

The Nikkei: Apple can ship only 20 million iPhone X this year

KGI estimated that Apple will ship 25-30 million iPhone X units this year, but information reported by The Nikkei points to an even lower number – “around 20 million”. It sounds like manufacturing issues started a long way back and even though they are clearing up now, it will still affect the launch. Apparently, the new OLED screens were the first issue to occur – ... Read More »

Oxford University selects Indian professor as First Global South Fellow

Professor Rosinka Chaudhuri has become the first Global South Professor at Oxford, after the Oxford University made an announcement regarding the same.Director of Torch, Professor Elleke Boehmer said, “The Global South Fellowships have been set up at TORCH in collaboration with host departments and colleges to deepen and widen our understanding of the world beyond what used to be called ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XZ Premium gets an option to correct image distortion

Sony introduced a new camera for the Xperia XZ Premium and Xperia Xzs, which fixed the corner softness that was so characteristic of Sony cameras. And now the company has fixed the remaining issue of the wide-angle lens it uses – the distortion. Part of the Oreo update, the feature is hidden behind a toggle in the camera settings. If you’ve updated your XZ ... Read More »

Apple says stores will have iPhone X units, but not for everyone

The iPhone X pre-orders open this Friday, October 27, at 12:01 AM PDT, but if you want to walk into an Apple store and buy the phone you’ll get your chance on Friday, November 3 starting at 8:00 AM, local time. Despite serious concerns over availability, Apple says that its stores will have stock but customers are encouraged to arrive early. Keep ... Read More »

IIT Madras gets world’s largest combustion research centre

Promising a giant boost to the Indian scientific community, the world’s largest combustion research centre was inaugurated at the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras today. The National Centre for Combustion Research and Development (NCCRD) was inaugurated by NITI Aayog member V K Saraswat in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, a release by the ... Read More »

Martin Pelletier: How technology is rapidly changing investing

One of my favourite courses in university was the Anthropology of Technology: how new technological introductions have profoundly impacted human culture and helped shape the core of societal development. At the time, I would have never have guessed that it would have such an important role to play in my investment career, especially when it comes to understanding markets and ... Read More »

SBI ties up with Escorts to finance farmers for purchase of tractors

MUMBAI, OCT 23:   State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday said it has signed an agreement with Escorts Limited to finance farmers for purchase of Escorts Tractors. The aim of the tie-up with Escorts Limited is to promote, market and make accessible, organized finance facility at competitive interest rates to farmers, who wish purchase POWERTRAC and FARMTRAC Tractors manufactured by ... Read More »

Celebrate the best PC games you’re still playing in the Golden Joysticks

At this year’s Golden Joystick Awards presented with OMEN by HP, we’re not just celebrating the best games of the last 12 months. We’ll also be spotlighting those enduring classics that we return to again and again. We did this for a few reasons—for many people, these are still the games that they play the most, whether it’s an MMO, a ... Read More »