Author Archives: Loknath Das

BS-IV MV Agusta F3 800 sales to begin by September

MV Agusta has recently updated its entire international range of motorcycles to Euro-IV standards. As a result, the F3 800, which went off sale when BS-IV norms came into effect, will now resume sales by September. The first motorcycles are already in India and are currently undergoing homologation tests to conform to BS-IV standards. The updates seen are quite comprehensive ... Read More »

You’ll Need Patience For This Computer

I’m impatient. Just ask my wife. Or anyone I play golf with. I simply like doing things efficiently and quickly. For instance, left alone to play 18 holes without anyone ahead, I can commonly finish in less than two hours. Forget practice swings — I’m always envisioning my next shot, as I drive the cart up to the ball. Hot ... Read More »

Women to get extra seats in NITs from next year

The HRD Ministry is planning to introduce supernumerary (extra) seats for female students from next year in order to increase their number. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand With a sharp decline in the number of female students wishing to apply for admission in National Institute of Technology (NIT), the HRD Ministry is planning a solution for the same. The ministry ... Read More »

Terk Trinity Xtend review: This TV antenna tries to pull double-duty as a Wi-Fi range extender

TechHive contributor Jason Cipriani and TechHive executive editor Michael Brown collaborated on this review. Jason evaluated the Trinity Xtend’s performance as a TV antenna, and Michael measured its chops as a Wi-Fi range extender. Before you cut the cord, you need to figure out two things: How you’re going to tune in local over-the-air TV channels, and how you’re going ... Read More »

Sharp Aquos S2 sells out in China, back again on August 18

Chinese e-tailer JD.com started selling the Sharp Aquos S2 on the 14th and less than 24 hours later there are no more units left. There will be another batch available on August 18, but you’ll need to register first. The bezel-less phone is priced at CNY 2,500 locally for a unit with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage. There is an international version – CNY ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Sports Bluetooth Mini Headset With Lightweight Design Launched

HIGHLIGHTS The company launched original headset in November Mi Sports Bluetooth Headset Mini weighs just 14.5 grams The new headset has been priced at CNY 169 (roughly Rs. 1,600) Xiaomi launched its Mi Sports Bluetooth Headset in November last year and the company has now launched a Mini variant of this headset in China. The new variant of the Bluetooth headset has been ... Read More »

CBSE’s ‘Udaan’ initiative helping girl students crack IIT entrance exam

CBSE’s ‘Udaan’ initiative assists girl students with an overall score of 70% or above, and 80% in science and maths stream with free of cost tutorials, mentoring support, lectures and study material to prepare for engineering entrance exam. Photo: Hindustan Times New Delhi: While the IITs have introduced a special quota for girl students this year to fill the gender balance ... Read More »

The Difference Between Loans, Cash Advances and Factoring

Getting the right financial product for your small business is important. However, entrepreneurs should be careful about which small business financing options they choose. Some make more sense for your company than others. Small Business Trends talked with Hanna Kassis an expert at Segway Financial about how to differentiate between loans, cash advances and factoring. “The biggest difference is cash advances and factoring are not ... Read More »

Android O Release Date Leaked By 2 Reliable Sources: Android Fans, Mark Aug. 21 On Your Calendars

Google released last month the final developer preview for Android O, the next major version of its mobile operating system, but there was no indication on when it will be released to the public — until now. Two sources have leaked the Android O release date, for the benefit of Android users who have been looking forward to the operating system upgrade. ... Read More »

IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) Official Notification 2017: Released at ibps.in

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification for the Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT) at ibps.in IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) Official Notification 2017: Released at ibps.in The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the official notification for the Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT) on its official website, ibps.in The preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on ... Read More »