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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 »

iPhone 7 Top-Selling Smartphone Globally in First Half of 2017: IHS Markit

Last year’s iPhone models have performed admirably well, as per a new report. IHS Markit claims that globally, the iPhone 7 outsold all other smartphones in the first six months of 2017. The next in that list was the iPhone 7 Plus, giving Apple two market leaders. The top bestselling smartphones were rounded off by two Samsung models and one more iPhone model. ... Read More »

First update hits Galaxy Note8, improves camera stability and wireless charging

The Samsung Galaxy Note8 has reached consumers in limited quantities and Samsung already has a firmware update ready – right on time before the masses get their hands on the new flagship (its big rollout is set for September 15). The new firmware – version N950FXXU1AQI1 – improves the stability of the camera app. Wireless charging should work better as well and ... Read More »

Nokia 8 arrives in Asia, Malaysia gets it first

The Nokia 8 has made its way to Asia. The Snapdragon 835-powered flagship smartphone is now available to purchase in Malaysia, where it costs RM 2,299, which currently translates into just over $545. Available color options include Stainless Steel, Tempered Blue, Polished Blue. The Polished Copper variant will be made available at a later date. Other countries where the phone is ... Read More »

Watch the first Xiaomi Mi A1 promo video

Xiaomi just announced the Mi A1 – its first stock Android handset. The company also launched a clip that highlights the most important features of the phone – the dual camera, the vanilla Android and the sturdy design. The video is set in rendered museum shaped like the “mi” logo. Inside, the Xiaomi Mi A1phone is the key exhibition. The video takes us ... Read More »

Lenovo Posts First Quarterly Loss Since 2015 on Higher Costs, Slowing PC Market

HIGHLIGHTS Revenue was flat at $10.01 billion (roughly Rs. 64,205 crores) Lenovo has suffered from a global decline in PC demand Lenovo’s PC shipments declined 6 percent, after two quarters of growth Chinese personal computer maker Lenovo Group posted a first-quarter loss on Friday citing higher costs and slower growth in the personal computer market, and said the outlook was challenging due ... Read More »

Bajaj V12 First Ride Review

The Bajaj V15 was Bajaj Auto’s answer to the 125 cc and 150 cc executive motorcycle category. The V15 was intended to be a larger bike for the price of a 125 cc offering and build volumes for the automaker in the process. While the V brand has certainly built quite a name, the sales figures have been positive at ... Read More »

First live images of the iPhone 8 back surface

Apple is yet to announce a date for the iPhone 8 launch. But with the event closing in, the leaks are coming at a faster pace. The latest lead we have about the design is an image from the Foxconn factory. A picture of the iPhone 8 back is taken right before it is packaged and transferred to another line of production ... Read More »

Jio Phone Effect: Intex Launches Turbo+ 4G, Its First 4G VoLTE Feature Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The prices for the phone range from Rs. 700 to Rs. 1500 Intex Turbo+ 4G comes with a 2.4-inch QVGA display The company launched nine phones in total on Tuesday It seems like the introduction of the Jio Phone has made the budget segment – specifically the 4G VoLTE feature segment – more competitive in India. Intex Technologies on Tuesday launched its first feature phone ... Read More »

Maharashtra UG NEET 2017 first selection list released at dmer.org

The Directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) Maharashtra has released the first selection list for admission to undergraduate medical seats in the state. Candidates who have cleared the National Eligibility and Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 and are looking to secure state medical seats can check the result for the first selection list on the official website (dmer.org). The selection ... Read More »