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Best PC Games You Might’ve Missed In 2017

PC gamers have experienced a new multiplayer phenomenon in Playerunknown’s Battlegrounds, which has taken 2017 by storm. A few PC exclusives like Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III and Rising Storm 2, and two console classics–Bayonetta and Vanquish–hit the PC this year in all their glory. But while those games have shined in their own respect, plenty of great games may have flown under your radar. ... 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 »

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 »

Two dead, one injured in bike accident

While attempting to overtake the truck, they lost control and came under the truck’s tyre Two youths died and one sustained serious injury in a fatal accident at Bhakti Park, Wadala TT on Wednesday evening after the bike on which they were travelling came under the tyres of a truck. According to police, the incident took place near a monorail ... Read More »

Left-handed children ‘penalised’ by lack of support in UK schools

Experts say left-handed pupils should receive specific teaching to meet their needs. Photograph: Image Source Pink/Alamy Children are still “penalised” for being left-handed with ministers lacking the information to understand the scale of the problem, education campaigners have warned. It is also feared a disproportionate number of prisoners are left-handed, with calls to research whether classroom struggles trigger a “downward ... Read More »

I’m a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you.

I’m a lecturer in computer science at Stanford. I’ve taught at least four different programming languages, including assembly. I’ve had a single-digit employee number in a startup. Yes, I’m a woman in tech. I have known, worked for, and taught countless men who could have written the now-infamous Google “manifesto” — or who are on some level persuaded by it. ... Read More »

Sequoia, Norwest lead $50 million funding in Chennai-based Five Star Finance

Investment firms Sequoia Capital and US-based Norwest Venture Partners have led a round of Series C funding in Chennai-based lending company Five Star Business Finance, the companies said in a joint statement on Thursday. Five Star Business Finance is currently a loan provider focused in South India. Existing investors Matrix Partners India and Morgan Stanley Private Equity Asia also participated ... Read More »

Two dead, one injured in bike accident

Two youths died and one sustained serious injury in a fatal accident at Bhakti Park, Wadala TT on Wednesday evening after the bike on which they were travelling came under the tyres of a truck. According to police, the incident took place near a monorail station near Bhakti park from where the trio were riding on one bike. While attempting ... Read More »

Xiaomi celebrates 5 million Redmi Note 4s sold in India

The Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 has grown to 5 million sales in India. Back in March, it celebrated over 1 million units sold in 45 days and sales have remained strong since. To mark the occasion, Xiaomi created the world’s largest grain mosaic (using millet, the namesake of its phones). The mosaic covered an impressive 6,000 square feet. Besides promotion, the company did some ... Read More »

Oppo F3 Deepika Padukone Limited Edition Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Oppo F3 has been priced at Rs. 19,990 It comes in Rose Gold colour It comes with Deepika Padukone’s signature After launching the Rose Gold and Black Limited Editions, Oppo has now unveiled another special edition of its F3 smartphone. The company on Friday unveiled the Oppo F3 Deepika Padukone Limited Edition in India. Priced at Rs. 19,990, the Oppo F3 Deepika ... Read More »