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Nokia 8 With Dual Zeiss ‘Bothie’ Camera Launched: Price, Specifications, India Release Plans, and More

Nokia 8 has finally been launched, marking an end to the countless leaks and giving us the first true flagship Nokia Android phone to take on the likes of iPhone 7 Plus and Samsung Galaxy S8 (and the upcoming iPhone 8 and Galaxy Note 8). The Nokia 8 camera was at the front and centre of the London launch event; in fact, this is the first device developed by HMD ... Read More »

Live video of the iPhone 8 shows more than before

Another day, another iPhone 8 leak. This time we see a live video of a black device that looks like the flagship which Apple is going to launch in September. It might be just a dummy, but the evidence is mounting that Apple would have at least one phone, which will look like this given the increasing number of leaked prototypes. The ... Read More »

Reliance JioPhone impact: More companies plan 4G feature phone by 2017

More mobile phone companies are gearing up to launch affordable 4G feature phone by the year-end, anticipating a pick-up in demand following Jio’s foray into the space, a top official of 4G chipset firm Spreadtrum said. “We are in talks with four-five players for launching phones (on Spreadtrum chipset). We expect they will be launching in the fourth quarter,” Spreadtrum ... Read More »

Good teachers need more than lofty qualifications

  ‘A good, effective teacher above all needs ­enthusiasm and some classroom skills. Perhaps a little knowledge helps too,’ writes Ann Gordon. Photograph: IPGGutenbergUKLtd/Getty Images/iStockphoto I doubt that Dr Claire Seymour (Am I unqualified to teach after 26 years?, Letters, 28 July) has ever had to be concerned with children’s safeguarding, controlling a class, or developing a range of pedagogies ... Read More »

Lok Sabha passes IIM Bill that seeks to give more autonomy

At present, India has 20 Indian Institutes of Management. Photo: Mint The Lok Sabha on Friday approved the Indian Institutes of Management Bill 2017 that promises to grant administrative, academic and financial autonomy to the elite B-Schools and allow them to award degrees to their graduates. The lower house passed the bill after a debate in which nearly two dozen ... Read More »

Flipkart Grand Gadget Day Sale Offers: Deals on Laptops, Cameras, Tablets, and More

Flipkart is hosting one sale after the other, and now it’s begun its Grand Gadget Days, with a host of gaming hardware, laptops, cameras, and audio accessories offers and deals. The Flipkart Grand Gadget Days will go on till July 26, and the three-day festival has personal grooming gadgets under Rs. 999 as well. In this sale, Flipkart has listed laptops ... Read More »

AMD ships Ryzen 3, facing Intel’s Core i3 with more performance for less money

As AMD begins shipping its low-end Ryzen 3 chip Thursday, it’s employing a familiar strategy: undercutting Intel’s Core i3 pricing while offering more performance. AMD used the same tactics with its higher-performance Ryzen lineup, most notably with the eye-popping discounts attached to its Threadripper high-end gaming processors. But don’t expect such massive cuts with AMD’s new Ryzen 3 1200 and Ryzen 3 ... Read More »

Overwatch now has more severe penalties for poor in-game behavior

Blizzard is stepping up its efforts to stamp out toxicity in Overwatch, with a new, more aggressive approach to issuing penalties starting today. While the company stopped short of detailing how the new approach will work, the message is clear that bad behavior will be punished more severely. “We believe that our in-game reporting and player penalty system is one of ... Read More »

Samsung Mobiles Fest Sale on Amazon India Offers Deals on Galaxy C7 Pro and More

HIGHLIGHTS Galaxy On7 Pro is available at Rs. 8,490 Gear S3 Frontier is being offered at Rs. 25,990 as part of sale The sale will continue till Wednesday Samsung is now offering discounts on its smartphones and the Gear S3 Frontier smartwatch as part of Samsung Mobiles Fest on Amazon India. As part of the festival, which started on Monday and will continue ... Read More »

Most Small Businesses Spend $1000 or More on Tax Administration Alone

Small businesses are spending way too much time and money on federal taxes, a new survey has found. According to the National Small Business Association 2017 Small Business Taxation Survey (PDF), federal tax burden is one of the biggest challenges facing small businesses. The report finds the majority of small businesses (67 percent) are spending more than $1,000 each year on just ... Read More »