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NEET 2017: 5 out of 8 transgender candidates qualify

The result of the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) 2017 was declared by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) yesterday, on June 23, at the official website cbseneet.nic.in. The exam was conducted on May 7 and a total of 11,38,890 candidates had appeared for the same in 10 languages at 1,921 centres in 103 cities. Toppers This year, ... Read More »

72 Percent of Small Business Owners Don’t Even Know Their Credit Score, Survey Says

Business credit scores are one of the key factors determining whether or not an enterprise qualifies for a loan. Yet surprisingly enough, most businesses don’t even know what their scores are. This astonishing revelation has come from a new survey by Manta, an online community for small business owners. The survey has found a majority (72 percent) of small business ... Read More »

Western Digital Moves to Court in a Bid to Block Sale of Toshiba Chip Unit

HIGHLIGHTS WD has sought a court injunction to stop Toshiba’s chip unit sale The court injunction details that Toshiba needs to take WD’s consent Toshiba wants to complete the deal as quickly as possible Western Digital Corp has sought a court injunction to prevent Toshiba Corp from selling its chip business without the US firm’s consent – a move that ... Read More »

Could the Future of Virtual Reality Lie in Enterprise Software?

HIGHLIGHTS VR can enable immersive lessons, and be useful for education and training It is making an impact in gaming but also has potential in enterprise Early adoption of VR is slowing, but this is fairly typical, says HTC “Virtual reality can enable unique experiences that are not available through any other platform, and come in a number of different ... Read More »

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild DLC Details and Release Date Revealed: E3 2017

HIGHLIGHTS The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild got two DLC packs These will be available on the Nintendo Switch and Wii U The DLC packs are available under an expansion pass for $20 The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild has become one of the most successful games Nintendo has ever made. Making a Zelda game a ... Read More »

Nintendo at E3 2017: Super Mario Odyssey, Rocket League, and The Legend of Zelda DLC

HIGHLIGHTS Super Mario Odyssey releases October 27 Rocket League will have local multiplayer on Nintendo Switch The Legend of Zelda’s first DLC, Master Trials, coming June 30 Nintendo’s E3 2017 event was the shortest of the lot, in part because it was a pre-recorded stream. That doesn’t mean there wasn’t enough to be excited about, including a popular third-party title, ... Read More »

To Tackle the Problems of Education in India, We Must First Change the Discourse

Representational image. Credit: Reuters/Rupak De Chowdhuri The failure of education in our country today is as much about the failure of the discourse on education as it is about the failure of the school curriculum. We are confronting today what I call a double or dual discourse on education. On the one hand, we claim that education can transform anyone; ... Read More »

Apple iCloud Halves Price of 2TB Storage Tier, Family Sharing Arriving in iOS 11 and macOS High Sierra

Family Sharing in iCloud storage will arrive in iOS 11 later   At its WWDC developer conference on Monday, Apple took the stage to announce a major overhaul to its various operating systems. It announced a new and improved iOS 11, in addition to macOS High Sierra, watchOS 4, and a better tvOS with Amazon Prime Video support. While these ... Read More »

The prime minister has laid out a comprehensive plan of internet restrictions if she wins the election

Theresa May has refused to rule out censoring the internet like China. The prime minister has looked to introduce sweeping and deep changes to the way the internet works, in what she claims is a necessary move to prevent terror. Those have included restricting the kinds of things people can post online and forcing internet companies to weaken security so ... Read More »

UK Conservative Charged With Campaign Finance Offence Ahead Of June Election

The Conservative party maintains that the charges are ‘unfounded’ (Reuters) LONDON: A member of Prime Minister Theresa May’s Conservative Party, who beat leading Brexit figure Nigel Farage in the 2015 parliamentary election, was charged with breaking that campaign’s expenses rules on Friday, a week before a fresh national vote. The allegations come as an embarrassment for May ahead of next ... Read More »