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Greitens’ picks for State Board of Education accelerate commissioner search process

LLUSTRATION BY RICI HOFFARTH | ST. LOUIS PUBLIC RADIO With the task of going through a state Senate confirmation process approaching, Gov. Eric Greitens’ picks to the Missouri State Board of Education successfully sped up the process of finding an education commissioner over the objections of the board’s president. The governor’s five nominees outflanked three other board members during a ... Read More »

Infosys Foundation, Tata Institute Of Fundamental Research Sign MoUs For Research

Infosys Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Infosys, has signed four Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with the International Centre for Theoretical Sciences – Tata institute of Fundamental Research (ICTS – TIFR) Bangalore, to support research and mentoring activities. The Foundation has signed an MoU for the grant of Rs. 4 crore towards the Infosys Foundation excellence program at ICTS, said a ... Read More »

LG V30 to launch on European carriers by the end of the year

Like previous V-series phones, LG wasn’t too keen to launch the LG V30 it Europe. SIM-free has been available for a while now, but with little carrier involvement. That is about to change as the company announced plans to expand V30’s presence in partnership with several carriers. First is TIM Italy, which is already selling the flagship for €900 (no subsidies here). It also ... Read More »

Best Cyber Week Kitchen and Appliance Deals of 2017

Tech may dominate holiday sales, but this time of year is also a great time to purchase household and kitchen appliances. For example, over the last few days both the Instant Pot and the Crock Pot Express have been on sale at Amazon. The 6-quart Instant Pot hit a low of $79.95. Likewise, the Cosori 7-in-1 Pressure Cooker hit a low of $55. That’s $34 off ... Read More »

IBPS PO Mains 2017 paper analysis of November 26 exam

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Mains paper for the recruitment of probationary officers was conducted today.  About IBPS PO Mains 2017: The exam was for 200 marks and candidates had three hours to answer all questions. The paper was divided into four sections with questions on:  Reasoning and Computer Aptitude (60 marks) General/Economy/Banking Awareness (40 marks) English Language ... Read More »

Secretary of State seeks support for computer upgrades

owa Secretary of State Paul Pate says cyber security is a “constant challenge” and it’s “vital” that his office get more state tax dollars in the next budgeting year. Pate says the I-Vote system that handles voter registration data needs attention. “That’s a system that was built over 15 years ago and obviously elections have changed dramatically since then,” Pate ... Read More »

Full list of bikes launching at India Bike Week (IBW) 2017

Asia’s biggest biking festival that goes by the name India Bike Week (IBW) is all set for its 2017 edition starting 24th November. Motorcyclists across the country will riding down to Goa to attend the highly awaited event. India Bike Week is also one of the most important events for two-wheeler manufacturers in India as it provides them a platform ... Read More »

Uber Paid Hackers $100,000, Concealed Hack That Exposed Data of 57 Million Users

Uber said Tuesday that hackers compromised personal data from some 57 million riders and drivers in a breach kept hidden for a year. “None of this should have happened, and I will not make excuses for it,” said a statement from chief executive Dara Khosrowshahi, who took over at the ridesharing giant in August. Two members of the Uber information security team ... Read More »

Gionee F6, F205 Bezel-Less Smartphones Teased Ahead of November 26 Launch

HIGHLIGHTS The teasers confirm bezel-less display panels of Gionee F6 and F205 One of the teasers reveals upcoming smartphone range A TENAA listing showcases Gionee F205 While the official launch is just a few days away, Gionee has teased the F6 and F205 bezel-less smartphones through its official Weibo account. The smartphone are expected to be two out of eight that will be ... Read More »

Tata Communications to invest $100 million on Internet of Things

Tata Communications Ltd is set to invest about USD 100 million in the the Internet of Things (IoT), a digital space the company is betting big on in the next few years. IoT is a serious business and will become a significant revenue line for the firm going forward, Tata Communications Senior Vice President and Head, Internet of Things, VS Shridhar ... Read More »