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Instagram on Android works without an internet connection

If Facebook has Lite to cater to users in the developing world, Instagram has offline mode for Android devices. The Facebook-owned company has revealed at F8 that most of its Android app’s features now work offline. People can browse their feeds and their Explore tabs even if they have no mobile data, as is the case for many users in ... Read More »

7 things you should never search for on your work computer

Save your weird internet search habits for your personal computer. Seriously. You don’t want to become an office cautionary tale — that person who got fired because they were busted Googling something inappropriate during an all-hands meeting. When you’re on your work computer, your employers can track pretty much everything you do. “Any personal data or behavior done on any work ... Read More »

Windows 10 Creators Update rollout begins on April 11: Here are the new features

Microsoft is finally set to ship the next iteration of its desktop operating system to its users. Called Creators Update, the free update will start rolling out globally on April 11. In an exclusive preview, Microsoft today showed us the new features and enhancements that the next upgrade called Creators Update will come up with. The update brings with it ... Read More »

RBI paper seeks views on wholesale, long-term finance banks

The new banks—wholesale and long-term finance banks—will focus on lending long-term and cater to the funding needs of sectors such as infrastructure and core industries, RBI said in a discussion paper. Photo: Reuters Mumbai: The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on Friday released a discussion paper seeking comments on a new category of banks—wholesale and long-term finance banks that will ... Read More »

Petrol Pumps to Shut on Sundays from 14th May to Reduce Fuel Usage

For the last financial year 2015-16, overall fuel consumption increased to 183.5 million tonnes from 165.5 million tonnes in 2014-15. According to a report at Business Standard, a major portion of petrol dealers around the country in the Consortium of Indian Petroleum Dealers (CIPD) have announced to close petrol pumps on Sundays from (14th) May 2017. CIPD has 25,000 petrol ... Read More »

People in Singapore spend over 12 hours on gadgets daily: Survey

  Singaporeans spend an average of 12hr 42 a day on digital devices. PHOTO: ST FILE Like it or not, gadgets have become a key part of people’s lives in Singapore, as consumers spend most of their waking hours on digital devices – 12hr 42 min a day on average. And spending so much time has had both a positive ... Read More »

UK budget steps up attacks on education

New research by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) think tank finds that every school in England faces budget cuts by 2020. The EPI estimates that every primary school faces an average real terms loss of £74,000, with secondary schools facing a deficit of £291,000 in the next three years. This is the reality of the Conservative government’s £3 billion a ... Read More »

Over 100 Android Apps on Google Play Found to Be Infected With Windows Malware

HIGHLIGHTS 132 apps were found infected with malware The security firm traced the infected apps to a common location Malware were downloaded from domains that have been disabled Android has been known to suffer malware attacks from time to time. Just recently in December, it was reported that a malware called ‘Gooligan’ breached accounts of more than a million users. ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Mass Production Reportedly Begins, Galaxy S8+ Spotted on Benchmark Site

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Galaxy S8 mass production has begun Samsung aims to ship over 10 million units in two months The smartphone is set to launch on March 29 Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ are scheduled to launch on March 29 this month, and rumours have picked up pace. The latest leak confirms that the devices have already reached mass ... Read More »

Delhi Nursery Admissions: HC allows admission process to go on

Maintaining that the order passed by the single judge was “totally wrong”, “erroneous” and “against the law”, the Delhi government sought a stay on Thursday on the operation of the interim order Delhi Nursery admissions RELATED STORIES Dead rat found in midday meal, 9 admitted to hospital Bihar Intermediate Exams: 360 students expelled for cheating Delhi Nursery Admissions: Government moves ... Read More »