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Xiaomi Mi A1 Android 8.0 Oreo Beta Update Needs Testers, Says Company

HIGHLIGHTS All Mi A1 users are eligible to apply for the program Active users on the MIUI Global Forum will be selected for testing Xiaomi warns that this will not be a stable build Xiaomi is now inviting applications from beta testers for the Android 8.0 Oreo update that will roll out soon on the Xiaomi Mi A1. The announcement, posted on the official MIUI website, ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

Apple says stores will have iPhone X units, but not for everyone

The iPhone X pre-orders open this Friday, October 27, at 12:01 AM PDT, but if you want to walk into an Apple store and buy the phone you’ll get your chance on Friday, November 3 starting at 8:00 AM, local time. Despite serious concerns over availability, Apple says that its stores will have stock but customers are encouraged to arrive early. Keep ... Read More »

Prayers won’t eradicate Boko Haram, education will, says Nigerian bishop

Bishop Matthew Kukah of Nigeria is warning that Boko Haram will continue to recruit young people so long as efforts aren’t made to educate the youth. He said the rise of the Islamic terrorist organization is one of the consequences of “having over 15 million kids walking the streets with no education. Just feasting on drugs…these are the consequences for ... Read More »

Govt intends to make Indian universities world-class, says Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Bihar CM Nitish Kumar at the centenary celebrations of Patna University, in Patna, on Saturday. Photo: PTI Patna: Lamenting that no Indian university figures among the top 500 globally, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said the government intends to unshackle these institutions and provide Rs10,000 crore to 20 varsities to ensure that they are counted ... Read More »

Facebook Says Digital India Initiative Is a Key Growth Enabler for It

Digital India is certainly a big opportunity for both economic growth and innovation and the growth Facebook is witnessing in the country is a clear example of that, a top company executive said on Wednesday. According to Kevin Martin, Vice President for Mobile and Global Access Policy at Facebook, the government’s digital initiative has opened several opportunities when it comes to innovate ... Read More »

Profitability of gold finance cos improves, says Crisil

Profitability of gold loan financiers has surged back to the peak levels seen before the regulatory tightening. Mumbai: Gold finance companies saw return on assets rise to 2012 levels to 4% in financial year 2016-17 due to companies moving to periodic collection of interest on the loans and lowering of product tenures, said rating company CrisilBSE 0.48 %. “Profitability of gold loan financiers ... Read More »

Turkey coup suspects to wear brown uniforms, Erdogan says

Turkey’s president says all suspected coup plotters and “terrorists” will have to wear an almond-brown uniform when they appear in court. Recep Tayyip Erdogan said jumpsuits would be worn by those accused of involvement in the July 2016 coup plot. Other “terrorists” would wear jackets and trousers. That term is used for followers of US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen and ... Read More »

Nokia 5 Users Report Dolby Equalizer Issues, HMD Global Says Fix Incoming: Report

  Nokia 5 smartphone has been launched in multiple countries, including India, and now users are reporting of a strange equaliser issue on their units. Apparently, users are unable to open the Dolby Equalizer settings when in certain music apps like Google Play Music or Spotify. HMD Global was quick to respond on the issue, and has confirmed that it is working on ... Read More »

NEET 2017: MBBS counselling will not be postponed, says MCI

In a WhatsApp message to media, Kiran Bedi said that the MCI has clearly stated in its letter that the Puducherry government had only one option: “to follow the MCI schedule.” Representative Image With Medical Council of India (MCI) rejecting the request made by Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy’s for postponing the counselling dates for medical admissions under management quota ... Read More »