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Srei Infra arm looks to sell shares via IPO

The share dilution is expecting to garner anything between Rs 1800 crore to Rs 2200 crore, depending upon the valuation.  Mumbai: Srei Equipment Finance, the Kolkata based financier of infrastructure equipment will sell equity shares as it seeks to raise money to fund its fledging growth prospects, the company said. The company which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the listed Srei Infrastructure FinanceBSE ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5A to be made official next week, Xiaomi confirms

In line with recent rumors, the Xiaomi Redmi Note 5A will be made official next week. The confirmation came in the form of official press invites that reveal August 21 unveiling for the device. The CEO even posted images of the device! The Note 5A has already been certified by China’s TENAA. The listing revealed two major versions for the handset, having a ... Read More »

BS-IV MV Agusta F3 800 sales to begin by September

MV Agusta has recently updated its entire international range of motorcycles to Euro-IV standards. As a result, the F3 800, which went off sale when BS-IV norms came into effect, will now resume sales by September. The first motorcycles are already in India and are currently undergoing homologation tests to conform to BS-IV standards. The updates seen are quite comprehensive ... Read More »

Women to get extra seats in NITs from next year

The HRD Ministry is planning to introduce supernumerary (extra) seats for female students from next year in order to increase their number. National Institute of Technology, Uttrakhand With a sharp decline in the number of female students wishing to apply for admission in National Institute of Technology (NIT), the HRD Ministry is planning a solution for the same. The ministry ... Read More »

Terk Trinity Xtend review: This TV antenna tries to pull double-duty as a Wi-Fi range extender

TechHive contributor Jason Cipriani and TechHive executive editor Michael Brown collaborated on this review. Jason evaluated the Trinity Xtend’s performance as a TV antenna, and Michael measured its chops as a Wi-Fi range extender. Before you cut the cord, you need to figure out two things: How you’re going to tune in local over-the-air TV channels, and how you’re going ... Read More »

Android O will be the last major update to hit the OnePlus 3 and 3T

OnePlus’ track record with software support for its devices has been decent for some products, and very bad for others (remember the OnePlus 2 and OnePlus X?). And with the release of the OnePlus 5 it’s understandable that owners of last year’s flagships, the OnePlus 3 and 3T, have gotten a bit antsy not knowing exactly what to expect from this point forward. So today the Chinese company’s ... Read More »

I’m a woman in computer science. Let me ladysplain the Google memo to you.

I’m a lecturer in computer science at Stanford. I’ve taught at least four different programming languages, including assembly. I’ve had a single-digit employee number in a startup. Yes, I’m a woman in tech. I have known, worked for, and taught countless men who could have written the now-infamous Google “manifesto” — or who are on some level persuaded by it. ... Read More »

Kids can learn to code Xbox and PC games at Microsoft stores

There are a ton of initiatives to help kids (and adults) learn to code these days. Google has lessons for teens to code animates scenes starring Wonder Woman, Apple has the kid-friendly Swift Playgrounds and a partnership with Tynker, and even Facebook has a program that suggests learning gadgets and other resources to help encourage the next generation of coders. Microsoft has now launched a series of ... Read More »

Engineering colleges with less than 30 per cent admissions to be shut down: AICTE

The All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) said on Friday that it will close down technical colleges which have, over the past five years, not managed to fill more than 30 per cent of the seats available. There are currently over 27 lakh vacant seats at engineer colleges across India, the Council said. “In the past few years, the ... Read More »

CBSE asks schools not to strain students during 70th Independence day celebrations

The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has asked its affiliated schools across the country to ensure that Independence day celebrations do not cause “undue strain” to students. Schools have been asked to celebrate 70th anniversary of Indian Independence along with the 75th anniversary of “Quit India Movement” to instill the sense of national pride and patriotism in students, a ... Read More »