Author Archives: admin

Xiaomi Mi 4 16GB Variant Price Slashed to Rs. 14,999

    Xiaomi India, soon after slashing price of the Mi 4 64GB model, has now announced the same for the 16GB model, making the smartphone Rs. 5,000 cheaper than its launch price. The Xiaomi Mi 4 16GB variant will be available now at a price of Rs. 14,999, down from its most recent price tag of Rs. 17,999. To ... Read More »

Anonymous Hackers Attack Canada Government Websites

Hackers disrupted Canadian government websites for several hours on Wednesday, senior officials said, but denied that any personal data had been compromised in the cyber-attack.The hacker collective Anonymous took responsibility in an online video, saying it was done in protest of a controversial anti-terror law that dramatically expands the powers and reach of Canada’s spy agency. The government’s public website ... Read More »

German Carmakers Reportedly Ready Offer for Nokia’s Here as Deadline Looms

Germany’s premium auto makers BMW Daimler and Audi are preparing an offer for Nokia’s maps business, as binding bids are due by end of Thursday, two sources familiar with the process told Reuters.The binding offers will be used as a basis to pursue negotiations for making a final offer, one of the sources told Reuters on Wednesday. Finland’s Nokia started ... Read More »

Scientists Plan Risky Move to Get Rosetta Spacecraft Nearer Comet

    European scientists are planning a risky manoeuvre to get their Rosetta spacecraftcloser to the comet it is orbiting, so it can communicate with its robotic lander on the surface and start experiments that could unlock some of the universe’s secrets. The lander, called Philae, surprised scientists at the weekend by waking up and sending a signal to Earth. ... Read More »

Uber Ruling Fuels Debate Over Workers

In a ruling that fuels a long-simmering debate over some of Silicon Valley’s fastest-growing technology companies and the work they are creating, the California Labor Commission said that a driver for the ride-hailing service Uber should be classified as an employee, not an independent contractor.The ruling ordered Uber to reimburse Barbara Ann Berwick $4,152.20 (roughly Rs. 2.6 lakhs) in expenses ... Read More »

4 Microsoft Executives to Leave in Top-Level Shake-Up

Four senior Microsoft executives, including Stephen Elop and Mark Penn, will leave the technology company in the biggest organizational shake-up yet under Satya Nadella, its chief executive.In an email sent to Microsoft employees Wednesday morning, Nadella said that three of the departures were related to his decision to organize the company’s engineering efforts into fewer groups. The three executives leaving ... Read More »

Best Features of MobiKwik App

If you are planning to do mobile recharges on the go, then you will need an app like Mobikwik, which is considered to be one of the best mobile recharge apps as of today. In fact, in addition to mobile phone recharges, you can also pay bills, DTH top-ups, etc. There are two ways in which you can make a ... Read More »

Windows 10 Mobile Preview Gets Cortana Updates, One-Handed Mode, and More

Microsoft, besides announcing Cortana for Android and Xbox One, on Tuesday also introduced a new build (10136) for its Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview. The build version this time brings new Cortana features for the handsets and more. Microsoft has this time added the dark theme colours to Cortana’s interface for Windows 10 Mobile, bringing it more in line with ... Read More »

Uber Gets No Interim Relief From Delhi High Court Gives in Licence Case

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday refused to grant any interim relief to app-based cab company Uber on its plea challenging rejection of application for licence to operate in the national capital, saying that it was not supposed to ply if it did not have any permit.Justice Mukta Gupta issued notice to the Delhi government and city police and sought ... Read More »

Facebook Could Suggest Status Update Topics

Looks like Facebook wants the users to keep updating their status very frequently. And if you are at a loss of ideas about your next update, worry not – Facebook would suggest the topic.In a new Facebook feature test, some users are seeing “Suggested Topics” appear in their status update boxes, SociaTimes reported. “After commenting on a friend’s post about ... Read More »