Author Archives: Loknath Das

Snapchat Expands Its ‘Our Story’ Feature to Media Partners

Photo-messaging app Snapchat is expanding its “Our Story” feature to about 20 media partners to enable them to crowd-source images and videos for their own “Snap Stories”. “Our Story” feature collects snaps submitted by Snapchatters from around the globe about a place, an event or a topic from different points-of-view and presents them as a Story for the rest of the community ... Read More »

Twitter CEO Says Conservative Employees ‘Don’t Feel Safe’ Expressing Opinions

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the conservative employees at the social media service “don’t feel safe to express their opinions” at work. Dorsey – like his counterparts at Facebook and YouTube – has consistently said that his service isn’t biased. But the people who build Twitter are biased, Dorsey admitted in an interview last month, saying out loud what everyone already knew: Twitter, like most tech ... Read More »

FB Mondial HPS 300: Upcoming rival to KTM Duke 390 & BMW G 310R

While many of you might be hearing the name for the first time, FB Mondial is actually one of the oldest and famous motorcycle brands around. More on that later folks, lets talk about the bike first. The HPS 300 is an exciting-looking bike with too much going on at the design front. That’s because it’s a café racer and ... Read More »

Royal Enfield rival UM Motorcycles to launch 2 new bikes next month

American motorcycle manufacturer UM Motorcycles is set to launch two new bikes in India next month. According to a report in Indian Autos Blog (IAB), UM Motorcycles will be launching the Renegade Commando Black Cat & Renegade Sports S Vegas Edition in September. IAB is also reporting that the American bikemaker will launch the Renegade Dust S and Duty Ace in ... Read More »

Royal Enfield Interceptor 650 & Continental GT 650 international launch to happen this month

Royal Enfield will conduct media drives for the Interceptor 650 and Continental GT 650 twin cylinder motorcycles later this month in the United States. The media drives are likely to be preceded or followed by the international launch of both motorcycles, which will go on sale in export markets first before making their way into the Indian market. This is ... Read More »

BSNL FTTH Broadband Plans Revised to Offer Up to 3.5TB Data to Compete With Jio GigaFiber

HIGHLIGHTS The FTTH plans were previously revised in July The costliest FTTH plan is priced at Rs. 16,999 Jio GigaFiber recently saw an official public launch BSNL FTTH (Fibre to the Home) broadband offerings have been revised to now offer more data at faster speeds, in a possible attempt to take on Jio GigaFiber, for which registrations began recently on August 15. Four ... Read More »

Pre-Owned Smartphone Market in India Booming, Average Selling Price Rises to Rs. 11,000: OLX

With more and more Indians aiming to own high-end smartphones, the pre-owned smartphone market is booming and on the online trading platform OLX, the average selling price (ASP) of a pre-owned smartphone has jumped from Rs. 9,000 to Rs. 11,000 in just one year, the company said on Saturday. More and more high-end phones are now being traded on the platform ... Read More »

Google Says It’s Removing Over ‘100 Bad Ads Every Second’

] HIGHLIGHTS Scammers were purchasing search ads: WSJ “They were masquerading as authorised service agents for companies” Google will roll out a verification programme in coming months Google is removing over 100 scam advertisements every second for violating its policies and will soon implement a verification programme to further weed out bad actors from its platform. After The Wall Street Journal reported that ... Read More »

Red Dead Redemption 2: release date, gameplay, story, PC version, guide, Ultimate Edition, survival and more

It feels like we’ve been waiting forever, but the cowboy hat-wearing silhouette of Red Dead Redemption 2 has finally appeared on the horizon. As it slowly gallops towards us, we’re going to attempt to make the final hours of that wait a little less painful. With that in mind, here’s everything we know about Red Dead Redemption 2. Red Dead Redemption 2 ... Read More »

Reigns Game of Thrones – HBO licensed Mobile and PC game releasing this October

Reigns Game of Thrones – HBO licensed Mobile and PC game releasing this October Game of Thrones fans might still have a long wait until the next book or TV Season, but there’s some good news to fill the gap while you wait. Nerial, Devolver Digital HBO has today unveiled Reigns: Game of Thrones, a new entry in the smash-hit swipe ‘em up ... Read More »