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Ethiopia anger over texting and internet blackouts

Ethiopians are angry that the country’s text messaging service has been shut down since Thursday without any explanation. Internet blackouts, which began last Tuesday, are also still affecting many areas of the country. The state-run Ethio Telecom, the country’s only telecoms provider, has refused to comment on the outages. The closure of the services coincides with nationwide exams, which some ... Read More »

Beyond Queen’s stomp-stomp-clap: Concerts and computer science converge in new research

The iconic “stomp-stomp-clap” of Queen’s “We Will Rock You” was born out of the challenge that rock stars and professors alike know all too well: How to get large numbers of people engaged in participating during a live performance like a concert — or a lecture — and channel that energy for a sustained time period. Sang Won Lee, an ... Read More »

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Suzuki Gixxer 250 SF, Hero Maestro Edge 125, Bajaj Avenger Street 160 and more!

The last week was majorly about the upcoming launches and looking at the line-up, it seems that this month will be an interesting one. Bikemakers such as Suzuki and Hero MotoCorp have some exciting products hidden behind the curtains and we just can’t wait to see them. Here’s everything from the last week that grabbed our attention the most. 2019 ... Read More »

Finance Commission meets Bankers and Financial Institutions in Mumbai

New Delhi: The Chairman, Shri N.K. Singh, Members and Senior Officials of the 15th Finance Commission met a large group of Bankers and Heads of Financial Institutions in Mumbai today. Salient points raised by banks during their meeting with 15th Finance Commission on 9th May 2019. In the context of making the borrowing costs of State Governments aligned to their ... Read More »

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Next-gen Hero Karizma, KTM price hike, Royal Enfield accessories and more!

The Indian two-wheeler market remained calm in terms of bike launches last week. However, we still covered a few reports which created quite a stir amongst the buyers and enthusiasts. While we got our first glimpse at what could be Hero’s next-gen Karizma, we also witnessed KTM hiking the prices of its motorcycles. The previous week had more such interesting ... Read More »

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Honda X-Blade facelift, 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400 colours and more!

The last week didn’t witness any major launches but still offered some interesting stories which we covered promptly for our readers. Besides the usual spy shots and prospective launch updates surfacing, two-wheeler manufacturers hiked the prices of their products due to the start of the new financial year and some other reasons. Let’s take a glimpse at all the important ... Read More »

Watch: YouTuber Builds Computer Out Of Pasta – And It Actually Works

The pasta PC uses the motherboard of an Asus Transformer tablet. What happens when your wife casually jokes about a PC made of pasta? You actually build it! This is what happened when YouTuber Micah Laplante, who runs the YouTube channel Laplanet Arts, did when his wife made the seemingly tasty joke. Laplante posted the video of the PC, aptly ... Read More »

Your weekly dose of bike updates: Royal Enfield Bullet Trials, 2019 Bajaj Dominar 400, CF Moto 400NK and more!

While some bikemakers launched new products, a few others hinted at those models which are in the offing. Either ways, we were busy covering every major and minor update which came our way in the last week. Just in case you missed out on any of these, here’s a quick round-up of all the important bike updates from the past ... Read More »

How Retail and Technology are Proving to be a Hit Mix

Retail is not a traditional activity involving some business transactions. It has become a multi-layered activity which now also involves technology. Technology has changed the way retail is structure and operated. Here are a few ways how technology has mixed with retail to give the world a new dimension. Augmented Reality One of the newest things to join the retail ... Read More »

These waterproof gadgets will make your Holi fun and worry free

Holi hai! With the festival of colours around the corner, we see everbidy gearing up for the festivities. However, you’ve got to make sure that there is no dampener on all the fun. Thus for the most of our beloved gadgets and gizmos the festival posts potential water damage. For that, you’ll first have to make sure that all your ... Read More »