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Vivek Choudhary bags first position in CS 2016

The results of the Company Secretaries (CS) executive programme (old and new syllabus) were declared by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) on Thursday. Vivek Choudhary, a 21-year-old student, has bagged the first position in the examination with flying colours. ‘There was nothing planned’ “The feeling of seeing the word ‘Pass’ on the mark sheet is a very ... Read More »

Five,to,Try:,Opera,VPN,secures,your,web,browsing,,and,Riptide,GP:,Renegade,revs,up

Google giveth, and then it taketh away. The latest casualty to undergo the Mountain View culling is the Device Assist app, which was built to offer quick tips, troubleshooting suggestions, and quick access to Google support. Now when you fire up the app you’ll see a notice that it’s going away under the Detected Issues section. Touch the card and ... Read More »

Five to Try: Opera VPN secures your web browsing, and Riptide GP: Renegade revs up

We’re nearing the end of summer, and whether you plan on enjoying the warm weather outside or curling up on the couch this weekend, you should make sure you’ve got some cool new apps and games on your phone. This week’s Five to Try column is headed up by Opera VPN, a free service that lets you get around regional ... Read More »

CBSE NEET UG 2016: Exercise choices and lock seats to be released by 5 pm today at www.mcc.nic.in

The CBSE NEET online counselling for the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) UG started from August 22. As per the schedule, the last date to exercise choices and lock seats is today, i.e. August 26, by 5 pm. Further, the process of seat allotment will be done tomorrow,  August 27. Yesterday was the last date for main counselling registration, ... Read More »

SwiftKey Beta resurrects predictions for phone numbers, emails, and other saved data

SwiftKey is bouncing back after dealing with some pesky bugs that threw a wrench in the company’s suggestion engine. An update to the beta version of one of Android’s signature keyboards fixes a bug that caused some users to see unfamiliar terms and suggestions appear. SwiftKey even had to shut down its cloud sync service temporarily while it looked into ... Read More »

Google Maps beta adds enhancements to navigation mode and new coordinate scheme

The beta version of Google Maps has another Thursday special for you, with a mix of features that ease sharing directions and telling Maps how you plan to get to your destination. The feature, which was definitely new to me, is called Plus Codes. It’s a method developed by Google’s Zurich office that is designed to be more user-friendly than ... Read More »

Sony Xperia XR and Xperia X Compact specs leak ahead of Sony’s IFA announcement

We just recently saw renders of the Sony Xperia X Compact revealed by @evleaks. But now another report comes from Techtastic which outlines the supposed specs for the Xperia X Compact and the Xperia XR which are both to be announced at IFA’s Sony presentation to take place on September 1. We’ve actually already seen the Xperia XR before in ... Read More »

New update brings Samsung Cloud to Galaxy S7 and S7 edge

The Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge have started receiving a new update. Currently rolling out in Italy, the update brings Samsung Cloud, the cloud service that made its debut with the company’s recently unveiled Galaxy Note7 smartphone. In addition, the update – which weighs in at around 152MB – also includes Android security patch for the month of August, ... Read More »

This week in games: Master of Orion, Endless Space 2, and Witcher 3 GOTY edition

Word is that No Man’s Sky is may be a disappointment, so I guess it’s time for everyone to transfer their unrealistic expectations and hype to some other game. Will you find that game in this news round-up? Maybe. This week, The Witcher 3 gets its Game of the Year edition, Rocket League puts on cartoon boxing gloves, BioShock gets ... Read More »

HP leaks some details on Intel’s Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake chips

HP may have tried, but it couldn’t hold the secrets of Intel’s unreleased Kaby Lake and Apollo Lake CPU chips close to its chest. Some details on the new chips were unintentionally shared by HP in the maintenance documents of an unannounced PC, the Pavilion x360 m1. PCs with Kaby Lake—called 7th Generation Core chips—are expected to ship this quarter. ... Read More »