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Facebook Fixes Bug That Marked Some Posts as Spam

A day after some users complained about their Facebook posts being marked as spam, Facebook on Saturday said it has fixed the bug that caused the problem. “We have fixed a bug that caused some posts to be incorrectly marked as spam. We’ve restored the posts that were affected and are very sorry this happened,” Facebook said in a tweet. Even journalist and ... Read More »

Arun Jaitley resumes charge of finance and corporate affairs ministries, as directed by President Ram Nath Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind reassigned the portfolios of Finance and Corporate Affairs to Union minister Arun Jaitley on Thursday. A press statement released from the Rashtrapati Bhavan said that the President, “advised by the Prime Minister” and has directed that the portfolios be assigned to the minister after his hiatus of three months. Jaitley (65), underwent a renal transplant operation at the All India ... Read More »

IIMs face fresh threat to autonomy as HRD ministry seeks more control

HRD minister Prakash Javadekar. The HRD ministry is deliberating whether the government should have a say on the appointment of an IIM chairman. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The government is framing rules to partially control how the Indian Institutes of Management (IIMs) function to curb potential misuse of the powers accorded to the board of the elite B-schools under the ... Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Target as Much as $6.1 Billion in Honk Kong IPO

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp is planning to raise up to $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) from a Hong Kong IPO launching this week, people with knowledge of the matter said, in what will be one of the biggest tech floats globally of recent years. Xiaomi, which also makes Internet-connected devices, plans to sell about 2.18 billion shares including about 65 ... Read More »

Redmi S2 India Launch Expected on June 7, Likely to Arrive as Redmi Y2

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has teased the launch of its new selfie smartphone in India This is likely to be the Redmi S2 in the form of the Redmi Y2 The Redmi S2 debuted in China last week as the “best Redmi selfie phone” Redmi S2 debuted in China last week as Xiaomi’s first smartphone in the Redmi S-Series. And now, it is expected ... Read More »

Sony Expects Gaming Business Profit as Strong Yen Eats Into Image Sensors

Japan’s Sony Corp said on Friday it expects operating profit to fall 8.8 percent in the financial year through March 2019 as a stronger yen eats into profit from the image sensor business. The electronics and entertainment firm forecast profit to fall to CNY 670 billion ($6.13 billion) from CNY 734.86 billion a year prior, when earnings exceeded the previous peak set in the ... Read More »

Samsung Flags Mobile Weakness as Chips Power Record Q1 Profit

Samsung Electronics said weakness in the global smartphone market would slow earnings growth, as it reported record quarterly profit on Thursday thanks to strong demand for semiconductors used in servers. The world’s biggest maker of memory chips, smartphones and television sets also flagged softer demand for smartphone OLED panels as a challenge for the second quarter, while its cash-cow chip business should remain ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Avengers: Infinity War Edition Expected as OnePlus Announces Partnership With Marvel

IGHLIGHTS OnePlus has announced its partnership with Marvel Studios The new tie up emerges ahead of the OnePlus 6 launch It hints the arrival of an Avengers-themed OnePlus 6 model OnePlus 6 launch is expected to happen soon, and ahead of it the Chinese company on Thursday announced its partnership with Marvel Studios. The new tie-up is primarily for Avengers: Infinity War that is ... Read More »

Google-Oracle Java Infringement Case Gets New Life as Appeals Court Revives Claim

A US appeals court on Tuesday resurrected a multi-billion dollar copyright case brought by Oracle Corp against Alphabet’s Google. The US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit said Google’s use of Oracle’s Java development platform to create the Android operating system was not protected under the fair-use provision of copyright law, reversing a 2016 jury verdict. The court sent the case back to a US judge in ... Read More »

Redmi Note 5 Up for Grabs Today as Xiaomi Announces Surprise Flash Sale

Redmi Note 5 will become available for purchase in India second time this week as Xiaomi announced a surprise flash sale on Twitter. In its tweet early on Friday, Xiaomi said the new Redmi 5 is being made available “on public demand” via Flipkart and Mi.com websites at 12pm IST. The tweets also mentions that the cash on delivery option will only be ... Read More »