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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 »

Facebook Sued by Shareholder Over Record Stock Plunge

Days after Facebook’s stock suffered the largest drop in Wall Street history, a shareholder sued the company, accusing the social media network of making misleading statements about its user numbers and operations. The plaintiff, James Kacouris, filed the lawsuit Friday seeking class-action status and to recover damages. Kacouris alleged that Facebook and its chief executive, Mark Zuckerberg, violated federal securities laws by misleading shareholders about ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 5Z India Launch Teased by Flipkart, Reveal Set for Tomorrow

HIGHLIGHTS The landing page on Flipkart is live The “Big Reveal” is expected at 8:45pm on June 26 The phone will be exclusive to Flipkart Asus first launched its flagship smartphone series, ZenFone 5, at MWC 2018 in Barcelona in late February. Among the lineup is the most premium of the lot, ZenFone 5Z. Now, it appears the Taiwanese giant’s flagship might be announced in India as ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) plagued by reboots and bootloops after Oreo update

If after installing the Oreo update, your Samsung Galaxy A3 (2017) randomly reboots or is stuck in bootloop, you’re not alone. A significant number of users are reporting these issues after the update. Last night my phone updated to Android 8 – Oreo. And today it is unusable. It keeps restarting again and again, and again. The battery drained in less than 4 ... Read More »

Just a third of credit-worthy consumers tapped by banks: Cibil report

This segment of eligible consumers promises retail lending opportunities for banks through products such as credit cards, personal loans and consumer durable loans. Photo: iStock Mumbai: Even after the increased focus on retail loans for a decade, banks and other lending institutions have been able to tap only into a third of the estimated 220 million credit-eligible consumers, a report said. ... Read More »

Nokia X High-Resolution Images Leaked by Chinese Retailer Ahead of May 16 Launch

 Nokia X was recently confirmed by HMD Global to be unveiled in China on May 16 – the same date as the OnePlus 6 launch in London. However, unlike the OnePlus 6, this will be a mid-range smartphone from the Finnish brand. In the phone’s latest set of leaks, high-resolution photos have been outed by a Chinese electronics retailer. As per the leak, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi S2 Launch Date Confirmed by Xiaomi in Weibo Post

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi posted a teaser on its official Weibo account The phone might be exclusive to Suning.com in China An India launch is also expected Redmi S2 is all set to be Xiaomi’s upcoming budget smartphone as the Chinese phone maker has confirmed the phone’s launch date. A teaser posted on Weibo by Xiaomi confirms the launch of the Redmi S2 smartphone on ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro Price in India Slashed by Rs. 2,500

Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro has received a price drop in India. To recall, the smartphone was launched at Rs. 27,990 in India in April last year, and the price had since fallen to Rs. 24,900. The retailer reports the Samsung Galaxy C7 Pro price in India is now Rs. 22,400 – a price drop of Rs. 2,500. The updated price is already reflecting ... Read More »

Five beautiful modifications of the Yamaha RD350 motorcycle by enthusiasts!

Some like to keep their Yamaha RD350 motorcycles stock. Some are happy with a few important tweaks, like adding disc brakes. And there are those who charge ahead with hardcore modifications, such as the ones here. Remember, these are all a couple years old, at least. They may not exist in the same form anymore. However, they are still some ... Read More »

AI, cybersecurity, data analytics used most by healthcare companies: Infosys

The research polled IT and business decision-makers in healthcare and life sciences industry as part of a global survey to discover the opportunities presented by new digital technologies. Photo: iStockphoto New Delhi: Healthcare and life sciences companies are mostly using cybersecurity, big data analytics and artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in a big way, a report by IT firm Infosys Ltd revealed. ... Read More »