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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 »

Samsung Galaxy S10 to Do Away With Iris Scanner, In-Display Fingerprint Sensor and 3D Face Unlock Tipped

Samsung could do away with iris scanning in the Galaxy S10, only two years after debuting it with the Galaxy Note 7, the media reported. According to a report in South Korean publication The Bell, the tech giant is already developing parts for the upcoming Galaxy S10 smartphone but has no plans to include an iris scanning module like in previous Galaxy ... Read More »

OnePlus 6 Said to Face Battery Drain Issues With OxygenOS 5.1.8, OnePlus 3, 3T Also Said to Face Similar Issues

HIGHLIGHTS The development was reported on OnePlus forums and Twitter Users have reported up to 50 percent decrease in battery life A fix might arrive soon Chinese phone maker OnePlus, early last week, released its latest software update in the form of OxygenOS 5.1.8 for its current flagship smartphone, the OnePlus 6. However, it seems, some users of the smartphone are experiencing ... Read More »

Kult Impulse With 5.99-Inch Display, Face Unlock Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS Kult Impulse will be available from Tuesday It features 18:9 display, 13-megapixel cameras, and 4000mAh battery Jio offering cashback offer to Impulse phone buyers Kult, a home-grown mobile brand that debuted in the Indian smartphone industry with Kult 10 back in 2015, on Monday launched its new smartphone, Kult Impulse. The key features of the budget smartphone include a 5.99-inch 18:9 TruView ... Read More »

BlackBerry Must Face Revived US Lawsuit Over BlackBerry 10

A US judge on Monday rejected BlackBerry’s request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming it inflated its stock price and defrauded shareholders by painting a misleadingly positive picture of sales prospects for its BlackBerry 10 smartphones. While an earlier version of the case was dismissed in March 2015, Chief Judge Colleen McMahon of the US District Court in Manhattan said the proposed class action can ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Fooled on Video, Fails to Identify Between Mother and Son

While Face ID, Apple’s native facial recognition technology, is one of the key compelling features of the iPhone X, it seems to have some loopholes. Some security researchers have already claimed to have fooled Face ID with 3D-printed masks. And now, a mother and her 10-year-old son show how Face ID can be fooled, failing to secure the experience between family members. At the time ... Read More »

iPhone X With Super Retina Display, Face ID Facial Recognition Unveiled, iPhone 8 Launched Too: Event Highlights

At the iPhone 8 launch event, Apple made the fans wait a little before taking the covers off its new smartphones – iPhone X, iPhone 8, and iPhone 8 Plus. While the flagship had to wait a while – as executives took the stage one after the other to introduce the Apple Watch Series 3 and Apple TV 4K – the iPhone 8 and ... Read More »

Microsoft’s New Face Swap App Includes Bing Image Search and Face Swapping Technology

Microsoft’s Garage project in the past has released a number of apps for rival platforms, built by a team inside the company that utilises some of its time on different kinds of products. The latest app from Microsoft Garage team is Face Swap, and it doesn’t just let you just swap faces as the name mentions. The Microsoft Face Swap ... Read More »

BA computer crash: passengers face third day of disruption at Heathrow

Press Association Monday 29 May 2017 02.38 BSTLast modified on Monday 29 May 2017 07.47 BST British Airways passengers are facing a third day of disruption at Heathrow as the beleaguered airline continues to deal with the fallout from a computer crash. Both Heathrow and Gatwick have warned Bank Holiday travellers that they should check the status of their flights before travelling ... Read More »