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Mobile phone penetration in India set to rise to 85-90% by 2020: report

According to the report, only 44.1% of women own a mobile phone compared with 73% of men. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/ Mint Mumbai: Mobile phone penetration in India is set to rise to 85-90% by 2020 from the current levels of 65-75%, according to a report issued by Omidyar Network on Wednesday. However, only half of the smartphone owners in the ... Read More »

Hi-tech gadgets brought in to protect Lewis Hamilton and other F1 drivers from terrorist drone attacks at British GP

Measures are being taken to protect F1 drivers from drones and other weapons (Photo: WENN.com) F1 bosses are reportedly set to unleash the latest anti-terrorism measures to ensure the safety of Lewis Hamilton and his fellow drivers against potential attacks at the British Grand Prix. Net guns and electronic jammers are being brought in to prevent potential drone interference during ... Read More »

Community college may be the secret sauce in affordable education

Getting into college may be the end game for high school seniors, but a far bigger challenge awaits: Getting out of college with a degree and a manageable amount of debt. “Families are so busy focusing on the first day of college, they don’t think about what life after college is going to be like,” says Jodi Okun, founder of ... Read More »

Xiaomi’s Mi Home Is Now In India – Will Mi Routers and Vacuums Follow?

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi Home opened in Bengaluru on Thursday Xiaomi plans to launch larger stores with experience zones next It could use stores to showcase products that aren’t available in India On Thursday, Xiaomi launched its first physical retail store in India, and outlined plans to open a total of 100 such stores across India in two years. The brand ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) Price in India Slashed

Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL) and ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL) smartphones have received price cuts in India. The Taiwanese handset maker on Thursday announced the price cut. The Asus ZenFone 3 (ZE552KL), which was launched at Rs. 27,999, will be now be retailing at Rs. 19,999. The ZenFone 3 (ZE520KL), which was launched at Rs. 21,999, will be sold at Rs. 17,999. ... Read More »

How can a Scrum make a difference in Company

When one talks about the methodology of Scrum we are actually talking about the development of the type of software which gives a boost to the platform of the project developing management. It is essentially the mingling of the traditional platform along with the collaboration of the advanced software. The team who is working behind the production gets the proper ... Read More »

Microsoft finally bans SHA-1 certificates in Internet Explorer and Edge

The Tuesday updates for Internet Explorer and Microsoft Edge force those browsers to flag SSL/TLS certificates signed with the aging SHA-1 hashing function as insecure. The move follows similar actions by Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox earlier this year. Browser vendors and certificate authorities have been engaged in a coordinated effort to phase out the use of SHA-1 certificates on ... Read More »

The Internet Is Making Us Lose Trust In Our Doctors

Shutterstock How well do you trust your doctor? Is seems that, at least for parents, a level of trust might be impacted by exposure to on-line medical information.  A study presented at the 2017 Pediatric Academic Societies suggests that doctor / patient trust and the drive to a second opinion–in a digital age–might be more fragile than we thought.  In ... Read More »

Amazon Family, Baby Wish List Programmes for New Parents Launched in India

Amazon India on Friday announced an expansion of its Prime subscription’s benefits, with the introduction of Amazon Family global programme in India. The company claims it will help Amazon Prime members find what they are looking for at the best price, while also guiding them through the trials of new parenthood. Also unveiled was the Amazon Baby Wish List, for ... Read More »

Amazon India to Double Storage Capacity, Add 5,000 New Jobs in 2017

E-commerce company Amazon.in on Tuesday said it is set to double its storage capacity with the addition of 14 new fulfilment centres (FCs) in 2017 in India, including the recently announced seven specialised ones for large appliances and furniture. The Indian unit of the American e-commerce giant said the additional new seven FCs will be set up in Telangana, Haryana, ... Read More »