Tag Archives: May

CBSE Class 10 board exams may return in 2018: Discussion to be held today

After making Class 10 boards optional in 2010, CBSE may reintroduce them from 2018. HRD Minister Prakash Javedekar will discuss the matter with the education ministers of states and central minsters today, October 25. Speaking to India Today Education, Ruchika Chhabra, Counsellor from Ramjas School said, “It’s a good start again for education system schools children. Mass failure will reduced ... Read More »

Counterpoint: Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market may come down drastically

According to a new report from market research firm Counterpoint Research, Samsung’s share of India’s premium smartphone market – which currently stands at 58% – may come down drastically to 35% in the fourth quarter of 2016. Not only this would be the lowest share for the South Korean company in many years, it would also result in the firm ... Read More »

Google Photos begins creating animations from videos, gets smarter about fixing sideways pictures

The Board of Secondary Education (BSE), Odisha may not conduct the matriculation examination in February 2017 due to elections being held at the same time. According to a report published in Press Trust of India (PTI),  BSE President Sushant Das said, “In view of the ensuing panchayat elections likely in February 2017, we will not be in a position to conduct ... Read More »

Unreturned Samsung Galaxy Note7 units may be remotely deactivated

Update: The guys over at AndroidCentral reached out to Samsung, and were told that “this is not something the company has stated, and that all official guidance will be published on its website.” Clearly, Samsung isn’t outrightly denying a remote deactivation. Original story follows: Samsung seems to be leaving no stone unturned in ensuring the safety of its customers. The ... Read More »

Galaxy Note7 replacements arrive in Portugal on Sept 19, the US may have to wait longer

The Samsung Galaxy Note7 was off to a great, but a quickly discovered battery defect caused Samsung to issue an unprecedented worldwide recall. We now hear the replacement stock for Portugal is already on the way and should be ready for exchange for September 19. The phablet has successfully launched in China and few other markets recently, where Samsung made ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note7 may be banned from US flights

Looks like the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is mulling banning Samsung Galaxy Note7 units with faulty batteries from flights. “The FAA and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration are working on guidance related to this issue,” the agency said in a statement. “If the device is recalled by the manufacturer, airline crew and passengers will not be able ... Read More »

DRDO, BITS Pilani may tie-up: Manohar Parrikar

The Defence Research and Development Organisation may tie-up with the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Pilani for research, said Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Sunday, August 7. Research has been conducted to make India totally self sufficient in the field of missile technology Addressing the convocation of BITS Pilani at its Vasco campus in Goa, Parrikar said, “DRDO ... Read More »

There’s,a,little-known,EU,rule,that,may,stop,the,Brexit,banking,exodus

The U.K.’s decision to leave the EU last month has ignited fears of an exodus of banking talent from the City of London, but a little-known set of rules is being drafted that could well bypass post-Brexit barriers and allow access to the privileges the country had before. Implementation of the so-called Markets in Financial Instruments Directive II (MIFID II) ... Read More »

Weaker pound may spur UK luxury real estate after referendum

The U.K.’s housing market is seen taking a knock in the wake of the Brexit vote, but the forecast depreciation in sterling may spur investment in luxury and commercial real estate, say realtors. S&P Global Ratings forecast on Monday that U.K. house prices would fall by a mid-to-high single-digit percentage over the next year, with a decline in consumer confidence, ... Read More »

Microsoft may roll out a Surface all-in-one Laptop to mission Apple’s iMac

  Microsoft has made hardware greater of a concern in recent years, what with the Floor Seasoned line ofcapsules and Surface E book pc. But these gadgets is probably just the start of Redmond’s Computerpush. If a pair new reviews are any indication, the business enterprise is also about to jump into the laptopComputer recreation. Home windows Imperative said Friday ... Read More »