Tag Archives: On

HTC Expected to Make ‘Major Announcement’ on Thursday, Google Acquisition Speculated

HIGHLIGHTS HTC to make major announcement on Thursday Google acquisition announcement on cards Google could buy HTC’s smartphone business Taiwanese maker HTC is expected to make a major announcement on Thursday, according to several reports. It is widely expected that HTC may finally reveal Google acquisition wherein the search engine giant will buy HTC’s smartphone business while Taiwanese company will ... Read More »

Reliance Home Finance to list on bourses on Friday

Reliance Home Finance (RHF), the demerged home finance business of Reliance CapitalBSE -0.99 %, is going to list on bourses on Friday this week (September 22). Reliance Capital shareholders would get a share of Reliance Home Finance for each share of Reliance Capital held. The parent company will still hold 51 per cent stake in RHF. The HFC managed Rs 13,022 crore assets ... Read More »

KGI: Apple to use FaceID on all iPhones next year

Ming-Chi Kuo from KGI Securities correctly predicted that Apple will drop the fingerprint reader, though he wasn’t right about the gesture area. Now he’s back with another forecast for the future – in 2018 Apple will drop the fingerprint reader altogether. This means that the company will fully rely on the new Kinect-like TrueDepth camera and FaceID system. But the camera does more than ... Read More »

IIT Kanpur to conduct JEE Advanced 2018 on this date

IIT Kanpur to conduct JEE Advanced 2018 on this date The Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018, which is scheduled to be held on May 21, will be conducted by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur.   JEE Advanced 2018 to be conducted next year by IIT Kanpur The Joint Engineering Examination (JEE) Advanced 2018, which is scheduled to ... Read More »

Odd image found on Pixel 2 teaser page – it’s cookies!

Very funny, Google. The official site for the October 4 unveiling of the Pixel 2 and Pixel XL 2has a secret buried in its source code – cookies! For once a web page references actual cookies rather than their digital counterpart. The photo below is linked from teaser page, though it is not visible on the page itself. Digging through the EXIF data reveals the location ... Read More »

Ryan murder case: After CBSE, NDMC issues circular on safety guidelines to schools

After the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE), the North MCD has issued a circular to municipal schools directing them to ensure safety of students and keep a tight watch on visitors. The directives have been issued in the wake of the Ryan school incident where a seven-year-old class 2 student of a private school in Gurgaon was found with his ... Read More »

Rumored Snapdragon 635 to use Kryo cores on a 14nm process

The Snapdragon 660 is used in several high-end phones while the 630 isn’t getting much love. Both are mid-range (so affordable) 14nm chips (so power-efficient), but only one of them uses the faster Kryo cores. A new chip may be coming to bridge the gap between these two. The Snapdragon 635 will also be built on a 14nm LPP process ... Read More »

How to Keep on Top of Technology When You Write About It

Nick Wingfield at home in Seattle with his Macbook and Apple watch. CreditKyle Johnson for The New York Times How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Nick Wingfield, a technology reporter based in Seattle, discussed the tech he is using. You cover Amazon and Microsoft. Do you use their technology? The one ... Read More »

Which classic PC game is on your pile of shame?

Every week, we ask our panel of PC Gamer writers a question about PC gaming. This week: which classic PC game is on your pile of shame? Oh, boy. We also welcome your answers in the comments. Andy Kelly: System Shock 2 I know this is an important game. I know it inspired some of my favourite developers. I know some consider ... Read More »

IIT-Delhi makes presentation on waste disposal

While the Delhi government proposed that land at a vegetable market in Narela be allotted to the North MCD for a waste-to-energy plant, IIT-Delhi and industry experts Thursday made a presentation to Delhi Lieutenant Governor (L-G) Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for a “solution” to the city’s waste problem. For the landfills at Bhalswa and Okhla, it was decided that ... Read More »