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  • After free data, Jio to provide free 4G smartphones!

    After inducing a revolution in the sector of data connectivity by offering free unlimited data, Mukesh Ambani‘s Jio will now provide free smartphones to its customers. Speaking at the 40th AGM, the RIL chairman, Mukesh Ambani, said that JioPhone will be available at an effective price of Rs 0. At[Read More…]

  • Google will now protect your Android phone from risky apps

    Google is set to launch a new feature to protect Android users from rogue applications. In the latest security measure, Google soon to launch Google Play Protect which will scan the user’s smartphone around the clock to detect any Android app holding any sort of malicious content. Additionally, Google will[Read More…]

  • Jio will cover 99% of India’s population in 12 months: Mukesh Ambani

    Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani on Friday said Reliance has grown from small startup to the most admired company in the world. Speaking at the 40th AGM, the RIL chairman, Mukesh Ambani, said the company’s revenue jumped 4700 times to over Rs 3,30,000 crore now from Rs 70 crore in[Read More…]

  • Facebook disallows modified link previews to combat fake news

    As fake news continue to infiltrate social media sites and misleading many, Facebook is launching a new feature that can prevent fake news from making it on the social network. In the process of elimination of fake news, it has started killing non-publisher Pages’ ability to edit the link previews[Read More…]

  • Flipkart makes revised offer to buy rival Snapdeal

    Leading e-commerce Company, Flipkart is believed to have sent a revised offer of $900-950 million that is approximately (Rs 5,466 crore) to buy a smaller rival, Snapdeal. The Bengaluru-based firm has offered to pay the said amount for buying troubled e-retailer Snapdeal’s online marketplace and Unicommerce, two people privy to the[Read More…]

  • India beats US, becomes Facebook’s largest country audience

    With a total 241 million active users, compared to 240 million in the US, India has overtaken the latter to become Facebook’s largest country audience. The development comes just a few days after Facebook announced that it has over two billion monthly users around the world. The figure shows that[Read More…]

  • Sharp decline in price of Tesla shares, more roadblocks ahead

    A day after its stock briefly fell into bear market, Tesla started the production of its much-awaited Model 3 on Friday. The week’s 13% share-price decline as of Friday morning brings the company’s financial position into question. However, Tesla had plenty of cash on hand initially—more than $4 billion as[Read More…]

  • Tired of charging phone? Scientists’ have just developed a battery-free mobile phone!

    In a ground-breaking innovation, scientists, including those of Indian origin, have created a new battery-less cell phone for the first time. The newly-developed phone consumes almost zero power and runs by harvesting energy from ambient radio signals or light.  Notably, the team also made Skype calls through this battery-free phone.[Read More…]

  • Microsoft to ‘eliminate positions’, thousands may lose jobs

    Tech giant Microsoft is under a process of reorganisation of its sales and marketing units that will likely see the company cutting about 4,000 jobs from its workforce, mostly outside the US. According to an e-mail by a Microsoft spokesperson, the company is implementing changes to better serve its customers[Read More…]

  • Microsoft likely to cut off jobs, to focus more on cloud computing

    As per media reports, software giant, Microsoft, is planning to cut jobs as it is trying to refocus on making the sales force on cloud computing. The reports suggest that Microsoft is likely to cut off jobs. “Microsoft is implementing changes to better serve our customers and partners,” said a[Read More…]

  • Slow economy: Cognizant defers hikes and promotions

    As the business costs keep rising with a slow growth, Cognizant Technology Solutions (CTS) has pushed back promotions and salary hikes by three months. A top official of the software company informed its employees that any salary revisions and promotion will be done only after October 1 where the process[Read More…]

  • One Plus 5 launched in India, sale begins online

    On Thursday, Chinese smartphone maker, OnePlus, unveiled ‘OnePlus 5’ in India, which comes in 8GB variant featuring a dual lens camera system. The phone will come in two variants, 6GB RAM/64GB memory and 8GB RAM/128GB memory. They will be available in India for Rs 32,999 and Rs 37,999, respectively. The[Read More…]

  • Google to soon turn into an employment engine

    Soon, Google will also be recognised as an employment engine. Beginning from Tuesday, the company is trying to turn its search engine into an employment engine so that people seeking job will be able to go to Google and see help-wanted listings. The listings will be collected by the search[Read More…]

  • US: Parents group ask for ban on smartphones for pre-teen children

    A ban on the sale of smartphones for children below 13 years of age has been sought by the US state of Colorado. The decision has been taken to prevent them from getting addicted to the device. The founder of non-profit group Parents Against Underage Smartphones (PAUS), Tim Fasrnum said,[Read More…]

  • Personal data of 200 million people leaked online

    In the largest breach of electoral data, personal details and sensitive information of over 200 million people in the US was accidentally leaked by a marketing firm, contracted by the Republican National Committee. , According to Gizmodo, a technology news website, personal information of nearly 61% of the US population[Read More…]

  • By 2018, you might see flying cars finally

    Soon you might witness a Dutch design flying car which will be the first of its kind. After years of testing, the PAL-V company is poised to start production on what they bill as the world first: a three-wheeled gyrocopter-type vehicle which can carry two people and will be certified[Read More…]

  • Google accused of manipulating search results, EU may fine 1bn euros

    According to a report in the Guardian, search engine giant Google has been reportedly accused of manipulating search results to promote its new Google shopping service. EU officials are expected to announce that Google has been guilty of abusing its market dominance. Earlier, Intel was charged over antitrust issues. The[Read More…]

  • Flipkart to offer Moto C Plus online from June 19

    Following its launch in India in May, Lenovo’s Moto C Plus will be available online on e-commerce site, Flipkart, from June 19. The website has just confirmed this news. The phone is available at Rs 5,999 offline. Flipkart has listed the Moto C Plus on its site and mentioned that[Read More…]

  • You might see electric buses running in Chennai, soon

    Transport Minister and Transport Secretary, M R Vijayabaskar and P W C Davidar, inspected a model electric bus on Monday, week after announcing the launch of electric buses in Chennai. The buses were manufactured by Ashok Leyland and the trial was taken at the Pallavan Salai MTC depot. However, Vijayabhaskar termed[Read More…]

  • 4G speed in India 3 times lower than world average

    India is ranked among countries with the lowest internet speed. 4G speed in India is lower than the world average and it even ranks below Pakistan, Sri Lanka. With the advent of Reliance Jio, India was ranked among the top users of 4G LTE. According to a new report by[Read More…]

  • Tamil Nadu: Germany to boost smart city projects

    Tamil Nadu’s smart city projects will now move faster at a different pace. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s recent visit to Germany assured that Indo-German pacts would boost the TN smart city projects further. According to Secretariat sources: “TN is looking forward to German technologies to execute smart city projects and[Read More…]

  • Did you know that your router could secretly leak sensitive data?

    Scientists have demonstrated that it is possible to secretly draw off sensitive files, passwords or other critical data from any common router. The researchers at the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) in Israel explained how functionality light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can be quietly overridden by malware they developed (code named[Read More…]

  • Watch: Rajiv Gandhi, the man who connected millions to their loved ones

    “India is an old country, but a young nation; and like the young everywhere we are impatient. I am young, and I too have a dream. I dream of an India strong, independent and self-reliant and in the front rank of the nations of the world in the service of[Read More…]

  • Extratorrent.CC is shutting down forever!

    In another news, a popular torrent indexing website, ExtraTorrent is closing down permanently. It is to be noted that previously many such torrent websites have been closed down. Although, clone websites to these have replaced them to serve the users. “ExtraTorrent with all mirrors goes offline.We permanently erase all data.[Read More…]

  • Zomato hacked; user payment details remain safe

    Just when the world was paranoid about the cyber threats, Zomato has admitted that 17 million usernames and passwords have been stolen by hackers from its platform. However, it further added that information relating to payment remains safe them. Notably, this is the second breach of Zomato’s system the past[Read More…]