33-year-old robbed of ₹14,000, mobile phone in Ludhiana

A 33-year-old man was robbed of ₹14,000 and a mobile phone by three bike-borne miscreants near Pasi Nagar here on Sunday, police said. The Dugri police have lodged an FIR against unidentified accused and initiated an investigation. Complainant Bhavdeep Singh of Shaheed Bhavdeep Singh Nagar said that he was waylaid near Pasi Nagar by the … Read more 33-year-old robbed of ₹14,000, mobile phone in Ludhiana

Google Play Spotted With More Than 2,000 Malware-Laden Counterfeit Apps: Report

Google actively works to combat malware found on the official Android app store – Google Play. But there is no doubt it could improve its screening process in the app approval stage, thereby preventing the problem rather than looking for a cure. Google rival Apple’s App Store also has millions of apps, but it doesn’t … Read more Google Play Spotted With More Than 2,000 Malware-Laden Counterfeit Apps: Report

Apple To Develop New Feature For Indian Customers, Create 4,000 Jobs: Official

Apple’s Feature For Indian Customers To Create 4,000 Jobs: Official WASHINGTON: Apple Inc is developing features for Indian customers, including maps and other products, creating over 4,000 jobs, an official at the US tech giant has said. Last year, Apple launched a first-of-its-kind App Accelerator in Bengaluru and it has already trained thousands of iOS … Read more Apple To Develop New Feature For Indian Customers, Create 4,000 Jobs: Official

Microsoft Confirms Layoffs, Said to Be Cutting 3,000 Jobs, Mostly From Non-US Sales Staff

Microsoft said Thursday it was cutting an unspecified number of jobs amid reports the US tech giant was reorganizing its global sales operations. “Today, we are taking steps to notify some employees that their jobs are under consideration or that their positions will be eliminated,” Microsoft said in an email response to an AFP inquiry. … Read more Microsoft Confirms Layoffs, Said to Be Cutting 3,000 Jobs, Mostly From Non-US Sales Staff

TN to add 50,000 acres for industrial land bank

CHENNAI: Facing shortage of space to setup industries, the State Industries Promotion Corporation of Tamilnadu Ltd (SIPCOT) is eyeing on adding 50,000 acres to its land bank including those in the peripheries of Chennai. Latest Comment ok…Yuvarajan M   Addressing the gathering on the occasion of a leadership session on “progressive Chennai: advancing success in … Read more TN to add 50,000 acres for industrial land bank

Plugging LPG subsidy leaks leads to Rs 21,000 crore savings

Representative image. NEW DELHI: As many as 3.3 crore fake, ghost and duplicate LPG connections have been blocked, leading to saving of Rs 21,000 crore in subsidies, said oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan. “When we assumed office (in 2014), we had a system of misdirected subsidies, rich and upper middle class were entitled to LPG subsidies. … Read more Plugging LPG subsidy leaks leads to Rs 21,000 crore savings

Airtel Payments Bank providing banking services through 12,000 shops in UP

LUCKNOW: Airtel Payments Bank India’s first payments bank announced that it has opened over one lakh saving accounts in Uttar Pradesh within the first 2 weeks of its launch. Approximately 60% of these accounts have been opened in rural areas, underlining the massive scope for serving customers particularly in unbanked and under-banked pockets of the … Read more Airtel Payments Bank providing banking services through 12,000 shops in UP

D-Wave’s,$15,million,quantum,computer,runs,a,staggering,2,000,qubits

For D-Wave, the path to quantum computers being widely accepted is similar to the history of today’s computers. The first chips came more than 30 years ago, and Microsoft’s Basic expanded the software infrastructure around PCs. Quantum computers are a new type of computer that can be significantly faster than today’s PCs. They are still decades … Read more D-Wave’s,$15,million,quantum,computer,runs,a,staggering,2,000,qubits

US new home sales total 592,000 in Nov vs 575,000 sales expected

New U.S. single-family home sales rose more than expected in November, reaching their highest level in four months, likely as expectations of higher mortgage rates drew buyers into the market. The Commerce Department said on Friday new home sales increased 5.2 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 592,000 units last month. October’s sales … Read more US new home sales total 592,000 in Nov vs 575,000 sales expected