International yuan payment drops sharply in 2016 on depreciation and capital control

The data usually cited by China to showcase the globalization of the yuan showed a decline in the currency’s use last year, marking a setback for the strategy and reflecting a different priority in this year’s government work agenda. The value of international yuan payments, released by payments processor Swift on Thursday, fell 29.5 percent … Read more

UPSC CDS (I) 2016: Results declared at upsc.gov.in

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has declared the result of the Combined Defence Service (CDS) Examination today on January 28. The marks of the candidates will be available within 15 days from the date of declaration of the final result on commission’s website for 60 days. Result declared at upsc.gov.in RELATED STORIES Indian Bank … Read more

JKBOSE Class 12 exams 2016: Results of Jammu (winter zone) declared

As many as 58,293 students appeared in the examinations out of which 84.61 per cent boys and 81.45 per cent girls cleared the examinations successfully. JKBOSE Class 12 results 2016 of Jammu (winter zone) declared RELATED STORIES APPSC AE Mains Exam: Admit cards to be out soon at apspsc.gov.in AIIMS MBBS 2017 to be held … Read more

CAT 2016: Avidipto Chakraborty tops exam with 100 per cent

Avidipto is a final year student of BITS Pilani, Goa. Currently, he is pursuing BTech (Computer Science) and MSc from the institution. In picture, CAT topper Avidipto Chakraborty RELATED STORIES CAT 2016: Female applicants increase yet all 20 toppers are male Boys grab top 20 positions in CAT 2016: Meet the toppers CAT 2016 results … Read more

100 percentile in CAT 2016, but this man has no interest in any admission

With no coaching and no future plan, Nilanjan Dutta scored 100 percentile in CAT 2016. 100 percentile in CAT 2016, but this man does not want to take admission in: Here why? RELATED STORIES CBSE Class 10 Board Exam 2017: Datesheet released at cbse.nic.in CAT 2016: Avidipto Chakraborty tops exam with 100 per cent CBSE … Read more

Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) trying out Android 7.0 Nougat over at Geekbench

The 2016 Galaxy A series was promised an update to 7.0 Nougat and a version of the software is already under testing – a Galaxy A5 (2016) posted a score to the Geekbench database running Android 7.0. Note that this was the version with an Exynos 7580 Octa chipset, something that may have an effect … Read more

The 2016 cord-cutter awards

Cutting the cable TV cord was a lot more challenging when I started writing a column about it more than two years ago. Most decent streaming devices cost $100 or more, and there was no way to get certain channels such as ESPN, HBO, and the NFL Network without a cable or satellite TV hookup. … Read more