Nokia 8 Sirocco, Nokia 2 Gets May Android Security Update: Reports

After conducting its first successful Nokia X6 sale in China, HMD Global is now rolling out the May security patch update for its Nokia 8 Sirocco and Nokia 2 smartphones. Both the devices are getting an OTA update, so head to Settings to check if you’ve already received it or not. Nokia 8 Sirocco users in India are seeing the update, and Nokia … Read more

Twitter Says Reports Claiming Indian Leaders Have Fake Followers Are Deeply Flawed

HIGHLIGHTS Reports had claimed PM Modi had over 60 percent fake followers Fake follower measurement tool is not our product: Twitter “The methodology used by ‘Twitter Audit’ is deeply flawed” After reports surfaced that some of the top Indian politicians including Prime Minister Narendra Modiand Congress Party President Rahul Gandhi’s Twitter accounts are infested with fake followers, the … Read more

Sony Reports Best-Ever Q3 Profit; CEO Hirai to Step Down, Turnaround Ally Yoshida to Take Helm

Japan’s Sony said CEO Kazuo Hirai would be handing over the reins to finance chief Kenichiro Yoshida, while at the same time forecast a record annual profit that highlights the revival in fortune that they have both engineered. Once a market leader in consumer-electronics, the maker of the Walkman and Trinitron TV in recent years fell behind … Read more

Apple’s Slowing of iPhones Being Probed by US DOJ, SEC: Reports

US authorities are investigating Apple’s slowing of older iPhones, according to published reports. The Wall Street Journal and Bloomberg reported Tuesday that the Department of Justice and the Securities and Exchange Commission are probing whether Apple violated securities laws. In December, Apple apologised for the slowdown after a blogger’s tests revealed the secretive practice. Apple has previously been rebuked by … Read more

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Refurbished Units to Start Selling Next Week: Reports

The world’s biggest smartphone maker Samsung will next week start reselling refurbished Galaxy Note 7 devices after a humiliating recall over exploding batteries last year, news reports said Tuesday. Samsung Electronics declined to comment on the reports. The recall debacle cost the Korean giant billions of dollars in lost profits and hammered its global credibility. … Read more

WhatsApp Starts Allowing Sharing of All File Types on Android, iPhone, Windows Phone: Reports

WhatsApp has long been used as a medium to share photos, videos, and even Word docs. And for those files that weren’t supported on WhatsApp, users tend to go the long route by uploading them first on the cloud, and then sharing the link for download. There are several other workarounds, including third-party apps, to … Read more

Trump travel restrictions leave refugees stranded: Reports

Getty Images The international arrivals terminal is viewed at New York’s John F. Kennedy Airport. Less than 24 hours after President Donald Trump signed an executive order clamping down on refugee admissions and temporarily restricting travelers from seven predominantly Muslim countries, the impact was already resonating at airports around the world. There was confusion Saturday … Read more

Twitter to lay off hundreds of jobs in near future, Bloomberg reports

Twitter may soon cut hundreds of jobs  Tuesday, 25 Oct 2016 | 7:11 AM ET | 00:38 Twitter could cut as many as 300 jobs, or about 8 percent of its workforce, as soon as this week, Bloomberg has reported. The Bloomberg report late Monday said that an announcement about the job cuts could come before … Read more

Govt reports on expenditure: Approximately Rs 4135.85 crore spent on 22 IITs, Rs 463 crore on 19 IIMs

In a written reply to question raised by Rajya Sabha members, Minister of State for Human Resource Development Mahendra Nath Pandey has revealed information regarding money spend on various top institutes in the past two years. (Read: 656 IIT, 49 IIM students dropped-out of prestigious institutions in 2015-16: Government) Details of the report: During the … Read more