• Microsoft trains 30,000 youth, 26,000 teachers in one year: Report

    New Delhi: Microsoft has supported over 4,000 Indian start-ups, skill training for 30,000 youth and helped train 26,000 teachers while working with several state governments and not-for-profit organisations between April 2016 and March 2017 in India, a new report said on Friday. In its 2017 Ind...

  • Chinese handset makers capture 27% of Russian smartphone market

    New Delhi: Not just India, China-based handset makers have captured over 25 per cent of the Russian smartphone market in the second quarter of 2017, a report said on Thursday.Global smartphone manufacturers captured almost 60 per cent of smartphone market and grew 10 per cent sequentially, followed ...

  • Reliance Digital will offer 70% buyback on iPhone 8, 8 Plus

    New Delhi: Reliance Digital will offer a 70 per cent buyback on iPhone 8 and 8 Plus of the original purchase price on return of the device after a year, according to industry sources.Customers will be able to pre-order iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus beginning September 22, 2017 at Reliance Digital, Ama...

  • US rate-hike fear, weak rupee drag equity indices lower

    Mumbai: Key Indian equity indices provisionally closed in the red on Thursday as investors remained cautious over another rate-hike in December signalled by the US Federal Reserve.Besides, a weak rupee and heavy selling pressure in consumer durables, banking and automobile stocks added to the downsl...

  • Now, you can fly from Ballari to Hyderabad

    Bengaluru: In a big boost to air travel in the border areas, a flight service from Ballari to Hyderabad became operational on Thursday as part of the central government's UDAN scheme. The service was inaugurated by Union Civil Aviation Minister Jayant Sinha. The flight is being operated by...

  • Ahead of mega launch, Google buys HTC's Pixel team for $1.1bn

    San Francisco: Ending months of speculation and ahead of launching second-generation Pixel smartphones in the US on October 4, Google on Thursday announced it will acquire a key part of the Taiwan-based HTC Corporation's mobile division team for $1.1 billion.Certain HTC employees -- many of whom are...

  • Microsoft unveils AI based automated threat investigation

    Bengaluru: Technology giant Microsoft will make use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) based automated threat investigation system to enhance the security of devices, the company's top official said on Wednesday here. "We are taking enterprise security to a new level through automated investigatio...

  • Package soon to boost economy; no cuts in fuel rates: Jaitley

    New Delhi: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday hinted at a package of measures to boost the economy, while virtually ruling out any cut in duties on petroleum products to check the spike in fuel prices."We have taken note of all the economic indicators that are available. This has been a pro-...

  • To stay secure, don't miss Windows 10 'Fall Creators' update: Microsoft

    New Delhi: After a series of cyber attacks -- including "WannaCrypt" ransomware that exploited a vulnerability in an outdated Microsoft software that was still in use -- jolted the world in recent months, the key today is to keep software updated to thwart hackers, a top Microsoft executive has said...

  • Over 4 lakh Indians embrace Google 'Tez' in just 24 hours, Pichai bullish

    New Delhi:Within 24 hours of Google digital payment app 'Tez' being launched in India, Google has seen nearly 1.8 crore gross merchandise volume (GMV) done with over four lakh active users."In the past 24 hours, 1.8 Crore GMV done on Tez already with 410,000 active users," a Google spokesperson ...

  • Fortis Hospitals bring in new technology to monitor patients remotely

    Bengaluru: Fortis Hospitals, Bengaluru, has partnered with Stasis, a global cloud-connected patient monitoring company, with an objective to provide the best care for high-risk patients who require round the clock monitoring outside ICU. Stasis builds cloud-connected vitals monitoring solutions for ...

  • Xiaomi Mi A1: Moto G5s Plus gets real competition

    New Delhi: When it comes to mid-segment smartphones with loads of impressive features, Xiaomi's name pops up first -- and why not? The China-based manufacturer rules the low- and mid-segment smartphone market in the country.While every other brand is trying to dislodge Xiaomi from the top slot, the ...