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Moto G5S Plus, Moto G5S, Moto G5 Plus, Moto G5 Now Available With Discounts in Amazon

Moto G5, Moto G5 Plus, and their special editions, as well as the Moto G5S and Moto G5S Plus, have received temporary price cuts on Amazon India. Lenovo brand Moto, in a limited period offer, slashed the price of some smartphones in India. The offer is available on the Moto Store on Amazon India website from Tuesday, February 13 to Thursday, February 15. The Moto G5 is available at a ... Read More »

LG V30 2018 Version Launch Set for MWC 2018, to Offer AI-Based Image Recognition

LG on Tuesday announced that it is set to launch the 2018 version of the original V30 flagship at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2018 in Barcelona, Spain. The announcement follows another from earlier this year, when the company said it would be abandoning its annual smartphone cycle, and only launch phones when needed, with a focus on new variants of its established G and V-Series of ... Read More »

Attorney general to help Supreme Court hear pleas seeking live telecast of court proceedings

Wikimedia commons The Supreme Court on Friday directed that petitions seeking the live streaming of cases of national importance should be referred to the Central Agency, Bar and Bench reported. This will enable Attorney General KK Venugopal (pictured above) to help the court in the matter, the bench comprising Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud said. The ... Read More »

Cognizant To Invest USD 100 Mn In US Tech Education

Cognizant announced the formation of a new  non-profit foundation to support STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and digital education and skills initiatives for professionals and students in the US. The foundation will be established with an initial grant of $100 million.   As a rapidly growing global company providing consulting, digital, technology and business process services, Cognizant is one of ... Read More »

How hospitality education can help create leaders today for tomorrow’s industries

Hospitality education aims to shape graduates that are passionate, proficient, and ready to tackle tomorrow’s challenges head-on. Today, more than ever, education – or, more importantly, what we define as good education – is one of the most important topics in our society. It’s a topic we go back to time and time again as we choose a future to pursue, tirelessly ... Read More »

Why India Needs to Avoid US-Like Digital Divide at All Costs

HIGHLIGHTS Uber is still rolling out to parts of the US today Other services are also similarly geographically limited For India to truly leapfrog the West, the focus must be on ‘Bharat’ A term that we often hear about is the digital divide, which exists between the developed West, and countries like India. It’s meant to express the difference in access ... Read More »

My New Year’s Resolution: Read Less (Internet), Read More (Books)

Hooray, we made it. The artificial construct that is the Earth year has moved up a digit, and we’re now in the two thousand and eighteenth year since the birth of the Christ, as per the accepted method of time-keeping by people worldwide. Now that we’ve done away with its direct predecessor 2017 – labelled and proclaimed as the worst ... Read More »

From Food to Streaming, We Need Aggregators for Our Aggregators

HIGHLIGHTS There are now too many apps for things like ordering food or cabs Exclusives mean that you have to look through all the different options Aggregators for aggregators are now the order of the day Having choice is a good thing. That applies to everything from airlines to restaurants to retail, and a consequence of this choice has been ... Read More »

Samsung, Qualcomm Sign Multi-Year Strategic Relationship Agreement

HIGHLIGHTS Qualcomm and Samsung have signed a multi-year strategic agreement The two companies are set to work together in mobile device market Both also separately expanded their global patent cross-license agreement Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it has signed a multi-year strategic relationship agreement with Samsung to work together in the growing market of mobile devices. The latest partnership is aimed at supporting ... Read More »

iPhone X Sales ‘Surpass Expectations’ in Apple’s Biggest Ever Quarter

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s revenue increased by 13 percent to reach $88.3 billion iPhone X our top-selling iPhone every week since November: CEO Overall iPhone sales were about a million fewer than last year Apple on Thursday said its earnings in the final three months of last year set new records, with sales of its flagship iPhone X topping its expectations. The California-based technology giant ... Read More »