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Amazon Said to Be Looking at New Food Technology for Home Delivery

Amazon.com is exploring a technology first developed for the US military to produce tasty prepared meals that do not need refrigeration, as it looks for new ways to muscle into the $700 billion US grocery business. The world’s biggest online retailer has discussed selling ready-to-eat dishes such as beef stew and a vegetable frittata as soon as next year, officials ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 6c Renders, Specifications, and Price Leak Hints at Imminent Launch

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Mi 6c may be launched in 4GB and 6GB RAM variants Leaked render shows the back and front of the device The Xiaomi Mi 6c is priced starting at CNY 2,000 Xiaomi Mi 6’s toned-down version – Xiaomi Mi 6c – has been spotted earlier, but this time around renders and specification details have surfaced, laying more weight at its imminent ... Read More »

Samsung Hints at Upcoming Smartwatch-Fitness Tracker Hybrid

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung is working on a fitness tracker-smartwatch hybrid wearable Samsung has asked some members about promotional taglines It’s not clear when this product will be unveiled The nascent wearables market is seeing its ups and downs, and Samsung looks like it plans to stay in the business with a new kind of wearable device. The South Korean giant is sending out ... Read More »

Microsoft Surface Pro 5 Expected at ‘What’s Next’ Event on May 23 in Shanghai

HIGHLIGHTS Panos Panay has confirmed his presence for the event Panay used “#Surface” tag in his tweet for the event Surface hardware is expected to be launched Microsoft has announced that the company will be holding an event later this month on May 23 in Shanghai and “will show the world what’s next.” While the company has not shared any further ... Read More »

Charles Bachman, Database Management System Pioneer, Dies at 92

Charles W. Bachman, a software engineer whose creation of the first database management system helped popularise computers in the corporate world and earned him the highest honor in computer science, died July 13 at his home in Lexington, Massachusetts. He was 92. The cause was Parkinson’s disease, said a daughter, Chandini Bachman. When Bachman joined General Electric in 1960, computers ... Read More »

What’s on the Agenda at China’s Five-Yearly Finance Meeting: Q&A

Xi Jinping  Photographer: SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg Once every five years, China’s leaders get together to consider ways to improve the country’s gigantic and complex financial system. The next meeting of the National Financial Work Conference takes place July 14-15 in Beijing, with President Xi Jinping expected to attend. There’ll be plenty to talk about. Reining in financial risk is a key ... Read More »

China car population reaches at 205 mn

China has 168 million small cars and the number of trucks reached 22.7 million. Beijing: China’s car population rose to 205 million with the registration of 9.38 million new cars in the first half of 2017, the Ministry of Public Security said on Tuesday. By the end of June, China had 328 million car drivers, Xinhua news agency cited the Ministry’s Traffic Management ... Read More »

BSEB 10th result 2017 declared. Here’s how to check results at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) announced the Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday BSEB had announced the class 12 board results on 30 May this year for which 13.5 lakh students had appeared, according ... Read More »

IIT JEE Advanced results 2017 to be declared on Sunday. Check results at jeeadv.ac.in

The results of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2017 will be declared on Sunday, 11 June at 10am. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint New Delhi: The results of Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Advanced 2017 for admission to the Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be declared on Sunday, 11 June at 10am. Students can check their results at: www.jeeadv.ac.in This year’s JEE ... Read More »

Fresh row at Osmania University after ban on political, public meetings on campus

On 26 April, Osmania University completed 100 years. Photo: Yunus Y. Lasania Hyderabad: A fresh row has erupted in Osmania University (OU) after the administration on Wednesday evening banned political and public meetings on the campus. “The primary objective of the university is purely academic and research oriented. It is, therefore, informed to all the concerned including the teachers, students ... Read More »