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Oppo F5 Launch Set for October 26, Tipped to Sport Dual Selfie Cameras

Oppo has teased the upcoming launch of its F5 smartphone. In a post on its Philippines Facebook page, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer clearly mentions that the Oppo F5 will be launched on October 26. It’s not certain whether the Philippines launch will follow a China or global unveiling – for now, this is the only launch date disclosed for the selfie-focused ... Read More »

Carrefour raids Fnac for finance chief

Matthieu Malige (left) with Alexandre Bompard, pictured together while at Fnac, have renewed their partnership at Carrefour © AFP French retailer Carrefour has named former Fnac Darty chief financial officer Matthieu Malige as its new finance chief, three months after its chief executive made the same move. The appointment of one of Carrefour chief executive Alexandre Bompard’s key lieutenants from his time at ... Read More »

500 Million Users Targeted by Websites for Online Cryptocurrency Mining: Report

HIGHLIGHTS New report claims 500 million users affected by mining 2.2 percent of top 100,000 websites using in-browser mining Mining happens without user consent A new report has claimed that several websites are targeting visitors to mine cryptocurrency without user consent through in-browser mining scripts. AdGuard, the adblocker tool to get rid of ads and online tracking, has come out ... Read More »

Will 18 pc GST on sports education be a death knell for investments in the sector?

“India has huge potential in sports. It is a sports loving country. We have no shortage of talent. But we need to provide the right kind of opportunity and create an ecosystem to nurture the talent. A strong sporting culture can help the growth of a sporting economy,” Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on June 15, 2017, while inaugurating the ... Read More »

SanDisk Dual Drive Pen Drives for Android Smartphones Launched in India Starting at Rs. 700

HIGHLIGHTS The SanDisk Dual Drive ranges from 16GB to 128GB Features Micro-USB and USB connectors The pen drive starts at Rs. 700 for 16GB capacity Western Digital on Thursday launched a new storage drive for Android users in India. The SanDisk Dual Drive is a mobile storage pen drive designed for Android smartphone users who find themselves needing some extra ... Read More »

German union, car group seek government support for electric shift

FRANKFURT: Germany’s biggest union and its car industry association urged politicians on Tuesday to help with a shift to electric vehicles and not force a phasing out the combustion engine. Volkswagen’s admission in 2015 that it cheated U.S. diesel emissions tests has led to calls for the whole car industry, Germany’s biggest exporter and employer of more than 800,000 people, to cut pollution levels. It has also piled ... Read More »

Sailfish OS For Sony Xperia X Arrives September

The Sony Xperia X will get Sailfish OS in Setpember…for a price Sony’s continued partnership with Jolla is about to yield another smartphone with support for the Sailfish OS; the Xperia X is going to be getting access to Sailfish OS next month, September. The software package, dubbed Sailfish X, will be available from September 27; it won’t be free, ... Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A1 to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today via Online and Offline Channels

The Xiaomi Mi A1 will go on sale in India for the first time at 12pm IST via online and offline channels. The first Android One phone by Xiaomi, the Mi A1 will be available to purchase via Flipkart and Mi.comonline, as well as the company’s Mi Home offline stores. Other large-format stores where the Mi A1 (Review) will be available include Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, LOT, UniverCell, ... Read More »

Types of crowdfunding and why it is beneficial for real estate sector

Crowdfunding is a method of raising capital through collective effort of friends, family, customers and individual investors. This approach taps into the collective efforts of large pool of individuals primarily online via social media and crowdfunding platforms. Apart from raising capital, crowdfunding is also a way to create awareness among the masses and support for a project from the people ... Read More »

Higher education needs autonomy for excellence, not more regulation

In this age of information and technology, complete information is available on social and digital media. Students and their parents spend a considerable time in comparing and contrasting institutions in terms of numerous parameters such as infrastructure, curriculum, learning outcomes and placements(Getty Images/iStockphoto) Regulation in education has been introduced since governments in developing countries presume higher education also to be ... Read More »