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Delta Stands Up To Ann Coulter, Becomes A Hero On Social Media

Delta Air Lines is drawing rave reviews on social media for something it did while on the ground. The airline took to Twitter on Sunday to defend itself after being bashed by Ann Coulter for allegedly giving her “carefully chosen” seat to another passenger.  Along with attacking the airline, the conservative commentator also posted pictures of the passenger she said got her seat. While airlines ... Read More »

Finance firms install ‘kill switch’ devices to cut out car engine and leave drivers stranded if they miss a payment

RUTHLESS car finance firms are fitting controversial “kill switches” that immobilise vehicles if drivers fail to meet payments. The devices are understood to be offered to those with poor credit scores – but financial watchdogs say lenders could be breaking the law, it’s reported. ALAMY Kill switches are being installed by car insurance firms and can cut out car engines ... Read More »

Honor 8 Pro to go on open sale exclusively through Amazon from midnight tonight

Moreover, buyers will also enjoy additional benefits from Vodafone that will offer 45GB data for five months. However, these offers would be available for purchases made during July 13, 2017, to July 31, 2017. To recall, the Huawei Honor 8 Pro comes with excellent features like 2K display, large 4000mAh battery, rear dual camera setup and the company’s in-house Kirin ... Read More »

Google Earth to Let Users Post Stories, Photos in Coming Years

Alphabet Inc wants users to post millions of stories, video and photos on its Google Earth platform in the next few years, the program chief said on Tuesday at a launch event in Brazil for content focused on showcasing the Amazon rainforest. The “Voyager” tool allows Internet surfers to take interactive tours of exotic destinations on Google Earth led by the likes of primatologist ... Read More »

Symantec Said to Be Considering Sale of Its Web Certificates Business

Cyber-security firm Symantec is considering selling its website certification business, in a deal that could fetch more than $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,457 crores) and extricate it from a feud with Alphabet Inc’s Google, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday. Google said in March that it was investigating Symantec’s failure to properly validate its certificates, which confirm that websites can be trusted. Symantec ... Read More »

Imparting education to the underprivileged through digital means

Sudipta Mandal, a class V student from Jnyanodamoyee High School shares her experience, “The audio -video presentation has been a first time experience for me. The subject becomes so easy to follow when presented on a large screen. Since the inception of English Lab, I have improved my vocabulary and grammatical sense. It has also helped me a lot in ... Read More »

Srei Equipment Finance to raise Rs 1,000 cr via NCDs

Industry machinery financier Srei Equipment Finance Ltd plans to raise up to Rs 1,000 crore by floating bonds in a public issue that opens next week. The company will issue unsecured, redeemable non-convertible debentures of face value of Rs 1,000 each amounting to Rs 500 crore with a green shoe option to retain over-subscription. The issue will be open for ... Read More »

Net neutrality protests to blanket internet

Major technology companies and tech advocacy organizations are banding together in a last-ditch effort to save the Federal Communication Commission’s net neutrality rules. On Wednesday, companies like Google, Facebook and Amazon, along with lawmakers and other tech groups, will stage a net neutrality “Day of Action” aimed at stopping FCC Chairman Ajit Pai from scrapping the net neutrality rules approved ... Read More »

Google Testing a ‘Panic Button’ on Android to Help Quickly Exit a Malicious App

ious app The feature is currently disabled If there ever was a time for Google to come out with a panic button for Android, then this is it. Coming fresh off the heels of two Android malware-related reports this past week – CopyCat and SpyDealer – it is now being reported that the Internet search giant has secretly added a malware ‘panic button’ ... Read More »

BLADE TO STEER SACP BUT QUIT EDUCATION?

Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande File photo Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is likely to stay on as general secretary of the SACP, and may soon be forced to relinquish his government job as members of the party push for him to focus on party affairs. The SACP will from Tuesday hold its electoral national congress; however, there is not ... Read More »