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Ministry of Finance paid suppliers more than once; 13,500 extra employees on master list

B.C.’s Ministry of Finance makes duplicate payments to suppliers and has 13,500 employees no longer on the payroll on the books because its tracking system is a mess, auditor general Carol Bellringer says. Those duplicates resulted in 138 payments totalling more than $649,000, spending the government said involved a now-corrected 73 per cent error rate. Bellringer’s office examined the master ... Read More »

Airtel-Ericsson 4G Trial Hits 500 Mbps Download Speed on Smartphones

Bharti Airtel and Swedish networking and telecom major Ericsson on Friday said they have achieved a download speed of over 500 Mbps on smartphones during a first-ever live 4G trial in India. The speed was achieved during a recent indoor trial of Licensed Assisted Access (LAA) technology over a live 4G long-term evolution (LTE) network in Delhi-NCR. In an outdoor ... Read More »

iPhone X First Batch, With Just 46,500 Units, Ships Out of China: Report

Ahead of the November 3 shipping date of the iPhone X, the first batch of iPhone X units have shipped out of China, according to China’s state run news agency Xinhua. Even as it appears that Apple is in line to begin delivering this year’s flagship iPhone X units on time, it appears the company is still struggling to solve the production issues. ... 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 »

Bajaj Finance launches Rs4,500 crore QIP at floor price of Rs1,777.9 per share

Bajaj Finance shares closed at Rs1787.5 on Tuesday, down 0.64%. Photo: Hemant Mishra/Mint Mumbai: With Bajaj Finance Ltd launching a Rs4,500 crore qualified institutional placement (QIP) on Tuesday, fundraising through this route is poised to set a new record this year. So far this year, 17 companies have raised Rs34,181.52 crore through QIPs. In 2009, 54 companies had raised Rs34,675.75 crore, ... Read More »

Windows 10’s 500 million devices snub Cortana, impacting Microsoft’s AI push

Windows 10 has hit a milestone: 500 million devices have installed it, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella announced Wednesday in his keynote opening the company’s Build 2017 developer conference. Another number, however, is more troubling: Just a fraction of those devices frequently use Cortana, Microsoft’s digital spokesperson for its push into artificial intelligence. Just 141 million devices, or about 28 percent ... Read More »

Google Allo No Longer Features in Top 500 Apps on Google Play

Google Allo No Longer Features in Top 500 Apps on Google Play HIGHLIGHTS Google Allo has seen a drastic ranking drop in last one month Google recently added a chatbot named Lucky to the app The app has consistently dropped out of top 500 in recent weeks It seems like Google’s experiment to simplify messaging and video chats with the ... Read More »

Oculus Ordered to Pay $500 Million in ZeniMax Copyright Infringement Case

A US jury Wednesday ordered Facebook and creators of its Oculus Rift to pay $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,370 crores) to gaming software firm ZeniMax in a lawsuit that claimed the virtual reality technology was stolen. The Texas jury made the award in a trial in which Oculus was accused of basing its Rift headset on technology stolen from ZeniMax’s ... Read More »

No, PM Modi Is Not Offering Free Mobile Recharges Worth Rs. 500 via WhatsApp

No, PM Modi Is Not Offering Free Mobile Recharges Worth Rs. 500 via WhatsApp HIGHLIGHTS A new WhatsApp message claiming to give free recharge has gone viral The message has a link that asks you to divulge personal details We recommend you to not click on this link or share it with friends WhatsApp has been a breeding ground for ... Read More »

Cisco to Cut 5,500 Jobs in Shift From Switches to Software

HIGHLIGHTS Cisco to cut nearly 7 percent of its workforce Shifts focus from its legacy hardware towards higher-margin software Cisco has made 10 acquisitions since Robbins began as CEO Cisco Systems Inc said it would cut nearly 7 percent of its workforce, posting charges of up to $400 million (roughly Rs. 2,672 crores) in its first quarter, as the world’s ... Read More »