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Nokia 7 Plus, Nokia 6 (2018) Now Receiving Update With 4G Support for Second SIM, May Android Update

Nokia licensee HMD Global had launched the Nokia 7 Plus at MWC 2018, and the smartphone arrived in India in April. The smartphone comes with a dual-SIM slot, but while one slot offered 4G LTE connectivity the other one did not, even though the Snapdragon 660 SoC supports the feature. As a result, several users had complained about the flaw that lead to Juho Sarvikas, Chief Product Officer ... Read More »

Nitish Kumar govt in Bihar reduces competitive exams fee for women candidates

The decision to reduce the fee of competitive exams for women candidates was taken at a cabinet meeting chaired by CM Nitish Kumar and it would be applicable to the exams conducted by BPSC, BSSC. Photo: Mint Patna: The Bihar cabinet has reduced the fee for various competitive examinations for women candidates of all categories of the state. The decision was ... Read More »

Google Updates Chrome Policy for Blocking Autoplay Videos, Personalising It

HIGHLIGHTS Chrome version 66 included autoplay video changes The new policy lets Chrome learn which sites you want to play sound If users don’t have a browsing history, a whitelist is used Google Chrome started blocking audio and video that automatically played on certain wesbites, with the launch of the Google Chrome 66 for desktops. Now, the company has modified the policy ... Read More »

Facebook Announces a New Sleep Mode for Messenger Kids App

In an effort to give more control to parents, Facebookhas launched a Sleep Mode in its Messenger Kids that will allow parents to set predetermined “off times” for the app on a child’s device. When the app is in Sleep Mode, kids cannot send or receive messages or video calls, play with the creative camera or receive notifications. If they try to open ... Read More »

Instagram Will Reportedly Get These Five New Features for Stories and Posts

HIGHLIGHTS A Slow-Mo mode for Instagram Stories is expected Video calls might make it to Instagram soon You will reportedly be able to mute profiles on your feed Instagram, the world’s most popular image-sharing social network, is reportedly planning to add several new functional features to its interface as it looks to up the ante against Snapchat. These new features might ... Read More »

Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Pad for iPhone X, iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Launched at Rs. 6,999

US-based mobile accessories manufacturer Belkin has unveiled a new Boost Up wireless charging pad for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X with Qi technology. Priced at Rs 6,999, the wireless charger will be available on Amazon India and Apple resellers from April 30, the company said in a statement. “With the new Boost Up wireless charging pad for iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, we deliver ... Read More »

Mahindra confirms 4 new cars for 2018: XUV500 facelift, XUV700 Fortuner rival, S201 compact SUV and U321 MPV

Mahindra’s leadership position in the UV segment in India has been threatened by the arrival of new cars like Vitara Brezza and the Jeep Compass. Mahindra is working to come back in the market with new products. To further strengthen their position in the market, Mahindra will launch four new products this year. What are these products? Let’s find out. ... Read More »

Walmart Said to Complete Due Diligence for Buying Into Flipkart

Walmart completed a thorough due diligence process on e-commerce firm Flipkart this week, two sources said, as the US retail giant looks to take a controlling stake of 51 percent or more in the Indian company. Walmart has already floated a shareholder agreement, or offer proposal, and is looking to shell out about $10 billion to $12 billion for the stake that would value ... Read More »

Cambridge Analytica Worked for Pro-Brexit Group, Claims Former Employee

A former Cambridge Analytica political consultant said the company’s management misled the British public about work the firm did for a pro-Brexit group before the vote to leave the European Union, the Guardian reported on Friday. Brittany Kaiser, a business development director at the company from 2014 until earlier this year, said in an interview that Cambridge Analytica was carrying out data ... Read More »

India, France ink agreement for mutual recognition of academic qualifications

File photo. Underlining the long-standing relationship between France and India, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar termed the “mutual recognition of educational qualifications” between France and India as historic. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: India and France on Saturday inked an agreement to recognize each other’s academic qualifications paving way for a stronger education exchange and labour mobility in future. Underlining the “long-standing ... Read More »