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Facebook Bids to Keep Data Privacy Case From EU’s Top Court

Facebook bid on Monday to block referral of a landmark privacy case to Europe’s top court by requesting a last-ditch appeal, seeking to avoid a potential ban on the legal instrument it uses to transfer users’ data to the United States. The case, taken in Ireland by privacy activist Max Schrems, is the latest to question whether methods used by technology ... Read More »

Samsung bounces back on top in Indian premium segment, Apple third in Q1: Counterpoint Research

Riding on the success of its flagship devices like Galaxy Note 8, Galaxy A8+ and the newly-launched S9 and S9+, Samsung climbed back to the top in the premium smartphone segment in India with over 50 per cent market share in the first quarter of 2018, a new report said on Friday. Samsung captured half of the premium segment with 16 ... Read More »

Led by Alto & Dzire, Maruti Suzuki now sells 1 car every 20 seconds; Swift, Baleno, Brezza top sellers

Maruti Suzuki has just recorded its best ever sales figures for a business year. The automaker sold over 16.5 lakh cars in India over the last 12 months (April 2017 to March 2018). This means that Maruti sold 4,530 cars every day, or 1 car every 20 seconds. This sales performance has given Maruti over 50 % of market share ... Read More »

Vetting the Top Talent for Open Positions

When you own your own business, you may have dozens of tasks to take care of each day. You may not have a lot of time to vet the people who apply for jobs that are available within your company. Rather than hire people who may or may not be ideal for these positions, you might want applicants vetted through ... Read More »

Samsung Retains Top Spot as Global Smartphone Sales Drop 4.6 Percent in Q4: Gartner

While global smartphone sales to end users were down 4.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, Samsungretained its top spot with 18.2 percent share, Gartner said on Thursday. The South Korean giant though saw a year-on-year unit decline of 3.6 percent in the fourth quarter of 2017, but this did not prevent it from defending its top global smartphone vendor ... Read More »

Why top social media experts say Facebook’s News Feed change is no big deal

For nearly three days after Facebook announced perhaps its biggest change ever to its News Feed, I was glued to my social media feeds like a Wall Street broker watching the stock ticker. The responses I saw there fell into two consistent groups: page owners and publishers (PANIC!) and trusted social media experts/influencers/consultants (Stay Calm and Keep on Posting!). Why are the ... Read More »

Why fixing the Arab world’s education crisis is Queen Rania’s top priority

Urgent action needs to be taken to fix the education crisis afflicting the Arab region, Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan told CNBC on Thursday. The Jordanian royal highlighted how over 15 million children in the region don’t go to school and that providing them with access to quality education could improve their lives. “Our region has had its fair ... Read More »

Samsung Beats Intel to Become Top Semiconductor Player in 2017: Gartner

With 14.6 percent market share, Samsung Electronics has replaced chipmaker giant Intel to become the top player in the global semiconductor industry in 2017, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. This is the first time Intel has been toppled since 1992 as worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion (roughly Rs. 26.6 lakh crores) in 2017 — a 22.2 percent increase from 2016. “The largest memory ... Read More »

Honda comes out on top in first-ever women’s car-buyer survey

PremonAsia, an automotive-focused consulting firm has just released details of India’s first-ever women’s automotive buyer study (WABSSM). The study is a measure of women’s satisfaction with their vehicle choice through five key areas: brand image, product performance, sales and delivery, aftersales service and cost of ownership. Honda, Volkswagen and Nissan owners emerged the most satisfied with their product choice. Whilst ... Read More »

WBJEE 2018: Your ticket to top engineering colleges in West Bengal

Cleared Class XII with science subjects? Confused about what to do next? Are you a domicile of West Bengal? If all the answers are yes then, you must head towards WBJEE 2018. This exam opens doors for all the aspirants who are interested to pursue engineering or medical courses after class XII. Controlled by state government and conducted by West ... Read More »