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FYJC admission 2017: Flaws in Mumbai, Pune merit list; corrected lists to release on July 10

  The School Education and Sport Department of Maharashtra has released the provisional merit list for the First Year Junior College (FYJC) admissions 2017 for both Mumbai and Pune on Tuesday. The final merit list will release on July 10. Students who have applied can check the merit list available on the official website. In […]

Tech Updates

Samsung on track to take Intel’s chip crown with record Q2 earnings

  The South Korean tech giant, Asia’s third-largest company by market capitalisation, is now poised to knock Intel off the top of the global semiconductor market-share rankings for the first time since 1991. (Source: File Photo) Samsung Electronics Co Ltd is expected to report its best-ever quarterly profit in the second quarter, with soaring memory chip […]


How to play PC games on your smartphone?

  PC games are more resource intensive and take up more space. Cross-platform gaming is still in a nascent stage. Most attempts at it have been unsuccessful. The few options include the Bluetsacks emulator, which allows Android games on PCs, and Sony’s Play Station Now platform, which can run PS3 games on a Windows PC. […]

Windows Mobiles

Microsoft pulls the plug on Windows Phone 8.1

Microsoft took another step away from the smartphone business after it announced stopping all kind of support for Windows Phone 8.1. Users of the mobile OS will no longer receive updates or support, the company announced. Starting in 2010, Microsoft previous attempt at restarting its mobile OS failed to gain much traction and is now […]

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Samsung may launch Note 8 on August 23: Report

  Samsung is rumoured to be launching its upcoming flagship phone Galaxy Note 8 on August 23. The news has been reported by a South-Korean publication, though an official confirmation is still awaited. Originally slated to be launched in September this year, Samsung advanced the launch to August not only to counter Apple, which is expected to launch […]


Nokia 6 India Release Date Is August 23, Registrations Now Open on Amazon India

  Nokia 6, the current top-end Android smartphone from the house of HMD Global, will be made available in its first sale via Amazon India on August 23. Registrations for the first Nokia 6 sale are now open on the e-commerce site. To recall, at the Nokia 6 India launch in mid-June, HMD Global had announced launch offers […]

Tech Updates

Should Investors Bet on a Nokia Recovery?

Shares of beleaguered networking company Nokia (NYSE:NOK) have rallied off of multiyear lows. Full-year 2016 results were recently provided, showing revenue falling again and profitability proving elusive. However, a few areas of activity are providing hope that the company and its shareholders could enjoy better times in the near future. A new ally in Alcatel-Lucent Nokia completed a […]

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LG releases first G6 TV commercial on eve of Samsung’s big event

LG has to be hoping that come tomorrow, its brand new G6 smartphone won’t be immediately overshadowed in the minds of consumers by Samsung’s Galaxy S8. The two phones are similar in that they’re both all screen with a tiny surrounding bezel. Each has its own advantages; in the case of LG, that’s really the wide-angle camera […]

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Paraguay congress set on fire amid presidential controversy

Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country’s Congress amid violent protests against a bill that would let the president seek re-election. The head of the main opposition party said an activist had been shot dead. The country’s 1992 constitution, introduced after 35 years of dictatorship, limits the president to a single five-year term. […]


Blackstone warns of internet impact on US shopping malls

A woman passes a shuttered anchor store in the parking lot of the Marley Station Mall in Glen Burnie, Maryland © Bloomberg Blackstone, the world’s largest real estate investor, has warned that the outlook for America’s enclosed shopping malls is darkening quicker than experts expected as the growing online retail threat hammers their valuations. More […]