Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg to Take a Month of Parental Leave in December

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says he’s taking parental leave this month to spend more time with his daughters. Zuckerberg said on Facebook and Instagram over the weekend that “you’ll hear from me a little less” during this time. Facebook offers four months of paid parental leave for both mothers and fathers – generous for corporate America, although some tech companies offer more. The… Read More »

Facebook India Year in Review 2017: Baahubali 2 the Most Discussed Topic of the Year

Facebook India on Wednesday shared its Year in Review 2017 list, sharing the top single-day moments or most-discussed trends. Separately, starting Wednesday, users across the world will be able to see their own Year in Review video, which puts together special moments over the past year. A global Year in Review 2017 list was also released. The blockbuster epic Baahubali 2:… Read More »

Even though Islam gives rights to transgender people, they are oppressed: Kashmir scholar Aijaz Bund

Transgenders Abdul Rashid, left, and Shabnam Subhan at the book launch | Aijaz Bund The government thinks there are only males and females in Kashmir, Shabnam Subhan, a transgender Kashmiri, told a gathering of academics, journalists and civil society figures in Srinagar. “No one cares about us, as if we don’t exist,” he said. Transgender Kashmiris speaking publicly about… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today: What You Should Know

Xiaomi Redmi 5A, the latest entry-level smartphone from the Chinese manufacturer, will go on sale in India on Thursday for the first time today. To recall, the Redmi 5A (Review) was launched in the country last week, and will be available to buy via Flipkart, Mi.com, and Mi Home stores starting 12pm IST. While no specific launch offers were detailed by Xiaomi,… Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC Detailed: Kryo 385 CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, Secure Processing Unit, and More

Just a day after its formal announcement, Qualcomm on Wednesday revealed the major components making Snapdragon 845 a compelling processor for next-generation flagship Android devices. The new SoC is based on the company’s custom Kryo 385 architecture that is touted to speed up the performance by up to 25 percent compared with last year’s Snapdragon 835, while an Adreno 630 GPU is available to… Read More »

Google Pixel 2 and iPhone 7 at Rs. 39,999, ‘Biggest Ever’ iPhone X Sale, and More Mobile Deals in Flipkart Sale

The Google Pixel 2 is the company’s latest offering in the premium smartphone segment but the steep pricing has been putting off a lot of prospective buyers, especially in India. To woo back the pure Android lovers, Google and Flipkart are offering a major discount on the Pixel 2 during the latter’s Big Shopping Days sale, which starts on Thursday, December 7… Read More »

Airtel Partners Intex, Offers Aqua Lions N1 at an Effective Price of Rs. 1,649

Airtel has partnered Intex to bring three of the domestic brand’s smartphones under its Mera Pehla Smartphone initiative, which offers cashback to sweeten the purchase and lock customers onto the operator’s network. Thus far, Airtel has partnered with Karbonn and Celkon, with Intex becoming the third manufacturer to join the telco’s initiative. With the announcement on Wednesday, Intex has also launched a new smartphone… Read More »

Smartron Expands to the Middle-East Market, With srt.phone and t.book

Domestic original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Smartron on Tuesday announced that it will collaborate with multiple partners to introduce their devices in the Middle-East market. “With this expansion in the Middle-East market, we are extending the tronX ecosystem along with all our devices that are going to be launched in the next few months,” Mahesh Lingareddy, Founder and Chairman, Smartron, said in a statement.… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 5A India Launch, Jio Cashback Offer Extended, Google Datally, and More News This Week

HIGHLIGHTS First 5 million buyers of Redmi 5A base variant will get Rs. 1,000 off Jio Prime users can avail cashback offer till December 15 now Google released Datally, a new Android app to help you save data Welcome to another edition of our weekly roundup of the biggest newsmakers in the world of technology. The hottest news… Read More »

Redmi 5A vs Micromax Bharat 5 vs Nokia 2: Price in India, Specifications, Features Compared

Just a day after Redmi 5A launched in India, Bharat 5 has been unveiled by Micromax as its new budget warrior. The new Bharat 5 smartphone has a huge 5000mAh battery as its highlight, along with a 5.2-inch HD screen, and is aimed at entry-level smartphone buyers in Tier-3 and -4 cities. Unsurprisingly, it may see some tough competition its way… Read More »