Logitech’s UE Boom 2 Bluetooth Speaker Launched at Rs. 15,995

After launching it in the US in September last year, Logitech has launched the UE Boom 2 in India. The company has given the Bluetooth speaker a suggested retail price of Rs. 15,995.  The Boom 2 is the successor of the popular Ultimate Ears Boom speaker that waslaunched in India in June last year for Rs. 14,995. The… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Max Slim Body Touted by CEO Ahead of May 10 Launch

Xiaomi has released first teaser image of its upcoming Mi Max phablet ahead of the May 10 launch. The teaser was shared by Xiaomi CEO Jun Lei and shows the side profile of the Mi Max smartphone. Apart from the side profile of the handset, the physical volume rocker and power buttons are visible on the right side.… Read More »

Reliance Jio Opens 4G Services to the Public via Employee Referral Program

Reliance Jio’s 4G services haven’t been officially rolled out yet, but the launch seems imminent, considering that an employee referral program is now under way. While Reliance has yet to make an official announcement around this referral program, its employees have posted on Facebook, recruiting friends with the offer of 10GB free voice and data for the next… Read More »

Millions of Qualcomm-Based Android Devices Vulnerable to Attacks: Report

Mandiant, a cyber-security firm, has released a report which states that devices running on Qualcomm chips or code written by the chip maker are vulnerable to attack. This vulnerability has been identified as CVE-2016-2060 which exists in a software package maintained by Qualcomm and if exploited, can grant the attacker access to the victim’s SMS database, phone history,… Read More »

HTC One M9 Prime Camera Edition Goes Official

HTC has quietly launched a new variant of its 2015 One M9 flagship smartphone in Europe. The HTC One M9 Prime Camera Edition is now listed on the company’s German site. The One M9 Prime Camera Edition is available in contract at around EUR 22.70 (approximately Rs. 1,700) per month for a period of 24 months, according to… Read More »

‘Little Risk for Google in Retrial Versus Oracle Over Android’

Even if a jury orders Alphabet Inc’s Google to pay the full $8.8 billion sought by Oracle Corp in an upcoming San Francisco copyright trial over the Android operating system, shareholders and analysts say it will likely have little impact on the search giant’s bottom line. Oracle claims Google’s Android violated its copyright on parts of the Java… Read More »

Gross hiring in top IT firms in FY17 may fall on lower attrition

Attrition level has eased and is at benign levels for top IT companies, following which gross hiring in this space for the fiscal could see a reduction, says a report. According to a research report by Kotak Institutional Equities, attrition of top IT companies in March quarter has declined sequentially as well as on yearly basis with the… Read More »

Mark Selby clinches second world title with 18-14 win over Ding Junhui

Mark Selby, whose only success this season had been to win the minor Gdynia Open event in Poland, won a second trophy here evening – the Betfred World Championship 2016. And of the players mentioned he most closely resembles Higgins, for the excellence of his match play and all-round skills, and the ability to win crucial matches with… Read More »

Champions: How the world reacted to Leicester’s unlikely title win

Leicester’s extraordinary Premier League title win has captured the imaginations of so many football fans – as well as headline writers across the UK and beyond. Their success dominated the front pages of British newspapers on Tuesday morning, with some broadsheets and red tops adopting an uncustomary blue look in tribute to the champions. Others went with the… Read More »

Endeavour: Has the ship Captain Cook sailed to Australia been found?

Researchers in the US believe they may be a step closer to locating the ship in which British explorer Captain James Cook sailed to Australia in 1768. The Rhode Island Marine Archaeology Project (Rimap) has known for some time the ship was scuttled in Newport Harbour, off the US coast, in 1778. But they now believe they have… Read More »