Hundreds go on trial for failed coup in Turkey

More than 200 suspects have gone on trial accused of plotting and orchestrating last year’s failed coup in Turkey. The defendants were paraded into a purpose-built courthouse one by one, and each suspect was handcuffed and flanked by two security guards. They were surrounded by dozens of protesters who waved Turkish flags and brandished signs demanding they receive… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi Home Rakes in Rs. 5 Crores Sales Revenue in First 12 Hours

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi opened its Mi Home offline store in Bengaluru on May 20 The company says it had a sales revenue of Rs. 5 crores The company also plans to open 100 more store in India in next 2 years Chinese tech company Xiaomi has a lot of hopes pinned on its own foray into the offline market… Read More »

The 10 best computer science schools in Europe

Technical University of Munich.Wikicommons A computer science degree from a top university can help graduates land their dream job at companies like Apple, Google, and Facebook. But which computer science courses are the best ones to try and to get onto if you want to impress employers? Using the QS World University Rankings 2017, we took a look… Read More »

Muslims resorting to triple talaq will face social boycott, says AIMPLB

AIMPLB General Secretary Maulana Wali Rahmani with Executive Members Zafaryab Jilani, Maulana Khalid Rasheed Farangi and Women’s wing head Asma Zahra. File Photo Muslims resorting to triple talaq will face “social boycott” and an advisory will be issued to the ‘Qazis’ that they should tell the grooms that they will not resort to such a form of divorce,… Read More »

WannaCry Attacks: Microsoft Criticised for Not Offering Free Patches to ‘Unsupported’ Windows XP Users Earlier

American software giant Microsoft held back from distributing a free security update that could have protected computers from the WannaCry global cyber attack, the Financial Times reported Thursday. In mid-march, Microsoft distributed a security update after it detected the security flaw in its XP operating system that enabled the so-called WannaCry ransomware to infiltrate and freeze computers last… Read More »

WhatsApp Suffers Major Outage on Wednesday, Second Time in Two Weeks

WhatsApp suffered an outage on Wednesday in many parts of the world, with users in India also experiencing issues sending and receiving chats. The WhatsApp outage comes just two weeks after another global outage. Embarrassingly for Facebook, the social media giant that owns the messaging service, its own apps went down less than a week later. As per… Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Google’s Augmented Reality Tech Gets a Boost With Visual Positioning Service

You may be familiar with Google’s Project Tango that uses sensors to track motions and size up your environment. Google has been investing quite a bit on Tango, which is at the core for the company’s push into both virtual reality and augmented reality. The company announced at Google I/O its new VR tech called WorldSense as well… Read More »

Facebook announces new updates to reduce clickbait

Facebook has announced three new updates so that people will see even fewer clickbait stories in their feeds, and more of the stories they find authentic. Clickbait describes web content that aims to exploit the curiosity gap, providing just enough information to make the reader curious, but not enough to satisfy their curiosity without clicking through to the… Read More »

Lava A77 With 4G VoLTE Support, Front Flash Launched at Rs. 6,099

Lava has launched a new smartphone in India, featuring 4G VoLTE support and running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. Called the Lava A77, it has an MRP of Rs. 6,099, but is retailing for as low as Rs. 4,999, an established offline retailer notes. It will be available in Blue, Gold, and Grey colour variants. The dual-SIM Lava A77 sports… Read More »

Google endorses Kotlin for Android development

Android Studio 3.0 IDE will include this first addition to Android’s official languages Google’s Java-centric Android mobile development platform is adding the Kotlin language as an officially supported development language, and will include it in the Android Studio 3.0 IDE. Its developers had previously promoted Kotlin for Android development. The revelation was made Wednesday by Google Program Manager Stephanie… Read More »