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G7 summit agrees on countering terrorism but not climate change

Leaders of the world’s leading industrial nations, the G7, have agreed on new action to counter terrorism at a summit in Taormina, Sicily. However, differences over climate change remain between US President Donald Trump and the others, said the host, Italian PM Paolo Gentiloni. Mr Trump and UK Prime Minister Theresa May reaffirmed plans to boost trade, including… Read More »

Xiaomi Redmi 4 to Go on Sale in India Today: Variants, Price, Launch Offers, and More

The first Xiaomi Redmi 4 (Review) sale will be held on Tuesday at 12pm IST on Amazon India and Mi.com. It will be available in in Matte Black and Elegant Gold colour variants. The top variant of Redmi 4 with 4GB RAM and 64GB internal storage – priced at Rs. 10,999 – will not be available for purchase in the… Read More »

Islamic State supporters celebrate Manchester blast on social media, no official claim so far

Islamic State supporters celebrated on social media after a blast at a concert venue in the north of England killed at least 19 people , although the militant Islamist group has not formally claimed responsibility. British police have said they are treating the blast at the Manchester Arena at the end of a concert by US singer Ariana… Read More »

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 »

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 »

You can now post your pics on Instagram without the app

Instagram is following in its parent Facebook’s footsteps and making its service much more accessible to those left out of its app-centric, data-heavy sharing experience. The photo platform will now give users new functionality via the Instagram.com mobile website, most notably the all-important ability to actually share pics outside the IG app. The new mobile utility could help… Read More »

Google I/O 2017: Android Now Runs on 2 Billion Monthly Active Devices

Google’s Android operating system has reached a milestone by powering 2 billion monthly active devices around the world, the company said. Google’s vice president of engineering Dave Burke that Android has “the largest reach of any computing platform of its kind”, Xinhua reported on Thursday. Based on the Linux kernel and designed primarily for touchscreen mobile devices, Android… Read More »

WhatsApp User Data: Supreme Court Constitution Bench to Hear Case on Monday

A five-judge constitution bench of the Supreme Court will from Monday start examining the privacy policy of instant messaging service WhatsApp, which has come under challenge on the ground that it allegedly infringed on the fundamental rights. The crucial matter has been listed before a second constitution bench during the summer vacation. A five-judge constitution bench headed by… Read More »

HP Admits Conexant Audio Driver Was Logging Keystrokes on Its Laptops, Issues Fix

If you think that by covering your laptop’s webcam and using your OS in safe mode will ensure that you are not being monitored via your PC or laptop, you should think twice. There are a multiple ways to do that and one of them is keystroke logging, which is essentially a surveillance technology to record the keystrokes… Read More »

Flipkart Big 10 Sale Offers on Mobile Phones Announced: Here Are the Best Deals

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 7 32GB is priced at Rs. 43,990 Redmi Note 4 open sale begins at 12pm Google Pixel exchange offer up to Rs. 29,000 Flipkart shoppers waiting for offers on mobile phones finally got their wish as the Big 10 Sale entered its second day. The highlight of the Flipkart was the promise of the “lowest price… Read More »