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Facebook Signs Deal With ESL to Live Stream E-Sports

Taking on Twitter and Amazon-owned Twitch when it comes to live-streaming sport events, Facebook has now announced a partnership with global e-sports company ESL to bring over 5,550 hours of e-sports events and other original content to its platforms. The news came after Facebook announced a tie-up with Major League Baseball (MLB) earlier this week to live stream… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Apple MacBook Lineup to Be Refreshed With New Intel Chips at WWDC: Report

Apple Inc. plans to announce an update to its laptop lineup at an annual conference for app developers in early June, a move that could help offset new competition from Microsoft Corp. as well as declining iPad sales. Apple is planning three new laptops, according to people familiar with the matter. The MacBook Pro will get a faster… Read More »

Samsung Pay Is Here, and It Could Be the Best Reason to Get the Galaxy S8

On a trip to the mall late last year, as I got to the checkout kiosk to pay for the clothes I had just bought, I realised I didn’t have my wallet on me. Forced to make the walk back to where I had parked, I envied people living in countries that have had the option to pay… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Launch: 5 Things You Should Look Forward To

With just a few hours to go before Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+, there is a lot of hype around the phones right now. With the countless leaks that have surfaced in the past few months, we have a pretty clear idea of what Samsung’s next flagship smartphones are going to look like. The… Read More »

Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Returns to Company in Unspecified Role

Twitter Inc co-founder Biz Stone said on Tuesday he would be returning full time to the microblogging service in an unspecified role. “My top focus will be to guide the company culture, that energy, that feeling,” Stone said in a blog post, adding he would not be replacing anyone at Twitter when he joins the company in a… Read More »

10 Social Media Tips for Students to Improve Their College Admission Chances

I applied to college by filling out an application with a pen and typing my essays on a typewriter. When I wanted to fill out another application, I repeated the entire process over again. Only a few people applied to many colleges then, in large part because there was no Common Application to make it easy. There was no internet or social media and thus no… Read More »