Hope to drive Europe business to self-sufficiency, cash profitability: Koushik Chatterjee

MUMBAI: With the proposed joint venture with German steel giant Thyssenkrupp now abandoned, Tata Steel will focus on making its European business self-sustainable. Koushik Chatterjee, executive director and chief financial officer of Tata Steel, said in an interview that the market can expect more clarity on the company’s European operations within 6-8 months. Edited excerpts: Now that the joint venture with… Read More »

Sony Xperia Ace With 5-Inch Display, Snapdragon 630 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

Sony Mobile has launched a new smartphone in Japan, the Xperia Ace. This is an affordable compact smartphone which the company launched alongside the Xperia 1. The new Xperia Ace has a 5-inch full-HD+ Triluminos LCD display with an 18:9 aspect ratio. Sony also offers front-firing stereo speakers on the Xperia Ace. It has a 3.5mm headphone jack… Read More »

Google Play To Integrate Google Pay In Android Apps To Boost Usage

In a bid to strengthen its presence in the growing Indian digital payments industry, US-based search company Google is now exploring ways to boost usage Google Pay in India. According to unnamed sources, cited by Techcrunch, Google is planning to integrate the payment service deeply in Android applications. The company has built an in-app engagement rewards platform which will allow businesses… Read More »

Ecuador Defends Handover of Julain Assange Documents, Computer Hardware to US

Quito: Ecuador confirmed Tuesday it would hand over to the United States documents and computer hardware belonging to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, insisting it was complying fully with the law. The prosecutor’s office in Quito would determine “what goods should or should not be shared,” said Foreign Minister Jose Valencia, who confirmed the handover in an interview with Ecuador’s… Read More »

Pixel 3a won’t get security patch updates or Android Q beta access until June

Google wowed us last week with the launch of the Pixel 3a and Pixel 3a XL phones at Google I/O 2019. Part of the reason these two new phones are so intriguing is the fact that you’ll have the latest software directly from Google for an affordable price. However, directly after launch, we’re already finding that the Pixel 3a and… Read More »

10 time-saving Windows tips and tricks that help you get stuff done faster

Time may not necessarily be money, but it still matters. Every second you spend wading through context menus or clunkily navigating Windows is a second you could be doing something you love instead. And with so much of modern life tied up in technology, those wasted seconds can add up fast. Now it’s time to reclaim those lost… Read More »

David Beckham receives 6-month driving ban for using mobile phone while behind the wheel

LONDON: David Beckham has been given a six-month driving ban for using his mobile phone while behind the wheel. The former England captain previously pleaded guilty to using the device while driving his Bentley in central London on 21 November last year, the BBC reported. A court heard he was photographed by a member of the public holding a phone as he drove in… Read More »

GMR to invest ₹350 crore to set up business park in Hyderabad

HYDERABAD: GMR Infrastructure Ltd plans to invest around₹350 crore to set up its first office park spread over 1 million sqft in Hyderabad in the next 3-4 years as part of its larger land monetisation plan, said a top company executive. The New-Delhi based group, which operates Delhi and Hyderabad airports apart from other infrastructure businesses in India, has been… Read More »

YouTube Music for Android can play your local song collection

If YouTube Music is going to fully replace Google Play Music, it will need to handle many of the features that listeners take for granted — and now, local playback is one of them. After an initial rollout for some users, YouTube Music’s Android app now supports locally-stored songs for many (if not necessarily all) users in a “Device Files” section. You might… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy M40 Spotted on GeekBench With Snapdragon 675 SoC, 6GB RAM

Samsung Galaxy M series was debuted early this year, and the company has launched three smartphones so far – the Galaxy M10, Galaxy M20, and Galaxy M30. Now, the Galaxy M40 has reportedly been spotted on Geekbench indicating an imminent launch. The listing also outs few specification details of the Samsung Galaxy M40, and the phone’s single-core and… Read More »