Reliance denies reports on selling news business to Times Group

Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries terms it false and baseless Billionaire Mukesh Ambani’s Reliance Industries on Thursday denied reports of selling its news media business to Times Group. Bloomberg early on Thursday reported that Ambani “is in talks to sell his news media assets to India’s Times Group, as Asia’s richest man plans to unload a business that’s been losing… Read More »

How to manage your Android lock screen

Google recently announced that it was going to introduce Ambient Mode to Android lock screens, which would display interesting and useful info on your lock screen, effectively turning your phone into a smart display. It may be a while before many Android phones have this capability — as of this writing, only two Lenovo tablets and two Nokia phones are… Read More »

Reporter’s Take | Cipla, Dr Reddy’s eye Wockhardt businesses

Shares of Wockhardt soared on November 18 climbing almost 12 percent during intra-day trade, and ending up with gains of 9.5 percent. As the pharma major has been looking to raise funds to reduce its debt burden, companies have shown interest in buying business segments of Wockhardt. In this episode of Reporter’s Take, Moneycontrol’s Jerome Anthony gets in conversation… Read More »

Huawei Beats Google — Offers $220,000 For ‘Zero-Click’ Android Phone Hacks

Huawei has fended off questions about secret backdoors in its smartphone and networking technology for years. Now it’s going to reward hackers for finding them in its Android-based mobile phones and in the process is outdoing Google. In a bug bounty launch last week, Huawei said it would pay up to $220,000 (€200,000) for demonstrating a “critical” weakness in one… Read More »

T-Mobile to offer BOGO and special discounts for phones, tablets and smartwatches starting tomorrow

With the holiday season approaching rapidly, T-Mobile decided to take a head start with its early holiday offerings which begin tomorrow. These are headlined by a buy one, get one free (BOGO) promo for the Samsung Galaxy S10 series, Galaxy Note10 duo and LG G8 ThinQ. In order to take advantage of this deal customers will have to activate both phones or… Read More »

Is There Any Cooler Gadget for Your Desk Than This NES-Inspired Mouse?

Odds are that your computer mouse isn’t what you would call “stylish.” It’s a tool and it needs to be functional first and foremost, after all. But what if you could have both? The new 8BitDo N30 Wireless Mouse ($25), slickly slathered in mid-1980s NES style, is not just a striking bit of retro-chic tech that would look dashing… Read More »

Business confidence takes a hit

The BCI, which is based on the 110th round of NCAER’s Business Expectations Survey (BES), “suggests a deep and all-pervasive worsening of business sentiment”, says a statement issued by the economic think-tank.(Shutterstock) Business confidence in India has been draining continuously as the economy shudders through its worst slowdown in over a decade. The business confidence index (BCI) developed… Read More »

Google Assistant is giving Android Auto users the silent treatment – what to do

The beauty of Google Assistant is being able to control an Android device without having to touch it. It’s a concept that’s perfectly suited to driving, and Google Assistant integrates neatly with Android Auto for voice-driven in-car control. Or at least that’s the idea. According to a Google Assistant user who got in touch with Android Police, the digital… Read More »

Raymond demerges core lifestyle business

MUMBAI : Raymond Ltd said it will demerge its core lifestyle business into a separate listed entity to simplify the group structure and create investor opportunities. The new entity, Raymond Lifestyle Ltd, will bring all its existing branded textile, apparel and garment businesses under one umbrella, said Gautam Hari Singhania, Raymond’s chairman and managing director on Thursday. After the split, Raymond… Read More »

Android Auto standalone app now available for Android 10 users

Google recently integrated Android Auto with the Android 10 operating system, removing the need for a separate app. But this meant that Android 10 users who own a car with a non-compatible head unit would no longer be able to use Android Auto just on their phone, which was possible in the past. So in September, Google promised… Read More »