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Ties with China: Striking a balance between business and politics

Even as New Delhi has said it won’t act in haste following Beijing’s decision to block India’s bid to seek global terrorist tag for Pakistan-based JeM chief Masood Azhar, there have been calls for boycott of Chinese goods by various groups in India. Social media too was abuzz with similar appeals last week. On Tuesday, small traders in various cities burned Made-in-China… Read More »

China has a business-like approach to terrorism

Chinese President Xi Jinping meets Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, November 2, 2018. The moment China sees that the cost of supporting Pakistan exceeds the short-term benefits, it will drop the latter like a hot potato(REUTERS) In what can be seen as a small victory for India, the United… Read More »

Every business must be a computer system innovator

There used to be a differentiation between “high technology” product companies that relied on proprietary innovative computer technology for their business success and “non-tech” businesses that viewed computer systems as the engines enabling good accounting systems. This has dramatically changed because of major advances in computer systems and software technology. Of course, we have computer technology companies selling… Read More »

Leaked Galaxy S10 protective glass confirms a smaller camera punch-hole

The Samsung Galaxy A8s gained a lot of traction for the last couple of days since its release due to its Infinity-O display, but some were disappointed to see the hole is rather large. Well, a recent leak about the Galaxy S10 suggests the camera hole will be a lot smaller. A famous Samsung leakster posted a photo… Read More »

Tips for building a global business from the founder of billion-dollar start-up Klook

Building a business is no easy feat, much less establishing one with global appeal — but it helps to aim high. That’s exactly what Eric Gnock Fah did when he quit his finance job in 2014 to launch travel booking app, Klook. “I just wanted to start something that I could relate to and that was globally relevant,”… Read More »

‘They silenced Khashoggi but gave thousands a voice’

  Omar Abdulaziz in his adopted city of Montreal. Photograph: François Ollivier/Washington Post/Getty Images For Omar Abdulaziz, a 27-year-old Saudi dissident living in exile in Canada, the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi was more than a prominent columnist and veteran who knew the ins and outs of the Saudi royal court. He was a mentor and father figure. Abdulaziz,… Read More »

A dream team of Intel engineers helped create HP’s tiny Spectre Folio motherboard

You’re forgiven if all you notice about the leather-bound HP Spectre Folio PC is its luxurious exterior. But beneath HP’s Spectre stamp also hides the product of a rare collaboration between Intel’s top engineers and select customers, which helped extend the Folio’s battery life to a whopping 18 hours. According to Intel, the Spectre Folio is officially the… Read More »

Yu Teases New Phone in India After Almost a Year of Silence

What started off as a promising project at the Micromaxheadquarters, the Yu Televentures brand waned in popularity against heavy competition in the Indian smartphone market. Now, after almost a year of silence from Yu, its Twitter handle has come alive with a new cryptic tweet, hinting at the arrival of a new smartphone. The last smartphone from this online-only sub-brand was… Read More »

Huawei Spotted Using a DSLR Camera to Fake Nova 3 Selfies

Chinese smartphone maker Huawei was left embarrassed when an actress from one of its commercials showcasing new Nova 3 smartphone posted behind-the-scene photos on Instagram, revealing a DSLR camera being used to take selfies and not the smartphone. A Reddit user that goes by the name of AbdullahSab3 discovered that Sarah Elshamy, one of the actors in the ad, posted photos on her Instagram… Read More »

Apple’s Screen Time Feature Helped a 14-Year-Old Drop iPhone Usage by Almost Half: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple’s Screen Time helped a teenager dropped her iPhone by half The New York Times’ Brian X Chen reported the results The Screen Time feature is initially a part of iOS 12 betas While Apple’s Screen Time is yet to reach the masses, the feature is a part of the iOS 12 betas, and is now reported to… Read More »