Tag Archives: After

Bihar bans fish business in Patna after formalin scare, vendors protest

The Bihar health department has banned sale, transport and storage of fish in the Patna municipal area for the next 15 days after a test revealed presence of harmful chemicals in samples (Representative Photo)(HT Photo) Bihar’s health department Monday banned, with immediate effect, the business, sale, transportation and storage of all kinds of fish, dead or alive, within… Read More »

NDTV hits the roof after Rs 300 cr deal with Taboola

New Delhi Television hit an upper circuit limit of 10% to Rs 39.25 at 11:09 IST on BSE after NDTV Convergence announced Rs 300 crore deal with Taboola. The announcement was made before trading hours today, 21 December 2018. Meanwhile, the S&P BSE Sensex was down 375.90 points, or 1.03% to 36,055.77. On the BSE, 13,000 shares were… 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 »

Google Promises Fix for Pixel XL Charging Bug After Android Pie Update

Users of the Pixel XL reported a bug on their smartphones after updating to the latest Android Pie, which prevented them from using fast charging adapters other than the ones bundled in the phone’s box. Google has since replied on Tuesday, August 14, and has responded on the original issue tracker thread. In a response, the tech giant states that it is working on… Read More »

Xiaomi Said to Cut Valuation After Pulling Mainland Offering

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has lowered its likely valuation to between $55 billion (roughly Rs. 3.75 lakh crores) and $70 billion (roughly Rs. 4.78 lakh crores) following its decision to delay its mainland share offering until after its Hong Kong IPO, three sources with direct knowledge of the matter said. The delay was triggered by a dispute between the company and regulators… Read More »

After Decline, Global Device Shipments to Grow in 2018: Gartner

After suffering a decline of three percent in 2017, global shipments of devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones are forecast to return to growth (at over 1.3 percent) in 2018, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday. While the performance of shipments of devices fluctuates Year-over-Year (YoY), end-user device spending continues to rise and is forecast to… Read More »

Rihanna Urges Fans to Delete Snapchat After Ad Mocking Assault by Brown

HIGHLIGHTS Snapchat ran an ad making fun of assault on her by then boyfriend Brown Shares of Snap, the company that makes the app, were down 4.7 percent We are so sorry we made the terrible mistake of allowing it: Snapchat Pop star Rihanna urged fans on Thursday to delete Snapchat after the social media app ran an ad making… Read More »

Microsoft Suspends AMD Spectre and Meltdown Patch Rollout After Complaints of Unbootable PCs

HIGHLIGHTS Users of PCs with certain AMD CPUs reported freezing at bootup Microsoft blames AMD for providing inaccurate documentation The two companies are working together to resolve the problems Following multiple user complaints that of PCs with AMD processors were freezing while booting after the installation of Microsoft Windows security patches, the software giant has announced that it has suspended the delivery of specific… Read More »

Pixel 2 XL Affected by Slow Fingerprint Unlocking After Android 8.1 Oreo Update, Some Users Complain

HIGHLIGHTS Fingerprint unlock reportedly becomes laggy after Android 8.1 Users reported the issue on Google Product Forums and Reddit A top Google Product Forums contributor suggested a fix in the pipeline Some Pixel 2 XL users have reported that they are facing slower fingerprint unlocking on their Pixel 2 XL devices after installing the Android 8.1 Oreo update. The issue has been… Read More »

Moto G4 Plus to Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update After All, Company Clarifies ‘Miscommunication’

Lenovo-owned Moto brand recently released the list of its smartphones that will receive Android 8.0 Oreo going ahead but the Moto G4 and Moto G4 Plus, which were released last year, were surprising omissions among other handsets. Now, the company has come forward and clarified that the Moto G4 Plus will also be receiving the much-awaited Oreo treatment and has apologised for the previous miscommunication… Read More »