Samsung Galaxy Note 7 another flagship killer for Apple?

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 14:26

New York/New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) With South Korean giant Samsung introducing a refreshing Galaxy Note 7 sporting an iris biometric scanner, the road ahead for Apple to safeguard its iPhone boundaries -- including on its home turf -- has become tougher.


ASUS unveils new Zenfone Selfie smartphone

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 14:22

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Taiwan-based technology major ASUS on Wednesday launched a new version of its Zenfone Selfie (ZD551KL) smartphone in India at Rs 12,999.


HCL net up 14.8 per cent in first quarter

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 14:00

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Global IT services major HCL Technologies Ltd on Wednesday reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 2,047 crore for first (April-June) quarter of fiscal 2016-17, registering 14.8 per cent year-on-year growth.


Profit booking drags Indian equity markets lower

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 14:00

Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) Indian equity markets on Wednesday succumbed to profit booking on uncertainities regarding the passage of the GST (Goods and Services Tax) bill in the Rajya Sabha.


Wipro disagrees with CAG on undue favour by UIDAI

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 13:08

Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Global software major Wipro Ltd disagreed with the findings of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) that the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) had shown undue favour to it, the company said on Wednesday.


Indian businessman trains Ghana's youth for job market

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 11:28

Accra, Aug 3 (IANS) As unemployment rates among Ghana's university graduates rise alarmingly, an Indian businessman here has stepped forward with an offer to train young professionals -- and possibly give them jobs.


Airport shut as volcano erupts in Indonesia

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:52

Jakarta, Aug 3 (IANS) An airport was forced to close in eastern Indonesia as Mount Gamalama volcano erupted on Wednesday, a disaster agency official said.


Move over Apple, two new US phone makers enter India with a bang (Tech Trend)

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:40

New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Why Chinese? The screaming headline on hoardings in the capital and beyond showcasing new US smartphone maker InFocus clearly signals the beginning of an era for the Indian consumers to look beyond the high-end premium Apple to affordable and mid-segment devices from American players.


Samsung Galaxy Note 7 coming with iris scanner

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 10:06

Seoul, Aug 3 (IANS) Giving a refreshing look to its Galaxy Note series ahead of the Apple event, Samsung has introduced an iris biometric scanner in its flagship Note 7 which, according to company officials, is the first globally.


Markets down on Wednesday morning

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 09:42

Mumbai, Aug 3 (IANS) The 30-scrip Sensitive Index (Sensex) on Wednesday opened on a negative note during the morning session of the trade.


Chinese yuan strengthens

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 08:56

Beijing, Aug 3 (IANS) The central parity rate of the Chinese currency renminbi (yuan) strengthened 256 basis points to 6.6195 against the US dollar on Wednesday, according to the China Foreign Exchange Trading System.


Oil prices extend losses on glut worries

Wed, 08/03/2016 - 08:36

New York, Aug 3 (IANS) Oil prices reversed early gains to end lower on Tuesday, with the US oil settling below $40 a barrel for the first time since April, as concerns about a supply glut continued to weigh on the market.


Lok Sabha adopts resolution opposing Railway dividend to government

Tue, 08/02/2016 - 22:22

New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Lok Sabha on Tuesday adopted a resolution under which the Railway Ministry has questioned the practice of railways paying dividend to the government, as Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu maintained that the country's "strategic asset is in deep trouble for long".