Samsung Galaxy S9, S9+ beat rivals on download speed

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:40

San Francisco, May 15 (IANS) With download speeds up to 42 per cent faster than its closest competitor Apple, long-lasting battery and more storage, Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ were on Tuesday touted as the fastest smartphones in the global market.


BSNL partners SAP to boost GST compliance in rural India

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 18:22

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) State-owned telecom operator BSNL on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with enterprise solutions provider SAP to jointly offer innovative GST (goods and services tax) solutions to enterprises across India.


Iceland's WOW air to commence India operations

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 17:34

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Iceland's low fare transatlantic airline -- WOW air -- on Tuesday said that it will commence operations between New Delhi and Keflavik airport to multiple destinations in North America at fares starting from Rs 13,499 including taxes.


OPPO unveils its sub-brand 'Realme 1' in India

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:26

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Targeted at millennials, Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Tuesday debuted its sub-brand "Realme 1" smartphone in India for Rs 8,990 (3GB RAM and 32GB internal storage model).


HP's new 'all-in-one' PC to come pre-installed with Alexa

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:22

San Francisco, May 15 (IANS) With the rising popularity of Amazon's virtual assistant Alexa, HP Inc's new 34-inch curved all-in-one (AiO) PC is expected to come with the built-in digital assistant app.


PNB posts net loss of Rs 13,417 crore for Q4

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:06

Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) The multi-crore fraud hit Punjab National Bank posted a net loss of Rs 13,417 crore for the fourth quarter (January-March) of 2017-18, a regulatory filing by the company on the BSE stated on Tuesday.


Committed to fostering innovation in India: Microsoft

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 16:00

Hyderabad, May 15 (IANS) An automated traffic navigation system, a crowdsourced risk analysis platform to curb depression and a smart video player that understands a user's preference were among the student-led projects showcased here at an event hosted by Microsoft that reiterated its commitment to fostering innovation in India.


Analytics firm to shut down over Twitter data sharing changes

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:04

San Francisco, May 15 (IANS) Favstar -- a start-up which has been analysing and curating tweets based on their popularity -- has announced that it will shut down its operations on June 19, citing Twitter's decision to change the way it shares data with third-party companies.


China's Shenzhen permits Tencent to test self-driving cars

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 14:02

Shenzhen, May 15 (IANS) With China competing fiercely with the US for leadership in autonomous driving, its southern coastal city of Shenzhen has now joined Beijing and Shanghai in permitting road tests for self-driving cars.


China-based Transsion appoints Arijeet Talapatra as India CEO

Tue, 05/15/2018 - 13:44

New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) After becoming the fifth largest mobile handset player in India, China-based technology company Transsion Holdings on Tuesday elevated its veteran employee Arijeet Talapatra as the new CEO of its India operations.