OPPO unveils budget phone for Rs 10,990 in India

OPPO unveils budget phone for Rs 10,990 in India

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS): Chinese smartphone maker OPPO on Friday unveiled a new mid-range smartphone “OPPO A3s” for Rs 10,990 in India.   The device houses 13+2MP dual rear camera system and an 8MP Artificial Intelligence (AI)-enabled front camera.   It has a 6.2 inch super full-notch screen, OPPO’s AI beauty technology for enhanced selfie […]

India presents great business opportunities: Alibaba Cloud

India presents great business opportunities: Alibaba Cloud

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS): With Indian organisations already spending heavily on public Cloud services, time is now right to do business in the country, a top executive from Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Chinese giant Alibaba Group, said on Friday.   “Alibaba Cloud has always been dedicated to empower enterprises of different sizes […]

Iran says will strive to ensure oil supplies to India

Iran says will strive to ensure oil supplies to India

A gas flare on an oil production platform in the Soroush oil fields is seen alongside an Iranian flag in the Gulf, Iran. (REUTERS File Photo)   NEW DELHI, July 12 (Reuters): Iran will do its best to ensure security of oil supply to India by offering “flexible measures” to boost bilateral trade, a statement […]

Fiscal pressures emerging for several states: RBI

Fiscal pressures emerging for several states: RBI

Mumbai, July 12 (IANS): Fiscal pressures are emerging for several states on the expenditure side, under committed heads, said a Reserve Bank of India (RBI) report, released here on Thursday.   Entitled “State Finances: A Study of Budgets of 2017-18 and 2018-19”, the report is an annual publication that provides information, analysis and an assessment […]

Trump and Obama lose followers as Twitter sanitises its platform

Trump and Obama lose followers as Twitter sanitises its platform

New Delhi/San Francisco, July 12 (IANS): US President Donald Trump lost about 100,000 of his 53.4 million followers and former President Barack Obama lost about 400,000 as Twitter began removing locked accounts — which are disabled owing to suspicious activity — to sanitise its platform.   Several high-profile users were set to experience a drop […]

Why Wi-Fi connectivity is still limited in India

Why Wi-Fi connectivity is still limited in India

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS): One of the key reasons for the relatively low Wi-Fi connectivity in India is the limited penetration of home broadband, says an analyst with London-based OpenSignal, which specializes in crowdsourced wireless coverage mapping all over the world.   Wi-Fi connectivity in India is still well below more developed markets such […]

Telecom Comm approves net neutrality, new telecom policy

Telecom Comm approves net neutrality, new telecom policy

New Delhi, July 11 (PTI): The Telecom Commission today approved net neutrality rules which bar service providers from discriminating against Internet content and services by blocking, throttling or granting them higher speed access.   Some mission critical applications or services like remote surgery and autonomous cars will however be kept out of the purview of net […]

China says will hit back after U.S. proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion in goods

China says will hit back after U.S. proposes fresh tariffs on $200 billion in goods

Chinese national flags are flying near a steel factory in Wu’an, Hebei province, China. (REUTERS File Photo)   BEIJING/WASHINGTON, July 10 (Reuters): China accused the United States of bullying and warned it would hit back after the Trump administration raised the stakes in their trade dispute, threatening 10 percent tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese […]

RailYatri to predict availability of confirmed rail tickets

RailYatri to predict availability of confirmed rail tickets

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS): Passengers planning to travel by train will greatly benefit from Railyatri, a travel start-up which has added a new feature of rush-o-meter that predicts how fast confirmed tickets for every train get sold out.   The feature works on the basis of historic data and deep data analysis. It predicts the […]

itel to launch dual rear camera smartphone for Rs 7,500

itel to launch dual rear camera smartphone for Rs 7,500

New Delhi, July 11 (IANS): China-based Transsion Holdings’ itel Mobile is all set to launch its first smartphone with dual rear camera in India on July 17.   The smartphone will sport a slim profile with full screen and ultra-thin bezels, hinting at an 18:9 aspect ratio, industry sources told IANS on Wednesday.   The device […]