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InFocus Bingo 21 With 4.5-Inch Display, 2GB of RAM Launched at Rs. 5,499

InFocus has launched a new budget smartphone in India, the InFocus Bingo 21, priced at Rs. 5,499. It is available to buy from online stores in Blue, White, and Orange colour variants. The smartphone is listed on the company’s own website as well. The dual-SIM supporting InFocus Bingo 21 runs on Android 5.1 Lollipop and features a 4.5-inch FWVGA (850×480 ... Read More »

Internet Shouldn’t Be the Monopoly of a Few, Says Communications Minister

Lauding the telecom watchdog’s decision on discriminatory pricing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said Internet is one of the finest creations of the human mind and it should not become the monopoly of a few. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in a much-awaited regulatory order on Monday had said that no service provider would be allowed ... Read More »

National Investigation Agency Seeks Internet Data of IS Suspects

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has sought the help of various Internet Service Providers (ISPs) to obtain the data used by arrested Islamic State suspects. The suspects had extensively used various social media sites, including WhatsApp, Facebook and Twitter, to recruit and promote the ideology of the terrorist outfit in India. According to sources, the NIA, while seeking the remand ... Read More »

SoundCloud Stations, Fitwell, Over, Adventures of Mana, and More Apps This Week

February’s first week is already over and there have been some heavy hitter releases in both the games and the apps category. If you’ve been aching for an old school JRPG fix or want to journal your life in a better way, I’ve got you covered. Lost in Harmony comes to Android Lost in Harmony is a very unique game. ... Read More »

Fear of Losing Jobs Recedes in India, Says Survey

Seventeen per cent of Indian employees fear about losing their jobs. This is the finding of a survey by global human resource consulting firm Randstad conducted during the December quarter. In the September survey, 23 per cent of employees had expressed fear about job security. The survey also revealed positive sentiment among Indian employers for 2016: A staggering 90 per ... Read More »

Equity MF Inflows Hit 20-Month Low of Rs 2,914 Crore in January

New Delhi: Equity mutual funds witnessed in January inflows worth Rs 2,914 crore, the lowest level in the last 20 months, mainly on account of weakness in stock markets and appreciation in gold prices, says a report. This was the second successive month when the flows for local equity mutual funds. According to a Deutsche Bank research report, equity MFs ... Read More »

Banking, Financial Services Segment Ahead of Company’s Overall Growth: TCS

New Delhi: Allaying concerns regarding demand slowdown in banking and financial services (BFS) vertical, the country’s largest IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) on Tuesday said the segment continues to grow well and is “ahead of the overall company growth”. Yesterday, TCS’ rival Cognizant had given a bleak revenue outlook for the first quarter and 2016, citing a “soft start ... Read More »

Central Bank of India Posts Rs 837-Crore Loss in Q3

New Delhi: Central Bank of India on Tuesday said it has registered a net loss of Rs 836.62 crore for the third quarter ended December. The public sector lender had clocked a profit of Rs 137.65 crore in the corresponding October-December qaurter of 2014-15. Total income of the bank decreased to Rs 6,911.62 crore during the third quarter of 2015-16, ... Read More »

Banking, Financial Services Segment Ahead of Overall Growth: TCS

New Delhi: Allaying concerns regarding demand slowdown in banking and financial services (BFS) vertical, country’s largest IT firm Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) today said the segment continues to grow well and is “ahead of the overall company growth”. Yesterday, TCS’ rival Cognizant had given a bleak revenue outlook for the first quarter and 2016, citing a “soft start to the ... Read More »

Adblock Plus, Scourge of Websites, Seeks Industry Deal

For its users, Adblock Plus stands as a bulwark against intrusive advertising. But websites dependent on advertising revenue to remain free-of-charge see the open source software as a scourge. Now the German firm behind Adblock Plus is taking a more conciliatory tack, reaching out to its adversaries to find an “acceptable” level and form of advertising on the net. Adblock ... Read More »