Tag Archives: It

Infosys Co-Founder Launches App Chronicling Indian IT Journey

Infosys co-founder S Gopalakrishnan Sunday launched a new app itihaasa that chronicles the “fascinating journey” of the Indian IT industry since the 1950s. “I have been a part of the industry for over 37 years and have seen the industry grow, prosper and become an important part of the economy. I am fortunate to have been a part of this ... Read More »

Lyft Is Gaining on Uber in the US as It Spends Big for Growth

Visit many of America’s top landmarks, and amid the crowds of tourists, you’ll find hip, young people in pink, mustache T-shirts. This small army, spread across 20 of the largest US cities, has been out in full force since late last year, handing out $50 Lyft ride vouchers to anyone passing by. For those who happen to miss the street ... Read More »

Twitter Makes It Easier to Share Tweets Through Direct Messages

Twitter on Tuesday added a button that lets people easily share ‘tweets’ in direct messages. The move came as an acknowledgement of the appeal of one-to-one connections to users of the popular one-to-many messaging service, and as Twitter worked to ramp use of its platform. Millions of direct messages are sent daily at Twitter, and the number of tweets shared ... Read More »

FBI Assures It Will Help Authorities Unlock Devices When Allowed by Law

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has assured law enforcement across the United States that it will help unlock mobile devices such as iPhones involved in investigations when it is allowed by law and policy. The FBI said in a letter to local authorities that it understands the challenges they face and that they lack necessary tools to monitor and investigate ... Read More »

Ketogenic Diet Deconstructed: Should You Follow it?

Would you really want be to the hamster subjected to medical research and studies? If your answer is a vehement no, then maybe you should rethink trying those fad-diets that are, in reality, the outcome of some medical research carried out in order to combat a certain disease. Interestingly, the most popular diet regimes these days are dominantly low-carb in ... Read More »

Microsoft to End PC Gaming as We Know It: Gears of War Developer

Universal Windows Platform (UWP) is a programming application for Windows 10 developers that lets them create a single version of software to run across all Windows devices including PCs, smartphones, tablets, and the Xbox One. The company is slated to unveil more UWP details at its Build event this month. However UWP has also gained the ire of Tim Sweeney, ... Read More »

Uncharted 4 Delayed Again So Everyone Can Play It at the Same Time: Sony

PS4 exclusive Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End has been delayed again. The game was first due for a mid-December 2015 release but missed it due to developer Naughty Dog chasing “high standards”. Then the game was due on March 18 with an announcement at Paris Games Week. Barely a month later it was announced for April 26 in the US, ... Read More »

Microsoft Explains Why It Doesn’t Report Xbox One Sales Figures

It’s been known for awhile that the PS4 has been doing well for Sony. With around 36 million sold, there are almost twice the number PS4s in the hands of consumers compared to the Xbox One in a similar timeframe. So much so that Microsoft has resorted to reporting the number of active users on Xbox Live and Windows instead ... Read More »

Levelled Up in a Game? Kiip Wants to ‘Reward’ You for It

Feeling happy after completing a gruelling workout or levelling up in a mobile game? Mobile advertising startup Kiip is looking to capitalise on that moment, by offering you a discount coupon. Kiip, which expects to be valued at $1 billion (roughly Rs. 6,729 crores) in the next two years, offers companies the choice to reward people who use some gaming, ... Read More »

Freedom 251: Adcom Says It Sold Phones to Ringing Bells at Rs. 3,600 a Unit

The controversy surrounding Freedom 251, the Rs. 251 smartphone that captured the world’s attention, doesn’t seem to be dying down. After Ringing Bells, the Noida-based maker of the smartphone, earlier this week tried to reassure users by promising to refund the first phase’s 30,000 customers, now Adcom has issued a statement to dissociate itself from the company. In an emailed ... Read More »