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Who can claim tax benefit on interest paid on education loan?

The advantage of an education loan is that if the parent doesn’t have money, the loan can be repaid after the child completes the course and gets a job. Photo: iStockphoto Education costs are spiralling. The fee for a masters or diploma in management from premier institutes can be about ₹ 25 lakh, while many private medical institutes charge about ... Read More »

Xiaomi IPO: Xiaomi’s Weak Hong Kong Debut Casts Shadow on Tech Listings

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi Corp’s shares fell as much as 6 percent on debut Xiaomi priced its Hong Kong IPO at HKD 17 per share The Sino-US trade dispute has roiled financial markets Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi Corp’s shares fell as much as 6 percent on debut in Hong Kong due to valuation concerns, delivering a blow to investor sentiment in the tech sector ... Read More »

Donald Trump to announce his choice for SC judge on July 9, Indian-American Amul Thapar in fray

Judge Amul Thapar will have to wait till July 9 to know if he will make history as the first American of Indian or Asian descent to be nominated to the United States Supreme Court as one of its nine justices. He is on a shortlist of candidates being considered by President Donald Trump to succeed Justice Anthony Kennedy, who ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy On6 India Launch Expected on July 2, Will Be Flipkart Exclusive

HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart has confirmed the new Samsung Galaxy On-Series model It could be the rumoured Galaxy On6 The smartphone is teased with an ‘Infinity Display’ panel Flipkart has confirmed the launch of a new Samsung Galaxy On-Series model. The model, which is likely to be the rumoured Galaxy On6, is set to debut in India on July 2, the e-commerce giant revealed ... Read More »

Online information on vaccines and autism may be unreliable

Information about vaccines and autism available online can prove to be unreliable as it is often based on old, ‘weak’ scientific studies, and is contributing to the rise in anti-vaccination sentiments, a study has found. For the study researchers carried out a search for ‘vaccines autism’ and then analysed the results for the top 200 websites.The study, published in the ... Read More »

WhatsApp May Be Working on a Windows App for PCs: Report

Facebook-owned messaging service WhatsApp is reportedly working with Microsoft to deliver a proper desktop app. WhatsApp is one of the few developers that consistently delivered updates to its Windows Phone app, but a report by Windows Central suggests WhatsApp is actually getting ready to deliver a proper desktop app as well, The Next Web reported on Friday. Concept art for a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version of WhatsApp showed up on Behance ... Read More »

I Took the iPhone SE on a Trip and It’s Still a Great Secondary Phone

HIGHLIGHTS The iPhone SE was first launched in March 2016 Performance and camera quality is great for a two-year old phone An iPhone SE 2 is expected around September this year The iPhone SE 2 has recently been tipped for a launch in September this year, as dozens of leaks and rumours continue to circulate the Internet. Interestingly, one of the most notable aspects ... Read More »

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, WinFuture claimed in a report on Friday. ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Can Now Be Played on PC Using Tencent’s Official Emulator – Gaming Buddy

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile emulator is now available for PC users The emulator comes in an installation pack of 8.4MB It lets you switch between HD, Full-HD, and Ultra-HD resolutions PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) made a name for itself last year, popularising the battle royale genre. It launched on Windows, but got a mobile version earlier this year- PUBG Mobile was launched on both Android and iOSin March. Users ... Read More »

Indians look for engineering jobs most on LinkedIn

HIGHLIGHTS LinkedIn data shows that mechanical and software engineering job roles were five of the top 10 most viewed job posts in India in 2017 Job roles in MNCs were being preferred over those in homegrown companies Openings for interns in a software engineering role at Microsoft and Amazon were also among the top-10 File photo used for representation NEW ... Read More »