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Exam Tips: How to Help Your Child Perform Better, Diet and Other Factors

It’s that time of the year again. Yes, we all have gone through the much dreaded board examinations and somehow managed to wade and lurch our way through the month-long ordeal. When I think about them, I still have shivers running down my spine. I was always unsure of my preparation till the very last. I would unfortunately take on ... Read More »

Super Mario World and Other SNES Classics Headed to New 3DS

Nintendo is bringing some SNES classics to the Virtual Console, the company announced in one of its Nintendo Direct videos on Thursday. “Virtual Console is about to receive an upgrade, exclusively on new Nintendo 3DS systems,” said Bill Trinen, senior product marketing manager at Nintendo of America, Inc. “We will begin releasing Super NES virtual console titles, complete with new ... Read More »

Google, Microsoft, Other Rivals Back Apple Ahead of iPhone Ruling

Tech industry leaders including Alphabet Inc’s Google, Facebook Inc, Microsoft Corp, AT&T and more than two dozen other Internet and technology companies were filing legal briefs on Thursday asking a judge to support Apple Inc in its encryption battle with the US government, court documents and sources familiar with the companies’ plans said. The rare display of unity and support ... Read More »

Opinion: The EPF Tax And Other Personal Finance Issues

As far as the personal finance community is concerned, the entire discourse on Budget 2016 has been hijacked by the storm surrounding the proposed taxation of withdrawals from Employees Provident Fund and providing an exemption to 40 per cent of the NPS corpus withdrawn. The issue can be explained like this: in the case of the Employees Provident Fund, both ... Read More »

US DoJ Seeks to Force Apple to Extract Data From Dozen Other iPhones: Report

The US Justice Department is looking at court orders forcing Apple Inc to help investigators extract data from iPhones in about a dozen undisclosed cases across the country, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. This move comes on the heels of the San Bernardino, California, shooting case. The other phones, which were seized in a variety of criminal investigations, ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Ear, Xperia Projector, Other Connected Devices Launched at MWC

Alongside the overhaul of the Xperia brand to include “ambient connected devices capable of changing the way you interact with the world,” Sony introduced three new Xperia smartphones, and a range of accessories and concept devices at MWC 2016. These include Xperia Ear, Xperia Eye, and Xperia Projector, among others. The Xperia Ear (seen above) is a wireless ear-piece that ... Read More »

Google Partners Airtel, Other Operators in ‘RCS’ SMS-Replacement Initiative

Google on Monday announced the launch of its Rich Communications Services or RCS initiative along with over 15 global telecom partners. The initiative will let operators “provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices.” Some of the telecom operators who have struck a deal with Google include Bharti Airtel Ltd., Sprint, Telenor Group, Orange, Vodafone, and ... Read More »

US DoJ Seeks to Force Apple to Extract Data From Dozen Other iPhones: Report

The US Justice Department is looking at court orders forcing Apple Inc to help investigators extract data from iPhones in about a dozen undisclosed cases across the country, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing sources. This move comes on the heels of the San Bernardino, California, shooting case. The other phones, which were seized in a variety of criminal investigations, ... Read More »

Sony Xperia Ear, Xperia Projector, Other Connected Devices Launched at MWC

Alongside the overhaul of the Xperia brand to include “ambient connected devices capable of changing the way you interact with the world,” Sony introduced three new Xperia smartphones, and a range of accessories and concept devices at MWC 2016. These include Xperia Ear, Xperia Eye, and Xperia Projector, among others. The Xperia Ear (seen above) is a wireless ear-piece that ... Read More »

Google Partners Airtel, Other Operators in ‘RCS’ SMS-Replacement Initiative

Google on Monday announced the launch of its Rich Communications Services or RCS initiative along with over 15 global telecom partners. The initiative will let operators “provide an open, consistent, and globally interoperable messaging service across Android devices.” Some of the telecom operators who have struck a deal with Google include Bharti Airtel Ltd., Sprint, Telenor Group, Orange, Vodafone, and ... Read More »