Tag Archives: Takes

New Virtual Reality App Timelooper Takes You Back in History

Imagine watching frantic shopkeepers busily extinguish the Great Fire of London, or sheltering from Nazi bombing raids during the Blitz. Now, thanks to a new virtual reality app, you can travel back in time to be immersed in these events. The Timelooper app allows users to experience key moments in London history with just a smartphone and a cardboard headset. ... Read More »

Microsoft Takes on Oracle, Opening Up Database Software to Linux

Microsoft Corp planned on Monday to announce its move into a new business, unveiling a database software that works with a rival to its Windows operating system, a move that takes aim at a market long dominated by Oracle Corp. Microsoft’s new database product will work with the Linux operating system. The move is the latest to show Microsoft’s increasing ... Read More »

Husband of San Bernardino Attack Victim Takes Apple’s Side in FBI Spat

A man whose wife was wounded during the San Bernardino attack has taken Apple’s side in its ongoing battle with the FBI over unlocking a iPhone used by one of the shooters. Salihin Kondoker the husband of Anies Kondoker, who was shot three times, but survived the attack at Inland Regional Center on December 2 that left 14 dead wrote ... Read More »

Apple Pay Launched in China, Takes on Country’s Internet Kings

Apple Inc launched its mobile payment system in China on Thursday in a bid to convince the hundreds of millions of users of the country’s entrenched, dominant services to switch. “We think China could be our largest Apple Pay market,” Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, told Reuters in an interview in Beijing. In an early boost, China’s biggest ... Read More »

Apple Pay Launched in China, Takes on Country’s Internet Kings

Apple Inc launched its mobile payment system in China on Thursday in a bid to convince the hundreds of millions of users of the country’s entrenched, dominant services to switch. “We think China could be our largest Apple Pay market,” Jennifer Bailey, vice president of Apple Pay, told Reuters in an interview in Beijing. In an early boost, China’s biggest ... Read More »

Bad Loan Clean-Up Takes Toll on State Banks’ Earnings

Mumbai: Four state-run banks reported a spike in bad loans and provisions for sour debt on Tuesday after a clean-up exercise ordered by their regulator, sending three of them to net losses for the fiscal third quarter. Punjab National Bank (PNB), India’s fourth-biggest state-run lender by assets, posted a 93 per cent fall in December-quarter profit, and said it expected ... Read More »