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Tim Cook ‘Confirms’ Apple Looking to Open Retail Stores in India

Apple is getting serious about India. The iPhone maker sees the country as one of the most important growth areas, Tim Cook, company’s chief executive was cited as saying. Cook also confirmed that Apple is in early stages to bring its official retail stores in India. As Apple worries of slowing growth in its main markets, the Cupertino-based giant is ... Read More »

Mozilla to End Development on Firefox OS for Smartphones

The Firefox smartphone operating system is being shut down, three years after a launch aimed at challenging the dominant platforms powered by Apple and Google, developers said Thursday. The operating system created by the Mozilla developer community as an open-source system failed to gain traction in mobile devices, according to a statement from Mozilla developer George Roter. “Through the work ... Read More »

How to Use Multiple Accounts With Instagram

Instagram users have long wished for a feature that lets them use multiple accounts in the app. If you have a personal Instagram account and one for your company or employer, managing both can be a real chore without support for multiple accounts. Or perhaps you have more than one account, and you use these for different topics. To manage ... Read More »

Microsoft Launches Windows 10 Update History Portal to Highlight Changes

Microsoft on Tuesday released a new update (build number 10586.104) for Windows 10 to fix a number of bug fixes including security vulnerabilities in its Edge Web browser. The Redmond-based company also launched a dedicated portal on which it now showcases all the features and changes it seeds with the new Windows 10 update. Since the release of Windows 10 ... Read More »

Trojan T9000 Bypasses Antivirus Suites to Spy on Skype Calls, Chats: Report

A newly discovered sophisticated backdoor trojan named T9000 is said to be targeting Skype users. The trojan steals information of a user by recording the conversation and capturing encrypted data. Furthermore, security researchers are warning that T9000 is also able to take screenshots of different applications on the victim’s computer. T9000 is designed to collect information from the victim’s system ... Read More »

Foxconn CEO to Meet With Sharp Executives on Friday

Foxconn Chief Executive Officer Terry Gou is in Osaka to meet executives of Japan’s Sharp Corp, a Sharp spokesman said, one day after the struggling electronics maker said it was focusing on the Taiwan firm’s takeover bid over a rival offer from a Japanese state-backed fund. Shares in Osaka-based Sharp soared 10 percent in early morning trade, bringing two-day gains ... Read More »

ADHD in Kids: What Parents and Teachers Need to Know and Understand

There seems to be a never-ending stream of research reports about attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD –  the most commonly diagnosed neuro-behavioral disorder in U.S. children –  and how it affects young people. The latest is a study from the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Minnesota, which found that girls with childhood ADHD were “at a two-fold risk” of becoming obese ... Read More »

Essar Oil Sees 7-Fold Jump in Q3 Net Profit to Rs 364 Crore

New Delhi: Essar Oil on Tuesday reported a seven-fold jump in its third quarter net profit at Rs 364 crore on account of record refining margins. The company’s net profit stood at Rs 52 crore in the same period a year ago, it said in a statement. However, total revenue declined 37 per cent to Rs 13,947 crore as oil ... Read More »

PFS Q3 Net Rises 27% to Rs 69 Crore

New Delhi: PTC India Financial Services (PFS) on Tuesday said its net profit grew by 27 per cent to Rs 69.45 crore during the quarter ended December 2015. Its net profit during the corresponding quarter last year stood at Rs 54.81 crore. The company’s total revenue for the quarter ended December increased by 17 per cent to Rs 248.06 crore ... Read More »

Apollo Tyres Q3 Net Up 51% to Rs 278 Crore

New Delhi: Apollo Tyres on Tuesday reported a 51.35 per cent increase in consolidated net profit at Rs 278.5 crore for the third quarter ended December 31, 2015. The company, which on Tuesday announced appointment of former CAG Vinod Rai and ex-CEO of Pirelli Tyres Francesco Gori to its Board of Directors, had posted a consolidated net profit of Rs ... Read More »