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Jio Phone Finally Released as Beta Testing Commences

HIGHLIGHTS Jio Phone beta tests are scheduled to start August 15 The testing units will likely be available for select RIL employees Reliance Jio will start delivering the handset to consumers in September The first batch of JioPhone units will become available Tuesday, August 15 as beta trials of the 4G feature phone are scheduled to commence today, a little over three ... Read More »

Asus ZenFone 3 Ultra Review

HIGHLIGHTS The ZenFone 3 Ultra is priced at Rs. 49,999 The 6.8-inch Full-HD screen is sharp enough for movies and games Build quality is excellent and battery life is quite good What is the ideal size for a smartphone? The answer is of course subjective, but there has been an obvious trend towards going larger. Models with 5.5-inch screens have ... Read More »

Three Things to Check Before Renting a Commercial Building

Renting a commercial building is a good choice for newer companies. You can save some money on renting a property instead of buying one, but you also get the chance to see how well that building will work for your company. It gives you an idea of whether you need more space or if your company would do well in ... Read More »

Industry Leadership 101: Increasing Your Company’s Level Of Influence

In many cases, business owners think about things like conversion rate optimization and more customers when they consider what types of outcomes they want their organization to generate. While these outcomes are amazing, it’s also important to remember that focusing in on industry leadership is a great way to make your business more successful. Although defined broadly, industry leadership basically ... Read More »

White nationalist rally at University of Virginia

Hundreds of US white nationalists have rallied at the University of Virginia, protesting against plans to remove a statue of a confederate general. The group waved torches and chanted “Jews will not replace us” and “white lives matter” as they marched through the Charlottesville university. There were clashes with counter-protesters, while the local mayor condemned the march as racist. A ... Read More »

China Says Investigating Baidu, Tencent, Weibo for Breaching Cyber Laws

China’s cyber regulator on Friday said it was investigating the country’s top social media sites over failing to comply with strict laws that ban content which is violent, obscene or deemed offensive to the Communist Party. The Cyberspace Administration said it was investigating Tencent Holdings’ WeChat, Weibo and Baidu’s forum site Tieba over suspected violations of the country’s strict cyber-security laws. “Users are spreading ... Read More »

How UXAs and Designers Come Together to Build Remarkable Projects

As the web becomes more interactive, being brought to life through a variety of mobile, touch-screen, VR, and other types of engaging devices, the User Experience (UX) of visitors is becoming an increasingly important area of focus for designers. In order to best assess the UX of any web designs, designers should work with a User Experience Analyst (UXA.) During ... Read More »

Volvo’s electric stance may clean up car act

The latest forecast is more aggressive than projections made by the International Energy Agency (IEA). Unless the runaway growth of automobiles run on fossil fuels eases off, particularly in China and India, carbon dioxide emissions from cars and motorbikes will continue well into the latter half of the 21st century. It is in this context that the announcement by Volvo to phase ... Read More »

Alphabet Sees Boost in Mobile Ads as It Takes Hit From Record EU Fine on Google

Google parent Alphabet on Monday saw shares slide as the market reacted to a massive fine by the European Commission and word that success in mobile, cloud and YouTube is coming with higher costs. Alphabet reported a quarterly profit of $3.5 billion (roughly Rs. 22,532 crores), in a sharp decline from a year ago, with a $2.74 billion antitrust fine in Europe biting into earnings. The technology giant reported ... Read More »

US, Chinese delegations cancel news conferences on economic talks

U.S. and Chinese delegations participating in an annual economic dialogue on Wednesday have both canceled news conferences scheduled for late afternoon following the conclusion of the talks, a U.S. Treasury spokesman said. The spokesman said there was no information on the cause of the cancellations. The Chinese embassy in Washington confirmed the cancellation of the Chinese press conference, also without explanation. Senior Trump administration ... Read More »