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Varadkar lashes out at ‘cowardly’ anonymous trolls on social media

  Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has hit out at “cowardly” social media users who abuse people using “the cloak of anonymity”. The use of social media in political circles has been under scrutiny in the wake of the Jobstown trial and separately the cautioning by gardaí of a woman for messages criticising Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty. However, Mr Varadkar told ... Read More »

Motorola Earbuds Metal, Earbuds Sports Launched in India at Rs. 999

Motorola Earbud Metal HIGHLIGHTS The starting price for both headphones is Rs. 999 Earbuds Sports come with a removable ear hook Both the in-ear headphones come with IP54 water resistance Shyam Telecom, the Indian licensee of MotorolaCompanion Products range, on Wednesday launched the Motorola Earbuds Metal and Earbuds Sports in-ear headphones in India. Both the Motorola in-ear headphones are priced Rs. ... Read More »

‘Inclusive, equitable and quality education’ at the heart of high-level UN event

Students at a university library in Rabat, Morocco. Photo: Arne Hoel/World Bank 28 June 2017 – Education leaders from around the world convened today at the United Nations to discuss ways to advance action on Sustainable Development Goal 4, which aims to “ensure inclusive and quality education for all and promote lifelong learning.” “Inclusive, equitable and quality education goes to ... Read More »

Bihar Board class 10th results 2017 to be declared today, check at biharboard.ac.in

The BSEB has postponed Class 10 results twice since 30 May following controversies related to the Class 12 results. Photo:HT New Delhi: The Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) is expected to announce Bihar Class 10 result 2017 on Thursday at 11 am on its official website www.biharboard.ac.in The Bihar Board Class 10th result 2017 has been postponed twice since 30 ... Read More »

Dow, S&P 500 end at records as tech shares rebound

U.S. stocks rose on Monday, with both the Dow and the S&P 500 ending at new records as technology shares rebounded from a recent bout of sharp weakness to lead the market higher. The Dow Jones Industrial Average DJIA, -0.29%  rose 144.71 points, or 0.7%, to 21,528.99, ending at its highs of the day, which represented both an intraday and ... Read More »

Alcatel A3 10 Tablet With 4G, Voice Calling Support Launched at Rs. 9,999

HIGHLIGHTS Alcatel A3 10 going on sale via Flipkart It has been priced at Rs. 9,999 It features a large 10.1-inch display Alcatel on Thursday announced its all-new A3 10 tablet in India. Priced at Rs. 9,999, the new Alcatel A3 10 will be going on sale via Flipkart from today in Volcano Black colour. Alcatel says that the new ... Read More »

IIT Kanpur students told to wear kurtas, pyjamas and churidaars at convocation

The IIT Kanpur convocation ceremony will be held on 15 and 16 June. Photo: HT Lucknow: Keen to shed what it calls a “colonial tradition”, the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur has directed its students to don ethnic attire like kurtas, pyjamas and churidaars during their convocation ceremony, in place of the ceremonial black robes and head gear. The ... Read More »

Intex FitRist Cardio With Heart Rate Sensor Launched at Rs. 1,499

HIGHLIGHTS The fitness tracker can also display message and call notifications Intex FitRist Cardio is available to buy exclusively via Amazon India Activity tracking band is compatible with both Android and iOS phones Intex on Wednesday unveiled a new version of its FitRist activity tracker, called FitRist Cardio. Adding heart rate tracking to the fitness band’s capabilities, Intex has made ... Read More »

Doom VFR and Fallout 4 VR Announced at Bethesda E3 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Doom VR is announced as Doom VFR Fallout 4 VR will be out in October No release date for Doom VFR has been given Doom is getting a VR version. Called Doom VFR it was announced by Bethesda at its E3 2017 conference. In addition to this, the company also revealed Fallout 4 in VR, dubbed as the first ... Read More »

Chipmakers at Taiwan’s Biggest Tech Fair Look Beyond Crowded Smartphone Market

Chipmakers switched focus at Taiwan’s top tech fair this week with bets on new areas such as driverless cars, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, shifting away from smartphones where intense competition has pushed down components prices. The Computex Taipei event, now in its 36th year, has historically been a central venue for electronic parts manufacturers to show off their processors ... Read More »