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Anup Kumar: India’s kabaddi captain is leading by example

Anup Kumar (second from right) during the final against Iran in the 2016 Kabaddi World Cup held in Ahmedabad. Photo: PTI Anup Kumar emerged from the hour-long team meeting sporting an autographed Australian rules football jersey gifted to him by the visiting Australian team. “Jab harte hain to meeting lambi hi chalti hai (when we lose, the meeting lasts longer),” ... Read More »

Tinder Smart Photos Launched; Helps Find Matches by Choosing Your Best Photo

Tinder Smart Photos Launched; Helps Find Matches by Choosing Your Best Photo HIGHLIGHTS Tinder claims users saw a 12 percent increase in matches Smart Photos alternates your profile pictures to test success rate Tinder says algorithm will maximise your match potential Tinder has quickly become one of the most popular dating apps around the world, but there has been one ... Read More »

Twitter, Netflix Among Services Impacted by Massive Cyber-Attack; Hacker Group Claims Responsibility

HIGHLIGHTS Friday saw a massive Internet outage in the US Major websites like Twitter, Netflix, PayPal, Spotify were down for hours A hacker group called New World Hackers claimed the attack responsibility Withering cyber-attacks on server farms of a key Internet firm repeatedly disrupted access to major websites and online services including Twitter, Netflix and PayPal across the United States ... Read More »

Microsoft Releases Fix for Users Affected by Windows 10 Cumulative Update Issue

Last week, Microsoft released Cumulative Update KB3194496 for users running Windows 10 Anniversary Update (version 1067), and, this caused problems for some users – trapping them in a loop after the installation failed. The issue only affected those who were previously on the Windows Insider Program before migrating the the public branch earlier this year, as well as some users ... Read More »

Apple Is Said to Plan Improved Cloud Services by Unifying Teams

Apple Inc. plans to unify its separate Internet services groups into a single campus to better compete with Alphabet Inc.’s Google and Amazon.com Inc. in the cloud, according to people familiar with the plans. Apple cloud services teams run by executive Eddy Cue, including Siri, Maps, iCloud, Apple Pay, Apple News and parts of iTunes and Apple Music, will move ... Read More »

Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by US Users

Twitter to Share Ad Revenue on Videos by US Users HIGHLIGHTS Twitter offers revenue sharing to media and entertainment compani New program will offer video creators a 70 percent share of revenue Users would also be allowed to share their videos on other platforms Twitter Inc on Tuesday stepped up its battle to attract video talent to its platform, saying ... Read More »

India Preparing Projects Worth $2-3 Billion For Funding By AIIB: Arun Jaitley

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley made the offer to set up AIIB branch in India while addressing the Board of Governors Session of the Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the bank headquartered in Beijing. BEIJING:  India is preparing a basket of projects worth USD 2-3 billion for funding by the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) in several areas like urban development ... Read More »

Facebook Forcing Users to Install Moments by Threatening to Delete Photos

HIGHLIGHTS This move made Moments No.1 app in US App Store. Facebook is using notifications and emails to spread this message. The last date to migrate is July 7. Social media giant Facebook is pushing its users to download its private photo-sharing Moments app, users report. The social network has begun sending out warnings that some photos will be deleted ... Read More »

Biggest-Ever Spectrum Auction Cleared By Cabinet: Highlights

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley along with Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad is briefing the media after a Cabinet meeting earlier in the day. Here are the key highlights: Biggest-ever spectrum auction cleared by Cabinet, says Finance Minister Arun Jaitley TRAI will meet again on spectrum usage charge: Arun Jaitley 2300 Mhz spectrum auction in seven bands Auction to end shortage ... Read More »

BJP’s Swamy Targets Arvind Subramanian, Finance Minister Stands By His Man

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley says government has full confidence in Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian. (File photo) NEW DELHI:  HIGHLIGHTS Arvind Subramanian, Chief Economic Advisor, discussed as new RBI chief BJP’s Subramanaian Swamy tweets “Sack him!” Swamy led shrill campaign against RBI Chief Rajan, who has refused Term 2 BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has a new target: Chief Economic Adviser ... Read More »