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Lenovo eyes ‘dynamic’ Indian market for its gaming portfolio

Lenovo has already launched Legion Y520 and Y720 gaming laptops. (Lenovo) Lenovo is looking at the Indian market to push its PC gaming brand Legion. The company says it is banking on the country’s “dynamic” market and a sizeable population, which is interested in high-end gaming devices. “India’s population is so big you do not need many people to get ... Read More »

RTE’s heart is in the right place—but not its head

The RTE Act has proved to be a disastrous piece of legislation. Illustration: Jayachandran/Mint The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act or the Right to Education Act (RTE) was supposed to drive India’s big leap in social development. It was supposed to bring millions to school, building the foundations upon which a modern, progressive and prosperous nation ... Read More »

Real life Meizu Pro 7 image shows off its secondary E-Ink display

Almost every day, we come across some new information about the flagship smartphone. Yet again, some renders said to be of the Meizu Pro 7 has appeared on Gizmochina. While we can’t guarantee you the authenticity of these images, they kind of look genuine. The images have allowed us to take a look at both the front and back of ... Read More »

Kitchen gadgets review: animal mugs – it’s not right to pour boiling water over a cat’s head

As I sip, the cat’s ears rise to meet me. It should be cute, but isn’t. And who can drink that much tea? Photograph: Jill Mead for the Guardian What? Cat and dog mugs (£12, utilitydesign.co.uk). Porcelain bowl with handle and integrated interior statuette. Why? Miaow do you like your tea? One sugar, one hellish surprise? Well? OK, so these ... Read More »

Fashion and Technology Are Merging. And It’s Astounding.

IN BRIEF Fashion and technology are beginning to become more entwined, with multiple big label collaborations. But what does this mean for the future of fashion — and fashion’s future with us? TENTATIVE STEPS TOWARD MELDING FASHION AND TECHNOLOGY The arts and technology are beginning a courtship that may fundamentally affect the way we perceive both of them: in visual ... Read More »

It’s Time to Play Tech Monopoly

Every 20 years or so, the tech industry suffers a spasm of antitrust fever driven by angry accusations and, eventually, intervention by the Justice Department. In the late ’70s and early ’80s it was all about IBM’s mainframe monopoly. In the late ’90s, Microsoft was the evil monopolist, with its PC operating-system dominance. The latest round features Google. Or, wait, ... Read More »

Cortana-powered speaker could be on its way to you soon

A new app for Microsoft’s virtual assistant Cortana, named Device Setup, has been launched in the Google Play store. In the app, unearthed by The Tech Portal , you’re talked through the set-up of your Cortana-powered home device – which is interesting, because there isn’t a Cortana home speaker on the market at the moment. We’re all becoming familiar with ... Read More »

Debit Card Breach: Hitachi Admits Its Systems Were Compromised

Hitachi Payments Services today accepted its systems were compromised by a sophisticated malware in mid-2016, that led to one of the biggest cyber-security breaches in country with 3.2 million cards affected and a scare over security of card-based transactions. The National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) had said over 600 customers had reported losses of at least Rs 1.3 crore ... Read More »

Paytm Says It’s Confident of Topping Total Card Transactions in India

Paytm Says It’s Confident of Topping Total Card Transactions in India With 8.5 million daily transactions on its platform, Paytm on Thursday exuded confidence that the digital payment company will soon overtake the cumulative transaction volume for cards in the country. The Alibaba-backed company said it has also seen a multi-fold rise in its userbase post demonetisation in November. “… ... Read More »

Waterjet Cutting and Its Manufacturing Applications

Waterjet technology has been around for decades, playing a key role in the success of various sectors in the manufacturing industry. Using water to make precision cuts remain a popular option for businesses today despite the presence of other options such as laser and plasma cutting. How Does It Work? Contrary to what its name suggests, waterjet cutting doesn’t actually ... Read More »