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iPad Pro 10.5-Inch and 12.9-Inch 2017 Models Come With 4GB of RAM

HIGHLIGHTS Last year’s 9.7-inch iPad Pro had 2GB of RAM Both new iPad Pro models pack 4GB of RAM The 10.5-inch iPad Pro comes with four connecting cables to display Apple launched its new iPad Pro tablets with 10.5-inch and 12.9-inch display at WWDC 2017 last week. Now, it has been revealed that both new tablets from the company pack ... Read More »

Four key factors that will shape the manager of the future

Doing things as they were done in past won’t last in the rapidly changing industries. Photo:iStockphoto I believe there will be four capabilities and skills that would affect managers in the future: (1) the greater need to think and act strategically in (2) increasingly dynamic environments (3) within global markets that (4) require customer-centric solutions. Strategic Thinking Most of the ... Read More »

Facebook Wins Dismissal of US Lawsuits Linked to Terrorism

A federal judge on Thursday dismissed two lawsuits seeking to hold Facebook Inc liable for supporting terrorist groups by letting them use its social media platform to further their goals, including violence against Jews. US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis in Brooklyn dismissed a $3 billion (roughly Rs. 19,450 crores) damages lawsuit by relatives of American victims of Hamas attacks, saying the ... Read More »

Twitter Users Experiencing Issues in Several Parts of the World

HIGHLIGHTS Issues are being faced in several parts of the world The service is not let users post tweets Issues are affecting websites and apps alike Twitter appears to be down. Several users, including Gadgets 360 staff, are facing issues posting tweets on the social network. The issue is affecting the Web interface, mobile website, TweetDeck, as well as the ... Read More »

Russian Rocket Returns to Service With Launch of US Satellite

HIGHLIGHTS The Proton rocket carried a US telecom satellite, Echostar-21 The Proton-M was successfully launched at 6:45am (0345 GMT/ 9:15am IST) Echostar-21 will provide telecommunications services in Europe Russia on Thursday sent into space a Proton rocket carrying a US telecom satellite, Echostar-21, the first launch in a year after an engine glitch sparked a probe into manufacturing flaws. “The ... Read More »

NASA Unveils ‘Out of This World’ Mars Rover

HIGHLIGHTS NASA has unveiled a new Mars rover concept vehicle The rover was unveiled at the Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex NASA’s next robotic Mars rover is set to land on the Red Planet in 2020 NASA has unveiled an “out of this world” futuristic Mars rover concept vehicle to inspire young people to want to learn more about its ... Read More »

Snap IPO May Lead Pack of Tech ‘Unicorns’

After a dearth of technology listings in 2016, Snapchat parent Snap is set for its market debut as early as this week. The initial public offering (IPO) if successful could presage a wave of listings from the sector’s so-called “unicorns” – those with a valuation of at least $1 billion based on private funding sources. Here are some of the ... Read More »

Apple Store Goes Down Ahead of WWDC 2017 Keynote; New iPad and MacBook Models Expected

HIGHLIGHTS As is tradition, the Apple Store has gone down ahead of a hardware unveil The company is anticipated to launch new iPad and MacBook models Also expected is the Siri Speaker, to take on Amazon Echo And it’s down. As is tradition before any hardware launch, Apple pulls down the Apple Store to update it with information about all ... Read More »

Social Media Firms Have Increased Removal of Hate Speech, Says EU

HIGHLIGHTS EU said that social networks have improved in removing hate content EU earlier ordered social sites to delete all objectionable content Germany even threatened to fine EUR 50 million for the same Social media companies like Facebook, Twitter and Google’s YouTube have stepped up both the speed and number of removals of hate speech on their platforms in response ... Read More »

India Leads Globally In Adoption Of Biometric Technology: Report

India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, a report suggests. (Representational) MUMBAI: With advancements in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in adoption of biometrics techniques, says a report. “On an average, people in India (9 per cent) are three times more likely than any other country (3 per cent) surveyed to have used ‘iris ... Read More »