Author Archives: Loknath Das

Moto Z2 Play With Moto Mod Support Launched: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

HIGHLIGHTS Moto Z2 Play sports a 5.5-inch full-HD display The smartphone is made available in two colour variants Motorola has launched new Moto Mods alongside as well Lenovo on Thursday launched the Moto Z2 Play smartphone that runs on Android 7.1 Nougat, comes with a Moto Voice Assistant, and like its predecessor, supports Moto Mods. The smartphone is priced at ... Read More »

Bihar Students Continue Protest Over Poor Intermediate Result

Bihar Students Continue Protest Over Poor Intermediate Result (File Photo) PATNA: Hundreds of Class 12 students in Bihar who have failed in their exams continued their protests here for the second consecutive day on Thursday demanding re-checking of their answer sheets, police said. More than 8 lakh of over 12 lakh students who appeared for the Class 12 exams, conducted ... Read More »

Fitbit May Buy Pebble, but Can It Really Make a Killer Smartwatch?

HIGHLIGHTS There are reports of Fitbit acquiring smartwatch maker Pebble Third-party smartwatches have missing features or rely on hacks You’re probably better off buying Android Wear or an Apple Watch Recently, reports have been circulating that Fitbit, the foremost player in the fitness-wearable space, is looking to buy Pebble, one of the early smartwatch makers with considerable clout in that ... Read More »

Build 2017: Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella Says Tech Sector Needs to Prevent a ‘1984’ Future

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft’s Nadella announced that 500 million devices run Windows 10 He made the announcement at ongoing Build 2017 developers conference Microsoft also revealed new AI tools Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella said Wednesday tech developers have a responsibility to prevent a dystopian “1984” future as the US technology titan unveiled a fresh initiative to bring artificial intelligence into the ... Read More »

Facebook Trending Topics Tweaked to Show More News Sources

HIGHLIGHTS New design will offer a “carousel” with a variety of websites Aim is to help people “feel more informed about the news in their region” The update “does not affect how trending topics are identified” Facebook on Wednesday unveiled its latest redesign to its “trending topics” feature – its latest move to give users a variety of sources on ... Read More »

Fastrack Reflex Review

HIGHLIGHTS The Fastrack Reflex is an activity tracker It costs Rs. 1,995, supports Android and iOS devices The overall experience lags behind its competition Fastrack is a well-known brand in India, owned by watchmaker Titan. Apart from watches, Fastrack sells several accessories such as sunglasses that are targeted at youngsters. The Fastrack Reflex is the company’s first attempt at an ... Read More »

iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.2.5, tvOS 10.2.1, watchOS 3.2.2 Updates Now Available: Here’s What’s New

HIGHLIGHTS All updates mostly focus on bug fixes Apple is gearing up for WWDC in June All the big features will be announced then Apple is officially rolling out software updates for its iPhone, iPad, Apple Watch, Apple TV, and Mac lineup. The iOS 10.3.2, macOS 10.2.5, tvOS 10.2.1, and watchOS 3.2.2 software updates are now available for compatible devices. ... Read More »

Chipotle Says Hackers Hit Most Restaurants in Data Breach

HIGHLIGHTS Hackers used malware to steal payment data from Chipotle restaurants Chipotle said it did not know how many customers were affected Stolen data included account numbers and internal verification codes Hackers used malware to steal customer payment data from most of Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc’s restaurants over a span of three weeks, the company said on Friday, adding to ... Read More »

DJUBO to Conquer South Asian Hotel Tech Market

DJUBO, a cloud based 360 Hotels Sales Platform, has now entered the South Asian hotel tech market after announcing its partnerships with Traveloka and Pegi Pegi. DJUBO as a company has grown 12x in revenues in just 18 months of their launch in India. It has 2000+ clients and is already the single largest hotel tech company with hotel clients ... Read More »

Tories pledge to push social media firms to fight online extremism

Ben Wallace’s comments follow a Guardian investigation into the way Facebook moderates content. Photograph: Dado Ruvic/Reuters The security minister, Ben Wallace, has said that a Conservative government would increase the pressure on social media companies to help fight online extremism in the wake of the Manchester Arena attack. He said ministers were open to consider financial penalties or a change ... Read More »