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Delhi govt orders probe into complaints of CBSE Class 12 accountancy paper leak

DoE officials said the question paper being circulated on WhatsApp matches the original paper but the suspected leak has not been ascertained yet. Photo: PTI New Delhi: The Delhi Government on Thursday said that it has received complaints of class 12 Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) accountancy paper being leaked following which a probe was ordered, even as the board ... Read More »

Snapchat Plans Move Into Scripted Content by the End of the Year

Photo-sharing platform Snapchat is likely to move into scripted content through its shows by the end of year. A report in the Variety on Wednesday quoted Snapchat’s head of content Nick Bell as saying that the company was not helping to drive a stake into the heart of traditional broadcasters. “Instead, it can help bolster them,” Bell said. He added that mobile ... Read More »

Technology That Turns Obama’s Words Into Lip-Synced Videos to Be Featured at SIGGRAPH

A paper set to be delivered at next week’s SIGGRAPH 2017 conference has garnered a lot of pre-confab attention because the technology could possibly be used to produce fake news videos. But the technology described in the paper, “Synthesizing Obama: Learning Lip Sync From Audio,” could have many more beneficial uses, especially in the entertainment and gaming industries. Researchers from the University ... Read More »

Stock market closes lower as oil slips into bear-market territory

Getty ImagesIt was a gloomy day for crude oil. U.S. stocks finished lower Tuesday as investors dumped energy shares after crude-oil prices sank into bear-market territory. The S&P 500 SPX, -0.67%  dropped 16.43 points, or 0.7%, to close at 2,437.03, with nine of the 11 main sectors trading lower. The energy sector was down 1.3%, topping the losers. Crude oil ... Read More »

Otigba: The experiment that grew into a tech market

I did my NYSC year in Lagos between 1988 and 1989, and I lived on Ola Ayinde street at Ikeja and later at the NYSC secretariat at Opebi. I knew the area very well. I saw Otigba spring up seemingly from nowhere, and it grew to become a major market for technology products. The traders there called themselves the “Lagos ... Read More »

Retailers Push Back Holiday Sales Into Thanksgiving

It’s no secret that big retailers continue to push back the beginning of the holiday shopping season. Small businesses of all kinds are considering how to grab more holiday sales. As shoppers head to the stores even earlier this year, think about how you plan to capitalize on holiday shopping trends, no matter what business you happen to be in ... Read More »

Baidu to Fold Embattled Medical Business Into AI, Search Units

Chinese search engine giant Baidu Inc will close some of its medical businesses and fold other health segments into its artificial intelligence and search teams, the firm said in a statement sent to Reuters on Thursday. Baidu has been refocusing its business strategy after Chinese authorities cracked down last year on medical advertising, once a lucrative business sector for the ... Read More »

Apple Accused of Breaking FaceTime to Force Users Into iOS Upgrade

Apple Apple Accused of Breaking FaceTime to Force Users Into iOS Upgrade Don Reisinger Feb 03, 2017 Apple has been slapped with a class-action lawsuit over allegations that it intentionally disabled its FaceTime video conferencing app to get users to update to a new mobile operating system. The lawsuit, which was filed on Thursday with the U.S. District Court in ... Read More »

Turn Your Smartphone or Tablet Into a Laptop with NexDoc

Small is beautiful, especially when your business operates on a tight budget or when you need to be constantly on the move. Nex Computer’s new 14-inch monitor with a built-in battery and Bluetooth keyboard transforms smartphones, tablets, mini PCs and more into a laptop addressing small businesses’ need for smaller and smarter innovation. It’s called NexDock and it comes at ... Read More »

This App Claims to Turn Your Phone into a Tiny Scanner but Does it Measure Up?

Usefulness Functionality Price Summary The Tiny Scanner mobile app turns Android and iOS devices into portable document scanners. It scans everything as images or PDFs. The Tiny Scanner mobile app turns your phone into a scanner and saves documents as either a photo or a PDF. With it you can now easily scan documents, receipts, reports, photos or just about ... Read More »