Author Archives: Loknath Das

ESPN’s New Social Media Policy: Don’t “Embroil The Company In Unwanted Controversy”

ESPN distributed new social media guidelines to its employees Thursday, which reinforced some existing rules about not breaking news exclusively on social media, respecting colleagues, and—oh wait, here’s a new thing: “Do nothing that would undercut your colleagues’ work or embroil the company in unwanted controversy.” The “unwanted” there is doing a lot of work. Unwanted for whom? The employee who feels ... Read More »

Airtel Approached for Controlling Stake in Infratel Mobile Tower Arm

The Oreo beta testing on Samsung Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ is underway and this means we get an early glimpse of what the new firmware will offer. The first screenshots come courtesy of redditor thesbros who revealed plenty of details about it along with some comments about performance and appearance.      Samsung Galaxy S8 Oreo screenshots Oreo is bringing App icon badges, detailed control of notifications ... Read More »

Airtel to Transfer Optical Fibre Business to Wholly-Owned Subsidiary Telesonic Networks

Telecom major Bharti Airtel will transfer the optical fibre business to its wholly owned subsidiary Telesonic Networks for a valuation of up to Rs. 5,650 crores, as per a regulatory filing on Wednesday. The board of directors in its meeting yesterday “has approved the scheme of arrangement between Bharti Airtel (“Transferor Company”) and Telesonic Networks Limited (“Transferee Company”)…for the transfer of the ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T Hands-On Photo Leaked Online; Company Officials Tease Camera Samples

OnePlus 5T has made an appearance once again in the rumour mill, this time via an alleged hands-on photo that puts the focus on the bezel-less design. The new leak comes just hours after OnePlus 5Tprice and specifications were leaked via a listing on Chinese e-commerce retailer Oppomart, which is already taking pre-orders for the handset. The latest findings match the specifications that had ... Read More »

iPhone X Pre-Orders Now Open, Price in India Starts at Rs. 89,000

iPhone X, Apple’s first all-screen smartphone, is now up for pre-orders in India as part of the first wave of pre-bookings. The phone will go on sale next Friday, November 3, in India and other regions i.e. Andorra, Australia, Austria, Bahrain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Greenland, Guernsey, Hong Kong, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Isle ... Read More »

Nokia 6, Nokia 5, Nokia 3 Android Oreo Beta Testing Plans Confirmed

HMD Global, soon after announcing Android 8.0 Oreo beta for the flagship Nokia 8, has now confirmed the same for the rest of its Android smartphone lineup. HMD Global’s Chief Product Offer Juho Sarvikas in a tweet revealed that Nokia 3, Nokia 5, and Nokia 6 will join the beta testing programme soon. Unfortunately, a timeline for the Android 8.0 Oreo beta build wasn’t ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T will have a headphone jack

The OnePlus 5T will have a 3.5mm headphone jack, just like its predecessors. This was confirmed in OnePlus’ latest teaser, which has all OnePlus smartphones laid out with headphone jacks front and center. View image on Twitter OnePlus ✔@oneplus What do our phones have in common?  6:30 PM – Nov 1, 2017 787787 Replies 338338 Retweets 2,6442,644 likes Twitter Ads info and ... Read More »

iPhone X Face ID Component Supply Now Stable, No Major TrueDepth Camera Upgrade in 2018: KGI

After being reported to be facing issues with the shipments of the core components powering Face ID on the iPhone X, Apple has now reportedly stabilised its supply chain. The same report adds that Apple will use much the same technology in 2018. An investor note published by Ming-Chi Kuo of KGI Securities claims that the Cupertino company will bring the ... Read More »

Nokia 2 specs confirmed by Antutu listing

The Nokia 2 has been in the rumor mill for a while, popping up in the Bluetooth SIG database, and even getting listed for pre-order on US retailer B&H’s website. We’ve also seen press images, courtesy of @evleaks, and now there’s an Antutu entry to ‘confirm’ previously rumored specs. The modest hardware to be found in the Nokia 2 (or at least its TA-1035 variant) includes ... Read More »

Delhi University: 5 SRCC grads bag Rs 20 lakh placement offers

Delhi University’s (DU) Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC) students have recently bagged Rs 20 lakh offer from international consulting firm. As per reports, five students have bagged Rs 20 lakh offer from Boston Consulting Group. As reported by Indian Express, the college has announced that the average number of offers extended increased substantially, marking a great leap from last year. ... Read More »