Author Archives: Loknath Das

Intel Core i9 review: The fastest consumer CPU prepares for Ryzen war

We’re reviewing our first Core i9 chip—Intel’s Core i9-7900X 10-core part—as a veritable CPU storm looms. Sure, Core i9 blew in as the most powerful CPU the company has ever sold to consumers, and it’s currently the fastest Core-series CPU available. But an ill wind is blowing: AMD’s Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 chips offer stiff competition in the low end, ... Read More »

CBSE 12th result: Totaling errors, evaluation mistakes possible, says Delhi High Court

Cbse 12th result 2017: The Delhi High Court on Monday has said that the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) could have made mistakes in the evaluation of the class 12 board exam answer sheets and directed the Board to make a decision on the scrapping of the re-evaluation policy. With a further hearing scheduled for June 21, the CBSE ... Read More »

LG launches the G6+ with 128GB storage, Qi wireless charging

LG launched a new version of its G6 flagship, dubbed the LG G6+, with more storage, B&O headphones and new color options. The Korean company also announced the first major software update for the original LG G6 that will bring a few cool new features. The LG G6+ doubles the internal storage to 128GB, but the RAM remains at 4GB. ... Read More »

E3 2017: Video Games Take Centre-Stage as Spectator Sport

Photo Credit: Christian Petersen/ Getty Images North America/ AFP HIGHLIGHTS YouTube, Twitch, and Facebook turned gamers into online stars at E3 2017 The e-Sports matches were hugely popular at the annual gaming expo YouTube billed itself as the biggest gaming platform with record audience Long fiercely guarded video game industry terrain, the Electronic Entertainment Expo kicked off Tuesday with YouTube, ... Read More »

Destiny 2 on PC Is Exclusive to Battle.net and That’s Great. Here’s Why.

HIGHLIGHTS Steam may be convenient but the user experience is dated Valve’s new restrictive policies don’t bode well for consumers either The outrage over not using Steam goes against the PC as an open platform Destiny 2 for PC will be available on Blizzard’s Battle.net instead of Steam. There’s been a tremendous amount of outrage from the community due to ... Read More »

Celebrating the Music of Video Games as an Art Form

HIGHLIGHTS London Symphony Orchestra will perform game music this weekend Music will include songs from Sonic the Hedgehog and Mario This year marks the 30th anniversary of the first game-music concert The electronic bleeps and squawks of Tetris, Donkey Kong and other generation-shaping games that you may never have thought of as musical are increasingly likely to be playing at ... Read More »

CBSE’s decision of scrapping re-evaluation policy not justified: Delhi High Court

After a long wait, the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) announced the Class 12 board results on May 28. (Read: CBSE scraps class 12 re-evaluation of answer scripts )  This year, the results got delayed primarily because of below mentioned reasons: On April 25, CBSE scrapped the moderation policy under which grace marks are given to students in exams ... Read More »

Delhi Rape Victim Sues Uber Again After New Details Emerge

A woman who was raped by an Uber driver in India is suing the company for a second time, alleging that Uber executives got her private medical records and made false statements claiming she fabricated the attack. The lawsuit filed Thursday in a California federal court seeks unspecified damages on behalf of the woman, who is identified only as Jane ... Read More »

Health care reform bill is ‘problematic,’ both GOP and Democratic governors say

A bipartisan group of governors are criticizing the Republican health care bill currently being crafted in Congress, arguing the legislation fails to protect the vulnerable and shifts the financial burden of coverage to the states. In a pointed letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, the Republican and Democratic governors called on senators to engage ... Read More »

Skills that can spell managerial success in the future

A manager has to learn to apply appropriate technology to enhance work flow and organizational processes. Photo: iStockphoto The difference between a manager and a machine is simply this: A machine makes the inevitable happen, whereas a manager makes the possible happen. Management is the art and science of possibility. The future is not sitting there like a duck waiting ... Read More »