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iPhone Battery Replacement Programme Will Cost Apple $10 Billion From Reduced Sales: Barclays

Apple’s offer to replace old batteries at cheaper rates may affect new iPhone sales in 2018. Barclays analyst Mark Moskowitz, in a note, says that even a small percentage of people opting for battery replacement over upgrade could affect the sale of new iPhone models. Apple had recently apologised for slowing down iPhone models and offered a new battery replacement programme. Under the ... Read More »

Bail-in clause in FRDI Bill will only be used sparingly: Finance ministry

Subhash Chandra Garg, secretary in the department of economic affairs in the finance ministry. New Delhi: Seeking to assuage concerns of depositors, the finance ministry on Tuesday defended the bail-in clause in the FRDI Bill and said the provision will only be used sparingly. The ministry also said the bail-in clause in the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, is ... Read More »

How Modi’s big announcement will improve higher education

By B Venkatesh Kumar, Alan Ruby and Matthew Hartley Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s centenary address at the University of Patna in Bihar included the announcement of a competition to identify 20 Indian universities that have potential to become “world class”. Offering them financial support and “unshackling” them from regulations and restrictions, they will be free to develop their own roadmaps and pursue ... Read More »

Twitter Says Will Inform When Local Law Demands Account, Content Blocking

HIGHLIGHTS Update a part of our efforts to increase transparency: Tiwtter Similar notification will be available for withheld accounts as well Users would now know if Twitter withholds a tweet due to legal reasons To help the public better understand the scope and scale of government censorship from around the world, Twitter has updated its transparency tool to tell its users the ... Read More »

A new Portal game will launch this month—Bridge Constructor Portal

Valve’s ultra-smart, interdimensional puzzle-platformer Portal celebrated its tenth anniversary this year, and its equally intelligent sequel is somehow almost seven years old. Headup Games and Clockstone Software have now announced an official partnership with Valve that’ll see us back at Aperture Laboratories before the end of 2017. Due two weeks from today, December 20, Bridge Constructor Portal combines Headup’s lighthearted engineering sim ... Read More »

OnePlus Downplays Backdoor Issue on Testing App, Says OTA Update Will Remove Root Access

OnePlus received fresh criticism from experts as well as users of the OnePlus 3, 3T, and 5 for leaving behind a testing app that could leave a backdoor, allowing root access to be gained without unlocking the phone. The Chinese company has finally come out and defended its move. OnePlus has downplayed the root access exploit, and said even this access ... Read More »

OnePlus 5T will be exclusive to Amazon India

Once again OnePlus has partnered with Amazon to offer the OnePlus 5T in India. The etail giant will have exclusivity when the new phone launches on November 16 (the launch event will start at 9:30pm IST). The international unveiling is on the same date and the launch is a few days later – November 21. You can sign up for to receive a ... 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 »

UP board exams: students will now write under CCTVs

Uttar Pradesh chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure copying-free board exams to be held across state. Photo: Hindustan Times Lucknow: The Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday issued directions to install CCTV cameras in all board examination centres by December to check copying. Chief secretary Rajive Kumar said the move is aimed to ensure ... Read More »

Micro-finance companies toughing it out. Will they find their mojo back?

The transition from operating as predominantly micro-finance lenders to being designated small finance banks was only the beginning of the challenge for some of the entities that were granted the small finance bank licence. While the usual transition pangs were known, what came as a rude surprise was the fast deteriorating operating environment. While demonetisation was the first blow for ... Read More »