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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 »

Windows-powered HP Elite x3 will reportedly be discontinued in November

HP was one of the few companies to bother with Windows 10 Mobile in 2016 – its Elite x3 was among the last Windows-powered phones to come out. A report out of Germany claims that the company will stop selling the handset on November 1 and will end support for it 12 months after that. The implication here is more important than ... Read More »

Spoiler alert: Google’s Pixel event will still be more exciting than Apple’s iPhone X reveal

So much for the element of surprise. With two weeks to go until Google’s big end-of-year event, we already know everything that’s going to be announced. After months of rumors and speculation surrounding the Pixel 2 event, Droid-Life dropped a bomb yesterday and published images and prices for everything Google is about to release. You might remember that the same thing happened right ... Read More »

GATE 2018: These preparation tips will guide you to score well

GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering) is a great opportunity for students to start a career in PSU jobs or get admission in post graduate engineering courses at top institutes. The GATE 2018 exam dates have been declared and is scheduled for February 3, 4, 10 and 11, 2018. IIT Guwahati will be conducting the exam in an online mode for ... Read More »

Windows 10 Fall Creators Update will add helpful privacy setting tweaks

Privacy concerns have plagued Windows 10 since its launch. It’s no surprise: The operating system is designed to ensnare you in Microsoft’s services, and you can’t stop it from sending Microsoft basic telemetry data about your device. But Microsoft has been working hard to assuage the concerns, and on Wednesday it announced enhanced privacy settings coming in October’s Windows 10 Fall Creators Update. This spring’s Windows ... Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 7s, iPhone 7s Plus, LTE Apple Watch Will Reportedly Launch on September 12

HIGHLIGHTS This date has been tipped in earlier reports as well The iPhone 8 is expected to be costlier than other iPhone models The iPhone 8 is expected to include facial recognition feature If you have been following the iPhone 8 leaks for a while and can’t wait to find out when the handset will be launched, you might want to block ... Read More »

Huawei’s SuperCharge tech will be certified by TÜV Rheinland

Fast charging has become an increasingly popular feature on smartphones and makers love to one-up each other. To make sure consumers receive a safe product, Huawei has partnered with TÜV Rheinland to certify Huawei’s SuperCharge technology. TÜV dates back to the 1800s and has been inspecting and certifying everything from steam boilers to elevators ever since. And now, one of ... Read More »

Parts for iPhone 8 shipping in limited quantities, prices will be high

Apple will unveil the iPhone 8 next week – September 12 – but while the design process may have finished, the production is merely beginning. A Korean parts supplier claims it started shipments in late August, which means the new flagship may come out around November. So you still have some time to save up money as you’ll need a lot of it if ... Read More »

Rocket League on Nintendo Switch Will Have Free Mario and Metroid Cars

Rocket League on the Nintendo Switch will have Mario and Metroid-themed vehicles, the game’s developer Psyonix announced on Wednesday. They will be provided free exclusively to all Switch players, though you’ll need to unlock them by completing certain achievements. A total of two vehicles will be available in four different choices: Mario and Luigi NSR, and Samus’ well-known gunship from Metroid, with a colour variant for her Varia ... Read More »