Tech Updates

Technical Issues Delay Some Flights Says British Airways

Chief Commercial Officer for the airlines assured to not get worried about the technical issues (File)   LONDON: British Airways said some flights were delayed on Thursday due to an unspecified technical issue which forced it to cancel some flights a day earlier. The airline has suffered three major computer failures since 2017, the latest of […]

Mobile

Vivo Z5i With Triple Rear Cameras, Snapdragon 675 SoC Launched: Price, Specifications

Vivo Z5i comes with a 6.53-inch full-HD+ display Highlights Vivo Z5i has sole 8GB RAM + 128GB storage configuration Identical to Vivo U3, the new Vivo phone has Snapdragon 675 SoC Vivo Z5i is already available for purchase in China In This Article Vivo Z5i Vivo Z5i has been launched as the latest entrant in […]

Internet

Privacy Lapses Could Be Part of Google, Facebook Antitrust Cases in the US

Antitrust authorities probing Facebook and Alphabet’s Google have struggled with scrutinising companies whose products are popular and free. Now they may have a solution: Use privacy as a test. As the US Justice Department, Federal Trade Commission, Congress and the states investigate whether Internet companies are flouting antitrust laws, academics and even some regulators are […]

Tech Updates

Half-Life: Alyx Arrives in March Next Year, Pre-Orders Now Live on Steam

Valve has also revealed minimum system requirements for Half-Life: Alyx Highlights Half-Life: Alyx is set between Half-Life and Half-Life 2 The launch trailer gives us a look into the game’s universe It demands a powerful PC to run at even minimum settings Valve has finally dropped the first trailer of Half-Life: Alyx, a new VR-exclusive […]

Internet

HP Rejects Takeover Bid From Xerox

The company’s board members have “fundamental questions that need to be addressed” first Highlights Xerox’s revenue has dropped by about 10 percent since June 2018 HP is currently three times more valuable than Xerox Xerox was founded in 1906 as a company named Haloid HP said Sunday it turned down a $33 billion (roughly Rs. […]

Internet

The Secret and Frustrating Life of a Google Contract Worker

Photo Credit: Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg HIGHLIGHTS Half of Google’s workers are temporary, vendor, or contract staff They miss out on many of the famous benefits and perks Last year, a group of TVCs called for better benefits Kevin Kiprovski had a lofty title, “Expeditions Associate,” and a fun job – he got to demo Google virtual […]

Android

Redmi 6, Redmi 6A Start Receiving MIUI 11 Update in India, Users Report

Redmi 6 gets a new MIUI 11 update HIGHLIGHTS Redmi 6 update weighs about 508MB Redmi 6A update weighs about 517MB MIUI 11 brings features like a minimalistic design, dynamic sounds IN THIS ARTICLE Redmi 6 ₹7,199* Xiaomi Redmi 6A ₹5,248* Redmi 6 and Redmi 6A users are now receiving the MIUI 11 update in […]

Internet

Amazon’s Spending on Fast Deliveries Hits Its Bottom Line

Photo Credit: Philippe LOPEZ / AFP HIGHLIGHTS Net income slid 27 percent from last year to $2.1 billion Revenue climbed 24 percent to $70 billion in the quarter to September 30 Amazon shares were down nearly seven percent in after-market trades Amazon on Thursday reported quarterly profits shy of Wall Street forecasts as it poured […]

Android

OnePlus 7 Pro, OnePlus 7 OxygenOS Open Beta 4 Rollout Begins, Brings New OnePlus Switch App for Easy iPhone Data Transfer

OnePlus 7 will receive the update next week HIGHLIGHTS OnePlus 7 Pro Open Beta 4 update expands dial pad area The update enables addition of unknown numbers to contacts This update isn’t recommended if you use your phone as a daily driver IN THIS ARTICLE OnePlus 7 Pro ₹44,999 OnePlus 7 ₹29,999 OnePlus 7 Pro […]

Internet

The Matrix 4 Casts Neil Patrick Harris, Jada Pinkett Smith in Talks to Return: Reports

Photo Credit: Aaron Poole/Jordan Murph/AMPAS Jada Pinkett Smith, Neil Patrick Harris at the Oscars HIGHLIGHTS The Matrix 4 doesn’t have a release date yet Smith’s casting is not final, still being discussed Expected to begin filming in early 2020 Here’s something unexpected: Neil Patrick Harris is reportedly joining The Matrix 4 cast. There’s no word […]