PlayStation VR Release Date Will Be In Late 2016: GameStop CEO

February 17, 2016

Virtual Reality (VR) head-mounted displays from Facebook’s Oculus, HTC, and Sony expected to hit retail shelves the world over this year. The Oculus Rift will ship on March 28 to eager customers who have pre-ordered while the HTC Vive will start taking pre-orders from February 29 with an April 2016 release window. Sony has been […]

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Apple Ordered to Aid FBI in Unlocking California Shooter’s iPhone 5c

February 17, 2016

A US judge on Tuesday ordered Apple Inc to help the FBI break into a phone belonging to one of the shooters in the December attack in San Bernardino, California, the latest episode in a long-running dispute between tech companies and law enforcement over encryption. Apple must provide “reasonable technical assistance” to investigators seeking to […]

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Uber May Deliver Latest Blow to European Parcel Firms

February 17, 2016

Europe’s postal companies, already under pressure from Amazon, could soon face a challenge from Uber, which is moving into deliveries, and other start-ups. UberRUSH run by Uber but connecting you to a courier rather than a taxi and new entrants like PiggyBaggy and Nimber, could dent the market share of operators such as Royal Mail, […]

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Twitter Not Reliable Predictor of Election Outcomes

February 17, 2016

In politics, it is said that all press is good press. But that does not necessarily apply to tweets, according to a study released this week. In fact, it is difficult to predict the outcome of an election based on the amount of Twitter buzz a candidate gets, according to the study from the Social […]

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Russia’s Internet Censorship Grew Nine-Fold in 2015: Rights Group

February 17, 2016

Internet censorship in Russia soared last year as the government stepped up efforts to filter content online, a report by a rights group said Tuesday. Titled “The Triumph of Censorship,” the report by Agora, a respected group of human rights lawyers, counted media reports and government statements about blocked web pages as well as prosecutions […]

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Samsung Chromebook 3 With Intel CPU Goes on Sale

February 17, 2016

Samsung unveiled the Chromebook 3 at CES 2016, the latest entrant in the company’s Chromebook lineup, and promised that the laptop will go on sale soon. The new Chromebook 3 is now available to buy at $200 (approximately Rs. 14,000) via the company’s online store, and is also expected to go on sale via Amazon. […]

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Apple Supplier Delta Electronics Plans to Quadruple Revenue From India

February 17, 2016

Taiwan-based Delta Electronics Inc expects to quadruple annual revenue from India over the next three years as it makes more power components in the country, in tune with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s push to develop industry. Boosted by the rollout of India’s 4G broadband network, the company aims to generate about $700 million (roughly Rs. […]

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Instagram’s Multiple Account Support Brings Privacy Bug to Android

February 17, 2016

Instagram last week began the rollout of multiple account support, which it has been testing since November last year. The feature is now said to face a major bug, one that lets people access other user’s Instagram notifications. The bug is restricted to the Android app only for now. It is said that if two […]

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LG G5 Design, Price Tipped; ‘Lite’ Variant Hits Benchmark Site

February 17, 2016

Less than a week before its MWC 2016 keynote event, LG G5 has been leaked in its full glory. The handset has been leaked in three images, and has supposedly been seen by a tipster Evan Blass. The handset’s ‘Lite’ version is also said to have passed GFXBench benchmarking website. A user is apparently trying […]

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Apple Opening Development Centre in Hyderabad, Likely to Focus on Maps

February 17, 2016

Apple has confirmed recent reports that it plans to open a technology development centre in Hyderabad. The Cupertino-based company, which is becoming increasingly focused on the second most populous nation and third largest smartphone market in the world, is likely to utilise the development centre to bolster its mapping efforts in the country. In a […]

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