With the hype around the OnePlus 5
smartphone launch slowly fizzing out, several users have come forward
to highlight issues in the smartphone. While some of the problems with
the OnePlus 5
smartphone has been already acknowledged by the company, other problems
are restricted to few users only. Also, a user had reportedly received a
brand new OnePlus 5 smartphone without volume buttons in India. With mostly positive reviews, the OnePlus 5
seems quite unlikely to disappoint buyers. However, if you are looking
forward to buy the smartphone here are three problems reported by OnePlus 5 users that you should know.
Manupatra EduTech launches new education platform for legal professionals.
New DELHI: Manupatra EduTech has launched its newest venture LawSkills,
an online platform with multilingual courses intended to bridge the gap
that exists between legal education and profession to create
opportunities for young lawyers, legal practitioners and common people
It is true that even after gaining a law degree from colleges and
schools, students aren't really equipped enough to step into the legal
world with confidence.
LawSkills would create a space for equal opportunities and expand the
access to legal knowledge across various geographies and strata to be
shared through standardised courses. The courses have been specially
designed and developed by reputed
practitioners in the field, with each
course that would include a strong theoretical foundation supplemented
with practical and professional inputs.
Google hit with record EU fine over Shopping service
Google has been fined 2.42bn euros ($2.7bn; £2.1bn) by the European
Commission after it ruled the company had abused its power by promoting
its own shopping comparison service at the top of search results.
The amount is the regulator's largest penalty to date against a company accused of distorting the market.
The ruling also orders Google to end its anti-competitive practices within 90 days or face a further penalty.
The US firm said it may appeal.
Google Glass Is Baaaack...And Other Small Business Tech News This Week
Here are five things in technology that happened this past week and how they affect your business. Did you miss them?
1 — It’s baaaack! Google Glass has received its first update in years.
Remember Google Glass, the early version of smart glasses that cost
$1,500 and never really took off with consumers? It’s back (actually it
never really went away, just laid low). The device now has Bluetooth
capability so it can hook up mice, keyboards and other Bluetooth-enabled
objects. (Source: TechCrunch)
2 — A startup wants to help staffing companies retain contractors.
Sense, a San
Francisco-based company, has developed a platform for gig economy
employees that automatically “sends messages to temp workers at key
points in time, from a welcome greeting to an invitation to consider a
new job when the current gig is about to end.” (Source: Xconomy)
WhatsApp is becoming one of the prevailing ways people discover and discuss news, according to a study.
But use of the messaging app appears to vary widely between countries.
Malaysia, more than 50% of those surveyed said they used WhatsApp for
news at least once a week. But in the US, the figure was only 3%, and in
the UK it was 5%.
The Digital News Report also indicates the Brexit debate has led to growing mistrust of the UK's media.
said only 43% of respondents declared that the news could be trusted -
down from 50% last year - with the BBC in particular criticised for
having both a pro-EU bias and failing to expose the "distortions" of the
Xiaomi Redmi Note 4 to go on sale today on Flipkart
NEW DELHI: ChinesesmartphonemakerXiaomilaunched its Redmi Note 4 smartphone in India in January this year. The device comes with a starting price tag of Rs 9,999 and will go on sale onFlipkarttoday (June 21) at 12pm. As part of the sale, the company is also offering various offers to the buyers of Redmi Note 4.
Users can buy the smartphone under EMI plans starting at Rs 631 per month (for 24 months @ 15% pa). Some of the banks supported are Axis Bank, Citi Bank, HDFC Bank, HSBC, ICICI Bank, Induslnd Bank, Kotak Bank, Standard Chartered Bank and State Bank of India. There is also 5% discount for those usingAxis BankBuzz Credit Cards to buy the device.
HYDERABAD: Telangana government today launched the 'Hyderabad CityWi-Fi' project, providing the wireless networking technology at over 1,000 public places in the city.
Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation(GHMC) Mayor B Rammohan, who launched the project, said it will eventually cover around 3,000 hotspots in the city.
Telangana IT Secretary Jayesh Ranjan said 3,000 public locations were identified in the city. The network has now been installed at 1,000 hotspots with an assured bandwidth of 5-10 Mbps offering 30 minutes of free wi-fi. The remaining 2,000 places will be covered in next three months.