• Vodafone India Q1 2017 Service Revenue Plunges by 8.7%
Vodafone India Q1 2017 Service Revenue Plunges by 8.7%

In May 2017, Vodafone announced that Vodafone Group would exchange a 35% indirect interest in Safaricom for 226.8 million new ordinary Vodacom shares, enabling the company to simplify the management of its sub- Saharan African holdings. "Rising competition has seen India hit a significant speedbump, jolting Vodafone to the extent that it took a mul...

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  • Indian shares end higher; Reliance Industries leads
Indian shares end higher; Reliance Industries leads

Reliance Industries Ltd, in a BSE filing on Friday, said that the board of directors of the company at its meeting held on July 21, 2017, has recommended issue of bonus shares to the members of the company in the ratio of 1:1, i.e. Asian shares ended lower after the European Central Bank announced no changes to its stimulus policies, but European ...

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  • Michael Oher of 'The Blind Side' released from Panthers following concussion issues
Michael Oher of 'The Blind Side' released from Panthers following concussion issues

The 31-year-old posted and quickly deleted an Instagram photo showing 10 pill bottles with the caption, " all for the brain " back in June that had everybody anxious about his longterm health. A source told the Observer that Oher does qualify for injury compensation. Oher is accused of assaulting an Uber driver in April. He started 16 games dur...

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  • 6 telecom firms under-reported Rs 61064 cr revenues: CAG
6 telecom firms under-reported Rs 61064 cr revenues: CAG

Joint inspections by audit teams exposed inefficiency and malpractices relating to hygiene even a survey by the audit exposed that 75 per cent of the passengers felt hygiene and cleanliness was either average or poor. The audit has found that due to the change in the catering taxation policy of the Railways, the management of the catering service i...

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  • Reliance Jio announces launch of 4G feature phone at Rs. 1500
Reliance Jio announces launch of 4G feature phone at Rs. 1500

It will be interesting to see how the incumbent operators like Airtel, Vodafone and Idea react to Jio's offer. The user-friendly phone will feature a 2.4 QVGA display along with an alphanumeric keypad and will support a micro SD card slot.

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  • RIL shares up almost 4% post Q1 earnings
RIL shares up almost 4% post Q1 earnings

The market capitalisation of the company crossed Rs. five lakh crore mark for the first time on July 17, which was at Rs. 4.97 lakh crore at Thursday's closing price. "Full commissioning of new PX facility at Jamnagar during the quarter will strengthen the integration within our polyester chain". Shares of Balaji Telefilms soared almost 9 per c...

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  • Elon Musk says he has 'verbal approval' for a northeast US
Elon Musk says he has 'verbal approval' for a northeast US

Right now, a regular Amtrak train between NY and Washington D.C takes approximately three and a half hours; the same trip is two-and-a-half on the Acela Express. A number of startups have begun to develop the technology, despite concerns about the cost and practicality. Closer to home , Musk gave some more detail about the company's latest attem...

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  • Mobile Galaxy S8 & S8+ Phones are Receiving July Security Patch
Mobile Galaxy S8 & S8+ Phones are Receiving July Security Patch

That includes basics like setting a parking reminder, pulling in location in the process, but also taps into the settings of the phone too, like asking the assistant to turn the ringtone volume all the way up. It goes without saying that the firm experienced a bad year, thanks to its Note 7 fiasco. At the time the company said in a statement: "We...

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  • Say hello to Google's new hiring management app
Say hello to Google's new hiring management app

While syncing up Hire to a Google account is a major part of the process, a Google spokesperson assured TechRadar a few months back that "only information that a candidate voluntarily provides would be passed to a prospective employer as part of their online application".

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  • Xiaomi's, Mi Max 2 launched in India today
Xiaomi's, Mi Max 2 launched in India today

Sadly, India won't see the 128GB version anytime soon. The poster showcases actor Kris Wu holding the Mi 5X, which will feature dual rear cameras and dual LED flash. Lastly, the Mi Max 2 includes an even bigger 5300mAh battery and now also supports Quick Charge 3.0 for faster charging. The Xiaomi Mi Max 2 has a 5300 mAh battery , w...

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  • Doctor finds 27 lenses in woman's eye
Doctor finds 27 lenses in woman's eye

The woman had "deep set eyes", which might have contributed to the "unusually large number of retained foreign bodies", according to the case report . The woman came in two weeks later, feeling "so much better", and had the surgery she had come in for in the first place. Oh, and this lady had no idea she had that many lenses in her damn eyeb...

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  • NASA releases stunning video that lets you flyby Pluto
NASA releases stunning video that lets you flyby Pluto

The team behind the mission was "blown away by the incredible diversity of terrain on Pluto and just generally, the collection of phenomena we've observed throughout the Pluto system ", project scientist Hal Weaver told CBS News a year ago.

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  • Power second in Indycar Toronto practice
Power second in Indycar Toronto practice

Just not worth it. "I'm very focused on the event this weekend". "Didn't even complete the first lap". James Hinchcliffe is the face of the Honda Indy Toronto , so beating the hometown favourite at his race is that much sweeter for Josef Newgarden .

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  • Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal, dies aged 40
Maryam Mirzakhani, first woman to win Fields Medal, dies aged 40

Mirzakhani, who was from Iran, died of breast cancer in the United States, a relative told Iran's Mehr News Agency . Mirzakhani got the Fields Medal for Mathematics in 2014 for her work on complex geometry and dynamical systems. Her honors include the 2009 Blumenthal Award for the Advancement of Research in Pure Mathematics and the 2013 Satter P...

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  • Verizon data breach leaks info from at least 6 million customers
Verizon data breach leaks info from at least 6 million customers

The exposed data was left out in the open for anyone who could guess a URL ZDNet considered "easy-to-guess" (though the exact URL was not reported ). "An employee of one of our suppliers put information into a cloud storage area and incorrectly set the storage to allow external access", a Verizon spokesperson told CNBC .

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  • Metro area companies join 'Net Neutrality Day of Action'
Metro area companies join 'Net Neutrality Day of Action'

People are so upset with the new FCC chairman's rollback proposal that they picketed his home. Reddit visitors had to sit and wait for a slow message about the importance of net neutrality to appear, mimicking the possibility of slowed down content.

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  • Djibouti: Chinese troops depart for first overseas military base
Djibouti: Chinese troops depart for first overseas military base

China says the logistics center will support anti-piracy, United Nations peacekeeping and humanitarian relief missions in Africa and western Asia. This deploying of troops in Djibouti comes amid Beijing claiming that military expansion is not their intention and they are not in the arms race.

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  • In the recruiting center for USA explosion
In the recruiting center for USA explosion

Agents are investigating the possibility that the explosion was an incident of domestic terrorism, according to the Tulsa World . The center was closed at the time and no one was injured. "But it's quite ironic that that happened". The event took place Monday night in Bixby, just south of Tulsa. Federal investigators from several different dep...

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  • Nintendo Releasing 'Nintendo Switch Online' App Alongside 'Splatoon 2' On July 21st
Nintendo Releasing 'Nintendo Switch Online' App Alongside 'Splatoon 2' On July 21st

Players will be able to utilize SplatNet 2 to track their online stats and performance in online battles. Now, gamers will get a chance to try out the service starting July 21st, when it launches alongside Splatoon 2 . The basic service, which includes online gameplay and voice chat (for designated games), will remain free until the paid versi...

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  • Amazon's Alexa has gained 14000 skills in the previous year
Amazon's Alexa has gained 14000 skills in the previous year

One more perk of voice shopping: If you don't yet have a Prime Day membership, you can now sign up through Alexa and receive a $20 discount, putting the one-year membership price at $79. That's not bad. Just say, "Alexa, sign up for Prime". If you have an Alexa powered device but do not have Prime yet, Amazon has an offer for you. Ahead of 10...

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  • CBO: 22 million people would lose insurance under Senate health care bill
CBO: 22 million people would lose insurance under Senate health care bill

Like the House bill, it meaningfully reduces the deficit. The bill makes it painfully obvious that the GOP's goal is to enact tax cuts at any cost, even if it means tens of millions of people will no longer have access to health care. Obamacare helped raise money for its expansion of health coverage by levying two new taxes on the wealthy. It ...

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  • Newly released video shows off dummy of upcoming iPhone in closer detail
Newly released video shows off dummy of upcoming iPhone in closer detail

But first - a look back from our man on the ground at its exciting announcement at Macworld 2007... Do you have any moments to share about the first iPhone? Sure, feature phones have third party applications too, but these are relatively weak and limited applications that work with the middleware such as Java and BREW.

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  • Solution For WannaCry Virus: Finally A Microsoft Approved Patch For Windows XP
Solution For WannaCry Virus: Finally A Microsoft Approved Patch For Windows XP

These security updates are being made available to all customers, including those using older versions of Windows . "If Microsoft says that Windows 7 truly reaches end of life in [January] 2020, is it really going to cut off support, or will they release critical patches like they have done twice with Windows XP? " asked Brad Sams of ...

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  • Nintendo Will Produce 'Significantly More' SNES Classic Editions Than NES Classic
Nintendo Will Produce 'Significantly More' SNES Classic Editions Than NES Classic

The game lineup for the microconsole is incredible, and it comes packed with the never-before-released Star Fox 2 . There are also two of the aforementioned Star Fox games and two Kirby games, "Kirby Super Star" and "Kirby's Dream Course".

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  • Security flax discovered in Intel's processors
Security flax discovered in Intel's processors

This can only happen when both logical processors on the same physical processor are active. Symptoms can include application and system misbehaviour, data corruption, data loss and voting Donald Trump. According to the Debian mailing, the bug was triggered by members of the OCaml community, who were able to demonstrate the issue using the OCa...

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  • SpaceX set to launch Falcon 9 from California air base
SpaceX set to launch Falcon 9 from California air base

The SpaceX-built rocket took off from VAFB's Space Launch Complex-4 at 1:25 p.m. These satellites form the Iridium Next network. SpaceX has succeeded in landing a Falcon 9 first-stage booster on a vessel in the Pacific after a launch from California.

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  • Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft
Xbox One X will not generate profits for Microsoft

When Microsoft announced its newest game console, the curiously named Xbox One X , there was one thing that was not mentioned during the event much to the surprise of anyone who witnessed the same event a year ago. This makes it possible to have LAN parties where you can play supported games by plugging in an Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. Spen...

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  • Perth - Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X flight turns back due to technical issues
Perth - Kuala Lumpur AirAsia X flight turns back due to technical issues

Transport Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai when asked to comment said it was a normal procedure for a flight to turn back due to technical issue. A Perth Airport spokesman said the issue was related to an engine. No one was injured during the incident, though it seemed some passengers were struggling after getting off the plane. The 359 pas...

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  • Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show
Accident reported involving military plane at Ohio air show

The Wright Patterson Air Force Base said its firefighters responded alongside the airport's fire and rescue team. The Sheriff's Office said two occupants were reportedly still inside the aircraft on the runway. WHIO-TV says the plane was taxiing when a gust of wind came. Our news affiliates at ABC 15 is reporting that a military jet is on its t...

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  • Nintendo Switch Stock: Company Apologizes For Shortages Of New Console
Nintendo Switch Stock: Company Apologizes For Shortages Of New Console

The Switch has been so popular, in fact, that Nintendo is reportedly competing with Apple for some scarce electronics components , but Nintendo would apparently love to do a better job of meeting demand. To continue to appeal to nostalgia-minded fans, Scibetta pointed out that Nintendo would be providing updated versions of classic games on...

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  • Approaching cold front brings the chance for more storms Monday
Approaching cold front brings the chance for more storms Monday

Flash flood watch in effect until 9 p.m. Monday . The National Weather Services cautions people in the line of this storm to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Cloud-to-ground lightning is always risky and many communities will experience that from this afternoon into tonight. Rain will continue in the Richmond area...

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  • Youthful Germany expects tough start at Confed Cup
Youthful Germany expects tough start at Confed Cup

SOCHI , Russia (AP) - Beyond one goal, there's the beach. Germany coach Joachim Loew has as a result brought a young team to Russian Federation, and the players on the journey are eager to prove themselves ahead of next year's World Cup .

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  • NASA reveals 10 new potentially Earth-like planets
NASA reveals 10 new potentially Earth-like planets

It's also the final catalog from the spacecraft's view of the patch of sky in the Cygnus constellation . The search for extraterrestrials just got some serious pin drops on the celestial map with the discovery of 10 new planets that may have life.

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  • Take-Two takes action against more GTA V hack tools
Take-Two takes action against more GTA V hack tools

In this case, however, the mod is perhaps a little more deserving. "So, we made a decision to agree with their claims and we're stopping distribution of OpenIV ". The message can not be more clear to Take Two Interactive as it states that thousands have lost their ability to mod the game, or pursue their passion for modding .

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  • Turbulence Injures At Least 26 On China Eastern Flight
Turbulence Injures At Least 26 On China Eastern Flight

People on board who were not wearing seat belts were thrown from their seats, while other were struck by baggage jarred loose from overhead compartments. The incident came a week after another China Eastern plane made an emergency landing in Sydney , after a huge hole appeared in one of its engine casings and forced it to turn back just after ...

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  • YotaPhone 3 Will Launch In Two Variants
YotaPhone 3 Will Launch In Two Variants

Rs 22,539) and $450 (approx. When Russian company Yota Devices launched their YotaPhone 2 smartphone, it made headlines not for some expected reasons from a smartphone. Other rumoured specifications of the Yota 3 include dual-SIM support, 4GB RAM, 12-megapixel rear camera with dual LED flash, 13-megapixel front camera, 3200mAh battery, and a ...

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  • London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58
London Tower Block Fire Death Toll Rises to 58

The latest figure included the previously released number of 30 deaths in the catastrophe in North Kensington early Wednesday. The recovery effort resumed this afternoon, but the police warn it could take weeks for answers to emerge. A soccer player says that he will donate 50 pounds ( more than $60) for each minute he plays at a European youth to...

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  • E3 2017 - New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Reveals a Third Playable Character
E3 2017 - New Detroit: Become Human Trailer Reveals a Third Playable Character

The plot revolves around several playable characters. Detroit Become Human was originally shown in 2015 and has been making an appearance at every E3 since then. A release date for Detroit: Become Human on PlayStation 4 wasn't given. It's really about choice, as all David Cage games are. The trailer begins by following android Markus as...

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  • Verizon completes Yahoo purchase, Mayer resigns
Verizon completes Yahoo purchase, Mayer resigns

Inc's internet services, giving the telecommunications giant access to hundreds of millions of users, while also closing a chapter on the iconic web portal as a standalone business that had come under sharp criticism in recent years. Mayer's tenure at Yahoo was tumultuous, and some would argue that she never lived up to the hype that accompanied ...

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  • Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - Nintendo E3 Conference
Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle - Nintendo E3 Conference

Players need to collect coins, solve basic environmental problems in their exploration. "As it was developed exclusively for the Nintendo SwitchTM system, the 'Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle" is the best of the Mario and Rabbids franchise in the history.

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  • God Of War Looks Great, Goes Full Dad
God Of War Looks Great, Goes Full Dad

However he might have not been far of the mark it is still encouraging to know that God Of War will be releasing in early 2018. His son gets in on the act too, though. In the new trailer some things are all but confirmed. It also shows Kratos making friends, climbing up rock faces, rowing boats, and throwing his axe, which returns to him like...

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  • Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing
Plane lands safely in Sydney with hole in engine casing

Firefighters were called to the tarmac to assist the pilots when the plane returned to Sydney . The plane landed safely and no passengers were injured. "Engine number one fooked" can be heard twice in the audio. "I'm glad we're all safe", a passenger said. Aviation expert Professor Jason Middleton, from the University of New South Wales Aviati...

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  • Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped
Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

Yet, according to Comey, at no point in all of the meetings between him and the president did Trump ever ask him a question about Russia's interference or how to prevent it from happening again. Trump branded Comey a "leaker" for indirectly providing to reporters the contents of memos he wrote after their private conversations. A day after he had...

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  • Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors
Cavs not looking to slow down pace of Finals with Warriors

J.R. Smith has not scored a single point after the first two minutes of Game 1. But it's not just Korver. Irving had the type of performance the Cavs have needed from him, the type he hadn't yet had in the Finals. Based on those numbers, it wouldn't be wild to assume that guarding Durant, as well as being responsible for carrying the Cavs offensi...

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  • Analysts Recommended this Stock: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)
Analysts Recommended this Stock: AK Steel Holding Corporation (AKS)

As we've seen, iron ore has fallen to a six-month low, while coal prices have given away their 2017 gains. TER stock price climbed 77.17% over the past year, yielding a positive weighted alpha of 82.1 percent. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $19.94 per share, with a total value of $49,850.00. The firm owned 698,787 shares of the basic ...

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  • Israel's in love with its homegrown Wonder Woman Gal Gadot
Israel's in love with its homegrown Wonder Woman Gal Gadot

Some of the Wonder Woman hullaballoo comes from the fact that such a hugely successful film was directed by a woman, which is nice. The movie arrives six months after the comic-book character was dropped as an ambassador for a United Nations campaign seeking to achieve gender equality, and a year after Gadot's Wonder Woman made a fleeting appea...

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  • New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference
New smart speaker expected as Apple kicks off conference

It's likely any speaker unveiled by Apple will of course use Apple Music to stream tunes and users can request songs to start playing with the power of their voice. With a new watch face, Apple Watch promises to learn about your routines to figure out what information to display on the watch face. That makes it a bit taller than the portly Google...

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  • Scientists Discover A Scorched Planet With A Comet-Like Tail
Scientists Discover A Scorched Planet With A Comet-Like Tail

The team has published a paper describing the planet in the journal Nature and is also presenting it this week at a meeting of American Astronomical Society in Austin . While Gaudi and Stassun spend a lot of time developing missions created to find habitable planets in other solar systems, the scientists said there's a good reason to study wor...

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  • Intel Core X Family Features First TeraFlop Desktop CPU
Intel Core X Family Features First TeraFlop Desktop CPU

The 4-core models are based on Intel's Kaby Lake architecture, while the other models are based on the company's Skylake design. The CPU will launch at some point in the June, July, August period, with pricing details to be released closer to the launch date.

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  • NASA to announce first mission to touch sun
NASA to announce first mission to touch sun

The heat: The probe will rely on a 4.5-inch-thick carbon-composite solar shield to help it withstand temperatures up to 2,550 degrees Fahrenheit, reports Orlando's WKMG . As the probe passes around the sun, it's expected to reach a velocity of up to 200 kilometres per seconds, making it the fastest man-made object ever created.

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