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PC Shipments Drop 9.5 Percent in June Quarter

Global PC shipments witnessed a 9.5 percent decline in the second quarter of 2015 totalling to 68.4 million units, according to research firm Gartner.This was the steepest PC shipment dip since the third quarter of 2013, Gartner said while adding that PC shipments are projected to decline 4.4 percent in 2015. “The price hike of PCs became more apparent in ... Read More »

Isro Successfully Launches 5 British Satellites on Friday

India successfully put into orbit five British satellites with its Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle’s XL variant (PSLV-XL) on Friday night in copy book style.This was the first commercial mission for Isro in 2015. Exactly at 9.58 p.m., the PSLV-XL rocket, standing 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 320 tonnes, with a one way ticket tore into the night skies with ... Read More »

US FTC Exploring Apple Rules for Streaming Music Rivals in App Store

U.S. government antitrust regulators are looking into claims about whether Apple’s treatment of rival streaming music apps is illegal under antitrust law, according to three industry sources.Apple recently launched a new music streaming service, Apple Music. It also provides the App Store platform for competing streaming services including Jango, Spotify, Rhapsody and others. Apple takes a 30 percent cut of ... Read More »

US Personnel Agency Chief Resigns Over Massive Data Breach

The chief of the US federal hiring office resigned on Friday after massive computer hacks at the agency that put the personal data of more than 22 million Americans at risk, including people seeking sensitive security clearances.The White House said Katherine Archuleta had stepped down as head of the Office of Personnel Management and that OPM was enhancing cyber-security measures, ... Read More »

Mexico City Could Be First Globally to Limit Uber Cars

Mexico City could become the first city in the world to limit the number of Uber cars, according to draft regulation that the company said on Friday also threatens to wipe out its most popular service in the giant metropolis.Aside from the fleet limit, the plan seen by Reuters aims to enforce a minimum car value of MXN 250,000 (roughly ... Read More »

Isro Plans Slew of Launches, Including 28 Foreign Satellites in Next 3 Years

Riding high on the successful launch of five British satellites Friday, Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) said it has planned a slew of launches, including GSLV-Mark II next month and three more navigational satellites before March 2016.”The next launch going to take place is GSLV-Mark-II. Satellite has already reached Sriharikota and is going through final tests. We plan to make ... Read More »

Google updates Trends with real-time search data

The Google search visualization product Trends is getting its first major redesign since 2012. Google Trends now taps into real-time data to give users a minute-by-minute snapshot of what the world is searching for. In a blog post, Google said the goal with this update is to provide a “faster, deeper and more comprehensive view of our world” on everything ... Read More »

PM launches ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’, provides instant updates to ‘stay connected’

New Delhi: Stepping up his digital presence, the Prime Minister  on Wednesday launched the ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’ to provide instant updates and an opportunity to receive messages and emails directly from him. The Android-based application is also aimed at giving a chance to people to interact with him and share ideas and suggestions. “Launched ‘Narendra Modi Mobile App’. Come, ... Read More »

Most read Live feeds Top Videos News Politics Football Celebs TV & Film Weird News TRENDINGALTON TOWERSNEXT LABOUR LEADERFATHER’S DAYPRINCE GEORGEELEANOR HAWKINS Sport Technology Money Travel Fashion Home News UK News Next Labour leader Labour leadership debate: Recap updates after contenders for top job clash in first TV debate

  Labour’s four leadership contenders have clashed over welfare, immigration and the party’s economic record in their first TV debate. Tetchy exchanges between the candidates escalated over Tony Blair’s legacy in front of a 100-strong audience at a parish church in Nuneaton, Warwickshire. Odds shortened on Jeremy Corbyn after he trashed the party’s past – calling for a ‘national crusade’ ... Read More »