Moto X Force: The unbreakable Force

Motorola’s newest instalment in the premium segment, the Moto X Force, boasts of a screen so strong that it just won’t shatter no matter how much you drop it. A challenge, I gladly accepted. At first glance, the Force seemed very chunky but to my surprise it was pretty lightweight. Motorola has not given beauty […]

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Galaxy S7 edge: An all-round performer

The tension is hard to describe. It’s like the feeling you had the day the results were to be declared. You’d already done everything you should have done and there’s no way you could change anything. Yet, you waited with bated breath for the results to come out. Such is the feeling I have had […]

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Inside the Starburst-sized box that could save the Internet

Michael PozmantierCRUNCH NETWORK CONTRIBUTOR Michael Pozmantier is the program manager of Transition to Practice at the Department of Homeland Security, Science and Technology Directorate. How to join the network Cybercrime is costing us millions. Hacks drain the average American firm of $15.4 million per year, and, in the resulting panic, companies often spend more than […]

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Nikon’s D5500 lacks charm, but shoots fair photos

ADVERTISEMENT The term “entry-level” DSLR is often an oxymoron. DSLRs tend to be full of enough features to frighten off newbies and, depending on price, enough bells and whistles to keep you busy for weeks. So is the new Nikon D5500 entry-level? After a few glances and general fooling around, I quickly realized the Nikon […]

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For SpiceJet, an equity tangle looms

The SpiceJet turnaround story could hit air pockets if the equity dilution after the warrant conversion by the erstwhile promoters (the Marans) takes place. Not only will the Marans get a hefty 23.9 per cent of the expanded equity base, it will also mean that two former and current promoters having a substantial stake could […]

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UK’s Contentious Online Spying Law Passes Test in Parliament

A proposed British law that gives police and spies unprecedented powers to look at the Internet browsing records of everyone in the country passed its first major vote in Parliament on Tuesday. The country’s interior minister, Home Secretary Theresa May, vowed its intrusive reach would be governed by “the strongest safeguards” against abuse. Opening a […]

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Inbox by Gmail for Web Gets ‘Smart Reply’ Feature

Google back in November rolled out the ‘Smart Reply’ feature to its Inbox by Gmail application. The feature, after four months has finally made its way in to the Web version. Just like the app, the Inbox by Gmail for Web users will now be suggested three email responses. “10 percent of all your replies […]

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Google Asked to Submit Fresh Proposal for Project Loon: Prasad

Government has asked IT giant Google to submit fresh proposal for testing its balloon-based Internet technology for the Loon Project following objections to the use of spectrum band it had proposed earlier. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha Wednesday, Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said Google India has approached the Department of Electronics […]

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