Samsung Galaxy A5 (2017) starts getting Nougat update

Shortly after doing it for the Galaxy A7 (2017), Samsung has now started pushing out the Nougat update to the Galaxy A5 (2017). Weighing in at around 1.3GB, the update is currently hitting units in Russia. As for changes included, the list is similar to the one for Galaxy A7 (2017), meaning things like refreshed UI, quick setting buttons, […]

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Google+ Revamped UI Starts Rolling Out to All Users

Google+ Revamped UI Starts Rolling Out to All Users HIGHLIGHTS The new Google+ is expected to be light, fast and responsive The new features to reach Android, iOS and web users in the coming weeks It also brings to ability to add photos and links to comments. Google hasn’t given up on Google+ yet. The […]

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WikiConference India 2016 Starts Friday in Chandigarh

HIGHLIGHTS The conference will take place from August 5-8 in Chandigarh The event will also include ‘hackathons’ and ‘edit-a-thons’ Wikipedia notches often among the highest results when information is searched online India, a key growth area for Wikipedia, is gearing up for a national conference “for Wikimedians in India to meet and share their views, […]

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Facebook Starts Rolling Out Shop and Service Sections to Pages

In a move to make its Pages feature valuable for businesses online, Facebook on Thursday announced two new Page sections – Services and Shop – for emerging markets including in India where 57 percent of people on Facebook are connected to a business. The Shop section provides businesses with a new way to prominently display […]

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United Spirits starts rethink of key brands’ marketing strategy

Brands like Royal Challenge, McDowell’s and Signature have undergone ‘fundamental transformations’, says United Spirits chief marketing officer. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint United Spirits Ltd, the makers of McDowell’s No.1 and Johnnie Walker whiskies, has identified 15 liquor brands out of its portfolio of 150 to drive its growth, sprucing up marketing and, in some cases, relaunching […]

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Rio games countdown starts with Olympia torch lighting

Brazilian organizers will receive the flame in a handover at the Panathenian stadium on 27 April in Athens, site of the first modern Olympics, and will start their relay on 3 May in the capital Brasilia, ending in Rio on the day of the opening ceremony. Photo: Reuters Greece: The official countdown to this year’s […]

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