Tag Archives: TECHNOLOGY

Twitter Planning to cut 300 Jobs as Soon as This Week

 Twitter’s fate has been up in the air for weeks now as the company has been the center of rumors concerning a possible acquisition. Now Twitter is planning “widespread” job cuts to be announced as soon as this week. The company may cut about 8 percent of the workforce, or about 300 people, the same percentage it did last year ...

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Instagram helpline for people experiencing mental distress and possible self-harm to cover many cities in Asia

 Instagram’s helpline for people experiencing mental distress and possible self-harm has been extended to more countries, including many in Asia and Australia. The social network’s new feature will allow people to anonymously report posts that they think might indicate a user in danger of self-injury. The latter then receives a message from Instagram with options, such as being placed in ...

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Samsung to launch 4G LTE smartphones in India

On that front, Samsung, the largest smartphone manufacturer in India by volume and value, said it will now only launch 4G supported smartphones in India. Because of its dominance in the country, the move is likely to force incumbent players to follow the suit as well, though many are already selling low-cost LTE smartphones. India has over 250 million smartphone ...

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Samsung India offers refund for all Galaxy Note7 smartphones Purchased outside India

  Last week, Samsung announced a  refund and exchange program in India  offering customers who had pre-ordered the Galaxy Note7 in the country either a full-refund or another Samsung flagship smartphone along with other freebies. Samsung had not launched the Galaxy Note7 in India.  The announcement, which comforted many customers, didn’t address the subset of people who had purchased the ...

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BMW Presents Its Self-Balancing Motorcycle Of The Future – It’s So Safe Riders Can Cruise Without Helmet

The motorcycle of the future is so safe riders can cruise without helmet — all of the thrills with none of the danger — according to BMW (Swiss: BMW.SW – news) . The German automaker unveiled on Tuesday its Motorrad Vision Next 100, a sleek, self-balancing prototype the company released as part of its 100th anniversary celebrations. The zero-emissions bike ...

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China launches longest manned space mission

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China launched its longest manned space mission on Monday, sending two astronauts into orbit to spend a month aboard an space laboratory that is part of a broader plan to have a permanent manned space station in service around 2022. The Shenzhou 11 blasted off on a Long March rocket at 7:30 am (07:30 p.m. EDT) from ...

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Watch Video: Samsung Galaxy Note 7 fire caught on camera

If you’ve ever wondered what it looks like when the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 burns up in the house, there’s now a video. On Sunday morning, Galaxy Note 7 owner Dee Decasa of Honolulu went to the Samsung website to make sure that her replacement smartphone was safe from fires. Soon after, the device started to smoke, she told the ...

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