Month: August 2018

Towards an internet of equals

In March 2016, Havells India released a video advertisement on various media platforms taking a dig at India’s reservation policy. It seemed to suggest that applying under the “quota” category for a seat in an educational institution amounts to a betrayal of the nation. Perhaps the company did not anticipate the barrage of social media […]

Red Dead Redemption 2 Limited-Edition Collectibles Announced

Rockstar Games has announced a series of limited-edition collectibles – in other words, merchandise – for its upcoming game Red Dead Redemption 2 called the “Outlaw Essentials Collection”. It includes t-shirts, cases for iPhone and iPad, 3D puzzles, candles, USB chargers, bottle openers, keychains, and stickers among other things. No pricing information has been provided but Rockstar says they will […]

Paytm Mall Looks to Deepen Partnerships in Fight With Flipkart, Amazon

Paytm Mall, the e-commerce venture backed by China’s Alibaba Group, is looking to deepen ties with regional retailers as well as partner with top online grocer BigBasket to compete with Walmart-controlled Flipkart and Amazon’s local unit, a company executive said. Patym Mall, owned by Paytm E-Commerce, is currently the third biggest player in India’s rapidly-growing online retail space. The company already has a […]

Marvel’s Spider-Man PS4 Story DLC Release Schedule Announced

Marvel’s Spider-Man developer Insomniac Games has announced the release schedule of downloadable content (DLC) for its upcoming PS4-exclusive title, with three new story chapters set to be made available in the months after launch. In a post on PlayStation Blog on Tuesday, Insomniac Games community director James Stevenson detailed the release schedule for Spider-Man DLC ‘The City That Never […]

FIFA 19 Career Mode, Pro Clubs Will Have No Major Changes

FIFA 19 will feature no major changes for Career Mode or Pro Clubs, EA Sports has said. That’s down to the annual release cycle of the franchise in combination with a focus on the money-making Ultimate Team, the final chapter of the story-focused The Journey and bringing UEFA licenses – including Champions League – into the fold. Speaking […]

One of Facebook’s earliest executives, Dan Rose, is leaving

Dan Rose, one of Facebook’s earliest executives, is leaving the company, he announced on his Facebook page Wednesday. Rose joined Facebook in 2006 and reported to Chief Operating Officer Sheryl Sandberg. He’s moving to Hawaii where his family has lived for the last year, he said, and will not seek another executive position. He plans to […]

Century Software bags contract from DBKL & Perkeso

CENTURY Software (M) Sdn Bhd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Censof Holdings Bhd announced in a filing to Bursa Malaysia that it has secured a RM3.85 million contract, to provide comprehensive maintenance and support services of ePBT (ePihak Berkuasa Tempatan) financial management system for DBKL. Century Software also recently received an additional contract worth RM999,983 from […]

Australia bans China’s Huawei from mobile network build over security fears

SYDNEY: Australia’s government on Thursday banned major Chinese telecoms firm Huawei Technologies Co Ltd from supplying equipment for its planned 5Gmobile network, citing risks of foreign interference. Huawei’s involvement in the network rollout, and resistance to it from Australia’s security agencies, has become a flashpoint between the trading partners in recent months as a row over alleged […]

No Internet service? Try the big reboot

There you are, ready to get to it. You’ve turned on your computer, the desktop is up, all the icons and startup programs are loaded and you’re ready for action. You run your browser to visit your favorite website, but to your horror, a terrifying message appears on the screen. “Server not found; cannot display […]