Indie games could suffer without Net Neutrality, devs say (update)

Scott Olson/Getty Images The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday, Dec. 14, to undo government regulations that ensured the internet remained an open utility for all. With Net Neutrality repealed, internet service providers will have the ability to block and throttle traffic and charge for online “fast lanes” — a move that could have devastating impacts for […]

Jio Phone a ‘Short Term Hiccup’, Say Handset Makers Itel and Hitech

JioPhone, the feature phone that’s effectively ‘free’ with a refundable Rs. 1,500 deposit, will create only a ‘short term’ hiccup when it hits the market, feel at least two mobile handset makers – Itel Mobile and Hitech Mobiles. “So far there is no impact on our sales. We think it will affect our market as a […]

‘Inspirational’ Corbyn offers blueprint for our party, say left-leaning Democrats

Progressive Democrats hail UK election result while Bernie Sanders says Labour leader’s success shows ‘people are rising up against austerity and inequality’ Play Video Play Current Time0:00 / Duration Time2:01 Loaded: 0% Progress: 0% Fullscreen Mute What does Corbyn’s strong election performance mean for American progressives? – video View more sharing options Shares 1,107 Comments […]

WannaCry ransomware attack: Your ATM is safe for now, say experts

Bank ATMs across India might escape the WannaCry worm global attack that locks computers and demands a ransom, cyber security experts said on Monday. At least 80% of Indian ATMs operate on Windows XP and uses a firmware that limits the machine’s activities to bare basics such as dispensing cash on request and checking the […]

Say goodbye to the camera bump with this smartphone concept

Engineers at Germany’s Fraunhofer Institute have developed a smartphone camera module that’s thin enough to be squeezed inside a smartphone, removing the need for a “camera bump” without compromising on quality. On most modern smartphones, the camera necessitates a bump on the back of the phone. That’s because the focal length of the lenses and […]

unnier Ways to Say “Sent From My Smartphone”

You’ve received plenty of emails that ended with “sent from my iPhone” or another mobile email signature. Whatever your opinion of these generic signatures, they do serve a purpose. When communicating with clients and business contacts via mobile, you may end up sending emails with typos or formatting errors.  Your message may be brief and […]

India poised to become technology leader, say industry experts

R.S. Sharma, chairman of Telecom Regulatory Authority of India, at the EmTech India event on Friday. Photo: Ramesh Pathania/Mint New Delhi: India has all the ingredients to become a global technology leader, according to technology industry veterans. At the EmTech India event organized by MIT Technology Review and Mint, the buzz was all about India’s […]