Andhra Pradesh government starts taking over liquor business

AMARAVATI : Taking another step towards implementing prohibition in a phased manner, the Andhra Pradesh government has started taking over liquor business from private traders by opening 470 liquor shops as a pilot project. The government-run shops were opened on Sunday. Officials said 34 more shops would be opened in a couple of days. The government had last […]

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Google starts eSIM program for phone makers

Google is moving forward with the eSIM technology that it embedded into the Pixel 2 (XL) and Pixel 3 (XL). eSIM is arguably a convenient solution for consumers “fumbling around to try to place [a nanoSIM] into a small slot”. But until the most recent security update, Pixel 3 support for eSIM is limited to […]

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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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