Mobile users to grow to 990 million in India by 2020; covering 71% of country’s population
The number of mobile users in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4 percent to 990.2 million, covering about 71 percent of the country’s population, by 2020 from 798.4 million last year, according to a report by networking giant Cisco. Also, mobile data traffic generated is forecast to grow 12-fold to reach 1.7 Exabytes (about 430 million DVDs) per month by 2020, driven by availability of cheaper smartphones and affordable data tariffs, said Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Ind...
Taiwan quake kills at least 11, fells apartment block
TAINAN, Taiwan (Reuters) - A powerful earthquake struck Taiwan early on Saturday killing at least 11 people, most in a 17-storey apartment building that collapsed, with at least five people missing in the ruins of the complex as darkness fell, government officials said. ...
I have Left Behind Disappointment of Suspension: Gurbaj Singh
Gurbaj Singh was suspended for nine months in August last year on charges of indulging in groupism and creating disharmony within the team during the Hockey World League Semifinals in Antwerp, Belgium
IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Negi costliest Indian as uncapped players get big bucks; Khawaja goes unsold
Live updates and reaction to the IPL 2016 player auction in Bengaluru The post IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Negi costliest Indian as uncapped players get big bucks; Khawaja goes unsold appeared first on Firstpost.
How to Use the On-Screen Keyboard on Windows 7, 8, and 10
Windows offers an on-screen keyboard that lets you type even if you don’t have access to a physical keyboard. It’s particularly useful with a touch screen, but you can also use it to type with a mouse–or even to type with a game controller from your couch.Click Here to Continue Reading...
Happy birthday Facebook! Social networking giant celebrates 12th anniversary as Friends Day
Facebook marked its 12th birthday with 1.5 billion active users on the social-networking platform. Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg shared a post and thanked the social network’s users for becoming a part of the community. To celebrate this occasion, Facebook has introduced a Friends Day video for its users. The videos won’t be seen by anyone else unless a user decides to share the presentation. Mark Zuckerberg shared a post on the networking website and sta...
North Korea brings forward rocket launch time frame, to from Sunday
TOKYO/SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea may launch a rocket that it says will carry an earth observation satellite as soon as Sunday, after bringing forward and shortening the time frame for the launch, the Japanese and South Korean governments said on Saturday. ...
In February, Chicago goes crazy for 'paczki' as donuts go gourmet
CHICAGO (Reuters) - Chicagoans this month are less obsessed with badmouthing Mayor Rahm Emanuel or worries about their sports teams, and more focused on finding the perfect “paczki,” a rich, Polish,... ...
Prolific artist and musician Swizz Beatz explains how Instagram can change lives
In an exclusive interview with Digital Trends, Swizz Beatz discussed his project with Canon, "The Unknowns," where amateur artists are chosen from Instagram to be featured in an silent auction at Sotheby's in New York City. The post Prolific artist and musician Swizz Beatz explains how Instagram can change lives appeared first on Digital Trends....
Indian Premier League Schedule is Not Related to Lodha Panel, Says Rajeev Shukla
Indian Premier League chairman Rajeev Shukla reiterated that they will go ahead with the tournament, which commences from April 9.
IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Pawan Negi trumps Yuvi as costliest Indian; uncapped players get big bucks
Live updates and reaction to the IPL 2016 player auction in Bengaluru The post IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Pawan Negi trumps Yuvi as costliest Indian; uncapped players get big bucks appeared first on Firstpost.
Mobile users to grow to 990 million in India by 2020; covering 71% of country’s population
The number of mobile users in India is projected to grow at a CAGR of 4.4 percent to 990.2 million, covering about 71 percent of the country’s population, by 2020 from 798.4 million last year, according to a report by networking giant Cisco. Also, mobile data traffic generated is forecast to grow 12-fold to reach 1.7 Exabytes (about 430 million DVDs) per month by 2020, driven by availability of cheaper smartphones and affordable data tariffs, said Cisco’s Mobile Visual Networking Ind...
Austria's finance minister asks EU to cover costs of additional migrants
VIENNA (Reuters) - Austria's Finance Minister Hans-Joerg Schelling has asked the European Commission to provide 600 million euros ($670 million) to cover the costs of taking in additional refugees, a ministry spokesman said on Saturday. ...
Indian Premier League: We Were Keen on Buying Back Yuvraj Singh, Says Royal Challengers Bangalore Director
Yuvraj Singh evoked lot of interest at the Indian Premier League Auction, before he was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 7 crore.
Indian Premier League: We Were Keen on Buying Back Yuvraj Singh, Says Royal Challengers Bangalore Director
Yuvraj Singh evoked lot of interest at the Indian Premier League Auction, before he was snapped up by Sunrisers Hyderabad for Rs 7 crore.
IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Pawan Negi trumps Yuvi as costliest Indian as uncapped players get the big bucks
Live updates and reaction to the IPL 2016 player auction in Bengaluru The post IPL 2016 auction LIVE: Pawan Negi trumps Yuvi as costliest Indian as uncapped players get the big bucks appeared first on Firstpost.
WhatsApp bumps up group member limit to 256; is it time for spam yet?
The world’s most popular instant messaging app – WhatsApp – just got a minor update that many users would be happy about. WhatsApp has now updated its app to support more than 100 members within a group. The app now allows for up to 256 members to be added to a WhatsApp group. And while casual users will be happy, there are others who would be happy with this news as well. Seems like WhatsApp is giving its users (or group admins) more reasons to stick around on i...
Iran mocks Saudi offer to send ground troops to Syria
DUBAI (Reuters) - The head of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guard said on Saturday Saudi Arabia lacked the courage to go through with a plan to send ground troops to Syria, and warned they would be wiped out if they went in. ...
RSA awards 7-year infrastructure overhaul deal to Wipro
IBM politely shown the door in digital revamp bid RSA, one of Britain's oldest insurance firms, has awarded a seven-year IT infrastructure transformation deal to software company Wipro.…
RSA awards 7-year infrastructure overhaul deal to Wipro
IBM politely shown the door in digital revamp bid RSA, one of Britain's oldest insurance firms, has awarded a seven-year IT infrastructure transformation deal to software company Wipro.…