Lok Sabha passes bill allowing IIITs to grant BTech, MTech degrees

The 15 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs), established through public-private partnership, have been declared institutions of national importance. The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the bill that will now allow them to grant degrees. Union minister for human resource development, Prakash Javadekar, said the fees for the poor students …

Parade of Homes to showcase latest trends in home design

The latest trends in home design will be showcased throughout the River Region this month during the 2017 Parade of Homes. The Parade, sponsored by the Greater Montgomery Home Builders Association, will feature several homes in the tri-county area. The event will take place over a two-weekend period, on Saturday and Sunday, and July 15-16. This year’s Central …

Jide Discontinues Remix OS, Moves Focus to Business Customers

Jide Technology on Tuesday announced that the company has decided to discontinue its Android-based Remix OS and that it will be “transitioning away” from consumer space. For those who are unaware, Remix OS is essentially a customised form of Android for the desktop form factor that was launched in January last year. In a note from …

iPhone 8 Tipped to Embed Touch ID in Power Button, Availability Reportedly Delayed Till November

iPhone 8 design rumours have been non-consistent at best, with the fingerprint scanner placement being the biggest mystery. Now, fresh leak suggests that Apple is considering embedding Touch ID under the elongated power button, if its optical sensor solution doesn’t work. Furthermore, a separate report claims that while the iPhone 7s and iPhone 7s Plus will …

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 to Be Launched in Late-August, Says Top Executive: Report

Leaks have suggested that Samsung Galaxy Note 8 will be launched sometime in August but Samsung’s President of Mobile Communications DJ Koh has now reportedly confirmed that the company will be officially launching the handset in late-August. Further, the upcoming flagship smartphone has been said to be released in early September by the company. …