AU to adopt uniform continental electricity standard

Johannesburg, March 30 : The African Union (AU) is making efforts to establish uniform standards among the African countries in the fields of electricity, electronics and related technologies to ensure fast and universal access to energy, a media report said. A continental electricity standard is on the way, Paul Johnson, executive secretary of African Electrotechnical […]

Android users to spend more money on apps than Apple customers

New York, March 30 : Users of Google’s Android operating system will spend $41 billion in total on apps and subscriptions in 2017, topping $40 billion for Apple, a new report has found. App Annie, which focuses on data related to the mobile-app ecosystem, projected that Apple would still have the most dominant single app […]

Oppo sacks Chinese employee who tore Indian flag

Noida, March 29 : Chinese smart phone maker Oppo on Wednesday said it has sacked an employee who is accused of tearing up an Indian national flag and throwing it into the dustbin at a company office here, a day after the incident kicked up a furore. In a statement, Oppo India said: “Based on […]

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy S8, S8 Plus

New York, March 29 : After much speculation over its built and specifications over past few months, South Korean giant Samsung on Wednesday launched its flagship device, Galaxy S8, that has a voice assistant. The device comes in two variants with different screen sizes — the 5.8-inch Galaxy S8 and 6.2-inch Galaxy S8 Plus – […]

India became net exporter of power this fiscal

New Delhi, March 29 : India has become a net exporter of electricity for the first time during the eleven months (April-February) of the current fiscal, the government said on Wednesday. “As per Central Electricity Authority (CEA), the designated authority of government of India for cross border trade of electricity, first time India has turned […]

Noida Police examines CCTV footage in Oppo case

Noida, March 29 : Police here on Wednesday examined CCTV footage of Chinese mobile phone company Oppo, amidst allegations against a Chinese official of tearing the national flag and throwing it into a dustbin. “The police are in the process of collecting evidence against the Chinese officer, Suhahu, who is accused of tearing a poster […]