IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

IIT-Kharagpur students have got 118 pre-placement offers (PPOs) from top companies at the start of the semester. As on August 11, Microsoft and Wipro have made the highest number of offers at 14, while Qualcomm has made 13 offers, Samsung at 12 and Texas Instruments at 11, professor in-charge of Career Development Centre at IIT-KGP… Continue reading IIT-KGP students get over 100 pre-placement offers at start of semester

Driverless cars: Can you trust a robot to drive you home?

Uber and Ola are huge taxi companies but they own very few cars. However, their highly sophisticated systems of fleet management and GPS based navigation through city traffic make them so easily available and inexpensive. They have revolutionized personal transportation in nearly a thousand major towns worldwide with the result that many people don’t need… Continue reading Driverless cars: Can you trust a robot to drive you home?

Now, access Google camera’s selfie flash with a tap on the app

The “Google Camera” application named has been updated to feature a selfie flash which is usually missing from the front cameras of most smartphones, the media reported on Saturday. As noted by Google, the latest version is designed to work on recent Nexus and Pixel devices running Android 7.1.1 and above, The Verge reported. Also,… Continue reading Now, access Google camera’s selfie flash with a tap on the app

Independence Day offer: Buy OnePlus 5 and get free flip cover, other deals

Planning to buy the OnePlus 5? Why wait – this is one of the ideal times to buy it as OnePlus is offering a free flip cover to those who purchase the phone on or before August 15. Along with a free flip cover, buyers can also avail 50 per cent off on OnePlus Bullets… Continue reading Independence Day offer: Buy OnePlus 5 and get free flip cover, other deals

Raksha Bandhan: A Hindu festival that celebrates the brother-sister bond

This year, Monday, August 7 marks one of the most important celebrations for Hindus throughout the world: Rakshabandhan, a ceremony honoring the bond between sisters and brothers. The date of Rakshabandan varies from year to year since Hindus follow a lunar calendar for religious celebrations. During Rakshabandhan sisters tie a protective thread around the right… Continue reading Raksha Bandhan: A Hindu festival that celebrates the brother-sister bond

Go electronic to pay credit card bills

Since the beginning of the financial year, banks have been increasing their charges for the services they offer at the branch, especially for cash deposits and withdrawals. Most banks now also charge a fee for payment of credit card bill made in cash at a branch. By thus punishing customers for credit card bill payments… Continue reading Go electronic to pay credit card bills