OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new OnePlus launcher, new features and optimizations

OnePlus has started rolling out new OxygenOS open betas (Beta 10 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 19 for OnePlus 3) for the 3 and 3T phones that brings several new features including new OnePlus Launcher v2.1 that includes   dynamic icons for Weather and Calendar and also has several new features to the UI along with optimizations. Check … Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new OnePlus launcher, new features and optimizations”

OnePlus has started rolling out new OxygenOS open betas (Beta 10 for OnePlus 3T and Beta 19 for OnePlus 3) for the 3 and 3T phones that brings several new features including new OnePlus Launcher v2.1 that includes   dynamic icons for Weather and Calendar and also has several new features to the UI along with optimizations. Check … Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS beta update brings new OnePlus launcher, new features and optimizations”

OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 4.1.5 update brings new features, optimizations and bug fixes

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 4.1.5 update for the 3 and 3T that brings new push notification feature for important information from OnePlus along with updates to its apps, several bug fixes including fix for VoLTE issue on Jio SIMs and optimizations for battery, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and more. Android version is still 7.1.1, but this … Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 4.1.5 update brings new features, optimizations and bug fixes”

OnePlus has started rolling out OxygenOS 4.1.5 update for the 3 and 3T that brings new push notification feature for important information from OnePlus along with updates to its apps, several bug fixes including fix for VoLTE issue on Jio SIMs and optimizations for battery, WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS and more. Android version is still 7.1.1, but this … Continue reading “OnePlus 3 and 3T OxygenOS 4.1.5 update brings new features, optimizations and bug fixes”

YU YUREKA BLACK launching exclusively on Flipkart on June 1

Last week YU confirmed that it will launch YUREKA BLACK smartphone on June 1st. It has been teasing the smartphone with images and videos on its social channels. Today it has released a new teaser video that confirms that the smartphone will be launched exclusively on Flipkart. YU partnered with Flipkart for the YUNICORN last year. Not … Continue reading “YU YUREKA BLACK launching exclusively on Flipkart on June 1”

Last week YU confirmed that it will launch YUREKA BLACK smartphone on June 1st. It has been teasing the smartphone with images and videos on its social channels. Today it has released a new teaser video that confirms that the smartphone will be launched exclusively on Flipkart. YU partnered with Flipkart for the YUNICORN last year. Not … Continue reading “YU YUREKA BLACK launching exclusively on Flipkart on June 1”

Paytm Payments Bank to start operations from May 23: All you need to know

Last year in December, Paytm announced that it will merge its digital wallet business with Payments Bank. The Vijay Shekhar led company received RBI’s approval to launch  the payment bank in January. Now, Paytm has announced that it is all set to launch Payments Bank on May 23. Renu Satti will be the CEO of Paytm Payments … Continue reading “Paytm Payments Bank to start operations from May 23: All you need to know”

Last year in December, Paytm announced that it will merge its digital wallet business with Payments Bank. The Vijay Shekhar led company received RBI’s approval to launch  the payment bank in January. Now, Paytm has announced that it is all set to launch Payments Bank on May 23. Renu Satti will be the CEO of Paytm Payments … Continue reading "Paytm Payments Bank to start operations from May 23: All you need to know"

Meizu M5 gets a price cut in India after 2 days of launch, now available for Rs. 9499

Meizu launched its mid-range M5 in the ‘M series’ in India earlier this month. Today the company has announced a Rs. 1000 price cut for the smartphone after just 2 days of launch. The smartphone that was launched for Rs. 10,499 is now available for Rs. 9499 after the price cut. Regarding the price cut, Leon Zhang, … Continue reading “Meizu M5 gets a price cut in India after 2 days of launch, now available for Rs. 9499”

Meizu launched its mid-range M5 in the ‘M series’ in India earlier this month. Today the company has announced a Rs. 1000 price cut for the smartphone after just 2 days of launch. The smartphone that was launched for Rs. 10,499 is now available for Rs. 9499 after the price cut. Regarding the price cut, Leon Zhang, … Continue reading “Meizu M5 gets a price cut in India after 2 days of launch, now available for Rs. 9499”

DSL Pioneer Describes Terabit Future

DSL pioneer John Cioffi described at a Paris summit concepts for driving terabit/second data rates over future twisted pair connections.

DSL pioneer John Cioffi described at a Paris summit concepts for driving terabit/second data rates over future twisted pair connections.

IDG Contributor Network: How blockchain technology applies to your company

Blockchain technology is a red-hot topic in the news these days and in many C-suite discussions. It has wide applicability to many industries and most companies. Like any emerging technology, companies that aren’t first movers tend to look for proven use cases and often wait for the technology to mature. But that may not be your best strategy with blockchain. Adoption has accelerated, and new use cases occur almost daily showing blockchain’s potential for revolutionizing a business as well as creating new markets. I believe every organization needs to consider how it might apply to their business. Let’s look at what the technology is and several examples of how your company could benefit from it.

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Blockchain technology is a red-hot topic in the news these days and in many C-suite discussions. It has wide applicability to many industries and most companies. Like any emerging technology, companies that aren’t first movers tend to look for proven use cases and often wait for the technology to mature. But that may not be your best strategy with blockchain. Adoption has accelerated, and new use cases occur almost daily showing blockchain’s potential for revolutionizing a business as well as creating new markets. I believe every organization needs to consider how it might apply to their business. Let’s look at what the technology is and several examples of how your company could benefit from it.

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IDG Contributor Network: How Docker’s new CEO plans to manage the company’s growth

Docker has appointed Concur founder Steve Singh as the company’s new CEO. Singh succeeds Ben Golub, who has taken a position on the company’s board of directors, where Singh serves as chairman. I talked to Singh to learn more about the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Managing growth

Singh sees the container technology provider facing the same challenges that any company at this stage would face — being able to manage the growth of the business.  He has set three priorities for Docker: innovation, customers and talent.

Innovation: “If you look at history, great enduring companies especially in the technology industry are always innovating ahead of the market. They are always innovating ahead of their customers. Innovation is an area that I want to make sure we have really substantive investment at Docker, both in the open-source community and in the products and services that we build internally then deliver to our enterprise customers.”

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Docker has appointed Concur founder Steve Singh as the company's new CEO. Singh succeeds Ben Golub, who has taken a position on the company's board of directors, where Singh serves as chairman. I talked to Singh to learn more about the challenges and opportunities ahead.

Managing growth

Singh sees the container technology provider facing the same challenges that any company at this stage would face — being able to manage the growth of the business.  He has set three priorities for Docker: innovation, customers and talent.

Innovation: “If you look at history, great enduring companies especially in the technology industry are always innovating ahead of the market. They are always innovating ahead of their customers. Innovation is an area that I want to make sure we have really substantive investment at Docker, both in the open-source community and in the products and services that we build internally then deliver to our enterprise customers.”

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IDG Contributor Network: Enterprise analytics is about finding better problems

Enterprising Analytics

To be “enterprising” is to be eager to undertake or prompt to attempt. To show initiative and be resourceful. These are leadership traits, so to be enterprising is to lead. “Analytics” is how we use data to inform decision-making, in the context of achieving business objectives. These are management practices, so analytics is about management.

“Enterprising Analytics” is about being creative, resourceful and adventurous with decision making to achieve business objectives. It is about the set of leadership and management practices that need to be in place for an organization to make the most of it’s analytics investment

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Enterprising Analytics

To be “enterprising” is to be eager to undertake or prompt to attempt. To show initiative and be resourceful. These are leadership traits, so to be enterprising is to lead. “Analytics” is how we use data to inform decision-making, in the context of achieving business objectives. These are management practices, so analytics is about management.

“Enterprising Analytics” is about being creative, resourceful and adventurous with decision making to achieve business objectives. It is about the set of leadership and management practices that need to be in place for an organization to make the most of it’s analytics investment

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IDG Contributor Network: How Facebook is taking the fight again fake news seriously

Facebook has been making waves recently with the roll out of its campaign to tackle the influx of fake news appearing on its newsfeeds.

The contemporary political, social and economic climate is largely influenced by social media. It impacts a large cross section of the population—1.23 billion people according to Facebook’s statisticians—and, according to studies performed by the Pew Research Center, 62 percent of adults derive their news directly from social media and not from primary sources.

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Facebook has been making waves recently with the roll out of its campaign to tackle the influx of fake news appearing on its newsfeeds.

The contemporary political, social and economic climate is largely influenced by social media. It impacts a large cross section of the population—1.23 billion people according to Facebook’s statisticians—and, according to studies performed by the Pew Research Center, 62 percent of adults derive their news directly from social media and not from primary sources.

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