• PODCASTS
    Spotify aims to turn podcast fans into podcast creators with ‘Create podcast’ test

    Spotify is testing a new “Create podcast” feature that shows up atop a user’s list of their subscribed podcasts in the app interface, as first uncovered by Jane Manchung Wong (@wongmjane) (via Engadget). The button then provides a takeover promotion directing users to download Anchor, the podcast creation app that Spotify acquired in February. This is yet another example of […]

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    North Korea Declares Latest Missile Test a Success

    North Korea is declaring its latest ballistic missile test a success, leaving the United States and its allies fuming. Pyongyang’s state-run news agency Monday called it a test of a new type of anti-aircraft guided weapons system. It said the defects discovered in previous tests have been worked out, and that the system should be […]

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    US declares success in key test of missile defence

    The US military scored an important success in a test of its oft-criticised missile-defence programme, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting US territory from a North Korean attack. Vice Admiral Jim Syring, director of the Pentagon agency in charge of developing the missile-defence system, called […]

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    US declares success in key test of missile defence

    The US ballistic missile-defence system launches from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Tuesday in California [Lucy Nicholson/Reuters] The US military scored an important success in a test of its oft-criticised missile-defence programme, destroying a mock warhead over the Pacific Ocean with an interceptor that is key to protecting US territory from a North Korean attack. […]

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    North Korea claims missile test success

    North Korea’s apparently successful launch of a mid-to-long range missile indicates a significant advance in its drive for an intercontinental ballistic missile, monitors say. The isolated North boasted on Monday that the launch the previous day, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un, was aimed at verifying the capability to carry a ‘large scale heavy nuclear […]

  • LIFE
    Staples Print and Marketing Services Put to the Test

    My husband and I have been Staples customers through our businesses since 1999. Why have we stuck with Staples for over 15 years? It’s a convenient and cost-effective place to shop for office supplies, printers, office furniture and more. Despite being regular Staples shoppers, we hadn’t done much with the Staples Print & Marketing Services […]

  • NEWS
    AT&T Sets $35 Rate for Online TV, Will Test a La Carte Plans

    AT&T Inc. set a price of $35 a month for a new online-streaming TV service with 100 channels or more, and the company may experiment with “a la carte” programming, giving customers choice on what channels they pay to watch. AT&T, which is buying Time Warner for $85.4 billion (roughly Rs. 5,27,026 crores), plans to […]

  • IITs To Conducts 3rd Entrance Test After JEE Advanced

    In a shocking but not entirely unexpected move, the IITs have decided to admit students based on a 3rd aptitude test, tentatively named – The IIT Aptitude Test (IITAT). It appears that the heads of these prestigious institutes were not pleased with the scrapping of the National Aptitude Test (NAT) system for shortlisting candidates for […]

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    Axis, Kotak Mahindra banks test blockchain transactions

    Axis Bank believes that it would successfully conduct full-fledged transactions, before it comes out with a product in the market. Photo: Bloomberg Mumbai: With ICICI Bank having successfully executed its first two transactions using blockchain technology, other Indian private sector banks are also gradually warming up to the concept. Two private sector lenders, Axis Bank […]

  • MOTIVATION
    Sachin always told me to get a Test century: Harbhajan

    Dubai: Indian off-spinner Harbhajan Singh on Thursday attributed his maiden Test century against New Zealand in the first match to the constant motivation given by senior batsman Sachin Tendulkar. The 30-year-old Harbhajan said he never dreamt of scoring a Test hundred but Tendulkar always had faith in him and asked him to get a century. […]