Panasonic Toughbook CF-33 Rugged 2-in-1 Laptop launched at MWC 2017

Panasonic has launched its Toughbook CF-33 rugged 2-in-1 laptop with 12-inch display and an unprecedented 3:2 screen aspect ratio at MWC 2017 in Barcelona. The laptop runs Windows 10 and has been launched in two variants – 2-in-1 detachable laptop (with tablet and keyboard dock) and tablet only, priced at EUR 3,552 (roughly Rs. 2.51…

Uber CEO Says He Must ‘Grow Up’ After Argument With Driver

Uber Technologies Inc Chief Executive Travis Kalanick on Tuesday said it was time for him to “grow up” and get help after a video was published showing him getting into an argument with a driver for the ride service who complained about pay rates. Bloomberg on Tuesday published a video of Kalanick, a co-founder of…

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller Works With PC Games Rishi Alwani, 01 March 2017

Along with the Nintendo Switch which has a March 3 release date, Nintendo will also be releasing an additional controller. Dubbed the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller, it resembles what you’d traditionally expect from a console manufacturer — dual analogue sticks, triggers, a d-pad, and ABXY buttons, all par for the course. And while the PS4…

OneWeb, Intelsat Merge to Advance Satellite Internet

Satellite telecom firms OneWeb and Intelsat announced plans Tuesday to merge, and a fresh $1.7 billion (roughly Rs. 11,362 crores) investment from Japan’s SoftBank to advance an ambitious “Internet in the sky” plan. The deal aims “to create a financially stronger company with the flexibility to aggressively pursue new growth opportunities resulting from the explosion…

TRAI’s Views Sought on Holding a Spectrum Auction Every Year

The government is looking at making spectrum auction an annual event and will reach out to sectoral regulator TRAI for its recommendations, Telecom Secretary JS Deepak on Tuesday said. “We are looking for spectrum auction every year. We are very soon going to request to TRAI for its recommendations,” Deepak told reporters in Barcelona. Once…

Facebook Issued Notice by DCW Over Online Rape Threats to Gurmehar Kaur

Delhi Commission for Women (DCW) chief Swati Maliwal on Tuesday issued notice to Facebook seeking details to identify those who issued rape threats to Delhi University student Gurmehar Kaur. In the notice, Maliwal wrote that Kaur was subjected to “extreme abuse and rape threats” on her Facebook profile. “The Commission is in receipt of a…

India Keen on Riding 5G Wave, Norms in Offing: Telecom Secretary

The government on Tuesday said it is working on a policy on usage of high-frequency spectrum bands to ensure India moves quickly towards 5G, the next-generation of telecom services. “We were late in 3G and 4G, so we are keen that we should not be deprived of 5G. It has a wider application for the…