ICC chairman Shashank Manohar steps down after two stints !!

ICC chairman Shashank Manohar on Wednesday stepped down after two tenures at its helm. The ICC Board met today and agreed that Deputy Chairman Imran Khwaja will assume all the responsibilities of the Chairperson until a successor is elected. The process for the Chairperson election is expected to be approved by the ICC Board within the next week. ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said: “On behalf of the ICC Board and staff and the whole cricket family, I would like to thank Shashank for his leadership and everything he has…

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Spotify Premium Duo Expands Worldwide, Costs Rs. 149 in India !!

Spotify is expanding the availability of Spotify Premium Duo — a subscription built for two people, usually couples — to 55 new markets including India, it said Wednesday. Spotify Premium Duo will cost Rs. 149 per month in India, $13 (about Rs. 980) in the US, and £13 (about Rs. 1,220) in the UK. If you haven’t used Spotify Premium in the past, you’ll get a free month of Spotify Premium Duo. And if you have tried Spotify Premium previously, you can easily switch to Duo on Spotify.com under the…

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CERT-In Indian Cyber-Security Agency Warns of Malicious Google Chrome Extensions !!

  Internet users should exercise caution while installing Google Chrome extensions as the company has removed over 100 malicious links after they were found collecting “sensitive” user data, country’s cyber-security agency said on Wednesday. The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the national technology arm to combat cyber-attacks and safeguard in Indian cyberspace, said it has also been found that these extensions contained code to bypass Google Chrome’s Web store security scans. The malicious extensions had the ability to take screenshots, read the clipboard, harvest authentication cookies or grab user…

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PM Modi’s Weibo account goes blank in China; profile photo, posts taken down !!

The removal of all information from Modi’s Weibo comes 10 days after at least three official Indian statements – including the PM’s – were deleted from the Indian embassy’s official account on the popular social media app, WeChat. Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Twitter-like Weibo account in China went blank on Wednesday after his photo, posts & comments were removed from the handle. The removal of all information from Modi’s Weibo comes 10 days after at least three official Indian statements – including the PM’s – were deleted from the Indian…

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PhD chamber of commerce and industry (PHDCCI) in association with AICRA!!

New Delhi: PhD chamber of commerce and industry (PHDCCI) in association with AICRA hosted a webinar on the eve of World MSME week on devising ways to enhance business through AI. The webinar was resided by eminent heads of different sectors and associated with different domains including Sri Piyush Srivastava Additional Development Commissioner, Ministry of MSME Government of India, Mr Raj Sharma, President of All India Council for Robotics and Automation,Ms Laxmi Nageshwari Global lead Boston Ltd, Mr Sunil Goel Founder Bzait consulting. The discussion was centered around the adoption…

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Sensex, Nifty record strongest quarter in 11 years

Bengaluru: The Nifty settled down 0.1% at 10,302.1 on Tuesday, while the benchmark Sensex slipped 0.13% to 34,915.8 after rising around 0.8% each during the session. Indian shares ended lower on the last day of its best quarter since 2009, led by losses in energy stocks, and ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s address to the nation. The Nifty settled down 0.1% at 10,302.1 on Tuesday, while the benchmark Sensex slipped 0.13% to 34,915.8 after rising around 0.8% each during the session. The Nifty closed over the quarter about up…

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GTA 6 release date is tipped and it’ll just disappoint you !!

Grand Theft Auto 5 or GTA 5 has been one of the most popular video games of the decade. And while the rumours of GTA 6 has been there since past three years, developer Rockstar Games has been staying mum on the title and if it is being worked upon or not. If you are one of those GTA fans who is waiting for GTA 6 to arrive on PlayStation, Xbox consoles or PCs, you might (yet again) be facing some disappointment. That’s because experts are claiming the title to…

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Facebook has launched Avatars in India: Here’s how you can create your own

New Delhi: Facebook has advanced through the years by introducing stickers, GIFs, and videos that can be posted in statuses and the comment section as well. Now, Facebook has come up with a cartoon-like creation that would represent and look like the user himself. Facebook on Tuesday announced the launch of a cartoon-like representation of users, called Avatars. A lot like the Bitmoji stickers used in Snapchat, an Avatar aims to give a personal touch to the user’s character. Users can create their own Avatar from a variety of faces,…

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PUBG Mobile launching Livik map on July 7: Here’s what to expect !!

PUBG Mobile’s new and exclusive map ‘Livik’ will be available on July 7. Here’s what players can expect from the new map. PUBG Mobile is gearing up for a new and exclusive map ‘Livik’. The new map will arrive on July 7 along with PUBG Mobile 0.19.0 update. Ahead of the launch, PUBG Mobile has shared more details on what players can expect. In a recent post by PUBG Mobile developers, details on what went behind making the map were revealed. What we know so far is that it’s going…

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Apple drops some arcade games in strategy shift to keep subscribers !!

Apple has shifted the strategy of its Apple Arcade gaming service, canceling contracts for some games in development while seeking other titles that it believes will better retain subscribers. The Cupertino, California-based technology giant scrapped development contracts with multiple game studios earlier this year and informed them of the new approach, according to people familiar with the matter. On calls in mid-April, an Apple Arcade creative producer told some developers that their upcoming games didn’t have the level of “engagement” Apple is seeking, the people said. Apple is increasingly interested in…

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