Apple brings its redesigned App Store to the web

If you thought Apple's iOS 11 App Store redesign was overdue, the tech giant is now finally getting round to updating its web interface. The overhaul borrows from the iOS 11 revamp, offering a clean look, with larger images arranged in card-like bubb… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Amazon Prime monthly subscriptions now cost $2 more

Amazon has offered a monthly Prime subscription for a good long time now, but today it's unfortunately getting a bit more expensive. As of today, the price for a monthly Prime subscription is going up $2, from $10.99 to $12.99. Students with a valid… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Google releases fix for Chromecast WiFi bug

Google has started rolling out a patch that will prevent Cast-enabled devices from killing your WiFi connection. Multiple complaints reported over the past few weeks revealed that Android devices' Cast feature suffers from a WiFi bug. Apparently, the… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

‘Feel’ your drone with MotionPilot’s haptic joystick

Flying a drone isn't as easy as it looks, as any beginner who has ever purchased one of the pricey things and then immediately crashed it can attest. A startup called MotionPilot wants to help beginners and pros alike with a joystick that makes it mo… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Nintendo Labo kits are available to pre-order

On the heels of the Nintendo Labo unveiling, the DIY cardboard accessories and associated software for the Switch are now available to pre-order on Amazon. You can grab three (overpriced) sets, two of which pack the cardboard sheets and software that… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Nintendo Labo kits are available to pre-order

On the heels of the Nintendo Labo unveiling, the DIY cardboard accessories and associated software for the Switch are now available to pre-order on Amazon. You can grab three (overpriced) sets, two of which pack the cardboard sheets and software that… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Nintendo Labo kits are available to pre-order

On the heels of the Nintendo Labo unveiling, the DIY cardboard accessories and associated software for the Switch are now available to pre-order on Amazon. You can grab three (overpriced) sets, two of which pack the cardboard sheets and software that… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

WhatsApp builds a customer service app for businesses

WhatsApp's push to get more businesses to use its platform, so it can finally rake in cash from its 1.3 billion users, now includes a full-fledged business app. It's appropriately dubbed WhatsApp Business and is available on Android in select markets… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Facebook is testing the ability to create Stories on PC

Unlike its Instagram counterpart, Facebook Stories hasn't been doing as well. The social network even launched Instagram-to-Facebook crossposting and merged it with one of its other Snapchat clones, Messenger Day, over the past few months in an effor… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Trai paves the way for in-flight internet connectivity, issues recommendations

NEW DELHI: Telecom regulator Trai today recommended allowing mobile telephony and Internet services for passengers during air travel in the country through both satellite and terrestrial network.”The authority recommends that both, Internet and Mobile Communication on Aircraft (MCA) service should be permitted as In-Flight Connectivity (IFC) in the Indian airspace,” Trai said in its recommendations…

The Morning After: Friday, January 19th 2018

Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Drone rescues, our warming planet and a $48,000 camera were part of yesterday's news highlights, but the big question of the day is whether or not a $70 cardboard toy is overpriced. Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper

Give info on Train Protection Warning System: CIC to DSIR

The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR) to provide information on delay in the implementation of the Train Protection Warning System (TPWS).Information Commissioner Sridhar Acharyulu also issued a show cause notice to the Central Public Information Officer of DSIR, B N Sarkar, for not responding to an…

Hilton announces new leadership in India

NEW DELHI: Hilton today announced the appointments of Navjit Ahluwalia as senior VP and country head, India, and Jatin Khanna as VP and head of operations, India.Effective immediately, Ahluwalia will oversee Hilton’s 33 hotels trading and under development, including the recently opened Conrad Bengaluru, while leading the company’s growth strategy in the country. Khanna, who…

The big news from China? Its widely predicted implosion didn't happen

By Daniel MossChina’s economic performance is all about what hasn’t happened. That’s huge.The world’s No. 2 economy didn’t implode under a mountain of debt, nor did trade tensions with the U.S. bring exports undone. And there certainly hasn’t been the trade war many feared a year ago. The country’s growing reliance on services and consumption…

Microsoft adds real-time collaboration to Office 2016 for Mac

Microsoft's latest update for Office 2016 on Mac adds features that make it a much better tool for collaborative projects. (Or worse, depending on how you prefer attacking group work.) It gives you the ability to work with others in real time &agrave… Source: engadget Tags:businesscurrent affairsengadgetbusiness newsnews paper