Author Archives: Loknath

As ‘Brexit’ Tensions Rise, E.U. Proposal Targets London Finance

Valdis Dombrovskis, a European Commission vice president, in Brussels on Thursday. “In the context of Brexit, we see that the situation is changing,” he said. CreditEric Vidal/Reuters European Union officials fired an opening salvo on Thursday in a “Brexit”-related dispute that could threaten London’s status as the undisputed financial capital of Europe and affect hundreds of trillions of dollars’ worth ... Read More »

Google Docs Phishing Scam Doused After Catching Fire

A ‘phishing’ scam that tricked people with what appeared to be Google Docs links was doused by the Internet giant after spreading wildly. The purpose of the scam, and the culprits behind it, remained unknown late in the day. “We have taken action to protect users against an email impersonating Google Docs, and have disabled offending accounts,” a Google spokesperson ... Read More »

2017 KTM 390 Duke First Ride Review

The past few weeks have been very exciting. It all started with the 2017 KTM RC range, followed by the all-new KTM 250 Duke and 2017 200 Duke, all of which we rode at Bajaj Auto’s Chakan facility. The Austrian bike maker then was clearly keeping the best for last and that is the 2017 KTM 390 Duke. The motorcycle ... Read More »

Samsung’s Bixby Assistant Can Beatbox Too, Claims to Be Better Than Apple’s Siri

Samsung recently introduced Bixby Voice, bringing voice command support to the virtual assistant in South Korea. As expected users have started posting videos about their experience with Bixby. While one might expect Bixby to be useful with utilitarian tasks, it turns out Bixby has an entertaining side to it as well. Samsung’s Bixby can be seen showing off its beatboxing ... Read More »

ABERDEEN’S PARTY LEADERS: PRIORITIES ON SCHOOLS AND EDUCATION

ALAN DONNELLY – SCOTTISH CONSERVATIVES The Scottish Conservatives want to deliver a gold standard of education for every child. Many of our schools are performing very well but there are areas for improvement. Aberdeen has high levels of teacher vacancies and the Scottish Government needs to help Aberdeen with relocation allowances to attract teachers. Aberdeen is investing in new-build primary ... Read More »

Canyon Endurace AL 6.0 review

BikeRadar verdict “The Endurace combines value and ride quality in a pretty exceptional package”   Highs: Tremendous value, ride quality   Lows: No mudguard eyelets, not as cheap as it used to be   Buy if: You want a fun, well-specced machine that’s ready for some miles   Skip to view deals for Endurace AL 6.0 German giant Canyon is ... Read More »

You can now stay overnight at “A Christmas Story” house

CLEVELAND (FOX 32 News) – The house featured in the 1983 holiday film “A Christmas Story” is now accepting overnight guests. The home, located in Cleveland, is currently a museum that offers tours for fans of the movie. But starting in June, you can rent out the house overnight. Guests will have access to the entire house and will be ... Read More »

App Flaw Reportedly Creates Backdoor for Hacking Millions of Android Phones

A recent study has found that hundreds of Android apps on Google Play that help users connect to PCs via Wi-Fi leave some ports open and poorly secured, exposing the device to hackers. This research was done by a group of researchers from the University of Michigan, who claim that the most vulnerable among the lot, is an app called ... Read More »

Matar ki Chaat: Lucknow’s Famous Street Food You Should Definitely Try

                    In Lucknow, when we were growing up in the 1980s-1990s, the aspirational place to go to for chaat was King of Chaat in Hazratganj. The likes of Shukla Chaat that so many now talk about had not been discovered in pop circuits just as yet and King was king as ... Read More »

2017 Triumph Bonneville Bobber Test Ride Review

You could say, “beauty is only skin deep”, or something to that effect. Strangely, that is the vague kind of preconceived notion I had about the new Triumph Bonneville Bobber. Everyone who had ridden the Bobber before was raving about it, but to me, it all sounded too good to be true. How much better can a glorified Bonneville T120 ... Read More »