Tag Archives: 2016?

UPSC Civil Services 2016 third ranker, Gopalakrishna Ronanki in a fix for ‘fake’ disability certificate

Muralikrishna, in his petition claimed that Gopalakrishna obtained the top rank in UPSC Civil Services Examination of 2016, by producing a fake orthopaedically-handicapped certificate. (Image source: HT) R The results of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) Civil Services Exam 2016 were announced on May 31 evening on the official website, the link for which is upsc.gov.in This year, Karnataka’s Nandini KR ... Read More »

Record number of English and Welsh wine companies launched in 2016

A record number of English wine companies were launched last year, as new vineyard owners sought to capitalise on a growing taste for their products. Sixty-four new wine businesses put down roots in England and Wales during 2016, up 73% on the previous year, according to HM Revenue and Customs. England’s vineyards meet their biggest challenge – a decent bottle ... Read More »

Maryland added 1,335 technology industry jobs in 2016

Maryland added 1,335 technology industry jobs in 2016, bringing the total number of people employed by a technology company in the state to 182,539. Across all sectors, about 183,300 workers had a technology occupation in Maryland last year, according to Cyberstates 2017, an annual report on the national technology workforce by technology association CompTIA. The report defines a technology industry ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 edge and Galaxy A3 (2016) get February security patch

Samsung has pushed out the February security patch to several of its handsets in the past few days. As it turns out, there are a few more Samsung phones that are getting the update. These include the Galaxy S6/S6 edge and the Galaxy A3 (2013). For the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, the update is arriving as version G920FXXU5DQAJ and ... Read More »

Samsung and Apple spent $61.7 billion on semiconductor chips in 2016

Samsung and Apple make the most money selling computers of different shapes and sizes, so it’s no surprise the two gobbled up a significant share of the global semiconductor chip market – for the sixth consecutive year, no less. According to stats published by Gartner, the two spent a combined $61.7 billion (up $400 million from 2015) and bought 18.2% ... Read More »

China’s economy grows 6.7% in 2016

China’s economy grew by 6.7% in 2016, compared with 6.9% a year earlier, according to official data, marking its slowest growth since 1990. The figure is in line with Beijing’s growth target of between 6.5% and 7%. But the data comes days after the leader of one Chinese province admitted GDP data was faked for several years. China is a ... Read More »

What did India watch on Youtube in 2016?

YouTube on Wednesday released the top 10 trending videos, music videos and bollywood trailers of the year 2016. While Rajnikanth-starrer “Kabali” bacame the top trending movie trailer, comedian Kapil Sharma’s show featuring actor Salman Khan was the top trending video of the year, YouTube said in a blog post. A video showing the “embedded GPS chip” in the new Rs ... Read More »