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Just a third of credit-worthy consumers tapped by banks: Cibil report

This segment of eligible consumers promises retail lending opportunities for banks through products such as credit cards, personal loans and consumer durable loans. Photo: iStock Mumbai: Even after the increased focus on retail loans for a decade, banks and other lending institutions have been able to tap only into a third of the estimated 220 million credit-eligible consumers, a report said. ... Read More »

2017 Maruti Ignis long term review, second report

I walk to the car, head buried in my phone, hit unlock on the key fob and yank the rear door handle. It doesn’t open. I look up from my phone, confused; I’m sure I heard it unlock. I press it again and only then does the rear door unlock. “Well, that’s a pain. Why do I need to press ... Read More »

iOS 11 Bug Lets Camera QR Code Reader Redirect Users to Malicious Websites: Report

HIGHLIGHTS The bug arises as a miscommunication between camera app and Safari URL in notification preview can be different from actual link The vulnerability was reported to Apple in December last year Another day, another iOS bug discovery. The stock Camera app on iOS 11 was recently updated to automatically detect QR codes and show link previews in case the QR code contains a URL. However, ... Read More »

IOC Wants Statue Of Liberty Image Removed From US Women’s Hockey Goalie Masks: Report

USA goalie Hensley has a large Statue of Liberty image painted on the left side of her mask.© AFP The International Olympic Committee is reportedly asking the US women’s hockey team to remove Statue of Liberty images from two goaltenders’ masks because they violate IOC policy against political symbols. USA Hockey officials were in talks to resolve the matter ahead of the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9 to Take on iPhone X’s Face ID with Enhanced Iris Scanner: Report

While hackers are exploring ways to fool the technology behind Apple’s Face ID, Samsung is now rumoured to be working on an enhanced iris scanner to take on the iPhone X’s killer feature. The new development is reportedly in works for the Galaxy S9 that would supersede the existing Galaxy S8. ET News reports that Samsung is developing new software to make face recognition on ... Read More »

Apple Served With Search Warrant for Access to Texas Shooter’s iPhone: Report

Apple has been served with a search warrant for access to an iPhone SE which was used by the gunman who killed 27 people in a Texas church, as per media reports. The gunman Devin Patrick Kelley, 26, walked into the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs on November 5 and opened fire. He later killed himself. According to a San Antonio ... Read More »

Google Shipped Some Pixel 2 XL Units Without an Operating System, Users Report

There seems to be no end to Google’s woes when it comes to new Pixel 2 devices. The latest issue to have been reported by some Pixel 2 XL buyers is receiving a unit without an operating system. There are multiple threads on Reddit on the issue, and almost all users complain about the same messagewelcoming them “Can’t find valid operating system. The device will not start.” ... Read More »

Apple, Foxconn to Meet Over iPhone X Production Issues: Report

Apple Chief Operating Officer (COO) Jeff Williams is scheduled to meet Foxconn Chairman Terry  Gou during his visit to Taiwan later this month to discuss issues  affecting the production of the “super premium” iPhone X, reports said  on Saturday. “The meeting comes at a time when iPhone X production continues to be plagued by problems with the dot projector, a component in the 3-D sensor module used ... Read More »

Cyanogen, Now Called Cyngn, Is Working on Software for Self-Driving Cars: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Once a celebrated Android fork developer, Cyanogen is making a return It has rebranded itself as Cyngn It is now making software for autonomous cars Cyanogen, the startup best known for its failed attempt to “steal Android’s future away from Google”, is prepping for a return to the game. Only this time, it has a different business plan in ... Read More »

Internet Penetration in Rural India Is Abysmal, Finds COAI’s IMC-Deloitte Report

HIGHLIGHTS The overall Internet penetration in India is now 33 percent However, it is just 16 percent in the rural areas India lags behind many countries in broadband penetration with only 23% While the overall Internet penetration in India is 33 percent, it is only 16 percent in the rural areas, a report released at the ‘India Mobile Congress 2017′ ... Read More »