Government considering Apple’s proposal to set up manufacturing unit in India

NEW DELHI: The government is considering iPhonemaker Apple‘s proposal for setting up manufacturing unit in India, Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam said today. Cupertino-based iPhone and iPad manufacturer Apple has sought certain concessions for setting up manufacturing unit in the country. “We would like Apple to come in India (for setting up manufacturing unit) and we are examining Apple’s proposal,”[…]


Google Domains Registrar Service Launched in India

Google has quietly launched Google Domains, its Web domain registrar service, in India. The service is available in beta phase in the country, and the company is at present not offering any incentive or other deals to customers – as is popular among registrar services. Spotted first by Labnol, Google Domains competes with BigRock, GoDaddy, Hostgator, Bluehost,[…]


Google uncovered Russia-backed ads on YouTube, Gmail: Report

  WASHINGTON: Googlehas discovered that Russian operatives spent tens of thousands of dollars on ads on YouTube, Gmail, Google search and other products, The Washington Post reported on Monday. The ads do not appear to be from the same Kremlin-affiliated entity that bought ads on Facebook Inc, which may indicate a broader Russian online disinformation effort, the paper[…]


Telcos Not Waiting for 5G, Busy Upgrading Network

NEW DELHI: Indian telcos Vodafone India, Idea Cellular and Reliance Jio have started to prepare their networks for the futuristic 5G technology introducing massive multiple input multiple output (MIMO) into their respective networks. Massive MIMO is a key enabler for 5G networks that are expected to be rolled out after 2020. Bharti Airtel has already started with the first[…]


Microsoft Outlook Gets Calendaring, Scheduling Features on Android and iOS

Microsoft is bringing several calendaring and scheduling features to its email client Outlook on Android and iOS platforms, it said, as the company puts efforts to better compete with Google’s Gmail and Inbox, and Apple’s Mail apps. The first addition is “synced shared calendars,” which will enable users to view and edit shared Office 365 or calendars. Users will also be[…]

Red, White, and Blue

Eight rules about color palettes that everyone should know Human-computer interactions are heavily based graphical UI elements and color plays a critical role in this. As Pierre Bonnard once said: Color does not add a pleasant quality to design — it reinforces it. When designing a new product, it’s often difficult to decide on the color scheme because of the[…]

Homepage Links Remain a Necessity

Summary: A site logo linking to the homepage is not enough. Logo design and placement, as well as the presence of a text link to the homepage affect success of navigation to homepage. People Rely on Links to the Homepage A direct, one-click link to the homepage is a must-have on websites. There are several reasons[…]