Piyush Ghatole

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Aurangzeb Road: Symptom of a Deeper Malaise

The Congress has always been a party held together by a personality—first by Mohandas Gandhi, later Nehru, and now Sonia Gandhi. It is inevitable …

Not Gandhi but Japan Kicked out Britain from India

<b>Mass desertions of loyal Indian soldiers to the Japanese-trained INA precipitated Britain’s withdrawal from India.</b><p>On 15 November 1941, less than a …

India

Indian Government Reins In The RBI

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is India’s central bank. It has controlled the monetary policy of the economy and hence influenced the level of the Indian Rupee, (INR). It commenced its operations on April 1st 1935 in accordance with the provisions of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934 during the …

In 2014, countries are still paying off debt from World War One

It has been 100 years since the start of the First World War, which was fought for four years and claimed the lives of more than 6000 soldiers a day. Countries in Europe began marking the centenary earlier this year and the Tower of London, pictured above, is awash in poppies in beautiful tribute …

Remembrance Day

Apple reportedly planning to implement tokenization in NFC payment system

We may finally have a reason for why Apple Stores and some other stores are installing new NFC payment hardware ahead of the iPhone 6 launch. Apple is reportedly planning on implementing a security feature called tokenzation in the system, which removes the necessity to transmit account numbers or …

Sources: Netflix and Comcast have reached a peering agreement

Consumers’ troubles with online video may be subsiding — at least for Comcast customers. Comcast and Netflix appear to have resolved their …

Oracle To Unveil Microsoft, Salesforce, NetSuite Partnerships As Revenues Stagnate

Quarterly figures and earnings calls are never dull with Oracle. While Q4 figures announced last night were unexceptional and showed Oracle’s …

Visa and MasterCard using KitKat feature to push mobile payments

Visa and MasterCard will soon make mobile payments easier, and finally accessible, for some Android users thanks to a feature built into KitKat.<p>The feature, called Host Card Emulation (HCE) stores credit card information securely in the cloud. That way any app can turn into a mobile wallet app. …

Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III review: The Lexus of Bluetooth speakers - CNET

MSRP: $299.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Bose SoundLink Bluetooth Speaker III</b> sounds great for a compact Bluetooth speaker, playing louder than its predecessor and offering much better battery life. It also has a sleek and sturdy design, an auxiliary input, and the option to swap out protective covers (sold …

Audiophile

Samsung Shape M7 review: Samsung's sweet-sounding Sonos alternative - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Samsung Shape M7</b> wireless audio system is the best competitor to Sonos yet, with reliable audio streaming and a simple-to-use app. The M7 speaker sounds better than the similarly-priced Sonos Play:3 and has a few bonus features, including built-in Bluetooth, playback of hi-res files and …

Audiophile