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Q & A

Published on 28-Aug-2016

Facebook automatically resizes pictures you upload to the site, but you can change this in the settings for your account.

Amazon subscribers jolted by dynamic pricing

Published on 28-Aug-2016
A file photo of Amazon CEO Jef Bezos. PTI

What do subscriptions to a newspaper, magazine or Netflix account have in common? Once you sign up, you expect to pay the same rate every...

A true trendsetter in online news

Published on 28-Aug-2016
Gawker employees Michael Kuntz and  Julia Alvidrez use telephone rooms at the company's offices in New York. INYT

For good or bad, Gawker shaped online media with its style, sensibility and business model...

Apps for the cutting edge student

Published on 28-Aug-2016

When you're not distracted playing Pokmon Go, your smartphone can be a great study buddy with apps that help you meet deadlines...

Q & A

Published on 21-Aug-2016

Google Maps is a more straightforward map application and includes information about businesses and other points of interest...

Taking guesswork out of grilling

Published on 21-Aug-2016

Cooking with fire is a technique dating to our prehistoric ancestors, but today it can feel high tech with the many apps...

Google duo makes video calling easier

Published on 21-Aug-2016
A handout of mobile app Duo. Image courtesy Twitter.

Google and Apple have battled each other for years for primacy over mobile users. Apple has proferred its superior...

Popular networks, but without news

Published on 21-Aug-2016
Snapchat, which began in 2011 as a way to send pictures that disappear, recently surpassed the unceasingly newsy Twitter in daily use.  INYT

This column is about escapist social networks, but let's start with Donald Trump because he seems more...

Self-service checkouts may prod shoplifting

Published on 14-Aug-2016
A file photo of a customer going through self-checkout at a grocery shop in New York. INYT

Self-service checkout technology may offer convenience and speed, but it also helps turn law-abiding shoppers into petty thieves...

Amazon serious on drone delivery

Published on 14-Aug-2016
An undated photo of Amazon Prime Drone. INYT

A little sleuthing suggests that drones may be central to Amazon's long-term strategy, says Farhad Manjoo

Photo Gallery
Film director Nitya Mehra, actor Sidharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif during promotion...

Film director Nitya Mehra, actor Sidharth Malhotra and actress Katrina Kaif during promotion...

Spectators watch play between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Fernando Verdasco, of Spain...

Spectators watch play between Stan Wawrinka, of Switzerland, and Fernando Verdasco, of Spain...

A stagehand gestures after checking lights backstage before the start of a play inside a theatre...

A stagehand gestures after checking lights backstage before the start of a play inside a theatre...

A view of historical ridge reflected in rain water after heavy rainfall in Shimla on Tuesday...

A view of historical ridge reflected in rain water after heavy rainfall in Shimla on Tuesday...

A PAC recruit of 23rd battalion jubilates with his mother after their passing out parade in...

A PAC recruit of 23rd battalion jubilates with his mother after their passing out parade in...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with US Secretary of State John Kerry at a meeting in New Delhi...

A labourer works at the construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata...

A labourer works at the construction site of a metro rail station in Kolkata...

Masked protesters shout slogans at a protest march during a strike, after curfew was completely...

Masked protesters shout slogans at a protest march during a strike, after curfew was completely...

An Ambulance passes through a water logged road near AIIMS hospital after rains in New Delhi...

An Ambulance passes through a water logged road near AIIMS hospital after rains in New Delhi...

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganga in Allahabad...

Children play on pontoons as clouds gather over the banks of the river Ganga in Allahabad...

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