Month: January 2018

Apple to Halve iPhone X Production Target:

Apple will halve its iPhone X production target for the first three months of the year to around 20 million units, Nikkei reported on Monday, sending its shares down 1.6 percent. The report added to growing concerns about weak sales of the $999 (roughly Rs. 63,600) phone, making investors jittery about the company’s financial outlook when it reports

SBI jacks up bulk deposit rates by 75-140 bps in second hike in 2 months

The country’s largest bank, State Bank of India, raised interest rate on domestic bulk term deposits on Tuesday by 75-140 basis points with immediate effect, at a time when liquidity in the system is under strain.This is second hike in bulk deposit rates by SBI in a span of about two months. It had raised bulk term deposits by one per

WhatsApp becomes first third-party messaging app……

WhatsApp for iOS gets a new feature which will let users easily connect with their friends and family via WhatsApp even while they are driving. The new update comes with WhatsApp v2.18.2 version and brings along a dedicated WhatsApp button on the CarPlay dash interface. The aim of bringing the WhatsApp the CarPlay integration is

Nokia 3310 4G Launched:

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 3310 4G is officially listed in China HMD Global has partnered with China Mobile to launch the new handset The 4G variant runs Alibaba-owned YunOS The Nokia 3310 4G has now been officially launched in China, weeks after receiving TENAA certification. HMD Global, the company licensing the Nokia brand, has silently listed the 4G variant of the Nokia

25th January, 2018… A Room Of One’s Own Day

As I write these words, surrounded by yelling children and a bad-tempered spouse with a headache, I can heartily attest to Virginia Woolf’s assertion that in order to write successfully, one needs a room of one’s own. Woolf’s 1928 essay ‘A Room of One’s Own’ was surely the inspiration behind A Room Of One’s Own Day.

25th January, 2018… Irish Coffee Day

1942 proved a fortuitous year for transatlantic travellers wearied by the cold and damp conditions of an Irish winter. Thanks to the innovative imagination of bartender Joe Sheridan, they were soon to have their cockles delightfully warmed by an almost decadent blend of fine Irish whiskey with the irresistible taste and aroma of freshly brewed

25th January, 2018… Opposite Day

Opposite Day is the worst day for not saying anything to the people far away from you. You can’t have fun today, as nothing is allowed and nobody wants to have fun with you. Of course, on Opposite day, all of that means the opposite! It’s the best day to talking to the people close

24th January, 2018… Beer Can Appreciation Day

Beer, we’re all familiar with it. There are advertisements for it on TV, it’s a hallmark of gatherings on the tailgate and the quintessential go to for after-work relaxation. With its ancient heritage and pedigree, beer has been produced, sold, and bottled by cultures all over the world since time out of mind. During that

How will you issue aadhaar for the homeless, asks supreme court.

The Supreme Court on Wednesday questioned the government’s version of Aadhaar as a unique identifier that will benefit the poor to access welfare services. It asked how will the lakhs of homeless people in the country get the Aadhaar card without a permanent address. The 2011 Census revealed that there are 1.77 million homeless people

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 price cut by Rs 3,000

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, the flagship bezel-less smartphone from the Chinese company, has received a price cut in India. The smartphone is reportedly available at Rs 32,999 via offline retailers as opposed to its launch price of Rs 35,999. The new price means that the smartphone has received a price cut of Rs 3,000. According