TECH UPDATES

iPad Pro 2017 Models Outperform New MacBook Pro Models in Some Benchmarks

Apple’s new iPad Pro models are as capable as the refreshed MacBook Pro models, matching, and even surpassing the laptops in certain benchmarks. Bare Feats, a benchmarking blog, posted some CPU and GPU test results that pitted the 2017 MacBook Pro models against the new iPad Pro 12.9 inch and …

TECH UPDATES

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 Launched in India: Price, Release Date, Specifications, and More

Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 was launched in India on Tuesday at an event in Bengaluru. The productivity-focused tablet was first unveiled at MWC 2017 in Wi-Fi and LTE variants. It will be made available in India via offline retail stores and the Samsung India site from Tuesday itself. The highlight …

Social Media

Facebook Gives Users in India More Control Over Their Profile Pictures

Facebook has announced that it is piloting new tools that will give people in India more control over who can download and share their profile pictures. “In India, we’ve heard that people want more control over their profile pictures, and we’ve been working over the past year to understand how …

MOBILE

Zopo Speed X With Niki.ai Chatbot, Dual Rear Cameras Launched in India

After launching Zopo Color M5 last month in India, the company has now unveiled its Zopo Speed X smartphone in the country. The standout feature of the new smartphone is that the company has now tied up with Ratan Tata-funded AI-based chatbot – Niki – that allows users to perform …

MOBILE

Xiaomi Redmi 4A to Go on Sale in the Country Today via Amazon India

Xiaomi Redmi 4A (Review), the popular budget smartphone from the Chinese smartphone manufacturer, will go on sale via Amazon India at 12pm IST on Thursday. It will be available in Dark Grey and Gold colours. Launched in India in March, the Redmi 4A is available in only variant: 2GB RAM …

MOBILE

OnePlus 5 Launched in India, Price Starts at Rs. 32,999: Launch Offers, Release Date, Specifications, and More

OnePlus 5 (Review) has been launched in India, just two days after its global unveiling. The new smartphone has been launched at starting price of Rs. 32,999, and will be available on Amazon India for now, and will head to the OnePlus retail channels next week. However, fans who want to …

Finance

Cabinet Clears Bill To Deal With Crisis In Banks, Insurers

New Delhi: The Cabinet on Wednesday gave approval to a proposal to introduce a Bill in Parliament for setting up a Resolution Corporation to deal with bankruptcy in banks, insurance companies and financial entities. The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017, which aims to instil discipline in financial service …

News Updates

Mumbai’s Real Estate Launches Dip By 24% In January To March: Survey

Mumbai: The real estate project launches in Mumbai dropped by 24 per cent in the first quarter of 2017, a recent survey said. Launches dropped by 24 per cent at 4,900 units against 6,500 a year ago, a study conducted by the property consultancy firm Colliers International found. The trend …

Finance

Government Sells Rs. 4,000 Crore Stake In Larsen & Toubro

Mumbai: India sold a 2.5 percent stake in engineering and construction group Larsen & Toubro Ltd (L&T) on Wednesday, raising more than Rs. 4,000 crore ($619.27 million) that will help the government meet its annual fiscal deficit target. The stake, held by the state-owned Specified Undertaking of Unit Trust of …

Finance

Mutual Funds Get 19 Lakh New Investors In 2 Months

New Delhi: Mutual fund houses added close to 19 lakh investor accounts in April-May of 2017-18, taking the total tally to a record 5.72 crore, driven by growing interest from retail and HNI investors alike. This is on top of 77 lakh folios added in the entire past fiscal and …