Author Archives: Loknath Das

Xiaomi Mi MIX 2 With Bezel-Less Display Set to Launch in India on October 10

Mi MIX 2, the second-generation bezel-less smartphone by Xiaomi, will be launched in India on October 10. The Mi MIX 2 India launch date was announced by Xiaomi India MD Manu Kumar Jain, who had earlier confirmed that the handset will be released in the country soon after its unveiling in China without mentioning a date. According to a teaser shared by the company, the Xiaomi ... Read More »

Why The Private Internet Is Growing So Fast

If you’re not a fan of AMC’s Halt and Catch Fire, you’re missing one of the best pop culture takes on the tech world ever produced. Sure, it might not have fire-breathing dragons and zombie armies, and very few people watch it, but as a fictional representation of the historical origins of the computer and Internet world that we now all ... Read More »

Technology: The backbone of financial markets

In today’s dynamic financial markets, one needs to make intelligent, sound, and quick decisions, the key enabler of which, is technology. While it is true that the structure of financial markets is complex, with many pillars such as regulations, taxes, and legal compliance, technology is playing an extremely critical role, having the capacity to completely ruin the mechanism of a ... Read More »

Alcatel U5 HD With Front Flash Launched in India: Price, Specifications

HIGHLIGHTS The Indian variant comes with 2GB of RAM The new Alcatel U5 HD comes with a 5-inch HD display The booking for the smartphone will start from midnight Wednesday Back in August, Alcatel launched its U5 HD budget smartphone globally and on Wednesday, the company finally launched the handset in India. The new U5 HD has been priced by the company at Rs. ... Read More »

The best PC games we gave up on

“If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Then quit. There’s no point in being a damn fool about it.” Here at PC Gamer we have very much taken W.C. Fields’ advice to heart. With ever-expanding Steam libraries and another sale always on the horizon, it’s never been easier to walk away from a game in search of new ... Read More »

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts

IITs, Central universities to host patriotic rock band concerts The IITs and central universities have been asked by the HRD Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers.   Representative image The IITs and central universities have been asked by the Human Resource Development (HRD) Ministry to host music bands who would be performing patriotic numbers. Students ... Read More »

Deal: iPhone 7 prices drop in the US

Not impressed with the iPhone 8? Then how about a good deal on an iPhone 7 – a 256GB model for $600. Apple no longer offers those, but it would charge you $650 for the 128GB model. This deal comes courtesy of T-Mobile USA. If you prefer to get the phone on a 24-month credit, then you can pay $25 a month ... Read More »

iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus Set to Launch in India: Price, Best Offers, and Everything Else You Should Know

HIGHLIGHTS iPhone 8 and 8 Plus will go on sale in India at 6pm IST Both iPhone 8 models will be available in 64GB and 256GB variants Flipkart, Amazon, Jio are offering deals on the new Apple smartphones The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus have officially been released in India by Apple and Jio at an event in Mumbai, which Apple CEO Tim ... Read More »

Amazon Great Indian Festival Sale Will Be Held Again Next Week: Dates, Deal Previews

HIGHLIGHTS Amazon recently ended its 4-day sale on September 24 There will be offers on products across all major brands There will be additional cashback for Citibank card users Amazon recently shared that the four-day Great Indian Festival Sale, which was organised earlier this month, was its biggest shopping event since it entered the Indian market four years ago. Taking inspiration from this success, ... Read More »

Piramal Housing Finance to raise Rs 400 cr via Commercial Paper

Ajay Piramal, chairman, Piramal Enterprises Piramal Housing Finance, which began operations last month, will lift its first market borrowings through Rs 400-crore commercial paper, a short-term money market instrument.   Rating agency ICRA has assigned ‘A1+’ rating to the housing finance company’s commercial paper.   ICRA said the company enjoys operational synergies with its parent Piramal Finance Ltd, thanks to PFL’s experience in real estate lending and the large ... Read More »