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Viewpoint | Everyone desires for an Amit Shah but are you ready to be Narendra Modi?

This article is not to propagate the political achievements of any individual or party but used as an analogy of our own behavioural aspects towards personal finance and life in general. The images of the resounding victory of the ruling party and the mammoth confidence shown in the leadership qualities of one man in the recently concluded elections are fresh in ... Read More »

The lure of computers means Americans are sitting more than before

Despite the growing alarm about the harmful effects of sitting too much, Americans are sitting more than in the past — in part because people are spending more leisure time in front of the computers. The association between lots of sitting and bad health is now well-established, but there hasn’t been a lot of data on how sedentary Americans actually are, says Yin Cao, ... Read More »

How Retail and Technology are Proving to be a Hit Mix

Retail is not a traditional activity involving some business transactions. It has become a multi-layered activity which now also involves technology. Technology has changed the way retail is structure and operated. Here are a few ways how technology has mixed with retail to give the world a new dimension. Augmented Reality One of the newest things to join the retail ... Read More »

Nokia 8.1 (aka X7) launches in India on December 10, invites are in

HMD Global’s event on December 6 in India will actually be taking place on December 10 instead. The confusion was finally cleared today when the company started sending out press invites for the gathering. The Nokia 8.1 is expected to be the star of the event, and this, according to the most recent rumors, will be a rebranded Nokia X7 ... Read More »

Returns in shares are higher than from mutual funds

Photo: iStock Most great investors are known to have created wealth by investing directly in shares. Their success stories are part of investment folklore. Shares are always referred as the top wealth creating asset among all assets available. The returns on direct investments in certain stocks could be huge but at the same time some shares might underperform so badly ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Drop Tests Show They Are Tougher Than iPhone X, Galaxy S8

Samsung claims that the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+ feature 20 percent thicker glass protection and a stronger 7-series aluminium frame, compared to their predecessors. A new drop test video puts that claim to the test. The video finds that despite being breakable, the Galaxy S9 models are more durable than the last year’s Galaxy S8 and iPhone X. Another video on YouTube compares the ruggedness of the ... Read More »

Moto Mods’ Latest Additions Are Vital Health Checkup and a Full-Sized QWERTY Keyboard

Lenovo brand Moto on Tuesday at CES 2018 announced the launch of two new products in its Moto Mod product lineup – the Lenovo Vital Moto Mod and the Livermorium Slider Keyboard Moto Mod. Both these Moto Mods were developed with a combination of crowdfunding campaigns on Indiegogo, Moto’s Accelerator Program, and Moto Mod Development Kit distribution to developers. As before the Moto Mods will work ... Read More »

Finance Ministry cautions against bitcoin, says ‘virtual currencies are like ponzi schemes’

The Ministry of Finance has cautioned people against investing in virtual currencies and compared them to ponzi schemes. “There has been a phenomenal increase in recent times in the price of Virtual ‘Currencies’ (VCs) including bitcoin, in India and globally. The VCs don’t have any intrinsic value and are not backed by any kind of assets. The price of bitcoin and ... Read More »

Export incentives are investment, not subsidy: Prabhu

NEW DELHI, NOV 27:   Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu has made a case for treating support measures to promote exports as investment and not subsidies, arguing that outbound shipments contribute in a big way to boosting growth. The minister emphasised that exports can benefit the economy in a much shorter term than any other economic activity. “We feel very ... Read More »

Here are Sony’s Black Friday deals

Sony has started its Black Friday deals across its online stores and retail partners. You can save big on smartphones, headphones, smart bands and accessories. The flagship Sony Xperia XZ1 is €100/£100 off in both the German store (where it’s the only smartphone currently on offer) and the UK store. The UK Sony store has the biggest selection of smartphones on discount ... Read More »