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The biggest myths about the next billion internet users

A Kenyan farmer stands proudly, looking at his crops while talking on his mobile. A group of Bangladeshi women cluster around a phone to get some health information. Children in an Indian slum look absorbed as they navigate their way through an educational gaming app. These are some typical images that the media use to portray the way mobile technologies ... Read More »

The biggest challenges facing Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman

New Delhi: India’s first female finance minister in almost five decades, Nirmala Sitharaman, has held a wide range of jobs: She rode aboard a fighter jet as defense minister. As head of the trade department she grappled with falling exports. She’s been a national spokeswoman for her party, and in younger days worked in London as a home decor saleswoman. Now Sitharaman, ... Read More »

Auto Expo 2018 Day 2 updates: Maruti Suzuki Swift launch keeps the momentum going at India’s biggest expo

The Maruti Suzuki Swift has finally been revealed at the Auto Expo 2018 12:32 (IST) All new Swift pricing is out! 12:29 (IST) The Maruti Suzuki Swift has finally been revealed at the Auto Expo 2018 12:23 (IST) 12:21 (IST) CV Raman Senior Executive and Director of Engineering at Maruti Suzuki takes to the stage to explain the new features about the 3rd generation ... Read More »

Samsung India’s Biggest Smartphone Vendor in Q1, China’s Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo, Lenovo Round Up Top 5: Counterpoint

Smartphone shipments in India registered a growth of 15 percent annually in the first quarter of 2017, reaching 29 million units, a report said on Saturday. According to findings by market research firm Counterpoint, Samsung continued to retain the top spot, followed by Xiaomi, Vivo, Oppo and Lenovo (that also includes Motorola) occupied the other three spots. Together, all these ... Read More »

Biggest share of UK lenders since 2008 plan to tighten supply of consumer credit – Bank of England

More British lenders plan to rein in the supply of credit to consumers in the next three months than at any time since the 2008/09 financial crisis, according to a Bank of England survey that may add to concerns about the economic outlook ahead of Brexit. A net balance of 18.8 percent of British lenders expect to tighten the availability ... Read More »

Biggest Reason Why Yamaha R15 V3 India Launch is Far Away

It is launched in Indonesia, it looks gorgeous, ticks all the boxes but the question is – when is R15 v3’s Indian launch? With the FZ25, Yamaha has signalled that they could NOT be labelled as manufacturers who pay more-heed to unexciting scooters! FZ25, though not stellar in terms of on-paper specs, is a fuss-free 250cc at very exciting price points. ... Read More »

The year in tech: 2016’s biggest flops, fails, and faux pas

1 of 12 Thumbnails MORE See larger image Credit: Wikipedia The worst of times Let’s be honest. Everybody loves a good fail, and wow did we see some doozies from the tech community in 2016. From scary fails like exploding phones and record-breaking hacks to shocking mistakes by Nazi-loving chatbots and mic-dropping Minions, here’s a look back at our fun-failed ... Read More »

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1 of 12 Thumbnails MORE hindenberg See larger image Credit: Wikipedia The worst of times Let’s be honest. Everybody loves a good fail, and wow did we see some doozies from the tech community in 2016. From scary fails like exploding phones and record-breaking hacks to shocking mistakes by Nazi-loving chatbots and mic-dropping Minions, here’s a look back at our ... Read More »

Apple’s 10 biggest wins, fails, and WTF moments of 2016

Apple has been doomed for decades, if the steady stream of headlines about the company, its stock price, and its product lineup are to be believed. If The Macalope has taught us anything, it’s that the Apple deathwatch business is a brisk (and bizarre) one. The truth is much more complex. But by any measure, 2016 was a particularly tough ... Read More »

School dropout is India’s biggest crisis, says Singapore Deputy PM

Bringing to light the high dropout rate in upper primary schools, Tharman Shanmugaratnam, the Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore, on Friday said that schools in India are facing the “biggest crisis”. Condition of Indian education through the eyes of Deputy PM of Singapore What is the “biggest gap” in Indian education? “The world’s second-most populous country also has the “biggest ... Read More »