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The problem with Apple’s plan to sell services rather than gadgets

The usual hysteria around an Apple launch event this week took on a slightly unusual flavour. Instead of new gadgets making the headlines, it was intangible services to rent rather than own that spurred breathless tweeting from the assembled tech press in Silicon Valley. Announced were streaming TV (Apple TV+), digital news subscriptions (Apple News+), gaming (Apple Arcade) and an achingly-flash titanium ... Read More »

UPSC civil services prelims 2018: Only e-admit cards this year, download from upsc.gov.in

Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) said it had uploaded the e-admit cards on its website — www.upsc.gov.in. Photo: Mint New Delhi: Candidates appearing for the preliminary examination of the civil services on 3 June will not be issued a physical copy of their admit card but will have to download it and carry a printout with them, the Union Public Service ... Read More »

Bajaj Finance and Bajaj Finserv: Key plays in financial services

The NBFC arm is a dominant player in consumer durable financing segment. Bajaj Finance 8.30 (0.49%) Finserv 14.55 (0.29%) Bajaj FinServ 14.55 (0.29%) Bajaj FinservBSE 0.51 % and Bajaj FinanceBSE 0.77 % have been sizzling on the bourses and may remain so in the next leg of the rally as its businesses from lending to insurance are showing strong growth. That both the stocks are at near life ... Read More »

Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose Carpet Cleaning Services

When it comes to cleaning your carpet at home, you can either do it yourself or hire a carpet cleaning company. If your carpet is too big and dirty for you to handle on your own, you should consider hiring a professional carpet cleaning service. This is especially useful if you forget to clean the carpet regularly or if you’re ... Read More »

Microsoft’s vision for LinkedIn is about tying its business data into Office and other services

Now that Microsoft’s massive $26.2 billion acquisition of LinkedIn has officially closed, it’s time for the next step: figuring out how its massive store of business information can best be used by Microsoft and its customers. Building upon the company’s integration plan outlined earlier this year, Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella laid out a set of plans for short-term integration with LinkedIn (in ... Read More »

UPSC Civil Services Prelims: Exam to be held in June 2017

Next year, the civil services preliminary examination will be held in June instead of August. After a gap of three years, the commission will be conducting the examination in the month of June. As per the commission’s calender for examination, the civil services preliminary examination is scheduled to be held on June 18. UPSC Civil Services Prelims to be held ... Read More »

Unprivileged civil services aspirants to get free coaching in Punjab

In order to help civil services aspirants in preparation, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Friday has announced to set up a world class centre for imparting civil services coaching in the state. All the candidates from weaker sections in Bathinda, Punjab will get free coaching, he said at the fifth national seminar to commemorate 125th birth anniversary of ... Read More »

UPSC Civil Services prelims exam 2016: Check out the unofficial answer keys

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) had conducted the Civil Service (Preliminary exams) on August 7. The exam consisting of two papers was held in two parts. Part I of the paper began at 9:30 am whereas, Part II commenced at 2:30 pm. The answer key provided by the ETEN IAS KSG experts can be viewed below: Answer Key (Paper ... Read More »

UPSC Civil Services Examination (Prelims) 2016: Modification in venue names

The UPSC is all set to conduct the civil services examination (prelims) on August 7 for recruiting candidates into prestigious posts in the administration including IAS, IRS, IPS, IFS etc. There are over 1079 posts that will be filled. The competitive examination consists of two successive stages: Civil services (preliminary) examination (objective type) for the selection of candidates for main ... Read More »

UPSC Combined Medical Services DAF 2016: Here’s how to apply

The Union Public Service Commission’s (UPSC) has released the written results for the Combined Medical Services Examination 2016 on the official website All the candidates can check the same on the website, www.upsc.gov.in While announcing the results, UPSC said, “On the basis of result of the written part of the Combined Medical Services Examination, 2016 held by the Union Public ... Read More »