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Parents’ anger at baby deaths NHS trust

An NHS trust at the centre of an investigation into its maternity services has been accused of failing to properly investigate the deaths of at least two babies. Jack Burn and Sophiya Hotchkiss died within six months of each other. Both families say their concerns were dismissed by the Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust. The trust said it investigates all ... Read More »

U.S. Launches Missiles at Syrian Base After Chemical Weapons Attack

The United States launched dozens of cruise missiles Thursday night at a Syrian airfield in response to what it believes was Syria’s use of banned chemical weapons that killed at least 100 people, the U.S. military said. Two U.S. warships in the Mediterranean Sea, the USS Ross and the USS Porter, fired 59 Tomahawk missiles intended for a single target ... Read More »

Fitbit Alta HR, ‘World’s Slimmest Fitness Wristband With Heart Rate Sensor’, Launched at Rs. 14,999

HIGHLIGHTS The wearable comes with new sleep-tracking features Provides users with smart notifications Fitbit Alta HR has been priced by the company at Rs. 14,999 Fitbit has launched its Alta HR fitness wristband, which as per the company’s claims, is the “world’s slimmest wristband with continuous heart rate tracking.” The Alta HR fitness wristband has been priced at Rs. 14,999 ... Read More »

LG’s Four New Phones, Premium Features at a Medium Price

Very soon, some major smartphone manufacturers are going to release new models of their flagship devices. LG is getting a jump on them by announcing four new LG phones. And the company is hoping to attract customers with some mid-range price tags on those phones. The company says that the Magna, Spirit, Leon, and Joy smartphones will be officially unveiled ... Read More »

What Working at a Social Media Company Taught Me about ROI

Image credit: Quka | Shutterstock.com SCOTT BRANDT CONTRIBUTOR CMO, Sprout Social 111Shares FEBRUARY 16, 2017 For the past four years, myself and three other marketers have met frequently to talk shop. We’ve celebrated a variety of milestones together — promotions, an engagement, our children’s birthdays. What had originally begun as an opportunity to learn from other professionals, has grown into ... Read More »

Government Working to Expand Digital Transactions at Great Pace, Says Jaitley

Asserting that the government is working to expand digital transaction at a great pace despite criticism, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday asked Opposition not to eulogise the virtues of cash as it leads to temptation for shadow economy. “If an economy runs on cash, it is not credit to the country. …Cash gives temptation for shadow and parallel economy. ... Read More »

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Argue Against GST’s Tax Collection at Source Provision

Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal Argue Against GST’s Tax Collection at Source Provision HIGHLIGHTS Flipkart, Amazon, Snapdeal partnered to lobby against a GST provision They want the tax-collected at source requirement removed They argue that this provision will increase complexity and costs At a press conference organised by FICCI on Thursday, the heads of Amazon, Flipkart, and Snapdeal all found common cause ... Read More »

It’s official: Apple will make iPhones in India at Bengaluru facility

RELATED VIDEOS Apple to get ‘Made in India’ t… BENGALURU: It’s official. Apple will soon have `Made in India’ iPhones, and they will come out of a factory in Bengaluru. The Karnataka government on Thursday issued a release welcoming Apple’s proposal “to commence initial manufacturing operations” in the state. TOI was the first to report, in December+ , that Apple ... Read More »

WE’RE AT CES, TOUCHING ALL THE GADGETS YOU’LL BUY THIS YEAR

Samsung’s CES press conference. Photo credit: Amy Lombard RUBY GOLDBERG01-04-2017 | 10:46:35 Samsung’s CES press conference. Photo credit: Amy Lombard RUBY GOLDBERG01-04-2017 | 10:45:32 I got to the Sony presser late, so I won’t be able to do much in the way of liveblogging. But the big announcement is the company’s first OLED set, and it’s a looker: https://www.wired.com/2017/01/sony-bravia-oled-a1e/ TIM ... Read More »

Gadgets and cars share the spotlight at CES 2017

Photo: AFP The annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES), organized in the city of Las Vegas, is throwing up some unique trends in its 2017 iteration. Unlike gadgets that were the highlight over the past few years, this time around, cars and hardware are also making waves. Over the next few days, we will hear announcements from well-known gadget brands such ... Read More »