Tag Archives: Up

Can ‘Big Brother’ technology clean up palm oil’s image?

LONDON: Some of the world’s major palm oil users, including Nestle, Unilever, and Mondelez, are trying out new satellite technology to track deforestation, as pressure grows on them to source the ingredient responsibly. They say the monitoring systems allow them to target people felling trees in producing countries like Malaysia and Indonesia, where forests are shrinking, more efficiently than policing ... Read More »

Report: iPhone XR made up 32% of iPhone sales in its first month

Today, Consumer Intelligence Research Partners (or CIRP) released a new report that estimates how well iPhones sold relative to others. Since Apple no longer releases the number of units sold, it’s more difficult to know exactly how well the iPhone is selling especially since multiple reports have showed signs of iPhone sales dwindling. This year, iPhone XR sales made up ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S9, Galaxy S9+ Reportedly Get Second One UI Beta Update; Galaxy Note 9 Users Now Able to Sign Up

Samsung this month unveiled its latest One UI mobile user interface to succeed the previous Samsung Experience UI on its smartphones starting off with the flagship models. After releasing the first-ever One UI beta update for the Samsung Galaxy S9 ₹ 46,900 and Galaxy S9+ ₹ 53,099 about a couple of weeks back, the South Korean manufacturer has now gone ... Read More »

At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95

So far this year, the rupee has weakened 7.36% against the US dollar. Mumbai: The Indian rupee on Wednesday strengthened marginally against US dollar after local equity markets gained for the fourth session. At 1.08 pm, the rupee was trading at 68.80 a dollar, up 0.13% from its previous close of 68.95. The currency opened at 68.97 a dollar and touched ... Read More »

NTPC ties up with IIM-A to set up full-fledged B-school

IIM-A will help in designing the course, teaching, helping in faculty recruitment and working on joint projects. Photo: HT New Delhi: India’s largest power utility NTPC Ltd on Tuesday joined hands with Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) to establish a management school in Noida near Delhi that would offer specialized courses on energy management and work as a policy think tank. ... Read More »

Redmi 5 First Flash Sale in India at 12pm; Mi TV 4A, Mi TV 4 Up for Grabs as Well

Redmi 5, Xiaomi’s latest affordable smartphone, will go on sale in India via Amazon and Mi.com for the first time at 12PM Tuesday. Last week, Xiaomi had launched three variants of the Redmi 5 – 2GB/ 3GB/ 4GB RAM – with the prices starting at Rs. 7,999 and going up all the way to Rs. 10,999 for the top-end variant. Xiaomi India has announced that more than 4 lakh ... Read More »

Deal: Motorola is discounting its phones by up to $150

With the holidays inching closer, the deals are heating up. We recently told you about Amazon putting some of its Prime Exclusive devices on sale and Verizon discounting the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL by $300. Now, Motorola is getting in on the action and slashing prices on its phones by up to $150. Moto E4 Plus The most inexpensive device included in the sale is ... Read More »

Xiaomi Ties Up With Big Bazaar to Sell Redmi 4, Redmi Note 4

HIGHLIGHTS Xiaomi has partnered with Big Bazaar chain This festive season, Big Bazaar will be selling Note 4 and Redmi 4 phones Xiaomi is increasingly expanding its reach in the offline market of India You can now purchase some of your favourite Xiaomi smartphones from your neighbourhood Big Bazaar store. The Chinese smartphone maker has announced that it has partnered with Future Group’s supermarket ... Read More »

5 gadgets and apps to jazz up your Diwali party

From cocktail makers to pancake printing machines, these offbeat home appliances will jazz up your parties… Mix it up : Throwing a house party? You don’t need to be an ace mixologist to treat your guests to heady cocktails. Barsys is here to help. This handy gadget is your resident bartender and whips up bar-style cocktails. It comes with an iOSand Android app that tells you ... Read More »

Fake news a concern as Indonesians lap up social media

Indonesia’s daily number of Facebook users currently stands at around 65 million. (Photo: Chandni Vatvani) JAKARTA: Whether they are tweeting or posting, Indonesians love social media. According to Instagram, the country is its largest market in the Asia Pacific. Twitter too, says Indonesians are among its top five users worldwide, and Facebook – the social media favourite of Indonesians – ... Read More »