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Social media didn’t kill email — but it did change it

Too much digital ink has been spilled over the apparent demise of email. “What’s to replace email,” and “why email is dead,” are all well-worn topics musing over a thin premise: social media will replace the well-worn 45-year-old medium. Yes, social media and collaboration platforms are now established, critical work tools. But these tools work alongside email, each channel complementing ... Read More »

Menstrual leave is a good idea, but will it help break the taboo?

Menstruation in India is still a taboo subject. Most women ask their female colleagues for a pad in hushed tones, making sure their male colleagues do not overhear them. In a situation like this, going up to your boss, especially if he is a man, and demanding a leave on account of your period is not something that a lot ... Read More »

Sony Mobile Xperia XA1: small but spectacular

The Sony Mobile Xperia XA1 is the smallest of the recently released lineup of Xperia smartphones that includes the Xperia XZ Premium and the Xperia L1, yet it comes with some particularly powerful features, namely the 23MP rear camera. It boasts an Exmor RS for mobile sensor, resulting in brighter and more vivid images and professional quality smartphone pictures, while ... Read More »

India owes £5 million to London government but refuses to pay it

For the first time, dues owed by the Indian high commission as part of London’s congestion charge – mandatory for all vehicles moving in a zone marked “C” – have crossed £5 million. It is one of a list of foreign mission defaulters topped by the United States embassy. A spokesman for Transport for London (TfL) – the local government body responsible ... Read More »

Trump Rides a Market Wave, but Business Looks for Results

Traders at the New York Stock Exchange on Monday after a day of gains. Many in business are concerned about the trade-offs a 15 percent corporate tax rate could entail. The investor enthusiasm that began with President Trump’s unexpected victory in November has burst out anew on Wall Street, even as Washington remains gridlocked and evidence of any real pickup ... Read More »

Nokia 6 Is Finally Available in India but There’s Nothing Official About It

Nokia’s comeback smartphone, the Nokia 6, is finally available in India. But there’s no reason for you to be happy, as the Nokia 6 in India is available via a third-party online retailer and that too with a pricey sum. HMD Global, which owns rights to the Nokia brand, has so far not announced any availability details for the Indian ... Read More »

Apple Hits Record High but Leaves Some Investors in Dust

Apple shares cruised to a record-high close Monday, helping catapult the S&P 500 stock index over the $20 trillion (roughly Rs. 13,38,94,055 crores) mark in what amounts to a victory for plain-vanilla mutual funds over a bevy of hedge fund managers who recently backed away from the iPhone maker. The largest component of the S&P 500 and a core holding ... Read More »

Karnataka Announces ‘Initial Manufacturing Operations’ of Apple in India but No Deal Yet

The government of Karnataka said on Thursday it welcomed a proposal from Apple to begin initial manufacturing operations in the state, in a sign the tech company is slowly moving forward with plans to assemble iPhones in the country. “Apple’s intentions to manufacture in Bengaluru will foster cutting edge technology eco system and supply chain development in the state, which ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S8 Image Allegedly Leaked: No Home Button, But Dual-Edge Display Design Retained

Samsung’s Galaxy S8 flagship smartphone already has a lot riding on it after the Galaxy Note 7’s fiasco tainted the company’s reputation late last year. Thanks to a flurry of leaks, a lot of details about the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S8 have already been revealed, though leaked photos have evaded us for long. But a new leaked image may finally ... Read More »

Flipkart Sale: OnePlus 3 to Be Available at Rs. 18,999 but Confusion Continues

Those who happened to be visiting Flipkart’s website on Friday were greeted by an unfamiliar sight – a banner listing the sale of OnePlus 3 smartphones for under Rs. 20,000. Now, Flipkart has explicitly detailed that the OnePlus 3 will be available for as low as Rs. 18,999, which is Rs. 9,000 cheaper than the current price of the phone ... Read More »