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Innovation in Smartphone Technology Has Slowed Down

The popularity of smartphones continues to grow, and 2015 was a record year for smartphone shipments. Although Samsung and Apple between them still control nearly 40 percent of worldwide smartphone shipments, the remaining 60 percent is divided between dozens of manufacturers who are slowly but certainly making their mark on the industry. However, the idea of the smartphone is anything ... Read More »

Moto E (Gen 2) Reportedly Receiving Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update in India

Motorola back in December confirmed that it will roll out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update to its Moto E (Gen 2) aka Moto E (2015) handset in select regions. The firm as per user reports has now started seeding the update to its budget device. According to some users (via Android Police), the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update has started rolling ... Read More »

Goan designer to showcase India’s weaves in World Fashion Week

Verma D’Mello has sourced diverse fabrics from across the country. Fashion designer Verma D’Mello has been invited to showcase her work titled “A paean to timeless India” at the prestigious World Fashion Week to be held in San Francisco, on February 20. Sourcing diverse fabrics from 29 States and seven Union Territories across India is never an easy task. Her ... Read More »

Putting the heart in smart

     The writer tells you how to put your best foot forward on Valentine’s Day The day when love saturates the air is upon us again. Restaurants are hosting candlelight dinners, spas are peddling couple packages, and jewellery stores are offering irresistible discounts on love bands. But in the flurry of all things mushy, there are some who’re worked ... Read More »

Three Gold Mines, With Billions In Estimated Reserve, To Be Auctioned

The government is planning to auction at least three gold mines in 2016, a top government official said, opening up the sector to private firms for the first time ever in a bid to slash imports of the metal that cost the government $36 billion (nearly Rs. 2.5 lakh crore) last year. Economically crippling shipments of up to 1,000 tonnes ... Read More »

Three Gold Mines, With Billions In Estimated Reserve, To Be Auctioned

The government is planning to auction at least three gold mines in 2016, a top government official said, opening up the sector to private firms for the first time ever in a bid to slash imports of the metal that cost the government $36 billion (nearly Rs. 2.5 lakh crore) last year. Economically crippling shipments of up to 1,000 tonnes ... Read More »

Guess How Many Crores Indians Spent to Buy Gold in Last 10 Years

India’s love for gold has hurt the economy, experts say India is the world’s second biggest consumer of gold after China and three-quarters of the net imported gold into the country is bought by retail buyers for jewellery. Over the last 10 years, gold worth $267 billion (Rs. 18 lakh crore at 68 rupees per US dollar) has been bought ... Read More »

Three Gold Mines, With Billions In Estimated Reserve, To Be Auctioned

The government is planning to auction at least three gold mines in 2016, a top government official said, opening up the sector to private firms for the first time ever in a bid to slash imports of the metal that cost the government $36 billion (nearly Rs. 2.5 lakh crore) last year. Economically crippling shipments of up to 1,000 tonnes ... Read More »

Rupee Recovers 13 Paise Against Dollar in Early Trade

Mumbai: The rupee recovered from a 30-month low by rising 13 paise to 68.34 against the dollar at the Interbank Foreign Exchange in early trade today on fresh selling of the US currency by banks and exporters. Dealers said fresh selling of the American unit by exporters and banks supported the domestic currency but dollar’s strength against other currencies overseas, ... Read More »

Just Dial Extends Gain, Jumps Over 30% in Two Days

Shares of the internet search firm Just Dial jumped as much as 10 per cent on Thursday on top of yesterday’s 19 per cent gain. Including today’s gains, the stock has surged over 30 per cent in last two sessions. Gains in Just Dial shares follow an announcement of a buyback offer by the company. Under this buyback, the company ... Read More »