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See Every Look From the BAFTAs Red Carpet

While a good chunk of the international fashion crowd is braving the elements at New York Fashion Week, red carpet season rolls along across the pond, where Hollywood’s biggest talents gathered in London for the EE British Academy Film Awards on Sunday. With just two weeks left to go before the Oscars, our favorite leading ladies are pulling out all of ... Read More »

Sies Marjan Grabs the Industry Elite’s Attention With Debut Fashion Week Show

It can take several seasons for a new brand to get a respected fashion critic at its show — I’ve spoken to several designers who felt they’d finally “made it” when, years in, they got a Style.com (RIP) write up — and even longer before someone as powerful as Anna Wintour will make an appearance. But Sander Lak, creative director ... Read More »

Ice to meet you: first off-road drive in the new 2016 VW Tiguan

The old VW Tiguan has gone out with a bang. Despite having been around since 2008 (usually seen ahead of a caravan or horsebox), 2015 year was its strongest-selling year ever – despite a brand-new version in the pipeline: this one. No pressure, then. We’ve been driving a pre-production car in the extreme cold of Sweden’s Arvidsjaur testing facility to ... Read More »

Tinder-Style Apps Score as Online Dating Grows in the US: Survey

The age-old quest for love is moving inexorably online for young and old Americans alike – whether this means swiping on their phone for a hot date, or using matchmaking sites to find the perfect mate. The 18 to 24 crowd has warmed to smartphone apps like Tinder that help them spot a match among a crowd of strangers. And ... Read More »

Microsoft’s New App Can Identify the Breed of a Dog From Its Photo

Remember Microsoft’s funny website that could almost accurately guess your age? Well, the Redmond, Washington-based company is at it again. It has released an app called Fetch! which utilises facial recognition and artificial intelligence to recognise your dog’s breed. It is available for Web users as well on what-dog.net. Microsoft on Thursday announced the release of Fetch! for iPhone users. ... Read More »

Samsung Gave Apple Stiff Competition in the US in 2015: Report

Apple’s dominance in the United States may not last so long. Rival Samsung and other Android smartphone OEMs are slowly growing their presence in the country. The gap between the market capture of Apple and Samsung isn’t that wide any more, as per market research numbers for 2015. Parks Associates, a research and consulting firm, reports that Apple dominates the ... Read More »

Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge Reportedly Certified by the FCC

After numerous leaks and rumours, the upcoming flagship smartphones – the Samsung Galaxy S7 and the Galaxy S7 Edge – have reportedly passed the US FCC certification website. The documents first spotted by 9to5Google, mention several radio frequency and LTE tests for the two handsets. Nothing else has been revealed about the handsets. However, what is confirmed is the two ... Read More »

Swiping for BFFs: Dating-Style Apps Are Breaking Into the Friendship Market

If you’re in your 20s or 30s, the idea of swiping right to find your next date sounds pretty unsurprising by now. But what about swiping to find your next best friend? Looking at a photo of another woman with some details about who she is and what she likes, and in an instant deciding whether she has friend potential? ... Read More »

Internet Shouldn’t Be the Monopoly of a Few, Says Communications Minister

Lauding the telecom watchdog’s decision on discriminatory pricing, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said Internet is one of the finest creations of the human mind and it should not become the monopoly of a few. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in a much-awaited regulatory order on Monday had said that no service provider would be allowed ... Read More »

Zo Rooms Website, App Down – Shutdown or Merger on the Cards?

Both the website and app of Tiger Global backed branded budget room chain Zo Rooms has been down for over 24 hours, in what could be interpreted as signs of a consolidation in the sector. Update: The Zo Rooms website and app are operational again. Paavan Nanda, Co-Founder of Zo Rooms declined to comment on rumours of an acquisition. Gadgets ... Read More »