Huawei bets big with a premium price

The phone takes dazzling photos and sports advanced artificial intelligence. Its display stretches gloriously from edge to edge. And at nearly $1,000, it pushes into eye-watering territory on price. But the Mate 10 Pro isn’t the latest high-end offering from Samsung or Apple. It comes from China — a country that, for all its growing… Continue reading Huawei bets big with a premium price

Padmavati row threatens to turn 2017 into one of worst years for Bollywood

Controversy sells tickets, but with the ongoing crisis over the release of Padmavati reaching a crescendo and the movie’s release being deferred, film makers and marketers are struggling to salvage what was projected as one of the biggest box office grossers of the year. Not only could this convert a bad year for Bollywood into… Continue reading Padmavati row threatens to turn 2017 into one of worst years for Bollywood

Salman Khan to attend IFFI 2017 closing ceremony

The International Film Festival of India (IFFI) 2017, to be inaugurated by superstar Shah Rukh Khan here on Monday, will have Salman Khan as the guest at the closing ceremony on November 28. Salman will be joined by a special guest, child artist Matin Rey Tangu, who made his debut in Kabir Khan and Salman’s… Continue reading Salman Khan to attend IFFI 2017 closing ceremony

Not so sweet: The Vadilal family feud may hit its future prospects

The eight-decade-old Gujarat-based ice cream maker Vadilal Industries is perhaps going for a split two years after a long drawn family feud. One of India’s largest ice cream brands had started with modest beginnings in Ahmedabad in the early 1900s. Sources claim the company was not on the block even as one of the brothers… Continue reading Not so sweet: The Vadilal family feud may hit its future prospects

Padmavati row: BJP leader offers Rs 10 cr for Deepika, Bhansali head

Haryana’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Media Coordinator Suraj Pal Amu on Sunday passed derogatory remarks against ‘Padmavati‘ filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, actress Deepika Padukone and actor Ranveer Singh. Amu threatened actor Ranveer Singh, who is playing Delhi Sultanate ruler Alauddin Khilji in the movie, for supporting Bhansali. “If you (Ranveer Singh) do not take… Continue reading Padmavati row: BJP leader offers Rs 10 cr for Deepika, Bhansali head

The digital universe is growing; it’s also becoming more unequalt

The vulnerability of information and technology infrastructures is becoming more visible and alarming by the day. Earlier this year, two separate malware outbreaks – WannaCry and Petya – affected hundreds of thousands of people and organisations around the world. WannaCry crippled over 230,000 computers across 150 countries, with the UK’s National Health Service, Spain’s phone… Continue reading The digital universe is growing; it’s also becoming more unequalt

Flipkart Billion Capture+: A promising upstart among budget phones

The Billion Capture+, the first smartphone developed by homegrown e-commerce major Flipkart, is not just another product vying for eyeballs in India’s already-flooded smartphone market. Though a budget device, this smartphone impresses with a performance that is on a par with many a mid-tier device. Flipkart claims that the Billion Capture has been made in… Continue reading Flipkart Billion Capture+: A promising upstart among budget phones