Smartphones are killing Americans, but nobody’s counting fatalities

Jennifer Smith doesn’t like the term ‘accident.’ It implies too much chance and too little culpability. A ‘crash’ killed her mother in 2008, she insists, when her car was broadsided by another vehicle while on her way to pick up cat food. The other driver, a 20-year-old college student, ran a red light while talking… Continue reading Smartphones are killing Americans, but nobody’s counting fatalities

WhatsApp brings real-time location-sharing feature: Here is how it works

Sharing live location has its advantages as: It allows you to keep your family and friends informed about your location in real time. The feature has been available for a while on Google Maps, and Facebook Messenger brought it earlier this year. Now, the widely used instant messenger WhatsApp is rolling out the same feature… Continue reading WhatsApp brings real-time location-sharing feature: Here is how it works

Get Apple iPhone 7 at Rs 7,777 through Airtel Online Store: Know everything

Bharti Airtel is offering Apple iPhone 7 (32 GB storage variant) at a down payment of Rs 7,777 through its online store, which went live today i.e. on October 16. The smartphone comes bundled with additional data, free calls and national roaming, and Airtel secure package that covers the device against any physical damage and… Continue reading Get Apple iPhone 7 at Rs 7,777 through Airtel Online Store: Know everything

Federal Bank Q2 net up 30.8% to Rs 263 cr on robust interest income

Private-sector lender Federal Bank’s net profit for the second quarter ended September 2017 rose by 30.8 per cent to Rs 263 crore on robust growth in net interest income. It had posted a net profit of Rs 201 crore in July-September 2016. Federal Bank’s stock was trading 3.16 per cent up at Rs 121 per… Continue reading Federal Bank Q2 net up 30.8% to Rs 263 cr on robust interest income

Varun Dhawan to get his first Madame Tussauds wax figure

Bollywood actor Varun Dhawan’s first ever wax figure will be the fourth from India to join Madame Tussauds Hong Kong with those of Mahatma Gandhi, Narendra Modi and Amitabh Bachchan currently on display. He will unveil it in the first quarter of 2018. “Huge honour. Can’t wait to come there and stare down my wax… Continue reading Varun Dhawan to get his first Madame Tussauds wax figure

BookMyShow looks for Flipkart’s backing to combat Alibaba

Amid competition from deep-pocketed global players like Alibaba, India’s leading online ticketing platform BookMyShow is looking for a backing in its space from Flipkart, the country’s largest internet company. While BookMyShow has been one of the few profitable internet companies in India, with a profit of Rs 3.1 crore on a revenue of Rs 248… Continue reading BookMyShow looks for Flipkart’s backing to combat Alibaba

Flipkart app crosses 100 million downloads mark on Google Play Store

Online retailer Flipkart’s mobile application crossed 100 million downloads on Google Play store. It is the first e-commerce app in the country to achieve this feat, according to a Flipkart release. With the Indian smartphone user base currently at more than 300 million (a vast majority of which run on Google Android OS), Flipkart’s app… Continue reading Flipkart app crosses 100 million downloads mark on Google Play Store