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Mercedes offer diesel drivers THOUSANDS to ditch their old car, but there’s a catch

Mercedes launch diesel scrappage scheme to offer drivers cash off a new car Mercedes has launched a diesel scrappage scheme in the UK offering motorists a chance to cash in on their old car. UK car drivers can receive a cash incentive of up to £2,000 off a new Euro 6 diesel, pure electric or plug-in hybrid Mercedes when they trade in ... Read More »

Firm recovery in real estate still a mirage eluding investors

The wait and watch mode is still prevailing in the real estate sector in the expectation of clarity on various policy measures by the government in the next six months, say analysts. Photo: Mint LATEST NEWS » Dames of thrones: Women rule TV’s biggest show Nissan introduces waterless car washing solution in India Nasa’s Mars 2020 rover to use smart ... Read More »

Why Is the iPad Pro a ‘Computer’? Because Apple’s Courting the Business Market

HIGHLIGHTS Ming Chi-Kuo says there will be three new iPad models in 2017 There is growth in the “detachables” category Microsoft released a commercial calling Apple’s “computer” claim into question Apple, it seems, would like to see more tablets in briefcases next year. A new report from MacRumors cites noted Apple analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who says there will be three new iPad ... Read More »

E-Commerce Smartphone Wars Are Part of a Bigger Picture

HIGHLIGHTS Over the last two years, Amazon has ramped up its phone category The company is increasingly striking exclusive deals with phone makers The phones serve as an entry point to Amazon’s marketplace Yash Agarwal, a sales man at a New Delhi-based travel firm, purchased his first smartphone from a neighbourhood mobile store about three years ago. When that phone ... Read More »

Hike Acquires Creo, a Bengaluru-Based Smartphone and Streaming Media Dongle Maker

HIGHLIGHTS Hike acquired Creo for an undisclosed sum Creo has launched products that include media dongles and smartphones Creo will work on a platform for third-party developers to build services Hike on Friday announced it had acquired Bengaluru-based technology startup firm Creo for an undisclosed sum. Creo was founded in December 2013 by Sai Srinivas Kiran G and Shubham Malhotra. Both ... Read More »

Gadgets are now a CLiQ away with TataCLiQ’com’s Epictronic sale

With TataCLiQ.com, Tata group’s multi-brand phygital e-commerce platform flagging off the Epictronic sale on August 5, its time to get ready for a week full of exclusive and exciting offers on your favorite electronic brands. The sale promises to keep consumers engaged in a host of steal worthy deals across categories such as smartphones, televisions, kitchen appliances, laptops and many ... Read More »

Real estate sector sentiments take a further hit with RERA and GST ambiguity

The uncertainty over the manner and form in which the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA) rules will be implemented across states and the implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 1, 2017 has created confusion among stakeholders, especially with respect to on-going projects, says FICCI-NAREDCO Real Estate Sentiment Index for the second quarter 2017. ... Read More »

How To Avoid Making A Dick (Pic) Of Yourself On Social Media

THOMAS BARWICK “Your social media platforms are actually an extension of your own thoughts and ego.” Managing your own social media is an important skill in the world we now live in. The easiest way to look well, crazy, is to manage it badly. No-one ever gets it right all of the time, not even politicians. Managing your social media ... Read More »

Order food online apps a must in today’s time

As a child growing up in a traditional south Indian family hailing from Andhra Pradesh, I heard stories from my grandfather about his various travels. He was a merchant dealing with oil seeds. His business took him to every part of India. All this travel added to the richness of his experiences, which he diligently translated into his stories. We ... Read More »

Choosing a Desk for Your Home Office

If you work from home, finding a desk to fit your work needs and space limitations may feel like an overwhelming task. When you’re in a small space, a traditional office setup may not work well, so you may need to use some creative planning to maximize your office needs. Many people who work from home don’t have a separate, ... Read More »