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Xiaomi Mi A1 to Go on Sale in India for the First Time Today via Online and Offline Channels

The Xiaomi Mi A1 will go on sale in India for the first time at 12pm IST via online and offline channels. The first Android One phone by Xiaomi, the Mi A1 will be available to purchase via Flipkart and Mi.comonline, as well as the company’s Mi Home offline stores. Other large-format stores where the Mi A1 (Review) will be available include Sangeetha, Poorvika, Big C, LOT, UniverCell, ... Read More »

Nokia 6 to Go on Sale Today in India via Amazon

HIGHLIGHTS Nokia 6 price in India is Rs. 14,999 Nokia 6 flash sale begins at 12pm IST Amazon is running sale offers alongside Nokia 6 (Review) will go on sale in India on Wednesday via Amazon India, with the flash sale beginning at 12pm IST. Launched by HMD Global back in January alongside the Nokia 3 and Nokia 5, the Nokia 6 was brought to India in June. The Nokia ... Read More »

China is considering major investments in European finance as part of its global spending push

After ports and industrial parks, the deal makers leading China’strillion-dollar push to build a modern Silk Road are turning to the financial sector, targeting Europe’s banks, insurers and asset managers to tap funds and expertise. Jason Lee | Pool | Getty Images China President Xi Jinping attends a news conference at the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation on May 15, 2017 in Beijing, ... Read More »

Even in the brave new world of education, you can’t beat discipline and rigour

Moral education can help bring the nation together. Reem Mohammed / The National These are exciting times for the UAE education sector. As this newspaper reported last week, the country’s schools will follow a new common education system in a major shakeup. The changes are the result of directives from President Sheikh Khalifa, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai and ... Read More »

Huawei Surpasses Apple in Global Smartphone Sales, Takes Second Spot: Counterpoint

HIGHLIGHTS Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time in global smartphone sales This could be temporary as Apple will launch new iPhones this month Apple continues to drive its flagship momentum with iPhone 7 and 7 Plus As Apple prepares to launch its next flagship device – probably iPhone 8 – on September 12, Chinese smartphone maker Huawei has surpassed Apple for the first time ... Read More »

Samsung Pay Gets YES Bank Credit Card Support in India

HIGHLIGHTS Samsung Pay users can now pay via YES Bank credit cards There’s an introductory offer of Rs. 1,500 cashback till September 30 Samsung Pay can be used to make payments via PoS card machines YES Bank on Thursday announced its partnership with Samsung India to allow its credit Card customers to use payment platform Samsung Pay. This will allow YES Bank credit card holders to ... Read More »

In Real Estate’s Evolving Marketplace, Little Is Truly ‘Disruptive’

Shutterstock Residential real estate – homes – are not only “sexy” to consumers, as evidenced by the fascination with HGTV, but also a magnet for financial services companies and other major corporations that have been drawn to our business over the years by what appears to be sizable commission revenue. Corporations ranging from Metropolitan Life and Prudential to GMAC and ... Read More »

Danish Says Corruption Holding Back Growth In Education

Second Vice President Mohammad Sarwar Danish has said that corruption within the Ministry of Education (MoE) has been holding back development in the sector and reiterated government’s strong resolve to combat corruption at all levels. Corruption and misuse of authority have sneaked into the academic sector, he said. He said that Afghanistan was one of the country’s with the highest ... Read More »

German Car Sales Hit Eight-Year High In August 2017

German increase mirrors gains in France, Italy, Spain New car registrations in Germany rose to the highest level in eight years in August, the KBA motor vehicle authority said, helped by a buoyant economy and increased discounting. Sales of new passenger cars in Europe’s largest auto market rose 3.5 percent last month to 253,679 vehicles, KBA said on Monday. Eight-month ... Read More »

Apple, Huawei, Amazon Gain in Sluggish Tablet Market: IDC, Strategy Analytics

HIGHLIGHTS Overall tablet sales dropped to 37.9 million Apple saw nearly 15 percent boost in iPad sales from a year ago Samsung remained the number two vendor with a 15.8 percent market share Apple, Huawei and Amazon boosted tablet sales over the past quarter, despite the ongoing slump in the overall market for the devices, surveys showed Thursday. Overall tablet ... Read More »