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Oppo F5 Launch Set for October 26, Tipped to Sport Dual Selfie Cameras

Oppo has teased the upcoming launch of its F5 smartphone. In a post on its Philippines Facebook page, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer clearly mentions that the Oppo F5 will be launched on October 26. It’s not certain whether the Philippines launch will follow a China or global unveiling – for now, this is the only launch date disclosed for the selfie-focused ... Read More »

Why Weinstein Scandal Matters For The Finance Industry

The trading floor at Bear Stearns in New York City in the 1980’s. My first day out of school, assigned to trade fixed income government bonds. That morning, when I commented to the managing partner running the desk that I liked his tie, he replied the great thing about the tie was that to which it pointed, and winked — ... Read More »

The Groups Fighting for Girls’ Education in India

JAISALMER, INDIA—Once a year, the history lecturer Vijay Kumar Ballani and his colleagues go door-to-door in this rural village, imploring parents to send their children to a cinderblock complex that lacks classroom space, bathrooms, and desks.  He gives the same stock speech. “Education is free, lunch is free, books are free, sanitary napkins are free,’’ Ballani tells parents, urging them ... Read More »

Lord Ganesha issued admit card by Bihar University to appear for commerce exam

A blunder created by Darbhanga’s Lalit Narayan Mithila University (LNMU) sent a student in shock, after he spotted Lord Ganesha’s photo and signature in his admit card instead of his own. Krishna Kumar Roy, a first-year BCom (Hons) student of JN College, Nehera was issued the card in order to appear for a commerce exam. As per HT report, Roy had to ... Read More »

Jio Latest Recharge Offer: At Rs. 149, You Can Get Unlimited Internet For 28 Days

Reliance Jio, which is known for its aggressive data and voice plans, has now got another positive surprise for its customers. Its Rs. 149 recharge pack, which provides 2 GB of 4G data for a validity of 28 days, will now provide unlimited access to internet to its customers. In the earlier Rs. 149 recharge plan, once you consume the 2 GB data limit ... Read More »

Japan Display Said to Seek $900 Million for New OLED Display Production Method

HIGHLIGHTS Japan Display Inc group is seeking to raise $900 million The sum will be used to mass produce OLED panels using new technology Japan Display believes if it starts mass production, it will be the first The Japan Display Inc group is seeking to raise $900 million (roughly Rs. 5,854 crores) to mass produce OLED panels using new technology that will ... Read More »

Promo video shows how cool iPhone’s Portrait Mode would have looked for videos

Apple posted a video dubbed “Portraits of Her”, which promotes the new and improved Portrait mode of the iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X, specifically the cool Portrait Lighting feature. But the video shows the effect done on video – something the actual iPhones can’t pull off. It does look quite cool though, maybe we’ll see something similar in future iPhones. At any ... Read More »

IIT Bombay students to now be fined for forgetting IDs, notification issued

The Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay (IIT-B) students will have to be more punctual now as each time they forget their ID cards, while entering or exiting the campus, they will be fined.  Soumyo Mukherjee, Dean, Student Affairs issued a notification informing the students that a fine of Rs 200 would be imposed on those found not carrying their ID ... Read More »

Apple Looking to Buy Advanced LCDs From Japan Display for Future iPhone Models: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Some future iPhone models may have LCD screens Apple is in talks with Japan Display for advanced LCD screens Japan Display’s advanced LCDs offer near bezel-less screens Apple may not be ready to completely ditch LCD screens just yet, if numerous reports are to be believed. The Cupertino-giant, which recently made the switch to OLED screen on an iPhone ... Read More »

Education bubble: Are you getting value for the money you’re spending for a college degree?

Is there real value in what we are getting from the education system or has it been artificially created in the minds of the people who see education as their way of buying security? (Getty Images) Is higher education a bubble or do people realise the intrinsic value of going to college for higher studies, and see this as a ... Read More »