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Family finance: Why Singh will have to wait for a rise in income to meet goals

Pune-based Singh will have to wait for a rise in income to start investment for all financial goals. Rabendra Singh is a 40-yearold IT professional getting a monthly salary of Rs 1.14 lakh. He stays with his homemaker wife and two kids, aged 10 and two, in their own house, in Pune. The outstanding loan for the house is Rs ... Read More »

UBI, Srei Equipment Finance enter pact for MSME sector finance

United Bank of India and Srei Equipment Finance have entered into an agreement for financing the MSME and agriculture sectors. Under the pact, UBI would leverage its low-cost loans with Srei to enable purchase of equipment and vehicles in a seamless manner, a statement by the state-run lender said. United Bank MD and CEO Ashok Kumar Pradhan hailed the agreement ... Read More »

Samsung planning a night mode for the Galaxy S10 called “Bright Night”

First it was Huawei P20 Pro and its Night Mode, then Google introduced Night Sight with an Android Pie update for all Pixel devices, and other companies are now following. According to a report by XDA Developers, Samsung is also going in this direction and is developing a camera feature called Bright Night. It is expected to arrive with One ... Read More »

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Back in the summer Google Maps started moving the Explore tab from the sandwich menu to a separate tab on the home screen of the app, providing suggestions for spots, based on its internal rating system. Now the platform gets more personalized with an entirely new tab, called For You, making its way right next to Explore and Commute. The ... Read More »

Deal: brand new T-Mobile iPhone 8 for $499.99, 8 Plus just $599.99 at Costco

A few days ago Apple started selling refurbished iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus units, starting at $499 and $599, respectively. That’s a good deal, but what if you want a brand new device instead? Well, you’re in luck if you’re a Costco member and don’t mind having T-Mobile as your carrier. The retailer is offering the iPhone 8 for ... Read More »

Atmospheric shooter Metro 2033 is free on Steam to get you ready for Metro: Exodus’s launch

If you played Metro 2033, chances are the upcoming sequel Metro Exodus ($60 preorder on Humble) is one of your most-anticipated games in 2019. If you somehow missed out on or skipped Metro 2033 though, you can pick it up free from Steam for the next day or so. And that’s free to keep, just so you know. It’s pretty easy. ... Read More »

Iron Fist Cancelled at Netflix, but There May Yet Be Hope for Fans

Netflix and Marvel Television have decided to cancel Iron Fist, making it the first series to fall from the slate of five, which also includes Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Luke Cage, and The Punisher. That means the show won’t be back for a third season, despite showing slight improvement in the second season that released last month. In a joint statement, the two producing partners said: “Marvel’s Iron Fist will not ... Read More »

Oppo to launch Hyper Boost for hardware acceleration

Huawei introduced hardware acceleration feature called GPU Turbo that optimizes system utilization for heavy usage like games. The fellow Chinese manufacturer Oppo decided to follow suit and scheduled an event for October 11 in Shanghai called Hyper Boost Tech Meeting, according to an invite sent out to Chinese media. The poster contains a teaser, saying “Towards an era of acceleration”, suggesting it ... Read More »

Facebook ‘Better Prepared’ for Election Meddling, Zuckerberg Says

HIGHLIGHTS We have recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns: Zuckerberg Zuckerberg outlined a series of steps Facebook has taken Facebook was ill-prepared for the 2016 US election, he said Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday. Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook ... Read More »

Jeep confirms new sub-4 meter compact SUV for India: Maruti Brezza rival

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) India’s managing director Kevin Flynn has just confirmed that a brand new, sub-4 meter Jeep compact SUV is in the making for the Indian car market. It’ll be the least-priced Jeep that the brand has ever produced, and will rival vehicles, such as the Maruti Brezza, Ford EcoSport and the Tata Nexon in the highly competitive ... Read More »