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Bigbasket Says It Has Raised $300 Million in a Round Led by China’s Alibaba

HIGHLIGHTS Bigbasket has raised $300 million from China’s Alibaba It plans to focus on the 30 cities it is in, rather than adding more The company plans to hire more blue collar workers Grocery delivery company Bigbasket confirmed on Friday that it has raised $300 million (roughly Rs. 1,900 crore) in a round led by Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba. This is ... Read More »

Reliance Jio Says It Has Not Launched a JioCoin Cryptocurrency App

HIGHLIGHTS No such apps offered by the company or affiliates, company said People should refrain from dealing with any such app: Jio Jio said it was an attempt by unscrupulous persons to misguide public Jio, the Mukesh Ambani-backed telecom operator, on Wednesday denied having launched any JioCoin cryptocurrency application, and advised people to refrain from dealing with any such apps. “Reliance Jio has ... Read More »

Sonic Forces Review: Great Visuals, but Is It a Good Game?

HIGHLIGHTS Sonic Forces is the second Sonic game released in 2017 The goal is to defeat the evil Dr. Eggman, who’s destroying the world You can design your own character and play too After the release of Sonic Mania in 2017, it was quite surprising to see Sega release another game — Sonic Forces — featuring the same protagonist in the same year. Sonic ... Read More »

Don’t Give Up Blogging: Your Business Is Counting On It

Shutterstock I’ve heard it all before. “Blog posts don’t make sales.” “Who has time to read a post?” “Blogging is dead.” I say, au contraire. If you are marketing to businesses or consumers, you need to have blog posts in your arsenal. Yes, you will leverage other content marketing channels and communication mediums, but blogging should rank high on your ... Read More »

Apple Confirms It Slows iPhones With Older Batteries to Prevent Unexpected Shutdowns

HIGHLIGHTS The practice first came to light following a report by Geekbench Apple acknowledged it slows older iPhones to prevent shutdowns The ‘feature’ was released last year by Apple Apple has addressed claims from an app company that says the maker of iPhones slows down the performance of older phones. On Monday, the blog Primate Labs, a company that makes an ... Read More »

KTET Hall Ticket 2017: KTET 2017 Admit Card released; here’s how to download it

1. Open the official website kerelapareekshabhavan.in 2. Cilck on Kerala Teacher Eligibility Test link shown on homepage of the website 3. It will redirect you to ktet.kerala.gov.in 4. Click on “Download Hall Ticket for KTET 2017” 5. Once you click, a new window will open 6. Enter your application ID, application number and the category for which you have applied and ... Read More »

HP India Says It Hopes to Capture 30 Percent of Gaming Laptop Market

Tech giant HP is placing big bets on the Indian gaming market and aims to garner 30 percent share in the nascent but fast-growing category. The company had unveiled its ‘Omen’ lineup of gaming laptops in India earlier this year, and has already captured 25 percent share, HP India Managing Director Sumeer Chandra told PTI. “We have seen pretty good penetration in small amount ... Read More »

Micro-finance companies toughing it out. Will they find their mojo back?

The transition from operating as predominantly micro-finance lenders to being designated small finance banks was only the beginning of the challenge for some of the entities that were granted the small finance bank licence. While the usual transition pangs were known, what came as a rude surprise was the fast deteriorating operating environment. While demonetisation was the first blow for ... Read More »

Just how partisan is Facebook’s fake news? We tested it

It was only a few minutes after my imaginary Trump supporter “Todd White” began exploring Facebook that he learned filmmaker Michael Moore was staging a coup d’etat against president-elect Donald Trump. Todd also learned that Trump won the popular vote. And that there were people paid to protest at Trump rallies. None of that is true, of course. That’s the sort of ... Read More »

‘I got my Year 1 class blogging – and it has transformed their writing skills’

This primary teacher explains how getting children to contribute to a class blog has had a significant impact on literacy scores “Has Doreen been on yet?” That’s the shout that starts most of my Year 1 classes each day. The call is followed by children running into the class to see if they have any more flag hits or comments on our ... Read More »