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6 million customers to get their JioPhone starting this weekend

MUMBAI: Reliance Industries’ JioPhone will be available from this weekend to the roughly six million customers who have pre-booked the device, said people familiar with the matter. They added that the second phase of pre-orders for the 4G feature phone, which runs on the Reliance Jio Infocomm network, should start …

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Reliance’s Unlimit, IBM Collaborate to Create IoT Solutions in India

HIGHLIGHTS Reliance Unlimit and IBM announce partnership for IoT solutions The IoT system will be applied across the Reliance Group companies IBM will provide its Watson IoT Platform to collect and connect data Reliance Group’s Unlimit – an Internet of Things (IoT) venture for enterprises – and tech giant IBM on …

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Cash deposits made before demonetisation scheme now on government checklist

NEW DELHI: If you thought cash deposits made prior to November 8 last year — when the government announced its demonetisation exercise — will escape the eagle eye of the tax department, you would be mistaken. Tax authorities have sought explanations related to deposits of cash made in FY11. Not …

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E-commerce rivals Amazon, Flipkart plan festive sales on same days

Amazon is set to go head with rival Flipkart with dates of its Great Indian Festival on the same day as Big Billion Days (BBD), starting September 20-24. However, as a first, the company will provide 12 hours early access to its deals to the Prime customers from September 20, …

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Facebook Removes Instant Articles From Messenger

HIGHLIGHTS The feature was originally designed to run in the News Feed Instant Articles was an article format launched in 2015 It was later expanded to Messenger Facebook has removed its self-hosted, fast-loading article format Instant Articles meant for mobile from the Messenger app. The feature was originally designed to …

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Apple iPhone X: How to watch live stream, what time is event, and everything to note

  iPhone X: Apple’s September 12 event is just a day away and the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone X will be the highlight here. Here’s a look at how to watch live stream, timings for Apple event and more. Apple’s September 12 event is just a day …

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Facebook may soon bring coloured comments on its website

NEW DELHI: Facebook got mixed reactions from millions of users for the coloured status background feature revealed earlier this month. Now, the social media platform is planning to implement the same look in the comments section of the posts. The coloured comments in posts were spotted by The Next Web. …

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Uber Adds UPI, the ‘Most Advanced Payment Option’ It Offers

HIGHLIGHTS Uber is adding support for UPI and BHIM The option goes live starting today Uber says UPI is the most advanced payments method When Uber entered India four years ago, it ran into a strange problem: people wanted to pay with cash. Much of the transactions in the country …

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Airtel to launch its own Rs 2500 4G smartphone before Diwali

After Idea and Intex, now Airtel is working to launch its own 4G smartphone by Diwali. The Airtel 4G feature phone will cost Rs 2500. The move is aimed at countering the JioPhone, a free 4G device that Reliance is bundling with Jio. The JioPhone will be reaching consumers next …

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12 of the Most Thrilling Water Slides Around the World

Looking for some of the most thrilling water slides out there? Look no further, we’ve gathered together some of the coolest looking, fastest and generally fear-inducing rides across the globe. Some even include live sharks and dolphins. The following are in no particular order and are far from exhaustive. Enjoy …