Writing crop business does not make economic sense right now, says ICICI Lombard CEO

The crop insurance business is not making business sense for the largest private sector general insurer ICICI Lombard General Insurance. In the post results earnings call, Bhargav Dasgupta, MD and CEO, ICICI Lombard General Insurance, said that they have not been able to write any new crop business in H1FY20 due to the prevailing rates. “On the […]

Why Does UX in Web Design Matter?

User experience (UX) is an often overlooked aspect of web design. In fact, when talking to people who work in similar industries, it’s apparent that people aren’t at all sure what UX entails. Many believe that UX is merely just the end user having a simple and non-confusing experience while navigating throughout the site. Although […]

The New ‘Qualified Business Income Deduction’ Varies Based On Your Business Type – Or Does It?

Two short weeks ago, we dissected perhaps the most widely-anticipated but least-understood aspect of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act: the new deduction available to business owners. As a reminder, under the new law, after January 1, 2018, the owner of a: sole proprietorship reported directly on Schedule C rental activity reported directly on Schedule E S corporation, […]

PUBG Creator Does Not Want Other Game Developers to ‘Lift Things’ from PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds

Greene’s statements come after Fortnite from Unreal Engine studio Epic Games, came under flak from Bluehole — the parent company behind PUBG. In the interim, China has seen a glut of competitors such as Terminator 2 and Wilderness by companies like NetEase. “I want this genre of games to grow,” Greene claims. “For that to happen you need new […]

OnePlus 5T Does Not Support HD Viewing on Most Streaming Platforms

HIGHLIGHTS No support for Widevine L1 certification that enables HD streaming YouTube HD streaming not affected by the certification The phone’s specifications are more than capable to support HD viewing The OnePlus 5T, one of the biggest smartphone releases this year, has a rather unusual omission. The smartphone cannot stream HD content from streaming platforms like Netflix, Amazon Prime […]

Just How Much Money Does iPhone X Make Apple? Take a Look

Apple’s new flagship iPhone X makes the company more money per phone than its iPhone 8 model, according to an analysis, which found the iPhone X’s flashier parts cost Apple 25 percent more than the iPhone 8, but that it retailed 43 percent higher. The iPhone X smartphone costs $357.50 (roughly Rs. 23,200) to make and sells for $999 […]

52% of the world does not have internet access

A new UN report on the state of broadband says 1.5 billion more people use the internet today than in 2010, but 52% of the world’s population still lacks access. Of people without internet, 62% live in Asia and the Pacific Islands, and 18% in Africa. “Men outnumber women in terms of Internet usage in all regions of […]