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 […]

Gautam Gambhir Calls MS Dhoni An Inspiration For Serving In Kashmir, But He’s Not The Only One Praising Captain Cool

Gautam Gambhir termed MS Dhoni’s commitment to serving the Indian Army as a fantastic move that promises to inspire youngsters. The World Cup winner saluted Dhoni’s decision to join his battalion in Jammu and Kashmir at the end of the month. The Indian Army confirmed that Captain Cool is proceeding to the 106 Territorial Army […]

Companies Adopt Ride Sharing – But Not Room Sharing – in Business Travel Policies

  Services provided by the sharing economy have increased adoption rates for shared transportation during business trips. But according to a new survey from Chrome River, the adoption rate for shared accommodation hasn’t reached the same levels. Instead of using Airbnb, HomeAway, or VRBO, business travelers are still opting to stay in hotels for their […]

Instagram Slammed by Users for Not Removing Facetune Ads

Photo-messaging app Instagram is facing criticism for not removing an advertisement of a paid photo editing app Facetune that is targeted at women under 25 years of age. The social media users have slammed the Facebook-owned Instagram as well as the app for promoting the idea of altering faces for better pictures, AdNews.com reported on Sunday. The paid app […]

Twitter CEO Defends Decision Not to Ban Alex Jones, Infowars

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey defended his company’s decision not to ban right-wing conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and his Infowars show, saying he did not break any rules. Dorsey’s remarks, in a series of tweets late Tuesday, came after other major tech companies removed Jones’ content for violating hate speech policies. “We didn’t suspend Alex Jones or Infowars yesterday,” Dorsey said. “We know that’s […]

OnePlus 6 Alert Slider Gets Its Old Functionality Back, Removes Do Not Disturb

OnePlus launched its latest flagship – the OnePlus 6 – at an event in London last night. The smartphone comes with a dual vertical camera setup, a notch display, glass back, and much more. Among the many new features, one notable addition that got us excited is the improvement of the Alert Slider. The Alert Slider was introduced on […]

Samsung Galaxy S9’s Intelligent Scan Tech Is Faster but Not More Secure: Researcher

HIGHLIGHTS Intelligent Scan uses both face recognition and iris scanning Samsung’s face recognition, iris scanning have been fooled in the past Researcher says the method can be fooled as easily Samsung introduced a new system for face unlock with the Galaxy S9 and Galaxy S9+, called Intelligent Scan. The system combines both face recognition and iris scanning to provide a ‘smarter’ […]

iOS 12 Update Said to Bring Animoji on FaceTime, Revamped Do Not Disturb, and More

Apple’s annual software upgrade this fall will offer users plenty of new features: enabling a single set of apps to work across iPhones, iPads and Macs, a Digital Health tool to show parents how much time their children have been staring at their screen and improvements to Animojis, those cartoon characters controlled by the iPhone X’s facial recognition sensor. But […]